Tag Archives: Oklahoma City Philharmonic

Cellist and Norman native Valorie Tatge has been performing with OKC Philharmonic for more than 25 years. | Photo Larry Moore / provided

OKC Phil cellist Valorie Tatge’s weekly work schedule is a balancing act

OKC Phil cellist Valorie Tatge’s weekly work schedule is a balancing act

Tatge, a Norman native, has been playing with OKC Phil for the last 25 years.

Devon Ice Rink opened Nov. 13. | Photo Quit Nguyen / Downtown in December / provided

Holiday Cheer: Downtown in December transforms OKC into a holiday hotspot with dozens of events

Despite its name, the event actually begins this Saturday.


Ben Folds talks orchestral work, Kesha and Confederate statues ahead of his show at Tulsa’s Cain’s Ballroom

Singer-songwriter and pianist Ben Folds returns to Oklahoma with a date at Tulsa’s historic Cain’s Ballroom.

Oklahoma City Ballet brings its production of Agnes de Mille’s Rodeo to Armstrong Auditorium after strong audience reception in its 2016 debut. (Armstrong Auditorium / provided)

Armstrong Auditorium invites Oklahoma City Ballet to open its 2017-18 season

Armstrong’s performing arts series is in its 19th season.


The metro celebrates Independence Day with live music and fireworks

Parades, parties and other Fourth of July festivities take place through Tuesday.


Local closed-circuit TV show cheers up children in the hospital

Chris Wiser of Sugar Free Allstars hosts Wiggle Out Loud TV with a guest nearly every week.

Mickelthwate, A. Head shot 1

OKC Phil announces new music director

In late May, Oklahoma City Philharmonic named Alexander Mickelthwate its music director designate. Current music director Maestro Joel Levine, who founded the orchestra in 1988, plans to retire in May 2018. The appointment comes after a season-long tryout process in which OKC Phil brought in six total candidates, including Mickelthwate, to guest conduct the orchestra.

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