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January 01, 2014

In the Spotlight - January 2014

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

Yuming Chiu is going places. He can see his future: There’s a big job. Community engagement. Board directorships. Involvement in the arts. “My entire life I have been really passionate for music,” he says. “As a kid I dreamed of becoming the president and CEO of the L.A. Philharmonic.”

January 01, 2014

Hai-Ye Ni - Behind the Scenes

Hai-Ye Ni Principal Cello

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

December 03, 2013

Bill and Judy Scheide - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

December 03, 2013

Paul Arnold - Behind the Scenes

Paul Arnold Violin 

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? New York City.

November 06, 2013

Elizabeth Hainen - Behind the Scenes

Elizabeth Hainen Principal Harp

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? Toledo, Ohio.

What piece of music could you play over and over again? Bach’s Double Violin Concerto.

November 06, 2013

Claudia and Richard Balderston - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

Don’t ask Claudia Balderston about her first encounter with The Philadelphia Orchestra. The Philadelphians have been in her world for so long, she can’t recall life without them. “I don’t remember!” she insists. “The Orchestra has always been a part of our lives. We’ve been subscription holders forever.”

September 19, 2013

Richard Woodhams - Behind the Scenes

 

Richard Woodhams Principal Oboe

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? Palo Alto, CA.

 What piece of music could you play over and over again? Gurrelieder by Arnold Schoenberg.

September 19, 2013

Dr. Louis Keeler - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

Longtime Philadelphia Orchestra subscriber Dr. Louis Keeler had recently switched his series from Thursday evenings to Friday afternoons and was enjoying a matinee performance of Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 (“It was a great performance that day,” he remembers) when he observed something troubling: He didn’t see any young people in the audience.

April 04, 2013

Holly Blake - Behind the Scenes

Holly Blake Contrabassoon

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? Philadelphia, PA.

April 04, 2013

Kristen Phillips and Matt Schreck - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Series of Donor and Patron Profiles

When Yannick Nézet-Séguin made his first subscription concert appearances as music director of The Philadelphia Orchestra—leading performances of Verdi’s Requiem—the ovations were resounding. Raves poured in. When he led the work the following week for his Carnegie Hall debut, the New York Times described it as “a heaven-storming performance” that had “thoroughly … won over the audience.” The critics weren’t the only ones impressed. 

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