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Houston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-Finalists Houston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-Finalists
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League announced today the semi-finalists for the 40th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, the country's only orchestra-run multi-instrumental competition. Half of this year's semi-finalists are from Houston and have ties to Rice University.... (more...)
The Indigo Girls Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a One-Night-Only Concert, 4/30 The Indigo Girls Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a One-Night-Only Concert, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra joins with Amy Ray and Emily Saliers - better known as The Indigo Girls - for a one-night-only concert featuring their greatest hits - with an orchestral twist - on April 30 at 8 p.m. in Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Australian Conductor to Lead Stellar ASO Leadership Team Australian Conductor to Lead Stellar ASO Leadership Team
by Barry Lenny - April 17, 2015

For the first time in almost 30 years, an Australian conductor is to lead a major Australian symphony orchestra.... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4 Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will stage a three-day festival June 2-4 exploring renewal in Detroit and New Orleans through performance and cultural exchange. The festival, entitled 'A Musical Tale of Two Cities: Motown Meets The Big Easy,' will examine how these two cities have used their le... (more...)
Paul Moravec & Terry Teachout to Create New Work Honoring John V. Sinclair's 25th Anniversary with Bach Festival Society of Winter Park Paul Moravec & Terry Teachout to Create New Work Honoring John V. Sinclair's 25th Anniversary with Bach Festival Society of Winter Park
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Bach Festival Society of Winter Park is pleased to announce the commissioning of a new work in celebration of conductor and artistic director John V. Sinclair's 25th anniversary with the Society. The piece, titled Music, Awake!, with music by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec and words by... (more...)
tah Symphony Sets Outdoor Summer Concert Series tah Symphony Sets Outdoor Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Utah Symphony today announced its annual Summer Community Concert Series in outdoor venues throughout Salt Lake County and the surrounding communities. From the heart of downtown Salt Lake City to Sundance Resort in Provo Canyon and Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, the orchestra will present six comm... (more...)
The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26 The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Houston Symphony is proud to present A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch to honor the life, musical accomplishments and longstanding career of multiple award-winning composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch.... (more...)
NY Philharmonic Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative NY Philharmonic Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort -- a new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audien... (more...)
Baroque Guitarist John Schneiderman to Join the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra at Zipper Hall, 5/7 Baroque Guitarist John Schneiderman to Join the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra at Zipper Hall, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Critically acclaimed lute and Baroque guitar virtuoso John Schneiderman showcases his remarkable artistry on Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's (LACO) 'Baroque Conversations' series with a program of concertos by Vivaldi, Haydn, Kohaut and Falckenhagen on Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7 pm, at Zipper Hall in ... (more...)
Tenor Amine J. Hachem Comes to 54 Below This May Tenor Amine J. Hachem Comes to 54 Below This May
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents tenor Amine J. Hachem in "From the Mediterranean to the Americas" on May 13, 2015.... (more...)
Lincoln Trio to Perform 'Haydn to Higdon' Joy Faith Knapp Music Center, 5/3 Lincoln Trio to Perform 'Haydn to Higdon' Joy Faith Knapp Music Center, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Lincoln Trio - Marta Aznavoorian on piano, David Cunliffe on cello and Desiree Ruhstrat on violin - will present Haydn to Higdon on Sunday, May 3 at 3 p.m. at Merit School's Joy Faith Knapp Music Center, 38 S. Peoria St., in Chicago's West Loop.... (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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