Magnificent chamber music at Hill Presbyterian Church

Arts, Note Worthy | January 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill hosted the first of this year’s “Cantatas and Chamber Music” series of recitals Sunday, Jan. 20. The performers were pianist Mark Livshits, violinist Kimberly Fisher and cellist John Koen. The latter two are longtime members of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Livshits is a recently graduated BM/MM/DMA alumnus […]

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From San Diego to Chestnut Hill to make beautiful music

Arts, Note Worthy | January 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, will present organist Chelsea Chen in recital Friday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. The performance is part of the church’s “Five Fridays: Concerts for the Community” series that raises money for local charities. Proceeds will also benefit the “Ann Stookey Fund for Music at St. Paul’s […]

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‘A French Noel’ fills sanctuary at Hill Presby Church

Arts, Note Worthy | January 4th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Piffaro, Philadelphia’s Renaissance Band, brought the local classical music Christmas season to a close Saturday, Dec. 22, with “A French Noel.” The concert was performed in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill and drew an audience that nearly filled the church’s sanctuary. The concert offered a survey of the music that would […]

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‘A French Noel’ Saturday at Hill Church; Merci beaucoup!

Arts, Note Worthy | December 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Piffaro, Philadelphia’s internationally acclaimed Renaissance Band, will present “A French Noel” Saturday, Dec. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, its local home base. Joining the members of the band will be Les Canards Chantants, the solo voice ensemble, and Mark Jaster & Sabrina Mandell from Happenstance Theater. […]

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