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Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour Tafelmusik Celebrates Bach With U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Tafelmusik, Canada's renowned and internationally lauded Baroque orchestra, will tour the United States with J.S Bach: The Circle of Creation, a multi-media celebration of the genius of Bach. Created by Alison Mackay, J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation combines text, music, and projected video and im... (more...)
Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003 Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as... (more...)
MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9 MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).  The pro... (more...)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Christmas Events Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Christmas Events
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2016

The month of December casts a magic spell on the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), as the films with live orchestra series continues, followed by a Tchaikovsky extravaganza. The TSO then welcomes the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal as a guest before launching into the sparkling, uplifting Christma... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Feature Broadway's Kelly Hall-Tompkins in Violin Concerto and More, 11/18 Oakland Symphony to Feature Broadway's Kelly Hall-Tompkins in Violin Concerto and More, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2016

The Oakland Symphony, Michael Morgan Music Director and conductor, will be joined by guest violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins—currently on Broadway as the Fiddler in Fiddler on the Roof-- and members of its acclaimed Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra for Lost Romantic Symphonies Friday, November 18, at 8 ... (more...)
Hannu Lintu returns to the US to conduct in St Louis, Baltimore and Detroit Hannu Lintu returns to the US to conduct in St Louis, Baltimore and Detroit
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2016

Hannu Lintu travels to the United States for intense period of performances with St. Louis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony and Detroit Symphony orchestras (14-30 October) Finnish conductor dedicates Baltimore performances of Cantus Arcticus to memory of Einojuhani Rautavaara '[Lintu] conducted with s... (more...)
Mike Mills of R.E.M.'s 'Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra' Out This Fall Mike Mills of R.E.M.'s 'Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra' Out This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2016

Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra, the first-ever classical work composed and performed by R.E.M. bassist and songwriter Mike Mills, is set for its recorded release October 14 on Orange Mountain Music.... (more...)
Matt Haimovitz's OVERTURES TO BACH Set for Release This Month with PENTATONE Oxingale Matt Haimovitz's OVERTURES TO BACH Set for Release This Month with PENTATONE Oxingale
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2016

?Matt Haimovitz's continuously-evolving and intense engagement with the Bach Cello Suites reaches a new zenith with Overtures to Bach, six new commissions that anticipate and reflect each of the cello suites.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Releases Full Schedule for Edo de Waart's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2016

MILWAUKEE 03/16/2016 - The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart announced plans today for the 2016.17 Classics season, de Waart's eighth and final as music director. The MSO will spend de Waart's valedictory season honoring his contributions to the orchestra and the tremendo... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/08/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announces two concerts performed on back to back weekends at the Pabst Theater highlighting the works of Mozart. Mozart + More features guest conductor Ben Gernon and cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan on March 31, April 1, and 2. Mozart's “Jupite... (more...)
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10 The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts concludes its 2015-2016 Recital Series with a special performance by the internationally award-winning cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. ... (more...)
Houston Symphony to Present THE BEST OF BENNY GOODMAN, 2/26 Houston Symphony to Present THE BEST OF BENNY GOODMAN, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2016

HOUSTON (February 18, 2016) – The Houston Symphony will salute the King of Swing and the soaring sounds of the Big Band era in The Best of Benny Goodman at 8 p.m. February 26-27 and 7:30 p.m. February 28. ... (more...)
Apollo's Fire Performs SEPHARDIC JOURNEY This Weekend Apollo's Fire Performs SEPHARDIC JOURNEY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
Violinist Midori Joins IRIS Orchestra This Weekend Violinist Midori Joins IRIS Orchestra This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC tonight, January 23, and at the new Sunday matinee tomorrow, January 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites wi... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4 Apollo's Fire to Perform SEPHARDIC JOURNEY, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Back by popular demand - Apollo's Fire reprises its latest creative crossover program by Artistic Director Jeannette Sorrell, in collaboration with guest co-director Nell Snaidas.  “Sephardic Journey: Wanderings of the Spanish Jews” premiered in five sold-out concerts in February 2014.  The program ... (more...)
Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23 Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC January 23 and at the new Sunday matinee onJanuary 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites with Michael Stern a... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Perform Beethoven's 'Emperor' With Soloist Conrad Tao, 2/4 Berkeley Symphony Perform Beethoven's 'Emperor' With Soloist Conrad Tao, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Music Director Joana Carneiro, Berkeley Symphony and composer and pianist Conrad Tao perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor,” together onThursday, February 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley. Carneiro also leads the Orchestra in Lutos?awski's Concerto for Orchestra, an orchestral s... (more...)