It was the usual uneventful Wednesday. Not much going on besides a Netflix disc that came in the mail. That is, until this appeared in my Facebook Newsfeed from the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Facebook page.“Originally scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night concert tonight, Yannick and the Orchestra will instead More >
The Philadelphia Orchestra has released a new recording on CD for the first time in 15 years. This is not the first recording for YNS, but it is the first with him as the orchestra’s music director.
Unfortunately, it is yet another Rite of Spring recording being released at the end More >
Harpist Elizabeth Morgan-Ellis will perform a concert of harp music by living composers for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Like many fringe events, this performance is a little out of the ordinary. By incorporating dance, performance art, and projected visual effects into her presentation of works by local composers, Elizabeth is More >
Sir Kenneth Branagh’s film adaptation of Mozart’s singspiel Die Zauberflöte was created in 2006 during Mozart’s 250th birthday year celebration. To date it has received limited screenings in Europe and Canada (at the Toronto film festival), but not in the United States. More >