Beethoven the Environmentalist

by Joshua Worby, Executive & Artistic Director, Westchester Philharmonic Editor’s Note: On April 19, the Westchester Philharmonic was set to perform a concert program that celebrated both the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 250th birth year of Ludwig van Beethoven. At that time, we asked the Philharmonic's executive & artistic director, Joshua Worby, ... Read More »

“All one wants to do is be heard.”

Article by Mary Alice Franklin, ArtsNews Editor  “I’ve lost my mother to COVID-19. I am numb. Not because I want to be, but I have to be.” So says one incarcerated man from inside the walls of a nearby Hudson Valley prison. The man couldn’t see or speak to his mother before her passing due ... Read More »

6 Unusual Holiday Gifts You Can Buy at Cultural Places in Westchester

Holiday shopping experiences will look different this year, but the artistic merit of the items featured by local arts groups remains high. Shopping locally from cultural institutions is a great way to support the arts while checking one-of-a-kind items off of your holiday gift list. These virtual and in-person holiday boutiques have something for every ... Read More »