Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra
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John McDevitt
May 27, 2020 - 6:01 pm
The Philadelphia Orchestra is bringing its music to area hospitals to show support for COVID-19 patients and health care workers. Read more here.
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Graduation cap
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Mike DeNardo
May 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia says it's going to find a way to get caps and gowns to high school seniors so that they can wear them for next month's virtual graduation. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Zoo
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Mike Dougherty
April 03, 2020 - 5:00 am
Hey there, mandatory homebodies. We find ourselves in an unusual situation, but there are still things to do in and around Philadelphia — from a distance. If you’ve already binged “Tiger King” on Netflix and need something to do, The KYW To-Do List has your back.
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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 On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation for Placido Domingo appear at its opening night concert in September.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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The Philadelphia Orchestra
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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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