Our 5th annual Audience Appreciation Day has been full of great performances and fun engagement with the community of Philadelphia. Check out these links to media coverage:
“Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians show audience appreciation with pop-up ensembles” on KYW
"The Philadelphia Orchestra Ventures Out to Spread the Joy of Music" on 6ABC
We are pleased to present our 4th Annual Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians (POM) Audience Appreciation Day!
Free Concerts Throughout our Communities
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Syrian Refugee Benefit
Musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra offer Chamber Music Concert to Benefit our Philadelphia community of Syrian refugees.
Monday, May 7, 6:00p.m.
Philadelphia Ethical Society
on Rittenhouse Square
Program to include works of Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and a piece composed by Orchestra violinist Philip Kates - dedicated to our newly settled neighbors - titled "Longing" .
Jennifer Montone, Horn
Elizabeth Masoudnia, English Horn
Ying Fu, violin
Jason dePue and Philip Kates, violin/viola
John Koen, Cello
Admission: $20, adult. $10, student.
Contributions of $50 or greater will receive mention in the program.
Tickets available online through nationally acclaimed refugee and immigrant aid society, HIAS Pennsylvania. http://hiaspa.org/chambermusic
Program length approximately one hour.
~ Reception to follow ~
Read the review and article in The Philadelphia Inquirer by David Patrick Stearns regarding our concerts last week and recording Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2.
Read our review in the Washington Post!
Upcoming Musician Events
December 3 3:00 PM Principal Bass Hal Robinson and friends at the Philosophical Society. With Erica Peel, flute/piccolo; Richard Woodhams, oboe; Ricardo Morales, clarinet; Juliette Kang, violin; Che-Hung Chen, viola; & Edgar Meyer, double bass
December 7, 7:30 PM Cellist Yumi Kendall with the Jasper Quartet, Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting.
Concertmaster David Kim appears with Keith & Kristyn Getty: An Irish Christmas
Dec 13 Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Dec 14 Key Bank Center, Cleveland OH
Dec 20 Carnegie Hall
Highlights from October 23 Concerts
Check out this short video highlight of our annual Audience Appreciation Concerts, 26 concerts in one day!
Many of the Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians fanned out throughout the region October 23rd to share music with our audiences where they live and work. We had a blast!
Check out the article in the Philadelphia Inquirer!
"We're HEAR Week" spotlight
CBS news featured more coverage of the orchestra's outreach efforts this week as part of the "HEAR" initiative, which strives to promote Health, champion music Education, eliminate barriers to Accessing the Orchestra, and maximize impact through Research. Check out musicians Daniel Han, Jason DePue, Kerri Ryan, Yumi Kendall, and Joseph Conyers in action!
Local KYW/CBS news reports today about some of this week's orchestra outreach into the community and donating instruments to help nurture aspiring musicians at Esperanza Academy Charter School. Thanks to the Eastman Music Company in this collaboration!