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San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony fea... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Close Season with Concert, 5/15 Richmond Symphony to Close Season with Concert, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

May 11, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia We invite you to join us for two upcoming Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) spring concerts. Concerts presented by YOP highlight some of the region's top young musicians in which students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginne... (more...)
The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

On May 5, at 17:00 Moscow time [14:00 GMT], the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Russia Valery Gergiev, held the 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' concert on the stage of Palmyra's world-famous amphitheater.... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

(Boston, MA)--Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer  announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Perform Vivaldi FOUR SEASONS in Concert, 5/19 Pacific Symphony to Perform Vivaldi FOUR SEASONS in Concert, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 21, 2016—Two all-time favorite pieces of music provide a feast for the ears, while stimulating imaginations with their vivid, arresting beauty, when Pacific Symphony performs one of the most beloved works of the Baroque repertoire and then takes a stunning excursion throu... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4 San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 – The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4-29 at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festi... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany.... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2016 “Champion of New Music” award to four outstanding recipients: Pianist and Contemporary Chamber Ensemble founding member Gilbert Kalish; Opera Parallèle's artistic director, conductor, and founder Nicole Paiement; new... (more...)
Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7 Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2016

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in April for three weeks of concerts and activities April 7-26 during the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 125th anniversary season.  Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) explore music by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and Verdi inspired by the works of Wil... (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...)
Santa Barbara Symphony to Celebrate Maestro Nir Kabaretti's 10th Anniversary Santa Barbara Symphony to Celebrate Maestro Nir Kabaretti's 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony will mark the 10th anniversary of Maestro Nir Kabaretti's appointment as music director with a celebratory program of works by Wagner, Hummel, and Brahms at the Granada Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara on March 12 and 13.... (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 Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
Violinist Cho-Liang Lin to Perform Concert with Pacific Symphony, 1/7/16 Violinist Cho-Liang Lin to Perform Concert with Pacific Symphony, 1/7/16
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2015

    Also, Sunday Casual Connections takes place Jan. 10, at 3 p.m., offering the return of Lin as he leads a further exploration of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4, his “Haffner” Symphony and Wagner's “Siegfried Idyll.” For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (714) 755-5799 or visit ... (more...)
Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27 Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

PITTSBURGH - The annual tradition returns! The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck perform waltzes and polkas from his home country of Austria on November 27 and 29 at Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics season.... (more...)
LA Philharmonic to Kick Off Season with Raúl Prieto Ramírez's Walt Disney Concert Hall Debut, 11/22 LA Philharmonic to Kick Off Season with Raúl Prieto Ramírez's Walt Disney Concert Hall Debut, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

Los Angeles, CA (November 11, 2015) - The Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2015/16 organ recital series begins with a performance from organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez on Sunday, November 22 at 7:30pm at Walt Disney Concert Hall.   Making his Walt Disney Concert Hall debut, Prieto Ramírez will perform a wi... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Receives Grant from New California Arts Fund, 'Builds Bridges' with Chinese-Americans Pacific Symphony Receives Grant from New California Arts Fund, 'Builds Bridges' with Chinese-Americans
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 11, 2015—Pacific Symphony has been ahead of the multicultural curve for years. Through many different vehicles—The American Composers Festivals, Music Unwound, guest performers, commissioned works—the Symphony is at the center of a seismic shift regarding what people liste... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Wind, String Ensembles Launch Season with Respective Concerts, 11/15 Pacific Symphony Youth Wind, String Ensembles Launch Season with Respective Concerts, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 5, 2015—The young and highly talented Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS) and Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) are preparing to launch their first concerts of the 2015-16 season. First, the talented brass, woodwind and percussion musicians of PSYWE breeze ... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Provides Score for SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE Event Tonight Richmond Symphony Provides Score for SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE Event Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2015

Richmond, Virginia Get ready for two great movies on one fantastic night when you join the Richmond Symphony tonight, October 24 at 8pm for a Science Fiction Double Feature!... (more...)
Richmond Symphony to Provide Score for SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE Event, 10/24 Richmond Symphony to Provide Score for SCIENCE FICTION DOUBLE FEATURE Event, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2015

October 6, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Get ready for two great movies on one fantastic night when you join the Richmond Symphony on Saturday, October 24 at 8pm for a Science Fiction Double Feature! The evening begins with Murnau's silent classic Nosferatu. Based on the popular horror story of Dracula,... (more...)
Pianist William Wolfram Joins the ASO for 'Opening Night!' Concert Series This Weekend Pianist William Wolfram Joins the ASO for 'Opening Night!' Concert Series This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Pianist William Wolfram joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2015-2016 season, October 2 and 3.  Entitled “Opening Night!”, Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra's first performance of the season at Maryland Hall for the Creative ... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2015

Tonight, September 26, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome LILYA ZILBERSTEIN to The VETS for a performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The concert program also features Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Moskva River and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring,... (more...)
Canton Symphony Orchestra to Open MasterWorks Series' Season with HEROES AMONG US, 10/3 Canton Symphony Orchestra to Open MasterWorks Series' Season with HEROES AMONG US, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (Sept. 17, 2015) - October 3, 2015 is opening night for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) 2015-2016 MasterWorks Series.  The concert, titled “Heroes Among Us”, features percussionist Colin Currie who will be guest soloist on a piece by Christopher Rouse.  The concert will be perform... (more...)
Pianist William Wolfram Joins the ASO for 'Opening Night!' Concert Series, 10/2-3 Pianist William Wolfram Joins the ASO for 'Opening Night!' Concert Series, 10/2-3
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Pianist William Wolfram joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2015-2016 season, October 2 and 3.  Entitled “Opening Night!”, Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra's first performance of the season at Maryland Hall for the Creative ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Jonas Kaufmann in the 'Last Night of the Proms' STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Jonas Kaufmann in the 'Last Night of the Proms'
by Stage Tube - September 14, 2015

On September 12, Jonas Kaufmann made his debut in the the celebrated 'Last Night of the Proms concert', televised live from London's Royal Albert Hall. He sang a selection of Puccini arias, including 'Nessun Dorma' and also was the first German to sing "Rule Britannia" in the history of 'Last Night ... (more...)




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