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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...)
Byron Stripling to Be Featured in Houston Symphony Jazz Concert, 10/31 Byron Stripling to Be Featured in Houston Symphony Jazz Concert, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2014

HOUSTON (October 15, 2014) – On October 31 and November 1 and 2, the toe-tapping, captivating trumpeter and singer Byron Stripling joins the Houston Symphony for a memorable showcase of ragtime masters, blues legends and jazz classics. A spectacular trumpeter with a very wide range, a beautiful ton... (more...)
Violinist Sarah Chang Joins Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO Tonight Violinist Sarah Chang Joins Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2014

Tonight, October 2 and October 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by The New York Times as 'technically brilliant, lively and characterful' and has been... (more...)
SHSU Faculty Member Josu De Solaun Wins International Piano Competition SHSU Faculty Member Josu De Solaun Wins International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

Josu De Solaun, a new assistant professor of piano in Sam Houston State University's School of Music, won the first prize in the piano section of the prestigious Enescu Competition that took place on Sept. 27 in Bucharest, Romania.... (more...)
Texas Performing Arts Presents: Cleveland Quartet Award-Winning Ariel Quartet 11/5 Texas Performing Arts Presents: Cleveland Quartet Award-Winning Ariel Quartet 11/5
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

Recently honored with the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, the Ariel Quartet is characterized by its youth, brilliant playing, and soulful interpretations. Serving as the quartet-in-residence at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music since 2012, the quartet has quickly earn... (more...)
The Canton Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks Series Opens With AMERICAN MOSAIC, 10/5 The Canton Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks Series Opens With AMERICAN MOSAIC, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2014

October 5, 2014 is opening night for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) 2014-2015 MasterWorks Series. The concert, titled “American Mosaic”, features music by American composers John Corigliano, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Howard Hanson and Dudley Buck. The night also marks the first time... (more...)
Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2 Violinist Sarah Chang Joins the Houston Symphony for a Performance of Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2014

On October 2, 4 and 5, global violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the Houston Symphony for a performance of Barber's intensely lyrical Violin Concerto. The Korean-American violinist has been touted by The New York Times as “technically brilliant, lively and characterful' and has been captivating aud... (more...)
University of Texas at Austin Receives $400,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Classical Music Programming University of Texas at Austin Receives $400,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for Classical Music Programming
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2014

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $400,000 to Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. This funding will allow Texas Performing Arts to further develop classical music programming and participation activities that have been underwritten by The Mellon Foundation since the... (more...)
Frank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra Frank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2014

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) has announced that Frank Almond will serve as MYSO's 2014 Artist-in-Residence, a newly created position generously sponsored by the Johnston Family. An internationally celebrated violinist who holds the Charles and Marie Caestecker Concertmaster Chair with t... (more...)





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