Sound All Around concerts are interactive programs with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and award-winning storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston.
The Fabulous Philadelphians bring your favorite cartoon classics to life, including Rossini’s famous overture to The Barber of Seville and Disney's Aladdin.
Richard Harlow joined The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1976, becoming fourth chair in 1985. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, he served as assistant principal cello of the Toledo Symphony. He is also a former member of the Dearborn Symphony and the Flint Symphony and has appeared as a chamber music recitalist.
A native of Dearborn, Michigan, Mr. Harlow was born into a musical family and began cello studies at the age of five. While earning a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Michigan, he studied with Oliver Edel and Samuel Mayes, former principal cello of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Mr. Harlow’s hobbies include African violets and playing the harmonica. He also enjoys being an occasional pre-concert lecturer for The Philadelphia Orchestra’s subscription concerts.
Photo: Chris Lee