Attention orchestra lovers! Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s new partnership with two public broadcasting services, WMHT in Eastern New York and WRTI in Philadelphia, now makes it possible to listen to four of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s SPAC performances even if you can’t be there in person.
About The Philadelphia Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the “Big Five” American orchestras, renowned for its high caliber of musical performance. For the past 52 years, The Philadelphia Orchestra has awed and astounded locals and visitors at SPAC with their musical expertise.
Broadcasting The Philadelphia Orchestra Concerts On Public Radio
For the first time ever, and as part of SPAC’s initiative to expand its audience past New York State, four of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s performances at SPAC will be broadcast on both WRTI and WMHT.
The four Saratoga performances will be broadcast on WMHT on select Sundays at 6p.m. during the “WMHT Live” segment and on WRTI 90.1 on Sundays at 1:00p.m. throughout the month of October. They will be broadcasting the following performances:
- August 8th at 8p.m. — The Philadelphia Orchestra: Mozart & Mahler
- August 10th at 8p.m. — The Philadelphia Orchestra: All Bernstein – Celebrating 100 Years
- August 15th at 8p.m. — The Philadelphia Orchestra: The Orchestra Unleashed!
- August 17th at 8p.m. — Joshua Bell with The Philadelphia Orchestra
Whether you hear it live or on the radio, make sure you don’t miss this incredible talent.