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WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

In a new partnership, WWFM The Classical Network will air New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert broadcasts on Friday, March 31; Thursday, April 27; and Friday, June 2. Each broadcast airs at 8 pm on 89.1 FM and streams simultaneously online at www.wwfm.org. The programs will feature music by Tchaiko... (more...)
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Canada's Honens International Piano Competition is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director. Mr. Parker assumes his new role in January 2018.... (more...)
California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7 California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Cr... (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...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Each summer, the country's most gifted young musicians are chosen by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States (NYO-USA) of America. This year, seven Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) students have been selected to participate in the prestigious... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More! Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) announces its 2017-2018 season, the biggest yet with a six-concert classical series including Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and its life-affirming “Ode to Joy,” symphonies by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich, an entire program of Mozart, and exciting PSO co-commission... (more...)
Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents Presents Season Finale, 'The Three B's - Elmar Oliveira, Violin', 4/1 Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents Presents Season Finale, 'The Three B's - Elmar Oliveira, Violin', 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

The Brevard Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2016-17 season on April 1st at the King Center for the Performing Arts with a musical tribute to three of the biggest names in symphonic music: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Leopold Stokowski's romanticized arrangement of Bach's unforgettable Air on the G S... (more...)
The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America's longest running festival of new orchestral music, celebrates the arrival of its brilliant new Music Director and Conductor, Cristian M?celaru, with a sensational series of commissioned works that continue the Festival's forward-looking tradition... (more...)
The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8 The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band, under the baton of its recently appointed ... (more...)
Are Men Dominating the Classical Music Scene? Are Men Dominating the Classical Music Scene?
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2017

Coming off of a year of the social media hashtag, #Oscarssowhite where white males have dominated the cultural scene, The San Francisco Chronicle studies how this relates to the area of classical music.... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Features Violinist Philippe Graffin in BRAVO! Masterclass Princeton Symphony Orchestra Features Violinist Philippe Graffin in BRAVO! Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2017

the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO)  BRAVO! Masterclass features violin virtuoso Philippe Graffin. The masterclass is open to the general public, and will be held at Hamilton House on the campus of Westminster Choir College. Attendees will observe four violin students as they are coached on artis... (more...)
Pianist Sarah Cahill Performs Nationwide Lou Harrison Centennial Tour Pianist Sarah Cahill Performs Nationwide Lou Harrison Centennial Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

In celebration of composer Lou Harrison's 2017 centennial, “sterling pianist and intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” (The New York Times) Sarah Cahill will perform concerts of his music spanning half a century – exuberant dance music from his early years, dissonant complexity from the... (more...)
Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra return to Europe to perform at prominent music festivals from August 25 to September 9, 2017.... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents YE OLDE BRASS Concert, 3/4 Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents YE OLDE BRASS Concert, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Returning to the beautiful St. Mark's Church in Center City Philadelphia, the talented members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass ensemble will present a concert titled “Ye Olde Brass” on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. The concert features music of English Elizabethan composers Willia... (more...)
Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003 Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as... (more...)