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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...)
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...)
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...)
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...)
BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and CSO Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of two new viola section members: Sunghee Choi and Youming Chen.... (more...)
Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (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...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2015

Tonight, September 26, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome LILYA ZILBERSTEIN to The VETS for a performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The concert program also features Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Moskva River and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring,... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein, 9/26 RI Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2015

September 8. 2015 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, September 26, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome LILYA ZILBERSTEIN to The VETS for a performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The concert program also features Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Mos... (more...)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project Releases Full Schedule for 20th Anniversary Season Boston Modern Orchestra Project Releases Full Schedule for 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

Boston, MA — The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, today announced its 20th anniversary season, opening October 18th at Jordan Hall. For the past two decades, BMOP has been on... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events ea... (more...)
Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

HOUSTON (July 28, 2015) – The Houston Symphony announced today that it has successfully recruited four new string musicians to be part of an initiative announced earlier this year to embed musicians more deeply in the community. The four musicians/educators will focus on enhancing the orchestra's gr... (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...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Offers Free Concerts This Summer, Starting Today Boston Landmarks Orchestra Offers Free Concerts This Summer, Starting Today
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2015

Inspired by the musical connection of people, place, and culture, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, announces the 2015 summer's free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell. Free concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) beginning today, Ju... (more...)
Grafton Music Festival Welcomes A Far Cry Tonight Grafton Music Festival Welcomes A Far Cry Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2015

A Far Cry, the Grammy-nominated 18-member young chamber orchestra from Boston, will return to Grafton, Vt. tonight, July 11 for a performance in the acoustically splendid, recently renovated White Church (55 Main Street). The concert begins at 8p. This is a program presented by the not-for-profit Gr... (more...)
Music Mountain Welcomes Juilliard String Quartet & More This Weekend Music Mountain Welcomes Juilliard String Quartet & More This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the famed Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, June 28th (3PM) performing Haydn, Webern, and Schubert. The weekend also welcomes Cantata Profana... (more...)
Grafton Music Festival to Welcome A Far Cry, 7/11 Grafton Music Festival to Welcome A Far Cry, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

A Far Cry, the Grammy-nominated 18-member young chamber orchestra from Boston, will return to Grafton, Vt. on Saturday, July 11 for a performance in the acoustically splendid, recently renovated White Church (55 Main Street). The concert begins at 8p. This is a program presented by the not-for-profi... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28 Music Mountain to Welcome Juilliard String Quartet & More, 6/26-28
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert featuring the famed Juilliard String Quartet on Sunday, June 28th (3PM) performing Haydn, Webern, and Schubert. The weekend also welcomes Cantata Profana... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra to Offer Free Concerts This Summer, Beg. 7/15 Boston Landmarks Orchestra to Offer Free Concerts This Summer, Beg. 7/15
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

 Inspired by the musical connection of people, place, and culture, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, announces the 2015 summer's free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell. Free concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) beginning July 15 ... (more...)
The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7 The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall... (more...)
Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell Conducts BNY Mellon Grand Classics Today Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell Conducts BNY Mellon Grand Classics Today
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts today, March 20 and Sunday, March 22.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

HOUSTON (March 9, 2015) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphoni... (more...)




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