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Description: President Merodie A. Hancock cordially invites you to the 13th Annual Evening at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

More Info: 6:00 p.m. Reception
Saratoga Automobile Museum
Cocktail reception including drinks, passed hors d'oeuvres and hot and cold buffet options.

8:00 p.m. Performance
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
The Philadelphia Orchestra American Festival Day 2: All Gershwin. Maestro Marin Alsop conducts an evening dedicated to the music of cherished American composer George Gershwin. Celebrated alongside his brother and collaborator, Ira, as one of the finest contributors to the American songbook, Gershwin created melodies that transcend changing times. Together the brothers composed over two dozen scores for Broadway and Hollywood in addition to many individual hit songs.

The Marcus Roberts Trio is known for its virtuosic style and entirely new approach to jazz trio performance. While most jazz trios have the piano front and center, all members of the Marcus Roberts Trio share equally in shaping the direction of the music by changing its tempo, mood, texture, or form at any time.

Performance tickets will be picked up at the registration table at the Auto Museum.

Directions and parking information as follows: Directions to the Saratoga Automobile Museum: Take I-87 to Exit 13N Follow Route 9 north to the Saratoga Spa State Park. Turn left onto the Avenue of the Pines. Follow the avenue through the park, approximately one mile. The Saratoga Automobile Museum is on your left in the building marked Bottling Plant. You will be able to park at the museum and leave your car there during the performance.
Date: 08/10/2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Cost: $55.00
Contact Name: Lindsay Valenti
Contact Phone: (518) 580-4779
Contact E-mail: Lindsay.Valenti@esc.edu

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