David M. Perkins is an amateur Tchaikovsky scholar, freelance writer, and a retired book publishing executive living in Denver, CO. He would barbecue his dear old grandmama to move back to Philadelphia. His blog, Tchaikovskiana.com explores the life and music of Tchaikovsky, as does his Tchaikovsky-based Twitter, @Balancement.
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An update on Tchaikovsky's 1891 visit to Philadelphia
It was 125 years ago today
David M. Perkins revisits Tchaikovsky, 125 years to the day that he first arrived in Philadelphia.
When Tchaikovsky came to Philadelphia
On May 18, 1891, Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky arrived in Philadelphia to conduct the last performance of his American tour, following his triumphant opening of Carnegie Hall.