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San Francisco Performances Appoints Melanie Smith as New President San Francisco Performances Appoints Melanie Smith as New President
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

San Francisco, CA, May 10, 2016 – San Francisco Performances today announced that 25-year arts management leader Melanie Smith will become the new President of the highly respected, 37-year-old presenting organization, succeeding founder Ruth A. Felt, who will retire this fall. Ms. Smith comes to SF... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Announces Complete Summer Schedule for Youth Orchestra Workshops RI Philharmonic Announces Complete Summer Schedule for Youth Orchestra Workshops
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

YOUTH ORCHESTRAS:                                                  The Rhode Island Philharmonic YOUTH ORCHESTRAS (RIPYO) will hold auditions by appointment on June 1, 2, 3 and 4 for the Symphony Orchestra, Repertory Orchestra, String Orchestra, Intermediate String Ensemble and String Ensembl... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Announces Full Schedule of Youth Orchestra Concerts RI Philharmonic Announces Full Schedule of Youth Orchestra Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

            The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) will present their final concert of the season on Saturday, May 7 at 3:00pm at Roberts Hall, Rhode Island College. The concert will feature the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repertory Orche... (more...)
CSO to Present UNCORKED Fundraising Event, 5/21 CSO to Present UNCORKED Fundraising Event, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present its 2016 fundraiser, UnCorked, presented by First Tennessee Foundation, on Saturday, May 21 from 6:30-10:00pm at Renaissance Park. This event, held along the banks of the Tennessee River, will feature wine tasting, some of Chattanooga's... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra to Present UNCORKED Fundraiser, 5/23 Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra to Present UNCORKED Fundraiser, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present its 2016 fundraiser, UnCorked, presented by First Tennessee Foundation, on Saturday, May 23 from 6:30-10:00pm at Renaissance Park. This event, held along the banks of the Tennessee River, will feature wine tasting, some of Chattanooga's... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician Award Pittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician Award
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Penny Anderson Brill, violist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, is one of only five exemplary musicians selected by The League of American Orchestras to receive The Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service. A new program made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, the... (more...)
BWW Review: BRAD MEHLDAU Improvises at Zankel Hall BWW Review: BRAD MEHLDAU Improvises at Zankel Hall
by Matt Hanson - November 18, 2015

After nearly 300 years, with all of the epochal invention and revolutionary soundscapes to emerge from Western music, Bach is still heard with increasing relevance. Brad Mehldau, known foremost as an improviser, is the first jazz artist to serve as Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's... (more...)
THE JOHN SCOFIELD & JOE LOVANO QUARTET Burn at Blue Note THE JOHN SCOFIELD & JOE LOVANO QUARTET Burn at Blue Note
by Matt Hanson - November 18, 2015

Jazz education is America's oral history, and the composers of jazz, contemporary and classic, are as the wise, sagely men and women who have carried the sacred knowledge of the people since time immemorial.... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra to Present SIMPLY SINATRA CHRISTMAS, Featuring Steve Lippia, 12/18 Annapolis Symphony Orchestra to Present SIMPLY SINATRA CHRISTMAS, Featuring Steve Lippia, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD – On Friday December 18, at 8:00pm, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, performs our Holiday Pops concert, entitled Simply Sinatra Christmas, featuring Steve Lippia, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  The performance is presented by PN... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Presents WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES Tonight RI Philharmonic Presents WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

Tonight, November 14, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein's beloved West Side Story Symphonic Dances. Electric violinist TRACY SILVERMAN will make his Philharmonic debut with Seeing is Believing by Nico Muhly, a Providence native. ... (more...)
Youth Orchestra Joins Forces with RI Philharmonic for VETS Concert Tonight Youth Orchestra Joins Forces with RI Philharmonic for VETS Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth SYMPHONY Orchestra (RIPYO) performs on stage with the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in their annual Side-by-Side concert tonight, November 13 at 6:30pm at The VETS in Providence as part of the evening's AMICA RUSH HOUR program. The concert, conducted by Musi... (more...)
LA Philharmonic to Kick Off Season with Raúl Prieto Ramírez's Walt Disney Concert Hall Debut, 11/22 LA Philharmonic to Kick Off Season with Raúl Prieto Ramírez's Walt Disney Concert Hall Debut, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

Los Angeles, CA (November 11, 2015) - The Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2015/16 organ recital series begins with a performance from organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez on Sunday, November 22 at 7:30pm at Walt Disney Concert Hall.   Making his Walt Disney Concert Hall debut, Prieto Ramírez will perform a wi... (more...)
BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (more...)
Violinist Tim Fain and Google Introduce New Virtual Reality Video for YouTube Violinist Tim Fain and Google Introduce New Virtual Reality Video for YouTube
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

To offer fans a more immersive experience, violinist Tim Fain today released a new virtual reality (VR) video for YouTube based on his original composition Resonance. In a close collaboration with Google, the VR video was filmed using Jump (g.co/Jump), which not only gives fans a vivid 360° experien... (more...)
Youth Orchestra to Join Forces with RI Philharmonic for VETS Concert, 11/13 Youth Orchestra to Join Forces with RI Philharmonic for VETS Concert, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2015

     The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth SYMPHONY Orchestra (RIPYO) performs on stage with the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in their annual Side-by-Side concert on Friday November 13 at 6:30pm at The VETS in Providence as part of the evening's AMICA RUSH HOUR program. The concert, conducted b... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Youth Symphony to Perform Schubert, Strauss & More at Fall Concert, 11/15 RI Philharmonic Youth Symphony to Perform Schubert, Strauss & More at Fall Concert, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2015

       The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) presents their first concert of the season on Sunday November 15 at 3pm at The VETS in Providence. The concert features the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repertory Orchestra under the direction ... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and CSO Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of two new viola section members: Sunghee Choi and Youming Chen.... (more...)
Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (more...)
RI Philharmonic to Present WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES, 11/14 RI Philharmonic to Present WEST SIDE STORY SYMPHONIC DANCES, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

10/29/15 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, November 14, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein's beloved West Side Story Symphonic Dances. Electric violinist TRACY SILVERMAN will make his Philharmonic debut with Seeing is Believing... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Retirement of Second Flute Louise Dixon Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Retirement of Second Flute Louise Dixon
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2015

CHICAGO—Louise Dixon, second flute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), has retired from her position with the Orchestra after 42 years.... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Extend Creative Consultant Contract with Yo-Yo Ma Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Extend Creative Consultant Contract with Yo-Yo Ma
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2015

(CHICAGO)—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce a two-year contract extension for world-renowned cellist and educator, Yo-Yo Ma, who has served as the organization's Judson and Joyce Gree... (more...)




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