Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Orchestra’

On Spruce Street, A Symphony Of Fading History

On Spruce Street, A Symphony Of Fading History

January 31, 2017  |  History

Contributor Rob McClung opens the door of 1617 Spruce, where the Philadelphia Musical Academy once filled the street with the sounds of classical music > more

At The Academy, The Birth Of Wire Transmission Of Music

At The Academy, The Birth Of Wire Transmission Of Music

April 30, 2013  |  History

Eighty years ago, Leopold Stokowski and pioneering sound engineers turned the Academy of Music into a multi-media hub for broadcast music. Jack McCarthy has the story of Bell Labs, Disney, and the first stereo broadcast performances > more

South Broad, North Broad, And The Rite Of Spring

South Broad, North Broad, And The Rite Of Spring

February 20, 2013  |  History

It had its US orchestral premier at the Academy of Music, its US ballet premier at the Metropolitan Opera, and now it returns tomorrow night for a multi-media, dance, and orchestral spectacle at the Academy. Jack McCarthy has the story > more

Barnes Prequel On The Parkway: The Unbuilt Temple Of Music

Barnes Prequel On The Parkway: The Unbuilt Temple Of Music

May 31, 2012  |  Architecture

Jack McCarthy has the familiar story of a controversial move by a top Philadelphia arts institution to a Modern facility on the Parkway. But unlike the Barnes Museum, the Philadelphia's Orchestra's Temple of Music became a victim of the deepening Great Depression > more

Broadcast Across the Nation, 15th and Spruce

Broadcast Across the Nation, 15th and Spruce

October 20, 2011  |  Art & Design

Lang Lang and the Orchestra seeks audience across America > more