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Philip Glass & Angelique Kidjo's Orchestral Collaboration U.S. Premiere Set for 7/10 Philip Glass & Angelique Kidjo's Orchestral Collaboration U.S. Premiere Set for 7/10
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

The highly anticipated U.S. premiere of Angélique Kidjo and Philip Glass's orchestral collaboration, Ifé: Three Yorùbá Songs for Orchestra, is set to take place July 10 with the San Francisco Symphony at San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall, conducted by Edwin Outwater. A short excerpt of the work's... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Launches New Concert Programs for  Musician Innovation Grant Pacific Symphony Launches New Concert Programs for Musician Innovation Grant
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—June 18, 2015—Inspired by the creative minds and unique backgrounds of its musicians, Pacific Symphony and its Board of Directors awarded four orchestra members with a “Musician Innovation Grant” totaling $20,000 to fund new artistic projects. The grant's purpose is to give mus... (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...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28 Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the famed Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, June 28th (3PM) performing Haydn, Webern, and Schubert. The weekend also welcomes Cantata Profana... (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...)
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...)
Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28 Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 11, 2015—One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, André Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began ... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Presents Their Final Concert, A DAY IN THE MOVIES, 5/17 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Presents Their Final Concert, A DAY IN THE MOVIES, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) presents their final concert of the season, titled “A Day at the Movies,” Sunday May 17 at 3pm at Roberts Auditorium, Rhode Island College. The concert features the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repert... (more...)
League of American Orchestras' Conference 2015 Set for Cleveland, 5/27-29 League of American Orchestras' Conference 2015 Set for Cleveland, 5/27-29
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2015

Nearly 1,000 stakeholders from across the orchestra field will attend the League of American Orchestras' Conference 2015, May 27-29 in Cleveland, marking the first time a League Conference has been hosted by The Cleveland Orchestra. Orchestra managers, musicians, staff, trustees, and volunteers will... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles Present Their Season Finale Concerts, 5/9-10 The Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles Present Their Season Finale Concerts, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2015

A festival of awe-inspiring musical performances awaits as the dedicated students of Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles (PSYE) present three season finale performances after an enriching season of musical growth. Bursting with youthful energy and stimulating music, the weekend kicks off at 3 p.m. on S... (more...)
Albany Symphony to Present 'The American Music Festival: Migrations' Albany Symphony to Present 'The American Music Festival: Migrations'
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The Albany Symphony and Music Director David Alan Miller are proud to announce the fourteenth annual American Music Festival, a celebration of great new music by living American composers. This is the culminating event of the Albany Symphony season, and showcases more than 20 new and recent works, i... (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...)
Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5 Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 14, 2015—Widely considered the greatest cellist alive today, Yo-Yo Ma makes a special Orange County appearance to honor Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary season with Pacific Symphony. One of classical music's true superstars and an ambassador for the art for... (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...)
Spirit Winter Percussion to Compete in WGI World Championships on Today Spirit Winter Percussion to Compete in WGI World Championships on Today
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

Spirit Winter Percussion, an Orleans, Massachusetts-based ensemble of 26 members ages 10-22, will take their 2015 indoor percussion show, TANGO!, to the WinterGuard International (WGI) World Championships in Dayton, Ohio where they will compete against 34 other groups in their division ontoday, Apri... (more...)
Spoleto Festival USA Sets 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Spoleto Festival USA Sets 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Geoff Nuttall, The Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe Director for Chamber Music for the Bank of America Chamber Music series, today announced details of the 11 programs for the 33 concerts that will be performed at this year's Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina from Friday, May 22 throu... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony and the Laguna Art Museum Host MUSIC MEETS ART, 3/26 The Pacific Symphony and the Laguna Art Museum Host MUSIC MEETS ART, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

'Music Meets Art' at Laguna Art Museum when Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair joins the museum's Executive Director Malcolm Warner in a stimulating conversation about art and music on Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m., with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event also includes a musical... (more...)
On Heels of Beethoven Festival, CSO Announces New Theme of ConverZations Lectures, Held 3/9 On Heels of Beethoven Festival, CSO Announces New Theme of ConverZations Lectures, Held 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (February 25, 2015) – As the Canton Symphony Orchestra launches its two-month long Beethoven Festival, the next installment of the ConverZations lecture series will focus on the various types of pianos known to Beethoven. M. J. Albacete, retired Executive Director of the Canton Museum ... (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...)
CSO to Celebrate Beethoven This Month; Festival to Kick Off, 3/5 CSO to Celebrate Beethoven This Month; Festival to Kick Off, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

CANTON, OH (February 19, 2015) - This Spring, the Canton Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the music and life of Ludwig Van Beethoven with a two month festival. Throughout March and April 2015 the legendary composer will be the focus throughout Canton with four orchestra concerts in Umstattd Perform... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents FRESH SQUEEZED MUSIC The Pacific Symphony Presents FRESH SQUEEZED MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair has spent 25 years championing music in the community, and it shows in Pacific Symphony's commitment to access, willingness to experiment and openness to sharing the stage. The Symphony celebrates Maestro St.Clair's 25th anniversary at the helm by sendin... (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...)
The World Music Institute Presents ECHOES OF THE DIVINE: JEWISH WOMEN'S VOICES, 2/25 The World Music Institute Presents ECHOES OF THE DIVINE: JEWISH WOMEN'S VOICES, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2015

The World Music Institute continues its intimate Global Salon series with Echoes of the Divine: Jewish Women's Voices on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Talia Theater at Symphony Space.... (more...)
Wu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in February Wu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in February
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Grammy Award-nominated pipa player Wu Man, named Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year in 2013, joins the foremost ambassadors of music and instrumental traditions from across the world to perform in two major anniversary celebrations, one for Music From Japan and the other with Yo-Yo Ma's S... (more...)



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