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A Large Variety of Skillfully Sung Music At Westminster Choir’s Home Concert

The Westminster Choir spends much of its time on the road, and Princeton concerts of the select chamber ensemble from Westminster Choir College are rare treats. Conductor Joe Miller and…

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Takes Minds Off Hurricane Woes With Performance at Richardson

No one can argue that Princeton has had a rough time this past week. Numerous events in the community were cancelled, with future concerts and lectures in doubt. Princeton Symphony…

Princeton Pro Musica’s New Artistic Director Presents Concert of Music by Bach and Mozart

Thirty-three years is a long time for a chorus to be under the leadership of one person, and when the reins change hands, there are surely adjustments all the way…

Curtis Symphony Orchestra’s Princeton Premiere A Great Success in Richardson Auditorium

Music aficionados in this area tend to think of New York City when venturing out of home range for high-quality performances, however, equally high level (and often less expensive) ensembles…

Playing Princeton University Chapel’s Organ, Cameron Carpenter Dazzles Audience

Organ recitals are not known for drawing crowds of fans leaping to their feet after a number played by an unseen artist on an instrument often a mystery to all…

Humor and Horror Thrive in “Gruesome Playground Injuries;” 2009 Dark Comic Drama Presents Painful, Moving Romance

Never thought of vomiting together as a bonding experience? Never fancied a romantic date that consisted of touching each other’s wounds? Never thought of “gruesome” and “entertaining” together to describe…

Brentano String Quartet Opens Fall Season with Creative and Inspired Program

For the past several years, the Brentano String Quartet, Resident String Quartet at Princeton University, has kicked off the fall music season in Princeton with a free concert in Richardson…

Christopher Durang Channels Chekhov in McCarter World Premiere; Star-Studded Cast Mixes Regret and Sadness with Absurdist Comedy

When “Chekhovian”—sadness, regrets, introspection, frustration—meets “Durangian”—wild absurdities, astonishing eccentricities, anarchic comedy—the results turn out to be both moving and hilarious. Christopher Durang’s new play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and…

Debussy, Born 150 Years Ago Today: “One Can Travel Where One Wishes and Leave By Any Door”

Music is a dream from which the veils have been drawn! It’s not even the expression of a feeling — it is the feeling itself. —Claude Debussy (1862-1918), from a letter On…

The Scheides’ Concert of Orchestral Music Is a Musical Gift to the Princeton Community

Musical events in Princeton always draw a good crowd. Free musical evenings are guaranteed to draw an even better crowd, and such was the case last Tuesday night when a…