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Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Performs Live to Film Scores Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Performs Live to Film Scores
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

The Minnesota Symphony is moving toward featuring live soundtracks to popular films, which has been a big draw for audiences.  This season, they are performing live to five films, among some are 'It's a Wonderful Life', 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone', 'Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille', and 'ET'.... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man were nominated for Best Orchestral Performance today.... (more...)
Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 18 Musical Events in January and February 2017 Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 18 Musical Events in January and February 2017
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 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 January and February 2017.... (more...)
ACO and BIS Records Co-Commission New Piano Concerto from José Serebrier ACO and BIS Records Co-Commission New Piano Concerto from José Serebrier
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces a new co-commission in cooperation with the record label BIS, for Symphonic B A C H Variations for Piano and Orchestra, a piano concerto by composer and conductor José Serebrier.... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2016 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra's 2015-16 season, a year in which the Orchestra returned to Carnegie Hall and Europe, completed its celebrated Sibelius symphonies recording cycle, launched a new education program f... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Announces #GivingTuesday Ann Arbor Symphony Announces #GivingTuesday
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

As your largest arts employer in Washtenaw County, here are 5 reasons to give to your A2SO on Giving Tuesday.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Ends Strike Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Ends Strike
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2016

On November 18, 2016, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (PSI) and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471 negotiating committee representing musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) agreed upon the terms of a new five-year contract. Today, the musicians of the PSO ratifi... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Handel's MESSIAH with Providence Singers, 12/10 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Handel's MESSIAH with Providence Singers, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes the Providence Singers to the stage for their tenth joint performance of Handel's Messiah. Providence Singers Artistic Director Christine Noel takes the podium as guest conductor for this perennial favorite holiday concert. The performance features a ... (more...)
Sono Luminus Announces Partnership With Iceland Symphony Sono Luminus Announces Partnership With Iceland Symphony
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Sono Luminus announces a new recording partnership with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. The first recording will be conducted by composer/conductor Daníel Bjarnason, and will feature music by Icelandic composers Daníel Bjarnason, Thurídur Jónsdóttir, María Huld Markan, Hlynur A. Vilmarsson, and Anna... (more...)
THE SECRET TRIO Performs Concert, 12/3 THE SECRET TRIO Performs Concert, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

The Secret Trio is composed of three extraordinary musicians rooted in Turkish, Balkan Roma (Gypsy) and Armenian music who came together to create a new type of chamber music. Not bound by a single tradition, they perform original pieces and traditional melodies that incorporate the microtonal modes... (more...)
Canton Symphony Presents A SWINGIN' HOLIDAY, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Step into the era of jazz and swing this holiday with the Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) as they present “A Swingin' Holiday”, December 4 at 3:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th Street NW.  The orchestra adds a new dimension to the annual holiday concert with new jazz-inspired arrange... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: A2SO Behind the Scenes With Violinist Aaron Berofsky STAGE TUBE: A2SO Behind the Scenes With Violinist Aaron Berofsky
by Stage Tube - November 11, 2016

A2SO goes behind the scenes with special guest violinist Aaron Berofsky.  Check out the video below!... (more...)
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Joins Forces with Renowned Sydney Designer and Swarovski to Raise Money for Music Education The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Joins Forces with Renowned Sydney Designer and Swarovski to Raise Money for Music Education
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2016

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has collaborated with award-winning designer Jonathan Howard from Hatmaker and Swarovski to create a special Christmas gift to raise money for music education this holiday season.... (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...)