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Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4.... (more...)
Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in concert, under the direction of Maestro Jason C. Tramm May 7th... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25 Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orche... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23 Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are giving audiences the unique opportunity to “choose their Mozart” during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics “Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies” concerts on April 21-23 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More! 2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

The 2017 Grammy Awards were announced this past Sunday in Los Angeles.  The complete list of winners and nominees of classical music is below! ... (more...)
Warner Classics Wins Label of the Year at 2016 Gramophone Awards Warner Classics Wins Label of the Year at 2016 Gramophone Awards
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2016

Warner Classics has announced that it has been declared Label of the Year at the prestigious Gramophone Awards in London.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, "Romeo and Juliet and Carmen," on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27 Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

PITTSBURGH - The annual tradition returns! The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck perform waltzes and polkas from his home country of Austria on November 27 and 29 at Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics season.... (more...)
Lionel Bringuier and Yuja Wang to Join LA Philharmonic for Concert, 11/20 Lionel Bringuier and Yuja Wang to Join LA Philharmonic for Concert, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

WHAT:                   Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Tonhalle Orchestra                    Zurich and former LA Phil Resident Conductor Lionel                     Bringuier and superstar pianist Yuja Wang reunite with the Los                    Angeles Philharmonic at Walt D... (more...)
World Renowned Tenor Jonas Kaufmann Releases New Album 'Nessun Dorma' Today World Renowned Tenor Jonas Kaufmann Releases New Album 'Nessun Dorma' Today
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2015

After years of singing Giacomo Puccini's heroes on stage to vast critical and audience acclaim, Jonas Kaufmann finally records an album entirely devoted to the world's most-loved opera composer.... (more...)
World Renowned Tenor Jonas Kaufmann to Release New Album 'Nessun Dorma', 9/11 World Renowned Tenor Jonas Kaufmann to Release New Album 'Nessun Dorma', 9/11
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2015

After years of singing Giacomo Puccini's heroes on stage to vast critical and audience acclaim, Jonas Kaufmann finally records an album entirely devoted to the world's most-loved opera composer.... (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...)
Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale Tonight Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) concludes its 2014-15 season with this weekend's concerts at historic Music Hall. Music Director Louis Langrée will lead the orchestra in an exotic program that features Austrian multi-percussionist Martin Grubinger in his CSO debut.... (more...)
Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets! Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) concludes its 2014-15 season with its Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 concerts at historic Music Hall. Music Director Louis Langrée will lead the orchestra in an exotic program that features Austrian multi-percussionist Martin Grubinger in his CSO debut.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

HOUSTON (March 9, 2015) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphoni... (more...)
Music Director Louis Langrée Extends Contract With Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director Louis Langrée Extends Contract With Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announced that it has extended its contract with music director, Louis Langrée, through its 125th anniversary season in 2019­-20.... (more...)
Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14 Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Composer-conductor Thomas Ade?s will make his New York Philharmonic conducting debut leading the U.S. Premiere of his Totentanz, featuring mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and baritone Mark Stone; Beethoven's Symphony No. 1; and Berlioz's Les Francs-juges Overture, Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7:30... (more...)
Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents PRAYERS AND DANCES: MUSIC FOR THE GERMAN HARPSICHORD, 3/22 Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents PRAYERS AND DANCES: MUSIC FOR THE GERMAN HARPSICHORD, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Harpsichordist Giuseppe Schinaia performs sacred and secular works of Christian Ritter, Johann Pachelbel, Georg Böhm, Johann Kuhnau, and JS Bach.... (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...)
BREAKING! Alan Gilbert to Step Down as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, 2017 BREAKING! Alan Gilbert to Step Down as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, 2017
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2015

After eight seasons with the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert will step down as music director in 2017, the orchestra said.... (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...)
Worldclass Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith to Perform with Houston Symphony Orchestra, 11/28 Worldclass Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith to Perform with Houston Symphony Orchestra, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2014

HOUSTON (November 19, 2014) – After the Thanksgiving dinner dishes are cleared, show gratitude for Beethoven's First and Fourth Symphonies with family and friends on November 28-30 as Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the Houston Symphony, featuring principal cellist Brinton Averil Smith.... (more...)