Music at Woodmere
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BY PHONE by calling (800) 595-4849 (please note that an additional $3.50 charge per ticket will be applied to phone orders only)
IN PERSON at the museum during our box office hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 pm; Sunday, 11 am - 2 pm
Friday Night Jazz (6-8pm)
MARCH 13 POSTPONED
Lee Morgan’s trumpet and Horace Silver’s piano are regarded as trendsetters for putting the funky groove in jazz music. Join special guests trumpeter Will Wright and pianist Adam Faulk for some bebop with a touch of funk.
MARCH 20 POSTPONED
With a dizzying repertoire of genres and extraordinary vocal range, Linda Ronstadt enchanted the world. Whether she was singing Smokey Robinson’s “Ooh Baby Baby” or her own country-tinged “Blue Bayou,” she touched the heart each time.
MARCH 27 POSTPONED
The passionate vocals of Sergio Mendes relay the rhythms of this Brazilian composer, arranger, bandleader, and pianist. Rick Morales takes us to “The Fool on the Hill” and other unforgettable musical journeys.
APRIL 3 POSTPONED
Limited Seats remain! Performing together in Paris and elsewhere in France, Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald brought their unique energy to the City of Lights. Pianist Adam Faulk and vocalist Paula Johns bring to life the music of these jazz pioneers.
APRIL 17 POSTPONED
The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble presents the music of drummer, bandleader, and composer Max Roach, whose pioneering percussion techniques drew attention to oppression and civil rights.
APRIL 24 POSTPONED
Two voices that shaped the American songbook, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland sang the songs of life and love with the passion of experience. Join Bruce Klauber and Mary Ellen Desmond as they take us “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” on a musical journey that will keep us, as Sinatra sang, “Just Friends."
Classical Saturdays (5-7pm)
March 14 POSTPONED
The French Baroque harpsichord repertoire is known for its unique delicacy and beauty. Adam Pearl performs harpsichord solos from the late baroque period by Balbastre (harpsichord teacher to Thomas Jefferson’s daughters while in Paris), Forqueray, Duphly, and Royer, and talks about why this music lives as viscerally today as it did centuries ago.
March 28 POSTPONED
Curtis on Tour is the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music. Daniel Hsu will perform Franz Liszt’s powerful and emotional, Sonata in B Minor, considered by many to be his ultimate masterpiece. Hsu will also perform Schumann’s Kinderszenen (“Scenes from Childhood”), Op. 15, a set of thirteen pieces that convey the many moods of childhood memories. Hsu has debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra (2016) and Carnegie Hall (2017), among other achievements.
April 4 POSTPONED
The talented and energetic young musicians of the Philadelphia Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra present a concert of music by Geminiani, Mozart, Nielsen, Gershwin, and Bartók, with a special world premiere performance of Sören Sieg’s Celebration for String Orchestra.