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January 30, 2020

Access in Action

Free Neighborhood Chamber Concert Series Brings The Philadelphia Orchestra to Communities across the City

December 30, 2019

Beethoven@250: Celebrating Music Itself

The musical world this season celebrates the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth. During the last big party, for the 1970 bicentennial, Leonard Bernstein declared, “It’s almost like celebrating the birthday of music itself.”

Ludwig van Beethoven, by Joseph Karl Stieler, from 1819–20

December 30, 2019

Beyond the Baton

A Q&A with Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Photo by Chris Lee

From the January/February 2020 Playbill

This Month Yannick Talks about Farrenc’s Symphony No. 2.

December 30, 2019

Darrin Britting - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

If you’re enjoying this issue of Playbill, thank Darrin Britting. As director of publications and content development for The Philadelphia Orchestra, his various responsibilities include the venerable program booklet passed out at every concert.

December 30, 2019

David Nicastro - Behind the Scenes

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we feature one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Where were you born? I was born in Glen Cove, NY, but was raised in the Hague, the Netherlands, from ages 2 to 18.

What piece of music could you hear over and over again? J.S. Bach’s partitas, sonatas, and suites.

November 20, 2019

An Inspiring Leader

As Board Chairman Richard B. Worley Prepares to Step Down, We Look Back at His 10-Year Tenure

Richard B. Worley is certainly well known in the world of finance, and in boardrooms of Philadelphia and beyond. His financial prowess and philanthropic generosity are legendary in the donor community. But concertgoers may not be aware of the extraordinary contributions he’s made to their beloved Philadelphia Orchestra over the past decade, during his term as chairman of the Board of The Philadelphia Orchestra Association.

November 20, 2019

Shelley Showers - Behind the Scenes

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we feature one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Where were you born? I was born in Reading, PA, but spent most of my childhood in Lancaster.

November 20, 2019

Lisa and Peter DiLullo - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

Peter and Lisa DiLullo first began going to occasional Philadelphia Orchestra concerts over 20 years ago. But it took a generous offer from close friends with a subscription to really get them hooked.

“They began inviting us to come into Center City regularly, have dinner, and see the Orchestra,” says Peter. “The music was great! It became an evening out that we really enjoyed.”

October 02, 2019

Michelle Zwi - In the Spotlight

A Monthly Profile of Orchestra Fans and Family

October 02, 2019

Elina Kalendarova - Behind the Scenes

Each month in the Orchestra’s Playbill, we feature one musician in a question-and-answer segment. Below is that feature in its entirety.

Where were you born? In Tashkent, USSR.

What piece of music could you hear over and over again? Brahms’s Symphony No. 1.

What is your most treasured possession? My family. 

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