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The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Announces It's 30th Anniversary Season

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has announced its 2022-2023 30th Anniversary Season, including six concerts on the Classics Series and five concerts on the Pops Series, all to be held in the newly completed and acoustically perfect Steinmetz Hall.



For the first time ever, the Classics Series will be offered in pairs, including a Saturday evening and a Sunday matinee performance for each concert.


The 2022-2023 Season will also include the Focus Series and Symphony Storytime Series at The Plaza Live in Orlando’s Milk District. Returning will be five Summer Serenades concerts in the Summer of 2022, featuring programs curated by the participating Philharmonic musicians. The popular three-night Resonate Festival will return in February 2023 and will feature 2022-2023 Season Artist-in-Residence Anthony McGill.



The Philharmonic will feature a diverse and exciting lineup of guest artists and conductors for the 2022-2023 Season. On the podium for his eighth Season with the Philharmonic, Music Director Eric Jacobsen will conduct seven programs in the season, as well as the full Resonate Festival.


Soloists featured on the Classics Series include Violinist Adele Anthony, Pianist Inon Barnatan, and the Philharmonic’s own Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois. Returning in the 2022-2023 Season are Pianist Orli Shaham, Cellist Jan Vogler, and Superstar Pianist Yuja Wang, one of the top Classical soloists in the world.



Artist-in-Residence Anthony McGill, said to have “…played with his trademark brilliance, penetrating sound and rich character. That the ovation was so enthusiastic was no surprise.” by The New York Times, will perform on 6 performances in the Resonate Festival in February 2023, including three major concertos for clarinet as well as chamber music works.


The Pops Series will boast a new production of the audience favorite Home for the Holidays in November, “Something Wonderful: The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein”, Chris Thile in Concert with Music Director Eric Jacobsen, “Spies, Lies, & Treble Clefs”, and finish out in May 2023 with “Let’s Misbehave – The Songs of Cole Porter”.



The Focus Series will begin in October with a celebration of Puerto Rican Heritage with Flutist Nestor Torres joined by Conductor and Violinist Guillermo Figueroa. The Focus Series will feature numerous Philharmonic Musicians in a variety of roles, including as conductors, soloists, and concert curators. These programs will include Holiday Brass & Percussion conducted by OPO trumpeter Lyman Brodie in December; Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois featured on Mozart’s Violin Concert No. 5 in February; and a program featuring three OPO soloists under conductor Mauricio Céspedes Rivero in March. The Focus Series will conclude in April 2023 under the baton of Music Director Eric Jacobsen with Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins as the featured soloist.


The Symphony Storytime Series for young children features fun, family-friendly programs including a Halloween Fall program, an all-new Holly Jolly Sounds of the Season, the Louis Armstrong tribute Just a Lucky So and So, and Peter Rabbit, all at The Plaza Live.

Subscription renewals for current subscribers will be sent to them in the coming weeks and new subscriptions for the 2022-2023 Season will go on sale later this Spring.


For more information, check out the OPO website.


To book, contact the Box Office at 407.770.0071 or boxoffice@orlandophil.org.






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