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1) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 Breaking News: Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden and More to Lead New York Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT This November!
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will present a semi-staged production of Kern & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning musical Show Boat, November 5 - 8, 2014. Vanessa Williams will star as Julie, Julian Ovenden will star as Gaylord Ravenal, and Lauren Worsham will star as Magnolia, all in their Philharmonic debuts. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 Hershey Symphony Orchestra to Present Free July 4th Concert at Penn State Hershey Medical Center
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

The Hershey Symphony Orchestra invites the community to celebrate the Fourth of July with the 11th annual free concert on the lawn of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 New York Philharmonic to Present 11th Season of SUMMERTIME CLASSICS, Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will present its 11th season of Summertime Classics, July 2-6, 2014, featuring five themed concerts with Bramwell Tovey, who has been the host and conductor of the series since its founding in 2004. On the first program, July 2-3, 2014, titled 'Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, and Friends,' the New York Philharmonic will perform Shostakovich's Festive Overture; Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1, with pianist Joyce Yang as soloist; Musorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain; Rachmaninoff's arrangement of his own Vocalise; and Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker, and Marche slave. The second program, July 4-6, 2014, titled 'Star-Spangled Celebration,' will feature the New York Philharmonic and United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps - 'The Commandant's Own,' which is celebrating its 80th-anniversary year - in a program that includes Copland's Clarinet Concerto, with Associate Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio as soloist, and Fanfare for the Common Man; Gershwin's 'Strike Up the Band' from Strike Up the Band; Sousa marches; and more. In these performances Major Brian Dix, director and commanding officer of 'The Commandant's Own,' will share conducting duties with Bramwell Tovey. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 Cleveland Orchestra Kicks Off 2014 Blossom Music Festival Season Today
by BWW News Desk - July 03, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra previously announced the 2014 Blossom Music Festival season. The Festival comprises 18 concerts - including 15 by The Cleveland Orchestra, two Blossom Festival Band concerts, and one concert by the Blossom Festival Orchestra - at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park from today, July 3 - August 31. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 66th Season - Handel, Mozart & More, Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2014

The 66th annual Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present four world premieres in 2014: new opera productions of Handel's Ariodante and Rossini's Il Turco in Italia, plus Katie Mitchell's staging of Bach cantatas, Trauernacht, and William Kentridge's multi-media version of Schubert's iconic song cycle, Winterreise. Also featured in the coming season is a new Festival production of Mozart's Die Zauberflote, a concert version of Rameau's Les Boreades, and a selection of orchestral concerts, recitals, and chamber music performances. In addition, the 17th annual European Academy of Music will offer more than 60 events and 250 young artists. From July 2 to 24, 2014, all events unfold in eight extraordinary venues, many of them open air, in and around the picturesque city of Aix-en-Provence. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 Steve Martin to Join LA Phil for 2014 July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl, This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2014

Iconic comedian and Grammy award-winning musician Steve Martin brings his banjo virtuosity and love of bluegrass for three performances with the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell, to join the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the Hollywood Bowl July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, Today through Friday, July 2 - 4, 2014, at 7:30 pm. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 Canton Symphony Orchestra Unveils New Zimmermann Symphony Center
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2014

After much anticipation, the Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is opening the doors of the Zimmermann Symphony Center to the public. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 BWW Reviews: Rain Doesn't Cool off the Legends of Classic Rock with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra
by Paul Batterson - June 30, 2014

Don't tell John Elefante that violins don't belong in rock and roll. The former Kansas front man came from a rock band where the violin was essential to the band's sound. Elefante and the Legends of Classic Rock incorporated the Columbus Symphony Orchestra into a rain delayed set of rock standards during a Picnic at the Pops concert at the Columbus Commons. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 NY Philharmonic to Give First Performance of Toscanini's 1951 Arrangement of STAR SPANGLED BANNER, 7/4 - 7/6
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will give the first performances of a new edition of Arturo Toscanini's 1951 arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner" during several summer concerts taking place throughout July. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 6/29/2014 - 7/6/2014 Chris Isaak and Chris Botti to Perform Together for the First Time at the Hollywood Bowl, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2014

Two suave and sophisticated stars -- Chris Isaak and Chris Botti -- share the stage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a romantic evening of beautiful ballads and enchanting melodies, Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12, at 8 pm. (more...)


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