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 ...
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
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, ...
Stewart Goodyear in performancePhoto courtesy of Philadelphia Orchestra
A New Yorker's Spin on Well-Worn Rep
The Philadelphia OrchestraJames Gaffigan, conductorStewart Goodyear, pianoVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaMarch 10, 2012
New Yorker James Gaffigan has been associate conductor with the San Francisco Symphony ...
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 ...
From left, Grace Gonglewski, Mary Martello and Dustin Ingram In "Body Awareness"Photo by Alexander Iziliaev
By Annie BakerDirected by Anne KauffmanWilma Theater, PhiladelphiaThrough Feb. 5, 2012
The tragic dimensions of the Polish Holocaust drama, “Our Class,” still ...
Arden’s Radiant 'Web'
"Charlotte’s Web"By Joseph Robinette (adapted from the E.B. White children's book)Directed by Whit MacLaughlinArden Theatre Company, F. Otto Haas Stage, PhiladelphiaExtended through Feb. 10, 2012
At the Arden Theater there is so much fun getting ...
'Les Contes d’Hoffmann'
Opera in three acts with a prologue and epilogue by Jacques OffenbachLibretto by Jules BarbierEdited by Michael Kaye and Jean-Christophe KeckDirected by David GatelyConducted by Christopher MacatsorisAcademy of Vocal Arts, PhiladelphiaNov. 12-22, 2011
Clocking in ...