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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...)
Ravinia Creates Role Conductor Laureate For James Levine Ravinia Creates Role Conductor Laureate For James Levine
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Ravinia has created the role of Conductor Laureate—a title reserved for an exalted musician whose eminent leadership has formed and shaped an institution's artistic quality over time—for James Levine, recognizing him as one of the most significant conductors in history, announced Ravinia President a... (more...)
Basque National Orchestra Presents New Season With Robert Trevino as Music Director Basque National Orchestra Presents New Season With Robert Trevino as Music Director
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

It's a new era at the Basque National Orchestra. That much was clear at a press conference held this week in San Sebastian, where the orchestra has its base (though they are resident in cities across the Basque Country). Oriol Roch, the orchestra's General Manager, was presenting not only the 2017/1... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4 Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised o... (more...)
Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19 Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and Utah Symphony Chorus prepared by Dr. Barlow Bradford in Prokofiev's remarkable cantata, “Alexander Nevsky” with the help of Russian mezzo-soprano Alisa Kolosova and the University of Utah Choirs on November 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel ... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Chapel Hill Tonight N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Chapel Hill Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. -- The North Carolina Symphony will perform A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS tonight, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Month N.C. Symphony Brings A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. -- The North Carolina Symphony will perform A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS tonight, December 4, at noon and 8 p.m., Saturday, December 5 at 8 p.m. in Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall, and again on Wednesday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolin... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Bring A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Dec N.C. Symphony to Bring A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS to Raleigh, Chapel Hill This Dec
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. -- The North Carolina Symphony will perform A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS on Friday, December 4, at noon and 8 p.m., Saturday, December 5 at 8 p.m. in Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall, and again on Wednesday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carol... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Names Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson as New Principal Flute Chicago Symphony Orchestra Names Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson as New Principal Flute
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Music Director Riccardo Muti and CSO Association President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson as the new Principal Flute of the CSO, effective May 30, 2016.... (more...)
BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons have entered into a new partnership to create Classical Live, a unique initiative that offers a new paradigm for the distribution of live recordings of classical music available only on Google Play Music. Classical Live will offer parti... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keitaro Harada as New Associate Conductor Richmond Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keitaro Harada as New Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (April 10, 2015) – The Richmond Symphony is proud to announce that Associate Conductor Keitaro Harada has been appointed as the new Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together profess... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Host Wicked Divas in Concert, 2/28 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Host Wicked Divas in Concert, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Diva showstoppers from Broadway, opera and popular music join the Richmond Symphony for a wicked good time on Saturday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m. at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. Wicked Divas presents music from the Tony Award-winning musical al... (more...)
Riverside Symphony's Second Alice Tully Hall Concert Set for Tonight Riverside Symphony's Second Alice Tully Hall Concert Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2015

This evening, February 7, George Rothman and Riverside Symphony will present the second installment of the orchestra's Alice Tully Hall season.... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Champion of New Music Award Winners American Composers Forum Announces Champion of New Music Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2015

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2015 “Champion of New Music” award to three outstanding recipients: the American Composers Orchestra, flutist and Director of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) Claire Chase, and conductor Michael Morgan, at pu... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents TCHAIKOVSKY & LISZT This Weekend The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents TCHAIKOVSKY & LISZT This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky & Liszt this weekend, January 30-31, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor James Feddeck, the performances feature Sibelius's “Valse Triste” fromKuolema, Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto with Principal Clarinet Todd... (more...)
Riverside Symphony's Second Alice Tully Hall Concert Set for 2/7 Riverside Symphony's Second Alice Tully Hall Concert Set for 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2015

On Saturday evening, February 7, George Rothman and Riverside Symphony will present the second installment of the orchestra's Alice Tully Hall season.... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents TCHAIKOVSKY & LISZT, 1/30-31 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents TCHAIKOVSKY & LISZT, 1/30-31
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2015

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky & Liszt on January 30-31, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor James Feddeck, the performances feature Sibelius's “Valse Triste” fromKuolema, Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto with Principal Clarinet Todd Levy, Tcha... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29 Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 9, 2015—Composer, conductor and teacher Leonard Bernstein, one of the undeniable giants of 20th-century music, and the first American-born conductor to become a major star, becomes the focal point of Pacific Symphony's second “Music Unwound” concert this season, “For the L... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

For generations, RVA has been delighted by the holiday classic Handel's Messiah. Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, tonight, December 13 at 7:30pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for this timeless favorite. The concert will be led by Associate Conductor, Keitar... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/13 The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2014

For generations, RVA has been delighted by the holiday classic Handel's Messiah. Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, on Saturday, December 13 at 7:30pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for this timeless favorite. The concert will be led by Associate Conductor, Ke... (more...)
Vocalist Michelle DeYoung Sings with MSO This Weekend Vocalist Michelle DeYoung Sings with MSO This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Michelle DeYoung this weekend, November 21-22, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Asher Fisch, the performances feature Schumann's Symphony No. 2, Berg's Seven Early Songs, and Strauss's Tod und Verklärung (Death and Tr... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents the 8th Annual Come & Play Concert, 11/23 The Richmond Symphony Presents the 8th Annual Come & Play Concert, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2014

Tune your strings and oil your keys! The Richmond Symphony is inviting musicians of all ages and abilities to grab their instruments and play alongside the Richmond Symphony musicians for the 8th annual Come & Play. This annual concert at the Stuart C. Siegel Center has become a popular RVA traditio... (more...)
Vocalist Michelle DeYoung to Sing with MSO, 11/21 Vocalist Michelle DeYoung to Sing with MSO, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2014

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 10/30/2014 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Michelle DeYoungon November 21-22, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Asher Fisch, the performances feature Schumann's Symphony No. 2, Berg's Seven Early Songs, and Strauss's Tod und Verklär... (more...)