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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...)
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...)
Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16 Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more on Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II celebrates the world's favorite cla... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9 Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms on Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The performance features boy soprano Jack Rigdon and the 150 member Richmond S... (more...)
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...)
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...)
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...)
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...)



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