April 14, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Lang Lang International Music Foundation™, and Temple University’s Office of Community Relations Present 101 Pianists™ read more

April 12, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra Volunteer Committees to Hold On That Note: An Urban Affair, April 15 at World Café Live read more

April 08, 2016

Orchestra Announces HEAR, a New Portfolio of Community-Focused Collaborative Initiatives

In front of a capacity audience for its Free PopUP Concert in Verizon Hall on Thursday, April 7, Philadelphia Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore stood alongside Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and announced HEAR, a series of collaborative learning initiatives that represents the most comprehensive and dynamic community engagement in the Orchestra’s recent history.

April 08, 2016


"Welcome to our PopUP! We are here for you, Philadelphia!" —Yannick Nézet-Séguin

April 08, 2016

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Photo by Chris Lee

From the April/May 2016 Playbill

This Month Yannick Talks about Weill's Symphony No. 2, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 7, and Mahler's Symphony No. 10.

April 8, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces HEAR, A New Portfolio of Community-Focused Collaborative Initiatives read more

April 04, 2016

Don Liuzzi - Behind the Scenes

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we feature one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Don Liuzzi holds the Dwight V. Dowley Chair.

Where were you born? In Weymouth, Massachusetts.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Respighi’s The Pines of Rome.

April 4, 2016

Spring into Spring! Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Give a FREE PopUP Concert at the Kimmel Center read more

March 31, 2016

In Search of the “Confident Playground”: Pablo Heras-Casado’s Philadelphia Orchestra Debut

How does an international conducting superstar fly into Philadelphia (or Berlin, or New York, or San Francisco, or London) and, with limited rehearsal, produce the thrilling musical performances that have critics raving about “the thinking person’s idea of a hotshot young conductor”? (The New York Times) This week (March 31, April 1-2), we get to hear 38-year-old Pablo Heras-Casado work his magic with The Philadelphia Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s The Tempest, Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with Akiko Suwanai, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 (“Scottish”).