The ensemble is in the midst of one of its more provocative festivals.
We Shall Not Be Moved heads Opera Philadelphia's O17 festival with a piece that looks back at the notorious 1985 MOVE disaster.
Though Alan Gilbert appeared to be leaving the New York Philharmonic without another job waiting for him, he was just appointed to the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg, Germany.
Yannick Nezet-Seguin's latest recording is three-CD set of Mendelssohn's complete symphonies with Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Philadelphia composer/cellist Kinan Abou-afach plays a "Letter from Syria" concert Saturday.
The Barnes Foundation found one of many possible musical counterparts in a program of Rautavaara choral music from Finland.
Everybody is pitching in for Simone Dinnerstein's Mozart in Havana CD and tour, from strings to lodging to webcasts.
Alan Gilbert is wrapping up his tenure - amid many unanswered questions.
"Funkedified," at 42nd Street's New Victory Theater, will draw on his roots in 1970s funk. It's slated to open next June.
The 2017 Tony Awards, broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. Sunday, may defy a post-Hamilton slump with two strong contenders with firm Philadelphia roots - the musical Dear Evan Hansen and the play Oslo.
Though the Mongolian public is hard to read, the Philadelphia Orchestra is being welcomed back to Ulaanbaatar at some future date.
LONDON — The day began so civilized.
The Curtis Symphony Orchestra was headed from London to Salzburg, Austria, in two groups on Saturday for...
Curtis Symphony Orchestra in London: You just stood back as far as you could and listened to it go in the smallish, 900-seat Cadogan Hall.
In a ripple from the Manchester terrorist bombing, touring Curtis Institute musicians had to be evacuated from BBC studios as their European tour brought them to the fifth city on a nine-city tour itinerary.
The on-tour Curtis Symphony Orchestra members visited BBC radio three only to be evacuated due to a "security threat."
Overheard on the Curtis Symphony Orchestra's European tour: "I just ate at a 600-year-old restaurant." What? Is such a thing even desirable? A percussionist discusses the cuisine….
David Patrick Stearns is a classical music critic and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.