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Sir Simon Rattle Unveils Plans for New London Symphony Orchestra Venue Sir Simon Rattle Unveils Plans for New London Symphony Orchestra Venue
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Sir Simon Rattle says the London Symphony Orchestra's current home in the Barbican is not sufficient enough for its current repertoire and is planning a new venue.... (more...)
Percussionist-Composer Alex Cline to Release OCEAN OF VOWS This March Percussionist-Composer Alex Cline to Release OCEAN OF VOWS This March
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

Percussionist-composer Alex Cline's new double CD, Oceans of Vows (Cryptogramophone Records) is slated for release on March 10, 2017.... (more...)
American Brass Quintet Releases Album of Commissioned Works American Brass Quintet Releases Album of Commissioned Works
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The distinguished American Brass Quintet releases their new recording, Perspectives, today on Summit Records.... (more...)
Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra performs new orchestral works by seven of today's top emerging composers in its annual Future Classics concert, played under the baton of Music Director Osmo Vänskä. The concert, held on Friday, February 3, is the capstone of the 14th Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, c... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27 Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) embark on their sixth trip to Europe together in January 2017, marking the Orchestra's 33rd tour to Europe and the 60th international tour in its distinguished history.... (more...)
KODO Returns to U.S. in 22-City Tour, 1/26-3/25
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2017

Kodo — the  world's most celebrated masters of Japanese percussion, who played a singular role in popularizing modern taiko drumming — will present their program DADAN in North America for the first time, visiting 22 U.S. cities between January and March 2017.  Forging new directions for the traditi... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: 7 Year Old With Leukemia Fulfills Wish of Conducting Orchestra STAGE TUBE: 7 Year Old With Leukemia Fulfills Wish of Conducting Orchestra
by Stage Tube - January 05, 2017

7-year-old Jordan Cartwright, who is battling leukemia, had his wish granted by the Ronald McDonald Charities when he conducted the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in Canada's National Anthem at the Francis Winspear Centre for Music this past Monday.... (more...)
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra to Present Violinist Paul Huang Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra to Present Violinist Paul Huang
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

Paul Huang, whose intensely eloquent interpretations and effortless virtuosity have enthralled audiences and critics the world over, will join the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra for a performance of Beethoven's expansive and groundbreaking Violin Concerto in D at the Lobero Theatre on Tuesday, Janu... (more...)
CSO's Brahms Fest Continues Next Weekend with Limited Edition Beer CSO's Brahms Fest Continues Next Weekend with Limited Edition Beer
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will kick off 2017 with the continuation of its two-year Brahms Fest. The CSO and Music Director Louis Langrée will perform the composer's Fourth Symphony Thursday and Saturday, Jan. 5 (7:30 p.m.) & 7 (8 p.m.) at the Taft Theatre, in a program that also features the... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Leads the NY Phil with Wynton Marsalis in World Premiere of THE JUNGLE Alan Gilbert Leads the NY Phil with Wynton Marsalis in World Premiere of THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2016

Last night Music Director Alan Gilbert led the Philharmonic and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis in the World Premiere of The Jungle (Symphony No. 4), the jazz legend's depiction of New York as super highway.... (more...)
North/South Chamber Orchestra Announces New Year's Eve Celebration, 1/8 North/South Chamber Orchestra Announces New Year's Eve Celebration, 1/8
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2016

The North/South Chamber Orchestra welcomes the New Year on Sunday afternoon January 8 performing a free-admission concert featuring four cheerful and dynamic works by living American composers.... (more...)
League and New Music USA Announce New Music Alive Residencies League and New Music USA Announce New Music Alive Residencies
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2016

Five composer and orchestra pairs have been selected through a peer review panel process to participate in Music Alive, a national three-year composer-orchestra residency program of the League of American Orchestras and New Music USA.... (more...)
Music Mountain Announces Summer Chamber Music Festival Music Mountain Announces Summer Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2016

Chamber music enthusiasts will want to mark their calendars for the start of Music Mountain's 88thSeason! Music Mountain President, Nicholar Gordon announced America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival will kick off on June 11th with a summer featuring Beethoven and favorite Piano Quin... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions, On Tour Worldwide STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions, On Tour Worldwide
by Stage Tube - December 20, 2016

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will be performing in London tonight, prior to touring in other venues worldwide.... (more...)
Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony, Featuring Soloist Veronica Iovan, Dec. 21-23 Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony, Featuring Soloist Veronica Iovan, Dec. 21-23
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will guest conduct “Concert extraordinary de Cr?ciun” with the Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and Academic Choir with featured soloist, Romanian- American soprano Veronica Iovan, December 21st through 23rd in Craiova, Romania.... (more...)
The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs celebrates the holidays as part of its 92nd season. This year, it presents a trio of concerts featuring seasonal repertoire and contemporary a... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16 New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 16 and 18 in Princeton and Newark, respectively. George Manahan, the NJSO's interim Music Director from 1983–85, returns to conduct Handel's mast... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRISTMAS FIESTA WITH SULTANS OF STRING, 12/16 Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRISTMAS FIESTA WITH SULTANS OF STRING, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

On Friday December 16, at 8:00pm, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, performs our Holiday Pops concert, entitledChristmas Fiesta with Sultans of String, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts... (more...)
Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4 Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

Full of exciting choral writing, thundering timpani and blazing trumpets, “Handel's Glorious Messiah” energizes its audience and leaves them singing, “Hallelujah!” This beloved holiday tradition of Handel's celebrated oratorio provides the perfect respite during the busy season to experience joy, re... (more...)
Mercury to Perform Schubert and Dvorak, 11/19 Mercury to Perform Schubert and Dvorak, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury perform Dvo?ák's String Serenade and Schubert's Quintet in C Major on November 19 at 8 p.m. at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater. These colorful works, bursting with emotion, are brought to life under the bows of Mercury's full string section. Dvo?ák's ... (more...)
Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series will feature concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of comp... (more...)
Forge Music Venue to Present LONDON IRISH REFLECTIONS 11/14 Forge Music Venue to Present LONDON IRISH REFLECTIONS 11/14
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2016

Forge Music Venue in Camden, London on Monday 14th November 2016 at 7.30pm for the World Premiere of London Irish Reflections, which seeks to contextualise the experience of the Irish of several generations working and living in London. Daire Halpin (soprano) and Jean Kelly (harpist) - our Joint Art... (more...)
Groupmuse Social Network Brings Together Classical Music Lovers Groupmuse Social Network Brings Together Classical Music Lovers
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2016

Groupmuse is a platform enabling communities to come together around great art; an online social network that connects young classical musicians to local audiences through concert house parties. Share the great masterpieces of music with old and new friends — in your living room and throughout your ... (more...)
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts and the Santa Rosa Symphony Present A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS CONCERT Luther Burbank Center for the Arts and the Santa Rosa Symphony Present A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Luther Burbank Center for the Artsand the Santa Rosa Symphony present a special holiday treat as a part of the2016-2017 Symphony Pops Series on Sunday, December 11 at 3 p.m. with A Charlie Brown Christmas Concert. Quickly becoming a favorite on everyone's holiday “must-do” list, this festive afterno... (more...)
American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29 American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00PM at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Ave. at 87th St, American Classical Orchestra presents a program of J.S Bach's cantatas; Es wartet alles auf dich, opening chorus BWV 187; Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, opening chorus BWV 62; Christ lag in Todesband... (more...)