Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014

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1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 Johannes Moser to Replace Truls Mork as Soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Carnegie Hall today announced that cellist Johannes Moser has graciously agreed to step in for Truls Mork as soloist in Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107, with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage next Friday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. Mr. Mork has withdrawn from this appearance due to an injury to his shoulder as a result of a skiing accident; he is expected to make a full recovery in the coming weeks. The remainder of the orchestra's program-to include Richard Strauss's Metamorphosen: A Study for 23 Strings and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica'-remains the same. This concert marks Mr. Moser's Carnegie Hall debut. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 Stars of Broadway's ROMEO AND JULIET Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad and More Set for LA Phil's TchaikovskyFest, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

Actors Orlando Bloom, Robert Sean Leonard, Joe Morton, and Condola Rashad will perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall in the LA Phil's Shakespeare-themed TchaikovskyFest concert led by Music Director Gustavo Dudamel with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Wednesday, February 26 at 8 p.m. The program (presented without intermission) features Tchaikovsky's three Fantasy-Overtures inspired by Shakespeare plays - Hamlet, The Tempest and Romeo and Juliet. Preceding each of the fantasy-overtures, the cast of actors will perform key scenes from each play, with Orlando Bloom as Romeo, Joe Morton as Prospero, and Condola Rashad as Juliet. Kate Burton, the prolific Tony-nominated stage and screen actress and daughter of the late Richard Burton, directs this all-star cast. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 Broadway Musicians to Bring DATE NIGHT Concert to Symphony Space, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present an unusual concert entitled 'Date Night,' featuring group members and their spouses performing together. The event will take place Monday, March 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 Detroit Symphony's 'Live From Orchestra Hall' to Stream on PBS' Website
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Thanks to an innovative partnership between PBS.org, Detroit Public Television (DPTV) and Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), music from the Woodward corridor will have a larger stage than ever. The DSO's 'Live From Orchestra Hall' series of free HD webcasts will be available to national audiences through PBS.org, beginning with the Feb. 14 live webcast at 10:45 a.m. EST featuring Giancarlo Guerrero conducting and Daniil Trifinov performing Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 BWW Reviews: Opera Philadelphia Presents Golijov's AINADAMAR
by Marakay Rogers - February 14, 2014

Opera Philadelphia presents its staging of Golijov's controversial short opera on Garcia Lorca (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 LA Phil Announces 2014-15 Season at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and President and CEO Deborah Borda today announced the 2014/15 season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. This new season, the orchestra's 96th, is devoted to moving music forward by presenting an ever-evolving vision through a series of programs that demonstrate the artistry of the Los Angeles Philharmonic as a leading orchestra of the 21st century, under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents It's 10th Annual Reading Session of Young Composers' Work, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra continues its commitment to nurture new work and young composers with its 10thAnnual Reading Session on Saturday, March 15 at 11 a.m. in Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 Pianist Valentina Lisitsa to Appear with American Youth Symphony, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Ukranian-born piano sensation Valentina Lisitsa - heralded for performances of 'unexpected depth' (Baltimore Sun) and one of the world's most watched classical musicians with more than 62 million YouTube views - makes her American Youth Symphony (AYS) debut to perform Rachmaninoff's scintillating Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini at the orchestra's 'Springtime in Paris Gala,' which includes a free concert on Sunday, March 9, 2013, 6 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall, followed at 8 pm by an optional fundraising soiree and bistro dinner to benefit AYS. Music Director Alexander Treger, currently in his 16th season leading AYS, also conducts Gershwin's beloved An American in Paris, Adam Schoenberg's Up!, an uplifting fanfare commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and debuted in 2010, and Ravel's brooding but captivating La Valse. The 106-member American Youth Symphony, noted for its innovative programming and inspiring performances, is attending the post-concert gala as well. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 Carnegie Hall to Present An Evening of Traditional Sufi Music with Asif Ali Khan Qawwal, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2014

On Saturday, March 22 at 8:30 p.m., Asif Ali Khan, a musician widely regarded as the reigning prince of the Sufi music known asqawwali, performs in Zankel Hall with his eight-member qawwali ensemble. Khan is from a family of renowned Sufi musicians and was the student of the celebrated late qawwali master Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. (Asif Ali Khan was once hailed by the maestro as one of his best students.) An icon in his native Pakistan, Asif Ali Khan is one of qawwali music's finest living exponents, and is becoming a powerful figure on the international stage as the traditional music grows in popularity. While praised for his inventiveness, Khan remains faithful to the sublime traditions of this devotional music with songs that often build from a meditative and trance-like state to a thrilling and energetic spectacle. Of his craft, Khan says, 'we aren't singing as much as listening to God's instructions with our souls.' (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 2/9/2014 - 2/16/2014 The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is Thursday, March 13, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) and Tickets are $20-$30 and for Students with valid ID they are $12-$18. (more...)





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