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VisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA RecordsVisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA Records
August 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. ... (more...)


'Rejoice With Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot' Airs on THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES, 8/28'Rejoice With Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot' Airs on THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES, 8/28
August 19, 2014

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra an... (more...)


Trans-Siberian Orchestra Announces THE CHRISTMAS ATTIC TOUR - 120 Shows, 71 Cities, 52 Days!Trans-Siberian Orchestra Announces THE CHRISTMAS ATTIC TOUR - 120 Shows, 71 Cities, 52 Days!
August 15, 2014

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has just announced their Christmas Attic Tour: (more...)


David Hertzberg Wins Gotham Chamber Opera's Catherine Doctorow Prize for MusicDavid Hertzberg Wins Gotham Chamber Opera's Catherine Doctorow Prize for Music
August 04, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera and the Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation have announced that David Hertzberg will be the inaugural winner of the Catherine Doctorow Prize for Music, a competitive pri... (more...)


Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Premieres Two Major Works in Her 75th YearComposer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Premieres Two Major Works in Her 75th Year
July 30, 2014

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, one of America's most honored and sought-after composers, marked her 75th birthday on April 30, 2014, and her 2014-15 season is bracketed by the premieres of two major works. It ... (more...)


Thomas Adès to Conduct Academy Season Finale at Granada Theatre, 8/9Thomas Adès to Conduct Academy Season Finale at Granada Theatre, 8/9
July 30, 2014

Thomas Adès, the brilliant British pianist, conductor, and composer who has been hailed as among “the most imposing figures in contemporary music” (The New Yorker), will lead the Academy Festival Orch... (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...)


Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet with Geoffrey Burleson, 8/2-3Music Mountain to Welcome Penderecki String Quartet with Geoffrey Burleson, 8/2-3
July 15, 2014

American's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its milestone 85th anniversary season with the return of the New Black Eagle Jazz Band on Saturday, August 2nd (6:... (more...)


The Buffalo Philharmonic Offers Early Access to Six of Its ConcertsThe Buffalo Philharmonic Offers Early Access to Six of Its Concerts
July 14, 2014

On Thursday, July 17, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will offer the public a chance to lock in their favorite seats to six of the season's highlights. (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...)


Internationally-Acclaimed Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to Make His Brevard Music Center Premiere, 7/18-19Internationally-Acclaimed Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to Make His Brevard Music Center Premiere, 7/18-19
July 10, 2014

Internationally-acclaimed conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya makes his Brevard Music Center premiere with a weekend of unforgettable performances. On Friday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m., Harth-Bedoya leads the Br... (more...)


Pacific Symphony to Present GERSHWIN GREATS Concert, 7/20Pacific Symphony to Present GERSHWIN GREATS Concert, 7/20
June 27, 2014

Orange County, Calif.—June 26, 2014—Pacific Symphony tackles the music of one of America's most celebrated composers—George Gershwin—for a memorable night of timeless music, as Mercedes-Benz presents ... (more...)


The Brevard Music Center Presents Renowned Conductor Matthias Bamert, 6/27The Brevard Music Center Presents Renowned Conductor Matthias Bamert, 6/27
June 18, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) welcomes the return of renowned conductor Matthias Bamert for a pair of concerts. On Friday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m., Bamert will conduct the Brevard Music Center Orchestr... (more...)


The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, with Milwaukee County Parks, Presents Two Free Outdoor Concerts, 6/8 and 6/12The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, with Milwaukee County Parks, Presents Two Free Outdoor Concerts, 6/8 and 6/12
June 03, 2014

As a thank you to the Milwaukee community for its support during the season, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in partnership with Milwaukee County Parks presents a free outdoor concert on Sunday, June... (more...)


Avi Stein Named New Associate Organist and Chorus Master of Trinity Wall StreetAvi Stein Named New Associate Organist and Chorus Master of Trinity Wall Street
May 30, 2014

Trinity Wall Street today named noted keyboardist and early music specialist Avi Stein as its new Associate Organist and Chorus Master, beginning June 1. Stein is no stranger to Trinity, having played... (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...)


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...)


Pablo Heras-Casado Extends Contract with Orchestra of St. Luke's Through 2017Pablo Heras-Casado Extends Contract with Orchestra of St. Luke's Through 2017
May 27, 2014

Approaching its 40th anniversary season, Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) is thrilled to announce its continued relationship with Principal Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, formalized in a two-year contract... (more...)


The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2
May 27, 2014

The Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents four concerts from today, May 27 to June 2 devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The concerts take place in Washington, D.C. at... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 6/6-8Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 6/6-8
May 22, 2014

The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series penultimate weekend on June 6-8 brings Music Director Manfred Honeck back to Heinz Hall to conduct a split weekend of programming featuring Mahler's monu... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14
May 22, 2014

One of the most iconic rock-and-roll bands to come out of London during the 1970s—Grammy Award-winning “America”—joins Pacific Symphony Pops to rock the house with hot hits, soulful ballads and rock c... (more...)


Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Names Stefan Sanders Associate ConductorBuffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Names Stefan Sanders Associate Conductor
May 21, 2014

Former BPO trombonist Stefan Sanders will move to the front of the orchestra in his new role as Associate Conductor. (more...)


Pacific Symphony Presents PETER AND THE WOLF TodayPacific Symphony Presents PETER AND THE WOLF Today
May 10, 2014

Pacific Symphony presents the perfect story to introduce children to the sounds of the orchestra—Prokofiev's wildly popular and charming “Peter and the Wolf”—which wraps up this season's Family Musica... (more...)




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