Embracing the salon-style of classical music performance, our concerts are presented in intimate settings, designed around themes that offer listeners an involved musical experience, and an enhanced sense of discovery.
We love what we do, and we share our passion in performance and words, during and after the concert.
Our primary performance venues are:ETHICAL SOCIETY BUILDING
1906 S Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA 19103 _________________ Our concerts for the MUSIC AT ETHICAL series
are co-presented with the Philadelphia Ethical Society IVY HALL – (located in Overbrook Farms)
6331 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19151 _________________ Our concerts for the CONCERTS AT IVY HALL series
are co-presented with the International Institute for Culture
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2016 -2017 SEASON:
November 5, 2016 at 7:30 pm – Ivy Hall
November 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm- Ethical Society Building
“AMERICAN CLASSICAL SPIRIT”
Barber, Ives, Copland, Still… then Bowles & Gershwin!
January 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm – Ivy Hall
January 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm – Ethical Society Building
“A RUSSIAN SOIREE of Poetic Love, Struggle, and Musical Fantasy”
with writings and poetry spoken in English and Russian
March 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm – Ivy Hall
March 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm – Ethical Society Building
“JOHANNES BRAHMS and the SCHUMANNS”
A Story of Music and Love
Read these program notes ahead of time! CLICK HERE (PDF)
May 7, 2017 at 3:00pm – Ethical Society Building
music for two pianos by Brahms, Prokofiev, Barber and Rachmaninoff
our performance venues:
IVY HALL, 6331 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151 (2 1/2 blocks east of City Line Ave)
ETHICAL SOCIETY BUILDING, 1906 S Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA (Center City, on the park)
RECENT PERFORMANCE VIDEOS:
A Musical Ode to Earth:
STRING QUARTET: PALE BLUE DOT String Quartet, by David Ludwig, at Ivy Hall, March 12, 2016
PIANO TRIO: VOX BALAENAE (VOICE OF THE WHALE) by George Crumb at Ivy Hall, March 12, 2016
Russian Music Salon: