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California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera to Open Season with 'Passport to the World', 9/20 California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera to Open Season with 'Passport to the World', 9/20
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera open their 2015-16 seasonSunday, September 20 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek with “Passport to the World,” a musical tour of work by composers including Dvo?ák, Rimsky-Korsakov, Grieg, Debussy, Elgar, Falla, Vaughan... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events ea... (more...)
Orchestra League Announces New Appointments to Board Orchestra League Announces New Appointments to Board
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

 Kjristine Lund, Anthony McGill, Alan Pierson, David M. Roth, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Matthew VanBesien, and Jonathan Weedman have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the League of American Orchestras. The League is a membership organization comprised of hundreds of orchestras from across No... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Special Offer for Summer Group Tickets Pacific Symphony Announces Special Offer for Summer Group Tickets
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2015

Order now for early access to the best seats before they disappear and pay just one low handling fee per order. Groups of 10 or more are seated before tickets go on sale Aug. 16.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative Houston Symphony Hires New Musicians as Part of New Initiative
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

HOUSTON (July 28, 2015) – The Houston Symphony announced today that it has successfully recruited four new string musicians to be part of an initiative announced earlier this year to embed musicians more deeply in the community. The four musicians/educators will focus on enhancing the orchestra's gr... (more...)
Jonas Kaufmann Warns Fans Not to Buy Puccini Album From Decca Jonas Kaufmann Warns Fans Not to Buy Puccini Album From Decca
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann issued a statement on his Facebook page, telling fans not to buy an upcoming release of a Puccini album from his former label, Decca. He wants fans to wait until the 'real' Puccini album is released with Sony on September 11, stating (translated in English):... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Perform Score of BACK TO THE FUTURE to Celebrate 30th Anniversary, 8/1 Houston Symphony to Perform Score of BACK TO THE FUTURE to Celebrate 30th Anniversary, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

HOUSTON (July 27, 2015) –The Houston Symphony is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the worldwide cultural phenomenon Back to the Future at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, with a screening of the Academy Award-winning film accompanied by the Houston Symphony's live performance of the incredible ... (more...)
Oratorio Society of New York 2015-16 Season to Feature Merryman's 'Jonah,' Handel/Mozart & More Oratorio Society of New York 2015-16 Season to Feature Merryman's 'Jonah,' Handel/Mozart & More
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

The Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY), New York's standard for grand choral performance, will mark its 2015/16 season with performances of two major symphonic choral works written within the past 20 years. Leading OSNY in its 143rd season will be Kent Tritle, in his 11th year as music director.... (more...)
Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars' Classical Series Finale, 7/30 Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars' Classical Series Finale, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Ocean Grove's “Summer Stars” Classical Series will conclude with “Grand Orchestra and the Great Organ” this Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 7:30 PM.  Jason C. Tramm conducts critically acclaimed concert organ soloist Gordon Turk and the Summer Stars Festival Orchestra in an extraordinary program showcasi... (more...)
Renee Fleming, Disney in Concert and More Included in Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Season Renee Fleming, Disney in Concert and More Included in Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Season
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Single tickets for the 2015/16 season of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will go on sale Monday, August 3 at 10:00am. Popular concerts for the upcoming season include Opening Night with Pines of Rome, The Tabasco Opera, Brahms Requiem, Home for the Holidays, Big Band Fever, Play Ball, Scheherazade,... (more...)
BWW Reviews: LA FAVORITE at Caramoor, Conducted by Crutchfield, Provides Another Indispensable Bel Canto Rarity BWW Reviews: LA FAVORITE at Caramoor, Conducted by Crutchfield, Provides Another Indispensable Bel Canto Rarity
by Richard Sasanow - July 20, 2015

At a time when we're often inundated with yet another TOSCA, BOHEME or CARMEN at major opera houses, the Caramoor Festival in Katonah, NY--a couple of hours north of New York City in summer traffic--manages to bring some relief, thanks to the efforts of its Music Director Will Crutchfield. On July 1... (more...)
East Bay Symphony Music Director to Make Speech on MUSIC GROWN LOCALLY, 8/25 East Bay Symphony Music Director to Make Speech on MUSIC GROWN LOCALLY, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2015

