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San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony fea... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present THE COSMOS, AN HD ODYSSEY, 5/28 Houston Symphony to Present THE COSMOS, AN HD ODYSSEY, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

HOUSTON (May 11, 2016) – In a world premiere performance, the Houston Symphony will present The Cosmos—An HD Odyssey at 8 p.m. May 26-28 and 2:30 p.m. May 29. Featuring breathtaking images and time-lapse videos of distant galaxies, nebulae and other cosmological wonders, The Cosmos is the final inst... (more...)
Pianist Gabriela Montero to Perform with Houston Symphony, 5/21 Pianist Gabriela Montero to Perform with Houston Symphony, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

HOUSTON (May 10, 2016) – Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the Houston Symphony in a performance of concert works from two leading composers of the Romantic period and composer-in-residence Gabriela Lena Frank during Andrés Conducts Symphonie fantastique at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21 and 2... (more...)
Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28 Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

?HOUSTON (April 20, 2016) – Renowned maestro David Zinman will appear with the Houston Symphony and Chorus to conduct the Fauré Requiem at 8 p.m. April 28 and 30 and at 2:30 p.m. May 1. Zinman is the only American conductor to appear on this season's classical series.... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4 San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 – The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4-29 at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festi... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

HOUSTON (April 19, 2016) – Semifinalists for the 41st annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition were announced Tuesday by the Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League. Contestants will battle for the top prize and the opportunity to perform on the stage of Jones Hall with the Houston Symp... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Close Season with Canton Symphony Chorus, 4/23 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Close Season with Canton Symphony Chorus, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (Apirl 8, 2016) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra will close out its MasterWorks season by featuring the Canton Symphony Chorus and Walsh University Chamber Singers on April 23 at 8:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall adjacent to the Zimmermann Symphony Center.  Associate Conductor Rach... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2016 “Champion of New Music” award to four outstanding recipients: Pianist and Contemporary Chamber Ensemble founding member Gilbert Kalish; Opera Parallèle's artistic director, conductor, and founder Nicole Paiement; new... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for Summer Festival 2016 Pacific Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for Summer Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—March 22, 2016—Pacific Symphony announces a blockbuster Summer Festival 2016 designed to evoke the memories of the last 30 years with exhilarating and iconic music for the final season at Irvine Meadows Ampitheatre before its scheduled closure. Warm pleasant evenings, picnic ba... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE 03/16/2016 - The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart announced plans today for the 2016.17 Classics season, de Waart's eighth and final as music director. The MSO will spend de Waart's valedictory season honoring his contributions to the orchestra and the tremendo... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces April Programming Houston Symphony Announces April Programming
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

The Houston Symphony will present a wide range of classical programming, as well as welcome the talents of Broadway performers in a special Disney concert, during the month of April. From the music of Mozart and Ravel to a North American musical premiere, the month will be packed as the season comes... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/08/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announces two concerts performed on back to back weekends at the Pabst Theater highlighting the works of Mozart. Mozart + More features guest conductor Ben Gernon and cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan on March 31, April 1, and 2. Mozart's “Jupite... (more...)
Houston Symphony Launches First Podcast Houston Symphony Launches First Podcast
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2016

The Houston Symphony announced the launch of On the Music, a free podcast series that provides an in-depth look at the works featured in Houston Symphony classical concerts, bringing into focus the relevance of this musical genre for today's listeners.... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present Three Weeks of Beethoven Houston Symphony to Present Three Weeks of Beethoven
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

Now in its second year, the three-season cycle of all Beethoven symphonies resumes as Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada leads the orchestra in a performance of the composer's second and eighth symphonies at 8 p.m. March 4 and 5 and 2:30 p.m. March 6. The first concert in this year's Three Weeks o... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present THE BEST OF BENNY GOODMAN, 2/26 Houston Symphony to Present THE BEST OF BENNY GOODMAN, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2016

HOUSTON (February 18, 2016) – The Houston Symphony will salute the King of Swing and the soaring sounds of the Big Band era in The Best of Benny Goodman at 8 p.m. February 26-27 and 7:30 p.m. February 28. ... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for 2016-17 Season Richmond Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2016

February 16, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2016-17 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features great works of music that tell stories about the world in which we live and fantastic guest artists that represent the... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Premiere Martin Rokeach's Piccolo Concerto, 3/18 Oakland Symphony to Premiere Martin Rokeach's Piccolo Concerto, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2016

Oakland, CA, February 1, 2016 – The world premiere of a new piccolo concerto by Bay Area composer Martin Rokeach highlights the Oakland Symphony's concert scheduled Friday, March 18, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. Music Director Michael Morgan will conduct and the program also includes... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, "Romeo and Juliet and Carmen," on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Perform with Houston Symphony, 1/22 Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Perform with Houston Symphony, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

HOUSTON (January 19, 2016) – Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will conduct two works by Shostakovich and Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand with guest pianist Kirill Gerstein at 8 p.m. on January 22 and 23 and 2:30 p.m. January 24.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE, 1/30 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/13/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Hans Graf, presents two performances of Tchaikovsky's passionate Symphony No. 6 “Pathètique” on January 30 at 8:00 p.m. and January 31 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Tchaikovsky's symphon... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4 Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program ... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer FREE Concert with Houston Baptist University, 1/15 Houston Symphony to Offer FREE Concert with Houston Baptist University, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

HOUSTON (January 5, 2015) – Widely acclaimed young conductor, composer and pianist Teddy Abrams will lead the Houston Symphony in a free community concert at the Dunham Theater in Houston Baptist University's Morris Cultural Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 15.... (more...)
Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23 Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC January 23 and at the new Sunday matinee onJanuary 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites with Michael Stern a... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform THE EARTH – AN HD ODYSSEY, 1/23/16 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform THE EARTH – AN HD ODYSSEY, 1/23/16
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (December 29, 2015) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will present The Earth – an HD Odyssey on January 23, 2016 at 8:00pmin Umstattd Performing Arts Hall.  The program, commissioned in 2012 by the Houston Symphony, is the sequel to The Planets – an HD Odyssey which the CSO performe... (more...)



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