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From China to the BBC Proms, Summer Events Surround Maestro Long Yu's 50th Birthday From China to the BBC Proms, Summer Events Surround Maestro Long Yu's 50th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

Music has an almost unmatched potential to inspire, to move, on occasion to lift an entire society in a cultural exploration, in the pursuit of cultural ideals. And there are great figures, teachers, performers - artists - who show us the way. Sometimes their impact is so great that their work reach... (more...)
The Florida Orchestra Names Michael Francis as Its New Music Director The Florida Orchestra Names Michael Francis as Its New Music Director
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

The Florida Orchestra (TFO) has announced the appointment of Michael Francis as its new Music Director starting with the 2015/2016 season, serving as Music Director Designate for the upcoming 2014/2015 season. Appointed as part of an initial three-year contract, his duties include being the primary ... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO This Weekend Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concludes the 2013.14 Classics series with Bolero this weekend, June 6-8, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
The National Portrait Gallery Presents The World Premiere of Four Choral Pieces Inspired By the Gallery's Wartime Diaries, 6/13-14 The National Portrait Gallery Presents The World Premiere of Four Choral Pieces Inspired By the Gallery's Wartime Diaries, 6/13-14
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2014

The world premiere of four pieces of choral music inspired by the National Portrait Gallery's wartime diaries, letters and internal memos will be performed by the Gallery's choir in residence, The Portrait Choir, on Friday 13 June, with two further performances on Saturday 14 June 2014.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents DIVINE DVORAK This Weekend Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents DIVINE DVORAK This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Divine Dvorak this weekend, May 30- June 1, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Gilbert Varga and featuring Principal Cello Susan Babini, the program includes Elgar's Serenade for Strings, Schumann's Cello Concerto in A ... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO, 6/6-8 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Closes the 2013-14 Classics Series with BOLERO, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concludes the 2013.14 Classics series with Bole?ro on June 6-8, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Gilbert Varga and featuring violinist Karen Gomyo, the program includes Mozart's Overture to Le nozze di Figaro, Tchaikovsky's Vi... (more...)
The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2 The Arvo Pärt Project Performs Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - 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 the Kennedy Center's Millennium Theater (today, May 27) and The Phillips Collection (May 29) and in... (more...)
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Announces the 2014/15 Season of its MusicNOW Series The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Announces the 2014/15 Season of its MusicNOW Series
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announces the 2014/15 season programming for its acclaimed MusicNOW contemporary music series—dedicated to showcasing contemporary music through an innovative concert experience. Uniquely curated by CSO Mead Composers-In-Residence Mason Bates and Anna Clyn... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents DIVINE DVORAK, 5/30-6/1 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents DIVINE DVORAK, 5/30-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Divine Dvor?a?k on May 30- June 1, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Gilbert Varga and featuring Principal Cello Susan Babini, the program includes Elgar's Serenade for Strings, Schumann's Cello Concerto in A minor, an... (more...)
BBC Music Magazine Selects Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's IL'YA MUROMETS, as 'Pick of the Month' BBC Music Magazine Selects Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's IL'YA MUROMETS, as 'Pick of the Month'
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

A five-star review and a 'pick of the month' designation from BBC Music Magazine is the latest international accolade for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's recording of Reinhold Gliere's Symphony No. 3, 'Il'ya Muromets,' released on the Naxos label in February.... (more...)
The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL The New York Phil and ACO Announce 13 Composers Whose Original Scores Have Been Chosen as a Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

The New York Philharmonic and American Composers Orchestra (ACO), in collaboration with ACO's EarShot: the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, announce the selection of 13 emerging composers from an international pool of more than 400 applicants from seven countries and 37 states rangi... (more...)
Tobias Picker's AWAKENINGS Score to be Performed at Mannes College The New School for Music, 5/2 Tobias Picker's AWAKENINGS Score to be Performed at Mannes College The New School for Music, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

The score from Tobias Picker's first ballet Awakenings will be performed in-concert for the first time at Mannes College The New School for Music on Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m. The ballet was originally commissioned and premiered in 2010 by the Rambert Dance Company in London, choreographed by Aletta Co... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents BRAHMS, BARTÓK AND BEYOND, 5/11 The Pacific Symphony Presents BRAHMS, BARTÓK AND BEYOND, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2014

