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Miami Music Festival Announces Official 2017 Program Lineup Miami Music Festival Announces Official 2017 Program Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Miami Music Festival (MFF), an intensive training program for the next generation of classical musicians to work with mentors and gain performing experience, announces the lineup for the 2017 season from June 6 through July 30, 2017 at various venues in Miami. In its fourth season, MMF will host you... (more...)
Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval Joins World Premiere of 'LA LA LAND In Concert' at the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval Joins World Premiere of 'LA LA LAND In Concert' at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced that 10-time Grammy®-winning jazz legend Arturo Sandoval will join the world premiere of LA LA LAND IN CONCERT: A LIVE-TO-FILM CELEBRATION... (more...)
Five Orchestra Musicians to Receive Ford Musician Awards from League Five Orchestra Musicians to Receive Ford Musician Awards from League
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Five orchestra musicians will receive Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service from the League of American Orchestras for their important work in hospitals, correctional facilities, schools, museums, and more. The League program, made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, celebrates o... (more...)
Audra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 Season Audra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announces its 20th anniversary 2017-18 season with the initial launch of more than 150 performances and special events, all wrapped into a festive new reimagining of the NJPAC brand identity.... (more...)
Pink Martini Lead Singer STORM Large Comes to Thousand Oaks Pink Martini Lead Singer STORM Large Comes to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Pink Martini lead singer Storm Large joins crooner Johnny Boyd at the Fred Kavli Theatre on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm.... (more...)
The Beach Boys Kick Off 2017 'Wild Honey World Tour' Across the U.S. and Europe The Beach Boys Kick Off 2017 'Wild Honey World Tour' Across the U.S. and Europe
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Beach Boys, widely considered one of the most influential bands in rock and roll, will set out on its Wild Honey World Tour across the U.S. and Europe.... (more...)
The Solti Foundation U.S. Announces 2017 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award and Award Grant Increase The Solti Foundation U.S. Announces 2017 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award and Award Grant Increase
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, announced today the Foundation's eighth grant, The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award, to Christopher Allen, Resident Conductor for Cincinnati Opera.... (more...)
Sarasota Music Festival Announces 2017 Highlights Sarasota Music Festival Announces 2017 Highlights
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Sarasota Music Festival announced its concert programs for the 2017 season, the first under new music director Jeffrey Kahane.  ... (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...)
Music Academy's 70th Anniversary Season Announced Music Academy's 70th Anniversary Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

 The Music Academy of the West launches its 70th anniversary season on June 12. To celebrate this major milestone anniversary, the Festival will launch three important new initiatives - the Commissions and Premieres program, the Enterprise Awards program for alumni, and the Steinway Competition and ... (more...)
Detroit Music Weekend Starring Aretha Franklin Coming 6/8 Detroit Music Weekend Starring Aretha Franklin Coming 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

What just may be her last live performance in her beloved hometown, Aretha Franklin will headline a free outdoor concert which includes some of the most popular Detroit bred musical acts from R&B to Rock, to Hip Hop, to Techno and even Country and Gospel.  On Saturday June 10 in the center of the De... (more...)
Ben Rosenblum to  Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy Ben Rosenblum to Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Pianist Ben Rosenblum will perform music from his debut release Instead alongside a veteran rhythm section of jazz masters, including Curtis Lundy (Grammy-nominated bassist famous for his work with Betty Carter) and Billy Hart (legendary drummer with Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock) at M... (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...)
Recording of Robert Spano Compositions Releasing Today Recording of Robert Spano Compositions Releasing Today
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Conductor, composer, and pianist Robert Spano releases a new recording on the ASO Media label of two of his own compositions on April 28, 2017 on CD and digital platforms.... (more...)
St. Louis Symphony Presents Jane Lynch Sings The Great American Songbook St. Louis Symphony Presents Jane Lynch Sings The Great American Songbook
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Three-time Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress Jane Lynch-yes, that Jane Lynch-from Glee, Best in Show, Hollywood Game Night and more, joins the St. Louis Symphony for a one-night only musical experience with a large dose of comedy.... (more...)
'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives' Documentary Composer Paul Henning Releases Debut Album 'Breaking Through' 'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives' Documentary Composer Paul Henning Releases Debut Album 'Breaking Through'
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Composer and film musician Paul Henning announces the release of his debut album BREAKING THROUGH, featuring piano solos performed by the Paul and recorded live with a 48-piece studio orchestra.... (more...)
Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines joins director Andy Clausen and the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band for its season finale on Sunday, May 7th at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 3:30pm.... (more...)
Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City).... (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...)
Renowned Conductors to Lead 2017 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles in Walt Disney World Renowned Conductors to Lead 2017 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles in Walt Disney World
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2017

The National Association for Music Education's (NAfME) premier national honor ensembles will be led by four award-winning conductors.... (more...)
Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5 Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2017

Three-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Friday, May 5, at 8:00 p.m., for the world premiere performance of Remain in Light, her reimagined take on the Talking Heads' iconic album.... (more...)
Norman Connors & More Coming Up This Spring at City Winery Chicago Norman Connors & More Coming Up This Spring at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces jazz artist Norman Connors & The Starship Orchestra, folk artist Chris Smither, the return of Chicago-based cellist Ian Maksin and more.... (more...)
Independent Hip-Hop Artists featured in Memphis Opera Festival Independent Hip-Hop Artists featured in Memphis Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

The independent hip-hop music tour RiverKings 2 Tour will bring a exciting addition to the 2017 Midtown Memphis Opera Festival. Memphian Marco Pave and New Orleans' Alfred Banks will offer sounds of music's youngest genre to one it's oldest styles. Alongside Pave and Banks, River Kings at the Opera ... (more...)
UMe Set to Reissue 'The Supremes A' Go-Go' Deluxe Edition & More This April UMe Set to Reissue 'The Supremes A' Go-Go' Deluxe Edition & More This April
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

By the time Motown released The Supremes A' Go-Go, the group's ninth studio album, on August 25, 1966, the group had already scaled the charts with hits like 'Where Did Our Love Go?,' 'Baby Love,' 'Come See About Me,' 'Stop! In the Name of Love,' 'Back in My Arms Again' and 'I Hear a Symphony.'... (more...)