ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA PRESENTS EAST MEETS WEST


The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents the fourth concert in the Focus Series, East Meets West on Monday, February 27, featuring guest artist Kayhan Kalhor, an Iranian kamancheh player, composer, and master of classical Kurdish and Iranian traditional music. Performance is at The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando, Florida on Monday, February 27 at…

Orlando Philharmonic Performs Beethoven 7, Shostakovich Violin Concerto


On Saturday, November 16, the Orlando Philharmonic will perform Beethoven Symphony No. 7 and Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto  No. 1, featuring violinist Cho-Liang Lin, at 8:00 p.m. at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre (401 W. Livingston Street, Orlando). Conducted by Joel Revzen, the program will also include Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture. Tickets are $18-$70, available at 407-770-0071 or OrlandoPhil.org. This concert is sponsored by…

Orlando Philharmonic presents “An American Salute with Orlando Gay Chorus


  On Saturday, October 12, the Orlando Philharmonic will open its 2013-2014 pops series with a concert entitled An American Salute, featuring Orlando Gay Chorus and guest conductor Albert George Schram. Concerts will be performed at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre (401 W. Livingston Street, Orlando). Tickets are $18-$70, available at 407-770-0071 or OrlandoPhil.org….

Orlando Philharmonic Purchases The Plaza Live


Yesterday, after months of planning, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra purchased the property known as “The Plaza Live,” located at 425 Bumby Ave, for $3.4 million.  The sale included the Plaza Live building, all its contents and the Plaza Live business, which currently presents more than 135 events each year. The Philharmonic is planning extensive renovations…

Orlando Philharmonic & Orlando Shakes Team Up for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”


Orlando Philharmonic & Orlando Shakes  Team Up for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”   This month, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and Orlando Shakespeare Theater will join forces for the very first time for a one-performance-only production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, featuring a dramatic presentation of Shakespeare’s play accompanied by all of Mendelssohn’s incidental music.  The sole…

Orlando Philharmonic Presents ‘Cirque de la Symphonie’


Orlando Philharmonic Presents ‘Cirque de la Symphonie’ March 30 concert will feature aerialists, contortionists, strongmen and other circus artists performing on stage with the orchestra.  This month, the Orlando Philharmonic will feature cirque performers from around the globe in a concert entitled “Cirque de la Symphonie” on March 30 at 2 & 8 p.m. Concerts…

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Saturday, March 16, 2013 Young Composers Challenge Workshop (FREE) 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at UCF Create A free workshop for musicians and aspiring composers ages 13-18. Attendees will learn the principles of composition, orchestration, music notation, scoring software and MIDI technology from nationally-recognized composers.  Orlando Philharmonic musicians will provide demonstrations of each orchestral instrument,…

Orlando Philharmonic Brings Orchestra to Students


Over the past five weeks, second graders at Rock Lake Elementary School and Grand Ave Primary Learning Center have been working with professional teaching artists from Mary Palmer and Associates, Florida Alliance for Arts for Education, and Orlando Repertory Theatre as part of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphonic Stories program, which teaches students about science,…

Orlando Philharmonic Presents New Chamber Series Downtown at The MEZZ


3-concert series will include a social hour, chamber music, and reception with the orchestra’s principal musicians  This spring, the Orlando Philharmonic will launch a new 3-concert chamber music series in downtown Orlando, featuring up-close performances by its principal musicians. The Tuesday night Principals at The MEZZ concerts will take place at The MEZZ, inside the Sanctuary Building (100…

Winter Park’s Hannibal Square Businesses Present Holiday Event to Benefit Orlando Philharmonic


Winter Park’s Hannibal Square Businesses Present Holiday Event to Benefit Orlando Philharmonic “Hannibal Square Holiday” will include food and wine from area restaurants, and holiday music by musicians of the Philharmonic Orchestra.  On Friday, December 7, Winter Park’s Hannibal Square Merchants Association will present “Hannibal Square Holiday,” a food and wine celebration benefiting the Orlando…