Music Director

Richard Egarr’s

Debut Season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EToKSq1PJjA

At long last, the return of chamber music has arrived.

On November 24, PBO musicians reunited on the stage of Herbst Theatre for the first time in over eight months for a chamber music program celebrating Bach.

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#PBOReflects

As part PBO’s ongoing efforts to continue to bring music to the world during this difficult chapter of our lives, Philharmonia has launched a weekly series featuring archival recordings from some of the greatest performances of our 40-year history.

ORCHESTRA & CHORALE

“…specializing in the baroque to global acclaim for their accurate and passionate performances…”
Opera Wire

OPERA

“Full and plentiful, luxurious, powerful, the production shone with splendor.”
Opera Wire, reviewing Aci, Galatea e Polifemo (2020)

PBO SESSIONS

“Improvisational boldness…”
San Francisco Classical Voice

PRODUCTIONS

“Encountering it on stage at last was like watching a resplendently bedecked giant stirring to life.”
San Francisco Chronicle, reviewing Le Temple de la Gloire (2017)

COLLABORATIONS

“SF’s renowned period instrument band does not accompany a dance company. No: They collaborate.”
San Francisco Chronicle, reviewing Dido and Aeneas with Mark Morris Dance Co. (2011)

INITIATIVES

“A work of arresting directness, in a performance that seemed to glow with a certain cool inner light.”
San Francisco Chronicle, reviewing The Listeners by Caroline Shaw (2020) as part of PBO’s New Music for Old Instruments initiative

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