The Arts Archive: January, 2013

Philadelphia Orchestra and Esperanza Spalding to open Carnegie Hall season

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The Philadelphia Orchestra will boost its profile - and multiply its cool by a large factor - with an Oct. 2 concert opening Carnegie Hall's... Read more

Nutcracker gives Pennsylvania Ballet a lift

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The Nutcracker earned slightly more revenue for Pennsylvania Ballet this season than last. The show, which accounts for half of the ballet’s... Read more

Hugh Jackman romances crowd at Academy of Music's 156th

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Saturday night, no one was safe from the charms of Hugh Jackman. As guest for the Academy of Music’s 156th Anniversary Concert and Ball... Read more

Striking stagehands - and friends - march down Broad Street

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Scenes from a strike: A nighttime projectionist set up in the middle of Broad Street, beaming anti-management messages onto a building. Protesters... Read more

Before Inauguration, sounds from a Curtis composer

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David Ludwig's The New Colossus will be performed by Ben Hutto and St. John's Choir during the worship service preceding Monday's Presidential... Read more

No end to theater stagehands strike

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Talks between the Philadelphia Theatre Co. and union officials ended Sunday after "seven fruitless hours," according to the union, without... Read more

Philadelphia Theatre Co. stagehands continue strike

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Talks between Philadelphia Theatre Co. management and the union representing stagehands broke off at 2 a.m. Saturday without yielding a new... Read more

NY Times ♥ YNS

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From the New York Times' review of the Philadelphia Orchestra's Carnegie Hall concert this week: "The ovation was enormous. The orchestra... Read more