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New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster New York Philharmonic Appoints Arizona Musicfest's Frank Huang as New Concertmaster
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has announced Chinese-born American violinist,  Frank Huang as their new Concertmaster.  Huang has served as the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra Concertmaster for the last two seasons and intends to return to the Arizona Musicfest Orchestra in February 2016.... (more...)
The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3 The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

The Brevard Music Center in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents itsSundays with Brevard Music Center concert on May 3, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC Asheville. The program will feature Brevard Music Center artist faculty member Steve ... (more...)
Radio Vermont Hosts The 17th Vermont Symphony Orchestra Radio Auction, 4/30 Radio Vermont Hosts The 17th Vermont Symphony Orchestra Radio Auction, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

The 17th Vermont Symphony Orchestra Radio Auction, hosted by the Radio Vermont Group, will be held onThursday, April 30 at 6:00 pm.  This exciting, interactive, on-air event includes one-of-a-kind experiences such as conducting the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and co-hosting a radio program on 101 the... (more...)
Elaris Duo to Perform Music of Joel Feigin, Benefiting Sandy Hook Promise Elaris Duo to Perform Music of Joel Feigin, Benefiting Sandy Hook Promise
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The music of composer Joel Feigin will be performed by the Elaris Duo, violinist Larisa Elisha and cellist Steven Elisha, on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 PM in Mary Flagler Cary Hall of The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in New York, New York. This concert is presented as a fund... (more...)
California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (April 21, 2015) – The California Symphony, entering its third season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, is expanding its regional profile in Northern California, performing concerts in three new venues beginning in June. The orchestra, based in Walnut Creek, will perform three con... (more...)
Oakland East Bay Symphony Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season Oakland East Bay Symphony Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Oakland, CA, April 21, 2015 – Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony have announced an unusually eclectic season for 2015-2016 including premieres, guest artists and music spanning 300 years from Bach to today in seven concerts at the Paramount Theatre in Oakla... (more...)
Aeolus Quartet to Perform 'Death and Transfiguration' at Alice Tully Hall, 5/4 Aeolus Quartet to Perform 'Death and Transfiguration' at Alice Tully Hall, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Praised by the Baltimore Sun for combining 'smoothly meshed technique with a sense of spontaneity and discovery,' the Aeolus Quartet is one of the brightest and most versatile young string quartets on the scene today, committed to presenting time-seasoned masterworks and cutting-edge compositions wi... (more...)
BC's Top Young Vocalists Perform in Concert to Launch Gospel Music Program For Youth BC's Top Young Vocalists Perform in Concert to Launch Gospel Music Program For Youth
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) presents RISE UP SINGING! A Youth Choir Extravaganza, on Saturday, May 30 at 7:30pm in the Fraserview MB Church. The inaugural concert event will launch the 'Good Noise VIP Young Artist Program' - an initiative to foster music education and gospel music... (more...)
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Appoints Robert De Cormier as Conductor Emeritus Vermont Symphony Orchestra Appoints Robert De Cormier as Conductor Emeritus
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO), Vermont's only statewide symphony orchestra, announced this week during a choral concert in Burlington, Vermont that Robert De Cormier has been honored as Conductor Emeritus, Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus. De Cormier held the position of choral ... (more...)
Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21 Reflections Series International to Perform NATURE'S BOUNTY, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:30pm, violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series International will present its final concert of the 2014-2015 season, “Nature's Bounty,” at Avenues: The World School (259 Tenth Ave.). The program will feature Morgenst... (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...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3 The Richmond Symphony Presents GINASTERA: HARP CONCERTO, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Experience Ginastera: Harp Concerto on Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m. at Randolph-Macon College. The Spanish-flavored concert includes pieces by Gioachino Rossini, Alberto Ginastera, Manuel de Falla and Juan Criso?stomo Arriaga. This is the final Amtrak Metro Collection concert of the 2014-15 Season and... (more...)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Presents Link Up Program to Four Local Schools The Buffalo Philharmonic Presents Link Up Program to Four Local Schools
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Students from four area schools have been working all year to participate in Link Up.... (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 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...)
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...)
MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11 MusicaNova Orchestra & Paradise Winds to Perform New Work with Martin Goldsmith, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

MusicaNova Orchestra and Arizona-based Paradise Winds will perform a new work composed by Graham Cohen, a 15 year old prodigy, currently studying at the Julliard pre-college division and the youngest winner of the Morton Gould Young Composer Competition. The piece, 'Unexpected Affinities' was commis... (more...)
Polish Conductor, Jerzy Semkow, Dies at Age 86 Polish Conductor, Jerzy Semkow, Dies at Age 86
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Polish conductor, Jerzy Semkow has died today, December 23, 2014, near Lausanne, Switzerland. He has served as music director of the Saint Louis Symphony, principal conductor of the Royal Danish Opera and the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen, Music Advisor and Principal Conductor of the Rochest... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Present PULCINELLA SUITE Rush-Hour Concert, 1/8 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Present PULCINELLA SUITE Rush-Hour Concert, 1/8
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

December 22, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia One-hour long Rush Hour concerts are a great way to experience live music in an informal and relaxed smaller setting. Rush Hour concerts are perfect for those new to the orchestra, as well as for the most die-hard listeners.... (more...)
FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

FirstWorks announced today that Philip Glass, the history-making American master composer, will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' featuring violinist Tim Fain. The performance, taking place on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The ... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Tonight, December 20 marks the cultural high point of Rhode Island's holiday season as The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with The Providence Singers, CHRISTINE NOEL, artistic director, in their eighth annual performance of George Frideric Handel's MESSIAH.... (more...)
Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11 Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Southern California's esteemed Calder Quartet, hailed as 'outstanding' and 'superb' by The New York Times, returns to Segerstrom Center on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Samueli Theater. For their return visit to the Center, violinists Benjamin Jacobson and Andrew Bulbrook, violist Jonathan Moerschel ... (more...)
Yale in New York Closes the 2014-2015 Season with YALE PERCUSSION GROUP, 1/25 Yale in New York Closes the 2014-2015 Season with YALE PERCUSSION GROUP, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

The Yale School of Music closes out the 2014-15 season of its acclaimed Yale in New York series with the Yale Percussion Group on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.... (more...)
The Boys of St. Paul's Choir School to Sparkle on GMA, CBS THIS MORNING and SiriusXM This Month The Boys of St. Paul's Choir School to Sparkle on GMA, CBS THIS MORNING and SiriusXM This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Amidst the sea of new holiday music releases in 2014, The Boys of St. Paul's Choir School's international debut recording Christmas in Harvard Square (Decca/Aim Higher Recordings/UMC) sparkles with its heartwarming charm. The choir's organic success has evolved into an inspiring story alongside ins... (more...)
Boys of St. Paul's Choir School to Appear on GMA, CBS THIS MORNING & More Boys of St. Paul's Choir School to Appear on GMA, CBS THIS MORNING & More
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Amidst the sea of new holiday music releases in 2014, The Boys of St. Paul's Choir School's international debut recording Christmas in Harvard Square(Decca/Aim Higher Recordings/UMC) sparkles with its heartwarming charm. The choir's organic success has evolved into an inspiring story alongside inspi... (more...)





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SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series ProgramsSPOLETO FESTIVAL USA Announces 2015 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Programs
by Peter Danish