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Advisory of Artist and Program Change

April 1, 2013

(Philadelphia, April 1, 2013)—The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced a change for this week’s subscription concerts, April 4-6, 2013. Conductor Jaap van Zweden has regrettably withdrawn from conducting the performances due to family reasons. This Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5, Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct. On Saturday, April 6, Associate Conductor Cristian Măcelaru will lead the ensemble in his Philadelphia Orchestra subscription debut. As a result, the repertoire has been changed slightly. Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Strauss’s Suite from Der Rosenkavalier will remain on the program, while Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night will be replaced by Strauss’s tone poem Death and Transfiguration.

Jaap van Zweden remains committed to conducting next weekend’s concerts. Programs for Beyond the Score: Prokofiev 5 on Thursday, April 11 at 7 PM, and Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev on Friday, April 12 at 2 PM and Saturday, April 13 at 8 PM will remain unchanged.

For more information on The Philadelphia Orchestra, please visit www.philorch.org.

***Please note that this update supersedes previous press materials related to this concert.***

 

GARRICK OHLSSON AND BRAHMS

April 4 at 8:00 PM – Thursday evening – Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
April 5 at 2:00 PM – Friday afternoon – Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
April 6 at 8:00 PM – Saturday evening – Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor (April 4 & 5)
Cristian Măcelaru Conductor (April 6)
Garrick Ohlsson Piano  

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1
Strauss Death and Transfiguration
Strauss Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Tickets start at $26, 215.893.1999 or www.philorch.org.