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Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Unveil World Premiere, 4/24 Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Unveil World Premiere, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

Composer Mohammed Fairouz's first Oratorio, Zabur will receive its world premiere performance by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 24, at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis.... (more...)
YSO to Perform NEW FRONTIERS, 3/21 YSO to Perform NEW FRONTIERS, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

From a groundbreaking composition by one of the hottest young composers today to a galactic classical masterpiece, the York Symphony Orchestra (YSO) will present New Frontiers Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. This space-themed concert will feature a speci... (more...)
Pianist Fazil Say to Perform with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, 4/11 Pianist Fazil Say to Perform with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

NEW YORK, NY (March 3, 2015)—In the final concert of its annual series at Carnegie Hall this season, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will be joined by Turkish pianist-composer Faz?l Say for the New York premiere of his new Chamber Symphony, Op. 62, commissioned by Orpheus as part of its American Notes ini... (more...)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S NINTH, 3/21-22 The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S NINTH, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

In March, the BPO will celebrate classical music's most beloved and influential composer with a festival, including his groundbreaking Ninth Symphony.... (more...)
League of American Orchestras New Orchestra Governance Center League of American Orchestras New Orchestra Governance Center
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The League of American Orchestras has launched a new Orchestra Governance Center, offering a comprehensive range of support, strategies, and programs designed to strengthen governance practice in orchestras. Newly developed regional seminars for board chairs, orchestra CEOs, and development staff ar... (more...)
Sir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra Sir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
Clarinetist Martin Frost to Make Houston Symphony Debut, 3/14-15 Clarinetist Martin Frost to Make Houston Symphony Debut, 3/14-15
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Multifaceted artist and Swedish clarinetist Martin Fröst will make his Houston Symphony debut at Jones Hall on March 14-15 under the baton of Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada.... (more...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster to Perform Pulitzer-Winning Composition, 3/12 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster to Perform Pulitzer-Winning Composition, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's Barnett & Company Masterworks Series concert on March 12 will feature the CSO's Concertmaster Holly Mulcahy performing Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto, which won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2010. Higdon wrote the piece in 2008 for violinist Hi... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21 The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Highly regarded for popularizing traditional Irish folk music across the world, “The Chieftains” bring their bagpipes, banjos and exciting musicality to Pacific Symphony Pops for an extension of this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations! Co-founder Paddy Moloney and his band have won six Grammy Awa... (more...)
LA Phil President Deborah Borda Named Hauser Leader-in-Residence at HKS LA Phil President Deborah Borda Named Hauser Leader-in-Residence at HKS
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) announced today that Los Angeles Philharmonic President and Chief Executive Officer Deborah Borda will join the Center for Public Leadership community as a Hauser Leader-in-Residence. Borda is the first arts executive to hold the... (more...)
Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21 Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced the first 53 Summer 2015 performances at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Tickets for these performances go on sale to the general public beginning at 10:00 a.m. March 21; Wolf Trap members (donors of $... (more...)
CSO Youth Orchestra to Perform Winter Concert, 3/9 CSO Youth Orchestra to Perform Winter Concert, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2015

February 25, 2015 – Chattanooga, TN The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) continue their 2014/15 season on March 9 at 7:30pm at Brainerd Baptist Church with a concert performed by the CSOYO Symphony with Gary Wilkes conducting, featuring An American in Paris by George Gershwin... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12 Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 25, 2015—An evening of profound emotion and beautiful introspection takes place when Pacific Symphony performs “Tchaikovsky's Pathétique,” a concert of deep personal meaning to Music Director Carl St.Clair during his 25th anniversary season. In January 1990, St.Clair audit... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The League of American Orchestras' program supporting women composers will be renewed for a second year, the League and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, announced today. Administered by New York's American Composers Orchestra and made possible by the Virginia B. Toulmi... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19 Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going stro... (more...)
Cantata Singers to Perform at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 3/20 Cantata Singers to Perform at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Cantata Singers presents Mozart's iconic, unfinished C Minor Mass, alongside Beethoven's Elegiac Song and Haydn's Symphony No. 86 in D on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 8:00pm at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, conducted by David Hoose, Music Director.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert, 3/6 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 02/24/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents Do You Hear the People Sing on March 6-8, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Conducted by Dale Rieling, the performance celebrates the work of prolific musical theater writers Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel ... (more...)
Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Today DigitalTheatre.com is excited to release the next instalment of the London Symphony Orchestra Collection, which features Valery Gergiev conducting five thrilling concerts of Johannes Brahms and Karol Szymanowski.... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (February 23, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop present the Family Concert Series program “Mr. Smith's Composition” on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The concert will also include selections from B... (more...)
BWW Reviews: That Voice, Voluminous and Voluptuous, Marks Mezzo Jamie Barton Debut at Zankel Hall BWW Reviews: That Voice, Voluminous and Voluptuous, Marks Mezzo Jamie Barton Debut at Zankel Hall
by Richard Sasanow - February 23, 2015

It's the wrong time of year to expect a hurricane in New York, but that didn't stop mezzo Jamie Barton from taking Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall by storm this week. With her warmth, sly sense of playfulness and a voice that just won't quit, Barton held the audience captive.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

February 19, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2015-16 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features new series, a change of location, world-renowned guest artists and concerts designed to appeal to diverse audiences t... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Honor Bach, Beethoven & Bartok, 3/1 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Honor Bach, Beethoven & Bartok, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 19, 2015—Enjoy the ever-progressing capabilities of music by “Bach, Beethoven and Bart?k” in the second concert of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig chamber series, which explores music written at the early, middle and late periods of a composer's life. Led by charism... (more...)
Trio Latitude 41 Release New Album Trio Latitude 41 Release New Album
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Internationally acclaimed Trio Latitude 41 - Bernadene Blaha, piano; Livia Sohn, violin; and Luigi Piovano, cello - is releasing its second CD on the French label Eloquentia: the two Piano Trios of Camille Saint-Saëns (EL 1547).... (more...)



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