Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra


The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra provides professional orchestral performances to Central Orlando. They offer more than 125 performances each year. Their mission is to " foster and promote symphonic music through excellence in performance, education and cultural leadership." It has been operating since 1993 and is entering its fifth season led by Music Director Christopher Wilkins. The orchestra offers several series of performances each year. Their flagship series is the Super Series, which comprises ten concerts of pops, classics and five matinee performances. The Sounds of Summer Series features five concerts and is a Central Florida tradition. The series highlights popular chamber music and highlights the musicians of the Philharmonic. The Focus Series is for the classical music enthusiast. It focuses on a single theme and features works from a variety of composers, showing off the best in chamber orchestra. The conductor offers analysis of the performances to enhance the educational experience for concert attendees during this series. The Philharmonic performs at least 30 Young People's Concerts each year for the Seminole, Orange and Volusia County Public School systems. Programs are also offered for preschool aged children. The Tiny Tots programs has been running since 2002 and presents shows to four area nursery schools, introducing the students to classical music in an educational, entertaining and fun manner.

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