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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...)
Christine Lamprea Set for Pepperdine Recital Series at Raitt Recital Hall, 2/22 Christine Lamprea Set for Pepperdine Recital Series at Raitt Recital Hall, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts ends its 2014-2015 Recital Series with a special performance by the international-prize-winning cellist Christine Lamprea in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 22.... (more...)
Twin Piano Prodigies to Headline Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, 1/17 Twin Piano Prodigies to Headline Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

HOUSTON (January 6 2015) – On Saturday and Sunday, January 17 and 18, twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton share the Jones Hall stage to perform Mozart's Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in their Houston Symphony debut. Witness the young virtuosi “join two hearts and four hands at two ... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22 Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire reprises its popular “Fireside” series – intimate 90-minute concerts followed by coffee, hot cider and conversation with the artists. In a tribute to Bach's 330th Birthday, this intimate concert tells the musical story of a day at the Bach Family Household and features AF veteran musi... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform RACHMANINOFF 2, 1/17 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform RACHMANINOFF 2, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

December 23, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia the Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Rachmaninoff 2, on Saturday, January 17 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, January 18 at 3:00 pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage. This is the third Altria Masterworks Concert of the 2014-2015 season and will ... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERY MERRY POPS Concert, 12/12 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERY MERRY POPS Concert, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

HOUSTON (December 5, 2014) – From festive carols to family activities, there is something for everyone this holiday season with the Houston Symphony. Catch the holiday spirit with traditional carols such as “Winter Wonderland” and “Little Drummer Boy” at the annual Very Merry Pops at Jones Hall on D... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra & Filarmónica Joven de Colombia Team Up to Provide Training to Young Musicians Houston Symphony Orchestra & Filarmónica Joven de Colombia Team Up to Provide Training to Young Musicians
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2014

HOUSTON (December 2, 2014) – Today, the Houston Symphony announced a partnership with the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia (FJC) that will send fourteen Houston Symphony musicians to Colombia in June 2015 to mentor young musicians. Following this mentorship opportunity in Colombia, the Houston Symphony... (more...)
Worldclass Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith to Perform with Houston Symphony Orchestra, 11/28 Worldclass Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith to Perform with Houston Symphony Orchestra, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2014

HOUSTON (November 19, 2014) – After the Thanksgiving dinner dishes are cleared, show gratitude for Beethoven's First and Fourth Symphonies with family and friends on November 28-30 as Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts the Houston Symphony, featuring principal cellist Brinton Averil Smith.... (more...)
Epic Fifth Symphony to Open Andrés Orozco-Estrada's 3 WEEKS OF BEETHOVEN, 11/13 Epic Fifth Symphony to Open Andrés Orozco-Estrada's 3 WEEKS OF BEETHOVEN, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014

HOUSTON (October 29, 2014) – On November 13-16, Houston audiences will experience a powerful opening to the 3 Weeks of Beethoven, a multi-weekend celebration of Beethoven's music, led by new Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Andrés lends his unique blend of passion and electricity to 11 thrill... (more...)




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