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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...)
Miro Quartet Returning to Chamber Music Society of Detroit, 3/15 Miro Quartet Returning to Chamber Music Society of Detroit, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The Miró Quartet returns to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series Saturday, March 15, 8 PM with a program that spans four centuries of music, from 18th-century composer Josef Haydn to Ludwig van Beethoven to a work by American composer Gunther Schuller written in 2014 for the Miró Quartet.... (more...)
'DEFIANT REQUIEM' Set for Avery Fisher Hall, 3/9 'DEFIANT REQUIEM' Set for Avery Fisher Hall, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Over the past 150 years, there have been many significant presentations of Verdi's Requiem, but none was more powerful than the 16 performances put on by prisoners at the Terezin concentration camp during World War II. These courageous men and women faced starvation, abuse, and imminent death, yet t... (more...)
Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20' Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20'
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Conductor Long Yu announces 'the creation of an entire canon of new music, one of the most important projects in my life' - Compose 20:20... (more...)
North Carolina Symphony to Continue Pops Series with CASABLANCA, 2/13-14 North Carolina Symphony to Continue Pops Series with CASABLANCA, 2/13-14
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony continues its 2014-15 Pops Series on Valentine's Weekend with performances of the romantic classic Casablanca in Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. and again at 8 p.m. Max Steiner's Oscar-nominated score will be... (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...)
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...)
New Amsterdam Singers to Present NEW AMERICAN ROMANTICS. 3/6 & 3/8 New Amsterdam Singers to Present NEW AMERICAN ROMANTICS. 3/6 & 3/8
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

The New Amsterdam Singers (NAS), led by music director Clara Longstreth, will present New American Romantics, a program of American music featuring poems of Robert Frost, William Butler Yeats, James Agee, Robert Graves, and Thomas Hardy written by living composers. They include Dominick Argento, Don... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series Featuring Midori, Andre Watts, Conrad Tao & More! Pacific Symphony Announces Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series Featuring Midori, Andre Watts, Conrad Tao & More!
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

Now enjoying near-record subscription numbers and unparalleled community appreciation during Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th-anniversary season, Pacific Symphony today announces the 2015-16 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series—packed with familiar favorites, exciting wo... (more...)
Itzhak Perlman and Rohan De Silva to Perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 1/21 Itzhak Perlman and Rohan De Silva to Perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2015

WHAT: Renowned celebrity violinist Itzhak Perlman graces the Walt Disney Concert Hall stage with his talented recital partner, pianist Rohan De Silva, Wednesday, January 21, at 8 pm. The performance is part of the LA Phil's 2014/15Colburn Celebrity Recitals series and one of many joint appear... (more...)
Haimovitz and O'Riley Reunite for New Beethoven Tour Haimovitz and O'Riley Reunite for New Beethoven Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2015

Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley, two fearless musicians who have bonded over common musical passions of wide range and scope, reunite for BEETHOVEN, Period., an illuminating voyage back to the birth of the cello/piano genre with Beethoven's Sonatas for Pianoforte and Cello. Grammy-nominated ... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Tonight, December 20 marks the cultural high point of Rhode Island's holiday season as The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with The Providence Singers, CHRISTINE NOEL, artistic director, in their eighth annual performance of George Frideric Handel's MESSIAH.... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20 Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program. Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with t... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/20 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2014

December 20 marks the cultural high point of Rhode Island's holiday season as The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with The Providence Singers, CHRISTINE NOEL, artistic director, in their eighth annual performance of George Frideric Handel's MESSIAH. Soloists include soprano DEBORAH... (more...)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents a Masterclass with Violinist Tai Murray The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents a Masterclass with Violinist Tai Murray
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2014

When violinist Tai Murray comes to town during the week of Nov. 10, she will not only entertain, but will educate.... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Cellist Wei Yu Takes Over Principal Cello of Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 1/5/15 New York Philharmonic Cellist Wei Yu Takes Over Principal Cello of Detroit Symphony Orchestra, 1/5/15
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2014

Detroit, (October 30, 2014) – The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will welcome Wei Yu, currently a member of the New York Philharmonic cello section, as DSO Principal Cello on Jan. 5, 2015. DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin announced the news Wednesdayevening at a special event at New York's SubCu... (more...)
BWW Interviews: The Legendary Clarinetist Stanley Drucker Appears with David Bernard and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony BWW Interviews: The Legendary Clarinetist Stanley Drucker Appears with David Bernard and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony will be kicking off its 15th anniversary season with a pair of concerts featuring the world renowned clarinetist Stanley Drucker in a performance of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. The concerts will be held on Saturday, November 8th at 8PM and Sunday, November 9th at 3P... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Here, There, Everywhere - All Over Town with PRETTY YENDE BWW Reviews: Here, There, Everywhere - All Over Town with PRETTY YENDE
by Richard Sasanow - October 20, 2014

Pretty Yende--a name that in itself brings certain expectations as well as smiles--burst on the New York opera scene at the start of 2013, in a baptism by fire. At just 27, the South African soprano from Piet Retief, Mpumalanga memorably stepped into one of the lead roles in the revival of Rossini's... (more...)
David Bernard Conducts Massapequa Philharmonic's Season Opener Tonight David Bernard Conducts Massapequa Philharmonic's Season Opener Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2014

The Massapequa Philharmonic will begin its 2014-2015 season with a performance led by guest conductor David Bernard at Berner Auditorium in Massapequa tonight, October 18 at 8 pm.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher Hall BWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher Hall
by Richard Sasanow - October 17, 2014

Soprano Anna Netrebko was AWOL. Tenor Marcello Giordani wasn't there. Mezzo Isabel Leonard didn't make it either. At least tenor Richard Tucker (1913-1975) had the best excuse for not being at Avery Fisher Hall on Sunday evening. But, as they say “the show must go on”--and the annual gala of The Ric... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Performs Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony This Weekend Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Performs Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 09/25/2014 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong present Tchaikovsky's Fifth this weekend, October 17-18, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Bacewicz's Overture for Orchestra, Lutoslawski's Piano Conc... (more...)
The PKF – Prague Philharmonia Announces Appointment of Conductor Emmanuel Villaume as Music Director and Chief Conductor The PKF – Prague Philharmonia Announces Appointment of Conductor Emmanuel Villaume as Music Director and Chief Conductor
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2014

The PKF – Prague Philharmonia is pleased to announce the appointment of internationally renowned conductor Emmanuel Villaume to the position of Music Director and Chief Conductor of the PKF – Prague Philharmonia for a three-year term, effective September 1, 2015.... (more...)
Emmanuel Villaume Appointed New Director of Prague Philharmonic Emmanuel Villaume Appointed New Director of Prague Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2014

PRAGUE (Czech Republic), OCTOBER 15, 2014 —The PKF – Prague Philharmonia is pleased to announce the appointment of internationally renowned conductor Emmanuel Villaume to the position of Music Director and Chief Conductor of the PKF – Prague Philharmonia for a three-year term, effective September 1,... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic's Season Opener, 10/18 David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic's Season Opener, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2014

The Massapequa Philharmonic will begin its 2014-2015 season with a performance led by guest conductor David Bernard at Berner Auditorium in Massapequa on Saturday October 18 at 8 pm.... (more...)
Violinist Sarah Chang Joins Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO Tonight Violinist Sarah Chang Joins Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2014

Tonight, October 2 and October 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by The New York Times as 'technically brilliant, lively and characterful' and has been... (more...)



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