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Thu 13 Sep at 19:00

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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

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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, 22 mat, 25, 27, 29 mat
Festival O

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Sky on Swings
Sky on Swings
World première
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Beecher, Sky on Swings
Geoffrey McDonald, Conductor
Joanna Settle, Director
Andrew Lieberman, Set Designer
Tilly Grimes, Costume Designer
Frederica von Stade, Danny
Marietta Simpson, Martha
Daniel Taylor, Ira
Sharleen Joynt, Winnie
Veronica Chapman-Smith, Elder 1
Maren Montalbano, Elder 2
George Somerville, Elder 3
Frank Mitchell, Elder 4
Sep 20, 21 mat, 22

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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
Sep 21, 23 mat, 26, 28, 30 mat
Festival O

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Lucia di Lammermoor
Lucia di Lammermoor
New production
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Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor
Corrado Rovaris, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Director
Troy Cook, Enrico
Brenda Rae, Lucia
Michael Spyres, Edgardo
Andrew Owens, Arturo
Adrian Kramer, Normanno
Hannah Ludwig, Alisa
Sep 22, 23, 27, 29, 30
Festival O

Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia

Ne Quittez Pas (A Reimagined La voix humaine)
Ne Quittez Pas (A Reimagined La voix humaine)
New production
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Poulenc, La Voix humaine (Reimagined into Ne Quittez Pas)
Christopher Allen, Conductor
James Darrah, Director
Patricia Racette, Woman
Edward Nelson, Baritone
Sep 22, 23, 30
Festival O

Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia

Glass Handel
Glass Handel
World première
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Anthony Roth Costanzo, Countertenor
Justin Peck, Choreography
Jeanette Delgado, Dancer
Sep 24, 25, 28
Festival O

Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia

Queens of the Night
Queens of the Night
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Stephanie Blythe, Mezzo-soprano
Dito van Reigersberg, Actor
Sat 29 Sep at 20:00

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Halloween Tricks and Treats - Family Concert
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Kids event
Tue 30 Oct at 19:00

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Halloween with Orchestra and Organ
Programme to include:
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Philadelphia Orchestra
Nov 01, 02 mat, 03

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Brahms and Mozart
Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K466
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
David Afkham, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Nov 08, 09 mat, 10

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Nézet-Séguin and DiDonato
Wagner, Lohengrin: prelude to Act 1
Bates, Anthology of Fantastic Zoology
Chausson, Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op.19
Respighi, Fountains of Rome (Fontane di Roma)
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Nov 16 mat, 17, 18 mat

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The Best of English Baroque
Purcell, The Fairy Queen Z 629: excerpts
Handel, Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351: excerpts
Handel, Il Delirio Amoroso, (Da quel giorno fatale) HWV 99
Erin Morley, Soprano
Emmanuelle Haïm, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Nov 23, 24

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Copland Appalachian Spring
Heggie, Moby Dick
Barber, Piano Concerto, Op.38
Copland, Appalachian Spring
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Nov 29, 30, Dec 01

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Yannick and Manny
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Emanuel Ax, Piano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Dec 06, 08, 09 mat

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Yannick conducts Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Philippe Sly, Bass-baritone
Jonas Hacker, Tenor
Christophe Dumaux, Countertenor
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Westminster Symphonic Choir
Philadelphia Orchestra
Joe Miller, Director
Dec 13, 15

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Bramwell Tovey returns
Walton, Crown Imperial
Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
Menotti, Amahl and the Night Visitors
Philadelphia Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor, Narrator
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Joe Miller, Director
Fri 14 Dec at 19:00

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Organ and Brass Christmas
Brass section of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Sat 15 Dec at 11:30

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Christmas Kid's Spectacular
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Kids event
Dec 20, 21, 22, 23 mat

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The Glorious Sound of Christmas
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Mon 31 Dec at 19:30

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New Year's Eve
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Jan 04, 05, 06 mat

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Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II
George Daugherty, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Jan 24, 25 mat

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Music of Faith
Bernstein, Symphony no. 3 "Kaddish"
Rossini, Stabat Mater
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Philadelphia Symphonic Choir
Joe Miller, Director
Sat 26 Jan 2019 at 19:00

