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Feb 21, 22 mat, 23

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Brahms and Central Europe
Janáček, Taras Bulba
Weber, Clarinet Concerto no. 2 in E flat major, Op.74
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Ricardo Morales, Clarinet
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Feb 22, 23 mat, 24

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Polished Brass
Kodály, Marosszek Dances
Higdon, Concerto for Low Brass
Beethoven, Symphony no. 8 in F major, Op.93
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, arranged for orchestra
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Nitzan Haroz, Trombone
Matthew Vaughn, Trombone
Blair Bollinger, Bass Trombone
Carol Jantsch, Tuba
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sat 24 Feb at 20:00

Curtis Institute of Music: Gould Rehearsal Hall, Philadelphia

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble: The Edge Effect
Works by Chen
Curtis 20/21 Ensemble
Sun 25 Feb at 14:30

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Brillhart: All Baroque
Rameau, Zaïs: Overture
Bach C.P.E., Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, Wq.23
Bach, Air from Suite No. 3 in D minor
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Rameau, Les Indes Galantes: Chaconne
Brillhart, Improvisations on themes in the program
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Jeffrey Brillhart, Harpsichord
Mon 26 Feb at 19:30

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Brillhart: All Baroque
Rameau, Zaïs: Overture
Bach C.P.E., Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, Wq.23
Bach, Air from Suite No. 3 in D minor
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Rameau, Les Indes Galantes: Chaconne
Brillhart, Improvisations on themes in the program
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Jeffrey Brillhart, Harpsichord
Mar 01, 02, 03

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts
Tilson Thomas, Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Measha Brueggergosman, Soprano
Sun 4 Mar at 15:00

Field Concert Hall, Philadelphia

Curtis Presents: Sarah Shafer and Mikael Eliasen
Sarah Shafer, Soprano
Mikael Eliasen, Piano
Mar 07, 09, 11 mat

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Curtis Opera Theatre: A Quiet Place
Bernstein, A Quiet Place
Curtis Opera Theatre
Mar 07, 08, 09, 10 mat, eve, 11 mat, 14, 15, 16, 17 mat, eve, 18 mat

Wilma Theater, Philadelphia

Ballet X: Spring Series 2018
New works (Darrell Grand Moultrie, Trey McIntyre, Matthew Neenan)
Ballet X
Mar 08, 09 mat, 10

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Rachmaninov's Symphony no. 2
van der Aa, Violin Concerto
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Janine Jansen, Violin
Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Mar 08, 09, 10 mat, eve, 11 mat, 16 mat, eve, 17 mat, eve, 18 mat

Academy of Music, Philadelphia

Pennsylvania ballet: Swan Lake
Swan Lake (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Angel Corella)
Pennsylvania Ballet
Mar 10 mat, Apr 07 mat

Museum of Art, Philadelphia

Music in The Galleries at The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Curtis Chamber Orchestra
Mar 10 mat, Apr 07 mat

Museum of Art, Philadelphia

Music in The Galleries at The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Curtis Chamber Orchestra
Mar 10 mat, Apr 07 mat

Museum of Art, Philadelphia

Music in The Galleries at The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Curtis Chamber Orchestra
Wed 14 Mar at 20:00

Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia

Christoph Richter and Dénes Várjon Perform Brahms and Webern
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38
Webern, Two Pieces for Cello
Webern, Sonate für Violoncello und Klavier
Webern, Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano Op.11
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 2 in F major, Op.99
Christoph Richter, Cello
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Mar 16, 17, 18 mat

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Bernstein’s Age of Anxiety
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Bernstein, Symphony no. 2, "The Age of Anxiety"
Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120
Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Wed 21 Mar at 20:00

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Sing Halleluja
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Tilman, David F., Conductor
Kevin O'Malia, Organ
Mar 22, 23 mat, 24

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Sound the Trumpet!
Lindberg, Akbank Bunka
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
David Bilger, Trumpet
Philadelphia Orchestra
Lahav Shani, Conductor
Sun 1 Apr at 14:30

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Mozart, Mooke, and Faure
Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, K504 “Prague”
Hummel, Fantasie in G minor for viola and orchestra, Op.94
Mooke, Part 1: New work for electric viola and orchestra (World Premiere)
Rodrigo, Dos danzas españolas
Fauré, Pelléas et Mélisande, Op.80
Mooke, Part 2: New work for electric viola and orchestra (World Premiere)
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Martha Mooke, Viola
Born Lau, Viola
Mon 2 Apr at 19:30

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Mozart, Mooke, and Faure
Mozart, Symphony no. 38 in D major, K504 “Prague”
Hummel, Fantasie in G minor for viola and orchestra, Op.94
Mooke, Part 1: New work for electric viola and orchestra (World Premiere)
Rodrigo, Dos danzas españolas
Fauré, Pelléas et Mélisande, Op.80
Mooke, Part 2: New work for electric viola and orchestra (World Premiere)
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Martha Mooke, Viola
Born Lau, Viola
Apr 05, 06 mat, 07

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Philadelphia Voices
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Machover, The Voices of Philadelphia (world premiere)
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Westminster Symphonic Choir
Philadelphia Orchestra
Apr 05, 06, 07 mat, eve, 08 mat

Merriam Theater, Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Ballet: Grace & Grandeur
Paquita (Act 2) (Marius Petipa, Joseph Mazilier)
For Four (Christopher Wheeldon)
Theme and Variations (George Balanchine)
Pennsylvania Ballet
Apr 12, 13 mat, 14, 15 mat

