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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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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...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2017

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal and 'hotter than the equator' by The Village Voice - will return with her concert celebrating the legendary songwriters Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael at Kitano Jazz (6... (more...)
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT Concert of Re-Discovered Yiddish Theater Songs Announces Schedule Changes LIGHT UP THE NIGHT Concert of Re-Discovered Yiddish Theater Songs Announces Schedule Changes
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2016

The performance schedule has been changed for 'Light Up The Night,' a theatrical concert of rediscovered and restored Yiddish theater songs by Ellstein, Goldfaden, Olshanetsky, Rumshinsky, and Secunda, to be presented by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) January 1 in Edmond J. Safra Hall at... (more...)
Heather Headley Among Guests for AN IRISH CHRISTMAS­ - A CELEBRATION OF CAROLS Heather Headley Among Guests for AN IRISH CHRISTMAS­ - A CELEBRATION OF CAROLS
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2016

Renowned music artists and performers Heather Headley, Ricky Skaggs, John Patitucci, David Kim and Laura Story will appear as special guests in selected cities on Keith & Kristyn Getty's annual Christmas concert tour An Irish Christmas – A Celebration of Carols... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will launch her new album Dream Ago at Subculture... (more...)
ROCKTOPIA On Sale Monday! From Mozart to U2- A Powerful Fusion of Classical Music and Classic Rock ROCKTOPIA On Sale Monday! From Mozart to U2- A Powerful Fusion of Classical Music and Classic Rock
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

 Live Nation is thrilled to announce the inaugural concert event ROCKTOPIA LIVE: A Classical Revolution.  Thisgroundbreaking live concert performance celebrating the fusion of classical music with classic rock features Cleveland's own Contemporary Youth Orchestra,sitting side by side with select mas... (more...)
Grammy Nominees CELTIC WOMAN 'Voices Of Angels' Debuts At #1 Grammy Nominees CELTIC WOMAN 'Voices Of Angels' Debuts At #1
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

Multi-platinum international music sensation Celtic Woman's latest studio album VOICES OF ANGELS (released November 18 on Manhattan/Caroline) follows in the group's tradition of #1 albums,... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2016

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will celebrate her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (45 Bleecker Street in New York) on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:30 PM.... (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...)
R.E.M.'s Mike Mills to Kick Off First Solo Project R.E.M.'s Mike Mills to Kick Off First Solo Project
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2016

In celebration of the upcoming release of Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra, the first-ever classical work composed and performed by R.E.M. bassist and songwriter Mike Mills, Rolling Stone is premiering the track “Sonny Side Up,” which they call “a propulsive, upbeat piece full of ... (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 - October 13, 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...)
Mike Mills of R.E.M Debuts 'Sonny Side Up' Track Mike Mills of R.E.M Debuts 'Sonny Side Up' Track
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

In celebration of the upcoming release of Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra, the first-ever classical work composed and performed by R.E.M. bassist and songwriter Mike Mills, Rolling Stone is premiering the track 'Sonny Side Up,' which they call 'a propulsive, upbeat piece full of ... (more...)







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