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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Join Forces with PNC Pops for 'Sci-Fi Spectacular', 11/14Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Join Forces with PNC Pops for 'Sci-Fi Spectacular', 11/14
October 31, 2014

PITTSBURGH – Captain's Log, Stardate November 2014. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jack Everly and host George Takei take audiences to galaxies far, far away to explore new worlds with l... (more...)


Pianist Alexander Beridze to Perform at Weill Recital Hall, 11/12Pianist Alexander Beridze to Perform at Weill Recital Hall, 11/12
October 30, 2014

Pianist Alexander Beridze will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8 PM. The program, which includes Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101, ... (more...)


BWW Interviews: The Legendary Clarinetist Stanley Drucker Appears with David Bernard and the Park Avenue Chamber SymphonyBWW Interviews: The Legendary Clarinetist Stanley Drucker Appears with David Bernard and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
October 29, 2014

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony will be kicking off its 15th anniversary season with a pair of concerts featuring the world renowned clarinetist Stanley Drucker in a performance of Mozart's Clarinet ... (more...)


Pianist Alexander Beridze to Perform at Weill Recital Hall, 11/12Pianist Alexander Beridze to Perform at Weill Recital Hall, 11/12
October 21, 2014

Pianist Alexander Beridze will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8 PM. The program, which includes Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101, ... (more...)


Les Arts Florissants Announces 2014-15 Season HighlightsLes Arts Florissants Announces 2014-15 Season Highlights
October 01, 2014

William Christie's internationally acclaimed Baroque music ensemble, Les Arts Florissants, today announced highlights of its 37th season, encompassing more than 70 performances in approximately 35 ven... (more...)


Koerner Quartet to Present NOTHING BUT THE CLASSICS Concert, 11/2Koerner Quartet to Present NOTHING BUT THE CLASSICS Concert, 11/2
October 01, 2014

The Koerner Quartet presents its second concert of the season with the brilliantly refined program - Nothing but the Classics - on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2pmin the Koerner Recital Hall at the Van... (more...)


Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil ThomsonSpecial Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson
September 23, 2014

The Virgil Thomson Foundation today announced a robust worldwide celebration of Pulitzer Prize winner Virgil Thomson (1896-1989). A champion of American music and arguably America's greatest composer... (more...)


The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases PROKOFIEV: SUITE FROM ROMEO AND JULIETThe Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases PROKOFIEV: SUITE FROM ROMEO AND JULIET
September 22, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) fourth CSO Resound recording with Music Director Riccardo Muti, Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet, will be released internationally on Tuesday, September 23... (more...)


Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2
September 18, 2014

On October 2, 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by... (more...)


Sony Masterworks Announces New US Classical ReleasesSony Masterworks Announces New US Classical Releases
September 18, 2014

The Last Symphonies: Mozart's Instrumental Oratorium Nikolaus Harnoncourt 2-CD Set Now Available Preview: https://soundcloud.com/nikolaus-harnoncourt/sets/nikolaus-harnoncourt-mozart On The Last... (more...)


'Castleton in Performance' Opens 10/26'Castleton in Performance' Opens 10/26
September 17, 2014

On Sunday, October 26, 2014, at 4 p.m., a concert titled Bach – A Three Part Invention will open “Castleton in Performance,” the 2014 fall series presented by the Castleton Festival in Virginia. This ... (more...)


The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Begins 2014-2015 Season with New Associate ConductorThe Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Begins 2014-2015 Season with New Associate Conductor
September 05, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra begins its 2014-15 season on Sept. 13, with a new Associate Conductor, many outstanding guest artists, and collaborations slated with many of the area's leading cult... (more...)


Conductor Fabio Luisi Guides Zurich Opera, Metropolitan Opera and More in 2014-15Conductor Fabio Luisi Guides Zurich Opera, Metropolitan Opera and More in 2014-15
September 02, 2014

Grammy and ECHO Klassik Award-winning conductor Fabio Luisi continues to dominate the international stage in 2014-15. In his third season as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera, where the progr... (more...)


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...)


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...)


ECM Releases Meredith Monk's PIANO SONGS TodayECM Releases Meredith Monk's PIANO SONGS Today
May 06, 2014

Piano Songs, a newly released ECM CD containing some of Meredith Monk's most beloved compositions for the instrument, features new music pianists Ursula Oppens and Bruce Brubaker. Marking one of the r... (more...)





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