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    • The Philadelphia Public Orchestra performs at Cherry Street Pier

      Rehearsing Philadelphia: Bringing the City Together through Musical Rehearsal

      May 16, 2022

      In spring 2022, Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and Curtis Institute of Music presented Rehearsing Philadelphia: A Meta-Score by Ari Benjamin Meyers through a series of events across the city. Rehearsing Philadelphia was initially conceived prior to the start of the pandemic, but the project’s driving questions – centered around justice, virtuosity, access, memory, and togetherness – were shaped and reshaped by COVID’s impact. Taking place across the city, Rehearsing Philadelphia became a poignant analogy for the ways in which people would come back together, as pairings, small groups, and large collectives.

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    • Rehearsing Philadelphia a Meta-Score by Ari Benjamin Meyers

      Rehearsing Philadelphia: A City-Wide Musical Project Exploring Togetherness through Rehearsal

      April 04, 2022

      Designed by Ari Benjamin Meyers and jointly produced and presented by Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the Curtis Institute of Music, Rehearsing Philadelphia culminates this weekend with performances by the first-ever Public Orchestra. All events are free and open to the public, presented in locations across the city and featuring more than 200 multidisciplinary artists.

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