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Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for September 2016 Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for September 2016
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2016

HOUSTON (July 25, 2016) – September 2016 marks the beginning of the Houston Symphony's 103rd season and the diverse orchestral programming Houstonians have come to love. From classic rock to Judy Garland, Seth MacFarlane and Mahler, the season's first month of concerts will span several decades and ... (more...)
New CD OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS Out This Fall New CD OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS Out This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2016

A century's worth of treasures emerge from the shadows of both memory and history in this new CD, OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS, out on digital Sept. 2 and physical CD on Sept. 9, 2016.... (more...)
James Levine Returns to the Ravinia Festival After Two Decades, 7/23 James Levine Returns to the Ravinia Festival After Two Decades, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

Ravinia's longtime music director James Levine (1973-93) returns for the first time in more than two decades to lead the orchestra in Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony, the first piece he played when he made his Ravinia debut 45 years ago as a last-minute replacement for that season's gala, this Satu... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Present AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING, 9/13 Pacific Symphony to Present AN EVENING WITH RENEE FLEMING, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

Pacific Symphony launches its upcoming 2016-17 season in glorious style this September with a one-night-only spectacular—“An Evening with Renée Fleming,” featuring “America's reigning diva” (The Washington Post) for more than a decade in a rare Orange County appearance! One of the most beloved and c... (more...)
City National Bank Continues Support of SBCO Families Program City National Bank Continues Support of SBCO Families Program
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016

? City National Bank has renewed its support of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra's youth outreach efforts, donating $3,000 to the ensemble's innovative “Free Concert Seats for Families” program.... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Welcomes New Members to Clarinet Section Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Welcomes New Members to Clarinet Section
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2016

After successful clarinet auditions on May 16, 2016 to fill two vacancies, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert DiLutis as Principal Clarinet and Brian Eldridge as Second Clarinet.  The day-long process involved applicants from all over the country. ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform Beethoven's NINTH SYMPHONY, 7/23 Pacific Symphony to Perform Beethoven's NINTH SYMPHONY, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2016

Perhaps the most epic choral work ever composed, Beethoven's monumental Ninth Symphony, which includes the famous last movement, “Ode to Joy,” has filled concert venues around the world for close to two centuries, yet has never lost its ability to thrill. A musical wonder considered by many to be Be... (more...)
A2SO Names Rick Hendricks as Recipient of Jack J. Rehmann Community Leadership Award A2SO Names Rick Hendricks as Recipient of Jack J. Rehmann Community Leadership Award
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2016

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra 1st Vice President and Treasurer and Rehmann Principal Rick Hendricks has been named the 2016 recipient of the Jack J. Rehmann Community Leadership Award. Established in 1995, the award encourages and recognizes Rehmann associates who have taken leadership roles in commu... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24 San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28— The San Francisco Symphony and Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater perform a free outdoor concert on Sunday, July 24 at 12 noon on the grassy plaza in front of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, located on the Embarcadero at the foot of Lombard Street. The... (more...)
Hundreds of Underserved HISD Students to Receive Free Music Lessons Hundreds of Underserved HISD Students to Receive Free Music Lessons
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2016

HOUSTON (July 1, 2016) – The Houston Symphony is teaming up with the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and the Houston Area Urban League to offer free music lessons to hundreds of underserved K-2 Houston Independent School District students in the Kashmere, Wheatley, Scarborough and Booker T.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16 Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Harry Potter fans and newcomers are invited to take the Hogwarts Express to Heinz Hall to join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a night of wizardry, magic and music on July 16 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Chamber Music America (CMA) today announced the appointment of pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1. Childs is the organization's ninth board president, and the first jazz musician elected to the position. The CMA board of directors unanimously a... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Names Wesley Collins as Principal Viola Cleveland Orchestra Names Wesley Collins as Principal Viola
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce that Wesley Collins will join the Orchestra as principal viola beginning with the start of the 2016-17 Severance Hall season, with the first weekend of performances September 29 to October 1, 2016.  He will sit in the Orchestra's ... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Perform in INDEPENDENCE EVE CELEBRATION, 7/3 Oakland Symphony to Perform in INDEPENDENCE EVE CELEBRATION, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2016

