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Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003 Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as... (more...)
Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute Vänskä Conducts FUTURE CLASSICS Concert of New Music by Emerging Composers at 2016-17 Composer Institute
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra performs new orchestral works by seven of today's top emerging composers in its annual Future Classics concert, played under the baton of Music Director Osmo Vänskä. The concert, held on Friday, February 3, is the capstone of the 14th Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, c... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27 Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) embark on their sixth trip to Europe together in January 2017, marking the Orchestra's 33rd tour to Europe and the 60th international tour in its distinguished history.... (more...)
Groupmuse Social Network Brings Together Classical Music Lovers Groupmuse Social Network Brings Together Classical Music Lovers
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2016

Groupmuse is a platform enabling communities to come together around great art; an online social network that connects young classical musicians to local audiences through concert house parties. Share the great masterpieces of music with old and new friends — in your living room and throughout your ... (more...)
Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19 Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and Utah Symphony Chorus prepared by Dr. Barlow Bradford in Prokofiev's remarkable cantata, “Alexander Nevsky” with the help of Russian mezzo-soprano Alisa Kolosova and the University of Utah Choirs on November 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel ... (more...)
Houston Grand Opera Appoints Carleen Graham as Director of HGOco Houston Grand Opera Appoints Carleen Graham as Director of HGOco
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2016

Houston, June 14, 2016— Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has appointed Carleen Graham, an award-winning opera educator, administrator, researcher, and stage director, as director of the company's community collaboration and education initiative, HGOco. She will assume the position August 22. The executive ... (more...)
Li Yundi, Chai Liang & Warren Mok Star in Beijing Keystone Academy's First Open Air Concert Li Yundi, Chai Liang & Warren Mok Star in Beijing Keystone Academy's First Open Air Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Spring, with its scintillating blossoms and soothing breeze, has inspired many an artist. Botticelli's Primavera, Brown's The Pretty Baa-Lambs, Monet's Springtime and van Gogh's Almond Blossom are just a few of the stupendous manifestations on canvas that come to mind.... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

(Boston, MA)--Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer  announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. ... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

HOUSTON (April 19, 2016) – Semifinalists for the 41st annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition were announced Tuesday by the Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League. Contestants will battle for the top prize and the opportunity to perform on the stage of Jones Hall with the Houston Symp... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2016 “Champion of New Music” award to four outstanding recipients: Pianist and Contemporary Chamber Ensemble founding member Gilbert Kalish; Opera Parallèle's artistic director, conductor, and founder Nicole Paiement; new... (more...)
BMOP Presents David Del Tredici's CHILD ALICE Tonight BMOP Presents David Del Tredici's CHILD ALICE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2016

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the 2016 Musical America Ensemble of the Year, ends its 20th anniversary season with the Boston premiere of David Del Tredici's complete Child Alice (1981) featuring the acclaimed soprano Courtenay Budd. Based on poems prefacing Lewis Carroll's Through the... (more...)
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10 The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts concludes its 2015-2016 Recital Series with a special performance by the internationally award-winning cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. ... (more...)
BMOP Presents David Del Tredici's CHILD ALICE, 3/25 BMOP Presents David Del Tredici's CHILD ALICE, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2016

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the 2016 Musical America Ensemble of the Year, ends its 20th anniversary season with the Boston premiere of David Del Tredici's complete Child Alice (1981) featuring the acclaimed soprano Courtenay Budd. Based on poems prefacing Lewis Carroll's Through the... (more...)
BMOP Kicks Off the New Year with Six Reimagined Brandenburg Concertos Tonight BMOP Kicks Off the New Year with Six Reimagined Brandenburg Concertos Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

Boston, MA — Having just accepted the 2016 Musical America Ensemble of the Year award, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) continues its 20th anniversary season with a one-night-only concert celebrating Bach's Brandenburg Concertos. BMOP will perform the “New Brandenburgs,” six works commissi... (more...)
California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24 California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 15, 2015) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera perform a program of music inspired by American jazz of the 1920s on Sunday, January 24, with pianist Charlie Albright joining the Orchestra for the original jazz band version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in B... (more...)
BMOP to Kick Off the New Year with Six Reimagined Brandenburg Concertos, 1/22/16 BMOP to Kick Off the New Year with Six Reimagined Brandenburg Concertos, 1/22/16
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2015

Boston, MA — Having just accepted the 2016 Musical America Ensemble of the Year award, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) continues its 20th anniversary season with a one-night-only concert celebrating Bach's Brandenburg Concertos. BMOP will perform the “New Brandenburgs,” six works commissi... (more...)