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From Motown to Mandarin: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concludes Asian Tour in Chongqing and ShanghaiFrom Motown to Mandarin: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concludes Asian Tour in Chongqing and Shanghai
July 27, 2017

Ford Motor Company is playing host to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this week as the musicians wrap up their first-ever tour of China with performances that include a special concert for Ford employe... (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...)


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...)


Brian Setzer Announces 14th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Presented by SiriusXMBrian Setzer Announces 14th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Presented by SiriusXM
July 17, 2017

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA have announced their 14th annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour,' (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...)


Juilliard Dance Announces 2017-18 SeasonJuilliard Dance Announces 2017-18 Season
July 10, 2017

Juilliard Dance, entering its 66th season, opens its new season in December with New Dances: Edition 2017 featuring four world-premiere dances by up-and-coming choreographers Bryan Arias(first-year cl... (more...)


CIM Student Wins Inaugural Diversity-Focused FellowshipCIM Student Wins Inaugural Diversity-Focused Fellowship
July 07, 2017

Tuba player Jason Tanksley, currently pursuing an Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), has won a two-year fellowship with the Minnesota Orchestra. Tanksley is one of two perform... (more...)


Johnny Mathis to Join Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz HallJohnny Mathis to Join Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz Hall
July 06, 2017

Celebrating his 61st year in the music industry, legendary singer Johnny Mathis returns to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Summer PNC Pops Weekend with THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMSPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Summer PNC Pops Weekend with THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS
June 29, 2017

The PNC Pops make a summertime appearance as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lawrence Loh take Pittsburgh to worlds beyond imagination with 'The Music of John Williams' on July 1... (more...)


Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert HighlightsKirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights
June 29, 2017

92Y's 17-18 season opens on October 5 with internationally renowned cellist Mischa Maisky joining the “amazing precision” (Huffington Post) of the notably conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, whic... (more...)


Prospect Theater Company Announces Cast of WORLD VIEWSProspect Theater Company Announces Cast of WORLD VIEWS
June 29, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, has announced the cast for WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musical... (more...)


Minnesota Orchestra Names Two Musicians to Serve as 'Rosemary and David Good Fellows'Minnesota Orchestra Names Two Musicians to Serve as 'Rosemary and David Good Fellows'
June 28, 2017

Myles Blakemore, a trombone player from Dallas, Texas, and Jason Tanksley, a tuba player from Eastpointe, Michigan, have won positions as the Minnesota Orchestra's first-ever Rosemary and David Good F... (more...)


Bryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This SummerBryant Park presents IN/TERSECT: Billy Childs Quartet, Derek Bermel and More This Summer
June 27, 2017

Showcasing world-class jazz and classical music, IN/TERSECT is a rare opportunity to experience some of the most sophisticated music being created today. The two-day music festival is produced with Ch... (more...)


Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIESRuth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIES
June 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hit... (more...)


Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SeriesRuth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE Series
June 19, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hit... (more...)


Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This SummerGabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer
June 15, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will perform two special New York engagements this summer, riding a wave of rave reviews for her latest album Dream Ago.  (more...)


Prospect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in ConcertProspect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in Concert
June 14, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, will present WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, ... (more...)


Giancarlo Guerrero Named Music Director of the Wroclaw Philharmonic at the National Forum of Music in PolandGiancarlo Guerrero Named Music Director of the Wroclaw Philharmonic at the National Forum of Music in Poland
June 12, 2017

The National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, Poland, has announced that Giancarlo Guerrero is to be the Music Director of the Wroclaw Philharmonic starting in the 2017-18 season, succeeding Benjamin Shwart... (more...)


From SWEENEY TODD to BANDSTAND to GREAT COMET, the Ins and Outs of Actor/MusiciansFrom SWEENEY TODD to BANDSTAND to GREAT COMET, the Ins and Outs of Actor/Musicians
by Matt Tamanini - June 11, 2017

Music has been a part of theatre since the dawn of the genre; from the origins of the Greek chorus to opera to Vaudeville to and to musical theatre. However, in recent years the line between the music... (more...)


Marisa Matthews to Play Title Role in EVITA at San Diego REP; Cast Announced!Marisa Matthews to Play Title Role in EVITA at San Diego REP; Cast Announced!
June 08, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced final casting for the first production of its 2017/18 season, 'EVITA.' (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-19 EQT Training Program for African American Musicians FellowPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-19 EQT Training Program for African American Musicians Fellow
June 08, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra named percussionist Joshua Jones as its seventh EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians (OTPAAM) Fellow. He begins his two-year fellowship in Se... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASYPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
June 01, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall! (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops Season to Close with 'ELLA & LOUIS'
June 01, 2017

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing —the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lawrence Loh celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong during the final weekend... (more...)


2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced
June 01, 2017

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, today announced the names of the recipients of the 2017 Solti Foundation Career As... (more...)


Women's Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Receives League of American Orchestras AwardWomen's Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra Receives League of American Orchestras Award
May 30, 2017

At this year's League of American Orchestras National Conference, the Volunteer Council of the League will present the Women's Committee of The Cleveland Orchestra (WCCO) with a Roundtable Award in th... (more...)