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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Brian Setzer Announces 14th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Presented by SiriusXM Brian Setzer Announces 14th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Presented by SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA have announced their 14th annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour,'... (more...)
New Album from John McLaughlin Due Out This September New Album from John McLaughlin Due Out This September
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

On September 15, Abstract Logix issues Live @ Ronnie Scott's – a souvenir of a sold-out, two-night stand at the beloved venue by John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension, recorded in March of 2017.... (more...)
Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux to Perform at Caramoor as Artist-in-Residence Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux to Perform at Caramoor as Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2017

Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux is currently Caramoor's Artist-in-Residence, and will be performing two more concerts in July at the popular bucolic musical destination. On Sunday, July 16 at 4pm, he joins the Orchestra of St. Luke's to perform iconic tango composer Astor Piazzolla's... (more...)
Jamie Barton to Sing National Anthem for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Jamie Barton to Sing National Anthem for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Celebrated in The New York Times as “a leader of a new generation of opera stars,” mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton will share her rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the star-studded 41st Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks.... (more...)
Opera, Time For Three, Voxare String Quartet & More Join Crested Butte in Colorado Opera, Time For Three, Voxare String Quartet & More Join Crested Butte in Colorado
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

???????The picturesque Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) in the mountains of Colorado offers an unspoiled summer destination for bluegrass, opera, classical music, children's programs, and more. CBMF's 21st Season, entitled "Identity Unmasked," will explore identity and its revelation or masking. ... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will perform two special New York engagements this summer, riding a wave of rave reviews for her latest album Dream Ago. ... (more...)
Graceland Presents All-New 'Elvis: Live in Concert' U.S. Concert Tour Graceland Presents All-New 'Elvis: Live in Concert' U.S. Concert Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

As Graceland prepares to mark the milestone 40th anniversary of Elvis' passing this August, it has announced the U.S. debut of “Elvis: Live in Concert,” an all-new concert production featuring Elvis Presley on the big screen accompanied by a live orchestra, coming to 12 cities this August.... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 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 celebrate her recent album Dream Ago at Pangea (178 Second Avenue in New York) on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 PM. ... (more...)
Amadou & Mariam's New Album 'La Confusion' Out Late 2017 Amadou & Mariam's New Album 'La Confusion' Out Late 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

Malian music duo and Grammy-award nominees Amadou & Mariam's new single “Bofou Safou” is now available. The Quietus premiered the lyric video, which you can watch here.... (more...)
HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE In Concert at Bass Concert Hall - 2nd Show Added! HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE In Concert at Bass Concert Hall - 2nd Show Added!
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Texas Performing Arts announced today that the Austin Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on September 23, 2017 at 7:30 PM and September 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live symphony orches... (more...)
World Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION World Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) is excited to announce its season finale concert featuring Brosse's Pictures at an Exhibition. Inspired by seven iconic works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Music Director and ... (more...)
May Entertainment Announced at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room May Entertainment Announced at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

April showers bring May flowers, but Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room brings outstanding entertainment to the stage all month long in May! First, Michael Richard Kelly honors pays tribute to an icon with "Songs of Judy Garland" on May 5 and 6.... (more...)
Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national,... (more...)
THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. Whether performing individually or together in various combinations from duo to complex five-piano arrangements, The 5 Browns reveal a deep connecti... (more...)
LA Opera's Elizabeth Zharoff and Award-Winning Double Bassist Xavier Foley Team Up To Premiere Video Game Music At LiveConnections LA Opera's Elizabeth Zharoff and Award-Winning Double Bassist Xavier Foley Team Up To Premiere Video Game Music At LiveConnections
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Soprano Elizabeth Zharoff and double bassist Xavier Foley both have serious classical chops: Zharoff's recent appearances include Leïla in Les Pêcheurs de Perles with Seattle Opera and Violetta in La Traviata on an international simulcast with English National Opera.... (more...)
MCCC's WWFM Radio Showcases Young Area Musicians MCCC's WWFM Radio Showcases Young Area Musicians
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC), will highlight the talents of select young musicians from three area youth orchestras during an upcoming performance and live broadcast from Princeton High School, featuring acclaimed conductor, composer, au... (more...)
Amadou & Mariam's Share  New Single 'Bofou Safou'; Set North American Tour Amadou & Mariam's Share New Single 'Bofou Safou'; Set North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Malian music duo and Grammy-award nominees Amadou & Mariam's new single “Bofou Safou” is now available.... (more...)
Amadou & Mariamm's Share New Single 'Bofou Safou'; Set North American Tour Amadou & Mariamm's Share New Single 'Bofou Safou'; Set North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Malian music duo and Grammy-award nominees Amadou & Mariam's new single “Bofou Safou” is now available. The Quietus premiered the lyric video, which you can watch here.... (more...)
Yo-Yo Ma to Co-Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit; Lineup Announced! Yo-Yo Ma to Co-Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in collaboration with the Aspen Institute Arts Program, Citizen University, and the Annenberg Foundation and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, presents the 2017 Kennedy Center Arts Summit: Activating Citizen Artists. Exploring JF... (more...)
Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2017 Next Generation Jazz Festival Results Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2017 Next Generation Jazz Festival Results
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce the results of the annual Next Generation Jazz Festival. A full list of top groups, scholarship and award winners can be found on the Festival's Web site at montereyjazzfestival.org.... (more...)
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...)







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