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Richmond County Orchestra Presents AMERICANA Richmond County Orchestra Presents AMERICANA
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2017

The Richmond County Orchestra (RCO), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: AMERICANA, a musical star-spangled tribute to the United States that includes a full orchestral patriotic favorites such as the Star Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes Forever and 1812 Overture sprinkled with... (more...)
Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2017

Sony Classical announces the release of Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection, a 14-CD set of albums of classical repertoire that the internationally acclaimed, Grammy® Award winning violinist has recorded for the label over the past twenty years. The collection is available worldwide on August 18... (more...)
Hong Kong Philharmonic to Pay Tribute to Maestro Lim Kek-tjiang Hong Kong Philharmonic to Pay Tribute to Maestro Lim Kek-tjiang
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Society would like to express deepest condolences to the family of Maestro Lim Kek-tjiang, who passed away peacefully on 15 June 2017 in Melbourne.... (more...)
Danish String Quartet Announces U.S. Summer Music Festival Tour Danish String Quartet Announces U.S. Summer Music Festival Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

In high demand by both audiences and presenters throughout the classical music domain for their uncommonly unified sound and extraordinary musical versatility, the Danish String Quartet returns to the United States in summer 2017 for an eight-concert tour across five cities.... (more...)
Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced the appointment of Stéphane Denève as its next Music Director. Denève, who will serve as the St. Louis Symphony's 13th Music Director, has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003.  His initial three-year term as Music Director begins with... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2017

The Swedish label BIS Records is releasing its newest collaboration with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra—a recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony. The album will receive its U.S. release on August 4, but will be available at Orchestra Hall and through the Minnesota Orchestra's w... (more...)
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Additional Performance of Joe Hisaishi in Concert Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Additional Performance of Joe Hisaishi in Concert
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is delighted to announce an additional performance of Joe Hisaishi in Concert. Due to the overwhelming response, the subscription quota for Friday and Saturday performances (4 & 5 May 2018) is already full.... (more...)
David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg to Perform 7/9 in Cherry Valley, NY David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg to Perform 7/9 in Cherry Valley, NY
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Grammy-nominated clarinetist David Krakauer has been praised internationally as a key innovator in modern klezmer as well as a major voice in classical music. South African-born pianist, composer and producer Kathleen Tagg has performed on four continents in leading venues such as Carnegie Hall.  Th... (more...)
2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, today announced the names of the recipients of the 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Awards, bringing the number of such grants given by the Foundation to 55, and the amount aw... (more...)
The Dessoff Choirs Announces 2017-18 Season The Dessoff Choirs Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs today announced its 2017-18 season.... (more...)
Bernard Labadie Makes Debut with Orchestra of St. Luke's at Caramoor Bernard Labadie Makes Debut with Orchestra of St. Luke's at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Bernard Labadie (photo: Francois Rivard) Hailed as “one of the most versatile and galvanic ensembles in the U.S.” (WQXR), Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) was first formally founded at Caramoor 38 years ago, and has long made the idyllic estate its summer home. Fittingly, then, it is at Caramoor – 90 a... (more...)
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Presents PING PONG DIPLOMACY The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Presents PING PONG DIPLOMACY
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Get ready for American composer Andy Akiho's jaw-dropping Ricochet: Ping Pong Concerto, a high-intensity tour de force for violin, percussion and ping pong “virtuosos”, with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor Maestro Yu Long keeping everyone in play.... (more...)
High School Students Play Side By Side with Professional Musicians at CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR High School Students Play Side By Side with Professional Musicians at CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The Richmond County Orchestra (RCO), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: Classical Mystery Tour, a FREE performance that includes music from Mozart's Symphony #40, Symphony #25 and Classic Rock hits from 1967!   ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Getting 'Fantastic Results' with Great Orchestras Makes Conductor Manfred Honeck Happy BWW Interview: Getting 'Fantastic Results' with Great Orchestras Makes Conductor Manfred Honeck Happy
by Richard Sasanow - May 22, 2017

Nobody puts conductor Manfred Honeck in a corner--except, perhaps the maestro himself. For instance, the Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony and frequent guest conductor in the US and Europe makes no bones about viewing himself as the quintessential mittel-european maestro, devoted to Beethov... (more...)
Odyssey Opera Performs Rare Gilbert & Sullivan Work 6/2-3 Odyssey Opera Performs Rare Gilbert & Sullivan Work 6/2-3
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Described as “one of the East Coast's most exciting and best opera companies (The Arts Fuse),” Odyssey Opera completes its Wilde Opera Nights series, a season-long exploration of operatic works inspired by the writings and world of Oscar Wilde. For two nights, Odyssey Opera presents a fully-staged p... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Cuts Ribbon on New Offices in Irvine Pacific Symphony Cuts Ribbon on New Offices in Irvine
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Trumpets played, flags were raised and a giant ribbon was cut to unveil the new Pacific Symphony administrative headquarters in the City of Irvine yesterday. Symphony President John Forsyte revealed the Board of Directors' support in naming the building the Charlie and Ling Zhang Musical Arts & Educ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection," as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4.... (more...)
Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Jason Tramm and the Morris Choral Society welcome acclaimed pianist Michael Fennelly who will perform Beethoven's exquisite 'Choral Fantasy, Op. 80' this Saturday May 20th at the Dorothy Young Concert Hall at Drew University. Mr. Fennelly will perform the famed concerto which Beethoven himself premi... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic 2016-17 Performances to Air on NPR Las Vegas Philharmonic 2016-17 Performances to Air on NPR
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic has partnered with  Nevada Public Radio for the second year to broadcast performances from its current 2016-17 season on Classical 89.7 FM Sundays at 2pm, starting June 4. Each broadcast will be 90 minutes to two hours in length and will include conversation with Music Dir... (more...)
SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

SONY pays tribute to the legacy of 'pied piper' clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with a fascinating 40-CD box set that illustrates the impact this 'magical' artist has had on the world of music.... (more...)
Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in concert, under the direction of Maestro Jason C. Tramm May 7th... (more...)
Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13 Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury present Mozart's Requiem, on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater for the 2016-2017 season finale. A must-see for any music lover, Mozart's final composition is a profoundly moving work, brimming with drama, hopefulness and re... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12 Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Since first achieving fame as a teen pop sensation in the 1950s, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing for six decades. He brings the timeless hits of his storied career to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the PNC Pops weekend May 12-14.... (more...)
The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Ends Season with AROUND THE WORLD!, 5/13 The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Ends Season with AROUND THE WORLD!, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series wraps up the 2017-2018 season with “Around the World!,” a celebration of the music created in different countries  on Saturday, May 13 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Final Concert, CABRERA CONDUCTS BRUCKNER, 5/27 Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Final Concert, CABRERA CONDUCTS BRUCKNER, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents its final concert of the 2016 – 2017 concert season, Cabrera Conducts Bruckner on Saturday, May 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation at 6:30 p.m. for patrons to learn more about... (more...)



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