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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...)


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...)


Five Orchestra Musicians to Receive Ford Musician Awards from LeagueFive Orchestra Musicians to Receive Ford Musician Awards from League
May 18, 2017

Five orchestra musicians will receive Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service from the League of American Orchestras for their important work in hospitals, correctional facilities, sc... (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...)


Photo Coverage: Storm Large & Le Bonheur Bring Songs of Seduction & Obsession to The Schimmel CenterPhoto Coverage: Storm Large & Le Bonheur Bring Songs of Seduction & Obsession to The Schimmel Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 13, 2017

Storm:  Dictionary:  'have great and rapid success in a particular place or with a particular group of people': example: Storm Large took  Pace Universitie's Schimmel Center audience by Storm last nig... (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...)


Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at PangeaGabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea
May 08, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will celebrate her ... (more...)


Detroit Music Weekend Starring Aretha Franklin Coming 6/8Detroit Music Weekend Starring Aretha Franklin Coming 6/8
May 04, 2017

What just may be her last live performance in her beloved hometown, Aretha Franklin will headline a free outdoor concert which includes some of the most popular Detroit bred musical acts from R&B to R... (more...)


American Composers Orchestra at Symphony Space presents Carlos Simon's PORTRAIT OF A QUEEN & MoreAmerican Composers Orchestra at Symphony Space presents Carlos Simon's PORTRAIT OF A QUEEN & More
May 04, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8pm with... (more...)


Warner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSOWarner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSO
May 01, 2017

WARNER BROS. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II -a spectacular fusion of classical music and classic animation that celebrates the world's most famous and beloved cartoons and their equally famous... (more...)


Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
April 28, 2017

A love triangle for the ages meets a new adaptation for today in Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at Lyric Stage. (more...)


Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4
April 27, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland will be featured on Robert Sirota's National Sawdust series, Bridging the Gap, on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. A season-long series, the concerts and conversations explore t... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12
April 27, 2017

Since first achieving fame as a teen pop sensation in the 1950s, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing for six decades. He brings the timeless hits of his storied career to Heinz Hall to perform with t... (more...)


Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on BroadwayNobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - April 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Obera... (more...)


New Musical TEMPLE to Receive Industry Presentation at The Pershing Square Signature CenterNew Musical TEMPLE to Receive Industry Presentation at The Pershing Square Signature Center
April 25, 2017

An invitation-only reading of the new musical Temple will take place on Friday, April 28th at 3pm at Signature Theatre (rehearsal studio - 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036).  Temple features a... (more...)


Santa Barbara Symphony Celebrates Paris in Season FinaleSanta Barbara Symphony Celebrates Paris in Season Finale
April 25, 2017

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will bring its 2016-17 season to a memorable close with a festive celebration of Paris featuring Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuil... (more...)


Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
April 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Son... (more...)


Sharon Isbin To Perform Corigliano Concerto With American Composers Orchestra, 5/23Sharon Isbin To Perform Corigliano Concerto With American Composers Orchestra, 5/23
April 22, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin will perform John Corigliano's Troubadours: Variations for Guitar & Orchestra, written for Isbin,  with the American Composers Orchestra on May 23a... (more...)


Celebrate Mother's Day With The Hawaii Symphony, 5/13-14Celebrate Mother's Day With The Hawaii Symphony, 5/13-14
April 21, 2017

Love is in the air on Mother's Day weekend as the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) presents concerts fit for a queen, showcasing popular works by Vaughan Williams, Respighi and Prokofiev. An annual tr... (more...)


Jonny P's New EP 'Good To You' Out TodayJonny P's New EP 'Good To You' Out Today
April 21, 2017

Jonny P's highly anticipated new EP, Good To You, is out today on Big Picnic Records (purchase here). In celebration of the release, an acoustic video of the title track can now be viewed/shared HERE.... (more...)


PlayMakers Repertory Company Closes 2016-17 Season with MR. JOYPlayMakers Repertory Company Closes 2016-17 Season with MR. JOY
April 21, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to present "Mr. Joy," a work by award-winning playwright Daniel Beaty, as the final production of its 2016/17 PRC² second stage season. The production is directed... (more...)


Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-barit... (more...)


2017 Richard Tucker Award Goes to Soprano Nadine Sierra2017 Richard Tucker Award Goes to Soprano Nadine Sierra
April 18, 2017

Soprano Nadine Sierra - who at 28 years old is already establishing herself as a fixture at many of the world's leading opera houses, including those of Paris, Milan, Berlin, and New York - was named ... (more...)


New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer ConcertNew York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert
April 17, 2017

On June 8, 2017, The New York Pops will return to its summer home, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY, for a program of music by legendary film composer John Williams. After two successful seasons at ... (more...)