Philharmonic’s Holiday Concert Features Community Talent
“The Christmas season is all about getting together with family and friends to have a fun time — and that’s the spirit behind the Binghamton Philharmonic’s holiday pops concert Saturday…”
In addition to the symphony — conducted by music director José-Luis Novo — the evening’s program at the Forum will include performances by (and collaborations with) soprano Jill Gardner, the Madrigal Choir, the Basically Bach Ensemble and the Binghamton High School Steel Drum Band…
For Jill Gardner, Saturday’s concert will be a homecoming of sorts. She and her husband, Jake, lived in Binghamton for 10 years, both performing with Tri-Cities Opera, the philharmonic and other groups around the region, as well as teaching singers through their own studio. Even though they moved back to her native North Carolina a couple of years ago, they still miss the Parlor City (if not the winter weather). Read the full article here.