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BIO: Now in its 131st season, the Boston Symphony Orchestra gave its inaugural concert on October 22, 1881, and has continued to uphold the vision of its founder, the businessman, philanthropist, Civil War... (read more...)

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Period Bassoonist Nate Helgeson to Join Mercury for Mozart ConcertoPeriod Bassoonist Nate Helgeson to Join Mercury for Mozart Concerto
March 02, 2015

On Friday, March 13 at 8 PM, period bassoonist Nate Helgeson and Mercury bring one of classical music's most well-loved bassoon works, Mozart's Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, to the Cullen Theater ... (more...)


Principal Viola Robert Vernon to Retire from The Cleveland Orchestra After 40 SeasonsPrincipal Viola Robert Vernon to Retire from The Cleveland Orchestra After 40 Seasons
March 01, 2015

In conjunction with announcing the 2015-16 season, The Cleveland Orchestra has announced that, after 40 seasons, Principal Viola Robert Vernon will retire from the ensemble in the summer of 2016. (more...)


Photo Flash: Four Students to Take PSO Masterclass with Cellist Zuill BaileyPhoto Flash: Four Students to Take PSO Masterclass with Cellist Zuill Bailey
February 27, 2015

On Saturday, March 14, at 2 pm, four students will be coached by the world-class cellist Zuill Bailey in PSO BRAVO! Master It!, presented by the Princeton Symphony Orchestra at the Institute for Advan... (more...)


The Midtown Men, Featuring Original JERSEY BOYS Cast Members, Will Play Beacon TheatreThe Midtown Men, Featuring Original JERSEY BOYS Cast Members, Will Play Beacon Theatre
February 27, 2015

The Midtown Men, the vocal group comprised of four stars from the Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys, will have their long awaited New York City Homecoming concert on June 20th, 2015 at New York's ... (more...)


Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22
February 26, 2015

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates on five remarkable artists during its 110th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway ... (more...)


George Cleve to Conduct THE MAGIC FLUTE at Opera San Jose This SpringGeorge Cleve to Conduct THE MAGIC FLUTE at Opera San Jose This Spring
February 25, 2015

Opera San José concludes its 31st season with Mozart's The Magic Flute. (more...)


Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Coming to MPAC, 3/27Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Coming to MPAC, 3/27
February 25, 2015

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world, performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39-79. Acclaimed so... (more...)


Cantata Singers to Perform at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 3/20Cantata Singers to Perform at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 3/20
February 25, 2015

Cantata Singers presents Mozart's iconic, unfinished C Minor Mass, alongside Beethoven's Elegiac Song and Haydn's Symphony No. 86 in D on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 8:00pm at New England Conservatory... (more...)


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21
February 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (February 23, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop present the Family Concert Series program “Mr. Smith's Composition” on Saturday, March 21, 20... (more...)


Jeffrey Kahane to Lead LA Chamber Orchestra in Haydn, Prokofiev & Norman's Gran Turismo, 3/14-15Jeffrey Kahane to Lead LA Chamber Orchestra in Haydn, Prokofiev & Norman's Gran Turismo, 3/14-15
February 23, 2015

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents Prokofiev's virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring special guest violinist Joseph Swensen, and Mozart's resplen... (more...)


Sutton Foster, Alan Cumming, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in New York Pops' 2015 Gala, Honoring Rob & Kathleen MarshallSutton Foster, Alan Cumming, Kelli O'Hara & More to Take Part in New York Pops' 2015 Gala, Honoring Rob & Kathleen Marshall
February 23, 2015

On Monday, May 4, 2015, The New York Pops marks its 32nd birthday with a grand gala evening celebrating the work of music honoree Kathleen Marshall and music honoree Rob Marshall. Serving as Honorary ... (more...)


Handel and Haydn Society to Celebrate 200th Anniversary in MarchHandel and Haydn Society to Celebrate 200th Anniversary in March
February 23, 2015

For two centuries, the Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) has made an enduring cultural impact on the City of Boston. At long last, H+H will observe in March the 200th anniversary of H+H's founding. Bosto... (more...)


Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13
February 21, 2015

DALLAS, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is preparing to whisk audiences away to the Latin Quarter of Paris for the blockbuster opera of the season: Giacomo Puccini's 1896 masterpiece, LA BOHÈME,... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6
February 20, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It's going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky's Firebird on March 6-8. (more...)


