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Turtle Island String Quartet with Special Guest Cyrus Chestnut Set for McCullough Theatre, 9/27 Turtle Island String Quartet with Special Guest Cyrus Chestnut Set for McCullough Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet are joined by jazz pianist extraordinaire Cyrus Chestnut for this brand new program that embraces a range of composers­—from Jelly Roll Morton to Thelonious Monk. Displaying their formidable collective virtuosity, the quintet makes soulful and sweet con... (more...)
Ars Lyrica Houston to Open Season with AUTUMN HUNT, 9/13 Ars Lyrica Houston to Open Season with AUTUMN HUNT, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

Artistic Director Matthew Dirst will lead mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton (2013 Cardiff Singer of the World) and violinist Adam LaMotte, with the Ars Lyrica Houston orchestra in the eagerly anticipated 2015-2016 season opener performance Autumn Hunt. The pre-classical season orchestra will highlight the ... (more...)
Pianist Vadym Kholodenko to Perform at Bates Recital Hall, 9/17 Pianist Vadym Kholodenko to Perform at Bates Recital Hall, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

Texas Performing arts will present pianist Vadym Kholodenko live in concert at Bates Recital Hall on Thursday, September 17, 2015, at 8:00 PM. ... (more...)
Lynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 Season Lynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the Conservatory's ambitious 2015-2016 season.... (more...)
Lynn University Conservatory of Music Announces 2015-16 Season Lynn University Conservatory of Music Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla., August 14, 2015 - Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the Conservatory's ambitious 2015-2016 season. "Our talented students and extraordinary faculty look forward to sharing the beautiful world of music... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events ea... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4 Houston Symphony to Offer STAR-SPANGLED SALUTE, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

HOUSTON (July 2, 2015) – The Houston Symphony will continue its tradition of helping Houstonians celebrate Independence Day at Miller Outdoor Theatre with its Star-Spangled Salute concert at 8:30 p.m. on July 4. The celebration, which will feature patriotic cannons and a thrilling fireworks display,... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Appoints New Music Librarian Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Appoints New Music Librarian
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera is pleased to announce that Megan Chisom Peyton has been appointed to the post of music librarian beginning July 1, 2015. She succeeds long-time librarian Janet Hale who is retiring after a career of more than 40 years with the CSO as librarian an... (more...)
Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23 Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7:30 p.m.... (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...)
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...)
Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2015

HOUSTON (June 18, 2015) – The Houston Symphony ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series will continue at 8:30 p.m. on June 20, featuring the Houston Symphony debuts of guest conductor Karina Canellakis and guest artist Charlie Albright.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The wonderful world of Disney joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with high-resolution film clips and  beloved music and songs for PNC Pops: Disney in Concert Tale as Old as Time, June 19-21 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26 Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (April 14, 2015) – Three choruses combined into one, six vocal soloists and internationally acclaimed pianist André Watts join together for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's final Beethoven Festival concert. The program for the concert on April 26 at 8:00pm at the Zimmermann Symphony Cen... (more...)
Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for Summer Concert Series Houston Symphony Releases Schedule of Events for Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

HOUSTON (April 14, 2014) –The Houston Symphony just announced the full lineup for its Summer Concert Series at Jones Hall. Tickets for the Symphony's June and July concerts are now on sale to the general public at houstonsymphony.org.... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17 Houston Symphony to Present OHLSSON PLAYS CHOPIN Concert, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

HOUSTON (April 13, 2015) – The Houston Symphony presents Ohlsson Plays Chopin at Jones Hall featuring works by contemporary American living composer Jennifer Higdon and Romantic-era composer and virtuoso pianist Frédéric Chopin.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

HOUSTON (March 9, 2015) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphoni... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra String Trio to Perform Beethoven, 3/12 Canton Symphony Orchestra String Trio to Perform Beethoven, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

CANTON, OH (March 5, 2015) – Beethoven is well known for composing grand orchestral symphonies and piano concerti, but he also wrote many works for smaller, chamber ensembles. Some of these works will be performed by a Canton Symphony Orchestra string trio as part of the orchestra's Casual Series. ... (more...)
Miro Quartet Returning to Chamber Music Society of Detroit, 3/15 Miro Quartet Returning to Chamber Music Society of Detroit, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The Miró Quartet returns to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series Saturday, March 15, 8 PM with a program that spans four centuries of music, from 18th-century composer Josef Haydn to Ludwig van Beethoven to a work by American composer Gunther Schuller written in 2014 for the Miró Quartet.... (more...)
Craig Hella Johnson to Guest Conduct St. Charles Singers, 3/7-8 Craig Hella Johnson to Guest Conduct St. Charles Singers, 3/7-8
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Grammy Award-winning choral director Craig Hella Johnson will guest conduct the St. Charles Singers in a concert program titled “Inspired” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton; and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, at Baker Memorial United Methodis... (more...)
Texas Performing Arts Center Presents Venice Baroque Orchestra with Avi Avital 3/5 Texas Performing Arts Center Presents Venice Baroque Orchestra with Avi Avital 3/5
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

Step back into the 17th and 18th century for an evening of unparalleled early music performance as Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital joins the Venice Baroque Orchestra.... (more...)
Stewart Copeland & Jon Kimura Parker in OFF THE SCORE at Bass Concert Hall on 3/6 Stewart Copeland & Jon Kimura Parker in OFF THE SCORE at Bass Concert Hall on 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

Texas Performing Arts presents an evening of chamber music for a new generation! Stewart Copeland, the artist who innovated the world of rock drumming with The Police, joins forces with internationally renowned pianist Jon Kimura Parker in a new cutting edge chamber music project that features Copel... (more...)
Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24 Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

On February 24, Avital will release Vivaldi, his third album on DG that returns the instrument to its origins-the Venetian Baroque and master composer Antonio Vivaldi. On this release, Avital captures the mystical spirit of Venice, shedding new light on Vivaldi's musical genius by performing his own... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29 Pacific Symphony to Honor Leonard Bernstein in Concert, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 9, 2015—Composer, conductor and teacher Leonard Bernstein, one of the undeniable giants of 20th-century music, and the first American-born conductor to become a major star, becomes the focal point of Pacific Symphony's second “Music Unwound” concert this season, “For the L... (more...)



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