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Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30 Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Performing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1977, Randy Newman, whose music speaks to multiple generations, closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4 Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

HOUSTON (July 2, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will continue its tradition of helping Houstonians celebrate Independence Day at Miller Outdoor Theatre with its Star-Spangled Salute concert at 8:30 p.m. on July 4. The celebration, which will feature patriotic cannons and a thrilling fireworks display,... (more...)
Kretzer Piano Music Foundation to Host 4th Annual PHYSICIANS TALENT SHOWCASE, 8/18 Kretzer Piano Music Foundation to Host 4th Annual PHYSICIANS TALENT SHOWCASE, 8/18
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation (KPMF) today announced the roster of medical performers in the 4th annual PHYSICIANS TALENT SHOWCASE (PTS), that will be held at The Harriet Himmel Theater at CityPlace in West Palm Beach on Tuesday, August 18 at 7:30 pm.... (more...)
Basel Symphony Orchestra Appoints Ivor Bolton as New Music Director Basel Symphony Orchestra Appoints Ivor Bolton as New Music Director
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

Commencing with the 2016/17 concert season, British conductor Ivor Bolton will take the helm in a four-year contract running till the end of the 2019/20 season. Polish Conductor Micha? Nesterowicz has also been named as the orchestra's new Principal Guest Conductor.... (more...)
Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23 Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2 Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flrez headline Rossini's bel canto tour-de-force La Donna del Lago on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)
Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as assistant conductors.... (more...)
Pasadena POPS to Celebrate The Beatles with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR, 7/11 Pasadena POPS to Celebrate The Beatles with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

The Pasadena POPS celebrates the best of the music of The Beatles with Classical Mystery Tour on Saturday, July 11 at the Los Angeles Arboretum. Back by Popular demand, Classical Mystery Tour brings the timeless hits of The Beatles to life with a fresh set list of favorites. Spanning The Beatles' va... (more...)
Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12 Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

This summer, Apollo's Fire embarks on its fourth international tour, performing with world-renowned violinist, Alina Ibragimova, at the BBC Proms in London (Aug. 15), The Aldeburgh Music/Snape Proms in the UK (Aug. 16), and performing a separate chamber program at the Tuscany Musical Landscapes Fest... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Launches New Concert Programs for  Musician Innovation Grant Pacific Symphony Launches New Concert Programs for Musician Innovation Grant
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—June 18, 2015—Inspired by the creative minds and unique backgrounds of its musicians, Pacific Symphony and its Board of Directors awarded four orchestra members with a “Musician Innovation Grant” totaling $20,000 to fund new artistic projects. The grant's purpose is to give mus... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

HOUSTON (June 18, 2015) – The Houston Symphony ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series will continue at 8:30 p.m. on June 20, featuring the Houston Symphony debuts of guest conductor Karina Canellakis and guest artist Charlie Albright.... (more...)
e-Piano Junior Competition Winner Announced e-Piano Junior Competition Winner Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Nathan Lee, 13, from Sammamish, Washington, earned First Place in this year's e-Piano Junior Competition, capturing the top prize of $8,000 in the international event held in Minnesota over the past six days that showcased the talent of some of the world's best classical pianists ages 17 and under.... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (June 17, 2015) –Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh will lead the orchestra in their annual Independence Day celebrations at Oregon Ridge Park on July 3 and 4 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

After nearly two decades shepherding the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra through considerable growth, Music Director Larry Rachleff will complete his distinguished tenure at the Philharmonic following the 2016-17 season.... (more...)
Festival Set for Menuhin Competition London 2016 Festival Set for Menuhin Competition London 2016
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The MENUHIN COMPETITION LONDON 2016 has announced that JOHN RUTTER is to compose his first work for violin and voice, as one of the three new compositions to be premiered during the eleven day Festival (Thursday 7 April 2016 – Sunday 17 April 2016).... (more...)
BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons have entered into a new partnership to create Classical Live, a unique initiative that offers a new paradigm for the distribution of live recordings of classical music available only on Google Play Music. Classical Live will offer parti... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Hosts Classic BBQs in Heinz Hall Summer Garden, 7/11 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Hosts Classic BBQs in Heinz Hall Summer Garden, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

PITTSBURGH – A night for the entire family, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosting two Classical BBQ events in the Heinz Hall Summer Garden on July 11 and August 2.  Each Classical BBQ is filled with orchestral favorites in a fun-filled atmosphere, including pre- and post-concert entertainment... (more...)
Five Major Orchestras Partner With Google to Launch 'Classical Live' on Google Play Five Major Orchestras Partner With Google to Launch 'Classical Live' on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

Five of today's leading orchestras have joined forces in an unprecedented new collaboration to launch the inaugural phase of Classical Live, the first and only initiative offering current recordings exclusively on Google Play Music. Through Classical Live, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Clevelan... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Music School to Hold Auditions for Youth Jazz Ensemble, 6/23 RI Philharmonic Music School to Hold Auditions for Youth Jazz Ensemble, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2015

The Rhode Island Philharmonic YOUTH JAZZ ENSEMBLES (RIPYJazz) will hold auditions by appointment on June 23rd or at your convenience for the RIPYJazz Big Band, Paul Murphy Touring Ensemble and Jazz Combos. For an audition application or more information, please visit musicschool.riphil.org or contac... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic to Perform SOUNDWAVE, with The Albrights and Babik, 9/24 Buffalo Philharmonic to Perform SOUNDWAVE, with The Albrights and Babik, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -Buffalo musicians of all types will unite on the Kleinhans stage for one night in September. On Thursday, Sept. 24, the Buffalo Philharmonic will present 'Soundwave,' featuring Buffalo bands The Albrights and Babik and works by contemporary rock-inspired composers and songwriters Mas... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Sensory-Friendly Concert, 6/27 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Sensory-Friendly Concert, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Celebrate Pittsburgh,” on Saturday, June 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17 Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on a 14-concert European Tour from May 17 to June 5, 2016.... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28 Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the famed Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, June 28th (3PM) performing Haydn, Webern, and Schubert. The weekend also welcomes Cantata Profana... (more...)



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