Featured Events December
Take a look at the exclusive events for Rosemont residents. Here’s a few highlights of the month!
GREAT MUSICAL ADVENTURESIn part three of his series, Maestro Karl Middleman discusses what made Pavarotti a larger-than-life celebrity. From the “Three Tenors” concert of 1991 to sharing the spotlight with Princess Diana, Elton John and James Brown, he was the first classical artist to stage stadium-sized extravaganzas to promote humanitarian causes.
THE JOY (AND THE ART) OF MUSIC APPRECIATIONAcclaimed pianist Jeffrey Uhlig shares his rich talent and knowledge with a program of music appreciation.
A TRUE GARDEN GEMNoted landscape lecturer Benjamin Soffer presents the surprise, delight and spectacular designs of “The Holidays at Longwood Gardens.”
IMPRESSIONISM MEETS INNOVATIONA new wave of artists in Moscow and St. Petersburg are redefining Impressionism with their own distinctive approach. Professor Emeritus of the University of Missouri, award-winning educator and author Dr. James Curtis illuminates this current movement with his presentation, “Russian Impressionism Today.”
SCROOGE SIGHTINGCompelling historian and consummate entertainer Dr. Covington presents “An Old-fashioned Yuletide Celebration with Charles Dickens, Scrooge and ‘A Christmas Carol,’” a first-person, in-costume performance.
MUSIC OF THE MOUSEWith her glorious voice and engaging personality, the immensely talented, innately comical soprano Sarah Baumgarten brings treasured favorites from the Disney Songbook to life.
A TOAST TO 2019Rosemont greets 2019 in sparkling style with a New Year’s Eve celebration, complete with festive food and drink, plus live entertainment by popular performers, including singer Marcus Chaney.
JUST LIKE THE ONES YOU USED TO KNOWSaturday Musical Theater at Rosemont presents beloved Irving Berlin classics from “Holiday Inn.”
FESTIVE FIDDLERFrom flowing classical melodies to rollicking Irish tunes, Alice-Marie O’Quirk plays with irresistible passion. She visits Rosemont to light up the holidays with her spirited style.
NEVER TOO YOUNG FOR THE BLUESOld-school cool and youthful spirit make beautiful blues when the Jesse Loewy Band takes the stage, fronted by young virtuoso (and old-hand blues man) Jesse Loewy.
CHRISTMAS EVE WITH STEVEVersatile musical talent and lecturer Steve Pollack — who has performed in premier theaters and opera houses, including Philadelphia’s renowned Walnut Street Theatre — hosts a musical Christmas Eve celebration filled with familiar favorites and new discoveries.
MULTICULTURAL HOLIDAY PARTYThis festive event highlights a rich, diverse tapestry of holidays, including Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and Christmas — bringing together influences, inspiration and celebration from each.
We’re shaking off the winter chill with enlightening sojourns through stunning garden paths and engaging artistic exhibits.
- Longwood Gardens
- Brandywine River Museum of Art
- Philadelphia Museum of Art — “Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now”
- And many more!