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Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival to Conclude Season with Violinist Mary Rowell, 6/26 Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival to Conclude Season with Violinist Mary Rowell, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival concludes its season with Tribeca Monster violinist Mary Rowell (a founding member of the string quartet ETHEL) celebrating some of her favorite new and recent works. Ms. Rowell leads a high-caliber group of musicians performing works by Don Byron, Annie Gosfield,... (more...)
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival Set for National Sawdust & Abrons Arts Center New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival Set for National Sawdust & Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival- June 5 through 7 at Brooklyn's National Sawdust and June 13-19 at Manhattan's Abrons Arts Center... (more...)
Li Yundi, Chai Liang & Warren Mok Star in Beijing Keystone Academy's First Open Air Concert Li Yundi, Chai Liang & Warren Mok Star in Beijing Keystone Academy's First Open Air Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Spring, with its scintillating blossoms and soothing breeze, has inspired many an artist. Botticelli's Primavera, Brown's The Pretty Baa-Lambs, Monet's Springtime and van Gogh's Almond Blossom are just a few of the stupendous manifestations on canvas that come to mind.... (more...)
BWW Classical Music Review: PARK AVENUE CHAMBER SYMPHONY ELGAR & MENDELSSOHN at All Saints Church, New York City BWW Classical Music Review: PARK AVENUE CHAMBER SYMPHONY ELGAR & MENDELSSOHN at All Saints Church, New York City
by Peter Danish - May 31, 2016

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony under the guidance of musical director and conductor, David Bernard, presented yet another in a series of superb concerts this past weekend at the All Saints Church in NYC. The program included Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major (K. 313), The Elgar Cello Concer... (more...)
BWW Review: A PROGRAM OF FIRSTS at Academy Of Music BWW Review: A PROGRAM OF FIRSTS at Academy Of Music
by Nicole DelRossi - May 31, 2016

May 12th 2016 - May 15th 2016 By Balanchine, Neenan, & Scarlett, music by Tchaikovsky, Poulenc & Herion May 12, 2016 to May 15, 2016 - Academy of Music... (more...)
BWW Preview: CINDERELLA'S MAKEOVER - Classical Music Seeks a Wider Audience in New Show BWW Preview: CINDERELLA'S MAKEOVER - Classical Music Seeks a Wider Audience in New Show
by Backstage Bunny - May 31, 2016

Music from a range of popular classics has been adapted for a show (Cinderella's Makeover) that aims to introduce classical music to people who might not generally come into contact with such music.The show opens at PASA on June 10... (more...)
New South African THE FIREBIRD to play Artscape and National Arts Festival Before International Tour New South African THE FIREBIRD to play Artscape and National Arts Festival Before International Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

An innovative new puppet and dance production of THE FIREBIRD, featuring Igor Stravinsky's original score, will head to the Artscape Opera House, the National Arts Festival and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. ... (more...)
Composer Wlad Marhulets Wins Inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music Composer Wlad Marhulets Wins Inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

The Azrieli Music Project (AMP) is proud to announce that composer Wlad Marhulets is the winner of the inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music for his Klezmer Clarinet Concerto. Marhulets, who submitted a completed orchestral work on a Jewish theme or subject – along with applicants from around the ... (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 5/22/2016 - 5/29/2016
by BWW - May 29, 2016

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Palisades Virtuosi Presents Like a Diamond in the Sky Concert on 6/10 Palisades Virtuosi Presents Like a Diamond in the Sky Concert on 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2016

The Palisades Virtuosi flute, clarinet and piano trio presents Like a Diamond in the Sky, the final concert of their 2015-2016 season on Friday, June 10 @ 8:00 PM at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation in the Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Pre-conc... (more...)
Houston Symphony Adds Second FINAL FANTASY Concert to Summer Lineup Houston Symphony Adds Second FINAL FANTASY Concert to Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The Houston Symphony announced today an additional performance of Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The second performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. the same day.... (more...)
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective to Present  Organic New Works for Choir and Organ C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective to Present Organic New Works for Choir and Organ
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective will present Organic - New Works for Choir and Organ, the third concerts of its Cornerstones 2015-16 New York season on Thursday, June 9 and Saturday, June 11, 8:00 PM each evening at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church. 552 West End Ave in Manhattan.... (more...)
Jazz Pianist Aaron Diehl to Join Alan Gilbert and the NY Phil for Opening Gala Concert, 9/21 Jazz Pianist Aaron Diehl to Join Alan Gilbert and the NY Phil for Opening Gala Concert, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Jazz pianist Aaron Diehl will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic for the 2016-17 season Opening Gala Concert, performing Gershwin's Concerto in F in his New York Philharmonic debut, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. The concert launches the New York Philharmonic... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Honors Veterans with Memorial Day Concert Today Buffalo Philharmonic Honors Veterans with Memorial Day Concert Today
by Matt Smith - May 27, 2016

