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Eugene Ormandy November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985

What is “The Philadelphia Sound”? According to The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, “It is the most beautiful sound in the world, because it is the sound of the hearts and souls of a fantastic group of women and men, passionately committed to share the most wonderful art form to the widest audience possible. […]

I’m just getting caught up with work email that came in over the holiday weekend. The last email included a survey pertaining to a recent concert we attended. I want to share some of it with you: Q. How likely are you to recommend us to your friends? A. Extremely likely. And here’s why: Summertime […]

Dwindling revenue, shrinking endowments and a brutal economic climate have set the stage (so to speak) for high drama in Philadelphia. Saturday morning, the Philadelphia Orchestra’s board is slated to take a vote on filing Chapter 11. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that musicians passed out fliers opposing bankruptcy to the audience before a concert Thursday […]