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Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4 Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

HOUSTON (July 2, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will continue its tradition of helping Houstonians celebrate Independence Day at Miller Outdoor Theatre with its Star-Spangled Salute concert at 8:30 p.m. on July 4. The celebration, which will feature patriotic cannons and a thrilling fireworks display,... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26 Music Mountain to Welcome Avalon String Quartet & Swingtime Big Band, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 25th (6:30pm) playing the best music of the Swing Era! Plus pre-concert dinner at Falls Village Inn (5pm). The weekend continues on Sunday, July 26th (3pm) w... (more...)
Houston Symphony Names Mark Nuccio as Principal Clarinetist Houston Symphony Names Mark Nuccio as Principal Clarinetist
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony announced today that Mark Nuccio, current Associate Principal and Solo E-flat Clarinetist with the New York Philharmonic, has been appointed the Principal Clarinet of the Houston Symphony.  Nuccio will begin his new role in Houston during... (more...)
Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as assistant conductors.... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

HOUSTON (June 18, 2015) – The Houston Symphony ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series will continue at 8:30 p.m. on June 20, featuring the Houston Symphony debuts of guest conductor Karina Canellakis and guest artist Charlie Albright.... (more...)
Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Larry Rachleff Announces Retirement From the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

After nearly two decades shepherding the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra through considerable growth, Music Director Larry Rachleff will complete his distinguished tenure at the Philharmonic following the 2016-17 season.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Holds Annual Ima Hogg Competition, 6/6; Winner Awarded $25,000 Houston Symphony Holds Annual Ima Hogg Competition, 6/6; Winner Awarded $25,000
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2015

WHAT: The Houston Symphony's prestigious Ima Hogg Competition is designed to support and offer performance opportunities for young artists within the ages of 13-30 who play orchestral instruments. Now in its 40th year, it is recognized as one of the foremost instrumental competitions in the world. T... (more...)
Houston Symphony Hosts BROADWAY SING-ALONG Event, 6/13 Houston Symphony Hosts BROADWAY SING-ALONG Event, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2015

HOUSTON (June 4, 2015) – Houston audiences will be treated to an evening of Broadway favorites at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, but this time, unlike traditional Broadway concerts, they will go from being spectators to becoming part of the evening's entertainment when they sing along to some of Br... (more...)
RI Philharmonic's David Wax Passes Away RI Philharmonic's David Wax Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2015

June 4, 2015 – East Providence, RI – David Wax, who served as the Philharmonic's Executive Director from 2000 to 2007, passed away on Thursday, May 21. David came to Rhode Island after an already illustrious career in orchestra management, having served as General Manager of the Minnesota Orchestra ... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer Host of Concerts this Summer Houston Symphony to Offer Host of Concerts this Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

HOUSTON (June 2, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will embrace this summer with a fun and diverse line-up of free concerts June 2-July 7, including 10 performances in various neighborhoods around Houston as part of its Summer Community Concert Series, five performances as part of the ExxonMobil Summer S... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Summerfest to Continue with TOTALLY 80'S, 6/6 N.C. Symphony Summerfest to Continue with TOTALLY 80'S, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony, led by conductor Stuart Chafetz, will perform some of the greatest hits from the 1980s as part of its 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. Joining Chafetz will be vocalists Joe Cassidy and Nicole Parker.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Chorus to Perform Free Concert at United Methodist Church, 5/31 Houston Symphony Chorus to Perform Free Concert at United Methodist Church, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

