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Music at Woodmere

Effective Friday, March 13, 2020, Woodmere Art Museum is temporarily closed to the public. Programs and events are suspended at this time. Please continue to check our website for ongoing updates.
 
$25 ($15 members) 
Celebrate music at Woodmere with Friday Night Jazz and Classical Saturdays. With exceptional performers, an acoustically astounding space, and amazing works of art, the concert experience at the Museum is like no other. 
 
Tickets are available for purchase:
  • ONLINE (Click here for tickets)
  • 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

Planning to attend? Please review this page before your visit.
Please Note: there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final.*If you have purchased tickets to a postponed event, please review our updated ticket policy here.

Friday Night Jazz (6-8pm)


TRUMPET MEETS PIANO: THE SOUNDS OF LEE MORGAN AND HORACE SILVER

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.


A TRIBUTE TO LINDA RONSTADT 

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.


THE MUSIC OF SERGIO MENDES

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 IN PARIS: DUKE ELLINGTON AND ELLA FITZGERALD 

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.


THE BEATS OF MAX ROACH: THE DRUM THAT PLAYS FOR LIFE

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.


THE SONGBOOKS OF FRANK SINATRA AND JUDY GARLAND

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) 


Tempesta di Mare: A French Experience

March 14 POSTPONED

Musician: Adam Pearl, harpsichord

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.


Curtis at Woodmere

March 28 POSTPONED

Musician: Daniel Hsu, piano

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.


Philadelphia Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra: Mozart, Bartók, Gershwin, and More

April 4 POSTPONED

Gary D. White, music director and conductor

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.


WRTI is a partner for Music at Woodmere. Friday Night Jazz is offered in partnership with LifeLine Music Coalition.