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New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has announced Chinese-born American violinist,  Frank Huang as their new Concertmaster.  Huang has served as the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra Concertmaster for the last two seasons and intends to return to the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra in February 2016.... (more...)
The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3 The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The Brevard Music Center in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents itsSundays with Brevard Music Center concert on May 3, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC Asheville. The program will feature Brevard Music Center artist faculty member Steve ... (more...)
Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21 Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, “Nature's Bounty,” at Avenues: The World School (259 Tenth Ave.). The program will feature Morgenst... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as ar... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3 The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Experience Ginastera: Harp Concerto on Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m. at Randolph-Macon College. The Spanish-flavored concert includes pieces by Gioachino Rossini, Alberto Ginastera, Manuel de Falla and Juan Criso?stomo Arriaga. This is the final Amtrak Metro Collection concert of the 2014-15 Season and... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17 Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

HOUSTON (April 13, 2015) – The Houston Symphony presents Ohlsson Plays Chopin at Jones Hall featuring works by contemporary American living composer Jennifer Higdon and Romantic-era composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin.... (more...)
The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8 The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

?The Mannes Orchestra, the student orchestral ensemble of Mannes College at The New School, and the New York Choral Society will join forces to perform John Adams' On The Transmigration of Souls and Paul Hindemith's When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, April 8 at Carnegie Hall. David Hayes, who... (more...)
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano Quartets Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano Quartets
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents an all-star cast of four distinguished musicians – violinist Daniel Hope, violist Paul Newbauer, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han – coming together for an evening of piano quartets Saturday, April 11 at 8 PM. The concert is part of a twelve-conc... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (March 23, 2015) — For the conclusion of the 2014-2015 season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop lead the BSO premiere of Leonard Bernstein's comedic operetta Candide on June 11 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and June 12 through June 14 at the J... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony and the Laguna Art Museum Host MUSIC MEETS ART, 3/26 The Pacific Symphony and the Laguna Art Museum Host MUSIC MEETS ART, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

'Music Meets Art' at Laguna Art Museum when Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair joins the museum's Executive Director Malcolm Warner in a stimulating conversation about art and music on Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m., with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event also includes a musical... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announce the Orchestra's celebratory Centennial 2015-2016 season, its ninth season under the direction of Maestra Alsop. Through appearances by the world's most renowned artists, premieres of several new works, Baltimore homecomin... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

HOUSTON (March 9, 2015) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphoni... (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...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21 Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced the first 53 Summer 2015 performances at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Tickets for these performances go on sale to the general public beginning at 10:00 a.m. March 21; Wolf Trap members (donors of $... (more...)
Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents PRAYERS AND DANCES: MUSIC FOR THE GERMAN HARPSICHORD, 3/22 Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents PRAYERS AND DANCES: MUSIC FOR THE GERMAN HARPSICHORD, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Harpsichordist Giuseppe Schinaia performs sacred and secular works of Christian Ritter, Johann Pachelbel, Georg Böhm, Johann Kuhnau, and JS Bach.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It's going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky's Firebird on March 6-8.... (more...)
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents MOZART'S GREAT MASS with Masaaki Suzuki, 3/12-14 The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents MOZART'S GREAT MASS with Masaaki Suzuki, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

One of the world's leading 18th-century music specialists, Japan's Masaaki Suzuki, makes his Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) debut leading the Orchestra in an all-Mozart program, Thursday, March 12 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m. andSaturday, March 14 a... (more...)
Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2015

?The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell are delighted to announce the Pops' 2015-2016 season at Cincinnati Music Hall, the fifth under the direction of Mr. Russell. The season, presented by PNC along with the Pops Artist Series Sponsor, The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, f... (more...)
BREAKING! Alan Gilbert to Step Down as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, 2017 BREAKING! Alan Gilbert to Step Down as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, 2017
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2015

After eight seasons with the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert will step down as music director in 2017, the orchestra said.... (more...)
Edo De Waart to Conduct Strauss Concert at MSO, 2/27 Edo De Waart to Conduct Strauss Concert at MSO, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 02/04/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present de Waart Conducts Strauss on February 27-28, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Strauss's Metamorphosenfor 23 Solo Strings, Oboe Concerto in D major, and Don... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Celebrates New Orleans Jazz with the Dukes of Dixieland and the No B.S. Brass Band, 1/31 The Richmond Symphony Celebrates New Orleans Jazz with the Dukes of Dixieland and the No B.S. Brass Band, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

Join the Richmond Symphony and DUKES of Dixieland for an evening of New Orleans Jazz under the direction of Music Director, Steven Smith on Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m. at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. Opening the concert will be local favorite No B.S. Brass Band in their debut... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

CHICAGO (January 26, 2015)— Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce the programming for the CSO and Symphony Center Presents (SCP) 2015/16 season—the Orchestra's 125th season an... (more...)
EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11 EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

From February 10-12, 2015, EarShot (the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network) and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), JoAnn Falletta, Music Director, will present the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra New Music Readings at Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo). On Wednesd... (more...)
CSO Receives 2 Million Dollar Gift from the Clinton Family CSO Receives 2 Million Dollar Gift from the Clinton Family
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

CHICAGO—Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announced today that CSOA Trustee Bruce Clinton and his wife, Martha, along with members of The Clinton Family Fund, pledged $2 million to the CSOA to endow the Principal Timpani position in the Orchestra. The po... (more...)



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