Meet the biggest string instrument we have! While violins and cellos are easy to notice, the bass section is always at the back of the stage. Join us and meet one of our bass players, Nathaniel West, and learn all about that bass!
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Adela Zaharia - Soprano
Audra McDonald - Soprano
Strauss - Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
Verdi - "È strano! … Ah, fors'è lui … Sempre libera," from La traviata
Oliveros - “Tuning Meditation,” from Four Meditations for Orchestra
Gershwin, Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein - Selections
Award-winning singer and actor Audra McDonald will perform at The Philadelphia Orchestra's Opening Night Concert and Gala on September 18.
Led by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the program will include beloved selections by Gershwin, Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and more, as well as the first Philadelphia Orchestra performance of Pauline Oliveros's "Tuning Meditation," from Four Meditations for Orchestra. Soprano Adela Zaharia will make her Philadelphia Orchestra debut.
Contact Dorothy Byrne in the Volunteer Relations office at 215.893.3124 or via e-mail at email@example.com for information on the gala.