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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...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Perform SIDE-BY-SIDE Concert, 2/28 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Perform SIDE-BY-SIDE Concert, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2016

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO) and the CSO Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) present a unique event, featuring not only two of the youth orchestras in concert (Symphony and Philharmonic), but also the CSO Orchestra and the CSOYO Symphony combined. Giving students the chance to play ... (more...)
BMOP Presents David Del Tredici's CHILD ALICE, 3/25 BMOP Presents David Del Tredici's CHILD ALICE, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2016

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the 2016 Musical America Ensemble of the Year, ends its 20th anniversary season with the Boston premiere of David Del Tredici's complete Child Alice (1981) featuring the acclaimed soprano Courtenay Budd. Based on poems prefacing Lewis Carroll's Through the... (more...)
California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20 California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (February 4, 2016) – Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, and a performance by California Symphony Principal Clarinetist Jerome Simas and Principal Bassoonist Douglas Brown in R. Strauss's rarely-heard double concerto Duett-Concertino, highlight the California Symphony's “Textbook Classics” ... (more...)
Canton Youth Symphony Announces Schedule for Spring 2016 Canton Youth Symphony Announces Schedule for Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (February 4, 2016) – The Canton Youth Symphonies, under the direction of Canton Symphony Orchestra Associate Conductor Rachel L. Waddell, will be very busy in the second half of their season.  The Canton Youth Symphonies consist of three groups – The Canton Youth Strings, Canton Youth S... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Stages 'Music Rivalry' for Super Bowl 50 Brevard Music Center Stages 'Music Rivalry' for Super Bowl 50
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Brevard, NC and Aspen, Colo.—Lady Gaga won't be the only one in the musical spotlight at Super Bowl 50. This Sunday, Brevard Music Center and Aspen Music Festival -- two of the country's most prestigious music institutions and summer festivals -- are putting their batons down, and fists up, to defen... (more...)
Pacific Symphony's Café Ludwig Series to Present DANCING WITH THE STARS Event, 2/28 Pacific Symphony's Café Ludwig Series to Present DANCING WITH THE STARS Event, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 3, 2016—Pacific Symphony's chamber music series, Café Ludwig, takes its audience on a foray into music inspired by dance for “Dancing with the Stars,” a program of exuberant works by star composers showcasing lively dance rhythms. The program brilliantly reveals connection... (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...)
Vivek Jayaraman Named Concertmaster of the Canton Symphony Orchestra Vivek Jayaraman Named Concertmaster of the Canton Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has named Vivek Jayaraman its latest Concertmaster.  The position became available upon the departure of Justine Lamb-Budge to the position of Associate Concertmaster of the Kansas City Symphony.  Auditions for CSO Concertmaster were held in September.... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Announces 2016-17 Season Detroit Symphony Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2016

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) 2016-17 Classical Season will begin in late September with a star-studded weekend including the virtuosic Hilary Hahn performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Chinese piano phenom Lang Lang performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, “Romeo and Juliet and Carmen,” on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform YOUNG AT HEART Concert, 2/14 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform YOUNG AT HEART Concert, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (January 26, 2016) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will celebrate the exuberance of youth and the future generation of music makers at its MasterWorks concert, titled “Young at Heart”, on February 14, 2016 at 7:30pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall adjacent to the Zimmermann Symph... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Kick Off New MUSIC MIXOLOGY Series, 1/28 Pacific Symphony to Kick Off New MUSIC MIXOLOGY Series, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

County, Calif.—Jan. 20, 2016—Pacific Symphony musicians are taking their instruments out to the local hot spot for a fun evening of hand-crafted music, trivia and signature cocktails during the second installment of Music Mixology. A music-inspired game show, Music Mixology is what happens when a gr... (more...)
Violinist Jennider Koh to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 2/5 Violinist Jennider Koh to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/19/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart presents two performances with violinist Jennifer Koh on February 5 and 6 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 and Anna Clyne's Within Her Arms will be... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4 Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

have been and where we are going? Or how certain kinds of music fit into this diverse universe of sound? These are some of the important questions that music raises, and each year, Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, attempts to shed light on the answers by exploring a different f... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Launch Downtown Classics Series, 1/28 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Launch Downtown Classics Series, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (January 14, 2016) – After an overwhelmingly positive response to the Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) Rock the 5th Pub Crawl in March of 2015, the CSO is launching a full new series of events in Canton's Downtown bars, restaurants and galleries for 2016.  Downtown Classics lets patron... (more...)
Sony Classical Releases 2016 New Year's Concert With The Vienna Philharmonic & Mariss Jansons Sony Classical Releases 2016 New Year's Concert With The Vienna Philharmonic & Mariss Jansons
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2016

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the recording of one of the world's most famous classical music events: the 2016 New Year's Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons. The live recording is available now exclusively at Amazon.com... (more...)
Kirill Gerstein's Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 Recording Nominated for 2016 BBC Music Magazine Award Kirill Gerstein's Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 Recording Nominated for 2016 BBC Music Magazine Award
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2016

Pianist Kirill Gerstein's world premiere recording of the 1879 version of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16, performed with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and conducted by James Gaffigan, has been nominated for a 2016 BBC Music Magaz... (more...)
Osmo Vanska to Conduct Minnesota Orchestra's Future Classics Concert, 1/29 Osmo Vanska to Conduct Minnesota Orchestra's Future Classics Concert, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2016

The Minnesota Orchestra performs new orchestral works by seven of today's top emerging composers in its eighth annual Future Classics concert, played under the baton of Music Director Osmo Vänskä. The concert, held on Friday, January 29, is the capstone of the 13th Minnesota Orchestra Composer Insti... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22 Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/06/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Christopher Seaman, presents two performances of Stravinsky's musical masterpiece The Firebird on January 22 and January 23 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Paired with The Firebird is Duka... (more...)
QPAC Presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, March 6 QPAC Presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, March 6
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2016

The legendary Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will make its long-awaited Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) debut on Sunday 6 March 2016.... (more...)
Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Pierre Boulez Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Pierre Boulez
by TV News Desk - January 06, 2016

The New York Times reports that French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez, a dominant figure in classical music for over fifty years, passed away on Tuesday, January 5th at his home in Baden-Baden, Germany.... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4 Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program ... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer FREE Concert with Houston Baptist University, 1/15 Houston Symphony to Offer FREE Concert with Houston Baptist University, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

HOUSTON (January 5, 2015) – Widely acclaimed young conductor, composer and pianist Teddy Abrams will lead the Houston Symphony in a free community concert at the Dunham Theater in Houston Baptist University's Morris Cultural Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 15.... (more...)



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