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SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

SONY pays tribute to the legacy of 'pied piper' clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with a fascinating 40-CD box set that illustrates the impact this 'magical' artist has had on the world of music.... (more...)
Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25 Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history and its vision for the future. The concert will feature live performances by esteemed alumni, past and present faculty, and students.... (more...)
Christophe Gerard Named Executive Chef of BLUE NOTE NAPA's Culinary Team; Dylan Torcoletti Named GM; Grammy Winning Trumpeter Chris Botti Opens, 10/25 Christophe Gerard Named Executive Chef of BLUE NOTE NAPA's Culinary Team; Dylan Torcoletti Named GM; Grammy Winning Trumpeter Chris Botti Opens, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2016

Blue Note Napa, opening Tuesday, October 25 with GRAMMY winning jazz trumpeter Chris Botti at the historic Napa Valley Opera House in downtown Napa, has announced its culinary team for the first West Coast outpost of the legendary jazz club. Chef Christophe Gerard has been named Blue Note Napa's exe... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24 San Francisco Symphony to Offer Free Concert, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28— The San Francisco Symphony and Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater perform a free outdoor concert on Sunday, July 24 at 12 noon on the grassy plaza in front of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, located on the Embarcadero at the foot of Lombard Street. The... (more...)
Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Chamber Music America (CMA) today announced the appointment of pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1. Childs is the organization's ninth board president, and the first jazz musician elected to the position. The CMA board of directors unanimously a... (more...)
Chamber Music Society of Detroit to Welcome Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, 11/8 Chamber Music Society of Detroit to Welcome Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents clarinetist Richard Stoltzman in his only Detroit area appearance performing a recital with pianist David Deveau Sunday, November 8, 3:00 PM. ... (more...)
Turtle Island String Quartet with Special Guest Cyrus Chestnut Set for McCullough Theatre, 9/27 Turtle Island String Quartet with Special Guest Cyrus Chestnut Set for McCullough Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet are joined by jazz pianist extraordinaire Cyrus Chestnut for this brand new program that embraces a range of composers­—from Jelly Roll Morton to Thelonious Monk. Displaying their formidable collective virtuosity, the quintet makes soulful and sweet con... (more...)
Tickets to 2015-16 Season in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on Sale Now Tickets to 2015-16 Season in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2015

Single (non-subscription) tickets for the 2015–16 Season in Weill Hall at Sonoma State University's Green Music Center go on sale today, Monday, August 24, 2015 to MasterCard cardholders and Monday, August 31, 2015 to the general public. The 2015–16 MasterCard Performance Series in Weill Hall featur... (more...)
Chan Centre's 2015-16 Season to Feature Legends, Legacies & More Chan Centre's 2015-16 Season to Feature Legends, Legacies & More
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its spectacular 2015/16 concert series, bringing a staggering array of virtuosic musicians, spirited vocal wonders, thrilling débuts, and anticipated returns to the acoustically exquisite Chan Shun Concert ... (more...)
Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More! Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Weill Hall and the Green Music Center (GMC) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced its 2015–16 season today, with concerts in Weill Hall, Schroeder Hall, and through the summer at Weill Hall + Lawn. The season comprises the MasterCard Performance Series — 39 concerts on the stage of the 1,400-se... (more...)
Pianists Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Reunite at Chan Centre, 3/15 Pianists Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Reunite at Chan Centre, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2015

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents an exclusive concert reuniting two of jazz and contemporary music's most influential icons, and multi-GRAMMY-Award winners, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, Sunday, March 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Ha... (more...)
Mads Toling to Perform with Oakland East Bay Symphony, 2/20/15 Mads Toling to Perform with Oakland East Bay Symphony, 2/20/15
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2014

Oakland, CA, November 18, 2014 - The world premiere of a new violin concerto entitled Begejstring ('Excitement') by popular jazz composer/violinist Mads Tolling will headline the Oakland East Bay Symphony's February 20, 2015 concert with Tolling as soloist at the Paramount Theatre conducted by Music... (more...)
 H+H Mourns Death of Christopher Hogwood H+H Mourns Death of Christopher Hogwood
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2014

The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) is deeply saddened by the death of its conductor laureate, Christopher Hogwood, who served as Handel and Haydn Society Artistic Director from 1986 to 2001. Christopher Hogwood profoundly changed the direction and vision of this venerable institution, and added trem... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents OPENING NIGHT WITH JOSHUA BELL Tonight The Richmond Symphony Presents OPENING NIGHT WITH JOSHUA BELL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2014

Join the Richmond Symphony tonight, September 20, 2014 - 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for Opening Night with Joshua Bell - a special concert featuring the internationally acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell performing Bruch's Concerto No. 1 in G minor for Violin and Orchestra. In... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents OPENING NIGHT WITH JOSHUA BELL, 9/20 The Richmond Symphony Presents OPENING NIGHT WITH JOSHUA BELL, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2014

Join the Richmond Symphony on September 20, 2014 – 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for Opening Night with Joshua Bell — a special concert featuring the internationally acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell performing Bruch's Concerto No. 1 in G minor for Violin and Orchestra. In addit... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK Tonight Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2014

Just in case you aren't familiar with Béla Fleck, many opine he's the premiere banjo player in the world. Most experts claim he reinvented the image and sound of the banjo (with no apologies to Susanna). His remarkable performing and recording career has taken him all over the musical map on a range... (more...)
Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert Tonight Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2014

When the Stockton Symphony performs its Classics IV concert at 6:00 pm tonight, March 22, in Atherton Auditorium on the Delta College campus, members of the audience will have the fortunate opportunity to hear the distinguishing nuances of sound that emanate from the viola versus the violin.... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK, 3/22 Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents BELA FLECK, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2014

Just in case you aren't familiar with Béla Fleck, many opine he's the premiere banjo player in the world. Most experts claim he reinvented the image and sound of the banjo (with no apologies to Susanna). His remarkable performing and recording career has taken him all over the musical map on a range... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC, Airing Tonight VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - February 28, 2014

Coming up tonight, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for the ... (more...)
Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert, 3/22 Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

When the Stockton Symphony performs its Classics IV concert at 6:00 pm on Saturday, March 22, in Atherton Auditorium on the Delta College campus, members of the audience will have the fortunate opportunity to hear the distinguishing nuances of sound that emanate from the viola versus the violin.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look at PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC; Airs 2/28 VIDEO: First Look at PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC; Airs 2/28
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2014

Coming up on Friday, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for th... (more...)