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Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4 Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised o... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Gustavo Dudamel Conducts TANGOS UNDER THE STARS With the LA Phil Gustavo Dudamel Conducts TANGOS UNDER THE STARS With the LA Phil
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars on Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil -- recorded at the Hollywood Bowl in August - coming to Great Performances Friday, March 31 a... (more...)
Philharmonia Orchestra of NY Presents SYMPHONIC STORYBOARDS Philharmonia Orchestra of NY Presents SYMPHONIC STORYBOARDS
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY) is now the world's first orchestra to host its own film competition in search of talented filmmakers to create original films to accompany its performances. The winners' films, inspired by the music of Richard Wagner, will be screened during PONY's Symph... (more...)
Philharmonica Orchestra of New York Announces Winners Of Orchestral Film Competition Philharmonica Orchestra of New York Announces Winners Of Orchestral Film Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY) is now the world's first orchestra to host its own film competition in search of talented filmmakers to create original films to accompany its performances.... (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...)
Pacific Symphony's ELLIS ISLAND to be Broadcast Live From Segerstrom Concert Hall Pacific Symphony's ELLIS ISLAND to be Broadcast Live From Segerstrom Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony's critically acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF), led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, enters its 17th year with“Ellis Island”—a meaningful nod to the past, with lessons for the present, fortified by hope for the future. Each year, ACF uncovers a different facet of American ... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek at LA Opera's Reykjavík Festival Highlighting Iceland at Walt Disney Concert Hall VIDEO: Sneak Peek at LA Opera's Reykjavík Festival Highlighting Iceland at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by Stage Tube - March 09, 2017

In Reykjavík's close-knit artistic community, the contemporary music scene is indistinguishable from the rock, pop, and electronic music scenes. A hallmark of our season is the Reykjavík Festival, curated by Esa-Pekka Salonen and Daníel Bjarnason, which will highlight the creativity thriving in Icel... (more...)
PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Tangos Under the Stars, 3/31 PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Tangos Under the Stars, 3/31
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars on Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil... (more...)
Phillip Glass to Hold Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall in Celebration of 80th Birthday Phillip Glass to Hold Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall in Celebration of 80th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

In celebration of his 80th birthday year, esteemed American composer Philip Glass has been appointed to hold the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall for the 2017-2018 season. The yearlong residency will present performances that feature both Glass classics and premieres: Ameri... (more...)
KODO Returns to U.S. in 22-City Tour, 1/26-3/25
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2017

Kodo — the  world's most celebrated masters of Japanese percussion, who played a singular role in popularizing modern taiko drumming — will present their program DADAN in North America for the first time, visiting 22 U.S. cities between January and March 2017.  Forging new directions for the traditi... (more...)
Carolina Eyck and ACME to Release FANTASIAS FOR THEREMIN AND STRING QUARTET Recording Carolina Eyck and ACME to Release FANTASIAS FOR THEREMIN AND STRING QUARTET Recording
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2016

World-renowned theremin virtuosa Carolina Eyck and American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) will release Fantasias for Theremin and String Quartet on October 14, 2016 via Butterscotch Records.... (more...)
Gustavo Dudamel, LA Phil & Labeque Sisters' Debut Performance of Philip Glass' Double Concerto to be Released Digitally Gustavo Dudamel, LA Phil & Labeque Sisters' Debut Performance of Philip Glass' Double Concerto to be Released Digitally
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2015

Grammy winners Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, along with pianists Katia and Marielle Labéque, will release the world-premiere recording of Philip Glass' newest concert work, his Double Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra on Orange Mountain Music on December 11 exclusively on iTu... (more...)