Orchestra 2001 is a collective of adventurous, virtuoso performers dedicated to the music of our time. The ensemble strives to be an international leader in connecting diverse audiences with the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries, engaging new listeners through exhilarating concerts, innovative artistic collaborations, and enriching community partnerships in Philadelphia and beyond.

JOURNEYS: Classical Movements from the African Diaspora

Part I – Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

Orchestra 2001 is pleased to announce a multi-year concert series featuring music by African-American, African, and Afro-Caribbean composers. Opening concerts for this series have been postponed due to COVID-19. Stay tuned for concert details!

Major support for this series provided by the Anne & Gordon Getty Foundation and League of American Orchestras Futures Fund.

 
CONEXÕES BRAZIL

20th- and 21st-Century Music by Brazilian composers

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021, 7:00 PM
Live from Teatro Esperanza: Virtual Livestreamed Event

Heitor Villa-Lobos – Sexteto místico 

Clarice Vasconcelos Assad – The Book of Spells

Orlando Haddad – Lendas Amazônicas (Amazon Legends) premiere

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HONORING OUR ANCESTORS

STAY TUNED for a repeat performance in MAY 2021!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th 2020, 7:00pm
9th Street Market 
(between Washington & Ellsworth) 
FREE to the general public. Face masks/social distancing required.

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This performance is part of Orchestra 2001's EMERGING MARKETS concert series. Major support provided by The William Penn Foundation.

 
Stream UNHINGED 
with the Barnes Foundation

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Listen to
¡CONEXIONES! Mexico 
at Teatro Esperanza

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Orchestra 2001 is Ensemble-In-Residence at Cherry Street Pier

The COMPOSER AT WORK window features Philadelphia-area and visiting composers, and musicians of all ages and genres. Participants work on site and present their music to audiences at Cherry Street Pier and elsewhere in Philadelphia. Funded by generous grants from the Barra Foundation and the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.

100% individual donations currently go toward employing musicians!

Our concerts would not be possible without the support of Individual Donors!


Orchestra 2001 thanks its Foundation, Government, and Organizational Contributors and Partners: