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May 2018

Nitzan Haroz, trombone, and Gloria Kim, piano

May 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, 19106 United States
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Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Trombone Nitzan Haroz presents the first-ever PCMS concert showcasing the trombone. The Israeli-born trombonist is an active chamber musician, having performed with the New York, Philadelphia, and Israel brass ensembles; the Rishon-Le Zion Brass Quintet; and many other chamber groups. He is joined by pianist Gloria Kim and a quartet of trombones in this very special PCMS debut.

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Concert: River Music

May 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - May 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
$25 – $39

A joyful and festive Bach birthday cantata for ruler Friedrich August II, “Schleicht, spielende Wellen,” (Glide, playful ripples) whose four vocal soloists—Laura Heimes, Meg Bragle, Aaron Sheehan and Randall Scarlata—each personify a river to acclaim the good they bring to the realm. Plus Telemann’s Hamburger Ebbe und Flut (Ebb and Flow) – a grand orchestral portrayal of tides, merry boat-people and watermen falling in love.

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October 2018

The Sounds of Light & Shade

October 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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If you didn’t get to hear Pierre Jalbert’s elegant Light, Line, Shadow premiered at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in July 2018, you can hear a reprise of it on Network’s 2018–19 season opener.

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December 2018

A French Noel

December 21, 2018 @ 12:00 am - December 23, 2018 @ 12:00 am
$29 – $49

Experience a pastoral Christmas in 16th c. France – actors from the Helen Hayes Award-winning Happenstance Theater help us bring charming tableaus from a precious noël manuscript to life.

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February 2019

Broken Consort

February 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am
$25 – $39

A flute, violin, viol, lute and the wire-strung cittern and bandora make up the Elizabethan “broken” or mixed consort. Guests Julianne Baird, soprano, Christopher Morongiello, lute, and Mark Cudek, cittern join Tempesta for late renaissance music by Dowland and Morley, and early baroque consorts by Locke and Lawes.

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Millennial Music

February 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rose Hall, Univ of Pennsylvania, 3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, 19104 United States
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$5 – $20

Network for New Music showcases the music of the Millennial generation featuring five works by some of the most talented composers of this generation.

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Rediscoveries: Festival of American Chamber Music I

February 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trinity Center for Urban Life, 22nd and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, 19103 United States
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$10 – $30

A project which seeks to illuminate an important but largely neglected body of 20th- and 21st-century chamber music by American composers, with a special focus on composers with ties to Philadelphia.

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March 2019

A Song Everyone Can Sing: A Community Sing featuring VOCES8

March 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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In celebration of LiveConnections’ 10th anniversary season, we’re dreaming big about accessibility and inclusion in our city. We’re creating a multi-media music extravaganza where EVERYONE can participate in making music together. Young and old. People of diverse abilities and backgrounds. People who love to sing and people who don’t think they can sing at all.

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Portrait of Augusta Read Thomas

March 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute of Music, 1616 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Curtis 20/21 performs a selection of works by Curtis’s 2018–19 composer in residence, Augusta Read Thomas.

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The Americas

March 31, 2019 @ 12:00 am - April 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Broad and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Astral Spotlight Artist Jordan Dodson makes his Chamber Orchestra debut displaying the beauty of acoustic and electric guitar. Joining him is COP/ACF’s Steven R. Gerber Composer-in-Residence and Philadelphia Composer Andrea Clearfield as she premieres her new work for electric guitar.

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