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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...)
Ecce Ensemble Ends Season with KINETICS, 5/6 Ecce Ensemble Ends Season with KINETICS, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

Cambridge, MA (FOR RELEASE 4.11.16) — As the 2015-16 contemporary music ensemble-in-residence at Cambridge's Le Laboratoire, the Ecce Ensemble completes its season with a diverse program of new chamber works by six emerging compositional voices. Inspired by Le Lab's current Random International inst... (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...)
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...)
Richmond Symphony to Present Saint-Saëns' CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 3/19 Richmond Symphony to Present Saint-Saëns' CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2016

March 7, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia Meet some of the wonderful members of the animal kingdom in Saint-Saëns' famous Carnival of the Animals on Saturday, March 19 at 11am. This popular and beloved work is part of the Union Bank & Trust LolliPops Series and is an all-time favorite for introducing child... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Present CELEBRATE JACKSON WARD Festival, 5/20 Richmond Symphony to Present CELEBRATE JACKSON WARD Festival, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2016

February 25, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia: the First Lady of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe; The Honorable Dwight C. Jones, Mayor, City of Richmond; The Honorable Charles R. Samuels, Councilman, Richmond City Council, Richmond North Central 2nd Voter District; Marilyn H. West, Chair of... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Provide Live Accompaniment to 1925 Film BEN-HUR, 3/18 Pacific Symphony to Provide Live Accompaniment to 1925 Film BEN-HUR, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 25, 2016—Pacific Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, brings one of the most legendary silent films ever made—the 1925 larger-than-life “Ben-Hur”—to full breath-taking splendor in the concert hall, when the orchestra performs the score live as the mov... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Announces Commissions for Female Composers League of American Orchestras Announces Commissions for Female Composers
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2015

Andreia Pinto-Correia and Xi Wang have been selected to receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 each as part of the League of American Orchestras' Women Composers Readings and Commissions program, administered with the American Composers Orchestra and EarShot and supported by the Virginia B. Toulm... (more...)
Robert Sims to Perform at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 10/4 Robert Sims to Perform at Lincoln Center Bruno Walter Auditorium, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

In an extraordinary life that grappled with racial tensions, interracial liaisons, personal scandals and politics, lyric tenor Roland Hayes (1887 – 1977), was the first African American man to reach international fame as a concert performer and one of the few artists who could sell out Carnegie Hall... (more...)
The University Musical Society Announces the 2015-2016 UMS Artists in Residence The University Musical Society Announces the 2015-2016 UMS Artists in Residence
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

The University Musical Society (UMS) is proud to announce the 2015-2016 UMS Artists in Residence. ... (more...)
FirstWorks Announces Sets 2015-16 Season FirstWorks Announces Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2015

FirstWorks, Rhode Island's premiere organization for connecting art with audiences and the nonprofit producer of the recent Providence International Arts Festival, rode the post-festival momentum today with the announcement of its 2015-16 season. Their new season kicks off the week of Nov. 16, 2015,... (more...)
Video Games Live Returns to the Richmond Symphony, 1/23 Video Games Live Returns to the Richmond Symphony, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2015

VIDEO GAMES LIVE, a complete celebration and multimedia concert experience featuring music from the most popular video games of all time, is making its way to Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater on Saturday, January 23, 2016. Show time is 8pm and ticket prices begin at $20 for adults. VIDEO GAMES ... (more...)
Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed Honens International Piano Competition 2015 Semifinalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Ten pianists have been chosen to advance to the Semifinals of Canada's Honens Piano Competition. The musicians (ages 22 to 30) come from six countries: Italy, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. One pianist will be named the Honens Prize Laureate and win the world's large... (more...)
Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors Andrés Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong to Join PSO as New Asst. Conductors
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as assistant conductors.... (more...)
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Its 2015 Fundraiser, UNCORKED!, Tonight The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Its 2015 Fundraiser, UNCORKED!, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

 The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present its 2015 fundraiser, UnCorked!, tonight, May 30 from 6:30-10:00pm at Renaissance Park. This event, held along the banks of the Tennessee River, will feature wine tasting, some of Chattanooga's best cuisine, a silent auction, and of course music for sipp... (more...)
The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Its 2015 Fundraiser, UNCORKED!, 5/30 The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Its 2015 Fundraiser, UNCORKED!, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

 The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present its 2015 fundraiser, UnCorked!, on Saturday, May 30 from 6:30-10:00pm at Renaissance Park. This event, held along the banks of the Tennessee River, will feature wine tasting, some of Chattanooga's best cuisine, a silent auction, and of course music for ... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Joins Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS This Weekend Richmond Symphony Joins Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2015

Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms tonight, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and tomorrow, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre.... (more...)
N.C. Symphony Performs A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM This Weekend N.C. Symphony Performs A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn will lead the orchestra, members of UNC-Chapel Hill's Carolina Choir, and an outstanding cast of actors, directed by University of North Carolina School of the Arts Dean of Drama Carl Forsman, in a theatrical / symphonic presentation of William ... (more...)
N.C. Symphony to Perform A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/7-9 N.C. Symphony to Perform A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/7-9
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn will lead the orchestra, members of UNC-Chapel Hill's Carolina Choir, and an outstanding cast of actors, directed by University of North Carolina School of the Arts Dean of Drama Carl Forsman, in a theatrical / symphonic presentation of William ... (more...)
Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16 Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more on Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II celebrates the world's favorite cla... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9 Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms on Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The performance features boy soprano Jack Rigdon and the 150 member Richmond S... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of 2015-2016 Pops Season Pacific Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of 2015-2016 Pops Season
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 28, 2015—A gala season awaits as great stars in entertainment lead the way to celebrate Richard Kaufman's 25-year legacy as principal pops conductor of Pacific Symphony. While last season marked the occasion of Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary, 2015-16 puts... (more...)
California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season California Symphony Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (April 21, 2015) – The California Symphony, entering its third season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, is expanding its regional profile in Northern California, performing concerts in three new venues beginning in June. The orchestra, based in Walnut Creek, will perform three con... (more...)
The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS This Weekend The Richmond Symphony Presents ELGAR AND SIBELIUS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Elgar and Sibelius tonight, 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 Surface F... (more...)




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