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Subscribing Habits of Younger Concert-goers

Posted By Andrew Quint on Oct 17th, 2015 in
As you drive along the Schuykill Expressway or 95, have you seen the billboards inviting those who survive their commute to attend an upcoming Philadelphia Orchestra, PCMS, or Opera Philadelphia […]
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Classical music in the film “Ex machina”

Posted By Andrew Quint on Jun 4th, 2015 in
Even if Science Fiction isn’t a movie genre that usually appeals to you, Ex machina is a film currently showing at the Ritz East in Old City and elsewhere that […]
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Rehearing New Music

Posted By Peter Burwasser on Jun 3rd, 2015 in
  What could be more challenging for a composer than getting a commission for a new work, and having it premiered by top-level musicians? The answer: getting a second performance. And […]
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Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields

Posted By Jacob Smith on Jun 1st, 2015 in ,
Composer Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields, an oratorio for chorus and sextet commissioned by Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Music. Mendelssohn Club premiered the […]
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An expedition to the Kislak Center

Posted By Andrew Quint on in
On a stunningly beautiful Friday morning in mid-May, I joined three other MFS board members of greater standing than me—president Peter Burwasser, vice-president Janelle McCoy, and secretary Melinda Whiting—for a […]
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