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Classical/Electric Guitarist Nadav Lev to Release New Album, NEW STRINGS ATTACHED, 10/10 Classical/Electric Guitarist Nadav Lev to Release New Album, NEW STRINGS ATTACHED, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

NEW YORK CITY, NY — Hailed as an exceptional virtuoso on both classical and electric guitar, Nadav Lev reveals the rich diversity of sound and style in contemporary guitar music on his latest album, New Strings Attached. From solo to chamber, from through-composed to improvised, and with a definitiv... (more...)
International Philharmonic Appoints Diana Broussard as Costume Designer for Peace Concert, 9/27 International Philharmonic Appoints Diana Broussard as Costume Designer for Peace Concert, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2015

New York, NY (August 12, 2015) - YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra announces Diana Broussard as costume designer for the Concert for Global Peaceon September 27, 2015 at Carnegie Hall, the conclusion of YPHIL's Seven Epic Concerts series. Known for her work with Gucci, Christian Dior, and... (more...)
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...)
Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 6/14 Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with perfor... (more...)
Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 14 Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 14
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with perfor... (more...)
Annenberg Center to Welcome African Children's Choir, 3/27 Annenberg Center to Welcome African Children's Choir, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

The African Children's Choir uses music and dance to give survivors of the devastation of war, famine, and disease a new lease on life and new hope. On Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. these inspirational youngsters take center stage at Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre for an uplifting evening of ... (more...)
The World Music Institute Presents ECHOES OF THE DIVINE: JEWISH WOMEN'S VOICES, 2/25 The World Music Institute Presents ECHOES OF THE DIVINE: JEWISH WOMEN'S VOICES, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2015

The World Music Institute continues its intimate Global Salon series with Echoes of the Divine: Jewish Women's Voices on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Talia Theater at Symphony Space.... (more...)
PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1 PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

Constantly in search of new musical terrain, the PRISM Quartet (Timothy McAllister, Taimur Sullivan, Matthew Levy, and Zachary Shemon)—“one of America's finest saxophone quartets for three decades” (The New Yorker)—celebrates its 30th anniversary with a groundbreaking recording: Heritage/Evolution, ... (more...)
The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Distinguished Concerts International New York is proud to present its annual concert featuring the supremely beautiful and inspirational music of Karl Jenkins.... (more...)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents a Masterclass with Violinist Tai Murray The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents a Masterclass with Violinist Tai Murray
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2014

When violinist Tai Murray comes to town during the week of Nov. 10, she will not only entertain, but will educate.... (more...)
Cape Town Philharmonic Performs New Nobel Piece at Artscape National Youth Music Competition Tonight Cape Town Philharmonic Performs New Nobel Piece at Artscape National Youth Music Competition Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2014

THE choral piece for the now postponed Nobel Laureate peace summit in Cape Town will now be heard at the Artscape National Youth Music Competition. The four minute-long orchestral work, Palladio, by Welsh composer, Karl Jenkins, will now be performed by a combined youth choir and the Cape Town ... (more...)
Cape Town Philharmonic to Perform New Nobel Piece at Artscape National Youth Music Competition, 10/18 Cape Town Philharmonic to Perform New Nobel Piece at Artscape National Youth Music Competition, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2014

THE choral piece for the now postponed Nobel Laureate peace summit in Cape Town will now be heard at the Artscape National Youth Music Competition. The four minute-long orchestral work, Palladio, by Welsh composer, Karl Jenkins, will now be performed by a combined youth choir and the Cape Town ... (more...)
PINK MARTINI to Perform with the Seattle Symphony, 1/20 PINK MARTINI to Perform with the Seattle Symphony, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2014

Tickets flew out the door for the December 4, 2014 Benaroya Hall concert by the popular Canadian Folk Bluegrass band The Wailin' Jenny's. A second concert will be added at 7:30 pm on Wednesday December 3, 2014 inside Benaroya Hall's Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall. On January 20 and 22, 2015 the... (more...)
UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5 UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2014

The month-long, citywide festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa concludes in early November with events ranging from concerts at Carnegie Hall to music, theater, and film screenings at partner venues throughout New York City.... (more...)
Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Severance Hall, 10/7 Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Severance Hall, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2014

For the first time in their 91-year history, the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, “one of the leading European orchestras” (The Independent), will tour the U.S., visiting four major markets in October. The Orchestra, under the direction of its Chief Conductor Muhai Tang, will appear first at Symphon... (more...)
David Homan Releases THE BOOK OF ESTHER David Homan Releases THE BOOK OF ESTHER
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2014

David Homan, a New York City-based contemporary composer/pianist, releases an ambitious 11 movement CD/DVD entitled The Book of Esther - a two-part work based on Jewish history. Originally scored as a ballet for the Ariel Rivka Dance company, the Book of Esther lyrically depicts the Biblical story o... (more...)
VisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA Records VisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA Records
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. The formation of the label expands upon VIA's already vast body of work, which, over the last ten ye... (more...)
Farruquito's June Shows at NYU Skirball Center are Cancelled Farruquito's June Shows at NYU Skirball Center are Cancelled
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2014

World Music Institute has been informed by Farruquito's management that they are cancelling his two New York performances (June 21-22 at NYU Skirball Center), due to production issues. WMI regretfully announces that despite great efforts to reschedule, there are no new dates.... (more...)




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