CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announces CLASSICAL 4 KIDS Concert New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announces CLASSICAL 4 KIDS Concert
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey announces "Classical 4 Kids" where young people age 18 and under can see a participating classical show for FREE when accompanied by a full-paying adult. Kids will be enlightened Hungary's acclaimed orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra perfor... (more...)
Semyon Bychkov Conducts the NY Phil in BELOVED FRIEND, Today Semyon Bychkov Conducts the NY Phil in BELOVED FRIEND, Today
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2017

Conceived, curated, and conducted by Semyon Bychkov, the New York Philharmonic presents Beloved Friend - Tchaikovsky and His World: A Philharmonic Festival, a three-week festival featuring orchestral, chamber, and vocal programs that explore music by Tchaikovsky and composers who influenced or were ... (more...)
Miller Theatre to Launch 2017 Pop-Up Concert Season with Marilyn Nonken Miller Theatre to Launch 2017 Pop-Up Concert Season with Marilyn Nonken
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2017

Bring a friend, grab a drink, and join some of today's most interesting performers onstage at Miller Theatre on select Today evenings. Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced its winter 2017 season of Pop-Up Concerts, launching with Marilyn Nonken today, January 24, 20... (more...)
NYFOS to Open New York Philharmonic's Tchaikovsky Fest with PYOTR THE GREAT NYFOS to Open New York Philharmonic's Tchaikovsky Fest with PYOTR THE GREAT
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2017

New York Festival of Song continues its NYFOS Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall today, January 24, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. with a sumptuous recital entitled Pyotr the Great: The Songs of Tchaikovsky and His Circle.... (more...)
Phoenix Chorale to Present CORO Y GUITARRA This March Phoenix Chorale to Present CORO Y GUITARRA This March
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

The Grammy award-winning Phoenix Chorale takes audiences to the streets of Buenos Aires and the hills of Andalusia as it performs a lush and exotic concert of Spanish and Latin song. ... (more...)
Ian Maksin and Yelena Neva Team for MUSIC EVE at University Club of San Francisco Ian Maksin and Yelena Neva Team for MUSIC EVE at University Club of San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

IAN MAKSIN and YELENA NEVA invite you to a very special one night only concert of two extraordinary musicians and singers, who will be visiting San Francisco on January 28th, 2017.... (more...)
The Russian Center of San Francisco to Present WINTER MUSIC CONCERT The Russian Center of San Francisco to Present WINTER MUSIC CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

The Russian Center of San Francisco presents a 'Winter Music Concert' on Friday, January 27th at 7:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm). The evening program will be presented by amazing artists: IAN MAKSIN, VICTOR AVDIENKO, and JULIA ZHAROVA.... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents 10th Annual PRYSM Festival Concert, 2/4 Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents 10th Annual PRYSM Festival Concert, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

After months of practice, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's PRYSM (Philadelphia Region Youth String Music) and PRYSM-YA (PRYSM Young Artists) will showcase their skills at the tenth annual PRYSM Festival Concert on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. It will be held in Centennial Hall at the Haverford... (more...)
The Friends of the Annapolis Symphony Announces CONCERT OF TASTE, 3/12 The Friends of the Annapolis Symphony Announces CONCERT OF TASTE, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

The Friends of the Annapolis Symphony (FASO) will hold its annual Concert of Taste on March 12, 2017 at the Francis Scott Key Lobby in Mellon Hall on the campus of St. John's College, six o'clock until nine o'clock.  Now in its 37th year, the theme for this year is 'Music Rocks the Soul' and will fe... (more...)
St. Petersburg Philharmonic to Perform Shostakovich and Brahms at Cherry Orchard Festival St. Petersburg Philharmonic to Perform Shostakovich and Brahms at Cherry Orchard Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

The legendary St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Russia's oldest musical ensemble, returns to New York on Saturday, March 4 to celebrate its 135th anniversary with a concert at Carnegie Hall, led by its esteemed Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Yuri Temirkanov.... (more...)
Ardea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present ANIMAL TALES, 3/25 Ardea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present ANIMAL TALES, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7pm. For more information, visit: www.ardeaart... (more...)
BWW Review: BUTTERFLY LADIES BAND – CHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT 2017 at Dunstan Playhouse BWW Review: BUTTERFLY LADIES BAND – CHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT 2017 at Dunstan Playhouse
by Barry Lenny - January 23, 2017

