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NY Philharmonic Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building InitiativeNY Philharmonic Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The New York Philharmonic has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort -- a new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences. The Philharmonic has been granted $760,000 towards preliminary audience research and the first cycle of pilot projects on building millennial audiences for orchestral concerts. (more...)

Susanna Malkki to Make NY Philharmonic Debut with Jonathan Biss, 5/21-23Susanna Malkki to Make NY Philharmonic Debut with Jonathan Biss, 5/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Susanna Mälkki will make her New York Philharmonic debut conducting Brahms's Variations on a Theme by Haydn; Harvey's Tranquil Abiding; and Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, with Jonathan Biss as soloist. The concerts take place Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 22 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Sacred Music in a Sacred Space to Perform Bach's Mass in B Minor, 5/6Sacred Music in a Sacred Space to Perform Bach's Mass in B Minor, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Conductor K. Scott Warren, the acclaimed Choir and Orchestra of St. Ignatius Loyola and a lineup of exceptional vocal soloists perform one of classical music's most revered works. (more...)

Medici.tv to Stream Live Webcast of NY Philharmonic at Philharmonie de Paris, 4/25Medici.tv to Stream Live Webcast of NY Philharmonic at Philharmonie de Paris, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

On Saturday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m., EDT, medici.tv (www.medici.tv) will present a free, live webcast of the New York Philharmonic's concert, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, of 20th- and 21st-century music at the newly opened Philharmonie de Paris, marking the first time an American orchestra is performing at the venue. (more...)

Casting Confirmed for New Opera CROSSING at A.R.T., Directed by Diane PaulusCasting Confirmed for New Opera CROSSING at A.R.T., Directed by Diane Paulus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, announces the casting of the world premiere of Crossing, an opera by Matthew Aucoin, directed by Diane Paulus, featuring the chamber orchestra A Far Cry, produced in association with Music-Theatre Group. (more...)

JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, 4/13JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, April 13th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015, Running 7/25-8/22Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015, Running 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Jane Moss, Lincoln Center's Ehrenkranz Artistic Director, today announced details of the 49th season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's annual summer celebration of the genius of Mozart and his enduring impact, with vibrant performances running from July 25-August 22, 2015. (more...)

Frank Huang Named Concertmaster of the New York PhilharmonicFrank Huang Named Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic announced today that Frank Huang has been appointed Concertmaster, The Charles E. Culpeper Chair, of the New York Philharmonic, beginning with the Opening Gala Concert of the 2015-16 season, September 24, 2015. Mr. Huang follows Glenn Dicterow, who stepped down from his position at the end of the 2013-14 season after 34 seasons of service. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Set for Residencies in Shanghai, Santa Barbara This SummerNew York Philharmonic Set for Residencies in Shanghai, Santa Barbara This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

In the summer of 2015 the New York Philharmonic will undertake its first performance residencies in Shanghai, as part of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Residency Partnership, and at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara. (more...)

Music Academy Announces 2015 Summer SeasonMusic Academy Announces 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

The Music Academy of the West will present the world-renowned New York Philharmonic in its first-ever performance at the historic Santa Barbara Bowl as well as a new production of Gioachino Rossini's comic opera Cinderella as part of the Academy's 68th annual Summer Festival. The Music Academy will present some 200 events, including more than 80 that are free, over the course of its coming season, which begins June 15 and concludes August 8. Additional highlights will include performances by pianists Jeremy Denk and Leon Fleisher, the Takács and JACK quartets, cellist Alban Gerhardt, and tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, as well as orchestra concerts led by Christoph von Dohnányi, Courtney Lewis, Nicholas McGegan, Larry Rachleff, and Osmo Vänskä. Throughout its 2015 Summer Festival, the Academy will highlight the music of living composers, including Carter Pann, Mason Bates, Kalevi Aho, Pierre Jalbert, Steve Reich, Thomas Adès, Caroline Shaw, and Pierre Boulez. Featuring the Academy's exceptionally talented fellows, together with distinguished guest performers and faculty, the events will be presented at the Academy's scenic Miraflores campus and in venues throughout Santa Barbara. Subscription sales have begun; individual tickets will go on sale Saturday, April 25. (more...)

