Carnegie Hall News

Irish Band Lunasa Celebrates 20 Years At Carnegie Hall, Featuring Singer Karan CaseyIrish Band Lunasa Celebrates 20 Years At Carnegie Hall, Featuring Singer Karan Casey
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, Irish super group Lunasa gives a festive performance at Carnegie Hall on Friday, March 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. The concert features singer Karan Casey, one of the most innovative and provocative voices in Irish folk music today. (more...)

Adrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 BelowAdrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

International chanteuse Adrienne Haan performs Between Fire and Ice - A diabolical Weimar Berlin Cabaret at Feinstein's 54 Below on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Pig Iron Theatre Company's New Symphonic Theater Show to Meditate on Climate ChangePig Iron Theatre Company's New Symphonic Theater Show to Meditate on Climate Change
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Pig Iron Theatre Company, the internationally acclaimed, Philadelphia-based organization, has announced A Period of Animate Existence, an ambitious new multimedia production that meditates on perhaps the most pressing issue facing this and future generations-climate change, which threatens to result in the loss of 20-50% of all living species on earth-and asks, "How do we contemplate the future in such a moment?" (more...)

Alan Cumming's 'SAPPY SONGS' to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 GalaAlan Cumming's 'SAPPY SONGS' to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre will present Tony Award-winning Broadway, film and television star Alan Cumming at its annual Gala on Monday, June 5. (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...)

31st Annual MAC Awards to Honor Michele Lee31st Annual MAC Awards to Honor Michele Lee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) will present MICHELE LEE with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Annual MAC Awards to be held Tuesday, March 28 at 7:00 pm at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. (more...)

DCINY Presents 19-Century Piano Technique Expert Christina Kobb in her Carnegie Hall DebutDCINY Presents 19-Century Piano Technique Expert Christina Kobb in her Carnegie Hall Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On February 24 at 8PM, DCINY presents 19th-century piano technique expert Christina Kobb in a performance of her program titled Keys to Romance. The Norwegian pianist and scholar makes her Carnegie Hall debut performing an evening of selected Romantic piano pieces including works by Schubert, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, Grieg, and Liszt. (more...)

Sylvan Winds Presents WINDS OF CHANGE In Chelsea, 2/16Sylvan Winds Presents WINDS OF CHANGE In Chelsea, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Sylvan Winds announce the second concert of the 2016-17 Season celebrating music, culture, and history. Performing in historic and notable New York City buildings and performance venues, the ensemble creates imaginative and informative programs that complement the environs of each space. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents Sharon IsbinBergen Performing Arts Center Presents Sharon Isbin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Sharon Isbin sponsored by The Frank & Lydia Bergen Foundation-Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative PartnershipsLiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

LiveConnections, Philadelphia's collaborative music-making nonprofit in residence at World Cafe Live, is hosting a series of unique and innovative programs throughout the month of February that celebrate Black History Month through education programs, live performance, and more. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Presents World Premiere Of SOME LIGHT EMERGES, 3/16-17Houston Grand Opera Presents World Premiere Of SOME LIGHT EMERGES, 3/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present the world premiere of Some Light Emerges, a chamber opera created by the acclaimed team of composer Laura Kaminsky and librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, on March 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., at the Ballroom at Bayou Place. (more...)

Billy Porter, Theresa Rebeck and More Tapped for Sundance Institute RetreatBilly Porter, Theresa Rebeck and More Tapped for Sundance Institute Retreat
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Six theatre artists will be the focus of the 18th annual Sundance Institute Retreat at Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, taking place January 23 - February 10. (more...)

Aisha De Haas, Capathia Jenkins, Judy McLane, Billy Stritch and More Set for TACT's I GOTTA BE ME BenefitAisha De Haas, Capathia Jenkins, Judy McLane, Billy Stritch and More Set for TACT's I GOTTA BE ME Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

TACT has announced that Aisha De Haas (Rent, Caroline or Change), Peter Gregus (Jersey Boys), Capathia Jenkins (Newsies, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Caroline or Change), Liz Larsen (Beautiful, Hairspray, The Most Happy Fella), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!, Chess, Aspects of Love) and Billy Stritch (Liza's at the Palace, 42nd Street, Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall) will star along with newcomers Patrick Dunn, Kelly McIntyre and Zoe Kassay, in an evening of song to benefit the company, supporting TACT's mission and programming.  (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced plans for the 2017-18 repertory season. The Company's 95th season will open Friday, September 8 with a gala performance of Giacomo Puccini'sTurandot led by Maestro Luisotti and an international cast starring Martina Serafin, Maria Agresta and Brian Jagde. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Appoints Yim As PresidentAmerican Composers Orchestra Appoints Yim As President
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Yim as president of ACO, effective February 21, 2017. Yim succeeds Michael Geller, who held the position from 1996-2016. (more...)

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...)

Kronos Quartet Returns for New Works, 2/11Kronos Quartet Returns for New Works, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m., San Francisco's celebrated Kronos Quartet returns to Zankel Hall for a program of new works, six of which were commissioned as part of Carnegie Hall's 125 Commissions Project, including the world premiere of Rhiannon Giddens's At the Purchaser's Option with Variations.  Additional commissioned works include Garth Knox'sSatellites; Kala Ramnath's Amrit (arr. Reena Esmail); Nicole Lizée's Another Living Soul; Tanya Tagaq's Sivunittinni (arr. Jacob Garchik); and Fodé Lassana Diabaté's Sunjata's Time(arr. Jacob Garchik) on which Diabaté will join the quartet on the balafon. (more...)

Kathy Griffin's Fall 'CELEBRITY RUN-IN' Tour Stop at bergenPAC on Sale FridayKathy Griffin's Fall 'CELEBRITY RUN-IN' Tour Stop at bergenPAC on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New show on sale at bergenPAC: Kathy Griffin: Celebrity Run-In Tour-Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8PM. (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...)

Grammy-Winning Jazz Trumpeter Chris Botti to Perform with Columbus SymphonyGrammy-Winning Jazz Trumpeter Chris Botti to Perform with Columbus Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Columbus Symphony presents Chris Botti at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Saturday, February 25, at 8pm. (more...)

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