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21C Media Group Previews 2017-18 Season of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music 21C Media Group Previews 2017-18 Season of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

21C Media Group has announced highlights from its 2017-18 selection of opera, vocal and choral music, featuring concerts, special events, broadcasts and recordings. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

92Y's 17-18 season opens on October 5 with internationally renowned cellist Mischa Maisky joining the “amazing precision” (Huffington Post) of the notably conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which returns to 92Y for the first time in 15 years, to celebrate the cellist's 70th birthday season. To... (more...)
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...)
Stradivarius and Other Rare Italian Violins Come to Houston This Weekend Stradivarius and Other Rare Italian Violins Come to Houston This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

???????The event is free, the experience  . . . priceless!  Have you ever wondered what it's like to play a Stradivarius? Houston-area violinists – past and present – can to try their hand on such a musical treasure this weekend... (more...)
Andrew Cooperstock Releases LEONARD BERNSTEIN: COMPLETE SOLO WORKS FOR PIANO Andrew Cooperstock Releases LEONARD BERNSTEIN: COMPLETE SOLO WORKS FOR PIANO
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2017

Award-winning pianist Andrew Cooperstock and Bridge Records announce the release of Leonard Bernstein: Complete Solo Works for Piano now available on iTunes, Amazon, and at major retail outlets.... (more...)
Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Robert Schumann said he was “in seventh heaven” after hearing Schubert's Ninth Symphony. From its majestic opening horn call to the finale that salutes Beethoven's “Ode to Joy”, the subtitle “Great” is entirely suited to this marvellous musical feast.... (more...)
Bernard Labadie Makes Debut with Orchestra of St. Luke's at Caramoor Bernard Labadie Makes Debut with Orchestra of St. Luke's at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Bernard Labadie (photo: Francois Rivard) Hailed as “one of the most versatile and galvanic ensembles in the U.S.” (WQXR), Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) was first formally founded at Caramoor 38 years ago, and has long made the idyllic estate its summer home. Fittingly, then, it is at Caramoor – 90 a... (more...)
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Presents PING PONG DIPLOMACY The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Presents PING PONG DIPLOMACY
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Get ready for American composer Andy Akiho's jaw-dropping Ricochet: Ping Pong Concerto, a high-intensity tour de force for violin, percussion and ping pong “virtuosos”, with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor Maestro Yu Long keeping everyone in play.... (more...)
Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Jason Tramm and the Morris Choral Society welcome acclaimed pianist Michael Fennelly who will perform Beethoven's exquisite 'Choral Fantasy, Op. 80' this Saturday May 20th at the Dorothy Young Concert Hall at Drew University. Mr. Fennelly will perform the famed concerto which Beethoven himself premi... (more...)
Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda Leads Youth Musicians, Violinist Karen Ferry, and the Utah Symphony in an ALL-STAR EVENING
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

On May 23 at 7 PM, Associate Conductor Rei Hotoda leads the Utah Symphony, 16-year-old guest violinist Karen Ferry, and musicians selected from ten area youth orchestras who will play side by side with Utah Symphony musicians in the annual “All-Star Evening” concert. The night will include Smetana's... (more...)
Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis announces the premiere performance series of Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon's Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, written for and to be premiered by Kondonassis with The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Ward... (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...)
Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4 Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland will be featured on Robert Sirota's National Sawdust series, Bridging the Gap, on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. A season-long series, the concerts and conversations explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts Houston Symphony Announces Details of Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today the details of its free family-friendly summer concerts during the months of June and July. A Houston tradition, these evening concerts are held in various casual venues across Greater Houston, including the iconic Miller Outdoor Theatre, making these performance... (more...)
Celebrate Mother's Day With The Hawaii Symphony, 5/13-14 Celebrate Mother's Day With The Hawaii Symphony, 5/13-14
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Love is in the air on Mother's Day weekend as the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) presents concerts fit for a queen, showcasing popular works by Vaughan Williams, Respighi and Prokofiev. An annual tradition, Mother's Day weekend concerts offer the perfect activity for families who want to treat mom... (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...)
Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25 Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orche... (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...)
The Orchestra Now Concludes Second Season With Three Concerts The Orchestra Now Concludes Second Season With Three Concerts
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The Orchestra Now (T?N), will conclude its 2016-2017 season with three performances in May. Starting on May 5 at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, T?N - led by Oleg Caetani - will present a program includingSchubert's Symphony No. 3 and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 15.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents 'The Haydn Effect' Pacific Symphony Presents 'The Haydn Effect'
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

Feel the presence of the masters as Pacific Symphony's final concert of the 2016-17 Café Ludwig series explores why the world owes a huge debt of gratitude to “Papa Haydn”—who was so instrumental in the development of chamber music he became known as the father of the string quartet. For most of his... (more...)
Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season Santa Barbara Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Subscription sales have begun for the Santa Barbara Symphony's 2017-18 season, which will open October 14 with an extraordinary all-Mozart program accentuated by a ballet world premiere. The orchestra will present a total of nine enthralling programs at the Granada Theatre over the course of the sea... (more...)
American Composers Orchestra Continues 40th Anniversary Season with ACO Parables at Symphony Space, 5/23 American Composers Orchestra Continues 40th Anniversary Season with ACO Parables at Symphony Space, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8pmwith ACO Parables at Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The concert inaugurates a new partnership ... (more...)
Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29 Utah Symphony Performs Barber's Concerto With Violinist Karen Gomyo, 4/28-29
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

On April 28 and 29 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Jun Märkl leads the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Karen Gomyo in Barber's Violin Concerto. The orchestra will also perform Barber's “Adagio for Strings” and Arnold Schoenberg's arrangement of Brahms' Piano Quartet No. 1. Tickets start at $21 ($15 fo... (more...)
American Classical Orchestra Presents Final Concert, 5/11 American Classical Orchestra Presents Final Concert, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The closing concert of the season on Thursday, May 11, at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall will be featuring two of Rossini's famous overtures, The Barber of Seville and William Tell; Clementi's Symphony No. 4; Paganini's 'La Campanella' from Concerto No. 2and Nardini's Violin Concerto in e minor with vio... (more...)
Chelsey Symphony Features Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and More! Chelsey Symphony Features Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Mendelssohn and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Chelsea Symphony continues its eleventh season, Flight Paths, on Friday, April 21, at 8:30 PM and Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 PM at St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, 315 West 22nd Street. Both concerts feature a pair of 20th century classics that draw inspiration from the past: Stravinsky's 'Du... (more...)



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