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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...)
Oratorio Society of New York 2015-16 Season to Feature Merryman's 'Jonah,' Handel/Mozart & More Oratorio Society of New York 2015-16 Season to Feature Merryman's 'Jonah,' Handel/Mozart & More
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

The Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY), New York's standard for grand choral performance, will mark its 2015/16 season with performances of two major symphonic choral works written within the past 20 years. Leading OSNY in its 143rd season will be Kent Tritle, in his 11th year as music director.... (more...)
Renee Fleming, Disney in Concert and More Included in Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Season Renee Fleming, Disney in Concert and More Included in Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Season
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Single tickets for the 2015/16 season of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will go on sale Monday, August 3 at 10:00am. Popular concerts for the upcoming season include Opening Night with Pines of Rome, The Tabasco Opera, Brahms Requiem, Home for the Holidays, Big Band Fever, Play Ball, Scheherazade,... (more...)
Gateway Chamber Orchestra Sets 2015-16 Season Gateway Chamber Orchestra Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2015

Gateway Chamber Orchestra partners with the Franklin Theatre to announce its new home in the historic Main Street venue. After performing in multiple locations throughout the Nashville area since 2008, the GCO opens the 2015-16 season with the Franklin Theatre as its home. Subscription series are av... (more...)
Pacific Symphony's 2015 Summer Festival's Presents STAR TREK, 8/22 Pacific Symphony's 2015 Summer Festival's Presents STAR TREK, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2015

Pacific Symphony's 2015 Summer Festival propels its audience across the universe, when it embarks on a thrilling and music-fueled adventure aboard the USS Enterprise for “Star Trek.” On the big screen—boldly going where “no man has gone before”—is J.J. Abrams' 2009 blockbuster film starring Chris Pi... (more...)
MusicWorks Announces Upcoming Concert Schedule MusicWorks Announces Upcoming Concert Schedule
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

(Delray Beach, FL – July 22, 2015) MusicWorks today announced four upcoming concerts at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre, where the concert promotion company staged successful shows last spring with Livingston Taylor and John Sebastian. The Crest Theatre is located at 51 North Sw... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Board President, Members Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Board President, Members
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its new Board members, Sarah Baumgartner, Cristian Dersidan, and Tejal Patel. The Board's newly elected President is Ann T. Hollenbeck attorney with Honigman. Rick D. Hendricks, CPA with Rehmann was elected First Vice President; Steven C. Pierc... (more...)
Seattle Women's & Men's Chorus Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season; Will Be Dennis Coleman's Last Seattle Women's & Men's Chorus Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season; Will Be Dennis Coleman's Last
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

Seattle, WA – This October Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) will kick off a milestone season with Hallows in the Cathedral: Spirits Rising, the first of five concerts in Dennis Coleman's final season as artistic director for Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus. Each concert in the 2015... (more...)
Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25 Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

HOUSTON (July 21, 2015) – Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn, originally scheduled to perform with the Houston Symphony in Fall 2015, has notified the Houston Symphony of her plans to take a short leave to care for her newborn baby due this summer, a decision that would force her to withdraw from h... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet & More, 8/1-2 Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet & More, 8/1-2
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary on Saturday, August 1st with the Sharon Playhouse performing an evening of song from the best of Broadway at 8pm with a pre-concert dinner at The Falls Village Inn at 5pm.... (more...)
James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying.... (more...)
Carnegie Hall U.S. National Youth Symphony Orchestra to Perform for First Time in China Carnegie Hall U.S. National Youth Symphony Orchestra to Perform for First Time in China
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2015

On July 7, 2015, the Chinese Embassy Consul General in New York held a special banquet in Carnegie Hall to celebrate the official commencement of the 2015 U.S. National Youth Symphony Orchestra summer tour in China.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Violinist Kevin Yu Invents High-Tech Tuxedo Shirt - First Look! Photo Flash: Violinist Kevin Yu Invents High-Tech Tuxedo Shirt - First Look!
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2015

Violinist Kevin Yu is the Founder behind Coregami and the performal wear movement.  While attending business school at UT Austin, he served as the concertmaster in the school symphony and worked at a technology startup by night. He spent many years at Cisco Systems, KPMG, Atmos Energy and other star... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series.... (more...)
Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30 Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Performing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1977, Randy Newman, whose music speaks to multiple generations, closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4 Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

HOUSTON (July 2, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will continue its tradition of helping Houstonians celebrate Independence Day at Miller Outdoor Theatre with its Star-Spangled Salute concert at 8:30 p.m. on July 4. The celebration, which will feature patriotic cannons and a thrilling fireworks display,... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Appoints New Music Librarian Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Appoints New Music Librarian
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera is pleased to announce that Megan Chisom Peyton has been appointed to the post of music librarian beginning July 1, 2015. She succeeds long-time librarian Janet Hale who is retiring after a career of more than 40 years with the CSO as librarian an... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26 Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 25th (6:30pm) playing the best music of the Swing Era! Plus pre-concert dinner at Falls Village Inn (5pm). The weekend continues on Sunday, July 26th (3pm) w... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Summer Festival to Feature Pianist Rueiben Chen, & More Pacific Symphony Summer Festival to Feature Pianist Rueiben Chen, & More
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—June 30, 2015—A shining jewel among the most popular piano repertoire, Beethoven's “Emperor” concerto bursts to life at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival in the hands of internationally renowned pianist Rueiben Chen. The Boston Globe has said: “He plays with the white-hot ener... (more...)
Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23 Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Enso String Quartet & More, 7/18-19 Music Mountain to Welcome Enso String Quartet & More, 7/18-19
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 86th anniversary season on Sunday, July 19th (3pm) with Enso String Quartet and Soyeon Kate Lee, piano performing Moravec, Schumann, and Dohnanyi. Also, the weekend welcomes The New Black Eagle Jazz Band on Satu... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)



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