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Violinist Jennifer Koh's SHARED MADNESS Web Series Launches Violinist Jennifer Koh's SHARED MADNESS Web Series Launches
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2017

Through short works for solo violin, which are heard in the final segment of each brief episode,SHARED MADNESS explores the relationship of composer to performer and performer to instrument as it stands today.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall!... (more...)
Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

On May 23 at 7 PM, Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda leads the Utah Symphony, 16-year-old guest violinist Karen Ferry, and musicians selected from ten area youth orchestras who will play side by side with Utah Symphony musicians in the annual “All-Star Evening” concert. The night will include Smetana's... (more...)
Utah Symphony Announces GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP Tour Utah Symphony Announces GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Led by Music Director Thierry Fischer, the Utah Symphony embarks upon a 1,200-mile tour of Utah from August 29 to September 2, 2017, connecting with rural communities through free outdoor performances and educational activities that pay homage to the state's landscape and the country's Native Americ... (more...)
Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29 Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

On April 28 and 29 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Jun Märkl leads the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Karen Gomyo in Barber's Violin Concerto. The orchestra will also perform Barber's “Adagio for Strings” and Arnold Schoenberg's arrangement of Brahms' Piano Quartet No. 1. Tickets start at $21 ($15 fo... (more...)
Utah Symphony's Thierry Fischer Presents Beethoven Piano Concerti Performed By Yefim Bronfman, 4/14-15 Utah Symphony's Thierry Fischer Presents Beethoven Piano Concerti Performed By Yefim Bronfman, 4/14-15
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

On April 14 and 15 at 7:30 PM, Music Director Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony and world-renowned GRAMMY-award winning guest pianistYefim Bronfman in two piano concerti by Beethoven. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students).... (more...)
Maestro Thierry Fischer To Lead Utah Symphony In ELGAR'S VIOLIN CONCERTO, 4/7-8 Maestro Thierry Fischer To Lead Utah Symphony In ELGAR'S VIOLIN CONCERTO, 4/7-8
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

On April 7 and 8 at 7:30 PM, Music Director Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Fumiaki Miura in Elgar's Violin Concerto. Also on the repertoire is Pierre Boulez's arrangement of Maurice Ravel's “Frontispice,” and the famed Ravel orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky's “Pictu... (more...)
Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12 Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel. The event will feature a special performance by 2016 Grammy Award-wi... (more...)
LA Phil's Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Glassics Concert, 4/7-9 LA Phil's Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Glassics Concert, 4/7-9
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a luminary in the classical music world, will step in to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts on April 7 & 9 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra performs new orchestral works by seven of today's top emerging composers in its annual Future Classics concert, played under the baton of Music Director Osmo Vänskä. The concert, held on Friday, February 3, is the capstone of the 14th Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, c... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces MusicNOW Festival 2017, 1/12 Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces MusicNOW Festival 2017, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2016

The MusicNOW Festival continues to present adventurous new music, exciting collaborations and US premieres January 12 - 14, 2017 at the Aronoff Center and Taft Theatre. The 2017 MusicNOW Festival kicks off on Thursday, January 12 (7:30 p.m.) at the Aronoff Center for the Arts as Bob Weir (of the leg... (more...)
Lumina Vocal Ensemble to Present THE TIME TRAVELLER'S GUIDE TO CHORAL MUSIC 6/11 Lumina Vocal Ensemble to Present THE TIME TRAVELLER'S GUIDE TO CHORAL MUSIC 6/11
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2016

The final presentation in the 2016 Concerts at Christ Church North Adelaide series is a wonderful musical journey with the celebrated Lumina Vocal Ensemble. The journey begins with an evocative 5thCentury Armenian chant, and movies through twelve centuries before coming to rest in the current time a... (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...)
Tribeca New Music to Welcome Ashley Bathgate to the cell, 5/15 Tribeca New Music to Welcome Ashley Bathgate to the cell, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2016

Tribeca New Music continues its 2016 season with celebrated cellist Ashley Bathgate (Bang on a Can All-Star) performing works from her new CD, Stories for Ocean Shells, a collaboration with composer Kate Moore.... (more...)
Utah Symphony Returning to Carnegie Hall for First Time in More Than 40 Years Utah Symphony Returning to Carnegie Hall for First Time in More Than 40 Years
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

As part of its 75th anniversary celebrations, the Utah Symphony will return to New York City on April 29 to perform at Carnegie Hall, marking its first performance in the esteemed concert venue in more than 40 years. Tickets are available starting at $25 directly for purchase through Carnegie Hall a... (more...)