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Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21 Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, “Nature's Bounty,” at Avenues: The World School (259 Tenth Ave.). The program will feature Morgenst... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as ar... (more...)
DSO's 'EXOTIC ADVENTURES' Concert Streams Live DSO's 'EXOTIC ADVENTURES' Concert Streams Live
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Join Detroit Public Television (DPTV) this morning starting at 10:45 a.m. for The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)'s most exciting concert of the year, Exotic Adventures, featuring mezzo soprano Isabelle Druet for her American orchestral debut performing Ravel's Shéhérazade.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9 The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

From simple beauty to dazzling grandeur, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” requires extreme virtuosity from its soloist, making it an ideal centerpiece for Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert, “Beethoven's 'Emperor.'” Pianist Barry Douglas, gold medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky Interna... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4 Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will stage a three-day festival June 2-4 exploring renewal in Detroit and New Orleans through performance and cultural exchange. The festival, entitled 'A Musical Tale of Two Cities: Motown Meets The Big Easy,' will examine how these two cities have used their le... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras to Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras to Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras present their final concerts of the 2014-15 season throughout April and May.... (more...)
Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26 Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (April 14, 2015) – Three choruses combined into one, six vocal soloists and internationally acclaimed pianist André Watts join together for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's final Beethoven Festival concert. The program for the concert on April 26 at 8:00pm at the Zimmermann Symphony Cen... (more...)
Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5 Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 14, 2015—Widely considered the greatest cellist alive today, Yo-Yo Ma makes a special Orange County appearance to honor Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary season with Pacific Symphony. One of classical music's true superstars and an ambassador for the art for... (more...)
Classical Jam Performs Music of Piazzolla at the Music Box Classical Jam Performs Music of Piazzolla at the Music Box
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit's 2014-2015 Midtown Series comes to a lively conclusion with Classical Jam performing traditional tangos and 'nuevo tango' of Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla on Friday, May 1 at 8:00 PM. Argentine tango dancers Elena Vais and Daniel Moreno will join Classica... (more...)
Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More! Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Weill Hall and the Green Music Center (GMC) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced its 2015–16 season today, with concerts in Weill Hall, Schroeder Hall, and through the summer at Weill Hall + Lawn. The season comprises the MasterCard Performance Series — 39 concerts on the stage of the 1,400-se... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17 Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

HOUSTON (April 13, 2015) – The Houston Symphony presents Ohlsson Plays Chopin at Jones Hall featuring works by contemporary American living composer Jennifer Higdon and Romantic-era composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin.... (more...)
San Francisco Girls Chorus to Finish Off Season with Concert Featuring Carla Kihlstedt, 6/5 San Francisco Girls Chorus to Finish Off Season with Concert Featuring Carla Kihlstedt, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

San Francisco, CA, April 13, 2015 –The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus will conclude its 2014-2015 season with an ambitious and ingenious program exploring the serious fun of modern and contemporary music Friday, June 5, at 8 pm at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, A... (more...)
CSO to Conclude Season with Set of Beethoven Concerts, 4/25 CSO to Conclude Season with Set of Beethoven Concerts, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (April 7, 2015) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) Beethoven Festival culminates with two final concerts on April 25 and 26 with acclaimed pianist André Watts. On Saturday April 25 at 8:00pm Mr. Watts will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 and Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”... (more...)
Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28 Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 04/07/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents An Evening with Itzhak Perlman on April 28, 2015at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Associate Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the orchestra in Brahms's Symphony No. 2, and Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn's Violin... (more...)
New Yorker Classical Music Critic Andrew Porter Dies at 86 New Yorker Classical Music Critic Andrew Porter Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

Music critic Andrew Porter died either Thursday night or early Friday in London. He was 86. He died from complications of pneumonia, and it was confirmed by Sheila Porter, his sister and only immediate survivor.... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (April 6, 2015) — Music Director Marin Alsop leads her final Off the Cuff concert of the 2014-2015 season in collaboration with playwright in residence and director Didi Balle for a symphonic play exploring the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he wrote his Fifth Symphony. The semi-... (more...)
Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

The Music Academy of the West will present the world-renowned New York Philharmonic in its first-ever performance at the historic Santa Barbara Bowl as well as a new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera Cinderella as part of the Academy's 68th annual Summer Festival. The Music Academy will ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together profess... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents AN AMERICAN MUSICAL JOURNEY, a Free Concert in Fullerton, 4/26 The Pacific Symphony Presents AN AMERICAN MUSICAL JOURNEY, a Free Concert in Fullerton, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2015

A brass quintet from Pacific Symphony is heading to Fullerton to perform a free concert titled “An American Musical Journey” in celebration of Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary season. Presented in partnership with the North Orange County Community Concerts, the afternoon of music take... (more...)
Dr. Britt Cooper to Lead CSO's ConverZations Discussion, 4/13 Dr. Britt Cooper to Lead CSO's ConverZations Discussion, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (April 1, 2015) – Dr. Britt Cooper, Director of Fine and Performing Arts and Director of Choral Activities at Walsh University will lead the April 13ConverZations discussion at the Zimmermann Symphony Center, 2331 17th Street NW, Canton. ConverZations are FREE public discussions featur... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This Month THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This Month
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters se... (more...)
Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
Dennis James to Perform Chaplin's THE GOLD RUSH for Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 4/26 Dennis James to Perform Chaplin's THE GOLD RUSH for Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—March 31, 2015—Touring the world presenting silent films as they were meant to be seen (and heard!), virtuoso organist Dennis James returns to Pacific Symphony's Pedals and Pipes series to recreate the soundtrack to one of the greatest silent films of all time: Charlie Chaplin'... (more...)
Early Music Vancouver to Present FOUR SEASONS, 5/1 Early Music Vancouver to Present FOUR SEASONS, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) prepares for a dramatic conclusion to their 2014/15 season, as part of the popular Chan Centre Series, with a vivid presentation of Antonio Vivaldi's Four Seasons, May 1, 2015 at 8pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC. Joined by the Portland Baroque Orchest... (more...)
Pacific Symphony's Family Musical Mornings to Conclude with BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS, 4/18 Pacific Symphony's Family Musical Mornings to Conclude with BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—March 31, 2015—Pacific Symphony invites its Family Musical Mornings audience to imagine what it would be like to live next door to one of the most-famous composers of all time during “Beethoven Lives Upstairs,” the award-winning production by Classical Kids Live. Weaving master... (more...)



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