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Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This WeekendPeninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This Weekend
March 21, 2014

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein, will continue its 65th anniversary season with a pair of concerts entitled 'Fountain of Youth' featuring the world ... (more...)


Violinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts AwardViolinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts Award
March 14, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, violinist Philippe Quint was awarded the Ambassador of Arts Award at the 16th Anniversary Gala Banquet of the Gateways Organization celebrating The Brownstone Experience. The b... (more...)


Cincinnati Symphony Presents Verdi's REQUIEM This WeekendCincinnati Symphony Presents Verdi's REQUIEM This Weekend
February 28, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes back revered conductor, and former CSO Creative Director, Rafael Fru?hbeck de Burgos for his second engagement of the 2013- 14 season. Tonight, February 28 a... (more...)


Cincinnati Symphony to Present Verdi's REQUIEM, 2/28-3/1Cincinnati Symphony to Present Verdi's REQUIEM, 2/28-3/1
January 30, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes back revered conductor, and former CSO Creative Director, Rafael Fru?hbeck de Burgos for his second engagement of the 2013- 14 season. On February 28 and Mar... (more...)


Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy This WeekendPeninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy This Weekend
January 17, 2014

With a signature flair for programming and a nod to three of history's great jazz artists who are equally at home in the symphonic scene, Music Director and conductor Mitchell Sardou Klein has program... (more...)


The Richmond Symphony Presents DON QUIXOTE TonightThe Richmond Symphony Presents DON QUIXOTE Tonight
January 11, 2014

Richmond, Virginia -- Take a virtual journey of sound with Maestro Steven Smith and the Richmond Symphony tonight, January 11th 2014 at 8:00pm during Don Quixote at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond C... (more...)


The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH Featuring the Premiere of Jonathan Russell, 3/21-22The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH Featuring the Premiere of Jonathan Russell, 3/21-22
December 18, 2013

Los Altos, CA, December 18, 2013 – The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein, will continue its 65th anniversary season with a pair of concerts entitled “Foun... (more...)


The Richmond Symphony Presents DON QUIXOTE, 1/11The Richmond Symphony Presents DON QUIXOTE, 1/11
December 18, 2013

December 2, 2013 – Richmond, Virginia Take a virtual journey of sound with Maestro Steven Smith and the Richmond Symphony on Saturday, January 11th 2014 at 8:00pm during Don Quixote at the Carpenter T... (more...)


Recording of Mohammed Fairouz's 'In The Shadow Of No Towers' Out NowRecording of Mohammed Fairouz's 'In The Shadow Of No Towers' Out Now
December 02, 2013

The premiere recording of composer Mohammed Fairouz's latest symphonic work, In The Shadow of No Towers (Symphony No. 4 for Wind Ensemble), was released on Naxos on Tuesday, November 19. (more...)


The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy with Concerts, 1/17-1/18The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy with Concerts, 1/17-1/18
November 22, 2013

Los Altos, CA, November 22, 2013 – With a signature flair for programming and a nod to three of history's great jazz artists who are equally at home in the symphonic scene, Music Director and conducto... (more...)


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHUBERT'S SIXTH, Now thru 11/24Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHUBERT'S SIXTH, Now thru 11/24
November 22, 2013

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Schubert's Sixth today, November 22-24, 2013 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Hans Graf, the performances feature the Milw... (more...)


Paul Jacobs to Lead Oregon Bach Festival's New Organ Institute, June 30-July 5, 2014Paul Jacobs to Lead Oregon Bach Festival's New Organ Institute, June 30-July 5, 2014
November 14, 2013

For its 2014 season, the Oregon Bach Festival has just announced the appointment of organist Paul Jacobs to lead a newly-created Organ Institute. It is arguably the first major festival to add a compo... (more...)


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHUBERT'S SIXTH, 11/22-11/24Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHUBERT'S SIXTH, 11/22-11/24
October 29, 2013

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 10/29/2013 –The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Schubert's Sixth on November 22-24, 2013 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Hans Graf, the perfo... (more...)


Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Opens 65th Season Featuring Soloist John O'Conor TonightPeninsula Symphony Orchestra Opens 65th Season Featuring Soloist John O'Conor Tonight
October 25, 2013

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein will open the venerated and innovative ensemble's 65th season with a pair of concerts in San Bruno and Cupertino featuring the... (more...)


Update: Bernard Labadie To Conduct Mozart's Requiem and Works by J.S. Bach and Handel; Matthew Muckey Subs for Philip SmithUpdate: Bernard Labadie To Conduct Mozart's Requiem and Works by J.S. Bach and Handel; Matthew Muckey Subs for Philip Smith
October 11, 2013

Bernard Labadie will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Requiem; J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!; and Handel's “Let the Bright Seraphim” from Samson. Th... (more...)


Jonathan Leshnoff's MONICA SONGS Tour Opens this Sunday at U.C. BerkeleyJonathan Leshnoff's MONICA SONGS Tour Opens this Sunday at U.C. Berkeley
October 11, 2013

Baltimore-based composer Jonathan Leshnoff's newest commissioned work, Monica Songs, featuring soprano Jessica Rivera and pianist Robert Spano, will receive its world premiere performance on Sunday, O... (more...)


Pianist Anna Han to Perform at the Lawrence Theatre in Kansas, 10/12Pianist Anna Han to Perform at the Lawrence Theatre in Kansas, 10/12
October 10, 2013

The Dave and Gunda Hiebert Concert Series will feature the 1st prize winner of the 2012 New York International Piano Competition, Anna Han. (more...)


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA TonightMilwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA Tonight
October 04, 2013

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Concertos for Orchestra tonight and tomorrow, October 4-5, 2013 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Guest conductor Asher Fisch leads Bartók's Conce... (more...)


Rhode Island Philharmonic Opens with Brahms' Fourth Featuring Violinist Jennifer Frautschi TonightRhode Island Philharmonic Opens with Brahms' Fourth Featuring Violinist Jennifer Frautschi Tonight
September 21, 2013

A new season begins Saturday September 21 for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF's 18th season with the Orchestra begins with an exciting program featuring Brahms' ... (more...)


The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Opens 65th Season Featuring Soloist John O'Conor, 10/25The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Opens 65th Season Featuring Soloist John O'Conor, 10/25
September 17, 2013

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein will open the venerated and innovative ensemble's 65th season with a pair of concerts in San Bruno and Cupertino featuring the... (more...)


Rhode Island Philharmonic Opens with Brahms' Fourth Featuring Violinist Jennifer Frautschi, 9/21Rhode Island Philharmonic Opens with Brahms' Fourth Featuring Violinist Jennifer Frautschi, 9/21
September 13, 2013

A new season begins Saturday September 21 for the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF's 18th season with the Orchestra begins with an exciting program featuringBrahms' F... (more...)


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA, 10/4Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA, 10/4
September 10, 2013

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Concertos for Orchestra on October 4-5, 2013 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Guest conductor Asher Fisch leads Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, ... (more...)


Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Performs A SUMMER SERENADE at Kauffman Center TonightKansas City Chamber Orchestra Performs A SUMMER SERENADE at Kauffman Center Tonight
August 24, 2013

The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra opens its 27th concert season with 'A Summer Serenade,' tonight, August 24, 2013 at 8 p.m. in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center in Kansas City, Mis... (more...)


Kansas City Chamber Orchestra to Perform A SUMMER SERENADE at Kauffman Center, 8/24Kansas City Chamber Orchestra to Perform A SUMMER SERENADE at Kauffman Center, 8/24
August 17, 2013

The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra opens its 27th concert season with 'A Summer Serenade,' August 24, 2013 at 8 p.m. in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Mu... (more...)


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Several New Orchestra AppointmentsBaltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Several New Orchestra Appointments
June 29, 2013

Following national auditions, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the new appointments of Principal Timpanist James Wyman, Fourth Chair Viola Rebekah Newman, Second Trumpet Nathani... (more...)





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