Opera Philadelphia's O17 festival needed a star, and Sondra Radvanovsky generously met that need with her recital Sunday.
Two operas, two Philadelphia Museum of Art locations and one subject - war - is the latest chapter in Opera Philadelphia's O17 festival.
You couldn't look away from Opera Philadelphia's Thursday premiere of "Elizabeth Cree," no matter how high the corpse count.
The Daedalus Quartet is playing all of Beethoven's string quartets, with the staged reading of a play and some other affiliated events to help make sense of them all.
PRISM Quartet adds high-tech imagery for its "Breath Beneath" concert Thursday at Drexel University's URBN Center Annex.
His death Saturday from HIV complications shocked the theater world. He wrote music for great classical plays as well as songs that expressed the soul of the characters who sang them.
Philadelphia composer Lembit Beecher's world-premiere opera, "Sophia's Forest," experiments with sound sculptures on stage.
A collection of talented musicians populates a thriving scene that filters down from Delaware Water Gap on both sides of the river. Its big annual jazz fest happens Sept. 8-10.
Longtime Democratic congressman Barney Frank will be a guest of Chamber Orchestra First Editions in October in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia and the world are about to embark on a year of 100th-anniversary celebrations honoring the composer and conductor, who attended the Curtis Institute.
Taiwanese pianist Ching-Yun Hu, artistic director of the cross-cultural Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy, played Tuesday at the Curtis Institute. More programs are slated through Tuesday.
It's a four-hour-plus drive to Saratoga Springs to hear the Philadelphia Orchestra at its longtime summer home. Are there enough subsidiary pleasures to make the trip worth it?
Exploring the cultural Everests of the music world is a great wintertime pursuit, but in the summer, we may be more inclined to fall into the sink holes. What's there? A remarkable lost world.
The Philadelphia Orchestra's by-request concert Wednesday at the Mann Center featured Wagner, Sibelius, Liszt and other usual suspects.
Amanda Jane Cooper steps into the role of Glinda the Good Witch, originated by Kristin Chenoweth. Cooper has been playing the role in the national touring production of the show.
Yijia Wang made a poetic debut - and is not to be confused with the more famous Yuja Wang.
The jazz artist didn't really need a symphonic backup band, but it was a fun night at the Kimmel Center in any case.
David Patrick Stearns is a classical music critic and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.