In the Spotlight

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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. 

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 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.

December 31, 2015

Raymond and Joanne Welsh - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

December 02, 2015

Katharine Eyre and Bruce Leto - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

November 02, 2015

Susie Robinson - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

Susie Robinson’s husband, Norman, always said his wife never knew when to quit. And that’s been a very good thing for The Philadelphia Orchestra, which recently honored her with the Golden Baton Award for her 50 years of dedicated volunteer service and leadership.

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