Arts Around Town: Musicians from Marlboro

If you don’t have a TV or are too busy attending concerts to have seen the “Arts Around Town” spot on NBC10, check out the preview below of the first concert on the Musicians from Marlboro tour this Friday, March 23rd at the Perelman Theater.  A stellar group of seven artists – ranging from the established (and.

Social Series presents Sly Fox Brewing...

Many of you have enjoyed our Social Series events this year, in which we’ve paired 11 intimate recitals with complimentary tastings at the American Philosophical Society. On Wednesday, March 21st, we’ll round out our 2011-12 Social Series calendar with a visit from our friends at Sly Fox Brewing Company. Before and during intermission of the.

Fare to Pair: Frankford Hall and...

Even though my last “Fare to Pair” post featured a German restaurant, I could not pass up the opportunity of another perfect match up — this time between the seven Musicians from Marlboro on tour and the little slice of Munich found in Fishtown. Located on the street it takes its name from, Frankford Hall.

Musicians From Marlboro Not to Be...

It can be challenging to sell a chamber concert for a group that is not well-known. Ensembles like the Tokyo, Juilliard, Emerson and Orion Quartets yield instant responses. Each has a clear artistic profile and is readily identifiable. Yet, some of the most outstanding music is made by artists who may be less prominent. Consider.

Recent Reviews

Another nice batch of reviews to share this week — here’s what the press (and one local composer) had to say about three of our most recent concerts: The audience deserves a hand, too:  Tom Purdom of The Broad Street Review talks about the “three tough pieces” performed by the Brentano Quartet and Ignat Solzhenitsyn (February 19th)..

Jerusalem Quartet En Route to PA

Charles Downey had high praise for the Jerusalem Quartet’s concert at the Barnes at Wolf Trap (Vienna, VA) on Friday. His review in the Washington Post lingered over their performance of Shostakovich’s ninth quartet — one that will also be heard next Wednesday, March 14th at the Independence Seaport Museum in an all-Shostakovich program that also.

Social Series presents Hillacres Pride

This coming Sunday afternoon, PCMS will present Hillacres Pride aged cheese with music that has also matured well over 100 years — Weber, Schumann and Respighi. The Johannes Quartet will be joined by Ricardo Morales of the Philadelphia Orchestra for a program at the American Philosophical Society at 3pm. Prior to the concert and at.

Artist Interview: Violinist Benjamin Beilman

For our next artist interview, violinist Benjamin Beilman was gracious enough to sit down and answer a few questions about his upcoming performance with pianist Yekwon Sunwoo on Sunday, March 18th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Juliet Woods:  How did this program come together? Why did you choose these particular pieces? Benjamin Beilman:  This program.

The Johannes Quartet in Columbus

The Johannes Quartet performed in Columbus just this past Saturday en route to their concert this Sunday, March 4th, at the American Philosophical Society. Their program with the Chamber Music Columbus was highlighted in The Columbus Dispatch as “among the finest” and “exemplified the most elite level of musicianship and artistry.” The critic, Lynn Green,.

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