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Matt Haimovitz's OVERTURES TO BACH Set for Release This Month with PENTATONE Oxingale Matt Haimovitz's OVERTURES TO BACH Set for Release This Month with PENTATONE Oxingale
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2016

?Matt Haimovitz's continuously-evolving and intense engagement with the Bach Cello Suites reaches a new zenith with Overtures to Bach, six new commissions that anticipate and reflect each of the cello suites.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16 Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Harry Potter fans and newcomers are invited to take the Hogwarts Express to Heinz Hall to join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a night of wizardry, magic and music on July 16 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
AMARILLO SYMPHONY PRESENTS to Return to High Plains Public Radio AMARILLO SYMPHONY PRESENTS to Return to High Plains Public Radio
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2016

The Amarillo Symphony, (www.amarillosymphony.org), the leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, today announces the return of Amarillo Symphony Presents that is broadcast on High Plains Public Radio Sundays at noon and Thursdays at 7 p.m. beginning Sunday, June 19th. Amarillo Sy... (more...)
Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28 Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

?HOUSTON (April 20, 2016) – Renowned maestro David Zinman will appear with the Houston Symphony and Chorus to conduct the Fauré Requiem at 8 p.m. April 28 and 30 and at 2:30 p.m. May 1. Zinman is the only American conductor to appear on this season's classical series.... (more...)
A2SO Presents First Annual Middle School Youth Concert Tonight A2SO Presents First Annual Middle School Youth Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

Ann Arbor— Tonight, April 12 at 10:30 pm at Hill Auditorium the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents its first ever Middle School Youth Concert conducted by Arie Lipsky. This concert features violinist, Hannah White and is hosted by Evan Chambers. The concert is sponsored by Domino's and the Worthi... (more...)
A2SO to Present First Annual Middle School Youth Concert, 4/12 A2SO to Present First Annual Middle School Youth Concert, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2016

Ann Arbor— Tuesday, April 12 at 10:30 pm at Hill Auditorium the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents its first ever Middle School Youth Concert conducted by Arie Lipsky. This concert features violinist, Hannah White and is hosted by Evan Chambers. The concert is sponsored by Domino's and the Worthi... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE 03/16/2016 - The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart announced plans today for the 2016.17 Classics season, de Waart's eighth and final as music director. The MSO will spend de Waart's valedictory season honoring his contributions to the orchestra and the tremendo... (more...)
A2SO to Present THE PLANETS, 4/9 A2SO to Present THE PLANETS, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016

Ann Arbor— Saturday, April 9 at 8:00 pm at the Michigan Theater the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents The Planets conducted by Arie Lipsky. This concert features violinist, Jinjoo Cho, and the UMS Choral Union. The concert is sponsored by the Ray and Eleanor Cross Foundation.... (more...)
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10 The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts concludes its 2015-2016 Recital Series with a special performance by the internationally award-winning cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Violinist Philippe Quint Releases Music Video 'Valse Triste' Featuring Joffrey Ballet's Christine Rocas STAGE TUBE: Violinist Philippe Quint Releases Music Video 'Valse Triste' Featuring Joffrey Ballet's Christine Rocas
by Stage Tube - February 15, 2016

Chicago-based Big Foot Media (www.bigfootcreates.com) released a new music video today titled "Valse Triste," starring violinist Philippe Quint and The Joffrey Ballet's Christine Rocas. Set to a nearly forgotten Romantic gem, "Valse Triste" by Hungarian violinist and composer Ferenc von Vecsey, the ... (more...)
Vermont Symphony Orchestra to Perform Commissioned World Premiere, 3/20 Vermont Symphony Orchestra to Perform Commissioned World Premiere, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2016

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra continues its season with two concerts and a pair of Ludwigs. The first performance will be held at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington on March 19, 8:00 pm. This concert represents the fourth in a series of five finalizing on April 30. The second, w... (more...)
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...)
Violinist Midori Joins IRIS Orchestra This Weekend Violinist Midori Joins IRIS Orchestra This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC tonight, January 23, and at the new Sunday matinee tomorrow, January 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites wi... (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...)