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Pacific Symphony to Present 2016 LANTERN FESTIVAL for Lunar New Year, 2/20 Pacific Symphony to Present 2016 LANTERN FESTIVAL for Lunar New Year, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 3, 2016—Pacific Symphony partners with South Coast Chinese Cultural Center/Irvine Chinese School to present the “2016 Lantern Festival” commemorating the end of the Lunar New Year celebration. This free, family-friendly Lantern Festival—featuring the traditional dragon dan... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC's 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts—the operatic world-premie... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, “Romeo and Juliet and Carmen,” on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
Violinist Jennider Koh to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 2/5 Violinist Jennider Koh to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/19/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart presents two performances with violinist Jennifer Koh on February 5 and 6 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 and Anna Clyne's Within Her Arms will be... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4 Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

have been and where we are going? Or how certain kinds of music fit into this diverse universe of sound? These are some of the important questions that music raises, and each year, Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, attempts to shed light on the answers by exploring a different f... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4 Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program ... (more...)
BMOP/Sound Releases Two New Albums, CHINARY UNG; & MASON BATES BMOP/Sound Releases Two New Albums, CHINARY UNG; & MASON BATES
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Boston, MA (For Release 1.5.16) — Known as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music, BMOP/sound today announced the release of two new albums: Chinary Ung: Singing Inside Aura, featuring soloist Susan Ung on viola and voice, and Mason Bates: Mothershi... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Third Consecutive Surplus and More Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Third Consecutive Surplus and More
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2015

Phillip Wm. Fisher, Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Board Chairman since December 2012, closed the 2015 Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Annual Meeting of the Governing Members today as his last official order of business as Chairman. Mark Davidoff, Michigan Managing Partner at Deloitte LLP, was el... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Present NOTES FROM VIETNAM, 2/12/16 Oakland Symphony to Present NOTES FROM VIETNAM, 2/12/16
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2015

Oakland, CA, December 10, 2015—Music Director Michael Morgan and the Oakland Symphony continue their annual exploration of world orchestral music traditions this season with Notes from Vietnam, Friday, February 12, 2016, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre. Featured will be Emmy Award-winning composer ... (more...)
Gold Coast Arts Center Welcomes New Faculty Gold Coast Arts Center Welcomes New Faculty
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2015

Beginning this January, 2016 the Gold Coast Arts Center, a non-for-profit visual arts center open year-round to promote and support the arts through education, exhibition, performance and outreach will welcome aboard an extraordinarily talented group of international musicians to help instruct in va... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS, 12/5 Pacific Symphony to Perform NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 23, 2015—Children's eyes are sure to light up when beautiful ballerinas dance and twirl to Tchaikovsky's charming and imaginative music for Pacific Symphony's annual “Nutcracker for Kids,” led by the Symphony's new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia and featuring the Festival... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Lauch Eighth Tour to Far East in January 2016 Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Lauch Eighth Tour to Far East in January 2016
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2015

CHICAGO—The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Riccardo Muti take their first trip to Asia together in January 2016, marking the Orchestra's eighth trip to the Far East in its distinguished history.... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27 Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The annual tradition returns! The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck perform waltzes and polkas from his home country of Austria on November 27 and 29 at Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics season.... (more...)
Cantata Singers' Expanded Chamber Series Begins Tonight Cantata Singers' Expanded Chamber Series Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

Cantata Singers' expanded Chamber Series begins tonight, November 17, 2017 at 7:30pm at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences with Made in America, a program of twentieth-century American chamber music by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, and Irving Fine. Cantata Singers' Chamber Series will be in r... (more...)
Hopkinson Smith to Perform Concert of Elizabethan Repertoire, 12/10 Hopkinson Smith to Perform Concert of Elizabethan Repertoire, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

John Dowland, though also a sprightly and humorous composer, is most famous for the darker side of his character and the pervading melancholy that nourished his unquiet soul. But he was in no way the inventor of highly charged melodic poignancy in solo lute music. Two important composers of the gene... (more...)
BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 BMOP & Odyssey Opera to Join Forces to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Notables Presents yMusic, 12/15 Carnegie Hall Notables Presents yMusic, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2015

On Tuesday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m., theCarnegie Hall Notables—a membership and ticket program for music enthusiasts in their 20s and 30s—presents yMusic in an exclusive concert in Zankel Hall for Notables members only featuring the acclaimed multi-instrumentalists (string trio, flute, clarinet, an... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Two New Violinists
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and CSO Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of two new viola section members: Sunghee Choi and Youming Chen.... (more...)
Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22 Odyssey Opera and BMOP to Present Gunther Schuller Memorial Concert, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2015

Boston, MA — Two of Boston's leading musical ensembles—the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera—unite onstage for a special concert honoring the great Pulitzer­winning composer Gunther Schuller (1925-­ 2015). Between them, these two organizations have a repertoire spanning a wide... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Extend Creative Consultant Contract with Yo-Yo Ma Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Extend Creative Consultant Contract with Yo-Yo Ma
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2015

(CHICAGO)—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce a two-year contract extension for world-renowned cellist and educator, Yo-Yo Ma, who has served as the organization's Judson and Joyce Gree... (more...)
Cantata Singers' Expanded Chamber Series Begins 11/17 Cantata Singers' Expanded Chamber Series Begins 11/17
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2015

Cantata Singers' expanded Chamber Series begins on Thursday, November 17, 2017 at 7:30pm at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences with Made in America, a program of twentieth-century American chamber music by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, and Irving Fine. Cantata Singers' Chamber Series will be ... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony to Debut the U.S. Premiere of Russian Composer Sofia Gubaidulina's FACHWERK, 12/3 Berkeley Symphony to Debut the U.S. Premiere of Russian Composer Sofia Gubaidulina's FACHWERK, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2015

Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphony perform the U.S. premiere of Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina's Fachwerk on Thursday, December 3 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley, with world-renowned Norwegian bayan pioneer Geir Draugsvoll in his Bay Area debut. Fachwerk was written for b... (more...)
Internationally Renowned Classical Music Event LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS 2015 Heading to U.S. Theaters Internationally Renowned Classical Music Event LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS 2015 Heading to U.S. Theaters
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2015

Last Night of the Proms 2015 comes to the big screen in the U.S. for the first time ever for one night today, October 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. (local time).... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2015

Oakland, October 13, 2015 - Winners of the Young Composer Competition and the Concerto Competition will be featured as part of the three-concert 2015-2016 season of the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, Music Director Michael Morgan and Principal Conductor Omid Zoufonoun have announced. The home sea... (more...)




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