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THE LORD OF THE RINGS in Concert Set for Red Hat Amphitheater, 9/18-19 THE LORD OF THE RINGS in Concert Set for Red Hat Amphitheater, 9/18-19
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The highly anticipated The Lord of the Rings In Concert: The Fellowship of the Ring will make its way to Raleigh September 18 – 19 at Red Hat Amphitheater.  Featuring Howard Shore's complete Academy Award and Grammy–winning score performed live on-stage by more than 250 musicians. ... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has announced Chinese-born American violinist,  Frank Huang as their new Concertmaster.  Huang has served as the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra Concertmaster for the last two seasons and intends to return to the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra in February 2016.... (more...)
The 2015 Golden Gate International Children's and Youth Choral Festival Announced for July The 2015 Golden Gate International Children's and Youth Choral Festival Announced for July
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

More than 650 young vocal artists will convene in the East Bay for the tenth triennial Golden Gate International Children's and Youth Choral Festival July 13-18 presented by Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, Artistic Director Robert Geary announced today. The young singers--who represent 21 choirs... (more...)
Albany Symphony to Present 'The American Music Festival: Migrations' Albany Symphony to Present 'The American Music Festival: Migrations'
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The Albany Symphony and Music Director David Alan Miller are proud to announce the fourteenth annual American Music Festival, a celebration of great new music by living American composers. This is the culminating event of the Albany Symphony season, and showcases more than 20 new and recent works, i... (more...)
Elaris Duo to Perform Music of Joel Feigin, Benefiting Sandy Hook Promise Elaris Duo to Perform Music of Joel Feigin, Benefiting Sandy Hook Promise
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The music of composer Joel Feigin will be performed by the Elaris Duo, violinist Larisa Elisha and cellist Steven Elisha, on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 PM in Mary Flagler Cary Hall of The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in New York, New York. This concert is presented as a fund... (more...)
California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (April 21, 2015) – The California Symphony, entering its third season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, is expanding its regional profile in Northern California, performing concerts in three new venues beginning in June. The orchestra, based in Walnut Creek, will perform three con... (more...)
Oakland East Bay Symphony Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season Oakland East Bay Symphony Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Oakland, CA, April 21, 2015 – Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony have announced an unusually eclectic season for 2015-2016 including premieres, guest artists and music spanning 300 years from Bach to today in seven concerts at the Paramount Theatre in Oakla... (more...)
The CSO to Conclude 2014-15 Masterworks Season with BRAHMS & TCHAIKOVSKY, 5/22-23 The CSO to Conclude 2014-15 Masterworks Season with BRAHMS & TCHAIKOVSKY, 5/22-23
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

The 2014-15 Masterworks season comes to a stunning climax with two monumental works for orchestra-a mighty piano concerto by Brahms and a compelling symphony in which Tchaikovsky faces the dark forces of providence and invites us to celebrate joyous victory with him. Led by guest conductor Thomas Wi... (more...)
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Appoints Robert De Cormier as Conductor Emeritus Vermont Symphony Orchestra Appoints Robert De Cormier as Conductor Emeritus
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO), Vermont's only statewide symphony orchestra, announced this week during a choral concert in Burlington, Vermont that Robert De Cormier has been honored as Conductor Emeritus, Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus. De Cormier held the position of choral ... (more...)
Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21 Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, “Nature's Bounty,” at Avenues: The World School (259 Tenth Ave.). The program will feature Morgenst... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as ar... (more...)
DSO's 'EXOTIC ADVENTURES' Concert Streams Live DSO's 'EXOTIC ADVENTURES' Concert Streams Live
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Join Detroit Public Television (DPTV) this morning starting at 10:45 a.m. for The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)'s most exciting concert of the year, Exotic Adventures, featuring mezzo soprano Isabelle Druet for her American orchestral debut performing Ravel's Shéhérazade.... (more...)
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Present Their Spring Concert, 5/4 The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Present Their Spring Concert, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) concludes their 2014-2015 season on May 4 at 7 pm at the Tivoli Theatre featuring all three orchestras.... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4 Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will stage a three-day festival June 2-4 exploring renewal in Detroit and New Orleans through performance and cultural exchange. The festival, entitled 'A Musical Tale of Two Cities: Motown Meets The Big Easy,' will examine how these two cities have used their le... (more...)
Kelley O'Connor to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, 5/8 Kelley O'Connor to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Kelley O'Connor will perform the evocative Neruda Songs by the American composer Peter Lieberson in concerts with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 8pm. Music Director José-Luis Novo will also conduc... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras to Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras to Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras present their final concerts of the 2014-15 season throughout April and May.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for Summer Concert Series Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

HOUSTON (April 14, 2014) –The Houston Symphony just announced the full lineup for its Summer Concert Series at Jones Hall. Tickets for the Symphony's June and July concerts are now on sale to the general public at houstonsymphony.org.... (more...)
Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5 Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 14, 2015—Widely considered the greatest cellist alive today, Yo-Yo Ma makes a special Orange County appearance to honor Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary season with Pacific Symphony. One of classical music's true superstars and an ambassador for the art for... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17 Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

HOUSTON (April 13, 2015) – The Houston Symphony presents Ohlsson Plays Chopin at Jones Hall featuring works by contemporary American living composer Jennifer Higdon and Romantic-era composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin.... (more...)
Principal Trumpet for A2SO, Bill Campbell, Answers Questions About Preparing for Mahler 5 Solo Principal Trumpet for A2SO, Bill Campbell, Answers Questions About Preparing for Mahler 5 Solo
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

Q: What was it like to hear Mahler for the first time? How did the distinctive trumpet solo strike you? A: Mahler, perhaps more than any other composer, excites my imagination. When I listen to his compositions I feel a visceral connection with the music. There's so much emotion there for the li... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keitaro Harada as New Associate Conductor Richmond Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keitaro Harada as New Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (April 10, 2015) – The Richmond Symphony is proud to announce that Associate Conductor Keitaro Harada has been appointed as the new Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program Presents Its Spring Concert, 4/19 The Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program Presents Its Spring Concert, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

Concerts presented by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) highlight some of the region's top young musicians. Students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginner to advanced. These FREE educational concerts are great for music-lovers of all ages.... (more...)
Pacific Chorale Sets Season Finale Concert Pacific Chorale Sets Season Finale Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

Pacific Chorale, the internationally acclaimed resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be presenting a powerful finale concert on May 17 at 5:30 p.m., featuring works by Verdi, Howells and Poulenc. Uniquely, the concert will feature two conductors: the current Artistic Director, John ... (more...)
Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28 Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 04/07/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents An Evening with Itzhak Perlman on April 28, 2015at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Associate Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the orchestra in Brahms's Symphony No. 2, and Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn's Violin... (more...)
CSO to Stream Performance of BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9, 5/7 CSO to Stream Performance of BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

CHICAGO—Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's September 2014 performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, which opened the CSO's 2014/15 season, will be available for free on-demand video streaming beginning May 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. Central time. The performance will be avail... (more...)



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