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April 08, 2016

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Photo by Chris Lee

From the April/May 2016 Playbill

This Month Yannick Talks about Weill's Symphony No. 2, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 7, and Mahler's Symphony No. 10.

April 04, 2016

Don Liuzzi - 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.

Don Liuzzi holds the Dwight V. Dowley Chair.

Where were you born? In Weymouth, Massachusetts.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Respighi’s The Pines of Rome.

February 29, 2016

Jeffrey Khaner - 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.

Jeffrey Khaner holds the Paul and Barbara Henkels Chair.

Where were you born? In Montreal.

February 29, 2016

Fred and Trudy Honigman: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

Fred Honigman has a favorite T-shirt, sent to him by a daughter in California. On the back it says: The only Philly team that never disappoints. And on the front it reads: The Philadelphia Orchestra.

February 19, 2016

What a Difference a Century Makes: 100 Years Out, The Philadelphia Orchestra Reprises a Historic Turning Point

On a freezing weekend 100 years ago this March, The Philadelphia Orchestra presented a set of concerts that, in a single stroke, established it as an ensemble of international importance.

February 01, 2016

Denise Tryon: 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 St Paul, Minnesota.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Bach’s Cello Suites (yes, on horn … string players, please don’t hate me).

February 01, 2016

Linda and David Glickstein: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

Linda Glickstein’s family lineage with The Philadelphia Orchestra goes all the way back to Leopold Stokowski—her parents, who met in Philadelphia, regularly attended concerts in the ’30s with the legendary music director—but that’s not what she and her husband, David, want to talk about. “We’ve got better stories coming!” he promises.

January 19, 2016

“A Collection of Everything that’s Great in Music … without Boundaries”

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces its 2016-17 Season

Photo by Chris Lee

That’s how Yannick Nézet-Séguin describes The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2016-17 season, his fifth at the helm of the Fabulous Philadelphians. A bold statement to be sure, but as Will Rogers (among others) once said, “It ain’t bragging if you can back it up.” And boy can he! Consider the following:

December 31, 2015

Henry Scott - 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 Dorothy, New Jersey.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? None. I enjoy coming back to a great piece of music I love, rather than playing it over and over.

December 31, 2015

Raymond and Joanne Welsh - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

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