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Britt Orchestra to Premiere Michael Gordon Work, 7/29 Britt Orchestra to Premiere Michael Gordon Work, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2016

(UPDATED June 8, 2016) — On July 29-30, members of the Britt Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams will celebrate the unique majesty of Oregon's Crater Lake with six performances at the national park of a world premiere by New York-based composer Michael Gordon, commissioned by Britt Music & Art... (more...)
National Endowment for the Arts Awards CSO $15,000 National Endowment for the Arts Awards CSO $15,000
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

[Chattanooga, TN ]—National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $15,000 to the Chattanooga... (more...)
San Francisco Performances Appoints Melanie Smith as New President San Francisco Performances Appoints Melanie Smith as New President
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

San Francisco, CA, May 10, 2016 – San Francisco Performances today announced that 25-year arts management leader Melanie Smith will become the new President of the highly respected, 37-year-old presenting organization, succeeding founder Ruth A. Felt, who will retire this fall. Ms. Smith comes to SF... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Announces Full Schedule for 2016 Summer Recital Series Richmond Symphony Announces Full Schedule for 2016 Summer Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. (May 2, 2016) – The Richmond Symphony (RSO) is happy to announce 'Rachmaninoff & the Russians' as the theme of its third annual 2016 Summer Series of recitals. These weekly concerts continue in association with the University of Richmond Department of Music and VCU | School of the Arts... (more...)
American Academy of Arts and Science Elects BPO's JoAnn Falletta American Academy of Arts and Science Elects BPO's JoAnn Falletta
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

BUFFALO, NY -- JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The induction ceremony will take place on October 8, 2016in Cambridge, Massachusetts.... (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...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE 03/16/2016 - The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart announced plans today for the 2016.17 Classics season, de Waart's eighth and final as music director. The MSO will spend de Waart's valedictory season honoring his contributions to the orchestra and the tremendo... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Present Saint-Saëns' CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 3/19 Richmond Symphony to Present Saint-Saëns' CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2016

March 7, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia Meet some of the wonderful members of the animal kingdom in Saint-Saëns' famous Carnival of the Animals on Saturday, March 19 at 11am. This popular and beloved work is part of the Union Bank & Trust LolliPops Series and is an all-time favorite for introducing child... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces Participation in READ ACROSS AMERICA Day, 3/1 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces Participation in READ ACROSS AMERICA Day, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

February 26, 2016 – Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is participating in the National “Read Across America” Day at area schools from March 1 through March 4. The official “Read Across America” Day is Wednesday, March 2, but the CSO will be celebrating with schools all week long. Th... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Concert, 2/28 Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Concert, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2016

February 23, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia The annual tradition continues when the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO) shares the stage with the Richmond Symphony musicians on Sunday, February 28 at 4:00pm. Together they will play side by side, creating a 120 member orchestra! Hear selections from ... (more...)
Richmond Symphony's Metro Series to Present BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 1, 2/21 Richmond Symphony's Metro Series to Present BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 1, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia Join the Richmond Symphony and Music Director Steven Smith on Sunday, February 21 at 3pm for Beethoven: Symphony No. 1. This concert is part of the Metro Collection Series and will be held in the Blackwell Auditorium on the beautiful campus of Randolph-Macon Co... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Performs SIBELIUS for Casual Friday Tonight Richmond Symphony Performs SIBELIUS for Casual Friday Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

October 27, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Sit back, relax and join the Richmond Symphony for the second Casual Fridays concert of the 2015-16 Season, Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 tonight, November 13 at 6:30pm. Music Director Steven Smith will conduct the orchestra, as well as provide a deeper look into the... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Perform in Basilica Tonight Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Perform in Basilica Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 10/19/2015- The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of Francesco Lecce-Chong, present MSO at the Basilica tonight and tomorrow, November 13 & 14, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Basilica of St. Josaphat.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Perform SIBELIUS for Casual Friday, 11/13 Richmond Symphony to Perform SIBELIUS for Casual Friday, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2015

