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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...)
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...)
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...)
Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Robert Schumann said he was “in seventh heaven” after hearing Schubert's Ninth Symphony. From its majestic opening horn call to the finale that salutes Beethoven's “Ode to Joy”, the subtitle “Great” is entirely suited to this marvellous musical feast.... (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...)
Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

The Brevard Music Center's 81st anniversary season offers an extraordinary and diverse schedule of musical performances and exciting guest performers. The BMC Presents series, which brings big-name musicians from outside of the classical music tradition to Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, will welcome ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall!... (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...)
The HK Phil Gathers Immense Forces for Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA The HK Phil Gathers Immense Forces for Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) proudly presents Carmina Burana — earthy and bawdy, tender and breathtakingly beautiful.... (more...)
Yamaha & Concert Pianist Sara Davis Buechner Celebrate 30 Years of Artistic Collaboration Yamaha & Concert Pianist Sara Davis Buechner Celebrate 30 Years of Artistic Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

In celebration of her 30th year as a Yamaha Artist, internationally renowned concert pianist Sara Davis Buechner will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on June 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Announces 72nd National Conference in Detroit, 6/6-8 League of American Orchestras Announces 72nd National Conference in Detroit, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The League of American Orchestras' 2017 National Conference in Detroit, June 6-8, will focus on the ways forward for orchestras in an uncertain public policy landscape. Using the story of Detroit's revitalization and resurgent creative community as a backdrop, the Conference will include a diverse a... (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...)
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...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Music and Movement Workshops Pacific Symphony Announces Music and Movement Workshops
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

While the smallest citizens of Orange County might have a difficult time telling you exactly why, they love music and dancing too! And on their behalf, Pacific Symphony and Orange County Music and Dance (OCMD) have teamed up to give babies and toddlers a jumpstart on their own development as well as... (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...)
Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic (photo: Chris Lee) In 2009, the year Alan Gilbert took over as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alex Ross wrote in the New Yorker: “Simply put, the orchestra is playing better than it has in the seventeen years that I've been a critic in New Yor... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer,  announces its 2017 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. Concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) from July 19 thro... (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...)
Pacific Symphony Presents Santiago Strings Season Finale, 5/20 Pacific Symphony Presents Santiago Strings Season Finale, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

On Monday, May 20th at 7 PM,  Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS), instrumentalists in grades 6-9, led by Music Director Irene Kroesen under the artistic advisement of Music Director Carl St.Clair.... (more...)
May the 4th Be With You! NY Philharmonic Celebrates STAR WARS DAY with Film Concert, 5/4 May the 4th Be With You! NY Philharmonic Celebrates STAR WARS DAY with Film Concert, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The New York Philharmonic is celebrating Star Wars Day by giving Star Wars fans who come to the David Geffen Hall Box Office early access to tickets for the Star Wars Film Concert Series on May 4, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., before tickets go on sale widely to the public online at noon. Fans who arrive by ... (more...)



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