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Alabama Symphony to Celebrate Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, 3/7 Alabama Symphony to Celebrate Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

Christopher Confessore conducts critically acclaimed shows on stage to the silver screen, March 7 at 8:00pm at the Samford University's Wright Center in Homewood, Alabama. Come hear the songs you know and love from America's most influential musical theatre writing team, sung by Teri Dale Hansen and... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for 2015 National Youth Orchestra of the USA Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for 2015 National Youth Orchestra of the USA
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 114 outstanding young musicians from across America who have been selected to come together this summer as the third annual National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA).... (more...)
Opera Theatre of St. Louis' Recording of Ricky Ian Gordon's New Opera '27' Out Now Opera Theatre of St. Louis' Recording of Ricky Ian Gordon's New Opera '27' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

After a critically acclaimed run in St. Louis in June of 2014, composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek's opera "27" will now be available to audiences around the globe, with the release of the world premiere recording of the opera on Albany Records. Recorded live in performance through... (more...)
The Delray Beach Chorale's Spring Concert to Feature Bernstein, Gershwin, Porter & More The Delray Beach Chorale's Spring Concert to Feature Bernstein, Gershwin, Porter & More
by Carol Kassie - March 03, 2015

The Delray Beach Chorale's spring concert, titled Festive Americana, will celebrate some of America's greatest composers. Now in its 33rd season, under the direction of new Artistic Director Dr. Patricia P. Fleitas, the 65-voice chorale will perform at the Duncan Theatre in Lake Worth on Friday, Ma... (more...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents The 11th ANNUAL READING SESSION, 3/21 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents The 11th ANNUAL READING SESSION, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra continues its commitment to nurture new work and young composers with its 11th Annual Reading Session on Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
San Antonio Symphony to 'Spring' Into Action with Abba, John Williams, Handel's MESSIAH and More San Antonio Symphony to 'Spring' Into Action with Abba, John Williams, Handel's MESSIAH and More
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Following the acclaimed Strauss Festival that wrapped up its winter season, the San AntonioSymphony is closing out its year with a stellar series of musical performances ranging from the always popular Pops series featuring ARRIVAL from Sweden performing The Music of ABBA, a musical tribute the John... (more...)
Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21 Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced the first 53 Summer 2015 performances at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Tickets for these performances go on sale to the general public beginning at 10:00 a.m. March 21; Wolf Trap members (donors of $... (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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