Category Archives: Concerts

COT’s double-bill is ‘good to great’ Review: “Two by Victor Herbert” Live Performance March 22, 2014 Presented by Concert Operetta Theater, Philadelphia, PA     Composer Victor Herbert is perhaps best known (and only known?) for his two-act operetta Naughty Marietta.  As the Concert Operetta Theater of Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Julia Katherine Walsh is celebrated for celebrating song

Reading, Pennsylvania native Julia Katherine Walsh came home Memorial Day weekend to sing for a friendly gathering at Trinity Lutheran Church in downtown Reading, the perfect venue for an evening of intimate music performance. Currently, she resides in New York and holds a master’s … Continue reading


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Mario Lanza tribute a showcase for Pennsylvania tenors

The Wednesday Club of Harrisburg offered an afternoon of music Mario Lanza made famous on Sunday, April 10, featuring two sopranos, three tenors, and a baritone.   In the opening remarks, the host and local soprano soloist Cheryl Crider mentioned that Lanza’s tessitura was so big … Continue reading


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