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In review: A season that wasn't; Spring arts' historic pause has bittersweet lessons.

May 31, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer

ABSTRACT

Spring arts' historic pause has bittersweet lessons.

This year's spring arts season will always be known as the rosebud that never fully blossomed.

Among the artistic projects unrealized were a rare chance to hear all the Beethoven string quartets and piano sonatas from the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and a Philadelphia Orchestra performance of Strauss' ever-astonishing Elektra.

It's important to memorialize what we've lost this season in the way of...