Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street

Penn Arab Music Ensemble

December 11, 2019 - 8:00pm
Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut Street, 1st Floor

 


PennMusic and the School of Arts and Sciences are pleased to present:

 

Penn Arab Music Ensemble

 

Hanna Khuri, music director

Hafez Kotain, percussion director

 

GEORGE CRUMB: BLACK ANGELS

October 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
Daedalus Quartet & Friends
Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street


ZEITGEIST: GEORGE CRUMB AT 90 – NIGHT 3

 

The Daedalus Quartet performs Crumb’s Vietnam War-haunted Black Angels for amplified string quartet, “a work of frightening intensity, where Jimi Hendrix and Pierrot Lunaire shake hands with the devil.” A selection of Crumb’s early music rounds out the picture of this essential American artist’s lengthy career.

 

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GEORGE CRUMB: KOSMOS

October 11, 2019 - 8:00pm
Margaret Leng Tan & Adam Tendler
Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street

 

ZEITGEIST: GEORGE CRUMB AT 90 – NIGHT 2

 

Two major works for solo amplified piano, the zodiac-inspired Makrokosmos I and the more recent Metamorphoses, celebrate George Crumb’s unfettered imagination as he requires the pianist to be a virtuoso at the keyboard while playing inside the piano and vocalizing as well.

 

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Makrokosmos, Book I (1972)

Adam Tendler, piano

 

GEORGE CRUMB: OUT OF DARKNESS

October 10, 2019 - 8:00pm
Arcana New Music Ensemble
Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street

 

ZEITGEIST: GEORGE CRUMB AT 90 – NIGHT 1

 

A collection of George Crumb’s most evocative music performed by Philadelphia’s Arcana New Music Ensemble. The program features the haunting setting Apparition, with texts drawn from Walt Whitman’s “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d.” and all four books of Madrigals with text by Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.

 

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ZEITGEIST: GEORGE CRUMB AT 90

October 10, 2019 - 8:00pm - October 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street

 

ZEITGEIST: GEORGE CRUMB AT 90

 

October 10 To 12, 2019

 

Penn Baroque Ensemble with Penn Opera Workshop

April 10, 2019 - 8:00pm
Harold Prince Theatre at the Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street, 1st Floor

 

Penn Music and the School of Arts and Sciences is pelased to present:

 

Love - A Blessing or a Curse?

 

Provost's Lecture on Diversity: Dr. Guthrie Ramsey

February 22, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dr. Guthrie Ramsey
Harold Prince Theater, Annenberg Center

 

Daedalus Quartet: Beethoven Cycle

February 4, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Daedalus Quartet
Annenberg Center

 

 

Program: 

“After this, what’s left to write?”
Staged reading of Opus by Michael Hollinger
Discussion with the playwright and Penn Theatre Arts Professor, Marcia Ferguson

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Penn Composer's Forum: Joan La Barbara

September 28, 2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Joan La Barbara
Annenberg Center

Penn Composer's Forum presents

 

JOAN LA BARBARA

Voice is the Original Instrument

Daedalus Quartet: Beethoven Quartet Project at Annenberg

September 10, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Daedalus Quartet
Annenberg Center Live - Harold Prince Theater

In a Philadelphia first, the Daedalus Quartet, Penn’s quartet-in-residence, performs the 16 masterpieces that make up Beethoven’s quartet cycle, all in a single season. The cycle demonstrates a range of artistic innovation, emotional expression and sheer craftsmanship that remains unparalleled in music today.

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