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2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, today announced the names of the recipients of the 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Awards, bringing the number of such grants given by the Foundation to 55, and the amount aw... (more...)
The HK Phil Gathers Immense Forces for Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA The HK Phil Gathers Immense Forces for Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) proudly presents Carmina Burana — earthy and bawdy, tender and breathtakingly beautiful.... (more...)
Yamaha & Concert Pianist Sara Davis Buechner Celebrate 30 Years of Artistic Collaboration Yamaha & Concert Pianist Sara Davis Buechner Celebrate 30 Years of Artistic Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

In celebration of her 30th year as a Yamaha Artist, internationally renowned concert pianist Sara Davis Buechner will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on June 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Jason Tramm and the Morris Choral Society welcome acclaimed pianist Michael Fennelly who will perform Beethoven's exquisite 'Choral Fantasy, Op. 80' this Saturday May 20th at the Dorothy Young Concert Hall at Drew University. Mr. Fennelly will perform the famed concerto which Beethoven himself premi... (more...)
Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

On May 23 at 7 PM, Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda leads the Utah Symphony, 16-year-old guest violinist Karen Ferry, and musicians selected from ten area youth orchestras who will play side by side with Utah Symphony musicians in the annual “All-Star Evening” concert. The night will include Smetana's... (more...)
Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis announces the premiere performance series of Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon's Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, written for and to be premiered by Kondonassis with The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Ward... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Timothy Mangan Writer-in-Residence Pacific Symphony Announces Timothy Mangan Writer-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Former Music Critic for The Orange County Register, Timothy Mangan, Appointed to Newly Created Position as Writer-in-Residence with Pacific Symphony... (more...)
Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4 Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland will be featured on Robert Sirota's National Sawdust series, Bridging the Gap, on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. A season-long series, the concerts and conversations explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers.... (more...)
Celebrate Mother's Day With The Hawaii Symphony, 5/13-14 Celebrate Mother's Day With The Hawaii Symphony, 5/13-14
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Love is in the air on Mother's Day weekend as the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) presents concerts fit for a queen, showcasing popular works by Vaughan Williams, Respighi and Prokofiev. An annual tradition, Mother's Day weekend concerts offer the perfect activity for families who want to treat mom... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25 Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orche... (more...)
Tina Chancey, John Mark Rozendaal, Webb Wiggins Perform In the Salon of Mademoiselle Lévi Tina Chancey, John Mark Rozendaal, Webb Wiggins Perform In the Salon of Mademoiselle Lévi
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Who was the mysterious Mlle. Levi, whose pardessus playing took Paris by storm in 1745? Thought to come from somewhere in the provinces, she burst upon the Concerts Spirituels, a complete unknown; performed there an unprecedented five times in three years among such luminaries as Guignon and Leclair... (more...)
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein to Embark on Tour with Havana Lyceum Orchestra Pianist Simone Dinnerstein to Embark on Tour with Havana Lyceum Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

This June, acclaimed pianist Simone Dinnerstein embarks on a tour with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra in their American debut to perform works from her new album, Mozart in Havana. Recorded with the orchestra in Cuba last June, it may be her most ambitious to date and is a testament to music's ability ... (more...)
Alan Gilbert To Lead 26th Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/29 Alan Gilbert To Lead 26th Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in Mahler's Symphony No. 4, with soprano Ying Fang as soloist, at the Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 29, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. This will be the 26th Annual Free Memorial Day ... (more...)
Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25 Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history and its vision for the future. The concert will feature live performances by esteemed alumni, past and present faculty, and students.... (more...)
Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29 Pasadena Symphony Presents ingpoli Classics Series with Beethoven Symphony No. 9 , 4/29
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Pasadena Symphony closes out its 2016-2017 Singpoli Classics Serieswith Beethoven Symphony No. 9 on April 29 with both matinee and evening performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium. This season finale will envelop audiences with voices from the Donald Brinegar Singers, the JPL C... (more...)
The New York Choral Society Presents ST. LUKE PASSION, 4/8 The New York Choral Society Presents ST. LUKE PASSION, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The New York Choral Society (NYCHORAL) under the direction of its Music Director David Hayes will give the New York Premiere of celebrated Scottish composer James MacMillan's St. Luke Passion. NYCHORAL will be joined by organist Jason Roberts as well as the remarkable Brooklyn Youth Chorus under Art... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Adelphi Orchestra To Feature Ballet Neo And Soprano Sara Pearson, 3/26 Adelphi Orchestra To Feature Ballet Neo And Soprano Sara Pearson, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

On Sunday March 26th, the Adelphi Orchestra embarks upon an ambitious concert, “Mystical Songs and Dances of Scheherazade” celebrating the enigmatic heroine and narrator of the collected stories which comprise Arabian Nights. ... (more...)
Adelphi Orchestra to Feature Ballet Neo and Sara Pearson in Concert Adelphi Orchestra to Feature Ballet Neo and Sara Pearson in Concert
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Adelphi Orchestra to feature Ballet Neo and soprano Sara Pearson in “Mystical Songs and Dances of Scheherazade” March 26th... (more...)
The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8 The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band, under the baton of its recently appointed ... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16 New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 16 and 18 in Princeton and Newark, respectively. George Manahan, the NJSO's interim Music Director from 1983–85, returns to conduct Handel's mast... (more...)
Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19 Music Director Thierry Fischer Leads Utah Symphony in 'Alexander Nevsky', 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and Utah Symphony Chorus prepared by Dr. Barlow Bradford in Prokofiev's remarkable cantata, “Alexander Nevsky” with the help of Russian mezzo-soprano Alisa Kolosova and the University of Utah Choirs on November 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel ... (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...)