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Utah Symphony to Launch Season With Performance of Mahler's SYMPHONY NO. 1, 9/12-13Utah Symphony to Launch Season With Performance of Mahler's SYMPHONY NO. 1, 9/12-13
August 29, 2014

The Utah Symphony returns to Abravanel Hall on Sept. 12 & 13 to launch the 2014-15 season with Music Director Thierry Fischer leading the orchestra in Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 "Titan" along with... (more...)


Oakland East Bay Symphony Announces Performance Schedule for Upcoming Season; BROTHERS IN ARTS to Premiere, 11/7Oakland East Bay Symphony Announces Performance Schedule for Upcoming Season; BROTHERS IN ARTS to Premiere, 11/7
August 28, 2014

Oakland, CA, August 28, 2014 – The West Coast Premiere of Chris Brubeck and Guillaume Saint-James' jazz-orchestral work Brothers in Arts will highlight the 2014-2015 season opening of the Oakland East... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Mark 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More, 9/25Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Mark 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More, 9/25
August 28, 2014

Orange County, Calif.—Aug. 28, 2014—Pacific Symphony launches Music Director Carl St.Clair's landmark 25th-anniversary “season of giants” with classical music superstar, violinist Joshua Bell, plus tw... (more...)


Ann Hampton Callaway Coming to Ronnie Scott's, 29-30 SeptAnn Hampton Callaway Coming to Ronnie Scott's, 29-30 Sept
August 28, 2014

Ann Hampton Callaway will perform at Ronnie Scott's, Monday 29th September - Tuesday 30th September 2014. (more...)


Seth MacFarlane to Join John Williams and the LA Phil for MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES This WeekendSeth MacFarlane to Join John Williams and the LA Phil for MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES This Weekend
August 27, 2014

Legendary film composer John Williams returns to the Hollywood Bowl to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic in an exciting weekend of music from the silver screen, Friday and Saturday, August 29 and 30, ... (more...)


Get to Know André Watts, Appearing in the Beethoven Festival with the A2SOGet to Know André Watts, Appearing in the Beethoven Festival with the A2SO
August 27, 2014

André Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic in their Young People's Concerts, broadcast nationwide on CBS-... (more...)


The Houston Grand Opera Announces 60th Anniversary Season, Featuring World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Iain Bell and MoreThe Houston Grand Opera Announces 60th Anniversary Season, Featuring World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Iain Bell and More
August 27, 2014

Houston Grand Opera's 2014–15 season, the company's 60th anniversary season, includes the world premiere of A Christmas Carol by Iain Bell—the company's 55th new commission —from award-winning Dicken... (more...)


Ramsey Lewis, Neil Berg's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY, Lydia Johnson Dance and More Set for SOPAC's 2014-15 LineupRamsey Lewis, Neil Berg's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY, Lydia Johnson Dance and More Set for SOPAC's 2014-15 Lineup
August 26, 2014

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has announced its 2014-15 performance schedule through February 2015. (more...)


Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season, 9/20Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season, 9/20
August 25, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Season 70, its 70th Anniversary season, with a celebratory performance at 8:00pm on Saturday September 20 at The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts in Provide... (more...)


Backstage With Sweeney At Josh Groban's East Coast Summer TourBackstage With Sweeney At Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - August 25, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is currently embarking on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album with a new East Coast ... (more...)


The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma's Europe Concert Tour Will Include Performances in Izmir, Istanbul, Paris, Amsterdam, and LuxembourgThe Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma's Europe Concert Tour Will Include Performances in Izmir, Istanbul, Paris, Amsterdam, and Luxembourg
August 22, 2014

From September 3 through September 11, 2014, the critically acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble will travel to Europe for a concert tour with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bringing their unique border-crossing ... (more...)


2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition Winner Shen Lu to Play Carnegie Hall, 11/82014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition Winner Shen Lu to Play Carnegie Hall, 11/8
August 21, 2014

The Hilton Head International Piano Competition (HHIPC) will present its 2014 First Prize-winner, Shen Lu, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Mr. Shen will... (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Former Music Director Lorin Maazel, 9/19-21The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Honor Former Music Director Lorin Maazel, 9/19-21
August 20, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will honor its former music director, Lorin Maazel, who passed away on July 13, 2014, during the first subscription weekend of its BNY Mellon Grand Classics season on... (more...)


Storm Large to Play McCullough Theatre, 9/20Storm Large to Play McCullough Theatre, 9/20
August 20, 2014

Singer, actor, author, and playwright Storm Large is a unique talent whose charms and remarkable voice are quickly creating a buzz within the performing arts world. As the singer in the band Pink Mart... (more...)


Backstage At Josh Groban's East Coast Summer TourBackstage At Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - August 20, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is currently embarking on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album with a new East Coast ... (more...)


Nevada Ballet Theatre Launches Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/20Nevada Ballet Theatre Launches Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/20
August 19, 2014

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) will launch its 43nd (2014-2015) main stage performance season and its third year as Resident Ballet Company of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts with A Midsummer Ni... (more...)


In Rehearsal For Josh Groban's East Coast Summer TourIn Rehearsal For Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - August 19, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is currently embarking on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album with a new East Coast ... (more...)


Josh Groban Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With Help From Ludacris & Brad PaisleyJosh Groban Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With Help From Ludacris & Brad Paisley
by Pat Cerasaro - August 18, 2014

Internationally adored vocalist Josh Groban participates in the ALS ice bucket challenge in a new social media video now available to view, featuring some help from fellow music stars Ludacris and Bra... (more...)


Wells Fargo Center Adds Celtic Woman, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus & More to 2014-15 SeasonWells Fargo Center Adds Celtic Woman, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus & More to 2014-15 Season
August 18, 2014

Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced four new shows to be presented at the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Rd., Santa Rosa, CA): Grammy and Blues Award-winning ensemble Te... (more...)


Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERAMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW Special Coverage - August 17, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to cat... (more...)


Behind The Scenes Of Josh Groban's East Coast Summer TourBehind The Scenes Of Josh Groban's East Coast Summer Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - August 17, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is set to embark on a new North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album later this year with a new E... (more...)


Ron Raines Joins DATING & AUDITIONING Web SeriesRon Raines Joins DATING & AUDITIONING Web Series
August 15, 2014

Ron Raines has joined the cast of Dating & Auditioning: the Web Series. In place of actors James Egan and Torrey Wigfield, new cast members Lee Chrisman and Conrad Le Bron also join the show. (more...)


Chita Rivera, Marilyn Maye, James Synder & More Will Take the Birdland Stage in SeptemberChita Rivera, Marilyn Maye, James Synder & More Will Take the Birdland Stage in September
August 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2014 schedule, featuring Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Coltrane Revisited, Bud Powell Birthday Celebration, Barbara Carroll, Christian McBrid... (more...)


Pianist Aruan Ortiz Moves Afro-Cuban Grooves Deep into the Jazz WorldPianist Aruan Ortiz Moves Afro-Cuban Grooves Deep into the Jazz World
August 15, 2014

"Music was in the air in Santiago. It had a huge influence on me," admitsCuban-born pianist, composer, and bandleader Aruan Ortiz (more...)


Music of Conrad Cummings Set for TWO PREMIERES AND A REUNION at The National Opera Center, 9/10Music of Conrad Cummings Set for TWO PREMIERES AND A REUNION at The National Opera Center, 9/10
August 14, 2014

American Opera Projects and LivelyWorks present Two Premieres and a Reunion, a special evening of music by composer Conrad Cummings Wednesday September 10th, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at The National Opera Ce... (more...)







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