Media Mentions

2nd Mac & Cheese Festival Impresses

Date: March 30th, 2017

More than 1,000 people packed the Holiday Inn in Downtown Binghamton for the 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival. All of the money raised from the sold-out event went to support the Binghamton Philharmonic, which organized the event. ...Read More

Downtown Singers share Messiah for 34th Year

Date: December 13th, 2016

Since 1983, the Binghamton Downtown Singers have performed George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” every December, and for many music lovers in the region, it doesn’t feel like the holidays until they’ve attended the annual concert. ...Read More

Fully-staged production of "The Nutcracker" at Broome County Forum

Date: November 29th, 2016

The Binghamton Philharmonic is joining a long-time holiday tradition at the Forum this weekend.  The Philharmonic has partnered with the Rafael Grigorian Ballet to host a fully-staged production of "The Nutcracker." ...Read More

Covelli returns to philharmonic for ‘Rhapsody in Blue’

Date: November 8th, 2016

Over his decades-long career as a pianist and conductor, John Covelli estimates that he’s performed George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” a hundred times or more with orchestras all around the world, including six times during his tenure leading the Binghamton Symphony and later the Binghamton Philharmonic. ...Read More

The Binghamton Philharmonic Opens its Season with ‘Blockbusters!’

Date: September 30th, 2016

The Binghamton Philharmonic presents ‘Blockbusters!’, the first concert of the season, on Saturday, October 1 at 7:30pm in the Forum on Washington Street in Downtown Binghamton. ...Read More

Philharmonic launches season with ‘Blockbusters’

Date: September 27th, 2016

When putting together his debut concert as the Binghamton Philharmonic’s principal guest conductor for the 2016-17 season, Daniel Hege chose the theme of “Blockbusters” — and what better way to start than with one of classical music’s most recognizable pieces? ...Read More

Hege ready to lead Binghamton Philharmonic’s 2016-17 season

Date: August 30th, 2016

When orchestras need a guest conductor, Daniel Hege is on the short list of maestros to call. From Seattle and San Diego to Omaha and Puerto Rico as well as all points in between, he has led dozens of symphonies around the country and earned critical acclaim. ...Read More

Binghamton Philharmonic teams with downtown LUMA festival

Date: August 17th, 2016

The 2nd annual LUMA Projection Arts Festival will be teaming up with a new partner this year to accompany an historic piece of visual art.  The Binghamton Philharmonic will provide live music during one of the animations at this year's festival that takes place in Downtown Binghamton on September 2nd. ...Read More

Project Trio brings blend of classical, jazz to Binghamton

Date: May 2nd, 2016

The Binghamton Philharmonic will host the chamber music group Project Trio at the Forum in Binghamton at 7:30 p.m. Friday. ...Read More

My spiritual journey through Mac & Cheese Fest

Date: April 29th, 2016

If everyone has a vice, then mine is cheese. I love cheese. In all forms really, from blocked to stringed and from melted to crumbled. There is no experience comparable to walking through a farmers market and finding a brand new cheese that you had no clue existed, like a beer-infused gouda, or a jasmine-infused goat cheese — but anyway, I digress. ...Read More

Binghamton's First Ever Mac & Cheese Fest Was a Sell-Out

Date: April 28th, 2016

Nothing says comfort food like a big bowl of macaroni and cheese cooked to perfection. Binghamton's first ever "Mac & Cheese Fest" kicked off tonight at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton.  ...Read More

Gallery: Mac & Cheese fest

Date: April 28th, 2016

Scenes from the Mac & Cheese Fest at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton on Thursday. ...Read More

Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Says Goodbye

Date: April 17th, 2016

Musicians and guests file into the Forum Theatre Saturday to watch the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra's season finale -- an "Ode to Joy." ...Read More

Novo to take final bow with Binghamton Philharmonic

Date: April 12th, 2016

Philharmonic Music Director Jose-Luis Novo will be taking his final bow in Binghamton this weekend. Novo's final concert conducting the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra will be Saturday evening at the Forum. ...Read More

Philharmonic's conductor prepares to say goodbye

Date: April 5th, 2016

After charting the musical course for the Binghamton Philharmonic for the past 13 years, conductor José-Luis Novo will step down after the orchestra's season finale on April 16 at the Forum. ...Read More

Binghamton holds first-ever all-you-can-eat Mac & Cheese Fest on April 28

Date: February 25th, 2016

National Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14, but you don’t have to wait until the summer to enjoy copious amounts of cheesy pasta – Binghamton’s first-ever Mac & Cheese Fest will be held on Thursday, April 28 from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. ...Read More

Binghamton Mac and Cheese Festival

Date: February 23rd, 2016

There’s something heartwarming about mac and cheese on a cold day or any day for that matter.  Everyone has a favorite memory of mac and cheese and everyone has a favorite way to prepare it. ...Read More