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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...)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb... (more...)
Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13 Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony, led by guest conductor Karina Canellakis, will perform a two-night Russian Festival that features two different programs of some of classical music's greatest works at the 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series on Friday, June 12 and Saturday June 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Cary... (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...)
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...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9 The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

From simple beauty to dazzling grandeur, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” requires extreme virtuosity from its soloist, making it an ideal centerpiece for Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert, “Beethoven's 'Emperor.'” Pianist Barry Douglas, gold medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky Interna... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17 Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

HOUSTON (April 13, 2015) – The Houston Symphony presents Ohlsson Plays Chopin at Jones Hall featuring works by contemporary American living composer Jennifer Higdon and Romantic-era composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin.... (more...)
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano Quartets Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano Quartets
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents an all-star cast of four distinguished musicians – violinist Daniel Hope, violist Paul Newbauer, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han – coming together for an evening of piano quartets Saturday, April 11 at 8 PM. The concert is part of a twelve-conc... (more...)
Cooperstown Festival to Host 'Three Faces of Romanticism' Concert, 4/26 Cooperstown Festival to Host 'Three Faces of Romanticism' Concert, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, presents Three Faces of Romanticism on Sunday, April 26 at 4 pm at the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown. The concert features Ms. Chesis, Nicholas Canellakis, cello; and Roman Rabinovich, piano, performing works... (more...)
Hartford Stage to Present THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN with Mona Golabek, 3/26-4/26 Hartford Stage to Present THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN with Mona Golabek, 3/26-4/26
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

Hartford Stage presents The Pianist of Willesden Lane, starring piano virtuoso Mona Golabek, who performs some of the world's most beautiful music as she shares her own mother's riveting story of survival, from March 26 to April 26.... (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...)
Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20 Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22.... (more...)
Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University to Close Season, 3/21 Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University to Close Season, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University will present its final concert of the season at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 15 in Varner Recital Hall. The show will feature the Chicago-based wind quintet Quintet Attacca, along with pianist Panayis Lyras. The all-French program will include qu... (more...)
Pianist Mirian Conti to Perform at DiMenna, 3/14 Pianist Mirian Conti to Perform at DiMenna, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Internationally renowned pianist Mirian Conti will be in concert on Saturday, March 14, as the inaugural program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a new solo piano performance series curated by Ms. Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan.... (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...)
Quintet Attacca to Play OU's Varner Recital Hall, 3/15 Quintet Attacca to Play OU's Varner Recital Hall, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will cap its 2014-2015 Oakland University series on Sunday, March 15 at 3 PM with Quintet Attacca, a Chicago-based wind quintet, joined by pianist Panayis Lyras.... (more...)
Trio Latitude 41 Release New Album Trio Latitude 41 Release New Album
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Internationally acclaimed Trio Latitude 41 - Bernadene Blaha, piano; Livia Sohn, violin; and Luigi Piovano, cello - is releasing its second CD on the French label Eloquentia: the two Piano Trios of Camille Saint-Saëns (EL 1547).... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It's going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky's Firebird on March 6-8.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Continue BeethovenFest, 2/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Continue BeethovenFest, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BeethovenFest triumphantly returns on February 20 & 22 with its second weekend, “BeethovenFest: The Hero.” Part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics, Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the orchestra and guest pianist Lars Vogt in a diverse program of works b... (more...)
Violinist Itamar Zorman to Release Debut Album, 2/10 Violinist Itamar Zorman to Release Debut Album, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2015

Profil Hänssler will release violinist Itamar Zorman's debut album, Portrait, in the US on February 10, 2015, distributed by Naxos. This personal album, described as 'pure matter of the heart' (Concerti), captures Zorman's unique communicative power, revealing astounding artistic maturity along with... (more...)
Pianist Joyce Yang to Headline Concert with RI Philharmonic, 2/21 Pianist Joyce Yang to Headline Concert with RI Philharmonic, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2015

January 29, 2015 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, February 21, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome pianist JOYCE YANG to the stage. The concert program features Stravinsky's Jeu de cartes, Sibelius' Fifth Symphony, and Mozart's Elvira Madigan Concert... (more...)
2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Soprano Michelle Bradley and pianist Michael Gaertner, winners of the 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, will perform a program of lieder, spirituals, and other works by Beethoven, Strauss, Duparc, Faure, Poulenc, Bachelet, and H.T. Burleigh in recital appearances this Ma... (more...)
Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents IL DOLCE SUONO: MUSIC OF DONATELLO'S FLORENCE, 2/28-3/12 Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents IL DOLCE SUONO: MUSIC OF DONATELLO'S FLORENCE, 2/28-3/12
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

A globally acclaimed countertenor, a celebrated medieval specialist, an organist of the Duomo of Florence, and an art historian of that city's treasures offer a compelling schedule of concerts, lectures, and a private gallery tour. Please join us in welcoming four guests from across the Atlantic for... (more...)



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