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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

(Annapolis, MD – May 15, 2015) Season tickets for new and renewing subscribers are now on sale for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's (ASO) 2015-16 Season.  The programs chosen by Music Director José-Luis Novo feature a stellar group of guest soloists and an intriguing selection of symphonic showpie... (more...)
H+H Reveals Scholarship Winners H+H Reveals Scholarship Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Handel and Haydn Society's Karen S. and George D. Levy Education Program is proud to announce the winners of this year's scholarship awards. Each spring, H+H presents three prizes to local high school and college students. This year's winners are Irene Benites of Westborough, MA; Elizabeth Georg... (more...)
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...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together profess... (more...)
The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform at St. Bart's, 3/8 The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform at St. Bart's, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform World-Renowned Composer Meredith Monk's only String Quartet, Stringsongs, as part of Meredith Monk's 50th Year Celebrations.... (more...)
The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12 The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

From February 12 to 21, 2015, the Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR), one of Switzerland's leading orchestras, tours to California, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC to perform its signature interpretations of early 20th-century French and Russian repertoire. Conductor Charles ... (more...)
Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11 Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Southern California's esteemed Calder Quartet, hailed as 'outstanding' and 'superb' by The New York Times, returns to Segerstrom Center on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Samueli Theater. For their return visit to the Center, violinists Benjamin Jacobson and Andrew Bulbrook, violist Jonathan Moerschel ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Britten's RIVER of No Return at Lincoln Center's White Light Festival BWW Reviews: Britten's RIVER of No Return at Lincoln Center's White Light Festival
by Richard Sasanow - November 06, 2014

“Ideas of darkness and light, obscurity and illumination” are at the heart of the Benjamin Britten-William Plomer CURLEW RIVER. Called “a parable for church performance,” it was performed in New York at the Synod of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, as part of Lincoln Center's White Light Festiv... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Kicks Off 2014-15 Today Favorites Series with AT THE OSCARS Tonight N.C. Symphony Kicks Off 2014-15 Today Favorites Series with AT THE OSCARS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

The North Carolina Symphony will perform “At the Oscars” tonight, Oct. 17, at noon in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh in the opening concert of its popular “Today Favorites” lunchtime series. Music in the movies has been around since the days of the silent pictures, and the program for “A... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Kick Off 2014-15 Friday Favorites Series with AT THE OSCARS, 10/17 N.C. Symphony to Kick Off 2014-15 Friday Favorites Series with AT THE OSCARS, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

The North Carolina Symphony will perform “At the Oscars” Friday, Oct. 17, at noon in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh in the opening concert of its popular “Friday Favorites” lunchtime series. Music in the movies has been around since the days of the silent pictures, and the program for “A... (more...)
The Brevard Music Center Presents Renowned Conductor Matthias Bamert Tonight The Brevard Music Center Presents Renowned Conductor Matthias Bamert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) welcomes the return of renowned conductor Matthias Bamert for a pair of concerts. Tonight, June 27, at 7:30 p.m., Bamert will conduct the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven's final and most innovative piano concerto - the Emperor concerto. Int... (more...)
The Brevard Music Center Opens Its 2014 Season with the Debut of Violinist  Itzhak Perlman Tonight The Brevard Music Center Opens Its 2014 Season with the Debut of Violinist Itzhak Perlman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2014 season tonight, June 21, with the Music Center debut of one of the true superstars of classical music - violinist Itzhak Perlman.... (more...)
The Brevard Music Center Presents Renowned Conductor Matthias Bamert, 6/27 The Brevard Music Center Presents Renowned Conductor Matthias Bamert, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) welcomes the return of renowned conductor Matthias Bamert for a pair of concerts. On Friday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m., Bamert will conduct the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven's final and most innovative piano concerto – the Emperor concerto. I... (more...)
The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2 The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents four concerts from today, May 27 to June 2 devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The concerts take place in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Theater (today, May 27) and The Phillips Collection (May 29) and in... (more...)
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Performs Benjamin Britten's WAR REQUIEM Tonight Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Performs Benjamin Britten's WAR REQUIEM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir will conclude its 77th season with a one-night performance of Benjamin Britten's choral-orchestral composition War Requiem at 8 p.m. tonight, May 3, 2014 at The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind. Among the most challenging musical selecti... (more...)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Presents WAR REQUIEM, Led by Music Director Robert Spano This Weekend Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Presents WAR REQUIEM, Led by Music Director Robert Spano This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2014

