What does the word philharmonic mean?

Usage examples for philharmonic

  1. Just as some prefer the exquisite tonal purity and finished performances of the Kneisel String Quartet to the blare and thunder of the Philharmonic Society; just as some enjoy in silence beautiful prose more than our crude drama, so the lovers of black and white may feel themselves a distinctive class. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  2. One of her first acts was to subscribe to the Philharmonic concerts. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin