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San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony fea... (more...)
JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition Announces Semi-Finalists JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition Announces Semi-Finalists
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

BUFFALO, NY -- Eight semi-finalists have been selected from a global pool of applicants to come to Buffalo on June 8 to compete in the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, co-sponsored by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and WNED | WBFO.... (more...)
Pianist Shai Wosner Announces Upcoming Recording Featuring Danish National Symphony Pianist Shai Wosner Announces Upcoming Recording Featuring Danish National Symphony
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Pianist Shai Wosner's eclectic new recording pairs concertos and solo pieces by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and György Ligeti (1923-2006), exploring their quirky humor and other connections across centuries. Performing with conductor Nicholas Collon and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Mr.... (more...)
The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

On May 5, at 17:00 Moscow time [14:00 GMT], the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Russia Valery Gergiev, held the 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' concert on the stage of Palmyra's world-famous amphitheater.... (more...)
Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28 Maestro David Zinman to Lead FAURE REQUIEM with Houston Symphony, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

?HOUSTON (April 20, 2016) – Renowned maestro David Zinman will appear with the Houston Symphony and Chorus to conduct the Fauré Requiem at 8 p.m. April 28 and 30 and at 2:30 p.m. May 1. Zinman is the only American conductor to appear on this season's classical series.... (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...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform THE MARK OF ZORRO, 5/1 Pacific Symphony to Perform THE MARK OF ZORRO, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 7, 2016—Swashbuckling musical adventures and exciting swordfights explode on screen when acclaimed organist Dennis James returns to Pacific Symphony to recreate the soundtrack to the 1920 silent-film masterpiece, “The Mark of Zorro.” Starring the legendary Douglas Fairban... (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...)
Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra to Present NIGHT OUT: FIRE AND ICE, 5/7 Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra to Present NIGHT OUT: FIRE AND ICE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

Oakland, CA, March 30, 2016 – The acclaimed Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra partners with the industrial-chic performing artists of The Crucible in Oakland for Night Out: Fire and Ice – an evening of live music, fire dancers, stilt walkers, interactive booths, food and drink, games, an auction and ... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony to Close Season with FRANKENSTEIN SYMPHONY, 5/5 Berkeley Symphony to Close Season with FRANKENSTEIN SYMPHONY, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016

BERKELEY, CA (March 22, 2016) – Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphonyclose their 2015-16 season Thursday, May 5 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall with the West Coast premiere of Mark Grey's Frankenstein Symphony, which the Orchestra co-commissioned with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Violinist S... (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...)
Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, 3/19 Milwaukee Symphony Presents William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

Marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart will present two performances of William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario on March 19 at 8:00 p.m. and March 20 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Perfor... (more...)
Ute Lemper and Paulo Coelho Release New Album, THE 9 SECRETS Ute Lemper and Paulo Coelho Release New Album, THE 9 SECRETS
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2016

song cycle composed and sung by Lemper, set to words by Coelho from his 2012 novel Manuscript Found in Accra, the thematic content of which may be encapsulated in the lines, “After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to questions about life and humanity is unearth... (more...)
California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20 California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (February 4, 2016) – Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, and a performance by California Symphony Principal Clarinetist Jerome Simas and Principal Bassoonist Douglas Brown in R. Strauss's rarely-heard double concerto Duett-Concertino, highlight the California Symphony's “Textbook Classics” ... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Premiere Martin Rokeach's Piccolo Concerto, 3/18 Oakland Symphony to Premiere Martin Rokeach's Piccolo Concerto, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2016

Oakland, CA, February 1, 2016 – The world premiere of a new piccolo concerto by Bay Area composer Martin Rokeach highlights the Oakland Symphony's concert scheduled Friday, March 18, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. Music Director Michael Morgan will conduct and the program also includes... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, "Romeo and Juliet and Carmen," on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Violinist Jennider Koh to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 2/5 Violinist Jennider Koh to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/19/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra led by music director Edo de Waart presents two performances with violinist Jennifer Koh on February 5 and 6 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2 and Anna Clyne's Within Her Arms will be... (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...)
Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22 Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/06/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Christopher Seaman, presents two performances of Stravinsky's musical masterpiece The Firebird on January 22 and January 23 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Paired with The Firebird is Duka... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4 Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program ... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer FREE Concert with Houston Baptist University, 1/15 Houston Symphony to Offer FREE Concert with Houston Baptist University, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

HOUSTON (January 5, 2015) – Widely acclaimed young conductor, composer and pianist Teddy Abrams will lead the Houston Symphony in a free community concert at the Dunham Theater in Houston Baptist University's Morris Cultural Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 15.... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Perform Beethoven's 'Emperor' With Soloist Conrad Tao, 2/4 Berkeley Symphony Perform Beethoven's 'Emperor' With Soloist Conrad Tao, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Music Director Joana Carneiro, Berkeley Symphony and composer and pianist Conrad Tao perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor,” together onThursday, February 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley. Carneiro also leads the Orchestra in Lutos?awski's Concerto for Orchestra, an orchestral s... (more...)
California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24 California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 15, 2015) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera perform a program of music inspired by American jazz of the 1920s on Sunday, January 24, with pianist Charlie Albright joining the Orchestra for the original jazz band version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in B... (more...)



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