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National Brass Ensemble to Perform Chicago Debut Concert at Symphony Center, 9/20 National Brass Ensemble to Perform Chicago Debut Concert at Symphony Center, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

CHICAGO—Symphony Center Presents is pleased to announce the Chicago debut of the National Brass Ensemble (NBE) in a special concert at Symphony Center on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. The NBE is composed of 24 of the finest brass players in the United States. For this concert, the NBE is j... (more...)
Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12 Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the Great Auditorium.  Showtime is 8 pm.  Tickets are $25 reserved, $20 general admission.  Order... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Offer TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR as Part of Summer Festival, 9/5 Pacific Symphony to Offer TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR as Part of Summer Festival, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

Don't miss the traditional end to Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, including the thrilling climax of thundering cannons and spectacular fireworks in Tchaikovsky's “1812” Overture! Before that, enjoy Russian Romantic favorites — including music from “The Sleeping Beauty”by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky'... (more...)
Robert Sims to Perform at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 10/4 Robert Sims to Perform at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

In an extraordinary life that grappled with racial tensions, interracial liaisons, personal scandals and politics, lyric tenor Roland Hayes (1887 – 1977), was the first African American man to reach international fame as a concert performer and one of the few artists who could sell out Carnegie Hall... (more...)
Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

From Athens to Tehran, the China Philharmonic 'builds a cultural bridge' across six countries that recreates the famous Silk Road trade route from China - and plays Dvorak's New World Symphony in Tehran.... (more...)
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Enjoys Renaissance Under New Leadership Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Enjoys Renaissance Under New Leadership
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Poised to embark on a new season of outstanding classical music events, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra is enjoying renewed momentum in the form of fiscal vigor, a freshly augmented professional staff, and the growing sense of an organization coming into its own.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Perform TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR, 9/5 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Perform TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Aug. 17, 2015—Romantic Russian masterpieces give way to a thrilling orchestral battle featuring fireworks, cannons and brassy fanfare for Pacific Symphony's “Tchaikovsky Spectacular,” featuring the composer's “1812” Overture. The program's centerpiece is Rachmaninoff's virtuosi... (more...)
Britt Orchestra to Perform World Premiere Commission at National Park Service Centennial, 7/2016 Britt Orchestra to Perform World Premiere Commission at National Park Service Centennial, 7/2016
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

MEDFORD, OR (August 17, 2015) — Members of the Britt Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams will celebrate the unique majesty of Oregon's Crater Lake with performances at the national park of a world premiere commission by New York-based composer Michael Gordon, commissioned by Britt and inspired... (more...)
Lynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 Season Lynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the Conservatory's ambitious 2015-2016 season.... (more...)
Lynn University Conservatory of Music Announces 2015-16 Season Lynn University Conservatory of Music Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla., August 14, 2015 - Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the Conservatory's ambitious 2015-2016 season. "Our talented students and extraordinary faculty look forward to sharing the beautiful world of music... (more...)
A2SO to Perform Beethoven Festival with Garrick Ohlsson, 9/19 A2SO to Perform Beethoven Festival with Garrick Ohlsson, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2015

“Beethoven the powerhouse, the Matterhorn of ideals, the scorner of fate has become Beethoven the exquisite poet and the muse of fragrant dreams” in this festive opening night. Beethoven's personality is writ large throughout the concert – a defining symphony, a dramatic concerto played by Garrick ... (more...)
International Philharmonic Appoints Diana Broussard as Costume Designer for Peace Concert, 9/27 International Philharmonic Appoints Diana Broussard as Costume Designer for Peace Concert, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2015

New York, NY (August 12, 2015) - YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra announces Diana Broussard as costume designer for the Concert for Global Peaceon September 27, 2015 at Carnegie Hall, the conclusion of YPHIL's Seven Epic Concerts series. Known for her work with Gucci, Christian Dior, and... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Announces Season Opener & New Name, 10/2 Oakland Symphony Announces Season Opener & New Name, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2015

Oakland, CA, August 13, 2015 – The Oakland Symphony opens its 22nd season with a new name and a West Coast premiere by Bay Area composer Mason Bates Friday, October 2, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The program, with Music Director and conductor Michael Morgan on the podium, includes t... (more...)
Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra, 9/19 Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2015

