2017-2018 Music Season


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THE IDEA BEHIND OUR NEXT TWO CONCERT SEASONS: 2017-2019

~~~ A TWO-SEASON BRIDGE THROUGH GREAT MUSIC, IDEAS AND MUSIC HISTORY ITSELF Our 2017-2018 concert season themes are not randomly selected. They speak to an overall idea we have that explores the evolution of classical music which grew out of the 18th century through to the 20th century. Together, they form a mosaic of individual programs, […]


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October 14 & 15, 2017: “FRENCH REBELLIONS – MUSIC OF LES SIX “

BUY TICKETS NOW FRENCH REBELLIONS: Music of LES SIX flute, piano, oboe, English horn “Les Six” (French for ‘the six’)  was a group of young French composer-friends (including one woman) involved together in various musical and artistic endeavors around 1920. Jean Cocteau, writer/designer. playwright became a ‘leader’ of them for awhile, and five of them jointly […]


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November 18, 2017: FINE ART PIANO DUO: MUSIC FOR TWO PIANOS featuring “THE NUTCRACKER SUITE”

BUY TICKETS NOW ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY! Setting the tone for the coming holiday,  Our own FINE ART PIANO DUO Katarzyna Salwinski and Rollin Wilber, performs MUSIC FOR TWO PIANOS featuring THE NUTCRACKER SUITE by Peter IlyichTchaikovsky Held at Manayunk’s outstanding new performance hall, VENICE ISLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. Its acoustics are impressive, and the seats provide an excellent view of the […]


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January 27 & 28, 2018: “A MIGHTY HANDFUL – MUSIC OF THE RUSSIAN FIVE”

BUY TICKETS NOW A MIGHTY HANDFUL Music of The Russian Five for Piano and Voice TATYANA RASHKOVSKY, mezzo-soprano ‘The Five’ were a group of similar-thinking composers gathered around Mily Balakirev. They essentially created a myth around themselves as a musical movement that was more “authentically Russian” than the classic music of the Conservatory, by  composers such […]


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March 24 & 25, 2018: “MUSICAL FANTASIES – TWO PIANISTS IN RECITAL”

BUY TICKETS NOW Two solo pianists playing works that lead to the height of Romantic expression FANTASIAS with pianists KATARZYNA MARZEC-SALWINSKI and ROLLIN WILBER MUSIC BY: Mozart, Chopin, C.P.E. Bach, Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn, Brahms, and featuring the FANTASY in F minor for FOUR-HAND PIANO by Franz Schubert SATURDAY, MARCH 24 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm IVY HALL – International […]


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May 19 & 20, 2018: BEETHOVEN TO BRAHMS & E.T. A. HOFFMANN

BUY TICKETS NOW ~ BEETHOVEN TO BRAHMS & E.T. A. HOFFMANN ~ A Special Lecture + Visual Concert Presentation ensembles with piano and strings _______________________________________ Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann was a Prussian Romantic author of fantasy and Gothic horror. He wrote tales which led to such famous musical productions as “The Tales of Hoffmann” and “The […]


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PAST SEASONS

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