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December 2019

A Czech Christmas

December 6 - December 8
$30 – $40

A vocal quartet, trumpets, recorders, strings, organ and theorbo usher in the season with glorious 17th-century music collected by Bishop-Prince Karl II von Liechtenstein-Kastelkorn.

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Vera Quartet & Roberto Díaz, viola

December 12 @ 7:30 pm
American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, 19106 United States
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$20

In just three years as an ensemble, the Vera Quartet has earned top prizes at several competitions and is currently part of Astral and quartet-in-residence at the Curtis Institute. Featuring esteemed violist and Curtis President Roberto Díaz, their PCMS debut program showcases Mendelssohn’s late masterpiece: his B-flat Major String Quintet, a work that melds the exuberance of the composer’s celebrated String Octet with the technical and emotive growth of the intervening years.

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March 2020

Mending Wall

March 21, 2020 - March 22, 2020
Bryn Mawr College: Goodhard Hall, McPherson Auditorium, 150 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 United States
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$10

Mending Wall is a fully staged concert exploring the meaning of walls in our world by giving musical form to questions about identity, community, division, and freedom.

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April 2020

Intersections: Jan Krzywicki 30th Anniversary Concert

April 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Settlement Music School, 416 Queen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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$15 – $20

Network celebrates Jan Krzywicki’s 30th anniversary as the conductor of the Network Ensemble and salutes his dedication to the advancement of new music through composition, education, and performance.

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Musical Fund Society 200th Anniversary Concert

April 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Settlement Music School, 416 Queen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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$20

Join us in celebrating the bicentennial of a Philadelphia musical treasure with a concert of world-premiere chamber works by four of America’s finest living composers. Performed by four leading Philadelphia ensembles, the newly-commissioned works are all rooted in the history of our city, connecting audiences with the rich musical life of past and present Philadelphia.

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May 2020

Musical Roots

May 2, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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$20 – $22

Musical Roots is inspired by blues, hip-hop, and Appalachian singing & fiddling. An adventurous chamber music experience where artists and audiences explore genres beyond classical music through improvisation and multimedia.

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At the Spring: Elephants and Donkeys, and Birds, Oh My!

May 3, 2020 - July 5, 2020
Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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$10 – $30

A dazzling family concert – for kids 5 to 105 – bringing together DSE’s acclaimed artists and a well-known Philadelphia actor in Camille Saint-Saëns‘s The Carnival of the Animals. Also: Mozart, Quintet for Piano and Winds, K. 452 and Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring.

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Amy Yang, piano

May 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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$20

A “jaw-dropping pianist who the show… with effortless finesse” (Washington Post), Amy Yang is acclaimed for the extraordinary beauty and sensitivity of her playing. Don’t miss the PCMS recital debut of this Philadelphia-based “magnificent artist and poet” (New York Concert Review) who “elevates joy to the edge of rapture” (Philadelphia Inquirer).

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