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Mercury to Close Out 14th Season with All-Beethoven EveningMercury to Close Out 14th Season with All-Beethoven Evening
April 30, 2015

Mercury closes out the 2014-15 season with an all-Beethoven concert led by Artistic Director Antoine Plante featuring the composer's beloved Eighth Symphony and Triple Concerto on Friday, May 16 at 8 ... (more...)


Leslie Uggams, Leslie Odom, Jr. & More to Perform at New Dramatists' Luncheon, Honoring Brian Stokes MitchellLeslie Uggams, Leslie Odom, Jr. & More to Perform at New Dramatists' Luncheon, Honoring Brian Stokes Mitchell
April 30, 2015

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor Tony Award winning actor and Chairman of the Board of The Actors Fund, Brian Stokes Mitchell... (more...)


Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16
April 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more on Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richm... (more...)


Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Replace Jonathan Biss with the New York Philharmonic, 5/21-23Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Replace Jonathan Biss with the New York Philharmonic, 5/21-23
April 29, 2015

Pianist Kirill Gerstein will replace Jonathan Biss in the New York Philharmonic's performances of Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, conducted by Susanna Ma?lkki in her New York Philharmonic debut, Thursd... (more...)


Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9
April 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms on Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage... (more...)


New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'
April 28, 2015

The sixth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, concludes with "Focus on Japan," Friday, June 5, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, led by Jeffrey Milars... (more...)


 Maestro Classics Announces Release of MERRY PRANKS OF MASTER TILL, 6/23 Maestro Classics Announces Release of MERRY PRANKS OF MASTER TILL, 6/23
April 28, 2015

Maestro Classics, winner of over 50 prestigious awards for its Stories in Music series of recordings, proudly announces the June 23rd release of the company's eleventh album for family listening, a sp... (more...)


Opera Columbus to Present LA VOIX HUMAINE & PAGLIACCI Double Bill in JuneOpera Columbus to Present LA VOIX HUMAINE & PAGLIACCI Double Bill in June
April 27, 2015

Guest soprano Camille Zamora will perform double roles as the leads in both La Voix Humaine (Elle) and Pagliacci (Nedda) as Opera Columbus presents an all-locally produced double bill. (more...)


Violinist James Ehnes to Perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto with Houston SymphonyViolinist James Ehnes to Perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto with Houston Symphony
April 24, 2015

Canadian violinist James Ehnes returns to Jones Hall on May 8-10 to perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto, one of the most indelible and profound masterpieces of the violin repertoire. (more...)


New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New ConcertmasterNew York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster
April 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has announced Chinese-born American violinist,  Frank Huang as their new Concertmaster.  Huang has served as the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra Concertmaster for the last two... (more...)


Grammy Award-Winning Violinist James Ehnes Returns to Houston to Perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto, 5/8Grammy Award-Winning Violinist James Ehnes Returns to Houston to Perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto, 5/8
April 24, 2015

Canadian violinist James Ehnes returns to Jones Hall on May 8-10 to perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto, one of the most indelible and profound masterpieces of the violin repertoire. (more...)


CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Happening in Tennessee This Weekend?CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Happening in Tennessee This Weekend?
by Jeffrey Ellis - April 24, 2015

Looking for something fun to do in Nashville - say, in the next few days or so? That doesn't involve running in the Country Music Marathon? Have no fear, gentle BWW Nashville readers, our team of writ... (more...)


47th Annual KCACTF National Festival Awardees Announced47th Annual KCACTF National Festival Awardees Announced
April 23, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the national awardees of the 47th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which was held April 13-18, 2015.... (more...)


Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 SeasonCelebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season
April 22, 2015

?The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2015-2016 season today, marking 77 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 wi... (more...)


On Site Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE to Run 6/9-13On Site Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE to Run 6/9-13
April 22, 2015

This summer, On Site Opera (OSO) will present a new production that exemplifies the company's mission to stage operas in non-traditional locations ideally suited to the stories they tell. OSO will off... (more...)


Make Music Day 2015 Resounds Across 20+ U.S. Cities This JuneMake Music Day 2015 Resounds Across 20+ U.S. Cities This June
April 22, 2015

Music will fill the air as Make Music Day, the world's largest annual music event, returns with a wild and wonderful mix of free, outdoor music-making on June 21, the first day of summer. (more...)


Jeffrey Kahane to Return to NY Philharmonic to Conduct, Perform All-Mozart Program, 6/3-6Jeffrey Kahane to Return to NY Philharmonic to Conduct, Perform All-Mozart Program, 6/3-6
April 21, 2015

Jeffrey Kahane will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct and perform an all-Mozart program featuring Mozart's Piano Concertos Nos. 20 and 21 and Symphony No. 38, Prague, Wednesday, June 3, 2... (more...)


The CSO to Conclude 2014-15 Masterworks Season with BRAHMS & TCHAIKOVSKY, 5/22-23The CSO to Conclude 2014-15 Masterworks Season with BRAHMS & TCHAIKOVSKY, 5/22-23
April 21, 2015

The 2014-15 Masterworks season comes to a stunning climax with two monumental works for orchestra-a mighty piano concerto by Brahms and a compelling symphony in which Tchaikovsky faces the dark forces... (more...)


David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
April 20, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)


Pink Martini's Storm Large Will Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/28-30Pink Martini's Storm Large Will Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/28-30
April 20, 2015

After playing to sold-out crowds last October, Storm Large of Pink Martini fame returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for three performances only with her new show, Taken By Storm, on Thursday, May 28 (... (more...)


Semi-Finalists Announced for the 40th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg CompetitionSemi-Finalists Announced for the 40th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition
April 19, 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 c... (more...)


Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season,... (more...)


Houston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-FinalistsHouston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-Finalists
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 c... (more...)


Julio Iglesias to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee College of MusicJulio Iglesias to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee College of Music
April 17, 2015

Berklee College of Music president Roger H. Brown will present Julio Iglesias, Doug Morris, Harvey Mason, and Dee Dee Bridgewater with honorary doctor of music degrees at Berklee's commencement ceremo... (more...)


The Indigo Girls Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a One-Night-Only Concert, 4/30The Indigo Girls Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a One-Night-Only Concert, 4/30
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 A... (more...)







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