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LIVE FROM AMSTERDAM
Each month, Music Director Richard Egarr presents a self-curated program LIVE from his hometown of Amsterdam — from a different venue each month. Each presentation is unique, engaging, and interactive — and features a variety of special guests!
A Wolf in Bear’s Clothing
J.C. Bach — Mozart’s Real Musical Father
From the Kitchen Table with Richard: Delving into Dusty Old Discs
Frauen-Liebe: A Woman’s Love
Love and Death in 17th Century England
Clogged in the English Vein
Bach in the Coffee House – Double Espresso!
Beethoven Minimized to the Max
At long, long last, the return of chamber music has arrived! Members of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra reunite on the stage of Herbst Theatre to perform a variety of chamber music — curated from afar by PBO Music Director Richard Egarr.
PBO/VIRTUAL Grand Finale
GIBBONS/BLOW: What? No Purcell?!
HANDEL: Private Passions
PURCELL: Something Old, Something New
Messiah — Shaken, Not Stirred!
BACH: The Unanswered Question
BEETHOVEN: Celebrating 250 Years
PBO’s Jews & Music Initiative goes virtual! Once a month, with Jews & Music Scholar-in-Residence Francesco Spagnolo as your guide, take a virtual exploration that probes the rich legacies of Jewish composers and performers; non-Jews who worked with Jews or drew inspiration from them; the socio-political milieu they inhabited; and Jewish themes that have emerged across music and visual art over time.
Handel’s Heroes & Villains — Episode 2: Deborah
Handel’s Heroes & Villains — Episode 1: Joseph
Performers, Patronage, and Prejudice
From Cantor to Opera Singer with Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen
Ghetto Sounds – Music, Marginality & Cosmopolitanism in Early-Modern Italy
Tomato / Tomahto – Text, Language & Music
Inventing Jewish Music, Again
Hanukkah in Venice … and Christmas, Too!
Klezmer and Baroque with Veretski Pass
Yotam Haber and Italian Jewish Music
Avi Avital — Israel, Berlin, and the World
WHAT’S NEW & H.I.P.
Once a month, a new composer joins PBO Artistic Partner composer Tarik O’Regan and Music Director Richard Egarr (“Tarik & Rick”) in a riveting interview, sharing personal insights and inspirations surrounding writing new music for old instruments — amidst lots of laughs and a whole lot of fun!
Episode 5: Aaron Jay Kernis
Episode 4: Tarik on Tarik
Episode 3: Errollyn Wallen CBE
Episode 2: Roderick Williams OBE
Episode 1: Small Talk
UP ON THE DOWNBEAT
PBO’s dance classes for the masses! Hosted and curated by Artistic Director of Dance Through Time Jennifer Meller, each event in this series features a visual presentation covering a particular facet of the history of dance and its relationship with the music of the time — alongside an interactive dance lesson. Get those dancin’ feet ready!
¡Vamos a bailar!
Intrigue and Drama in the Ballroom
Embodying the Squiggles
How an 18th Century Dance Class Can Change Your Musical Perspective
In furtherance of its mission to provide opportunities of educational growth to aspiring musicians everywhere, PBO is excited to offer Virtual Masterclasses featuring a variety of stars in the field. From a pool of applicants, a leading artist will select three emerging musicians to work with them during this live Zoom event. The three artists’ submitted performance videos will be showcased, followed by a short lesson with the class’ leader in real time.
Virtual Masterclass with Richard Egarr
Virtual Masterclass with Sherezade Panthaki
Virtual Masterclass with Dashon Burton
PBO’s online education series that explores all facets of the musical world, featuring insights, interviews, and lecture-demonstrations as well as PBO musicians and special guests.
Discover Bach’s Musical Universe with Christoph Wolff
A Dué with Katherine Kyme & William Skeen
PBO SESSIONS @HOME
Our riveting, interactive PBO SESSIONS series moves to an online platform! Enjoy a guided and deconstructed tour of music, social and political history, and art.
Give Me the Moonlight — Decisions, Decisions…
A Cup o’ Johann
Special messages and captivating miniature performances from dear friends of Philharmonia.
FREUDE: Davóne Tines
Musical Postcard: Nicolas Altstaedt
Musical Postcard: Anne Sofie von Otter
Musical Postcard: Daniel Moody
Musical Postcard — Rachell Ellen Wong
Musical Postcard: Tim Mead
Musical Postcard: James Gilchrist
Musical Postcard: Margot Rood
Musical Postcard: Roderick Williams