Our City, Your Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra is proud to present Our City, Your Orchestra, a series of FREE online concerts performed by small ensembles, recorded without audiences at Black-owned businesses and iconic cultural locations throughout the region.

How to Watch

Performances will be streamed on this page on Mondays at 7:00 PM ET, as well as on Facebook.
 

UrbanPromise
April 19, 2021

David Kim Violin
Daniel Han Violin
Anna Marie Ahn Petersen Viola
Yumi Kendall Cello

Program includes:

Bach First movement (Grave), from Violin Sonata No. 2
Dvořák First movement (Allegro ma non troppo), from String Quartet No. 12 (“American”)
Traditional/arr. Gray “Matamando”
Traditional/arr. Gray “Everybody Testifies You Are Good” 

Journey across the Delaware to UrbanPromise, a Camden organization working to equip local youth with the skills necessary for academic achievement, life management, spiritual growth, and leadership. Learn more about its mission at urbanpromiseusa.org.

Musicians David Kim, Daniel Han, Anna Marie Ahn Petersen, and Yumi Kendall are joined by UrbanPromise fellows for a performance of spirited music, including the traditional African songs “Matamando” and “Everybody Testifies You Are Good.”

Watch the Series

Don't miss performances at the Franklin Institute, Harriett's Bookshop, Belmont Mansion/Underground Railroad Museum, Valley Forge Historical Park, and more.
 

Our City, Your Orchestra is supported in part by the William Penn Foundation, with additional support provided through the Connelly Foundation, PNC Arts Alive initiative, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Presser Foundation.

William Penn Foundation

Connelly Foundation

PNC Arts Alive

National Endowment for the Arts

The Presser Foundation