WHAT: The 125 members of the Houston Symphony Chorus, directed by Betsy Cook Weber, will shine on their own in this free concert of spirituals and classics by Handel, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Morten Lauridsen and more.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
Composer Brent Havens and the Houston Symphony Present THE MUSIC OF PINK FLOYD, 5/30 Composer Brent Havens and the Houston Symphony Present THE MUSIC OF PINK FLOYD, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Composer and arranger Brent Havens will bring his “rock symphony” collaboration project, The Music of Pink Floyd, to Jones Hall on Saturday, May 30. Designed to narrow the gap between rock and classical music, the program extends the listening experience of Pink Floyd's music by pairing the orchestr... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Schedule for 2015-16 BPO Rocks Season Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Schedule for 2015-16 BPO Rocks Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -- Your Buffalo Philharmonic rocks in the 2015-16 season with classic hits of the 60s, 70s, and 80s re-interpreted with a full orchestra. Exceptional bands and exciting show lighting provide a rock-concert atmosphere for the five-show BPO Rocks Series presented by Key Private Bank. ... (more...)
ROCO to Finish Out 10th Anniversary with MAHLER'S 4th SYMPHONY, 5/21 ROCO to Finish Out 10th Anniversary with MAHLER'S 4th SYMPHONY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

ROCO's 10th Anniversary Season Finale, a very special performance of Mahler's Fourth Symphony, takes place this Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at The Rothko Chapel.  Tell your friends. We look forward to seeing you Thursday!... (more...)
Principal POPS Conductor Michael Krajewski to Present THE PAINTJAM CONCERT EXPERIENCE, 5/22 Principal POPS Conductor Michael Krajewski to Present THE PAINTJAM CONCERT EXPERIENCE, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

HOUSTON (May 15, 2015) – The Houston Symphony and Principal POPS Conductor Michael Krajewski will be presenting the world premiere of The Paintjam Concert Experience on May 22-24 at Jones Hall.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28 Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 11, 2015—One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, André Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began ... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform RACHMANINOFF 2, 1/17 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform RACHMANINOFF 2, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

December 23, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia the Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Rachmaninoff 2, on Saturday, January 17 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, January 18 at 3:00 pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. This is the third Altria Masterworks Concert of the 2014-2015 season and will ... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY This Weekend The Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

With her angelic voice and heart-warming spirit, Sandi Patty, one of the most highly acclaimed performers of recent times, delivers an uplifting and joyous Christmas concert, complete with the lush, holiday sounds of Pacific Symphony.... (more...)
Andres Orozco-Estrada's First Recording with the Houston Symphony Out on DVD & Blu-ray Andres Orozco-Estrada's First Recording with the Houston Symphony Out on DVD & Blu-ray
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2014

From the home city of manned spaceflight, the Houston Symphony announced today that it has released The Earth-An HD Odyssey on DVD and Blu-ray. The Earth-An HD Odyssey is the highly anticipated second installment of the Symphony's groundbreaking HD Odyssey film trilogy and Music Director Andrés Oroz... (more...)
British Royal Family Conductor and Houston Symphony to Celebrate Holiday Season this Month British Royal Family Conductor and Houston Symphony to Celebrate Holiday Season this Month
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

From festive carols to family activities, there is something for everyone this holiday season with the Houston Symphony. Catch the holiday spirit with traditional carols such as 'Winter Wonderland' and 'Little Drummer Boy' at the annual Very Merry Pops at Jones Hall on December 12-14. Principal POPS... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERY MERRY POPS Concert, 12/12 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERY MERRY POPS Concert, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

HOUSTON (December 5, 2014) – From festive carols to family activities, there is something for everyone this holiday season with the Houston Symphony. Catch the holiday spirit with traditional carols such as “Winter Wonderland” and “Little Drummer Boy” at the annual Very Merry Pops at Jones Hall on D... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra & Filarmónica Joven de Colombia Team Up to Provide Training to Young Musicians Houston Symphony Orchestra & Filarmónica Joven de Colombia Team Up to Provide Training to Young Musicians
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2014

HOUSTON (December 2, 2014) – Today, the Houston Symphony announced a partnership with the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia (FJC) that will send fourteen Houston Symphony musicians to Colombia in June 2015 to mentor young musicians. Following this mentorship opportunity in Colombia, the Houston Symphony... (more...)




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