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Date of Birth: March 11, 1950 (67)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYCJoshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The World Science Festival will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across New York City's five boroughs, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

A SONG FOR MOM Highlights Mother's Day Weekend Choral ConcertsA SONG FOR MOM Highlights Mother's Day Weekend Choral Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On Mother's Day, May 14 at 2pm, ChoralSounds Northwest (CSN) delivers a choral bouquet about, in honor of, and remembering moms. Under the direction of Ryan Ellis, this concert includes favorites from the traditional choral repertoire, popular genres, and Broadway including stunning arrangements of Sting's Fields of Gold, Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal by L'Estrange, a selection from Lauridsen's Song of Roses, and Bobby McFerrin's Psalm 23. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with George CaldwellBWW Interview: Theatre Life with George Caldwell
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 5, 2017

Today's subject George Caldwell is currently living his theatre life as one of the composers and the onstage pianist for the creative dance troupe Urban Bush Women. The company performs Walking with'Trane this Friday and Saturday in the Eisenhower Theater at Kennedy Center. (more...)

Vocalist Typhanie Monique Releases Soulful CALL IT MAGIC AlbumVocalist Typhanie Monique Releases Soulful CALL IT MAGIC Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Call It Magic is the fourth album from Chicago vocalist and educator Typhanie Monique. It is a long-awaited project that finds her channeling the passions, frustrations and complexities of love into a work of shimmering beauty. It is her most ambitious recording to date. (more...)

Blood Sweat & Tears, Roseanne Barr, Miles Electric Band and More Coming Up This April at Blue Note HawaiiBlood Sweat & Tears, Roseanne Barr, Miles Electric Band and More Coming Up This April at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

April offers an eclectic lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, continuing the series with Blood Sweat & Tears, followed up by local favorite Jake Shimabukuro, the Devon Allman Band, and Roseanne Barr ushering in the new Blue Note Comedy Series April 8th and 9th. (more...)

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano CompetitionPianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Canada's Honens International Piano Competition is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director. Mr. Parker assumes his new role in January 2018. (more...)

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry DayBring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer. (more...)

SilverSounds Northwest Presents AMERICA'S JUKEBOXSilverSounds Northwest Presents AMERICA'S JUKEBOX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

On April 9, 2017 at 3pm SilverSounds Northwest (SSN) presents its Spring Concert America's Jukebox. Northwest Associated Arts' senior singers put their best foot forward with SSN's annual celebration of the music from the 1950s through the 90s. From What a Wonderful World to Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, with stops along the way for songs by Simon & Garfunkel, Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton and many others, this show will once again prove that "You're never to old to rock-n-roll!" (more...)

10th Annual World Science Festival Returns this Spring10th Annual World Science Festival Returns this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The World Science Festival is pleased to announce that its tenth annual flagship Festival will fill performing arts centers, museums, lecture halls, laboratories, parks, waterways and other locations across New York City's five boroughs, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

LOVE SICK Announces Additional Performances in Mountain ViewLOVE SICK Announces Additional Performances in Mountain View
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Due to popular demand, Berkeley's Jewish Circle Theatre, in association with John Gertz Productions, announced the extension of Love Sick, a passionate new musical play based on the ancient Hebrew text, 'The Song of Songs,' at SecondStage at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are now on sale through Sunday, March 19, 2017. The production, which the San Francisco Chronicle gives its 'Highest Rating' and calls 'Extraordinary,' is helmed by internationally-acclaimed director Christopher Renshaw (Broadway: The King and I [Best Revival Tony Award, 1996], Taboo; West End We Will Rock You, Zorro: The Musical), the production features the Bay Area's Ofra Daniel in this original story of one woman's journey through a relentless and fervent love affair-and her gradual descent into madness. Single tickets and low-priced preview performances (ranging from $28-$57) are available online at www.mvcpa.com. (more...)

Uncharted Presents Sofia Rei at Greenwich House Music SchoolUncharted Presents Sofia Rei at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Award-winning Argentine vocalist, songwriter and producer Sofia Rei is considered one of the most passionate and inventive vocalists on the current New York music scene. Her music explores connections between the various traditions of South American folklore, jazz, flamenco and electronic sounds. (more...)

The Masakowski Family Band Album Release Party at Greenwich House Music SchoolThe Masakowski Family Band Album Release Party at Greenwich House Music School
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Steve Masakowski, the legendary New Orleans jazz guitarist and educator, along with his rising-star children, vocalist Sasha and bassist Martin, have collaborated on a new album, N.O. Escape, featuring a variety of their favorite songs related to their hometown of New Orleans in a style that Steve describes as Nouveaux Trad. (more...)

Katy Dimbleby Launches New Album and Announces UK TourKaty Dimbleby Launches New Album and Announces UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

February 23 sees the release of Kate Dimbleby's 6th album, entitled SONGBIRDS. It is a unique recording of eleven original self-penned songs featuring nothing other than Kate's sublime voice (more...)

LOVE SICK Announces Extension at Osher StudioLOVE SICK Announces Extension at Osher Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Due to popular demand, Berkeley's Jewish Circle Theatre, in association with John Gertz Productions, announced the extension of Love Sick, a passionate new musical based on the ancient Hebrew text, "The Song of Songs," at Berkeley's The Osher Studio. Tickets are now on sale through Sunday, February 12, 2017 at LoveSickMusical.com. (more...)

Kennedy Center to Pay Tribute to Music Icon John Lennon at 2017 Spring GalaKennedy Center to Pay Tribute to Music Icon John Lennon at 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

In one of D.C.'s most anticipated social events of the year, the Kennedy Center pays tribute to musical icon John Lennon at the 2017 Kennedy Center Spring Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. (more...)

Pianist Christopher O'Riley In Recital At Oakland UniversityPianist Christopher O'Riley In Recital At Oakland University
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Pianist Christopher O'Riley, known for his exuberant performance style and bold, wide-ranging programs, will give a solo recital at Varner Recital Hall Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3 PM as part of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's Oakland University Series. (more...)

String Sensation Daisy Jopling to Perform at the Cutting RoomString Sensation Daisy Jopling to Perform at the Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

String Sensation Daisy Jopling will perform at the Cutting Room on February 17th to celebrate the release of her 'Awakening' CD on Fleur de Son Classics. Jopling mixes string orchestras, choirs, pop, African drumming and beat box percussion. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest WinnersAVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Winners have been announced for AVENUE Q's contest to suggest what is in the box that the musical's HILLARY CLINTON puppet is giving to the DONALD TRUMP puppet. (more...)

Save a Child's Heart with SYMPHONY OF THE HEART Benefit ConcertSave a Child's Heart with SYMPHONY OF THE HEART Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

SAVE A CHILD'S HEART (SACH), an international, humanitarian organization dedicated to providing life-saving pediatric heart surgery for indigent children from developing countries around the world, will present a benefit concert featuring a lineup of major international stars in a special evening of music and entertainment, Sunday, January 29th, 2017. (more...)

Chamber Music Society of Detroit Will Welcome Pacifica Quartet, Christopher O'RileyChamber Music Society of Detroit Will Welcome Pacifica Quartet, Christopher O'Riley
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will feature the Pacifica Quartet and pianist Christopher O'Riley, artists known for their exuberant performance style and bold, wide-ranging repertoire, in three concerts in different combinations over a single weekend.  (more...)

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