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Princeton University Summer Concerts Opens Season With Daedalus String Quartet

Princeton University Summer Concerts kicked off its season in high gear last Tuesday night with a full house performance of the Daedalus String Quartet, a young and fresh chamber ensemble.…

Summer Theater Presents “A Little Night Music,” Farce with Depth; Sondheim Musical Masterpiece Opens Promising, Diverse Season

Stephen Sondheim acknowledged some conflict in his collaboration with the director Harold Prince on the original 1973 production of A Little Night Music: “Hal had described the show as being…

The Princeton Festival Continues With Concordia Chamber Players Performance

Since the inauguration of The Princeton Festival five years ago, the Concordia Chamber Players has been an integral part of the musical activities. Currently based locally across the river at…

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Opens Princeton Festival With Orchestral Majesty

Some artistic changes in performing ensembles take place with a great deal of fanfare, and others slip under the radar. The Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra has undergone a tremendous artistic…

Princeton Pro Musica Says Farewell to Ms. Slade With the Glories of Bach’s Mass in B Minor

Thirty-three years, or a third of a century, is a long time in any organization’s history. In her pre-concert remarks, Princeton Pro Musica Artistic Director Frances Fowler Slade commented that…

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Mother’s Day In Impressionistic Style

To close its 2011-12 season, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra presented musical roses — two light airy flowers and one sturdy plant with solid roots. It no doubt was very difficult…

Metropolitan Opera Star David Daniels Fills Richardson at University Concert

The counter-tenor superstar has been undergoing a relatively recent resurgence, yet much of the 17th and 18th century operas — which audiences are familiar with — were written with this…

Princeton University Orchestra Presents 20th Century Giants in Season’s Last Concert

Princeton University Orchestra’s annual Stuart B. Mindlin Memorial Concerts are a celebration from many standpoints. Besides honoring a former member of the orchestra, these concerts also celebrate the graduating seniors…

Boheme Opera NJ Presents “Magic Flute” In College of New Jersey ‘s Kendall Hall Theatre

There are a number of venues for opera performance in the Princeton area, but one which is often overlooked is the Kendall Hall Theatre on the campus of The College…

Princeton University Opera Rises to Challenge Of Benjamin Britten’s “Albert Herring”

Every year or two, the Princeton University Department of Music presents a major opera with students in the starring roles. Given the magnitude of this year’s production, it is clear…