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Vienna Philharmonic Returns to Carnegie Hall, 2/24Vienna Philharmonic Returns to Carnegie Hall, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall this February for three concerts on consecutive evenings in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, conducted by Franz Welser-Most. During each of the three concerts, the orchestra highlights the music of Franz Schubert, beginning with the overture to Die Zauberharfe on its opening program on Friday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m., which is heard alongside Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 and the United States premiere of Rene Staar'sTime Recycling. Alongside his work as a composer, Mr. Staar is a longtime violinist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. (more...)

Conductor Mark Wigglesworth To Lead Utah Symphony In MOZART'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 27Conductor Mark Wigglesworth To Lead Utah Symphony In MOZART'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

On January 13 and 14 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Mark Wigglesworth returns to the Abravanel Hall stage to lead the Utah Symphony in a repertoire of classical favorites. Internationally-acclaimed guest pianist Francesco Piemontesi makes his Utah Symphony debut performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27. Maestro Wigglesworth will also conduct a symphonic suite from Henk de Vlieger's orchestral compilation of music from Wagner's Tristan and Isolde. (more...)

Marilyn McCoy Presents Pre-Concert Lecture, 1/6Marilyn McCoy Presents Pre-Concert Lecture, 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Marilyn L. McCoy completed her doctorate at the University of Chicago with a dissertation entitled 'Gustav Mahler's Path to the New Music: Musical Time and Modernism.' Her research explores the ways in which Mahler evokes a sense of timelessness in his music, a compositional strategy which plays an important part in many of the songs on this program. Professor McCoy is much in demand as a concert lecturer. She has had a long association with the MahlerFest in Boulder, Colorado, where she has served as pre-concert lecturer and symposium participant since 2002. In February 2012 she gave several lectures at Disney Hall as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 'Mahler Project,' led by Gustavo Dudamel. She has spoken at Carnegie Hall and the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, and at the Bard Festivals 'Berg and His World' (2010) and 'Mahler and His World' (2002). Other speaking engagements include lectures for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Berkshire Choral Festival, and the Ravinia Festival of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Though primarily a 'Mahler scholar,' she served as Assistant Archivist at the Arnold Schoenberg Institute in Los Angeles for the last 3 years of its existence (1995-98). She is presently at work on a translation of the correspondence between Alma Mahler and Arnold Schoenberg. (more...)

Art of Elan Announces 2016-17 Season featuring NOW EnsembleArt of Elan Announces 2016-17 Season featuring NOW Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

New Amsterdam is excited to partner with Art of Elan, a pioneering chamber music series which seeks to bring unique music events and the excitement of classical music to diverse audiences. For their 10th Anniversary season, Art of Elan has named NewAm's own NOW Ensemble as their ensemble-in-residence, which involves performance opportunities, commissioning opportunities, and possible recording support for the ensemble. (more...)

Cantata Singers Celebrate Holidays With A SEASONAL CELEBRATIONCantata Singers Celebrate Holidays With A SEASONAL CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Celebrate the holidays with Cantata Singers with A Seasonal Celebration, featuring works by Lassus, Victoria, Monteverdi, Schutz, Biber, Distler, and Schoenberg. (more...)

Peter Serkin Steps in with Solo RecitalPeter Serkin Steps in with Solo Recital
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

On December 10, 2016, Peter Serkin offers an exciting mix of composers in works that together provide a rich tapestry of works centuries apart.  (more...)

Soundbox Launches Its Third Season 12/9Soundbox Launches Its Third Season 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

 SoundBox, the San Francisco Symphony's experimental performance venue and late-night live music series, opens its third season on December 9­-10 with SFS Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas curating and conducting two concerts celebrating the life and work of visionary American composer, artist, writer, and activist Lou Harrison. This season marks the centennial of Lou Harrison's birth; Harrison was born in May 1917 and passed away in February 2003. (more...)

Cantata Singers Announces 2016-17 Chamber SeriesCantata Singers Announces 2016-17 Chamber Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Cantata Singers will continue a successful partnership with the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge, presenting a three-concert Chamber Series season at the Academy on November 18, 2016, January 20, 2017 and March 31, 2017. (more...)

Brooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This OctoberBrooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) is proud to announce its seventh season, beginning in October of 2017. (more...)

