In the Spotlight

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April 03, 2018

Robert Mortensen: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

February 27, 2018

Kelly Lee: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

January 30, 2018

Peter Benoliel: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

January 03, 2018

Antoinette DuBiel: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

If you’re a regular at the Kimmel Center, you probably know her by sight: a petite woman in a snappy uniform, with her light blonde hair stylishly coifed, and a smile bright enough to light the way to your seat.

October 30, 2017

Gail Ehrlich: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

Gail Ehrlich doesn’t just hear The Philadelphia Orchestra. She feels it.

“Trained as a classical ballerina in my youth, I feel the joy of music not only in my heart and soul but in my joints and limbs,” she says.

April 05, 2017

César Avila: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

March 01, 2017

Gregg Whiteside: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

In his rich, immediately recognizable baritone, Gregg Whiteside insists he never had any intention of being a radio broadcaster, let alone the voice of The Philadelphia Orchestra (the first orchestra with a commercially-sponsored national radio series, starting in 1929).

January 03, 2017

Ken Hutchins: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

“The whole experience has been, to me, life-transforming.”

November 30, 2016

Susan Price: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

November 01, 2016

Lisa Yakulis: In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

Lisa Yakulis, the new president of the Orchestra Volunteer Committees, may hail from Wisconsin, but she’s a lifelong Philadelphia Orchestra fan. Her first experience hearing the Philadelphians live—when she was a college student in the ’80s, and the Orchestra was still playing in the Academy of Music—was unforgettable. 

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