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Pianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at Bargemusic Pianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at Bargemusic
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2015

On Friday, March 20, 2015, 8 pm, BARGEMUSIC presents celebrated Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks in a recital featuring the world premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai, five movements for speaking pianist with poetry by Steven Schroeder, paired with two monumental works by Johannes Brahms, rarely hear... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-16 Season Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced programming today for its 2015-16 Orchestra Hall Classical, Pops, and Young People's Family Subscription Series. The new season reflects absolutely no increases in individual ticket prices.... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert in San Leandro, 2/8 Oakland Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert in San Leandro, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

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. Highlighting the program will b... (more...)
Azrieli Music Project Launches New Prizes Azrieli Music Project Launches New Prizes
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

The Azrieli Music Project (AMP), established to celebrate, foster and create opportunities for the performance of high quality new orchestral music on a Jewish theme or subject, is delighted to launch two important new prizes: The Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music, an international prize for a recently ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series Featuring Midori, Andre Watts, Conrad Tao & More! Pacific Symphony Announces Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series Featuring Midori, Andre Watts, Conrad Tao & More!
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

Now enjoying near-record subscription numbers and unparalleled community appreciation during Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th-anniversary season, Pacific Symphony today announces the 2015-16 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical Series—packed with familiar favorites, exciting wo... (more...)
A2SO Announces Finalists for Celebrity Conductor Contest; YOU Can Vote A2SO Announces Finalists for Celebrity Conductor Contest; YOU Can Vote
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

The winner will have the opportunity to conduct the A2SO at the October 2015 concert. Since 2011, Pursuit of the Podium has raised over $40,000 for our education and outreach programs. Each tax-deductible vote is $5. The first round of voting ends Friday, January 30 at noon. At that time we w... (more...)
Tine Thing Helseth to Join Philharmonia Orchestra at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Next Month Tine Thing Helseth to Join Philharmonia Orchestra at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

Tine Thing Helseth (27) started to play the trumpet at the age of just seven. An adventurous and exciting player, she splits her time between touring the world as an international soloist and taking to jazz clubs with her jazz and tango fusion quintet.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present A NIGHT IN RUSSIA, 1/30 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present A NIGHT IN RUSSIA, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

PITTSBURGH — Passion, fascination, intrigue and romance await you at Heinz Hall during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: A Night in Russia on January 30 through February 1. Guest conductor Krzysztof Urba?ski, music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, makes his debut with the Pittsburgh Symp... (more...)
The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12 The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to Launch US Tour, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

From February 12 to 21, 2015, the Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR), one of Switzerland's leading orchestras, tours to California, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC to perform its signature interpretations of early 20th-century French and Russian repertoire. Conductor Charles ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29 Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 9, 2015—Composer, conductor and teacher Leonard Bernstein, one of the undeniable giants of 20th-century music, and the first American-born conductor to become a major star, becomes the focal point of Pacific Symphony's second “Music Unwound” concert this season, “For the L... (more...)
Violinist Gidon Kremer and Pianist Daniil Trifonov to Join LA Philharmonic in Concert, 1/14 Violinist Gidon Kremer and Pianist Daniil Trifonov to Join LA Philharmonic in Concert, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

In the course of his distinguished career, Gidon Kremer has established a worldwide reputation as one of the most original and compelling artists of his generation. He has appeared on virtually every major concert stage with the most celebrated orchestras of Europe and America and has collaborated w... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras' January Concerts Include A DAY AT THE MUSEUM and YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLES The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras' January Concerts Include A DAY AT THE MUSEUM and YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLES
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) will present their second concert of the season, titled “A Day at the Museum,” Sunday January 18 at 3pm at the VETS in Providence. The concert will feature the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repertory O... (more...)
Brevard Symphony Orchestra to Produce World Premiere of Local Composer's Work, 1/17 Brevard Symphony Orchestra to Produce World Premiere of Local Composer's Work, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

Local composer and Brevard County resident Steve Kornicki will receive the world premiere performance of his award-winning orchestral piece, Fanfare in a Continuum of Gradual Momentum, when the Brevard Symphony Orchestra takes the stage at the King Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, January... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart Present GOODE PLAYS MOZART, 1/24-25 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart Present GOODE PLAYS MOZART, 1/24-25
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Goode Plays Mozart on January 24-25, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature pianist Richard Goode performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 18 along with Schubert's Symphony No. 8.... (more...)
Photo Flash: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents 'Scenic Rhythms' Featuring Robert Belinic, 1/18 Photo Flash: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents 'Scenic Rhythms' Featuring Robert Belinic, 1/18
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

On Sunday, January 18, at 4 pm at Richardson Auditorium, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents Scenic Rhythms, a concert featuring guitar soloist Robert Belini? performing Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez. Daniel Boico will guest conduct the program which also includes Ottorino Respighi's T... (more...)
Twin Piano Prodigies to Headline Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, 1/17 Twin Piano Prodigies to Headline Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

HOUSTON (January 6 2015) – On Saturday and Sunday, January 17 and 18, twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton share the Jones Hall stage to perform Mozart's Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in their Houston Symphony debut. Witness the young virtuosi “join two hearts and four hands at two ... (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...)




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