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Vivek Jayaraman Named Concertmaster of the Canton Symphony Orchestra Vivek Jayaraman Named Concertmaster of the Canton Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has named Vivek Jayaraman its latest Concertmaster.  The position became available upon the departure of Justine Lamb-Budge to the position of Associate Concertmaster of the Kansas City Symphony.  Auditions for CSO Concertmaster were held in September.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Perform GREEN EGGS AND HAM Concert, 1/30 Richmond Symphony to Perform GREEN EGGS AND HAM Concert, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2016

Pre-concert activities including a musical instrument petting zoo begin at 10am. Concerts are ideal for children ages 5 and up, but music lovers of all ages are welcome. Tickets are $12 for children and $17 for adults online at richmondsymphony.com or by calling 1.800.514 ETIX. The LolliPop... (more...)
Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23 Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC January 23 and at the new Sunday matinee onJanuary 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites with Michael Stern a... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Announces Commissions for Female Composers League of American Orchestras Announces Commissions for Female Composers
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2015

Andreia Pinto-Correia and Xi Wang have been selected to receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 each as part of the League of American Orchestras' Women Composers Readings and Commissions program, administered with the American Composers Orchestra and EarShot and supported by the Virginia B. Toulm... (more...)
PIANIST STEVEN LIN AT ZANKEL HALL NOVEMBER 18 PIANIST STEVEN LIN AT ZANKEL HALL NOVEMBER 18
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

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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...)
Eastman Young Artists Piano Competition Winner Brian Le Set for 5 @ 5 at DiMenna Tonight Eastman Young Artists Piano Competition Winner Brian Le Set for 5 @ 5 at DiMenna Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2015

Eastman Young Artists Piano Competition Winner Brian Le will be in concert tonight, October 10 at 5:00 PM, making his New York City debut as the ninth program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a solo piano performance series curated by Mirian Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra Performs World Premiere Piece, BEYOND LAND AND OCEAN, Tonight Pacific Symphony Orchestra Performs World Premiere Piece, BEYOND LAND AND OCEAN, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Sept. 2, 2015—Almost two years ago, Pacific Symphony and Music Director Carl St.Clair charged Composer-in-Residence Narong Prangcharoen with setting Orange County to music. Since then, the composer has been on a journey to discover what makes OC home to more than 3 million peop... (more...)
Eastman Young Artists Piano Competition Winner Brian Le Set for 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, 10/10 Eastman Young Artists Piano Competition Winner Brian Le Set for 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2015

Eastman Young Artists Piano Competition Winner Brian Le will be in concert on Saturday, October 10 at 5:00 PM, making his New York City debut as the ninth program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a solo piano performance series curated by Mirian Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th St... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Perform World Premiere Piece, BEYOND LAND AND OCEAN, 10/1 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Perform World Premiere Piece, BEYOND LAND AND OCEAN, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Sept. 2, 2015—Almost two years ago, Pacific Symphony and Music Director Carl St.Clair charged Composer-in-Residence Narong Prangcharoen with setting Orange County to music. Since then, the composer has been on a journey to discover what makes OC home to more than 3 million peop... (more...)
Renowned Cellist Mark Gibbs Acquires Cello Crafted by Preeminent Violinmaker Eric Benning Renowned Cellist Mark Gibbs Acquires Cello Crafted by Preeminent Violinmaker Eric Benning
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2015

Mark Gibbs, the acclaimed principal cellist of the Kansas City Symphony, has recently acquired a master-crafted cello made by preeminent Los Angeles violinmaker Eric Benning of Benning Violins. For three generations, the Benning family name has been synonymous with the making of fine, master-crafted... (more...)
Phoenix Chorale to Conduct Nationwide Search to Replace Longtime President & CEO Phoenix Chorale to Conduct Nationwide Search to Replace Longtime President & CEO
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

Joel Rinsema, who served as President & CEO of the Phoenix Chorale for 15 years, has resigned to focus his full attention on responsibilities as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Denver-based choral ensemble Kantorei.... (more...)
Randy Newman Closes Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Tonight Randy Newman Closes Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Performing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1977, Randy Newman, whose music speaks to multiple generations, closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony: Today Night Icons series tonight, July 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30 Randy Newman to Close Out Pittsburgh Symphony's SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Performing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1977, Randy Newman, whose music speaks to multiple generations, closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as assistant conductors.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Hosts Classic BBQs in Heinz Hall Summer Garden, 7/11 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Hosts Classic BBQs in Heinz Hall Summer Garden, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

PITTSBURGH – A night for the entire family, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosting two Classical BBQ events in the Heinz Hall Summer Garden on July 11 and August 2.  Each Classical BBQ is filled with orchestral favorites in a fun-filled atmosphere, including pre- and post-concert entertainment... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28 Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.-May 11, 2015-One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, Andre Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began ... (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...)
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 Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn Tonight The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2015

Tonight, March 21, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome mezzo-soprano SUSAN LORETTE DUNN back to The VETS for a performance of Kurt Weill's Cabaret Songs. The concert program also features Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and Dvo?ák's Carnival Overture. Ja... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra Comes to Harris Center Tonight Count Basie Orchestra Comes to Harris Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going stro... (more...)
Kansas City, Phoenix Chorales Release RACHMANINOFF: ALL-NIGHT VIGIL Recording Today Kansas City, Phoenix Chorales Release RACHMANINOFF: ALL-NIGHT VIGIL Recording Today
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

The GRAMMY Award-winning conductor Charles Bruffy brings together his two professional choirs, the Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Chorale, for this recording of Sergei Rachmaninoff's All-night Vigil (www.RACHparty.com). The scheduled release date on the Chandos label marks the 100th anniversary of ... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Performs DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert This Weekend Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Performs DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents Do You Hear the People Sing this weekend, March 6-8, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

On Saturday, March 21, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome mezzo-soprano SUSAN LORETTE DUNN back to The VETS for a performance of Kurt Weill's Cabaret Songs. The concert program also features Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and Dvo?ák's Carnival Overture... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19 Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going stro... (more...)



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