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Parthenia to Present 'The Power of Music and Poetry,' 5/2 Parthenia to Present 'The Power of Music and Poetry,' 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Parthenia, New York's premiere viol consort, will present The Art of Persuasion - The Power of Music and Poetry , a lecture/recital and concert on Saturday, May 2, including a 4:00 PM lecture/recital and 7:00 PM concert at The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street in Manhattan. This ... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has announced Chinese-born American violinist,  Frank Huang as their new Concertmaster.  Huang has served as the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra Concertmaster for the last two seasons and intends to return to the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra in February 2016.... (more...)
The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3 The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The Brevard Music Center in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents itsSundays with Brevard Music Center concert on May 3, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC Asheville. The program will feature Brevard Music Center artist faculty member Steve ... (more...)
Elaris Duo to Perform Music of Joel Feigin, Benefiting Sandy Hook Promise Elaris Duo to Perform Music of Joel Feigin, Benefiting Sandy Hook Promise
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The music of composer Joel Feigin will be performed by the Elaris Duo, violinist Larisa Elisha and cellist Steven Elisha, on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 PM in Mary Flagler Cary Hall of The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in New York, New York. This concert is presented as a fund... (more...)
California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (April 21, 2015) – The California Symphony, entering its third season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, is expanding its regional profile in Northern California, performing concerts in three new venues beginning in June. The orchestra, based in Walnut Creek, will perform three con... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as ar... (more...)
DSO's 'EXOTIC ADVENTURES' Concert Streams Live DSO's 'EXOTIC ADVENTURES' Concert Streams Live
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Join Detroit Public Television (DPTV) this morning starting at 10:45 a.m. for The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO)'s most exciting concert of the year, Exotic Adventures, featuring mezzo soprano Isabelle Druet for her American orchestral debut performing Ravel's Shéhérazade.... (more...)
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Present Their Spring Concert, 5/4 The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Present Their Spring Concert, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) concludes their 2014-2015 season on May 4 at 7 pm at the Tivoli Theatre featuring all three orchestras.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3 The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Experience Ginastera: Harp Concerto on Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m. at Randolph-Macon College. The Spanish-flavored concert includes pieces by Gioachino Rossini, Alberto Ginastera, Manuel de Falla and Juan Criso?stomo Arriaga. This is the final Amtrak Metro Collection concert of the 2014-15 Season and... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9 The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EMPEROR,' 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

From simple beauty to dazzling grandeur, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” requires extreme virtuosity from its soloist, making it an ideal centerpiece for Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert, “Beethoven's 'Emperor.'” Pianist Barry Douglas, gold medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky Interna... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4 Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will stage a three-day festival June 2-4 exploring renewal in Detroit and New Orleans through performance and cultural exchange. The festival, entitled 'A Musical Tale of Two Cities: Motown Meets The Big Easy,' will examine how these two cities have used their le... (more...)
Kelley O'Connor to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, 5/8 Kelley O'Connor to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Kelley O'Connor will perform the evocative Neruda Songs by the American composer Peter Lieberson in concerts with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 8pm. Music Director José-Luis Novo will also conduc... (more...)
Oakland East Bay Symphony to Close Out Season with CANDIDE, 5/15 Oakland East Bay Symphony to Close Out Season with CANDIDE, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Oakland East Bay Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan conclude their 2014-2015 season with “all the best in the best of all possible worlds” in the form of Leonard Bernstein's masterful and droll take on Voltaire's biting, farcical satire, Candide, which will be given one performance only ... (more...)
Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26 Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (April 14, 2015) – Three choruses combined into one, six vocal soloists and internationally acclaimed pianist André Watts join together for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's final Beethoven Festival concert. The program for the concert on April 26 at 8:00pm at the Zimmermann Symphony Cen... (more...)
Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More! Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Weill Hall and the Green Music Center (GMC) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced its 2015–16 season today, with concerts in Weill Hall, Schroeder Hall, and through the summer at Weill Hall + Lawn. The season comprises the MasterCard Performance Series — 39 concerts on the stage of the 1,400-se... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17 Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

HOUSTON (April 13, 2015) – The Houston Symphony presents Ohlsson Plays Chopin at Jones Hall featuring works by contemporary American living composer Jennifer Higdon and Romantic-era composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin.... (more...)
San Francisco Girls Chorus to Finish Off Season with Concert Featuring Carla Kihlstedt, 6/5 San Francisco Girls Chorus to Finish Off Season with Concert Featuring Carla Kihlstedt, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

San Francisco, CA, April 13, 2015 –The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus will conclude its 2014-2015 season with an ambitious and ingenious program exploring the serious fun of modern and contemporary music Friday, June 5, at 8 pm at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, A... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keitaro Harada as New Associate Conductor Richmond Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keitaro Harada as New Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (April 10, 2015) – The Richmond Symphony is proud to announce that Associate Conductor Keitaro Harada has been appointed as the new Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19 The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2015

The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Elgar and Sibelius on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The concert will be led by Music Director Steven Smith and features the World Premiere of Benjamin Broening's Sea Surfa... (more...)
Pacific Chorale Sets Season Finale Concert Pacific Chorale Sets Season Finale Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

Pacific Chorale, the internationally acclaimed resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be presenting a powerful finale concert on May 17 at 5:30 p.m., featuring works by Verdi, Howells and Poulenc. Uniquely, the concert will feature two conductors: the current Artistic Director, John ... (more...)
Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28 Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 04/07/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents An Evening with Itzhak Perlman on April 28, 2015at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Associate Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the orchestra in Brahms's Symphony No. 2, and Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn's Violin... (more...)
New Yorker Classical Music Critic Andrew Porter Dies at 86 New Yorker Classical Music Critic Andrew Porter Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

Music critic Andrew Porter died either Thursday night or early Friday in London. He was 86. He died from complications of pneumonia, and it was confirmed by Sheila Porter, his sister and only immediate survivor.... (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...)
A2SO to Celebrate Mozart's Birthday with Concert Bash, 1/31 A2SO to Celebrate Mozart's Birthday with Concert Bash, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents its 19th Annual Mozart Birthday Bash on Saturday, January 31, 8:00pm at the Michigan Theater. This all-Mozart concert will feature guest performers Jeanette Vecchione and Timothy Michling, and is proudly co- sponsored by Rebecca Horvath.... (more...)



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