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1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 BWW Reviews: OTSL's MAGIC FLUTE Delights St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - May 27, 2014

Opera Theatre of St. Louis has opened its thirty-ninth season with a bang. Their production of The Magic Flute is unlike any other you've seen (or ever will see). (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 Acclaimed Oboist David Weiss Dies
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

"David Weiss was a man of formidable musical gifts who exuded magisterial charm on stage and off," said Mr. Reed. "Ever the consummate professional, David reveled in all the details and challenges of great music-making, demonstrating time and again that exceptional performances are borne of an uncompromising commitment to excellence. Also a man of extraordinary warmth, David was unfailingly generous with his time, and took much pride in the development of his students. He will be sorely missed." (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 Kahane & Tiffany's THE AMBASSADOR, Philip Glass, Nonesuch Records and More Set for BAM's 2014 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, today announced programming for the 2014 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 9 through December 20 and comprises theater, music, dance, film, humanities, and visual art events in the institution's three venues: the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, the BAM Harvey Theater, and the BAM Fisher. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 Photo Flash: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Inaugurates Pipe Organ at Maison Symphonique
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

The Montreal Symphony Orchestra tonight inaugurates the pipe organ at Maison Symphonique. The 6,489-pipe colossus is a design collaboration between Jack Diamond, Principal, Diamond Schmitt Architects and Quebec-based organ manufacturer Casavant Freres. Below, hear a preview of the organ as performed by MSO resident organist Jean Willy Kuntz and check out photos of the instrument! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 The Arvo Part Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Arvo Part Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents four concerts from today, May 27 to June 2 devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Part. The concerts take place in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Theater (today, May 27) and The Phillips Collection (May 29) and in New York City at Carnegie Hall (May 31) and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (June 2), and will feature performers closely associated with Part's music. Traveling from Estonia for these events are the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra with their conductor Tõnu Kaljuste. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 Russian American Foundation Presents PHILIPPE QUINT & FRIENDS Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Tonight, May 27 at 7:00pm, the Russian American Foundation (RAF) will present 'Philippe Quint & Friends,' a benefit concert hosted by the renowned Russian-American violinist at the New York Times Building's Times Center (242 West 41st Street). The evening will feature performances by special guests such as Joshua Bell, John Corigliano, Josh Ralph, Emily Bergl, Michael Bacon, William Wolfram, the Matt Herskowitz Trio, and Quint's own Argentine tango group, the Quint Quintet, featuring featuring JP Jofre, Octavio Brunetti, Oren Fader, and Pedro Giraudo. This concert will mark the opening of the 12th Annual Russian Heritage Month® and all proceeds from the evening will benefit the Russian American Foundation's Jewish Heritage Education Program (a 501(c)3 organization). (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Chicago for Final Two Programs of 2013-14 Season, 6/12-21
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), returns to Chicago in June for his final two programs of the 2013/14 season with concerts on June 12, 13, 14 and 17 (Schubert and Mozart) and 19, 20 and 21 (Schubert and Mahler). On June 20, Maestro Muti will receive an honorary degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and will deliver the main commencement address to its graduates. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 WHAT'S ON YOUR IPOD? BWW Talks to Pianist Jeffrey Biegel
by Peter Danish - May 30, 2014

WHAT'S ON YOUR iPOD? (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 The Arvo Part Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary Presents Carnegie Hall Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

The Arvo Part Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents a concert in Carnegie Hall devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Part. The concert will take place tonight, May 31 at 8:00 p.m. in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, and will feature performers closely associated with Mr. Part's music. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 5/25/2014 - 6/1/2014 Photo Flash: Washington Times Honors America's Veterans with Help of Anthony Kearns and More
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The Washington Times honored America's veterans, with an emphasis on the dozens of veterans serving in Congress, in a gala celebration just before Memorial Day on May 21, 2014. The ticketed event took place at the Capitol Hill Club from 6 to 8 p.m. The evening's entertainment was provided by renowned tenor Anthony Kearns, who also performed with the National Symphony Orchestra during the 2014 Memorial Day Concert on PBS. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)


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