Celebrate the rich history of the home where The Philadelphia Orchestra first made its sound famous—the glorious “Grand Old Lady of Locust Street.”
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s eighth season as music director takes us on a journey from Beethoven to some of the most exciting new voices of our day. We invite you to join us!
Experience BeethovenNOW in the 2019–20 season.
In this blog post, I’d like to tell how my team of creative lighting and special effects designers and I will try to compliment, not compete with, the artistic magnificence of the Disney movie Fantasia, excerpts from which Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra will accompany live during the Stokowski Celebration Family Concert on June 23.
I don’t believe you can gild a lily, but you can display it in a magnificent vase! Here our lily is, of course, the superlative Disney movie Fantasia, and our vase is the Academy of Music’s gilded interior in all its splendor.
Adding LIVE aural fragrance to this exquisite bouquet will be the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick!
Join us on Saturday morning, June 23, at 11.30 AM—and bring the family!
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