Christmas concerts at three Hill area churches this Sunday

Arts, Concerts, Note Worthy | December 12th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso Chestnut Hill music lovers will have the privilege of taking in some of the region’s finest performances of Christmas music this weekend. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, will present its annual “Lessons & Carols” service Sunday, Dec. 16, at 5 p.m. Interim music director Steven Gearhart and interim organist James Batt […]

Read More >

Celtic band RUNA returns to Pastorius Park

Arts, Concerts | July 6th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona In August, award-winning Celtic band RUNA will celebrate its 10th anniversary of bringing traditional Irish, Scottish, Americana and bluegrass music to audiences around the world. The band will combine the celebration of its anniversary with that of the Pastorius Park concert series at a free show on Wednesday, July 11, at 7:30 […]

Read More >

Both art and music are jazzy at Woodmere Art Museum

Uncategorized | July 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Beth Ann Downey The Woodmere Art Museum prides itself in offering the select sector of Philadelphians who know it exists as a way to slow down from the pace of daily life. In a 19th century, stone Victorian mansion nestled away from a traffic-heavy corner of Germantown Avenue and East Bells Mill Road in […]

Read More >

‘Aaron & The Spell’ to close Pastorius Park concert series

Uncategorized | July 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment

Aaron & The Spell will conclude the 66th Pastorius Park Concert Series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. with its eclectic blend of music consisting of the blues, folk, soul and indie rock. At the helm of Aaron & The Spell is Philadelphia-based artist Aaron Brown. As singer and songwriter of the band, Brown’s performances […]

Read More >

Pastorius Park concerts: Rain, rain, go away (please)!

Note Worthy | July 18th, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Michael Caruso For the third week in a row, the weather played a role in the summer season of concerts in Pastorius Park. The threat of rain, which never materialized, forced the moving of Mutlu’s June 25 concert from the park’s outdoor stage to the lower school auditorium of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Considering […]

Read More >

J.S. Bach’s theatrical job audition very entertaining

Curtain Call | July 18th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Clark Groome When six musicians show up in Leipzig, Germany, to audition to be organist Johann Kuhnau’s replacement, all manner of madness ensues. The first thing you notice in the People’s Light and Theatre Company’s production (in Malvern) of Itamar Moses’ “Bach at Leipzig” is the curtain speech. You know the drill: turn off […]

Read More >

John Byrne Band brings Celtic-folk to Pastorius

Uncategorized | July 16th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Kevin Callan The John Byrne Band brings its Celtic-folk music back to the Pastorius Park Concert Series for the second year in a row on Wednesday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. The John Byrne Band has regularly toured the East Coast in recent years, performing often in the Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey […]

Read More >