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Jim Brickman Joins the Canton Symphony Orchestra in Benefit Concert, 5/13 Jim Brickman Joins the Canton Symphony Orchestra in Benefit Concert, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Cleveland native Jim Brickman is a worldwide sensation with his soulful piano playing.  His simplistic song style has won the hearts of many, and has kept his music on the top of the charts across the country and the world.  In May, he will be coming back to Canton to join the CSO for one special ni... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert series, for children ages 7 and older, and PNC Musical Rainbow series, for children ages 3 to 6.  Both concert series are designed to introduce young people to classical music, and feature performances by Cleveland Orche... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2 Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, ... (more...)
New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

On June 8, 2017, The New York Pops will return to its summer home, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY, for a program of music by legendary film composer John Williams. After two successful seasons at the open-air venue, The New York Pops is proud to return to the stadium for an evening featuring the... (more...)
Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29 Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

On April 28 and 29 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Jun Märkl leads the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Karen Gomyo in Barber's Violin Concerto. The orchestra will also perform Barber's “Adagio for Strings” and Arnold Schoenberg's arrangement of Brahms' Piano Quartet No. 1. Tickets start at $21 ($15 fo... (more...)
First Listen to Cleveland Orchestra's Newest 5-DVD Box Set Featuring Bruckner Symphonies First Listen to Cleveland Orchestra's Newest 5-DVD Box Set Featuring Bruckner Symphonies
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst have announced details of their latest DVD release, a 5-DVD Box Set of previously issued recordings: Bruckner Symphonies Nos. 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9 recorded live at Severance Hall and Austria's Musikverein and Abbey of Saint Florian from 2006 ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Celebrates Buchbinder's Birthday With Concert, 4/28 Pittsburgh Symphony Celebrates Buchbinder's Birthday With Concert, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are celebrating legendary pianist Rudolf Buchbinder's birthday at the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Buchbinder Birthday Concert on April 28 at Heinz Hall, as part of the two-week Spring Viennese Festival.... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14 New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Schubert's “Great” Symphony and works by Sibelius and Mozart, May 11–14 in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick. Violinist Jennifer Koh—Musical America's 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year—returns for Sibelius' Violin Con... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses Announce Auditions for 2017-18 Season Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses Announce Auditions for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses announce that auditions for the 2017-18 season will take place this spring. The season will be The Cleveland Orchestra's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century. The Cleveland Orchestra holds a long-standing commitment to choral music in w... (more...)
Marc-Andre Hamelin Releases New Recordings Marc-Andre Hamelin Releases New Recordings
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

MARC-ANDRE HAMELIN has just released a recording of Medtner's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 on Hyperion with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski. ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23 Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are giving audiences the unique opportunity to “choose their Mozart” during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics “Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies” concerts on April 21-23 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
New Philharmonic Completes 2016-17 Season With ENCORE! At the MAC, 4/8-9 New Philharmonic Completes 2016-17 Season With ENCORE! At the MAC, 4/8-9
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

New Philharmonic, under the baton of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, completes its 2016-2017 season at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., with “Encore!” featuring CSO Assistant Concert Master and Guest Violinist David Taylor Saturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 9, 3 p.m. ... (more...)
The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12 The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the New York Premiere of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert, with the Orchestra performing John Williams's Academy Award®–winning score live to the complete film, conducted by David Newman, Friday, May 12, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 13 at 1:00 p.m.; a... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Cuts Its 2018 Arsht Center Concerts in Half Cleveland Orchestra Cuts Its 2018 Arsht Center Concerts in Half
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra is cutting its Arsht Center concerts in half, now only playing two programs in the 2018 season.  ... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Stefan Jackiw Performing Prokofiev Second Violin Concerto, 4/27-30 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Stefan Jackiw Performing Prokofiev Second Violin Concerto, 4/27-30
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents a trio of works including Dvo?ák's Eighth Symphony, April 27–30 in Englewood and Newark. Violinist Stefan Jackiw, who earned critical acclaim for his 2015 NJSO debut, performs Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto.... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus Celebrates 50 Years Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus Celebrates 50 Years
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus (COCC) is celebrating 50 years of music- making in the 2016-17 season. All alumni of the Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus are invited to participate in a special COCC Alumni Choir, assembled just for this occasion. This SATB ensemble will perform at the... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4 Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised o... (more...)
Tafelmusik Concludes US Tour Tafelmusik Concludes US Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Canada's internationally lauded Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik has just concluded its 2017 U.S. tour.  Travelling to eight cities across the country and in Puerto Rico, Tafelmusik performed a revelatory program titled 'J.S. Bach: Circle of Creation.' This interactive presentation combines text, music,... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Cellist Nicole Johnson Performs  at Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series, 4/21 Cellist Nicole Johnson Performs at Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Cellist Nicole Johnson performs a recital of Impressionistic, contemporary and traditional works on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Included on the program are Claude Debuss... (more...)
Sweet Moses Announces Special Chocolate to Launch Cleveland Orchestra's Season Sweet Moses Announces Special Chocolate to Launch Cleveland Orchestra's Season
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Sweet Moses Soda Fountain & Treat Shop unveils its newest creation in collaboration with The Cleveland Orchestra to celebrate the Orchestra's Second Century and 2017-18 season. The year will be the ensemble's 100th season of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century.... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9 Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9
by Molly Tracy - March 20, 2017

The final concert in Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season explores the infinite diversity of love in all its forms. With guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Paths of Passion features the technical and lyrical mastery of Robert Hanford in both Frank Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Dvorak's Romance in... (more...)
Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents Presents Season Finale, 'The Three B's - Elmar Oliveira, Violin', 4/1 Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents Presents Season Finale, 'The Three B's - Elmar Oliveira, Violin', 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

The Brevard Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2016-17 season on April 1st at the King Center for the Performing Arts with a musical tribute to three of the biggest names in symphonic music: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Leopold Stokowski's romanticized arrangement of Bach's unforgettable Air on the G S... (more...)
LA Phil's Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Glassics Concert, 4/7-9 LA Phil's Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Glassics Concert, 4/7-9
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a luminary in the classical music world, will step in to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts on April 7 & 9 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)



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