Our City, Your Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra is proud to present Our City, Your Orchestra, a series of free online concerts performed by small ensembles at Black-owned businesses, non-profit institutions, and iconic cultural locations throughout the Philadelphia region, will return with new monthly, two-part episodes.

New episodes will be available on this page on the 1st and 15th day of each month.

Upcoming episodes


Family Promise of Burlington County Episode 2

January 15, 2022

Arthur, Jr. “The River”
Beethoven Fourth movement (Finale: Presto), from Trio in C major, Op. 87

Family Promise of Burlington County Episode 1

January 1, 2022

Ponce “Estrellita”
Brahms “Weg der Liebe II”
Brahms “Es rauschet das Wasser”

In this episode of Our City, Your Orchestra, learn what one local organization, Family Promise of Burlington County, is doing to address housing insecurity in the region. Hear from Family Promise Executive Director Scott Rush and current and former Philadelphia Orchestra musicians performing works by Brahms and more.

Our City, Your Orchestra is supported in part by the William Penn Foundation, with additional support provided through the Connelly Foundation, PNC Arts Alive initiative, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Presser Foundation.

William Penn Foundation

Connelly Foundation

PNC Arts Alive

National Endowment for the Arts

The Presser Foundation