Two violinists, a cellist and a viola player were aboard a flight that was delayed for three hours on the tarmac in Beijing on Friday.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is going to China next week and some members of the participated in a sendoff ceremony.
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents Beethoven’s “Pastoral” in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.
The Orchestra will leave May 28th for a tour of China which will include seven concerts and other “people to people” events.
For the first time ever, the Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia will collaborate on a production which will be presented in 2014.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is presenting an elaborate performance of “St. Matthews’s Passion”.
Executive vice-president Ryan Fleur says the Orchestra is breaking ground with Rite of Spring, again, recording it for Deutsche Grammophon, under the baton of Yannick Nezet-Seguin.
Sawallisch was musical director of the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1993 to 2003, guiding the renowned ensemble through a period of financial and artistic turmoil.
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.
One of the more celebrated splits developed this year between the Philly Pops organization and its world-renowned music director, Peter Nero.
Nutter first stressed that the trip cost taxpayers nothing, as the Chamber of Commerce program called “Select Philadelphia” picked up the estimated $9,000 tab for Nutter and four other city employees.
4th grader Aiden Muligan is back at it; he’s playing hot cross buns like a pro on his trombone.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is ready to kick off its new season, including a liver performance of the score to accompany the film “West Side Story.”
Chris says goodbye to Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino and discusses the Phillies trade deadline moves with radio Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke. He discusses Mitt Romney’s trip to Israel and the consternation among the press and also chats with Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
The Philadelphia Orchestra is out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.