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German Society of Pennsylvania

"Wister and More!" presents The Wister Quartet

Philadelphia, PA
In 1991, the Wister Quartet established its own chamber music series of Sunday afternoon concerts at the German Society, featuring some of the greatest quartet literature ever written, as well as unusual and rarely played ... read more

"Wister and More!" presents Cantus Novus

Philadelphia, PA
Cantus Novus, under the artistic direction of W. Edward McCall, is a 40-member Bucks County-based chamber chorus which specializes in a cappella music from the Renaissance to the present day.   They will perform in the Ger... read more

"Wister and More!" presents Claire Huangci

Philadelphia, PA
Claire Huangci, born in Rochester, NY, stated playing piano at six years of age. She was accepted into the Settlement Music School, Curtis Institute of Music, and is currently studying at the Hannover Hochschule fuer Musik... read more

"Wister and More!" presents American Virtuosi

Philadelphia, PA
American Virtuosi is made up of the members of the Borowsky Family. In 2008, they presented pre-Olympic concerts in China, and have performed in Washington, Baltimore, New York, as well as Germany, Poland,  the Baltic Stat... read more

"Wister and More!" presents Pyxis Piano Quartet

Philadelphia, PA
Pyxis Piano Quartet was founded in 2009 to perform chamber music concerts which include traditional and contemporary masterpieces for piano quartet. The quartet takes its name from the constellation Pyxis, whose symbol is ... read more

"Wister and More!" presents Mélomanie

Philadelphia, PA
Mélomanie presents provocative pairings of early and contemporary works in innovative collaborations with guest performers and composers. Mélomanie’s early music programming highlights Baroque and early Classical music per... read more
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Past Events

"Wister and More!" presents the Concert Operetta Theater

"Wister and More!" presents the Concert Operetta Theater

Philadelphia, PA
Concert Operetta Theater is dedicated to presenting, preserving and educating audiences about operettas through professional performances from the Golden and Silver Ages of operetta.   They will perform in the German Society's historic auditorium.
Sunday, October 26 2014 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

3rd Annual Lobster Feast (“Hummerfest”)

3rd Annual Lobster Feast (“Hummerfest”)

Philadelphia, PA
Back for the third time, our Annual "Hummerfest" is a fall favorite. Featuring:Freshly boiled 1.5 lb Maine lobsterSides made from local organic vegetablesHomemade dessertsCash barLive music- Katrin Endrikat, classical guitarist from Berlin   Tickets: $45 per person. All proceeds benefit the music...
Sunday, October 5 2014 1:00 PM 4:00 PM

German Heritage Festival

German Heritage Festival

Philadelphia, PA
Tickets for our German Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 are available now! Join us starting at 2pm for live music and delicious German food! Wursts, potato salad, sauerkraut, coffee cakes, and a traditional Spanferkel (roast pig). We will also have a variety of alcoholic and n...
Saturday, September 27 2014 2:00 PM 7:00 PM

German Genealogy: Starting Closer to Home

German Genealogy: Starting Closer to Home

Philadelphia, PA
September 27 at 10:00am, German Genealogy: Starting Closer to Home, led by Dr. Jim Niessen of the German Society    The German Society's first genealogical conference two years ago started in Germany, with what you need to know about its regions, records, and script.  Our new program starts rig...
Saturday, September 27 2014 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Summer of Riesling with Marnie Old

Summer of Riesling with Marnie Old

Philadelphia, PA
As part of our ongoing 250th Anniversary celebrations, the German Society of Pennsylvania is thrilled to once again team up with our good friend, sommelier and wine author Marnie Old, to present a Riesling Tasting in our garden. Relax outside in the German Society’s private garden and learn all ...
Friday, September 19 2014 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

Spring Fling at the Grange Estate

Spring Fling at the Grange Estate

Havertown, PA
When spring turns to summer the time is right for a night of dinner and dancing. Join us at the end of May for an informal evening with friends and members of the German Society of Pennsylvania. The historic Grange Estate in Haverford Township offers the perfect setting. Established in 1682, the ...
Saturday, May 31 2014 5:00 PM 9:00 PM

Horn Sessions, German Lessons

Horn Sessions, German Lessons

Philadelphia, PA
Nestled on the outskirts of Northern Liberties and easily accessible by bus, train, or car, the German Society of Pennsylvania is a place filled with a rich history and wealth of knowledge.  From the comprehensive Horner Memorial Library to the traditional Ratskeller, from German language classes...
Friday, May 23 2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

"Wister and More!" presents EStrella Piano Duo

"Wister and More!" presents EStrella Piano Duo

Philadelphia, PA
EStrella Piano Duo burst on the musical scene in 2011 with a series of concerts celebrating the great Russian masterpieces for piano duo. Elena Doubovitskaya and Svetlana Belsky both share their Russian heritage and training, and their enthusiasm for playing together. They will perform in the Ger...
Sunday, May 18 2014 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

"Wister and More!" presents American Virtuosi

"Wister and More!" presents American Virtuosi

Philadelphia, PA
American Virtuosi is a trio of Borowsky siblings Elizabeth and Emmanuel and their mother Cecylia Barczyk. In 2008, they presented pre-Olympic concerts in China, and have performed in Washington, Baltimore, New York, as well as Germany, Poland, and the Ukraine. They will perform in the German Soci...
Sunday, April 27 2014 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

Guided German Wine Tasting with Marnie Old

Guided German Wine Tasting with Marnie Old

Philadelphia, PA
Join Philly's favorite wine author and sommelier Marnie Old for a guided tasting that showcases the many facets of Riesling, Germany's native superstar considered by many to be the world's finest wine grape.  Discover what all German wines share and explore what makes those of each region delicio...
Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

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