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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...)
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...)
BWW Review: SOPHISTICATED LADIES: 100 YEARS OF ELLA & COMPANY BWW Review: SOPHISTICATED LADIES: 100 YEARS OF ELLA & COMPANY
by Elliot Lanes - March 28, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra's (NSO) Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke has always put together musical programs that are fun and classy. This Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella and Company, which played this Kennedy Center's Concert Hall this past weekend, was no exception.... (more...)
Cyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz Series Cyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Chestnut's idea to connect between Elvis and Jazz is based on the Blues, Country and Gospel influences that are evident in Elvis's music. Presley's greatest hits receive exceptional interpretations by Chestnut who is known by his Jazz, Gospel and Bop styled improvisation skills – ones which he acqui... (more...)
The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1 The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the musical legacy of Henry Mancini, one of the world's greatest composers, conductors and arrangers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. From 'Moon River' to 'The Days of Wine and Roses' to the 'Peter Gunn Theme,' the music of Henry Mancini has... (more...)
Maya Beiser to Play Two Shows at Big Ears This Month Maya Beiser to Play Two Shows at Big Ears This Month
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser will perform two shows at this year's Big Ears Festival. On Friday, March 24, at 10:30am she opens the day with Morning Trance, a solo show at The Mill & Mine, and on Saturday, March 25 at 6:30pm she takes the stage at the Bijou Theatre for Uncovered, cla... (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...)
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...)
Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café 3/10 Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café 3/10
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. And Jazz Café is proud to host this young phenom, for two shows at 8:00PM and 10:00 PM, on Friday, March 10th.... (more...)
Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Join Forces in Four Voices at Massey Hall Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Join Forces in Four Voices at Massey Hall
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2017

Legendary artists and long-time friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers announced that they will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in June.... (more...)
Celtic Crossings: Featuring Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney Comes to Music Hall 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2017

Music Hall and The Fraternal Order of United Irishmen Charities present an evening of Irish Entertainment. Celtic Crossings is a delightful concert of Celtic tranquility with the great songs of Phil Coulter sung by the magnificent voice of Andy Cooney, with special guest Geraldine Branagan, and the ... (more...)
Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray & Emily Saliers Announce Tour Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray & Emily Saliers Announce Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2017

Legendary artists and longtime friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in June.... (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...)
Anat Cohen, John Waite, Robbie Fulks and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago Anat Cohen, John Waite, Robbie Fulks and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Israeli multi-reed bandleader Anat Conat and her critically acclaimed international Trio Brasileiro, English musician John Waite (1984's 'Missing You'), recent Grammy nominee and Chicagoan Robbie Fulks and more.... (more...)
Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List! Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - February 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS... (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...)
Black Box Theater Announces February Music Events Black Box Theater Announces February Music Events
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2017

THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue, presents a wide-ranging lineup of music entertainment this February. A suburban hub for great music, THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street.... (more...)
Women of the World to Perform in University of Saint Joseph's 'Chapel Series' Women of the World to Perform in University of Saint Joseph's 'Chapel Series'
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2016

The Autorino Center for the Arts at the University of Saint Joseph will present the 2nd Annual Chapel Series - a choral-focused concert in The Connor Chapel.... (more...)
Mario Frangoulis to Tell TALES OF CHRISTMAS at bergenPAC Mario Frangoulis to Tell TALES OF CHRISTMAS at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Mario Frangoulis: Tales of Christmas-Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 8PM.... (more...)
Women of the World to Perform in University of Saint Joseph's 'Chapel Series' Women of the World to Perform in University of Saint Joseph's 'Chapel Series'
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

The Autorino Center for the Arts at the University of Saint Joseph will present the 2nd Annual Chapel Series - a choral-focused concert in The Connor Chapel.... (more...)
First Look - Official Artwork & Tracklist for Megan Hilty's 'A Merry Little Christmas' First Look - Official Artwork & Tracklist for Megan Hilty's 'A Merry Little Christmas'
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

Today, BWW shares the official artwork and track list for Megan Hilty's new Christmas CD, entitled 'A Merry Little Christmas,' which will be released this holiday season.... (more...)
Pink Martini Releases 'The Butterfly Song' Single; JE DIS OUI! Album Out Next Month Pink Martini Releases 'The Butterfly Song' Single; JE DIS OUI! Album Out Next Month
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2016

Beloved Oregon-based Pink Martini's new track “The Butterfly Song” premieres on The Huffington Post. Listen/share the song here: bit.ly/2eYVbHa. The song appears on their ninth studio album, Je dis oui, out November 18 via Heinz Records.... (more...)
19th Beijing Music Festival Opens to Record Crowds 19th Beijing Music Festival Opens to Record Crowds
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2016

The Beijing Music Festival (BMF) opened its annual classical music festival last Sunday with a concert by the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) Orchestra and Chorus under the baton of Maestro L Jia.... (more...)
Anne Sofie von Otter and Brooklyn Rider Perform New Music on Today in Zankel Hall Anne Sofie von Otter and Brooklyn Rider Perform New Music on Today in Zankel Hall
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2016

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 Today, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall. The album, So Many Things-to be released... (more...)
Harold Lopez-Nussa's EL VIAJE Hits Billboard Jazz Chart; U.S. Tour Starts Next Week Harold Lopez-Nussa's EL VIAJE Hits Billboard Jazz Chart; U.S. Tour Starts Next Week
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2016

'El Viaje (The Journey),' the title track of Cuban pianist and composer Harold López-Nussa's debut release on Mack Avenue Records, seems to sway gently like a boat in the water-as if readying for a voyage or returning to port after arrival-trumpet and voices whispering memories.... (more...)







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