Celebrating its 30th season in Southwest Florida, the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra is increasingly recognized as one of the top regional orchestras in the United States. This elite ensemble employs 49 full-time resident musicians and is critically acclaimed as South Florida’s premier professional orchestra. In addition to regular classical, pops and chamber concerts, the orchestra has international recording credits, two PBS television specials, and has accompanied such renowned artists as Renee Fleming, Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Kiri Te Kanawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Denyce Graves, Kathleen Battle and Frederica von Stade.
The mission of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra is to provide Southwest Florida with the highest quality musical experience in classical, pops, chamber and opera, featuring notable conductors and accomplished soloists from around the world. With a full schedule of concerts from September to early June each year, the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra presents programs designed to stimulate, enrich and entertain audiences of all ages. The orchestra also reaches out with special community and school programs.