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Central City Opera to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 8/2-10Central City Opera to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 8/2-10
July 30, 2014

Audiences of all ages can hum along to their favorite songs like "Edelweiss," "My Favorite Things" "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" and title song "The Sound of Music" when Central City Opera (CCO) brings to De... (more...)


Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Premieres Two Major Works in Her 75th YearComposer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Premieres Two Major Works in Her 75th Year
July 30, 2014

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, one of America's most honored and sought-after composers, marked her 75th birthday on April 30, 2014, and her 2014-15 season is bracketed by the premieres of two major works. It ... (more...)


Thomas Adès to Conduct Academy Season Finale at Granada Theatre, 8/9Thomas Adès to Conduct Academy Season Finale at Granada Theatre, 8/9
July 30, 2014

Thomas Adès, the brilliant British pianist, conductor, and composer who has been hailed as among “the most imposing figures in contemporary music” (The New Yorker), will lead the Academy Festival Orch... (more...)


NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9
July 29, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Ric... (more...)


Kristin Chenoweth to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/10Kristin Chenoweth to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/10
July 29, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth, star of Broadway's original "Wicked" and Tony-Winner for "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," will make her anticipated Provincetown debut in Broadway @ Town Hall (a part of the accla... (more...)


The Music Hall Adds Six Shows in 2014-15, Including Pink Martini, Sean Hayes, Skyler and MoreThe Music Hall Adds Six Shows in 2014-15, Including Pink Martini, Sean Hayes, Skyler and More
July 28, 2014

The Music Hall has announced seven new shows coming to its already robust and diverse 2014-2015 season of performances, cinema, and literary events on stage and on screen in two theaters. Tickets for ... (more...)


Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MAChris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA
July 25, 2014

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant. On August 14 at 4pm at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, this n... (more...)


Apollo's Fire Announces 2014-15 Season, Which Includes THE MONTEVERDI VESPERS OF 1610, Handel's MESSIAH and MoreApollo's Fire Announces 2014-15 Season, Which Includes THE MONTEVERDI VESPERS OF 1610, Handel's MESSIAH and More
July 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, proudly announces its 23rd season under Music Director Jeannette Sorrell. Recently praised for its "European stylishness combined with 'can-do' America... (more...)


RS Components Challenges Hackers and Musicians to Get Creative with Arduino and Raspberry Pi at Music Tech FestRS Components Challenges Hackers and Musicians to Get Creative with Arduino and Raspberry Pi at Music Tech Fest
July 23, 2014

Music Tech Fest is a global 'festival of ideas', which brings together the entire music technology ecosystem, from influential musicians to music tech start-ups and app creators, perform... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at TanglewoodBWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at Tanglewood
by Erica Miner - July 22, 2014

Few vocal performers of our day are as closely identified with American classical music as this renowned artist. (more...)


The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist ProgramThe Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
July 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership ... (more...)


Tim Quartier, Lianne Marie Dobbs & More Join Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LES MISERABLESTim Quartier, Lianne Marie Dobbs & More Join Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LES MISERABLES
July 22, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF has announced partial casting for LES MISERABLES. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Trumpet Shall Sound - Håkan Hardenberger Conquers TanglewoodBWW Reviews: The Trumpet Shall Sound - Håkan Hardenberger Conquers Tanglewood
by Erica Miner - July 21, 2014

The Boston Symphony Orchestra's Saturday, July 19 offering at the Koussevitzky Music Shed, as Latvian-born Music Director designate Andris Nelsons helmed Swedish composer Rolf Martinsson's Bridge, Tru... (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Summer Season with SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION and TRIPLE PLAY, 7/25 and 8/2The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Summer Season with SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION and TRIPLE PLAY, 7/25 and 8/2
July 17, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra closes its summer season with two one-night-only classical concerts on July 25, “Symphonic Celebration,” and August 2, “Triple Play.” (more...)


Zirtual Names New Vice President of Strategy and Business Development to Executive TeamZirtual Names New Vice President of Strategy and Business Development to Executive Team
July 17, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Zirtual, an online service that matches busy professionals and entrepreneurs with vetted and trained, dedicated virtual assistants, has named Sonny Garcia th... (more...)


Pianist Ilya Yakushev to Perform RHAPSODY IN BLUE at Deer Valley; Jose Feghali Withdraws Due to IllnessPianist Ilya Yakushev to Perform RHAPSODY IN BLUE at Deer Valley; Jose Feghali Withdraws Due to Illness
July 16, 2014

Pianist Ilya Yakushev will replace guest pianist Jose Feghali, who had to withdraw due to illness, for the Utah Symphony performance on Friday, July 18 at 7:30 PM at the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor ... (more...)


The Longwood Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors Names Nick Adams Executive DirectorThe Longwood Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors Names Nick Adams Executive Director
July 16, 2014

The Longwood Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Nick Adams has been named Executive Director, effective July 1, 2014. The Longwood Symphony Orchestra Executive Director ... (more...)


Renowned Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies at Age 84; Recording Academy Issues StatementRenowned Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies at Age 84; Recording Academy Issues Statement
July 14, 2014

Renowned conductor Lorin Maazel passed away yesterday, July 13th at the age of 84 due to complications of pneumonia. (more...)


Zum Tod des ehemaligen Staatsoperndirektors Lorin MaazelZum Tod des ehemaligen Staatsoperndirektors Lorin Maazel
July 13, 2014

Direktion und Mitglieder der Wiener Staatsoper sind tief erschuttert uber den Tod ihres Ehrenmitglieds und ehemaligen Direktors, des großen Dirigenten Lorin Maazel, der am heutigen Sonntag, 13. Juli 2... (more...)


Meredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York CityMeredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York City
July 11, 2014

New York City will resound with the sound of Meredith Monk's music as her 50th anniversary is celebrated far and wide in venues large and small—from (Le) Poisson Rouge to Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall t... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make Debut at the Tanglewood Music Center, 7/25-26Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make Debut at the Tanglewood Music Center, 7/25-26
July 11, 2014

On July 25 and 26, at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven, Mozart, ... (more...)


Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26
July 10, 2014

Musical Humorist Peter Schickele will perform 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence at The Colonial Theatre on July 26 at 8pm. It's been 50 years since Professor Peter Schickele released ... (more...)


Christopher Chew and Amelia Broome to Star in SWEENEY TODD at The Lyric Stage; Cast Announced!Christopher Chew and Amelia Broome to Star in SWEENEY TODD at The Lyric Stage; Cast Announced!
July 09, 2014

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2014-15 Season begins September 5 with Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece SWEENEY TODD, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical thriller runs September 5 through ... (more...)


Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Release DVORAK/JENUFAReference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Release DVORAK/JENUFA
July 08, 2014

Today, Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra released "Dvo?ak/ Jana?ek," an SACD featuring Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 8 and the symphonic suite from Jen?fa by Jana?ek. (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski to RetireThe Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski to Retire
July 08, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced today that Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 season after 25 years with the organization. (more...)







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