For its 70th birthday, Michigan Philharmonic goes to the movies

Posted on: April 15, 2016

On April 16, the Michigan Philharmonic will perform a program of movie scores to mark its 70th anniversary, led by Music Director Nan Washburn. The concert will include music from Vertigo, Back to the Future, Schindler’s List, The Cider House Rules, and the HBO Series Taken; singers from the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Choirs will perform “Dry Your Tears, Afrika” from Amistad. WRCJ Radio’s Jack Goggin, host of WRCJ Radio’s Film Classics, will serve as emcee. The Plymouth-based orchestra will perform at Salem Auditorium, where it performed as the Plymouth Symphony for many years before becoming the Michigan Philharmonic in 2011. The orchestra now performs at venues in Canton, Plymouth, Farmington Hills, and Detroit.

Posted April 15, 2016