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Live From Lincoln Center to Feature NY Phil & Norm Lewis on New Year's EveLive From Lincoln Center to Feature NY Phil & Norm Lewis on New Year's Eve
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Live From Lincoln Center-now in its 40th anniversary season-continues an annual tradition with the New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Celebration, ringing in 2015 with an all-Gershwin program as jazz greatDianne Reeves, Broadway leading man Norm Lewis, and conductor Bramwell Tovey join the New York Philharmonic. The broadcast, coming from the Philharmonic's New Year's Eve concert at Avery Fisher Hall, will include Gershwin's Cuban Overture, his own suite of music from Porgy and Bess, and selections from the Gershwin songbook, such as "Strike Up the Band." This special Live From Lincoln Center 40th anniversary season broadcast of "New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: Gershwin Celebration" will air as part of PBS's New Year's Eve line-up on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. (*check local listings), with special guest host Willie Geist of TODAY on NBC and Morning Joe on MSNBC. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct Clarinet Concerto as Part of NIELSEN PROJECT in 2015Alan Gilbert to Conduct Clarinet Concerto as Part of NIELSEN PROJECT in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert will conclude The Nielsen Project - the Philharmonic's acclaimed multi-season survey of the six symphonies and three concertos by Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) - with Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto, featuring newly appointed Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill in his Philharmonic debut. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York to Present Handel's MESSIAH, 12/22Oratorio Society of New York to Present Handel's MESSIAH, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

'Annual performances of Handel's Messiah have been a New York tradition from the time New York culture began to assert itself,' says Oratorio Society of New York Music Director Kent Tritle. English choral societies, inspired by grand performances of Messiah at Westminster Abbey at the turn of the 19th century, would perform the work periodically, but the Oratorio Society of New York made it an annual tradition in New York City - in 1874, the year after the Society was founded. (more...)

PBS to Air MASTERPIECE's 'Wolf Hall' Starring Tony-Award Winner Mark RylancePBS to Air MASTERPIECE's 'Wolf Hall' Starring Tony-Award Winner Mark Rylance
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

PBS will host two days of press conferences featuring Damian Lewis, who plays Henry VIII in MASTERPIECE's "Wolf Hall," starring Tony-Award winner Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell (more...)

Juanjo Mena to Make New York Philharmonic Debut in 2015Juanjo Mena to Make New York Philharmonic Debut in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Juanjo Mena will make his New York Philharmonic debut conducting an all-Russian program featuring Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio espagnole; Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1, with pianist Daniil Trifonov as soloist; and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, Pathe?tique, Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 2, 2015, at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, January 3 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, January 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Lincoln Center to Rename Avery Fisher HallLincoln Center to Rename Avery Fisher Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

In a milestone philanthropic agreement that will help ensure the future of one of the world's iconic performing arts spaces, the children of the late Avery Fisher - Nancy Fisher, Charles Avery Fisher and Barbara Fisher Snow - today joined with the leadership of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to announce that they have entered into an agreement to enable the renaming of Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

