Classical Music

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Here’s How Much Philly Arts Venues Received of $6.8 Billion in COVID-Relief Grants

For many months during COVID, it was tough to rely on the restaurant industry for income, as countless articles and TV news segments have documented. […]

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the Return of the Philly Orchestra, Crowdless Concert Halls, and Good Silence

When the Philadelphia Orchestra returns to the stage for the opening night of its reimagined 2020 season, things are going to look a bit different. […]

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A Lower Merion Teen Is Competing Against the World’s Greatest Young Pianists

Seventeen-year-old Bala Cynwyd resident Avery Gagliano is one of six competitors from around the world left in the prestigious Cliburn junior competition, which seeks to […]

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Your Dogs and Cats Can Now Listen to Yannick’s Epic Playlist for Pets

Philadelphia Orchestra music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin loves cats. He and his partner Pierre have three of their own (their names: Rodolfo, Melisande, and Rafa) inside […]

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8 Performances to Catch This Week

JUNK’s Urban Scuba: Retro Dive @ Shiloh Baptist Church Acclaimed as “audacious” by the New York Times, the Philly-based contemporary dance company that gathers inspiration from garbage plunges into a deep […]

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Field Guide: The 28 Concerts, Shows, and Events to Put On Your Calendar Now

Living legends, world premieres, international talent and Justin Bieber: You’ll find all of these (and more) here in the City of Brotherly Love this winter […]

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named Artist of the Year By Musical America

It’s been an honor-filled season for Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The Montreal-born maestro recently opened the Met Opera’s 2015-2016 season in Verdi’s Otello, he and […]

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Pavarotti Coming to Prince Theater … Sort Of

Some of the biggest names in classical music—the late Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Sondra Radvanovsky, Ekaterina Gubanova—are coming to Philly this fall, at least in digital spirit, […]

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Q&A: Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux and His Philadelphia Connections

Jason Vieaux‘s mother was a school librarian who bought him his first classical guitar for $50 when he was a young boy. Fast forward several decades […]

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Screening of The Maestro at Curtis Institute

Friends, supporters and patrons of the arts gathered at the Curtis Institute of Music on Saturday night for the screening of Maestro, an intimate, unprecedented […]

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Young Philly Composer Nominated for a Grammy

When Joseph Hallman was a child, his mother would tell him that he was so open-minded that his brain would fall out. Thankfully that never […]