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James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying.... (more...)
Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2 Rossini's La Donna del Lago to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flrez headline Rossini's bel canto tour-de-force La Donna del Lago on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 2 at 12 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Sensory-Friendly Concert, 6/27 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Sensory-Friendly Concert, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Celebrate Pittsburgh,” on Saturday, June 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra to Offer Free Concerts This Summer, Beg. 7/15 Boston Landmarks Orchestra to Offer Free Concerts This Summer, Beg. 7/15
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

 Inspired by the musical connection of people, place, and culture, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, announces the 2015 summer's free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell. Free concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) beginning July 15 ... (more...)
Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13 Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Welcome 24 Musicians, 6/7-13
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2015

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, an annual classical piano competition featuring top performers from across the globe since 1956, welcomes 24 competitors from nine different countries from June 7-13. At stake is over $45,000 in prize money and a debut recital in New York.... (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 ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19 The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2015

The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Elgar and Sibelius on Saturday, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The concert will be led by Music Director Steven Smith and features the World Premiere of Benjamin Broening's Sea Surfa... (more...)
Great Performances at the Met to Air DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 4/12 Great Performances at the Met to Air DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Wagner's epic human comedy Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg('The Mastersinger of Nuremberg') in its first Great Performances at the Met broadcast.... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21 David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2015

The noted American conductor David Bernard will lead an exciting program of Weber, Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius with the Massapequa Philharmonic on Saturday evening, March 21, 2014, 8 pm at the Berner Auditorium, 50 Carman Mill Road, Massapequa, NY 11758. The following is the complete program:... (more...)
Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14 Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Composer-conductor Thomas Ade?s will make his New York Philharmonic conducting debut leading the U.S. Premiere of his Totentanz, featuring mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and baritone Mark Stone; Beethoven's Symphony No. 1; and Berlioz's Les Francs-juges Overture, Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7:30... (more...)
League of American Orchestras New Orchestra Governance Center League of American Orchestras New Orchestra Governance Center
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The League of American Orchestras has launched a new Orchestra Governance Center, offering a comprehensive range of support, strategies, and programs designed to strengthen governance practice in orchestras. Newly developed regional seminars for board chairs, orchestra CEOs, and development staff ar... (more...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Partners with Bowers Museum for FEAST FOR THE SENSES, 2/7 Pacific Symphony Partners with Bowers Museum for FEAST FOR THE SENSES, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 28, 2015—Pacific Symphony, in partnership with Bowers Museum, presents “A Feast for the Senses,” an enchanting evening of Chinese music, dining and discovery surrounding the Bowers' current special exhibition, “China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui.” An upsc... (more...)
Columbia University School of the Arts Announces John Luther Adams as the Newest Recipient of the William Schuman Award Columbia University School of the Arts Announces John Luther Adams as the Newest Recipient of the William Schuman Award
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

Columbia University School of the Arts is pleased to announce that John Luther Adams is the newest recipient of the William Schuman Award, a major recognition given periodically over the past three decades. Named for its first recipient, the award, in the form of a direct, unrestricted grant of $50,... (more...)
Jewish Museum to Present BANG ON A CAN Performance Piece, 1/29 Jewish Museum to Present BANG ON A CAN Performance Piece, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

New York, NY - Bang on a Can: Beauty Is Power, a concert featuring 'cello goddess' (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser, will take place at the Jewish Museum on Thursday, January 29 at 7:30pm. Tied to the Museum's exhibition, Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first exhibition about the legendary cosme... (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...)
Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, returns in January 2015 for several weeks of concerts with the CSO at both Symphony Center and Carnegie Hall. Muti's winter residency begins with performances in Chicago—on January 15, 16 and 17—of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, featuri... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Extends Contract for President Mark Weinstein Brevard Music Center Extends Contract for President Mark Weinstein
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2014

Brevard, NC: The Brevard Music Center (BMC) Board of Trustees and President Mark Weinstein have agreed to a five year contract extension that will keep Weinstein at the helm of the renowned institution through its 80th anniversary season in 2016, and beyond. Weinstein will continue to work with th... (more...)
BWW Interviews: The Legendary Clarinetist Stanley Drucker Appears with David Bernard and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony BWW Interviews: The Legendary Clarinetist Stanley Drucker Appears with David Bernard and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2014

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony will be kicking off its 15th anniversary season with a pair of concerts featuring the world renowned clarinetist Stanley Drucker in a performance of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. The concerts will be held on Saturday, November 8th at 8PM and Sunday, November 9th at 3P... (more...)
December at the University Musical Society Includes MESSIAH, WILLIAM TELL, and More December at the University Musical Society Includes MESSIAH, WILLIAM TELL, and More
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

The University Musical Society (UMS) kicks off the holiday season on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7 with the annual Ann Arbor community tradition of Handel's Messiah, featuring the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and the UMS Choral Union, conducted by Jerry Blackstone. On Tuesday, December... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Yo-Yo Ma in Concert Tonight Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Yo-Yo Ma in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2014

Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is excited to announce a concert date with world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma tonight, October 2, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Tivoli Theatre. While the programming is still being discussed, the concert will feature Mr. Ma with the orchestra on one piece whil... (more...)
UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5 UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2014

The month-long, citywide festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa concludes in early November with events ranging from concerts at Carnegie Hall to music, theater, and film screenings at partner venues throughout New York City.... (more...)
The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre Present MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN, Now thru 9/26 The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre Present MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN, Now thru 9/26
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2014

The 3rd annual MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS: ODYSSEUS ON THE A TRAIN,presented by The Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre at Columbia University, kicks off today, September 20. Free lantern-making workshops, open to all, will be hosted daily at Miller Theatre from today, September 20 - 26.... (more...)
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2014

Led for the first time by a guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for their 11th open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schnbrunn Palace... (more...)




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