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Grammy Winning Conductor Stephen Stubbs Leads the Houston Symphony in Handel's MESSIAH, 12/16 Grammy Winning Conductor Stephen Stubbs Leads the Houston Symphony in Handel's MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

The Houston Symphony will celebrate Christmas with Houston's premier performances of Handel's English-language oratorio “Messiah” at 8 p.m. Dec. 16-17 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Grammy-winning conductor Stephen Stubbs will make his Houston Symphony debut leading the concert from the harpsicord.... (more...)
Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

The 12th annual performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah take place at the Auditorium Theatre on January 14 and 15, the weekend before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Renowned soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson join legendary pianist Alvin Waddles in the... (more...)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Christmas Events Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Christmas Events
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2016

The month of December casts a magic spell on the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), as the films with live orchestra series continues, followed by a Tchaikovsky extravaganza. The TSO then welcomes the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal as a guest before launching into the sparkling, uplifting Christma... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Handel's MESSIAH with Providence Singers, 12/10 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Handel's MESSIAH with Providence Singers, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes the Providence Singers to the stage for their tenth joint performance of Handel's Messiah. Providence Singers Artistic Director Christine Noel takes the podium as guest conductor for this perennial favorite holiday concert. The performance features a ... (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...)
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...)
The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7 The Dessoff Choirs Opens 92nd Season With New Music Director, Malcolm J. Merriweather, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 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, with soloists and orchestra, opens its 92nd season at Alice Tully Hall. For one night only, Dessoff presents We Remember including Mozart's ... (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...)
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...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform Vivaldi FOUR SEASONS in Concert, 5/19 Pacific Symphony to Perform Vivaldi FOUR SEASONS in Concert, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 21, 2016—Two all-time favorite pieces of music provide a feast for the ears, while stimulating imaginations with their vivid, arresting beauty, when Pacific Symphony performs one of the most beloved works of the Baroque repertoire and then takes a stunning excursion throu... (more...)
Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28 Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

?HOUSTON (April 20, 2016) – Renowned maestro David Zinman will appear with the Houston Symphony and Chorus to conduct the Fauré Requiem at 8 p.m. April 28 and 30 and at 2:30 p.m. May 1. Zinman is the only American conductor to appear on this season's classical series.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario Tonight Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2016

Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart will present two performances of William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario tonight and tomorrow, March 19 at 8:00 p.m. and March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Ce... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE 03/16/2016 - The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart announced plans today for the 2016.17 Classics season, de Waart's eighth and final as music director. The MSO will spend de Waart's valedictory season honoring his contributions to the orchestra and the tremendo... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, 3/19 Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart will present two performances of William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario on March 19 at 8:00 p.m. and March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Perfor... (more...)
Apollo's Fire Performs SEPHARDIC JOURNEY This Weekend Apollo's Fire Performs SEPHARDIC JOURNEY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4 Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program ... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Chapel Hill Tonight N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Chapel Hill Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. -- The North Carolina Symphony will perform A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS tonight, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.... (more...)
Pilgrim Festival Chorus Presents 'A Very British Christmas' This Weekend Pilgrim Festival Chorus Presents 'A Very British Christmas' This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2015

Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), the region's principal community chorus, presents a winter concert, A Very British Christmas, tonight, December 5 at 7:30 pm, and tomorrow, December 6 at 4 pm at The Church of the Pilgrimage (COTP), 8 Town Square in Plymouth.  The chorus is conducted by Music Director ... (more...)
Six Women Conductors Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera Tonight Six Women Conductors Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2015

The Dallas Opera is thrilled to present six women conductors of international stature making music with The Dallas Opera Orchestra and a host of outstanding young artists in one great evening designed to showcase the work of the inaugural Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Da... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Month N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. -- The North Carolina Symphony will perform A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS tonight, December 4, at noon and 8 p.m., Saturday, December 5 at 8 p.m. in Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall, and again on Wednesday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolin... (more...)
Six Women Conductors to Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera This December Six Women Conductors to Showcase Talent with The Dallas Opera This December
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2015

The Dallas Opera is thrilled to present six women conductors of international stature making music with The Dallas Opera Orchestra and a host of outstanding young artists in one great evening designed to showcase the work of the inaugural Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Da... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Bring A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Dec N.C. Symphony to Bring A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Dec
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. -- The North Carolina Symphony will perform A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS on Friday, December 4, at noon and 8 p.m., Saturday, December 5 at 8 p.m. in Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall, and again on Wednesday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carol... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform Annual Holiday Pops Concert, 12/6 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform Annual Holiday Pops Concert, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (November 17, 2015) – Get in the holiday spirit with the Canton Symphony Orchestra's Annual Holiday Pops Concert, Sunday December 6 at 3pm.  A combined chorus of over 150 voices joins Associate Conductor Rachel Waddell and the Canton Symphony Orchestra for a festive holiday performance ... (more...)




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