Peter Danish is a Media Marketing Consultant and Classical Arts Presenter. He is a founding member of ArtsRock, where he presented concerts with such world renowned artists as Grammy winning Classical Guitarist Sharon Isbin, Grammy winning Violinist Marc O'Connor, The Eroica Trio, The American Brass Quintet, The New York Philharmonic Brass Quintet, Alec Baldwin, Louis Black and Robert Klein. At The Riverspace Performing Arts Center, he presented such artists as Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, Bill T. Jones, Bill Irwin, Mike Nichols, Ani Di Franco, Eve Ensler, Pete Seeger, Ellen Burstyn, Edward Albee and Kathleen Turner. He has programmed concerts and educational programs for a multitude of local arts organizations including the American National Opera and the Westchester Hudson Opera, and has lectured on opera and classical music in schools and libraries as part of their outreach programs. For over two decades he has served as Director of Marketing for NBC, Vice President of Marketing for Telemundo, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Azteca TV Network, and Marketing Consultant to PBS. He is a member of the Dramatist Guild of America, The Wagner Society of N.Y. and Board of Trustees of the award-winning classical concert series, The Carnegie Room Concerts at the Nyack Library. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Ad Age, Ad Week and Media Week.
Simon Rattle is often called 'the one that got away' in Philadelphia - but he's not alone. The Philadelphia Symphony has a rich and storied history of losing great conductors to other institutions. Mr. Rattle is in town conducting a very well received new production of Tristan and Isolde at the Met, but at Carnegie Hall on Monday night, Maestro Rattle commanded the mighty forces of the Philadelphia Symphony, his most-favored American orchestra, in a regal performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 6 'The Tragic.' To the orchestra's credit, only a week after a short but bitter strike, they have not lost a step.BWW Preview: World Premiere of JIMMY WEBB'S NOCTURNE FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA at Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center October 19, 2016
The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony under the guidance of musical director and conductor, David Bernard, presented yet another in a series of superb concerts this past weekend at the All Saints Church in NYC. The program included Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major (K. 313), The Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, and Mendelssohn's Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 'Scottish.' As usual, the PACS delivered in a big way.BWW Preview: PARK AVENUE CHAMBER SYMPHONY: INTROSPECTIONS: ELGAR & MENDELSSOHN... at All Saints Church, NYC May 11, 2016
The mighty Park Avenue Chamber Symphony presents a richly eclectic program of classical and romantic masterpieces they have entitled 'Introspection: Elgar and Mendelssohn.' The program includes Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major (K. 313), The Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, and Mendelssohn's Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 'Scottish.'BWW Review: I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! at White Plains Performing Arts Center March 25, 2016
Three sisters. A hunky Greek demigod. And a mantrap. Throw in a diva-the Oracle at Delphi-and you have We've Got Our Eye on You. In celebration of Women's History Month, Professor Daniel Kempton (Chair, Dept of Music) is pleased to announce world premiere workshop performances of the new comic opera with by composer Nkeiru Okoye (Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom) and librettist by David Cote (The Scarlet Ibis), directed by Susan Einhorn (Uncle Jed's Barbershop).