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San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man were nominated for Best Orchestral Performance today.... (more...)
Canton Symphony Announces Bilingual Component Canton Symphony Announces Bilingual Component
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

While music is often described as the international language, spoken languages are our major means of communication.  The Canton Symphony Orchestra will use music to familiarize children to English and Spanish vocabulary through the SymphonyLand trio series.  The trios introduce children to the inst... (more...)
Legendary Violinist Pinchas Zukerman Returns to Sydney to Direct Two Programs with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Legendary Violinist Pinchas Zukerman Returns to Sydney to Direct Two Programs with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2016

Legendary Israeli violinist Pinchas Zukerman will return to Sydney next month to direct and perform in two programs with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, one of which will involve rehearsing and performing onstage with the talented young players in the SSO Fellowship program.... (more...)
Mike Mills of R.E.M.'s 'Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra' Out This Fall Mike Mills of R.E.M.'s 'Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra' Out This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2016

Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra, the first-ever classical work composed and performed by R.E.M. bassist and songwriter Mike Mills, is set for its recorded release October 14 on Orange Mountain Music.... (more...)
Pianist Shai Wosner Announces Upcoming Recording Featuring Danish National Symphony Pianist Shai Wosner Announces Upcoming Recording Featuring Danish National Symphony
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Pianist Shai Wosner's eclectic new recording pairs concertos and solo pieces by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and György Ligeti (1923-2006), exploring their quirky humor and other connections across centuries. Performing with conductor Nicholas Collon and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Mr.... (more...)
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10 The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts concludes its 2015-2016 Recital Series with a special performance by the internationally award-winning cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. ... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC's 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts—the operatic world-premie... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Names Christian Schörnich New Chief Operating Officer Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Names Christian Schörnich New Chief Operating Officer
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Following a national search, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has named Christian Schörnich as its new Chief Operating Officer effective January 1, 2016. Schörnich, with more than 15 years of experience in international leadership and management in both for profit and non-profit enterp... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Extend Creative Consultant Contract with Yo-Yo Ma Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Extend Creative Consultant Contract with Yo-Yo Ma
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2015

(CHICAGO)—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce a two-year contract extension for world-renowned cellist and educator, Yo-Yo Ma, who has served as the organization's Judson and Joyce Gree... (more...)
Guitar Master Pablo Villegas Performs GRAND CLASSICS with Pittsburgh Symphony This Weekend Guitar Master Pablo Villegas Performs GRAND CLASSICS with Pittsburgh Symphony This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a weekend of music that paints a picture — of lovers reunited, fortunes won (and lost) and times forgotten — with the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Classical Guitar Master Pablo Villegas this weekend, October 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Guitar Master Pablo Villegas to Perform GRAND CLASSICS with Pittsburgh Symphony, 10/9 Guitar Master Pablo Villegas to Perform GRAND CLASSICS with Pittsburgh Symphony, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a weekend of music that paints a picture — of lovers reunited, fortunes won (and lost) and times forgotten — with the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Classical Guitar Master Pablo Villegas on October 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Ocean Grove Presents Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea Tonight Ocean Grove Presents Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, tonight, September 12, 2015 at the Great Auditorium.... (more...)
Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12 Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the Great Auditorium.  Showtime is 8 pm.  Tickets are $25 reserved, $20 general admission.  Order... (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...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

BUFFALO, NY - The BPO is planning a summer season that sees them travel to 12 Western New York venues and perform 14 concerts in a month's time.... (more...)
Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5 Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 14, 2015—Widely considered the greatest cellist alive today, Yo-Yo Ma makes a special Orange County appearance to honor Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary season with Pacific Symphony. One of classical music's true superstars and an ambassador for the art for... (more...)
The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7 The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall... (more...)
Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell Conducts BNY Mellon Grand Classics Today Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell Conducts BNY Mellon Grand Classics Today
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts today, March 20 and Sunday, March 22.... (more...)
Laura Claycomb to Replace Nicole Cabell in Philadelphia Orchestra's Performance at Stern Auditorium Laura Claycomb to Replace Nicole Cabell in Philadelphia Orchestra's Performance at Stern Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

Acclaimed soprano Laura Claycomb has agreed to step in for soprano Nicole Cabell, performing this Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with The Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Maurizio Benini. This concert is the final event in mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato's sea... (more...)
Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20 Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22.... (more...)
The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Launches US Tour Today The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Launches US Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

From today, February 12 to 21, 2015, the Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR), one of Switzerland's leading orchestras, tours to California, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC to perform its signature interpretations of early 20th-century French and Russian repertoire. Conductor C... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest Kicks Off Today; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest Kicks Off Today; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off today, January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12 The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

From February 12 to 21, 2015, the Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR), one of Switzerland's leading orchestras, tours to California, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC to perform its signature interpretations of early 20th-century French and Russian repertoire. Conductor Charles ... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
Members of Philadelphia Orchestra to Play for Cultural Ambassadors, 9/22 Members of Philadelphia Orchestra to Play for Cultural Ambassadors, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2014

(Philadelphia, September 18, 2014)—The Philadelphia Orchestra continues to break new ground as one of the United States' foremost cultural ambassadors with a Monday, September 22, performance at 7:15 PM at the United Nations on the occasion of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly at the invit... (more...)