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2:00 PM

Haydn and Beethoven

2:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Nathalie Stutzmann - Conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor - Piano
Haydn - Symphony No. 94 ("Surprise")
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1
INTERMISSION -
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4

An acclaimed contralto turned conductor, Nathalie Stutzmann wowed the audience at her 2016 debut conducting Messiah. She returns to make her subscription debut with a program featuring Benjamin Grosvenor in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. A Gramophone “Young Artist Award” winner, Grosvenor has established himself as one of today's finest pianists. Beethoven's Fourth Symphony, and the ever-surprising Symphony No. 94 by Haydn (Beethoven's teacher), are sublime musical companions.

 
10:00 AM

Sound All Around: Percussion

10:00 AM, Academy of Music Ballroom
Carol Jantsch - Host and Storyteller
Angela Zator Nelson - Percussion

Almost anything in the world can become a percussion instrument if you use your imagination! Percussion instruments are the oldest and largest instrument family, and their sound is created by striking or shaking the instrument. This family includes the xylophone, glockenspiel, chimes, cymbals, and drums. Philadelphia Orchestra percussionist, Angela Zator Nelson, will guide you through these big and small, loud and soft instruments. We'll clap our hands and stomp our feet through this performance!

 
11:15 AM

Sound All Around: Percussion

11:15 AM, Academy of Music Ballroom
Carol Jantsch - Host and Narrator
Angela Zator Nelson - Percussion

Almost anything in the world can become a percussion instrument if you use your imagination! Percussion instruments are the oldest and largest instrument family, and their sound is created by striking or shaking the instrument. This family includes the xylophone, glockenspiel, chimes, cymbals, and drums. Philadelphia Orchestra percussionist, Angela Zator Nelson, will guide you through these big and small, loud and soft instruments. We'll clap our hands and stomp our feet through this performance!

 
8:00 PM

Haydn and Beethoven

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Nathalie Stutzmann - Conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor - Piano
Haydn - Symphony No. 94 ("Surprise")
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1
INTERMISSION -
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4

An acclaimed contralto turned conductor, Nathalie Stutzmann wowed the audience at her 2016 debut conducting Messiah. She returns to make her subscription debut with a program featuring Benjamin Grosvenor in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. A Gramophone “Young Artist Award” winner, Grosvenor has established himself as one of today's finest pianists. Beethoven's Fourth Symphony, and the ever-surprising Symphony No. 94 by Haydn (Beethoven's teacher), are sublime musical companions.

 
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10:00 AM

Sound All Around: Percussion

10:00 AM, Academy of Music Ballroom
Carol Jantsch - Host and Storyteller
Angela Zator Nelson - Percussion

Almost anything in the world can become a percussion instrument if you use your imagination! Percussion instruments are the oldest and largest instrument family, and their sound is created by striking or shaking the instrument. This family includes the xylophone, glockenspiel, chimes, cymbals, and drums. Philadelphia Orchestra percussionist, Angela Zator Nelson, will guide you through these big and small, loud and soft instruments. We'll clap our hands and stomp our feet through this performance!

 
11:15 AM

Sound All Around: Percussion

11:15 AM, Academy of Music Ballroom
Carol Jantsch - Host and Narrator
Angela Zator Nelson - Percussion

Almost anything in the world can become a percussion instrument if you use your imagination! Percussion instruments are the oldest and largest instrument family, and their sound is created by striking or shaking the instrument. This family includes the xylophone, glockenspiel, chimes, cymbals, and drums. Philadelphia Orchestra percussionist, Angela Zator Nelson, will guide you through these big and small, loud and soft instruments. We'll clap our hands and stomp our feet through this performance!

 
 
7:00 PM

All-Philadelphia High School Music Festival

7:00 PM, Verizon Hall

The Philadelphia Orchestra presents the All City Festival Concert on Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00 PM at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall. The All City Band, Choir, and Orchestra will perform led by ensemble conductors Joseph Conyers, Dorina Morrow, and Dr. Deborah A. Confredo. Join us as we welcome Yannick Nézet-Séguin to conduct the finale.

