The horn section from the Curtis Symphony OrchestraPhoto by David DeBalko
The Other Fab Phils
Curtis Symphony OrchestraCarlos Miguel Prieto, conductorVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaOct. 15, 2012
All attention has been on the Philadelphia Orchestra, which has a new conductor ...
‘Angels in America’
(Parts One and Two, “Millennium Approaches” and “Perestroika”)
By Tony KushnerDirected by Blanka ZizkaWilma Theater, PhiladelphiaThrough Oct. 21, 2012
Theatergoers in Philadelphia have been waiting for months for "Perestroika," part two of Tony Kushner's epic ...
Victory : The Triumphant Gay RevolutionHow a Despised Minority Pushed Back, Beat Death, Found Love and Changed America for Everyone
By Linda HirshmanHardcover, 443 pages, $27.99HarperCollinsJune 2012
Linda Hirshman's "Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution" threads the legal milestones ...
From left: Adam Hundt, Will Laury and Colby Damon in "MashUP," choreographed by Adam HouglandPhoto courtesy of Ballet X
Hot Summer, Hot Dance
Ballet XWorks by Adam Hougland, Tobin Del Coure, and Darrell Grand MoultrieWilma Theatre, PhiladelphiaJuly 11-15, 2012
Biography of Walter Cronkite by Douglas BrinkleyHardcover, 832 pages with photos, $34.99HarperCollins PublishersMay 2012
Walter Cronkite's unpretentious newsman persona made him "the most trusted man in America." He was who the public wanted to hear and see ...
Lullabies for Broadway Babies
"Over the Moon"The Broadway Lullaby Project26 song album (2-CD set)
It’s never too early to introduce your little ones to show tunes, not to mention the great voices of American musical theater. But, “Rose’s ...
Violinist Joshua BellPhoto by Lisa Marie Mazzucco
Joshua Bell Goes for More on Tour With St. Martin
Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsJoshua Bell, DirectorVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaApril 16, 2012
Aside from having international superstar status among classical musicians, ...
Choreographed by Robert WeissMusic by George Frideric HandelPennsylvania BalletAcademy of Music, PhiladelphiaMarch 8-17, 2012
Robert Weiss is artistic director of the Carolina Ballet, where his ballet “Messiah” has played to very enthusiastic returning crowds. The choreographer was ...
Bass-bariton Eric OwensPhoto by Dario Acosta
Owens' Triumphant Break from 'The Ring'
Philadelphia Chamber Music SocietyPerelman Theater, Kimmel CenterEric Owens, bass-baritoneWarren Jones, pianoFeb. 28, 2012
Composer Ned Rorem used to categorize music as exclusively French or German just ...