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Below are BWWClassical MusicWorld.com's most popular articles from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 OSU Composer, Teacher and Musician, Mark Flugge, Dies at 52
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Following a valiant 22-month struggle, Mark Flugge succumbed to major undiagnosed hearing issues and depression early Sunday morning, May 11. He expressed the hope that his music will live on, and heartfelt love to all of his many friends, family, students, and colleagues. A private service is being scheduled, with a public memorial concert in celebration of his life and music at a later date. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 David McGill Departs the Chicago Symphony Orchestra After 17 Years for a Teaching Position at Northwestern University
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

David McGill, principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 17 years, has resigned his position with the Orchestra, effective in August 2014, in order to accept a full-time teaching position at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music. (more...)


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by BWW - May 11, 2014

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4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 Turtle Bay Music School's PERFORM-A-THON Kicks Off with Jason Robert Brown, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Turtle Bay Music School's 10th Annual Perform-A-Thon will be held Friday, May 16th through Sunday, May 18th. The community music marathon opens tonight, May 15th with a Kickoff Concert and Reception, featuring performances by a trio from the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Mark O'Connor, Jason Robert Brown, and Sujari Britt. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 Eric Idle and John DuPrez's NOT THE MESSIAH and More Highlight The Collegiate Chorale's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Collegiate Chorale announces its 2014-15 season: the New York City Premiere of Eric Idle and John DuPrez's Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) at Carnegie Hall, followed by George F. Handel's Susanna at Town Hall, and the US Premiere of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's The Road of Promise at Carnegie Hall. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 Met Opera Rising Stars, POTTED POTTER, Audra McDonald, Bela Fleck and More Set for NJPAC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

John Schreiber, NJPAC's President and CEO, and David Rodriguez, Executive Producer of the Arts Center, announced today a 2014-15 season packed with new, NJPAC- created, season-long series', collaborations with renowned artists and companies, an expansion of diverse programming, further integration of NJPAC's arts education programs within mainstage performances, and a continuation of the Arts Center's 17-year tradition of presenting world-class artists. With over 100 performances and special events announced for the acoustically superb 2,800- seat Prudential Hall, intimate 514-seat Victoria Theater, 250-seat Chase Room, and outdoors in Theater Square, by artists ranging from Patti LaBelle to The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars; from Chris Botti to Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience; from Golda's Balcony with Tovah Feldshuh to the Brick City Jazz Orchestra; from Bela Fleck to Lula Washington Dance Theatre; from Beres Hammond to Audra McDonald; and from The Second City to Dinosaur Train Live!, NJPAC's new season has something for everyone. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 Nicola Benedetti to Replace Janine Jansen in Szymanowski's VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 with the NY Philharmonic, 5/21-24
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Violinist Nicola Benedetti will make her New York Philharmonic subscription debut - replacing Janine Jansen, who has been advised by her doctor not to play for at least a week - in performances of Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 1. Vladimir Jurowski will make his Philharmonic debut conducting the concerts, Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 23 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 24 at 8:00 p.m. The program will conclude with selections from Prokofiev's Cinderella. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Kander and Ebb with ALL THAT JAZZ at Strathmore
by Jennifer Perry - May 16, 2014

Stellar vocalists and instrumentalists deliver a fine and worthy tribute to John Kander and Fred Ebb. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 Composition Competition, Tours of Israel and California and More Set for Shuffle Concert's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, New York-based chamber music ensemble SHUFFLE Concert has launched its first Composition Competition to take place during its upcoming 2014 - 2015 season. Open to national and international composers ages 18 and up, the competition is for works of 5 to 7 minutes in length in one of two categories: Original Compositions and Arrangements. New York City audiences will have the opportunity to hear the winning works, which will be premiered live in concert in early 2015. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/11/2014 - 5/18/2014 Matthew Morrison Headlines Houston Symphony's CENTENNIAL BALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

The Houston Symphony welcomes TV and Broadway celebrity Matthew Morrison for the organization's Centennial Ball, scheduled for tonight, May 17, 2014. (more...)


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