JCC Manhattan to Present 'PREformances' with Allison Charney, 11/17JCC Manhattan to Present 'PREformances' with Allison Charney, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, November 17th at 12:30pm. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Sets 201415 Season of Free 'Insights at the Atrium' SeriesNY Philharmonic Sets 201415 Season of Free 'Insights at the Atrium' Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has announced the 2014-15 season's free Insights at the Atrium series. All held at the David Rubinstein Atrium and beginning at 7:30 p.m., these events combine discussion, often with live performance and video, to explore themes of the season. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Present 'Dohnanyi / Dvorak: A Philharmonic Festival', 12/4-13New York Philharmonic to Present 'Dohnanyi / Dvorak: A Philharmonic Festival', 12/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will present Dohnanyi / Dvorak: A Philharmonic Festival, December 4-13, 2014, featuring two all-Dvorak programs conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi, acclaimed for his interpretations of the Czech composer. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Forms International Advisory BoardNew York Philharmonic Forms International Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has established an International Advisory Board (IAB) to develop relationships beyond the United States in order to support the Philharmonic's activities abroad, including regular Philharmonic residencies, educational and entrepreneurial projects, and the launch of the newly formed New York Philharmonic Global Academy. The International Advisory Board will serve as an international network of advocates and ambassadors who will connect with individuals and institutions in their home cities and countries to cultivate the Philharmonic's long-term reach and influence worldwide. IAB members will work with the Philharmonic to secure engagements, activities, and funding sources in a variety of international locations. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Launches Global AcademyNew York Philharmonic Launches Global Academy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has launched the New York Philharmonic Global Academy, a series of long-term, immersive partnerships with select cultural and music education institutions in New York, the United States, and worldwide. Building on its renowned history of international touring and cultural diplomacy, as well as its longstanding commitment to education, the Philharmonic is collaborating with partners to offer intensive training of pre- professional musicians by Philharmonic members, often alongside regular performance residencies by the full Orchestra. (more...)

The Family of Lorin Maazel to Hold a Celebration of His Life and Work, 10/31The Family of Lorin Maazel to Hold a Celebration of His Life and Work, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

The Family of Lorin Maazel has announced a celebration of his life and work on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 12:30PM at the New York Society for Ethical Culture (Two West 64th Street, New York City). The service will be open to the public. (more...)

Joy In Singing to Present 2014 Artist Award Recital for Tami Petty, 10/29Joy In Singing to Present 2014 Artist Award Recital for Tami Petty, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Joy In Singing proudly presents the debut recital of soprano Tami Petty, winner of its 2014 Artist Award, on Wednesday, October 29th at 8 at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Jaap van Zweden to Lead NY Philharmonic in Two Programs, 11/20-22 & 11/26-29Jaap van Zweden to Lead NY Philharmonic in Two Programs, 11/20-22 & 11/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Jaap van Zweden - music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Philharmonic as well as former concertmaster of Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - will return to the New York Philharmonic for the first time since his debut in April 2012 to conduct two weeks of concerts. In the first program, Mr. van Zweden will conduct Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola, featuring Acting Concertmaster Sheryl Staples and Principal Viola Cynthia Phelps, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8, Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, 10/20JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

JCC Manhattan launches the sixth season of PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, October 20th at 12:30pm. (more...)

Case Scaglione to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, 11/12-18Case Scaglione to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, 11/12-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

New York Philharmonic Associate Conductor Case Scaglione will conduct the Orchestra in Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Glazunov's Violin Concerto, with Joshua Bell as soloist; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NY Philharmonic Premieres Spectacular New ConcertoBWW Reviews: NY Philharmonic Premieres Spectacular New Concerto
by Peter Danish - Oct 1, 2014

NY PHILHARMONIC PREMIERS SPECTACULAR NEW CONCERTO (more...)

NY Philharmonic Announces Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for Oct-Dec 2014NY Philharmonic Announces Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for Oct-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The October broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - begins with Jeffrey Kahane conducting the New York Philharmonic in J.S. Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe, featuring Principal Associate Concertmaster Sheryl Staples (now the Orchestra's Acting Concertmaster) and Principal Oboe Liang Wang with Mr. Kahane leading from the harpsichord; Mozart's Symphony No. 33; and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with Mr. Kahane conducting from the piano. (more...)

Miss Last Night's Broadcast of SWEENEY TODD on PBS? Watch it Online!Miss Last Night's Broadcast of SWEENEY TODD on PBS? Watch it Online!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Good news - PBS has put the concert online, where you can watch it in both standard and in HD. Click here to tune in, and watch your necks! (more...)

Emma Thompson Says SWEENEY TODD Is 'As Good As It Ever Gets'Emma Thompson Says SWEENEY TODD Is 'As Good As It Ever Gets'
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 27, 2014

Emma Thompson looks back at last night's PBS telecast of SWEENEY TODD and shares her excitement for the upcoming ENO production set for 2015! (more...)

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