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June 04, 2019

The Orchestra and Fairmount Park: A Match Made in Heaven

Hearing The Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on a beautiful summer evening has always felt like an occasion. The resounding majesty of the Orchestra’s legendary sound provides a unique feeling both in the covered seating and, with amplification, for the audience on the upper lawn.

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Jordan August

June 04, 2019

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Photo by Chris Lee

From the June 2019 Playbill

This Month Yannick Talks about Bernstetin's Candide.

June 04, 2019

Robert Grossman - Behind the Scenes

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

June 04, 2019

Linda Forlini: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

“We are the first voice you hear.”

April 01, 2019

Richard Harlow - Behind the Scenes

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? In Detroit, but I grew up in Dearborn.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Brahms’s Third Symphony.

April 01, 2019

Julie Coker Graham: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

As president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), Julie Coker Graham is keenly attuned to what makes a city special.

March 07, 2019

Past as Present: The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces a Season-long Focus on Equality, Justice, and Magnificent Music

Music communicates and unifies. And its non-verbal elements can transform us in ways that are difficult to articulate.

March 07, 2019

Olivia Staton - Behind the Scenes

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? Sacramento, California.

March 07, 2019

Adrienne Simpson: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

When Philadelphia Orchestra Board of Directors member Adrienne Simpson says, “My life has been inundated by classical music,” she means it.

Her father, Eugene Thamon Simpson, started out a concert pianist and bass vocalist. While she was growing up in Glassboro, NJ, he was a chorale director and vocal instructor. “He married his favorite soprano!” says Adrienne, laughing.

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