Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra Musicians in Concert

On Sunday, August 12, 7:30 PM, at the Star Theater, at the old foundry, 44 Main Street, Cherry Valley, members of the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra will perform some of their favorite music – from jazz to classical, opera to Broadway. Expect the unexpected! Presented by Cherry Valley Artworks. For more information:

The Fenimore String Quartet in Concert

The Fenimore String Quartet, composed of Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra musicians, with special guest artists Aaron Brask and Michael Lewis, perform music of Brahms, Beethoven, and Gardel. General Admission $20.00; Artworks Members $15.00; Orchestra Members $10.00; Under 18 free. For more information: visit

Drama is on the BPO Program

The Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra presents music of Franz Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in a concert on May 19th in the Forum on Washington Street in downtown Binghamton.  The new Music Director, Daniel Hege, joins us to talk about this dramatic program featuring trumpet soloist Frank Campos.  

Photo credit: Alice G. Patterson

The Binghamton Philharmonic Celebrates the Variety of Music by ‘Magnificent Mozart’

The Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Hege presents ‘Magnificent Mozart’ on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 in the Forum, on Washington Street in downtown Binghamton.  Maestro Hege talks about the great variety of music that Mozart wrote and one astonishing harmonic discovery he made while preparing this concert.  

Photo credit: Alice G. Patterson

Hear Here! Episode 3 | From Kid to Musician

Brian Manker went to school in upstate New York in the Endwell, Vestal, and Binghamton communities. He wanted to be a football player, but then he discovered

the cello.  Now he’s the principal cello for the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Produced by Bill Snyder. Post-Listen Discussion Questions:

Where did Brian Manker grow up?