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Published: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:28:39 GMT


With a Cézanne as star, Dodo Hamilton paintings, jewelry, and more to be auctioned off at Freeman's
La Vie des Champs - Life in the Fields - by Cézanne was shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1996

A new principal oboist for the Philadelphia Orchestra? Nathan Hughes emerges as sole finalist
He will play tryout weeks with the Philadelphia Orchestra, but is up for the same job in Chicago.

Ignat Solzhenitsyn returns to town for PCMS recital
The recital at the American Philosophical Society featured just two composers - Shostakovich and Schubert - but said a lot about the pianist and former leader of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

The sex charges against frequent Philadelphia Orchestra conductor Charles Dutoit - and what they mean for classical music
How to deal with Charles Dutoit's legacy has become a thorny question for institutions and a personal one for listeners.

Met soprano Angela Meade gives Philly fans a thrilling peek ahead in her recital debut here
Meade, trained at the Academy of Vocal Arts, was superlative in an excerpt from "Semiramide" by Rossini, which she performs next month at the Metropolitan Opera.

World premiere by Philadelphia Orchestra and Pablo Heras-Casado
The Spanish conductor led Brahms, plus the world premiere of a flute concerto by Samuel Jones.

Peter Dobrin's best of 2017 in classical music
Philadelphia's classical music circles are opening themselves to new venues, like TLA on South Street; new faces, like Benjamin Grosvenor; and a social-mission role that comes with risks.

Philadelphia Orchestra guest conductor Dutoit denies 'forced physical contact'
The Mann Center also released a statement saying it was "deeply disturbed" to learn of the accusations against the conductor.

PAFA gets 278 John Rhoden sculptures and a new role as keeper of his legacy
With a major gift of art and cash, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts aims to boost Rhoden's profile to the next level.

Philadelphia Orchestra has played 650 concerts with Charles Dutoit, the conductor accused of sexual misconduct
Dutoit first appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1980 - and he went on to hold titled positions with the ensemble.