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April 02, 2014

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

From the April 2014 Playbill

April 02, 2014

Musicians Behind the Scenes - April 2014

Ricardo Morales Principal Clarinet

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we are featuring one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Where were you born? San Juan, Puerto Rico.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.

March 03, 2014

In the Spotlight - March 2014

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

March 03, 2014

Musician Behind the Scenes - March 2014

David Cramer Associate Principal Flute

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we are featuring one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Where were you born? Cleveland,Ohio.

What’s your favorite Philadelphia restaurant? Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

February 05, 2014

Musician Behind the Scenes - February 2014

Jeffry Kirschen Horn

 Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we are featuring one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

January 01, 2014

In the Spotlight - January 2014

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

 

Yuming Chiu is going places. He can see his future: There’s a big job. Community engagement. Board directorships. Involvement in the arts. “My entire life I have been really passionate for music,” he says. “As a kid I dreamed of becoming the president and CEO of the L.A. Philharmonic.”

January 01, 2014

Musician Behind the Scenes - January 2014

Hai-Ye Ni Principal Cello

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we are featuring one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

December 03, 2013

Musician Behind the Scenes - December 2013

Paul Arnold Violin 

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we are featuring one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Where were you born? New York City.

November 06, 2013

Musician Behind the Scenes - November 2013

Elizabeth Hainen Principal Harp

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we are featuring one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Where were you born? Toledo, Ohio.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Bach’s Double Violin Concerto.

November 01, 2013

Premiere Performances: Standing Ovations for Three New Works Showcasing the Fabulous Philadelphia Sound

Even as the last sounds of Tan Dun’s Nu Shu were reverberating through Verizon Hall, the audience was on its feet. “The response blew me away,” says Principal Harp Elizabeth Hainen, who had just given the American premiere of Tan Dun’s Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women, Symphony for Microfilms, Harp, and Orchestra, which the composer wrote specifically for her. “It was such a rush for me and it was actually incredibly emotional. I just never know what this piece is going to do to me. We played it in Shanghai and I got emotional there but this was such a homecoming … such wonderful support from my colleagues and Yannick. What a fantastic experience.”

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