Academy of Music, Philadelphia

Academy of Music 162nd Anniversary Concert
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Jan 31, Feb 01 mat, 02

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All Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien in A major, Op.45
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 1 in G minor "Winter Daydreams", Op.13
Edgar Moreau, Cello
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Feb 07, 08, 09

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Viva España!
Chabrier, España
Rodrigo, Concerto Andaluz for four guitars and orchestra
de Falla, El amor brujo (Love, the Magician) for orchestra and mezzo
Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Guitar
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Feb 08, 10 mat, 15, 17 mat

Academy of Music, Philadelphia

Midsummer Night's Dream
Midsummer Night's Dream
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Britten, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Corrado Rovaris, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Evan Hughes, Theseus
Brenton Ryan, Lysander
Siena Miller, Hermia
Matthew Rose, Bottom
Miltos Yerolemou, Puck
Tim Mead, Oberon
Anna Christy, Tytania
Allyson McHardy, Hippolyta
Miles Mykkanen, Flute
Jonathan McCullough, Demetrius
Georgia Jarman, Helena
Emmanuelle Bastet, Revival Director
2019 Feb 14, 15 mat, 16

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A Space Odyssey
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Bartók, Viola Concerto, Sz 120
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19: suite
Choon-Jin Chang, Viola
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sat 23 Feb 2019 at 11:30

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Morning at the Movies
Aram Demirjian, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Feb 28, Mar 01 mat, 02

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Haydn and Beethoven
Haydn, Symphony no. 94 in G major "Surprise"
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
Nathalie Stutzmann, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Mar 07, 08, 09, 10 mat

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni
New production
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Mozart, Don Giovanni
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
RB Schlather, Director
Students from the Curtis Opera Theatre
2019 Mar 07, 09, 10 mat

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Mendelssohn and Schubert
Haydn, L'isola disabitata, Hob XXVIII:9: overture
Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Mar 14, 16

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Yannick conducts Tchaikovsky
Muhly, Organ Concerto
Tchaikovsky, Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op.58
James McVinnie, Organ
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Mar 28, 29, 30

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Sibelius Symphony No. 2
Lokumbe, Healing Tones (World première)
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Apr 04, 05 mat, 06

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Romeo and Juliet
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
Brian Sanders' JUNK
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Apr 11, 12 mat, 13

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

All Mozart
Mozart, Masonic Funeral Music
Mozart, Symphony no. 25 in G minor, K183 (K173dB)
Mozart, Requiem in D minor, K626
Bernard Labadie, Conductor
Westminster Symphonic Choir
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Apr 25, 26 mat, 27

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Beethoven's Eroica
Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Jonathan Biss, Piano
Myung-whun Chung, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 Apr 26, 28 mat, May 01, 03, 05 mat

Academy of Music, Philadelphia

La bohème
Puccini, La bohème
Corrado Rovaris, Conductor
Davide Livermore, Director
Evan LeRoy Johnson, Rodolfo
Vanessa Vasquez, Mimì
Troy Cook, Marcello
Ashley Robillard, Musetta
Will Liverman, Schaunard
Peixin Chen, Colline
Sat 27 Apr 2019 at 11:30

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Sheherazade - Family Concert
Rimsky-Korsakov, Shéhérazade
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Enchantment Theatre Company, Actor
Kids event
2019 May 02, 04 mat, eve, 05

Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater, Philadelphia

Empty the House
Empty the House
New production
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Orth, Empty the House
Students from the Curtis Opera Theatre
2019 May 02, 03 mat, 04

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Tchaikovsky and Elgar
Elgar, Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Nikolaj Znaider, Violin
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
2019 May 09, 10 mat, 12 mat

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Mahler Symphony No. 9
Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sat 11 May 2019 at 11:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

The Animated Orchestra: A Sensory-Friendly Concert
Smith, The Animated Orchestra
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Kids event
2019 Jun 06, 07, 08

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Russian Masters
Stravinsky, Funeral Song, Op.5
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 1 in D minor, Op.13
Beatrice Rana, Piano
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra