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Pittsburgh Symphony and Guest Conductor Vasily Petrenko to Present the Music of St. PetersburgPittsburgh Symphony and Guest Conductor Vasily Petrenko to Present the Music of St. Petersburg
May 25, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Vasily Petrenko immerse audiences in the music of St. Petersburg during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto on June 9 an... (more...)


Utah Symphony Announces Contract Extension for Music Director Thierry Fischer Through 2021-22 SeasonUtah Symphony Announces Contract Extension for Music Director Thierry Fischer Through 2021-22 Season
May 24, 2017

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera President and CEO Paul Meecham and Board Chair Dave Petersen today announced an extension of Thierry Fischer's contract as Utah Symphony Music Director through the 2021-22 s... (more...)


New Big Band to Premiere 7/4 on the ParkwayNew Big Band to Premiere 7/4 on the Parkway
May 23, 2017

The new Philly POPS BIG Band will perform its first two shows on July 4 during the Wawa Welcome America Festival. At 10 a.m., the ensemble will play at the City of Philadelphia's July 4 Celebration of... (more...)


The Crossing presents World Premiere of Michael Gordon's Major New Choral Memoir ANONYMOUS MANThe Crossing presents World Premiere of Michael Gordon's Major New Choral Memoir ANONYMOUS MAN
May 23, 2017

Anonymous Man is Michael Gordon's first concert-length solo choral work. It was commissioned by The Crossing and written for the choir's 24 voices. Gordon merges subtle rhythmic invention with incredi... (more...)


Boston University Tanglewood Institute Sets 2017 Summer ProgrammingBoston University Tanglewood Institute Sets 2017 Summer Programming
May 23, 2017

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) - one of this country's premiere summer training programs for young musicians - announces its 2017 programs and events today. (more...)


The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Present 77th Annual Festival ConcertThe Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Present 77th Annual Festival Concert
May 23, 2017

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's 2016-17 season was one to be applauded. After such an exciting year of music education and performances, the talented musicians will perform their final concert of t... (more...)


Cleveland Orchestra Director of Choruses Robert Porco will Step Down at Conclusion of 2017-18 SeasonCleveland Orchestra Director of Choruses Robert Porco will Step Down at Conclusion of 2017-18 Season
May 23, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced that renowned choral director Robert Porco will step down from his position as the Orchestra's Director of Choruses with the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.  At... (more...)


League of American Orchestras Announces 72nd National Conference in Detroit, 6/6-8League of American Orchestras Announces 72nd National Conference in Detroit, 6/6-8
May 22, 2017

The League of American Orchestras' 2017 National Conference in Detroit, June 6-8, will focus on the ways forward for orchestras in an uncertain public policy landscape. Using the story of Detroit's re... (more...)


BWW Interview: Getting 'Fantastic Results' with Great Orchestras Makes Conductor Manfred Honeck HappyBWW Interview: Getting 'Fantastic Results' with Great Orchestras Makes Conductor Manfred Honeck Happy
by Richard Sasanow - May 22, 2017

Nobody puts conductor Manfred Honeck in a corner--except, perhaps the maestro himself. For instance, the Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony and frequent guest conductor in the US and Europe ma... (more...)


BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop presents 29th Annual Summer Showcase Concert in NYCBMI's Jazz Composers Workshop presents 29th Annual Summer Showcase Concert in NYC
May 18, 2017

The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a prestigious creative forum for musical exploration and development, will present the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created during the past year a... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTIONPittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” as part... (more...)


Hawaii Symphony Announces Season Finale with Andre WattsHawaii Symphony Announces Season Finale with Andre Watts
May 17, 2017

The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra (HSO) concludes its 2016-17 Halekulani Masterworks season with a stellar evening of keyboard fireworks starring world-renowned pianist Andre Watts in performance of Rachm... (more...)


Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGERubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Awa... (more...)


BWW Interview:  Keith Lockhart Discusses the Boston Pops 2017 SeasonBWW Interview: Keith Lockhart Discusses the Boston Pops 2017 Season
by Joseph F. Panarello - May 16, 2017

Maestro Keith Lockhart talks about Sondheim, Latifah, John Williams and more! (more...)


League of American Orchestras Awards Grants to 21 U.S. Orchestras Incubating InnovationLeague of American Orchestras Awards Grants to 21 U.S. Orchestras Incubating Innovation
May 15, 2017

The League of American Orchestras has announced the award of grants to 21 U.S. orchestras. The grants, in the amount of $80,000-$150,000 each, focus on an array of programs incubating organizational i... (more...)


Daniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArtsDaniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArts
May 15, 2017

On May 20, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will present "Little Boy Lost: One Child's Story of Life Behind Bars," a collaborative work that amplifies the voices of incarcerated you... (more...)


Will Crutchfield Announces TEATRO NUOVO, a New Bel Canto Opera Program to Debut in July 2018Will Crutchfield Announces TEATRO NUOVO, a New Bel Canto Opera Program to Debut in July 2018
May 15, 2017

Will Crutchfield, longtime director of the Bel Canto at Caramoor series, announced today the formation of a new organization, Teatro Nuovo, that will continue and expand that program's work as it depa... (more...)


Emmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World PremiereEmmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World Premiere
May 15, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alan Brody's The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion from June 1 - July 2, 2017. The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion is directed by Le... (more...)


Abingdon's First Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR Begins TonightAbingdon's First Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR Begins Tonight
May 15, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Lar... (more...)


The Orchestra of the League of Composers to Present Works by Clement, Part & More at Miller TheaterThe Orchestra of the League of Composers to Present Works by Clement, Part & More at Miller Theater
May 12, 2017

The Orchestra of the League of Composers, Louis Karchin, Music Director, and David Fulmer, conductor, will present works by Clement, Bielewa, Lerdahl and Part on Thursday, May 25 at 7:30 PM at Miller ... (more...)


American Composers Orchestra Holds 26th Underwood New Music Readings Next MonthAmerican Composers Orchestra Holds 26th Underwood New Music Readings Next Month
May 12, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) continues its 40th anniversary season and its commitment to serving as a catalyst for the creation and development of new orchestral music with the 26th Annual Under... (more...)


BWW Review: Boston Pops Open With John Williams Celebration and Special Guest, Queen LatifahBWW Review: Boston Pops Open With John Williams Celebration and Special Guest, Queen Latifah
by Nancy Grossman - May 11, 2017

The 2017 Boston Pops Spring season is a tribute to Boston Pops Conductor Laureate John Williams who celebrates his 85th birthday this year. Opening night featured film and recording star Queen Latifah... (more...)


Jorge Federico Osorio Plays Last Piano Works of Schubert and Brahms on New Album From Cedille RecordsJorge Federico Osorio Plays Last Piano Works of Schubert and Brahms on New Album From Cedille Records
May 11, 2017

Jorge Federico Osorio pairs Schubert's final solo piano works with those by Brahms on his seventh and newest Cedille Records album. In doing so, the Mexican-born, European-trained pianist focuses on t... (more...)


Photo Coverage: Meet the Tony Nominees - FALSETTOS' Stephanie J. BlockPhoto Coverage: Meet the Tony Nominees - FALSETTOS' Stephanie J. Block
by Walter McBride - May 10, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from th... (more...)


Arts Alliance Illinois Celebrates 35 Years and Honors Renée Fleming at Benefit LuncheonArts Alliance Illinois Celebrates 35 Years and Honors Renée Fleming at Benefit Luncheon
May 09, 2017

Arts Alliance Illinois, under the leadership of Executive Director Claire Rice and Board Chair Brooke Flanagan, Director of Institutional Advancement at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, welcome artistic, ... (more...)







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