designating or of a society or other group formed to sponsor a symphony orchestra
Origin of PhilharmonicFrench philharmonique, influenced, influence by Italian filharmonico from Classical Greek philos, loving + harmonia, harmony
a symphony orchestra sponsored as by such a society or group
in full Philharmonic Orchestra
- Devoted to or appreciative of music.
- Relating to a symphony orchestra.
A symphony orchestra or the group that supports it.
Origin of philharmonicFrench philharmonique from Italian filarmonico Greek phil-, philo- philo- Greek harmonika theory of music from neuter pl. of harmonikos musical ; see harmonic .
From phil- (“beloved, loved") + harmonic