Curtis Chamber Orchestra, Philadelphia

Flutist Jeffrey Khaner soloed in both "Ballade forFlute" and "Poem for Flute" Curtis Chamber Orchestra, 'Pulcinella' and other works Perelman Theater, PhiladelphiaDec. 5, 2010 www.curtis.edu Stravinsky’s 1920 ballet score “Pulcinella” resurfaces in concert halls eventually as an orchestral suite.  ...

Uncle Vanya, Philadelphia

Left to right: Charlie DelMarcell, Peter DeLaurier and Sarah Sanford in Lantern Theater's "Uncle Vanya"Photo by Mark Garvin Uncle Vanya By Anton ChekhovEnglish translation by Mike PoultonDirected by Kathryn MacMillanLantern Theater Company, PhiladelphiaOct. 21 - Nov. 21, 2010 www.lanterntheater.org  ...

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Dirk Brossé, music director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, conducting members of the ensemble Barber/Puccini/Tchaikovsky—Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Dirk Brossé, music directorPerelman Theater, PhiladelphiaNov. 15, 2010 www.chamberorchestra.org The Chamber Orchestra’s November concerts in the Perelman Theater had something  ...

Koresh Dance Company, Philadelphia

Koresh Dance Company "Somewhere in Between" and "Benchtime Stories"Choreographed by Roni KoreshSuzanne Roberts TheatrePhiladelphiaOct. 31, 2010 www.koreshdance.org Choreographer Roni Koresh has been moving more toward narrative and character-driven dance. Last year’s Evolution demonstrated how he avoids the pitfall  ...

Lyric Fest, Philadelphia

Samuel Barber in his early 20s Biography in Music — Samuel Barber Lyric FestFirst Presbyterian Church, PhiladelphiaOct. 24 www.lyricfest.org The Biography in Music series of Philly’s Lyric Fest not only strives to meticulously represent the lives of composers, it  ...

Macbeth, Philadelphia

Jacqueline Antaramian as Lady Macbeth and CJ Wilson as MacbethPhoto by Jim Roese Macbeth By William ShakespeareDirected by Blanka ZizkaThe Wilma Theater, PhiladelphiaThrough Nov. 13 www.wilmatheater.org(See video clip with Blanka Zizka below.) "Macbeth," that most rueful of Shakespearean tragedies,  ...

Philadelphia Orchestra with Jeremy Denk

Pianist Jeremy Denk performed Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Philadelphia OrchestraPhoto by Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles TimesThe Philadelphia Orchestra with guest artist Jeremy DenkCharles Dutoit, conductorJeremy Denk, pianistVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaOct. 8, 2010  New York-based pianist  ...

The Threepenny Opera, Philadelphia

Victoria Frings as Polly and Terence Archie as Macheath in Arden Theatre Co.'s "Threepenny Opera"Photo by Mark Garvin The Threepenny Opera Music by Kurt WeillBook and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht (with Elisabeth Hauptmann)Directed by Terrence J. Nolen Arden Theatre  ...

Otello, Philadelphia

Mark Delavan as Iago in Opera Company of Philadelphia's "Otello"Photo by Kelly & Massa PhotographyOtelloBy Giuseppe VerdiLibretto by Arrigo Boito (based on Shakespeare's "Othello")Conducted by Corrado RovarisDirected by Robert B. DriverOpera Company of PhiladelphiaAcademy of Music, PhiladelphiaOct.1-15, 2010www.operaphila.org/10-11/production1.shtmlOpera Company  ...

Dee Dee Bridgewater Quintet, Philadelphia

To Billie With LoveDee Dee Bridgewater channels Billie Holiday in "To Billie With Love"Photo by Mark HigashinoDee Dee Bridgewater QuintetAnnenberg Center for the Performing ArtsPhiladelphiaJune 8 Jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater let the spirit of Billie Holiday float in during  ...