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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 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, 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...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert, 3/6 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 02/24/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents Do You Hear the People Sing on March 6-8, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Conducted by Dale Rieling, the performance celebrates the work of prolific musical theater writers Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel ... (more...)
Randy Newman to Perform with Kansas City Symphony in June Randy Newman to Perform with Kansas City Symphony in June
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

Best known for his Oscar-nominated theme song, "You've Got a Friend in Me," from the Pixar animated classic "Toy Story," the singer, songwriter, pianist and composer will perform alongside the Kansas City Symphony at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10 in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Perfor... (more...)
Kansas City, Phoenix Chorales to Release RACHMANINOFF: ALL-NIGHT VIGIL Recording, 3/10 Kansas City, Phoenix Chorales to Release RACHMANINOFF: ALL-NIGHT VIGIL Recording, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 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...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

CHICAGO (January 26, 2015)— Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce the programming for the CSO and Symphony Center Presents (SCP) 2015/16 season—the Orchestra's 125th season an... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Family Concert Presents THE STORY OF BABAR: THE LITTLE ELEPHANT, 2/7 Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Family Concert Presents THE STORY OF BABAR: THE LITTLE ELEPHANT, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

Pack your trunks and come along to Babar's coronation at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Family Concert on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Jean de Brunhoff's classic children's book The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant will come to life ... (more...)
ETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season ETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2014

ETHEL, America's Groundbreaking Indie-Classical String Quartet, Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season.... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops Series Opens with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR This Weekend The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops Series Opens with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops series opens with Classical Mystery Tour this weekend, September 26-28, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Guest conductor Martin Herman will lead the orchestra in the best of The Beatles, including 'Penny Lane,' 'Yesterday,' and 'I Am the Walrus... (more...)
Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2014

The Virgil Thomson Foundation today announced a robust worldwide celebration of Pulitzer Prize winner Virgil Thomson (1896-1989). A champion of American music and arguably America's greatest composer-critic, Thomson is being memorialized throughout 2013-15 by some of today's top opera companies, or... (more...)
Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season Tonight Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Season 70, its 70th Anniversary season, with a celebratory performance at 8:00pm tonight, Saturday September 20 at The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts in Providence.... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI Tonight The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2014.15 Classics series with Don Giovanni tonight, September 13-14 & 16, 2014, led by Music Director Edo de Waart. This concert production features an international cast alongside the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable operatic event.... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops Series Opens with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR, 9/26-28 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops Series Opens with CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR, 9/26-28
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops series opens with Classical Mystery Tour on September 26-28, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Guest conductor Martin Herman will lead the orchestra in the best of The Beatles, including “Penny Lane,” “Yesterday,” and “I Am the Walrus.”... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2014.15 Classics series with Don Giovanni on September 13-14 & 16, 2014, led by Music Director Edo de Waart. This concert production features an international cast alongside the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable operatic event.... (more...)
Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season, 9/20 Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Season 70, its 70th Anniversary season, with a celebratory performance at 8:00pm on Saturday September 20 at The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts in Providence. Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF – now in his 19thseason with the Orchestra – welcomes back violi... (more...)
The Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2014-15 Season The Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2014

Music Director Osmo Vänskä guides Orchestra's flagship classical series, September 2014 to June 2015, featuring a lineup of classical masterworks, star soloists and conductors... (more...)
Strauss' 'Alpine Symphony' at The Lobero Set for 6/21 Strauss' 'Alpine Symphony' at The Lobero Set for 6/21
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2014

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Principal Trombonist Jay Friedman will conduct his unique brass arrangement of Richard Strauss' landmark tone poem An Alpine Symphony to open the Music Academy of the West's first orchestra concert of the 2014 Summer School and Festival in Santa Barbara's newly renovated L... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO This Weekend Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concludes the 2013.14 Classics series with Bolero this weekend, June 6-8, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.... (more...)



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