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Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

One of America's most esteemed composers, Philip Glass, celebrates his 80th birthday this January, a milestone that will be marked by a year of notable performances and events encompassing every facet of his career—opera, chamber music, orchestra music, dance, theatre works and more. Highlights foll... (more...)
American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes New CEO American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes New CEO
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2016

David Hirsch, President of the Board of the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO), announced today that the Board, following a unanimous recommendation of a search committee, has appointed Naomi Grabel as the AFIPO's first Chief Executive Officer effective December 12, 2016.... (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...)
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Launches Program to Study Cognitive Benefits of Classical Music Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Launches Program to Study Cognitive Benefits of Classical Music
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra (SBCO) has launched “Classical Connections,” an innovative program to study the therapeutic benefits of classical music for individuals suffering cognitive or neurological impairment. Among other things, the four-week program will involve chamber music performance... (more...)
Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Line-Up for Happy Hour Concert 11/17 Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Line-Up for Happy Hour Concert 11/17
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2016

The CSO's Happy Hour concerts offer free, informal, after-work concerts performed preceded by complimentary appetizers, a DJ in the theatre lobby, and a cash bar. Led by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, Eclectic Mix, the first Happy Hour concert of the 2016-17 season, will feature violinist Anthon... (more...)
Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18 Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2016

New York, NY - Sir Simon Rattle will conduct The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra of St. Luke's in a special benefit concert to include Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughn Williams and Edward Elgar's Serenade for Strings on Sunday, September 18 at 7:00pm. The ... (more...)
California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 1, 2016) – California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera are now accepting composer applications for the orchestra's respected, intensely competitive Young American Composer-in-Residence program, for the period from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020. The Young Ame... (more...)
Santa Barbara Symphony's David Pratt Named Queensland Symphony Chief Executive Santa Barbara Symphony's David Pratt Named Queensland Symphony Chief Executive
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2016

?David Pratt, who spearheaded a remarkable turnaround as executive director of the Santa Barbara Symphony, positioning the organization for a new era of fiscal wellbeing, has been appointed chief executive of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Brisbane, Australia. He will assume his new position i... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic to Kick Off BPO Rocks Series, 10/21 Buffalo Philharmonic to Kick Off BPO Rocks Series, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2016

BUFFALO, NY -Your Buffalo Philharmonic rocks in the 2016-17 season, celebrating the music of five highly-regarded rock visionaries, each of whom had a profound effect on the musical landscape. Electric guitars blend with strings, woodwinds and horns as rock musicians join forces with the BPO. ... (more...)
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Concert Today Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2016

Rock 'n roll icons Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage for a night of symphonic rock at Heinz Hall today June 30 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Chamber Music America (CMA) today announced the appointment of pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1. Childs is the organization's ninth board president, and the first jazz musician elected to the position. The CMA board of directors unanimously a... (more...)
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Adds Trio to Board of Directors Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Adds Trio to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2016

Dean Axelrod, Dawn Long, and Kristan O'Donnell have been elected to the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Board of Directors. Each will serve a three-year term.... (more...)
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Concert, 6/30 Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Join Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Concert, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Rock 'n roll icons Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage for a night of symphonic rock at Heinz Hall on June 30 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Final Two Performances of LA Opera's LA BOHEME, Beginning Today Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Final Two Performances of LA Opera's LA BOHEME, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducts the final two performances of LA Opera's La Bohème, today, June 10 and June 12, 2016.... (more...)
SBCO Subscriptions Now on Sale SBCO Subscriptions Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2016

Subscription sales are underway for the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra's 2016-17 season, which will open October 8 at the Lobero Theatre with a performance of Dvorák's 'New World' Symphony and Gershwin's Concerto in F featuring acclaimed pianist Wendy Chen.... (more...)
PENTATONE Oxingale Series Releases Schubert Remasters PENTATONE Oxingale Series Releases Schubert Remasters
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

Two of Schubert's great masterpieces – as well as two of cellist Matt Haimovitz's most personally significant recordings – are now remastered and rereleased in SACD surround sound on the PENTATONE Oxingale series – the fifth release since PENTATONE and Oxingale Records joined forces at the beginning... (more...)
Cynthia Ellis to Perform in THE INEXTINGUISHABLE PROJECT with PSO, 6/27 Cynthia Ellis to Perform in THE INEXTINGUISHABLE PROJECT with PSO, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—June 1, 2016—Cynthia Ellis designed “The Inextinguishable Project” as an opportunity for concert listeners to discover some of the masterful music written in spite of the conflict and oppression of World War II. Ellis, Pacific Symphony's flute and piccolo player, and a resident... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. ... (more...)
Composer Wlad Marhulets Wins Inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music Composer Wlad Marhulets Wins Inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

The Azrieli Music Project (AMP) is proud to announce that composer Wlad Marhulets is the winner of the inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music for his Klezmer Clarinet Concerto. Marhulets, who submitted a completed orchestral work on a Jewish theme or subject – along with applicants from around the ... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony fea... (more...)




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