Philadelphia Orchestra

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John McDevitt
March 22, 2019 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra are participating in an education program this week where their music and message is being brought into the city's schools and neighborhoods. Members of the orchestra performed for visually and hearing impaired students at the...
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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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Packed house at the Mann Center for a special night featuring highlights from the Eagles' historic season with sounds by NFL Films and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Mike Dougherty
July 25, 2018 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In 2018, euphoria is endless for Eagles fans with reminders of the historic title run everywhere. On Tuesday night at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, thousands who bleed green relived the season with some help from the Philadelphia Orchestra and NFL Films. "...
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John McDevitt
April 01, 2018 - 2:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sounds of Philadelphia have been turned into a symphony. The Philadelphia Orchestra debuts its community-based commission later this week with thousands of recorded sounds and voices from the area blended in. Several Philadelphia-area choirs will be on stage...
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Philadelphia Orchestra
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John McDevitt
March 31, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- The Philadelphia Orchestra has named a new leader. Forty-eight-year-old Matías Tarnopolsky will be the Philadelphia Orchestra’s new president and CEO in August. He has accepted an initial five-year term. “The Philadelphia Orchestra already has a deep connection to...
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