Sacramento Philharmonic

Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera opens pops series

It’s 1975. Disco is in full swing with high-cut boots and low-cut bell-bottoms on the dance floor. It is also the year rock super group Queen, lead by the incomparable Freddie Mercury, debuts its single “Bohemian Rhapsody.” This song, along with countless other Queen hits, has permeated our culture through movies, TV shows and now […]

Fall into October with violin prodigy

Simone Porter is only 19 years old and has already taken the world by storm. She has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, L.A. Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. She recently was chosen to fill in for famed violinist Hilary Hahn with the Houston Symphony. Porter has also been […]

String players wanted for community orchestra

Are you an amateur string player? Perhaps you play in a community orchestra? Maybe you have a child who performs a string instrument in a school orchestra. Whatever the case may be, the Sacramento Philharmonic invites interested string players to be part of the Sacramento Philharmonic return concert on June 27 at 7 p.m. This concert […]

New excutive director at arts alliance

The Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance, which operates the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera, has named Alice Sauro as interim executive director. She was introduced to the alliance’s board of directors in January at their winter retreat. Sauro has a 29-year career of successful service as a musician and a manager of performing arts organizations. A […]

Sac welcomes opera stars

The Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic inaugural season of Two in Tune presents an International Stars of Opera Recital, This will be an unforgettable opportunity to hear two of the world’s highest caliber opera singers in Sacramento. Ruth Ann Swenson and Frank Lopardo have traveled around the world performing lead roles at the most esteemed opera houses. […]

Opera and philharmonic merge for an exciting new season

The Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic, newly merged as Two in Tune under the umbrella corporation, Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance (SRPAA), announce their first joint season. Beginning on Aug. 11, the Opera and Philharmonic will present a unique and diverse program, encompassing mainstage opera and symphonic concerts, musical events for children and families, cutting-edge […]

Philharmonic names new director of development

Sacramento Philharmonic President and CEO David Nystrom announced that Jasmin Hakes has been promoted to the position of director of development. Hakes previously served for two years as the Philharmonic’s development coordinator, managing the Philharmonic’s patron relations and coordinating a successful spring fundraising campaign to close an anticipated budget deficit of the 2011-2012 concert season. […]

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