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Utah Symphony to Perform THE NUTCRACKER in JanuaryUtah Symphony to Perform THE NUTCRACKER in January
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

The Utah Symphony welcomes back guest conductor Mark Wigglesworth with performances of Dimitri Shostakovich's "Symphony No. 15" and the second act of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" on Jan. 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. at Abravanel Hall. Tickets, priced from $18 to $69 ($10 for students), are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)


Utah Symphony Receives $10,000 in Arts GrantsUtah Symphony Receives $10,000 in Arts Grants
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced in early December that Utah Symphony is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. Utah Symphony is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support the world premiere performances of a new orchestral work by American composer Augusta Read Thomas. (more...)


Melbourne Municipal Band to Perform Free Concert at the King Center in FebruaryMelbourne Municipal Band to Perform Free Concert at the King Center in February
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

A voyage that celebrates American music “From Sea to Shining Sea” is on tap as the Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB) presents its first concert ever to be held at the King Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, beginning at 2 p.m. There is no charge for the concert, but tickets are required and available by contacting the band office at 724-0555. Those without tickets will be admitted 15 minutes before the show if seats are available. (more...)


OSL to Welcome Conductor Harry Bicket and Pianist Stephen Hough Next MonthOSL to Welcome Conductor Harry Bicket and Pianist Stephen Hough Next Month
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

Of OSL's first Carnegie Hall Orchestra Series concert this season, The New York Times wrote, '... this is an ensemble to watch ... the orchestra is brimming with enthusiasm.' For its second series concert in January, OSL welcomes British conductor Harry Bicket and British pianist Stephen Hough for a program including Dvorak's beautiful, rarely performed Piano Concerto in G minor, Haydn's Symphony No. 104 'London,' and Wagner's intimate Siegfried Idyll. This will be Bicket's first appearance with OSL, and Hough's first time joining the orchestra since 1986. (more...)


The Miller Theatre Continues Its 2014-15 Jazz Series with RENEE ROSNES QUARTET, 1/24The Miller Theatre Continues Its 2014-15 Jazz Series with RENEE ROSNES QUARTET, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2014-15 Jazz series with the RENEE ROSNES QUARTET featuring Renee Rosnes, piano, Steve Nelson, vibraphonist, Peter Washington, bass, and Bill Stewart, drums. On Saturday, January 24, 2015, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) Tickets: $20-$30 • Students with valid ID: $12-$18 (more...)


The World Music Institute Presents EMIL ZRIHAN, 1/17The World Music Institute Presents EMIL ZRIHAN, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

The World Music Institute continues its Around the World, Around the Cityseries with vocalist Emil Zrihan on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. atPeter Norton Symphony Space. (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY This WeekendThe Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

With her angelic voice and heart-warming spirit, Sandi Patty, one of the most highly acclaimed performers of recent times, delivers an uplifting and joyous Christmas concert, complete with the lush, holiday sounds of Pacific Symphony. (more...)


James Montgomery Band Plays Bridge Street Live TonightJames Montgomery Band Plays Bridge Street Live Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

New England blues legend James Montgomery and his Band will be appearing in a Holiday show at Bridge Street Live tonight, December 18 in a special early evening event which begins at 7:00 PM. (more...)


MOST to Present 9th Annual MESSIAH SING-ALONG This WeekendMOST to Present 9th Annual MESSIAH SING-ALONG This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

The Ninth Annual Messiah Sing-Along is set for this Sunday, December 21 at 3:00 p.m. at theRoswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd in Historic Roswell. Admission: $10. (more...)


Seraphic Fire's MESSIAH Comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 12/21Seraphic Fire's MESSIAH Comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 12/21
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Seraphic Fire's Messiah will be performed at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center this weekend, December 21, 2014 at 4:00pm. (more...)


David Robertson to Conduct at NY Philharmonic with Emanuel Ax as Soloist Next MonthDavid Robertson to Conduct at NY Philharmonic with Emanuel Ax as Soloist Next Month
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

David Robertson will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Rachmaninoff's Vocalise, Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Emanuel Ax as soloist, and two works inspired by Chinese fables: Stravinsky's The Song of the Nightingale and Barto?k's The Miraculous Mandarin Suite, Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)


Photo Coverage: Andrea Bocelli Honors Sirio Maccioni at Le CirquePhoto Coverage: Andrea Bocelli Honors Sirio Maccioni at Le Cirque
by Stephen Sorokoff - December 17, 2014

It's not about food portions at Le Cirque, it's about the proportion of love that Sirio Maccioni and family have for their patrons and for the City of New York. Last night Andrea Bocelli presented Sirio with The Andrea Bocelli Humanitarian Award as part of the celebration honoring Le Cirque's 40th Anniversary. (more...)


Utah Symphony & Utah Opera to Host Annual Cultural Festival Highlighting 'The Romantics'Utah Symphony & Utah Opera to Host Annual Cultural Festival Highlighting 'The Romantics'
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

During the 2014-15 season, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera celebrates the 19th century with community partners by exploring art, dance, food, film, and music created under the Romantic influence. For a complete listing of events and online learning materials for The Romantics Cultural Festival, please visit, www.usuo.org/festival. (more...)


Superstar Organist Cameron Carpenter to Perform at Majestic Theater, 1/23Superstar Organist Cameron Carpenter to Perform at Majestic Theater, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

After a dazzling debut at Lincoln Center on March 2014 in which its sound was described by The New York Times as "quite terrific," Cameron Carpenter brings his revolutionary International Touring Organ (ITO) to the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg, PA on Friday, January 23 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $34-$46; call 717-337-8200 or visit gettysburgmajestic.org to purchase. (more...)