Valley Performing Arts Center is partnering with Ford Signature Series to present L'Espace du Tempsperformed by DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion, choreographed by the company under the direction of DIAVOLO Artistic Director Jacques Heim. Now in its third year, the Ford Signature Series pairs LA Coun... (more...)
York Symphony Orchestra's Music Director to Perform at Central Market, 8/22 York Symphony Orchestra's Music Director to Perform at Central Market, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2015

On Saturday, Aug. 22 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, Lawrence Golan, music director and conductor of the York Symphony Orchestra, will offer a special performance at Central Market in York. Golan will be playing violin for four 15-minute sets of “Autumn” from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. The performance wil... (more...)
A2SO Releases Interview with Longtime Timpanist Jim Lancioni A2SO Releases Interview with Longtime Timpanist Jim Lancioni
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2015

What do you like about playing Beethoven? He write lots of notes for a timpanist and his music is sometimes loud, aggressive and angry. I like that. How many times have you played the 3rd Symphony? Probably 4 or 5 times now.... (more...)
The Free for All Concert Fund Selects Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar as the Recipient of the 2015 Charles Ansbacher Music for All Award The Free for All Concert Fund Selects Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar as the Recipient of the 2015 Charles Ansbacher Music for All Award
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2015

The Free for All Concert Fund, a nonprofit organization providing access to free classical and orchestral music to all Bostonians, is pleased to announce the selection of Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar as the recipient of the 2015 Charles Ansbacher Music for All Award. Mr. Abboud-Ashkar is the Co-founder and ... (more...)
San Francisco Girls Chorus Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season San Francisco Girls Chorus Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2015

San Francisco, CA August 7, 2015 – San Francisco Girls Chorus Artistic Director Lisa Bielawa has announced details of the 37-year-old, five-time Grammy Award-winning Chorus' 2015-2016 season, which will feature premieres by leading American composers and performances with a variety of noted guest ar... (more...)
APOLLO'S FIRE Announces 24th Season Under Music Director Jeannette Sorrell APOLLO'S FIRE Announces 24th Season Under Music Director Jeannette Sorrell
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2015

Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, proudly announces its 24th season under Music Director Jeannette Sorrell.  Fresh from a series of highly prestigious international engagements this summer, Apollo's Fire enters a new era as one of Northeast Ohio's two world-class orchestras.  Following... (more...)
BMOP/sound Announces the Release of 'Lukas Foss: Complete Symphonies' for Upcoming 25th Anniversary Season BMOP/sound Announces the Release of 'Lukas Foss: Complete Symphonies' for Upcoming 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2015

Known as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music, BMOP/sound today announced the release of its 43rd recording, Lukas Foss: Complete Symphonies, led by conductor Gil Rose and performed by the intrepid Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), celebrati... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events ea... (more...)
Five for Fighting to Join N.C. Symphony in Concert This Coming Spring Five for Fighting to Join N.C. Symphony in Concert This Coming Spring
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

Acclaimed singer and songwriter John Ondrasik, best known by his stage name Five for Fighting, joins the North Carolina Symphony onstage for the first time ever on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at 8 p.m., in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh.... (more...)
Phoenix Chorale to Conduct Nationwide Search to Replace Longtime President & CEO Phoenix Chorale to Conduct Nationwide Search to Replace Longtime President & CEO
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

Joel Rinsema, who served as President & CEO of the Phoenix Chorale for 15 years, has resigned to focus his full attention on responsibilities as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Denver-based choral ensemble Kantorei.... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic to Release Tickets for Upcoming Season, 8/8 Buffalo Philharmonic to Release Tickets for Upcoming Season, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -- Saturday, August 8 marks the first opportunity for non-subscribers to obtain tickets to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 season, with performances by Lang Lang and Celtic Woman, a spectacular Holiday Pops show with the debut of Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell,... (more...)
Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

HOUSTON (July 28, 2015) – The Houston Symphony announced today that it has successfully recruited four new string musicians to be part of an initiative announced earlier this year to embed musicians more deeply in the community. The four musicians/educators will focus on enhancing the orchestra's gr... (more...)



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