Havre de Grace, Maryland: The Cultural Center at the
Opera House (Opera House) will host “A Grand Piano Celebration with
Brian Ganz” on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 3:00pm to honor the family
of Carolyn Alvarez for their donation of a Yamaha Grand Piano. A
reception will follow the performance.
Ganz will perform selections from Chopin and Debussy. Widely regarded
as one of the leading pianists of his generation, Ganz has appeared as
soloist with such orchestras as St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Baltimore
Symphony Orchestra, the National Philharmonic, the National Symphony,
the City of London Sinfonia and has performed with such conductors as
Leonard Slatkin, Marin Alsop and Mstislav Rostropovich.
Tickets are available online at www.OHHdg.org or at the Havre de Grace
Visitors Center (450 Pennington Avenue, HdG) and the Artist’s Emporium
(220 N. Washington Street, HdG) during normal business hours.
Since 1871, the Opera House has been a cultural and community
centerpiece in Harford County. With the support of the State of
Maryland, Harford County Government, City of Havre de Grace, and its
citizens, the nineteenth-century building celebrated a grand reopening
in August 2017 as a twenty-first century state-of-the-art performing
arts venue with improved accessibility and comfort amenities that will
ensure its place in the community for many years to come. The restored
Opera House brings the highest quality entertainment to the community
and region, including local and professional plays, live music and
arts performances, dance, film, arts education and youth programming.
It embodies the community’s commitment to the arts, the preservation
of its history and a commitment to accessibility for all.
The Havre de Grace Arts Collective is a 501(c)(3) organization created
to address the cultural and economic needs of Havre de Grace and the
surrounding region, including oversight of the Cultural Center at the
Opera House, Arts and Entertainment District, and the Arts by the Bay
Gallery. For more information, visit www.HdGArtsCollective.org and