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Vermont Symphony Orchestra Appoints Robert De Cormier as Conductor Emeritus Vermont Symphony Orchestra Appoints Robert De Cormier as Conductor Emeritus
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO), Vermont's only statewide symphony orchestra, announced this week during a choral concert in Burlington, Vermont that Robert De Cormier has been honored as Conductor Emeritus, Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus. De Cormier held the position of choral ... (more...)
Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 14 Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 14
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with perfor... (more...)
New York Composers Circle Performs NEW MUSIC FOR WINDS AND PIANO at Saint Peter's Church Tonight New York Composers Circle Performs NEW MUSIC FOR WINDS AND PIANO at Saint Peter's Church Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

The New York Composers Circle will present a concert of new music at 7:30 PM tonight, April 21 at Saint Peter's Church, Citigroup Center, 619 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan.... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Holds Listening Party of Their Latest CD Tonight Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Holds Listening Party of Their Latest CD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -- The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Recording Arts Society will host a listening party at 5:30 p.m. Tonight, April 21 at Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth Street.... (more...)
Peri Mauer Premieres JOURNEY at St. Peter's Church Tonight Peri Mauer Premieres JOURNEY at St. Peter's Church Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Journey, Peri Mauer's new piece for oboe, will be premiered tonight, April 21, 2015, 7:30PM, at St. Peter's Church (619 Lexington Avenue at 54th St.), Virginia Chang Chien, oboe.... (more...)
Pierre Bensusan Comes to Iridium Jazz Club Tonight Pierre Bensusan Comes to Iridium Jazz Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Tonight,Apr 21, internationally-renowned French-Algerian acoustic guitarist, singer and composer Pierre Bensusan's will grace the stage at the Iridium Jazz Club in NYC as part of his North American tour, continuing his 40th Anniversary WORLD Concert Tour.... (more...)
Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia to Pay Tribute to Billy Strayhorn at Kimmel Center, 5/9 Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia to Pay Tribute to Billy Strayhorn at Kimmel Center, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Legendary jazz composer Billy Strayhorn's music takes center stage when the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia (JOP) plays tribute in the Perelman Theater on Saturday, May 9 at 8p.m. Presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and under the artistic direction of renowned Philadelphia trumpete... (more...)
ASO to Premiere Christopher Theofanidis' CREATION/CREATOR, 4/23 & 25 ASO to Premiere Christopher Theofanidis' CREATION/CREATOR, 4/23 & 25
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Music Director Robert Spano will conduct the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO), the ASO Chorus, soloists and actors in the world premiere of Christopher Theofanidis' Creation/Creator Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Wood... (more...)
Semi-Finalists Announced for the 40th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition Semi-Finalists Announced for the 40th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

The Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League announced today the semi-finalists for the 40th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, the country's only orchestra-run multi-instrumental competition. Half of this year's semi-finalists are from Houston and have ties to Rice University.... (more...)
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Presents FRENCH REVERIES & PASSIONS FESTIVAL, 5/3-24 The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Presents FRENCH REVERIES & PASSIONS FESTIVAL, 5/3-24
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Guest conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in three weeks of programs that focus on symphonic and operatic repertoire by Ravel, Debussy and Messiaen, as part of the French Reveries & Passions festival, which begins May 3. In addition to three CSO programs, the three... (more...)
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by BWW - April 19, 2015

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Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21 Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, “Nature's Bounty,” at Avenues: The World School (259 Tenth Ave.). The program will feature Morgenst... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as ar... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Hold Listening Party of Their Latest CD, 4/21 Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Hold Listening Party of Their Latest CD, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -- The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Recording Arts Society will host a listening party at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21 at Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth Street.... (more...)
Brian Zeger Chairs Judges Panel for This Weekend's Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Brian Zeger Chairs Judges Panel for This Weekend's Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the appointment of Brian Zeger as Chair of the Judges Panel for the 2015 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition. This season's competition will take place today, April 18, 2015 and Sunday, April 19, 2015 in the elegant setting of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera... (more...)
Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra Presents SHAKESPEARE: COMEDY AND TRAGEDY This Weekend Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra Presents SHAKESPEARE: COMEDY AND TRAGEDY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents SHAKESPEARE: Comedy and Tragedy with the BPA Shakespeare Society tonight, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m.... (more...)
San Diego Women's Chorus & Gay Men's Chorus Partner for 30th Anniversary Celebration This Weekend San Diego Women's Chorus & Gay Men's Chorus Partner for 30th Anniversary Celebration This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The San Diego Women's Chorus has been named the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus Outreach Partner for SDGMC's 30th Anniversary Celebration kickoff concert, Greatest Hits-Volume One this weekend, April 18 & 19 at the Balboa Theatre.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS This Weekend The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Elgar and Sibelius tonight, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The concert will be led by Music Director Steven Smith and features the World Premiere of Benjamin Broening's Sea Surface F... (more...)
Guest Conductor David Bernard Leads South Shore Symphony in Mozart Program Tonight Guest Conductor David Bernard Leads South Shore Symphony in Mozart Program Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The acclaimed American conductor David Bernard will lead a classic program of Mozart with the South Shore Symphony Orchestra this evening, April 18, 2015, 8 pm at The Madison Theatre, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, New York.... (more...)
Central Ohio's 2015 Flute Festival Welcomes Celebrated Flutist Jim Walker Today Central Ohio's 2015 Flute Festival Welcomes Celebrated Flutist Jim Walker Today
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The Central Ohio Flute Association welcomes guest artist, celebrated flutist Jim Walker to the 32nd Annual Flute Festival, which takes places today, April 18, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Weigel Hall Auditorium 1866 College Rd. The festival features a solo recital and master classes by Jim Walker, exhibits, ... (more...)
Amor Artis Performs at St. Michael's Church Tonight Amor Artis Performs at St. Michael's Church Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

New York chorus Amor Artis, joined by pianist-composer Timo Andres, will perform Luigi Dallapiccola's 20th-century cri de coeur, Canti di Prigionia (Songs of Imprisonment), and other Renaissance and contemporary works that draw on the words of the martyred 15th-century Dominican friar Girolamo Savon... (more...)
H+H Celebrates Bicentennial Tonight H+H Celebrates Bicentennial Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Friends and supporters of the Handel and Haydn Society come together this evening, April 18 to celebrate the extraordinary milestone of H+H's Bicentennial. The Society Ball Bicentennial Gala will be an unforgettable evening taking place in the most natural of settings—Symphony Hall, H+H's home since... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents SPRING INTO MUSIC Gala Honoring Governor Thomas H. Kean Tonight New Jersey Symphony Presents SPRING INTO MUSIC Gala Honoring Governor Thomas H. Kean Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra hosts its 2015 Spring into Music Gala tonight, April 18, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony's Family Musical Mornings Conclude with BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS Today Pacific Symphony's Family Musical Mornings Conclude with BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS Today
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Pacific Symphony invites its Family Musical Mornings audience to imagine what it would be like to live next door to one of the most-famous composers of all time during "Beethoven Lives Upstairs," the award-winning production by Classical Kids Live. Weaving masterful music and true stories from Beeth... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-Finalists Houston Symphony Announces 2015 Ima Hogg Competition Semi-Finalists
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League announced today the semi-finalists for the 40th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, the country's only orchestra-run multi-instrumental competition. Half of this year's semi-finalists are from Houston and have ties to Rice University.... (more...)



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SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series ProgramsSPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Programs
by Peter Danish