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Great Music at St. Bart's Presents Two Interpretations of PASSION Great Music at St. Bart's Presents Two Interpretations of PASSION
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

Great Music at St. Bart's presents two vastly different musical interpretations of the Passion according to St. John this Lenten season:  Bach's St. John Passion performed by The Choir of New College, Oxford, and The English Concert Players directed by Robert Quinney on Tuesday, March 28, and Arvo P... (more...)
MUSicanova Chamber Orchestra presents THE MUSIC OF FRIENDS MUSicanova Chamber Orchestra presents THE MUSIC OF FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

MusicaNova Chamber Orchestra presents an afternoon of fine music on Sunday, February 19 at 3 PM at the Scottsdale Presbyterian Church, 3421 North Hayden Road (at Osborn). Admission is free; donations to support the community concert series are accepted.... (more...)
Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Tafelmusik, Canada's renowned and internationally lauded Baroque orchestra, will tour the United States with J.S Bach: The Circle of Creation, a multi-media celebration of the genius of Bach. Created by Alison Mackay, J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation combines text, music, and projected video and im... (more...)
ACMP Presents Fifth Annual Worldwide Play-in-Weekend, 3/4-5 ACMP Presents Fifth Annual Worldwide Play-in-Weekend, 3/4-5
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP) presents its fifth annual Worldwide Play-In Weekend on March 4 and 5, 2017. Musicians around the globe are planning events that bring together chamber music players to experience the joy of playing chamber music. For more information, visit: http://www.acmp.ne... (more...)
Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

To launch his 2016-17 season, Kent Tritle made his conducting debut in Asia with a program of Beethoven and Bellini at South Korea's Great Mountains Music Festival and School in August, and in November led the New York premiere at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine of the recently deceased Einojuh... (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...)
The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28 The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season at The Music Center at Strathmore continues on the Chinese New Year with Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Chinese gold medal pianist Haochen Zhang and Antonín Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 8 in G Major. Both will be led by Philharmonic Music Director and ... (more...)
CSO's Brahms Fest Continues Next Weekend with Limited Edition Beer CSO's Brahms Fest Continues Next Weekend with Limited Edition Beer
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will kick off 2017 with the continuation of its two-year Brahms Fest. The CSO and Music Director Louis Langrée will perform the composer's Fourth Symphony Thursday and Saturday, Jan. 5 (7:30 p.m.) & 7 (8 p.m.) at the Taft Theatre, in a program that also features the... (more...)
Austrian Cellist and Conductor, Heinrich Schiff Dies at Age 65 Austrian Cellist and Conductor, Heinrich Schiff Dies at Age 65
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016

Heinrich Schiff, Austrian cellist and conductor, has passed away at the age of 65 in Vienna. He studied cello with Tobias Kühne and André Navarra and made his solo debut in Vienna and London in 1971. He studied conducting with Hans Swarowsky, and made his conducting debut in 1986.... (more...)
Chicago Bulls College Prep Students Perform Alongside Chicago Philharmonic Musicians Through Chi Phil AMP Chicago Bulls College Prep Students Perform Alongside Chicago Philharmonic Musicians Through Chi Phil AMP
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

This fall, UIC College Prep High School and Chicago Bulls College Prep High School have been added to the roster of schools included in The Chicago Philharmonic Society's Chi Phil AMP (Academy of Music Performance) program. Both public schools serve a highly diverse student population on Chicago's n... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man were nominated for Best Orchestral Performance today.... (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...)
Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S. Bach's greatest masterpieces for choir and orchestra as it w... (more...)
Master Chorale of South Florida Presents Bach's Mass in B Minor Master Chorale of South Florida Presents Bach's Mass in B Minor
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Bach's monumental achievement, 'a cathedral of sound', is widely considered one of the greatest choral works ever written.... (more...)
The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 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 celebrates the holidays as part of its 92nd season. This year, it presents a trio of concerts featuring seasonal repertoire and contemporary a... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16 New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 16 and 18 in Princeton and Newark, respectively. George Manahan, the NJSO's interim Music Director from 1983–85, returns to conduct Handel's mast... (more...)
American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29 American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00PM at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Ave. at 87th St, American Classical Orchestra presents a program of J.S Bach's cantatas; Es wartet alles auf dich, opening chorus BWV 187; Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, opening chorus BWV 62; Christ lag in Todesband... (more...)
UKARIA Cultural Centre to Present Elizabeth Campbell in SOME FAVORITE THINGS Recital UKARIA Cultural Centre to Present Elizabeth Campbell in SOME FAVORITE THINGS Recital
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

In Some Favourite Things at Ukaria (formerly Ngeringi) distinguished mezzo soprano Elizabeth Campbell, accompanied by pianist David Barnard, will give the first in a series of  recitals.... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Concert Announces Line-Up for 10/30 Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Concert Announces Line-Up for 10/30
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

Fifteen of the state's brightest and most-talented young musicians will display their impressive virtuosity and remarkable musicianship at the 2016 Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Fall Concert on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. Tickets... (more...)
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Announces New Partnerships with Foxtel Arts and KPMG Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Announces New Partnerships with Foxtel Arts and KPMG
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2016

Australia's leading voice in the cultural landscape of classical music, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Foxtel Arts as Media Partner and a renewal partnership with KPMG as Avi Avital Series Partner. ... (more...)
Pianist Tanya Bannister Opens Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Recital Series, 11/4 Pianist Tanya Bannister Opens Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Recital Series, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

Pianist Tanya Bannister will open the 2016-2017 Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Recital Series performing works by Bach, Schubert and Liszt on Friday, November 4, 2016, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale.... (more...)
The World's Finest Music Visits One of the World's Finest Hospitals The World's Finest Music Visits One of the World's Finest Hospitals
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

Nadir and Kristin would not be playing music today if it weren't for the superb care they received at Mount Sinai Hospital in 2015. They have since created a world-class music series in the beautiful Guggenheim Atrium, aiming to uplift and inspire the patients, doctors, nurses, and entire community ... (more...)
DCINY Presents Pianist and Steinway Artist Warren Lee at Carnegie Hall DCINY Presents Pianist and Steinway Artist Warren Lee at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2016

On November 17 at 8PM, internationally acclaimed Chinese pianist Warren Lee makes his DCINY Artist Series debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall with a solo piano recital featuring the music of Bach-Busoni, Tan Dun, Beethoven, Chopin and Lee himself.... (more...)
Sony Classical Releases FOR THE LOVE OF BRAHMS By Joshua Bell Sony Classical Releases FOR THE LOVE OF BRAHMS By Joshua Bell
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2016

Violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Steven Isserlis are joined by two acclaimed musical forces - pianist Jeremy Denk and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, of which Bell is Music Director - in a landmark joint recording, For the Love of Brahms (Sony Classical).  Available September 30, 2016, the ... (more...)
“Rhapsody in Blue” Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Season “Rhapsody in Blue” Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2016

In its earliest days, jazz was the music of brothels and bars in the “red-light” districts of cities such as New Orleans.... (more...)