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Published: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:36:08 GMT


At Curtis, a night of Big Schubert with Berlin Philharmonic concertmaster and friends
Schubert's two completed piano trios can be heard on Facebook Live and YouTube.

Philadelphia Orchestra adds John Williams concert
Tickets are on sale to subscribers now. Others will be able to buy later at an unspecified date. The April concert is a benefit for the Philadelphia Orchestra musicians' pension fund.

From cellist Alisa Weilerstein and pianist Inon Barnatan, opinions on a spectrum
The pair played Debussy, Chopin, and Falla, but soared in Mendelssohn.

Small fire at shop in PAFA building reported
A seventh-floor fire at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' Hamilton building late Friday was small, and was contained to the metal fabrication shop, said PAFA president/CEO David R. Brigham.

Dancers, what dancers? Our classical music critic weighs in on The Sleeping Beauty's music
All three Tchaikovsky works are on this season for the Pennsylvania Ballet - and its orchestra. Thursday's performance of "The Sleeping Beauty" was solid and polished, although a fuller sound would bring more emotion into the house.

A concert or a sermon? Philadelphia Chamber Music Society starts season with epic Haydn
The Orion String Quartet and Robert Levin take on "The Seven Last Words of Our Savior on the Cross."

Pennsylvania Ballet: "The Sleeping Beauty" Thursday through Oct. 22 at the Academy of Music, Broad and Locust Streets. Tickets: $35-$149.

Roy Kaiser, former chief of Pennsylvania Ballet, lands in Las Vegas
Kaiser led Pennsylvania Ballet for nearly two decades.

Pennsylvania Ballet's Angel Corella is either a hero or a villain, depending on who you ask. We asked him.
Coming into the job in 2014, the artistic director had thought: "I'm not going to fire anyone - everyone is going to be wonderful." It was not to be.

A Philadelphia Orchestra first: Into the sensory-friendly realm
The concert allowed sensory-sensitive patrons to engage with the music and the concert hall on their own terms.