The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, the orchestra is based at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, where it performs its subscription concerts, numbering over 130 annually, in Verizon Hall.

From its founding until 2001, the Philadelphia Orchestra gave its concerts at the Academy of Music. The orchestra continues to own the Academy, and returns there one week per year for the Academy of Music's annual gala concert and concerts for school children. The Philadelphia Orchestra's summer home is the Mann Center for the Performing Arts. It also has summer residencies at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, and since July 2007 at the Bravo! Vail Valley Festival in Vail, Colorado. The orchestra also performs an annual series of concerts at Carnegie Hall. From its earliest days the orchestra has been active in the recording studio, making extensive numbers of recordings, primarily for RCA Victor and Columbia Records.

The orchestra's music director is Yannick Nézet-Séguin, since 2012. The current president and chief executive officer of the Philadelphia Orchestra Association is Allison Vulgamore, since 2010. Charles Dutoit, chief conductor of the orchestra from 2008 to 2012, has the title of conductor laureate.
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The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, the orchestra is based at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, where it performs its subscription concerts, numbering over 130 annually, in Verizon Hall.

From its founding until 2001, the Philadelphia Orchestra gave its concerts at the Academy of Music. The orchestra continues to own the Aca...
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ARNELL Punch and the Child - Ballet Music
DELIUS  An Arabesque
BERNERS  The Triumph of Neptune - Suite

Recorded 1950-55
Total duration: 59:16

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Einar Nørby,
baritone 
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Robert Grooters,
baritone 
Sir Thomas Beecham,
conductor

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SIBELIUS A Collection of Shorter Works
Recorded 1930-41
Total duration: 73:44

Featuring various orchestras conducted by:
Beecham, Heward, Kajanus, Koussevitzky, Ormandy
plus chamber music recordings featuring:
Emil Telmanyi
and Louis Jensen

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MOZART Symphony No. 35 'Haffner'
MOZART Symphony No. 40
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20

Recorded 1949-51
Total duration: 67:57

London Philharmonic Orchestra,
conducted by Eduard van Beinum
conducted by Eric Kleiber
Rudolf Serkin,
piano
Philadelphia Orchestra
conducted by Eugene Ormandy

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R STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben
R STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier Suite (arr. Doráti)
Recorded 1952 & 1950
Total duration: 67:24

Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra
conducted by Antal Doráti

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TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op.74 (Pathétique)
RAVEL
Boléro
SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals
STRAVINSKY
The Rite of Spring
ELGAR Cockaigne Overture

    Studio recordings · 1929-1933
    Total duration: 74:03

    Sir Edward Elgar - BBC Symphony Orchestra
    Serge Koussevitzky - Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Leopold Stokowski - The Philadelphia Orchestra
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    BLOCH Schelomo
    R. STRAUSS Don Quixote

    Recorded in 1940
    Total duration: 58:08

    Emanuel Feuermann, cello
    The Philadelphia Orchestra
    conducted by Leopold Stokowski and Eugene Ormandy