R.I. Philharmonic classical concert, open rehearsal at The VETS Jan. 25-26
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes conductor Tania Miller for a classical concert that pays tribute to the Viennese waltz and Beethoven, and features pianist Sara Davis Buechner performing R. Strauss’s “Burleske” and Mozart’s “Rondo for Piano and Orchestra.”
The concert includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture,” and J. Strauss’s “On the Beautiful Blue Danube,” prominently featured in the film “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
The TACO Classical Series concert is on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. The Open Rehearsal is on Friday, Jan. 25, at 5:30 p.m. Both concerts are at The VETS.
For the Jan. 26 concert, tickets start at $15 (including all fees) and can be purchased online at tickets. riphil.org, in person from the R.I. Philharmonic Orchestra Box Office in East Providence, or by phone at 401248-7000 (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 21). On day of concerts only, tickets are also available at The VETS Box Office (Friday, 3:30 p.m. to showtime; Saturday, 4 p.m. to showtime). Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.
For Open Rehearsal on Jan. 25, general admission tickets are $15 and available at tickets.riphil.org or 401248-7000.
Canadian conductor Tania Miller has distinguished herself as a dynamic interpreter, musician and innovator on the podium and off. This season, she will return to the podium for the Chicago Symphony as well as the Toronto Symphony.