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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTEPacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced to subscribers the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2015-2016 season. Highlights include a program devoted to the work of American master choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp; the return of popular works by Balanchine (The Prodigal Son), Robbins (The Concert), Christopher Wheeldon (Tide Harmonic), and Crystal Pite (Emergence); two story ballets (Romeo et Juliette and Coppelia), PNB premieres by Justin Peck, Jessica Lang, and Alejandro Cerrudo; a newly reconstructed Le Corsaire: A Pirate's Tale for matinee fanily audiences; and the unveiling of Balanchine's The Nutcrackerwith brand-new sets and costumes by Ian Falconer. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic to Present TASTE THE MUSIC with Visceral Dance Chicago, 2/15Chicago Philharmonic to Present TASTE THE MUSIC with Visceral Dance Chicago, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The Chicago Philharmonic continues its 25th Anniversary Season, Celebrating The Senses, with the program Taste The Music, inspired by the sense of taste, on February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Nichols Hall in Evanston. This concert is the third in the orchestra's 2014-15 subscription series dedicated to the five senses as expressed through music. (more...)

Edo De Waart to Conduct Strauss Concert at MSO, 2/27Edo De Waart to Conduct Strauss Concert at MSO, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 02/04/2015 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present de Waart Conducts Strauss on February 27-28, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Strauss's Metamorphosenfor 23 Solo Strings, Oboe Concerto in D major, and Don Quixote, Op. 35. Featured soloists include the MSO's Principal Oboe Katherine Young Steele, Principal Cello Susan Babini, and Principal Viola Robert Levine. (more...)

EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

From February 10-12, 2015, EarShot (the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network) and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), JoAnn Falletta, Music Director, will present the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra New Music Readings at Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo). On Wednesday, February 11 at 7pm at Kleinhans Hall, the public will have the opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at the process of bringing brand new orchestral works to life, as music by the four selected composers is read by the BPO under the baton of associate conductor, Stefan Sanders. The composers Cody Forrest, Jay Hurst, Yuan-Chen Li, and Scott Ordway were selected through a national call for scores, and during the Readings will receive feedback from BPO Musicians, Sanders, and mentor composers Robert Beaser of The Juilliard School and artistic director laureate of American Composers Orchestra, Rob Deemer from SUNY Fredonia, and Pulitzer Prize winner Melinda Wagner. Afterwards, the audience is invited to be a part of a discussion Q&A with the young composers, the conductor, and mentor composers. (more...)

The Chicago Philharmonic's 25th Anniversary Season Features 'Celebrating the Senses', 2/15The Chicago Philharmonic's 25th Anniversary Season Features 'Celebrating the Senses', 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Chicago Philharmonic continues its 25th Anniversary Season, "Celebrating The Senses," with a program inspired by the sense of taste on February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Nichols Hall in Evanston. This concert is the third in the orchestra's 2014-15 subscription series dedicated to the five senses as expressed through music. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK, 3/27-29Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK, 3/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Gotham Chamber Opera presents the final production of the 2014/2015 season, The Tempest Songbook, comprised of incidental music for The Tempest composed in 1695 and attributed to Henry Purcell and Kaija Saariaho's 2004 Tempest Songbook for soprano, baritone and period instrument ensemble, in its U.S. and World Stage Premieres.A co-production with The Martha Graham Dance Company, The Tempest Songbook will be performed in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with three performances from March 27 - 29, 2015. Performances: Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 3pm. Tickets range from $30 to $175 and are available at metmuseum.org/tickets. (more...)

Fabio Luisi to Make First Zurich Opera Appearances of the Season in 2015Fabio Luisi to Make First Zurich Opera Appearances of the Season in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

The New Year finds Grammy and ECHO Klassik Award-winner Fabio Luisi back at the helm of the Zurich Opera. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera to Close 2014-15 Season with THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK in MarchGotham Chamber Opera to Close 2014-15 Season with THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK in March
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera announces the final production of the 2014/2015 season, The Tempest Songbook, comprised of incidental music for The Tempest composed in 1695 and attributed to Henry Purcell, and Kaija Saariaho's 2004 Tempest Songbook for soprano, baritone and period instrument ensemble, in its U.S. and World Stage Premieres.A co-production with The Martha Graham Dance Company, The Tempest Songbook will be performed in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with three performances from March 26 - 28, 2015 at 7pm. Tickets range from $30 to $175 and will be available at ?metmuseum.org/tickets. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera Presents Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, Now thru 10/18Gotham Chamber Opera Presents Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, Now thru 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents a double bill of Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinu, from today, October 14 - 18, 2014 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 524 West 59th Street. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera to Present Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, 10/14-18Gotham Chamber Opera to Present Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, 10/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents a double bill of Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinu, from October 14 - 18, 2014 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 524 West 59th Street. (more...)

Eighteen Musicians to Join Ensemble ACJW for Two-Year Fellowship ProgramEighteen Musicians to Join Ensemble ACJW for Two-Year Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

This season, a new group of eighteen musicians -- some of the finest professional players in the world -- will join Ensemble ACJW, a two-year fellowship program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. Ensemble ACJW is designed to prepare young professional musicians for careers that combine musical excellence with teaching, community engagement, advocacy, and leadership. It offers performance opportunities, year-long partnerships within New York City public schools, and intensive professional development. (more...)

