April 30 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM David Kim and Friends at the Lancaster Trust Performing Arts Center
with David Kim, violin; Che-Hung Chen, viola; Yumi Kendall, cello; Joseph Conyers, double bass; Christopher Shih, piano.
Featuring Schubert's "Trout" Quintet
April 30 3:00 PM Beethoven Violin Concerto with Juliette Kang Violin, and Daniel Matsukawa conducting the Independence Sinfonia. At Congregation Or Hadash in Ft. Washington, PA
April 30 3:00 PM The Wister Quartet at the Glencairn Museum, Bryn Athyn, PA
The program will include music by Brahms, Finzi, Haydn and Staneck
May 1 7:30 PM Jeffrey Khaner and Elizabeth Hainen in Concert at Old Pine Street Church
May 8 7:00 PM Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Chamber Series at the Mutter Museum
Yayoi Numazawa, Daniel Han, Mei-Ching Huang, violins; David Nicastro, Meng Wang, violas; Udi Bar-David, cello; Angela Zator Nelson, percussion.
Repertoire to include Music of the Mediterranean, Dohnanyi, and Mendelssohn.
May 8 7:30 PM The Wister Quartet with Cynthia Raim, piano
at the Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia
Haydn String Quartet "Quinten"
Boccherini String Quartet op 8 no 6,
Schumann Piano Quintet in Eb op 44
Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a music librarian for the Philadelphia Orchestra? You can listen to a fascinating talk with Steve Glanzmann here.
Retired Orchestra members and current members who support our retirees through the nonprofit P.O.R.F organization (Philadelphia Orchestra Retirees and Friends) will meet May 1st for the annual luncheon. For more information contact retired orchestra tubist Paul Krzywicki. Information is on the form below.
Orchestra musicians Kimberly Fisher, William Polk, John Koen, and Kerri Ryan recently traveled with Philadelphia Orchestra visiting composer Hannibal Lokumbe for visits to KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School and the Philadelphia Detention Center. Check out this article by Peter Dobrin in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Orchestra bassist Rob Kesselman and violinist Elina Kalendarova are featured in the PBS program Articulate with Jim Cotter, in a segment on stage fright. Check out the video below!