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First Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ to Open at Bard SummerScapeFirst Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ to Open at Bard SummerScape
July 21, 2017

Opening next Friday, July 28, Bard SummerScape presents the long overdue American staged premiere of Dimitrij (1882). Set to a libretto by Marie Cervinkova-Riegrova, one of the relatively few 19th-cen... (more...)


Composer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera TrainingComposer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera Training
July 20, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) and Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood have selected six composers and three librettists to receive fellowships for its upcoming ninth season of Compos... (more...)


American Classical Orchestra Opens Season at Lincoln Center with Prodigy Adrian RomoffAmerican Classical Orchestra Opens Season at Lincoln Center with Prodigy Adrian Romoff
July 20, 2017

The American Classical Orchestra opens its 2017-2018 season on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:00 p.m., at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center with a concert of Mendelssohn and Berwald, featuring 12-... (more...)


Composer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera TrainingComposer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera Training
July 20, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) and Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood have selected six composers and three librettists to receive fellowships for its upcoming ninth season of Compos... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Invites Public To Free Tour Send-Off ConcertPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Invites Public To Free Tour Send-Off Concert
July 20, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck invite the public to a free concert at Heinz Hall on August 19 at 8 p.m. The program will include highlights from the tour repertoir... (more...)


Jonathan Bailey Holland's World Premiere Opens Cincinnati Symphony's Renovated Music HallJonathan Bailey Holland's World Premiere Opens Cincinnati Symphony's Renovated Music Hall
July 19, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland has been commissioned by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and conductor Louis Langrée to write a world premiere for the re-opening of the Music Hall as part of their ... (more...)


Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform with Grant Park Orchestra and ChorusLaura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform with Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
July 19, 2017

The acclaimed Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus with Broadway stars Laura Osnes (currently Bandstand on Broadway) and Santino Fontana (the voice of Hans in Disney's Frozen), along with conductor Ted Spe... (more...)


Lembit Beecher Debuts SOPHIA'S FOREST 9/8- 9Lembit Beecher Debuts SOPHIA'S FOREST 9/8- 9
July 18, 2017

Former Opera Philadelphia Composer in Residence Lembit Beecher debuts his latest work, Sophia's Forest, this September. This inventive chamber opera scored for five voices, custom-built sound sculptur... (more...)


Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy to Celebrate Fifth Year This August; Teachers Updated!Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy to Celebrate Fifth Year This August; Teachers Updated!
July 18, 2017

The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy (PYPA) will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in P... (more...)


21C Media Group Previews 2017-18 Season of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music21C Media Group Previews 2017-18 Season of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
July 18, 2017

21C Media Group has announced highlights from its 2017-18 selection of opera, vocal and choral music, featuring concerts, special events, broadcasts and recordings. Scroll down for details! (more...)


35th Annual Chamber Music Series Opens 10/2235th Annual Chamber Music Series Opens 10/22
July 17, 2017

Music at Kohl Mansion has announced the lineup for its 35th Anniversary season of chamber concerts in Burlingame's historic Kohl Mansion, opening Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7 pm. The series will feat... (more...)


Cast Announced for 20th 'EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY' at RockwellCast Announced for 20th 'EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY' at Rockwell
July 17, 2017

The 20th performance of An Evening of Classic Broadway will take place on Monday, July 31st at 8PM (doors open at 6:30) at LA's live music venue Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz. (more...)


200 More Elephants to Appear at the Daryl Roth Theatre as IN & OF ITSELF Extends Again200 More Elephants to Appear at the Daryl Roth Theatre as IN & OF ITSELF Extends Again
July 17, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, the critically-acclaimed IN & OF ITSELF - created and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-ti... (more...)


BMOP Sound Releases First-Ever Recording of Pulitzer Prize Winning Wayne Peterson WorkBMOP Sound Releases First-Ever Recording of Pulitzer Prize Winning Wayne Peterson Work
July 17, 2017

BMOP/sound today announced its 53rd and latest album release, Wayne Peterson: Transformations: the first-ever commercial recording of Peterson's orchestral work The Face of the Night, The Heart of the... (more...)


Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!Leigh Barrett to Lead GYPSY at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Announced!
July 14, 2017

GYPSY has announced its cast and creative team at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston. (more...)


Andris Nelsons Leads the BSO in Act II of TOSCA 8/26Andris Nelsons Leads the BSO in Act II of TOSCA 8/26
July 14, 2017

???????On Saturday, August 26, Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andris Nelsons will lead the orchestra in Act II of Puccini's Tosca, featuring soprano Kristine Opolais in the title role, along... (more...)


World Premiere, Electric Cello, Tony-Winning Opera and More Coming Up at Brevard Music CenterWorld Premiere, Electric Cello, Tony-Winning Opera and More Coming Up at Brevard Music Center
July 13, 2017

The 81st season of the Brevard Music Center's (BMC) Summer Festival continues to dazzle with an extraordinary schedule of July events, highlighted by classical favorites, a magnetic performance with e... (more...)


Professionals from Across the Country Set for League's ESSENTIALS OF ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT Program in L.A.Professionals from Across the Country Set for League's ESSENTIALS OF ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT Program in L.A.
July 13, 2017

Thirty-two professionals from across the country will take part in the League of American Orchestras' ten-day Essentials of Orchestra Management program in Los Angeles, July 18-27. (more...)


Five Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development ProgramFive Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development Program
July 13, 2017

Beginning in the 2017-18 season, the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artists Development Program welcomes five new young artists into the acclaimed program established by Met Music Director Emeri... (more...)


BWW Interview: CEO of  the San Diego Symphony Martha Gilmer, Part 2BWW Interview: CEO of the San Diego Symphony Martha Gilmer, Part 2
by Ron Bierman - July 12, 2017

As described in part one of the interview, Martha Gilmer works hard to expand San Diego Symphony audiences. That makes the summer program another priority. 'It's more ambitious than ever. We've really... (more...)


Sarah Hicks and Kevin Puts Extend Contracts with Minnesota OrchestraSarah Hicks and Kevin Puts Extend Contracts with Minnesota Orchestra
July 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra today announced that conductor Sarah Hicks will lead the Minnesota Orchestra's "Live at Orchestra Hall" concert series through the 2020-21 season, and that Pulitzer Prize-winni... (more...)


Gidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music LineupGidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music Lineup
July 12, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center's (BAC) Fall 2017 music presentations include BAC Salon: Telemann, Farrin, Wolfe + Prokofiev featuring the New York premiere of a work by Julia Wolfe (October 5 and 6); violin ... (more...)


Trajal Harrell's HOOCHIE KOOCHIE Performance Exhibition Set for Barbican Art GalleryTrajal Harrell's HOOCHIE KOOCHIE Performance Exhibition Set for Barbican Art Gallery
July 12, 2017

This summer, Barbican Art Gallery presents the first ever performance exhibition of the New York- based choreographer and dancer Trajal Harrell. Following a two-year residency at The Museum of Modern ... (more...)


More Than 50 Playwrights, Directors & Dramaturgs Set for 2017 MFA Workshop at Kennedy CenterMore Than 50 Playwrights, Directors & Dramaturgs Set for 2017 MFA Workshop at Kennedy Center
July 12, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, will co-present the 12th annual MFA Playwright's Wo... (more...)


Newly Appointed Principal Bass and Horn Announced by L.A. Chamber OrchestraNewly Appointed Principal Bass and Horn Announced by L.A. Chamber Orchestra
July 11, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, appoints David Grossman as Principal... (more...)







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