Philadelphia classical music events, discussion, and directory
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Curiosity and a personal invitation drew me just north of Temple University to the Church of the Advocate on the evening of November 22nd. Prometheus is a brand new chamber orchestra with a mission to bring classical music to the community via their residency at the Advocate. Their outreach action takes place in…Continue
Posted on December 5, 2013 at 9:26am
The second work performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra during the Friday afternoon concert in its mini-festival of new music was David Ludwig's new bassoon concerto, "Pictures from the Floating World". For a description of the first work, Tan Dun's "Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women, Symphony…Continue
Posted on November 10, 2013 at 12:30pm
A professional critic would never admit to being unprepared, but I am neither a professional writer nor a critic. My blogs about concerts are intended to describe the experience of an average member of the audience. There are occasions when I feel obliged to document an observation from this perspective that might otherwise go unsaid. The recent performance of Tan Dun's new work, "Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women, Symphony for Microfilms, Harp, and Orchestra" by the Philadelphia…Continue
Posted on November 10, 2013 at 11:30am
Posted on November 3, 2013 at 10:00pm