NY Philharmonic & Harmony Program Launching 'All Stars' InitiativeNY Philharmonic & Harmony Program Launching 'All Stars' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

The New York Philharmonic and Harmony Program announce the launch of the inaugural Harmony All Stars Ensemble - nine New York City middle- and high-school students from low-income neighborhoods selected by audition for an eleven-day mentorship with New York Philharmonic musicians. The students will also attend a Philharmonic rehearsal and Young People's Concert, experience an intensive day of coaching and rehearsal, and perform with their Philharmonic mentors during a free public concert in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on May 20, 2015. (more...)

Dustin Hoffman Drama AMERICAN BOYCHOIR Set for NYC & LA Theatrical Release, 4/3Dustin Hoffman Drama AMERICAN BOYCHOIR Set for NYC & LA Theatrical Release, 4/3
by Movies News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Over its 77-year history, world-renowned vocal ensemble American Boychoir has performed in many of the world's grandest venues and with legends from across the musical spectrum. (more...)

New Production Photos Of Emma Thompson & Bryn Terfel In ENO's SWEENEY TODDNew Production Photos Of Emma Thompson & Bryn Terfel In ENO's SWEENEY TODD
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 1, 2015

Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel bring SWEENEY TODD back home to London! (more...)

First Look At Emma Thompson In ENO's SWEENEY TODDFirst Look At Emma Thompson In ENO's SWEENEY TODD
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 31, 2015

Emma Thompson in ENO's SWEENEY TODD! (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct Conduct Young People's Concert 'Dance Transformed,' 5/9Alan Gilbert to Conduct Conduct Young People's Concert 'Dance Transformed,' 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the season's final New York Philharmonic Young People's Concert (YPC), Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. with the program "Dance Transformed," the fourth in this season's series, SUPER SONIC MUSIC BOX, exploring the variety of symphonic music and its interpretation. The concert traces the evolution of the waltz through a variety of works: J. Strauss II's On the Beautiful Blue Danube, selections from Ravel's Valses nobles et sentimentales, Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez's Batuque from Reisado do pastoreio, Mambo from Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and selections from R. Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier Suite. Vice President, Education, Theodore Wiprud will host the event, which will be directed and scripted by Tom Dulack and feature dancer Heather Lipson Bell. (more...)

Emma Thompson & Bryn Terfel SWEENEY TODD Kicks Off In UK TonightEmma Thompson & Bryn Terfel SWEENEY TODD Kicks Off In UK Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 30, 2015

Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel bring SWEENEY TODD back home! (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present the U.S. Premiere of director Co?me de Bellescize's staging of Honegger's dramatic oratorio Joan of Arc at the Stake in season-finale performances conducted by Alan Gilbert and starring Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard as Joan of Arc. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Lead U.S. Premiere of Peter Eotvo's SENZA SANGUE in MayAlan Gilbert to Lead U.S. Premiere of Peter Eotvo's SENZA SANGUE in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Peter Eo?tvo?s's one-act opera Senza sangue - featuring mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter and baritone Russell Braun, the two vocalists for whom the work is being composed - and Schubert's Symphony in B minor, Unfinished, Friday, May 8, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Lead NY Phil in Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/25Alan Gilbert to Lead NY Phil in Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Egmont Overture and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 at the Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 25, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. (more...)

NY Philharmonic to Dedicate Concert to Avery Fisher & Family, 3/24NY Philharmonic to Dedicate Concert to Avery Fisher & Family, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The memory and accomplishments of Avery Fisher — the sound equipment pioneer, philanthropist, and New York Philharmonic Board Member — will be honored at the New York Philharmonic concert March 24, 2015. (more...)

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