January 19, 2016

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Announce 2016-17 Season read more

January 19, 2016

“A Collection of Everything that’s Great in Music … without Boundaries”

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces its 2016-17 Season

Photo by Chris Lee

That’s how Yannick Nézet-Séguin describes The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2016-17 season, his fifth at the helm of the Fabulous Philadelphians. A bold statement to be sure, but as Will Rogers (among others) once said, “It ain’t bragging if you can back it up.” And boy can he! Consider the following:

January 13, 2016

Living the Dream with The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert

On January 18 Philadelphia hosts the largest Martin Luther King Day of Service in the entire country … and it’s capped off with superb music from The Philadelphia Orchestra led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, all in honor of Dr. King.

Photo by Jeff Fusco

January 13, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra Catapults into 2016 with a Month of Programming Offering Diversity of Musical Experiences read more

December 31, 2015

Henry Scott - 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.

Where were you born? In Dorothy, New Jersey.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? None. I enjoy coming back to a great piece of music I love, rather than playing it over and over.

December 31, 2015

Raymond and Joanne Welsh - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

December 21, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert at Girard College, January 18 read more

December 18, 2015

In the Community: Holiday SingIN at the Salvation Army Kroc Center

Do you hear what I hear? On December 16, residents from around Philadelphia joined Maestro Bramwell Tovey and musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra at the Salvation Army Kroc Center for a special holiday SingIN.  Participants at the Philadelphia Orchestra's holiday SingIN at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in North Philadelphia. Photo: Jessica Griffin.

December 18, 2015

Holidays with The Philadelphia Orchestra

All December long, The Philadelphia Orchestra has celebrated the special, joyous, and merry sounds of the holiday season. On Saturday, December 5, Assistant Conductor Lio Kuokman kicked things off with the Christmas Kids’ Spectacular, a Family Concert featuring host Kimberly Schroeder, the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts Choir, and special guest Santa Claus.

December 08, 2015

The Glorious Gift of Music (and Laughter)

All tied up in a beautiful bow, here’s a present we want you to peek at: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s wonderful holiday concerts.

Photo by Will Figg