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THE TROJAN WOMEN to be Performed by String Orchestra of New York City, 4/24 THE TROJAN WOMEN to be Performed by String Orchestra of New York City, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:30pm, composer Lisa Bielawa's The Trojan Women will be performed by the conductor-less chamber orchestra String Orchestra of New York City (SONYC) as part of Victoria Bond's Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival at Symphony Space in Leonard Nimoy Thalia hall. In add... (more...)
WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

In a new partnership, WWFM The Classical Network will air New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert broadcasts on Friday, March 31; Thursday, April 27; and Friday, June 2. Each broadcast airs at 8 pm on 89.1 FM and streams simultaneously online at www.wwfm.org. The programs will feature music by Tchaiko... (more...)
Composer Scott Wheeler Announces TWO Fall 2016 Premieres Composer Scott Wheeler Announces TWO Fall 2016 Premieres
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

NEW YORK, NY (For Release 8.2.16) — On the heels of releasing his latest album Portraits & Tributes, award-winning composer/conductor/teacher Scott Wheeler celebrates two new major works to be performed in fall 2016: Naga, his fourth opera, set to a libretto by Cerise Jacobs, premiering Sep... (more...)
Brooklyn Art Song Society to Feature Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series, 4/2 Brooklyn Art Song Society to Feature Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016

BASS continues its innovative new music series In Context at the Tenri Cultural Center on SaturdayApril 2nd, 2016. This year's featured composer is Scott Wheeler, hailed by Fanfare as “one of the freshest American voices.” The program features Mr. Wheeler's work alongside those by colleagues and men... (more...)
Composer Scott Wheeler Releases Album, Premieres Opera Composer Scott Wheeler Releases Album, Premieres Opera
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

NEW YORK, NY (For Release 3.7.16) — Hailed for his vocal and operatic music, award-winning composer/conductor/teacher Scott Wheeler showcases his omnivorous compositional style during the 2016-17 season. From the album release of Portrait (Bridge Records) and the world premiere of his latest opera... (more...)
Virgil Thomson Legacy Continues with New Recording, Featuring Unpublished Works Virgil Thomson Legacy Continues with New Recording, Featuring Unpublished Works
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

Marking the first complete recording of Virgil Thomson's songs that were originally composed for voice and piano, The Complete Songs of Virgil Thomson for Voice and Piano provides a more complete understanding of one of the most important composers of the 20th century.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4 Pacific Symphony to Launch 2016 American Composers Festival, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

have been and where we are going? Or how certain kinds of music fit into this diverse universe of sound? These are some of the important questions that music raises, and each year, Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, attempts to shed light on the answers by exploring a different f... (more...)
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...)
Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28 Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.-May 11, 2015-One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, Andre Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began ... (more...)
MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music MCCC's WWFM Radio Unveils New Show Focusing on Baroque Music
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC), is pleased to announce the launch of The Well-Tempered Baroque, a one-hour program devoted to the music of the Baroque era.... (more...)
Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson Special Performances Announced to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Composer Virgil Thomson
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2014

The Virgil Thomson Foundation today announced a robust worldwide celebration of Pulitzer Prize winner Virgil Thomson (1896-1989). A champion of American music and arguably America's greatest composer-critic, Thomson is being memorialized throughout 2013-15 by some of today's top opera companies, or... (more...)