Bay Philharmonic Presents Celtic Celebration St. Patrick's Day, Sunday, March 17

Article Contributed by Denise Lamott PR | Published on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Bay Philharmonic is excited to announce Celtic Celebration on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m., at their premier venue, Chabot College Performing Arts Center in Hayward, CA. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day, promising an exciting, lively, soulful, educational, and entertaining experience. “Bring out the green. This concert will get the entire family in the Irish spirit.”

Bay Philharmonic's artistic director and conductor, Jung-Ho Pak, will share colorful stories about the Celtic culture and traditions. Notable performances by Annie Dupre (vocals/violin), Caroline McCaskey (award-winning Scottish fiddler), Culann's Hounds (Irish band), San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers (beloved Bay Area fiddle group), Todd Denman (Irish uilleann pipes), Bill Wolaver (piano/arranger), Kennelly School of Irish Dance (Irish dancers), and Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers, along with the entertaining 50-piece Bay Philharmonic orchestra.

"We are pulling out all the stops to bring you an extraordinary and unique St. Patrick's Day celebration with wonderful Celtic musicians, singers, dancers, and storytellers," says Jung-Ho Pak. "Along with engaging video, gorgeous lighting, and stunning sets, concertgoers will get a true immersive Celtic experience. If you're looking for luck o' the Irish, this show will fill your pot of gold!"

The festivities start at 2 p.m. when the doors open, welcoming all guests to enjoy pre-show Celtic entertainment, festive beers, beverages, and snacks (available for purchase). The primary performance begins at 3 p.m.

Bay Philharmonic's renowned and esteemed Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak has been described by The New York Times as a conductor who "radiates enthusiasm" and the LA Times as "a real grabber." Jung-Ho Pak is known for his unique approach and vision for symphonic music. Pak brings over 35 years of experience conducting acclaimed professional and conservatory orchestras worldwide. As with every show, Pak will infuse his style of creativity, knowledge, connections, passion, and enthusiastic conversational personality.

Individual show tickets are $25 to $67 and are available on the Bay Philharmonic website,

The Bay Philharmonic season culminates with:

    Tchaikovsky Gold on Sunday, June 23
    Bay Philharmonic will announce the upcoming season soon