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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...)
Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13 Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony, led by guest conductor Karina Canellakis, will perform a two-night Russian Festival that features two different programs of some of classical music's greatest works at the 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series on Friday, June 12 and Saturday June 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Cary... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer Host of Concerts this Summer Houston Symphony to Offer Host of Concerts this Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

HOUSTON (June 2, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will embrace this summer with a fun and diverse line-up of free concerts June 2-July 7, including 10 performances in various neighborhoods around Houston as part of its Summer Community Concert Series, five performances as part of the ExxonMobil Summer S... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Appoints Marc Uys as New Executive Director Princeton Symphony Orchestra Appoints Marc Uys as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

Princeton, NJ--The Board of Trustees of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Uys as Executive Director following a nationwide search conducted by an executive recruiting firm specializing in the arts. Mr. Uys (pronounced “ace”) has served as Manager o... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Summerfest to Continue with TOTALLY 80'S, 6/6 N.C. Symphony Summerfest to Continue with TOTALLY 80'S, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony, led by conductor Stuart Chafetz, will perform some of the greatest hits from the 1980s as part of its 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. Joining Chafetz will be vocalists Joe Cassidy and Nicole Parker.... (more...)
Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 6/14 Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with perfor... (more...)
SUNY system Awards BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta with Distinction, 5/26 SUNY system Awards BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta with Distinction, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Buffalo, NY - JoAnn Falletta, Buffalo Philharmonic Music Director, will become the fourth recipient of the statewide SUNY Distinguished Academy's Medallion of Distinction.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11 Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 20, 2015—A grand, meaningful and operatic evening of music awaits, as Music Director Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony's final concert of his 25th anniversary season, “Fire and Water,” a program representing the innovative and defining characteristics of the orchestra. F... (more...)
N.C. Symphony's Rex Healthcare Summerfest Begins 5/23 N.C. Symphony's Rex Healthcare Summerfest Begins 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony launches its 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m., with a concert program that features pianist Timo Andres performing Gershwin's incomparable Rhapsody in Blue, the orchestra's performance of Dvo?ák's New Wor... (more...)



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