PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

 

BIO: The Philadelphia Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, it was founded in 1900. The orchestra's home is... (read more...)

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BWW Review: An Evening with the Divine Mr. M(ozart) at Lincoln CenterBWW Review: An Evening with the Divine Mr. M(ozart) at Lincoln Center
by Richard Sasanow - July 29, 2016

The opening program for this year's Mostly Mozart Festival—the 50th--at David Geffen Hall may not have offered any new insights into the mind of the genius composer or uncovered any long-lost masterpi... (more...)


Broadway's Sydney James Harcourt, Matt Morrison and Melissa Errico to Sing National Anthem for NY Empire World TeamTennis SeasonBroadway's Sydney James Harcourt, Matt Morrison and Melissa Errico to Sing National Anthem for NY Empire World TeamTennis Season
July 28, 2016

The New York Empire presented by Citi today unveiled a diverse star-studded lineup of National Anthem singers for its inaugural Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO season at the venerable Forest... (more...)


Kevin Smith's YOGA HOSERS Premiere Party to Hit Theaters Nationwide This AugustKevin Smith's YOGA HOSERS Premiere Party to Hit Theaters Nationwide This August
July 28, 2016

Two average teens' lives are flipped downward dog when they discover that the convenience store where they work is sitting above an army of evil bratwursts. Fathom Events, in partnership with Invincib... (more...)


Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 SeasonAcrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
July 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Fami... (more...)


Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS, The Met Opera and More Set for WORKS & PROCESS Series at the GuggenheimSteppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS, The Met Opera and More Set for WORKS & PROCESS Series at the Guggenheim
July 27, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2016 season. (more...)


21C Media Group Previews 2016-17 of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music21C Media Group Previews 2016-17 of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
July 27, 2016

21C MEDIA GROUP just released its season preview of opera, vocal and choral music for 2016-17. Scroll down for details! (more...)


Award-Wining KlangVerwaltung Orchestra at Symphony Hall this OctoberAward-Wining KlangVerwaltung Orchestra at Symphony Hall this October
July 27, 2016

Celebrating its 20th anniversary with its second North American tour, the acclaimed German orchestra KlangVerwaltung, joined by the Chorgemeinschaft Neubeuern Chorus, will present two of classical mus... (more...)


Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2016 SeasonWorks & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2016 Season
July 26, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2016 season. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading crea... (more...)


The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Appoints William Rhoads as Executive DirectorThe Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Appoints William Rhoads as Executive Director
July 26, 2016

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is pleased to announce the appointment of William "Bill" Rhoads as its new Executive Director, following a nationwide search. Rhoads comes to the COP from the pre... (more...)


Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Names New Development Director - Kevin GiffordPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Names New Development Director - Kevin Gifford
July 26, 2016

Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO), is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Gifford as the new Development Director of Philadelphia Youth Orche... (more...)


East Lynne Theater & CM Film Society to Present Keaton Classic STEAMBOAT BILL, JR.East Lynne Theater & CM Film Society to Present Keaton Classic STEAMBOAT BILL, JR.
July 26, 2016

Bill Canfield, Jr., a college student played by Buster Keaton, would rather play his ukulele than be captain of a steamboat, much to his father's disappointment. (more...)


The Philly POPS Festival Brass to Perform on Avenue of the Arts for DNCThe Philly POPS Festival Brass to Perform on Avenue of the Arts for DNC
July 26, 2016

The Philly POPS Festival Brass will perform at the Union League steps for the final day of the Democratic National Convention as part of the DNC Host Committee's Avenue of the Arts performance series ... (more...)


Rutgers University Brings on Broadway Industry Professionals to Lead Rutgers High School Musical Theatre AcademyRutgers University Brings on Broadway Industry Professionals to Lead Rutgers High School Musical Theatre Academy
July 26, 2016

The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University announces that Stephen Agosto will lead a team of Broadway performers as Artistic Director of The Rutgers High School Musical Theatre Academy. ... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Seven New MusiciansPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Seven New Musicians
July 25, 2016

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes seven new musicians to its ranks for the start of the 2016-2017 season. These members were chosen from hundreds of applicants following months of auditions. (more...)