The concert is free but tickets are required. Seating will be general admission and is first come, first served

 
7:30 PM

Mendelssohn and Schubert

7:30 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Jan Lisiecki - Piano
Haydn - Overture to L'isola disabitata
Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1
INTERMISSION -
Schubert - Symphony in C major ("Great")

A piano prodigy returns! Jan Lisiecki may be young, but he's already a seasoned master at the keyboard (and a regular with the Orchestra—he made his debut at age 18). He'll shine in Mendelssohn's innovative Piano Concerto No. 1. Yannick also brings us Haydn's stirring Overture to the opera L'isola disabitata, part of his focus on that composer's music, as well as Schubert's Symphony in C major, his final completed symphony, and absolutely deserving of its less formal title: the “Great.”

 
 
8:00 PM

Mendelssohn and Schubert

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Jan Lisiecki - Piano
Haydn - Overture to L'isola disabitata
Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1
INTERMISSION -
Schubert - Symphony in C major ("Great")

A piano prodigy returns! Jan Lisiecki may be young, but he's already a seasoned master at the keyboard (and a regular with the Orchestra—he made his debut at age 18). He'll shine in Mendelssohn's innovative Piano Concerto No. 1. Yannick also brings us Haydn's stirring Overture to the opera L'isola disabitata, part of his focus on that composer's music, as well as Schubert's Symphony in C major, his final completed symphony, and absolutely deserving of its less formal title: the “Great.”

 
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2:00 PM

Mendelssohn and Schubert

2:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Jan Lisiecki - Piano
Haydn - Overture to L'isola disabitata
Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1
INTERMISSION -
Schubert - Symphony in C major ("Great")

A piano prodigy returns! Jan Lisiecki may be young, but he's already a seasoned master at the keyboard (and a regular with the Orchestra—he made his debut at age 18). He'll shine in Mendelssohn's innovative Piano Concerto No. 1. Yannick also brings us Haydn's stirring Overture to the opera L'isola disabitata, part of his focus on that composer's music, as well as Schubert's Symphony in C major, his final completed symphony, and absolutely deserving of its less formal title: the “Great.”

 
 
 
 
7:30 PM

Yannick Conducts Tchaikovsky

7:30 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
James McVinnie - Organ
Muhly - Register, Concerto for Organ and Orchestra
INTERMISSION -
Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony

Soloist James McVinnie cut his teeth in the great British cathedrals (he played for William and Kate's wedding at Westminster Abbey) and consistently wows the critics (“musically and technically immaculate”—Los Angeles Times). He joins the Orchestra in the East Coast premiere of Nico Muhly's Organ Concerto, a co-commission with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In McVinnie's hands, hear the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ in all its glory.

 
 
8:00 PM

Yannick Conducts Tchaikovsky

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
James McVinnie - Organ
Muhly - Register, Concerto for Organ and Orchestra
INTERMISSION -
Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony

Soloist James McVinnie cut his teeth in the great British cathedrals (he played for William and Kate's wedding at Westminster Abbey) and consistently wows the critics (“musically and technically immaculate”—Los Angeles Times). He joins the Orchestra in the East Coast premiere of Nico Muhly's Organ Concerto, a co-commission with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In McVinnie's hands, hear the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ in all its glory.

 
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7:00 PM

Chamber Orchestra Benefit Concert

7:00 PM, Keswick Theatre
Kensho Watanabe - Conductor
Members of The Philadelphia Orchestra
Grieg - “Prelude (Allegro vivace),” “Air (Andante religioso),” and “Rigaudon (Allegro con brio),” From Holberg’s Time, Suite in the Old Style for Strings
Tchaikovsky - Serenade in C major, Op. 48, for strings
Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Serenade in G major
Tchaikovsky - Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70, for string orchestra

Arts Montco and the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board are proud to present Members of The Philadelphia Orchestra at the historic Keswick Theatre for a community concert showcasing Montco's vibrant arts scene and providing funding for arts education in Montgomery County public schools.