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Comes Home for 25th SeasonThe Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Comes Home for 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Twenty-four years ago this Fall, the Northern Kentucky Symphony, now the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra (KSO), took the stage for the first time at the newly opened Greaves Concert Hall on the campus of Northern Kentucky University. To mark the group's 25th Anniversary Season, the KSO returns to its 'Old Kentucky Home' for 4 of its 5 subscription series concerts. The orchestra, which in 1992 inadvertently mailed its first season brochure to 3,000 dogs and cats (via an Iams Pet Food mailing list), has remained true to its mission - making the symphonic concert experience - attractive, accessible and affordable for the residents of Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Heads To AustriaPacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Heads To Austria
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) is in the business of making not only music but also dreams come true, as the group enters its 10th anniversary season in 2016-17-culminating in a nine-day international tour next summer! Regarded as one of the few premier youth wind symphonies in the nation, PSYWE, an 81-piece band made up of woodwind, brass and percussion students in grades 8-12, flies off on July 4-12, 2017. (more...)

The Canadian Music Centre in BC Unveils New Performance Space & Signature Concert SeriesThe Canadian Music Centre in BC Unveils New Performance Space & Signature Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia (CMC BC) proudly reveals its renovated home, the Vancouver Creative Hub (837 Davie Street) with 40-seat black box theatre, the Murray Adaskin Salon, an urban cultural hotspot for Canadian music & the local arts community. The newly upgraded CMC branch will open October 14, 2016 with the first performance of CMC BC's inaugural Murray Adaskin Salon Concert Series - four recitals dedicated to iconic Canadian composers. (more...)

Sir Simon Rattle to Conclude 'Perspectives' Series at Carnegie Hall This FallSir Simon Rattle to Conclude 'Perspectives' Series at Carnegie Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Esteemed conductor Sir Simon Rattle concludes his two-season Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall this fall, leading four concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Ensemble Connect, and the Berliner Philharmoniker. Maestro Rattle launched his Perspectives series last November, leading the Berliner Philharmoniker in a Beethoven symphony cycle over five consecutive days. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Announces Free Insights at the Atrium EventsNew York Philharmonic Announces Free Insights at the Atrium Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The New York Philharmonic has announced the 2016-17 season's Insights at the Atrium series, free events exploring themes of the Philharmonic's concert season through multimedia lectures, conversations, and panel discussions. Expanding to eight events this season, Insights at the Atrium has gained in popularity since its inception in 2011, helping thousands of audience members delve more deeply into the music, musicians, and ideas featured in the Philharmonic's season through a dynamic and accessible forum. All events are held at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center and begin at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Cantata Singers 2016-17 Season Opens with US PremiereCantata Singers 2016-17 Season Opens with US Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Cantata Singers' 2016-2017 season opens on October 15th at NEC's Jordan Hall with a concert featuring two Bach cantatas, and the virtuosic "Laetatus sum" for solo voices by Czech Baroque composer Jan Dismas Zelenka. Bach's Cantata 109, "Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben," examines the inner conflict between doubt and faith with deeply engaging, intricately woven music. The fiery finale sets one of the most famous of Lutheran hymns, "Durch Adams Fall," to music. The radiant and richly expressive Cantata 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," features what has become some of Bach's most famous music (known colloquially as "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"). eweddle@cantatasingers.org (more...)

Over 50 Performances Set for Lincoln Center's 50th MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVALOver 50 Performances Set for Lincoln Center's 50th MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Lincoln Center and Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss announced today the 50th Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, with events taking place across Lincoln Center July 22-August 27, 2016. (more...)

SEVEN RESPONSES & More Set for Week Four of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016SEVEN RESPONSES & More Set for Week Four of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The fourth and penultimate week of the 50th anniversary season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival presents nine performances featuring the best of Mozart's operatic and choral repertoire as well as a highly-anticipated New York premiere. (more...)

Brooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This OctoberBrooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) is proud to announce its seventh season, beginning in October of 2017. (more...)

Magloire to Present New Chamber Ballet, 6/17-18Magloire to Present New Chamber Ballet, 6/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Miro Magloire announces performances of his New Chamber Ballet, featuring the world premiere of Constantine Baecher'sLost & Found, and Magloire's complete version of Ravel'd, a fast-paced trio set to Ravel's Sonata for violin and piano, # 2. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra to Present WAGNER MASTERWORKS This Sunday at the DiMenna CenterAdelphi Orchestra to Present WAGNER MASTERWORKS This Sunday at the DiMenna Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Adelphi Orchestra presents 'Wagner Masterworks: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod and Die Walkure : Act 1' on Sunday May 15 at 7:30 PM at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in New York City in collaboration with the Wagner Society of New York. (more...)

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