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Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11 Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 20, 2015—A grand, meaningful and operatic evening of music awaits, as Music Director Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony's final concert of his 25th anniversary season, “Fire and Water,” a program representing the innovative and defining characteristics of the orchestra. F... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

(Annapolis, MD – May 15, 2015) Season tickets for new and renewing subscribers are now on sale for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's (ASO) 2015-16 Season.  The programs chosen by Music Director José-Luis Novo feature a stellar group of guest soloists and an intriguing selection of symphonic showpie... (more...)
H+H Reveals Scholarship Winners H+H Reveals Scholarship Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Handel and Haydn Society's Karen S. and George D. Levy Education Program is proud to announce the winners of this year's scholarship awards. Each spring, H+H presents three prizes to local high school and college students. This year's winners are Irene Benites of Westborough, MA; Elizabeth Georg... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28 Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 11, 2015—One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, André Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began ... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Presents Their Final Concert, A DAY IN THE MOVIES, 5/17 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Presents Their Final Concert, A DAY IN THE MOVIES, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) presents their final concert of the season, titled “A Day at the Movies,” Sunday May 17 at 3pm at Roberts Auditorium, Rhode Island College. The concert features the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repert... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16 N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony will pay tribute to iconic music and lavish shows in the finale of its 2014-15 Pops series, Pops Goes Vegas, Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh. The concert program, which features such classic numbers as 'Luck Be ... (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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