Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano, led the LyricsFest performance'Journey Toward Freedom'
LyricFestFirst Presbyterian Church, PhiladelphiaMarch 3, 2013
LyricFest designs concerts with scope and historical significance so well that it often results in uniquely vital programming. Earlier this year, their single ...
A Master Interprets Debussy’s ‘Preludes’
Pierre-Laurent AimardClaude Debussy, “Preludes” Books 1 & IIDeutsche GrammophonCD 477 9983
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presented pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s concert of Claude Debussy’s "Préludes" (Book II) at the Perelman Theater late ...
Emily S. Mendel
'Downton Abbey' Season 3
Written and created by Julian Fellowes Directed by Brian Percival, Ashley Pearce, Jeremy Webb and David Evans Starring Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Dan Stevens Masterpiece on PBS stationsSundays, Jan. 6 through Feb. ...
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 ...
Emily S. Mendel
‘Upstairs Downstairs’(Season 2)
Written by Heidi ThomasDirected by Mark Jobst (parts 1 & 2), Brendan Maher (parts 4 & 5) and Anthony Byrne (part 3 & 6) Starring: Keeley Hawes, Ed Stoppard, Claire Foy, Alex Kingston, PBS stations, ...
Presented by Cirque du SoleilDirector: Guy CaronCreative Director: Gilles Ste-CroixExecutive Director: Andrea Lodico WelshonsPNC Arena, Raleigh, NC (part of national tour)
The creative teams at Cirque du Soleil are known for building shows that embody unique artistic ...
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusProduced by Nicole Feld and Alana FeldOracle Arena, Oakland, Calif., Aug. 8-12, 2012HP Pavilion, San Jose, Aug. 15-19, 2012(and other cities on U.S. tour)
Lions and tigers and dragons, oh my! ...
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 ...