• Yannick Nezet-Seguin
    Nézet-Séguin Takes Charge

    The new music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra Yannick Nézet-Séguin was in town for two weeks of concerts with his new orchestra. The net result seemed a fair sampling of what the upcoming years at Verizon Hall will likely...

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  • The Stokowski Festival in Philadelphia

    This past week-end a sharp promoter with the Philadelphia Orchestra put together a 3-day series of concerts honoring Leopold Stokowski and showcasing the incoming musical director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Nézet-Séguin has been on display a dozen or more times...

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  • A Stokowski-style Wallow at Verizon Hall by Curtis Rittenhouse

    Philadelphia Orchestra Guest Conductor Nicola Luisotti got a jump on the Stokowski Year celebrations by programming Stokowski’s arrangement of Bach’s Chaconne from Partita No. 2 for solo violin. This lush arrangement for full orchestra  shows off the string...

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  • Yannick Nezet-Seguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra by Curtis Rittenhouse

    A reposting of a piece written last month. Curt will be attending an event with Yannick Nezet-Seguin this week. TG Posted on December 11, 2011 by TGodfrey Friday afternoon the Music Director-designate of the venerable Philadelphia Orchestra was on the...

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