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November 20, 2019

An Inspiring Leader

As Board Chairman Richard B. Worley Prepares to Step Down, We Look Back at His 10-Year Tenure

Richard B. Worley is certainly well known in the world of finance, and in boardrooms of Philadelphia and beyond. His financial prowess and philanthropic generosity are legendary in the donor community. But concertgoers may not be aware of the extraordinary contributions he’s made to their beloved Philadelphia Orchestra over the past decade, during his term as chairman of the Board of The Philadelphia Orchestra Association.

November 20, 2019

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Photo by Chris Lee

From the November/December 2019 Playbill

This Month Yannick Talks about Bach’s Mass in B minor.

November 20, 2019

Shelley Showers - 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? I was born in Reading, PA, but spent most of my childhood in Lancaster.

November 20, 2019

Lisa and Peter DiLullo - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

Peter and Lisa DiLullo first began going to occasional Philadelphia Orchestra concerts over 20 years ago. But it took a generous offer from close friends with a subscription to really get them hooked.

“They began inviting us to come into Center City regularly, have dinner, and see the Orchestra,” says Peter. “The music was great! It became an evening out that we really enjoyed.”

October 02, 2019

Michelle Zwi - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

October 02, 2019

Elina Kalendarova - 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 Tashkent, USSR.

What piece of music could you hear over and over again? Brahms’s Symphony No. 1.

What is your most treasured possession? My family. 

September 17, 2019

Christine Lim - 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 Seoul, South Korea.

What piece of music could you hear over and over again? Brahms’s Symphony No. 1.

What is your most treasured possession? My soulful phone. 

September 10, 2019

WomenNOW

In the 2019–20 season, a woman’s place is on The Philadelphia Orchestra’s stages, leading from the podium, performing in the spotlight, and commanding the repertoire.

Ravel. Bartók. Frank.

Gabriela Lena Frank remembers well what it was like, as a young composer, to have one of her pieces paired with the work of musical giants.

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

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.

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