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Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer,  announces its 2017 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. Concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) from July 19 thro... (more...)
Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13 Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury present Mozart's Requiem, on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater for the 2016-2017 season finale. A must-see for any music lover, Mozart's final composition is a profoundly moving work, brimming with drama, hopefulness and re... (more...)
Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4 Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland will be featured on Robert Sirota's National Sawdust series, Bridging the Gap, on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. A season-long series, the concerts and conversations explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers.... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Presents BROKEN INK, Dubussy's LA MER and More! Princeton Symphony Presents BROKEN INK, Dubussy's LA MER and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

On Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm, Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Music Director Rossen Milanov returns to the podium to conduct the US premiere of Zhou Tian's Broken Ink and Claude Debussy's La Mer, followed by Paul Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber at the Metamorphos... (more...)
Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25 Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orche... (more...)
Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29 Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

On April 28 and 29 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Jun Märkl leads the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Karen Gomyo in Barber's Violin Concerto. The orchestra will also perform Barber's “Adagio for Strings” and Arnold Schoenberg's arrangement of Brahms' Piano Quartet No. 1. Tickets start at $21 ($15 fo... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Presents New Music Series, CONTACT! New York Philharmonic Presents New Music Series, CONTACT!
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The eighth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, will conclude with two World Premieres of New York Philharmonic Commissions, Sam Pluta's binary/momentary ii: flow state/joy state and David Fulmer's Sky's Acetylene; the program also includes Eric Wubbels's katachi (2011) ... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents Chiara String Quartet, 5/11 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents Chiara String Quartet, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the Chiara String Quartet in an encore performance on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7pm in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium (1000 Fifth Ave) following their lauded 2015-2016 season MetLiveArts residency. The concert will include the New York premiere of Rome Pri... (more...)
Basque National Orchestra Presents New Season With Robert Trevino as Music Director Basque National Orchestra Presents New Season With Robert Trevino as Music Director
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

It's a new era at the Basque National Orchestra. That much was clear at a press conference held this week in San Sebastian, where the orchestra has its base (though they are resident in cities across the Basque Country). Oriol Roch, the orchestra's General Manager, was presenting not only the 2017/1... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4 Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised o... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Each summer, the country's most gifted young musicians are chosen by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States (NYO-USA) of America. This year, seven Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) students have been selected to participate in the prestigious... (more...)
Chicago And New York Lead Historic First Performances Of STRAVINSKY's Long Lost Work Chicago And New York Lead Historic First Performances Of STRAVINSKY's Long Lost Work
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Stravinsky's early orchestral work Funeral Song—rediscovered in November 2015 after having been lost for 107 years—is celebrating its rebirth into the world with a packed debut tour, which so far includes more than 70 planned performances across the globe this season and next. ... (more...)
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Pianist Lambert Orkis to Tour the U.S., Spring 2017 Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and Pianist Lambert Orkis to Tour the U.S., Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Globally-renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and her longtime musical partner pianist Lambert Orkis give 11 performances across the United States in Spring 2017. The duo have spent nearly 30 years making music together, resulting in numerous successful Deutsche Grammophon recordings, earning Gramm... (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...)
Musiqa Presents Free LOFT Concert, 'Angel Otero: Everything or Nothing', 2/9 Musiqa Presents Free LOFT Concert, 'Angel Otero: Everything or Nothing', 2/9
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents a free LOFT concert, 'Angel Otero: Everything or Nothing' at the Contemporary Arts Museum on Thursday, February 9 at 6:30 PM. The evening's program, which was created to complement the CAMH exhibit... (more...)
ACO and BIS Records Co-Commission New Piano Concerto from José Serebrier ACO and BIS Records Co-Commission New Piano Concerto from José Serebrier
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces a new co-commission in cooperation with the record label BIS, for Symphonic B A C H Variations for Piano and Orchestra, a piano concerto by composer and conductor José Serebrier.... (more...)
Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4 Full Casting Announced for Pacific Symphony's HANDEL'S GLORIOUS MESSIAH, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

Full of exciting choral writing, thundering timpani and blazing trumpets, “Handel's Glorious Messiah” energizes its audience and leaves them singing, “Hallelujah!” This beloved holiday tradition of Handel's celebrated oratorio provides the perfect respite during the busy season to experience joy, re... (more...)
Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series will feature concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of comp... (more...)
Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19 Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and Utah Symphony Chorus prepared by Dr. Barlow Bradford in Prokofiev's remarkable cantata, “Alexander Nevsky” with the help of Russian mezzo-soprano Alisa Kolosova and the University of Utah Choirs on November 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel ... (more...)
North/South Consonance, Inc. to Host Musicians from Colombia on 11/14 North/South Consonance, Inc. to Host Musicians from Colombia on 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2016

North/South Consonance, Inc. kicks off its 37th consecutive season with a concert on Monday evening November 14 featuring clarinetist Javier Vinasco and the Q-Arte String Quartet.... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Feature Broadway's Kelly Hall-Tompkins in Violin Concerto and More, 11/18 Oakland Symphony to Feature Broadway's Kelly Hall-Tompkins in Violin Concerto and More, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2016

The Oakland Symphony, Michael Morgan Music Director and conductor, will be joined by guest violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins—currently on Broadway as the Fiddler in Fiddler on the Roof-- and members of its acclaimed Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra for Lost Romantic Symphonies Friday, November 18, at 8 ... (more...)
Composer Scott Wheeler Announces TWO Fall 2016 Premieres Composer Scott Wheeler Announces TWO Fall 2016 Premieres
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

NEW YORK, NY (For Release 8.2.16) — On the heels of releasing his latest album Portraits & Tributes, award-winning composer/conductor/teacher Scott Wheeler celebrates two new major works to be performed in fall 2016: Naga, his fourth opera, set to a libretto by Cerise Jacobs, premiering Sep... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Names Wesley Collins as Principal Viola Cleveland Orchestra Names Wesley Collins as Principal Viola
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce that Wesley Collins will join the Orchestra as principal viola beginning with the start of the 2016-17 Severance Hall season, with the first weekend of performances September 29 to October 1, 2016.  He will sit in the Orchestra's ... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

(Boston, MA)--Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer  announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. ... (more...)