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Guerilla Opera Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Greatest Hits, Experimental OperaGuerilla Opera Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Greatest Hits, Experimental Opera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Guerilla Opera plays its greatest hits on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at its 10th Anniversary Celebration in the OBERON at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138! Join your host Allegra Libonati, Stage Director of upcoming "Play: the Game-or-Game: the Play" and Boston Lyric Opera's recent "The Rakes Progress," at 6:00pm  for mingling, appetizers and a cash bar, and mezmerizing performances from Guerilla Opera's "relentlesly inventive" ensemble. General admission for this event is $20.00 and can be purchased online at cluboberon.com, by phone at 617-547-8300 and at-the-door 1 hour before curtain at the OBERON. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 4/3-4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Inon Barnatan To Perform US Premiere Of NICOLSON PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 At Arsht CenterInon Barnatan To Perform US Premiere Of NICOLSON PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 At Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

In the final concert of the 2016-2017 Knight Masterworks Season - the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly presents the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields joined by internationally acclaimed pianist INON BARNATAN, (more...)

Siri Howard Joins DUETS WITH THE WRITE TEACHER(S) VOLUME 5 at Feinstein's/54 BelowSiri Howard Joins DUETS WITH THE WRITE TEACHER(S) VOLUME 5 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Siri Howard joins DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 5 at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 22nd at 9:30pm. (more...)

Birdland Announces Exciting Upcoming Week with Tristano Project, Steve Ross and MoreBirdland Announces Exciting Upcoming Week with Tristano Project, Steve Ross and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Named for alto saxophonist and jazz pioneer Charlie 'Bird' Parker who dubbed it 'The Jazz Corner of the World,' Birdland opened on December 15th 1949. For 60 years it has been home to jazz legends, from Parker, John Coltrane Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, Diana Krall and everyone in between. The original 52nd street location was a cultural barometer and meeting place, inspiring the songs 'Birdland' and 'Lullaby of Birdland,' and serving as a regular haunt for celebrities and cultural figures. The modern incarnation is a state of the art nightclub featuring award winning Southern and Cajun cuisine, first rate sound and lighting and a who's who of contemporary musical artists, 7 nights a week. (more...)

Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2017 Celebrating Andrew Litton and Doc SeverinsenMinnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2017 Celebrating Andrew Litton and Doc Severinsen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra announces plans today for Sommerfest 2017, unveiling a celebratory summer festival in which the Orchestra salutes two of its artistic leaders: Doc Severinsen on his 90th birthday, and Sommerfest Artistic Director Andrew Litton, who has announced that this summer will mark his final season as the head of the festival. Running from July 3 to August 5, Minnesota Orchestra's summer season includes two tribute concerts to Pops Conductor Laureate Severinsen; performances by Litton and his friends André Watts, William Wolfram and New York City Ballet dancers; and culminates with the opera Litton has long wanted to conduct in Minnesota, Strauss' Salome. The summer season also involves the annual Symphony for the Cities concerts, two previously announced regular season programs and the return of the Minnesota Orchestra Fantasy Camp. (more...)

THE BLOW Comes to The Kitchen, 3/30- 4/1THE BLOW Comes to The Kitchen, 3/30- 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Kitchen will present The Blow: Brand New Abyss from March 30-April 1. The Blow is Melissa Dyne and Khaela Maricich. A shape-shifting entity, The Blow has taken various forms over time and manifests in an array of media, employing popular music as a vehicle for broader explorations. Operating between contexts and genres, the duo works with sound recording, performance, installation, writing and physical media, aiming to address and expand the limitations encountered within each framework. The Blow have spent the past three years developing a new body of songs and a new method for producing them: Brand New Abyss marks the completion of an extended compositional odyssey. (more...)

BWW Feature: The New York Pops Readies Itself for an Eclectic Second Half of SeasonBWW Feature: The New York Pops Readies Itself for an Eclectic Second Half of Season
by Ashley Steves - Mar 10, 2017

The New York Pops brands itself as "a different kind of orchestra," and the proof is in the programming. The orchestra, the largest independent orchestra in the United States, will begin the second half of their season on Friday, March 10, 2017, with a LIFE IS A CABARET: KANDER & EBB, celebrating the music of the legendary duo, and continuing a season (and organization mission) dedicated to featuring a wide variety of performers, composers, and genres. (more...)

