Philadelphia Orchestra

Nearly 400 students from all over the region explored tables at the Kimmel Center with information for roughly 50 college music programs from 18 states.
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Cherri Gregg
November 11, 2019 - 8:22 pm
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts was host to a free college fair Monday designed specifically for students with an interest in careers in music. Read more here.
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The Bala Cynwyd library hosted a string quartet from the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Justin Udo
September 23, 2019 - 1:46 pm
The Philadelphia Orchestra is getting out of the concert hall, and bringing their music to the people, as they embark on a special series of small shows at unlikely places throughout the region.
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A cyclist passes by The Kimmel Center for the Performance Arts, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation for Placido Domingo appear at its opening night concert in September.
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Tim Jimenez
August 14, 2019 - 7:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several music companies are following the Philadelphia Orchestra's lead in canceling an upcoming performance from opera star Placido Domingo, who is facing sexual harrassment allegations. The Los Angeles Opera, which Domingo has been general director of for the last...
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Placido Domingo
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August 13, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Marianne Garvey (CNN) — Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past." The famed opera singer, conductor and director of the Los Angeles Opera responded to a report...
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Steve Tawa
March 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As The Philadelphia Orchestra sets the stage for its next season , it will mark the birthday of one of classical music's monumental composers, as well as a celebration of female innovators and creators. Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct all nine...
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To cap off the largest MLK Day of Service event in the country, the Philadelphia Orchestra and a high school choir performed in the intimate chapel at Girard College.
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Steve Tawa
January 21, 2019 - 5:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To cap off the largest MLK Day of Service event in the country, the Philadelphia Orchestra and a high school choir performed in the intimate chapel at Girard College. Orchestra music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducted works that included African-American...
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Area Elementary School students get a classical music lesson from the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 28, 2018 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Orchestra hosted a live educational classical music concert for several thousand elementary school students. The students who attended the Philadelphia Orchestra School Concert Program at the Kimmel Center took part in a classical music curriculum at...
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The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet.
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Justin Udo
September 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet. Orchestra CEO Matías Tarnopolsky said for their fourth annual Audience Appreciation Day, they're presenting 30 free concerts throughout the city all in...
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The Philadelphia Orchestra and Conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin, photographed at the Kimmel Center on Friday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Philadelphia.
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Antionette Lee
September 06, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After they released a schedule that included no female composers, The Philadelphia Orchestra is now making efforts to amend its mistakes and strengthen the role of women in classical music. "It's just like my life," said Xi Wang on how the music she writes impacts her...
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