 
8:00 PM

The Philadelphia Orchestra Featuring Ben Folds

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Edwin Outwater - Conductor
Ben Folds - Vocalist/Piano

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Ben Folds team up for a benefit concert during "We're HEAR Week." The benefit concert will feature orchestral arrangements of Ben Folds' hit songs, solo performances, and orchestra-only pieces, with all proceeds benefitting the Orchestra's education programs.

A singer-songwriter and champion of music education, Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation.

 
3:00 PM

Free Neighborhood Concert

3:00 PM, NovaCare Complex
Smith - “The Star-Spangled Banner”
Bizet - “The Toreadors,” from Suite No. 1 from Carmen
Offenbach - Can-Can, from Orpheus in the Underworld
Rosas - “Over the Waves” Waltz
Grieg - “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” from Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1, Op. 46
Strauss - “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” Waltz, Op. 314
Beethoven - First Movement from Symphony No. 5
Tchaikovsky - Capriccio italien

The Philadelphia Orchestra invites you to a Free Neighborhood Concert which introduces the music and musicians of the Orchestra to new audiences and venues outside of Verizon Hall.

This concert will be sensory-friendly at the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex featuring the full orchestra and will be welcoming, inclusive, and comfortable for children and families with sensory sensitivities and cognitive and learning differences, as well as anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

This concert is FREE, but RSVP's are encouraged.

 
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7:30 PM

Hannibal Healing Tones

7:30 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Karen Slack - Soprano (Eternal Mother)
Funmike Lagoke - Mezzo-soprano(The Everlasting)
Rodrick Dixon - Tenor (Shaman)
Morgan State University Choir
Eric Conway - Director
Philadelphia Heritage Chorale
J. Donald Dumpson - Artistic Director
Hannibal - Healing Tones
INTERMISSION -
Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Hannibal completes his tenure as composer-in-residence with the world premiere of Healing Tones, a hymn for the City of Brotherly Love. He's spent the past two years immersing himself in Philadelphia, collecting inspiration, texts, and music from all walks of life. Given his past triumphs here (including One Land, One River, One People), Hannibal's new piece is sure to enthrall. Yannick continues his complete cycle of the Sibelius symphonies with the Second.

 
8:00 PM

Hannibal Healing Tones

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Karen Slack - Soprano (Eternal Mother)
Funmike Lagoke - Mezzo-soprano(The Everlasting)
Rodrick Dixon - Tenor (Shaman)
Morgan State University Choir
Eric Conway - Director
Philadelphia Heritage Chorale
J. Donald Dumpson - Artistic Director
Hannibal - Healing Tones
INTERMISSION -
Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Hannibal completes his tenure as composer-in-residence with the world premiere of Healing Tones, a hymn for the City of Brotherly Love. He's spent the past two years immersing himself in Philadelphia, collecting inspiration, texts, and music from all walks of life. Given his past triumphs here (including One Land, One River, One People), Hannibal's new piece is sure to enthrall. Yannick continues his complete cycle of the Sibelius symphonies with the Second.

 
8:00 PM

Hannibal Healing Tones

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Karen Slack - Soprano (Eternal Mother)
Funmike Lagoke - Mezzo-soprano(The Everlasting)
Rodrick Dixon - Tenor (Shaman)
Morgan State University Choir
Eric Conway - Director
Philadelphia Heritage Chorale
J. Donald Dumpson - Artistic Director
Hannibal - Healing Tones
INTERMISSION -
Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Hannibal completes his tenure as composer-in-residence with the world premiere of Healing Tones, a hymn for the City of Brotherly Love. He's spent the past two years immersing himself in Philadelphia, collecting inspiration, texts, and music from all walks of life. Given his past triumphs here (including One Land, One River, One People), Hannibal's new piece is sure to enthrall. Yannick continues his complete cycle of the Sibelius symphonies with the Second.

 
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