Musical Postcard — Rachell Ellen Wong

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We are delighted to share with you a musical message from violinist Rachell Ellen Wong, rising star on both the historical performance and modern violin stages.  A recipient of the prestigious 2020 Avery...

Klezmer and Baroque with Veretski Pass

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In this program, we meet online with the celebrated ensemble Veretski Pass (Cookie Segelstein and Joshua Horowitz) to explore the intersection of early music and klezmer repertoires presented as "table...

Give Me the Moonlight — Decisions, Decisions…

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As a final Beethoven Bit for 2020, PBO Music Director Richard Egarr will make a hard-core investigation of perhaps the most famous piano piece ever written — the 1st movement...

BACH: The Unanswered Question

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At long, long last, the return of chamber music has arrived! On Tuesday, November 24th, members of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra reunite on the stage of Herbst Theatre for the very...

Virtual Masterclass with Sherezade Panthaki

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In furtherance of its mission to provide opportunities of educational growth to aspiring musicians everywhere, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale is excited to offer a Virtual Masterclass with glowing soprano Sherezade Panthaki. From...

Intrigue and Drama in the Ballroom

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The ballroom offered rare opportunities for courtiers and wanna-bees to flirt, impress, and be seen. Beneath the formalized rules of etiquette seethed amorous dramas and political conflicts that played out...

Hanukkah in Venice … and Christmas, Too!

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In our last JAMOnline event of 2020, we will connect live with Venice, a city where core ideas of the Jews & Music initiative draws major inspiration. Richard Egarr and...

Messiah — Shaken, Not Stirred!

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Philharmonia is delighted to share a little bit of holiday fun and cheekiness with a few highlights from Handel's Messiah! Featuring a variety of performances by wonderful guest artists who would...

Salon Series: Messiah — Shaken, Not Stirred!

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Philharmonia is delighted to share a little bit of holiday fun and cheekiness with a few highlights from Handel's Messiah! Featuring a variety of performances by wonderful guest artists who would...

PURCELL: Something Old, Something New

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On Tuesday, December 22nd, members of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra reunite on the stage of Herbst Theatre to perform in PBO's next installment of its virtual Salon Series. Curated from afar...

Musical Postcard: Daniel Moody

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Robert JOHNSON (1583–1633) "Care, charming sleep" Daniel Moody, countertenor The Musical Postcard makes its return this week with exquisite countertenor Daniel Moody. We first met Daniel through Yale's Institute of...

Musical Postcard: Anne Sofie von Otter

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Program and texts/translations available here. Adolf Fredrik LINDBLAD (1801–1878) "Jungfrun i lunden" "Aftonen" "Vaggvisa" Erik Gustaf GEIJER (1783–1847) "Gräl och allt väl" Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano Bengt Forsberg, piano...

¡Vamos a bailar!

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Dance to live music in Spanish baroque style, castanets optional! The program will include images and a discussion about the dance influences that traveled between France and Spain in the...

From Cantor to Opera Singer with Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen

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EVENT DESCRIPTION Jews & Music Online (JAMOnline) returns in 2021 with a series of unique and insightful dialogues and performances featuring artists and scholars from around the world. Hosted by...

Frauen-Liebe: A Woman’s Love

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EVENT DESCRIPTION Love is in the air as Music Director Richard Egarr, mezzo-soprano Barbara Kozelj, and keyboardist Alexandra Nepomnyashchaya explore the depths of human emotion in a special segment of Live from Amsterdam: Valentine's Day Edition! Join us on Sunday,...

From the Kitchen Table with Richard: Delving into Dusty Old Discs

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EVENT DESCRIPTION Music Director Richard Egarr invites you to join him for "From the Kitchen Table with Richard" — a little show 'n' tell on the latest trends and ideas in "H.I.P." (historically-informed performance). Each of...

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Musical Postcard: Nicolas Altstaedt

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Described as "one of the cello realm's most brilliant princes," Nicolas performs a range of repertoire from early music to contemporary, and plays on both period and modern instruments. He...

FREUDE: Davóne Tines

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Dear Friends, I met Davóne Tines in 2017 when Philharmonia co-produced a reimagined staging of Handel's Aci, Galatea e Polifemo in New York. What struck me then were the more obvious characteristics — the sound...

Performers, Patronage, and Prejudice

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EVENT DESCRIPTION As part of our Jews & Music (JAMOnline) series, this riveting program includes music by composers Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn, Joseph Joachim, Offenbach, and Meyerbeer, featuring members of the Orchestra and Chorale, as well as special guests....

Virtual Masterclass with Richard Egarr

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EVENT DESCRIPTION In furtherance of its mission to provide opportunities of educational growth to aspiring musicians everywhere, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale is excited to offer a Virtual Harpsichord Masterclass with Music...

Discover Bach’s Musical Universe with Christoph Wolff

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EVENT DESCRIPTION Are you awestruck by J.S. Bach's timeless music and left wondering how a mere mortal could have composed such imaginative, powerful, complex, and stylistically diverse creations? Bach scholar...

Episode 4: Tarik on Tarik

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EVENT DESCRIPTION What’s New and H.I.P. with Tarik and Rick is BACK! And this time, Music Director Richard Egarr will chat with recently announced Composer in Residence and fabulous co-host Tarik O’Regan about his life, work, and...

J.C. Bach — Mozart’s Real Musical Father

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EVENT DESCRIPTION Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's relationship with his dad Leopold was complicated. While Leopold certainly 'schooled' the young Wolfy, Mozart considered Johann Christian Bach (son of J.S.) to be his 'true musical father' — their...

Handel’s Heroes & Villains — Episode 1: Joseph

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EVENT DESCRIPTION PBO's Jews & Music/JAMOnline announces a new series within a series: Handel’s Heroes & Villains, exploring the rich personalities of the Old Testament who bring to life the stories, fury, and passions that...

HANDEL: Private Passions

EVENT DESCRIPTION My late and great harpsichord teacher Gustav Leonhardt hated Handel, and has stated so many times in print.  He claimed Handel was incapable of writing a fugue —...

A Wolf in Bear’s Clothing

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EVENT DESCRIPTION Philharmonia returns with electrifying performances of Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Sensational piano duo Alexandra Nepomnyashchaya and Richard Egarr will perform an Andante from Mozart's Sonata for Piano Four-Hands in F Major followed by Tchaikovsky's powerful Symphony No. 4, "Fate Symphony" — brilliantly arranged by...

Episode 5: Aaron Jay Kernis

EVENT DESCRIPTION Join us for the next installment of What's New & H.I.P. with Tarik & Rick with GRAMMY- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis! Music Director Richard Egarr and Composer in Residence Tarik O'Regan chat with...

Music is Essential – A Virtual Gala Event

EVENT DESCRIPTION Join Music Director Richard Egarr and Host Bass-Baritone Davóne Tines for a celebration of music to support Philharmonia’s artistic and education programs. This one-hour event will feature spectacular performances by members of Philharmonia Baroque...

GIBBONS/BLOW: What? No Purcell?!

EVENT DESCRIPTION English 17th century music is naturally dominated by the genius of the short-lived Henry Purcell. But there is wonderful, quirky and great stuff from his colleagues, teachers and...