A collaboration with Fort Wayne Ballet, Coppélia tells the delightful tale of a doctor who has made a life-size dancing doll. Avillage youth becomes infatuated with it and sets aside his true heart's desire, before being saved from an untimely end at the hands of the inventor.
Next event3/23/2018 7:30 PM
Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert
The Ukrainian classical music and internet star Valentina Lisitsa debuts in Beethoven’s youthful concerto, an homage to Mozart and Haydn. Schubert’s great C Major Symphony lay dormant after the young composer’s death, premiered publicly by Felix Mendelssohn in a performance a decade later.
Next event4/7/2018 7:30 PM
Peter and the Wolf
Prokofiev's timeless narrative of a boy and his beastly friends is brought to life with a special guest narrator. This musical fable is for the child in all of us, preformed with dancers from Fort Wayne Ballet along with selections from Prokofiev's Classical Symphony and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Next event4/8/2018 2:00 PM
From the East
Arutunian imbued this opening work for brass with folk tunes from his native Armenia. Both Husa and Janáček melded Slavic influences into their contemporary works, and Prokofiev’s first string quartet was actually commissioned by the United States Library of Congress.
Next event4/11/2018 7:30 PM
The Music of Led Zeppelin
Next event4/13/2018 7:30 PM
A Tribute to the Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber
A Collaboration in Celebration of FORT WAYNE CIVIC THEATRE’S 90thANNIVERSARY
The Phil joins forces with Fort Wayne Civic Theatre in this first time collaboration to celebrate the Civic’s 90th Anniversary. Fort Wayne luminaries (and Civic ”alumni”) Christopher Sloan and Manna Nichols headline a cast of outstanding vocalists from Fort Wayne Civic Theatre. This evening features popular songs from South Pacific, Oklahoma!, Carousel, Cats, Evita, Phantom of the Opera, and many more.
Next event4/20/2018 7:30 PM
Bach in the Barn - The Brandenburg Concertos
Next event5/2/2018 7:30 PM
Pictures At An Exhibition
Pictures at an Exhibition was written to commemorate a painter who provided Mussorgsky great artistic inspiration. The work builds to a dramatic conclusion with the Great Gate of Kiev, its stirring brass chorales and clanging bells bringing the season to a brilliant conclusion.
Next event5/12/2018 7:30 PM