Ronen Givony is the founder and artistic director of the Wordless Music Series and Orchestra, and the music director of SubCulture, both in New York City. His concerts typically pair rock and electronic musicians with classical music performers, in New York and select cities internationally. He has programmed appearances from Sigur Rós, Neutral Milk Hotel, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Andrew Bird, Deerhoof, Beirut, Explosions in the Sky, Múm, The Books, Grizzly Bear, Brad Mehldau, Destroyer, Broadcast, Rhys Chatham, Do Make Say Think, and Stars of the Lid, along with the music of Perotin, Bach, Haydn, Debussy, Stravinsky, Messiaen, Ligeti, Steve Reich, John Adams, Arvo Part, Brian Eno, and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead. He is also a former employee and regular contributor of liner notes for Nonesuch Records. He served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2011, and a Performance LOI panelist in 2015.
James Primosch is a composer and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
Founded in 1910, International House Philadelphia (IHP) presents cultural programs in the areas of music, exhibitions, and cinema—the latter being its flagship program.
Fall begins with a lively schedule of Center-funded projects, including ambitious artistic collaborations, performance premieres, exhibition openings, and experimental installations.
The Wilma Theater, in partnership with Intercultural Journeys and the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society of Pennsylvania (HIAS), presents an evening of music from the world premiere of the play Adapt!.
Judd Greenstein is a composer and music presenter based in Brooklyn, NY. He curates the Ecstatic Music Festival, an annual showcase of new collaborative concerts between artists from different musical worlds.
Bob Perelman is a poet and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
A young choreographer who has already produced provocative, experimental dance works, Poe (Pew Fellow, 2011) is the founder of dance/theater company idiosynCrazy productions.
Dance scholar Linda Caruso Haviland shares her thoughts on restaging, reconstruction, reenactment, and reconstruction in dance.
The world premiere of composer Ludwig’s song cycle for soprano, presented by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, will channel the voice and inner life of an imagined medieval “anchoress,” bridging Renaissance and contemporary musical languages.
FringeArts partnered with Bang on a Can to present this event at its 2010 festival: a 12-hour concert that explored contemporary American compositional currents.
Philadelphia’s academic and activist communities will reflect on the life and impact of Octavius V. Catto.
Albert C. Barnes founded The Barnes Foundation in 1922 in Merion, Pennsylvania, to house his growing collection of modern art, African sculpture, and metalwork.