Jasper Quartet Concert Series, February 2017

The Jasper String Quartet presented the second of four concerts at CHFM on February 23.
This series featured the following musical pieces:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  |  Quartet in D major, K. 575
*Samuel Barber  |  Quartet Op. 11, “Adagio”
Ludwig van Beethoven  |  Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130 with Grosse Fuge

The third concert in the series will take place on March 16 at 7:30pm.

Pieces to be performed include:

Franz Schubert  |  Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
*Aaron Jay Kernis  |  Quartet No. 1, “musica celestis”
Antonin Dvorak  |  Quartet in F major, Op. 96 “American”

Admission is free with a suggested donation of $20.  For more information, visit www.jasperchamberconcerts.com/season.

2017 Skyspace Schedule and Registration

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Pope: Farewell From The Quakers!

chestnuthillDear Pope Francis:

On behalf of Philadelphia area Quakers, we write to thank you for your generous words in front of Independence Hall about our immigrant forefathers and mothers who founded this colony on the principles of religious freedom and tolerance for all people including those who lived here before we arrived.

Your messages throughout your visit recognizing the poor, the immigrant, the family, the environment and the champions of peace and justice resonated deeply. Though we worship in a different manner on the surface, we recognize and embrace a fellow traveler in the Spirit that unites us all.

And, speaking of traveling, we wish you a safe journey home and, perhaps, a day of rest!  When you come again, please come worship among Friends.

In the Light,

Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting

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Christa DiMarco reviews “Greet the Light” in the Broad Street Review..

James Turrell’s Skyspace, “Greet the Light,” a permanent installation at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, 20 Mermaid Lane, Philadelphia. Advance reservations required: http://chestnuthillskyspace.org/visit/rsvp/

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Located between Mt. Airy & Chestnut Hill in Northwest Philadelphia, the Skyspace at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting offers visitors from all walks of life a place of peace.

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