Curtis Institute disbands board of overseers

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The leadership of the Curtis Institute of Music has dissolved its board of overseers, a high-level think-tank of leaders in classical music... Read more

Opera Philadelphia leader to leave for Austin troupe

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Annie Burridge, Opera Philadelphia's managing director since Feb. 2015, has been named general director of Austin Opera. Burridge came to... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra adopts aspects of consultant's report

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The Philadelphia Orchestra will program musicals. It will set up new philanthropic councils made up from donors with special interests and... Read more

Yuja Wang is Artist of the Year

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Musical America today named pianist Yuja Wang its 2017 Artist of the Year. The venerable classical music industry trade journal says: "Her... Read more

Theater Horizon's 'New Brain' sings of chances for new life

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Theatre Horizon’s production of A New Brain has its official opening on Thursday, Oct. 20 and runs through Nov. 6. Lapine, a 1971 Franklin... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra's E.T. connects to world beyond - the classical canon

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Ever since art and entertainment started arriving in the same package, which in the case at hand means since the very beginning of film, there’s... Read more

Curtis Orchestra in a Star-Spangled Banner of a different stripe

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It sneaks into the air, rising from within the trumpet section, and soon spreads to the rest of the brass. The mood is so contemplative that... Read more

Author escort: The dream job for the book lover (with a driver's license)

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In the category of Interesting Jobs You Might Not Have Known About, I submit the following: Author Escort. Before you start thinking anything... Read more