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Yannick and Trifonov

2023 Europe Tour, October 30–31: Paris

Posted by:  The Philadelphia Orchestra on November 01, 2023


Oct. 30, Paris: The musicians had part of the day free before departing for the evening concert. Cellist Ohad Bar-David takes a walk through the Tuileries Garden. The nearly 70-acre garden was laid out in its present form in 1664 by André Le Nôtre, the same architect who designed the gardens at the Palace of Versailles. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: The Carousel in the Tuileries Garden. Traditional in decor, the merry-go-round features wooden horses and upper panels of French rural life, including dancing scenes, watched over by cherubs. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

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Oct. 30, Paris: The rooftops of Paris with the Eiffel Tower in the background taken from Centre Pompidou. Photo by Chief Programming Officer Jeremy Rothman


Oct. 30, Paris: Dusk descends over the Eiffel Tower. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Principal Percussion Christopher Deviney gets ready for the evening’s all-Rachmaninoff concert. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: An audience member takes a video of the stage before the performance begins. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Part of the woodwind section during the opening work, the Vocalise. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Daniil Trifonov joins Yannick and the Orchestra for the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. This was one of several works given its premiere by The Philadelphia Orchestra, this one in November 1934 with Leopold Stokowski and Rachmaninoff as soloist, in Baltimore. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: (l to r) Trumpet player Anthony Prisk, Associate Principal Trumpet Jeffrey Curnow, and Co-Principal Trombone Matthew Vaughn during the Rhapsody. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Yannick and Daniil share a warm embrace following the performance. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: During intermission, Associate Principal Bass Gabriel Polinsky greets some fans. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Assistant Principal Second Violin Dara Morales warms up backstage at the Philharmonie before the second half of the concert. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Yannick leads Rachmaninoff’s First Symphony. Eugene Ormandy and The Philadelphia Orchestra gave the United States premiere of the work in March 1948. Thought to have been lost, the orchestral parts were only discovered at the St. Petersburg Conservatory in 1945, two years after the composer’s death. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Yannick and the Orchestra turn to acknowledge the applause of the audience seated behind the stage. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: Matías Tarnopolsky, president and CEO of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc., greets Yannick after the performance. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 30, Paris: The work of the stagehands continues following the concert. Stage Manager Dennis Moore helps pack up the cargo to be shipped to Hamburg, the next stop on the tour. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: Violinist Philip Kates takes advantage of the free day in Paris to buy some flowers and snacks. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: A view of the Louvre from the Tuileries. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: Double Heart by Gaetano Pesce, part of the Paris+ by Art Basel exhibit in the Tuileries. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: Violinist Amy Oshiro-Morales does a little shoe shopping on her day off. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: Bassist Duane Rosengard went to the Museum of Music at the Philharmonie and got a tour with its curator, Jean-Philippe Échard. Photo by Charles d’Hérouville/Philharmonie de Paris


Oct. 31, Paris: Sacre Coeur is all lit up against the night sky. The basilica was designed by Paul Abadie. The first stone was laid in 1875 and the building’s consecration took place in 1919. It had been scheduled for 1914, but the outbreak of World War I postponed it. The entire city of Paris is visible from the basilica. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: A night-time shot of the Philharmonie Paris. Photo by violinist Paul Arnold


Oct. 31, Paris: One of the many locks on the Pont des Arts, also called the Love Lock Bridge. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: Luggage was collected in the evening for the flight to Hamburg the next day. Photo by Todd Rosenberg


Oct. 31, Paris: Steve Alston, assistant to the music and artistic director and artist liaison, peers through a telescope on top of the Eiffel Tower toward the Palais de Chaillot, built in 1937 for the International Exposition of Arts and Techniques Applied to Modern Life. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

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