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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall!... (more...)
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...)
All-Minority Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, to Make Snape Proms Debut, Aug. 29 All-Minority Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, to Make Snape Proms Debut, Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Chineke! Foundation is pleased to announce that the Chineke! Orchestra will make its Snape Proms debut on 29 August under the baton of Kevin John Edusei, featuring soloists Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello, and Jeanine De Bique, soprano.... (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...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018 Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra's 122nd year ... (more...)
MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9 MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).  The pro... (more...)
Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

The 12th annual performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah take place at the Auditorium Theatre on January 14 and 15, the weekend before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Renowned soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson join legendary pianist Alvin Waddles in the... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Handel's MESSIAH with Providence Singers, 12/10 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Handel's MESSIAH with Providence Singers, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes the Providence Singers to the stage for their tenth joint performance of Handel's Messiah. Providence Singers Artistic Director Christine Noel takes the podium as guest conductor for this perennial favorite holiday concert. The performance features a ... (more...)
Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4 Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

Full of exciting choral writing, thundering timpani and blazing trumpets, “Handel's Glorious Messiah” energizes its audience and leaves them singing, “Hallelujah!” This beloved holiday tradition of Handel's celebrated oratorio provides the perfect respite during the busy season to experience joy, re... (more...)
The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7 The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

 Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs, with soloists and orchestra, opens its 92nd season at Alice Tully Hall. For one night only, Dessoff presents We Remember including Mozart's ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform Vivaldi FOUR SEASONS in Concert, 5/19 Pacific Symphony to Perform Vivaldi FOUR SEASONS in Concert, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 21, 2016—Two all-time favorite pieces of music provide a feast for the ears, while stimulating imaginations with their vivid, arresting beauty, when Pacific Symphony performs one of the most beloved works of the Baroque repertoire and then takes a stunning excursion throu... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario Tonight Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2016

Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart will present two performances of William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario tonight and tomorrow, March 19 at 8:00 p.m. and March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Ce... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE 03/16/2016 - The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart announced plans today for the 2016.17 Classics season, de Waart's eighth and final as music director. The MSO will spend de Waart's valedictory season honoring his contributions to the orchestra and the tremendo... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, 3/19 Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart will present two performances of William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario on March 19 at 8:00 p.m. and March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Perfor... (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...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform Annual Holiday Pops Concert, 12/6 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform Annual Holiday Pops Concert, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (November 17, 2015) – Get in the holiday spirit with the Canton Symphony Orchestra's Annual Holiday Pops Concert, Sunday December 6 at 3pm.  A combined chorus of over 150 voices joins Associate Conductor Rachel Waddell and the Canton Symphony Orchestra for a festive holiday performance ... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Presents WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES Tonight RI Philharmonic Presents WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

Tonight, November 14, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein's beloved West Side Story Symphonic Dances. Electric violinist TRACY SILVERMAN will make his Philharmonic debut with Seeing is Believing by Nico Muhly, a Providence native. ... (more...)
RI Philharmonic to Present WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES, 11/14 RI Philharmonic to Present WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

10/29/15 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, November 14, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein's beloved West Side Story Symphonic Dances. Electric violinist TRACY SILVERMAN will make his Philharmonic debut with Seeing is Believing... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2015

Tonight, September 26, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome LILYA ZILBERSTEIN to The VETS for a performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The concert program also features Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Moskva River and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring,... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein, 9/26 RI Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2015

September 8. 2015 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, September 26, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome LILYA ZILBERSTEIN to The VETS for a performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The concert program also features Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Mos... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events ea... (more...)
Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23 Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12 Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

This summer, Apollo's Fire embarks on its fourth international tour, performing with world-renowned violinist, Alina Ibragimova, at the BBC Proms in London (Aug. 15), The Aldeburgh Music/Snape Proms in the UK (Aug. 16), and performing a separate chamber program at the Tuscany Musical Landscapes Fest... (more...)
Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

After nearly two decades shepherding the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra through considerable growth, Music Director Larry Rachleff will complete his distinguished tenure at the Philharmonic following the 2016-17 season.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The wonderful world of Disney joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with high-resolution film clips and  beloved music and songs for PNC Pops: Disney in Concert Tale as Old as Time, June 19-21 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)