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17th Annual Beethoven's Birthday Benefit

For 16 years, Liebesfreud's musicians have offered a concert to benefit an area organization which provides sustenance and succor to Philadelphia's homeless.
This year, Phil and Dave are joined by Paul Roby and Patricia Daniels.
Our venue this year is…

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Summer Hiatus

After our 98th "Last Fridays" Series program, Liebesfreud takes our normal summer break.
As usual, the members each go their separate ways for a few months. After such time though, for the last 16 years we have returned reinvigorated and…

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Another New(/Old) Venue

Once again, The Rittenhouse Savoy comes to the rescue. About four years ago the Art Alliance was double-booked and the Savoy - with only a couple hours notice - graciously opened its doors to Liebesfreud. 
As the Art Alliance building…

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Great Old Music, Wonderful New(/Old) Venue

Please join Liebesfreud for our 16th Annual Beethoven's Birthday Concert! This time we move to the Old City section of Philadelphia to perform in the former Saint Paul's Church, now home to Episcopal Community Services. All donations to support ECS…

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Lucky 13

Liebesfreud begins its thirteenth season of "Last Fridays" programs.
We're closing in on a hundred of these- this month's is #93.
... www.Liebesfreud.org/calendar.html 
Mozart and Mendelssohn start the proceedings with Beethoven to follow in November. December's highlight will be the…

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"Pop-up" / "Musical Tasting" / "Sneak Preview"

Call it what you will, but just don't miss it! 
 ~  THURSDAY, June 28th - 3:00 p.m.  ~ 

Recent Curtis grad and talented-cellist-soon-to-solo-with-the-Philadephia-Orchestra!, Zachary Mowitz,  joins for some Schubert and Tchaikovsky's "Rococo" Variations.
Zachary performs the latter at the Mann…

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New Chapter in Liebesfreud Series

Liebesfreud began its 13th season yesterday evening with its 88th "Last Fridays" program which was also the first in a new partnership with the University of the Arts.
UArts has joined with the venerable Philadelphia Art Alliance on Rittenhouse Square…

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Mozart turns 262

Happy 2018! 
And the beginning of Liebesfreud's 13th year of "Last Fridays" concerts. 
Liebesfreud will soon celebrate Mozart's birthday - again - for the thirteenth year in a row now. 
This time his well loved "Hoffmeister" quartet will be paired…

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Liebesreud's 13th Season on the Horizon

Liebesfreud's thirteenth season officially begins, Friday, October 27. 
Mozart and Brahms.  

We look forward, once again, to sharing with you some of the most wonderful, beautiful and meaningful music ever written for the string quartet. 

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Liebesfreud's 12th Year of Free "Last Fridays" Concerts Begins

January 27th, 2006 - Liebesfreud is the only String Quartet in America to present a free all-Mozart concert to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth.
That date also marked the first in a series of programs, "Last Fridays", all…

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14th Annual WinterShelter Benefit Approaches

December 18th @ 6p.m. 
Once again Liebesfreud combines a celebration of Beethoven's birthday with the opportunity for us all to soften the lives of those less fortunate. All donations  go directly to Trinity Center's program to house and feed Philadelphia's…

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Liebesfreud's 12th Season on the Horizon

Liebesfreud's twelfth season officially begins at 5:30p.m. on September 30th
with quartets by two of music's most gifted and devoted composers in the string quartet genre.

Haydn, known as the father of the string quartet (and the symphony, for that…