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'Star Trek: Into Darkness' At The Mann Center

The Starship Enterprise docks at the Mann Center Thursday, July 31st for a special screening of "Star Trek: Into Darkness," accompanied by the Philadelphia Orchestra, under the baton of David Newman.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Vail Daily News

The Philadelphia Orchestra to continue Bravo! Vail residency

The legendary Philadelphia Orchestra closes its eighth summer residency at Bravo! Vail this weekend with the return of Music Director Yannick NA©zet-SA©guin and masterpieces by Beethoven and Strauss, and Rachmaninoff and Brahms.

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Related Topix: Classical, Vail, CO, Beethoven, Symphony, Arts

Phillymag.com

Philadelphia Orchestra Meets Outdoor Cinema at Movie Nights at The Mann

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is taking Philly's summer obsession with al fresco movies to a new level.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Vail Daily News

2 Do: Our picks for top activities in the Vail Valley today

Reeves finished first in the women's pro category. 1. Experience "Fantasia" with live music - The soundtrack to Disney's 1940 cinematic classic "Fantasia" was originally recorded by The Philadelphia Orchestra, captivating audiences worldwide, and tonight at 6 p.m. at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, you can hear The Philadelphia Orchestra ... (more)

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Vail Daily News

The Philadelphia Orchestra returns to Vail

Violinist Joshua Bell enjoys a standing ovation from the audience after a performance of Bruch's First Violin Concerto during the opening night of The Philideliphia Orchestra at Bravo! Vail on Saturday evening at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail.

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Related Topix: Classical, Vail, CO, Symphony, Arts, Edwards, CO

BroadwayWorld.com

Pianist Jeremy Denk to Perform Beethoven with the Academy Festival Orchestra, 7/12

Gifted pianist Jeremy Denk - the recipient of a 2013 MacArthur "Genius" Grant and this year's Avery Fisher Prize - will perform Beethoven's elegant and soulful First Piano Concerto with the Music Academy of the West's Academy Festival Orchestra under the baton of guest conductor Edward Gardner at the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara on Saturday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, Beethoven, Genius, Entertainment, Television, Santa Barbara, CA, Strauss, Ravel

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Vail Daily News

Five questions with Joshua Bell, who returns Saturday for Bravo! Vail

Violinist Joshua Bell broke onto the scene at the heady age of 14 with none other than The Philadelphia Orchestra, so it seems only appropriate that they reunite again Saturday night at Bravo! Vail.

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Albany Times Union

Brian Stokes Mitchell to sing with the Philly at...

Tony-winning baritone Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform with the Philadelphia Orchestra on its opening night "American Songbook" program set for 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, the venue has announced.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vail Daily News

Family fun at Bravo! Vail events

Bravo! Vail continues its popular tradition of family-friendly events this summer, ranging from a screening of the beloved Disney film "Fantasia" with live orchestra accompaniment by The Philadelphia Orchestra on Wednesday, to Broadway Night with the New York Philharmonic on July 24. Bravo! Vail is also proud to announce a new partnership with the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Classical, New York Philharmonic, Avon, CO, Eagle, CO

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Denver Post

Classical music: It's Philly's turn at Bravo! Vail festival

Saturday-July 12. On July 4 the Bravo! Vail music festival says goodbye to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra after the ensemble presents its annual "Patriotic Concert" at 2 p.m. But the music picks up right away when The Philadelphia Orchestra pulls into town starting July 5. Philly opens with a special concert featuring Joshua Bell as soloist on ... (more)

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CBS Local

Gladiator Live with The Philadelphia Orchestra

Up to 10 will win a pair of tickets to witness this Best Picture and 5-time Academy Award-winning movie on a giant screen as you've never seen or heard it before.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Washington Post

The Philadelphia Orchestraa s stirring Beethovena s Ninth

Even with the trucks going by on the Dulles toll road, the thick, oppressive summer heat, the usual congestion hassles getting out and, in this instance, problematic sound engineering, a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra is well worth the trek out to Wolf Trap.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Classical, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jun 28, 2014

CBS Local

'The Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute To The Beatles'

The Beatles first came to America five decades ago, and to celebrate the occasion, the Philadelphia Orchestra presents the Classical Mystery Tour in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center on July 23rd and 24th.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Classical

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Vail Daily News

Vail Daily's guide for the Bravo! Vail novices

Third Coast Percussion, a young Chicago-based ensemble, performs at the new Bravo! Vail After Dark series at the Vail Ale house on July 19. a "I fell in love with playing the piano ," said Anne-Marie McDermott, artistic director of Bravo! Vail.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Tchaikovsky, Classical, Symphony, Arts

The Triangle

Philly Orchestra opens summer season with Ben Folds

Shane O'Connor The Triangle Audience members look on as the Philadelphia Orchestra plays with Ben Folds underneath the roof of the Mann's amphitheater.

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Philly.com

Do This

Conductor Bramwell Tovey leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in Beethoven's Overture to "Egmont" and Symphony No.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Cole Porter, Jazz, Eubie!, Ambler, PA, Jello Biafra, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Melodies of an Ancient Chinese Script

Chatting in the executive lounge of Beijing's Grand Hyatt on the edge of Tiananmen Square, composer and conductor Tan Dun recalls the effect the Philadelphia Orchestra had on him as a young man.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Philly.com

Ben Folds (not bends) the Philadelphia Orchestra to his musical will

THERE MAY BE some grumbling in the ranks of the Philadelphia Orchestra tonight, Ben Folds anticipates, when the sophisticated singer-songwriter/pianist, professorial talent judge and fledgling concerto composer meets up with our legendary symphony.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

CBS Local

Plenty To Do At 'The Mann Center' This Summer

The Mann Center is pulling out all the stops this summer. This week alone, an iconic star, Italian tenors and the Philadelphia Orchestra are performing.

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Related Topix: Classical, Philadelphia, PA, Beethoven

Phillymag.com

We Would Love to See This Documentary About Violinist Herbert Light

Jonathan Light writes: "Fifty years of classical music through the eyes of someone who's lived it.

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