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Daphne Rubin-Vega and Camille Zamora to Team with Sonnambula 2/5 at Hispanic Society Daphne Rubin-Vega and Camille Zamora to Team with Sonnambula 2/5 at Hispanic Society
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega and acclaimed soprano Camille Zamora join forces with Sonnambula as the concert series at The Hispanic Society of America continues in 2015 with Zarzuela: Musica de Teatro from the Siglo de Oro (Zarzuela: Theatrical Music from the Spanish Golden Age).... (more...)
Guest Conductor Richard Egarr to Showcase Mozart and Beethoven in H+H Concert, 2/13-14 Guest Conductor Richard Egarr to Showcase Mozart and Beethoven in H+H Concert, 2/13-14
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Youth is the underlying theme of the Handel and Haydn Society's next series of concerts as it presents the early compositions of two giants of the Classical era, Mozart and Beethoven. In addition, the program will feature the young singers of H+H's Collaborative Youth Concert (CYC) initiative.... (more...)
New York Live Arts Sets Lineup for Spring 2015 LIVE IDEAS Festival New York Live Arts Sets Lineup for Spring 2015 LIVE IDEAS Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

New York Live Arts today announced the schedule of its third annual Live Ideas festival, S K Y - Force and Wisdom in America Today, taking place April 15 - 19, 2015. Curated by world renowned visual artist, inventor and performer Laurie Anderson in conjunction with New York Live Arts' Artistic Direc... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

CHICAGO (January 26, 2015)— Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce the programming for the CSO and Symphony Center Presents (SCP) 2015/16 season—the Orchestra's 125th season an... (more...)
Music Mountain Sets 2015 Season: Yates, Phillips, Kashkashian & More Music Mountain Sets 2015 Season: Yates, Phillips, Kashkashian & More
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Concert aficionados from around the country will want to make room on their summer calendars for Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, when it kicks off its record-breaking 86th Anniversary Season beginning Sunday, June 14th! In keeping with last season's success... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces 2015-16 Season Houston Symphony Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2015

Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada and Executive Director and CEO Mark C. Hanson today announced the Houston Symphony's 102nd Season, comprised of a full slate of classical, POPS, family, community, education and multimedia performances, as well as recordings, collaborations, international partner... (more...)
Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24 Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

On February 24, Avital will release Vivaldi, his third album on DG that returns the instrument to its origins-the Venetian Baroque and master composer Antonio Vivaldi. On this release, Avital captures the mystical spirit of Venice, shedding new light on Vivaldi's musical genius by performing his own... (more...)
Columbus Symphony's American Roots Celebration to Continue with PORGY AND BESS, 2/20-21 Columbus Symphony's American Roots Celebration to Continue with PORGY AND BESS, 2/20-21
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

In the second installment of the Columbus Symphony's American Roots Festival, guest bass-baritone Kevin Deas returns to perform some of George Gershwin's greatest music including extensive selections from his glorious opera Porgy and Bess, including “Summertime,” “It Ain't Necessarily So,” “Bess,” a... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Holds Tenth Anniversary Gala Concert, 2/5 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Holds Tenth Anniversary Gala Concert, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

N. Bethesda, Md. (January 23, 2015) —The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) celebrates its 10thanniversary as a founding partner and resident orchestra at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Md. with a concert and pre-concert gala event on Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10 years to the day afte... (more...)
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

