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California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 1, 2016) – California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera are now accepting composer applications for the orchestra's respected, intensely competitive Young American Composer-in-Residence program, for the period from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020. The Young Ame... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming FUSE@PSO Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming FUSE@PSO
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's genre-bending early evening concert series, returns for its second season with three concerts featuring the music of Tchaikovsky, Bartók, Björk and Drake, and a performance by guest artists Time for Three. The 2016-2017 season goes on sale J... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany.... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2016 “Champion of New Music” award to four outstanding recipients: Pianist and Contemporary Chamber Ensemble founding member Gilbert Kalish; Opera Parallèle's artistic director, conductor, and founder Nicole Paiement; new... (more...)
A2SO to Present First Annual Middle School Youth Concert, 4/12 A2SO to Present First Annual Middle School Youth Concert, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2016

Ann Arbor— Tuesday, April 12 at 10:30 pm at Hill Auditorium the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents its first ever Middle School Youth Concert conducted by Arie Lipsky. This concert features violinist, Hannah White and is hosted by Evan Chambers. The concert is sponsored by Domino's and the Worthi... (more...)
Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7 Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2016

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in April for three weeks of concerts and activities April 7-26 during the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 125th anniversary season.  Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) explore music by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and Verdi inspired by the works of Wil... (more...)
League of American Orchestras' 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview Set for 5/11 League of American Orchestras' 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview Set for 5/11
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2016

Five conductors have been selected to participate in the League of American Orchestras' 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview. On Wednesday, May 11 in Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center, they will lead the GRAMMY Award-winning Nashville Symphony and receive guidance and mentoring from M... (more...)
Lynn University to Present Three Concerts with the Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center Lynn University to Present Three Concerts with the Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

Lynn University to present three more concerts with the Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center Comes to Live at Lynn... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD, 3/9 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH – FUSE@PSO, the popular, genre-bending early evening concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns Wednesday, March 9 to Heinz Hall with “Stravinsky's Firebird: Remix | Response.”  For this concert, series Creative Director Steve Hackman has crafted a modern dr... (more...)
Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23 Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC January 23 and at the new Sunday matinee onJanuary 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites with Michael Stern a... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16 Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

HOUSTON (December 17, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will celebrate a new year and begin the second half of the 2015-2016 season with a variety of concerts, guests and programs for people of all ages in January and February.... (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...)
The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

 Dan Visconti, the California Symphony's Young American Composer in Residence through 2017, has been awarded the prestigious Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundationcommission by the Library of Congress. Visconti was recognized and commissioned for his concerto for guitar and orchestra, Living Language. ... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Lauch Eighth Tour to Far East in January 2016 Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Lauch Eighth Tour to Far East in January 2016
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2015

CHICAGO—The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Riccardo Muti take their first trip to Asia together in January 2016, marking the Orchestra's eighth trip to the Far East in its distinguished history.... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27 Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

PITTSBURGH - The annual tradition returns! The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck perform waltzes and polkas from his home country of Austria on November 27 and 29 at Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics season.... (more...)
Lionel Bringuier and Yuja Wang to Join LA Philharmonic for Concert, 11/20 Lionel Bringuier and Yuja Wang to Join LA Philharmonic for Concert, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

WHAT:                   Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Tonhalle Orchestra                    Zurich and former LA Phil Resident Conductor Lionel                     Bringuier and superstar pianist Yuja Wang reunite with the Los                    Angeles Philharmonic at Walt D... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and CSO Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of two new viola section members: Sunghee Choi and Youming Chen.... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Retirement of Second Flute Louise Dixon Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Retirement of Second Flute Louise Dixon
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2015

CHICAGO—Louise Dixon, second flute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), has retired from her position with the Orchestra after 42 years.... (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...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Erina Yashima as Conducting Apprentice Chicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Erina Yashima as Conducting Apprentice
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2015

CHICAGO—The jury of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association's (CSOA) International Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprenticeship—CSO Music Director and Jury Chair Riccardo Muti; American soprano Carol Vaness; CSO Concertmaster Robert Chen; CSO Principal Cello John Sharp; CSO Principal Trumpet Christo... (more...)
Composer Anna Clyne to Hold Residency with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra This Season Composer Anna Clyne to Hold Residency with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra This Season
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2015

Baltimore, MD (September 18, 2015) -- The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced a residency during the 2015-16 season with composer Anna Clyne. The residency will be comprised of three visits with the Orchestra, collaborative education activities with Baltimore City students, participat... (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 Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events ea... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)



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