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Press Releases

PHILLY’S FIRST EVER MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT SET FOR MAY 28

FREE TICKETS FOR 2,000 MILITARY, VETS, POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, AND OTHER FIRST RESPONDERS 

PHILLY POPS AND THE MANN PRESENT MEMORIAL SALUTEFEATURING 65-PIECE POPS ORCHESTRA, NATIVE PHILADELPHIANS AND BROADWAY STARS ALLISON BLACKWELL AND HUGH PANARO AS VOCALISTS, AND VOICES OF THE POPS ENSEMBLE

 

MEMORIAL SALUTE, MOVIE NIGHTS, WORLD & NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERES MEAN SUMMER AT THE MANN NEVER SOUNDED SO GOOD 

Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Philly POPS Headline 2016 Summer Classics Series in Celebration of the Mann’s 40th Anniversary Season 

THE MANN PRESENTS NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF FIREBIRD: REIMAGINED

WITH THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

Featuring The Philadelphia Orchestra, Ladysmith Black Mambazo

and Janni Younge of Handspring Puppet Company  

CineConcerts is partnering with Warner Brothers Consumer Products to launch a series of “Harry Potter” film concert tours, Variety has learned exclusively. Beginning with a “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” tour in 2016, “The Harry Potter Film Concert Series” will reformat each “Harry Potter” film into an orchestral concert experience that offers audiences a live symphony orchestra performance of the entire score in-sync with the film, which will be simultaneously projected onto a high-definition 40-foot screen. “The original dialogue and sound effects will be kept intact,” CineCon

PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 18, 2015) – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Andrew Hamilton and Gordon Wilder have been appointed to the board of directors.

Press Coverage

Fresh off opening for Taylor Swift on her 1989 world tour, Shawn Mendes is headlining his own. The 17-year-old pop star released the da

 Yannick Nézet-Séguin's fifth season as Philadelphia Orchestra music director might not immediately look that different from the previous four.

Symphony orchestras across the country are downsizing because of dwindling attendance, but in an unusual twist, certain shows are delighting a new generation of fans and helping concert halls sell more tickets.

At the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, a symphony orchestra played to a crowd where some fans were actually dressed in costume, CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports.

Fans were there to experience music from their favorite video game, "The Legend of Zelda," organized in a four-movement symphony.

Francesca Buchalski leaned heavily on plastic foam, floral wire and other craft-store staples to assemble evening wear for her first orchestra concert last month at Philadelphia’s Mann Center for the Performing Arts.

Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announces grant recipients

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