It is no secret that one of life’s simple joys is an evening at the orchestra. As the sound of music fills the air, audiences stand captivated as world-class musicians bring tunes new and old to life. With hearts stirred and minds opened, these performances can leave audiences awe-struck and inspired in the coming days and months. As a community bustling with arts and culture, Trenton is lucky to be home to its professional orchestra, the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey. As the CPNJ prepares to embark on its 2023-2024 season, you are invited to be a part of this year’s first performance.
On Sunday, September 24th, please join the Capital Philharmonic for their inaugural performance of the season, “From Handel to Habanera.” This performance will feature selections spanning genres, from classical to Latin, jazz, and more. The concert will begin at 3 PM at The Mill Hill Playhouse at 205 E Front St, Trenton, NJ 08605. General admission tickets are available at $25 per person. Student pricing is also available for $10 per ticket. If you plan on attending, you can secure your keys on the CPNJ’s website, available here: Etix – CPNJ. For assistance with tickets, please call 800-514-3849.
The upcoming performance features a stellar lineup of musicians, including Katherine McClure, Flute; Melissa Bohl, Oboe; Sherry Harman Apgar, Clarinet; Craig Levesque, French Horn; and Zachary Feingold, Bassoon. The woodwind section of the CPNJ will take audiences on a journey through music, featuring selections spanning all genres.
This performance is part of the Capital Philharmonic’s series of chamber concerts. In addition to their main stage calendar, the CPNJ has composed a compelling curation of chamber performances to allow their musicians to perform a wider variety of selections and genres. Beyond the classics, the chamber concerts offer a window to the avant-garde, combining elements of various genres and musical periods in new and innovative ways. To see the full calendar of CPNJ Chamber Concerts, please visit their website here: CPNJ – Chamber Concerts. You can also access the Main Stage events here: CPNJ – Main Stage.
Since founding in 2013, the CPNJ has worked tirelessly to uplift and preserve Trenton’s classical music heritage. The CPNJ performs at unique city venues, bringing world-class performances to some of Trenton’s most storied locations. Beyond the arts, the CPNJ also asserts that their presence can be a meaningful catalyst for improved public safety and enhanced civic pride in the community through cultural enrichment. Under the leadership of Music Director Daniel Spalding, Executive Director Jill Aguayo, and a passionate working board of civic leaders, the CPNJ continues to serve as a beacon of culture and creativity in the Capital City.
Live music is back and better than ever in Trenton, and now is your chance to be a part of the fun. Don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy the CPNJ’s first show of the year. Be sure to secure your tickets today!