It was a privilege to hear such venerable instruments played so extremely well.... (more...)
BWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 1 - with BARBIERE at the Met BWW Review: Two Nights in Seville, Part 1 - with BARBIERE at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - January 23, 2017

It didn't strike me until the lights were going down for the start of CARMEN last Thursday that this was the second night in a row that Met audiences were being transported to the same town in sunny Spain. Truth be told, “sunny” is hardly an adjective I'd hardly use to describe Bizet's tragedy in th... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 Season Performances Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 Season Performances
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) is one of the oldest and most highly regarded youth orchestra organizations in America and, as this season is launched, PYO marks the 20th Anniversary of Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director, who has led the organization's growth to great heights, intr... (more...)
Les Bostonades Announces 11th Anniversary Opening Concert, Today Les Bostonades Announces 11th Anniversary Opening Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

 Les Bostonades presents the opening concert of its 11th Anniversary season on Sunday, January 21, 2017 at 3pm, at Gordon Chapel, Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA. This intimate performance features the talents of Les Bostonades' ensemble members Sarah Darling, violin; Michael Unterm... (more...)
Rhode Island Philharmonic's Larry Rachleff To Conduct Schubert's UNFINISHED, Today Rhode Island Philharmonic's Larry Rachleff To Conduct Schubert's UNFINISHED, Today
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director Larry Rachleff welcome cellist Alban Gerhardt back to The VETS for a program of Haydn's Second Cello Concerto along with Schubert's immortal "Unfinished" 8th Symphony and two favorites by Richard Strauss: "Dance of the Seven Veils" fromSalom... (more...)
York Symphony Orchestra to Perform Beethoven's Fifth Symphony This Winter York Symphony Orchestra to Perform Beethoven's Fifth Symphony This Winter
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

The York Symphony Orchestra will present "Classical Classics" today, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York.... (more...)
LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents the US premiere of Kurt Weill's Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra, arranged by Paul Bateman, and the West Coast Premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto 'I Will Not Remain Silent,' which is dedicated to Rabbi Joachim ... (more...)
York Symphony Orchestra To Play BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH SYMPHONY, Today York Symphony Orchestra To Play BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH SYMPHONY, Today
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

The York Symphony Orchestra will present "Classical Classics" on Today, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York. It is the second concert of the 2016-2017 Classical Series, A Musical Journey Through Time.... (more...)
Two Ensemble Programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Perform in Free Concert Two Ensemble Programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Perform in Free Concert
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

Two ensemble programs of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) organization are performing in a free concert on Today, January 21 at 3 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. The two ensembles are Tune Up Philly (TUP) and The Philadelphia Young Mu... (more...)
American Cellist Cicely Parnas Makes Her Brevard Symphony Orchestra Debut! American Cellist Cicely Parnas Makes Her Brevard Symphony Orchestra Debut!
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

Music overflowing with the elegance and grace of four masterful French composers fills the program when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra presents The French Connection on Today, January 21, 2017, at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne. Gabriel Faure's sweetly somber Pavane opens the c... (more...)
Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced! Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh to Return for Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 50th Anniversary Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, announces programming for its milestone 50th Anniversary season in 2017-18, which spotlights its virtuosic artists and builds upon the O... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents Verdi's AIDA Pacific Symphony Presents Verdi's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

Experience Verdi's impeccable musical genius at its most voluptuous when Pacific Symphony delivers the concert opera, "Aida, " recounting the doomed love triangle of an Egyptian princess, a young Nubian slave girl and the soldier they both love! For three grand nights, the orchestra comes out of the... (more...)
The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28 The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season at The Music Center at Strathmore continues on the Chinese New Year with Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Chinese gold medal pianist Haochen Zhang and Antonín Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 8 in G Major. Both will be led by Philharmonic Music Director and ... (more...)
Broadway's Grasan Kingsberry and Betsy Struxness to Join Greenwich Village Orchestra for Spring Pops Concert Broadway's Grasan Kingsberry and Betsy Struxness to Join Greenwich Village Orchestra for Spring Pops Concert
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

On May 7, 2017, at 3:00PM, the Greenwich Village Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor Barbara Yahr, will close its 30th anniversary season at Washington Irving Campus Auditorium (at 17th St. and Irving Place) with a pops concert, Broadway Downtown, featuring performances by guest artists a... (more...)