Music Director Robert Spano will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and Chorus in Britten's War Requiem tonight, April 24, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. and April 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center.... (more...)
Delaware County Symphony to Perform at Neumann University, 4/6 Delaware County Symphony to Perform at Neumann University, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

The Symphony presents the fourth performance of its Chamber Concert Series on Sunday April 6, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the Meagher Theatre of the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center at Neumann University, Aston, Pa.... (more...)
Roger Wright, BBC Proms and Radio 3 Director, To Leave After 15 Years Roger Wright, BBC Proms and Radio 3 Director, To Leave After 15 Years
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2014

Roger Wright, director of BBC Proms and controller of BBC Radio 3, plans to leave the BBC after 15 years for a job as chief executive of Aldeburgh Music. Wright has worked with the BBC for over 15 years, becoming Radio 3 controller in 1998 and taking over the Proms in 2007. Wright said that he wa... (more...)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Presents WAR REQUIEM, Led by Music Director Robert Spano, 4/24-26 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Presents WAR REQUIEM, Led by Music Director Robert Spano, 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2014

Music Director Robert Spano will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and Chorus in Britten's War Requiem April 24, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. and April 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center.... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Presents Verdi's REQUIEM This Weekend Cincinnati Symphony Presents Verdi's REQUIEM This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes back revered conductor, and former CSO Creative Director, Rafael Fru?hbeck de Burgos for his second engagement of the 2013- 14 season. Tonight, February 28 and March 1 at historic Music Hall, Maestro Fru?hbeck de Burgos will conduct one of the most epic wor... (more...)
The Arvo Pärt Project to Perform Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., 5/27-6/2 The Arvo Pärt Project to Perform Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., 5/27-6/2
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2014

The Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents four concerts from May 27 to June 2 devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The concerts take place in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Theater (May 27) and The Phillips Collection (May 29) and in New York City... (more...)
San Francisco Girls Chorus Are In Demand This Spring, Presenting NOYE'S FLUDDE and More San Francisco Girls Chorus Are In Demand This Spring, Presenting NOYE'S FLUDDE and More
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2014

The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus—Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director, and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor—are in demand as one of the Bay Area's top vocal ensembles with upcoming guest performances this spring with the San Francisco Symphony, aw... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony to Present Verdi's REQUIEM, 2/28-3/1 Cincinnati Symphony to Present Verdi's REQUIEM, 2/28-3/1
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes back revered conductor, and former CSO Creative Director, Rafael Fru?hbeck de Burgos for his second engagement of the 2013- 14 season. On February 28 and March 1 at historic Music Hall, Maestro Fru?hbeck de Burgos will conduct one of the most epic works in ... (more...)
The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Perform Benjamin Britten's WAR REQUIEM, 5/3 The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Perform Benjamin Britten's WAR REQUIEM, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2014

The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir will conclude its 77th season with a one-night performance of Benjamin Britten's choral-orchestral composition War Requiem at 8 p.m. on May 3, 2014 at The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind. Among the most challenging musical selections of... (more...)
The Brevard Music Center Opens Its 2014 Season with the Debut of Violinist  Itzhak Perlman, 6/21 The Brevard Music Center Opens Its 2014 Season with the Debut of Violinist Itzhak Perlman, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2013

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2014 season on Saturday, June 21, with the Music Center debut of one of the true superstars of classical music – violinist Itzhak Perlman. A Kennedy Center Honoree and multiple Grammy winner, Perlman's 50-year career has included performances with the wor... (more...)




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