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Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13 Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury present Mozart's Requiem, on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater for the 2016-2017 season finale. A must-see for any music lover, Mozart's final composition is a profoundly moving work, brimming with drama, hopefulness and re... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Announces LINK UP School Program Carnegie Hall Announces LINK UP School Program
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Now in its 32nd season, Link Up is the longest-running school program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI). Designed for students in grades 3–5, the program facilitates deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through an instrument-focused curriculum that culminates in... (more...)
Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students Selected for NYO2 Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students Selected for NYO2
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization musicians have been selected for the three-week summer program known as NYO2, an extension of Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra (NYO) of the USA.... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work.... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert series, for children ages 7 and older, and PNC Musical Rainbow series, for children ages 3 to 6.  Both concert series are designed to introduce young people to classical music, and feature performances by Cleveland Orche... (more...)
Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6 Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6
by Molly Tracy - April 25, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself “an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape” (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonín Dvo?ák's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this ... (more...)
Austin Symphony Orchestra Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 9/23 Austin Symphony Orchestra Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Bass Concert Hall announced today that the Austin Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on September, 23 2017 at 7:30 PM as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live symphony orchestra performing, to picture, every note... (more...)
Mary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill Health Mary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill Health
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano Joélle Harvey must regrettably withdraw from her role as Dalinda in Handel's Ariodante with Harry Bicket and The English Concert scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage due to ill health.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Celebrates Legacy of Prince Houston Symphony Celebrates Legacy of Prince
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2017

The Houston Symphony celebrates the life and musical contributions of pop culture icon Prince on July 15 with an exceptional symphonic tribute to the artist's eclectic music, complete with orchestra, live band and featured vocalist Marshall Charloff.... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2 Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, ... (more...)
Canton Symphony Youth Symphony Announces Concert, 4/30 Canton Symphony Youth Symphony Announces Concert, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

For the final Canton Youth Symphonies concert, the orchestras have a program full of challenging works in store for the audience.  Each group promises to wow concert-goers with a skillful demonstration of how far they have grown musically through the season.  On April 30, 2017, Dr. Rachel Waddell le... (more...)
Tina Chancey, John Mark Rozendaal, Webb Wiggins Perform In the Salon of Mademoiselle Lévi Tina Chancey, John Mark Rozendaal, Webb Wiggins Perform In the Salon of Mademoiselle Lévi
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Who was the mysterious Mlle. Levi, whose pardessus playing took Paris by storm in 1745? Thought to come from somewhere in the provinces, she burst upon the Concerts Spirituels, a complete unknown; performed there an unprecedented five times in three years among such luminaries as Guignon and Leclair... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 4/29 Pacific Symphony Presents CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony, led by Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia, brings a zoo magically to life through enchanting music, adorable Bob Brown Puppets and a compelling narrator to tell the story of Camille Saint-Saëns' “Carnival of the Animals.” Performed with charming, oversized puppets on a full-scale thea... (more...)
Cantata Singers concludes 53rd Season Honegger's KING DAVID, 5/12 Cantata Singers concludes 53rd Season Honegger's KING DAVID, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Cantata Singers concludes its season with a program exploring Jewish history, culture, and music on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 8pm in Jordan Hall. Paired with Arthur Honegger's dramatic psalm King David, Cantata Singers will present Yehudi Wyner's Torah Service alongside Yiddish art songs and choruses ... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents VERDI: VIVA L'ITALIA, 5/7 Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents VERDI: VIVA L'ITALIA, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi: Viva L'Italia, the final main stage concert of the year, on Sunday, May 7th at 4:00pm at the Hill Auditorium. Joining the orchestra for a riveting rendition of Verdi's opera choruses are special guests, Measure for Measure, Livingston County Women's C... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Presents New Music Series, CONTACT! New York Philharmonic Presents New Music Series, CONTACT!
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The eighth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, will conclude with two World Premieres of New York Philharmonic Commissions, Sam Pluta's binary/momentary ii: flow state/joy state and David Fulmer's Sky's Acetylene; the program also includes Eric Wubbels's katachi (2011) ... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents Verdi's Requiem Mass, 4/29 Canton Symphony Orchestra Presents Verdi's Requiem Mass, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

For our season finale, the Canton Symphony Orchestra pulls out all the stops for the massive Requiem Mass by Giuseppe Verdi.  This powerful concert full of splendor begins at 8:00pm on April 29, 2017at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall at the Zimmermann Symph... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

In the second of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead the Orchestra in a program that highlights important artistic relationships he has cultivated during his tenure.... (more...)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Hosts Annual Gala To Honor Robert F. Arning, 5/4 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Hosts Annual Gala To Honor Robert F. Arning, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra hosts its Annual Gala on Thursday, May 4 at the Metropolitan Club. The evening honors Robert F. Arning, Vice Chair of Market Development at KPMG, the fastest-growing “Big Four” professional services firm worldwide.... (more...)
Los Angeles Master Chorale Presents WADE IN THE WATER, 4/30 Los Angeles Master Chorale Presents WADE IN THE WATER, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The Los Angeles Master Chorale puts spirituals at the forefront of a concert called “Wade in the Water” to be performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Sunday, April 30 at 7 PM. The concert features 13 songs with the spirituals juxtaposed with other folk music traditions such as early American shape ... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4 Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised o... (more...)
Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29 Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Pasadena Symphony closes out its 2016-2017 Singpoli Classics Serieswith Beethoven Symphony No. 9 on April 29 with both matinee and evening performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium. This season finale will envelop audiences with voices from the Donald Brinegar Singers, the JPL C... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. ... (more...)



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