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Dryden Ensemble Journeys Back in Time To Music and Ambience of Versailles’ Court

Music scholars have long recognized that music is more than the notes on the page; composers write within the context of their lives and what is happening around them. The…

Princeton University Student Filmmakers Explore Housing Problems in Trenton

For the course “Documentary Film and the City,” Princeton University Urban Studies students have a ready-made laboratory less than 15 miles away: Trenton. The capital city is a gold mine…

The Westminster Opera Theater Presents Jacques Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffmann”

With the growth of performing opportunities at Westminster Choir College over the past years, one thing which has been missing is a proper hall in which to present non-choral performances.…

The Brentano String Quartet Presents Variety of Chamber Music in Richardson

As part of its residency at Princeton University, the Brentano String Quartet presents a public concert each semester. This semester’s performance paired light and airy music with the beautiful early…

New Jersey Symphony Brings a Bit of Vienna to Princeton

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra paid tribute to both New Jersey composers and music educators this past weekend with a concert of Classical period music—touched with a bit of 20th century…

This Year’s Concerto Winners Perform With Princeton University Orchestra

One thing the Princeton University campus has no shortage of is talented student musicians. In the second performance of concerto winners this season (winners of the 2013 Concerto Competition), the…

Princeton Pro Musica Presents French Music in University Chapel

Ryan James Brandau’s concerts with Princeton Pro Musica up to this point have been a process of adjustment — masterworks with which the ensemble is comfortable and performs well to…

Wild, Bawdy Farce Blends With Intense, Poignant Mourning In Paula Vogel’s Intriguing “Baltimore Waltz” at Theatre Intime

Inspired by her brother’s death from AIDS and his unfulfilled request near the end of his life that she join him on an excursion to Europe, Paula Vogel wrote The…

Princeton University Chamber Choir Performs Featured Concert as Part of Handel Conference

There has been a great deal of Handel scholarship going on in Princeton recently. The University’s department of music hosted events of the biennial American Handel Society Conference and Festival,…

Richardson Chamber Players Warm Cold Winter Sunday With 20th Century Music

The Richardson Chamber Players has always been an ensemble exploring the outer edges of chamber repertoire. Now more than 15-years-old, the Players has become a presenter of music audiences may…