Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013

Below are BWWClassical MusicWorld.com's most popular articles from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 BWW Interviews: Sharon Isbin, Guitar Great Returns to New York
by Peter Danish - December 04, 2013

On Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at 8PM, GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin returns to the 92nd St. Y for a solo recital. The concert celebrates her 35th anniversary of her New York Debut (at Alice Tully Hall in 1979), the 25th anniversary of The Juilliard School guitar department (which Sharon Isbin created in 1989, the first in the institution's 100-year history), and honors the 100th birthday on this date of her mentor Rosalyn Tureck, as well as the centenary of Benjamin Britten. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Review Roundup: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's THE LOST CHRISTMAS EVE Tour
by Review Roundups - December 02, 2013

TSO's 15th year of touring presents the encore and final performance of their multi-platinum rock opera, 'The Lost Christmas Eve.' TSO's 2013 Winter Tour will play over 100 shows in 67 cities across North America, presented by Hallmark Channel. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 BWW Reviews: AVA's COSI FAN TUTTE Shows How To Do An Update That Works
by Marakay Rogers - December 03, 2013

The Academy of Vocal Arts performed an updated version of Mozart's comic opera that makes sense in its handling and boasts some fine performances (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Carnegie Hall Announces VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS Festival Lineup, 2/21-3/16
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2013

From February 21 to March 16, 2014, Carnegie Hall presents Vienna: City of Dreams, a three-week citywide festival featuring more than 90 events, all inviting audiences to discover the extraordinary artistic legacy of Vienna. The festival features symphonic and operatic masterpieces, chamber music, and lieder, as well as new sounds emerging from this historic cultural capital. In addition to music, Vienna: City of Dreams shines a spotlight on Vienna's visual art, film, architecture, politics, science, and history, creating an extensive look at a city that for centuries has drawn artists, dreamers, and innovators from all corners of the world to its dazzling intellectual and artistic life. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Alan Gilbert to Conduct New Year's Eve Concert with Igudesman & Joo and Joshua Bell, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, this year featuring musical humorists Igudesman & Joo in their Philharmonic debut and a special guest appearance by violinist Joshua Bell, Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2013

One of America's finest orchestra's will take the stage in one of its most fabled and historic halls when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of the 2014 Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York on Saturday, May 10, 2014. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Michael Tilson Thomas to Replace Yannick Nezet-Seguin with Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2013

Carnegie Hall today announced that conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has graciously agreed to step in for Yannick Nezet-Seguin, leading The Philadelphia Orchestra's performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage this Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Nezet-Seguin has cancelled this appearance as well as concerts this week in Philadelphia on medical advice that he not travel for the next few weeks due to sinus-related problems. Pianist Helene Grimaud is soloist for this performance; Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 will replace the previously-announced Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 at her request. The second half of the program, featuring Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, remains as announced. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Alarm Will Sound, Gotham Chamber Opera and More Set for Met Museum Presents, Jan-Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2013

MET MUSEUM PRESENTS has announced its January and February 2014 lineup. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Photo Flash: First Look at Yo-Yo Ma with ASP Gala X 10th Anniversary Event
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2013

A beautiful evening of Shakespeare's words performed by ASP's Resident Acting Company and Youth and music by the incomparable cellist Yo-Yo Ma honored 10 Luminaries, 10 years and raised a remarkable $100,000 for Actors' Shakespeare Project. A sold-out crowd fillEd Cambridge's Royal Sonesta Grand Ballroom for Bidding for Good auction, reception and sit-down dinner. with rapturous applause and standing ovations throughout the evening on Monday December 2. Emceeing the tributes were Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Executive Producer Sara Stackhouse. Check out the photos below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 12/1/2013 - 12/8/2013 Clarinetist Martin Frost Joins Orpheus at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2013

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra continues its 41st season at Carnegie Hall with their second of four concerts by revisiting the Classical and Baroque repertoire that launched the ensemble four decades ago. Having never performed Mozart's Clarinet Concerto with a soloist outside the ensemble, Orpheus will be joined by clarinetist Martin Frost who is the winner of the 2014 Leonie Sonning Music Prize. The concert will also include a performance of Irving Fine's Serious Song in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the composer's birth, as well as Mozart's Symphony No. 29 in A Major, and Handel's Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 6, No. 2. The performance will take place at Stern Auditorium's Perelman Stage in Carnegie Hall tonight, December 7 at 7 p.m. (more...)





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