The Oakland Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, located inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond, and the City of Richmond will again join forces to host a family-friendly Independence Eve Celebration led by the Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan on Sunday, ... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Hold Open Auditions for CSO Chorus, 6/28 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Hold Open Auditions for CSO Chorus, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2016

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be holding open auditions for vocalists interested in joining the CSO Chorus for the 2016/17 season. Auditions will be held on Thursday, June 23 and Tuesday, June 28 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM in the Chapel at First Baptist Church, located at 401 Gateway Ave. in Ch... (more...)
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Concert, 6/30 Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Concert, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Rock 'n roll icons Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage for a night of symphonic rock at Heinz Hall on June 30 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Utah Symphony's 'Great DVMF Adventure' Instagram Contest Kicks Off Utah Symphony's 'Great DVMF Adventure' Instagram Contest Kicks Off
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

The Utah Symphony has announced the return of a social media photo contest, “The Great DVMF Adventure,” that was launched last summer to highlight the summer events in Park City, home of the orchestra's six-week outdoor Deer Valley Music Festival, which will open this year on Saturday, July 2nd. For... (more...)
BPO Announces Finalists for Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition BPO Announces Finalists for Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

BUFFALO, NY - After two nights of semi-finals, the judges of the 2016 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition have selected three finalists. The three finalists will perform with the Buffalo Philharmonic under the baton of JoAnn Falletta at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at Kleinhans ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Present JULY 4 SPECTACULAR, 7/4 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Present JULY 4 SPECTACULAR, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2016

 Orange County, Calif.—June 8, 2016—It's sure to be a “thriller”—when Pacific Symphony's blockbuster Summer Festival 2016 kicks off its final season at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre with a “July 4 Spectacular,” featuring a symphonic tribute to Michael Jackson's music. The first of five exceptional mus... (more...)
SBCO Subscriptions Now on Sale SBCO Subscriptions Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2016

Subscription sales are underway for the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra's 2016-17 season, which will open October 8 at the Lobero Theatre with a performance of Dvorák's 'New World' Symphony and Gershwin's Concerto in F featuring acclaimed pianist Wendy Chen.... (more...)
Cynthia Ellis to Perform in THE INEXTINGUISHABLE PROJECT with PSO, 6/27 Cynthia Ellis to Perform in THE INEXTINGUISHABLE PROJECT with PSO, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—June 1, 2016—Cynthia Ellis designed “The Inextinguishable Project” as an opportunity for concert listeners to discover some of the masterful music written in spite of the conflict and oppression of World War II. Ellis, Pacific Symphony's flute and piccolo player, and a resident... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming FUSE@PSO Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming FUSE@PSO
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's genre-bending early evening concert series, returns for its second season with three concerts featuring the music of Tchaikovsky, Bartók, Björk and Drake, and a performance by guest artists Time for Three. The 2016-2017 season goes on sale J... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Present Independence Eve Celebration, 7/3 Oakland Symphony to Present Independence Eve Celebration, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2016

Richmond, CA, May 31, 2016–The Oakland Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, located inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond, and the City of Richmond will again join forces to host a family-friendly Independence Eve Celebration led by the Oakland Symphony and Music Director... (more...)
Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival to Conclude Season with Violinist Mary Rowell, 6/26 Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival to Conclude Season with Violinist Mary Rowell, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival concludes its season with Tribeca Monster violinist Mary Rowell (a founding member of the string quartet ETHEL) celebrating some of her favorite new and recent works. Ms. Rowell leads a high-caliber group of musicians performing works by Don Byron, Annie Gosfield,... (more...)



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