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Rachmaninov Live!
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Sun 15 Apr at 15:00

Field Concert Hall, Philadelphia

Curtis Presents: Marinus Ensemble with Michael Rusinek
Marinus Ensemble
Michael Rusinek, Clarinet
Apr 19, 20, 21

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Pure Sonic Pleasure
Connesson, Flammenschrift
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Strauss R., Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op.24
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Vadim Repin, Violin
Philadelphia Orchestra
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Sat 21 Apr at 11:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Peter and the Wolf
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Michael Boudewyns, Narrator
Kids event
Apr 26, 27 mat, 28

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

The Pines of Rome
Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture, Op.9
Saint-Saëns, Piano concerto no. 5 in F major, "Egyptian," Op.103
Connesson, E chiario nella valle il fiume appare
Respighi, Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
Nicholas Angelich, Piano
Philadelphia Orchestra
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Apr 27, 29 mat, May 02, 04, 06 mat

Academy of Music, Philadelphia

Carmen
Bizet, Carmen
Yves Abel, Conductor
Paul Curran, Director
Gary McCann, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Daniela Mack, Carmen
Evan LeRoy Johnson, Don José
Adrian Timpau, Escamillo
Kirsten MacKinnon, Micaëla
Musa Ngqungwana, Zuniga
Jonathan McCullough, Moralès
Emily Pogorelc, Frasquita
Anastasiia Sidorova, Mercédès
Dogukan Kuran, Le Dancaïre
Daniel Taylor, Le Remendado
Sun 29 Apr at 20:00

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Walker, Lyric for Strings
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Scriabin, Le poème de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op.54
Curtis Symphony Orchestra
May 03, 05 mat, eve, 06

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Curtis Opera Theatre: Mahagonny: Ein Songspiel and The Medium
Weill, Mahagonny Songspiel
Menotti, The Medium
Curtis Opera Theatre
May 04, 05

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Beautiful Baroque
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite no. 1: Gagliarda
Handel, Organ Concerto in F major, Op.4 no.4, HWV 292
Locatelli, Concerto Grosso in D major, Op.7 no.1
Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella): overture
Stravinsky, Pulcinella Suite
Peter Richard Conte, Organ
Philadelphia Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Fri 4 May at 20:00

Curtis Institute of Music: Gould Rehearsal Hall, Philadelphia

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble: Succession
Curtis 20/21 Ensemble
May 10, 11

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Yannick and Hélène
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120
Hélène Grimaud, Piano
Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
May 10, 11, 12 mat, eve, 13 mat

Academy of Music, Philadelphia

Jewels
Jewels (George Balanchine)
Pennsylvania Ballet
May 12, 16, 19

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca (Semi-staged)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
James Alexander, Director
Sonya Yoncheva, Floria Tosca
Yusif Eyvazov, Mario Cavaradossi
Ambrogio Maestri, Baron Scarpia
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Philadelphia Orchestra
May 16 mat, 19 mat

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
James Alexander, Director
Sonya Yoncheva, Floria Tosca
Yusif Eyvazov, Mario Cavaradossi
Ambrogio Maestri, Baron Scarpia
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Thu 17 May at 19:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Yannick and Hélène
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Hélène Grimaud, Piano
Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Sun 20 May at 14:30

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Bluegrass, Bernstein, and the Blues
Beal, Música para House of Cards
O'Connor, Concerto No. 6 "Old Brass"
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Brubeck, Blue Rondo a la Turk
Vidiksis, Concerto grosso (World Premiere)
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz
Sun 20 May at 20:00

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Yannick and Hélène
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Hélène Grimaud, Piano
Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Mon 21 May at 19:30

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Bluegrass, Bernstein, and the Blues
Beal, Música para House of Cards
O'Connor, Concerto No. 6 "Old Brass"
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Brubeck, Blue Rondo a la Turk
Vidiksis, Concerto grosso (World Premiere)
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz
Mark O'Connor, Fiddle
Thu 13 Sep at 19:00

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Opening Night
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
André Watts, Piano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sep 14, 15, 16 mat

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Opening Weekend
Muhly, Marnie: Suite (World première)
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
André Watts, Piano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sep 20, 21 mat, 22

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Tchaikovsky Violion Concerto
Berwald, Symphony no. 3 in C major "Sinfonie Singulière"
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sat 29 Sep at 20:00

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Oct 04, 05 mat, 06

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

South American Sounds
Gershwin, Cuban Overture
Ginastera, Harp Concerto, Op.25
Piazzolla, Tangazo
López, Peru Negro
Elizabeth Hainen, Harp
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Tue 9 Oct at 19:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Free College Night Concert
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Oct 11, 12 mat, 13

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Debussy and Chausson
Palestrina, Adoramus Te
Chausson, Poème, for violin and orchestra, Op.25
Debussy, Préludes, Bk 1 no. 10: La Cathédrale engloutie (The Sunken Cathedral)
Debussy, La Mer
David Kim, Violin
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Oct 19 mat, 20, 21 mat

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

The Rite of Spring
Milhaud, The Creation of the World (La création du monde), Op.81: suite
Poulenc, Organ concerto in G minor
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Peter Richard Conte, Organ
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Oct 25, 26 mat, 27

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

French Tales
Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre
Franck, Le Chasseur maudit (The Accursed Huntsman)
Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
Kirill Gerstein, Piano
Louis Langrée, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sat 27 Oct at 11:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Halloween Tricks and Treats - Family Concert
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Kids event