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Published: Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT


New-music stalwart to step down
Network for New Music will look for a successor to artistic director Linda Reichert, known affectionately as Philadelphia's "den mother to composers."

Philharmonic honcha to Curtis grads: “You are the elite of the micro-kingdom of classical music”
“Together we have to forge a more profound and timely connection between our music, the music that we love, and the rest of the world,” said orchestra management leader Deborah Borda.

Pennsylvania Ballet ballet mistress leaps to Indiana University
Kyra Nichols joins the faculty at Indiana University.

Curtis orchestra concert at Mann canceled
The Mann Center’s first concert of the season was scrapped, but Curtis orchestra fans will still be able to listen online.

Brossé and the Chamber Orchestra play the sound of art
“I lived with those paintings for a year and a half, and there is so much to discover that is impossible when you go to a museum and stare at it for two minutes.”

The Curtis Orchestra and the rugged individualism of Peter Serkin
At a Curtis orchestra concert, the presence of two big personalities had a salutary effect on the ensemble. The leaders took risks, and so did the young musicians.

Art Museum pairs with billionaire collector to acquire two Bruce Nauman works
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Pinault Collection team up.

Philly's got talent - and now 5 rising stars have $5,000 and one big performance in their pockets
The Emerging Artists Awards, sponsored by local philanthropists, aspire to be the big break that can propel a career into the stratosphere.

Where dwells Rachmaninoff's ghost but in Philadelphia?
The Philadelphia Orchestra found reason to put context around the composer-pianist with a three-day Rach show at the Kimmel Center.