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SHSU Faculty Member Josu De Solaun Wins International Piano CompetitionSHSU Faculty Member Josu De Solaun Wins International Piano Competition
October 01, 2014

Josu De Solaun, a new assistant professor of piano in Sam Houston State University's School of Music, won the first prize in the piano section of the prestigious Enescu Competition that took place on... (more...)


Aeolus Quartet Sets New SeasonAeolus Quartet Sets New Season
October 01, 2014

Named for the Greek god Aeolus, who governed the four winds, the Aeolus Quartet breezes into an exciting new season, with a busy schedule across the US, including several residencies, and a tour of So... (more...)


Koerner Quartet to Present NOTHING BUT THE CLASSICS Concert, 11/2Koerner Quartet to Present NOTHING BUT THE CLASSICS Concert, 11/2
October 01, 2014

The Koerner Quartet presents its second concert of the season with the brilliantly refined program - Nothing but the Classics - on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2pmin the Koerner Recital Hall at the Van... (more...)


Boston Philharmonic to Perform Mozart & Shostakovich in Opening Weekend, 10/23Boston Philharmonic to Perform Mozart & Shostakovich in Opening Weekend, 10/23
October 01, 2014

Benjamin Zander, Music Director and Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), is delighted to present the first program of the orchestra's 2014-2015 season, featuring Mozart's Overture to ... (more...)


The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Hires Don Nelson as General ManagerThe Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Hires Don Nelson as General Manager
September 30, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is very excited to announce that Don Nelson has been hired as general manager. (more...)


N.C. Symphony to Kick Off 2014-15 Friday Favorites Series with AT THE OSCARS, 10/17N.C. Symphony to Kick Off 2014-15 Friday Favorites Series with AT THE OSCARS, 10/17
September 30, 2014

The North Carolina Symphony will perform “At the Oscars” Friday, Oct. 17, at noon in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh in the opening concert of its popular “Friday Favorites” lunchtime series... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents CATHEDRALS OF SOUND, 10/23-25The Pacific Symphony Presents CATHEDRALS OF SOUND, 10/23-25
September 29, 2014

—“Cathedrals of Sound,” the first Music Unwound concert of Pacific Symphony's season, offers an evening of inspiration, awe and ambience, bathed in waves of sound and reminiscent of the unique spiritu... (more...)


November at The University Musical Society Includes SUPERPOSITION, THE BIG SQUEEZE, and MoreNovember at The University Musical Society Includes SUPERPOSITION, THE BIG SQUEEZE, and More
September 29, 2014

The University Musical Society (UMS) continues its 2014-2015 season in November with eight must-see performances. The month opens with superposition, a stage work by Japan's leading contemporary artis... (more...)


Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th Birthday, 10/9Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th Birthday, 10/9
September 27, 2014

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is presenting a Shakespearean-themed concert to celebrate the bard's 450th anniversary of his birth on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Tivoli Theatre. CSO M... (more...)


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents MADE IN THE USA, 10/11The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents MADE IN THE USA, 10/11
September 26, 2014

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents Made in the USA at Ann Arbor's historic Michigan Theater on Saturday, October 11 at 8:00pm. The A2SO is proud to announce that Made in the USA co-sponsored by... (more...)


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony, 10/17Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony, 10/17
September 25, 2014

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 09/25/2014 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong present Tchaikovsky's Fifth on October 17-18, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing A... (more...)


 H+H Mourns Death of Christopher Hogwood H+H Mourns Death of Christopher Hogwood
September 24, 2014

The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) is deeply saddened by the death of its conductor laureate, Christopher Hogwood, who served as Handel and Haydn Society Artistic Director from 1986 to 2001. Christoph... (more...)


Music Director Leon Botstein to Honor Richard Strauss' 150th Anniversary at ASO Opening Celebration, 10/15Music Director Leon Botstein to Honor Richard Strauss' 150th Anniversary at ASO Opening Celebration, 10/15
September 24, 2014

Few marriages in classical music have been more mused upon than that of Richard and Pauline Strauss. Despite her disappointment with her own musical career, and her famously sharp-tongued barbs that w... (more...)


WQXR Announces First-Ever Partnership with the Berlin PhilharmonicWQXR Announces First-Ever Partnership with the Berlin Philharmonic
September 23, 2014

This fall, the Berlin Philharmonic will partner with a US media company for the first time when it joins with WQXR, New York City's classical music station, to present a robust roster of recorded conc... (more...)


SF Symphony Film Series to Present Six Films, Accompanied by Live Music, for Second SeasonSF Symphony Film Series to Present Six Films, Accompanied by Live Music, for Second Season
September 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 27, 2014) – The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) continues its popular Film Series in the 2014-15 season, offering a wide range of critically-acclaimed films projected above the ... (more...)


Pianist Yevgeny Sudbin to Perform with North Carolina Symphony, 10/3-4Pianist Yevgeny Sudbin to Perform with North Carolina Symphony, 10/3-4
September 23, 2014

The North Carolina Symphony, led by Grant Llewellyn, will welcome pianist Yevgeny Sudbin as he performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3, Friday, Oct. 3, and Saturday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi... (more...)


Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil ThomsonSpecial Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson
September 23, 2014

The Virgil Thomson Foundation today announced a robust worldwide celebration of Pulitzer Prize winner Virgil Thomson (1896-1989). A champion of American music and arguably America's greatest composer... (more...)


The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases PROKOFIEV: SUITE FROM ROMEO AND JULIETThe Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases PROKOFIEV: SUITE FROM ROMEO AND JULIET
September 22, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) fourth CSO Resound recording with Music Director Riccardo Muti, Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet, will be released internationally on Tuesday, September 23... (more...)


The Canton Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks Series Opens With AMERICAN MOSAIC, 10/5The Canton Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks Series Opens With AMERICAN MOSAIC, 10/5
September 19, 2014

October 5, 2014 is opening night for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) 2014-2015 MasterWorks Series. The concert, titled “American Mosaic”, features music by American composers John Corigliano, L... (more...)


Members of Philadelphia Orchestra to Play for Cultural Ambassadors, 9/22Members of Philadelphia Orchestra to Play for Cultural Ambassadors, 9/22
September 19, 2014

(Philadelphia, September 18, 2014)—The Philadelphia Orchestra continues to break new ground as one of the United States' foremost cultural ambassadors with a Monday, September 22, performance at 7:15 ... (more...)


Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2
September 18, 2014

On October 2, 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by... (more...)


Sony Masterworks Announces New US Classical ReleasesSony Masterworks Announces New US Classical Releases
September 18, 2014

The Last Symphonies: Mozart's Instrumental Oratorium Nikolaus Harnoncourt 2-CD Set Now Available Preview: https://soundcloud.com/nikolaus-harnoncourt/sets/nikolaus-harnoncourt-mozart On The Last... (more...)


Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Available 9/30Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Available 9/30
September 18, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition ... (more...)


Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Severance Hall, 10/7Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Severance Hall, 10/7
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... (more...)


Cantata Singers Sets 2014-15 SeasonCantata Singers Sets 2014-15 Season
September 16, 2014

Cantata Singers has announced its 51st concert season. (more...)



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