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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Schumann, Schumann C., Mazzoli, Brahms
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Contemporary Canada and classic Americana in Philadelphia

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra © Jeff Fusco
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the first US performance of Vivian Fung's Prayer, which he premiered with the CBC Orchestra over the summer, alongside works by Copland and Wagner.
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Top-form Mozart and a memorable world premiere

Emanuel Ax and The Philadelphia Orchestra © Jeff Fusco
Soloist Emanuel Ax likened the piano cadenzas in a Mozart concerto to the characters in a Mozart opera, an observation borne out in his detailed, expressive playing.
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Beethoven meets artificial intelligence at The Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra © Jeff Fusco
A world premiere from an exciting young composer and a finely detailed performance of Schubert outshone this program's main event, a visual installation inspired by Beethoven's Seventh Symphony.
***11
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A different yet uplifting opening night at the Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra © Jeff Fusco
The first concert of the Orchestra's streaming fall season brought variety show elements to the classical stage.
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Marin Alsop celebrates the American melting pot in Philadelphia

Marin Alsop © Grant Leighton
The program paired works of two living female composers with a suite of selections from Porgy and Bess, featuring star soprano Angel Blue.
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Albert Herring earns the crown at Curtis Opera Theatre

Ruby Dibble (Mrs Herring), Ethan Burck (Albert Herring) and Merissa Beddows (Lady Billows) © WMB Photo
Benjamin Britten's comic slice of country life proves an ideal choice for the conservatory setting.
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