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Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced the appointment of Stéphane Denève as its next Music Director. Denève, who will serve as the St. Louis Symphony's 13th Music Director, has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003.  His initial three-year term as Music Director begins with... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall!... (more...)
2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, today announced the names of the recipients of the 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Awards, bringing the number of such grants given by the Foundation to 55, and the amount aw... (more...)
The HK Phil Gathers Immense Forces for Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA The HK Phil Gathers Immense Forces for Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) proudly presents Carmina Burana — earthy and bawdy, tender and breathtakingly beautiful.... (more...)
Organist Paul Jacobs Receives Honorary Degree from Washington and Jefferson College Organist Paul Jacobs Receives Honorary Degree from Washington and Jefferson College
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Grammy-Award winning organist Paul Jacobs has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the venerable Washington and Jefferson College, located in Washington, Pennsylvania.  The ceremony took place on campus on Saturday afternoon, May 20, 2017.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection," as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4.... (more...)
Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis announces the premiere performance series of Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon's Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, written for and to be premiered by Kondonassis with The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Ward... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass to Perform at 14th Annual Festival Concert, 5/13 Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass to Perform at 14th Annual Festival Concert, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

The talented members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass ensemble will hold their 14th Annual Festival Concert on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. The all-brass ensemble consists of promising high school and college-aged instrumentalists.  The performance will take place at St. Mark... (more...)
Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4 Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland will be featured on Robert Sirota's National Sawdust series, Bridging the Gap, on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. A season-long series, the concerts and conversations explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers.... (more...)
May the 4th Be With You! NY Philharmonic Celebrates STAR WARS DAY with Film Concert, 5/4 May the 4th Be With You! NY Philharmonic Celebrates STAR WARS DAY with Film Concert, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The New York Philharmonic is celebrating Star Wars Day by giving Star Wars fans who come to the David Geffen Hall Box Office early access to tickets for the Star Wars Film Concert Series on May 4, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., before tickets go on sale widely to the public online at noon. Fans who arrive by ... (more...)
PYAO Presents 22nd Annual Festival Concert, 5/21 PYAO Presents 22nd Annual Festival Concert, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) members, ages 12 to 18, will present its 22nd Annual Festival Concert on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia. Conducted by Maestra Rosalind Erwin, the musica... (more...)
The Houston Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 7/21 The Houston Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today it will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert at 7:30 p.m. July 21-22 as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live orchestra performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Announces LINK UP School Program Carnegie Hall Announces LINK UP School Program
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Now in its 32nd season, Link Up is the longest-running school program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI). Designed for students in grades 3–5, the program facilitates deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through an instrument-focused curriculum that culminates in... (more...)
Philly POPS Offers Free Tickets for MEMORIAL SALUTE Concert, 5/27 Philly POPS Offers Free Tickets for MEMORIAL SALUTE Concert, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Philly POPS announced today that Memorial Salute — Philadelphia's only concert in honor of Memorial Day — returns to the Mann Center on May 27, 2017 and the public may sign-up for FREE tickets.... (more...)
Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students Selected for NYO2 Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students Selected for NYO2
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization musicians have been selected for the three-week summer program known as NYO2, an extension of Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra (NYO) of the USA.... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces Auditions For 2017-18 Season Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces Auditions For 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The nationally acclaimed Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization is holding auditions for the 2017-2018 concert season that will recruit student musicians for five of its program ensembles. They will be held on various dates between May 11 and June 16, 2017.... (more...)
Austin Symphony Orchestra Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 9/23 Austin Symphony Orchestra Present HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Bass Concert Hall announced today that the Austin Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on September, 23 2017 at 7:30 PM as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live symphony orchestra performing, to picture, every note... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces PRYSM Festival Concert, 5/13 Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces PRYSM Festival Concert, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's PRYSM (Philadelphia Region Youth String Music) and PRYSM-YA (PRYSM Young Artists) ensembles will showcase their talents at the 10th Annual PRYSM Festival Concert on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. It will be held in Centennial Hall at the Haverford School, located... (more...)
Sharon Isbin To Perform Corigliano Concerto With American Composers Orchestra, 5/23 Sharon Isbin To Perform Corigliano Concerto With American Composers Orchestra, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin will perform John Corigliano's Troubadours: Variations for Guitar & Orchestra, written for Isbin,  with the American Composers Orchestra on May 23at Symphony Space at 8 pm. ... (more...)
Riccardo Muti Conducts the Chicago Symphony in Three Weeks of Subscription Concerts Riccardo Muti Conducts the Chicago Symphony in Three Weeks of Subscription Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns in April to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in three weeks of subscription concerts.  Muti and the CSO conclude the CSO's season-long presentation of Beethoven's piano concertos in a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) with Radu Lupu as so... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Eleanor Linton Appointed Donor Services Associate for Santa Barbara Symphony Eleanor Linton Appointed Donor Services Associate for Santa Barbara Symphony
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Eleanor Linton, a professional musician turned fundraising professional, has been appointed donor services associate for the Santa Barbara Symphony. Her new duties commenced April 4. ... (more...)
New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert New York Pops to Feature John Williams Summer Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

On June 8, 2017, The New York Pops will return to its summer home, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY, for a program of music by legendary film composer John Williams. After two successful seasons at the open-air venue, The New York Pops is proud to return to the stadium for an evening featuring the... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents PEDALS AND PIPES Concert, 4/30 Pacific Symphony Presents PEDALS AND PIPES Concert, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Hear the mighty, one-of-a-kind William J. Gillespie organ in all its acoustic wonder, when outstanding virtuoso Monte Maxwell performs an eclectic program of organ favorites including something for everyone during Pacific Symphony's final “Pedals and Pipes” concert this season. The renowned organist... (more...)
Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29 Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

On April 28 and 29 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Jun Märkl leads the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Karen Gomyo in Barber's Violin Concerto. The orchestra will also perform Barber's “Adagio for Strings” and Arnold Schoenberg's arrangement of Brahms' Piano Quartet No. 1. Tickets start at $21 ($15 fo... (more...)



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