Love is in the air this February as trumpet phenomenon and one of the bestselling jazz instrumental artists in the United States today, Chris Botti, shares his love for romantic melodies at Heinz Hall February 6-8. With a Grammy victory for "Best Pop Instrumental Album" and four #1 albums on Billbo... (more...)
The Miller Theatre Continues Its 2014-15 Early Music Series with FROM THE IMPERIAL COURT featuring Stile Antico, 2/28 The Miller Theatre Continues Its 2014-15 Early Music Series with FROM THE IMPERIAL COURT featuring Stile Antico, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2014-15 Early Music series with FROM THE IMPERIAL COURT featuring Stile Antico.On Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00 p.m.at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin (145 West 46th Street)... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-16 Season Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced programming today for its 2015-16 Orchestra Hall Classical, Pops, and Young People's Family Subscription Series. The new season reflects absolutely no increases in individual ticket prices.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Bernstein & Prokofiev Concert, 2/6 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Bernstein & Prokofiev Concert, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/22/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Bernstein & Prokofiev on February 6-7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Andrew Litton, the performances include Barber's Overture to The School for Scandal; Bernstein's Sympho... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22 Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire reprises its popular “Fireside” series – intimate 90-minute concerts followed by coffee, hot cider and conversation with the artists. In a tribute to Bach's 330th Birthday, this intimate concert tells the musical story of a day at the Bach Family Household and features AF veteran musi... (more...)
PSO Chamber Concert to Feature OSPA Wind Ensemble, 1/11 PSO Chamber Concert to Feature OSPA Wind Ensemble, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series presents Spanish Winds showcasing the Ventart-OSPA wind ensemble from PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov's orchestra in Oviedo, Spain, Orquesta Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias (OSPA). The concert highlights the sounds of Spain through works by Gran... (more...)
BWW Exclusive Interview: Growing up with Elgar: Sir Neville Shares His Wisdom BWW Exclusive Interview: Growing up with Elgar: Sir Neville Shares His Wisdom
by Erica Miner - December 24, 2014

Sir Neville held forth on British music, American orchestras and his own influences and inspirations.... (more...)
MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11 MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

MusicaNova Orchestra and Arizona-based Paradise Winds will perform a new work composed by Graham Cohen, a 15 year old prodigy, currently studying at the Julliard pre-college division and the youngest winner of the Morton Gould Young Composer Competition. The piece, 'Unexpected Affinities' was commis... (more...)
MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC), is pleased to announce the launch of The Well-Tempered Baroque, a one-hour program devoted to the music of the Baroque era.... (more...)
Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, returns in January 2015 for several weeks of concerts with the CSO at both Symphony Center and Carnegie Hall. Muti's winter residency begins with performances in Chicago—on January 15, 16 and 17—of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, featuri... (more...)
The World Music Institute Presents YUNGCHEN LHAMO, 1/28 The World Music Institute Presents YUNGCHEN LHAMO, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

The World Music Institute opens this year's Global Salon series with Tibetan vocalistYungchen Lhamo on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Talia Theater at Symphony Space.... (more...)
The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Distinguished Concerts International New York is proud to present its annual concert featuring the supremely beautiful and inspirational music of Karl Jenkins.... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra's Principal Clarinetist Franklin Cohen to Retire in 2015 Cleveland Orchestra's Principal Clarinetist Franklin Cohen to Retire in 2015
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra today announced that Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet since 1976, will retire from the ensemble in the summer of 2015. After 39 seasons, Mr. Cohen will have had the longest tenure of any solo clarinetist in the orchestra's history. The title of Principal Clarinet Emeritus... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents SIMONE DINNERSTEIN FOR THE HOLIDAYS Tonight The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents SIMONE DINNERSTEIN FOR THE HOLIDAYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Tonight, December 20, 2014 at 7pm, acclaimed pianist Simone Dinnerstein will perform a special holiday concert presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in The Grace Rainy Rogers Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue).... (more...)
Robert Sirota's TRIPTYCH, Plus Ravel and Wiprud Quartets Set for Concerts on the Slope, 2/12 Robert Sirota's TRIPTYCH, Plus Ravel and Wiprud Quartets Set for Concerts on the Slope, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

On Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8pm, Concerts on the Slope will present Composer-in-Residence Robert Sirota's Triptych at St. John's Episcopal Church in Park Slope (139 St. John's Place).... (more...)
Thomas Hampson Coming to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Wolfram Rieger Thomas Hampson Coming to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Wolfram Rieger
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

On Monday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall presents celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson in recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger in a program that features the world premiere of Civil Words by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by Carnegie Hall. The program also i... (more...)







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