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Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as ar... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9 The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

From simple beauty to dazzling grandeur, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” requires extreme virtuosity from its soloist, making it an ideal centerpiece for Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert, “Beethoven's 'Emperor.'” Pianist Barry Douglas, gold medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky Interna... (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...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (April 6, 2015) — Music Director Marin Alsop leads her final Off the Cuff concert of the 2014-2015 season in collaboration with playwright in residence and director Didi Balle for a symphonic play exploring the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he wrote his Fifth Symphony. The semi-... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together profess... (more...)
Laura Claycomb to Replace Nicole Cabell in Philadelphia Orchestra's Performance at Stern Auditorium Laura Claycomb to Replace Nicole Cabell in Philadelphia Orchestra's Performance at Stern Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

Acclaimed soprano Laura Claycomb has agreed to step in for soprano Nicole Cabell, performing this Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with The Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Maurizio Benini. This concert is the final event in mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato's sea... (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...)
BSO to Welcome Joyce Yang, 3/14 BSO to Welcome Joyce Yang, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

World-renowned pianist Joyce Yang showcases her dazzling artistry during Sergei Prokofiev's electrifying Third Piano Concerto when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra takes the stage on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the King Center for the Performing Arts.... (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...)
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...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (February 23, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop present the Family Concert Series program “Mr. Smith's Composition” on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The concert will also include selections from B... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It's going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky's Firebird on March 6-8.... (more...)
London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28 London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde, 2 Broke Girls), Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Little Night Music) and Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E) with Alistair Brammer (Miss Saigon, War Horse, Les Misérables) and Laura Pitt-Pulford... (more...)
London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28 London Philharmonic to Host a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde, 2 Broke Girls), Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Little Night Music) and Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E) with Alistair Brammer (Miss Saigon, War Horse, Les Misérables) and Laura Pitt-Pulford... (more...)
The Minnesota Orchestra to Perform Two Concerts in Cuba, 5/15-16 The Minnesota Orchestra to Perform Two Concerts in Cuba, 5/15-16
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO Kevin Smith announced today that the Minnesota Orchestra will perform two concerts in Cuba, one each on May 15 and 16, becoming the first U.S. orchestra to give performances in Cuba since President Obama took steps to normalize relations between the countries in... (more...)
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents MOZART'S GREAT MASS with Masaaki Suzuki, 3/12-14 The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents MOZART'S GREAT MASS with Masaaki Suzuki, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

One of the world's leading 18th-century music specialists, Japan's Masaaki Suzuki, makes his Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) debut leading the Orchestra in an all-Mozart program, Thursday, March 12 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m. andSaturday, March 14 a... (more...)
CSO to Perform CZECH MATES Concert, Featuring Cellist Joshua Roman, 2/22 CSO to Perform CZECH MATES Concert, Featuring Cellist Joshua Roman, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (February 10, 2015) – A YouTube star will be the next guest soloist for the Canton Symphony Orchestra. Cellist, Joshua Roman is set to perform Dvo?ák's Cello Concerto in b minor with the CSO on Sunday February 22 at a special matinee time of 3:00pm in Umstattd Performing Arts Hall. Mu... (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...)
North Carolina Symphony to Perform Beethoven & Mozart Program, 2/6-7 North Carolina Symphony to Perform Beethoven & Mozart Program, 2/6-7
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony will perform a program titled Beethoven & Mozart on Friday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi Concert Hall in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. The concerts, led by Christoph König, will include Beethoven's Symphony No. ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony and wildUp to Perform Joint Warehouse Concert Together, 2/28 Pacific Symphony and wildUp to Perform Joint Warehouse Concert Together, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 26, 2015—The next Santa Ana Sites event is the result of what happens when a classical orchestra, Pacific Symphony, teams up with an experimental music ensemble, wild Up, and explores an eclectic mix of contemporary music at a converted warehouse turned art space in Santa ... (more...)
Theatre of Voices to Perform at Zankel Hall, 2/21 Theatre of Voices to Perform at Zankel Hall, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Carnegie Hall presents a rare performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen's powerful and influential 1968 modern vocal work Stimmung by the ensemble Theatre of Voices in Zankel Hall on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. Theatre of Voices-comprised of singers Else Torp, Louise Skovbaech, Randi Pontoppidan, ... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Holds Tenth Anniversary Gala Concert, 2/5 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Holds Tenth Anniversary Gala Concert, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

N. Bethesda, Md. (January 23, 2015) —The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) celebrates its 10thanniversary as a founding partner and resident orchestra at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Md. with a concert and pre-concert gala event on Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10 years to the day afte... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Bernstein & Prokofiev Concert, 2/6 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Bernstein & Prokofiev Concert, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/22/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Bernstein & Prokofiev on February 6-7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Andrew Litton, the performances include Barber's Overture to The School for Scandal; Bernstein's Sympho... (more...)
LA Philharmonic to Ring in Chinese New Year at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 2/19 LA Philharmonic to Ring in Chinese New Year at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

Los Angeles, CA (January 21, 2015) – Conductor Xian Zhang leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in its first-ever program celebrating the Chinese New Year, Thursday, Fridayand Saturday, February 19, 20 and 21, at 8 pm, at Walt Disney Concert Hall.... (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...)



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