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Pianist Angela Cheng to Open CMSD Oakland University Series, 9/20 Pianist Angela Cheng to Open CMSD Oakland University Series, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Canadian pianist Angela Cheng opens the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's third annual Oakland University season series Sunday, September 20 at 3 PM.  The concert takes place at Varner Recital Hall, located on the campus of Oakland University at 2200 N Squirrel Road in Rochester.  Ms. Cheng will pe... (more...)
Lynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 Season Lynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the Conservatory's ambitious 2015-2016 season.... (more...)
Lynn University Conservatory of Music Announces 2015-16 Season Lynn University Conservatory of Music Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla., August 14, 2015 - Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the Conservatory's ambitious 2015-2016 season. "Our talented students and extraordinary faculty look forward to sharing the beautiful world of music... (more...)
Orchestra League Announces New Appointments to Board Orchestra League Announces New Appointments to Board
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

 Kjristine Lund, Anthony McGill, Alan Pierson, David M. Roth, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Matthew VanBesien, and Jonathan Weedman have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the League of American Orchestras. The League is a membership organization comprised of hundreds of orchestras from across No... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Schedule of Events for September 2015 Houston Symphony Announces Schedule of Events for September 2015
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

HOUSTON (July 30, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will officially start its 2015-16 season of POPS, Family and Classical concerts in September 2015 after an action-packed Summer Concert Series. ... (more...)
Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

HOUSTON (July 28, 2015) – The Houston Symphony announced today that it has successfully recruited four new string musicians to be part of an initiative announced earlier this year to embed musicians more deeply in the community. The four musicians/educators will focus on enhancing the orchestra's gr... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Perform Score of BACK TO THE FUTURE to Celebrate 30th Anniversary, 8/1 Houston Symphony to Perform Score of BACK TO THE FUTURE to Celebrate 30th Anniversary, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

HOUSTON (July 27, 2015) –The Houston Symphony is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the worldwide cultural phenomenon Back to the Future at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, with a screening of the Academy Award-winning film accompanied by the Houston Symphony's live performance of the incredible ... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Perform THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON, 7/24 Houston Symphony to Perform THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

HOUSTON (July 22, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will perform The Music of Michael Jackson at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Jones Hall. Under the direction of composer and arranger Brent Havens and featuring vocalist/dancer James Delisco, the concert experience will be a mix between pop and classical ... (more...)
Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25 Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

HOUSTON (July 21, 2015) – Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn, originally scheduled to perform with the Houston Symphony in Fall 2015, has notified the Houston Symphony of her plans to take a short leave to care for her newborn baby due this summer, a decision that would force her to withdraw from h... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present CARMINA BURANA Concert, 7/17 Houston Symphony to Present CARMINA BURANA Concert, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2015

HOUSTON (July 16, 2015) – The Houston Symphony, together with the Colombian Youth Philharmonic, Houston Symphony Chorus and Houston Children's Chorus, will perform Carl Orff's dramatic work Carmina Burana at 7:30 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18.... (more...)
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...)
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...)
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...)



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