After a triumphant first season, Phoenix returns to shake up the classical music world with its characteristic blend of virtuosity and verve. Season 2 returns to familiar locations and visits new ones. We have a new logo and a new series of events that let you get closer than ever before to the musicians of Phoenix. We couldn't be more excited for the year ahead. Take a peek!
Season 2 of Phoenix is anchored by three big events: A November 5th concert at Villa Victoria in the South End, a January 26th return to the Oberon Club in Cambridge, where it all started, and a last hoorah on April 12th at The Armory in Somerville. As always, we'll be working to bring traditional and contemporary repertoire to life in meaningful and vibrant ways that allow for intense experiences, both personal and social. You'll have more opportunities than ever to get to know our musicians, and your friends, during our carefully crafted nights of music. Who knows, you may even find yourself sitting in the orchestra itself, surrounded by music, having an experience we've been told you'll never, ever forget.
Learn more about our season's events here.
We know we say this a lot, but we love our audience. Our favorite moments from the first season of Phoenix were when we were closest to you. Whether it was watching one of you light up when you sat inside the orchestra after winning a raffle, watching you take a turn playing one of our cellos during a break, or just getting drinks with you after a concert and getting to know you better. We love those moments so much we're launching a new series of concerts dedicated to creating even more of them. Introducing the Parlor Series, mini Phoenix events at bars and pubs around Boston, and maybe even in your house! Our first Parlor season features chamber works such as Prokofiev's Quintet, Op. 39 and Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat in intimate settings. We're not quite ready to share the details of our first Parlor event yet, but we promise it'll be worth the wait.
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We've been dying to share our new logo with you, and now we finally can! Designed by Boston artist Nicholas Medvescek, the new Phoenix logo is an amazing encapsulation of the spirit of our orchestra. The dots and lines make up an open-ended repeat sign, representing the ongoing iteration and evolution Phoenix concerts take. You may also notice they're rising, much like a mythical, fiery bird taking flight! We may be putting words in the artist's mouth (or maybe Nick just secretly knows us better than we know ourselves), but we like to think that the triangles surrounding the repeat sign represent you, our audience. So integral to our mission, the lifeblood of everything that we do.
For more information about the second season of Phoenix please see our Press Release.