The Arts Archive: August, 2011

In Lucerne, it's Philadelphia vs. Chicago

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A friend who heard both the Philadelphia Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra concerts in Lucerne in the past few days offered these observations... Read more

Irene on the way, Tanglewood cancels first concert in 75 years

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Ceding to the New England debut of Irene, the Boston Symphony Orchestra has called off its Sunday afternoon Beethoven 9 - Tanglewood's first... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra tours European festivals

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Read David Patrick Stearns' first report here. Read more

Bankruptcy fees pass $3 million mark for Philadelphia Orchestra

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July brought $500,000 in new legal bills for the Philadelphia Orchestra Association. Five of the six major law firms and other consultants... Read more

Broad brush approach at PAFA

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A rather large and tilting paint brush went up this weekend over Broad Street in front of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Read... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra music-director-to-be adds concerts

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead the Philadelphia Orchestra in an extra week of concerts this November, the orchestra announced... Read more

Art is where you find it, Part 16

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Near 13th and South Streets, Aug. 17, 2011, 5:15 p.m. Photo: Glenn Holsten Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra principal trumpeter takes post in Georgia

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The Philadelphia Orchestra - in the midst of tough contract talks with musicians and a related chapter 11 petition - is losing some of its... Read more