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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:28:22 GMT


Philadelphia Orchestra records Eagles fight song
"Fly, Eagles, Fly" gets the classical treatment.

Barra Awards bring $2 million to arts, education, health and human services
The program of the Barra Foundation awards a new round of grants every two years.

Philly Pops and Michael Krajewski have a Grinchy little Christmas
The Philly Pops Christmas experience is evolving, but five years after the departure of Peter Nero, its basic bones remain intact.

At Tindley Temple on South Broad, a pipe organ and Messiah equally historic
The annual "Messiah" on South Broad Street is a well-kept secret with a greater purpose.

Finding Hansel and Gretel with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Donald Runnicles
Donald Runnicles put the spotlight on the Philadelphia Orchestra's strings in a program featuring a suite drawn from Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel."

Steve Martin is guest for Academy of Music Anniversary Concert - with banjo
"I find people are seduced by the banjo, as I was. I find it very emotional," says Martin. "For people who give it a chance, the banjo is really complex."

After a five-month search, Pennsylvania Ballet has found its next executive director in Switzerland. Shelly Power, 61, artistic director and CEO of the Prix de Lausanne dance competition, will take over Philadelphia's dance company and school full-time on Feb. 12, but is phasing in sooner.

Pennsylvania Ballet names Shelly Power next executive director
"When you walk around and hear the music and see the dancers, you are reminded of why you do what you do and work so hard."

Philadelphia Orchestra names Matthew Loden and Ryan Fleur interim leaders
The orchestra hopes to have a new president named by March 1.

Academy of Natural Sciences names Scott Cooper new president
Scott Cooper has been named the new leader of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. He's now a vice president at the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, Canada.