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RIOULT Dance NY to Return to The Joyce Theater Featuring Kathleen Turner as NarratorRIOULT Dance NY to Return to The Joyce Theater Featuring Kathleen Turner as Narrator
June 13, 2016

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, returns to The Joyce Theater from June 21-26, 2016 with eight performances featuring World and New York City Premie... (more...)


SYDNEY SINGS Festival to Launch in JulySYDNEY SINGS Festival to Launch in July
May 11, 2016

Today Leo Schofield AM and Jarrod Carland, together with the NSW Government launched an exciting new cultural event - to be staged exclusively in Sydney - SYDNEY SINGS. (more...)


Soprano Jessye Norman Withdraws from Carnegie Hall 125th Anniversary ConcertSoprano Jessye Norman Withdraws from Carnegie Hall 125th Anniversary Concert
April 15, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano Jessye Norman is unable to participate in Carnegie Hall's 125th gala concert on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)


Broadway's Matt Doyle & Belinda Allyn Will Lead WEST SIDE STORY at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Set!Broadway's Matt Doyle & Belinda Allyn Will Lead WEST SIDE STORY at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Set!
April 13, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced complete casting for Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's classic musical West Side Story, directed by Paper Mill Playhouse's Producing Artistic... (more...)


Carnegie Hall to Celebrate 125th Birthday with All-Star Gala ConcertCarnegie Hall to Celebrate 125th Birthday with All-Star Gala Concert
April 07, 2016

Carnegie Hall's season-long 125th anniversary celebration reaches its pinnacle on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m.- exactly 125 years to the day that the Hall first opened its doors in 1891-when many of t... (more...)


Kathleen Battle to Return to Metropolitan Opera in NovemberKathleen Battle to Return to Metropolitan Opera in November
April 04, 2016

Legendary soprano Kathleen Battle, who starred in more than 220 Met performances over the course of her career, will make her first appearance at the Met in more than 20 years with the recital Kathlee... (more...)


Al Tulane to Return to Don't Tell Mama with Jay Rogers, 4/1Al Tulane to Return to Don't Tell Mama with Jay Rogers, 4/1
March 17, 2016

Following two sold out performances at Manhattan's famed cabaret nightspot Don't Tell Mama, Al Tulane returns with an encore presentation of Act of A Lifetime - Cheaper Than Therapy Friday, April 1 at... (more...)


10 ON TUESDAY with Doug Peck10 ON TUESDAY with Doug Peck
by M. William Panek - March 08, 2016

10 On Tuesday with Doug Peck (more...)


Detroit Symphony Orchestra's 2016 Classical Roots Celebration Concert to Be Streamed Live Tonight!Detroit Symphony Orchestra's 2016 Classical Roots Celebration Concert to Be Streamed Live Tonight!
by Louisa Brady - March 05, 2016

Classical Roots is an important Detroit Symphony Orchestra tradition.  For 37 years, the Classical Roots concert has celebrated African-American contributions to classical music.  Tonight, guest condu... (more...)


Alysha Umphress, James Barry, Julie Foldesi & More Will Star in Paper Mill's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES This SpringAlysha Umphress, James Barry, Julie Foldesi & More Will Star in Paper Mill's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES This Spring
March 02, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for its spring musical, Pump Boys and Dinettes. This Tony Award nominee features James Barry (Jim), Gabe Bowling (Jackson), Julie Foldesi (Prudie), Jason Ost... (more...)


National Society of Arts and Letters Will Host Musical Theatre Competition for Young PerformersNational Society of Arts and Letters Will Host Musical Theatre Competition for Young Performers
February 29, 2016

The New York chapter of the National Society for Arts and Letters is holding a musical theatre competition for young performers between the ages of 18 and 26. First place chapter winners will be sent,... (more...)


The Rolex Mentor & Protege Arts Initiative Announces 2016-17 Finalists in Dance, Literature, Theatre and Visual ArtsThe Rolex Mentor & Protege Arts Initiative Announces 2016-17 Finalists in Dance, Literature, Theatre and Visual Arts
February 26, 2016

Following a worldwide search for the most outstanding young talents in dance, literature, theatre and visual arts, Rolex recently announced the finalists who will be introduced to the respective mento... (more...)


