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California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18 California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 9, 2016) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera open the Orchestra's 30th season on Sunday, September 18 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, with an early work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts, written when he was a Yo... (more...)
Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for September 2016 Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for September 2016
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2016

HOUSTON (July 25, 2016) – September 2016 marks the beginning of the Houston Symphony's 103rd season and the diverse orchestral programming Houstonians have come to love. From classic rock to Judy Garland, Seth MacFarlane and Mahler, the season's first month of concerts will span several decades and ... (more...)
Hundreds of Underserved HISD Students to Receive Free Music Lessons Hundreds of Underserved HISD Students to Receive Free Music Lessons
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2016

HOUSTON (July 1, 2016) – The Houston Symphony is teaming up with the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and the Houston Area Urban League to offer free music lessons to hundreds of underserved K-2 Houston Independent School District students in the Kashmere, Wheatley, Scarborough and Booker T.... (more...)
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Concert, 6/30 Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Concert, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Rock 'n roll icons Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage for a night of symphonic rock at Heinz Hall on June 30 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Present JULY 4 SPECTACULAR, 7/4 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Present JULY 4 SPECTACULAR, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2016

 Orange County, Calif.—June 8, 2016—It's sure to be a “thriller”—when Pacific Symphony's blockbuster Summer Festival 2016 kicks off its final season at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre with a “July 4 Spectacular,” featuring a symphonic tribute to Michael Jackson's music. The first of five exceptional mus... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. ... (more...)
Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival to Conclude Season with Violinist Mary Rowell, 6/26 Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival to Conclude Season with Violinist Mary Rowell, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Tribeca New Music 2016 Festival concludes its season with Tribeca Monster violinist Mary Rowell (a founding member of the string quartet ETHEL) celebrating some of her favorite new and recent works. Ms. Rowell leads a high-caliber group of musicians performing works by Don Byron, Annie Gosfield,... (more...)
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...)



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