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Below are BWWClassical MusicWorld.com's most popular articles from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 BWW Reviews: Michael W. Smith Shines at Kennedy Center Concert Debut
by Jennifer Perry - January 27, 2014

A rare concert event proved to be a must-see. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 BWW Interviews: Aprile Millo Returns To Italy - Diva to Sing her First Il Tabarro!
by Peter Danish - January 31, 2014

Aprile Millo returns to the operatic stage in Italy this month in Puccini's Il Tabarro. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 VIDEO: First Look at PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC; Airs 2/28
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2014

Coming up on Friday, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and JAZZ ROOTS Producer Larry Rosen. Jazz and the Philharmonic was presented and filmed at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center on January 11, 2013 and is a unique and wholly American concert experience which highlights two of the greatest musical art forms, classical and jazz. Scroll down to see a trailer for the broadcast! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Ensemble of the Romantic Century Presents TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART, 3/5-3/9
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2014

Celebrating its 13th season, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart at The Fishman Space in the new BAM Fisher. A fully staged theatrical concert blending striking music, powerful language and biography, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart delves into the unconventional 16-year long relationship between one of the great composers of the 19th century and his patroness, Madame von Meck. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this evening-length production seamlessly interweaves a dramatic script performed by actor Simon Fortin (Tchaikovsky) and actress Ariel Bock (Madame von Meck) of Shakespeare & Company with live chamber and vocal music performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Adrian Daurov, pianist Eve Wolf and tenor Blake Friedman. Featuring some of Tchaikovsky's epic pieces including Piano Trio in A Minor, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart represents some of the composer's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniel Mantei. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 The Houston Symphony Receives Grant from The Boeing Company in Support of the Bay Area League's I HEART MUSIC Programs
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2014

The Houston Symphony recently received a grant from The Boeing Company in support of the Houston Symphony Bay Area League's "I Heart Music" programs, which will be used to directly impact Clear Creek Independent School District and Boeing's arts education efforts in Houston's Bay Area. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Karyn Levitt to Perform ERIC BENTLEY'S BRECHT-EISLER SONG BOOK, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2014

Singer Karyn Levitt, with pianist Eric Ostling, will perform Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Song Book, a unique evening that features the songs of Austrian composer Hanns Eisler (1898-1962), set to poetry by Bertolt Brecht and other noted writers, in English versions by Eric Bentley, Monday February 3 at 7:30 PM at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia/Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (entrance on 95th Street). Eric Bentley, now 97 years old, is the first translator into English of Brecht's plays and poems, introducing Brecht's work to American stages in the 1940's and 50's. Bentley has now unlocked Hanns Eisler's starkly beautiful songs, many set to poems by Brecht, to be performed by soprano Karyn Levitt, with whom he has worked closely since 2011. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Cincinnati Symphony to Present Verdi's REQUIEM, 2/28-3/1
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes back revered conductor, and former CSO Creative Director, Rafael Fru?hbeck de Burgos for his second engagement of the 2013- 14 season. On February 28 and March 1 at historic Music Hall, Maestro Fru?hbeck de Burgos will conduct one of the most epic works in orchestral and choral repertoire-Verdi's Requiem. The piece pulls together massive forces of orchestra, chorus and soloists for an impassioned and dramatic blockbuster of human emotion. Perhaps best known for the famous 'Dies irae' movement, prevalent in pop culture in movies, advertisements and television, Verdi's masterpiece depicts a journey from terror and darkness to joy and light. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Conductors Mischa Damev, Rafael Payare and More Among Symphony Orchestra of India's Feb 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2014

With four orchestral concerts and two solo recitals, from February 10th to 26th, the National Centre for the Performing Arts presents the 16th season of the Symphony Orchestra of India, India's first fully professional orchestra, at the NCPA's Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, Tata Theatre and Experimental Theatre. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 STAGE TUBE: Lang Lang and Metallica Team Up at Grammys
by Stage Tube - January 28, 2014

Metallica teamed up with classical pianist Lang Lang at the Grammys for a new rendition of an old favorite. Check out the video below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Roulette to Present Neil Rolnick's DYNAMIC RAM & CONCERT GRAND, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2014

Roulette presents the world premiere of Neil Rolnick's Dynamic RAM & Concert Grand, commissioned by the Fromm Foundation for Bang On A Can All-Stars pianist Vicky Chow. (more...)


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