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February 07, 2013

February 7: Over 100 Years Old and Still Experiencing Firsts!

Miami, February 7 - Day four of our week-long Florida trip and we're now in Miami, also known as the "Magic City." However, we're pretty sure we have experienced some magic already these past few days! It has been a whirlwind week but we have had the privilege of meeting some amazing fans, while visiting with old friends, and enjoying some truly one-of-a kind concert experiences with Maestro Frühbeck and André Watts.

February 06, 2013

February 6: The Kravis Center Gives Us a Warm, Philadelphia Welcome

West Palm Beach, February 6 - We received a warm welcome from the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts when our bus pulled up before rehearsal this morning.

February 05, 2013

February 5: All in a Day's Work--Coaching Young Musicians by Day, Performing to Packed Houses by Night

West Palm Beach, February 5: After arriving in Florida less than 24 hours ago, our musicians are already hard at work doing one of the things they do best—coaching young musicians. Earlier today, violinists Daniel Han and Paul Arnold, violist Rachel Ku, cellist Gloria de Pasquale, and double bassist Rob Kesselman paid a visit to the Palm Beach Public School Strings Program.

February 04, 2013

The Philadelphia Orchestra Heads to Florida!

The Orchestra anxiously awaits takeoff as they prepare to embark on a week-long tour through the Sunshine State.

And they're off!

This morning, the Orchestra headed to the Philadelphia International Airport to embark on a five-concert, multi-city, week-long tour of Florida with guest conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.

February 01, 2013

Rita Bucca - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

Drexel University senior Rita Bucca loves all kinds of music. Taking Back Sunday, an indie rock band from New York, pop-rock sensation Panic at the Disco, and Philadelphia-based punk band Valencia are among her favorites. Also at the top of her list? Vivaldi, Bach, violinist Joshua Bell, and The Philadelphia Orchestra.

February 01, 2013

David Bilger - Behind the Scenes

David Bilger Principal Trumpet

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

Where were you born? Waukesha, Wisconsin.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.

January 30, 2013

New York Times Critics are Raving

Read below to hear how New Yorkers are falling in love with Yannick and the Fabulous Philadelphians!

Read the full article (PDF)

 

January 10, 2013

Judy Geist - Behind the Scenes

Judy Geist Viola

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

Where were you born? Long Island, NY.

January 10, 2013

Reinhard and Sue Kruse - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

According to Reinhard and Sue Kruse, they have done three things right in their lives: marrying their one true love; moving to Philadelphia; and buying a condo in the Academy House in Center City.

December 10, 2012

Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto: The Philadelphia Story

Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto is one of the best loved concertos in the Romantic piano literature. This past weekend’s performances by The Philadelphia Orchestra with Gianandrea Noseda conducting and Denis Matsuev as soloist were very well received, with sold-out concerts and standing ovations in Verizon Hall.

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