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What's the Difference Between Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras?


What's the difference between a Symphony orchestra and a Philharmonic orchestra?
Spencer, Kensington



James O'Brien: They mean the same thing. It's been a question before.

Name: Gareth, Thames Ditton
Qualification: Trumpet player in an orchestra.
There is no difference. The main reason is in a major city where you have multiple world-class orchestras it helps differentiate.

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