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BWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at TanglewoodBWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at Tanglewood
by Erica Miner - July 22, 2014

Few vocal performers of our day are as closely identified with American classical music as this renowned artist. (more...)


The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist ProgramThe Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
July 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership ... (more...)


Tim Quartier, Lianne Marie Dobbs & More Join Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LES MISERABLESTim Quartier, Lianne Marie Dobbs & More Join Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LES MISERABLES
July 22, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF has announced partial casting for LES MISERABLES. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Trumpet Shall Sound - Håkan Hardenberger Conquers TanglewoodBWW Reviews: The Trumpet Shall Sound - Håkan Hardenberger Conquers Tanglewood
by Erica Miner - July 21, 2014

The Boston Symphony Orchestra's Saturday, July 19 offering at the Koussevitzky Music Shed, as Latvian-born Music Director designate Andris Nelsons helmed Swedish composer Rolf Martinsson's Bridge, Tru... (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Summer Season with SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION and TRIPLE PLAY, 7/25 and 8/2The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Summer Season with SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION and TRIPLE PLAY, 7/25 and 8/2
July 17, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra closes its summer season with two one-night-only classical concerts on July 25, “Symphonic Celebration,” and August 2, “Triple Play.” (more...)


Zirtual Names New Vice President of Strategy and Business Development to Executive TeamZirtual Names New Vice President of Strategy and Business Development to Executive Team
July 17, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Zirtual, an online service that matches busy professionals and entrepreneurs with vetted and trained, dedicated virtual assistants, has named Sonny Garcia th... (more...)


Pianist Ilya Yakushev to Perform RHAPSODY IN BLUE at Deer Valley; Jose Feghali Withdraws Due to IllnessPianist Ilya Yakushev to Perform RHAPSODY IN BLUE at Deer Valley; Jose Feghali Withdraws Due to Illness
July 16, 2014

Pianist Ilya Yakushev will replace guest pianist Jose Feghali, who had to withdraw due to illness, for the Utah Symphony performance on Friday, July 18 at 7:30 PM at the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor ... (more...)


The Longwood Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors Names Nick Adams Executive DirectorThe Longwood Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors Names Nick Adams Executive Director
July 16, 2014

The Longwood Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Nick Adams has been named Executive Director, effective July 1, 2014. The Longwood Symphony Orchestra Executive Director ... (more...)


2014 HELPMANN AWARDS NOMINATIONS Announced2014 HELPMANN AWARDS NOMINATIONS Announced
by Barry Lenny - July 15, 2014

The 2014 Helpmann Awards Nominees were announced simultaneously at events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth. (more...)


Renowned Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies at Age 84; Recording Academy Issues StatementRenowned Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies at Age 84; Recording Academy Issues Statement
July 14, 2014

Renowned conductor Lorin Maazel passed away yesterday, July 13th at the age of 84 due to complications of pneumonia. (more...)


Zum Tod des ehemaligen Staatsoperndirektors Lorin MaazelZum Tod des ehemaligen Staatsoperndirektors Lorin Maazel
July 13, 2014

Direktion und Mitglieder der Wiener Staatsoper sind tief erschuttert uber den Tod ihres Ehrenmitglieds und ehemaligen Direktors, des großen Dirigenten Lorin Maazel, der am heutigen Sonntag, 13. Juli 2... (more...)


Meredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York CityMeredith Monk to Celebrate 50th Anniversay of Performing with Concerts Throughout New York City
July 11, 2014

New York City will resound with the sound of Meredith Monk's music as her 50th anniversary is celebrated far and wide in venues large and small—from (Le) Poisson Rouge to Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall t... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make Debut at the Tanglewood Music Center, 7/25-26Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make Debut at the Tanglewood Music Center, 7/25-26
July 11, 2014

On July 25 and 26, at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven, Mozart, ... (more...)


Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26
July 10, 2014

Musical Humorist Peter Schickele will perform 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence at The Colonial Theatre on July 26 at 8pm. It's been 50 years since Professor Peter Schickele released ... (more...)


Christopher Chew and Amelia Broome to Star in SWEENEY TODD at The Lyric Stage; Cast Announced!Christopher Chew and Amelia Broome to Star in SWEENEY TODD at The Lyric Stage; Cast Announced!
July 09, 2014

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2014-15 Season begins September 5 with Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece SWEENEY TODD, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical thriller runs September 5 through ... (more...)


Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Release DVORAK/JENUFAReference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Release DVORAK/JENUFA
July 08, 2014

Today, Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra released "Dvo?ak/ Jana?ek," an SACD featuring Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 8 and the symphonic suite from Jen?fa by Jana?ek. (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski to RetireThe Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski to Retire
July 08, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced today that Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 season after 25 years with the organization. (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Senior Vice President Michael Bielski to Retire in 2015Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Senior Vice President Michael Bielski to Retire in 2015
July 07, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced today that Senior Vice President and COO Michael Bielski will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 season after 25 years with the organization. (more...)


Pianist Jeremy Denk to Perform Beethoven with the Academy Festival Orchestra, 7/12Pianist Jeremy Denk to Perform Beethoven with the Academy Festival Orchestra, 7/12
July 05, 2014

Gifted pianist Jeremy Denk - the recipient of a 2013 MacArthur "Genius" Grant and this year's Avery Fisher Prize - will perform Beethoven's elegant and soulful First Piano Concerto with the Music Acad... (more...)


MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2014 Releases Highlights of Week 2, 8/4 - 8/10MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2014 Releases Highlights of Week 2, 8/4 - 8/10
July 01, 2014

The second week of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, features a wide range of events, including orchestral music, chamber musi... (more...)


The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, 7/16-8/3The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, 7/16-8/3
June 27, 2014

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to Lenox, Massachusetts, for the second consecutive summer, with 12 performances of the fully staged theatrical concert, Beethoven Love Elegies. Wit... (more...)


Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
June 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the onl... (more...)


Boston Landmarks Orchestra's Free Summer Wednesday Concert Programs to Run 7/16-8/27Boston Landmarks Orchestra's Free Summer Wednesday Concert Programs to Run 7/16-8/27
June 26, 2014

The DCR's Hatch Shell on the Esplanade comes alive with orchestral splendor on Wednesday evenings during July and August, as the Boston Landmarks Orchestra returns for its 2014 main series. (more...)


Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUSNorthlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
June 25, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the first three productions of the 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)


League of American Orchestras Hosts 2014 National Conference in Seattle - Highlights!League of American Orchestras Hosts 2014 National Conference in Seattle - Highlights!
June 24, 2014

The League of American Orchestras' National Conference, hosted by the Seattle Symphony, began with a riveting keynote address by flutist Claire Chase on re-imagining the orchestra, and concluded with ... (more...)







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