February 23, 2014 at 4pm With The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Soprano Barbara Berry, Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie Tenor Roy Hage, Bass Brandon Cedel Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets online. Despite being separated by over two centuries of music, Arvo Pärt and Joseph Haydn both sought to make sense of […]

By David Patrick Stearns, Inquirer Music Critic Surveying a battery of Tibetan percussion that had been transported down Himalayan mountains on horseback, Mendelssohn Club music director Alan Harler had to admit he could not really predict what he was about to hear as 200 singers assembled onstage for rehearsal with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. […]

October 22, 2011 Northern Lights & Mystical Masterpieces With Orchestra 2001 “I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours. Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.” — Arvo Pärt Orchestra 2001  joins us in this  program of inspired […]

Rossen Milanov

February 12, 2012 Unfinished Masterpieces | Mozart’s Requiem and Schubert “Unfinished” With Symphony in C and Rossen Milanov, Conductor Alexandra Maksimova, soprano Margaret Mezzacappa, mezzo-soprano Zach Borichevsky, tenor Scott Conner, bass The program will include a Symphony in C performance of Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear two masterpieces, […]

Rituals: EAST/WEST

April 29, 2012, 4pm In fall 2008 and summer 2010, composer Andrea Clearfield explored the Himalayan mountains of Nepal while studying the traditions of Tibetan folk and sacred music — all of which inspired this Clearfield commission Tse Go La (At the threshold of this life). Come and experience the Far East with us in […]