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 >
Dallas Symphony Conductor Jaap van Zweden cancelled his appearance with the Philadelphia Orchestra for this week’s subscription concerts, April 4-6, 2013. Yannick will fill in two concerts, and a benchwarmer will fill in on Saturday.
Richard Strauss’s Suite from Der Rosenkavalier was originally scheduled on the program along with Arnold Schoenberg’s Transfigured More >
Born August 6, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts. Died January 4, 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mary Louise Curtis founded the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 1924. She was the daughter of the publishing magnate Cyrus H. K. Curtis, the founder and editor More >