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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Feature Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, 9/19Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Feature Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, 9/19
August 29, 2014

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 08/28/2014 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar on September 19-20, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Art... (more...)


Oakland East Bay Symphony Announces Performance Schedule for Upcoming Season; BROTHERS IN ARTS to Premiere, 11/7Oakland East Bay Symphony Announces Performance Schedule for Upcoming Season; BROTHERS IN ARTS to Premiere, 11/7
August 28, 2014

Oakland, CA, August 28, 2014 – The West Coast Premiere of Chris Brubeck and Guillaume Saint-James' jazz-orchestral work Brothers in Arts will highlight the 2014-2015 season opening of the Oakland East... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Mark 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More, 9/25Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Mark 25th Anniversary with Violinist Joshua Bell & More, 9/25
August 28, 2014

Orange County, Calif.—Aug. 28, 2014—Pacific Symphony launches Music Director Carl St.Clair's landmark 25th-anniversary “season of giants” with classical music superstar, violinist Joshua Bell, plus tw... (more...)


Japan Society to Welcome Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano, 9/27Japan Society to Welcome Hiromitsu Agatsuma and Akiko Yano, 9/27
August 28, 2014

Internationally acclaimed instrumentalists Hiromitsu Agatsuma (on tsugaru-shamisen) and Akiko Yano (on piano) perform together for one night only on September 27 in the first show of Japan Society's ... (more...)


Get to Know André Watts, Appearing in the Beethoven Festival with the A2SOGet to Know André Watts, Appearing in the Beethoven Festival with the A2SO
August 27, 2014

André Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic in their Young People's Concerts, broadcast nationwide on CBS-... (more...)


The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16
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 internationa... (more...)


Cellist Rachael Lander and More to Be Featured on ADDICTS' SYMPHONYCellist Rachael Lander and More to Be Featured on ADDICTS' SYMPHONY
August 26, 2014

On August 27 at 11pm on Channel 4, Addicts' Symphony will air, which discusses the highly respectable world of classical musicians linked to addictive behaviour. Composer, musician and recovering alc... (more...)


VisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA RecordsVisionIntoArt Announces Launch of VIA Records
August 25, 2014

VisionIntoArt (VIA), the non-profit company founded by Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini, is pleased to announce the launch of a record label, VIA Records, with three inaugural albums this fall. ... (more...)


Pink Martini to Collaborate on Nicolo Fonte's World Premiere in the Upcoming OBT 25 Program, 10/11-18Pink Martini to Collaborate on Nicolo Fonte's World Premiere in the Upcoming OBT 25 Program, 10/11-18
August 25, 2014

Oregon Ballet Theatre announced last night during Pink Martini's concert at the Oregon Zoo that Nicolo Fonte's world premiere in the upcoming OBT 25 program will feature Portland's favorite "little or... (more...)


Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season, 9/20Augustin Hadelich Returns to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off 70th Anniversary Season, 9/20
August 25, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Season 70, its 70th Anniversary season, with a celebratory performance at 8:00pm on Saturday September 20 at The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts in Provide... (more...)


Single Tickets for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's 2014-2015 Season to go On-Sale 9/2Single Tickets for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's 2014-2015 Season to go On-Sale 9/2
August 23, 2014

Single concert tickets will go on sale September 2nd for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's 77th season. Events include seven concerts in the MasterWorks classical series, two Pops Concerts, three perfor... (more...)


Koerner Quartet to Kick Off First Ever Public Concert Season on 9/28Koerner Quartet to Kick Off First Ever Public Concert Season on 9/28
August 20, 2014

The Koerner Quartet has announced its first public season, launching this fall with the brilliant program - From Spillville to St. Petersburg - on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2pm in the Koerner Reci... (more...)


Pianist Carlo Grante to Play Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, 10/31Pianist Carlo Grante to Play Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, 10/31
August 20, 2014

Italian pianist Carlo Grante will launch his three-concert series, “Masters of High Romanticism,” on Friday, October 31, 2014 at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City. He will devote the ... (more...)


Young Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition This WeekendYoung Artists Perform for $43,000 in The 39th Annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition This Weekend
May 29, 2014

As the cap to an extraordinary Centennial Season, the 39th annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, hosted by the Houston Symphony League, will take place today, May 29 and Saturday, May 31 in St... (more...)


The Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, and the City of Richmond Present TARGET INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, 7/3The Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, and the City of Richmond Present TARGET INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, 7/3
May 28, 2014

The Oakland East Bay Symphony, the Craneway Pavilion, located inside the historic Ford Point Building on the waterfront in Richmond, and the City of Richmond will again join forces to host a family-fr... (more...)


Highlights of the Upcoming City of London Festival, 6/22-7/17Highlights of the Upcoming City of London Festival, 6/22-7/17
May 28, 2014

The upcoming City of London Festival includes the following highlights: (more...)


Pablo Heras-Casado Extends Contract with Orchestra of St. Luke's Through 2017Pablo Heras-Casado Extends Contract with Orchestra of St. Luke's Through 2017
May 27, 2014

Approaching its 40th anniversary season, Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) is thrilled to announce its continued relationship with Principal Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, formalized in a two-year contract... (more...)


Lawrence Loh Becomes Music Director of Symphoria, 2015-16 SeasonLawrence Loh Becomes Music Director of Symphoria, 2015-16 Season
May 27, 2014

Lawrence Loh, resident conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, was named music director of Symphoria, a not-for-profit professional symphony orchestra located in Syracuse, N.Y, the organizatio... (more...)


The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2
May 27, 2014

The Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents four concerts from today, May 27 to June 2 devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The concerts take place in Washington, D.C. at... (more...)


Leonard Slatkin Extends Contract with ONL Through 2016-17 SeasonLeonard Slatkin Extends Contract with ONL Through 2016-17 Season
May 23, 2014

The Orchestre National de Lyon (ONL) announced at a press conference today that Leonard Slatkin has signed a three-year extension to his contract as music director, committing to the Orchestra through... (more...)


The BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS This WeekendThe BPO and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Present STAR SPANGLED POPS This Weekend
May 23, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic's Memorial Day tradition will get an updated twist this year. (more...)


Kansas City Chorale Performs Rachmaninoff's ALL-NIGHT VIGIL with Phoenix Chorale TonightKansas City Chorale Performs Rachmaninoff's ALL-NIGHT VIGIL with Phoenix Chorale Tonight
May 23, 2014

Artistic Director Charles Bruffy brings his two professional Grammy winning choirs, the Kansas City Chorale and the Phoenix Chorale, together to perform the pinnacle of Russian sacred music, Sergei Ra... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 6/6-8Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 6/6-8
May 22, 2014

The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series penultimate weekend on June 6-8 brings Music Director Manfred Honeck back to Heinz Hall to conduct a split weekend of programming featuring Mahler's monu... (more...)


The Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Summer Season - SUMMER NIGHTS @ THE BPO and MoreThe Buffalo Philharmonic Announces Summer Season - SUMMER NIGHTS @ THE BPO and More
May 22, 2014

The BPO has planned a multifaceted summer that sees the orchestraperforming at the Erie County Fair, Canalside and Old Fort Niagara; traveling to Princeton University; working with the Doctors of the ... (more...)


Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14Pacific Symphony Pops Presents AMERICA, 6/12-14
May 22, 2014

One of the most iconic rock-and-roll bands to come out of London during the 1970s—Grammy Award-winning “America”—joins Pacific Symphony Pops to rock the house with hot hits, soulful ballads and rock c... (more...)




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