Eastern European melodies inspire an evolution of music that ranges from the expansive Gypsy lines of Brahms to the intimate, cosmos-searching details of Ligeti in “Brahms, Bartók and Beyond,” the stirring final concert of Pacific Symphony's 2013-14 Café Ludwig series. Steeped with the charm of trad... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony to Close 'One City, One Symphony' Project with Free Concert Recording Cincinnati Symphony to Close 'One City, One Symphony' Project with Free Concert Recording
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announces that as part of the culmination of its second annual One City, One Symphony project, it has released the live recording from the November 14 & 16 concerts, available as a free download on the CSO's website.... (more...)
First Episode of Gerard Schwarz's ALL-STAR ORCHESTRA Wins Two Emmy Awards First Episode of Gerard Schwarz's ALL-STAR ORCHESTRA Wins Two Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - March 31, 2014

All-Star Orchestra took home two Emmy Awards yesterday at the 57th Annual New York Emmy Awards, which took place at the Marriott Marquis' Broadway Ballroom in New York City.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EROICA' SYMPHONY, Now thru 3/30 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S 'EROICA' SYMPHONY, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart continue the 2014 Beethoven Festival with Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica,' today, March 27-30, 2014 at the Pabst Theater.... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 4/4-6 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 7, 4/4-6
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart conclude the 2014 Beethoven Festival with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 on April 4-6, 2014 at the Pabst Theater. The performances also include Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 revision) and John Adams's Violin Concerto fe... (more...)
Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert Tonight Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2014

When the Stockton Symphony performs its Classics IV concert at 6:00 pm tonight, March 22, in Atherton Auditorium on the Delta College campus, members of the audience will have the fortunate opportunity to hear the distinguishing nuances of sound that emanate from the viola versus the violin.... (more...)
CSO & MusicNOW Festival Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang This Weekend CSO & MusicNOW Festival Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announces the subject matter of the upcoming works to receive their world premieres by the Orchestra as part of the groundbreaking artistic collaboration with the MusicNOW Festival and Artistic Director Bryce Dessner. On Today, March 21, the Orchestra, under the dir... (more...)
Violinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts Award Violinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, violinist Philippe Quint was awarded the Ambassador of Arts Award at the 16th Anniversary Gala Banquet of the Gateways Organization celebrating The Brownstone Experience. The banquet, held in the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations, was attended by distinguished elect... (more...)
Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is tonight, March 13,... (more...)
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S “EROICA” SYMPHONY, 3/27-30 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S “EROICA” SYMPHONY, 3/27-30
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart continue the 2014 Beethoven Festival with Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, “Eroica,” on March 27-30, 2014 at the Pabst Theater. The performances include Stravinsky's Concerto in D major, John Adams's Saxophone Concerto with saxophonist Timo... (more...)
Gloriæ Dei Cantores Presents the Lenten Concerts This Weekend Gloriæ Dei Cantores Presents the Lenten Concerts This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2014

Gloriæ Dei Cantores, the internationally acclaimed choir from Orleans, Massachusetts that celebrated its 25thanniversary in 2013, embarks on its 2014 concert series at the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans with Lenten Concerts today and Saturday, March 7 and 8 at 7:30pm. The repertoire feat... (more...)
Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert, 3/22 Stockton Symphony Presents CLASSIC IV Concert, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

When the Stockton Symphony performs its Classics IV concert at 6:00 pm on Saturday, March 22, in Atherton Auditorium on the Delta College campus, members of the audience will have the fortunate opportunity to hear the distinguishing nuances of sound that emanate from the viola versus the violin.... (more...)
The Arvo Pärt Project to Perform Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., 5/27-6/2 The Arvo Pärt Project to Perform Series of Shows in NYC & D.C., 5/27-6/2
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2014

The Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents four concerts from May 27 to June 2 devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The concerts take place in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Theater (May 27) and The Phillips Collection (May 29) and in New York City... (more...)



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