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Jonas Kaufmann Warns Fans Not to Buy Puccini Album From Decca Jonas Kaufmann Warns Fans Not to Buy Puccini Album From Decca
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann issued a statement on his Facebook page, telling fans not to buy an upcoming release of a Puccini album from his former label, Decca. He wants fans to wait until the 'real' Puccini album is released with Sony on September 11, stating (translated in English):... (more...)
Seattle Women's & Men's Chorus Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season; Will Be Dennis Coleman's Last Seattle Women's & Men's Chorus Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season; Will Be Dennis Coleman's Last
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

Seattle, WA – This October Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) will kick off a milestone season with Hallows in the Cathedral: Spirits Rising, the first of five concerts in Dennis Coleman's final season as artistic director for Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus. Each concert in the 2015... (more...)
Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25 Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

HOUSTON (July 21, 2015) – Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn, originally scheduled to perform with the Houston Symphony in Fall 2015, has notified the Houston Symphony of her plans to take a short leave to care for her newborn baby due this summer, a decision that would force her to withdraw from h... (more...)
 Key Pianists Inaugural Season to Feature Feature 'The Beethoven Experience' & More Key Pianists Inaugural Season to Feature Feature 'The Beethoven Experience' & More
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

Key Pianists was conceived by pianist Terry Eder to fill a void in New York concert life: 'Many wonderful pianists playing with wisdom, insight, sensitivity and beauty are not heard in New York.... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22 Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire reprises its popular “Fireside” series – intimate 90-minute concerts followed by coffee, hot cider and conversation with the artists. In a tribute to Bach's 330th Birthday, this intimate concert tells the musical story of a day at the Bach Family Household and features AF veteran musi... (more...)
MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11 MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

MusicaNova Orchestra and Arizona-based Paradise Winds will perform a new work composed by Graham Cohen, a 15 year old prodigy, currently studying at the Julliard pre-college division and the youngest winner of the Morton Gould Young Composer Competition. The piece, 'Unexpected Affinities' was commis... (more...)
Polish Conductor, Jerzy Semkow, Dies at Age 86 Polish Conductor, Jerzy Semkow, Dies at Age 86
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Polish conductor, Jerzy Semkow has died today, December 23, 2014, near Lausanne, Switzerland. He has served as music director of the Saint Louis Symphony, principal conductor of the Royal Danish Opera and the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen, Music Advisor and Principal Conductor of the Rochest... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra's Principal Clarinetist Franklin Cohen to Retire in 2015 Cleveland Orchestra's Principal Clarinetist Franklin Cohen to Retire in 2015
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra today announced that Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet since 1976, will retire from the ensemble in the summer of 2015. After 39 seasons, Mr. Cohen will have had the longest tenure of any solo clarinetist in the orchestra's history. The title of Principal Clarinet Emeritus... (more...)
Austrian Composer, Singer, Udo Jürgens Dies at Age 80 Austrian Composer, Singer, Udo Jürgens Dies at Age 80
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Udo Jürgens, Austrian composer and singer of popular music whose career spans over fifty years, has died at the age of 80. He is perhaps best known for winning the Eurovision Song Contest 1966. But he also wrote more than 800 songs and sold over 100 million records. In 2007 he additionally obtained ... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony and Festival Ballet Theatre Present NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS Today The Pacific Symphony and Festival Ballet Theatre Present NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS Today
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

Pacific Symphony and Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT) entice audiences of all ages with the sweet melodies, magical celebration and excitement of one of Tchaikovsky's most famous ballets during the holiday concert, 'Nutcracker for Kids,' part of Family Musical Mornings presented by Farmers and Merchant... (more...)
Harpsichordist Andrew Appel Joins the Cast of Salon/Sanctuary Concerts's Production of Rameau's Nephew Tonight Harpsichordist Andrew Appel Joins the Cast of Salon/Sanctuary Concerts's Production of Rameau's Nephew Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

Step into the dusk of the Ancien Regime, as icons tumble, gossips rumble, and musicians hurl their slings. Arrows fly between the fans of French harmony and Italian melody in this site-specific music-theater piece based on the Philosophe's play of opposites.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

For generations, RVA has been delighted by the holiday classic Handel's Messiah. Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, tonight, December 13 at 7:30pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for this timeless favorite. The concert will be led by Associate Conductor, Keitar... (more...)
Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents THE NUTCRACKER Tonight Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents THE NUTCRACKER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2014

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to host the return engagement of Gelsey Kirkland Ballet'sproduction of the perennial holiday classic The Nutcracker. Due to the success of the production's debut last season at Schimmel Center, this year's production of The Nutcracker will be performed ove... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert, 2/8/15 Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert, 2/8/15
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

Oakland, CA, December 9, 2014 – The Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the baton of new Principal Conductor Omid Zoufonoun, continues its 2014-2015 season with a performance Sunday, February 8, 2015, at 2 pm at the San Leandro High School Performing Arts Center, 2250 Bancroft Ave., San Leandro.... (more...)
The Piano Guys to Perform at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in May 2015 The Piano Guys to Perform at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in May 2015
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts (50 Mark West Springs Road) announces the addition of the The Piano Guys to the 2015 line-up making their Santa Rosa debut for a one night only performance on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm.... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20 Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program. Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with t... (more...)




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