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Sir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra Sir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21 The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Highly regarded for popularizing traditional Irish folk music across the world, “The Chieftains” bring their bagpipes, banjos and exciting musicality to Pacific Symphony Pops for an extension of this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations! Co-founder Paddy Moloney and his band have won six Grammy Awa... (more...)
LA Phil President Deborah Borda Named Hauser Leader-in-Residence at HKS LA Phil President Deborah Borda Named Hauser Leader-in-Residence at HKS
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) announced today that Los Angeles Philharmonic President and Chief Executive Officer Deborah Borda will join the Center for Public Leadership community as a Hauser Leader-in-Residence. Borda is the first arts executive to hold the... (more...)
Tickets to Pink Martini at The VETS Now on Sale Tickets to Pink Martini at The VETS Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Pink Martini with singer Storm Large will play The VETS in Providence on May 5th, 2015 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $59.50 - $39.50, on sale now, and be purchased by visiting www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling (401) 421. ARTS (2787), or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St. Box... (more...)
DCINY to Host A Capella Concert at Weill Recital Hall, 3/13 DCINY to Host A Capella Concert at Weill Recital Hall, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will showcase three superb choral ensembles in an all-a cappella program at Weill Hall on Friday, March 13 at 8:00pm. Hailing from Canada are the Grammy-nominated Elora Festival Singers, and Le Chœur de chambre du Québec, which specializes in con... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

On Saturday, March 21, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome mezzo-soprano SUSAN LORETTE DUNN back to The VETS for a performance of Kurt Weill's Cabaret Songs. The concert program also features Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and Dvo?ák's Carnival Overture... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12 Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 25, 2015—An evening of profound emotion and beautiful introspection takes place when Pacific Symphony performs “Tchaikovsky's Pathétique,” a concert of deep personal meaning to Music Director Carl St.Clair during his 25th anniversary season. In January 1990, St.Clair audit... (more...)
Houston Symphony Invests Over $4.5 Million in Education, Community Programs Houston Symphony Invests Over $4.5 Million in Education, Community Programs
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Houston Symphony announced today that it has invested more than $4.5 million in education and community programs during the current 2014-15 season, an investment that will continue to grow into the 2015-16 season and beyond as the orchestra aims to become the most accessible of the nation's top ... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The League of American Orchestras' program supporting women composers will be renewed for a second year, the League and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, announced today. Administered by New York's American Composers Orchestra and made possible by the Virginia B. Toulmi... (more...)
Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20' Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20'
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Conductor Long Yu announces 'the creation of an entire canon of new music, one of the most important projects in my life' - Compose 20:20... (more...)
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert for the Planet, 28 March The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert for the Planet, 28 March
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Audiences across the world will again be able to experience the Sydney Symphony Orchestra like never before in a mass-participation multimedia event on the evening of Earth Hour 2015.... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19 Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going stro... (more...)
BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) regrets to announce that due to illness, guest conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier is unable to conduct this week's performances of Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, February 27 (Meyerhoff) and 28 (Strathmore). Replacing Maestro Tortelier, will be BSO Assistant Conductor... (more...)
Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Today DigitalTheatre.com is excited to release the next instalment of the London Symphony Orchestra Collection, which features Valery Gergiev conducting five thrilling concerts of Johannes Brahms and Karol Szymanowski.... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present MR. SMITH'S COMPOSTION, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (February 23, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop present the Family Concert Series program “Mr. Smith's Composition” on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The concert will also include selections from B... (more...)
BWW Reviews: That Voice, Voluminous and Voluptuous, Marks Mezzo Jamie Barton Debut at Zankel Hall BWW Reviews: That Voice, Voluminous and Voluptuous, Marks Mezzo Jamie Barton Debut at Zankel Hall
by Richard Sasanow - February 23, 2015

It's the wrong time of year to expect a hurricane in New York, but that didn't stop mezzo Jamie Barton from taking Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall by storm this week. With her warmth, sly sense of playfulness and a voice that just won't quit, Barton held the audience captive.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents ORGAN RECITAL: HECTOR OLIVERA, 3/8 The Pacific Symphony Presents ORGAN RECITAL: HECTOR OLIVERA, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2015

The spectacular William J. Gillespie Concert Organ meets its match with this year's soloist, Hector Olivera, who returns for his second recital with Pacific Symphony's Pedals and Pipes series. Known for his passionate musicianship and interpretations of both classical and popular music, organ virtuo... (more...)
Kravis Center Sets Regional Arts Concert Series for 2015-16 Kravis Center Sets Regional Arts Concert Series for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts has announced the 2015/2016 Regional Arts MUSIC “At Eight” and MUSIC “At Two” Concert Series, featuring an incredible roster of world-class orchestras and performing artists. The series is sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis, and subscriptions g... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

February 19, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2015-16 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features new series, a change of location, world-renowned guest artists and concerts designed to appeal to diverse audiences t... (more...)
Trio Latitude 41 Release New Album Trio Latitude 41 Release New Album
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Internationally acclaimed Trio Latitude 41 - Bernadene Blaha, piano; Livia Sohn, violin; and Luigi Piovano, cello - is releasing its second CD on the French label Eloquentia: the two Piano Trios of Camille Saint-Saëns (EL 1547).... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It's going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky's Firebird on March 6-8.... (more...)
Kansas City, Phoenix Chorales to Release RACHMANINOFF: ALL-NIGHT VIGIL Recording, 3/10 Kansas City, Phoenix Chorales to Release RACHMANINOFF: ALL-NIGHT VIGIL Recording, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2015

The GRAMMY Award-winning conductor Charles Bruffy brings together his two professional choirs, the Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Chorale, for this recording of Sergei Rachmaninoff's All-night Vigil (www.RACHparty.com). The scheduled release date on the Chandos label marks the 100th anniversary of ... (more...)
Cantaloupe Music to Release World Premiere DYSTOPIA Recording, Featuring LA Philharmonic, 2/24 Cantaloupe Music to Release World Premiere DYSTOPIA Recording, Featuring LA Philharmonic, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

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