Fort Wayne (October 12, 2023) -- The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is thrilled to announce a new series of concerts, “The Sound of Innovation” at Electric Works. A symphonic celebration of Fort Wayne, this unique performance will blend memorable melodies with the Electric Works building’s rich history.

The repertoire for the evening will feature a diverse selection of classical masterpieces, promising to stir the soul and inspire the imagination. Whether you are a seasoned classical music follower or a newcomer to the world of orchestral performances, this event guarantees an enriching and delightful experience for all.

"We are incredibly excited to bring the Fort Wayne Philharmonic to Electric Works, creating a harmonious fusion of culture and creativity in our city," said Brittany Hall, President and CEO of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. "This performance will celebrate the rich heritage of classical music with the fusion of urban innovation. Concert attendees will experience our world-class Fort Wayne Philharmonic musicians while sampling a tasting box filled with delicious treats and drinks from the Union Street Market vendors."

The first performance in this three-part series will be on October 21 and features Dar Richardson Conducting Fellow, Alex Lee as conductor. Andre Gaskins, principal cellist for the Philharmonic will be featured on pieces such as Gabriel Faure’s Elegy for Violoncello & Orchestra and Camille Saint-Saëns Allegro appassionato.

"We're excited to see this series come to life at Electric Works," says Molly Conner, Marketing Manager for Electric Works and Union Street Market. "It's an incredible honor for our campus to serve as a source of inspiration for the amazing, world-class musicians of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic."

Electric Works, a beacon of innovation and creativity in Fort Wayne, provides the perfect backdrop for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic to showcase their exceptional talent and dedication to the art of orchestral music. The event promises to captivate the audience with a spellbinding performance, featuring a repertoire that spans classical masterpieces to contemporary compositions.

Price includes a tasting box of food from select merchants at Electric Work’s Union Street Market and one drink ticket. Get your tickets now at