PCMS staff were excited to see Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and a frequently collaborator on our series, in performance with Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman at the inaguaration of President Barack Obama. McGill performed on our series last season and will be back during 2009/2010. We’re looking forward to it!.
To my PCMS Patrons: It has been a while since I last chatted with you – my apologies! Ten Dollar Day was a rousing success and the first half of our season concluded with a Tokyo Quartet performance at the Kimmel Center – this stellar performance had people walking up to Bradford and me stating.
I have to admit – I’m a big fan of the internet and all that it can do to bring people and ideas together. A few months ago I even (grudging) signed up for Facebook, only to be delighted by the regular connection I have with friends from long ago and family from far away..
The PCMS Concert Card: New, Convenient and Versatile At a meeting last year, one of our PCMS directors said, “I would love to be able to buy PCMS tickets for some students I know, but to allow them to attend whatever concerts they want, whatever fits into their schedules.” That seemed like a good idea.
When PCMS was founded in 1986, it was in response to an obvious need in the Philadelphia community for a presenter of outstanding chamber music. Inherenent in that founding principal (which traces its roots to the esteemed and collegial Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont) was a firm belief that great music should be shared as.
PCMS patrons often ask me this very question: “Tell me Miles…what was it like backstage during last night’s concert?” I can understand the curiosity! While audience members get to see the world’s top artists performing on our series, they are often equally interested in the personalities behind those stellar performances. Many of our artists participate.
Sometimes you get a compliment from the most unexpected of places! Ours came today from “B-Love” over at www.phillyskyline.com. If you haven’t read this particular home-grown blog before, you’re definitely missing out. A fine mixture of commentary and outstanding photographs help keep you “in the know” with Philadelphia, its buildings, its neighborhoods, and its.
Lesley Valdes spoke to András Schiff about his two-year Beethoven Project shortly after he began the performance and recording cycle last season. Schiff met with her shortly before the pianist’s recital with cellist Miklós Perényi for the Philadelphia Chamber Society. Q: At 53 (note: Mr. Schiff’s age at the time of the interview), is this.