The Arts Archive: April, 2009

Philadelphia Tenor Costello Wins Richard Tucker Award

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Just in time for his next Philadelphia appearance, locally born and trained tenor Stephen Costello has been awarded one of the top honors for... Read more

YouTube Symphony Orchestra Debuts

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Stokowski would have loved it. In his vague accent, he would have lauded it as classical music embracing new technology, a promising new future... Read more

Mezzo Angelika Kirchschlager Cancels

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Mezzo Angelika Kirchschlager has canceled her April 24 recital here with pianist Malcolm Martineau. The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society is... Read more

Listening List: Pianist Martin Helmchen

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For years I've listened to Schubert's Sonata in A, D. 959 in a recording that has never entirely pleased me. The pianist - nameless, naturally... Read more

Jerry Seinfeld at the Academy of Music

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Jerry Seinfeld is bringing his routine to the Academy of Music for two shows (7:00 and 9:30) on June 20, the Kimmel Center says. The Kimmel... Read more

Famed Patelson Music Store Closing

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Musicalamerica.com has confirmed what ArtsWatch hinted at a few weeks ago: that the Joseph Patelson Music House in New York City is closing... Read more

Curtis On A Roll

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If you look back at the history of great cultural institutions, great progress only happens when three forces are present simultaneously: a... Read more

Curtis Institute Meets Challenge

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With board chairman H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest acting as a powerful catalyst, the Curtis Institute of Music has raised $65 million for a Locust Street... Read more