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'DEFIANT REQUIEM' Set for Avery Fisher Hall, 3/9 'DEFIANT REQUIEM' Set for Avery Fisher Hall, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Over the past 150 years, there have been many significant presentations of Verdi's Requiem, but none was more powerful than the 16 performances put on by prisoners at the Terezin concentration camp during World War II. These courageous men and women faced starvation, abuse, and imminent death, yet t... (more...)
Baryshnikov Arts Center to Kick Off Anniversary Season with Three Concerts, 4/6 Baryshnikov Arts Center to Kick Off Anniversary Season with Three Concerts, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

New York, NY – The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) continues its 10th anniversary celebratory season with three concerts in April, reflecting BAC's expanded series of music programming for 2015. The weeklong celebration begins Monday, April 6 at 7:30pm, with one of BAC's signature events – a BAC Salon... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents Superheroes Family Concert Pacific Symphony Presents Superheroes Family Concert
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Pacific Symphony suits up for an action-packed musical adventure of crime-fighting fun as Family Musical Mornings continues with “Superheroes!” By harnessing the power of music, Captain Symphony (Daniel Emmett) and his family of superheroes, The Winged Woodwind (Diane Manaster) and Super String (Ste... (more...)
DCINY to Host A Capella Concert at Weill Recital Hall, 3/13 DCINY to Host A Capella Concert at Weill Recital Hall, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will showcase three superb choral ensembles in an all-a cappella program at Weill Hall on Friday, March 13 at 8:00pm. Hailing from Canada are the Grammy-nominated Elora Festival Singers, and Le Chœur de chambre du Québec, which specializes in con... (more...)
Annenberg Center to Welcome African Children's Choir, 3/27 Annenberg Center to Welcome African Children's Choir, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

The African Children's Choir uses music and dance to give survivors of the devastation of war, famine, and disease a new lease on life and new hope. On Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. these inspirational youngsters take center stage at Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre for an uplifting evening of ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12 Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 25, 2015—An evening of profound emotion and beautiful introspection takes place when Pacific Symphony performs “Tchaikovsky's Pathétique,” a concert of deep personal meaning to Music Director Carl St.Clair during his 25th anniversary season. In January 1990, St.Clair audit... (more...)
On Heels of Beethoven Festival, CSO Announces New Theme of ConverZations Lectures, Held 3/9 On Heels of Beethoven Festival, CSO Announces New Theme of ConverZations Lectures, Held 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (February 25, 2015) – As the Canton Symphony Orchestra launches its two-month long Beethoven Festival, the next installment of the ConverZations lecture series will focus on the various types of pianos known to Beethoven. M. J. Albacete, retired Executive Director of the Canton Museum ... (more...)
Itzhak Perlman Returning to Van Wezel, 3/21 Itzhak Perlman Returning to Van Wezel, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman will perform at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8pm. Itzhak enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audi... (more...)
Houston Symphony Invests Over $4.5 Million in Education, Community Programs Houston Symphony Invests Over $4.5 Million in Education, Community Programs
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Houston Symphony announced today that it has invested more than $4.5 million in education and community programs during the current 2014-15 season, an investment that will continue to grow into the 2015-16 season and beyond as the orchestra aims to become the most accessible of the nation's top ... (more...)
Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20' Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20'
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Conductor Long Yu announces 'the creation of an entire canon of new music, one of the most important projects in my life' - Compose 20:20... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19 Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going stro... (more...)
Cantata Singers to Perform at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 3/20 Cantata Singers to Perform at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Cantata Singers presents Mozart's iconic, unfinished C Minor Mass, alongside Beethoven's Elegiac Song and Haydn's Symphony No. 86 in D on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 8:00pm at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, conducted by David Hoose, Music Director.... (more...)
Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert, 3/6 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 02/24/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents Do You Hear the People Sing on March 6-8, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Conducted by Dale Rieling, the performance celebrates the work of prolific musical theater writers Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel ... (more...)
BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) regrets to announce that due to illness, guest conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier is unable to conduct this week's performances of Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, February 27 (Meyerhoff) and 28 (Strathmore). Replacing Maestro Tortelier, will be BSO Assistant Conductor... (more...)
Honens Piano Competition Reveals 2015 Quarterfinalists Honens Piano Competition Reveals 2015 Quarterfinalists
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

The Quarterfinals / International Audition Round takes place in New York (March 25 and 26 at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center), Berlin (April 10 and 11 at the Konzerthaus) and London (April 15 and 16 at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama). Each pianist performs a 40-minute solo recital... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (February 23, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop present the Family Concert Series program “Mr. Smith's Composition” on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The concert will also include selections from B... (more...)
Quintet Attacca to Play OU's Varner Recital Hall, 3/15 Quintet Attacca to Play OU's Varner Recital Hall, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will cap its 2014-2015 Oakland University series on Sunday, March 15 at 3 PM with Quintet Attacca, a Chicago-based wind quintet, joined by pianist Panayis Lyras.... (more...)
Randy Newman to Perform with Kansas City Symphony in June Randy Newman to Perform with Kansas City Symphony in June
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

Best known for his Oscar-nominated theme song, "You've Got a Friend in Me," from the Pixar animated classic "Toy Story," the singer, songwriter, pianist and composer will perform alongside the Kansas City Symphony at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10 in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Perfor... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents ORGAN RECITAL: HECTOR OLIVERA, 3/8 The Pacific Symphony Presents ORGAN RECITAL: HECTOR OLIVERA, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2015

The spectacular William J. Gillespie Concert Organ meets its match with this year's soloist, Hector Olivera, who returns for his second recital with Pacific Symphony's Pedals and Pipes series. Known for his passionate musicianship and interpretations of both classical and popular music, organ virtuo... (more...)
Springfield Symphony to Perform Mahler's Symphony No. 2 With Missouri State University Chorale, Drury University Singers and Drury University Chorale, 2/21 Springfield Symphony to Perform Mahler's Symphony No. 2 With Missouri State University Chorale, Drury University Singers and Drury University Chorale, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

The Springfield Symphony, featuring the Missouri State University Chorale, Drury University Singers and Drury University Chorale, and the Evangel University Chorale will perform Mahler's Symphony No. 2, the Resurrection Symphony on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the P... (more...)
Kravis Center Sets Regional Arts Concert Series for 2015-16 Kravis Center Sets Regional Arts Concert Series for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts has announced the 2015/2016 Regional Arts MUSIC “At Eight” and MUSIC “At Two” Concert Series, featuring an incredible roster of world-class orchestras and performing artists. The series is sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis, and subscriptions g... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

February 19, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2015-16 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features new series, a change of location, world-renowned guest artists and concerts designed to appeal to diverse audiences t... (more...)
Cleveland POPS Orchestra Offers LA MUSICA D'ITALIA, 3/27 Cleveland POPS Orchestra Offers LA MUSICA D'ITALIA, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio, February 17, 2015 --The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with conductor Carl Topilow will present “ La Musica D'Italia,” on Friday, March 27, 2015. The concert will take place at 8:00 p.m. in Severance Hall. The performance is a celebration of Italy's musical legacy to the world. Cleveland ... (more...)
LOVE AFFAIRS Concert Set for National Opera Center, 3/28 LOVE AFFAIRS Concert Set for National Opera Center, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Love Affairs, is a concert of new vocal music by New York Composers, Clint Borzoni and Philip Wharton.... (more...)



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