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FALL ARTS PREVIEW: 30 Awesome Shows You Can’t Miss This Season

1. Lorde Maybe you’ll see Cecily Tynan there, singing along to “Royals.” The 17-year-old Kiwi is one of her personal faves. Mann Center, September 5th. […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Playing National Anthem at Tonight’s Phillies Game

Seven musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra brass section will toot the “Star Spangled Banner” at tonight’s Phillies game at Citizen’s Bank Park. The ensemble includes Jennifer […]

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8 Things To Do This Week: Movies, Concerts, and More

 

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7 Shows to See in Philly This Week: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Ben Folds, Lady Gaga and More

You know what the doctor says: A little music every day keeps the blahs away. To help, we round up a concert for every day of […]

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Backs Ben Folds at the Mann

This summer, the Mann Center will house the Philadelphia Orchestra for a three-week summer residency that kicks off with an awesome-sounding collaboration with singer-songwriter Ben Folds […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Makes History With Free Live-Stream China Concert Broadcast

On Sunday, May 25, the Philadelphia Orchestra will be making history, but they won’t be at the Kimmel Center: they’ll be in China, and guess […]

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REVIEW: Opera Philly and the Philadelphia Orchestra Team Up for Salome

It sounds like a headline ripped from an episode of Nancy Grace or Law and Order: young female necromaniac flaunts her sexuality to get down and […]

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The Academy of Music’s 157th Anniversary Concert and Ball with Jill Scott and the Bacon Brothers

The 157th Anniversary Concert and Ball, Philadelphia’s annual white-tie gala, celebrated the Academy of Music’s 157th birthday on Saturday, January 25th. Music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin […]

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Philly Conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin’s Opening Night at the Met

In a recent interview, where he discussed returning to the podium at The Metropolitan Opera to conduct a revival of Dvorak’s Rusalka, Philly’s own Yannick […]

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The Return of Jill Scott

Each January, the who’s who of Philadelphia pays big bucks to attend the Philadelphia Orchestra’s annual Academy Ball and Concert at the Academy of Music. […]

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Nézet-Séguin Is Going to Miss His Big Carnegie Hall Moment—Again

The Inquirer reports that Yannick Nézet-Séguin will be skipping this week’s Philadelphia Orchestra concerts—both here and at Carnegie Hall in New York—with a sinus problem.

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Jill Scott to Join Philly Orchestra for 157th Anniversary Concert

A press release from the Philadelphia Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra today announced details of its upcoming 157th Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball to […]

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Union Strike Leads to Free Philadelphia Orchestra Concert Tonight

The Philadelphia Orchestra was supposed to perform tonight at Carnegie Hall for that legendary venue’s opening night gala. But now the stagehands there have gone […]

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Philly Orchestra Opens New Season Tonight, Just Like Romeo and Juliet

CBS Philly reports: Members of the celebrated Philadelphia Orchestra were in their final rehearsal Tuesday afternoon in Verizon Hall in the Kimmel Center. Concertmaster and […]

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WATCH: Philadelphia Orchestra Entertains Stranded Plane In Beijing

Plane delays suck. But they suck a little less when the Philadelphia Orchestra is onboard. The orchestra, currently on tour in China, found itself stuck […]