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Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

From Athens to Tehran, the China Philharmonic 'builds a cultural bridge' across six countries that recreates the famous Silk Road trade route from China - and plays Dvorak's New World Symphony in Tehran.... (more...)
A2SO Releases Interview with Longtime Timpanist Jim Lancioni A2SO Releases Interview with Longtime Timpanist Jim Lancioni
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2015

What do you like about playing Beethoven? He write lots of notes for a timpanist and his music is sometimes loud, aggressive and angry. I like that. How many times have you played the 3rd Symphony? Probably 4 or 5 times now.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Schedule of Events for September 2015 Houston Symphony Announces Schedule of Events for September 2015
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

HOUSTON (July 30, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will officially start its 2015-16 season of POPS, Family and Classical concerts in September 2015 after an action-packed Summer Concert Series. ... (more...)
Oratorio Society of New York 2015-16 Season to Feature Merryman's 'Jonah,' Handel/Mozart & More Oratorio Society of New York 2015-16 Season to Feature Merryman's 'Jonah,' Handel/Mozart & More
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

The Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY), New York's standard for grand choral performance, will mark its 2015/16 season with performances of two major symphonic choral works written within the past 20 years. Leading OSNY in its 143rd season will be Kent Tritle, in his 11th year as music director.... (more...)
James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series.... (more...)
BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons have entered into a new partnership to create Classical Live, a unique initiative that offers a new paradigm for the distribution of live recordings of classical music available only on Google Play Music. Classical Live will offer parti... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17 Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on a 14-concert European Tour from May 17 to June 5, 2016.... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Chorus to Hold Auditions for New Members in June, 6/23 and 6/30 The Richmond Symphony Chorus to Hold Auditions for New Members in June, 6/23 and 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The Richmond Symphony Chorus will audition prospective new members at Epiphany Lutheran Church on two Tuesday evenings, June 23 and June 30, from 6:30 - 9:30pm. Visit www.rschorus.com/auditions to read about the Chorus and its audition process and access audition preparation materials. If you are in... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
ROCO to Finish Out 10th Anniversary with MAHLER'S 4th SYMPHONY, 5/21 ROCO to Finish Out 10th Anniversary with MAHLER'S 4th SYMPHONY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

ROCO's 10th Anniversary Season Finale, a very special performance of Mahler's Fourth Symphony, takes place this Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at The Rothko Chapel.  Tell your friends. We look forward to seeing you Thursday!... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

(Annapolis, MD – May 15, 2015) Season tickets for new and renewing subscribers are now on sale for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's (ASO) 2015-16 Season.  The programs chosen by Music Director José-Luis Novo feature a stellar group of guest soloists and an intriguing selection of symphonic showpie... (more...)
Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets! Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) concludes its 2014-15 season with its Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 concerts at historic Music Hall. Music Director Louis Langrée will lead the orchestra in an exotic program that features Austrian multi-percussionist Martin Grubinger in his CSO debut.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9 Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms on Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The performance features boy soprano Jack Rigdon and the 150 member Richmond S... (more...)
Principal Trumpet for A2SO, Bill Campbell, Answers Questions About Preparing for Mahler 5 Solo Principal Trumpet for A2SO, Bill Campbell, Answers Questions About Preparing for Mahler 5 Solo
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

Q: What was it like to hear Mahler for the first time? How did the distinctive trumpet solo strike you? A: Mahler, perhaps more than any other composer, excites my imagination. When I listen to his compositions I feel a visceral connection with the music. There's so much emotion there for the li... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (April 6, 2015) — Music Director Marin Alsop leads her final Off the Cuff concert of the 2014-2015 season in collaboration with playwright in residence and director Didi Balle for a symphonic play exploring the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he wrote his Fifth Symphony. The semi-... (more...)
Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

The Music Academy of the West will present the world-renowned New York Philharmonic in its first-ever performance at the historic Santa Barbara Bowl as well as a new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera Cinderella as part of the Academy's 68th annual Summer Festival. The Music Academy will ... (more...)
A2SO to Present Mahler's Symphony as Season Finale, 4/25 A2SO to Present Mahler's Symphony as Season Finale, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2015

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents its season finale of Mahler's Symphony No. 5 on Saturday, April 25, 8 pm at Hill Auditorium. The concert will also feature Bach's Concerto for Two Violins, commonly known as the “Bach Double” performed by A2SO Concertmaster and Associate Concertmaster Aaron ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together profess... (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...)
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano Quartets Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano Quartets
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents an all-star cast of four distinguished musicians – violinist Daniel Hope, violist Paul Newbauer, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han – coming together for an evening of piano quartets Saturday, April 11 at 8 PM. The concert is part of a twelve-conc... (more...)
Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead London Symphony Orchestra  at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/24 Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead London Symphony Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

WHAT: Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) makes his second stop of the season at Walt Disney Concert Hall when he returns to lead the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), one of the world's great orchestras, and powerhouse pianist Yuja Wang, Tuesday, March 24, at 8 pm.... (more...)
Edo de Waart to CONDUCT RACHMANINOFF with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/3 Edo de Waart to CONDUCT RACHMANINOFF with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/12/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present de Waart Conducts Rachmaninoff on April 3-4, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Barber's Essay No. 2, Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances, and Shost... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announce the Orchestra's celebratory Centennial 2015-2016 season, its ninth season under the direction of Maestra Alsop. Through appearances by the world's most renowned artists, premieres of several new works, Baltimore homecomin... (more...)



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