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East Meets West

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Feb
27

Monday, February 27, 2017 7:00 pm

Eric Jacobsen, conductor | Kayhan Kalhor, kamancheh (Iranian bowed string instrument) | Shane Shanahan, percussion

Iranian-born Grammy nominee Kayhan Kalhor is known world-wide as a master of the kamancheh, a traditional instrument of his homeland.  Fantasia Upon One Note, written around 1680, is a short study on counterpoint, with the viola maintaining a single note throughout.  This eclectic program will start with the magical overture to Weber’s opera Oberon and end with Schumann’s homage to the Rhineland.

Click on LEARN MORE to watch a video of Kayhan Kalhor playing and discussing the kamancheh.

Women in Song: Aoife O’Donovan

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Mar
1

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 8:00 pm

The final concert in the series Women in Song features Irish-American singer song-writer Aoife O’Donovan, best known as the lead singer of the bluegrass string band Crooked Still and as a member of the female folk trio Sometymes Why.

Irish Romance (Matinee)

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Mar
4

Saturday, March 4, 2017 2:00 pm

Eric Jacobsen, conductor | TRÍ – The New Irish Tenors: David O’Leary, Michael McCorry Rose and Karl Scully

May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks.

May your heart be as light as a song.

May each day bring you bright, happy hours,

That stay with you all the year long.

(old Irish blessing)

Join the Philharmonic as we celebrate an early St. Patrick’s Day in this concert celebrating the love of all things Irish!

 

Irish Romance (Evening)

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Mar
4

Saturday, March 4, 2017 8:00 pm

Eric Jacobsen, conductor | TRÍ – The New Irish Tenors:  David O’Leary, Michael McCorry Rose and Karl Scully

May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks.

May your heart be as light as a song.

May each day bring you bright, happy hours,

That stay with you all the year long.

(old Irish blessing)

Join the Philharmonic as we celebrate an early St. Patrick’s Day in this concert celebrating the love of all things Irish!

 

The Emperor and the Nightingale (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Mar
10

Friday, March 10, 2017 10:00 am

For this story, members of three instrument families come together to tell the classic Hans Christian Anderson tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale with a voice like no other. A spell-binding arrangement starring flute, strings and percussion, The Emperor and the Nightingale will captivate and delight children of all ages.

Sponsored by:

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The Emperor and the Nightingale (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Mar
10

Friday, March 10, 2017 11:30 am

For this story, members of three instrument families come together to tell the classic Hans Christian Anderson tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale with a voice like no other. A spell-binding arrangement starring flute, strings and percussion, The Emperor and the Nightingale will captivate and delight children of all ages.

Sponsored by:

Orlando Health

The Emperor and the Nightingale (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Mar
11

Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:00 am

For this story, members of three instrument families come together to tell the classic Hans Christian Anderson tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale with a voice like no other. A spell-binding arrangement starring flute, strings and percussion, The Emperor and the Nightingale will captivate and delight children of all ages.

Sponsored by:

Orlando Health

The Emperor and the Nightingale (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Mar
11

Saturday, March 11, 2017 11:30 am

For this story, members of three instrument families come together to tell the classic Hans Christian Anderson tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale with a voice like no other. A spell-binding arrangement starring flute, strings and percussion, The Emperor and the Nightingale will captivate and delight children of all ages.

Sponsored by:

Orlando Health

Spring Pops: The Race for Space

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Mar
12

Sunday, March 12, 2017 6:00 pm

The City of Winter Park will proudly host the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, led by conductor Dean Whiteside, as they present Spring Pops in charming Central Park in downtown Winter Park. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy an evening of heart-warming music under the stars. This wonderful performance is made possible by a generous grant from the Charlotte Julia Hollander Trust. Music of John Williams and other space-themed selections. With guest vocalists Natalie Cordone and Shawn Kilgore.

This concert is free and open to the public. Click on LEARN MORE to view a map of Winter Park and parking information.

