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Lydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Lydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Virtuosic Quartet performed by Lydian String Quartet on Wednesday, August 2, 7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans. ... (more...)
Piano Trio Inspires Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's Season Opener Piano Trio Inspires Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF) opens its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music with a program showcasing the excitement of  piano trios across three centuries.   Brahms in the Café offers one performance featuring celebrated works performed by Mile-End Trio on... (more...)
Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2017

Sony Classical announces the release of Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection, a 14-CD set of albums of classical repertoire that the internationally acclaimed, Grammy® Award winning violinist has recorded for the label over the past twenty years. The collection is available worldwide on August 18... (more...)
Danish String Quartet Announces U.S. Summer Music Festival Tour Danish String Quartet Announces U.S. Summer Music Festival Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

In high demand by both audiences and presenters throughout the classical music domain for their uncommonly unified sound and extraordinary musical versatility, the Danish String Quartet returns to the United States in summer 2017 for an eight-concert tour across five cities.... (more...)
Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced the appointment of Stéphane Denève as its next Music Director. Denève, who will serve as the St. Louis Symphony's 13th Music Director, has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003.  His initial three-year term as Music Director begins with... (more...)
Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Robert Schumann said he was “in seventh heaven” after hearing Schubert's Ninth Symphony. From its majestic opening horn call to the finale that salutes Beethoven's “Ode to Joy”, the subtitle “Great” is entirely suited to this marvellous musical feast.... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2017

The Swedish label BIS Records is releasing its newest collaboration with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra—a recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony. The album will receive its U.S. release on August 4, but will be available at Orchestra Hall and through the Minnesota Orchestra's w... (more...)
Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

The Brevard Music Center's 81st anniversary season offers an extraordinary and diverse schedule of musical performances and exciting guest performers. The BMC Presents series, which brings big-name musicians from outside of the classical music tradition to Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, will welcome ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Getting 'Fantastic Results' with Great Orchestras Makes Conductor Manfred Honeck Happy BWW Interview: Getting 'Fantastic Results' with Great Orchestras Makes Conductor Manfred Honeck Happy
by Richard Sasanow - May 22, 2017

Nobody puts conductor Manfred Honeck in a corner--except, perhaps the maestro himself. For instance, the Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony and frequent guest conductor in the US and Europe makes no bones about viewing himself as the quintessential mittel-european maestro, devoted to Beethov... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection," as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4.... (more...)
Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Jason Tramm and the Morris Choral Society welcome acclaimed pianist Michael Fennelly who will perform Beethoven's exquisite 'Choral Fantasy, Op. 80' this Saturday May 20th at the Dorothy Young Concert Hall at Drew University. Mr. Fennelly will perform the famed concerto which Beethoven himself premi... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic 2016-17 Performances to Air on NPR Las Vegas Philharmonic 2016-17 Performances to Air on NPR
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic has partnered with  Nevada Public Radio for the second year to broadcast performances from its current 2016-17 season on Classical 89.7 FM Sundays at 2pm, starting June 4. Each broadcast will be 90 minutes to two hours in length and will include conversation with Music Dir... (more...)
VIDEO: New Haven Orchestra and Schools Partner for Student Learning VIDEO: New Haven Orchestra and Schools Partner for Student Learning
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The New Haven Independent reports that a year later, the partnership between New Haven's Schools and Orchestra is as strong as ever. Below see a video of the NCHO performing at Fair Haven School.... (more...)
SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

SONY pays tribute to the legacy of 'pied piper' clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with a fascinating 40-CD box set that illustrates the impact this 'magical' artist has had on the world of music.... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic (photo: Chris Lee) In 2009, the year Alan Gilbert took over as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alex Ross wrote in the New Yorker: “Simply put, the orchestra is playing better than it has in the seventeen years that I've been a critic in New Yor... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer,  announces its 2017 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. Concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) from July 19 thro... (more...)
Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in concert, under the direction of Maestro Jason C. Tramm May 7th... (more...)
Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13 Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury present Mozart's Requiem, on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater for the 2016-2017 season finale. A must-see for any music lover, Mozart's final composition is a profoundly moving work, brimming with drama, hopefulness and re... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today the details of its free family-friendly summer concerts during the months of June and July. A Houston tradition, these evening concerts are held in various casual venues across Greater Houston, including the iconic Miller Outdoor Theatre, making these performance... (more...)
LACO Music Director To Conduct World Premiere Of WILL THERE BE SINGING, 5/20-21 LACO Music Director To Conduct World Premiere Of WILL THERE BE SINGING, 5/20-21
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, conducts the world premiere of Christopher Cerrone's Will There Be Singing, commissioned by the Orchestra, as part of his final concert with the Orchestra on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8 pm, Alex Theatre, and Sunday, May 21, 2017, 7 pm... (more...)
Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Suspends 2017-18 Season to Review Funding Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Suspends 2017-18 Season to Review Funding
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

In an effort to gauge the extent of financial support from the community, the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra has elected to suspend operations for the 2017-18 season, pending a review of the organization's prospects beyond its current season. A specially formed committee ... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert series, for children ages 7 and older, and PNC Musical Rainbow series, for children ages 3 to 6.  Both concert series are designed to introduce young people to classical music, and feature performances by Cleveland Orche... (more...)
Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11 Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare.... (more...)
Riccardo Muti Conducts the Chicago Symphony in Three Weeks of Subscription Concerts Riccardo Muti Conducts the Chicago Symphony in Three Weeks of Subscription Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns in April to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in three weeks of subscription concerts.  Muti and the CSO conclude the CSO's season-long presentation of Beethoven's piano concertos in a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) with Radu Lupu as so... (more...)



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