Riccardo Muti to Conduct Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie HallRiccardo Muti to Conduct Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Carnegie Hall presents the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in three concerts conducted by Music Director Riccardo Muti, January 30 to February 1 in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The series begins on Friday, January 30 at 8:00 p.m. with Muti leading a program featuring two portraits of the sea, Mendelssohn's Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture and Debussy's La mer, paired with Scriabin's Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 43, "The Divine Poem," in which the Russian composer's newfound mysticism and fascination with touching all of the senses through music is at the core of an extravagantly scored work. (more...)


BWW Reviews: TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Opens 'The Christmas Attic' at Consol Energy CenterBWW Reviews: TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA Opens 'The Christmas Attic' at Consol Energy Center
by Greg Kerestan - December 17, 2014

The legendary hard rock Christmas spectacular brings two shows for the price of one, plus lasers, dragons and real fake snow. (more...)


BWW Interviews: Simon Callow Talks Dicken's Genius, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and Good Old-Fashioned ActingBWW Interviews: Simon Callow Talks Dicken's Genius, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and Good Old-Fashioned Acting
by Katricia Lang - December 17, 2014

Our interviewee is the beloved British actor and Dickens authority Simon Callow. He has mastered the stage but also appeared in Dr. Who (fittingly as Charles Dickens). In his lengthy acting career, he has acted in television, theatre, and film. At the moment, he is the librettist and director for Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL and the best person to we can discuss this fresh, modern take on the beloved Christmas story with. (more...)


BWW Reviews: DOHNANYI DOES DVORAK at Avery Fisher HallBWW Reviews: DOHNANYI DOES DVORAK at Avery Fisher Hall
by Peter Danish - December 17, 2014

The only thing missing from the opening week of the New York Philharmonic's 'Dohnanyi/Dvorak' festival was Dohnanyi. The legendary conductor was laid out by a bad case of the flu, causing him to miss the first performance of the series. 32 year old Krzysztof Urbanski, the music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, stood in for the 85 year old maestro and last week and did a fine job, but after a massive promotional campaign one can be sure the management breathed an equally massive sigh of relief when Dohnanyi returned last Saturday night to an enthusiastic New York welcome. (more...)


The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents RUSTY MUSICIANS TonightThe Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents RUSTY MUSICIANS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the annual Rusty Musicians tonight, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. (Group 1) and 7:50 p.m. (Group 2) at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)


Orchestra of St. Luke's 3rd Annual HOLIDAY SING Set for DiMenna Center TonightOrchestra of St. Luke's 3rd Annual HOLIDAY SING Set for DiMenna Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Holiday cheer will fill The DiMenna Center for Classical Music when Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) presents its third annual Holiday Sing tonight, December 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM. The DiMenna Center's largest hall will be filled with neighbors from Hell's Kitchen and across the five boroughs, joining their voices together in a celebration of the season. The Holiday Sing is presented as part of OSL@DMC, Orchestra of St. Luke's series of free, interactive music events at its home. (more...)


Mercer County Symphonic Band Presents Winter Pops Concert TonightMercer County Symphonic Band Presents Winter Pops Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

The Mercer County Symphonic Band will presents its 2014 Winter Concert tonight, Dec. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Kelsey Theater, on the West Windsor campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC). Admission is free. (more...)


Ensemble Pi Explores Music and Politics at SubCulture TonightEnsemble Pi Explores Music and Politics at SubCulture Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Ensemble Pi's ninth Peace Project concert 'Word Interpretations' will feature world premieres by Laura Kaminsky and Susan Botti and works by Jason Eckardt, Bryant Kong, Penderecki and Shostakovich tonight, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. at SubCulture, NYC. (more...)


The Boys of St. Paul's Choir School to Sparkle on GMA, CBS THIS MORNING and SiriusXM This MonthThe Boys of St. Paul's Choir School to Sparkle on GMA, CBS THIS MORNING and SiriusXM This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Amidst the sea of new holiday music releases in 2014, The Boys of St. Paul's Choir School's international debut recording Christmas in Harvard Square (Decca/Aim Higher Recordings/UMC) sparkles with its heartwarming charm. The choir's organic success has evolved into an inspiring story alongside inspired musicmaking. This talented and humble group of schoolboys Grades 4-8 were never actively seeking the limelight, but were signed to a record deal in their own backyard based purely on their undeniable singing and collective talents. (more...)


Utah Symphony to Pay Homage to Viennese New Year's Waltzes and Marches, 1/2-3Utah Symphony to Pay Homage to Viennese New Year's Waltzes and Marches, 1/2-3
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

The Utah Symphony rings in the new year with a musical homage to a classical tradition in Vienna, Austria. Maestro Thierry Fischer conducts a program featuring robust dance numbers and upbeat marches from Johann Strauss, Dimitri Shostakovich, Hans Christian Lumbye, and Johannes Brahms that is a rendition of the famed concert performed by the Vienna Philharmonic each New Year. (more...)


Soprano Exits LA Phil's ALL-MOZART Concert Due to Illness; Updates for This WeekendSoprano Exits LA Phil's ALL-MOZART Concert Due to Illness; Updates for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Mozart's Six German Dances (K.509) replace the previously scheduled arias for soprano in the LA Phil all-Mozart program at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 19, 20, and 21. (more...)



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