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New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The final recording and complete box set of The Nielsen Project - the New York Philharmonic's acclaimed multi-season survey of the six symphonies and three concertos by Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) - will be released June 9, 2015, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. The final recording features Nielsen's complete concertos: the Flute Concerto with Principal Flute Robert Langevin, Clarinet Concerto with Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill, and Violin Concerto with Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider. (more...)

The Anne Frank Center USA Presents 'The Helpers of the Secret Annex'The Anne Frank Center USA Presents 'The Helpers of the Secret Annex'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 14-20THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 14-20
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 20, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of Sutton Foster's solo debut at Carnegie Hall, opening night of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, the cast of ALADDIN celebrating one year on Broadway, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming Honored with Cross of the Order of MeritPhoto Flash: LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming Honored with Cross of the Order of Merit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

American soprano Renee Fleming has been awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit by President of the Federal Republic of Germany Joachim Gauck, for her 'outstanding work in German-American relations.' The award is the only federal decoration given by Germany. It was be presented at a private reception at the New York residence of the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Brita Wagener, last night, Thursday, March 12. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Ramon Tebar Named Principal Guest Conductor of Spain's Renowned Plau de les Arts Reina SofiaRamon Tebar Named Principal Guest Conductor of Spain's Renowned Plau de les Arts Reina Sofia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Valencia-born conductor Ramon Tebar was named Principal Guest Conductor of Spain's Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in a triple-post announcement about the leadership and direction of the renowned international house. Tebar joins celebrated Italian conductors Roberto Abbado and Fabio Biondi , who have been named co-Music Directors, of the new leadership. The posts begin this coming 2015- 16 season. (more...)

Steve Tisch Makes Transformative $10M Gift to Tel Aviv University's Department of Film and TelevisionSteve Tisch Makes Transformative $10M Gift to Tel Aviv University's Department of Film and Television
by Movies News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Tel Aviv University (TAU) has announced a $10 million donation from philanthropist and Academy Award-winning film producer Steve Tisch that will transform the university's world-renowned Department of Film and Television. (more...)

Pianist Byron Janis to Be Honored by Consulate General of the Republic of PolandPianist Byron Janis to Be Honored by Consulate General of the Republic of Poland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Byron Janis, renowned as one of the world's greatest concert pianists, will be celebrated with a tribute by the Polish Consulate in a special program of performances by notable concert pianists and conversation on March 11th, 2015. (more...)

Major Jewish Newspaper to Pay Tribute to Joan Rivers & Donald Trump Next MonthMajor Jewish Newspaper to Pay Tribute to Joan Rivers & Donald Trump Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

New York's famed Algemeiner newspaper will pay tribute to Joan Rivers at its 2nd annual 'Jewish 100' Gala on Tuesday Feb 3rd at 6:00 PM at Capitale, located at 130 Bowery (Bowery & Grand), New York, NY 10013. (more...)

Beijing Makes History at 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeBeijing Makes History at 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ History was made on Thanksgiving, November 27, 2014 in the United States for the first time as the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade reached across the globe, to present the ancient and contemporary culture of China's capital. One of the world's fastest rising cosmopolitan cites and tourism destination - Beijing - was united on one float at the 88 th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City before 3.5 million people during the parade and over 50 million on television. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anthony Kearns PSA for Wells of Life to be Released for ThanksgivingPhoto Flash: Anthony Kearns PSA for Wells of Life to be Released for Thanksgiving
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Wells of Life, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, is releasing a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) with a special Thanksgivings Day message by renowned tenor, Anthony Kearns. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct Clarinet Concerto as Part of NIELSEN PROJECT in 2015Alan Gilbert to Conduct Clarinet Concerto as Part of NIELSEN PROJECT in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert will conclude The Nielsen Project - the Philharmonic's acclaimed multi-season survey of the six symphonies and three concertos by Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) - with Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto, featuring newly appointed Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill in his Philharmonic debut. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anthony Kearns Performs at 4th Annual Wells of Life Gala and AuctionPhoto Flash: Anthony Kearns Performs at 4th Annual Wells of Life Gala and Auction
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The 4th Annual Wells of Life Gala and Auction took place on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Mission Viejo Country Club with the Laguna Beach 501(c) (3) nonprofit - raising record-setting gross receipts in excess of $173,000. Guests enjoyed heavy hors d'oeuvres, a no host cocktail bar, silent and live auctions, and a stunning performance by world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Warsaw's Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska State Jewish Theater to Make First NYC Appearance Since 1980sWarsaw's Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska State Jewish Theater to Make First NYC Appearance Since 1980s
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The Shalom Foundation and New York's National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene, currently in its historic 100th season, will present The Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska State Jewish Theater from Warsaw, Poland to New York audiences. This is the first time the Polish Yiddish Theater company, also known as The State Jewish Theater, has toured in North America since the 1980's. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Geraldo Rivera & Alan Dershowitz Speak at ASUH GalaPhoto Coverage: Geraldo Rivera & Alan Dershowitz Speak at ASUH Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2014

