All Blog Posts Tagged 'music' (14)

The Passions Of Stanford Thompson

On a damp and dreary Sunday afternoon in December, people gathered in the auditorium of West Philadelphia Catholic High School, West Catholic as it’s affectionately called, not hear a sermon about heaven, hell, sin and redemption, but to hear Beethoven’s Fifth. Proud parents, grandparents,…


Added by Jason R. Morgan on December 18, 2012 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Tempesta di Mare: Art of the Prophets

Tempesta di Mare, as the Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, has been filling a void in the musical repertoire for the last ten years. Their latest concert on Saturday evening, December 8, 2012 featured music in Germany from the time just before Bach. The directors, Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone, certainly deserve praise for bringing these all too rare works to life.


Prior to the concert, Professor Tanya Kevorkian of Millersville University, gave a lively, albeit brief history…


Added by Joyce Portnoy on December 11, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments


The Meiravi Quartet presents an engaging performance of the mysterious 
Bartok String Quartet No. 2 and the lively and sophisticated Mozart String Quartet in F, K 590Sunday, November 25, 3 PM, at the Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce Street. Also to be previewed is Movement III of composer-in-residence Peter Nocella’s …

Added by Meiravi Quartet on November 12, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Philadelphia Wind Symphony presents Visions

Praised for its “friendly and fun” atmosphere, the Philadelphia Wind Symphony welcomes

music lovers of all ages to its third performance on Tuesday, May 8 th at 7pm in Levitt

Auditorium, at Gershman Hall, University of the Arts, 401 S. Broad…


Added by Philadelphia Wind Symphony on April 17, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Meiravi Quartet: Hope Survives: The Lost Generation of Holocaust Composers

The Meiravi Quartet presented its most recent program: "Hope Survives": The "Lost Generation" of Holocaust Composers at 3pm, March 25, 2012 in Amado Hall, UPENN. Together with musicologist Karen Uslin, who spoke about each composer and her research experience, I presented commentary on the four works performed: Schulhoff's Five Pieces for String Quartet, Krasa's Theme and Variations for String Quartet, Ullmann's String Quartet No.3,  Op.…


Added by Meiravi Quartet on March 29, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Lyric Fest presents: A Very Good Year - Happy Birthday to 1912

Hi! Lyric Fest is thrilled to join LocalArtsLive! In our first blog post - learn about our company and the upcoming program:

"A Very Good Year - Happy Birthday to 1912"


Friday, March 23 @ 8 pm

Haverford College – Marshall Auditorium, Roberts Hall

370 Lancaster Avenue,…


Added by Lyric Fest on March 5, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Laughing Bird - The Anchor Room Salon - 2 / 24

On Friday, February 24th, at 8 in the evening, under the watchful eye of Our Lady Queen of All Saints & Mother of Fair Love, The Laughing Bird took those present at S. John’s Chapel in S. Clement’s Church (20th and Appletree) on a flight spanning four centuries of vocal and instrumental music. The Anchor Room Salon, as the early music…


Added by Carlos Roberto Ramirez on February 28, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Steinway Society of South Jersey Presents Internationally Celebrated Greek Pianist Konstantinos Papadakis







Added by Jacobs Music Stores on February 1, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

A John Cage Centennial Celebration

I only learned today, that 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth (on September 12, 1912) of composer John Cage. It occurs to me that I should have used an adjective before “composer”: choose “iconoclastic”, “controversial” or “pioneer”.…


Added by Gary King on January 23, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Philadelphia Fans of Classical Music - Concert Meetups

The Philadelphia Fans of Classical Music (PFCM) have chosen several local concerts from the 2011/12 season, around which to hold our meetups. As we’ve done in the past, a concert meetup will typically be preceded by another…


Added by Gary King on September 24, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Settlement Music School Unveils Plans for the New Fall Programs at their Open House

Settlement Music School Unveils Plans for New Programs in the Fall 

at School-wide Open Houses, Saturday, June 4, 2011

10 am until 1 pm at all six branches…

Added by Sharon Torello on May 27, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Philadelphia Fans of Classical Music - 3 opportunities to get involved

The Philadelphia Fans of Classical Music have three Meetups happening this week and next.  On Friday, May 27th, the group will meet to learn about Hector Berlioz’ “The Damnation of Faust”, in preparation for the concert performance of this work by the Philadelphia Orchestra, the following evening.  Members will attend the concert on Saturday, May 28 at 8 PM.  We plan to meet at “Le Pain…

Added by Sharon Torello on May 23, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Guitar Music

Usually when people think of "classical" music they think of orchestras, or violin virtuosos, or pianists, but they don't necessarily think of guitar. The guitar's typically thought of as a rock instrument. The guitar, however, was a favorite instrument of master orchestrater, Hector Berlioz, violin virtuoso, Níccolo Paganini and pianist Franz Schubert. Berlioz was the first major composer who wasn't a keyboard player and rather would use the guitar to help with harmony, orchestration, etc.…


Added by Philmore Ensemble on April 29, 2011 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

The Philadelphia Fans of Classical Music

We invite you to join the Philadelphia Fans of Classical Music and meet other classical music enthusiasts in Philly.  Our group is for those who enjoy going to concerts, listening to recordings, who want to…


Added by Phila. Fans of Classical Music on April 16, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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