This April is certainly chock-full of NEPA Philharmonic —  and we’re lovin’ it! Here’s what’s brewing for the first part of April…

Anne Hampton Callaway Sings Streisand

AHCallaway Website Corrected(1)Alright all you Streisand lovers: this one’s for you! The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic is bringing in Anne Hampton Callaway to light up the stage with an evening of classic Barbra Streisand tunes. The program will feature music from “Funny Girl” and “A Star is Born”, and hits like “The Way We Were” and “Higher Ground”.

Anne Hampton Callaway is best known for her Tony-nominated performance in the hit broadway musical “Swing!” and for writing and singing the theme song to the hit TV series “The Nanny”. Callaway is a Platinum Award-winning writer whose songs are featured on five of Barbra Streisand’s recent CD’s. The only composer to have collaborated with Cole Porter, she has also written songs with Carole King, Rolf Lovland and Barbara Carroll to name a few.

Two Performances

Who: Anne Hampton Callaway and the NEPA Philharmonic

What: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings the Streisand Songbook

When & Where:

Friday, April 12, 2013 @ F.M. Kirby Center – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ Scranton Cultural Center 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: Visit the NEPA Phil Website or call (570) 270 – 4444.

Crescendo Family Concert

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To finish off a spectacular weekend, the NEPA Phil is presenting Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” as part of their Crescendo Family Concert Series. This concert is the perfect introduction to the orchestra for kids of all ages. Prokofiev uses the various orchestral instruments to portray the main character, Peter, and his many animal friends. This famous tale has entertained, enriched and enlightened children throughout the world for generations!

Matinee Performance

Who: The NEPA Philharmonic

What: “Peter and the Wolf”

When: Sunday, April 14, 2013 @ Scranton Cultural Center – 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Visit the NEPA Phil Website or call (570) 270 – 4444.

*Tickets are only $9.00 and Valenches Music Company students can go FREE with a paid adult ticket!