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1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2014

Coming off the acclaimed and wildly popular LumenoCity event in August and the first half of Louis Langree's blockbuster inaugural season as Music Director, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is positioned for an extraordinary 2014-15 season that will not only feature musical performances at the highest level, but also continue the Orchestra's focus on groundbreaking initiatives and collaborations that have garnered international attention. The CSO's 2014-15 season includes 20 subscription programs and reinforces Cincinnati's position as a richly diverse cultural destination in the United States. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 STAGE TUBE: Katy Perry Cries During an Orchestra Performance of 'Roar' in Beijing
by Stage Tube - January 16, 2014

Pop sensation Katy Perry was moved to tears by an orchestra performance of her hit song 'Roar' during a trip to China. Check out the video below by CNN! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents NOTES FROM INDIA, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2014

As they continue a successful and varied 25th anniversary season, Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony present the latest world-wandering chapter in their innovative and popular series exploring symphonic music from various world cultures with Notes from India Friday, March 28, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The program will include the world premiere of Where Shadow Chases Light, a new work by young Indian composer Juhi Bansal in her Oakland East Bay Symphony debut, commissioned as part of the Symphony'sNew Visions/New Vistas Commissioning Project, supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation. The evening will also feature sitar soloist Stephen Slawek performing Ravi Shankar's Concert No. 1 for Sitar and Orchestra, excerpts from Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar's Passages and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92. A pre-concert talk by John Kendall Bailey and Juhi Bansal will take place at 7pm and concert is sponsored in part by Mueller Nicholls Builders. For information, visit www.oebs.org . (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 Dixie Diva Dishes! Mezzo VICTORIA LIVENGOOD Shares Her iPod with BWW
by Peter Danish - January 14, 2014

Critics have called her 'the ideal Carmen of our time' and 'one of the leading singer-actresses of her generation.' The New York Times called her 'naturally seductive and vocally alluring.' But this down-to-earth southern girl prefers the moniker: The Dixie Diva! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 Lincoln Center Education to Present Performances by Kenan Fellows, 1/24-26
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2014

From January 24 - 26, 2014, the Kenan Fellows studying arts and education will present their work at the Clark Studio Theater at LINCOLN CENTER EDUCATION, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, Rose Building, 7th Floor. FREE ADMISSION. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel to Release Recording of John Adams: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE OTHER MARY, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2014

One of the most powerful concert experiences of recent seasons is about to become one of the most significant releases of the new year: Gustavo DudaMel Conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, along with an outstanding cast featuring Kelley O'Connor, Tamara Mumford and Russell Thomas, in Deutsche Grammophon's world-premiere recording of composer John Adams' internationally acclaimed The Gospel According to the Other Mary. Adams' "21st-century masterpiece" (Los Angeles Times) will be released on the Yellow Label on March 11, 2014. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 Council for Canadian American Relations to Honor Jacqueline Desmarais and Frank Gehry at 40th Anniversary Gala, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2014

On April 30, 2014, Jacqueline Desmarais, patron of the musical arts and benefactor of young musicians, and Frank Gehry, iconoclastic architect and design visionary, will be honored by the Council for Canadian American Relations (CCAR) at its 40th anniversary Gala dinner in New York City at the Metropolitan Club. The Honorary Gala Chairmen are The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney and Mrs. Mila Mulroney, and The Honorable Hilary M. Weston and W. Galen Weston. Audrey and David Mirvish with Lauren and John J. Veronis are the Gala Co-Chairs. The gala will host prominent dignitaries as well as leaders in business, the arts, and public life from both countries. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 BSO's OrchKids Program Receives $1 Million Donation
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced that Baltimore philanthropists Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker have recently made a $1 million gift to support the continued expansion of the BSO's flagship community engagement program, OrchKids. This new gift is their second at this level, the first made in 2008 to help launch the program. The donation is also a vital lead gift in the BSO's campaign to secure its second century. Key goals in the projected growth of OrchKids include expansion from five to eight Baltimore City Public Schools, with an increase in enrollment from 750 to 1,600 pre-K through 12th grade students. The gift was announced today at noon in the Rotunda at City Hall as part of an event hosted by Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, celebrating the recent accomplishments of the OrchKids program. The Mayor also presented OrchKids with a Certificate of Achievement in recognition of its ability to promote measurable academic and social change. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 BWW Interviews: Tenor Dominick Chenes of Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia
by Marakay Rogers - January 16, 2014

The young Nevada tenor about to perform in PIQUE DAME talks with us about vocal training, exposing children to opera, and the Academy of Vocal Arts program. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/12/2014 - 1/19/2014 Pacific Symphony Announces 2014-15 Season, Celebrating Carl St. Clair's 25 Years as Director
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2014

Pacific Symphony announces what is perhaps its most significant season to date for the 36-year-old orchestra-the 2014-15 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series and special events, celebrating Music Director Carl St. Clair's 25 years at the helm. Filled with giant stars and giants of the repertoire that have moved listeners for centuries, the season is pure St. Clair-embracing and celebrating all that great music can mean to the human heart. (more...)


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