On Stage: Kennett Symphony ‘reimagines’ live performance

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Without question, concerts by the Kennett Symphony are always enjoyable events. This weekend, the Kennett Symphony (kennettsymphony.org) is performing two concerts, and both will offer more than just well-played classical music. The first will be “Reimagined Symphony” on March 19 at 1 p.m. at Mendenhall Inn (323 Kennett Pike, Chadds Ford). The...

On Stage: Kennett Symphony returns for first concert in more than two years

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Kennett Symphony Music Director Michael Hall leads the kennett Symphony. After a long pandemic-induced hiatus, the Kennett Symphony is back. The orchestra will present its first performance of 2022 on January 30 at Unionville High School auditorium with pieces by Aaron Copland, Joan Tower, Camille Saint-Saëns and Ludwig Van Beethoven. It would be...

On Stage: When the music comes back, a time to celebrate Bowie

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Sass Jordan Back at the beginning of the year, Bowie fans were excited. Sass Jordan was also excited about “A Bowie Celebration” tour through North America. “A Bowie Celebration” was set to return to North America in March following a major European tour in January this year.  The run was slated to kick off in San Diego on March 3 and include...

On Stage: When the music comes back, a time to celebrate Bowie

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Sass Jordan Back at the beginning of the year, Bowie fans were excited. Sass Jordan was also excited about “A Bowie Celebration” tour through North America. “A Bowie Celebration” was set to return to North America in March following a major European tour in January this year.  The run was slated to kick off in San Diego on March 3 and include...

On Stage: When the music comes back, a time to celebrate Bowie

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Sass Jordan Back at the beginning of the year, Bowie fans were excited. Sass Jordan was also excited about “A Bowie Celebration” tour through North America. “A Bowie Celebration” was set to return to North America in March following a major European tour in January this year.  The run was slated to kick off in San Diego on March 3 and include...

On Stage: When the music comes back, a time to celebrate Bowie

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Sass Jordan Back at the beginning of the year, Bowie fans were excited. Sass Jordan was also excited about “A Bowie Celebration” tour through North America. “A Bowie Celebration” was set to return to North America in March following a major European tour in January this year.  The run was slated to kick off in San Diego on March 3 and include...

On Stage: When the music comes back, a time to celebrate Bowie

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Sass Jordan Back at the beginning of the year, Bowie fans were excited. Sass Jordan was also excited about “A Bowie Celebration” tour through North America. “A Bowie Celebration” was set to return to North America in March following a major European tour in January this year.  The run was slated to kick off in San Diego on March 3 and include...

On Stage: Kennett Symphony goes ‘Pop’ for the holidays

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Kennett Symphony is one of the area’s musical and cultural treasures. The highly talented orchestra performs several shows in the area each year with highlight concerts being the annual summer program “Symphony Under the Stars” at Longwood Gardens and the annual winter holiday concert, “Pops Goes the Holidays.” On December 7, the Kennett...

On Stage: Kennett Symphony under the stars

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times A great way to spend a warm summer evening is to sit in the audience at the Open Air Theater at Longwood Gardens (1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org) with a mild breeze blowing and the Kennett Symphony playing onstage, That scenario will exist on August 17.

What To Do: Mumfest at Longwood

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Mumfest This is the time of year when nature’s colors in this area usually go through a shift. Normally, the bright colors of summer’s flowers begin to disappear and are replaced by the autumnal colors of changing leaves. But, the warmer and wetter weather through September and October has allowed the green leaves to stick around. As a result,...