The "Phil" is the term locals use to describe the Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts. The 85-piece orchestra was chartered in 1983. It has grown and continues to grow into one of the United States premiere young symphonic orchestras.
The Naples Philharmonic is more than just an orchestra. The center also fosters When in Naples, the NPO performs at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts,a remarkable arts center that includes both performing arts and visual arts. The Center hosts more than 400 individual events annually in its 1,413 seat main hall, 200 seat black box theater and four museum-quality art galleries.
The Phil is a cultural asset of immense value to Naples, Florida and Collier County that also houses the 30,000-square-foot Naples Museum of Art Visit the Naples Philharmonic Web site for a comprehensive review of its programs and facilities.to spend a half-a-day or more here.