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Live from Lincoln Center Presents LANG LANG'S NEW YORK RHAPSODY Live from Lincoln Center Presents LANG LANG'S NEW YORK RHAPSODY
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016

This Thanksgiving, Live From Lincoln Centerpresents the internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang and his love letter to New York, the city he considers his adoptive home, set to the music that helped make this city so famous. This special multi-genre event pairs one of the world's greatest virtuo... (more...)
DCINY Presents Pianist and Steinway Artist Warren Lee at Carnegie Hall DCINY Presents Pianist and Steinway Artist Warren Lee at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2016

On November 17 at 8PM, internationally acclaimed Chinese pianist Warren Lee makes his DCINY Artist Series debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall with a solo piano recital featuring the music of Bach-Busoni, Tan Dun, Beethoven, Chopin and Lee himself.... (more...)
27 Year Old Piano Competition Winner to be CSO's Guest Artist 27 Year Old Piano Competition Winner to be CSO's Guest Artist
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2016

On August 6, 2016, Nikita Mndoyants, a 27-year old from Russia, won the Mixon First Prize at the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition after a tight race over the course of nearly two weeks.  The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will be one of the first local orchestras to engage Mndoyants a... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY Today Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY Today
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, beginning today, June 10 and continuing June 12.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24 California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 15, 2015) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera perform a program of music inspired by American jazz of the 1920s on Sunday, January 24, with pianist Charlie Albright joining the Orchestra for the original jazz band version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in B... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Perform Program of Beethoven & Mozart; Pianist Alessio Bax Guests N.C. Symphony to Perform Program of Beethoven & Mozart; Pianist Alessio Bax Guests
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony's Classical Season continues Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, as Music Director Grant Llewellyn and the North Carolina Symphony perform a program of Beethoven and Mozart in Meymandi Concert Hall.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert Tonight Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall tonight, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series.... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

HOUSTON (June 18, 2015) – The Houston Symphony ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series will continue at 8:30 p.m. on June 20, featuring the Houston Symphony debuts of guest conductor Karina Canellakis and guest artist Charlie Albright.... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
BSO Welcomes Joyce Yang Tonight BSO Welcomes Joyce Yang Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2015

World-renowned pianist Joyce Yang showcases her dazzling artistry during Sergei Prokofiev's electrifying Third Piano Concerto when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra takes the stage tonight, March 14, 2015, at the King Center for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
LA Philharmonic's Tom Hooten to Join Faculty at San Francisco Conservatory of Music LA Philharmonic's Tom Hooten to Join Faculty at San Francisco Conservatory of Music
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

San Francisco, CA. - The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Hooten, principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to its collegiate faculty. The former principal trumpet of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and an experienced teacher, Hooten joins a d... (more...)
BSO to Welcome Joyce Yang, 3/14 BSO to Welcome Joyce Yang, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

World-renowned pianist Joyce Yang showcases her dazzling artistry during Sergei Prokofiev's electrifying Third Piano Concerto when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra takes the stage on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the King Center for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
Honens Piano Competition Reveals 2015 Quarterfinalists Honens Piano Competition Reveals 2015 Quarterfinalists
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

The Quarterfinals / International Audition Round takes place in New York (March 25 and 26 at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center), Berlin (April 10 and 11 at the Konzerthaus) and London (April 15 and 16 at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama). Each pianist performs a 40-minute solo recital... (more...)
Oakland East Bay Symphony Concert Features Pianist Richard Glazier Tonight Oakland East Bay Symphony Concert Features Pianist Richard Glazier Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

The Oakland East Bay Symphony continues its 2014-2015 season with Music Director Michael Morgan—celebrating his 25th year with the Symphony—on the podium and guest pianist Richard Glazier performing Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F on a program with Shostakovich's 8th Symphony tonight, January 23, at ... (more...)
Twin Piano Prodigies to Headline Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, 1/17 Twin Piano Prodigies to Headline Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

HOUSTON (January 6 2015) – On Saturday and Sunday, January 17 and 18, twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton share the Jones Hall stage to perform Mozart's Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in their Houston Symphony debut. Witness the young virtuosi “join two hearts and four hands at two ... (more...)
Russian Pianist Katya Grineva Presents a Holiday Concert Tonight Russian Pianist Katya Grineva Presents a Holiday Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2014

Celebrating her 14th solo appearance at Carnegie Hall, Russian pianist Katya Grineva presents an evening of Holiday music and virtuoso romantic masterpieces for one night only, tonight, December 27th. Performing works from her latest album A Classical Holiday, Katya showcases new arrangements of ho... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHEHERAZADE This Weekend The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHEHERAZADE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs Scheherazade this weekend, November 14-15, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger, the performances feature Stravinsky's Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra, Saint-Saëns's Piano Concerto No. 2 featuring Sean C... (more...)
Russian Pianist Katya Grineva Presents a Holiday Concert, 12/27 Russian Pianist Katya Grineva Presents a Holiday Concert, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2014

Celebrating her 14th solo appearance at Carnegie Hall, Russian pianist Katya Grineva presents an evening of Holiday music and virtuoso romantic masterpieces for one night only, Saturday, December 27th. Performing works from her latest album A Classical Holiday, Katya showcases new arrangements of h... (more...)
Oakland East Bay Symphony Concert to Feature Pianist Richard Glazier, 1/23/15 Oakland East Bay Symphony Concert to Feature Pianist Richard Glazier, 1/23/15
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2014

Oakland, CA, November 3, 2014 – The Oakland East Bay Symphony continues its 2014-2015 season with Music Director Michael Morgan—celebrating his 25th year with the Symphony—on the podium and guest pianist Richard Glazier performing Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F on a program with Shostakovich's 8th S... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Join Forces with PNC Pops for 'Sci-Fi Spectacular', 11/14 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Join Forces with PNC Pops for 'Sci-Fi Spectacular', 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2014

PITTSBURGH – Captain's Log, Stardate November 2014. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jack Everly and host George Takei take audiences to galaxies far, far away to explore new worlds with lights, music and lots of action during PNC Pops “Sci-Fi Spectacular” at Heinz Hall on November 14-16... (more...)