CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


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...)
A Weekend of Curiosity and Wonder for Families at Symphony Space 3/4 -5 A Weekend of Curiosity and Wonder for Families at Symphony Space 3/4 -5
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

This NYC based and internationally touring American-Brazilian collective performs a "dangerously funky" (Village Voice) and "groundbreaking" (CMJ) mixture of Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and swamp-rock blues. They're the first American group to record in Brazil ... (more...)
Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational... (more...)
Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More! Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continui... (more...)
New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28 New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado, celebrating its 30th season, for the Orchestra's 15th annual summer residency, July 21-28, 2017. The residency will include six orchestral concerts that honor the Philharmonic's legacy on the occasion of its 175th anniversary season a... (more...)
Einojuhani Rautavaara's FANTASIA Receive's Posthumous Premiere Einojuhani Rautavaara's FANTASIA Receive's Posthumous Premiere
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Last year, the classical music world mourned the loss of the great Finnish composer, Einojuhani Rautavaara, who passed away on July 27, 2016, in Helsinki at age 87. His rich legacy is further extended with the world premiere of one of his last works, the Fantasia for solo violin and orchestra, to be... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents RESTLESS ROMANTICS CONCERT, 3/19 Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents RESTLESS ROMANTICS CONCERT, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

On Sunday, March 19 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra showcases violinist Philippe Graffin at its Restless Romantics concert conducted by Christopher Lyndon-Gee.... (more...)
CCi Presents SOLO FLIGHTS SERIES AT SPECTRUM CCi Presents SOLO FLIGHTS SERIES AT SPECTRUM
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

ComposersCollaborative's legendary Solo Flights series returns to the New York concert scene, marking the organization's 30th year with a rare opportunity to experience Morton Feldman's last piano pieces as a cycle over three Sundays in March, performed by three of new music's most respected compose... (more...)
Frostburg State University To Offer Summer Music Academy Frostburg State University To Offer Summer Music Academy
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Frostburg State University will host its second annual Summer Music Academy from Saturday, July 22, through Saturday, July 29, featuring guest instructors and artists from top musical ensembles.... (more...)