8/18/16: Today’s Top Tips: Thursday
MUSIC: The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs. Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin directs the orchestra in the Saratoga debut of the acclaimed opera singer Renée Fleming. 8pm.
THEATER: “Hieronymus: A Musical Fantasy” @ Proctors, Schenectady. The world premiere of T.E. Breitenbach’s musical tale about the great medieval artist Hieronymus Bosch and his too-large imagination. 7pm. $17.50-$27.50.
FAIR: Altamont Fair @ Altamont Fairgrounds, Altamont. It’s opening day! Fried dough, racing pigs, chainsaw sculptors, amusement rides and music by Lexie Paddon, Kim Buckley, the Pipe Kings, more. 8am.
PARTICIPATORY ART: Fruity Art @ Barker Park, Troy. Join The Arts Center and have fun making creative fruit sculptures. Then hang them in the trees for all to wonder at. 11am. FREE. GO HERE for more info and the complete concert series schedule…
MUSIC: Chamber Music Performance 2 @ Sacred Heart Church, Lake George. Chamber Music performance featuring small ensembles comprised of Lake George Music Festival musicians. A meet-the-musicians reception will follow for concert. 7pm. $10.