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Canton Symphony Orchestra String Trio to Perform Beethoven, 3/12 Canton Symphony Orchestra String Trio to Perform Beethoven, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

CANTON, OH (March 5, 2015) – Beethoven is well known for composing grand orchestral symphonies and piano concerti, but he also wrote many works for smaller, chamber ensembles. Some of these works will be performed by a Canton Symphony Orchestra string trio as part of the orchestra's Casual Series. ... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Announces Release of Subscription Ticket Packages Brevard Music Center Announces Release of Subscription Ticket Packages
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

Brevard (NC)—Subscription ticket packages for the 2015 Brevard Music Center (BMC) season are now available for sale by calling the BMC Box Office at 828.862.2100.... (more...)
Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20 Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22.... (more...)
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Unveil World Premiere, 4/24 Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Unveil World Premiere, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

Composer Mohammed Fairouz's first Oratorio, Zabur will receive its world premiere performance by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 24, at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis.... (more...)
League of American Orchestras New Orchestra Governance Center League of American Orchestras New Orchestra Governance Center
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The League of American Orchestras has launched a new Orchestra Governance Center, offering a comprehensive range of support, strategies, and programs designed to strengthen governance practice in orchestras. Newly developed regional seminars for board chairs, orchestra CEOs, and development staff ar... (more...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster to Perform Pulitzer-Winning Composition, 3/12 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster to Perform Pulitzer-Winning Composition, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's Barnett & Company Masterworks Series concert on March 12 will feature the CSO's Concertmaster Holly Mulcahy performing Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto, which won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2010. Higdon wrote the piece in 2008 for violinist Hi... (more...)
Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21 Wolf Trap Announces 53 Summer Performances; Tickets Go On Sale 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced the first 53 Summer 2015 performances at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Tickets for these performances go on sale to the general public beginning at 10:00 a.m. March 21; Wolf Trap members (donors of $... (more...)
CSO Youth Orchestra to Perform Winter Concert, 3/9 CSO Youth Orchestra to Perform Winter Concert, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2015

February 25, 2015 – Chattanooga, TN The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) continue their 2014/15 season on March 9 at 7:30pm at Brainerd Baptist Church with a concert performed by the CSOYO Symphony with Gary Wilkes conducting, featuring An American in Paris by George Gershwin... (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 - February 28, 2015

Oakland, CA, February 27, 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 wi... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

On Saturday, March 21, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome mezzo-soprano SUSAN LORETTE DUNN back to The VETS for a performance of Kurt Weill's Cabaret Songs. The concert program also features Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and Dvo?ák's Carnival Overture... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The League of American Orchestras' program supporting women composers will be renewed for a second year, the League and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, announced today. Administered by New York's American Composers Orchestra and made possible by the Virginia B. Toulmi... (more...)
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert for the Planet, 28 March The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert for the Planet, 28 March
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Audiences across the world will again be able to experience the Sydney Symphony Orchestra like never before in a mass-participation multimedia event on the evening of Earth Hour 2015.... (more...)
BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) regrets to announce that due to illness, guest conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier is unable to conduct this week's performances of Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, February 27 (Meyerhoff) and 28 (Strathmore). Replacing Maestro Tortelier, will be BSO Assistant Conductor... (more...)
Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Today DigitalTheatre.com is excited to release the next instalment of the London Symphony Orchestra Collection, which features Valery Gergiev conducting five thrilling concerts of Johannes Brahms and Karol Szymanowski.... (more...)
Well-Strung Returning to Cafe Istanbul, 3/18 Well-Strung Returning to Cafe Istanbul, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

?Now in the midst of their second international concert tour, Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, will return to New Orleans with their latest production, “POPssical” at Cafe Istanbul on March 18 at 8:00 PM for one show only.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: That Voice, Voluminous and Voluptuous, Marks Mezzo Jamie Barton Debut at Zankel Hall BWW Reviews: That Voice, Voluminous and Voluptuous, Marks Mezzo Jamie Barton Debut at Zankel Hall
by Richard Sasanow - February 23, 2015

It's the wrong time of year to expect a hurricane in New York, but that didn't stop mezzo Jamie Barton from taking Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall by storm this week. With her warmth, sly sense of playfulness and a voice that just won't quit, Barton held the audience captive.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents ORGAN RECITAL: HECTOR OLIVERA, 3/8 The Pacific Symphony Presents ORGAN RECITAL: HECTOR OLIVERA, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2015

The spectacular William J. Gillespie Concert Organ meets its match with this year's soloist, Hector Olivera, who returns for his second recital with Pacific Symphony's Pedals and Pipes series. Known for his passionate musicianship and interpretations of both classical and popular music, organ virtuo... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

February 19, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2015-16 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features new series, a change of location, world-renowned guest artists and concerts designed to appeal to diverse audiences t... (more...)
Cleveland POPS Orchestra Offers LA MUSICA D'ITALIA, 3/27 Cleveland POPS Orchestra Offers LA MUSICA D'ITALIA, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio, February 17, 2015 --The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with conductor Carl Topilow will present “ La Musica D'Italia,” on Friday, March 27, 2015. The concert will take place at 8:00 p.m. in Severance Hall. The performance is a celebration of Italy's musical legacy to the world. Cleveland ... (more...)
LOVE AFFAIRS Concert Set for National Opera Center, 3/28 LOVE AFFAIRS Concert Set for National Opera Center, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Love Affairs, is a concert of new vocal music by New York Composers, Clint Borzoni and Philip Wharton.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Stravinsky's FIREBIRD, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It's going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky's Firebird on March 6-8.... (more...)
Pianist Jeni Slotchiver Releases BUSONI THE VISIONARY III Recording Pianist Jeni Slotchiver Releases BUSONI THE VISIONARY III Recording
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

Centaur Records has released the third volume of pianist Jeni Slotchiver's CD series devoted to the music of one of history's greatest composer/pianists, Ferruccio Busoni. Busoni the Visionary III (CRC 3396) offers a cross-section of works from his mature period, plus one of his monumental transcrip... (more...)
Young Violin Soloists to Headline CSO & CSOYO Side-By-Side Concert, 2/22 Young Violin Soloists to Headline CSO & CSOYO Side-By-Side Concert, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO) and the CSO Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) present a unique event, featuring not only two of the youth orchestras in concert (Symphony and Philharmonic), but also the CSO Orchestra and the CSOYO Symphony combined. Giving students the chance to play... (more...)



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