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Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra's Season Finale to Feature the 2013-14 Concerto Competition Winners, 5/11Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra's Season Finale to Feature the 2013-14 Concerto Competition Winners, 5/11
April 21, 2014

Proudly celebrating the dedication, artistry and extraordinary talent of its young musicians, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) presents the 2013-14 Concerto Competition winners in its season fi... (more...)


The Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO, Featuring Shai Wosner and Guest Conductor Jahja Ling, 5/10The Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO, Featuring Shai Wosner and Guest Conductor Jahja Ling, 5/10
April 18, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling. The 86thseason concert finale explodes with Tchaikovsky's dazz... (more...)


The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents EAST MEETS WEST with Wu Man, 3/29-30The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents EAST MEETS WEST with Wu Man, 3/29-30
March 28, 2014

Festive red Chinese lanterns and elaborate knots decorate Kleinhans Music Hall in honor of pipa virtuoso Wu Man's debut with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, taking place at 8 p.m. today, March 29 ... (more...)


Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This WeekendPeninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This Weekend
March 21, 2014

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein, will continue its 65th anniversary season with a pair of concerts entitled 'Fountain of Youth' featuring the world ... (more...)


Violinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts AwardViolinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts Award
March 14, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, violinist Philippe Quint was awarded the Ambassador of Arts Award at the 16th Anniversary Gala Banquet of the Gateways Organization celebrating The Brownstone Experience. The b... (more...)


Celebrity Series of Boston Presents POEMJAZZ with Vijay Iyer Trio and Robert Pinsky TonightCelebrity Series of Boston Presents POEMJAZZ with Vijay Iyer Trio and Robert Pinsky Tonight
March 14, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present a duet performance of poetry and jazz by the Vijay Iyer Trio and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky in POEMJAZZ tonight, March 14, 2014, at 8:00pm at Sande... (more...)


PRISM Quartet Announces Release of PEOPLE'S EMERGENCY CENTERPRISM Quartet Announces Release of PEOPLE'S EMERGENCY CENTER
March 12, 2014

In tandem with the recently announced Heritage/Evolution, PRISM Quartet announces the release of their new 2-disc recording People's Emergency Center, Music for Saxophones by Matthew Levy. Street Date... (more...)


Celebrity Series of Boston Presents POEMJAZZ with Vijay Iyer Trio and Robert Pinsky, 3/14Celebrity Series of Boston Presents POEMJAZZ with Vijay Iyer Trio and Robert Pinsky, 3/14
February 13, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present a duet performance of poetry and jazz by the Vijay Iyer Trio and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky in POEMJAZZ on Friday, March 14, 2014, at 8:00pm at San... (more...)


Meredith Monk Announces National and International Performances, Releases, ResidenciesMeredith Monk Announces National and International Performances, Releases, Residencies
February 11, 2014

Five decades later and still blazing new trails, Meredith Monk began preparation for her Fiftieth Year celebration with the January 29 announcement of her appointment as the 2014/15 Richard and Barbar... (more...)


15-Year-Old Organist Michael Jon Bennett Featured on NPR's FROM THE TOP15-Year-Old Organist Michael Jon Bennett Featured on NPR's FROM THE TOP
February 01, 2014

15-year-old organist Michael Jon Bennett from New York City will appear on an upcoming episode of From the Top, the hit NPR radio program featuring America's best young classical musicians and hosted ... (more...)


Richmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO TonightRichmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO Tonight
February 01, 2014

Join the Richmond Symphony tonight, February 1st - 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for Grieg: Piano Concerto-a concert with three works connected by the theme of inspiration! (more...)


Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy This WeekendPeninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy This Weekend
January 17, 2014

With a signature flair for programming and a nod to three of history's great jazz artists who are equally at home in the symphonic scene, Music Director and conductor Mitchell Sardou Klein has program... (more...)


The Richmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO, 2/1The Richmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO, 2/1
January 09, 2014

Join the Richmond Symphony on February 1st – 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for Grieg: Piano Concerto—a concert with three works connected by the theme of inspiration! (more...)


Sir James Galway's FIRST FLUTE Now AvailableSir James Galway's FIRST FLUTE Now Available
January 03, 2014

Legendary flute master Sir James Galway makes his expertise widely available with First Flute, for Beginners & Beyond, an online interactive series of lessons geared for flute students and music lover... (more...)


The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH Featuring the Premiere of Jonathan Russell, 3/21-22The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH Featuring the Premiere of Jonathan Russell, 3/21-22
December 18, 2013

Los Altos, CA, December 18, 2013 – The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein, will continue its 65th anniversary season with a pair of concerts entitled “Foun... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Presents Three Events OC FRONT AND CENTERPacific Symphony Presents Three Events OC FRONT AND CENTER
December 09, 2013

Pacific Symphony shares its stage and presents some of the best community talent, while providing an opportunity to be inspired and learn from professionals during three events collectively titled, “O... (more...)


Recording of Mohammed Fairouz's 'In The Shadow Of No Towers' Out NowRecording of Mohammed Fairouz's 'In The Shadow Of No Towers' Out Now
December 02, 2013

The premiere recording of composer Mohammed Fairouz's latest symphonic work, In The Shadow of No Towers (Symphony No. 4 for Wind Ensemble), was released on Naxos on Tuesday, November 19. (more...)


The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy with Concerts, 1/17-1/18The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Three Eras of Jazz and Symphonic Synergy with Concerts, 1/17-1/18
November 22, 2013

Los Altos, CA, November 22, 2013 – With a signature flair for programming and a nod to three of history's great jazz artists who are equally at home in the symphonic scene, Music Director and conducto... (more...)





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