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Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2017

Sony Classical announces the release of Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection, a 14-CD set of albums of classical repertoire that the internationally acclaimed, Grammy® Award winning violinist has recorded for the label over the past twenty years. The collection is available worldwide on August 18... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic (photo: Chris Lee) In 2009, the year Alan Gilbert took over as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alex Ross wrote in the New Yorker: “Simply put, the orchestra is playing better than it has in the seventeen years that I've been a critic in New Yor... (more...)
May the 4th Be With You! NY Philharmonic Celebrates STAR WARS DAY with Film Concert, 5/4 May the 4th Be With You! NY Philharmonic Celebrates STAR WARS DAY with Film Concert, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The New York Philharmonic is celebrating Star Wars Day by giving Star Wars fans who come to the David Geffen Hall Box Office early access to tickets for the Star Wars Film Concert Series on May 4, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., before tickets go on sale widely to the public online at noon. Fans who arrive by ... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Final Concert, CABRERA CONDUCTS BRUCKNER, 5/27 Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Final Concert, CABRERA CONDUCTS BRUCKNER, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents its final concert of the 2016 – 2017 concert season, Cabrera Conducts Bruckner on Saturday, May 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation at 6:30 p.m. for patrons to learn more about... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
NY Philharmonic Presents OFF THE GRID and POLARIS Concert and Party, 5/2 NY Philharmonic Presents OFF THE GRID and POLARIS Concert and Party, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

NY PHIL Off The Grid, the series of chamber music parties hosted by Musicians from the New York Philharmonic performing in unexpected locations throughout New York City, continues with the third and final pop-up of the season on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 7:15 p.m. Off The Grid — Vol. 6 is inspired by... (more...)
BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus.... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Presents New Music Series, CONTACT! New York Philharmonic Presents New Music Series, CONTACT!
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The eighth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, will conclude with two World Premieres of New York Philharmonic Commissions, Sam Pluta's binary/momentary ii: flow state/joy state and David Fulmer's Sky's Acetylene; the program also includes Eric Wubbels's katachi (2011) ... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

In the second of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead the Orchestra in a program that highlights important artistic relationships he has cultivated during his tenure.... (more...)
Utah Symphony's Thierry Fischer Presents Beethoven Piano Concerti Performed By Yefim Bronfman, 4/14-15 Utah Symphony's Thierry Fischer Presents Beethoven Piano Concerti Performed By Yefim Bronfman, 4/14-15
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

On April 14 and 15 at 7:30 PM, Music Director Thierry Fischer conducts the Utah Symphony and world-renowned GRAMMY-award winning guest pianistYefim Bronfman in two piano concerti by Beethoven. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students).... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at NY Philharmonic Performing in London for EUROPE/SPRING 2017 TOUR Photo Flash: First Look at NY Philharmonic Performing in London for EUROPE/SPRING 2017 TOUR
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

The New York Philharmonic returned to London, its every-other-year home and the seventh stop on the EUROPE / SPRING 2017 tour. There, the Orchestra performed adventurous concerts as part of its third residency at the Barbican Centre under the auspices of its International Associates initiative. High... (more...)
The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12 The New York Philharmonic Presents NY Premiere of E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL in Concert Live, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the New York Premiere of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial in Concert, with the Orchestra performing John Williams's Academy Award®–winning score live to the complete film, conducted by David Newman, Friday, May 12, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 13 at 1:00 p.m.; a... (more...)
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Returns to Conduct The MET Orchestra, 5/31 Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Returns to Conduct The MET Orchestra, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage after nearly 20 years to conduct The MET Orchestra in three concerts this May and June. The first concert in the series, on Wednesday, May 31, at 8:00 p.m., features an all-Mahler program with mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and ten... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. ... (more...)
Chicago And New York Lead Historic First Performances Of STRAVINSKY's Long Lost Work Chicago And New York Lead Historic First Performances Of STRAVINSKY's Long Lost Work
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Stravinsky's early orchestral work Funeral Song—rediscovered in November 2015 after having been lost for 107 years—is celebrating its rebirth into the world with a packed debut tour, which so far includes more than 70 planned performances across the globe this season and next. ... (more...)
Review Roundup: NY Philharmonic With Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Review Roundup: NY Philharmonic With Cellist Yo-Yo Ma
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Yo-Yo Ma joined forces with Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic for the New York Premiere of a Cello Concerto by Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen, whose music has been described as “exquisite” and “thrilling” by The New York Times. Berlioz's passion-inspired blockbuster Symphonie fantastique da... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek at LA Opera's Reykjavík Festival Highlighting Iceland at Walt Disney Concert Hall VIDEO: Sneak Peek at LA Opera's Reykjavík Festival Highlighting Iceland at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by Stage Tube - March 09, 2017

In Reykjavík's close-knit artistic community, the contemporary music scene is indistinguishable from the rock, pop, and electronic music scenes. A hallmark of our season is the Reykjavík Festival, curated by Esa-Pekka Salonen and Daníel Bjarnason, which will highlight the creativity thriving in Icel... (more...)
2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More! 2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

The 2017 Grammy Awards were announced this past Sunday in Los Angeles.  The complete list of winners and nominees of classical music is below! ... (more...)
MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9 MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).  The pro... (more...)
Seoul Philharmonic To Perform Its Asian Premiere Of Rediscovered Work By Stravinsky Seoul Philharmonic To Perform Its Asian Premiere Of Rediscovered Work By Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) presented the program of its subscription concerts on January 20-21, featuring the recently rediscovered work by Igor Stravinsky(1882-1971).... (more...)
Seoul Philharmonic to Perform Asian Premiere of Rediscovered Work by Stravinsky Seoul Philharmonic to Perform Asian Premiere of Rediscovered Work by Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) presented the program of its subscription concerts on January 20-21, featuring the recently rediscovered work by Igor Stravinsky(1882-1971).... (more...)
Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced
by TV News Desk - November 30, 2016

Following its rediscovery last year and performance in St. Petersburg in December, Stravinsky's Funeral Song receives premieres in 15 countries around the world, programmed by leading orchestras and conductors.... (more...)
CPR Classical Launches New Contemporary Classical Music Program CPR Classical Launches New Contemporary Classical Music Program
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Colorado Public Radio's classical service (CPR Classical) is launching a new weekly program to make contemporary music more accessible and demystify important pieces of the past century. Hosted by CPR Classical's Matt Weesner, “Music Forward” debuts on June 4 and will air Saturdays from 7 to 9 p.m.... (more...)
Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20 Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2016

Oakland, March 23, 2016 – The Oakland Symphony, Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan, the Oakland Symphony Chorus and guest artists Tracy Silverman, electric violin, and soprano Nicole Joseph will conclude the Symphony's 2015-2016 season with a concert of music by John Adams, Stravinsky, Barb... (more...)



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