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Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2016-17 Season Highlights Diversity of Sound

The Philadelphia Orchestra truly remains the city’s only A-list organization so far as attracting world-class classical music talent to the region, and their 2016-17 season, which […]

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Review: Handel’s Messiah As Intimate As It Is Grand

There was something tangible about Friday evening’s performance of Handel’s Messiah with the Philadelphia Orchestra, featuring a host of opera notables and the large-scale Philadelphia Voices […]

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Hilary Hahn’s Homecoming

She may be from Virginia, but violinist Hilary Hahn spent her formative years in Rittenhouse Square, studying at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music from […]

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named Artist of the Year By Musical America

It’s been an honor-filled season for Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The Montreal-born maestro recently opened the Met Opera’s 2015-2016 season in Verdi’s Otello, he and […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra’s Yannick Nézet-Séguin on Piano Virtuoso Daniil Trifonov

Sure, last week was busy for Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the maestro of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He opened the Metropolitan Opera’s season in New York City on […]

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Throw First Pitch at Phillies Game on Tuesday

Yannick Nézet-Séguin leaves absolutely no holes in his schedule: He just opened the Metropolitan Opera’s season in New York, played for the papal visit, and […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Set to Help Open New Wawa

It’s a pairing that you might not think of right away: Wawa and the Philadelphia Orchestra. However, the famed musicians are lending a hand to open […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Offering Innovative Reduced Price College Programs

For many youth, the cost of attending a fine arts performance can be utterly daunting, especially if they are in school or working low-wage jobs. […]

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5 Non-Fringe Arts Events to Check Out This Month

Don’t get us wrong: We love the Fringe Festival (we put together two whole guides for it here and here), but September is also the kick […]

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Philly Orchestra Kicks Off New Season With Disney’s Fantasia and More

Details are rolling out about the performance that will kick off the Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2015-2016 season. For the fourth year, the season will run under the […]

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Glitter and Be Gay: Kristin Chenoweth Coming Back to Philadelphia

The Kimmel Center’s upcoming season is seriously a Broadway queen’s dream come true: Besides a stellar series of musicals and Audra McDonald, The Philadelphia Orchestra […]

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Carnegie Hall and Philly Orchestra Partnership to Offer Training to Underserved Philly Youth

A unique partnership between the Philadelphia Orchestra and Carnegie Hall’s youth-serving Weill Music Institute will offer an innovative training program for teens starting in summer 2016. […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Playing Two Free Concerts This Summer

For the fifteenth year in a row Philadelphians can witness live performances by a world-renowned ensemble for free. The Philadelphia Orchestra performs two shows this […]

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Andrea Bocelli, Philly Orchestra to Perform for the Pope

The musical lineup for the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia in September is beginning to be announced. Word about the first three acts performing at the Festival of […]

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REVIEW: Bernstein’s MASS With The Philadelphia Orchestra an Otherworldly Delight

If you missed The Philadelphia Orchestra’s staging of Leonard Bernstein’s MASS, you didn’t miss a performance: You missed a major, major event. How else can […]