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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...)
Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

From Athens to Tehran, the China Philharmonic 'builds a cultural bridge' across six countries that recreates the famous Silk Road trade route from China - and plays Dvorak's New World Symphony in Tehran.... (more...)
Jonas Kaufmann Warns Fans Not to Buy Puccini Album From Decca Jonas Kaufmann Warns Fans Not to Buy Puccini Album From Decca
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann issued a statement on his Facebook page, telling fans not to buy an upcoming release of a Puccini album from his former label, Decca. He wants fans to wait until the 'real' Puccini album is released with Sony on September 11, stating (translated in English):... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR Celebration, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (June 17, 2015) –Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh will lead the orchestra in their annual Independence Day celebrations at Oregon Ridge Park on July 3 and 4 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play BSO to Partner with Andris Nelsons to Launch CLASSICAL LIVE on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andris Nelsons have entered into a new partnership to create Classical Live, a unique initiative that offers a new paradigm for the distribution of live recordings of classical music available only on Google Play Music. Classical Live will offer parti... (more...)
Five Major Orchestras Partner With Google to Launch 'Classical Live' on Google Play Five Major Orchestras Partner With Google to Launch 'Classical Live' on Google Play
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

Five of today's leading orchestras have joined forces in an unprecedented new collaboration to launch the inaugural phase of Classical Live, the first and only initiative offering current recordings exclusively on Google Play Music. Through Classical Live, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Clevelan... (more...)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb... (more...)
OSM to Welcome Major Orchestra Librarians' Association International Annual Conference OSM to Welcome Major Orchestra Librarians' Association International Annual Conference
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

From May 29 to June 1, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will be hosting delegates to the annual international get-together of the Major Orchestra Librarians' Association (MOLA).... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

 Noted American conductor David Bernard will lead the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra in two concerts; one, a free outdoor Summer concert “Opera Goes Pop” at Newburgh's historic Downing Park on Saturday afternoon, July 25, 2015,  a program featuring operatic selections including favorites by Biz... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11 Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 20, 2015—A grand, meaningful and operatic evening of music awaits, as Music Director Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony's final concert of his 25th anniversary season, “Fire and Water,” a program representing the innovative and defining characteristics of the orchestra. F... (more...)
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

(Annapolis, MD – May 15, 2015) Season tickets for new and renewing subscribers are now on sale for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's (ASO) 2015-16 Season.  The programs chosen by Music Director José-Luis Novo feature a stellar group of guest soloists and an intriguing selection of symphonic showpie... (more...)
New Yorker Classical Music Critic Andrew Porter Dies at 86 New Yorker Classical Music Critic Andrew Porter Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

Music critic Andrew Porter died either Thursday night or early Friday in London. He was 86. He died from complications of pneumonia, and it was confirmed by Sheila Porter, his sister and only immediate survivor.... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Present TCHAIKOVSKY: MAD BUT FOR MUSIC, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (April 6, 2015) — Music Director Marin Alsop leads her final Off the Cuff concert of the 2014-2015 season in collaboration with playwright in residence and director Didi Balle for a symphonic play exploring the life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as he wrote his Fifth Symphony. The semi-... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents AN AMERICAN MUSICAL JOURNEY, a Free Concert in Fullerton, 4/26 The Pacific Symphony Presents AN AMERICAN MUSICAL JOURNEY, a Free Concert in Fullerton, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2015

A brass quintet from Pacific Symphony is heading to Fullerton to perform a free concert titled “An American Musical Journey” in celebration of Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary season. Presented in partnership with the North Orange County Community Concerts, the afternoon of music take... (more...)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Open Season with All-Star CANDIDE, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (March 23, 2015) — For the conclusion of the 2014-2015 season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop lead the BSO premiere of Leonard Bernstein's comedic operetta Candide on June 11 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and June 12 through June 14 at the J... (more...)
The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7 The Collegiate Chorale to Present US Premiere of THE ROAD OF PROMISE, 5/6-7
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale concludes its 2014-2015 season with the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall... (more...)
Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead London Symphony Orchestra  at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/24 Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead London Symphony Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

WHAT: Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) makes his second stop of the season at Walt Disney Concert Hall when he returns to lead the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), one of the world's great orchestras, and powerhouse pianist Yuja Wang, Tuesday, March 24, at 8 pm.... (more...)
Great Performances at the Met to Air DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 4/12 Great Performances at the Met to Air DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Met Music Director James Levine conducts Wagner's epic human comedy Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg('The Mastersinger of Nuremberg') in its first Great Performances at the Met broadcast.... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21 David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2015

The noted American conductor David Bernard will lead an exciting program of Weber, Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius with the Massapequa Philharmonic on Saturday evening, March 21, 2014, 8 pm at the Berner Auditorium, 50 Carman Mill Road, Massapequa, NY 11758. The following is the complete program:... (more...)
Edo de Waart to CONDUCT RACHMANINOFF with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/3 Edo de Waart to CONDUCT RACHMANINOFF with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/12/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present de Waart Conducts Rachmaninoff on April 3-4, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Barber's Essay No. 2, Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances, and Shost... (more...)
Andrés Orozco-estrada to Conduct Houston Symphony,  Soloists & Houston Symphony Chorus In Verdi's Requiem Andrés Orozco-estrada to Conduct Houston Symphony, Soloists & Houston Symphony Chorus In Verdi's Requiem
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphonic writing and virtuosic s... (more...)
Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20 Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2015

HOUSTON (March 9, 2015) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphoni... (more...)
Pacific Symphony and Chapman University to Explore 'Shakespeare Reimagined', Thru 4/19 Pacific Symphony and Chapman University to Explore 'Shakespeare Reimagined', Thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—March 6, 2015—The world's most brilliant playwright—William Shakespeare—is reimagined in unexpected ways when Pacific Symphony partners with Chapman University to present “Shakespeare Reimagined,” a festival that explores how The Bard's plays have inspired not only other playwr... (more...)
Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14 Thomas Adès to Make His NY Phil Conducting Debut with His TOTENTANZ, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

Composer-conductor Thomas Ade?s will make his New York Philharmonic conducting debut leading the U.S. Premiere of his Totentanz, featuring mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn and baritone Mark Stone; Beethoven's Symphony No. 1; and Berlioz's Les Francs-juges Overture, Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7:30... (more...)
Pianist Fazil Say to Perform with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, 4/11 Pianist Fazil Say to Perform with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

NEW YORK, NY (March 3, 2015)—In the final concert of its annual series at Carnegie Hall this season, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will be joined by Turkish pianist-composer Faz?l Say for the New York premiere of his new Chamber Symphony, Op. 62, commissioned by Orpheus as part of its American Notes ini... (more...)



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