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Piffaro: Christmas in Southern Germany

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral 19 S 38th St, Philadelphia, PA

Piffaro presents Christmas in Southern Germany December 8 - 10  (locations listed below) December 8 @ 7:30PM - Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral MFS - MFS members can use code MFS2324 for $20 December 9 @ 7:30PM - Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, PA - MFS members can use code MFS2324 for $20 December 10 @ 3PM – […]

PCMS: The Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective is a “sparky, shape-shifting ensemble of starry young musicians” (Arts Desk) that serves as the Associate Ensemble of London’s Wigmore Hall. Their PCMS debut features the Philadelphia premiere of Gabriella Smith’s Divertimento and Florence Price’s Piano Quintet in A Minor, a long-overlooked masterwork that celebrates Price’s African American heritage with echoes […]

Tempesta Di Mare: Cruel Amaryllis

Tenors extraordinaire James Reese (Czech Christmas) and Jacob Perry (English Orpheus, Messiah) perform duets about love and heartbreak by Monteverdi, Peri and other Italian trailblazers, backed up by 3 (!) theorbos. Feb. 2, 2024 at 7:30 PM | Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Feb. 3, 2024 at 7:30 PM | Trinity Center for Urban Life […]

Join Us: Achieving Equity in the Arts – a virtual member event!

Vanessa Rose, Executive Director for the American Composers Forum (ACF), joins us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on how ACF has navigated the successes – and failures – of achieving greater equity in the organization and for its artist community. After the presentation we’ll have an opportunity to discuss how the lessons from the ACF experience can inform the practice of […]

Piffaro: The French (Italian) Connection

The French (Italian) Connection with GRAMMY award winning tenor James Reese Tickets: $21-$54, youth & full-time students free For Tickets & Info: call 215-235-8469 or visit Piffaro Dates & Venues: Fri 3/15 @ 7:30PM EDT – Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral Sat 3/16 @ 7:30PM EDT – Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Sun 3/17 @ 3:00PM EDT – Christ Church […]

Aizuri Quartet Kim Kashkashian, viola Marcy Rosen, cello

American Philosophical Society 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

In its annual PCMS concert, the “genuinely exciting” (New York Times) Aizuri Quartet presents a program that explores the idea of community in a multi-faceted way. It features works by four female composers, including Indian American composer Reena Esmail, whose raag-influenced Fantasie layers the voices of the string quartet to create a beautiful, swirling world that invites players […]

Connecting Community Ensembles

Join us for our next virtual lunchtime session! We’ll welcome leaders and members of community instrumental and vocal ensembles to share experiences, address common challenges, and explore opportunities for collaboration. Together we will explore topics such as audience building, performer recruitment, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, networking, and more. Our panelists include: Carson Elias (Philadelphia Wind Symphony), […]

Annual Member Meeting

Please join us for our annual member meeting on May 7, 2024: 5:30pm via Zoom. Check back soon for session sign up details.

PCMS: Gamut Bach Ensemble

Church of Holy Trinity 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

A unique collaboration between outstanding young musicians and an expert on the music of J.S. Bach, the Gamut Bach Ensemble prides itself on stylistically sensitive, earnest, and insightful performances. Returning for its 10th PCMS appearance, the Ensemble, directed by Koji Otsuki, embarks on its annual program of cantatas in the luminous Church of the Holy […]

2024 Spring Celebration

American Philosophical Society 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for a very special Spring Celebration on May 14, when we present Musical Fund Society Lifetime Achievement Awards to two outstanding recipients: Diane Monroe, violinist, and Jeffrey Cornelius, Professor and Dean Emeritus at the Boyer College of Music and Dance! We’re also pleased to present soprano Anika Kildegaard, the exciting winner of this […]