Philly Pops

Thousands are in Old City to celebrate Independence Day. (Credit: David Spunt)

Philly Pops Play Free Concert To Celebrate July 4th In Old City

Thousands from across the world sat on Independence Mall Friday evening to celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/03/2015

(With conductor Michael Krajewski on the podium, the Philly Pops rehearses in Verizon Hall ahead of their free Friday evening concert on Indpendence Mall.  Photo by Marcy Norton)

Philly Pops Holds Final Runthroughs For Free Friday Evening Concert

Practice makes perfect for any musician, but the Philly Pops already sounded pretty good, rehearsing today in the Kimmel Center ahead of their Independence Mall performance.

07/03/2015

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

The Nation’s Birthplace Revs Up Once Again For America’s Birthday

Independence Day isn’t until Saturday, but Philadelphia’s Fourth of July celebration was already getting underway on Friday morning.

07/03/2015

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‘Epic Hollywood Soundtracks’ At Verizon Hall

Michael Krajewski, the music director and conductor of the Philly Pops, shared a brief preview of “Epic Hollywood Soundtracks.”

03/21/2015

Philly Pops' president Frank Giordano, at lectern, tells invited guests at a center city restaurant about this season's concerts.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philly Pops’ Upcoming Season Includes Andrea Bocelli Concert

Frank Giordano, president and CEO of the Philly Pops, noted one special, high-profile guest who will appear during this year’s concert series.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

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Philadelphia Native Hugh Panaro On The Philly POPS Christmas Spectacular

The headline soloist is Hugh Panaro, who was born, raised and trained here to be the Broadway star that he’s become.

12/12/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Dec. 10

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

12/10/2014

David Charles Abell talking with Amber Gay, whose family now owns the home on E. Gowen Ave, near Stenton Ave. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Celebrated Conductor Now Based In London Tours Childhood Home In Philadelphia

British conductor David Charles Abell, back in his hometown of Philadelphia to lead the Philly Pops’ “Christmas Spectacular,” toured his childhood home in East Mount Airy for the first time in decades.

12/03/2014

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The Philly POPS’ ‘Christmas Spectacular’

Michael Krajewski, the conductor and music director of the Philly POPS, describes what guests will see when they attend the POPS’ “Christmas Spectacular” at the Kimmel Center.

11/22/2014

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Philly POPS Look Forward To Exciting Season

CEO and President of the Philly POPS, Frank Giordano, says he is looking forward to the upcoming season and its diverse and fun line-up.

10/04/2014

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Philadelphia Finalizes Parade Plans To Honor Its Hometown Little League Heroes

And the city is encouraging everyone to come out and congratulate the Taney Dragons on their success.

08/26/2014

(A parade on Broad Street, outside the Kimmel Center, announces the start of sale of tickets for the Philly Pops' Christmas shows.  Photo by Dustin Wingate)

Philly Pops Plans Free Christmas Concert For Military, First Responders

This year, for the first time ever, the first concert of the series will be free for military personnel, police, and firefighters.

07/10/2014

(conductor Larry Blank leads the Philly Pops in its traditional Independence Day concert, relocated indoors this year due to weather.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Spirits Are Sunny Even As Iffy Weather Forces Philly Pops Holiday Concert Indoors

Thanks to Mother Nature, the Philly Pops orchestra held its traditional Fourth of July holiday concert indoors at the Kimmel Center last night, instead of the usual spot outside Independence Hall.

07/04/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 3

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/03/2014

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The Philly POPS Presents…Sixties Hits

“The Philly POPS Presents…Sixties Hits” is taking place at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall on May 16th, 17th and 18th.

05/03/2014

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