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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...)
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S NINTH, 3/21-22 The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S NINTH, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

In March, the BPO will celebrate classical music's most beloved and influential composer with a festival, including his groundbreaking Ninth Symphony.... (more...)
Sir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra Sir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19 Award-Winning Architect Frederick Fisher to Perform with LA Chamber Orchestra, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Award-winning architect Frederick Fisher, who has earned international recognition for his work with spaces such as Bergamot Station & Galleries, Santa Monica's Annenberg Beach House and Descanso Gardens' Sturt Haaga Gallery of Art, joins the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) for its acclaimed We... (more...)
London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director.... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster to Perform Pulitzer-Winning Composition, 3/12 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster to Perform Pulitzer-Winning Composition, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's Barnett & Company Masterworks Series concert on March 12 will feature the CSO's Concertmaster Holly Mulcahy performing Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto, which won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2010. Higdon wrote the piece in 2008 for violinist Hi... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21 The Pacific Symphony Presents THE CHIEFTAINS, 3/19-21
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Highly regarded for popularizing traditional Irish folk music across the world, “The Chieftains” bring their bagpipes, banjos and exciting musicality to Pacific Symphony Pops for an extension of this year's St. Patrick's Day celebrations! Co-founder Paddy Moloney and his band have won six Grammy Awa... (more...)
'DEFIANT REQUIEM' Set for Avery Fisher Hall, 3/9 'DEFIANT REQUIEM' Set for Avery Fisher Hall, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Over the past 150 years, there have been many significant presentations of Verdi's Requiem, but none was more powerful than the 16 performances put on by prisoners at the Terezin concentration camp during World War II. These courageous men and women faced starvation, abuse, and imminent death, yet t... (more...)
LA Phil President Deborah Borda Named Hauser Leader-in-Residence at HKS LA Phil President Deborah Borda Named Hauser Leader-in-Residence at HKS
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) announced today that Los Angeles Philharmonic President and Chief Executive Officer Deborah Borda will join the Center for Public Leadership community as a Hauser Leader-in-Residence. Borda is the first arts executive to hold the... (more...)
Tickets to Pink Martini at The VETS Now on Sale Tickets to Pink Martini at The VETS Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Pink Martini with singer Storm Large will play The VETS in Providence on May 5th, 2015 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $59.50 - $39.50, on sale now, and be purchased by visiting www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling (401) 421. ARTS (2787), or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St. Box... (more...)
DCINY to Host A Capella Concert at Weill Recital Hall, 3/13 DCINY to Host A Capella Concert at Weill Recital Hall, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will showcase three superb choral ensembles in an all-a cappella program at Weill Hall on Friday, March 13 at 8:00pm. Hailing from Canada are the Grammy-nominated Elora Festival Singers, and Le Chœur de chambre du Québec, which specializes in con... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21 The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents CABARET SONGS with Susan Lorette Dunn, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

On Saturday, March 21, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome mezzo-soprano SUSAN LORETTE DUNN back to The VETS for a performance of Kurt Weill's Cabaret Songs. The concert program also features Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and Dvo?ák's Carnival Overture... (more...)
Annenberg Center to Welcome African Children's Choir, 3/27 Annenberg Center to Welcome African Children's Choir, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

The African Children's Choir uses music and dance to give survivors of the devastation of war, famine, and disease a new lease on life and new hope. On Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. these inspirational youngsters take center stage at Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre for an uplifting evening of ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12 Pacific Symphony to Offer World Premiere Violin Concerto Performance, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 25, 2015—An evening of profound emotion and beautiful introspection takes place when Pacific Symphony performs “Tchaikovsky's Pathétique,” a concert of deep personal meaning to Music Director Carl St.Clair during his 25th anniversary season. In January 1990, St.Clair audit... (more...)
Itzhak Perlman Returning to Van Wezel, 3/21 Itzhak Perlman Returning to Van Wezel, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman will perform at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8pm. Itzhak enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audi... (more...)
Houston Symphony Invests Over $4.5 Million in Education, Community Programs Houston Symphony Invests Over $4.5 Million in Education, Community Programs
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Houston Symphony announced today that it has invested more than $4.5 million in education and community programs during the current 2014-15 season, an investment that will continue to grow into the 2015-16 season and beyond as the orchestra aims to become the most accessible of the nation's top ... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative League of American Orchestras Renews Women Composers Initiative
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The League of American Orchestras' program supporting women composers will be renewed for a second year, the League and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, announced today. Administered by New York's American Composers Orchestra and made possible by the Virginia B. Toulmi... (more...)
Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20' Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20'
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Conductor Long Yu announces 'the creation of an entire canon of new music, one of the most important projects in my life' - Compose 20:20... (more...)
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert for the Planet, 28 March The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to Perform Concert for the Planet, 28 March
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Audiences across the world will again be able to experience the Sydney Symphony Orchestra like never before in a mass-participation multimedia event on the evening of Earth Hour 2015.... (more...)
Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19 Count Basie Orchestra Coming to Harris Center, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

William 'Count' Basie started The Count Basie Orchestra in 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri. Within a year, America was listening in on popular radio shows throughout the country to hear what would become 'The greatest swing band in all the land!' A phenomenon was born in 1935 that is still going stro... (more...)
Pianist Mirian Conti to Perform at DiMenna, 3/14 Pianist Mirian Conti to Perform at DiMenna, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Internationally renowned pianist Mirian Conti will be in concert on Saturday, March 14, as the inaugural program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a new solo piano performance series curated by Ms. Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan.... (more...)
Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts BSO Assistant Conductor Nicholas Hersh Replaces Yan Pascal Tortelier for 2/27-28 Concerts
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) regrets to announce that due to illness, guest conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier is unable to conduct this week's performances of Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, February 27 (Meyerhoff) and 28 (Strathmore). Replacing Maestro Tortelier, will be BSO Assistant Conductor... (more...)
Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com Complete Brahms and Szymanowski Symphonies Out Now on DigitalTheatre.com
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

Today DigitalTheatre.com is excited to release the next instalment of the London Symphony Orchestra Collection, which features Valery Gergiev conducting five thrilling concerts of Johannes Brahms and Karol Szymanowski.... (more...)
The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform at St. Bart's, 3/8 The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform at St. Bart's, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2015

The Apple Hill String Quartet to Perform World-Renowned Composer Meredith Monk's only String Quartet, Stringsongs, as part of Meredith Monk's 50th Year Celebrations.... (more...)



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