The Arts Archive: November, 2012

Golijov concerto won't arrive in time for Philadelphia Orchestra

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A new violin concerto promised to the Philadelphia Orchestra won't be done in time for its January premiere, Carnegie Hall announced Thursday... Read more

Sculptural kinsmen on the Parkway

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The arrival of a new piece of art in the city, the joining of an artistic citizen and its setting, deserves a certain kind of ongoing reception... Read more

Silent Nutcracker?

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If the New York City Ballet dropped the live orchestra for a taped soundtrack in its current production of The Nutcracker, you can be sure... Read more

Philadelphia Museum staff dances to support Ai Weiwei

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Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei's parody of PSY's K-Pop hit "Gangnam Style" has been blocked from Chinese websites, and in response... Read more

Cyber Monday Sale at the Philadelphia Orchestra

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It's Cyber Monday, which means, musically speaking, a deal on Philadelphia Orchestra tickets. Select remaining tickets for the 2012-13 season... Read more

What's Bugging Lang Lang

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In a further consolidation of pianism and materialism, Lang Lang has become ambassador to Volkswagen. An annoucement of the partnership from... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra retains and promotes conductor Cristian Măcelaru

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The Philadelphia Orchestra has renewed its contract with Cristian Măcelaru, and "elevated" his title to associate conductor from assistant... Read more

Philly Pops chooses a music director-designate

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His name is Michael Krajewski. Details here. Read more