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April 01, 2019

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Photo by Chris Lee

From the April/May 2019 Playbill

This Month Yannick Talks about Mahler's Symphony No. 9.

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.

January 03, 2019

Schoolhouse Classical: The Philadelphia Orchestra Gives Back

It’s no secret that The Philadelphia Orchestra spends a lot of time away from Verizon Hall. Every summer it heads to the Mann Center, Vail, and Saratoga. There are regular visits to New York’s Carnegie Hall and community concerts around Philadelphia, plus frequent overseas tours.

January 03, 2019

Patrick Williams - 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? Boulder, CO.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde.

What is your most treasured possession? My road bike.

January 03, 2019

Jane Kesson: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

"If I didn’t know the facts, I wouldn’t have believed it!”

That’s how Cindi Pasceri describes her reaction to the news that her dear friend, the late Jane Kesson, had donated an astonishing $4.7 million to The Philadelphia Orchestra.

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