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Where to Watch Free Philadelphia Orchestra Pop-up Concerts

Don’t miss out: Philadelphia Orchestra members will perform for free at 32 random locations in the region on Monday. The pop-up concerts are part of […]

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Your Dogs and Cats Can Now Listen to Yannick’s Epic Playlist for Pets

Philadelphia Orchestra music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin loves cats. He and his partner Pierre have three of their own (their names: Rodolfo, Melisande, and Rafa) inside […]

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Keep an Ear Out for Free Philadelphia Orchestra Concerts at SEPTA Stations

SEPTA riders are in for a surprise concert — by a Philadelphia Orchestra ensemble — during their afternoon commutes on Monday. The performances at SEPTA’s […]

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WATCH: Jason Kelce Plays Baritone Sax With the Philadelphia Orchestra

It’s the follow-up performance we’ve all been waiting for. Ever since our unforgettable Super Bowl parade in February, everyone knows you can always count on Jason Kelce to […]

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Palestinian Protest Leader Explains Why the Philadelphia Orchestra Should Stay Out of Israel

This article has been updated with a response from the Philadelphia Orchestra, which appears in its entirety at the bottom of the piece. We have […]

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The Eagles Super Bowl Win Will Now Be Accompanied By a Live Philadelphia Orchestra Concert

Since the Eagles won the Super Bowl way back on February 4th, we’ve watched the NFL Films footage of that Nick Foles Philly Special touchdown […]

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WATCH: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performs “Fly, Eagles, Fly”

If Carson Wentz‘s injury is bumming you out this morning (even after the Eagles’ win on Sunday), here’s something that might rekindle your hope for the […]

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Don’t Miss Out: The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Holding a Bunch of Pop-Up Concerts Today

Musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra are holding free pop-up concerts across the city today after they called a strike before last Friday’s traditional Opening Night Gala.

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Want to See a Free Philadelphia Orchestra Concert This Thursday?

The Philadelphia Orchestra is throwing a free concert at the Kimmel Center this Thursday, and you’re invited.

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Review: Kristin Chenoweth Sings With the Philadelphia Orchestra

Toward the end of Kristin Chenoweth‘s set on Saturday evening with The Philadelphia Orchestra, she turned to the audience and said, “There’s only about 20 minutes […]

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REVIEW: Yannick and Angela Meade Ring in the New Year

If you heard some vocal fireworks before midnight on New Year’s Eve, it was Angela Meade at Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The remarkable soprano, who […]

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Nominated for Grammy Award

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin were amongst the lengthy list of Grammy nominees announced today, with Nézet-Séguin being nominated not once, but twice.

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REVIEW: Philadelphia Orchestra Concert a Triumph for Noseda and Trpceski

The Philadelphia Orchestra played a pair of Thanksgiving weekend concerts this past Friday and Saturday that featured an interesting juxtaposition of both the familiar (Rossini, […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Holiday Concert Schedule

From the legendary Broadway voice of Kristin Chenoweth to the glorious sounds of star soprano Angela Meade and a concert especially for children, The Philadelphia Orchestra‘s holiday […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Association Reaches Contract Agreement With Musicians

After much speculation that the Philadelphia Orchestra was undergoing another tense contract negotiation, the Association announced this evening that they had reached an agreement with the […]