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Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra spreads holiday cheer in Hammond

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra spreads holiday cheer in Hammond

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Along with the holiday season comes holiday festivities, and attending Christmas-themed performances is just one way to prepare for the season. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performed its annual Yuletide Celebration at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts last Friday, Dec. 6. The o...

Columbia features Romantic-era composers through the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Gemma New, conductor of the performance, conducts the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra during Johannes Brahms'

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2019

The walls of a Hammond theater echoed the works of two German composers this fall. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performed “Romantic German Masters” at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Oct. 25 starting at 7:30 p.m.  Under the direction of Gemma New, a New Zealand-born...

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Columbia Theatre

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performed “Beethoven Meets the Wild West” on Feb. 16, 2018. This year, the orchestra will be performing “Romantic German Masters” on Oct. 25.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Professional orchestra players are scheduled to perform in downtown Hammond this month. The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will be hosting a performance by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, a New Orleans based ensemble and the only full time professional orchestra within the Gulf South...

What to expect for this Columbia season

The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts stages multiple productions such as last year’s opera/music theatre workshop. The theater invites groups from university ensembles to children performances to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and the Aquila Theatre.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 21, 2018

The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts invites the Hammond community to see the collection of performances scheduled for the stage this season. “I strongly believe that the arts enrich a person’s life, and the earlier you’re exposed to the arts, the longer you’re gonna have to mature...