CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


Chamber Orchestra of NY Returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall Chamber Orchestra of NY Returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 pm, performing Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Dvorak's Serenade, Bach, and Vivaldi's Seasons with Oliveira International Violin Competition-winning violinis... (more...)
OMNI Ensemble Continues Season with Concert for Flute, Violin, Cello and Harpsichord OMNI Ensemble Continues Season with Concert for Flute, Violin, Cello and Harpsichord
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

The OMNI Ensemble will continue its 34th season of concerts in the recital hall of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music on Saturday evening, March 11 at 8:00 pm. Music Director/Flutist David Wechsler, will be joined by violinist Dan Auerbach, cellist David Bakamjian and harpsichordist Rebecca Pechefsk... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony To Celebrate Composer John Adam's Birthday With Three Weekend Celebration, 2/10-25 San Francisco Symphony To Celebrate Composer John Adam's Birthday With Three Weekend Celebration, 2/10-25
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) honors John Adams's 70th birthday in a special three-weekend celebration of his music, February 10-25.... (more...)
The Apollo Chorus of Chicago to Perform Bach's MASS IN B MINOR The Apollo Chorus of Chicago to Perform Bach's MASS IN B MINOR
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

One of the most legendary musical organizations in the nation, known for its masterful performances of some of the most beloved repertoire in choral music, The Apollo Chorus, continues its milestone season with Choral Classics- Bach's Mass in B minor.... (more...)
Canton Symphony Presents 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner, Nikita Mndoyants, Today Canton Symphony Presents 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner, Nikita Mndoyants, Today
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

The Canton Symphony Orchestra is honored to share the stage with the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition winner Nikita Mndoyants!  This delightful evening of piano music, as well as other orchestra favorites, is on February 25, 2017 at 8:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall at the Zimmer... (more...)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Celebrates John Adams 70th Birthday With THE WOUND-DRESSER, 2/25-26 Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Celebrates John Adams 70th Birthday With THE WOUND-DRESSER, 2/25-26
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) takes part in the world-wide celebration honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Adams on the occasion of his 70th birthday when guest conductor Carlos Kalmar leads a performance of Adams' The Wound-Dresser on Today, February 25, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre i... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Celebrates the MUSIC OF DAVID BOWIE, Today Richmond Symphony Celebrates the MUSIC OF DAVID BOWIE, Today
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2017

The genius of David Bowie's innovative range of musical styles influenced multiple generations of groundbreaking music. Hear his iconic music like never before when the Richmond Symphony, joined by a full rock band, performs Windborne's "Music of David Bowie" today, February 25 at 8pm at the Altria ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Ted Hearne's Digital-Age Oratorio THE SOURCE at SF Opera Lab Photo Flash: First Look at Ted Hearne's Digital-Age Oratorio THE SOURCE at SF Opera Lab
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents composer Ted Hearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaks release and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre' by Pitchfork. Previously performed in New ... (more...)
KANNAPOLIS: A MOVING PORTRAIT  Coming to the University of Saint Joseph KANNAPOLIS: A MOVING PORTRAIT Coming to the University of Saint Joseph
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

 Historians and folk music lovers will rejoice when they come together to enjoy composer and violinist Jenny Scheinman's presentation of Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait, a live musical performance with Robbie Gjersoe and Robbie Fulks, set to the footage of H. Lee Waters at 7:30 p.m., March 7 at the Au... (more...)
EUGENE ONEGIN Opens this Sunday at Lyric Opera of Chicago EUGENE ONEGIN Opens this Sunday at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

An unforgettable romantic story of unrequited love and its unintended consequences returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago Feb. 26 -Mar. 20 for eight performances. For those who know Tchaikovsky's ballets Nutcracker and Swan Lake but not his operas,Eugene Onegin is a wonder and revelation. The glorious mu... (more...)
Vladimir Jurowski Leads London Philharmonic in Performance at Geffen Hall, 2/26 Vladimir Jurowski Leads London Philharmonic in Performance at Geffen Hall, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

