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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall!... (more...)
2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, today announced the names of the recipients of the 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Awards, bringing the number of such grants given by the Foundation to 55, and the amount aw... (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...)
Houston Symphony Honors Local Educators Houston Symphony Honors Local Educators
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The Houston Symphony honored two deserving music educators Wednesdayevening at Jones Hall during the annual Spec's Charitable Foundation Salute to Educators concert, which featured the talented musicians of the Houston Youth Symphony performing side-by-side with the Houston Symphony.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12 Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Since first achieving fame as a teen pop sensation in the 1950s, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing for six decades. He brings the timeless hits of his storied career to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the PNC Pops weekend May 12-14.... (more...)
The Houston Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 7/21 The Houston Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today it will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert at 7:30 p.m. July 21-22 as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live orchestra performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today the details of its free family-friendly summer concerts during the months of June and July. A Houston tradition, these evening concerts are held in various casual venues across Greater Houston, including the iconic Miller Outdoor Theatre, making these performance... (more...)
Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6 Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6
by Molly Tracy - April 25, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself “an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape” (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonín Dvo?ák's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this ... (more...)
Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11 Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Celebrates Dr. Seuss With 'Green Eggs and Ham' Concert, 4/29 Houston Symphony Celebrates Dr. Seuss With 'Green Eggs and Ham' Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony celebrates the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss with a semi-staged, orchestral version of “Green Eggs and Ham” at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017.Led by Associate Conductor Robert Franz, the animated, fun-filled celebration of Dr. Seuss at the Symphony will also feature f... (more...)
Houston Symphony Celebrates Legacy of Prince Houston Symphony Celebrates Legacy of Prince
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2017

The Houston Symphony celebrates the life and musical contributions of pop culture icon Prince on July 15 with an exceptional symphonic tribute to the artist's eclectic music, complete with orchestra, live band and featured vocalist Marshall Charloff.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Presents World Premiere of CONQUEST REQUIEM, 5/5 Houston Symphony Presents World Premiere of CONQUEST REQUIEM, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

The Houston Symphony will perform the world premiere of Conquest Requiem from Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena Frank at 8 p.m. May 5-6 and 2:30 p.m. May 7 at Jones Hall. Considered Frank's most ambitious project to date, the requiem is the composer's musical interpretation of the Spanish conquest... (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...)
Larry Rachleff Conducts Final Concert as Music Director of the RI Philharmonic, 5/6 Larry Rachleff Conducts Final Concert as Music Director of the RI Philharmonic, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Larry Rachleff's final concert as Music Director with the RI Philharmonic on Saturday, May 6 at 7pm is almost sold out. Due to high demand, an additional performance of the farewell program has been added on Friday, May 5 at 7pm. The additional performance aims to give the entire community a chance ... (more...)
New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

On June 8, 2017, The New York Pops will return to its summer home, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY, for a program of music by legendary film composer John Williams. After two successful seasons at the open-air venue, The New York Pops is proud to return to the stadium for an evening featuring the... (more...)
BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Presents BOND & BEYOND, 4/28 Houston Symphony Presents BOND & BEYOND, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

In celebration of the film franchise that has spanned more than half a century, the Houston Symphony will present the best of James Bond music with Bond & Beyond at 8 p.m. April 28-29 and7:30 p.m. April 30 at Jones Hall.... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

In the second of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead the Orchestra in a program that highlights important artistic relationships he has cultivated during his tenure.... (more...)
Finnish Violinist Elina Vähälä Makes Houston Symphony Debut, 4/20 Finnish Violinist Elina Vähälä Makes Houston Symphony Debut, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

Acclaimed Finnish violinist Elina Vähälä will make her Houston Symphony at 8 p.m. April 20 and 22 and 2:30 p.m. April 23 in a program of works by Verdi, Respighi and celebrated American living composer John Corigliano .... (more...)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9 THE CHORAL, 4/22 Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9 THE CHORAL, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, “The Choral” with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and guest soloists Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Suzanna Guzman, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; and Justin Hopkins, bass, on Saturday, Apr... (more...)
NJSO Presents 'Big Carl', 4/9 NJSO Presents 'Big Carl', 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Concertgoers can see, hear and take photos with “Big Carl,” Carl Fischer Music's historic giant tuba, at a free NJSO Accent event following the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's performance of Vaughan Williams' Tuba Concerto with NJSO Principal Tuba Derek Fenstermacher on Sunday, April 9, at 3 pm at t... (more...)
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Canada's Honens International Piano Competition is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director. Mr. Parker assumes his new role in January 2018.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Contract Extension of Music Director Orozco-Estrada, Thru 2021-22 Houston Symphony Announces Contract Extension of Music Director Orozco-Estrada, Thru 2021-22
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada announced today the extension of Orozco-Estrada's contract as music director for another three seasons beyond his current five-year contract that began with the 2014-15 season. In the middle of his third season as music director, Orozco-E... (more...)
Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29 Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Pasadena Symphony closes out its 2016-2017 Singpoli Classics Serieswith Beethoven Symphony No. 9 on April 29 with both matinee and evening performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium. This season finale will envelop audiences with voices from the Donald Brinegar Singers, the JPL C... (more...)
The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America's longest running festival of new orchestral music, celebrates the arrival of its brilliant new Music Director and Conductor, Cristian M?celaru, with a sensational series of commissioned works that continue the Festival's forward-looking tradition... (more...)