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The North/South Chamber Orchestra presents Midwinter Fest The North/South Chamber Orchestra presents Midwinter Fest
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2017

The North/South Chamber Orchestra celebrates winter on Sunday afternoon February 19 performing a free-admission concert featuring four listener-friendly works by American composers.... (more...)
Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003 Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as... (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...)
Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

The 12th annual performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah take place at the Auditorium Theatre on January 14 and 15, the weekend before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Renowned soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson join legendary pianist Alvin Waddles in the... (more...)
Live from Lincoln Center Presents LANG LANG'S NEW YORK RHAPSODY Live from Lincoln Center Presents LANG LANG'S NEW YORK RHAPSODY
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016

This Thanksgiving, Live From Lincoln Centerpresents the internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang and his love letter to New York, the city he considers his adoptive home, set to the music that helped make this city so famous. This special multi-genre event pairs one of the world's greatest virtuo... (more...)
LA Chamber Orchestra Presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, 1/14 LA Chamber Orchestra Presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

Celebrating the unique ability of music and the arts to address challenging social and moral issues, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, a three-week, city-wide series of free and ticketed concerts, conversations and community engagement curated by LACO Music Director Jef... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Announces Star-Studded Lineup for A NIGHT OF INSPIRATION, 12/6 Carnegie Hall Announces Star-Studded Lineup for A NIGHT OF INSPIRATION, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced the all-star lineup for A Night of Inspiration, an evening of spiritually uplifting music on Tuesday, December 6 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Under the direction of multi-faceted producer, composer, and music director Ray Chew, the special guest ar... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Present AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING, 9/13 Pacific Symphony to Present AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

Pacific Symphony launches its upcoming 2016-17 season in glorious style this September with a one-night-only spectacular—“An Evening with Renée Fleming,” featuring “America's reigning diva” (The Washington Post) for more than a decade in a rare Orange County appearance! One of the most beloved and c... (more...)
Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SC Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Great stories give voice to great music -  and the musical connection between Broadway and Opera has long fascinated and entertained audiences. In 1900 the theatrical success of David Belasco's play “Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan” led to Giacomo Puccini's 1904  grand opera “Madama Butterfly,”... (more...)
The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

On May 5, at 17:00 Moscow time [14:00 GMT], the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Russia Valery Gergiev, held the 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' concert on the stage of Palmyra's world-famous amphitheater.... (more...)
PSYWE to Conclude Season with HEAVEN AND EARTH Concert, 5/22 PSYWE to Conclude Season with HEAVEN AND EARTH Concert, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 27, 2016—The young and talented musicians of Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE), grades 8-12, conclude their season with a heavenly array of moving and arresting music. The program, “Heaven and Earth,” features works that are both naturally and divinely inspired... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Closes Season with Canton Symphony Chorus Tonight Canton Symphony Orchestra Closes Season with Canton Symphony Chorus Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (Apirl 8, 2016) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra will close out its MasterWorks season by featuring the Canton Symphony Chorus and Walsh University Chamber Singers tonight, April 23 at 8:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall adjacent to the Zimmermann Symphony Center.  Associate Conducto... (more...)
Chris Botti to Return to Pacific Symphony, 5/13 Chris Botti to Return to Pacific Symphony, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 19, 2016—The world's most popular trumpeter— Chris Botti—returns to Pacific Symphony for a concert overflowing with his astute mastery, as he effortlessly crosses the boundaries of jazz, classical, rock and pop. With polished charm and mesmerizing trumpeting skills, th... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Close Season with Canton Symphony Chorus, 4/23 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Close Season with Canton Symphony Chorus, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (Apirl 8, 2016) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra will close out its MasterWorks season by featuring the Canton Symphony Chorus and Walsh University Chamber Singers on April 23 at 8:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall adjacent to the Zimmermann Symphony Center.  Associate Conductor Rach... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
American Symphony Orchestra Announces New Season American Symphony Orchestra Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2016

The American Symphony Orchestra and music director Leon Botstein return to Carnegie Hall for the ensemble's 55th season of concerts, the Vanguard Series, on October 19, 2016, and continue through May 12, 2017. Four programs of wide-ranging and distinct repertoire will explore notable topics, includi... (more...)
Midori Joins Pacific Symphony for Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto, 4/28 Midori Joins Pacific Symphony for Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016

Mesmerizing virtuoso, former child prodigy and so famous she goes by one name—Midori—joins Pacific Symphony to perform Erich Korngold's achingly beautiful Violin Concerto, which the composer reimagined from four of his acclaimed film scores. The exquisite program is led by Grammy and Juno award-winn... (more...)
Ute Lemper and Paulo Coelho Release New Album, THE 9 SECRETS Ute Lemper and Paulo Coelho Release New Album, THE 9 SECRETS
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2016

song cycle composed and sung by Lemper, set to words by Coelho from his 2012 novel Manuscript Found in Accra, the thematic content of which may be encapsulated in the lines, “After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to questions about life and humanity is unearth... (more...)