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Lydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Lydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Virtuosic Quartet performed by Lydian String Quartet on Wednesday, August 2, 7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans. ... (more...)
Stradivarius and Other Rare Italian Violins Come to Houston This Weekend Stradivarius and Other Rare Italian Violins Come to Houston This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

???????The event is free, the experience  . . . priceless!  Have you ever wondered what it's like to play a Stradivarius? Houston-area violinists – past and present – can to try their hand on such a musical treasure this weekend... (more...)
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Additional Performance of Joe Hisaishi in Concert Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Additional Performance of Joe Hisaishi in Concert
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is delighted to announce an additional performance of Joe Hisaishi in Concert. Due to the overwhelming response, the subscription quota for Friday and Saturday performances (4 & 5 May 2018) is already full.... (more...)
Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

The Brevard Music Center's 81st anniversary season offers an extraordinary and diverse schedule of musical performances and exciting guest performers. The BMC Presents series, which brings big-name musicians from outside of the classical music tradition to Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, will welcome ... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic (photo: Chris Lee) In 2009, the year Alan Gilbert took over as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alex Ross wrote in the New Yorker: “Simply put, the orchestra is playing better than it has in the seventeen years that I've been a critic in New Yor... (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...)
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...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work.... (more...)
Orchestra of St. Luke's To Launch Annual Chamber Musical Festival With FACETS OF SCHUBERT, 6/7-25 Orchestra of St. Luke's To Launch Annual Chamber Musical Festival With FACETS OF SCHUBERT, 6/7-25
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's will debut Facets of Schubert, the first iteration of the Ensemble's new chamber music festival at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, from June 7 through 25.... (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...)
Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11 Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare.... (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...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2 Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, ... (more...)
Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25 Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of New York's premier summer performance series, was announced today by Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss and Renée and Robert Belfer Music DirectorLouis Langrée. Building on last year's 50th anniversary season, this year's festival features appearan... (more...)
The Orchestra Now Concludes Second Season With Three Concerts The Orchestra Now Concludes Second Season With Three Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The Orchestra Now (T?N), will conclude its 2016-2017 season with three performances in May. Starting on May 5 at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, T?N - led by Oleg Caetani - will present a program includingSchubert's Symphony No. 3 and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 15.... (more...)
Los Robles Master Chorale Concludes Season With LAURIDSEN & CO, 5/20 Los Robles Master Chorale Concludes Season With LAURIDSEN & CO, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The 105-voice Los Robles Master Chorale (LRMC), led by Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, concludes its 29th season with back-to-back matinee and evening performances of “Lauridsen & Co,” an inspirational program of choral music by living composers.... (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 'The Haydn Effect' Pacific Symphony Presents 'The Haydn Effect'
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

Feel the presence of the masters as Pacific Symphony's final concert of the 2016-17 Café Ludwig series explores why the world owes a huge debt of gratitude to “Papa Haydn”—who was so instrumental in the development of chamber music he became known as the father of the string quartet. For most of his... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 'Summer With the Symphony' Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 'Summer With the Symphony'
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony returns for its third season in June, offering a diverse selection of concerts — from classics to hip-hop and everything in between. There are so many ways to add the perfect musical spark to summer in Pittsburgh!... (more...)
BWW Review: Netrebko and Mattei Spin Magic from Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN at the Met BWW Review: Netrebko and Mattei Spin Magic from Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - April 17, 2017

It's getting near the end of the season at the Met in New York and it's nice to see that they're still bringing out their “A” game, with a splendidly cast run of Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN, with the wonderful Met orchestra under the sensitive baton of Robin Ticciati, music director at the Glyndebou... (more...)
BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus.... (more...)
Concerts at Saint Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir Concerts at Saint Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

On Friday, April  28, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir. As one of Europe's leading choirs, this fine choir has delighted listeners since 1924 with its interpretation of the works of major composers of the renaissance and baroque eras, as well as 20t... (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...)
Concerts At St. Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir, 4/28 Concerts At St. Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

On Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir. As one of Europe's leading choirs, this fine choir has delighted listeners since 1924 with its interpretation of the works of major composers of the renaissance and baroque eras, as well as 20th... (more...)