Apollo Chorus Presents American Masters ft. Emmy-Winning Composer Jeff BealApollo Chorus Presents American Masters ft. Emmy-Winning Composer Jeff Beal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

One of the most legendary musical organizations in the nation, The Apollo Chorus, will conclude its 145th season of masterful musical composition with its highly anticipated Spring Concert: American Masters, featuring the work of musical composer and multiple Emmy Award winner, Jeff Beal. The season finale performances will be Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E Chestnut St., Chicago, and Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. at Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Rd., Evanston. (more...)

Canton Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Masterworks SeriesCanton Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Masterworks Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

This year marks the beginning of the 80th season for the Canton Symphony Orchestra.  For our 2017-2018 season, we plan to bring concerts full of color and life to the audience.  This season brings back favorite guests of seasons past, and features some of our own musicians soloing with the orchestra.  Some concerts include favorite standards in the classical repertoire, and others expose concert-goers to new music or lesser-known masterpieces for the orchestra.  We hope to see you at our concerts, and maybe even become a subscriber to the Canton Symphony Orchestra! (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Presents ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND: PAST FORWARD, 3/24American Composers Orchestra Presents ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND: PAST FORWARD, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30pm with Orchestra Underground: Past Forward at Carnegie Hall's subterranean Zankel Hall. (more...)

Rosenwinkel & Caipi CD Release Celebration and More Coming Up at BirdlandRosenwinkel & Caipi CD Release Celebration and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 13-March 19, including Kurt Rosenwinkel and Caipi CD Release Celebration, "Songwriter Circle" featuring Paul Scott Goodman, Neil Berg, Gabe Violett, Rita Harvey, Selda Said & Derek Gregor, Eric Comstock, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

League of American Orchestras To Honor Ann Hobson Pilot With Gold BatonLeague of American Orchestras To Honor Ann Hobson Pilot With Gold Baton
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Esteemed musician Ann Hobson Pilot will receive the League of American Orchestras' highest honor, the Gold Baton, at the League's 72nd National Conference in Detroit,June 6-8, 2017. (more...)

Louis Langree To Lead Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Through 2021Louis Langree To Lead Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Through 2021
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced today an agreement with current Music Director Louis Langree that extends the conductor's contract through the 2021-2022 season (more...)

Audra McDonald to Join San Francisco Symphony in 'PRIDE' Concert After North Carolina CancellationsAudra McDonald to Join San Francisco Symphony in 'PRIDE' Concert After North Carolina Cancellations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

On April 4, 2017, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, along with Broadway star Audra McDonald, celebrate the Bay Area's spirit of inclusion and diversity with a special concert in Davies Symphony Hall recognizing and supporting the Bay Area LGBTQ community. (more...)

Karen Mason, Eric Comstock, and More Announced as Upcoming at BirdlandKaren Mason, Eric Comstock, and More Announced as Upcoming at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming March 6-12 with the following acts (more...)

Gary Burton and Mokoto Ozone, Karen Mason and More Coming Up at BirdlandGary Burton and Mokoto Ozone, Karen Mason and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 6-March 12, featuring Gary Burton and Mokoto Ozone Duets, Karen Mason, Eric Comstock, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Interview: Grammy-Nominated Violinist Andres Cardenes Joins ROCO for Conductor-less Concert PEOPLE ARE PEOPLEBWW Interview: Grammy-Nominated Violinist Andres Cardenes Joins ROCO for Conductor-less Concert PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 23, 2017

This weekend, Grammy-nominated violinist Andres Cardenes returns to Houston for ROCO's annual conductorless concert, PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE. The program features a world premiere violin concerto from composer Ricardo Lorenz, written specifically for Cardenes, and works from Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini, Aaron Copland and Felix Mendelssohn. (more...)

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