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NJSO Accents: Russian Poetry Readings Follow all-Tchaikovsky Concerts,
September 23, 16

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Russian poetry readings following October 29-30 performances of the all-Tchaikovsky concert program that marks Xian Zhang's debut as NJSO Music Director. Vic... (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Open 'Grand Classics' Season with Pinchas Zukerman
September 22, 16

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra open the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman and Composer of the Year James MacMill... (more...)

MasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City Center
September 22, 16

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, beginning with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's 27, speciall... (more...)

BWW Interview: Peter Marsh: Villains, Oscar Wilde and the Colors of Life in Opera
by Erica Miner - September 22, 16

Tenor Peter Marsh, who makes his Seattle Opera debut as the villainous Hexe in Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel next month, shares his insights on the subject (more...)

ROCKTOPIA Coming to WVIZ and Playhouse Square
September 20, 16

What musical genre is created when you blend Led Zeppelin with Puccini, or The Who and Styx or Mozart and Strauss… ROCKTOPIA! (more...)

Metropolis Ensemble to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with 'Musicircus' Inspired Party
September 20, 16

Grammy Award-nominated Metropolis Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary on September 27th with a multi-sensory party and festive concert experience throughout the Angel Orensanz Center. (more...)

Warner Classics Wins Label of the Year at 2016 Gramophone Awards
September 19, 16

Warner Classics has announced that it has been declared Label of the Year at the prestigious Gramophone Awards in London. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Welcomes New Music Director Xian Zhang
September 19, 16

Internationally renowned conductor Xian Zhang makes her debut as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 14th Music Director at venues throughout the state across two weekends, October 27-November 6 in Ne... (more...)

BWW Review: PINK MARTINI WITH THE SSO Raises The Roof Of The Sydney Opera House With A Unique Blend of World Jazz and Classical Stylings.
by Jade Kops - September 17, 16

World renowned "Little Orchestra" PINK MARTINI returns to Sydney to pair up with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for a fantastic party of a concert. (more...)

Renowned Conductor Xian Zhang to Debut as NJSO Music Director
September 16, 16

Internationally renowned conductor Xian Zhang makes her debut as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 14th Music Director at venues throughout the state across two weekends, October 27-November 6 in Ne... (more...)

Sir Simon Rattle to Conclude 'Perspectives' Series at Carnegie Hall This Fall
September 13, 16

Esteemed conductor Sir Simon Rattle concludes his two-season Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall this fall, leading four concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Ensemble Connect, and the Berliner P... (more...)

BWW Blog: Christopher Castanho - One Of My Favorite Sounds
by Christopher Castanho - September 13, 16

The resonance of an orchestra warming up before a performance is a very comforting sound for me: reminiscent of the nights at the theatre with my Meme. But there is something very special regarding th... (more...)

BWW Review: A Hypnotic Rod Gilfry Is No LOSER in David Lang's 'Next Wave' Premiere at BAM
by Richard Sasanow - September 13, 16

While listening to baritone Rod Gilfry's masterful, mesmerizing performance in the world premiere of David Lang's monodrama, THE LOSER, at BAM's “Next Wave Festival,” I thought I could listen to him s... (more...)

Virtuoso Flautist Jane Rutter to be awarded by France During Solo Sydney Opera House Performance
September 12, 16

Legendary Australian Flautist Jane Rutter has been recognized by being awarded the prestigious French medal Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres.('Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters' is a Fre... (more...)

Carnegie Hall Launches Season with Opening Night Gala Concert by Dudamel and SBSOV on October 6
September 12, 16

Carnegie Hall opens its 2016-2017 season on Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. with a gala concert featuring exquisite dance music performed by the dynamic Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela ... (more...)

Anne Sofie von Otter and Brooklyn Rider Perform New Music on October 13 in Zankel Hall
September 12, 16

The progressive New York City-based string quartet Brooklyn Rider celebrates the release of its new collaborative album with Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter in a concert on Thu... (more...)

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Honours Outgoing Concertmaster, Dene Olding
September 12, 16

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will honour the significant contribution of Concertmaster Dene Olding by naming him Concertmaster Emeritus after his final concerts with the Orchestra in October. Mr O... (more...)

2016-17 Chicago Philharmonic Season Opens with Legendary Lovers, Features Harp Duo in Foyer
September 09, 16

The Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-17 season, Love, begins with a concert exploring 'Legendary Lovers' as depicted in music. Couples including Romeo & Juliet, Ruslan & Ludmila, and Tristan & Isolde all f... (more...)

Kelli O'Hara in BABES IN TOYLAND Among MasterVoices' 75th Season Lineup
September 09, 16

New York City's famed MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) - founded in 1941 by legendary conductor Robert Shaw - will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

“Rhapsody in Blue” Opens Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 Season
September 07, 16

In its earliest days, jazz was the music of brothels and bars in the “red-light” districts of cities such as New Orleans. (more...)

The Salon/Sanctuary Announces 2016 – 2017 Concert Season
September 07, 16

Joining the world-wide 500th anniversary commemorations of the creation in Venice of the world's first ghetto, Salon/Sanctuary Concerts' eighth season explores the musical worlds shaped by ancestors a... (more...)

Canadian Opera Company's Free Concert Series to Bring World of Music and Dance to Toronto
September 07, 16

The Canadian Opera Company's acclaimed Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre returns this fall for its 11th season, once again offering a dynamic showcase of Toronto's cultural and ... (more...)

Music Is The Way to Present Leanne Rees and Egils Straume in the Bay Area
September 07, 16

The San Francisco Bay Area will be in for a very special concert experience when locally renowned composer/pianist, Leanne Rees teams up with fellow composer/pianist, Egils Straume (Latvia) for two ra... (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Announces 40th Season - Tickets Now Available
September 07, 16

Tickets are now on sale for American Composers Orchestra's (ACO) 40th Anniversary Season, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan. This season includes... (more...)

Vermont Symphony Launches 'Made in Vermont' Statewide Tour, 9/23
September 07, 16

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is hitting the road on September 23rd continuing through September 30th. The tour begins just in time for Vermont's famous foliage to blanket the state in a stunning sea... (more...)

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