A case of mistaken orchestral identity

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The new Kimmel Center season brochure arrived in the mail Thursday, and it was nice to see the arts center highlighting its own resident companies... Read more

Pedal Notes at Curtis

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This bike rack just arrived near the Curtis Institute's Lenfest Hall. We like. Read more

Frühbeck retires from conducting

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A real master of the podium is stepping down. Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, in poor health, is retiring from conducting. A statement, via... Read more

Piano drops in on Franklin Institute

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Where is this piano going? Actually, hanging in mid-air is its last stop. It was lifted into place Monday as part of the Franklin Institute's... Read more

Hearing Eleanor Sokoloff, pianist - from 1938

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The Curtis Institute of Music this week held its traditional Wednesday tea, but this one honored someone unique: Eleanor Sokoloff, who turns... Read more

Former Philadelphia Orchestra trombonist wins audition for old job

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Will the new principal trombonist of the Philadelphia Orchestra be the old principal trombonist of the Philadelphia Orchestra? It seems likely... Read more

75 years ago today: "I sang, I don't know how"

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"There seemed to be people as far as the eye could see. The crowd stretched in a great semicircle from the Lincoln Memorial around the reflecting... Read more

When will Nutter hire a culture chief?

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Bill de Blasio became New York's 109th mayor Jan. 1, and this week, a little more than three months into his term, he named a culture chief... Read more