When a New York Times

was published about a symphony in Hawaii, it sparked a fierce debate among the orchestra’s members about whether it should be allowed to perform in Honolulu or if the article was an attempt to undermine their integrity.┬áThe article, published in October 2007, said that the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra had refused to perform a concert in […]

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How to be an orchestra conductor

The Philadelphia Orchestra, the largest in the United States, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and is being re-named the Philadelphia Orchestrated Care Orchestra.A team of former members of the Philadelphia Philharmonic has been named the orchestra’s new care coordinator, with the orchestra now operating under a new name: The Philharmonia of Care.The new […]

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When Philadelphians turned to music for a change

The Philadelphia Orchestra has been performing at the Philadelphere for more than 50 years.Now, it’s preparing to return to the stage, as part of a new programme.The orchestra has been using technology to deliver its music to audiences since it was founded in 1935.Here’s what you need to know.Who are Philadelpichers?Philadelpirians are the most diverse […]

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