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Violinist Jennifer Koh & Pianist Shai Wosner Collaborate on 'Bridge to Beethoven' Violinist Jennifer Koh & Pianist Shai Wosner Collaborate on 'Bridge to Beethoven'
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2015

Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Shai Wosner have come together to combine their personal and musical experiences in a collaborative project titled Bridge to Beethoven that explores the impact and significance Beethoven has had on a culturally diverse group of composers and musicians. The recital ... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announce the Orchestra's celebratory Centennial 2015-2016 season, its ninth season under the direction of Maestra Alsop. Through appearances by the world's most renowned artists, premieres of several new works, Baltimore homecomin... (more...)
Violinist Itamar Zorman to Release Debut Album, 2/10 Violinist Itamar Zorman to Release Debut Album, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2015

Profil Hänssler will release violinist Itamar Zorman's debut album, Portrait, in the US on February 10, 2015, distributed by Naxos. This personal album, described as 'pure matter of the heart' (Concerti), captures Zorman's unique communicative power, revealing astounding artistic maturity along with... (more...)
Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2014

The Virgil Thomson Foundation today announced a robust worldwide celebration of Pulitzer Prize winner Virgil Thomson (1896-1989). A champion of American music and arguably America's greatest composer-critic, Thomson is being memorialized throughout 2013-15 by some of today's top opera companies, or... (more...)
New Hampshire Music Festival Kicks Off 2014 Summer Season: 'The Romantic Spirit' New Hampshire Music Festival Kicks Off 2014 Summer Season: 'The Romantic Spirit'
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2014

The New Hampshire Music Festival (NHMF) presents its 2014 summer season, with a theme of 'The Romantic Spirit.' The six-week season, running today July 8-August 14, will explore and celebrate the many facets of Romanticism, from the 18th century to the modern day.... (more...)
The National Portrait Gallery Presents The World Premiere of Four Choral Pieces Inspired By the Gallery's Wartime Diaries, 6/13-14 The National Portrait Gallery Presents The World Premiere of Four Choral Pieces Inspired By the Gallery's Wartime Diaries, 6/13-14
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2014

The world premiere of four pieces of choral music inspired by the National Portrait Gallery's wartime diaries, letters and internal memos will be performed by the Gallery's choir in residence, The Portrait Choir, on Friday 13 June, with two further performances on Saturday 14 June 2014.... (more...)
The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

The New York Philharmonic and American Composers Orchestra (ACO), in collaboration with ACO's EarShot: the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, announce the selection of 13 emerging composers from an international pool of more than 400 applicants from seven countries and 37 states rangi... (more...)
Miller Theatre Composer Portraits Series with the Work of JEAN-BAPTISTE BARRIERE Today Miller Theatre Composer Portraits Series with the Work of JEAN-BAPTISTE BARRIERE Today
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with a multi-faceted exploration of the work of Jean-Baptiste Barrière featuring Raphaële Kennedy, soprano Camilla Hoitenga, flute Margaret Lancaster, flute Aliisa Neige Barrière, violin and Nath... (more...)
Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is tonight, March 13,... (more...)
New Hampshire Music Festival Announces 2014 Summer Season: 'The Romantic Spirit' New Hampshire Music Festival Announces 2014 Summer Season: 'The Romantic Spirit'
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2014

The New Hampshire Music Festival (NHMF) announced its 2014 summer season today. With a theme of 'The Romantic Spirit,' the six-week season, July 8-August 14, will explore and celebrate the many facets of Romanticism, from the 18th century to the modern day.... (more...)
Miller Theatre Composer Portraits Series with the Work of JEAN-BAPTISTE BARRIÈRE, 3/29 Miller Theatre Composer Portraits Series with the Work of JEAN-BAPTISTE BARRIÈRE, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with a multi-faceted exploration of the work of Jean-Baptiste Barrière featuring Raphaële Kennedy, soprano Camilla Hoitenga, flute Margaret Lancaster, flute Aliisa Neige Barrière, violin and Nat... (more...)
The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal, 3/13 The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is Thursday, March 13... (more...)
The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents NOTES FROM INDIA, 3/28 The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents NOTES FROM INDIA, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2014

As they continue a successful and varied 25th anniversary season, Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony present the latest world-wandering chapter in their innovative and popular series exploring symphonic music from various world cultures with Notes from Indi... (more...)
Miller Theatre Presents Composer Portrait of Iceland's ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR Tonight Miller Theatre Presents Composer Portrait of Iceland's ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2013

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR, a rare hearing of the Icelandic artist's soundscapes.... (more...)
Miller Theatre Presents Composer Portrait of Iceland's ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR, 12/5 Miller Theatre Presents Composer Portrait of Iceland's ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2013

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR, a rare hearing of the Icelandic artist's soundscapes.... (more...)
Miller Theatre Opens Season with COMPOSER PORTRAITS, 10/10 Miller Theatre Opens Season with COMPOSER PORTRAITS, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - September 05, 2013

The music of Georg Friedrich Haas possesses “an otherworldly beauty,” writes The New Yorker. His compositional toolbox includes exotic scales and alternative tunings. He often draws on centuries past for inspiration, as in this program, which includes homages to the music of Desprez and the poetry o... (more...)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Release Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky on 8/6 Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Release Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky on 8/6
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2013

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and Music Director Peter Oundjian will release a recording of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring—in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the work—and Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances on the Orchestra's self-produced recording label, TSO LIVE. The T... (more...)
Gordon Getty's USHER HOUSE Opera Released; Welsh National Opera's Production to Debut in 2014 Gordon Getty's USHER HOUSE Opera Released; Welsh National Opera's Production to Debut in 2014
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2013

Composer Gordon Getty's opera Usher House, with libretto by the composer after Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher,' was released on the PentaTone Classics label on June 13, 2013.... (more...)
Soprano Lisa Delan Featured on THE HOURS BEGIN TO SING Soprano Lisa Delan Featured on THE HOURS BEGIN TO SING
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2013

A new CD, The Hours Begin to Sing, with songs by American composers performed by soprano Lisa Delan, has just been released on the PentaTone Classics label (PTC 5186 459).... (more...)
medici.tv Presents World Premiere of Philip Glass' PERFECT AMERICAN Tonight medici.tv Presents World Premiere of Philip Glass' PERFECT AMERICAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2013

Tonight, February 6, medici.tv will present a live webcast of the historic world premiere production of The Perfect American, Philip Glass's new opera about Walt Disney. At 75, Glass is one of the towering figures of 20th-century music, and perhaps the most successful composer alive today. The world... (more...)
medici.tv to Present World Premiere of Philip Glass' PERFECT AMERICAN, 2/6 medici.tv to Present World Premiere of Philip Glass' PERFECT AMERICAN, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2013

On February 6, medici.tv will present a live webcast of the historic world premiere production of The Perfect American, Philip Glass's new opera about Walt Disney. At 75, Glass is one of the towering figures of 20th-century music, and perhaps the most successful composer alive today. The world premi... (more...)




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