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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

A look into Tempesta di Mare's A 1000-Guilder Tune: Musical Alchemy from Baroque Moravia by Gail Obenreder

A thousand guilders for your music! Gail Obenreder previews Tempesta di Mare’s holiday offering.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:30PM
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

People's Light and Hedgerow Theatre present their takes on A Christmas Carol by Gail Obenreder

People's Light and Hedgerow Theatre perform A Christmas Carol, but in two very different ways. Gail Obenreder reviews the two productions.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:13PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Choral Arts and Philadelphia Bach Collegium present The Lost Oratorios of Giacomo Carissimi by Gail Obenreder

Choral Arts Philadelphia and Philadelphia Bach Collegium present a performance of two unpublished oratorios by Giacomo Carissimi. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 09:23PM
Monday, November 15, 2021

Delaware Art Museum reimagines its permanent collection for a new era by Gail Obenreder

After years of preparation and community engagement, the Delaware Art Museum debuts a new vision for its world-class permanent collection. Gail Obenreder visits.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:23PM
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia presents Simone Dinnerstein by Gail Obenreder

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia spans the centuries with keyboard mastery from Bach to Philip Glass, featuring pianist Simone Dinnerstein. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:51PM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Museum of the American Revolution presents Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War by Gail Obenreder

The Museum of the American Revolution presents the first major exhibition of original paintings by Don Troiani, America’s foremost historical military artist. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:06PM
Monday, October 25, 2021

The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus presents Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton by Gail Obenreder

Hamilton’s long-awaited 2021 Philly run rocks the Academy of Music. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:19PM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Piffaro and Variant 6 present A New Sun Rises by Gail Obenreder

Piffaro launched its first in-person concert since the pandemic with the singers of Variant 6 for a wide-ranging program, including the premiere of Kile Smith’s Ave Maris Stella. Gail Oben…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 06:28PM
Monday, October 11, 2021

Delaware Theatre Company presents Ray Didinger’s Tommy and Me by Gail Obenreder

Delaware Theatre Company’s Tommy and Me is an especially welcoming reopening performance combining sports and theater, two things best experienced in a crowd. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:47PM
Friday, October 1, 2021

Resident Ensemble Players present A Scandal in Bohemia by Gail Obenreder

REP continues its popular radio drama series with a new adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s A Scandal in Bohemia, famous for its twists. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:30PM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Crossing presents Returning: coming home to song by Gail Obenreder

The Crossing celebrates a return to in-person performance by singing signature works from its past. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:25PM

DelShakes brings A MidSummer Night's Dream to Wilmington by Gail Obenreder

It’s Midsummer in downtown Wilmington! Gail Obenreder previews Delaware Shakespeare’s latest production.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:30AM
Monday, August 23, 2021

The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents Ian Stabler’s Queen Anne’s Lace Pod by Gail Obenreder

Ian Stabler’s magical sculpture, thoughtfully constructed in a Chadds Ford meadow, is the latest site-specific artwork commissioned by the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Gail Obenreder vi…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:17PM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Studying with Miss Bishop: Memoirs from a Young Writer’s Life, by Dana Gioia by Gail Obenreder

In Studying with Miss Bishop, acclaimed writer Dana Gioia revisits six people who helped set him on his literary path. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:31AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

The Delaware Art Museum presents Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020 by Gail Obenreder

How does a museum add to its collection? And why? Delaware Art Museum’s Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020 has adventurous answers. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:57PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival offers three inviting performances by Gail Obenreder

Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival presents a trifecta. Gail Obenreder previews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:00PM
Monday, July 5, 2021

The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents ‘Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War’ by Gail Obenreder

The Brandywine River Museum of Art takes a high-flying look at the work of Ralston Crawford with ‘Air & Space & War.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:04PM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Filament presents ‘Music for an Inner World’ at Arthur Ross Gallery by Gail Obenreder

Looking inward by looking back, the early music trio Filament presents 'Music for an Inner World,' a concert of 16th and 17th-century works, in the Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of P…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:54PM

Filament presents ‘Music for an Inner World’ at Arthur Ross Gallery by Gail Obenreder

Looking inward by looking back, the early music trio Filament presents 'Music for an Inner World,' a concert of 16th- and 17th-century works, in the Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of …

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:54PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The Crossing presents ‘Month of Moderns 3: At which point’ by Gail Obenreder

The Crossing’s 2021 Month of Moderns program finished this month with ‘At which point,’ a live performance in Germantown’s Awbury Arboretum, featuring music by Ayanna Woods, Wang Lu,…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:36PM
Sunday, June 13, 2021

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra presents is Classics Series VI by Gail Obenreder

For its Classics VI concert, Delaware Symphony Orchestra honored composer Claude Baker with its annual A.I. duPont Composer’s Award. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 08:16PM

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra presents its Classics Series VI by Gail Obenreder

For its Classics VI concert, Delaware Symphony Orchestra honored composer Claude Baker with its annual A.I. duPont Composer’s Award. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 08:16PM
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Piffaro presents ‘Fuguing from Obrecht to Bach’ by Gail Obenreder

Piffaro’s latest virtual musical presentation, ‘Fuguing from Obrecht to Bach,’ chases melody, mystery, and musical conversations. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:40PM
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

‘Philadelphia Builds: Essays on Architecture’ by Michael J. Lewis by Gail Obenreder

‘Philadelphia Builds,’ architectural historian Michael J. Lewis’s latest book, is a new look at this old city, just in time for everyone who’s sick of their own four walls. Gail Oben…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:03AM
Monday, April 26, 2021

Resident Ensemble Players present Agatha Christie’s ‘The Poirot Mysteries’ by Gail Obenreder

Resident Ensemble Players closes its audio-streaming season with an Agatha Christie double-bill to delight Hercule Poirot devotees: ‘The King of Clubs’ and ‘The Cornish Mystery.’ Gai…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:34PM
Monday, April 19, 2021

Opera Philadelphia presents Caroline Shaw and Anne Carson’s ‘We Need to Talk’ by Gail Obenreder

Opera Philadelphia concludes its 2021 digital series with ‘We Need to Talk,’ an exciting collaboration between composer Caroline Shaw and poet Anne Carson. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:41AM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Delaware Symphony Orchestra presents Smetana, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky by Gail Obenreder

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra continues its distanced season with a livestream of rich musical narratives from Smetana, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 02:14PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The Museum of the American Revolution presents Melissa Dunphy’s ‘Remember the Ladies’ by Gail Obenreder

Abigail Adams’s famous “remember the ladies” letter returns to Philly for the first time since she sent it to her husband in 1776, and composer Melissa Dunphy gives it new life. Gail O…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:47PM
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Resident Ensemble Players presents Joseph Kesselring’s ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ by Gail Obenreder

My stars, it’s ‘Arsenic and Old Lace,’ the latest audio production from Resident Ensemble Players. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 03:32PM
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Bridge Records presents ‘Visca L’Amor: Catalan Art Songs of the 20th and 21st centuries’ by Gail Obenreder

‘Visca L’Amor,’ a new recording at the University of Delaware, restores a trove of Catalan musical treasures. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 01:28PM
Monday, January 25, 2021

Opera Philadelphia presents David T. Little’s ‘Soldier Songs’ by Gail Obenreder

David T. Little’s ‘Soldier Songs’ is adapted into a disturbingly luminous film by Opera Philadelphia, directed by and starring an indomitable Johnathan McCullough. Gail Obenreder revie…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 04:59PM

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