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Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2016 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra's 2015-16 season, a year in which the Orchestra returned to Carnegie Hall and Europe, completed its celebrated Sibelius symphonies recording cycle, launched a new education program f... (more...)
Sono Luminus Announces Partnership With Iceland Symphony Sono Luminus Announces Partnership With Iceland Symphony
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Sono Luminus announces a new recording partnership with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. The first recording will be conducted by composer/conductor Daníel Bjarnason, and will feature music by Icelandic composers Daníel Bjarnason, Thurídur Jónsdóttir, María Huld Markan, Hlynur A. Vilmarsson, and Anna... (more...)
Santa Barbara Symphony to Present Piano Masterpieces Santa Barbara Symphony to Present Piano Masterpieces
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of Maestro Nir Kabaretti, will perform two of the world's most cherished piano masterworks with the help of German-born virtuoso Markus Groh at the Granada Theatre on November 19 and 20. Mr. Groh will join Symphony Principal Natasha Kislenko for Mozart's e... (more...)
Hannu Lintu returns to the US to conduct in St Louis, Baltimore and Detroit Hannu Lintu returns to the US to conduct in St Louis, Baltimore and Detroit
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2016

Hannu Lintu travels to the United States for intense period of performances with St. Louis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony and Detroit Symphony orchestras (14-30 October) Finnish conductor dedicates Baltimore performances of Cantus Arcticus to memory of Einojuhani Rautavaara '[Lintu] conducted with s... (more...)
Bis Records to Release Final Recording of Minnesota Orchestra's SIBELIUS Series, Today Bis Records to Release Final Recording of Minnesota Orchestra's SIBELIUS Series, Today
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2016

  The Swedish label BIS Records releases the final recording of the Minnesota Orchestra's celebrated Sibelius symphonies series. Conducted by Music Director Osmo Vänskä, who is known for his Sibelius interpretations, the album features the Finnish composer's Third, Sixth and Seventh Symphonies. The ... (more...)
Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18 Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2016

New York, NY - Sir Simon Rattle will conduct The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra of St. Luke's in a special benefit concert to include Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughn Williams and Edward Elgar's Serenade for Strings on Sunday, September 18 at 7:00pm. The ... (more...)
Bis Records to Release Final Recording of Minnesota Orchestra's SIBELIUS Series, 9/9 Bis Records to Release Final Recording of Minnesota Orchestra's SIBELIUS Series, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2016

  The Swedish label BIS Records releases the final recording of the Minnesota Orchestra's celebrated Sibelius symphonies series. Conducted by Music Director Osmo Vänskä, who is known for his Sibelius interpretations, the album features the Finnish composer's Third, Sixth and Seventh Symphonies. The ... (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...)
Canton Symphony Releases Full Schedule for 2016-2017 Season Canton Symphony Releases Full Schedule for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2016

CANTON, OHIO (February 25, 2016) – After a season that included two World Premieres and one Ohio Premiere, the Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is ready to get back to the basics with its 2016-17 MasterWorks Season.  “The 2016-17 season contains many of the composers that classical music enthusiasts ... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Concert, 2/28 Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Concert, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2016

February 23, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia The annual tradition continues when the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO) shares the stage with the Richmond Symphony musicians on Sunday, February 28 at 4:00pm. Together they will play side by side, creating a 120 member orchestra! Hear selections from ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Present SYMPHONY IN SPACE Concert, 3/12 Pacific Symphony to Present SYMPHONY IN SPACE Concert, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 17, 2016—Jumpin' Jupiter! Fasten your seatbelts for blast-off as Pacific Symphony, navigated by Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia, takes the audience on a musical journey through the solar system for Family Musical Mornings, “Symphony in Space,” sponsored by Farmers & Mercha... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Violinist Philippe Quint Releases Music Video 'Valse Triste' Featuring Joffrey Ballet's Christine Rocas STAGE TUBE: Violinist Philippe Quint Releases Music Video 'Valse Triste' Featuring Joffrey Ballet's Christine Rocas
by Stage Tube - February 15, 2016

