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Miami Music Festival Accepts Canton Symphony Orchestra Conductor Miami Music Festival Accepts Canton Symphony Orchestra Conductor
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (May 9, 2016) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announces that Dr. Rachel L. Waddell has been accepted as an assistant conductor to the Miami Music Festival Conducting Institute in Florida during the summer of 2016.  Waddell is the Association Conductor for the CSO and Music Directo... (more...)
Violinist Roman Mints to Release Alfred Schnittke Album This Friday Violinist Roman Mints to Release Alfred Schnittke Album This Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

The multi-award winning Russian violinist Roman Mints follows up his critically-acclaimed 2014 solo release Dance of Shadows with a new recording for Quartz Music featuring the music of Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998).... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Announces Complete Summer Schedule for Youth Orchestra Workshops RI Philharmonic Announces Complete Summer Schedule for Youth Orchestra Workshops
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

YOUTH ORCHESTRAS:                                                  The Rhode Island Philharmonic YOUTH ORCHESTRAS (RIPYO) will hold auditions by appointment on June 1, 2, 3 and 4 for the Symphony Orchestra, Repertory Orchestra, String Orchestra, Intermediate String Ensemble and String Ensembl... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Last Concert Before Heading to China, 5/22 Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Last Concert Before Heading to China, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 25, 2016—In its triumphant season finale, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO) gears up to embark on an international tour of China in June by performing a program that ranges from 19th-century masterpieces to a brand new work by one of today's leading composers. Energ... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4 San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 – The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4-29 at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festi... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists Houston Symphony Announces Ima Hogg Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

HOUSTON (April 19, 2016) – Semifinalists for the 41st annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition were announced Tuesday by the Houston Symphony and the Houston Symphony League. Contestants will battle for the top prize and the opportunity to perform on the stage of Jones Hall with the Houston Symp... (more...)
SBCO to Welcome Italian Pianist Alessio Bax for Season Finale, 5/17 SBCO to Welcome Italian Pianist Alessio Bax for Season Finale, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2016

Dazzling Italian pianist Alessio Bax, who has headlined a succession of memorable concerts with the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra in recent years, will rejoin the ensemble for a season-ending performance of Beethoven's monumental “Emperor” Piano Concerto No. 5 at the Lobero Theatre on Tuesday, May... (more...)
Ecce Ensemble Ends Season with KINETICS, 5/6 Ecce Ensemble Ends Season with KINETICS, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

Cambridge, MA (FOR RELEASE 4.11.16) — As the 2015-16 contemporary music ensemble-in-residence at Cambridge's Le Laboratoire, the Ecce Ensemble completes its season with a diverse program of new chamber works by six emerging compositional voices. Inspired by Le Lab's current Random International inst... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany.... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2016 “Champion of New Music” award to four outstanding recipients: Pianist and Contemporary Chamber Ensemble founding member Gilbert Kalish; Opera Parallèle's artistic director, conductor, and founder Nicole Paiement; new... (more...)
American String Quartet to Perform in Cooperstown, 4/24 American String Quartet to Perform in Cooperstown, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2016

The music of Beethoven and Ravel will fill the Otesaga Hotel ballroom on Sunday, April 24 at 4 pm.  The American String Quartet, internationally recognized as one of the world's finest, will perform these masterworks, and, with Linda Chesis, a piece for  flute and string quartet by French composer A... (more...)
Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7 Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2016

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in April for three weeks of concerts and activities April 7-26 during the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 125th anniversary season.  Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) explore music by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and Verdi inspired by the works of Wil... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE 03/16/2016 - The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart announced plans today for the 2016.17 Classics season, de Waart's eighth and final as music director. The MSO will spend de Waart's valedictory season honoring his contributions to the orchestra and the tremendo... (more...)
Brooklyn Art Song Society to Feature Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series, 4/2 Brooklyn Art Song Society to Feature Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016

BASS continues its innovative new music series In Context at the Tenri Cultural Center on SaturdayApril 2nd, 2016. This year's featured composer is Scott Wheeler, hailed by Fanfare as “one of the freshest American voices.” The program features Mr. Wheeler's work alongside those by colleagues and men... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/08/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announces two concerts performed on back to back weekends at the Pabst Theater highlighting the works of Mozart. Mozart + More features guest conductor Ben Gernon and cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan on March 31, April 1, and 2. Mozart's “Jupite... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Present Saint-Saëns' CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 3/19 Richmond Symphony to Present Saint-Saëns' CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2016

March 7, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia Meet some of the wonderful members of the animal kingdom in Saint-Saëns' famous Carnival of the Animals on Saturday, March 19 at 11am. This popular and beloved work is part of the Union Bank & Trust LolliPops Series and is an all-time favorite for introducing child... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD, 3/9 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH – FUSE@PSO, the popular, genre-bending early evening concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns Wednesday, March 9 to Heinz Hall with “Stravinsky's Firebird: Remix | Response.”  For this concert, series Creative Director Steve Hackman has crafted a modern dr... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Perform SIDE-BY-SIDE Concert, 2/28 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Perform SIDE-BY-SIDE Concert, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2016

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...)
Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC's 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts—the operatic world-premie... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Announces 2016-17 Season Detroit Symphony Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2016

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) 2016-17 Classical Season will begin in late September with a star-studded weekend including the virtuosic Hilary Hahn performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Chinese piano phenom Lang Lang performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School Announces
Concerto & Aria Competition Co-Winners RI Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School Announces Concerto & Aria Competition Co-Winners
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

On Saturday, November 14th, five finalists in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Concerto & Aria Competition performed at the Carter Center for Music Education & Performance with Music Director Larry Rachleff and Resident Conductor Francisco Noya serving as adjudicators. Finalists were selected from an i... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4 Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

have been and where we are going? Or how certain kinds of music fit into this diverse universe of sound? These are some of the important questions that music raises, and each year, Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, attempts to shed light on the answers by exploring a different f... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE, 1/30 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/13/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Hans Graf, presents two performances of Tchaikovsky's passionate Symphony No. 6 “Pathètique” on January 30 at 8:00 p.m. and January 31 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Tchaikovsky's symphon... (more...)



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