Carnegie Hall to Welcome Pianist Emanuel Ax for Four Concerts This SpringCarnegie Hall to Welcome Pianist Emanuel Ax for Four Concerts This Spring
February 17, 2016

  Grammy Award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax returns to Carnegie Hall for four performances this spring, first joining celebrated violinist Pamela Frank for a program of Mozart violin sonatas on Tuesday,... (more...)


Vancouver Bach Choir to Close 85th Season with ST. MATTHEW PASSIONVancouver Bach Choir to Close 85th Season with ST. MATTHEW PASSION
February 09, 2016

Vancouver Bach Choir concludes its monumental 85th anniversary season with J. S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion, March 19, 7:30pm at The Orpheum. Celebrated as a pinnacle accomplishment in music history, ... (more...)


Renee Fleming Returning to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Olga Kern, 3/9Renee Fleming Returning to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Olga Kern, 3/9
February 09, 2016

Acclaimed American soprano Renee Fleming performs in recital with pianist Olga Kern on Wednesday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes Robert Schumann's Frau... (more...)


Washington National Opera to Present Leah Crocetto in Recital, 2/26Washington National Opera to Present Leah Crocetto in Recital, 2/26
February 04, 2016

(WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 60th anniversary season with Leah Crocetto in Recital, featuring the celebrated star of last season's Dialogues of the Carmelites, on Friday,... (more...)


BWW Review: Next Act's Riveting TWILIGHT Opens Milwaukee's Eyes, Hearts and MindsBWW Review: Next Act's Riveting TWILIGHT Opens Milwaukee's Eyes, Hearts and Minds
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - February 03, 2016

Milwaukee's Next Act theater needs to be filled to overflowing and sold out each performance this winter for their new production: Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. Artistic Director David Cecsarini co-dir... (more...)


Leading Soloists to Join LA Master Chorale for Verdi's REQUIEM, 1/30-31Leading Soloists to Join LA Master Chorale for Verdi's REQUIEM, 1/30-31
January 04, 2016

The Los Angeles Master Chorale, led by Artistic Director Grant Gershon, presents two performances of Verdi's towering Requiem, a work National Public Radio calls a "thrilling opera in disguise," with ... (more...)


Dolora Zajick to Receive Opera Index Distinguished Achievement AwardDolora Zajick to Receive Opera Index Distinguished Achievement Award
December 26, 2015

On Sunday, January 17, Opera Index will present its 37th Distinguished Achievement Award to Dolora Zajick, a true dramatic mezzo-soprano, acclaimed by The New York Times as “a mezzo in a class by hers... (more...)


Carol Wincenc and More Set for PREformances with Allison Charney, 12/14 at JCC ManhattanCarol Wincenc and More Set for PREformances with Allison Charney, 12/14 at JCC Manhattan
December 11, 2015

JCC Manhattan presents the fall season finale of PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, December 14th at 12:30pm. In this unique concert series, you will hear celebrated classical musicians just... (more...)


Paper Mill Releases Final Block of Tickets for A CHRISTMAS STORYPaper Mill Releases Final Block of Tickets for A CHRISTMAS STORY
December 10, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) released a block of great seats today for the final two weeks of the holiday hit, A Christmas Story: T... (more...)


Human Rights Campaign to Honor Tony Award Winner Bill T. JonesHuman Rights Campaign to Honor Tony Award Winner Bill T. Jones
December 07, 2015

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, announced that the multi-talented artist Bill T. Jones will be ho... (more...)


MasterVoices Honored by Martina Arroyo Foundation at 11th Annual GalaMasterVoices Honored by Martina Arroyo Foundation at 11th Annual Gala
December 02, 2015

MasterVoices, formerly The Collegiate Chorale, was honored at the Martina Arroyo Foundation's11th Annual Gala.MasterVoices was recognized along with American couture designer Joanna Mastroianni and Th... (more...)


Al Tulane to Perform at Don't Tell Mama in DecemberAl Tulane to Perform at Don't Tell Mama in December
November 23, 2015

Both sides of this versatile performer can be seen onstage in his upcoming Act of a Lifetime - Cheaper Than Therapy at Manhattan's premier cabaret club, Don't Tell Mama. Accompanied by music director ... (more...)


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Holiday Schedule - Handel's MESSIAH, CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and More!Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Holiday Schedule - Handel's MESSIAH, CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and More!
November 13, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) celebrates the 2015 holiday season with a wide variety of concert programming, from the traditional annual performances of Handel's Messiah with the Concert Arti... (more...)







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