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.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The Philadelphia Orchestra says a new collective bargaining agreement has been reached between the orchestra association and its musicians union.
“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 announced Tuesday that it has received several major gifts and pledges toward its effort to emerge from bankruptcy and establish solid financial footing.
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.”