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David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

 Noted American conductor David Bernard will lead the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra in two concerts; one, a free outdoor Summer concert “Opera Goes Pop” at Newburgh's historic Downing Park on Saturday afternoon, July 25, 2015,  a program featuring operatic selections including favorites by Biz... (more...)
The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15 The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

 The Britt Classical Festival, led by Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams, has announced a wide-ranging, adventurous series of concerts of contemporary and new music paired with core classical repertoire for its three-week 2015 season, beginning July 31. The programs include the world premiere... (more...)
SUNY system Awards BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta with Distinction, 5/26 SUNY system Awards BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta with Distinction, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Buffalo, NY - JoAnn Falletta, Buffalo Philharmonic Music Director, will become the fourth recipient of the statewide SUNY Distinguished Academy's Medallion of Distinction.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5 Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.” ... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keith Buncke as New Principal Bassoon Chicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keith Buncke as New Principal Bassoon
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of Keith Buncke as the new Principal Bassoon of the CSO, effective July 6, 2015.... (more...)
Jeffrey Biegel to Perform at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 5/30 Jeffrey Biegel to Perform at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

American pianist Jeffrey Biegel will be in concert on Saturday, May 30 presenting Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin as the sixth program of 5 @ 5 at DiMenna, a solo piano performance series curated by Mirian Conti, at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street in Manhattan.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11 Pacific Symphony to Present Final Concert of the Season, FIRE AND WATER, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 20, 2015—A grand, meaningful and operatic evening of music awaits, as Music Director Carl St.Clair leads Pacific Symphony's final concert of his 25th anniversary season, “Fire and Water,” a program representing the innovative and defining characteristics of the orchestra. F... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Extends Contract with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and Announces Agreement with Musicians Minnesota Orchestra Extends Contract with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and Announces Agreement with Musicians
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Minnesota Orchestra announced today that it has extended contract agreements with both Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Orchestra's musicians—the latter 21 months in advance of the current contract's expiration.   The Board approved the new agreements at a meeting earlier today, and musicians—... (more...)
Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22 Apollo's Fire to Celebrate Bach's Birthday with FAMILY FROLIC Concert Series, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

Apollo's Fire reprises its popular “Fireside” series – intimate 90-minute concerts followed by coffee, hot cider and conversation with the artists. In a tribute to Bach's 330th Birthday, this intimate concert tells the musical story of a day at the Bach Family Household and features AF veteran musi... (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...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Present PULCINELLA SUITE Rush-Hour Concert, 1/8 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Present PULCINELLA SUITE Rush-Hour Concert, 1/8
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

December 22, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia One-hour long Rush Hour concerts are a great way to experience live music in an informal and relaxed smaller setting. Rush Hour concerts are perfect for those new to the orchestra, as well as for the most die-hard listeners.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform STRAVINSKY: PULCINELLA SUITE, 1/11 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Perform STRAVINSKY: PULCINELLA SUITE, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

December 22, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia Experience Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite on Sunday, January 11 at 3:00 pm at Randolph-Macon College. This is the third Amtrak Metro Collection concert of the 2014-2015 season and will be led by special guest conductor, Victor Yampolsky.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Present PULCINELLA SUITE Concert at Southside Church, 1/10 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to Present PULCINELLA SUITE Concert at Southside Church, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

December 22, 2014 – Richmond, Virginia Experience Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite on Saturday, January 10 at 1:00 pm at the Southside Church of the Nazarene. The concert will be led by special guest conductor, Victor Yampolsky.... (more...)
Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January Riccardo Muti to Perform Concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra This January
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, returns in January 2015 for several weeks of concerts with the CSO at both Symphony Center and Carnegie Hall. Muti's winter residency begins with performances in Chicago—on January 15, 16 and 17—of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, featuri... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
The Collegiate Chorale Receives NEA Grant The Collegiate Chorale Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has announced that The Collegiate Chorale is one of only 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Collegiate Chorale will receive a $30,000 grant in support of its May 2015 concert and CD recording of Kurt W... (more...)
The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall The Peacemakers and Two Premieres by Karl Jenkins Set for Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Distinguished Concerts International New York is proud to present its annual concert featuring the supremely beautiful and inspirational music of Karl Jenkins.... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra's Principal Clarinetist Franklin Cohen to Retire in 2015 Cleveland Orchestra's Principal Clarinetist Franklin Cohen to Retire in 2015
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra today announced that Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet since 1976, will retire from the ensemble in the summer of 2015. After 39 seasons, Mr. Cohen will have had the longest tenure of any solo clarinetist in the orchestra's history. The title of Principal Clarinet Emeritus... (more...)
FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February FirstWorks to Welcomg Philip Glass and Tim Fain in February
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

FirstWorks announced today that Philip Glass, the history-making American master composer, will perform his own compositions in 'An Evening of Chamber Music' featuring violinist Tim Fain. The performance, taking place on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:30 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The ... (more...)
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Tonight, December 20 marks the cultural high point of Rhode Island's holiday season as The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with The Providence Singers, CHRISTINE NOEL, artistic director, in their eighth annual performance of George Frideric Handel's MESSIAH.... (more...)
Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11 Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Southern California's esteemed Calder Quartet, hailed as 'outstanding' and 'superb' by The New York Times, returns to Segerstrom Center on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Samueli Theater. For their return visit to the Center, violinists Benjamin Jacobson and Andrew Bulbrook, violist Jonathan Moerschel ... (more...)
Yale in New York Closes the 2014-2015 Season with YALE PERCUSSION GROUP, 1/25 Yale in New York Closes the 2014-2015 Season with YALE PERCUSSION GROUP, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

The Yale School of Music closes out the 2014-15 season of its acclaimed Yale in New York series with the Yale Percussion Group on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.... (more...)
Melbourne Municipal Band to Perform Free Concert at the King Center in February Melbourne Municipal Band to Perform Free Concert at the King Center in February
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

A voyage that celebrates American music “From Sea to Shining Sea” is on tap as the Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB) presents its first concert ever to be held at the King Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, beginning at 2 p.m. There is no charge for the concert, but tickets are required and... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY This Weekend The Pacific Symphony Presents CHRISTMAS WITH SANDI PATTY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

With her angelic voice and heart-warming spirit, Sandi Patty, one of the most highly acclaimed performers of recent times, delivers an uplifting and joyous Christmas concert, complete with the lush, holiday sounds of Pacific Symphony.... (more...)
Cantata Singers to Perform ALL-NIGHT VIGIL in January Cantata Singers to Perform ALL-NIGHT VIGIL in January
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Cantata Singers' 51st season continues with two performances of Rachmaninoff's profoundly beautiful All-Night Vigil on the occasion of the work's 100th Anniversary on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8pm in St. Paul Church in Cambridge and Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8pm in Houghton Chapel at Wellesl... (more...)




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