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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Welcomes New Members to Clarinet Section Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Welcomes New Members to Clarinet Section
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2016

After successful clarinet auditions on May 16, 2016 to fill two vacancies, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert DiLutis as Principal Clarinet and Brian Eldridge as Second Clarinet.  The day-long process involved applicants from all over the country. ... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24 San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28— The San Francisco Symphony and Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater perform a free outdoor concert on Sunday, July 24 at 12 noon on the grassy plaza in front of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, located on the Embarcadero at the foot of Lombard Street. The... (more...)
PENTATONE Oxingale Series Releases Schubert Remasters PENTATONE Oxingale Series Releases Schubert Remasters
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

Two of Schubert's great masterpieces – as well as two of cellist Matt Haimovitz's most personally significant recordings – are now remastered and rereleased in SACD surround sound on the PENTATONE Oxingale series – the fifth release since PENTATONE and Oxingale Records joined forces at the beginning... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming FUSE@PSO Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming FUSE@PSO
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's genre-bending early evening concert series, returns for its second season with three concerts featuring the music of Tchaikovsky, Bartók, Björk and Drake, and a performance by guest artists Time for Three. The 2016-2017 season goes on sale J... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet & More, 6/18-19 Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet & More, 6/18-19
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its exceptional 87th Anniversary Season with the remarkable Penderecki String Quartet with guest artist, Maurycy Banasczek, viola on Sunday, June 19th (3PM) performing Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Mozart. Saturday, June ... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony fea... (more...)
San Francisco Performances Appoints Melanie Smith as New President San Francisco Performances Appoints Melanie Smith as New President
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

San Francisco, CA, May 10, 2016 – San Francisco Performances today announced that 25-year arts management leader Melanie Smith will become the new President of the highly respected, 37-year-old presenting organization, succeeding founder Ruth A. Felt, who will retire this fall. Ms. Smith comes to SF... (more...)
Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SC Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Great stories give voice to great music -  and the musical connection between Broadway and Opera has long fascinated and entertained audiences. In 1900 the theatrical success of David Belasco's play “Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan” led to Giacomo Puccini's 1904  grand opera “Madama Butterfly,”... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Announces Gold Baton Recipient League of American Orchestras Announces Gold Baton Recipient
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2016

Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO) executive director Kris Sinclair will be presented with the League of American Orchestras' highest honor, the Gold Baton, at the League's National Conference in Baltimore, June 9-11. Sinclair, who is retiring this year after thirty-one years at AC... (more...)
Utah Symphony Returning to Carnegie Hall for First Time in More Than 40 Years Utah Symphony Returning to Carnegie Hall for First Time in More Than 40 Years
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

As part of its 75th anniversary celebrations, the Utah Symphony will return to New York City on April 29 to perform at Carnegie Hall, marking its first performance in the esteemed concert venue in more than 40 years. Tickets are available starting at $25 directly for purchase through Carnegie Hall a... (more...)
Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28 Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

?HOUSTON (April 20, 2016) – Renowned maestro David Zinman will appear with the Houston Symphony and Chorus to conduct the Fauré Requiem at 8 p.m. April 28 and 30 and at 2:30 p.m. May 1. Zinman is the only American conductor to appear on this season's classical series.... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4 San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 – The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4-29 at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festi... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

HOUSTON (April 19, 2016) – Semifinalists for the 41st annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition were announced Tuesday by the Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League. Contestants will battle for the top prize and the opportunity to perform on the stage of Jones Hall with the Houston Symp... (more...)
RI Philharmonic to Close LINK UP Concerts with Children's Performance, 4/12 RI Philharmonic to Close LINK UP Concerts with Children's Performance, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2016

April 7, 2016 – Providence, RI – On April 12, 13, 14 and 15, over 13,000 of the region's third, fourth and fifth graders make their debut playing with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra at The VETS in Providence. The eight Link Up concerts are the culmination of a year of school-based music edu... (more...)
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall in October 2016 Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall in October 2016
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir will make its return to New York City's Carnegie Hall in October 2016 for the first time since 1978. Tickets will go on sale in August and will be available for purchase at www.indychoir.org or through the Carnegie Hall website.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany.... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
Leonard Slatkin Becomes Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, September 2017 Leonard Slatkin Becomes Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, September 2017
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

On September 1, 2017, Leonard Slatkin will become Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre national de Lyon (ONL). The recruitment process for a new music director has been launched.... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2016 “Champion of New Music” award to four outstanding recipients: Pianist and Contemporary Chamber Ensemble founding member Gilbert Kalish; Opera Parallèle's artistic director, conductor, and founder Nicole Paiement; new... (more...)
A2SO to Present First Annual Middle School Youth Concert, 4/12 A2SO to Present First Annual Middle School Youth Concert, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2016

Ann Arbor— Tuesday, April 12 at 10:30 pm at Hill Auditorium the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents its first ever Middle School Youth Concert conducted by Arie Lipsky. This concert features violinist, Hannah White and is hosted by Evan Chambers. The concert is sponsored by Domino's and the Worthi... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20 Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2016

Oakland, March 23, 2016 – The Oakland Symphony, Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan, the Oakland Symphony Chorus and guest artists Tracy Silverman, electric violin, and soprano Nicole Joseph will conclude the Symphony's 2015-2016 season with a concert of music by John Adams, Stravinsky, Barb... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony to Close Season with FRANKENSTEIN SYMPHONY, 5/5 Berkeley Symphony to Close Season with FRANKENSTEIN SYMPHONY, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016

BERKELEY, CA (March 22, 2016) – Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphonyclose their 2015-16 season Thursday, May 5 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall with the West Coast premiere of Mark Grey's Frankenstein Symphony, which the Orchestra co-commissioned with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Violinist S... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for Summer Festival 2016 Pacific Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for Summer Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—March 22, 2016—Pacific Symphony announces a blockbuster Summer Festival 2016 designed to evoke the memories of the last 30 years with exhilarating and iconic music for the final season at Irvine Meadows Ampitheatre before its scheduled closure. Warm pleasant evenings, picnic ba... (more...)
BWW Review: BRAD MEHLDAU Improvises at Zankel Hall BWW Review: BRAD MEHLDAU Improvises at Zankel Hall
by Matt Hanson - November 18, 2015

After nearly 300 years, with all of the epochal invention and revolutionary soundscapes to emerge from Western music, Bach is still heard with increasing relevance. Brad Mehldau, known foremost as an improviser, is the first jazz artist to serve as Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's... (more...)



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