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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...)
Albany Symphony to Present 'The American Music Festival: Migrations' Albany Symphony to Present 'The American Music Festival: Migrations'
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The Albany Symphony and Music Director David Alan Miller are proud to announce the fourteenth annual American Music Festival, a celebration of great new music by living American composers. This is the culminating event of the Albany Symphony season, and showcases more than 20 new and recent works, i... (more...)
California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (April 21, 2015) – The California Symphony, entering its third season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, is expanding its regional profile in Northern California, performing concerts in three new venues beginning in June. The orchestra, based in Walnut Creek, will perform three con... (more...)
Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 14 Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 14
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with perfor... (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...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4 Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will stage a three-day festival June 2-4 exploring renewal in Detroit and New Orleans through performance and cultural exchange. The festival, entitled 'A Musical Tale of Two Cities: Motown Meets The Big Easy,' will examine how these two cities have used their le... (more...)
Classical Jam Performs Music of Piazzolla at the Music Box Classical Jam Performs Music of Piazzolla at the Music Box
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit's 2014-2015 Midtown Series comes to a lively conclusion with Classical Jam performing traditional tangos and 'nuevo tango' of Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla on Friday, May 1 at 8:00 PM. Argentine tango dancers Elena Vais and Daniel Moreno will join Classica... (more...)
Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More! Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Weill Hall and the Green Music Center (GMC) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced its 2015–16 season today, with concerts in Weill Hall, Schroeder Hall, and through the summer at Weill Hall + Lawn. The season comprises the MasterCard Performance Series — 39 concerts on the stage of the 1,400-se... (more...)
Tucson Jazz Institute's Ellington Big Band to Perform Free Concert at Mesa Arts Center, 4/22 Tucson Jazz Institute's Ellington Big Band to Perform Free Concert at Mesa Arts Center, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2015

Jazz at Lincoln Center guitarist James Chirillo will perform at Mesa Arts Center (MAC) in a free concert with Tucson's national award winning Jazz Institute Ellington Big Band on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m., as a culmination of the 2015-16 season of Jazz from A to Z. Tickets are available now a... (more...)
Grammy Winner Terence Blanchard to Perform at the Holland Center, 5/7 Grammy Winner Terence Blanchard to Perform at the Holland Center, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents Grammy®-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard in the Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center Thursday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $15, and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Dou... (more...)
Clairdee to Join Capital Jazz Orchestra in Honoring Billie Holiday, 5/15 Clairdee to Join Capital Jazz Orchestra in Honoring Billie Holiday, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

International touring and recording artist Clairdee joins forces with the Capital Jazz Orchestra, Clayton 'Skip' Poole, Music Director, for a very special 100th birthday tribute to the great “Lady Day”, Billie Holiday, on Friday, May 15, at 7:30pm. Based in San Francisco, Clairdee will be performin... (more...)
Turning Point Ensemble to Present 'MASQUE EARLY AND NEW', April 17 & 19 Turning Point Ensemble to Present 'MASQUE EARLY AND NEW', April 17 & 19
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Turning Point Ensemble will present 'Masque Early and New: A Musical Time Capsule' on Friday, April 17th at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 19th at 2:30pm at the Telus Studio Theatre, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
Spoleto Festival USA Sets 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Spoleto Festival USA Sets 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

Geoff Nuttall, The Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe Director for Chamber Music for the Bank of America Chamber Music series, today announced details of the 11 programs for the 33 concerts that will be performed at this year's Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina from Friday, May 22 throu... (more...)
Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
CCS to Present 'FROM VIENNA WITH LOVE' in April & May CCS to Present 'FROM VIENNA WITH LOVE' in April & May
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2015

South Shore Conservatory's renowned Conservatory Concert Series (CCS) proudly presents From Vienna with Love: An All-Mozart Extravaganza, Sunday, April 19, 4 pm at 64 St. George Street in Duxbury, with a repeat performance on Sunday, May 3, 4 pm at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham.... (more...)
The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8 The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

?The Mannes Orchestra, the student orchestral ensemble of Mannes College at The New School, and the New York Choral Society will join forces to perform John Adams' On The Transmigration of Souls and Paul Hindemith's When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, April 8 at Carnegie Hall. David Hayes, who... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22 Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire reprises its popular “Fireside” series – intimate 90-minute concerts followed by coffee, hot cider and conversation with the artists. In a tribute to Bach's 330th Birthday, this intimate concert tells the musical story of a day at the Bach Family Household and features AF veteran musi... (more...)
MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC), is pleased to announce the launch of The Well-Tempered Baroque, a one-hour program devoted to the music of the Baroque era.... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Tonight, December 20 marks the cultural high point of Rhode Island's holiday season as The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with The Providence Singers, CHRISTINE NOEL, artistic director, in their eighth annual performance of George Frideric Handel's MESSIAH.... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Presents Its 3rd Annual 'Free Lesson Day' Today The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Presents Its 3rd Annual 'Free Lesson Day' Today
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School is offering its third annual Free Lesson Day today, December 12. Children through Adults interested in individual private lessons in violin, piano, guitar, percussion, voice and more can sample a 30-minute private lesson with one of the Music School's excep... (more...)
Simone Dinnerstein to Release New Album in February Simone Dinnerstein to Release New Album in February
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2014

Sony Classical will release pianist Simone Dinnerstein's next album, Broadway-Lafayette, in the US on February 24, 2015. The music on this album celebrates the time-honored transatlantic link between France and America through the music of George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue), Maurice Ravel (Piano Con... (more...)
Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Music Festival to Premiere Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Music Festival to Premiere
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

Classical Movements will present a brand new young artist program for both instrumentalists and singers, debuting this summer in Prague. The Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Music Festival will premiere in the beautiful and historic city of Prague for concerts and opera performances, including fou... (more...)
The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents GERSHWIN AND SHOSTAKOVICH, 1/23 The Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents GERSHWIN AND SHOSTAKOVICH, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

The Oakland East Bay Symphony continues its 2014-2015 season with Music Director Michael Morgan—celebrating his 25th year with the Symphony—on the podium and guest pianist Richard Glazier performing Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F on a program with Shostakovich's 8th Symphony Friday, January 23, at 8... (more...)
MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus Perform Free Concerts Tonight and Tomorrow MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus Perform Free Concerts Tonight and Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

From jazz standards to the works of classical masters, music lovers will have both traditional and contemporary options with two free concerts by Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students.... (more...)





BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Has Last OFF THE CUFF Concert Featuring a Short Play about Tchaikovsky: 'Mad But for Music, a Symphonic Play.'BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Has Last OFF THE CUFF Concert Featuring a Short Play about Tchaikovsky: 'Mad But for Music, a Symphonic Play.'

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SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series ProgramsSPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Programs
by Peter Danish