Composer Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields, an oratorio for chorus and sextet commissioned by Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Music. Here are some select articles and quotes that appeared in the news and social media following the announcement. Please use the links for complete articles.   New York Times – ArtsBeat: “Anthracite Fields” was […]

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia Commissioned Composer Julia Wolfe’s Groundbreaking Oratorio and Presented Its 2014 World Premiere to Rave Reviews (PHILADELPHIA) Composer Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields, an oratorio for chorus and sextet commissioned by Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Music. Mendelssohn Club premiered the work on April 26, 2014 […]

April 26 and 27, 2014 at 4pm and 7:30pm (note: Sunday at 4pm is SOLD OUT) With Bang on a Can All-Stars The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets online. Retrace mining lore back to the anthracite fields of central Pennsylvania through this new, folk-classical hybrid by composer Julia Wolfe, runner-up for […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2012 CONTACTS: Janelle McCoy, Executive Director, Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, 215.735.9922 Edward McNally, Above The Fold PR, 404.281.6419 Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia Announces NEA Grant Award for 2014 Project Anthracite Fields  Mendelssohn Club has been awarded a record $135,000 in grants from NEA and other major funders for its groundbreaking 2014 […]