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Epic Fifth Symphony to Open Andrés Orozco-Estrada's 3 WEEKS OF BEETHOVEN, 11/13Epic Fifth Symphony to Open Andrés Orozco-Estrada's 3 WEEKS OF BEETHOVEN, 11/13
October 29, 2014

HOUSTON (October 29, 2014) – On November 13-16, Houston audiences will experience a powerful opening to the 3 Weeks of Beethoven, a multi-weekend celebration of Beethoven's music, led by new Music Dir... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents EXCLAMATIONS!, 11/16The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents EXCLAMATIONS!, 11/16
October 28, 2014

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) opens its 2014-15 season with a new music director, Gregory X. Whitmore, who leads the ensemble in a lively display of youthful musicality and captivating ... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Begins its 2014-15 Cheng Family Foundation Series with a FALL CONCERT, 11/16Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Begins its 2014-15 Cheng Family Foundation Series with a FALL CONCERT, 11/16
October 25, 2014

The exceptionally talented Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) begins its 2014-15 Cheng Family Foundation Youth Orchestra concert series with a “Fall Concert,” featuring beautiful and challenging ... (more...)


Japan Society Presents A SALUTE TO TRADITIONJapan Society Presents A SALUTE TO TRADITION
October 24, 2014

As the third performance in The Shamisen Sessions, a multi-month celebration of the music and history of the distinctively Japanese instrument, Japan Society presents A Salute to Tradition on November... (more...)


December at the University Musical Society Includes MESSIAH, WILLIAM TELL, and MoreDecember at the University Musical Society Includes MESSIAH, WILLIAM TELL, and More
October 10, 2014

The University Musical Society (UMS) kicks off the holiday season on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7 with the annual Ann Arbor community tradition of Handel's Messiah, featuring the Ann Ar... (more...)


The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents OPENING NIGHT FIREWORKS with Angela Cheng, 10/17-18The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents OPENING NIGHT FIREWORKS with Angela Cheng, 10/17-18
October 10, 2014

The pyrotechnics will be strictly musical when Canadian pianist Angela Cheng joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2014-15 season entitled “Opening Night Fireworks... (more...)


The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents LET US BREAK BREAD TOGETHER, 12/14The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents LET US BREAK BREAD TOGETHER, 12/14
October 01, 2014

The Oakland East Bay Symphony, Music Director Michael Morgan and guests will ring in the holidays with this popular and delightfully no-traditional concert. The beloved, often sold out annual multi-c... (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...)


PINK MARTINI to Perform with the Seattle Symphony, 1/20PINK MARTINI to Perform with the Seattle Symphony, 1/20
September 25, 2014

Tickets flew out the door for the December 4, 2014 Benaroya Hall concert by the popular Canadian Folk Bluegrass band The Wailin' Jenny's. A second concert will be added at 7:30 pm on Wednesday Decembe... (more...)


UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5
September 24, 2014

The month-long, citywide festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa concludes in early November with events ranging from concerts at Carnegie Hall to music, theater, and film screenings at partne... (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...)


Scott Johnson to Premiere MIND OUT OF MATTER with Alarm Will Sound, 10/4Scott Johnson to Premiere MIND OUT OF MATTER with Alarm Will Sound, 10/4
September 22, 2014

The much-anticipated world premiere of Scott Johnson's 'Mind Out of Matter'--the composer's largest work to-date--will be performed by Alarm Will Sound at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ... (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...)


FirstWorks to Welcome Regina Carter to RISD Auditorium, 10/18FirstWorks to Welcome Regina Carter to RISD Auditorium, 10/18
September 12, 2014

Considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation, violin virtuoso Regina Carter and her quintet are coming to Providence for the first time. FirstWorks, Providence's premiere performing arts c... (more...)


David Homan Releases THE BOOK OF ESTHERDavid Homan Releases THE BOOK OF ESTHER
September 09, 2014

David Homan, a New York City-based contemporary composer/pianist, releases an ambitious 11 movement CD/DVD entitled The Book of Esther - a two-part work based on Jewish history. Originally scored as a... (more...)


Spectacle Management Presents TOMÁSEEN FOLEY'S A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, 12/7Spectacle Management Presents TOMÁSEEN FOLEY'S A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, 12/7
September 05, 2014

Spectacle Management is proud to present Tomaseen Foley's 'A Celtic Christmas,' on Sunday, December 7 at 2pm at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Spend an evening with native Irish storyteller Tomaseen ... (more...)


SPCO's Liquid Music Series to Welcome Dawn of Midi and Nils Frahm, 11/15SPCO's Liquid Music Series to Welcome Dawn of Midi and Nils Frahm, 11/15
September 02, 2014

On Saturday, November 15 at the Amsterdam Bar and Hall, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series presents the Twin Cities debut of renowned performers Dawn of Midi and Nils Frahm in an ... (more...)


Japan Society to Welcome Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano, 9/27Japan Society to Welcome Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano, 9/27
August 28, 2014

Internationally acclaimed instrumentalists Hiromitsu Agatsuma (on tsugaru-shamisen) and Akiko Yano (on piano) perform together for one night only on September 27 in the first show of Japan Society's ... (more...)


VisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA RecordsVisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA Records
August 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. ... (more...)


'Rejoice With Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot' Airs on THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES, 8/28'Rejoice With Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot' Airs on THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES, 8/28
August 19, 2014

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra an... (more...)


The Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Summer Season - SUMMER NIGHTS @ THE BPO and MoreThe Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Summer Season - SUMMER NIGHTS @ THE BPO and More
May 22, 2014

The BPO has planned a multifaceted summer that sees the orchestraperforming at the Erie County Fair, Canalside and Old Fort Niagara; traveling to Princeton University; working with the Doctors of the ... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14
May 22, 2014

One of the most iconic rock-and-roll bands to come out of London during the 1970s—Grammy Award-winning “America”—joins Pacific Symphony Pops to rock the house with hot hits, soulful ballads and rock c... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents CARMINA BURANA, 6/5-7The Pacific Symphony Presents CARMINA BURANA, 6/5-7
May 20, 2014

Haunting melodies and sweet, euphonious voices combine to create a deeply moving, life-affirming evening of music, as Pacific Symphony dives into spiritual depths in preparation for Carl Orff's master... (more...)


Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO TonihgtPasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO Tonihgt
May 10, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling. The 86thseason concert finale explodes with Tchaikovsky's dazz... (more...)





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