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“Rhapsody in Blue” Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Season “Rhapsody in Blue” Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2016

In its earliest days, jazz was the music of brothels and bars in the “red-light” districts of cities such as New Orleans.... (more...)
'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 9/30 'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 9/30
by TV News Desk - August 23, 2016

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS.... (more...)
Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18 Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2016

New York, NY - Sir Simon Rattle will conduct The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra of St. Luke's in a special benefit concert to include Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughn Williams and Edward Elgar's Serenade for Strings on Sunday, September 18 at 7:00pm. The ... (more...)
Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, 9/22 Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2016

On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra devoted to preserving and performing the repertoire of 17th, 18th and 19th century composers, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program, wh... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27 Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

PITTSBURGH - The annual tradition returns! The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck perform waltzes and polkas from his home country of Austria on November 27 and 29 at Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics season.... (more...)
Cellist Amy Kang & NYC's JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band Perform at Hartt School Tonight Cellist Amy Kang & NYC's JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band Perform at Hartt School Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) presents the in-demand, NYC-based JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band tonight, November 14, at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Presents WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES Tonight RI Philharmonic Presents WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

Tonight, November 14, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein's beloved West Side Story Symphonic Dances. Electric violinist TRACY SILVERMAN will make his Philharmonic debut with Seeing is Believing by Nico Muhly, a Providence native. ... (more...)
Hopkinson Smith to Perform Concert of Elizabethan Repertoire, 12/10 Hopkinson Smith to Perform Concert of Elizabethan Repertoire, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

John Dowland, though also a sprightly and humorous composer, is most famous for the darker side of his character and the pervading melancholy that nourished his unquiet soul. But he was in no way the inventor of highly charged melodic poignancy in solo lute music. Two important composers of the gene... (more...)
BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (more...)
PIANIST STEVEN LIN AT ZANKEL HALL NOVEMBER 18 PIANIST STEVEN LIN AT ZANKEL HALL NOVEMBER 18
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

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PYSO Launches 'Exciting' New Season with Fall Concert, 11/15 PYSO Launches 'Exciting' New Season with Fall Concert, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 3, 2015—An exceptional season awaits the highly gifted Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO), led by new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia—kicking off this fall and culminating in a once-in-a-lifetime 10-day international tour of China next summer. To launch this landmark ... (more...)
Lionel Bringuier and Yuja Wang to Join LA Philharmonic for Concert, 11/20 Lionel Bringuier and Yuja Wang to Join LA Philharmonic for Concert, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

WHAT:                   Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Tonhalle Orchestra                    Zurich and former LA Phil Resident Conductor Lionel                     Bringuier and superstar pianist Yuja Wang reunite with the Los                    Angeles Philharmonic at Walt D... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Announces New Season Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

An exceptional season awaits the highly gifted Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO), led by new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia—kicking off this fall and culminating in a once-in-a-lifetime 10-day international tour of China next summer.... (more...)
PR: The One and Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra PR: The One and Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2015

?Featuring the timeless music of the Big Band era, The One and Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra performs at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre December 1, 2015.... (more...)
Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (more...)
RI Philharmonic to Present WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES, 11/14 RI Philharmonic to Present WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

10/29/15 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, November 14, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein's beloved West Side Story Symphonic Dances. Electric violinist TRACY SILVERMAN will make his Philharmonic debut with Seeing is Believing... (more...)
Violinist Augustin Hadelich Performs with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Tonight Violinist Augustin Hadelich Performs with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 10/05/2015– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Hadelich Plays Beethoven tonight and tomorrow, October 30 & 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The concerts feature Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 5 and Augustin Hadelic... (more...)
The Orchestra Now to Make New York City Concert Debut at Lehman College, 11/22 The Orchestra Now to Make New York City Concert Debut at Lehman College, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2015

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, October 27, 2015  -  The Orchestra Now, the innovative new master's degree program and graduate training orchestra founded by Bard College in 2015, will make its New York City debut at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts at Lehman College, in the Bronx on Sunday, Nov... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Provides Score for SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE Event Tonight Richmond Symphony Provides Score for SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE Event Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2015

Richmond, Virginia Get ready for two great movies on one fantastic night when you join the Richmond Symphony tonight, October 24 at 8pm for a Science Fiction Double Feature!... (more...)
'What Makes it Great: Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein' Set for 2016 at Merkin Concert Hall 'What Makes it Great: Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein' Set for 2016 at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2015

Rob Kapilow - conductor, composer, author and NPR music commentator - unravels and explores great musical masterpieces with audiences and performers on stage, asking what makes great music great? He takes listeners inside the music, unraveling, slowing down and recomposing key passages to hear why a... (more...)
Cellist Amy Kang & NYC's JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band to Perform at Hartt School, 11/14 Cellist Amy Kang & NYC's JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band to Perform at Hartt School, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2015

The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) presents the in-demand, NYC-based JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band on Saturday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m. Featuring cellist Amy Kang, a former Simsbury resident and HCD alumna, the concert will be held in the Millard Auditorium at the University of Hartford,... (more...)
Pianist David Fray Performs in Pacific Symphony's FRAY PLAYS SCHUMANN Tonight Pianist David Fray Performs in Pacific Symphony's FRAY PLAYS SCHUMANN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2015

Pacific Symphony and Music Director Carl St.Clair explore great masterworks by Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms, two Romantic-era composers who were united by their friendship, passion for music and love of the same woman: Clara Wieck. A virtuosic pianist herself, Clara's influence prevails throu... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Launches Café Ludwig Chamber Series Pacific Symphony Launches Café Ludwig Chamber Series
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2015

Pacific Symphony musicians shine in this intimate musical foray into the minds of some of the world's best composers during the 2015-16 Café Ludwig chamber series led by pianist and host Orli Shaham—kicking off with “Schubert's 'Trout' and More.” An afternoon of music inspired by literature, the pro... (more...)
MusicaNova Orchestra to Open 2015-16 Concert Season with THE COLORS OF MUSIC, 11/1 MusicaNova Orchestra to Open 2015-16 Concert Season with THE COLORS OF MUSIC, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2015

Phoenix, AZ -- MusicaNova Orchestra opens its concert season on Sunday, November 1 with 'The Colors of Music,' a concert featuring the orchestra débuts of two exciting Valley artists and thrilling music from 20th and 21st Century composers. The program is based on the orchestra's mission to bring Va... (more...)
The Miller Theatre Presents THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC, Featuring The Orlando Consort, Tonight The Miller Theatre Presents THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC, Featuring The Orlando Consort, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2015

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2015-16 Early Music series with The Passion of Joan of Arc featurin The Orlando Consort... (more...)




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