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The Pacific Symphony Presents KENNY G, 8/23The Pacific Symphony Presents KENNY G, 8/23
July 22, 2014

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-Geo... (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Summer Season with SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION and TRIPLE PLAY, 7/25 and 8/2The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Summer Season with SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION and TRIPLE PLAY, 7/25 and 8/2
July 17, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra closes its summer season with two one-night-only classical concerts on July 25, “Symphonic Celebration,” and August 2, “Triple Play.” (more...)


Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22
July 17, 2014

Led for the first time by a guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for their 11th open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schnbr... (more...)


The New York Philharmonic Adds Changes and Updates to It's 2014-15 SeasonThe New York Philharmonic Adds Changes and Updates to It's 2014-15 Season
July 16, 2014

Following is an updated chronological listing incorporating changes to the New York Philharmonic's 2014–15 season since the artists and programs for the season were announced on January 22, 2014. High... (more...)


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Declan McGovern as New Vice President of Orchestra OperationsThe Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Declan McGovern as New Vice President of Orchestra Operations
July 15, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced today that Declan McGovern will join the organization as vice president of orchestra operations and general manager in September. (more...)


Photo Flash: A Look Back on Prolific Career of Maestro Lorin MaazelPhoto Flash: A Look Back on Prolific Career of Maestro Lorin Maazel
by BWW Special Coverage - July 14, 2014

As BWW reported earlier today, renowned conductor, violinist and composer Lorin Maazel passed away yesterday, July 13th at the age of 84 due to complications of pneumonia. (more...)


Renowned Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies at Age 84; Recording Academy Issues StatementRenowned Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies at Age 84; Recording Academy Issues Statement
July 14, 2014

Renowned conductor Lorin Maazel passed away yesterday, July 13th at the age of 84 due to complications of pneumonia. (more...)


Philip Mann Extends Contract with the Arkansas Symphony OrchestraPhilip Mann Extends Contract with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
July 10, 2014

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra announces a three-year extension of Philip Mann's tenure as Music Director. Mann first took to the podium as ASO Music Director at Robinson Center Music Hall on October... (more...)


Frank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony OrchestraFrank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
July 10, 2014

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) has announced that Frank Almond will serve as MYSO's 2014 Artist-in-Residence, a newly created position generously sponsored by the Johnston Family. An intern... (more...)


Long Yu 50th Birthday Celebrations, Proms and MoreLong Yu 50th Birthday Celebrations, Proms and More
June 27, 2014

Music has an almost unmatched potential to inspire, to move, on occasion to lift an entire society in a cultural exploration, in the pursuit of cultural ideals. And there are great figures, teachers, ... (more...)


From China to the BBC Proms, Summer Events Surround Maestro Long Yu's 50th BirthdayFrom China to the BBC Proms, Summer Events Surround Maestro Long Yu's 50th Birthday
June 27, 2014

Music has an almost unmatched potential to inspire, to move, on occasion to lift an entire society in a cultural exploration, in the pursuit of cultural ideals. And there are great figures, teachers, ... (more...)


The Brevard Music Center Presents The Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops, 7/4The Brevard Music Center Presents The Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops, 7/4
June 27, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates the Fourth of July with a beloved Brevard tradition – the Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops. On Friday, July 4, at 2 p.m. Maestro Kraig Alan Williams leads th... (more...)


The Florida Orchestra Names Michael Francis as Its New Music DirectorThe Florida Orchestra Names Michael Francis as Its New Music Director
June 26, 2014

The Florida Orchestra (TFO) has announced the appointment of Michael Francis as its new Music Director starting with the 2015/2016 season, serving as Music Director Designate for the upcoming 2014/201... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra & WQED-FM 89.3 to Offer Concert Live Stream, 7/6Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra & WQED-FM 89.3 to Offer Concert Live Stream, 7/6
June 25, 2014

If a customized concert experience with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has been on your wish list, your wish has come true. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform at Hartwood Acres as part ... (more...)


The Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2014-15 SeasonThe Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2014-15 Season
June 13, 2014

Music Director Osmo Vänskä guides Orchestra's flagship classical series, September 2014 to June 2015, featuring a lineup of classical masterworks, star soloists and conductors (more...)


Strauss' 'Alpine Symphony' at The Lobero Set for 6/21Strauss' 'Alpine Symphony' at The Lobero Set for 6/21
June 12, 2014

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Principal Trombonist Jay Friedman will conduct his unique brass arrangement of Richard Strauss' landmark tone poem An Alpine Symphony to open the Music Academy of the West's... (more...)


Cris Velasco's ENEMY FRONT Video Game Score to Premiere in Concert at PlayFest 2014, 9/11-14Cris Velasco's ENEMY FRONT Video Game Score to Premiere in Concert at PlayFest 2014, 9/11-14
June 06, 2014

Multi award-winning composer Cris Velasco's original score for the new first-person shooter action game set during World War II, ENEMY FRONT, will premiere in concert at the third annual PlayFest - Mu... (more...)


DSO Welcomes Two New MusiciansDSO Welcomes Two New Musicians
June 06, 2014

Following its Season Finale on Saturday, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) invited two new musicians to fill principal positions within the orchestra, ending a successful hiring season with a total... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents JULY 4 WITH BIG BAD VOODOO DADDYThe Pacific Symphony Presents JULY 4 WITH BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY
June 03, 2014

Get ready to shake, rattle and roll and celebrate “July 4 with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy,” as Pacific Symphony kicks off its Summer Festival 2014, presented by Mercedes-Benz. Traditionally the best-attende... (more...)


Violinist Pinchas Zukerman & Amanda Forsyth to Play Three Cape Concerts, 19-23 AugustViolinist Pinchas Zukerman & Amanda Forsyth to Play Three Cape Concerts, 19-23 August
June 03, 2014

Legendary violinist, Pinchas Zukerman, accompanied by his wife, pre-eminent South African born Canadian cellist Amanda Forsyth, will give three Cape orchestral concerts in Stellenbosch on Tuesday, 19 ... (more...)


The NY PHIL BIENNIAL Presents Biennial Blogs and BroadcastsThe NY PHIL BIENNIAL Presents Biennial Blogs and Broadcasts
May 30, 2014

The NY PHIL BIENNIAL (May 28–June 7) has begun! To 'hear' the biennial through a composer's ears, follow the Philharmonic's Kravis Emerging ComposerSean Shepherd as he chronicles his journey through 1... (more...)


CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Chicago for Final Two Programs of 2013-14 Season, 6/12-21CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Chicago for Final Two Programs of 2013-14 Season, 6/12-21
May 30, 2014

Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), returns to Chicago in June for his final two programs of the 2013/14 season with concerts on June 12, 13, 14 and 17 (Schubert and... (more...)


The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO, 6/6-8The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO, 6/6-8
May 29, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concludes the 2013.14 Classics series with Bole?ro on June 6-8, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Gilbert Varga and featuring v... (more...)


Young Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition This WeekendYoung Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition This Weekend
May 29, 2014

As the cap to an extraordinary Centennial Season, the 39th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, hosted by the Houston Symphony League, will take place today, May 29 and Saturday, May 31 in St... (more...)


The Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, and the City of Richmond Present TARGET INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, 7/3The Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, and the City of Richmond Present TARGET INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, 7/3
May 28, 2014

The Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, located inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond, and the City of Richmond will again join forces to host a family-fr... (more...)



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