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Houston Symphony Names Mark Nuccio as Principal Clarinetist Houston Symphony Names Mark Nuccio as Principal Clarinetist
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony announced today that Mark Nuccio, current Associate Principal and Solo E-flat Clarinetist with the New York Philharmonic, has been appointed the Principal Clarinet of the Houston Symphony.  Nuccio will begin his new role in Houston during... (more...)
Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23 Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome Enso String Quartet & More, 7/18-19 Music Mountain to Welcome Enso String Quartet & More, 7/18-19
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 86th anniversary season on Sunday, July 19th (3pm) with Enso String Quartet and Soyeon Kate Lee, piano performing Moravec, Schumann, and Dohnanyi. Also, the weekend welcomes The New Black Eagle Jazz Band on Satu... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)
Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12 Apollo's Fire Presents TANGLEWOOD and BBC PROMS Send-Off Concerts, 6/29-30 and 8/11-12
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

This summer, Apollo's Fire embarks on its fourth international tour, performing with world-renowned violinist, Alina Ibragimova, at the BBC Proms in London (Aug. 15), The Aldeburgh Music/Snape Proms in the UK (Aug. 16), and performing a separate chamber program at the Tuscany Musical Landscapes Fest... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

HOUSTON (June 18, 2015) – The Houston Symphony ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series will continue at 8:30 p.m. on June 20, featuring the Houston Symphony debuts of guest conductor Karina Canellakis and guest artist Charlie Albright.... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (June 17, 2015) –Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh will lead the orchestra in their annual Independence Day celebrations at Oregon Ridge Park on July 3 and 4 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
GREAT PERFORMANCES to Broadcast JOHN WILLIAMS CELEBRATION with LA Philharmonic, 7/24 GREAT PERFORMANCES to Broadcast JOHN WILLIAMS CELEBRATION with LA Philharmonic, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

By any standard, John Williams is one of the greatest film composers of all time; his 49 Academy Award nominations are second only to Walt Disney himself.  And Williams and Walt Disney Concert Hall have gone hand in hand since Williams opened the Hall's inaugural gala in 2003 with the world premiere... (more...)
Natalie Portman to Host GREAT PERFORMANCES John Williams Celebration, 7/24 Natalie Portman to Host GREAT PERFORMANCES John Williams Celebration, 7/24
by TV News Desk - June 16, 2015

This gala opening night performance, hosted by Natalie Portman and featuring Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, July 24 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons have entered into a new partnership to create Classical Live, a unique initiative that offers a new paradigm for the distribution of live recordings of classical music available only on Google Play Music. Classical Live will offer parti... (more...)
Five Major Orchestras Partner With Google to Launch 'Classical Live' on Google Play Five Major Orchestras Partner With Google to Launch 'Classical Live' on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

Five of today's leading orchestras have joined forces in an unprecedented new collaboration to launch the inaugural phase of Classical Live, the first and only initiative offering current recordings exclusively on Google Play Music. Through Classical Live, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Clevelan... (more...)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17 Manfred Honeck to Conduct Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra European Tour, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on a 14-concert European Tour from May 17 to June 5, 2016.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The wonderful world of Disney joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with high-resolution film clips and  beloved music and songs for PNC Pops: Disney in Concert Tale as Old as Time, June 19-21 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Holds Annual Ima Hogg Competition, 6/6; Winner Awarded $25,000 Houston Symphony Holds Annual Ima Hogg Competition, 6/6; Winner Awarded $25,000
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2015

WHAT: The Houston Symphony's prestigious Ima Hogg Competition is designed to support and offer performance opportunities for young artists within the ages of 13-30 who play orchestral instruments. Now in its 40th year, it is recognized as one of the foremost instrumental competitions in the world. T... (more...)
Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13 Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony, led by guest conductor Karina Canellakis, will perform a two-night Russian Festival that features two different programs of some of classical music's greatest works at the 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series on Friday, June 12 and Saturday June 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Cary... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

 Noted American conductor David Bernard will lead the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra in two concerts; one, a free outdoor Summer concert “Opera Goes Pop” at Newburgh's historic Downing Park on Saturday afternoon, July 25, 2015,  a program featuring operatic selections including favorites by Biz... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic and Buffalo Public Schools Win Yale School of Music Award Buffalo Philharmonic and Buffalo Public Schools Win Yale School of Music Award
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

BUFFALO, NY - West Side Connection, a six-year-old partnership between the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Buffalo Public Schools located in the orchestra's West Side neighborhood, has earned a Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award.... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Schedule for 2015-16 BPO Rocks Season Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Schedule for 2015-16 BPO Rocks Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -- Your Buffalo Philharmonic rocks in the 2015-16 season with classic hits of the 60s, 70s, and 80s re-interpreted with a full orchestra. Exceptional bands and exciting show lighting provide a rock-concert atmosphere for the five-show BPO Rocks Series presented by Key Private Bank. ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28 Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 11, 2015—One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, André Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began ... (more...)
Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets! Percussionist Martin Grubinger Joins CSO Season Finale; Get $10 Tickets!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) concludes its 2014-15 season with its Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 concerts at historic Music Hall. Music Director Louis Langrée will lead the orchestra in an exotic program that features Austrian multi-percussionist Martin Grubinger in his CSO debut.... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16 N.C. Symphony to Perform POPS GOES VEGAS, 5/15-16
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony will pay tribute to iconic music and lavish shows in the finale of its 2014-15 Pops series, Pops Goes Vegas, Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh. The concert program, which features such classic numbers as 'Luck Be ... (more...)
BPO Announces Dates for International Guitar Concerto Competition BPO Announces Dates for International Guitar Concerto Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. -WNED - WBFO Buffalo-Toronto and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are pleased to announce the dates for the 2016 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition.   The competition will be taking place on June 8, 9 and 11, 2016.    ... (more...)



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