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BIO: The Philadelphia Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, it was founded in 1900. The orchestra's home is... (read more...)

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Kimmel Center to Screen THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI, Accompanied by Organ, 5/29Kimmel Center to Screen THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI, Accompanied by Organ, 5/29
May 06, 2015

The echoing, eerie sound of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts' massive pipe organ raises goosebumps when matched with the ultimate horror film experience in Silent Film with Organ: The Cabinet... (more...)


Joe's Pub Partners with Kimmel Center for 2015 Theater Residency ProgramJoe's Pub Partners with Kimmel Center for 2015 Theater Residency Program
May 01, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced a new partnership with Philadelphia's renowned Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for the 2015 Kimmel Center Theater Residency. Under the tutelage of Shanta Th... (more...)


Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16
April 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more on Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richm... (more...)


Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Replace Jonathan Biss with the New York Philharmonic, 5/21-23Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Replace Jonathan Biss with the New York Philharmonic, 5/21-23
April 29, 2015

Pianist Kirill Gerstein will replace Jonathan Biss in the New York Philharmonic's performances of Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, conducted by Susanna Ma?lkki in her New York Philharmonic debut, Thursd... (more...)


PSO Viva Verdi! Concert to Feature Johnson, Lattimore, Borichevsky, & Russell, 5/17PSO Viva Verdi! Concert to Feature Johnson, Lattimore, Borichevsky, & Russell, 5/17
April 29, 2015

On Sunday, May 17, at 4 pm at Richardson Auditorium, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents Viva Verdi!, an opera extravaganza featuring excerpts from Giuseppe Verdi's most popular works and ... (more...)


SFCM to Honor Terry Riley at CommencementSFCM to Honor Terry Riley at Commencement
April 29, 2015

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music will grant Terry Riley, one of America's most influential living composers and a former Conservatory student, the honorary degree of Doctor of Music at this yea... (more...)


Lang Lang to Close Out Houston Symphony's 2014-15 Classical Season, 5/12Lang Lang to Close Out Houston Symphony's 2014-15 Classical Season, 5/12
April 29, 2015

Superstar Chinese pianist Lang Lang returns to Jones Hall on Tuesday, May 12, to perform with the Houston Symphony for one night only under the baton of Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada. (more...)


New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'
April 28, 2015

The sixth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, concludes with "Focus on Japan," Friday, June 5, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, led by Jeffrey Milars... (more...)


Stages St. Louis Sets Casts for 2015 SeasonStages St. Louis Sets Casts for 2015 Season
April 27, 2015

STAGES St. Louis has announced casting for its exhilarating 29th season: Smokey Joe's Cafe, Anything Goes, and The Full Monty. This season's exceptional talent voyages through songs and stories of div... (more...)


Kimmel Center to Host Free Public Workshops from 2014-15 Jazz Residency Program, 6/19-20Kimmel Center to Host Free Public Workshops from 2014-15 Jazz Residency Program, 6/19-20
April 24, 2015

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces series of FREE public workshops featuring the artists from the 2014-15 Jazz Residency program.  The Philadelphia community is invited to engage in the c... (more...)


New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New ConcertmasterNew York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster
April 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has announced Chinese-born American violinist,  Frank Huang as their new Concertmaster.  Huang has served as the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra Concertmaster for the last two... (more...)


Grammy Award-Winning Violinist James Ehnes Returns to Houston to Perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto, 5/8Grammy Award-Winning Violinist James Ehnes Returns to Houston to Perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto, 5/8
April 24, 2015

Canadian violinist James Ehnes returns to Jones Hall on May 8-10 to perform Beethoven's Violin Concerto, one of the most indelible and profound masterpieces of the violin repertoire. (more...)


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to Headline Salute to Sinatra and Billie HolidayLandau Eugene Murphy Jr. to Headline Salute to Sinatra and Billie Holiday
April 23, 2015

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will co-headline a very special "Centennial Salute To Sinatra and Billie Holiday" Friday night May 1st at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, NJ, in suburban Philade... (more...)


Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's PRYSM to Present 8th Annual Festival Concert, 5/16Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's PRYSM to Present 8th Annual Festival Concert, 5/16
April 22, 2015

?For the young students of PRYSM, the premier Philadelphia Youth Orchestra ensemble for beginner and intermediate string students ages 6-17, there is a palpable feeling of excitement in the air. These... (more...)


On Site Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE to Run 6/9-13On Site Opera's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE to Run 6/9-13
April 22, 2015

This summer, On Site Opera (OSO) will present a new production that exemplifies the company's mission to stage operas in non-traditional locations ideally suited to the stories they tell. OSO will off... (more...)


DCINY to Present Verdi's REQUIEM With 400 Voices at Carnegie Hall, 5/24DCINY to Present Verdi's REQUIEM With 400 Voices at Carnegie Hall, 5/24
April 21, 2015

Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) presents Verdi's Messa da Requiem, a monumental work for chorus, soloists and orchestra, replete with intense drama and gloriously beautiful melod... (more...)


2015 Lotte Lenya Competition Winners Announced!2015 Lotte Lenya Competition Winners Announced!
April 21, 2015

In a record-breaking year for the number of prizes and total cash awarded, Lauren Michelle, of Los Angeles, won the $15,000 First Prize in the finals of the 2015 Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by ... (more...)


Gotham Chamber Opera Sets 15th Anniversary SeasonGotham Chamber Opera Sets 15th Anniversary Season
April 21, 2015

Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 15th Anniversary Season, which will begin in the fall of 2015 with a 15th Anniversary Celebration Concert (date and venue tba). The season continues in February 2016... (more...)


Nikki M. James, Gabriel Ebert & More Head Off-Broadway for LCT3's New Musical PRELUDESNikki M. James, Gabriel Ebert & More Head Off-Broadway for LCT3's New Musical PRELUDES
April 21, 2015

Eisa Davis, Gabriel Ebert, Nikki M. James, Joseph Keckler, Chris Sarandon, and Or Matias, on piano, begin rehearsals today for the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of PRELUDES, a new musical by ... (more...)


David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
April 20, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)


Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia to Pay Tribute to Billy Strayhorn at Kimmel Center, 5/9Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia to Pay Tribute to Billy Strayhorn at Kimmel Center, 5/9
April 20, 2015

Legendary jazz composer Billy Strayhorn's music takes center stage when the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia (JOP) plays tribute in the Perelman Theater on Saturday, May 9 at 8p.m. Presented by the Kimm... (more...)


Semi-Finalists Announced for the 40th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg CompetitionSemi-Finalists Announced for the 40th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition
April 19, 2015

The Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League announced today the semi-finalists for the 40th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, the country's only orchestra-run multi-instrumental c... (more...)


Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season,... (more...)


Houston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-FinalistsHouston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-Finalists
April 17, 2015

The Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League announced today the semi-finalists for the 40th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, the country's only orchestra-run multi-instrumental c... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9
April 17, 2015

From simple beauty to dazzling grandeur, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” requires extreme virtuosity from its soloist, making it an ideal centerpiece for Pacific Symphony's upcoming concer... (more...)







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