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Allegra Chamber Orchestra Features All-Female Performers Allegra Chamber Orchestra Features All-Female Performers
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2016

Founded and conducted by Janna Sailor, Allegra Chamber Orchestra is one of the only all-female orchestras in the world. ?... (more...)
BWW Review: Down the River with Catan's FLORENCIA at New York City Opera BWW Review: Down the River with Catan's FLORENCIA at New York City Opera
by Richard Sasanow - June 30, 2016

If you're a fan of Puccini-esque music and the “magic realism” of the great Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Daniel Catan's FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS may be for you. Others might find the opera--which had its New York premiere at New York City Opera's home at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose The... (more...)
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Concert Today Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2016

Rock 'n roll icons Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage for a night of symphonic rock at Heinz Hall today June 30 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
NY Arts & Sciences Salon Present HEMINGWAY'S PARIS with Elizabeth Kemble Today NY Arts & Sciences Salon Present HEMINGWAY'S PARIS with Elizabeth Kemble Today
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2016

The NY Arts & Sciences Salon presents 'Hemingway's Paris' with featured speaker Elizabeth Kemble, today, Thursday June 30 at 7PM at La Bonne Soupe, an authentic rustic French bistro in the heart of midtown Manhattan.... (more...)
Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Chamber Music America (CMA) today announced the appointment of pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1. Childs is the organization's ninth board president, and the first jazz musician elected to the position. The CMA board of directors unanimously a... (more...)
Early Music Vancouver's Bach Festival to Present MASS IN B MINOR This August Early Music Vancouver's Bach Festival to Present MASS IN B MINOR This August
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces the headline event of its 2016 Vancouver Bach Festival: the Mass in B Minor on August 5, 7:30pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Esteemed conductor Alexander Weimann leads an ensemble of eight internationally-renowned soloists, a professional chorus c... (more...)
Music Institute of Chicago to Honor Memory of Gilda Barston Music Institute of Chicago to Honor Memory of Gilda Barston
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

The Music Institute of Chicago is sad to report that longtime and much-loved cello faculty member Gilda Barston died June 25 after a long illness. She was 71 years old and lived in Evanston, Illinois.... (more...)
Amarillo Symphony Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors Amarillo Symphony Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2016

The Amarillo Symphony, (www.amarillosymphony.org), the leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, today welcomes the new board officers and directors.... (more...)
Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Kicks Off 7/31 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Kicks Off 7/31
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2016

'The flutist Marya Martin's festival brings an elite roster of chamber musicians to the ever-desirable vacation spot,' said The New Yorker of last year's Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This summer, the 33rd season of Long Island's longest-running classical music festival comprises 14 concerts... (more...)
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Adds Trio to Board of Directors Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Adds Trio to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2016

Dean Axelrod, Dawn Long, and Kristan O'Donnell have been elected to the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Board of Directors. Each will serve a three-year term.... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Names Wesley Collins as Principal Viola Cleveland Orchestra Names Wesley Collins as Principal Viola
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce that Wesley Collins will join the Orchestra as principal viola beginning with the start of the 2016-17 Severance Hall season, with the first weekend of performances September 29 to October 1, 2016.  He will sit in the Orchestra's ... (more...)
BWW Review: The Met's SummerStage Recital Has a Date with an 'Angel' BWW Review: The Met's SummerStage Recital Has a Date with an 'Angel'
by Richard Sasanow - June 27, 2016

The weather, the stars and “the stars” aligned the other night in Central Park, when the Metropolitan Opera performed its annual recital at SummerStage. Usually home to more pop culture performers, it turned out to be the perfect venue for introductions to some unfamiliar yet striking performers, in... (more...)
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by BWW - June 26, 2016

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Photo Coverage: The Eighth New York International Piano Competition Held at Manhattan School of Music Photo Coverage: The Eighth New York International Piano Competition Held at Manhattan School of Music
by Stephen Sorokoff - June 26, 2016

Unlike those TV competitions which have arguable talent and hyped elimination dramatics, The Eighth New York International Piano Competition presented by The Stecher Horowitz Foundation is just the opposite.  From June 19-24 at The Manhattan School of Music, twenty two phenomenally talented young pi... (more...)
The NY Arts & Sciences Salon to Present HEMINGWAY'S PARIS with Elizabeth Kemble on 6/30 The NY Arts & Sciences Salon to Present HEMINGWAY'S PARIS with Elizabeth Kemble on 6/30
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2016

The NY Arts & Sciences Salon will present 'Hemingway's Paris' with featured speaker Elizabeth Kemble, Thursday June 30 at 7PM at La Bonne Soupe, an authentic rustic French bistro in the heart of midtown Manhattan.... (more...)
Rite of Summer Music Festival Continues This Weekend with Jeffrey Zeigler and Ian David Rosenbaum Rite of Summer Music Festival Continues This Weekend with Jeffrey Zeigler and Ian David Rosenbaum
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2016

Rite of Summer Music Festival continues its sixth stellar season with cellist Jeffrey Zeigler and percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum performing two free shows at 1 & 3pm today, June 25th.... (more...)
League Names Sarah E. Kelly as VP of Development League Names Sarah E. Kelly as VP of Development
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2016

The League of American Orchestras has appointed Sarah E. Kelly to the position of vice president for development, League President and CEO Jesse Rosen announced today.... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2016

This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC's 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts—the operatic world-premie... (more...)
The Crossing Joins ICE and Quicksilver for Epic 'SEVEN RESPONSES' Project The Crossing Joins ICE and Quicksilver for Epic 'SEVEN RESPONSES' Project
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2016

In its tenth anniversary season, THE CROSSING -- the extraordinary chamber choir from Philadelphia, dedicated to new music and conducted by Donald Nally -- has commissioned seven of the world's foremost composers to compose fifteen-minute musical responses to Dietrich Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri ... (more...)
Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Opens Next Month Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, opens its milestone 50th anniversary season with a series of events, including concerts featuring some of the world's greatest artists.... (more...)
Rite of Summer Music Festival Continues This Weekend with Jeffrey Zeigler and Ian David Rosenbaum Rite of Summer Music Festival Continues This Weekend with Jeffrey Zeigler and Ian David Rosenbaum
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

Rite of Summer Music Festival continues its sixth stellar season with cellist Jeffrey Zeigler and percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum performing two free shows at 1 & 3pm on Saturday, June 25th.... (more...)
Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Respighi & Mozart's Jupiter Concert Tonight Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Respighi & Mozart's Jupiter Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director, will present Respighi & Mozart's Jupiter, a concert tonight, June 23 - 7:30 PM at Gilder Lehrman Hall of The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue in Manhattan.... (more...)
EMV to Present First-Ever Vancouver Bach Festival in the Heart of the City EMV to Present First-Ever Vancouver Bach Festival in the Heart of the City
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents its first-ever Vancouver Bach Festival, August 2 -12, 2016, at Christ Church Cathedral and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson Music School Names New Executive Director Hoff-Barthelson Music School Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

Hoff-Barthelson Music School announces the hiring of Ken Cole to the position of executive director, following the retirement of longtime executive director Joan Behrens Bergman.... (more...)
Cleveland POPS Sets 2016 Scholarship Competition Cleveland POPS Sets 2016 Scholarship Competition
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra announces the eighteenth annual competition for its Jean L. Petitt Memorial Music Scholarship. This year's competition will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2016, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Cleveland Institute of Music, 11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106.... (more...)


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