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Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra

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PhiladelphiaOpening Night Celebration

The Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Yo-Yo Ma

PhiladelphiaYannick Conducts American Masters

Johnson, Gershwin, Still, Price
The Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Laurin Talese; Aaron Diehl

PhiladelphiaMahler's Symphony no. 4

Holcomb, Mahler
The Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Pretty Yende
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Nézet-Séguin and Philadelphia recreate “Mahler’s greatest”

Mahler did not compose an opera, but the writing in Das Lied is intensely operatic; Yannick Nézet-Séguin shows himself to be a great singer’s conductor.
*****
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Artistry and showmanship from Jacobs and The Philadelphia Orchestra

The organ virtuoso offered a witty performance of Poulenc's concerto, while Yannick Nézet-Séguin revived a symphonic work by Louise Farrenc.
****1
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Style match cinches Philadelphia Orchestra’s winner of a jazzy stream

A round-robin of Philadelphia Orchestra soloists in the original jazz-band orchestration of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue provides an ideal partnership for pianist Aaron Diehl's elaborations on this iconic work. 
****1
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Philadelphia Orchestra engages with the spirit of Haydn

With his wonderful instinct for finding just the right tempo, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducted the scaled down but high spirited Philadelphia Orchestra in Elgar’s Serenade.
****1
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Philadelphia Orchestra winds shine in sublime Mozart

The Philadelphia Orchestra offered Mozart’s Gran Partita, his summation of writing for wind ensemble, but not before a delightful opener from American composer Valerie Coleman.
***11
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Shchedrin's Carmen unmasked in Philadelphia

Even when JUNK started doing weird things, it was a great treat to watch the mighty Philadelphia Orchestra play Shchedrin 's score for only the third time in its history.
*****
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