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Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4 Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised o... (more...)
California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7 California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Cr... (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...)
2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More! 2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

The 2017 Grammy Awards were announced this past Sunday in Los Angeles.  The complete list of winners and nominees of classical music is below! ... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Nominated For Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man were nominated for Best Orchestral Performance today.... (more...)
California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18 California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 9, 2016) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera open the Orchestra's 30th season on Sunday, September 18 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, with an early work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts, written when he was a Yo... (more...)
California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 1, 2016) – California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera are now accepting composer applications for the orchestra's respected, intensely competitive Young American Composer-in-Residence program, for the period from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020. The Young Ame... (more...)
Fifth House Ensemble and Baladino to Release 'Nedudim' from Cedille Records Fifth House Ensemble and Baladino to Release 'Nedudim' from Cedille Records
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2016

Chicago's Fifth House Ensemble, known for its narrative chamber music projects and new-music initiatives, and Baladino, a Mediterranean folk band from Israel that merges pop sensibilities with musical traditions from the Middle East and beyond, join forces on Nedudim, a genre-defying, world-premiere... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20 California Symphony to Perform BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (February 4, 2016) – Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, and a performance by California Symphony Principal Clarinetist Jerome Simas and Principal Bassoonist Douglas Brown in R. Strauss's rarely-heard double concerto Duett-Concertino, highlight the California Symphony's “Textbook Classics” ... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC's 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts—the operatic world-premie... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, "Romeo and Juliet and Carmen," on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4 Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

have been and where we are going? Or how certain kinds of music fit into this diverse universe of sound? These are some of the important questions that music raises, and each year, Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, attempts to shed light on the answers by exploring a different f... (more...)
BMOP/Sound Releases Two New Albums, CHINARY UNG; & MASON BATES BMOP/Sound Releases Two New Albums, CHINARY UNG; & MASON BATES
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Boston, MA (For Release 1.5.16) — Known as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music, BMOP/sound today announced the release of two new albums: Chinary Ung: Singing Inside Aura, featuring soloist Susan Ung on viola and voice, and Mason Bates: Mothershi... (more...)
California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24 California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 15, 2015) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera perform a program of music inspired by American jazz of the 1920s on Sunday, January 24, with pianist Charlie Albright joining the Orchestra for the original jazz band version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in B... (more...)
The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

 Dan Visconti, the California Symphony's Young American Composer in Residence through 2017, has been awarded the prestigious Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundationcommission by the Library of Congress. Visconti was recognized and commissioned for his concerto for guitar and orchestra, Living Language. ... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Kicks Off Season with Bates Premiere Tonight Oakland Symphony Kicks Off Season with Bates Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2015

The Oakland Symphony opens its 22nd season with a West Coast premiere by Bay Area composer Mason Bates tonight, October 2, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The program, with Music Director and conductor Michael Morgan on the podium, includes the West Coast premiere of Bates's Devil's Rad... (more...)
California Symphony Orchestra Musicians Sign New Three-Year Contracts California Symphony Orchestra Musicians Sign New Three-Year Contracts
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (September 30, 2015) - The California Symphony Orchestra and Musicians Union Local 6 of the American Federation of Musicians have announced the ratification of a new, three-year musicians' contract. California Symphony Music Director Donato Cabrera has also signed a new three-year c... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Performs SOUNDWAVE, with The Albrights and Babik, Tonight Buffalo Philharmonic Performs SOUNDWAVE, with The Albrights and Babik, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2015

Buffalo musicians of all types will unite on the Kleinhans stage for one night in September.... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Release Fifth Recording with Riccardo Muti, 9/11 Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Release Fifth Recording with Riccardo Muti, 9/11
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 2015

CHICAGO—The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) fifth recording with Music Director Riccardo Muti on its own CSO Resound label, Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique and Lélio, will be released internationally via retail and download outlets on Friday, September 11, 2015.... (more...)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project Releases Full Schedule for 20th Anniversary Season Boston Modern Orchestra Project Releases Full Schedule for 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

Boston, MA — The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, today announced its 20th anniversary season, opening October 18th at Jordan Hall. For the past two decades, BMOP has been on... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Kick Off Season with Bates Premiere, & More, 10/2 Oakland Symphony to Kick Off Season with Bates Premiere, & More, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

The Oakland Symphony opens its 22nd season with a West Coast premiere by Bay Area composer Mason Bates Friday, October 2, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The program, with Music Director and conductor Michael Morgan on the podium, includes the West Coast premiere of Bates's Devil's Radi... (more...)
California Symphony Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ with Live Orchestra Accompaniment Tonight California Symphony Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ with Live Orchestra Accompaniment Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

The California Symphony presents the beloved classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, and performs the complete, live orchestral accompaniment as the movie is shown on a giant screen at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, tonight, August 21 at 8:30 pm. Conductor Sarah Hicks leads the orchestra in some of th... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Announces Season Opener & New Name, 10/2 Oakland Symphony Announces Season Opener & New Name, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2015

Oakland, CA, August 13, 2015 – The Oakland Symphony opens its 22nd season with a new name and a West Coast premiere by Bay Area composer Mason Bates Friday, October 2, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. The program, with Music Director and conductor Michael Morgan on the podium, includes t... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Tickets for Upcoming Season Today Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Tickets for Upcoming Season Today
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -- Today, August 8 marks the first opportunity for non-subscribers to obtain tickets to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 season, with performances by Lang Lang and Celtic Woman, a spectacular Holiday Pops show with the debut of Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, an... (more...)



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