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KODO Returns to U.S. in 22-City Tour, 1/26-3/25
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2017

Kodo — the  world's most celebrated masters of Japanese percussion, who played a singular role in popularizing modern taiko drumming — will present their program DADAN in North America for the first time, visiting 22 U.S. cities between January and March 2017.  Forging new directions for the traditi... (more...)
Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust Robert Sirota Curates New Bridging the Gap Series at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

Composer Robert Sirota is curating a new season-long series at National Sawdust (80 N 6th St). Titled Bridging the Gap, the series will feature concerts of chamber, choral, and solo works which Sirota has crafted to explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of comp... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Join Chester Community Association  for 15th Annual ChesterFest, 9/17 Richmond Symphony to Join Chester Community Association for 15th Annual ChesterFest, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2016

August 3, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony's Big Tent is moving to Chester Village Green for the 15th Annual ChesterFest. This will be the first collaboration between The Chester Community Association and the Richmond Symphony for the free, all-day event. Festivities begin at 10:00am ... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16 Pittsburgh Symphony to Present HARRY POTTER Concert, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Harry Potter fans and newcomers are invited to take the Hogwarts Express to Heinz Hall to join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a night of wizardry, magic and music on July 16 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America Billy Childs Named President of Chamber Music America
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Chamber Music America (CMA) today announced the appointment of pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1. Childs is the organization's ninth board president, and the first jazz musician elected to the position. The CMA board of directors unanimously a... (more...)