By RJ McKay
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Mann Center presents “Tchaikovsky with Fireworks with the Philadelphia Orchestra” on June 23rd.READ MORE: Visitation Underway For Samantha Maag, New Jersey Woman Killed In Philadelphia Office Building
Catherine Cahill, President and CEO of the Mann, shared a preview of the event.READ MORE: Bus Driver, Aide Seriously Injured After Crash Involving Small School Bus In Winslow Township
“We have the wonderful conductor, Cristian Macelaru, and the principal cellist of the Philadelphia Orchestra Hai-ye Ni, and you will be hearing the Romeo and Juliet Overture followed by the Rococo Variations, which is a work for cello and orchestra that she will be performing. Then the glorious music from the suit from ‘Swan Lake’ and then concluding with the 1812 Overture, with cannons and, of course, fireworks,” Cahill explained.
She also shared why the show has been on hiatus for three years.
“We wanted to give it a rest, introduce other repertoire and programs for our residencies of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and now it was time to bring it back.”MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Could Produce Enough Snow To Crack City’s Top 20 Snow Days
For more information, visit: www.manncenter.org.