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News Releases

November 15, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Board of Directors Appoints Executive Vice Presidents Ryan Fleur and Matthew Loden as Interim Co-Presidents read more

November 14, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents FREE Concert for Giving Tuesday, November 28, 2017 read more

October 18, 2017

More than $34,500 Raised for Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico During The Philadelphia Orchestra’s "West Side Story" Concerts read more

October 17, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Newly Added Benefit Concert Featuring John Williams, April 18, 2018 read more

October 16, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Welcomes China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra for Evening Concert, Plus Activities and Performances Around Town read more

October 6, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Kimmel Center, and Taller Puertorriqueño Partner to Raise Funds for Hurricane Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico During "West Side Story" Concerts read more

September 19, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Names Dr. Michael Albaugh Director of Collaborative Learning read more

September 12, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces “We’re HEAR Week” read more

August 24, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Names Four New Musicians for 2017-18 Season read more

August 22, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Launch the 2017-18 Season with Opening Night Concert and Gala, October 5 read more

August 18, 2017

100% of Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Give to Annual Fund, Signifying Commitment to the Organization’s Future read more

August 8, 2017

2017-18 Season Chronological Calendar [update] read more

August 8, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Announce New Programs and Updates to 2017-18 Season read more

August 7, 2017

Wyncote Foundation Awards $5 Million Gift to The Philadelphia Orchestra for Expanded Programming Showcasing the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ read more

July 11, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Welcomes NYO2 to Philadelphia for a Full Schedule of Activities read more

June 29, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Names Ashley Berke Vice President of Communications read more

June 20, 2017

Allison Vulgamore Positions the Philadelphia Orchestra for Artistic and Financial Success, Announces She Will Depart read more

June 20, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Infographic of Institutional Accomplishments During Allison Vulgamore's Tenure read more

June 1, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Summer 2017 Season Includes Returns to Cherished Partners read more

May 31, 2017

Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Hannibal Lokumbe Heads Three Days of Community Events June 15-17, 2017 read more

May 19, 2017

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Leads The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2017 Tour of Asia read more

May 18, 2017

2017 Philadelphia Orchestra Tour of Asia Concert and Residency Schedule read more

May 15, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin Begin New National Radio Series on SiriusXM read more

April 28, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Composer Tod Machover Invite Philadelphians to participate in the Launch of Philadelphia Voices, a Symphony by and about the City, on Thursday, May 4, at a FREE Community Event in Verizon Hall read more

March 21, 2017

Rachmaninoff in Philadelphia read more

February 24, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Performs a FREE PopUP Concert read more

February 23, 2017

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Announce 2017-2018 Season read more

February 7, 2017

The Philadelphia Orchestra Extends Stéphane Denève’s Contract as Principal Guest Conductor for Three More Years, until 2019-20 read more

December 22, 2016

Hannibal Lokumbe Selected for Music Alive Residency with The Philadelphia Orchestra read more

December 22, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Creativity Connects Grant from National Endowment for the Arts read more

December 20, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin Welcome Martin Short as Special Guest for Academy of Music 160th Anniversary Concert and Ball read more

November 4, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore Selected as a “Most Admired CEO of 2016” by Philadelphia Business Journal read more

October 27, 2016

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2016 CALENDAR read more

October 26, 2016

The William Penn Foundation Has Awarded $2.2 Million in Grants to The Philadelphia Orchestra read more

October 25, 2016

Caroline B. “Cackie” Rogers to Become Academy of Music Chair in Spring 2017 read more

October 24, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra Launches “Orchestra on Demand” read more

October 20, 2016

October 28 Halloween Program Features Nosferatu Screening at Kimmel Center with Accompaniment by Verizon Hall’s Pipe Organ read more

October 11, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra Offers Relaxed Sensory Friendly Sound All Around Performances read more

October 4, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra Association Board of Directors Unanimously Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement with Musicians read more

October 2, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra Association and Musicians Reach Tentative Agreement read more

September 30, 2016

Labor Action at The Philadelphia Orchestra in Contrast to Era of Progress read more

September 20, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra Names Priscilla Lee as Associate Principal Cello and Socrates Villegas as Second Clarinet read more

September 12, 2016

President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj to Visit Philadelphia at the Invitation of The Philadelphia Orchestra read more

September 9, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Launch the 2016-17 Season with the Opening Night Concert and Gala, September 30 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts read more

August 18, 2016

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free College Concert, September 21 read more

August 5, 2016

Czech pianist Lukáš Vondráček to replace André Watts at SPAC due to ongoing health concerns read more

July 19, 2016

Kensho Watanabe Appointed Assistant Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra read more

April 4, 2016

Spring into Spring! Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Give a FREE PopUP Concert at the Kimmel Center read more

March 3, 2016

The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Government of Mongolia Announce New Cultural Partnership read more

March 2, 2016

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Celebrate the Centennial of the U.S. Premiere of Mahler’s Monumental “Symphony of a Thousand” read more

February 24, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra and All-City Orchestra Deepen Commitment read more

February 18, 2016

Yannick’s Guide to the Orchestra Offers Fun for Families, March 5 at the Kimmel Center read more

February 16, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra Performs for Florida Fans under the Baton of Principal Guest Conductor Stéphane Denève read more

February 12, 2016

Advisory of Artist and Program Change: Michael Tilson Thomas Replaces James Levine February 18-20, 2016 read more

January 22, 2016

Media Advisory: The Academy of Music 159th Anniversary Concert and Ball is Cancelled read more

January 19, 2016

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Announce 2016-17 Season read more

January 13, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra Catapults into 2016 with a Month of Programming Offering Diversity of Musical Experiences read more

December 21, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert at Girard College, January 18 read more

December 7, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and Daniil Trifonov Recording Rachmaninoff Variations Nominated for GRAMMY Award® read more

December 4, 2015

Philadelphia Orchestra Holds Holiday SingIN, December 16 read more

December 1, 2015

“Voice of an Angel” Bobby Hill to Perform at Academy of Music 159th Anniversary Concert and Ball read more

November 9, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Celebrates the Season with Holiday Concerts throughout December read more

November 5, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin Give World Premiere of Hannibal’s One Land, One River, One People read more

October 19, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Association and Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Ratify New Contract read more

October 14, 2015

Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin Welcome Celebrated Comedian and Actor Martin Short as Special Guest for Academy of Music 159th Anniversary Concert and Ball read more

October 14, 2015

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named Musical America’s 2016 Artist of the Year read more

October 12, 2015

Statement: The Philadelphia Orchestra Association Reaches Contract Agreement with Musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra read more

September 25, 2015

Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Launch 2015-16 Season Celebrating the Philadelphia Sound read more

September 23, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Welcome World to Philadelphia, Performing for Pope Francis, Visiting Pilgrims, and a Global Audience for Festival of Families and Papal Mass, September 26 and 27 read more

September 3, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free College Concert Kicks Off 2015-16 eZseatU Season, October 20 read more

August 18, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Launch the 2015-16 Season with the Opening Night Concert and Gala, September 30 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts read more

August 11, 2015

Broadway Megastar Kristin Chenoweth Performs with The Philadelphia Orchestra, January 2016 read more

July 30, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Association Elects New Members to Board of Directors read more