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Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra return to Europe to perform at prominent music festivals from August 25 to September 9, 2017.... (more...)
Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Tafelmusik, Canada's renowned and internationally lauded Baroque orchestra, will tour the United States with J.S Bach: The Circle of Creation, a multi-media celebration of the genius of Bach. Created by Alison Mackay, J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation combines text, music, and projected video and im... (more...)
THE BEACH BOYS to Perform with the Pacific Symphony, 3/3-4 THE BEACH BOYS to Perform with the Pacific Symphony, 3/3-4
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

At the forefront of the Golden Age of rock 'n' roll, before The Beatles made their U.S. debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1964, there was The Beach Boys, scoring hit after hit. And now the quintessential surf band makes its most recent splash by bringing a sure-to-sell-out evening of their best-lov... (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...)
Canton Symphony Presents 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner, Nikita Mndoyants, 2/25 Canton Symphony Presents 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner, Nikita Mndoyants, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

The Canton Symphony Orchestra is honored to share the stage with the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition winner Nikita Mndoyants!  This delightful evening of piano music, as well as other orchestra favorites, is on February 25, 2017 at 8:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall at the Zimmer... (more...)
Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

To launch his 2016-17 season, Kent Tritle made his conducting debut in Asia with a program of Beethoven and Bellini at South Korea's Great Mountains Music Festival and School in August, and in November led the New York premiere at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine of the recently deceased Einojuh... (more...)
MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9 MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).  The pro... (more...)
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Leads LACO Baroque Conversations, 2/9 Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Leads LACO Baroque Conversations, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

Rachel Barton Pine, a consummate violinist and master of the viola d'amore, leads Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) Baroque Conversations on Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7:30 pm, at Zipper Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.  The program includes Vivaldi's Concerto in D major for Viola d'amore a... (more...)
Pacific Symphony To Honor Composer Phillip Glass in Debut Carnegie Hall Performance, 4/21 Pacific Symphony To Honor Composer Phillip Glass in Debut Carnegie Hall Performance, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, has been invited to perform for the very first time at one of the world's most prestigious venues, Carnegie Hall in New York City, in honor of one of today's leading composers, Philip Glass. Joining them will be Pacific Chorale, also appearing a... (more...)
The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28 The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season at The Music Center at Strathmore continues on the Chinese New Year with Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Chinese gold medal pianist Haochen Zhang and Antonín Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 8 in G Major. Both will be led by Philharmonic Music Director and ... (more...)
The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs celebrates the holidays as part of its 92nd season. This year, it presents a trio of concerts featuring seasonal repertoire and contemporary a... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16 New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 16 and 18 in Princeton and Newark, respectively. George Manahan, the NJSO's interim Music Director from 1983–85, returns to conduct Handel's mast... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRISTMAS FIESTA WITH SULTANS OF STRING, 12/16 Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRISTMAS FIESTA WITH SULTANS OF STRING, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

On Friday December 16, at 8:00pm, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, performs our Holiday Pops concert, entitledChristmas Fiesta with Sultans of String, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts... (more...)
Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4 Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

Full of exciting choral writing, thundering timpani and blazing trumpets, “Handel's Glorious Messiah” energizes its audience and leaves them singing, “Hallelujah!” This beloved holiday tradition of Handel's celebrated oratorio provides the perfect respite during the busy season to experience joy, re... (more...)
Forge Music Venue to Present LONDON IRISH REFLECTIONS 11/14 Forge Music Venue to Present LONDON IRISH REFLECTIONS 11/14
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2016

Forge Music Venue in Camden, London on Monday 14th November 2016 at 7.30pm for the World Premiere of London Irish Reflections, which seeks to contextualise the experience of the Irish of several generations working and living in London. Daire Halpin (soprano) and Jean Kelly (harpist) - our Joint Art... (more...)
Groupmuse Social Network Brings Together Classical Music Lovers Groupmuse Social Network Brings Together Classical Music Lovers
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2016

Groupmuse is a platform enabling communities to come together around great art; an online social network that connects young classical musicians to local audiences through concert house parties. Share the great masterpieces of music with old and new friends — in your living room and throughout your ... (more...)
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts and the Santa Rosa Symphony Present A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS CONCERT Luther Burbank Center for the Arts and the Santa Rosa Symphony Present A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Luther Burbank Center for the Artsand the Santa Rosa Symphony present a special holiday treat as a part of the2016-2017 Symphony Pops Series on Sunday, December 11 at 3 p.m. with A Charlie Brown Christmas Concert. Quickly becoming a favorite on everyone's holiday “must-do” list, this festive afterno... (more...)
American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29 American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00PM at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Ave. at 87th St, American Classical Orchestra presents a program of J.S Bach's cantatas; Es wartet alles auf dich, opening chorus BWV 187; Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, opening chorus BWV 62; Christ lag in Todesband... (more...)
Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19 Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and Utah Symphony Chorus prepared by Dr. Barlow Bradford in Prokofiev's remarkable cantata, “Alexander Nevsky” with the help of Russian mezzo-soprano Alisa Kolosova and the University of Utah Choirs on November 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel ... (more...)
The Halalisa Singers Present STARS OF WONDER, 12/3 The Halalisa Singers Present STARS OF WONDER, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

World music choral ensemble The Halalisa Singers present Stars of Wonder, a concert of contemporary choral classics for the holiday season, on Saturday, December 3, 8 pm, at First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Road, Lexington and Sunday December 4, 3 pm at First Parish Church, 327 Concord Road, Sudbur... (more...)
Lynn University Hosts Musical Events Lynn University Hosts Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 18 musical performances during December 2016 and January 2017.... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Launches THE BEAT Canton Symphony Orchestra Launches THE BEAT
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2016

A new membership group is being developed by the Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO).  The BEAT is a dynamic group of young patrons with a passion for the arts and a desire to make new connections.  Members receive exclusive invitations to social events, discounted concert tickets and special backstage ... (more...)
The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7 The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

 Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs, with soloists and orchestra, opens its 92nd season at Alice Tully Hall. For one night only, Dessoff presents We Remember including Mozart's ... (more...)
Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Return to QPAC Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Return to QPAC
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2016

Led by virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell, Academy of St Martin in the Fields will return to Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) to perform two concert programs on 26 and 27 April 2017.... (more...)
Santa Barbara Symphony to Present Piano Masterpieces Santa Barbara Symphony to Present Piano Masterpieces
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will perform two of the world's most cherished piano masterworks with the help of German-born virtuoso Markus Groh at the Granada Theatre on November 19 and 20. Mr. Groh will join Symphony Principal Natasha Kislenko for Mozart's e... (more...)




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