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In his only U.S. orchestra guest conducting appearance of the season, Simon Rattle, fiery leader of the esteemed Berlin Philharmonic and regular Philadelphia Orchestra collaborator, returns to Verizon Hall for one night only, bringing “his characteristic combination of strategy, intellectualism, and heat.” (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
"John Williams is E.T.,” Steven Spielberg is quoted as saying. In their decades-long collaboration, Williams has composed the music for almost every one of Spielberg’s movies, but his Oscar®- and Grammy-winning score for the beloved E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial was so exceptional, the famous director actually cut the final sequence to match the music, instead of the other way around.
President Obama called him “the most beloved violinist of our time” in awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. A cultural icon, the irrepressible Itzhak Perlman returns to Verizon Hall to conduct and solo with The Philadelphia Orchestra. He brings his “brilliant technique and juicy sound” (TheNew York Times) to Bach’s exquisite First Violin Concerto before leading the ensemble in two symphonic masterpieces: Dvořák’s bucolic Eighth Symphony and Mozart’s intoxicating “Haffner” Symphony, composed amidst a furious frenzy of activity and calling for a finale played “as fast as possible”!