Jan Vogler, Pinchas Zukerman and More Set for Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's 2015-16 SeasonJan Vogler, Pinchas Zukerman and More Set for Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's 2015-16 Season
February 19, 2015

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra today announced its 43rd season at Carnegie Hall, opening with a premiere by Wolfgang Rihm performed with soloists Jan Vogler and Mira Wang on October 15 and closing with Pin... (more...)


5BMF 2015 Continues 3/15 with GUNS N' ROSENKAVALIER at Rockwood Music Hall5BMF 2015 Continues 3/15 with GUNS N' ROSENKAVALIER at Rockwood Music Hall
February 19, 2015

Five Boroughs Music Festival's 2014-2015 Season continues in March with the genre- blurring "rock recital", GUNS N' ROSENKAVALIER! With arrangements by composer John Glover and baritone Andrew Wilkows... (more...)


MARILYN FOREVER to Make U.S. Premiere with Long Beach Opera, 3/21 & 29MARILYN FOREVER to Make U.S. Premiere with Long Beach Opera, 3/21 & 29
February 19, 2015

Long Beach Opera (LBO) takes on the private world of the most public life ever lived. The U.S premiere of Gavin Bryars' Marilyn Forever will be performed March 21 and 29, 2015 at the Warner Grand Thea... (more...)


Justin Guarini, Zak Resnick, Jason Tam & More Set for BRAVE NEW WORLD Musical LabJustin Guarini, Zak Resnick, Jason Tam & More Set for BRAVE NEW WORLD Musical Lab
February 19, 2015

The Sheryl Kaller helmed musical adaption of the Aldous Huxley classic BRAVE NEW WORLD will present two presentations onFebruary 23rd at 3PM and February 24th at noon following the culmination of a tw... (more...)


Andre Watts to Perform Beethoven's 'Emperor' Concerto with Utah Symphony, 3/6-7Andre Watts to Perform Beethoven's 'Emperor' Concerto with Utah Symphony, 3/6-7
February 18, 2015

Under the baton of guest conductor Hugh Wolff and with guest pianist Andre Watts, the Utah Symphony will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5. Commonly called "Emperor," this composition is booken... (more...)


Pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich to Perform at Zankel Hall, 3/16Pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich to Perform at Zankel Hall, 3/16
February 17, 2015

On Monday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall presents pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich performing Pierre Boulez's works for piano in celebration of the composer... (more...)


BWW Exclusive: Visiting London and NYC with National Theater Institute AlumniBWW Exclusive: Visiting London and NYC with National Theater Institute Alumni
by National Theater Institute - February 16, 2015

The National Theater Institute is committed to diverse theatrical and educational experiences. Therefore, two weeks of each semester are spent in-residence in one of the world's most prominent theater... (more...)


Pontine Theatre to Stage Jay O'Callahan's FORGED IN THE STARS, 3/13-15Pontine Theatre to Stage Jay O'Callahan's FORGED IN THE STARS, 3/13-15
February 16, 2015

Jay O'Callahan will perform Forged in the Stars at Pontine's West End Studio Theatre, located at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth NH. (more...)


FPAC Presents Free Family Concert MY VIOLIN JOURNEYFPAC Presents Free Family Concert MY VIOLIN JOURNEY
February 14, 2015

Franklin Performing Arts Company's annual, free Family Concert Series continues this season with "My Violin Journey" on Sunday, February 22 at 1 p.m., featuring violinist Irina Fainkichen, with piano ... (more...)


Kirill Gerstein to Perform as Part of Carnegie Hall's Keyboard Virtuosos Series at Zankel Hall, 3/09Kirill Gerstein to Perform as Part of Carnegie Hall's Keyboard Virtuosos Series at Zankel Hall, 3/09
February 14, 2015

Pianist Kirill Gerstein brings the practice room to the concert hall in a recital of works from solo collections by Bartok, Bach, and Liszt that were originally written to be pedagogical exercises but... (more...)


NYU Skirball Announces Full Line-Up for VISIONS + VOICES: GERMANYNYU Skirball Announces Full Line-Up for VISIONS + VOICES: GERMANY
February 13, 2015

This spring, NYU SKIRBALL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS will present its VISIONS + VOICES Global Performance Series, now in its third year, with a focus on Germany. (more...)







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