A CLASS ACT Opens at New World Stages TonightA CLASS ACT Opens at New World Stages Tonight
July 25, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court... (more...)


Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 7/17/2016 - 7/24/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 7/17/2016 - 7/24/2016
by BWW - July 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 7/17/2016 - 7/24/2016. (more...)


SEVEN RESPONSES & More Set for Week Four of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016SEVEN RESPONSES & More Set for Week Four of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016
July 21, 2016

The fourth and penultimate week of the 50th anniversary season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival presents nine performances featuring the best of Mozart's operatic and choral repertoire as we... (more...)


Philly POPS to Donate Hundreds of Bikes to Local Kids for CHRISTMAS IN JULYPhilly POPS to Donate Hundreds of Bikes to Local Kids for CHRISTMAS IN JULY
July 18, 2016

For the third annual Christmas in July, the Philly POPS, in coordination with Comcast NBCUniversal, Amazon, L'Oreal, National HR and a number of private donors, will give over 300 bicycles and helmets... (more...)


Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest to Continue with Rob Stoneback Big BandCentenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest to Continue with Rob Stoneback Big Band
July 18, 2016

?Saturday, July 23 at 8pm Centenary Stage Company's 2016 Summer Jamfest continues with the swinging sounds of the singular big band era as The Rob Stoneback Big Band hits the Sitnik stage of the Lackl... (more...)


Munich-Based KlangVerwaltung Orchestra to Perform at Kimmel Center This FallMunich-Based KlangVerwaltung Orchestra to Perform at Kimmel Center This Fall
July 15, 2016

For its 20th anniversary season tour, the orchestra is joined by the heralded Chorgemeinschaft Neubeuern Chorus for performances in Canada and the USA. On Tuesday, October 25 at 8 p.m., they will perf... (more...)


Montego Glover and Joshua Henry to Join The New York Pops at Feinstein's/54 BelowMontego Glover and Joshua Henry to Join The New York Pops at Feinstein's/54 Below
July 14, 2016

On September 19, 2016, The New York Pops will return to Feinstein's/54 Below in Manhattan, NY, for a cabaret performance starring Tony nominees Montego Glover and Joshua Henry. The night will be an in... (more...)


Kimmel Center Board of Directors Extend Contract of President & CEO Anne Ewers into 2019-20 SeasonKimmel Center Board of Directors Extend Contract of President & CEO Anne Ewers into 2019-20 Season
July 14, 2016

David Holveck, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Kimmel Center, Inc., announces the contract extension of Anne Ewers, President & CEO of Kimmel Center Inc., through the 2019-20 season. The Boar... (more...)


Perspectives Series, Steve Reich, Mozart, La Serenissima and More Set for Carnegie Hall This FallPerspectives Series, Steve Reich, Mozart, La Serenissima and More Set for Carnegie Hall This Fall
July 13, 2016

Carnegie Hall's 2016-2017 season is fast approaching, and the venue is looking forward to exciting new projects and outstanding concerts. (more...)


Mark Nadler to Perform Songs of Cole Porter at Bridge Street Theatre, 8/6Mark Nadler to Perform Songs of Cole Porter at Bridge Street Theatre, 8/6
July 13, 2016

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre, already renowned for its ambitious and eclectic mix of theater, music, magic, and more, is delighted to announce the third installment in Tom Andersen's "Words and Mu... (more...)


McDaniel College Sets Fall 2016 Season of Art, Music, Theatre and MoreMcDaniel College Sets Fall 2016 Season of Art, Music, Theatre and More
July 12, 2016

McDaniel College offers a variety of art, music, theatre, literary, film and other events during the fall of 2016. (more...)







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