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Princeton University Opera Theater Opens 2014 With Successful Production of Monteverdi Opera

The academic year goes by quickly, especially with a holiday break half-way through. The Princeton University Opera Theater always takes on a challenging opera to be presented shortly after the…

“Ode to Joy” Concert at Richardson Marks Bill Scheide’s 100th Birthday

Princeton philanthropist William H. Scheide, known affectionately as “Bill,” turned 100 on Monday. For the past six years, the ever youthful music lover, Bach scholar and bibliophile, whose name is…

Princeton Professor Simon Morrison Has Insights on Bolshoi Ballet Scandal

As a professor in Princeton University’s music department specializing in Russian and Soviet music and dance, Simon Morrison is an expert on the famed Bolshoi Theatre. The Moscow arts institution…

The Princeton University Orchestra Pays Tribute to Freedom in Concert

There are numerous musical ensembles on the Princeton University campus which occasionally combine for joint concerts. An unusual musical collaboration took place this past week as the University Orchestra and…

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Dynamic Piano Soloist in Richardson Auditorium

Black Friday is principally known for early Christmas shopping, but music has its own post-Thanksgiving tradition in Princeton with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Black Friday” concert. Starting within just…

Westminster Community Orchestra Presents Performing Jewel in Beethoven Piano Concerto

The Westminster Conservatory, which houses the Westminster Community Orchestra, has within its ranks a wealth of musical talent not often heard on area public stages. The Community Orchestra and conductor…

Princeton and Yale Combine Football And Music in Concert of Choral Works

Each year at this time, Princeton takes on Yale in a football game that, for more than a century, has been bringing out the best in student competition. Over the…

War Profiteering, Moral Angst and Family Strife at Intime In “All My Sons” (1947), Arthur Miller’s First Successful Play

In the manner of Aeschylus, Sophocles’ Oedipus and the great tragedies of Henrik Ibsen, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons (1947) is a drama of retrospective analysis. Written and set in…

Princeton Pro Musica Pays Tribute to Veterans Day With Music of Copland, Van, and Williams

Between the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and next year’s 70th anniversary of D-Day (as well as a few World War I anniversaries) there are a myriad of opportunities…

Princeton Symphony Brings Complex and Challenging Works to Richardson Auditorium

A crisp and sunny fall afternoon on Sunday contradicted the unifying theme among the works presented by the Princeton Symphony Orchestra this past weekend. Led by Music Director Rossen Milanov,…