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A thousand guilders for your music! Gail Obenreder previews Tempesta di Mare’s holiday offering.
People's Light and Hedgerow Theatre perform A Christmas Carol, but in two very different ways. Gail Obenreder reviews the two productions.
Choral Arts Philadelphia and Philadelphia Bach Collegium present a performance of two unpublished oratorios by Giacomo Carissimi. Gail Obenreder reviews.
After years of preparation and community engagement, the Delaware Art Museum debuts a new vision for its world-class permanent collection. Gail Obenreder visits.
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia spans the centuries with keyboard mastery from Bach to Philip Glass, featuring pianist Simone Dinnerstein. Gail Obenreder reviews.
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.
Hamilton’s long-awaited 2021 Philly run rocks the Academy of Music. Gail Obenreder reviews.
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…
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.
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.
The Crossing celebrates a return to in-person performance by singing signature works from its past. Gail Obenreder reviews.
It’s Midsummer in downtown Wilmington! Gail Obenreder previews Delaware Shakespeare’s latest production.
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…
In Studying with Miss Bishop, acclaimed writer Dana Gioia revisits six people who helped set him on his literary path. Gail Obenreder reviews.
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.
Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival presents a trifecta. Gail Obenreder previews.
The Brandywine River Museum of Art takes a high-flying look at the work of Ralston Crawford with ‘Air & Space & War.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.
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…
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 …
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,…
For its Classics VI concert, Delaware Symphony Orchestra honored composer Claude Baker with its annual A.I. duPont Composer’s Award. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Piffaro’s latest virtual musical presentation, ‘Fuguing from Obrecht to Bach,’ chases melody, mystery, and musical conversations. Gail Obenreder reviews.
‘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…
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…
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.
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra continues its distanced season with a livestream of rich musical narratives from Smetana, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky. Gail Obenreder reviews.
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…
My stars, it’s ‘Arsenic and Old Lace,’ the latest audio production from Resident Ensemble Players. Gail Obenreder reviews.
‘Visca L’Amor,’ a new recording at the University of Delaware, restores a trove of Catalan musical treasures. Gail Obenreder reviews.
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…