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Carmina Burana

Eleone Dance Theatre Inspires at Every Level

Lew Whittington | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

At the Freedom Theater in North Philly, Eleone Dance Theatre presented two separate programs this month, the second concert, The Soul of Philadelphia commemorated the 15th anniversary of the co-directorship of Shawn-Lamere Williams and Dr. Sheila Ward.

PABallet's Carmina Returns and Sublime Balanchine

Lew Whittington | Posted 05.13.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

For its 50th anniversary season, Pennsylvania Ballet revived John Butler's Carmina Burana, literally back by popular demand for audience members of a ...

Smuin Ballet Goes to XXTREMES

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Set to recordings of 10 Patsy Cline songs, Dear Miss Cline is a riot, and more technically virtuosic than its breezy mood might suggest.

Music and the DNA of War

John Mauceri | Posted 10.31.2012 | Arts
John Mauceri

Over the centuries, Western music has built up a symbolic language that we all associate with experiences. But what Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler (and Mao) knew, is that music is incredibly powerful.

The Chicago Children's Choir Heads to Carnegie Hall and Beyond

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

One of Chicago's most brilliant gems will be exporting itself to New York and beyond in the coming months. The Chicago Children's Choir, headed by president and artistic director, Josephine Lee, will perform at Carnegie Hall's opening night gala with the world renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra.