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BWW Reviews: Here, There, Everywhere - All Over Town with PRETTY YENDEBWW Reviews: Here, There, Everywhere - All Over Town with PRETTY YENDE
by Richard Sasanow - October 20, 2014

Pretty Yende--a name that in itself brings certain expectations as well as smiles--burst on the New York opera scene at the start of 2013, in a baptism by fire. At just 27, the South African soprano f... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher HallBWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher Hall
by Richard Sasanow - October 17, 2014

Soprano Anna Netrebko was AWOL. Tenor Marcello Giordani wasn't there. Mezzo Isabel Leonard didn't make it either. At least tenor Richard Tucker (1913-1975) had the best excuse for not being at Avery F... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents MOZART & BRAHMS, 11/13-15The Pacific Symphony Presents MOZART & BRAHMS, 11/13-15
October 16, 2014

From turbulent, agitated and ominous to lyrical and tender—it's a passionate journey the audience won't soon forget when Pacific Symphony and guest pianist Haochen Zhang deliver Mozart's Piano Concert... (more...)


The PKF – Prague Philharmonia Announces Appointment of Conductor Emmanuel Villaume as Music Director and Chief ConductorThe PKF – Prague Philharmonia Announces Appointment of Conductor Emmanuel Villaume as Music Director and Chief Conductor
October 15, 2014

The PKF – Prague Philharmonia is pleased to announce the appointment of internationally renowned conductor Emmanuel Villaume to the position of Music Director and Chief Conductor of the PKF – Prague P... (more...)


Emmanuel Villaume Appointed New Director of Prague PhilharmonicEmmanuel Villaume Appointed New Director of Prague Philharmonic
October 15, 2014

PRAGUE (Czech Republic), OCTOBER 15, 2014 —The PKF – Prague Philharmonia is pleased to announce the appointment of internationally renowned conductor Emmanuel Villaume to the position of Music Directo... (more...)


The Richmond Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS, 10/25The Richmond Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS, 10/25
October 13, 2014

Join us at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage on Saturday, October 25 at 11am for the world famous production of Beethoven Lives Upstairs. The concert features a lively exchange of letters ... (more...)


The California Symphony Announces New Executive Director and Launches a Matching ChallengeThe California Symphony Announces New Executive Director and Launches a Matching Challenge
October 10, 2014

On the heels of its packed September 21 opening night concert that began the orchestra's 28th season, the California Symphony isn't finished making a statement. On October 1, Aubrey Bergauer took the ... (more...)


December at the University Musical Society Includes MESSIAH, WILLIAM TELL, and MoreDecember at the University Musical Society Includes MESSIAH, WILLIAM TELL, and More
October 10, 2014

The University Musical Society (UMS) kicks off the holiday season on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7 with the annual Ann Arbor community tradition of Handel's Messiah, featuring the Ann Ar... (more...)


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION, 11/8Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION, 11/8
October 08, 2014

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 10/08/2014 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Pictures at an Exhibition on November 8-9, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Prokofiev'... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents A SHERLOCK HOLMES HALLOWEEN, 10/25The Pacific Symphony Presents A SHERLOCK HOLMES HALLOWEEN, 10/25
October 07, 2014

Fewer boo!(s), more clues this Halloween! With the help of everyone's favorite detective, Pacific Symphony invites children and families to help solve the mystery of a haunted violin during this morni... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Welcomes Kyle Mendiguchia and Ted Sugata to the OrchestraThe Pacific Symphony Welcomes Kyle Mendiguchia and Ted Sugata to the Orchestra
October 02, 2014

Pacific Symphony proudly welcomes two new, accomplished musicians to the orchestra: Kyle Mendiguchia, bass trombone, and Ted Sugata, second oboe. Both made their official debut as members of the Symph... (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...)


Boston Philharmonic to Perform Mozart & Shostakovich in Opening Weekend, 10/23Boston Philharmonic to Perform Mozart & Shostakovich in Opening Weekend, 10/23
October 01, 2014

Benjamin Zander, Music Director and Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), is delighted to present the first program of the orchestra's 2014-2015 season, featuring Mozart's Overture to ... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Celebrated Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th AnniversaryThe Pacific Symphony Celebrated Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th Anniversary
September 30, 2014

More than 300 guests dressed in elegant cocktail attire gathered at The Westin South Coast Plaza for Pacific Symphony's Opening Night party on Thursday, Sept. 25, eager to celebrate Music Director Car... (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...)


Acclaimed Oboist David Weiss DiesAcclaimed Oboist David Weiss Dies
May 25, 2014

“David Weiss was a man of formidable musical gifts who exuded magisterial charm on stage and off,” said Mr. Reed. “Ever the consummate professional, David reveled in all the details and challenges of ... (more...)


The BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS This WeekendThe BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS This Weekend
May 23, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic's Memorial Day tradition will get an updated twist this year. (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...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents CARMINA BURANA, 6/5-7The Pacific Symphony Presents CARMINA BURANA, 6/5-7
May 20, 2014

Haunting melodies and sweet, euphonious voices combine to create a deeply moving, life-affirming evening of music, as Pacific Symphony dives into spiritual depths in preparation for Carl Orff's master... (more...)


The BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS, 5/23-24The BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS, 5/23-24
May 17, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic's Memorial Day tradition will get an updated twist this year. (more...)





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