The Arts Archive: October, 2012

Hans Werner Henze, 1926-2012

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Hans Werner Henze, the German composer who had a U.S. presence for several decades, died Saturday, the New York Times reports. David Patrick... Read more

Kimmel Center silenced by Sandy

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The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society's Monday night concert, Musicians from Marlboro, has been canceled. Hurricane Sandy has in fact led... Read more

Jacques Barzun, 1907-2012

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Ours is a time of severe specialization. Of having access to more information than ever, yet thinking it’s wise to crunch extremely complex... Read more

Winslow Homer show at Art Museum extended

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art's "Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and The Life Line," with 33 works by the artist, has been extended through Dec.... Read more

One soprano calls in sick, another earns praise

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Soprano Angela Meade was called in to perform Sunday afternoon's Verdi Requiem with the Philadelphia Orchestra when Marina Poplavskaya had... Read more

Delaware Symphony Orchestra will resume performing after silence

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Contract talks will continue, but management and players of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra have struck a temporary deal that salvages the... Read more

Curtis students take on big Strauss

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School’s been in session just weeks, so a few eyebrows arched at the appearance of Ein Heldenleben on the Curtis Institute of Music’s... Read more

Peter Nero begins last season as Philly Pops leader

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No one does variety hour quite like Peter Nero. In fact, in the old show-business sense of it, nearly no one but Nero practices the form at... Read more