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Check-in, tour brochures and day of tour ticket purchases will be at:

701 Belvidere Ave, Plainfield NJ 07060

If you wish to pay by check, please make check payable to:

The Plainfield Symphony
P.O. Box 5093
Plainfield, NJ. 07061

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PSO Annual Family Concert

"Light Classics for All Ages"

March 6th at 7 pm

PSO YouTube Channel

Despite the continuing challenges of the global pandemic, the Plainfield Symphony is pleased to present to our loyal audience a virtual Family Concert with this year’s offering– Light Classics for All Ages. Please join us online for a pre-recorded program with members of the Plainfield Symphony string section led by Concertmaster Evelyn Estava. From Vienna, Maestro Charles Prince will introduce each selection. Featured in this hour-long program will be the following works:

  • Selected movements from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This short serenade is one of Mozart’s most popular works. While most Viennese serenades of the time were played by ensembles of wind players, this work, scored only for strings, was rather exceptional. It was Mozart’s last serenade and is full of elegance, wit and charm.

  • The 2nd movement Valse (Waltz) from Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op.48 is quintessential Tchaikovsky and features one of his best melodies, lilting and graceful.

  • Several well-known waltzes by Austrian composer Johann Strauss Jr. (“The Waltz King”): Wiener Blut (Vienna Blood) and The Blue Danube as well as his Pizzicato Polka.

  • The Radetzky March, Op.228 by Johann Strauss Sr. has been a staple of each New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic since 1946 with the traditional audience rhythmic clapping.

 

The Light Classics for All Ages family concert will be available for viewing on the Plainfield Symphony YouTube Channel beginning March 6, 2021 at 7pm. Enjoy these light classical gems and learn a little about the evolution of the waltz. You can help the PSO continue to present enriching performances by making a donation at www.plainfieldsymphony.org.

 

This Arts program is made possible in part by a 2021 HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant from the Union County Board of County Commissioners.

 

The Plainfield Symphony is New Jersey's oldest community symphony and the third oldest in the country.

 

Until we can again safely resume live concerts, please stay connected via www.plainfieldsymphony.orgwww.facebook.com/PlainfieldSymphony and The Plainfield Symphony youTube Channel.

The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra
New Jersey's Oldest Community Symphony Orchestra
 

Since 1919, performing a mix of classical and pops concerts at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield.

Plainfield Symphony celebrates 100 Years!

 
While the COVID-19 pandemic may have ended our concert season early, we want to keep the music playing! We will be posting videos of our past concerts on this page and also on our Music & Videos  page.  Enjoy the music and be safe and healthy!  Til next season.....

Meet Music Director Maestro Charles Prince

Maestro Charles Prince
 

Meet Music Director 

Charles Prince
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Plainfield Symphony Orchestra

Funding has been made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.

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