Allison Vulgamore

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Orchestra Set To Embark On Tour Of Asia

The Philadelphia Orchestra will soon be packing its bags for a three-week tour of Asia.


(Yannick Nézet-Séguin, right, conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra in this provided file photo by Jessica Griffin.)

Positively Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra Concert Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

The concert begins at 4pm on MLK Day at Martin Luther King High School, and the orchestra’s new music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will be there.



Philadelphia Orchestra Emerges From Bankruptcy

The Philadelphia Orchestra is out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.


(credit:  Ryan Donnell)

Philly Orchestra, Musicians Approve New Contract

The Philadelphia Orchestra says a new collective bargaining agreement has been reached between the orchestra association and its musicians union.


(Allison Vulgamore, left, is accompanied at today's announcement by Mayor Nutter.  Credit:  John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Orchestra Announces 2 Free Concerts During October

“Even in these tough and challenging economic times — and certainly the orchestra has been hit in many ways by this tough economy — they still want to bring the music to the people,” said Mayor Michael Nutter.


The Philadelphia Orchestra

Cash-Strapped Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Major Funding Pledges

The Philadelphia Orchestra announced Tuesday that it has received several major gifts and pledges toward its effort to emerge from bankruptcy and establish solid financial footing.


(Photos by Michelle Durham)

Mayor Nutter Helps Philadelphia Orchestra Pitch For Public Support

In a new initiative launched today to increase awareness and support of the Philadelphia Orchestra, orchestra officials are asking members of the public to “listen with your heart.”