CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


The Australian Haydn Ensemble to Bring Classical Paris to Sydney The Australian Haydn Ensemble to Bring Classical Paris to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

One of the Worlds most experienced interpreters of Mozart on the Fortepiano, Melvyn Tan, will join the Australian Haydn Ensemble to dazzle audiences this June/July for a program inspired by the beauty and romance of Classical Paris.... (more...)
Jen Shyu's New Solo Ritual Music Drama NINE DOORS Set for National Sawdust Jen Shyu's New Solo Ritual Music Drama NINE DOORS Set for National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

World Music Institute concludes its 2016-17 Counterpoint series with Jen Shyu. Co-presented with National Sawdust.... (more...)
Tribute to Sylvia Olden Lee Slated for Carnegie Hall Tribute to Sylvia Olden Lee Slated for Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

On Today, June 29, 2017, on the occasion of Sylvia Olden Lee's 100th birthday, the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture (www.fftrocc.org) will celebrate her life and achievements with African American spirituals, Verdi arias and choral music at Carnegie Hall.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to 'Join Hands' with the O'Jays Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to 'Join Hands' with the O'Jays
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

Icons of the 1970s R&B and soul sound, the O'Jays, join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a summer concert that's sure to sizzle today, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Names Two Musicians to Serve as 'Rosemary and David Good Fellows' Minnesota Orchestra Names Two Musicians to Serve as 'Rosemary and David Good Fellows'
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Myles Blakemore, a trombone player from Dallas, Texas, and Jason Tanksley, a tuba player from Eastpointe, Michigan, have won positions as the Minnesota Orchestra's first-ever Rosemary and David Good Fellows. The newly created fellowship is designed to encourage greater diversity in the orchestral fi... (more...)
VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns and Grows with Dazzling Lineup of World-Class Artists VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns and Grows with Dazzling Lineup of World-Class Artists
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival, August 1 - 11, 2017 at the Christ Church Cathedral in the heart of downtown, and at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Following the success of last summer's inaugural festival, EMV offers a remarkable 14 c... (more...)
Deer Valley Music Festival Announces Upcoming Events Deer Valley Music Festival Announces Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

See the full lineup of events for Deer Valley Music Festival below!... (more...)
Alan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMF Alan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMF
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

A second performance of 'Brahms and the Schumanns,' narrated by Alan Alda, has been added to the schedule of the 2017 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This program, which opens the festival, will now be performed on July 30 and 31.... (more...)
CCCMF presents The TEACHER AND THE STUDENT 8/8 CCCMF presents The TEACHER AND THE STUDENT 8/8
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Teacher and the Student, on Tuesday, August 8, 7:30 pm at Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit. ... (more...)
Emerson String Quartet Instrumentalists Perform With CCCMF Artistic Director Emerson String Quartet Instrumentalists Perform With CCCMF Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents Three Emersons and One Jon performed by members of world renowned Emerson String Quartet and CCCMF Artistic Director, pianist Jon Nakamatsu on Monday, August 7, 7:30... (more...)
St. Louis Symphony to Put on Free Forest Park Concert This Fall St. Louis Symphony to Put on Free Forest Park Concert This Fall
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

The St. Louis Symphony will celebrate its upcoming season with a free concert at Forest Park on September 13 at 7:00pm. The orchestra will perform at the base of Art Hill.... (more...)
Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

After nearly 20 years leading the internationally focused Lincoln Center Festival, Director Nigel Redden announced today that the 2017 Festival will be his last. He will step down in September to concentrate on the artistic expansion of the annual Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, ... (more...)
Houston Symphony Celebrates Fourth of July with Free Musical Extravaganza Houston Symphony Celebrates Fourth of July with Free Musical Extravaganza
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

The Houston Symphony will celebrate Independence Day at Miller Outdoor Theatre on July 4 with a free musical extravaganza featuring patriotic tunes and a magnificent firework display.... (more...)
EMV's Second Annual VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns to the Heart of the City EMV's Second Annual VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns to the Heart of the City
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival, August 1 - 11, 2017 at the Christ Church Cathedral in the heart of downtown, and at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Following the success of last summer's inaugural festival, EMV offers a remarkable 14 c... (more...)
SALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 Season SALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Schimmel Center, at Pace University in downtown Manhattan, today announces programming for its 2017-2018 season, consisting of nearly 30 events.... (more...)
VIDEO GAMES LIVE Returns to Houston Symphony VIDEO GAMES LIVE Returns to Houston Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

???????The highly successful Video Games Live multimedia concert experience will return to the Houston Symphony for the fifth time at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Jones Hall. A brand-new show from years past, the entertaining spectacle will be led by guest conductor Emmanuel Fratianni.... (more...)
Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will perform at the 17th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes today, June 27. The Duo will be joined by Rene Izquierdo and Duo Cantabile in a concert and conversation honoring Cuban guitarist and Maestro Elias Barreiro.... (more...)
The Philly POPS Return to Independence Hall Next Week! The Philly POPS Return to Independence Hall Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

The Philly POPS will perform its annual free Independence Day Weekend concert at Independence Hall on July 3 at 7 p.m.... (more...)
Oakland University Wind Symphony Invited to Perform at Regional Events Oakland University Wind Symphony Invited to Perform at Regional Events
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

The Wind Symphony is Oakland University's premier wind band. Its undergraduate and graduate student musicians are selected annually through competitive audition. Under the direction of Dr. Gregory Cunningham, director of bands, the Wind Symphony always maintains an active concert schedule both on an... (more...)
Jon Washburn Announces Transition at the Vancouver Chamber Choir Jon Washburn Announces Transition at the Vancouver Chamber Choir
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

After 46 years, the Vancouver Chamber Choir's founder and long-time conductor Jon Washburn is announcing his intent to step down as Artistic and Executive Director to become the professional choral ensemble's Conductor Emeritus. He will continue to lead the Choir through its 47th and 48th concert se... (more...)
Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy to Bring International Students to Curtis Institute of Music Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy to Bring International Students to Curtis Institute of Music
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy (PYPA) will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in Philadelphia from August 8 through August 15, 2017.... (more...)
LA LA LAND IN CONCERT To Be Performed by the Milwaukee Symphony, 6/23-24; Tickets on Sale 3/1 LA LA LAND IN CONCERT To Be Performed by the Milwaukee Symphony, 6/23-24; Tickets on Sale 3/1
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

The blockbuster film La La Land comes to life in high definition on a giant screen, with The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performing the award-winning score live to film.  The performances are June 23 and 24 at 8pm.... (more...)
Music Mountain Continues 88th Season with Penderecki String Quartet and More Music Mountain Continues 88th Season with Penderecki String Quartet and More
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with Penderecki String Quartet with guest artist Pamela Mia Paul, piano performing a program of Mozart, Schumann, and Dvorak on Sunday, July 16 (3pm). The weekend begins on Saturday, July 15 (6:30pm) with fir... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Sets 2017 'Side-by-Side' Series in the Parks Chicago Philharmonic Sets 2017 'Side-by-Side' Series in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2017

The Chicago Philharmonic will present its third year of Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic as part of the Chicago Park District's 2017 Night Out in the Parks series.... (more...)
New York Philharmonic's Alan Gilbert Named Chief Conductor of Hamburg's NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra New York Philharmonic's Alan Gilbert Named Chief Conductor of Hamburg's NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2017

Alan Gilbert will become the new Chief Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. He will take on the position starting with the 2019-2020 season, succeeding Thomas Hengelbrock as head of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg's orchestra-in-residence.... (more...)