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Canton Symphony Orchestra String Trio to Perform Beethoven, 3/12 Canton Symphony Orchestra String Trio to Perform Beethoven, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

CANTON, OH (March 5, 2015) – Beethoven is well known for composing grand orchestral symphonies and piano concerti, but he also wrote many works for smaller, chamber ensembles. Some of these works will be performed by a Canton Symphony Orchestra string trio as part of the orchestra's Casual Series. ... (more...)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S NINTH, 3/21-22 The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S NINTH, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

In March, the BPO will celebrate classical music's most beloved and influential composer with a festival, including his groundbreaking Ninth Symphony.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21 The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Highly regarded for popularizing traditional Irish folk music across the world, “The Chieftains” bring their bagpipes, banjos and exciting musicality to Pacific Symphony Pops for an extension of this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations! Co-founder Paddy Moloney and his band have won six Grammy Awa... (more...)
Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
Craig Hella Johnson to Guest Conduct St. Charles Singers, 3/7-8 Craig Hella Johnson to Guest Conduct St. Charles Singers, 3/7-8
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Grammy Award-winning choral director Craig Hella Johnson will guest conduct the St. Charles Singers in a concert program titled “Inspired” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton; and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, at Baker Memorial United Methodis... (more...)
The Minnesota Orchestra to Perform Two Concerts in Cuba, 5/15-16 The Minnesota Orchestra to Perform Two Concerts in Cuba, 5/15-16
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2015

Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO Kevin Smith announced today that the Minnesota Orchestra will perform two concerts in Cuba, one each on May 15 and 16, becoming the first U.S. orchestra to give performances in Cuba since President Obama took steps to normalize relations between the countries in... (more...)
Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2015

?The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell are delighted to announce the Pops' 2015-2016 season at Cincinnati Music Hall, the fifth under the direction of Mr. Russell. The season, presented by PNC along with the Pops Artist Series Sponsor, The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, f... (more...)
BMOP to Present Final Concert of Season, BLIZZARD VOICES, 3/5 BMOP to Present Final Concert of Season, BLIZZARD VOICES, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2015

Boston, MA (For Release 2.9.14) --- The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, celebrates its continuing relationship with New England Conservatory and the Boston new music communi... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Talks to Principal Oboist, Timothy Michling Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Talks to Principal Oboist, Timothy Michling
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

How do you make the perfect reed? How many do you currently have? How do you decide which one you'll use in any given concert?... (more...)
EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11 EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

From February 10-12, 2015, EarShot (the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network) and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), JoAnn Falletta, Music Director, will present the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra New Music Readings at Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo). On Wednesd... (more...)
PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1 PRISM Quartet Announces New Album, HERITAGE/EVOLUTION, Volume 1
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

Constantly in search of new musical terrain, the PRISM Quartet (Timothy McAllister, Taimur Sullivan, Matthew Levy, and Zachary Shemon)—“one of America's finest saxophone quartets for three decades” (The New Yorker)—celebrates its 30th anniversary with a groundbreaking recording: Heritage/Evolution, ... (more...)
A2SO to Celebrate Mozart's Birthday with Concert Bash, 1/31 A2SO to Celebrate Mozart's Birthday with Concert Bash, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents its 19th Annual Mozart Birthday Bash on Saturday, January 31, 8:00pm at the Michigan Theater. This all-Mozart concert will feature guest performers Jeanette Vecchione and Timothy Michling, and is proudly co- sponsored by Rebecca Horvath.... (more...)
MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11 MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

MusicaNova Orchestra and Arizona-based Paradise Winds will perform a new work composed by Graham Cohen, a 15 year old prodigy, currently studying at the Julliard pre-college division and the youngest winner of the Morton Gould Young Composer Competition. The piece, 'Unexpected Affinities' was commis... (more...)
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project to Showcase Music by Great Hungarian Composers, 1/24/15 The Boston Modern Orchestra Project to Showcase Music by Great Hungarian Composers, 1/24/15
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2014

Boston, MA (For Release 12.11.14) --- The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, presents an evening dedicated to four composers of Hungarian descent – Bálint Karosi (b.1979), Kati... (more...)
ETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season ETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2014

ETHEL, America's Groundbreaking Indie-Classical String Quartet, Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform Holiday Concert, 12/7 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform Holiday Concert, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia Concerts presented by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) highlight some of the region's top young musicians. Students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginner to advanced. These FREE educational concerts are great for m... (more...)
Windsync to Perform A POCKET NUTCRACKER at Met, 12/14 Windsync to Perform A POCKET NUTCRACKER at Met, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2014

(New York, November 21, 2014) — This holiday season, the acclaimed wind quintet, WindSync, known for adventurous programs, fiery performances, and unique stage presence, will premiere an interactive and unforgettable version of The Nutcracker for children and adults alike.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/14 Pacific Symphony to Perform HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2014

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 21, 2014—Rejoice in the inspired melodies and theatrical mastery of “Handel's Glorious Messiah” when Pacific Symphony performs the Baroque masterpiece as a festive prelude to Christmas and the celebration of Christ's birth. A holiday tradition across the world, “Messiah” h... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Winter Opera St. Louis Opens a Brilliant 'Le Nozze di Figaro' BWW Reviews: Winter Opera St. Louis Opens a Brilliant 'Le Nozze di Figaro'
by Steve Callahan - November 12, 2014

Winter Opera kicks off its eighth season with a simply heavenly production of 'Le Nozze di Figaro'. It's the perfect thing for one's first introduction to opera, or for turning a tentative love of opera into a deep and true commitment.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Performs Free Concert Today Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Performs Free Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2014

October 28, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia Concerts presented by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) highlight some of the region's top young musicians. Students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginner to advanced. These FREE educational concerts are great for mu... (more...)
Hopkinson Smith to Perform Bach, 11/11 Hopkinson Smith to Perform Bach, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2014

The 'official' Bach works for the lute are primarily individual 18th century arrangements which were never conceived of as a unit (as were, for instance, the English and French Suites for keyboard or the 'cello Suites or the violin Sonatas and Partitas). Some of these lute adaptations were by Bach h... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Free Concert, 11/11 Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Free Concert, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2014

October 28, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia Concerts presented by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) highlight some of the region's top young musicians. Students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginner to advanced. These FREE educational concerts are great for mu... (more...)





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