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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...)
Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars' Classical Series Finale, 7/30 Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars' Classical Series Finale, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Ocean Grove's “Summer Stars” Classical Series will conclude with “Grand Orchestra and the Great Organ” this Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 7:30 PM.  Jason C. Tramm conducts critically acclaimed concert organ soloist Gordon Turk and the Summer Stars Festival Orchestra in an extraordinary program showcasi... (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...)
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28 Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (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...)
ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20 ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership wit... (more...)
Violinist Jennifer Koh & Pianist Shai Wosner Collaborate on 'Bridge to Beethoven' Violinist Jennifer Koh & Pianist Shai Wosner Collaborate on 'Bridge to Beethoven'
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2015

Violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Shai Wosner have come together to combine their personal and musical experiences in a collaborative project titled Bridge to Beethoven that explores the impact and significance Beethoven has had on a culturally diverse group of composers and musicians. The recital ... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome St. Petersburg String Quartet & More, 8/8-9 Music Mountain to Welcome St. Petersburg String Quartet & More, 8/8-9
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary season with a weekend of exceptional classical music. The weekend begins on Saturday, August 8 (6:30pm) with an evening dedicated to Italian & German 17th & 18th Century Music for Soprano, Baroq... (more...)
Jason C. Tramm to Inaugurate 'Peace Trilogy Concerts' on 7/12 Jason C. Tramm to Inaugurate 'Peace Trilogy Concerts' on 7/12
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2015

With the launch of the 61st Annual Ocean Grove Choir Festival Sunday July 12th noted conductor Jason C. Tramm leads the first of three concerts which define a major theme in Tramm's 2015 performance season – Peace. ... (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...)
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...)
Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2 Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flrez headline Rossini's bel canto tour-de-force La Donna del Lago on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (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...)
Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as assistant conductors.... (more...)
Pasadena POPS to Celebrate The Beatles with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR, 7/11 Pasadena POPS to Celebrate The Beatles with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

The Pasadena POPS celebrates the best of the music of The Beatles with Classical Mystery Tour on Saturday, July 11 at the Los Angeles Arboretum. Back by Popular demand, Classical Mystery Tour brings the timeless hits of The Beatles to life with a fresh set list of favorites. Spanning The Beatles' va... (more...)
Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12 Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

This summer, Apollo's Fire embarks on its fourth international tour, performing with world-renowned violinist, Alina Ibragimova, at the BBC Proms in London (Aug. 15), The Aldeburgh Music/Snape Proms in the UK (Aug. 16), and performing a separate chamber program at the Tuscany Musical Landscapes Fest... (more...)
Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

After nearly two decades shepherding the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra through considerable growth, Music Director Larry Rachleff will complete his distinguished tenure at the Philharmonic following the 2016-17 season.... (more...)
GREAT PERFORMANCES to Broadcast JOHN WILLIAMS CELEBRATION with LA Philharmonic, 7/24 GREAT PERFORMANCES to Broadcast JOHN WILLIAMS CELEBRATION with LA Philharmonic, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

By any standard, John Williams is one of the greatest film composers of all time; his 49 Academy Award nominations are second only to Walt Disney himself.  And Williams and Walt Disney Concert Hall have gone hand in hand since Williams opened the Hall's inaugural gala in 2003 with the world premiere... (more...)
Natalie Portman to Host GREAT PERFORMANCES John Williams Celebration, 7/24 Natalie Portman to Host GREAT PERFORMANCES John Williams Celebration, 7/24
by TV News Desk - June 16, 2015

This gala opening night performance, hosted by Natalie Portman and featuring Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, July 24 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons have entered into a new partnership to create Classical Live, a unique initiative that offers a new paradigm for the distribution of live recordings of classical music available only on Google Play Music. Classical Live will offer parti... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Present AN EVENING OF BROADWAY Next Friday at Rex Healthcare Summerfest N.C. Symphony to Present AN EVENING OF BROADWAY Next Friday at Rex Healthcare Summerfest
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2015

?The North Carolina Symphony, led by Associate Conductor David Glover, will perform two great evenings of music from stage and screen at the 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series on Friday, June 19 and Saturday June 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre. Gates open for the concert series at ... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17 Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on a 14-concert European Tour from May 17 to June 5, 2016.... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28 Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the famed Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, June 28th (3PM) performing Haydn, Webern, and Schubert. The weekend also welcomes Cantata Profana... (more...)



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