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Violinist Miri Ben-Ari Honors Nelson Mandela with Latest Single 'Freedom' Violinist Miri Ben-Ari Honors Nelson Mandela with Latest Single 'Freedom'
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Grammy Award winning violinist and producer, Miri Ben-Ari delivers a musical masterpiece in her latest single 'Freedom,' honoring South Africa's first black president and renowned freedom crusader, Nelson Mandela on the third anniversary of his death.... (more...)
Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Performs Live to Film Scores Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Performs Live to Film Scores
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

The Minnesota Symphony is moving toward featuring live soundtracks to popular films, which has been a big draw for audiences.  This season, they are performing live to five films, among some are 'It's a Wonderful Life', 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone', 'Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille', and 'ET'.... (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...)
Canton Symphony Announces Bilingual Component Canton Symphony Announces Bilingual Component
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

While music is often described as the international language, spoken languages are our major means of communication.  The Canton Symphony Orchestra will use music to familiarize children to English and Spanish vocabulary through the SymphonyLand trio series.  The trios introduce children to the inst... (more...)
Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 18 Musical Events in January and February 2017 Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 18 Musical Events in January and February 2017
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 18 musical performances during January and February 2017.... (more...)
ACO and BIS Records Co-Commission New Piano Concerto from José Serebrier ACO and BIS Records Co-Commission New Piano Concerto from José Serebrier
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces a new co-commission in cooperation with the record label BIS, for Symphonic B A C H Variations for Piano and Orchestra, a piano concerto by composer and conductor José Serebrier.... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2016 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra's 2015-16 season, a year in which the Orchestra returned to Carnegie Hall and Europe, completed its celebrated Sibelius symphonies recording cycle, launched a new education program f... (more...)
Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced
by TV News Desk - November 30, 2016

Following its rediscovery last year and performance in St. Petersburg in December, Stravinsky's Funeral Song receives premieres in 15 countries around the world, programmed by leading orchestras and conductors.... (more...)
Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

The 12th annual performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah take place at the Auditorium Theatre on January 14 and 15, the weekend before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Renowned soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson join legendary pianist Alvin Waddles in the... (more...)
Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

One of America's most esteemed composers, Philip Glass, celebrates his 80th birthday this January, a milestone that will be marked by a year of notable performances and events encompassing every facet of his career—opera, chamber music, orchestra music, dance, theatre works and more. Highlights foll... (more...)
Canton Symphony Announces Holiday Singalong, 12/12 Canton Symphony Announces Holiday Singalong, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

It may not be Auntie Mame's “carols at the spinet”, but if you “need a little Christmas” the Canton Symphony Orchestra's next ConverZations might be just what you are looking for.  Michelle Mullaly, President and CEO of the orchestra will host a Holiday sing-along on December 12 at noon. ConverZatio... (more...)
Students From Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music School to Perform with THE PIANO GUYS 12/1 Students From Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music School to Perform with THE PIANO GUYS 12/1
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2016

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra (RIPO) Music School are pleased to announce that five violin students will perform with social media sensations THE PIANO GUYS on Thursday, December 1 at 7:30P at PPAC. This concert will be THE PIANO GUYS' only ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Ends Strike Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Ends Strike
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2016

On November 18, 2016, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (PSI) and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471 negotiating committee representing musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) agreed upon the terms of a new five-year contract. Today, the musicians of the PSO ratifi... (more...)
Sony Classical to Release LION Original Motion Picture Soundtrack This Weekend Sony Classical to Release LION Original Motion Picture Soundtrack This Weekend
by Movies News Desk - November 23, 2016

Sony Classical has announced the release of Lion (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) with score music by Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka available digitally November 25 and on CD December 2.... (more...)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Christmas Events Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Christmas Events
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2016

The month of December casts a magic spell on the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), as the films with live orchestra series continues, followed by a Tchaikovsky extravaganza. The TSO then welcomes the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal as a guest before launching into the sparkling, uplifting Christma... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces MusicNOW Festival 2017, 1/12 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces MusicNOW Festival 2017, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2016

The MusicNOW Festival continues to present adventurous new music, exciting collaborations and US premieres January 12 - 14, 2017 at the Aronoff Center and Taft Theatre. The 2017 MusicNOW Festival kicks off on Thursday, January 12 (7:30 p.m.) at the Aronoff Center for the Arts as Bob Weir (of the leg... (more...)
American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes New CEO American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes New CEO
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2016

David Hirsch, President of the Board of the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO), announced today that the Board, following a unanimous recommendation of a search committee, has appointed Naomi Grabel as the AFIPO's first Chief Executive Officer effective December 12, 2016.... (more...)
Mission Theater to Present PSU ORCHESTRA REMIX Mission Theater to Present PSU ORCHESTRA REMIX
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2016

Astor Piazzolla pays homage to the music of Antonio Vivaldi with his own four movement, tango-inflected 'Four Seasons,' which reflects the life and soul of his native Buenos Aires. This signature work from the 1960s is deeply informed by Piazzolla's multicultural upbringing, which saw him introduce ... (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...)
Live from Lincoln Center Presents LANG LANG'S NEW YORK RHAPSODY Live from Lincoln Center Presents LANG LANG'S NEW YORK RHAPSODY
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016

This Thanksgiving, Live From Lincoln Centerpresents the internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang and his love letter to New York, the city he considers his adoptive home, set to the music that helped make this city so famous. This special multi-genre event pairs one of the world's greatest virtuo... (more...)
Brandenburg Choir Returns with NOEL! NOEL! Brandenburg Choir Returns with NOEL! NOEL!
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

If any single concert sums up the spirit of the Brandenburg, it is the Noël! Noël! concerts with the acclaimed Brandenburg Choir. This year the stunning New Zealand soprano Madison Nonoa, an exciting new talent that Paul Dyer has recently discovered, will take centre stage as soloist.... (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...)
Sono Luminus Announces Partnership With Iceland Symphony Sono Luminus Announces Partnership With Iceland Symphony
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Sono Luminus announces a new recording partnership with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. The first recording will be conducted by composer/conductor Daníel Bjarnason, and will feature music by Icelandic composers Daníel Bjarnason, Thurídur Jónsdóttir, María Huld Markan, Hlynur A. Vilmarsson, and Anna... (more...)
THE SECRET TRIO Performs Concert, 12/3 THE SECRET TRIO Performs Concert, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

The Secret Trio is composed of three extraordinary musicians rooted in Turkish, Balkan Roma (Gypsy) and Armenian music who came together to create a new type of chamber music. Not bound by a single tradition, they perform original pieces and traditional melodies that incorporate the microtonal modes... (more...)



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