PlayIN with The Philadelphia Orchestra

Come sit side-by-side with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra at one of the popular PlayIN events being presented this season. Musicians of all ages across a range of abilities are invited to join the Fabulous Philadelphians onstage—Philly style!—in a shared music-making event that will excite and inspire.

Participants are encouraged to share their experience before, during, and after the event using social media (#PhilOrchPlayIN).

Each PlayIN will be filmed and / or photographed to potentially be used for future promotion.

PlayIN for Tuba/Euphonium

Back by popular demand! Principal Tuba Carol Jantsch, members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, and special ensemble Tubular (the world’s greatest tuba cover band) are back once again for the fourth Tuba/Euphonium PlayIN extravaganza! This onstage community event is open to musicians of all ages across a range of abilities to join in a shared music-making event for the ages. Musical selections will include popular works by Beethoven, Grieg, Elgar, and many more.

Saturday, April 18, 2020 11 AM
Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Program TBA

Registration will be available in March 2020

PlayIN for Bass

The Philadelphia Orchestra invites bass players of all ages and abilities to participate in an exciting community event. All bass players and audience members are welcome to join this fun experience, hosted by members of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s bass section and Kensho Watanabe.

Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 4 PM

Perelman Theater
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia PA

Program:

Tchaikovsky Suite from The Nutcracker, Op. 71
Mahler Second movement from Symphony No. 1 in D major
Copland “Hoe-Down,” from Rodeo
Musorgsky “Bydlo,” from Pictures from an Exhibition
Holst “Mars, the Bringer of War,” from The Planets, Op. 32
Hague “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” 

PlayIN for Strings

Step onto Verizon Hall’s stage and sit side-by-side with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal for an unforgettable string PlayIN. The event will be led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Conducting Fellow Lina Gonzalea-Granados on November 23, 2019.

Advanced and intermediate level string players (violin, viola, cello, and bass) of all ages are invited to join the musicians on stage in a shared music-making event that will excite and inspire.

Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 3 PM

Check-in time is 2:15 PM
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S Broad Street, Philadelphia PA

PROGRAM:

Grieg Holberg Prelude
*Bach Brandenburg no. 3, 1st mvmt
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1st mvmt
Tchaikovsky Serenade, 3rd mvmt: Elegie
Holst St. Paul Suite, Finale (Dargasson)

 

The Philadelphia Orchestra's PlayINs are funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.