Rimma Plays Tchaikovsky

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Mar
18

Saturday, March 18, 2017 8:00 pm

Gemma New, conductor | Rimma Bergeron-Langlois, violin

The St. Louis Symphony’s Resident Conductor Gemma New will lead the Philharmonic in this program featuring two powerful Russian works and a short work by popular Canadian composer Glenn Buhr. Our own concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois will perform the dazzling Violin Concerto of Tchaikovsky.  Shostakovich’s brilliant response to Stalin’s condemnation of his artistic style, written under fear of arrest and death, unfolds in his Symphony No. 5. Buhr’s “Akasha” (Sanskrit for “sky”), an uplifting and ethereal work, opens this dramatic program.

Click on LEARN MORE to watch a video of the extraordinary Jascha Heifetz performing an excerpt from the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.

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Orlando Ballet: Masterworks

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Mar
24

Friday, March 24, 2017 8:00 pm

Don’t miss this collection of works from the masters of music and dance showcasing our dancers’ artistry and athleticism and powerful live music performed by the Orlando Philharmonic OrchestraMasterworks includes Serenade, with choreography by George Balanchine and music by Tchaikovsky; Fancy Free, with choreography by Jerome Robbins and music by Leonard Bernstein; and the extremely popular Sinatra Suite, with choreography by Twyla Tharp and music by Frank Sinatra.

Evening at the Pops

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Mar
25

Saturday, March 25, 2017 6:30 pm

Sit under the stars and enjoy the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra in Winter Garden at Newton Park. This annual event, on the shores of Lake Apopka, supports the Rotary Club of Winter Garden to benefit local West Orange Charities. The program, titled “Race for Space” features the Orlando Philharmonic, led by conductor Dean Whiteside, performing music of John Williams and other space-related selections. With guest vocalist Natalie Cordone.

Click on PURCHASE for hours/directions for the Garden Theater where you may purchase General Admission tickets in advance.

Orlando Ballet: Masterworks

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Mar
25

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:00 pm

Don’t miss this collection of works from the masters of music and dance showcasing our dancers’ artistry and athleticism and powerful live music performed by the Orlando Philharmonic OrchestraMasterworks includes Serenade, with choreography by George Balanchine and music by Tchaikovsky; Fancy Free, with choreography by Jerome Robbins and music by Leonard Bernstein; and the extremely popular Sinatra Suite, with choreography by Twyla Tharp and music by Frank Sinatra.

Orlando Ballet: Masterworks

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Mar
26

Sunday, March 26, 2017 2:00 pm

Don’t miss this collection of works from the masters of music and dance showcasing our dancers’ artistry and athleticism and powerful live music performed by the Orlando Philharmonic OrchestraMasterworks includes Serenade, with choreography by George Balanchine and music by Tchaikovsky; Fancy Free, with choreography by Jerome Robbins and music by Leonard Bernstein; and the extremely popular Sinatra Suite, with choreography by Twyla Tharp and music by Frank Sinatra.

A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation (Matinee)

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Apr
1

Saturday, April 1, 2017 2:00 pm

Larry Blank, conductor |  Jodi Benson, Scarlett Strallen & Doug LaBrecque, vocals

The Philharmonic will honor the legacy of the late Marvin Hamlisch in this concert featuring many of his most beloved songs, such as “Through the Eyes of Love,” “Nobody Does it Better,” “The Way We Were,” and “What I Did For Love.” Joining the Philharmonic on stage will be Jodi Benson (the voice of Ariel in The Little Mermaid), Scarlett Strallen (star of numerous Broadway and London West End shows), and Doug LaBrecque (Broadway actor and frequent Hamlisch collaborator).

(Program and artists are subject to change.)

