Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Orchestra’

Apr. 30 2012

Sir Simon in Philly

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Despite the fact that they are emerging from chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Philadelphia Orchestra is still playing away and able to attract top notch conductors.  They were led by Sir Simon Rattle this past weekend, including a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York.  I went up to Philly to hear them in their home […]

Nov. 12 2011

Delicious Terror

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Vocalise | No Comments

My mother’s favorite recording of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is the 1960 performance with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. She fancies tenor Rudolf Petrak’s roasting swan. As a five year old this album cover elicited delicious terror in me and so did the music! As it played, I studied the cover shivering at the […]

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