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The 2015 Golden Gate International Children's and Youth Choral Festival Announced for July The 2015 Golden Gate International Children's and Youth Choral Festival Announced for July
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

More than 650 young vocal artists will convene in the East Bay for the tenth triennial Golden Gate International Children's and Youth Choral Festival July 13-18 presented by Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, Artistic Director Robert Geary announced today. The young singers--who represent 21 choirs... (more...)
Aeolus Quartet to Perform 'Death and Transfiguration' at Alice Tully Hall, 5/4 Aeolus Quartet to Perform 'Death and Transfiguration' at Alice Tully Hall, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Praised by the Baltimore Sun for combining 'smoothly meshed technique with a sense of spontaneity and discovery,' the Aeolus Quartet is one of the brightest and most versatile young string quartets on the scene today, committed to presenting time-seasoned masterworks and cutting-edge compositions wi... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (April 6, 2015) — Music Director Marin Alsop leads her final Off the Cuff concert of the 2014-2015 season in collaboration with playwright in residence and director Didi Balle for a symphonic play exploring the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he wrote his Fifth Symphony. The semi-... (more...)
Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

The Music Academy of the West will present the world-renowned New York Philharmonic in its first-ever performance at the historic Santa Barbara Bowl as well as a new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera Cinderella as part of the Academy's 68th annual Summer Festival. The Music Academy will ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together profess... (more...)
Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8 The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

?The Mannes Orchestra, the student orchestral ensemble of Mannes College at The New School, and the New York Choral Society will join forces to perform John Adams' On The Transmigration of Souls and Paul Hindemith's When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, April 8 at Carnegie Hall. David Hayes, who... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (March 23, 2015) — For the conclusion of the 2014-2015 season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop lead the BSO premiere of Leonard Bernstein's comedic operetta Candide on June 11 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and June 12 through June 14 at the J... (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...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announce the Orchestra's celebratory Centennial 2015-2016 season, its ninth season under the direction of Maestra Alsop. Through appearances by the world's most renowned artists, premieres of several new works, Baltimore homecomin... (more...)
Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14 Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Composer-conductor Thomas Ade?s will make his New York Philharmonic conducting debut leading the U.S. Premiere of his Totentanz, featuring mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and baritone Mark Stone; Beethoven's Symphony No. 1; and Berlioz's Les Francs-juges Overture, Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7:30... (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...)
Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (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...)
Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2015

?The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell are delighted to announce the Pops' 2015-2016 season at Cincinnati Music Hall, the fifth under the direction of Mr. Russell. The season, presented by PNC along with the Pops Artist Series Sponsor, The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, f... (more...)
Wu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in February Wu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in February
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Grammy Award-nominated pipa player Wu Man, named Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year in 2013, joins the foremost ambassadors of music and instrumental traditions from across the world to perform in two major anniversary celebrations, one for Music From Japan and the other with Yo-Yo Ma's S... (more...)
2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Soprano Michelle Bradley and pianist Michael Gaertner, winners of the 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, will perform a program of lieder, spirituals, and other works by Beethoven, Strauss, Duparc, Faure, Poulenc, Bachelet, and H.T. Burleigh in recital appearances this Ma... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Partners with Bowers Museum for FEAST FOR THE SENSES, 2/7 Pacific Symphony Partners with Bowers Museum for FEAST FOR THE SENSES, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 28, 2015—Pacific Symphony, in partnership with Bowers Museum, presents “A Feast for the Senses,” an enchanting evening of Chinese music, dining and discovery surrounding the Bowers' current special exhibition, “China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui.” An upsc... (more...)
SHUFFLE Concert Set for Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on 3/8 SHUFFLE Concert Set for Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on 3/8
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

SHUFFLE Concert changes the rules of performance at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Sunday, March 8 at 2 p.m.... (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...)
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...)
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...)
Jessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's Day Jessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

Grammy-Award winning soprano Jessye Normanreturns to Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. with pianist Mark Markham for a special Valentine's Day program entitled Hooray for Love! The concert features classics from musical theater and the Great American Songbook including selections b... (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...)
The New York Festival of Song Announces New Details in the 2015 Edition of NYFOS Next The New York Festival of Song Announces New Details in the 2015 Edition of NYFOS Next
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

The New York Festival of Song's 'invaluable contemporary-music series' (The New Yorker) NYFOS Next enters its fifth season and shifts to a new format-a three-concert mini-festival during the month of February. The series is set to showcase new works from a host of composers including Adam Guettel, G... (more...)





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