The London Philharmonic Orchestra will perform on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm at David Geffen Hall.... (more...)
Violinist Philippe Quint to Perform With the Santa Barbara Symphony, 3/18 Violinist Philippe Quint to Perform With the Santa Barbara Symphony, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Russian-born violin virtuoso Philippe Quint - lauded for his "fervidly expressive" playing (San Francisco Chronicle) and "bravura technique" (The Times of London) - will showcase his formidable endurance in performances of Antonio Vivaldi's timeless The Four Seasons and Astor Piazzolla's nuevo tango... (more...)
The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29 The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week.... (more...)
Esa Pekka Salonen Leads Two Weeks Of Concerts At Chicago Symphony Esa Pekka Salonen Leads Two Weeks Of Concerts At Chicago Symphony
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in two subscription concert programs (March 2-11), recognizing Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams on the occasion of his 70th Birthday this year.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony To Show KING ARTHUR AND THE LEGENDARY DRAGON LAIR At Family Musical Mornings Pacific Symphony To Show KING ARTHUR AND THE LEGENDARY DRAGON LAIR At Family Musical Mornings
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Journey back in time to the wondrous kingdom of Camelot, where gallant knights and fair damsels rule the land! Pacific Symphony's "Family Musical Mornings" concert-"King Arthur and the Legend of the Dragon's Lair"-is a rollicking ride, full of adventure, heroism, danger and excitement!... (more...)
Soundstreams Presents ODDITORIUM By R. Murray Shafer, 3/2-5 Soundstreams Presents ODDITORIUM By R. Murray Shafer, 3/2-5
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Soundstreams is thrilled to present Odditorium from March 2nd-5th, a selection of music theatre works by acclaimed Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, under the creative direction of award-winning film and theatre director Chris Abraham. ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony To Celebrate MOZART IN PRAGUE, 3/10 & 12 Pittsburgh Symphony To Celebrate MOZART IN PRAGUE, 3/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Prague is the city that cherished Mozart, inspired Smetana and Jana?ek, and launched Dvo?ak. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates the city's unique place in musical history during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, "Mozart in Prague," on March 10 & 12 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Presents FOLLOWING THE NINTH, 3/15 Princeton Symphony Presents FOLLOWING THE NINTH, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

On Wednesday, March 15 at 7 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Soundtracks Series presents a screening of the documentary Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir's Staged Concert Of HANDEL'S MESSIAH Is A Feast For The Senses BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir's Staged Concert Of HANDEL'S MESSIAH Is A Feast For The Senses
by Jade Kops - February 24, 2017

HANDEL'S MESSIAH, one of the most iconic Baroque works is finally given the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's exquisitely emotive and expressive treatment under the baton of Artistic Director and Conductor Paul Dyer.... (more...)
Cantata Singers to Present Bach's B MINOR MASS in February Cantata Singers to Present Bach's B MINOR MASS in February
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Cantata Singers continues its 53rd season with two performances of Bach's profound and enduring choral masterpiece, the B Minor Mass. The first performance will be held today, February 24th, 2017 at 8:00pm at NEC's Jordan Hall, and the second on Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at 3:00pm at Cary Hall in ... (more...)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra To Celebrate 175th Anniversary At Carnegie Hall, 2/24-26 Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra To Celebrate 175th Anniversary At Carnegie Hall, 2/24-26
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

The venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, celebrating its 175th anniversary this season, returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage for three concerts, each featuring a work by Schubert, conducted by Franz Welser-Most February 24-26. ... (more...)
Hugh Panaro, Rachel York and Alli Mauzey Set for BLOCKBUSTER BROADWAY with the Philly POPS Hugh Panaro, Rachel York and Alli Mauzey Set for BLOCKBUSTER BROADWAY with the Philly POPS
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

The best of modern Broadway is coming to the Philly POPS stage at the Kimmel Center on February 24, 25, and 26.... (more...)
Internationally Acclaimed Pianist Kotaro Fukuma Performs at OU Today Internationally Acclaimed Pianist Kotaro Fukuma Performs at OU Today
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Oakland University welcomes Tokyo-born pianist Kotaro Fukuma to Varner Recital Hall on Today, February 24 at 8 p.m. to perform as a guest artist of the Music program.... (more...)
Lehrer Dance and the Buffalo Philharmonic Present AN AMERICAN SIDDHARTHA: THE WAY WITHIN, Today Lehrer Dance and the Buffalo Philharmonic Present AN AMERICAN SIDDHARTHA: THE WAY WITHIN, Today
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Lehrer Dance and the Buffalo Philharmonic have collaborated many times, but their most ambitious project to date takes place on Feb. 24.... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Presents NOTES FROM NATIVE AMERICA, Today Oakland Symphony Presents NOTES FROM NATIVE AMERICA, Today
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Music Director Michael Morgan and the Oakland Symphony continue their annual exploration of world orchestral music traditions this season with Notes from Native America, Today, February 24, 2017, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre.... (more...)