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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
Mar 01, 02, 03

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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
Mar 08, 09 mat, 10

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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 16, 17, 18 mat

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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

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

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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
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 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
Apr 19, 20, 21

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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

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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

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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
Sun 29 Apr at 20:00

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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 04, 05

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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
May 10, 11

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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 12, 16, 19

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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

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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

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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 20:00

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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
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, 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
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

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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
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 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, 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