Conductor Fabio Luisi Guides Zurich Opera, Metropolitan Opera and More in 2014-15Conductor Fabio Luisi Guides Zurich Opera, Metropolitan Opera and More in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Grammy and ECHO Klassik Award-winning conductor Fabio Luisi continues to dominate the international stage in 2014-15. In his third season as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera, where the programming reflects ever more clearly his unique artistic vision, the preeminent Italian conductor leads new productions of Martinu's seldom-staged Juliette and Bellini's bel canto masterpiece I Capuleti e i Montecchi; revivals of Norma, Ariadne auf Naxos, and Die Frau ohne Schatten; and a trio of Viennese-themed programs with the Philharmonia Zurich. Embarking on his fourth season as Principal Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, he looks forward to premiering important new stagings of Cavalleria rusticana, I Pagliacci, and The Merry Widow, as well as directing a star-studded revival of Macbeth. (more...)

Conductor Fabio Luisi Guides Zurich Opera, Metropolitan Opera and More in 2014-15Conductor Fabio Luisi Guides Zurich Opera, Metropolitan Opera and More in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Grammy and ECHO Klassik Award-winning conductor Fabio Luisi continues to dominate the international stage in 2014-15. In his third season as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera, where the programming reflects ever more clearly his unique artistic vision, the preeminent Italian conductor leads new productions of Martinu's seldom-staged Juliette and Bellini's bel canto masterpiece I Capuleti e i Montecchi; revivals of Norma, Ariadne auf Naxos, and Die Frau ohne Schatten; and a trio of Viennese-themed programs with the Philharmonia Zurich. Embarking on his fourth season as Principal Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, he looks forward to premiering important new stagings of Cavalleria rusticana, I Pagliacci, and The Merry Widow, as well as directing a star-studded revival of Macbeth. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera to Present ALEXANDRE BIS & COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE, 10/14-18Gotham Chamber Opera to Present ALEXANDRE BIS & COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE, 10/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents a double bill of Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinu, from October 14 - 18, 2014 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 524 West 59th Street, NYC. Performances: Opening Night gala on Tuesday at 7:30pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm. Tickets are $30-$175 and are available online at www.ticketcentral.com, by phone at (212) 279-4200, or in person at 416 W. 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues) in the lobby of Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera's 2014-15 Season to Feature COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE & PUSS IN BOOTSGotham Chamber Opera's 2014-15 Season to Feature COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE & PUSS IN BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera announces the 2014/2015 season, which begins with Alexandre bis/Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinu, from October 14 - 18, 2014, followed by the revival of Gotham's 2010 production El gato con botas (Puss in Boots) in December at El Museo del Barrio. (more...)

Peninsula Symphony Presents BRAHMS' FOURTH with Irving M. Klein International String Competition Winner This WeekendPeninsula Symphony Presents BRAHMS' FOURTH with Irving M. Klein International String Competition Winner This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The 65-year-old Peninsula Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein close their successful 2013-2014 season this weekend, May 16 and 17 by continuing one of the Orchestra's cherished hallmarks: presenting an extremely gifted young soloist and winner of the Irving M. Klein International String Competition. The 2013 Competition winner, 18-year-old South Korea-born violinist Youjin Lee, will perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto on a program with Brahms Fourth Symphony and Nielsen's Helios Overture tonight, May 16, 2014 at 8 p.m., San Mateo Performing Arts Center, and Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8 p.m., Flint Center/DeAnza College. (more...)

Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This WeekendPeninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein, will continue its 65th anniversary season with a pair of concerts entitled 'Fountain of Youth' featuring the world premiere of a new Double Concerto for Cello, Clarinet and Orchestra by young composer and clarinetist Jonathan Russell with the composer and award-winning young cellist Nathan Chan as soloistsMarch 21 and 22 in San Mateo and Cupertino. The concerts will also include Grieg's In Autumn, the Intermezzo, Nocturne and Wedding March from Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream; Lalo's Cello Concerto with Nathan Chan and Debussy's Premiere Rapsodie for Clarinet and Orchestra with Jonathan Russell.The concerts will be given tonight, March 21, at 8 pm at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center and March 22, at 8 pm at Flint Center/DeAnza College. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31Gotham Chamber Opera to Present THE RAVEN, 5/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents the U.S. Premiere of The Raven as part of the NY PHIL BIENNIAL, on May 28, 2014 at 7:30pm and May 30 and 31, 2014 at 8pm, at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 524 West 59th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues), New York City. Tickets are $30-$175 and will be available at www.ticketcentral.com or 212-279-4200. For more information visit www.gothamchamberopera.org. (more...)

Peninsula Symphony to Present BRAHMS' FOURTH with Irving M. Klein International String Competition Winner, 5/16-17Peninsula Symphony to Present BRAHMS' FOURTH with Irving M. Klein International String Competition Winner, 5/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

The 65-year-old Peninsula Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein close their successful 2013-2014 season May 16 and 17 by continuing one of the Orchestra's cherished hallmarks: presenting an extremely gifted young soloist and winner of the Irving M. Klein International String Competition. The 2013 Competition winner, 18-year-old South Korea-born violinist Youjin Lee, will perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto on a program with Brahms Fourth Symphony and Nielsen's Helios Overture Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8 p.m., San Mateo Performing Arts Center, and Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8 p.m., Flint Center/DeAnza College. (more...)

Duke Ellington's QUEENIE PIE to Make Chicago Premiere, 2/15-3/5Duke Ellington's QUEENIE PIE to Make Chicago Premiere, 2/15-3/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

In one of its most ambitious projects to date, Chicago Opera Theater (COT) will collaborate with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO) to present the Chicago premiere of Duke Ellington's only opera "Queenie Pie," running February 15 - March 5 at the Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph Street. Tickets ($35 - $125) are now on sale. (more...)

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