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1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Susan Boyle Sings at Lakewood Church in First Live U.S. Solo Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen welcome Susan Boyle to Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, for her biggest-ever live performance in the USA during two Today services (at 8:30 and 11:00 am CST) November 17, 2013. Both services will be live-streamed at www.joelosteen.com and rebroadcast on the Daystar Television Network three weeks later. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Richard Tucker Music Foundation Hosts 100th Anniversary Gala at Avery Fisher Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

Tonight, November 17, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the legendary tenor's birth with a star-studded gala at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Isabel Leonard, the 2013 Richard Tucker Award-winner and a rising star in the U.S. and abroad, joins an outstanding group of singers including Stephanie Blythe, Stephen Costello, Joyce DiDonato, Renee Fleming, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Greer Grimsley, Angela Meade, Eric Owens, Ailyn Perez, Matthew Polenzani, and Patricia Racette. With the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the New York Choral Society led by Riccardo Frizza they will present a program of arias and ensembles by Verdi, Bellini, Rossini, Dvorak, Puccini and Offenbach. Following the concert, which is being taped for broadcast on PBS's Live From Lincoln Center on January 10, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. EST (check local listings), the foundation will host a gala dinner on the Grand Promenade of Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja Makes US Debut with Boston Philharmonic, Now thru 11/24
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2013

On rare occasions, a musician will perform with such force and spirit that you sit up straighter, lean a little closer and in an instant realize that something extraordinary is happening. Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja is that kind of grab-your-soul performer. She makes her major US debut with conductor Benjamin Zander leading the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (www.bostonphil.org) tonight, November 21. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Michael Slattery and Dominic Armstrong to Join NY Philharmonic, 11/21-23
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2013

In the New York Philharmonic's concerts this week celebrating the centennial of English composer, conductor, and pianist Benjamin Britten, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, tenors Dominic Armstrong, Anthony Dean Griffey, and Michael Slattery will replace Paul Appleby, who has withdrawn due to illness. On November 21-22, 2013, Michael Slattery will make his Philharmonic debut in Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, and tenor Dominic Armstrong will make his Philharmonic debut in Britten's Spring Symphony. The concert on November 23 will feature tenor Anthony Dean Griffey in both works, and he will sing the Serenade on November 26 on a program that also includes Mozart's Symphonies Nos. 39 and 41, Jupiter. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces Concert with Yo-Yo Ma, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2013

November 18, 2013 - Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is excited to announce a concert date with world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Tivoli Theatre. While the programming is still being discussed, the concert will feature Mr. Ma with the orchestra on one piece while the CSO will perform the remainder of the concert. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Alan Gilbert to Conduct NY Phil in Reprise of Lindberg's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yefim Bronfman, 1/2-7
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in a program that, for the first time, unites the Philharmonic's Artist-in-Residence and former and current Composers-in- Residence, two posts Alan Gilbert introduced at the beginning of his tenure. The program features The Marie-Jose Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Rapture; former Composer-in-Residence Magnus Lindberg's Piano Concerto No. 2, with The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman as soloist; and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, Thursday, January 2, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 3 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, January 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 The CSO, Led by Michael Tilson Thomas, Performs Mahler's NINTH SYMPHONY, Now thru 11/24
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2013

San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas returns to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) stage to lead the CSO in a program of music by Stravinsky and Mahler. These performances will take place on tonight, November 21 and Saturday, November 23, both at 8 p.m.; Friday November 22 at 1:30 p.m.; and Sunday, November 24 at 3 p.m. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Arts Boston Teams Up with MBTA For Pop-Up Performances to Kick-Start Holiday Cheer, Beg. 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2013

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, ArtsBoston and Mayor Tom Menino invite you to kick-start your holiday cheer with some live entertainment as part of your evening commute. Starting promptly at 4:30pm on Friday, November 22, 2013, eight (8) MBTA stations will come alive with concurrent in-station performances lasting no more than 10 minutes by some of city's most Popular Productions this holiday season. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 Tribute to Witold Lutoslawski with ACME and Steven Stucky Set for 12/13 at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2013

On Friday, December 13 at 7:30 pm, Symphony Space presents a centennial tribute to pioneering Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski (1913 - 1994). The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) will perform a selection of his chamber works, along with pieces by Steven Stucky, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and author of the critical biography Lutoslawski and His Music. The concert will be streamed live on Q2 Music, WQXR's online station devoted to contemporary classical music, and will include a conversation with Stucky and Symphony Space's Artistic Director, Laura Kaminsky. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 11/17/2013 - 11/24/2013 CCM Philharmonia to Welcome UC President Santa J. Ono as Narrator for 11/22 Concert
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2013

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of composer, conductor and pianist Benjamin Britten with a celebratory concert on Friday, Nov. 22. (more...)



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