PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

 

BIO: The Philadelphia Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, it was founded in 1900. The orchestra's home is... (read more...)

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Rare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe Rare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa recordings will be made widely available around the world when UMe assumes distribution of the albums as part of their global partnership with the Zappa Family Trust.... (more...)
Curtis Institute Partners with Preservica to Offer Over 90 Years of Musical Artistry On-Demand Curtis Institute Partners with Preservica to Offer Over 90 Years of Musical Artistry On-Demand
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The halls of the Curtis Institute of Music are certainly alive with the sound of gifted young performers, but these days Curtis is putting digital preservation top of the agenda to ensure that their art will be available on-demand and preserved indefinitely.... (more...)
Celtic Woman Release Special Version of 'Danny Boy' to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Celtic Woman Release Special Version of 'Danny Boy' to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

This release comes as the CELTIC WOMAN foursome are out on their Voices Of Angels tour. The 84-city trek kicked off March 2 in Lakeland, FL and will take Celtic Woman across the country before wrapping June 25 in Lynn, MA.... (more...)
THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL To Come To Heinz Hall For PNC Pops, 3/24-26 THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL To Come To Heinz Hall For PNC Pops, 3/24-26
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

The PNC Pops series gives the Grammy-Award winning music of Simon and Garfunkel the orchestral treatment during an evening of nostalgic hits with the "Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel" on March 24-26 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Tchaikovsky Meets Drake At FUSE@PSO, 3/22 Tchaikovsky Meets Drake At FUSE@PSO, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

 FUSE@PSO, the genre-defying concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns to Heinz Hall on Wednesday, March 22 with "Tchaikovsky + Drake."... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announce The Return Of Harry Potter Concert Series New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announce The Return Of Harry Potter Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second film in the Harry Potter franchise. On Saturday, October 28, at 2 pm, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams' unforgettable s... (more...)
The xx Release 'Say Something Loving' Music Video The xx Release 'Say Something Loving' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

The xx today release the video for “Say Something Loving.” Filmed in the band's hometown of London, the video was directed by renowned photographer and filmmaker Alasdair McLellan... (more...)
All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1 All-Star SFJAZZ Collective Tribute to Miles Davis Concludes Miller Theatre's Jazz Series, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Some of the biggest names on the jazz circuit-including Miller audience favorites Warren Wolf and Miguel Zenon-come together to form the inimitable collective SFJAZZ. This touring program celebrates one of the genre's greats: Miles Davis. The band's explorations of this rich repertoire make it feel ... (more...)
Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Announces March Schedule Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Announces March Schedule
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room is feeling lucky this March! Marvelous entertainers and singers will grace the stage all month long, creating an unforgettable experience. This month's performers include Mark Nadler 'Cole Porter After Dark', Gabrielle Stravelli, Kathy 'Babe' Robinson, Bob Ega... (more...)
River Drivers, John Byrne Band and Galways Girls Set for Irish Music Festival at Bucks County Playhouse River Drivers, John Byrne Band and Galways Girls Set for Irish Music Festival at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

Bucks County Playhouse will salute the music of Ireland with a special Irish Music Festival, March 17-18, 2017.... (more...)
Ben Markley Big Band to Release CLOCKWISE: THE MUSIC OF CEDAR WALTON This Month Ben Markley Big Band to Release CLOCKWISE: THE MUSIC OF CEDAR WALTON This Month
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Ben Markley Big Band will release 'Clockwise: The Music of Cedar Walton,' featuring Terell Stafford, on February 17.... (more...)
Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Will Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway.... (more...)
Celtic Woman's VOICES OF ANGELS Debuts at #1 on World and Classical Charts Celtic Woman's VOICES OF ANGELS Debuts at #1 on World and Classical Charts
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2017

VOICES OF ANGELS contains some of the most popular songs from the Celtic Woman repertoire, along with several previously unrecorded tracks, all with stunning new orchestral arrangements recorded with the 72-piece Orchestra of Ireland.  Celtic Woman has a remarkable 12-year-legacy of introducing the ... (more...)
John McLaughlin Announces Farewell Tour Dates with Jimmy Herring John McLaughlin Announces Farewell Tour Dates with Jimmy Herring
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

