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Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Gustavo Dudamel Conducts TANGOS UNDER THE STARS With the LA Phil Gustavo Dudamel Conducts TANGOS UNDER THE STARS With the LA Phil
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars on Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil -- recorded at the Hollywood Bowl in August - coming to Great Performances Friday, March 31 a... (more...)
Philharmonia Orchestra of NY Presents SYMPHONIC STORYBOARDS Philharmonia Orchestra of NY Presents SYMPHONIC STORYBOARDS
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY) is now the world's first orchestra to host its own film competition in search of talented filmmakers to create original films to accompany its performances. The winners' films, inspired by the music of Richard Wagner, will be screened during PONY's Symph... (more...)
Philharmonica Orchestra of New York Announces Winners Of Orchestral Film Competition Philharmonica Orchestra of New York Announces Winners Of Orchestral Film Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY) is now the world's first orchestra to host its own film competition in search of talented filmmakers to create original films to accompany its performances.... (more...)
Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. ... (more...)
Chicago And New York Lead Historic First Performances Of STRAVINSKY's Long Lost Work Chicago And New York Lead Historic First Performances Of STRAVINSKY's Long Lost Work
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Stravinsky's early orchestral work Funeral Song—rediscovered in November 2015 after having been lost for 107 years—is celebrating its rebirth into the world with a packed debut tour, which so far includes more than 70 planned performances across the globe this season and next. ... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9 Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9
by Molly Tracy - March 20, 2017

The final concert in Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season explores the infinite diversity of love in all its forms. With guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Paths of Passion features the technical and lyrical mastery of Robert Hanford in both Frank Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Dvorak's Romance in... (more...)
Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents Presents Season Finale, 'The Three B's - Elmar Oliveira, Violin', 4/1 Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents Presents Season Finale, 'The Three B's - Elmar Oliveira, Violin', 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

The Brevard Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2016-17 season on April 1st at the King Center for the Performing Arts with a musical tribute to three of the biggest names in symphonic music: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Leopold Stokowski's romanticized arrangement of Bach's unforgettable Air on the G S... (more...)
Review Roundup: NY Philharmonic With Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Review Roundup: NY Philharmonic With Cellist Yo-Yo Ma
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Yo-Yo Ma joined forces with Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic for the New York Premiere of a Cello Concerto by Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen, whose music has been described as “exquisite” and “thrilling” by The New York Times. Berlioz's passion-inspired blockbuster Symphonie fantastique da... (more...)
Musicians of Lenox Hill Performs at the Temple Israel of the City of New York, 4/27 Musicians of Lenox Hill Performs at the Temple Israel of the City of New York, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

On Thursday, April 27 at 8 PM, the Musicians of Lenox Hill, under the artistic direction of Soo-Kyung Park, will perform at the Temple Israel of the City of New York located at 112 East 75th Street in New York City. The program, entitled “From Mourning to Morning: Music of War and Peace” features Si... (more...)
LA Phil's Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Glassics Concert, 4/7-9 LA Phil's Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Glassics Concert, 4/7-9
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a luminary in the classical music world, will step in to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts on April 7 & 9 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018 Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra's 122nd year ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony's ELLIS ISLAND to be Broadcast Live From Segerstrom Concert Hall Pacific Symphony's ELLIS ISLAND to be Broadcast Live From Segerstrom Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony's critically acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF), led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, enters its 17th year with“Ellis Island”—a meaningful nod to the past, with lessons for the present, fortified by hope for the future. Each year, ACF uncovers a different facet of American ... (more...)
The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8 The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band, under the baton of its recently appointed ... (more...)
American Classical Orchestra Performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 4/11 American Classical Orchestra Performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2017

On Tuesday, April 11 at 8:00PM at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, the American Classical Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, the composer's towering final achievement. Unique among the seasons' 9th performances, this concert will be performed on period instruments, using the tempos... (more...)
Are Men Dominating the Classical Music Scene? Are Men Dominating the Classical Music Scene?
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2017

Coming off of a year of the social media hashtag, #Oscarssowhite where white males have dominated the cultural scene, The San Francisco Chronicle studies how this relates to the area of classical music.... (more...)
PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Tangos Under the Stars, 3/31 PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Tangos Under the Stars, 3/31
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars on Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil... (more...)