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December 11, 2012

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Cello Play-In, Saturday, December 15, Welcomes Cellists Of All Ages And Stages To Play With The Professionals

Nearly 200 cello players will gather in the Kimmel Center’s Commonwealth Plaza this Saturday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. for the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Cello Play-In. The fun-for-all play-in is geared toward players of all levels, and musical selections will be varied, including everything from Bach to the Beatles, beloved holiday music and well-known favorites […]

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December 10, 2012

Philadelphia Orchestra And PECO’s “Power Week,” Offering $10 Concert Tickets, Kicks Off Today With A Free Lunchtime Concert At Liberty Place

All week long, December 10-17, enjoy major discounts at select Philadelphia Orchestra concerts thanks to PECO’s “Power Week” promotion. Music enthusiasts can spend a mere $10 to gain access into the acclaimed orchestra’s concerts. But there’s even more exciting news. For those who are too busy to attend a full length concert, or don’t want […]

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December 6, 2012

Awesome Event Alert: Hugh Jackman To Join Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin And The Philadelphia Orchestra For Academy Of Music 156th Anniversary Concert, January 26

The Philadelphia Orchestra is planning a stellar evening to celebrate the 156th Anniversary of the Academy of Music on Saturday, January 26. None other than internationally acclaimed actor (and noted Philadelphia Union fan) Hugh Jackman will be joining the orchestra’s much-awaited brand new Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin to lead the acclaimed ensemble in a magical […]

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November 30, 2012

Hear The Glorious Sounds Of The Holiday Season With The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Month’s Worth Of Festive Concerts, Beginning This Saturday, December 1

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s holiday lineup promises plenty of cheer for music lovers of all ages. The most musical time of the year opens with A Holiday Spectacular! Family Concert this Saturday, December 1; continues with three Glorious Sound of Christmas concerts, December 20-22; follows with Handel’s Messiah, December 23; and concludes with the time-honored tradition […]

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November 12, 2012

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents A Parisian-Themed Concert Series, An American In Paris, November 23-25

The Philadelphia Orchestra is taking audience members on a journey through time and space with a special performance called An American In Paris, on stage November 23-25. French guest conductor Stephane Deneve will lead the orchestra through a program of music by Gershwin, Debussy and Poulenc that evokes the taxi horns and smoky cafés of […]

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September 10, 2012

Tickets Go On Sale Today For The Philadelphia Orchestra’s First Season Led By Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Today at noon, individual tickets go on sale for Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s inaugural season as the Philadelphia Orchestra’s eighth music director. The Orchestra will comp box office fees for tickets bought in person at the Kimmel Center Box Office today. Plus, the first 150 in line will get their choice of one free parking pass to […]

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July 26, 2012

Reminder: The New “Friday Night Lights” Fireworks Series Kicks Off At Penn’s Landing This Friday, July 27 And It’s Preceded By A Free Philadelphia Orchestra Concert On The RiverStage

How’s this for a weekend starter? The very first edition of Penn’s Landing’s awesome new “Friday Night Lights” fireworks series kicks off this Friday, July 27 with a bang, illuminating the city skyline over the Delaware River with a free fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. But before that, at 8 p.m., is a completely free […]

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July 25, 2012

Reminder: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concerts Return This Week, At Curtis Arboretum July 26 And Penn’s Landing July 27

The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra continues their Free Neighborhood Concert Series for 2012 with two free outdoor concerts this week, Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27. For both programs, Cristian Macelaru will conduct the orchestra in the Dvorak Carnival Overture; Saint-Saëns “Bacchanale,” from Samson and Delilah; Fauré Pavane; Wagner “The Ride of the Valkyries,” from […]

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July 17, 2012

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Neighborhood Concert Series Returns With Performances At Curtis Arboretum And Penn’s Landing, July 26-27

The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra will be stepping outside of their usual home at The Kimmel Center to dazzle new audiences this summer. The best part? You won’t have to spend a dime. For its twelfth consecutive year, the Free Neighborhood Concert Series returns on Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27 at two great outdoor […]

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July 13, 2012

The Philadelphia Orchestra Returns To The Mann Center For Another Three-Night Outdoor Concert Series, July 19-21

If you missed the Philadelphia Orchestra’s performance series at the Mann Center June 27-30, you’ve got another opportunity coming up next week. The orchestra returns to the Mann July 19-21, with lawn seating for each starting at just $12.50 ($19.50 for the July 19 kick-off featuring Chris Botti). The first two concerts feature the PECO […]

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