In a career that spans over five decades, John McLaughlin, one of music's most influential and prolific guitarists, composers, and bandleaders, will begin his farewell U.S. tour on November 1 in Buffalo, NY.... (more...)
Larry Marshall Performs A Lincoln Portrait with Downtown Music Productions 2/12 Larry Marshall Performs A Lincoln Portrait with Downtown Music Productions 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2017

Downtown Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Mimi Stern-Wolfe, presents, on the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, a performance of Aaron Copland's A Lincoln Portrait, with Broadway's Larry Marshall as narrator; Creation du Monde by Darius Milhaud, and Flower of the Mountain by Pulitzer-prize winning composer... (more...)
Composer Jessica Meyer To Premiere Four Works In Spring Composer Jessica Meyer To Premiere Four Works In Spring
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2017

Jessica Meyer is an established violist and educator whose playing has been described as 'fierce and lyrical' by the The Strad. She is a member of the well-regarded new music collective counter)induction, and a widely-traveled soloist. In recent years, composition has become central to her many musi... (more...)
Carnegie Hall Announces 2017-2018 Season Carnegie Hall Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2017

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season consisting of more than 170 concerts as well as a wide range of education and social impact programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute.... (more...)
LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

LiveConnections, Philadelphia's collaborative music-making nonprofit in residence at World Cafe Live, is hosting a series of unique and innovative programs throughout the month of February that celebrate Black History Month through education programs, live performance, and more.... (more...)
SGT. PEPPER'S 50th ANNIVERSARY Coming to Philly Pops Stage SGT. PEPPER'S 50th ANNIVERSARY Coming to Philly Pops Stage
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' groundbreaking record "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" - which Rolling Stone calls the most important rock & roll album ever made - the Philly POPS will perform the album that transformed rock forever on February 3, 4, and 5 at the Kimmel Cente... (more...)
A Concert with Commentary; Jeffrey Siegel to Perform Schubert A Concert with Commentary; Jeffrey Siegel to Perform Schubert
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. In presenting these 'concerts with lively commentary' Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work ... (more...)
CELTIC WOMAN Hold Two Spots on Billboard World Chart CELTIC WOMAN Hold Two Spots on Billboard World Chart
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Multi-platinum international music sensation Celtic Woman's latest studio album VOICES OF ANGELS (released November 18 on Manhattan/Caroline) remains atop the Billboard World chart at #1... (more...)
Ten Students From Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Named To All Star Music Program Ten Students From Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Named To All Star Music Program
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Being named to The School District of Philadelphia's All-City Music Program is a great honor, and this year 10 members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) have competed and have received honors in the All-City Concerto Competition. ? ?... (more...)
The Fab Faux to Honor Sir George Martin at the Beacon This Weekend The Fab Faux to Honor Sir George Martin at the Beacon This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

The Fab Faux will return to the Beacon in New York for a November 12th concert - 'THE ANGEL IN THE DETAILS - A Concert for Sir George Martin' - celebrating the arranger, producer and 'fifth Beatle' and featuring Abbey Road in its entirety. ... (more...)
CHARANGA-FEST to Celebrate Latin Music at Hostos Center Next Month CHARANGA-FEST to Celebrate Latin Music at Hostos Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2016

Continuing its success of presenting programs that celebrate the popular genres in Latin music, including Boogaloo and Mambo, the Hostos Center presents a nostalgic look back at the Charanga era, based on lively Cuban dances, with 'Charanga-Fest' featuring three of the top Charanga bands in New York... (more...)
Multiple Emmy Award-Winning Irish Pop Tenor Eamonn McCrystal and Chloë Agnew Join Forces for North American Tour Multiple Emmy Award-Winning Irish Pop Tenor Eamonn McCrystal and Chloë Agnew Join Forces for North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2016

Multiple Emmy® Award-winning Irish pop tenor Eamonn McCrystal and Chloë Agnew (formerly of Celtic Woman) are joining forces for a North American tour of the US this December. The 15-city “coast-to-coast” tour will kick off on December 3 in Los Angeles, CA at the Grammy Museum at LA Live and crisscro... (more...)







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