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Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra 24th Annual Festival Concert Presented This Sund Photo Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra 24th Annual Festival Concert Presented This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) will present its 24th Annual Festival Concert on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 3 p.m. The concert will be held in the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia. Conducted by Maestra Rosalind Erwin, the c...
The Philly POPS Announces Intention To Break 'The Twist' World Record Photo The Philly POPS Announces Intention To Break 'The Twist' World Record
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2019

Coinciding with At The Hop! A Philadelphia Story at the Birth of Rock and Roll, the final performance of The Philly POPS' 40th Anniversary Season, The Philly POPS has announced its intention to break the world record number of people doing The Twist simultaneously....
The Philly POPS Celebrates The Birth Of Rock 'N' Roll In Philly With AT THE HOP! Photo The Philly POPS Celebrates The Birth Of Rock 'N' Roll In Philly With AT THE HOP!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2019

All the excitement of the Bandstand dancers and hometown top-ten hits returns to Philly as The Philly POPS presents the grand finale of its 40th Anniversary Season, At the Hop! A Philadelphia Story at the Birth of Rock and Roll, May 3, 4, and 5 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts....
Music Academy of the West Announces 72nd Summer Season Photo Music Academy of the West Announces 72nd Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2019

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Philadelphia Orchestra Composer-in-Residence Hannibal Lokumbe to Dedicate Healing To Photo Philadelphia Orchestra Composer-in-Residence Hannibal Lokumbe to Dedicate Healing Tones to Tree of Life Congregation
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2019

Hannibal Lokumbe will culminate his three-year tenure as Philadelphia Orchestra composer-in-residence with the world premiere ofHealing Tones, March 28-30, in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, conducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The piece will be dedicated to t...
Celebrate April's Jazz Appreciation Month With Jazz Events For All Ages On The Kimmel Photo Celebrate April's Jazz Appreciation Month With Jazz Events For All Ages On The Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2019

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month throughout the month of April with a variety of events for all ages across the Cultural Campus, from brand new works produced as part of the Center's sixth annual Jazz Residency program, to educational opportunities for...
The Philly POPS Appoints Philly Jazz Legend Terell Stafford As Artistic Director For Photo The Philly POPS Appoints Philly Jazz Legend Terell Stafford As Artistic Director For Jazz
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2019

Following the immense artistic success of JAZZED! The Philly POPS BIG Band with Terell Stafford in January, The Philly POPS has designated Terell Stafford as the Artistic Director for Jazz for The Philly POPS....
The Philly POPS Is 'Too Darn Hot' With Cole Porter's Broadway Photo The Philly POPS Is 'Too Darn Hot' With Cole Porter's Broadway
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2019

Principal Guest Conductor David Charles Abell returns to his hometown of Philadelphia for Cole Porter's Broadway: Too Darn Hot, the explosive penultimate performance of The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season, April 12-14 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. ...
The Philadelphia Orchestra Comes To The Historic Keswick Theatre For Arts Education B Photo The Philadelphia Orchestra Comes To The Historic Keswick Theatre For Arts Education Benefit
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2019

Arts Montco and the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) are proud to present musicians of the world-famous Philadelphia Orchestra at the historic Keswick Theatre on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 7:00 PM for a community concert showcasing Montco's vibrant arts scene and providing funding f...
Phila. Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass Ensemble Announces Concert On Today Photo Phila. Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass Ensemble Announces Concert On Today
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2019

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Bravo Bass ensemble will perform a memorable performance titled "Brass by Popular Demand" today, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Church in Center City Philadelphia. St. Mark's is located at 1625 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA....
Sonnambula Makes Philadelphia-Area Debut With Piffaro Photo Sonnambula Makes Philadelphia-Area Debut With Piffaro
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2019

The viol consort Sonnambula, ensemble-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, joins Piffaro for its first Philadelphia performance March 15-16, 2019. They will perform a program drawn from famed renaissance composer Michael Praetorius' vast 1610 compendium of dance music, Terpsichore....
The Crossing Performs World Premiere Of Thomas Lloyd's IN THE LIGHT Photo The Crossing Performs World Premiere Of Thomas Lloyd's IN THE LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, The Crossing and conductor Donald Nally present the world premiere of Thomas Lloyd's In the Light, a choral-theater work for 20 voices, clarinet, cello, and piano....
Phila. Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass Ensemble Announces Concert On 3/2 Photo Phila. Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass Ensemble Announces Concert On 3/2
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2019