The Buffalo Philharmonic celebrates the American spirit and honors the men and women who have served our country at Star Spangled Pops today, May 27 and tomorrow, May 28.... (more...)
CPR Classical Launches New Contemporary Classical Music Program CPR Classical Launches New Contemporary Classical Music Program
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Colorado Public Radio's classical service (CPR Classical) is launching a new weekly program to make contemporary music more accessible and demystify important pieces of the past century. Hosted by CPR Classical's Matt Weesner, “Music Forward” debuts on June 4 and will air Saturdays from 7 to 9 p.m.... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet & More, 6/18-19 Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet & More, 6/18-19
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its exceptional 87th Anniversary Season with the remarkable Penderecki String Quartet with guest artist, Maurycy Banasczek, viola on Sunday, June 19th (3PM) performing Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Mozart. Saturday, June ... (more...)
BWW Review: The Clarinet Factory Performs at Prague Spring Festival BWW Review: The Clarinet Factory Performs at Prague Spring Festival
by Charles Shubow - May 26, 2016

It was quite a performance at the National Technical Museum.... (more...)
DSO Pays Tribute to Steven Stucky with DREAMWALTZES Today DSO Pays Tribute to Steven Stucky with DREAMWALTZES Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

In tribute to the late American composer Steven Stucky, who passed away on Feb. 14, 2016, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs his Dreamwaltzes during the Joshua Bell program today, May 26 and tomorrow, May 27.... (more...)
Photo Flash: 2016 Kaufman Music Center Gala Brings Together Artists, Musicians, & Philanthropists to Celebrate Music, Theatre & Dance Photo Flash: 2016 Kaufman Music Center Gala Brings Together Artists, Musicians, & Philanthropists to Celebrate Music, Theatre & Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

On Tuesday, May 24, philanthropists, artists, musicians and others gathered together at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square to celebrate music, theatre and dance, and recognize community members who have made exceptional contributions to the world of music education at the 2016 Kaufman Music Center ... (more...)
Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra to Participate in NY PHIL BIENNIAL, 6/5 Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra to Participate in NY PHIL BIENNIAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Michigan's Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra - the only high school orchestra invited to participate in the NY PHIL BIENNIAL - makes its debut at the immersive new-music festival on June 5, with a program titled 'Young Americans.' This unique performance features music by composers only a generatio... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony fea... (more...)
JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition Announces Semi-Finalists JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition Announces Semi-Finalists
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

BUFFALO, NY -- Eight semi-finalists have been selected from a global pool of applicants to come to Buffalo on June 8 to compete in the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, co-sponsored by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and WNED | WBFO.... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Present Summer Serenades in the Park this Summer Canton Symphony Orchestra to Present Summer Serenades in the Park this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (May 24, 2016) – The popular program that combines the spontaneous sounds of nature and people enjoying a park with the orchestrated sounds of musicians is returning this summer.  Serenades in the Park is a free, family-friendly series of brass, woodwind, and string ensembles performing... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Santtu-Matias Rouvali Named Chief Conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony STAGE TUBE: Santtu-Matias Rouvali Named Chief Conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2016

Santtu-Matias Rouvali is set to become Chief Conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony, the National Orchestra of Sweden. The 30-year old, recently hailed by the Guardian (London) as "the latest sit-up-and-listen talent to emerge from the great Finnish conducting tradition", will take up his new position... (more...)
SONOS Chamber Orchestra to Present NATURE AS INSPIRATION FOR MUSIC at Merkin Concert Hall Tonight SONOS Chamber Orchestra to Present NATURE AS INSPIRATION FOR MUSIC at Merkin Concert Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

SONOS Chamber Orchestra, Erik E. Ochsner, Music Director and Conductor, will present Nature as Inspiration for Music, a concert today, May 24 at 8 PM at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY.... (more...)


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BWW Classical Music Review: PARK AVENUE CHAMBER SYMPHONY ELGAR & MENDELSSOHN at All Saints Church, New York CityBWW Classical Music Review: PARK AVENUE CHAMBER SYMPHONY ELGAR & MENDELSSOHN at All Saints Church, New York City
by Peter Danish