Time for Tango – Gretna Music

Mt. Gretna Playhouse 200 Pennsylvania Ave., Mt. Gretna, United States

Spanish-born violinist Francisco Fullana, Argentinean bandoneonist JP Jofre, and American guitarist Grammy winner Jason Vieaux look forward to sharing their love of Argentinean tangos and Spanish dances. For the first time these three will perform together. Program includes L’Histoire du Tango by composer Ástor Piazzolla, a flashy piece by composer Pablo de Sarasate, original compositions, and fun improvisation.

Free Jazz Worship Service – Gretna Music

Gretna Theatre 200 Pennsylvania Ave, Mt. Gretna, United States

Join Pastor John Overman from the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Enola for a free non-denominational service where everyone is welcome. In partnership with PA Chautauqua Summer Programs. Free.

BBQ Event w/ Local Beer & Cider Tasting

Hall of Philosophy, Mt. Gretna Gettysburg Avenue, Mt. Gretna

BBQ buffet catered by Mt. Gretna’s Chef on the Go Becky Briody with beer tastings supplied by Lebanon Valley Craft Brewery and cider by Under the Bridge. Two samples and bbq for $30. You must order tickets for BBQ by 9 am June 26. This event will sell out.   

Timberdale Brass – Gretna Music

Mt. Gretna Playhouse 200 Pennsylvania Ave., Mt. Gretna, United States

Philadelphia’s shiniest new brass quintet is led by Mt. Gretna native and veteran of over 600 performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eric Schweingruber. Eric and his talented friends will fill the playhouse with the sounds of patriotic favorites and good old-fashioned Americana. This concert is open seating. Additional $30 to attend our BBQ and local […]

Entienne Charles, jazz trumpet – Gretna Music

Mt. Gretna Playhouse 200 Pennsylvania Ave., Mt. Gretna, United States

Trinidad born Entienne uses his unique sound to engage, enlighten, educate and enrich audiences with energized performances while wearing the snazziest of outfits. Joined by piano, sax, bass, and drums, Entienne’s trumpet playing, original compositions, and improvisation, create a memorable concert experience. A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and 2022 Creative Capital Awardee, Etienne has been written […]

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

Mt. Gretna Playhouse 200 Pennsylvania Ave., Mt. Gretna, United States

Since 1995, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus has traveled the world, bringing its unique hybrid of vaudeville, circus, wild west shows, and more to theaters, clubs, colleges, and festivals, adding a contemporary twist to the grand traditions of American Circus. Six talented performers sharing the joy and wonder of the American circus tradition are sure to lift […]

Take 6 – Gretna Music

Mt. Gretna Playhouse

Heralded by Quincy Jones as the “baddest vocal cats on the planet”, Take 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history. With 10 Grammy awards, the sextet continues to bring extraordinary vocals to their worldwide audiences.

Chuchito Valdes, jazz piano – Gretna Music

Mt. Gretna Playhouse

Following in the footsteps of his famed father Chucho Valdés and grandfather Bebo Valdés, Chuchito continues the legacy of great piano players from Cuba. With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, he creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music that drives audiences wild.

Wunderkinds!: 2 Talented Teens – Gretna Music

Mt. Gretna Playhouse

15 year-old Amaryn Olmeda is a fast-rising star who’s already soloed at Carnegie Hall and has been a featured soloist with major symphonies including the Philadelphia Orchestra. Her program includes a work by William Grant Still, and César Franck’s beloved Violin Sonata.  She is joined on stage by 18 year-old pianist Parker van Ostrand who performed at Carnegie Hall at […]

Wister Quartet w/ pianist Marcantonio Bar

Mt. Gretna Playhouse

The Philadelphia based Wister Quartet are beloved regulars at Gretna Music. They’ll perform works of Handel and Mozart, and be joined by pianist Marcantonio Barone, for Brahms’ heaven-storming Piano Quintet in f minor for a very grand finale. This will be the 11th time since 1999 that the Wister Quartet has graced the Gretna Music stage.

Bach’s Beloved Brandenberg Concertos w/ The Sebastians – Gretna Music

Mt. Gretna Playhouse

A dynamic ensemble specializing in music of the Baroque and Classical eras, the Sebastians have been praised by the New York Times as “everywhere sharp-edged and engaging.” Vivaldi features on their program for us as well as a trio of Bach’s beloved and dazzling Brandenburg Concertos.  Stay after the concert to meet the musicians and enjoy some […]

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