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Bravo Bass ensemble will perform a memorable performance titled "Brass by Popular Demand" on Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Church in Center City Philadelphia. St. Mark's is located at 1625 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA....
The Philly POPS Rocks North Broad With A NIGHT AT THE OPERA HOUSE: THE MUSIC OF QUEEN Photo The Philly POPS Rocks North Broad With A NIGHT AT THE OPERA HOUSE: THE MUSIC OF QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2019

In an exciting new expansion of its POPS Rocks brand, The Philly POPS announced today A Night at the Opera House: The Music of Queen, a one-night-only performance, at The Met Philadelphia on November 30, 2019....
The Philly POPS Announces 2019?2020 TOPS Of The POPS Season Photo The Philly POPS Announces 2019?2020 TOPS Of The POPS Season
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2019

The Philly POPS announced its TOPS of the POPS 2019-20 season today, February 14, 2019....
Annenberg Center Live Presents The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Photo Annenberg Center Live Presents The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2019

Annenberg Center Live presents The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia in intersect10: Africa Defining Influence on American Music, Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 PM. Tickets are available at AnnenbergCenter.org or 215.898.3900....
The Philly POPS To Offer Complimentary Tickets To Furloughed Government Workers Photo The Philly POPS To Offer Complimentary Tickets To Furloughed Government Workers
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2019

The Philly POPS will offer free tickets for furloughed government employees during the federal government shutdown. Government employees may present their IDs at the Kimmel Center Box Office to receive one free, complimentary pair of tickets to JAZZED! running January 18, 19 and 20 (One pair per Gov...
The Philly POPS Celebrates Philly Contributions To America's Art Form With January Co Photo The Philly POPS Celebrates Philly Contributions To America's Art Form With January Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2018

The Philly POPS presents Jazzed! The Philly POPS BIG Band with Terell Stafford, a swinging program honoring Philadelphia's unique contributions to the history of jazz, January 18-20 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. This performance is a part of The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season, w...
International Sensations The Priests Return To The State Theatre Today Photo International Sensations The Priests Return To The State Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2018

Few would have predicted that an unknown vocal group of practicing priests from Northern Ireland would become million selling international recording stars....
International Sensations The Priests Return To The State Theatre 11/30 Photo International Sensations The Priests Return To The State Theatre 11/30
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2018

Few would have predicted that an unknown vocal group of practicing priests from Northern Ireland would become million selling international recording stars....
The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Presents The Second Concert Of The 2018/2019 Mi Photo The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Presents The Second Concert Of The 2018/2019 Migrations Season
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2018

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) explores the sound of the pipa alongside familiar European repertoire with works of Mozart and Dvo?ak. These works for strings by master composers are followed by a traditional Chinese tune arranged by COP's own Dirk Brosse. The Pipa is showcased alongside...
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents Opening Concert, 11/4 Photo Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents Opening Concert, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for Performing Arts will once again host the opening performance of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra on November 4, at 3 p.m. This first concert of the 2018-2019 season will be recorded for a later date to air on WRTI-FM. It will showcase the 130 members of the ense...
Legendary Music Producer, Arranger And Composer Benjamin Wright To Appear With The Ph Photo Legendary Music Producer, Arranger And Composer Benjamin Wright To Appear With The Philly POPS
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

L.A.-based arranging and composing phenomenon Benjamin Wright will perform with The Philly POPS and his all-star band of musicians on October 20, 2018 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in the show, Experience Benjamin Wright, a Heritage Music Group production....
Leslie Odom Jr. Returns To Philadelphia For Concert Series With The Philly POPS Photo Leslie Odom Jr. Returns To Philadelphia For Concert Series With The Philly POPS
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2018

The Philly POPS will make its 40th Anniversary Season debut with performances by Broadway star Leslie Odom Jr. on September 28, 29 and 30 at the Kimmel Center. ...
Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2018

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia announces the Chamber Orchestra's 54th season: Migrations. Migrations spotlights instruments and music from a wide and varied spectrum of cultures and traditions representing distinct regions of the world and diverse communities that immigrated to and reside in ...