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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...)
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...)
Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

On May 23 at 7 PM, Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda leads the Utah Symphony, 16-year-old guest violinist Karen Ferry, and musicians selected from ten area youth orchestras who will play side by side with Utah Symphony musicians in the annual “All-Star Evening” concert. The night will include Smetana's... (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...)
Riccardo Muti Conducts the Chicago Symphony in Three Weeks of Subscription Concerts Riccardo Muti Conducts the Chicago Symphony in Three Weeks of Subscription Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns in April to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in three weeks of subscription concerts.  Muti and the CSO conclude the CSO's season-long presentation of Beethoven's piano concertos in a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) with Radu Lupu as so... (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...)
BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus.... (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...)
Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses Announce Auditions for 2017-18 Season Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses Announce Auditions for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses announce that auditions for the 2017-18 season will take place this spring. The season will be The Cleveland Orchestra's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century. The Cleveland Orchestra holds a long-standing commitment to choral music in w... (more...)
New Philharmonic Completes 2016-17 Season With ENCORE! At the MAC, 4/8-9 New Philharmonic Completes 2016-17 Season With ENCORE! At the MAC, 4/8-9
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

New Philharmonic, under the baton of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, completes its 2016-2017 season at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., with “Encore!” featuring CSO Assistant Concert Master and Guest Violinist David Taylor Saturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 9, 3 p.m. ... (more...)
The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12 The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the New York Premiere of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert, with the Orchestra performing John Williams's Academy Award®–winning score live to the complete film, conducted by David Newman, Friday, May 12, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 13 at 1:00 p.m.; a... (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...)
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Stefan Jackiw Performing Prokofiev Second Violin Concerto, 4/27-30 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Stefan Jackiw Performing Prokofiev Second Violin Concerto, 4/27-30
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents a trio of works including Dvo?ak's Eighth Symphony, April 27-30 in Englewood and Newark. Violinist Stefan Jackiw, who earned critical acclaim for his 2015 NJSO debut, performs Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto.... (more...)
California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7 California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Cr... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. ... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9 Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9
by Molly Tracy - March 20, 2017

The final concert in Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season explores the infinite diversity of love in all its forms. With guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Paths of Passion features the technical and lyrical mastery of Robert Hanford in both Frank Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Dvorak's Romance in... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Presents MOZART & MIMOSAS, 3/19 Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Presents MOZART & MIMOSAS, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

 The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) serve up a classical music brunch at City Winery Chicago (1200 W Randolph St, Chicago) in 'Mozart & Mimosas.' This unique presentation of Mozart's Piano Quartet in G Minor and Schumann's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major is close to what Mozart might have ... (more...)
Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003 Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27 Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) embark on their sixth trip to Europe together in January 2017, marking the Orchestra's 33rd tour to Europe and the 60th international tour in its distinguished history.... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16 New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 16 and 18 in Princeton and Newark, respectively. George Manahan, the NJSO's interim Music Director from 1983–85, returns to conduct Handel's mast... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Feature Broadway's Kelly Hall-Tompkins in Violin Concerto and More, 11/18 Oakland Symphony to Feature Broadway's Kelly Hall-Tompkins in Violin Concerto and More, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2016

The Oakland Symphony, Michael Morgan Music Director and conductor, will be joined by guest violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins—currently on Broadway as the Fiddler in Fiddler on the Roof-- and members of its acclaimed Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra for Lost Romantic Symphonies Friday, November 18, at 8 ... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Concert Announces Line-Up for 10/30 Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Concert Announces Line-Up for 10/30
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

Fifteen of the state's brightest and most-talented young musicians will display their impressive virtuosity and remarkable musicianship at the 2016 Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Fall Concert on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. Tickets... (more...)
“Rhapsody in Blue” Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Season “Rhapsody in Blue” Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2016

In its earliest days, jazz was the music of brothels and bars in the “red-light” districts of cities such as New Orleans.... (more...)
California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 1, 2016) – California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera are now accepting composer applications for the orchestra's respected, intensely competitive Young American Composer-in-Residence program, for the period from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020. The Young Ame... (more...)



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