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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...)
Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in concert, under the direction of Maestro Jason C. Tramm May 7th... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents CELLOBRATION: CHAMBER CONCERT, 5/1 Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents CELLOBRATION: CHAMBER CONCERT, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Join the Ann Arbor Symphony at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor (2935 Birch Hollow Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48108) on Monday, May 1 at 1:30 pm. This hour-long concert features the unique four–voice cello choir from the studio of renowned U-M cellist, Richard Aaron.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today the details of its free family-friendly summer concerts during the months of June and July. A Houston tradition, these evening concerts are held in various casual venues across Greater Houston, including the iconic Miller Outdoor Theatre, making these performance... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces PRYSM Festival Concert, 5/13 Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces PRYSM Festival Concert, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's PRYSM (Philadelphia Region Youth String Music) and PRYSM-YA (PRYSM Young Artists) ensembles will showcase their talents at the 10th Annual PRYSM Festival Concert on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. It will be held in Centennial Hall at the Haverford School, located... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Shares Letter of Recognition Ann Arbor Symphony Shares Letter of Recognition
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

“ I have never heard any composition performed with better technique or greater passion, or conducted with greater zeal, than the Finale of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 which the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra performed at Skyline High School on January 31.  It was simply magnificent.  Bravo to you an... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25 Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orche... (more...)
NY Philharmonic Presents OFF THE GRID and POLARIS Concert and Party, 5/2 NY Philharmonic Presents OFF THE GRID and POLARIS Concert and Party, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

NY PHIL Off The Grid, the series of chamber music parties hosted by Musicians from the New York Philharmonic performing in unexpected locations throughout New York City, continues with the third and final pop-up of the season on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 7:15 p.m. Off The Grid — Vol. 6 is inspired by... (more...)
BWW Review: Netrebko and Mattei Spin Magic from Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN at the Met BWW Review: Netrebko and Mattei Spin Magic from Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - April 17, 2017

It's getting near the end of the season at the Met in New York and it's nice to see that they're still bringing out their “A” game, with a splendidly cast run of Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN, with the wonderful Met orchestra under the sensitive baton of Robin Ticciati, music director at the Glyndebou... (more...)
Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Subscription sales have begun for the Santa Barbara Symphony's 2017-18 season, which will open October 14 with an extraordinary all-Mozart program accentuated by a ballet world premiere. The orchestra will present a total of nine enthralling programs at the Granada Theatre over the course of the sea... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents VERDI: VIVA L'ITALIA, 5/7 Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents VERDI: VIVA L'ITALIA, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi: Viva L'Italia, the final main stage concert of the year, on Sunday, May 7th at 4:00pm at the Hill Auditorium. Joining the orchestra for a riveting rendition of Verdi's opera choruses are special guests, Measure for Measure, Livingston County Women's C... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14 New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Schubert's “Great” Symphony and works by Sibelius and Mozart, May 11–14 in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick. Violinist Jennifer Koh—Musical America's 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year—returns for Sibelius' Violin Con... (more...)
Moscow Chamber Orchestra And Conductor Vladimir Spivakov To Come To Carnegie Hall, 6/7 Moscow Chamber Orchestra And Conductor Vladimir Spivakov To Come To Carnegie Hall, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Eminent maestro Vladimir Spivakov and the acclaimed Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, who recently sold out a concert at the Barbican Center in London, return to Carnegie Hall onWednesday, June 7 at 8 PM as a part of their seven-city North American tour.... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents May Chamber Concerts Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents May Chamber Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2017

Join the Ann Arbor Symphony at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor on Monday, May 1 at 1:30 pm. This hour-long concert features the unique four–voice cello choir from the studio of renown U-M cellist, Richard Aaron.... (more...)
York Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season York Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

The York Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce the 2017-2018 season, World Tour: A Musical Voyage Around the Globe, featuring some of the most recognizable classical music compositions from Ireland, Austria, Cuba, Mexico, Russia and the United States. World Tour will treat audiences to eleven perf... (more...)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Hosts Annual Gala To Honor Robert F. Arning, 5/4 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Hosts Annual Gala To Honor Robert F. Arning, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra hosts its Annual Gala on Thursday, May 4 at the Metropolitan Club. The evening honors Robert F. Arning, Vice Chair of Market Development at KPMG, the fastest-growing “Big Four” professional services firm worldwide.... (more...)
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Returns to Conduct The MET Orchestra, 5/31 Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Returns to Conduct The MET Orchestra, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage after nearly 20 years to conduct The MET Orchestra in three concerts this May and June. The first concert in the series, on Wednesday, May 31, at 8:00 p.m., features an all-Mahler program with mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and ten... (more...)
NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 52nd season with four free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (June 13); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (June 14); Cunningha... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season California Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The California Symphony today announced its 2017-18 season, its thirty-first, and its fifth with Music Director Donato Cabrera. The season includes a world premiere and a West Coast premiere, first performances of Mozart's Requiem and Sibelius's Third Symphony, the first performances in more than 20... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Pops Features Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert, 4/21-22 Pacific Symphony Pops Features Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert, 4/21-22
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

It's Broadway baby! Pacific Symphony Pops brings two award-winning Broadway superstars—Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell—together on one stage to deliver an evening of unforgettable music from the Great White Way. With stunning voices and booming careers on Broadway, television and concert stage... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season Oakland Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan have announced their 2017-2018, 29th season, continuing to reflect the diverse energy of the city it calls home and offering a programmatic mix ranging from new works and unexpected guest artists to new programs and monuments of the symphonic re... (more...)
WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

In a new partnership, WWFM The Classical Network will air New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert broadcasts on Friday, March 31; Thursday, April 27; and Friday, June 2. Each broadcast airs at 8 pm on 89.1 FM and streams simultaneously online at www.wwfm.org. The programs will feature music by Tchaiko... (more...)
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Canada's Honens International Piano Competition is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director. Mr. Parker assumes his new role in January 2018.... (more...)
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

What is the importance of classical music in today's world? This is a concern of Kent Nagano's, in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. And that question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the ... (more...)



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