YO-YO MA

 

BIO: Yo-Yo Ma’s multi-faceted career is testament to his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences, and to his personal desire for artistic growth and renewal. Whether performing new or f... (read more...)

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir's New Album with Angela Lansbury, Santino Fontana & Brian Stokes Mitchell Snags #1 on Billboard Classical Crossover ChartMormon Tabernacle Choir's New Album with Angela Lansbury, Santino Fontana & Brian Stokes Mitchell Snags #1 on Billboard Classical Crossover Chart
May 25, 2017

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square today announced that their latest album, Mormon Tabernacle Choir & Friends, took the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Classical Crossover chart, mar... (more...)


Crested Butte Music Festival Kicks Off Season with Fiddler Mark O'Connor, NYC DJ Johnny Dynell, and Vocal ConcertsCrested Butte Music Festival Kicks Off Season with Fiddler Mark O'Connor, NYC DJ Johnny Dynell, and Vocal Concerts
May 23, 2017

The Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) in the picturesque mountains of Colorado kicks off its 21st season with the first performances of the summer. CBMF's season, entitled “Identity Unmasked,” will ... (more...)


Boston University Tanglewood Institute Sets 2017 Summer ProgrammingBoston University Tanglewood Institute Sets 2017 Summer Programming
May 23, 2017

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) - one of this country's premiere summer training programs for young musicians - announces its 2017 programs and events today. (more...)


American Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-18 SeasonAmerican Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season
May 23, 2017

The American Symphony Orchestra today announced the 56th season of its Vanguard series, running from October 11, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Music director Leon Botstein will conduct all concerts in t... (more...)


Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival LineupTina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival Lineup
May 22, 2017

The World Science Festival has announced complete programming for the  10th anniversary Festival, which will bring science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across the fiv... (more...)


The Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 SeasonThe Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Season
May 19, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 season will feature over 45 unique presentations by some of the world's leading provocateurs, artists and activists, performing unconventional and often controversial works in v... (more...)


American Classical Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season Under the Baton of Thomas CrawfordAmerican Classical Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season Under the Baton of Thomas Crawford
May 17, 2017

The 50-piece period instrument American Classical Orchestra opens its 33rd season with Berwald's Symphony Singulaire, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 ('Italian'), and Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto in G mi... (more...)


Studio Senakwami presents The Gustavo Casenave Quartet featuring John Patitucci 6/9Studio Senakwami presents The Gustavo Casenave Quartet featuring John Patitucci 6/9
May 15, 2017

Gustavo Casenave is a three time Latin Grammy Award nominee, a Steinway Artist and a 2015 ACE Awardee.  Mr. Casenave is a Uruguayan pianist and composer who has collaborated and recorded with artists ... (more...)


Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at t... (more...)


Audra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 SeasonAudra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 Season
May 15, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announces its 20th anniversary 2017-18 season with the initial launch of more than 150 performances and special events, all wrapped into a festive new reimagining... (more...)


Netflix Announces Original Documentary Feature on Filmmaker Orson WellesNetflix Announces Original Documentary Feature on Filmmaker Orson Welles
May 15, 2017

Netflix announced today that filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom, Best of Enemies) will direct an original feature documentary contextualizing the final fifteen years of maverick auteur Ors... (more...)


BWW Feature: CELEBRATING THE ARTS AT THE KENNEDY CENTER ARTS SUMMIT at The Kennedy CenterBWW Feature: CELEBRATING THE ARTS AT THE KENNEDY CENTER ARTS SUMMIT at The Kennedy Center
by Isabella Basco - May 12, 2017

Hundreds of people from all over the country gathered last Saturday to discuss collaboration in the arts at the legendary Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Photo by Yassine El Mansouri (more...)


Jorge Federico Osorio Plays Last Piano Works of Schubert and Brahms on New Album From Cedille RecordsJorge Federico Osorio Plays Last Piano Works of Schubert and Brahms on New Album From Cedille Records
May 11, 2017

Jorge Federico Osorio pairs Schubert's final solo piano works with those by Brahms on his seventh and newest Cedille Records album. In doing so, the Mexican-born, European-trained pianist focuses on t... (more...)


Damian Woetzel to Serve as Juilliard School's Seventh PresidentDamian Woetzel to Serve as Juilliard School's Seventh President
May 10, 2017

The Juilliard School announced today that it has selected Damian Woetzel, director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program, artistic director of Vail Dance Festival, and former principal dancer at New Yor... (more...)


Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! SeasonRenee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season
May 10, 2017

Celebrated musicians, innovative theater-makers and acclaimed dancers converge upon the stages of Brigham Young University's Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center in a dynamic new season of exhilarating... (more...)


Arts Alliance Illinois Celebrates 35 Years and Honors Renée Fleming at Benefit LuncheonArts Alliance Illinois Celebrates 35 Years and Honors Renée Fleming at Benefit Luncheon
May 09, 2017

Arts Alliance Illinois, under the leadership of Executive Director Claire Rice and Board Chair Brooke Flanagan, Director of Institutional Advancement at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, welcome artistic, ... (more...)


Pacific Symphony to Pay Tribute to John WilliamsPacific Symphony to Pay Tribute to John Williams
May 09, 2017

It took just two notes-found in the theme to Steven Spielberg's movie "Jaws," (dun-DUN...dun-DUN)-to make a major, permanent impression on the minds of moviegoers for generations to come. (more...)


Meek Mill and Yo Gotti Announce 21-City Nationwide 'Against All Odds Tour'Meek Mill and Yo Gotti Announce 21-City Nationwide 'Against All Odds Tour'
May 08, 2017

On July 5th, multi-platinum rap artists Meek Mill and Yo Gotti join forces for the Against All Odds Tour, an epic 21-city summer run produced by Live Nation. (more...)


SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD BoxSONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box
May 05, 2017

SONY pays tribute to the legacy of 'pied piper' clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with a fascinating 40-CD box set that illustrates the impact this 'magical' artist has had on the world of music. (more...)


Texas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential SeriesTexas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential Series
May 05, 2017

]Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to The University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2017-18 Essential Series. (more...)


HUBBLE CANTATA Receives D.C. Premiere at Kennedy CenterHUBBLE CANTATA Receives D.C. Premiere at Kennedy Center
May 04, 2017

On May 25, following the "resounding success" (New York Observer) of its world premiere before an audience of thousands last summer, The Hubble Cantata comes to the Kennedy Center, where VisionIntoArt... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Cellist Maximilian Hornung Tilt at Joins BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICSPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Cellist Maximilian Hornung Tilt at Joins BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS
May 04, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of guest conductor David Zinman, brings Brahms' Symphony No. 3 and Strauss' Don Quixote to life in two sensational BNY Mellon Grand Classics performa... (more...)


Chan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning ArtistryChan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning Artistry
May 02, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) marks its 20th anniversary with a tremendous 2017/18 concert series, filled with unique collaborations, brand new pr... (more...)


Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York PremiereAlan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere
May 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic (photo: Chris Lee) In 2009, the year Alan Gilbert took over as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alex Ross wrote in the New Yorker: “Simply put, t... (more...)


Rhinebeck Writers Retreat presents First Reading of BHANGIN' ITRhinebeck Writers Retreat presents First Reading of BHANGIN' IT
April 28, 2017

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is presenting the first reading of the new musical, BHANGIN' IT, book by Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew and music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, on May 1 in New York City for an ... (more...)







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