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Gateway Chamber Orchestra Sets 2015-16 Season Gateway Chamber Orchestra Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2015

Gateway Chamber Orchestra partners with the Franklin Theatre to announce its new home in the historic Main Street venue. After performing in multiple locations throughout the Nashville area since 2008, the GCO opens the 2015-16 season with the Franklin Theatre as its home. Subscription series are av... (more...)
Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2 Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flrez headline Rossini's bel canto tour-de-force La Donna del Lago on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (June 17, 2015) –Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh will lead the orchestra in their annual Independence Day celebrations at Oregon Ridge Park on July 3 and 4 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

 Noted American conductor David Bernard will lead the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra in two concerts; one, a free outdoor Summer concert “Opera Goes Pop” at Newburgh's historic Downing Park on Saturday afternoon, July 25, 2015,  a program featuring operatic selections including favorites by Biz... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

BUFFALO, NY - The BPO is planning a summer season that sees them travel to 12 Western New York venues and perform 14 concerts in a month's time.... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3 The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Experience Ginastera: Harp Concerto on Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m. at Randolph-Macon College. The Spanish-flavored concert includes pieces by Gioachino Rossini, Alberto Ginastera, Manuel de Falla and Juan Criso?stomo Arriaga. This is the final Amtrak Metro Collection concert of the 2014-15 Season and... (more...)
Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

The Music Academy of the West will present the world-renowned New York Philharmonic in its first-ever performance at the historic Santa Barbara Bowl as well as a new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera Cinderella as part of the Academy's 68th annual Summer Festival. The Music Academy will ... (more...)
The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8 The Mannes Orchestra to Join Forces with New York Choral Society for Performance, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

?The Mannes Orchestra, the student orchestral ensemble of Mannes College at The New School, and the New York Choral Society will join forces to perform John Adams' On The Transmigration of Souls and Paul Hindemith's When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd, April 8 at Carnegie Hall. David Hayes, who... (more...)
Empire Chamber Orchestra to Perform Spring Concert, 3/28 Empire Chamber Orchestra to Perform Spring Concert, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

David Bousso, founder, artistic director & conductor of the EMPIRE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA(ECO) is very excited about launching the spring concert of his new ensemble, which will take place at 8:00 PM on March 28th at the Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church located on West 66th Street in New York City... (more...)
Great Performances at the Met to Air DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 4/12 Great Performances at the Met to Air DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Wagner's epic human comedy Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg('The Mastersinger of Nuremberg') in its first Great Performances at the Met broadcast.... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Sets Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announce the Orchestra's celebratory Centennial 2015-2016 season, its ninth season under the direction of Maestra Alsop. Through appearances by the world's most renowned artists, premieres of several new works, Baltimore homecomin... (more...)
Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14 Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Composer-conductor Thomas Ade?s will make his New York Philharmonic conducting debut leading the U.S. Premiere of his Totentanz, featuring mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and baritone Mark Stone; Beethoven's Symphony No. 1; and Berlioz's Les Francs-juges Overture, Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7:30... (more...)
2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition to Launch National Recital Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Soprano Michelle Bradley and pianist Michael Gaertner, winners of the 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, will perform a program of lieder, spirituals, and other works by Beethoven, Strauss, Duparc, Faure, Poulenc, Bachelet, and H.T. Burleigh in recital appearances this Ma... (more...)
Gourmet Symphony to Play Atlas Performing Arts Center on Valentin's Day Gourmet Symphony to Play Atlas Performing Arts Center on Valentin's Day
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

Gourmet Symphony announces its first full-scale event to be held at the Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H Street NE Washington, DC 20002) on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 7 pm. The four-course culinary inspired concert features a 30-piece orchestra led by conductor John Devlin, performing master... (more...)
Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents ROSSINI IN PARIS, 1/24 Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents ROSSINI IN PARIS, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

After having spent nearly half of my career singing Rossini's operatic heroines (12 different productions of The Barber of Seville and 5 Cenerentolas) I feel that I have come to know his vocal writing very intimately. I'm not sure how many times I've sung Rosina's aria Una Voce Poco Fasince I learne... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Premiere New Cinderella Opera, 1/31 Pacific Symphony to Premiere New Cinderella Opera, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 20, 2015—Rossini's sparkling and humorous operatic retelling of the timeless rags-to-riches tale “Cinderella” is brought to life by Pacific Symphony as part of Family Musical Mornings, presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank. “Cinderella: Opera for Kids!” is an enchanting ... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Family Concert Presents THE STORY OF BABAR: THE LITTLE ELEPHANT, 2/7 Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Family Concert Presents THE STORY OF BABAR: THE LITTLE ELEPHANT, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

Pack your trunks and come along to Babar's coronation at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's Family Concert on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Jean de Brunhoff's classic children's book The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant will come to life ... (more...)
2CELLOS Returns with New Album, CELLOVERSE, 1/27 2CELLOS Returns with New Album, CELLOVERSE, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2014

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, return with their new album Celloverse (Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks) on January 27, 2015. Available now for preorder, Celloverse is supported by a world tour kicking off in Australia and landing stateside Feb. 19 with a sold out conce... (more...)
The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents TCHAIKOVSKY & FRIENDS Tonight The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents TCHAIKOVSKY & FRIENDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2014

Warm the November chill with an evening of gorgeous melodies at the Michigan Theater tonight, November 15 at 8:00pm as A2SO presents Tchaikovsky & Friends.... (more...)
Pianist Anton Nel Performs Tchaikovsky and More, 11/15 Pianist Anton Nel Performs Tchaikovsky and More, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2014

Warm the November chill with an evening of gorgeous melodies. Sit back and enjoy Rossini's delightful 'Overture to La scala di seta' which reveals an explosion of sound, and Schumann's majestic homage to Bach in his 'Rhenish' Symphony. We welcome back by popular demand pianist Anton Nel to put his e... (more...)
Rhode Island Philharmonic to Perform THE FOUR SEASONS, 11/14 Rhode Island Philharmonic to Perform THE FOUR SEASONS, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2014

October 30, 2014 – E. Providence – The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra's 70th Anniversary seasoncontinues Saturday November 15 at The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts in Providence. The Philharmonic welcomes music director LARRY RACHLEFF back to the podium for a program including the overture to Rossi... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents A SHERLOCK HOLMES HALLOWEEN Today The Pacific Symphony Presents A SHERLOCK HOLMES HALLOWEEN Today
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2014

Fewer boo!(s), more clues this Halloween! With the help of everyone's favorite detective, Pacific Symphony invites children and families to help solve the mystery of a haunted violin during this morning of music, laughter and clue-finding fun—“A Sherlock Holmes Halloween.” This first concert of the ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Here, There, Everywhere - All Over Town with PRETTY YENDE BWW Reviews: Here, There, Everywhere - All Over Town with PRETTY YENDE
by Richard Sasanow - October 20, 2014

Pretty Yende--a name that in itself brings certain expectations as well as smiles--burst on the New York opera scene at the start of 2013, in a baptism by fire. At just 27, the South African soprano from Piet Retief, Mpumalanga memorably stepped into one of the lead roles in the revival of Rossini's... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher Hall BWW Reviews: Cancellations Galore Don't Put a Damper on the Richard Tucker Gala at Avery Fisher Hall
by Richard Sasanow - October 17, 2014

Soprano Anna Netrebko was AWOL. Tenor Marcello Giordani wasn't there. Mezzo Isabel Leonard didn't make it either. At least tenor Richard Tucker (1913-1975) had the best excuse for not being at Avery Fisher Hall on Sunday evening. But, as they say “the show must go on”--and the annual gala of The Ric... (more...)



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