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The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15 The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

 The Britt Classical Festival, led by Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams, has announced a wide-ranging, adventurous series of concerts of contemporary and new music paired with core classical repertoire for its three-week 2015 season, beginning July 31. The programs include the world premiere... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keith Buncke as New Principal Bassoon Chicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keith Buncke as New Principal Bassoon
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of Keith Buncke as the new Principal Bassoon of the CSO, effective July 6, 2015.... (more...)
Composer Brent Havens and the Houston Symphony Present THE MUSIC OF PINK FLOYD, 5/30 Composer Brent Havens and the Houston Symphony Present THE MUSIC OF PINK FLOYD, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Composer and arranger Brent Havens will bring his “rock symphony” collaboration project, The Music of Pink Floyd, to Jones Hall on Saturday, May 30. Designed to narrow the gap between rock and classical music, the program extends the listening experience of Pink Floyd's music by pairing the orchestr... (more...)
Jeffrey Biegel to Perform at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 5/30 Jeffrey Biegel to Perform at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

American pianist Jeffrey Biegel will be in concert on Saturday, May 30 presenting Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin as the sixth program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a solo piano performance series curated by Mirian Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan.... (more...)
CSO Appoints Ahmad Mayes as New Director of CE&L CSO Appoints Ahmad Mayes as New Director of CE&L
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced Ahmad Mayes as the Director of Community Engagement and Learning (CE&L), effective June 22. He comes to Cincinnati having served most recently as the Interim Director of Education and Community Engagement for the Atlanta Symphony Orchest... (more...)
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Receive an NEA Grant for a Digital Archive Portal The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Receive an NEA Grant for a Digital Archive Portal
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity.... (more...)
H+H Reveals Scholarship Winners H+H Reveals Scholarship Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Handel and Haydn Society's Karen S. and George D. Levy Education Program is proud to announce the winners of this year's scholarship awards. Each spring, H+H presents three prizes to local high school and college students. This year's winners are Irene Benites of Westborough, MA; Elizabeth Georg... (more...)
N.C. Symphony's Rex Healthcare Summerfest Begins 5/23 N.C. Symphony's Rex Healthcare Summerfest Begins 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony launches its 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m., with a concert program that features pianist Timo Andres performing Gershwin's incomparable Rhapsody in Blue, the orchestra's performance of Dvo?ák's New Wor... (more...)
Pacific Symphony and Elliot Goldenthal Release SYMPHONY IN G# MINOR Pacific Symphony and Elliot Goldenthal Release SYMPHONY IN G# MINOR
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Pacific Symphony has reunited with Academy Award-winning composer Elliot Goldenthal to release the world-premiere recording of his “Symphony in G# Minor” on the Zarathustra Music label Tuesday, May 12. Goldenthal wrote the 22-minute work for Pacific Symphony and Music Director Carl St.Clair as part ... (more...)
The University Musical Society Announces Scott Hanoian as new Music Director and Conductor of the UMS Choral Union The University Musical Society Announces Scott Hanoian as new Music Director and Conductor of the UMS Choral Union
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The University Musical Society (UMS) announces that Scott Hanoian has been named as the new Music Director and Conductor of the UMS Choral Union, a Grammy Award-winning Ann Arbor-based community choir managed by UMS. This appointment is effective July 1, 2015.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28 Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 11, 2015—One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, André Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began ... (more...)
Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets! Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) concludes its 2014-15 season with its Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 concerts at historic Music Hall. Music Director Louis Langrée will lead the orchestra in an exotic program that features Austrian multi-percussionist Martin Grubinger in his CSO debut.... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Presents Their Final Concert, A DAY IN THE MOVIES, 5/17 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Presents Their Final Concert, A DAY IN THE MOVIES, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) presents their final concert of the season, titled “A Day at the Movies,” Sunday May 17 at 3pm at Roberts Auditorium, Rhode Island College. The concert features the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repert... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Upcoming Performances Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Upcoming Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2015

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra celebrates its' next season of uncommonly exceptional music and exciting performances. Classical, Family, and Chamber Recital season subscriptions are now on sale to experience outstanding performances by Michigan's premier regional orchestra and renowned guest soloi... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra and Stark County Park District Present SUMMER SERENADES IN THE PARK Canton Symphony Orchestra and Stark County Park District Present SUMMER SERENADES IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2015

What happens when the spontaneous sounds of nature and people enjoying a park are combined with the orchestrated sounds of musicians?  Serenades in the Park happens!  A free, family-friendly series of brass, woodwind, and string ensembles performing all over Stark County.  Everyone is invited to bri... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16 N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony will pay tribute to iconic music and lavish shows in the finale of its 2014-15 Pops series, Pops Goes Vegas, Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh. The concert program, which features such classic numbers as 'Luck Be ... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Offers Four Music Summer Camps Canton Symphony Orchestra Offers Four Music Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (May 5, 2015) – Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is pleased to offer four summer music camps.   The first three camps are for aspiring student musicians, and the fourth is a special opportunity open to all individuals and families in the Greater Canton area.  These week-long camps will b... (more...)
BPO Announces Dates for International Guitar Concerto Competition BPO Announces Dates for International Guitar Concerto Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. -WNED - WBFO Buffalo-Toronto and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are pleased to announce the dates for the 2016 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition.   The competition will be taking place on June 8, 9 and 11, 2016.    ... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

BUFFALO, NY - The BPO is planning a summer season that sees them travel to 12 Western New York venues and perform 14 concerts in a month's time.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Detroit Symphony Featured in Special May the 4th Video by Fiat Chrysler STAGE TUBE: Detroit Symphony Featured in Special May the 4th Video by Fiat Chrysler
by Stage Tube - May 05, 2015

Happy Star Wars Day from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra! Check out the DSO featured in this special #MayThe4th video by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Perform A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/7-9 N.C. Symphony to Perform A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn will lead the orchestra, members of UNC-Chapel Hill's Carolina Choir, and an outstanding cast of actors, directed by University of North Carolina School of the Arts Dean of Drama Carl Forsman, in a theatrical / symphonic presentation of William ... (more...)
Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16 Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more on Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II celebrates the world's favorite cla... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9 Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms on Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The performance features boy soprano Jack Rigdon and the 150 member Richmond S... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of 2015-2016 Pops Season Pacific Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of 2015-2016 Pops Season
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 28, 2015—A gala season awaits as great stars in entertainment lead the way to celebrate Richard Kaufman's 25-year legacy as principal pops conductor of Pacific Symphony. While last season marked the occasion of Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary, 2015-16 puts... (more...)



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