SpectiCast Series in HD

SpectiCast

SpectiCast broadcasts live and encore performances at private venues around the world. Each event is produced in real time using a state-of-the-art audiovisual system and is choreographed to capture the fullness of the performance and the intimacy of the on-stage experience. Learn More » 

The Philadelphia Orchestra first graced our screen via simulcast in 2011. Since then, the College has collaborated with SpectiCast to present up to nine broadcasts each season. These performances underscored the College as a local venue for these and other cultural events.

Admission

$20 | Adults
$15 | Seniors (50 & older) & Staff (w/ valid DCCC ID)
$7.50 | Students (w/ valid ID) and Children (13 & under)

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Tickets also available at the door, cash only.

For more information, please call 610-359-5266.

Upcoming Fall 2014 Film Screenings


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Sunday, October 12, at 2 p.m.

Moulin Rouge - The Ballet

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This is an HD film screening of a previously-recorded performance by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

MOULIN ROUGE® - The Ballet has been seen by over 110,000 people across North America, eliciting cheers and ovations wherever it tours. Along with a rousing French-inspired soundtrack, the ballet features high-kicking choreography by Jorden Morris and a passionate story of love, ambition and heartbreak. Turn of the century Paris . . . a city of exquisite contradiction. The heady elixir of personal freedom bred lifestyles both reckless and addictive. Drawn to Paris by the city's passion, a flame fuelled by the hearts of lovers and the souls of poets, Mathieu and Nathalie tempt fate as they seek love and destiny at the infamous cabaret - MOULIN ROUGE®.

This vibrant cinematic presentation of MOULIN ROUGE® - The Ballet is directed by brothers Pierre & François Lamoureux of Cinemusica, the duo behind Grammy Award-winning concert film Zappa Plays Zappa and the Emmy Award-winning Harry Connick Jr., In Concert - On Broadway.

Duration: 144 minutes


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Sunday, December 7, at 2 p.m.

A Dancer’s Dream: Two Works by Stravinsky

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This is an HD film screening of a previously-recorded performance by the New York Philharmonic in 2013.

The New York Philharmonic's program, A DANCER'S DREAM: TWO WORKS BY STRAVINSKY will be screened in cinemas worldwide by SpectiCast beginning September 2013. This one-of-a-kind cinema event features the complete production, behind-the-scenes footage, as well as a brief intermission feature on Stravinsky's history with the New York Philharmonic, with video and other never-before-seen material from the New York Philharmonic Digital Archives.

The New York Post described the show as a ". . .dreamy spectacle that keeps you endlessly on your toes." The NY Times called the production an "inspiring example of how an American orchestra can take a creative leap and reinvent itself" and described of Ms. Mearns' performance ". . .phrases beamed out powerfully."

Blending music with dance, live animation, pre-recorded video, puppetry, and circus arts, A DANCER'S DREAM blurs the lines between reality and imagination, audience and performer. The production turned Avery Fisher Hall into a dream world through costumes, sets, staging, and live filmmaking in which a real-time feed of musicians, puppets, and miniatures was projected above the orchestra. Using Stravinsky's THE FAIRY'S KISS and PETRUSHKA, the production chronicles the story of a young woman (Mearns) and her dream of becoming a dancer. Entranced by the music, she is "kissed" by the passion to become an artist and drawn into the performance, dancing to the complete score of THE FAIRY'S KISS. By the second act, she has completed her transformation into an artist, becoming Columbine in PETRUSHKA.

A DANCER'S DREAM was conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert and starring New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns in a production created by Giants Are Small. The show was recorded live in New York City at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall June 27 - 29, 2013.

Duration: 115 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission


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RESCHEDULED for February 8, at 2 p.m.

Schumann and Beethoven: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
featuring cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio

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This is an HD film screening of a previously-recorded performance by The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia in 2012.

Grammy Award winner and founding member of the Eroica Trio cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio caps another season of distinguished soloists with a performance of Schumann's extraordinary Cello Concerto. Beethoven's spirited Symphony No. 7 blooms with enthusiasm and vivacity.

REPERTOIRE:
Sibelius: Kuolema (Death): Valse Triste No. 1, Op.44
Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op.129
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op.92

Duration: 107 minutes


Previous Broadcasts at the College Include:

  • Giuseppe Verdi's "Nabucco"
  • Balanchine's "Jewels"
  • Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along"
  • Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme" (To Be Rescheduled)
  • Mariinsky Ballet: "Swan Lake"
  • "Live from Red Square"
  • Giuseppe Verdi's "Un Ballo In Maschera"
  • Mozart's "The Great Mass" - A Ballet by Uwe Scholz
  • Stephen Sondheim's "Company"
  • Abbado Conducts Mahler and Beethoven
  • Georges Bizet's "Carmen"
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera"
  • Robert Schumann performed by Martha Argerich and Riccardo Chailly
  • Daniel Barenboim and West-Eastern Divan Orchestra performing Beethoven's Symphony No. 9
  • Ludwig Minkus' "Don Quixote"
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Aida
  • Gustavo Dudamel Conducts "Los Ritmos De La Noche" From Waldbühne Berlin
  • Europa Konzert From Oxford With Alisa Weilerstein
  • The New York Philharmonic Live In Pyongyang
  • Gilbert Conducts
  • Tchaikovsky & MacMillan
  • All Russian
  • Masur Conducts Tchaikovsky
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 9
  • Europa Konzert from Moscow
  • Mendelssohn Gala Featuring Lang Lang
  • W.A. Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte
  • Europa Konzert from Napoli