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James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying.... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (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...)
The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3 The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The Brevard Music Center in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents itsSundays with Brevard Music Center concert on May 3, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC Asheville. The program will feature Brevard Music Center artist faculty member Steve ... (more...)
Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21 Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, “Nature's Bounty,” at Avenues: The World School (259 Tenth Ave.). The program will feature Morgenst... (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...)
Cooperstown Festival to Host 'Three Faces of Romanticism' Concert, 4/26 Cooperstown Festival to Host 'Three Faces of Romanticism' Concert, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, presents Three Faces of Romanticism on Sunday, April 26 at 4 pm at the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown. The concert features Ms. Chesis, Nicholas Canellakis, cello; and Roman Rabinovich, piano, performing works... (more...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
Honens Piano Competition Reveals 2015 Quarterfinalists Honens Piano Competition Reveals 2015 Quarterfinalists
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

The Quarterfinals / International Audition Round takes place in New York (March 25 and 26 at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center), Berlin (April 10 and 11 at the Konzerthaus) and London (April 15 and 16 at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama). Each pianist performs a 40-minute solo recital... (more...)
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents MOZART'S GREAT MASS with Masaaki Suzuki, 3/12-14 The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents MOZART'S GREAT MASS with Masaaki Suzuki, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

One of the world's leading 18th-century music specialists, Japan's Masaaki Suzuki, makes his Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) debut leading the Orchestra in an all-Mozart program, Thursday, March 12 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m. andSaturday, March 14 a... (more...)
Wu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in February Wu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in February
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Grammy Award-nominated pipa player Wu Man, named Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year in 2013, joins the foremost ambassadors of music and instrumental traditions from across the world to perform in two major anniversary celebrations, one for Music From Japan and the other with Yo-Yo Ma's S... (more...)
Pianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at Bargemusic Pianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at Bargemusic
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2015

On Friday, March 20, 2015, 8 pm, BARGEMUSIC presents celebrated Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks in a recital featuring the world premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai, five movements for speaking pianist with poetry by Steven Schroeder, paired with two monumental works by Johannes Brahms, rarely hear... (more...)
Yale Schola Cantorum and Orchestra to Perform Handel's JUDAS MACCABEUS, 1/25 Yale Schola Cantorum and Orchestra to Perform Handel's JUDAS MACCABEUS, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

The Yale Schola Cantorum and Orchestra of period instruments will perform George Frideric Handel's oratorio 'Judas Maccabeus' on Sunday, January 25 at 7 pm. David Hill will conduct the concert.... (more...)
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to Perform at Heinz Hall, 2/25/15 Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to Perform at Heinz Hall, 2/25/15
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2014

PITTSBURGH – The ancient Silk Road takes a new route through Heinz Hall on February 25 when cello superstar Yo-Yo Ma and his music collective bring their unique program to Pittsburgh.... (more...)
Japan Society Presents A SALUTE TO TRADITION Japan Society Presents A SALUTE TO TRADITION
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

As the third performance in The Shamisen Sessions, a multi-month celebration of the music and history of the distinctively Japanese instrument, Japan Society presents A Salute to Tradition on November 20th. This single-evening showcase features spectacular examples of three of Japan's major classica... (more...)
Scott Johnson Premieres MIND OUT OF MATTER with Alarm Will Sound Tonight Scott Johnson Premieres MIND OUT OF MATTER with Alarm Will Sound Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2014

The much-anticipated world premiere of Scott Johnson's 'Mind Out of Matter'--the composer's largest work to-date--will be performed by Alarm Will Sound at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ, tonight and tomorrow, October 4 and 5. Alan Pierson is conducting. The work is a Peak Performances... (more...)
November at The University Musical Society Includes SUPERPOSITION, THE BIG SQUEEZE, and More November at The University Musical Society Includes SUPERPOSITION, THE BIG SQUEEZE, and More
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2014

The University Musical Society (UMS) continues its 2014-2015 season in November with eight must-see performances. The month opens with superposition, a stage work by Japan's leading contemporary artist Ryoji Ikeda on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1 in the Power Center; superposition expl... (more...)
Japan Society Welcomes Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano Tonight Japan Society Welcomes Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2014

Internationally acclaimed instrumentalists Hiromitsu Agatsuma (on tsugaru-shamisen) and Akiko Yano (on piano) perform together for one night only tonight, September 27 in the first show of Japan Society's 2014-15 Performing Arts Season's multi-month musical program, The Shamisen Sessions.... (more...)
Scott Johnson to Premiere MIND OUT OF MATTER with Alarm Will Sound, 10/4 Scott Johnson to Premiere MIND OUT OF MATTER with Alarm Will Sound, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2014

The much-anticipated world premiere of Scott Johnson's 'Mind Out of Matter'--the composer's largest work to-date--will be performed by Alarm Will Sound at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ, October 4 and 5. Alan Pierson is conducting. The work is a Peak Performances commission.... (more...)
Japan Society to Welcome Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano, 9/27 Japan Society to Welcome Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Internationally acclaimed instrumentalists Hiromitsu Agatsuma (on tsugaru-shamisen) and Akiko Yano (on piano) perform together for one night only on September 27 in the first show of Japan Society's 2014-15 Performing Arts Season's multi-month musical program, The Shamisen Sessions. While Yano's '... (more...)
Get to Know André Watts, Appearing in the Beethoven Festival with the A2SO Get to Know André Watts, Appearing in the Beethoven Festival with the A2SO
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2014

André Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic in their Young People's Concerts, broadcast nationwide on CBS-TV. Only two weeks later, Bernstein asked him to substitute at the last minute for the ailing Glenn... (more...)
The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2 The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents four concerts from today, May 27 to June 2 devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The concerts take place in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Theater (today, May 27) and The Phillips Collection (May 29) and in... (more...)
Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This Weekend Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein, will continue its 65th anniversary season with a pair of concerts entitled 'Fountain of Youth' featuring the world premiere of a new Double Concerto for Cello, Clarinet and Orchestra by young composer and clarinetis... (more...)




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