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BIO: The National Symphony Orchestra dates back to the 1940's and is today one of the most successful and exciting free-lance orchestras in the UK. We have worked with world class artists from classical t... (read more...)

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Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26
July 01, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 25th (6:30pm) playing the best music of the Swing Era! Pl... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Summer Festival to Feature Pianist Rueiben Chen, & MorePacific Symphony Summer Festival to Feature Pianist Rueiben Chen, & More
July 01, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—June 30, 2015—A shining jewel among the most popular piano repertoire, Beethoven's “Emperor” concerto bursts to life at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival in the hands of interna... (more...)


Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening TonightJake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening Tonight
July 01, 2015

Eddie Cooper and Joe Grifasi join Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal and Taran Killam in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running for th... (more...)


Cal Performances Sets Public Programs, Collaborations for Berkeley RADICAL, Beginning 9/22 with SBSOVCal Performances Sets Public Programs, Collaborations for Berkeley RADICAL, Beginning 9/22 with SBSOV
June 30, 2015

Cal Performances at UC Berkeley today announced the public programs, academic endeavors, and University collaborations of the inaugural project of Berkeley RADICAL. The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shr... (more...)


American Ballet Theatre Announces New PromotionsAmerican Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions
June 30, 2015

Stella Abrera and Misty Copeland have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Arron Scott and Cassandra Trenary have been promoted... (more...)


The Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This SummerThe Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This Summer
June 30, 2015

The Kennedy Center, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the National New Play Network (NNPN)-the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the deve... (more...)


BWW's On This Day - June 30, 2015BWW's On This Day - June 30, 2015
by - June 30, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


League of American Orchestras to Host ESSENTIALS OF ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT, 7/7-16 in L.A.League of American Orchestras to Host ESSENTIALS OF ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT, 7/7-16 in L.A.
June 29, 2015

Thirty-one participants with a wide range of professional backgrounds will join some of the most innovative leaders of the orchestra field at the League of American Orchestras' Essentials of Orchestra... (more...)


NY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical SeasonNY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical Season
June 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to an exciting variety of new projects and exceptional programming! Listed below are classical music highlights... (more...)


Columbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of FameColumbus Jazz Musicians to be Inducted Into Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame
June 29, 2015

Jazz organist Bobby Floyd, jazz saxophonist Carl Sally, and jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson will take their place on the Lincoln Theatre Walk of Fame in an induction ceremony on Saturday, July 25, at 7 pm.... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony to Rock Out With 'A Night of Symphonic Rock', 7/25Pittsburgh Symphony to Rock Out With 'A Night of Symphonic Rock', 7/25
June 29, 2015

Heinz Hall will "rock 'n' roll" when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents "A Night of Symphonic Rock" on July 25 at 8 p.m.  (more...)


Dee Dee Bridgewater, Rachel Barton Pine & More Set for Music Institute of Chicago's 2015-16 Nichols Concert Hall SeasonDee Dee Bridgewater, Rachel Barton Pine & More Set for Music Institute of Chicago's 2015-16 Nichols Concert Hall Season
June 29, 2015

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the 2015-16 season of its Faculty and Guest Artist Series, showcasing women in jazz, illustrious alumni, and the 10th anniversary of its Academy for training g... (more...)


THE GUARDSMAN Begins 7/8 at The Shakespeare TheatreTHE GUARDSMAN Begins 7/8 at The Shakespeare Theatre
June 29, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is thrilled to present a world premiere adaptation of Ferenc Molnar's The Guardsman - translated from the original Hungarian by Molnar's great grandson Gabor Luki... (more...)


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/27/2015
by - June 27, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/27/2015. (more...)


CANDIDE at Baltimore Symphony - It Truly Was The Best of All Possible Worlds!CANDIDE at Baltimore Symphony - It Truly Was The Best of All Possible Worlds!
by Charles Shubow - June 26, 2015

Maestra Marin Alsop conducts BSO accompanied by the Baltimore Choral Arts Society (more...)


Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23
June 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7... (more...)


Ben Rimalower and Dorinda Medley Join 'LOVE ME: DOWNTOWN AND DOWNUNDER' Pride Celebration at Birdland, 6/28Ben Rimalower and Dorinda Medley Join 'LOVE ME: DOWNTOWN AND DOWNUNDER' Pride Celebration at Birdland, 6/28
June 25, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series, in association with Jacob Langfelder, is excited to announce that "Love Me: Downtown and Downunder - A Pride Celebration" will take place on the historic music... (more...)


Evening Star Productions to Present THE LAST FIVE YEARS, 7/17-8/2Evening Star Productions to Present THE LAST FIVE YEARS, 7/17-8/2
by Carol Kassie - June 25, 2015

Evening Star Productions will follow their sold out production of The Addams Family with The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown's look at love and marriage from an unusual and innovative 'his and her... (more...)


Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
June 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by C... (more...)


Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists RevealedHonens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United King... (more...)


New York Youth Symphony Sets 53rd SeasonNew York Youth Symphony Sets 53rd Season
June 24, 2015

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS), composed of orchestra, chamber, jazz, conducting, and composition programs-heads into the 2015/16 season having provided over 5,000 music students between ages 12 a... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Audra McDonald Enchants at Wolf TrapBWW Reviews: Audra McDonald Enchants at Wolf Trap
by Emma Kouguell - June 24, 2015

An evening with - the only - six-time Tony Award recipient Audra McDonald is more than listening to her rich, versatile voice sing both older and more recent treasures. Ms. McDonald chooses songs that... (more...)


NY Philharmonic Sets Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for July–September 2015NY Philharmonic Sets Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for July–September 2015
June 23, 2015

The July-September broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - will feature diverse pr... (more...)


World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music CenterWorld Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
June 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance ... (more...)


Jason Robert Brown to Conduct the Des Moines Symphony in Selections of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, 7/2Jason Robert Brown to Conduct the Des Moines Symphony in Selections of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, 7/2
June 23, 2015

Des Moines Performing Arts, in partnership with the Des Moines Symphony, is hosting a special guest with Iowa ties at the state's largest single-day concert event. On Thursday, July 2, 2015 at the Des... (more...)







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