Chicago-based Big Foot Media (www.bigfootcreates.com) released a new music video today titled "Valse Triste," starring violinist Philippe Quint and The Joffrey Ballet's Christine Rocas. Set to a nearly forgotten Romantic gem, "Valse Triste" by Hungarian violinist and composer Ferenc von Vecsey, the ... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC's 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts—the operatic world-premie... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Performs Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales This Weekend Milwaukee Symphony Performs Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 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 this weekend, January 22 and January 23 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Paired with The Fireb... (more...)
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Teaches Students from ROSIE'S HOUSE: A MUSIC ACADEMY FOR CHILDREN Today Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Teaches Students from ROSIE'S HOUSE: A MUSIC ACADEMY FOR CHILDREN Today
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2016

Three students from Rosie's House: A Music Academy for Children have been selected for a special Master Class to be taught by concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine during the upcoming Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) exhibition Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker today, Jan. ... (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...)
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to Teach Students From ROSIE'S HOUSE: A MUSIC ACADEMY FOR CHILDREN, 1/16 Violinist Rachel Barton Pine to Teach Students From ROSIE'S HOUSE: A MUSIC ACADEMY FOR CHILDREN, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Three students from Rosie's House: A Music Academy for Children have been selected for a special Master Class to be taught by concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine during the upcoming Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) exhibition Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker on Saturday,... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16 Houston Symphony to Perform Concert of John Williams Music, 1/8/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

HOUSTON (December 17, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will celebrate a new year and begin the second half of the 2015-2016 season with a variety of concerts, guests and programs for people of all ages in January and February.... (more...)
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for December 2015 Vermont Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for December 2015
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2015

VSO December Concert Listings Masterworks The VSO Chorus joins the Orchestra for Schubert's Mass in G, and conductor Anthony Princiotti gives a nod to Sibelius' sesquicentennial with his Tapiola tone poem. We continue our Dvorak symphonies series with his cheerful and optimistic No. 8.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Performs Sibelius and Liszt Concert, with Pianist Orion Weiss, Tonight Richmond Symphony Performs Sibelius and Liszt Concert, with Pianist Orion Weiss, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony celebrates the 150th anniversary of composer Jean Sibelius's birth with a concert of Sibelius and Liszt tonight, November 14 at 8pm. The Altria Masterworks concert will be led by Music Director, Steven Smith and held at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatr... (more...)
Ludovic Morlot Leads Violinist Sergey Khachatryan in Walt Disney Concert Hall Stage Tonight Ludovic Morlot Leads Violinist Sergey Khachatryan in Walt Disney Concert Hall Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

Following their pairing in the LA Phil in/SIGHT series concert on November 13, Music Director of the Seattle SymphonyLudovic Morlot and Sergey Khachatryan, the youngest person ever to win the Sibelius Violin Competition, once again join the LA Phil on the Walt Disney Concert Hall stage, this weekend... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Performs SIBELIUS for Casual Friday Tonight Richmond Symphony Performs SIBELIUS for Casual Friday Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

October 27, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Sit back, relax and join the Richmond Symphony for the second Casual Fridays concert of the 2015-16 Season, Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 tonight, November 13 at 6:30pm. Music Director Steven Smith will conduct the orchestra, as well as provide a deeper look into the... (more...)
A2SO Performs Special Concert for Sibelius' 150th Birthday Tonight A2SO Performs Special Concert for Sibelius' 150th Birthday Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2015

Celebrate Sibelius' 150th Birthday with the Karelia Suite, a tone poem rich with folk melodies and fond memories of his favorite region of Finland. Valse Triste found a welcome home in the world of ballet theater and has been featured in the soundtracks of many films. You'll hear why soloist Roman R... (more...)
PYSO Launches 'Exciting' New Season with Fall Concert, 11/15 PYSO Launches 'Exciting' New Season with Fall Concert, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 3, 2015—An exceptional season awaits the highly gifted Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO), led by new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia—kicking off this fall and culminating in a once-in-a-lifetime 10-day international tour of China next summer. To launch this landmark ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Announces New Season Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

An exceptional season awaits the highly gifted Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO), led by new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia—kicking off this fall and culminating in a once-in-a-lifetime 10-day international tour of China next summer.... (more...)



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