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Canton Symphony Presents World Premiere of Bela Fleck's Second Banjo Concerto, 3/19 Canton Symphony Presents World Premiere of Bela Fleck's Second Banjo Concerto, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2016

Anticipation for the World Premiere of Béla Fleck's second banjo concerto has been mounting.  Coming off his recent Grammy Award win for Best Folk Album, he will premiere the piece with the Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on March 19 at 8:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, adjacent to the Zimmer... (more...)
Canton Symphony to Present Yankee Bravo, 3/18 Canton Symphony to Present Yankee Bravo, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2016

Fans who have missed local roots band Yankee Bravo will have an opportunity to see them perform soon.  Officially on hiatus, Yankee Bravo will be part of the entertainment at the Canton Symphony Orchestra's Blue Jean Ball on March 18 at Brookside Farms in Louisville, Ohio. The Blue Jean Ball is a pr... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC's 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts—the operatic world-premie... (more...)
California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24 California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 15, 2015) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera perform a program of music inspired by American jazz of the 1920s on Sunday, January 24, with pianist Charlie Albright joining the Orchestra for the original jazz band version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in B... (more...)
The Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents Its 2015-2016 Season Featuring FANFARE FOR THE UNCOMMON WOMAN, SYMPHONY NOIR, and More The Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents Its 2015-2016 Season Featuring FANFARE FOR THE UNCOMMON WOMAN, SYMPHONY NOIR, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2015

With a season program that includes composers from the late 1700's through present day with 2 World premieres, an Ohio premiere, Dancing Wheels and a multi-media HD Odyssey, the Canton Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 season offers  classics with a flare.... (more...)
Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More! Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Weill Hall and the Green Music Center (GMC) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced its 2015–16 season today, with concerts in Weill Hall, Schroeder Hall, and through the summer at Weill Hall + Lawn. The season comprises the MasterCard Performance Series — 39 concerts on the stage of the 1,400-se... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest Kicks Off Today; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest Kicks Off Today; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off today, January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK Tonight Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2014

Just in case you aren't familiar with Béla Fleck, many opine he's the premiere banjo player in the world. Most experts claim he reinvented the image and sound of the banjo (with no apologies to Susanna). His remarkable performing and recording career has taken him all over the musical map on a range... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK, 3/22 Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2014

Just in case you aren't familiar with Béla Fleck, many opine he's the premiere banjo player in the world. Most experts claim he reinvented the image and sound of the banjo (with no apologies to Susanna). His remarkable performing and recording career has taken him all over the musical map on a range... (more...)
Final Four Subscriptions On Sale for Canton Symphony Orchestra's Remaining Concerts Final Four Subscriptions On Sale for Canton Symphony Orchestra's Remaining Concerts
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2013

CANTON, Ohio (December 17, 2013) — Final Four subscriptions are now on sale for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's remaining concerts in the classical MasterWorks Series (January-April). The Final Four package is a great deal for those who want to lock in limited remaining seats for concerts featuring ... (more...)
Hilary Hahn, ETHEL and More Set for SPCO's 2013-14 Liquid Music Series Hilary Hahn, ETHEL and More Set for SPCO's 2013-14 Liquid Music Series
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's pioneering Liquid Music series announces its 2013-14 schedule of events. This is the second season for Liquid Music, a series that seeks to expand the world of classical music through innovative new projects, boundary-defying artists, and unique presentation format... (more...)
National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) Presents Concert Season 2013 National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) Presents Concert Season 2013
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2013

Season after season, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), India's premier arts and culture institution, presents the Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI), performing magnificent orchestral works by different composers, as well as music rarely, or never before heard, in Mumbai. The new se... (more...)




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