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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...)
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...)
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...)
Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Line-Up for Happy Hour Concert 11/17 Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Line-Up for Happy Hour Concert 11/17
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2016

The CSO's Happy Hour concerts offer free, informal, after-work concerts performed preceded by complimentary appetizers, a DJ in the theatre lobby, and a cash bar. Led by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, Eclectic Mix, the first Happy Hour concert of the 2016-17 season, will feature violinist Anthon... (more...)
League of American Orchestras' 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview Set for 5/11 League of American Orchestras' 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview Set for 5/11
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2016

Five conductors have been selected to participate in the League of American Orchestras' 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview. On Wednesday, May 11 in Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center, they will lead the GRAMMY Award-winning Nashville Symphony and receive guidance and mentoring from M... (more...)
The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

 Dan Visconti, the California Symphony's Young American Composer in Residence through 2017, has been awarded the prestigious Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundationcommission by the Library of Congress. Visconti was recognized and commissioned for his concerto for guitar and orchestra, Living Language. ... (more...)
Composer Anna Clyne to Hold Residency with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra This Season Composer Anna Clyne to Hold Residency with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra This Season
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2015

Baltimore, MD (September 18, 2015) -- The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced a residency during the 2015-16 season with composer Anna Clyne. The residency will be comprised of three visits with the Orchestra, collaborative education activities with Baltimore City students, participat... (more...)
Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as assistant conductors.... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras present their final concerts of the 2014-15 season throughout April and May.... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as ar... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras to Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras to Round Out 2014-15 Season This Spring
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras present their final concerts of the 2014-15 season throughout April and May.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together profess... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The League of American Orchestras' program supporting women composers will be renewed for a second year, the League and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, announced today. Administered by New York's American Composers Orchestra and made possible by the Virginia B. Toulmi... (more...)
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Announces the 2014/15 Season of its MusicNOW Series The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Announces the 2014/15 Season of its MusicNOW Series
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announces the 2014/15 season programming for its acclaimed MusicNOW contemporary music series—dedicated to showcasing contemporary music through an innovative concert experience. Uniquely curated by CSO Mead Composers-In-Residence Mason Bates and Anna Clyn... (more...)
The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

The New York Philharmonic and American Composers Orchestra (ACO), in collaboration with ACO's EarShot: the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, announce the selection of 13 emerging composers from an international pool of more than 400 applicants from seven countries and 37 states rangi... (more...)
CSO & MusicNOW Festival Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang This Weekend CSO & MusicNOW Festival Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announces the subject matter of the upcoming works to receive their world premieres by the Orchestra as part of the groundbreaking artistic collaboration with the MusicNOW Festival and Artistic Director Bryce Dessner. On Today, March 21, the Orchestra, under the dir... (more...)
Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is tonight, March 13,... (more...)
The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal, 3/13 The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is Thursday, March 13... (more...)
CSO & MusicNOW Festival to Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang, 3/21-22 CSO & MusicNOW Festival to Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announces the subject matter of the upcoming works to receive their world premieres by the Orchestra as part of the groundbreaking artistic collaboration with the MusicNOW Festival and Artistic Director Bryce Dessner. On Friday, March 21, the Orchestra, under the di... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO Tonight Richmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Join the Richmond Symphony tonight, February 1st - 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for Grieg: Piano Concerto-a concert with three works connected by the theme of inspiration!... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO, 2/1 The Richmond Symphony Presents GRIEG: PIANO CONCERTO, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2014

Join the Richmond Symphony on February 1st – 8pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for Grieg: Piano Concerto—a concert with three works connected by the theme of inspiration!... (more...)