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  • Black Pearl returns to Dilworth Park
    Black Pearl returns to Dilworth Park
    Thu, Jun 13
    Philadelphia
    Jun 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Philadelphia, 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Join the Lyric Brass Quintet of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, featuring our Principal Brass members, for a night of music from famous films and musicals! Part of Arts on Center Stage, this outdoor concert is free and we encourage you to bring a chair or blanket. The concert is from 6-7pm.
  • Black Pearl at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia
    Black Pearl at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia
    Wed, Feb 28
    Philadelphia
    Feb 28, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Take a sunny Mediterranean adventure right here in Philadelphia! Join us for a lively evening of music of and inspired by Italy at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia with guest conductor Kristin Ditlow at the podium. Featuring works by Respighi, Corelli, and Mendelssohn.
  • **POSTPONED** Black Pearl Season Opening Concert!
    **POSTPONED** Black Pearl Season Opening Concert!
    Fri, Oct 06
    Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
    Oct 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 19 S 38th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Concert update: this event is postponed to January. We apologize for any inconvenience, and tickets will be automatically refunded to buyers. We will share new date details as soon as possible and look forward to gathering together!
  • Black Pearl at Center City Social
    Black Pearl at Center City Social
    Tue, Sep 26
    Philadelphia
    Sep 26, 2023, 4:00 PM – Sep 27, 2023, 6:00 PM
    Philadelphia, 1515 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Join our Brass Quintet for a free Center City Social event on Tuesday, September 26, from 4:00-6:00 PM outside at 1515 Market Street. Enjoy al fresco cocktails, ping-pong, skee ball, and more in front of Uptown Beer Garden, accompanied by a lively brass set!
  • Black Pearl performs Brahms 2
    Black Pearl performs Brahms 2
    Thu, Jul 27
    Philadelphia
    Jul 27, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Philadelphia, 416 Queen St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
    **UPDATE!** Due to the excessive heat, we are moving tonight’s concert at Dilworth Park to Settlement Music School's Presser Hall, located at their Mary Louise Curtis Branch (416 Queen St, Philadelphia, PA 19147) from 6:00-7:00 PM. We’ll be performing Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2
  • Celebration of Freedom Ceremony at Independence Hall
    Celebration of Freedom Ceremony at Independence Hall
    Tue, Jul 04
    Philadelphia
    Jul 04, 2023, 10:00 AM
    Philadelphia, 520 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    With Independence Hall as the backdrop, celebrate July 4th and observe the evolving history of America’s freedom, with remarks by Mayor Jim Kenney. Watch in-person, tune in to NBC10 and TeleXitos at 6 PM, or on nbcphiladelphia.com. This year, we are performing as a brass quintet + percussion!
  • Black Pearl - First Friday at The Barnes Foundation
    Black Pearl - First Friday at The Barnes Foundation
    Fri, Mar 03
    The Barnes Foundation
    Mar 03, 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Join us at the Barnes Foundation in celebration of Women's History Month and the 20th anniversary of the Taki Alsop Conducting Fellowship! Our program includes Anna Clyne's beautiful and energetic "Dance" featuring the luminous playing of cellist Inbal Segev and Brahms Symphony No. 3.
  • Heroes and Heroines - Beethoven Symphony No. 3 and Susan Valladon
    Heroes and Heroines - Beethoven Symphony No. 3 and Susan Valladon
    Fri, Oct 01
    The Barnes Foundation
    Oct 01, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Black Pearl invites you to join us for Beethoven at the Barnes!
  • Black Pearl @Awbury Arboretum
    Black Pearl @Awbury Arboretum
    Sun, Jul 25
    Awbury Arboretum - Cope House
    Jul 25, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Awbury Arboretum - Cope House, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138, USA
    Black Pearl's own musicians display their solo talents as part of two stunning chamber ensembles: Lyric Brass Quintet and Elegance Quartet!
  • Black Pearl @ Dilworth Park!
    Black Pearl @ Dilworth Park!
    Wed, Jun 23
    Philadelphia
    Jun 23, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Philadelphia, 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    In honor of the heroic citizens who have helped us move through these difficult times, Black Pearl will present Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony No. 3
  • Black Pearl @ Davos!!!
    Black Pearl @ Davos!!!
    Sun, Jan 24
    See Me! A Global Concert
    Jan 24, 2021, 1:25 PM – 2:05 PM
    See Me! A Global Concert
    Just click "Register Now" to go to the livestream of the concert @ 1:25 EST and join the global community as Black Pearl performs with artists from around the world for See Me! A Global Concert from the World Economic Forum!
  • Black Pearls @ the Barnes
    Black Pearls @ the Barnes
    Fri, Mar 06
    Barnes Foundation
    Mar 06, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:40 PM
    Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    In the Year of the Woman, Black Pearl celebrates the contributions of African-American women composers and performers to classical music.
  • Black Pearl @ Cathedral VIllage
    Black Pearl @ Cathedral VIllage
    Mon, Oct 28
    Cathedral Village
    Oct 28, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Cathedral Village, 600 E Cathedral Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19128, USA
    Black Pearl's string orchestra will perform a community concert in Northwest Philadelphia at the beautiful Cathedral Village facility.
  • Black Pearls @ the Barnes
    Black Pearls @ the Barnes
    Fri, Mar 01
    Barnes Foundation
    Mar 01, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Black Pearl's own talented musicians are soloists at the Barnes' First Friday event! The Lyric Brass Quintet will open the concert and Julietta Curenton is featured in the Mozart D Major Flute Concerto!
  • Black Pearl Celebrates A Very Philly Christmas!
    Black Pearl Celebrates A Very Philly Christmas!
    Sat, Dec 01
    Cedar Grove Mansion
    Dec 01, 2018, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
    Cedar Grove Mansion, 1 Cedar Grove Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA
    The 2018 SoS Festival offers beautiful music and historic mansions in the majesty of Philadelphia's famed Fairmount Park!
  • Orchestrating Leadership at Venture Cafe!
    Orchestrating Leadership at Venture Cafe!
    Thu, Nov 29
    Venture Cafe
    Nov 29, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Venture Cafe, 3675 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curious about conducting? Looking for a fun afternoon break? Come satisfy your baton envy with us at this FREE event in Philadelphia!
  • Black Pearl Live on WRTI-FM radio!
    Black Pearl Live on WRTI-FM radio!
    Mon, Nov 26
    WRTI-FM 90.1 Temple University Public Ra
    Nov 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:40 PM
    WRTI-FM 90.1 Temple University Public Ra, 1509 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA
    Jeri Lynne Johnson and members of Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra perform live on air on WRTI-FM 90.1
  • Black Pearl Season Opening Concert
    Black Pearl Season Opening Concert
    Sat, Sep 15
    Temple Performing Arts Center
    Sep 15, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
    Freedom- equality- brotherhood! Radical ideas or radical idealism? Come here Beethoven's Third Symphony, the "Eroica" and decide for yourself!
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