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September 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Debuts Its 2014-2015 Season With Season Begins At The Kimmel Center, This Weekend, September 26-28

The Philadelphia Orchestra launches its 2014-2015 season this weekend, September 26-28, with Season Begins, a show featuring Lang Lang, an accomplished classical pianist and graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. One of the classical music world’s most popular musicians, Lang Lang will take the Verizon Hall stage with the Orchestra’s popular conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, […]

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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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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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January 23, 2012

Yannick Nézet-Séguin To Make His Debut At The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 155th Anniversary Academy Of Music Concert Starring Diana Krall And Yo-Yo Ma, January 28

Grammy Award winners singer/pianist Diana Krall and cellist Yo-Yo Ma will be special guests of the Philadelphia Orchestra when they celebrate the 155th Anniversary of the Academy of Music on Saturday, January 28. Taking its cues from the very first Academy Anniversary Concert, the program will be a mix of orchestral repertoire and popular music. […]

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December 6, 2011

The Philadelphia Orchestra To Perform “The Philadelphia Legacy,” A Series Of Concerts Paying Homage To The Ensemble’s And City’s History

In honor of the Kimmel Center’s 10th anniversary, “The Philadelphia Legacy,” a series of concerts representing the legacies of both the Philadelphia Orchestra and the city itself, will be performed December 8-11. Named one of “Tomorrow’s Conducting Icons” by Gramophone Magazine, Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin (future music director of the Orchestra commencing in the […]

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September 1, 2011

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin To Volunteer His Time To Lead Three Additional Subscription Weeks

Yannick Nézet-Séguin was announced as the new music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra on June 14, 2010. Four days later he made his first official appearances as music director designate as part of a “Welcome” tour of Philadelphia, during which he met with patrons at the Kimmel Center, visited iconic city sites, attended a neighborhood […]

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October 27, 2010

Yannick, The New Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra, To Conduct Inaugural Concerts at the Kimmel Center This Weekend

Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead his first subscription concerts as The Philadelphia Orchestra’s music director designate on October 29, 30, and 31, 2010 in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, leading milestone symphonies by two Viennese masters working a century apart. The program pairs Haydn’s “Military” Symphony, so named for its trumpet-and-drum fanfare in the second […]

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June 21, 2010

Philadelphia Orchestra Welcomes New Music Director, Yannick Nezet-Seguin

The Philadelphia Orchestra has a new music director, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, and we’re happy to have him in our town! Welcome, Yannick! A young director at 35, we’re looking forward to Yannick breathing new life and energy into our historic and wonderful Orchestra. has a great photo slideshow of Yannick touring Philadelphia and meeting with […]

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