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Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25 Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history and its vision for the future. The concert will feature live performances by esteemed alumni, past and present faculty, and students.... (more...)
Maestro Thierry Fischer To Lead Utah Symphony In ELGAR'S VIOLIN CONCERTO, 4/7-8 Maestro Thierry Fischer To Lead Utah Symphony In ELGAR'S VIOLIN CONCERTO, 4/7-8
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

On April 7 and 8 at 7:30 PM, Music Director Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Fumiaki Miura in Elgar's Violin Concerto. Also on the repertoire is Pierre Boulez's arrangement of Maurice Ravel's “Frontispice,” and the famed Ravel orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky's “Pictu... (more...)
NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 52nd season with four free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (June 13); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (June 14); Cunningha... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season California Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The California Symphony today announced its 2017-18 season, its thirty-first, and its fifth with Music Director Donato Cabrera. The season includes a world premiere and a West Coast premiere, first performances of Mozart's Requiem and Sibelius's Third Symphony, the first performances in more than 20... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Cuts Its 2018 Arsht Center Concerts in Half Cleveland Orchestra Cuts Its 2018 Arsht Center Concerts in Half
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra is cutting its Arsht Center concerts in half, now only playing two programs in the 2018 season.  ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Pops Features Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert, 4/21-22 Pacific Symphony Pops Features Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert, 4/21-22
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

It's Broadway baby! Pacific Symphony Pops brings two award-winning Broadway superstars—Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell—together on one stage to deliver an evening of unforgettable music from the Great White Way. With stunning voices and booming careers on Broadway, television and concert stage... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season Oakland Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The Oakland Symphony and Music Director Michael Morgan have announced their 2017-2018, 29th season, continuing to reflect the diverse energy of the city it calls home and offering a programmatic mix ranging from new works and unexpected guest artists to new programs and monuments of the symphonic re... (more...)
Early Music Vancouver Announces 2017-18 Season Early Music Vancouver Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its 2017 Vancouver Bach Festival and 2017/18 Main Season, bringing a staggering list of events to venues in and around Vancouver.... (more...)
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Canada's Honens International Piano Competition is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director. Mr. Parker assumes his new role in January 2018.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Contract Extension of Music Director Orozco-Estrada, Thru 2021-22 Houston Symphony Announces Contract Extension of Music Director Orozco-Estrada, Thru 2021-22
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada announced today the extension of Orozco-Estrada's contract as music director for another three seasons beyond his current five-year contract that began with the 2014-15 season. In the middle of his third season as music director, Orozco-E... (more...)
Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29 Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Pasadena Symphony closes out its 2016-2017 Singpoli Classics Serieswith Beethoven Symphony No. 9 on April 29 with both matinee and evening performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium. This season finale will envelop audiences with voices from the Donald Brinegar Singers, the JPL C... (more...)
The New York Choral Society Presents ST. LUKE PASSION, 4/8 The New York Choral Society Presents ST. LUKE PASSION, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The New York Choral Society (NYCHORAL) under the direction of its Music Director David Hayes will give the New York Premiere of celebrated Scottish composer James MacMillan's St. Luke Passion. NYCHORAL will be joined by organist Jason Roberts as well as the remarkable Brooklyn Youth Chorus under Art... (more...)
Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12 Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel. The event will feature a special performance by 2016 Grammy Award-wi... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Announces Altria Masterworks Concert, 4/8 Richmond Symphony Announces Altria Masterworks Concert, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith will lead the Richmond Symphony for the seventh Altria Masterworks concert of the season on Saturday, April 8 at 8pm and Sunday, April 9 at 3pm. The Symphony's Rennolds Memorial Concert will take place at the Dominion Arts Center's Carpenter Theatre and... (more...)
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

What is the importance of classical music in today's world? This is a concern of Kent Nagano's, in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. And that question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the ... (more...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Each summer, the country's most gifted young musicians are chosen by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States (NYO-USA) of America. This year, seven Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) students have been selected to participate in the prestigious... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More! Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) announces its 2017-2018 season, the biggest yet with a six-concert classical series including Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and its life-affirming “Ode to Joy,” symphonies by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich, an entire program of Mozart, and exciting PSO co-commission... (more...)
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...)
Los Angeles Master Chorale Presents 28th Annual High School Choir Festival, 4/21 Los Angeles Master Chorale Presents 28th Annual High School Choir Festival, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The combined vocal force of 1,000 high school students from 30 Southland schools can be heard in a free concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Friday, April 21 when the Los Angeles Master Chorale presents the 28th Annual High School Choir Festival. The 1,000-voice Festival choir will be led by Artis... (more...)
The San Francisco Early Music Society presents Hallifax & Jeffrey with Marie Dalby Szuts, Josh Lee and John Lenti The San Francisco Early Music Society presents Hallifax & Jeffrey with Marie Dalby Szuts, Josh Lee and John Lenti
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

The San Francisco Early Music Society's 2016-17 Season comes to a close the weekend of April 7 with three concerts by HALLIFAX & JEFFREY with guests Marie Dalby Szuts, Josh Lee and John Lenti, in a program dedicated to French music for viola da gamba from Louis Couperin to Marin Marais and Michel Co... (more...)
The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America's longest running festival of new orchestral music, celebrates the arrival of its brilliant new Music Director and Conductor, Cristian M?celaru, with a sensational series of commissioned works that continue the Festival's forward-looking tradition... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2017 Celebrating Andrew Litton and Doc Severinsen Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2017 Celebrating Andrew Litton and Doc Severinsen
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra announces plans today for Sommerfest 2017, unveiling a celebratory summer festival in which the Orchestra salutes two of its artistic leaders: Doc Severinsen on his 90th birthday, and Sommerfest Artistic Director Andrew Litton, who has announced that this summer will mark his... (more...)
Pacific Chorale to Perform Mozart's Requiem, 3/18 Pacific Chorale to Perform Mozart's Requiem, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

Pacific Chorale, the resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be taking 100 of the choir's singers to the new Musco Center for the Arts, where they will be performing Mozart's Requiem on Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. The choir will be accompanied by members of Pacific Symphony. John ... (more...)
American Classical Orchestra Performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 4/11 American Classical Orchestra Performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2017

On Tuesday, April 11 at 8:00PM at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, the American Classical Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, the composer's towering final achievement. Unique among the seasons' 9th performances, this concert will be performed on period instruments, using the tempos... (more...)