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Tafelmusik Concludes US Tour Tafelmusik Concludes US Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Canada's internationally lauded Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik has just concluded its 2017 U.S. tour.  Travelling to eight cities across the country and in Puerto Rico, Tafelmusik performed a revelatory program titled 'J.S. Bach: Circle of Creation.' This interactive presentation combines text, music,... (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson's Spring Benefit to Feature World-renowned fFutist Carol Wincenc, 4/23 Hoff-Barthelson's Spring Benefit to Feature World-renowned fFutist Carol Wincenc, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Annual Benefit Recital and Reception, the School's largest fundraising event of the year, takes place on Sunday, April 23, 2017, and features a recital by Carol Wincenc, one of today's greatest flutists, accompanied by the brilliant, young pianist Bryan Wagorn. Wincenc... (more...)
Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12 Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel. The event will feature a special performance by 2016 Grammy Award-wi... (more...)
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

What is the importance of classical music in today's world? This is a concern of Kent Nagano's, in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. And that question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the ... (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...)
Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More! Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) announces its 2017-2018 season, the biggest yet with a six-concert classical series including Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and its life-affirming “Ode to Joy,” symphonies by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich, an entire program of Mozart, and exciting PSO co-commission... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Jazz Concerts Minnesota Orchestra Announces Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Jazz Concerts
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra today announced plans for the 2017-18 seasons of its Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday Concerts and Jazz in the Target Atrium series. Live at Orchestra Hall, a series of popular music, jazz, Broadway classics, movie scores, world music and other genres, is led by Principal Cond... (more...)
Great Music at St. Bart's Presents Two Interpretations of PASSION Great Music at St. Bart's Presents Two Interpretations of PASSION
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

Great Music at St. Bart's presents two vastly different musical interpretations of the Passion according to St. John this Lenten season:  Bach's St. John Passion performed by The Choir of New College, Oxford, and The English Concert Players directed by Robert Quinney on Tuesday, March 28, and Arvo P... (more...)
MUSicanova Chamber Orchestra presents THE MUSIC OF FRIENDS MUSicanova Chamber Orchestra presents THE MUSIC OF FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

MusicaNova Chamber Orchestra presents an afternoon of fine music on Sunday, February 19 at 3 PM at the Scottsdale Presbyterian Church, 3421 North Hayden Road (at Osborn). Admission is free; donations to support the community concert series are accepted.... (more...)
Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Tafelmusik, Canada's renowned and internationally lauded Baroque orchestra, will tour the United States with J.S Bach: The Circle of Creation, a multi-media celebration of the genius of Bach. Created by Alison Mackay, J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation combines text, music, and projected video and im... (more...)
Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season Kent Tritle Announces Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

To launch his 2016-17 season, Kent Tritle made his conducting debut in Asia with a program of Beethoven and Bellini at South Korea's Great Mountains Music Festival and School in August, and in November led the New York premiere at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine of the recently deceased Einojuh... (more...)
MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9 MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).  The pro... (more...)
Chicago Bulls College Prep Students Perform Alongside Chicago Philharmonic Musicians Through Chi Phil AMP Chicago Bulls College Prep Students Perform Alongside Chicago Philharmonic Musicians Through Chi Phil AMP
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

This fall, UIC College Prep High School and Chicago Bulls College Prep High School have been added to the roster of schools included in The Chicago Philharmonic Society's Chi Phil AMP (Academy of Music Performance) program. Both public schools serve a highly diverse student population on Chicago's n... (more...)
Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration Early Music Vancouver Heralds the Holidays with Joyous Baroque Celebration
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), presents Festive Cantatas: J.S. Bach Magnificat at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, December 18, 2016 at 3pm. This program features one of J.S. Bach's greatest masterpieces for choir and orchestra as it w... (more...)
The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up The Dessoff Choirs Announces Holiday Line Up
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs celebrates the holidays as part of its 92nd season. This year, it presents a trio of concerts featuring seasonal repertoire and contemporary a... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16 New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 16 and 18 in Princeton and Newark, respectively. George Manahan, the NJSO's interim Music Director from 1983–85, returns to conduct Handel's mast... (more...)
American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29 American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00PM at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Ave. at 87th St, American Classical Orchestra presents a program of J.S Bach's cantatas; Es wartet alles auf dich, opening chorus BWV 187; Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, opening chorus BWV 62; Christ lag in Todesband... (more...)
Pianist Tanya Bannister Opens Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Recital Series, 11/4 Pianist Tanya Bannister Opens Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Recital Series, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

Pianist Tanya Bannister will open the 2016-2017 Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Recital Series performing works by Bach, Schubert and Liszt on Friday, November 4, 2016, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale.... (more...)
Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, 9/22 Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2016

On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra devoted to preserving and performing the repertoire of 17th, 18th and 19th century composers, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program, wh... (more...)
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...)
League of American Orchestras Adds to Board of Directors League of American Orchestras Adds to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2016

Lester Abberger, Pratichi Shah, and Nathaniel J. Sutton have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the League of American Orchestras. The League is a membership organization comprised of more than 2,000 orchestras and individuals from across North America.... (more...)
Bridge Street Theatre to Host Catskill High Peaks Festival's MUSIC FROM HIGH PEAKS Bridge Street Theatre to Host Catskill High Peaks Festival's MUSIC FROM HIGH PEAKS
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2016

Renowned faculty and international rising young artists from the Catskill High Peaks Festival fill Bridge Street Theatre's newly refurbished performance space with an exuberant display of virtuosity and talent. Various chamber music combinations and crossover repertoire include cello chorus, solo an... (more...)
PSYWE to Conclude Season with HEAVEN AND EARTH Concert, 5/22 PSYWE to Conclude Season with HEAVEN AND EARTH Concert, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 27, 2016—The young and talented musicians of Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE), grades 8-12, conclude their season with a heavenly array of moving and arresting music. The program, “Heaven and Earth,” features works that are both naturally and divinely inspired... (more...)
Tribeca New Music to Welcome Ashley Bathgate to the cell, 5/15 Tribeca New Music to Welcome Ashley Bathgate to the cell, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2016

Tribeca New Music continues its 2016 season with celebrated cellist Ashley Bathgate (Bang on a Can All-Star) performing works from her new CD, Stories for Ocean Shells, a collaboration with composer Kate Moore.... (more...)
Jennifer Nicole Campbell to Perform Concert with Delaware County Symphony, 4/10 Jennifer Nicole Campbell to Perform Concert with Delaware County Symphony, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2016

The Delaware County Symphony (DCS) will present the fourth chamber concert of the 2015-2016 season on Sunday April 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm in the Meagher Theatre of the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center at Neumann University.... (more...)