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Review: The Philadelphia Orchestra Gives a Haydn Masterpiece a Local Premiere

The programming of music by Haydn is unusual for The Philadelphia Orchestra. The choice is even more surprising coming from conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who...

Review: The Philadelphia Orchestra Performs Seeger, Berg & Beethoven with Guest...

Contrast was stark in the concert which Michael Tilson Thomas led with The Philadelphia Orchestra. The first half displayed two radically dissonant pieces from...

Review: ‘Our Town’ at Temple Theaters

Temple University Department of Theater’s production of the Pulitzer Prize winner Our Town would have pleased its author, Thornton Wilder. This American classic was written...

Maryland Opera Studio to Premiere University of MD’s Opera Composition Contest...

The first-year members of the Maryland Opera Studio present a semi-staged New Work Reading every year, but this year’s reading is unique. On February...

Review: ‘Shades’ at Cherry Lane Theatre in NYC

“I tell you, War is Hell.” So declared Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman in his 1879 address to the graduating class of the...

In the Moment: Wolf Trap and the NSO Celebrate 100th Anniversary...

American epic grandeur will be visible and heard at Wolf Trap when the National Symphony Orchestra presents America the Beautiful in a grand pre-July...

Review: ‘Advance Always: A Celebration of Frank Battisti and Garwood Whaley’...

The Baldwin Wallace University Symphonic Wind Ensemble (BWUSWE), conducted by Dr. Brendan Caldwell, and the Bishop Ireton Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Randall...

National Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘American Landscape’ This Saturday 3/12@7:30 PM at...

National Chamber Ensemble Presents 'American Landscape' This Saturday 3/12@7:30 PM at The Rosslyn Spectrum, Doors Open for seating at 7:00 PM Join us in Celebrating Great...

Review: ‘Cold Mountain’ at The Academy of Music in Philadelphia

Charles Frazier’s 1997 award-winning best-selling debut novel, adapted into an Oscar-winning feature film starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger in 2003, is...

NSO Pops: ‘Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers’ at The...

It was an evening of American classics – from the pops program the National Symphony Orchestra played under the sure baton of Steve Reineke...

In the Moment: Aaron Copland’s ‘The Tender Land’ by The In...

How fortunate we are to have The In Series. Over the decades it has taken artistic risks for audiences to extend their knowledge and...

Aaron Copland’s ‘The Tender Land’ at The In Series

In their Americas season, the In Series tackles the quintessentially American composer Aaron Copland and his only and almost entirely unknown opera The Tender...

The President’s Own United States Marine Band: ‘Time Capsule 1945: The...

The main emotion I felt last night at Strathmore, while I watched The President’s Own United States Marine Band, was pride. These very talented musicians...

National Chamber Ensemble: ‘Mother’s Day Concert: American Classics’ at Spectrum Theatre...

The National Chamber Ensemble finished its 2013-2014 season (the biggest season in its history) in grand style with a concert that included classical favorites,...

Interview with Army Sergeant First Class Julie Boehler, Principal Timpanist of...

Sergeant First Class Julie Angelis Boehler is the Principal Timpanist of The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own." In 2003, she became the first...

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