SPEAKER:     Michael Morgan, Music Director, East Bay Symphony Orchestra, Festival Opera, Walnut Creek, and the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra and Sacramento Opera; Oakland Youth Orchestra... (more...)
Music Mountain to Welcome St. Petersburg String Quartet & More, 8/8-9 Music Mountain to Welcome St. Petersburg String Quartet & More, 8/8-9
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2015

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its 86th anniversary season with a weekend of exceptional classical music. The weekend begins on Saturday, August 8 (6:30pm) with an evening dedicated to Italian & German 17th & 18th Century Music for Soprano, Baroq... (more...)
 Key Pianists Inaugural Season to Feature Feature 'The Beethoven Experience' & More Key Pianists Inaugural Season to Feature Feature 'The Beethoven Experience' & More
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

Key Pianists was conceived by pianist Terry Eder to fill a void in New York concert life: 'Many wonderful pianists playing with wisdom, insight, sensitivity and beauty are not heard in New York.... (more...)
Bradley Brookshire to Perform Goldberg Variations at Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, 7/30 Bradley Brookshire to Perform Goldberg Variations at Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2015

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents The Goldberg Variations Demystified on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 pm at Hyde Hall in Cooperstown. Bradley Brookshire, harpsichord, will perform The Goldberg Variations on a two manual harpsichord, and offer insights into J.S. Bach's colorful and ambitiou... (more...)
Twins Alexander & Marina Doreh to Perform OPERA in CONCERT Twins Alexander & Marina Doreh to Perform OPERA in CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2015

 Twins with    Richard   Gere   has   UNIQUE   UNIVERSAL   VOICE.  He is  singing   Opera  in  Concerts—recital.  His   concert   program   combines   Opera music,   beautiful     aristocratic   the   European   classics   and   Popular   Music   Hits   from   the   repertoire   stars   of the   20t... (more...)
Video Games Live Returns to the Richmond Symphony, 1/23 Video Games Live Returns to the Richmond Symphony, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2015

VIDEO GAMES LIVE, a complete celebration and multimedia concert experience featuring music from the most popular video games of all time, is making its way to Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater on Saturday, January 23, 2016. Show time is 8pm and ticket prices begin at $20 for adults. VIDEO GAMES ... (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...)
Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22 Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire reprises its popular “Fireside” series – intimate 90-minute concerts followed by coffee, hot cider and conversation with the artists. In a tribute to Bach's 330th Birthday, this intimate concert tells the musical story of a day at the Bach Family Household and features AF veteran musi... (more...)
MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11 MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

MusicaNova Orchestra and Arizona-based Paradise Winds will perform a new work composed by Graham Cohen, a 15 year old prodigy, currently studying at the Julliard pre-college division and the youngest winner of the Morton Gould Young Composer Competition. The piece, 'Unexpected Affinities' was commis... (more...)
MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC), is pleased to announce the launch of The Well-Tempered Baroque, a one-hour program devoted to the music of the Baroque era.... (more...)
Polish Conductor, Jerzy Semkow, Dies at Age 86 Polish Conductor, Jerzy Semkow, Dies at Age 86
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Polish conductor, Jerzy Semkow has died today, December 23, 2014, near Lausanne, Switzerland. He has served as music director of the Saint Louis Symphony, principal conductor of the Royal Danish Opera and the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen, Music Advisor and Principal Conductor of the Rochest... (more...)
Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, returns in January 2015 for several weeks of concerts with the CSO at both Symphony Center and Carnegie Hall. Muti's winter residency begins with performances in Chicago—on January 15, 16 and 17—of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, featuri... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
Center for the Creative Arts Hosts CSO String Quintet for Once-A-Month Residency Center for the Creative Arts Hosts CSO String Quintet for Once-A-Month Residency
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

The role of a symphony orchestra in today's environment is to not only bring audiences to the concert hall for their performances, but to also take the music into the community. The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's String Quintet and Wind Quintet not only perform on stage for our traditional series co... (more...)




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