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Berkeley Symphony Announces New Season - Two West Coast Premieres, Beethoven, Berlioz and More! Berkeley Symphony Announces New Season - Two West Coast Premieres, Beethoven, Berlioz and More!
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

BERKELEY, CA (UPDATED September 1, 2015) – Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphony have announced programming for the 2015-2016 season, including the West Coast premiere of Laterna Magica by Kaija Saariaho, who will be a visiting music professor at UC Berkeley this fall; the West Coast p... (more...)
Yanni Coming to Dr. Phillips Center in 2016 Yanni Coming to Dr. Phillips Center in 2016
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2015

YANNI's World Tour continues with an ALL NEW show for 2016. YANNI and his world-renowned orchestra will perform audience favorites from throughout his career as well as newly reworked arrangements of the classics.  YANNI will appear at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in the Walt Disn... (more...)
Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25 Houston Symphony Calls in Replacement for Sidelined Hilary Hahn in Concert, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2015

HOUSTON (July 21, 2015) – Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn, originally scheduled to perform with the Houston Symphony in Fall 2015, has notified the Houston Symphony of her plans to take a short leave to care for her newborn baby due this summer, a decision that would force her to withdraw from h... (more...)
James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying.... (more...)
Philip Glass & Angelique Kidjo's Orchestral Collaboration U.S. Premiere Set for 7/10 Philip Glass & Angelique Kidjo's Orchestral Collaboration U.S. Premiere Set for 7/10
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

The highly anticipated U.S. premiere of Angélique Kidjo and Philip Glass's orchestral collaboration, Ifé: Three Yorùbá Songs for Orchestra, is set to take place July 10 with the San Francisco Symphony at San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall, conducted by Edwin Outwater. A short excerpt of the work's... (more...)
GREAT PERFORMANCES to Broadcast JOHN WILLIAMS CELEBRATION with LA Philharmonic, 7/24 GREAT PERFORMANCES to Broadcast JOHN WILLIAMS CELEBRATION with LA Philharmonic, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

By any standard, John Williams is one of the greatest film composers of all time; his 49 Academy Award nominations are second only to Walt Disney himself.  And Williams and Walt Disney Concert Hall have gone hand in hand since Williams opened the Hall's inaugural gala in 2003 with the world premiere... (more...)
Natalie Portman to Host GREAT PERFORMANCES John Williams Celebration, 7/24 Natalie Portman to Host GREAT PERFORMANCES John Williams Celebration, 7/24
by TV News Desk - June 16, 2015

This gala opening night performance, hosted by Natalie Portman and featuring Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, July 24 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
 Maestro Classics Announces Release of MERRY PRANKS OF MASTER TILL, 6/23 Maestro Classics Announces Release of MERRY PRANKS OF MASTER TILL, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2015

Maestro Classics, winner of over 50 prestigious awards for its Stories in Music series of recordings, proudly announces the June 23rd release of the company's eleventh album for family listening, a sparkling rendition of Richard Strauss's colorful tone poem Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, presente... (more...)
Oakland East Bay Symphony Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season Oakland East Bay Symphony Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

Oakland, CA, April 21, 2015 – Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony have announced an unusually eclectic season for 2015-2016 including premieres, guest artists and music spanning 300 years from Bach to today in seven concerts at the Paramount Theatre in Oakla... (more...)
Neeme Järvi to Conduct LA Philharmonic for Three Performances, 4/17 Neeme Järvi to Conduct LA Philharmonic for Three Performances, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

WHAT: Esteemed conductor Neeme Järvi leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in three performances, Friday, April 17, at 8 pm, as well as Saturday and Sunday, April 18 and 19, at 2 pm. The program features LA Phil Principal Concertmaster Martin Chalifour as the soloist in Suk's Fantasie, the compo... (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...)
Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Cancels U.S. Tour, Including Walt Disney Concert Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Cancels U.S. Tour, Including Walt Disney Concert
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) is cancelling its U.S. tour, which included a concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall,Wednesday, April 15. The cancellation is due to a recent and significant cut in tour funding from the City of Seoul.... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents EXCLAMATIONS!, 11/16 The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Presents EXCLAMATIONS!, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2014

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) opens its 2014-15 season with a new music director, Gregory X. Whitmore, who leads the ensemble in a lively display of youthful musicality and captivating wind repertoire. Titled “Exclamations!” the fall concert features two works by one of the 20th centu... (more...)
LA Philharmonic Began New Season with Celebration of John Williams, 9/30 LA Philharmonic Began New Season with Celebration of John Williams, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

The Los Angeles Philharmonic and its Music Director Gustavo Dudamel opened the 2014/15 season with A Celebration of John Williams: Opening Night Gala Concert, a star-studded evening honoring the greatest film composer of all time at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Tuesday, September 30. The event featured... (more...)
Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Out Today Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition to wider audiences. Over the past three decades he has recorded more than 40 albums including most o... (more...)
Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Available 9/30 Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Available 9/30
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition to wider audiences. Over the past three decades he has recorded more than 40 albums including most o... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI Tonight The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2014.15 Classics series with Don Giovanni tonight, September 13-14 & 16, 2014, led by Music Director Edo de Waart. This concert production features an international cast alongside the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable operatic event.... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2014.15 Classics series with Don Giovanni on September 13-14 & 16, 2014, led by Music Director Edo de Waart. This concert production features an international cast alongside the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable operatic event.... (more...)




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by Peter Danish