May 2016

feature: All Bets Are On: Music in 18th-Century London

Music held London enthralled at the turn of the 18th century. In that big, chatty city—in 1700 the largest in Europe—people followed music stars with pop-fan avidity. The composers, the players, the singers, and all their hijinks had everyone’s tongues wagging—and tickets sailing out the door.

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tickets: Handel and His Frenemies, May 21

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Concertos, overtures and symphonies by Handel and his London friends and rivals. Music by Keiser, Bononcini, Greene, Pepusch, Arne and Handel.

May 21, 8:00 — Perelman Theater at The Kimmel Center

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learn: One Day University

One Day University brings together professors from the finest schools in the country to present special versions of their very best lectures – LIVE.

May 22 at the Philadelphia Marriott

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