Hill church concert to honor late beloved ‘founder’

Arts, Note Worthy | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Choral Arts Philadelphia will present a “Founder’s Tribute Concert” on Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. The concert will be given in memory of the choir’s founding artistic director Sean Deibler on the 10th anniversary of his death. Matthew Glandorf will conduct the “Founder’s Tribute […]

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Musical memory explored at Hill Library by local pianist

Arts, Note Worthy | May 1st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Chestnut Hill pianist, pedagogue and arts organizer Marja Kaisla will present an informational talk about the neuroscience of musical memory and its importance for everyday life. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 1:30 p.m., in the Chestnut Hill Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Registration is free at chlibraryfriends.org […]

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Holocaust-inspired music soars at St. Paul’s Church

Arts, Note Worthy | April 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, hosted the final installment of its series of “Five Fridays: Concerts for the Community” in this its eighth season April 5. The performers were a trio of musicians brought together by Astral Artists, the local organization that helps young musicians make the transition from conservatory student […]

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Baroque music is indeed ‘Brilliant’ at St. Martin’s Church

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

by Michael Caruso The Episcopal Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Chestnut Hill, hosted Valentin Radu and the Camerata Ama Deus in “Brilliant Baroque” on Friday, March 22. The concert drew an impressively large and enthusiastic audience that heard some of the finest playing I’ve experienced from Radu and his period musicians in several seasons. The program […]

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At Hill church, musical tribute to victim of Nazi barbarism

Arts, Note Worthy | March 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill will be a particularly busy musical venue this weekend. The Chestnut Street Singers will perform a concert entitled “Behind Closed Doors” Friday, March 15, at 8 p.m. The following evening at 7:30 p.m., Piffaro will present “Terpsichore,” a program featuring the music of Renaissance composer Michael […]

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