In preparation for their Verizon Hall debut next week, high schoolers from the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Jazz Ensemble participated in a master class led by Kimmel Center musicians.
Summer concert season may be ending, but have no fear: the fall concert line-up is jam-packed with many popular artists and genres coming to Philadelphia.
Itzhak Perlman returns to Philadelphia to perform with The Philadelphia Orchestra in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.
Though originally scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night concert, Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will instead lead the orchestra at Verizon Hall.
For one performance only, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia presents “Fall of the Berlin Wall” on Sunday, April 7th in Verizon Hall.
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.
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.”
“Last year, we set the record up here — it was 125 degrees,” recalls Kimmel Center vice president of operations David Thiele.
Philadelphia is a great place to see world-class musical performances. Whether you’re interested in strings, winds, piano, an ensemble or a full orchestra, there’s something amazing in store for you this fall.
The Philadelphia Orchestra was founded in 1900, and since then, it has established itself as one of the most acclaimed orchestras in the world.
The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra will be filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The Commonwealth Plaza at the Kimmel Center has been transformed into a Parisian Streetscape. An 81-foot high Eiffel tower is covered with 6,000 light bulbs that will be switched on twice a night in a dazzling light and sound show.
Peter Nero and the Philly Pops presents four evenings of music and comedy featuring Robert Klein In Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, March 30th through April 3rd.
The Curtis Symphony Orchestra features a winning piece written for violin by one of its own, Jennifer Higdon, written for another graduate, Hilary Hahn and to be performed on Valentine’s Day.
Philadelphia tourism officials are traveling around the east coast offering other cities a glimpse of this April’s Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts.