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New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has announced Chinese-born American violinist,  Frank Huang as their new Concertmaster.  Huang has served as the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra Concertmaster for the last two seasons and intends to return to the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra in February 2016.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3 The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Experience Ginastera: Harp Concerto on Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m. at Randolph-Macon College. The Spanish-flavored concert includes pieces by Gioachino Rossini, Alberto Ginastera, Manuel de Falla and Juan Criso?stomo Arriaga. This is the final Amtrak Metro Collection concert of the 2014-15 Season and... (more...)
Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for Summer Concert Series Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

HOUSTON (April 14, 2014) –The Houston Symphony just announced the full lineup for its Summer Concert Series at Jones Hall. Tickets for the Symphony's June and July concerts are now on sale to the general public at houstonsymphony.org.... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17 Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

HOUSTON (April 13, 2015) – The Houston Symphony presents Ohlsson Plays Chopin at Jones Hall featuring works by contemporary American living composer Jennifer Higdon and Romantic-era composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19 The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2015

The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Elgar and Sibelius on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The concert will be led by Music Director Steven Smith and features the World Premiere of Benjamin Broening's Sea Surfa... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This Month THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This Month
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters se... (more...)
MSO Pops to Perform from Disney Songbook in Concert, 4/24 MSO Pops to Perform from Disney Songbook in Concert, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/31/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time on April 24-26, 2015 at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts. Experience the magic of Disney as guest conductor Stuart Chafetz leads the orchestra and vocalists Lisa Livesay, Whitney C... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (March 23, 2015) — For the conclusion of the 2014-2015 season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop lead the BSO premiere of Leonard Bernstein's comedic operetta Candide on June 11 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and June 12 through June 14 at the J... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Jascha Heifetz: GOD'S FIDDLER on PBS, 4/16 AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Jascha Heifetz: GOD'S FIDDLER on PBS, 4/16
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2015

?Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters - Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters... (more...)
The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7 The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall... (more...)
Laura Claycomb to Replace Nicole Cabell in Philadelphia Orchestra's Performance at Stern Auditorium Laura Claycomb to Replace Nicole Cabell in Philadelphia Orchestra's Performance at Stern Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

Acclaimed soprano Laura Claycomb has agreed to step in for soprano Nicole Cabell, performing this Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with The Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Maurizio Benini. This concert is the final event in mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato's sea... (more...)
Hartford Stage to Present THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN with Mona Golabek, 3/26-4/26 Hartford Stage to Present THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN with Mona Golabek, 3/26-4/26
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

Hartford Stage presents The Pianist of Willesden Lane, starring piano virtuoso Mona Golabek, who performs some of the world's most beautiful music as she shares her own mother's riveting story of survival, from March 26 to April 26.... (more...)
Andrés Orozco-estrada to Conduct Houston Symphony,  Soloists & Houston Symphony Chorus In Verdi's Requiem Andrés Orozco-estrada to Conduct Houston Symphony, Soloists & Houston Symphony Chorus In Verdi's Requiem
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphonic writing and virtuosic s... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

HOUSTON (March 9, 2015) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphoni... (more...)
BSO to Welcome Joyce Yang, 3/14 BSO to Welcome Joyce Yang, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

World-renowned pianist Joyce Yang showcases her dazzling artistry during Sergei Prokofiev's electrifying Third Piano Concerto when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra takes the stage on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the King Center for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20 Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22.... (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...)
Andrea Bocelli Returning to Houston, 12/10 Andrea Bocelli Returning to Houston, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2014

On December 10, world-renowned and beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Houston by popular demand to perform with the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony Chorus in a special, one-night-only concert at the Toyota Center.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY, 12/18-20 The Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY, 12/18-20
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 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. Praised for her expressive vocal range and flexibility, Patty is ... (more...)





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SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series ProgramsSPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Programs
by Peter Danish