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Philadelphia Orchestra WomenNOW Concert Series

March 5 - October 24

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Hear and see women’s influence on orchestral music!

Enjoy music by women composers or featuring women as conductors, instrumentalists or vocalists at Philadelphia Orchestra concerts during 2020.

Below are links to complete information for each concert in the WomenNOW series and a short description of the women featured.

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2020 WomenNOW Concerts

BeethovenNOW: Symphonies 2 & 3 (3/21, 3/22)
BeethovenNOW: Symphonies 1 & 9 (4/2, 4/4, 4/5)
The Orchestra celebrates the 250th birthday of Beethoven by performing two of his symphonies alongside music by composers of today in dialogue with those symphonies. Among them are Composer-in- Residence Gabriela Lena Frank and a diverse group of composers from her Creative Academy of Music.

Thibaudet and Liszt (4/17-4/18)
The program includes Anna Clyne‘s imaginative This Midnight Hour. Highlighting the power of the lower strings, it evokes the journey of a mysterious woman “stripped bare, running mad through the night.”

Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich (4/30-5/2)
The program includes The Garden of Dreams: Hommage to Shostakovich by composer Elena Firsova, who was blacklisted and exiled from the Soviet Union in the latter part of the 20th century.

Elektra (5/15, 5/17, 5/19)
The performance features a cast of vocal powerhouses, including Christine Goerke. She sings the title role, a tormented daughter obsessed with avenging the death of her father, Agamemnon.

Yuja Wang and the Brahms Piano Concertos (5/28-5/31)
The fiery Yuja Wang, a Curtis Institute of Music graduate, brings her technical virtuosity and thoughtful depth of music-making to Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 3.


March 5
October 24
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