 

 

A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation (Evening)

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Apr
1

Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 pm

Larry Blank, conductor |  Jodi Benson, Scarlett Strallen & Doug LaBrecque, vocals

The Philharmonic will honor the legacy of the late Marvin Hamlisch in this concert featuring many of his most beloved songs, such as “Through the Eyes of Love,” “Nobody Does it Better,” “The Way We Were,” and “What I Did For Love.” Joining the Philharmonic on stage will be Jodi Benson (the voice of Ariel in The Little Mermaid), Scarlett Strallen (star of numerous Broadway and London West End shows), and Doug LaBrecque (Broadway actor and frequent Hamlisch collaborator).

(Program and artists are subject to change.)

 

Mahler 2: Resurrection

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Apr
8

Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:00 pm

Eric Jacobsen, conductor | Samantha Barnes Daniel, soprano | Virginie Verrez, alto | University of Central Florida Chorus

With a large orchestra and chorus, plus alto and soprano soloists, Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony tells the story of life, the search for understanding and meaning, and a universal expression of hope.

Click on LEARN MORE to watch a video of the triumphant and glorious finale of the Resurrection Symphony.

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The Final Frontier (Matinee)

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Apr
15

Saturday, April 15, 2017 2:00 pm

Jack Everly, conductor | Jonathan Frakes, narrator

Science fiction and space travel have never been more exciting than they will be in this salute to famous space movies, sci-fi television programs and superheroes.  From “Lost in Space” to “E.T.”, from “Star Trek” to “Star Wars” we’ll journey through space and time with the help of Commander William T. Riker of the Starship Enterprise himself, Jonathan Frakes.

 

The Final Frontier (Evening)

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Apr
15

Saturday, April 15, 2017 8:00 pm

Jack Everly, conductor | Jonathan Frakes, narrator

Science fiction and space travel have never been more exciting than they will be in this salute to famous space movies, sci-fi television programs and superheroes.  From “Lost in Space” to “E.T.”, from “Star Trek” to “Star Wars” we’ll journey through space and time with the help of Commander William T. Riker of the Starship Enterprise himself, Jonathan Frakes.

 

Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Apr
21

Friday, April 21, 2017 10:00 am

While in the forest, Goldilocks discovers the family home of three bears:  Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear. The music performed by your Orlando Philharmonic String Quartet will seem just right in this fresh re-telling designed especially for the Symphony Storytime Series with the help of Maestro Eric Jacobsen.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Apr
21

Friday, April 21, 2017 11:30 am

While in the forest, Goldilocks discovers the family home of three bears:  Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear. The music performed by your Orlando Philharmonic String Quartet will seem just right in this fresh re-telling designed especially for the Symphony Storytime Series with the help of Maestro Eric Jacobsen.

Sponsored by:

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Apr
22

Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00 am

While in the forest, Goldilocks discovers the family home of three bears:  Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear. The music performed by your Orlando Philharmonic String Quartet will seem just right in this fresh re-telling designed especially for the Symphony Storytime Series with the help of Maestro Eric Jacobsen.

Sponsored by:

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Symphony Storytime Series)

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Apr
22

Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:30 am

While in the forest, Goldilocks discovers the family home of three bears:  Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear. The music performed by your Orlando Philharmonic String Quartet will seem just right in this fresh re-telling designed especially for the Symphony Storytime Series with the help of Maestro Eric Jacobsen.

Sponsored by:

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Wolfgang & Igor

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Apr
24

Monday, April 24, 2017 7:00 pm

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor  | Matthew Marshall, guitar

New Zealand’s foremost classical guitarist Matthew Marshall will give the U.S. premiere of Orlando-based, New Zealander Christopher Marshall’s (no relation) guitar concerto, “Soul Journey.”  Igor Stravinsky’s chamber concerto, commissioned by the owners of the Dumbarton Oaks estate, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s unequaled “Jupiter” complete the final concert of the 2016-2017 Focus Series.

 

Springs 2017: Dancing Queen, The Music of ABBA

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May
6

Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:00 pm

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and world class touring act Jeans ‘n Classics continue their rousing interpretation of music by some of the most famous artists of our time. This year, The Springs concert celebrates the music of Swedish singing sensation ABBA.

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