October 27, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Sit back, relax and join the Richmond Symphony for the second Casual Fridays concert of the 2015-16 Season, Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 on Friday, November 13 at 6:30pm. Music Director Steven Smith will conduct the orchestra, as well as provide a deeper look into t... (more...)
Natya Dance Theatre Premieres New Piece, VARNA - COLORS OF WHITE Tonight Natya Dance Theatre Premieres New Piece, VARNA - COLORS OF WHITE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2015

Natya Dance Theatre, Chicago's pre-eminent dance company dedicated to the dance-theatre art of Bharata Natyam, celebrates its 40th anniversary with the World Premiere of Varna – Colors of White, a full-evening work exploring universal emotions through words, music, dance and drama created by Founder... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to Perform in Basilica, 11/13 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to Perform in Basilica, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 10/19/2015– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of Francesco Lecce-Chong, present MSO at the Basilica on November 13 & 14, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Basilica of St. Josaphat. This concert is a community concert and all tickets are priced at $5. The concert... (more...)
FirstWorks to Open Season with Cloud Eye Control at Historic Columbus Theatre FirstWorks to Open Season with Cloud Eye Control at Historic Columbus Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2015

FirstWorks kicks off the 2015-2016 season with the vibrant Los Angeles-based, multimedia performance art troupe Cloud Eye Control.... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Kicks Off Season with Bates Premiere Tonight Oakland Symphony Kicks Off Season with Bates Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2015

The Oakland Symphony opens its 22nd season with a West Coast premiere by Bay Area composer Mason Bates tonight, October 2, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The program, with Music Director and conductor Michael Morgan on the podium, includes the West Coast premiere of Bates's Devil's Rad... (more...)
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Embarks on Annual Vermont Statewide Tour Today Vermont Symphony Orchestra Embarks on Annual Vermont Statewide Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2015

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra begins its annual fall tour today, September 25th continuing through October 4th presenting in eight towns and villages across Vermont.... (more...)
Natya Dance Theatre to Premiere New Piece, VARNA - COLORS OF WHITE, 10/22 Natya Dance Theatre to Premiere New Piece, VARNA - COLORS OF WHITE, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2015

CHICAGO –September 21– Natya Dance Theatre, Chicago's pre-eminent dance company dedicated to the dance-theatre art of Bharata Natyam, celebrates its 40th anniversary with the World Premiere of Varna – Colors of White, a full-evening work exploring universal emotions through words, music, dance and d... (more...)
Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra Tonight Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2015

Valley Performing Arts Center is partnering with Ford Signature Series to present L'Espace du Tempsperformed by DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion, choreographed by the company under the direction of DIAVOLO Artistic Director Jacques Heim. Now in its third year, the Ford Signature Series pairs LA Coun... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Announces New Season - Two West Coast Premieres, Beethoven, Berlioz and More! Berkeley Symphony Announces New Season - Two West Coast Premieres, Beethoven, Berlioz and More!
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

BERKELEY, CA (UPDATED September 1, 2015) – Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphony have announced programming for the 2015-2016 season, including the West Coast premiere of Laterna Magica by Kaija Saariaho, who will be a visiting music professor at UC Berkeley this fall; the West Coast p... (more...)
Vermont Symphony Orchestra to Embark on Annual Vermont Statewide Tour, 9/25 Vermont Symphony Orchestra to Embark on Annual Vermont Statewide Tour, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2015

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra begins its annual fall tour on September 25th continuing through October 4thpresenting  in eight towns and villages across Vermont.  This tour marks the beginning of the musical season of  the Vermont Symphony Orchestra.  Autumn in Vermont signals the return of gloriou... (more...)
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem Sets 2015-16 Season The Bach Choir of Bethlehem Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem has announced its 2015/16 season, Bach At The Heart, which will culminate in the 109th Bethlehem Bach Festival in May 2016. In a milestone programming endeavor, The Bach Choir of Bethlehem will mount performances of four major choral works this season: in addition to the ... (more...)




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