The American Society of the University of Haifa held it's 2014 Gala at the American Museum of Natural History last night. Jamie deRoy was the Master of Ceremonies and introduced Ambassador Ido Aharoni,Consul General of Israel who spoke, as well as other dignitaries from the University. At the podium were Yariv Sultan VP, Professor Alfred I. Tauber, Chairman Board of Governors, and Yefet Ozery National Executive Director of ASUH. Sandra Frankel represented the Leona M. and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust was presented a Carmel Award of Merit by Leon H. Charney. Audrey Gruss was also presented a Carmel Award which was presented by Professor Alfred I. Tauber. There was a musical performance by Israeli artists Guy Mintus, pianist/compser and opera singer Maya Yahav Gour. (more...)

Photo Coverage: World Premiere of A VOICE AMONG THE SILENT Held in New York CityPhoto Coverage: World Premiere of A VOICE AMONG THE SILENT Held in New York City
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 20, 2014

It was fitting that the World Premiere of "A Voice Among the Silent" was held in the only United States synagogue to be honored with a papal visit in 2008, when Pope Benedict XVI was hosted by the the congregation and Rabbi Arthur Schneier. This eye opening documentary about James McDonald, the son of Catholic immigrants, was almost lost to history until his meticulously kept diaries were discovered in 2003. (more...)

The Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000The Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

OPERATHON 2014, Lyric Opera of Chicago's annual live-radio marathon fundraiser on 98.7WFMT, celebrated its 35th anniversary by raising more than $550,000 (gross) during its 16-hour broadcast on Saturday, October 11. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000Lyric Opera of Chicago's OPERATHON 2014 Raises Over $550,000
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

OPERATHON 2014, Lyric Opera of Chicago's annual live-radio marathon fundraiser on 98.7WFMT, celebrated its 35th anniversary by raising more than $550,000 (gross) during its 16-hour broadcast on Saturday, October 11. (more...)

The Toronto Operetta Theatre Presents the Canadian Premiere of LA GRAN VIA, 11/2The Toronto Operetta Theatre Presents the Canadian Premiere of LA GRAN VIA, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

A champion of music theatre in all its diversity, Toronto Operetta Theatrepresents the Canadian Premiere of the Spanish zarzuela, LA GRAN VIA by Chueca and Valverde onSunday, November 2, 2014 at 2 pm at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. Premiered at Teatro Felipe in 1886, this renowned zarzuela is a bold mixture of comic fantasy, social comment, political satire and the indelible music of Spain. The work was inspired by the creation of a gleaming new avenue in the heart of Madrid - La Gran Via – a thoroughfare that has become as famous as London's Piccadilly or Broadway in New York. “We have taken Chueca's short form zarzuela or genero chico” says Guillermo Silva-Marin, “and added well-known works from other zarzuela masters…just as was done during that time in Madrid.” The full afternoon will be a musical revue in the grand manner of the world's most exciting entertainment centres. (more...)

World Premiere of A VOICE AMONG THE SILENT Will Be Held in NYC on 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Caroline Sorokoff, Director of the Gold Coast International Film Festival announced today that 'A Voice Among the Silent: The Legacy of James G. McDonald,' a new documentary by Shuli Eshel about James G. McDonald, a U.S. diplomat who helped rescue Jewish refugees from the Nazis, will have its world premiere in New York with two showings on October 19th and 20th, 2014. (more...)

Brush with Danger Opens To Full House In Los AngelesBrush with Danger Opens To Full House In Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Brush with Danger, produced and directed by Livi Zheng, opened to a full house. Several dignitaries were in attendance, including the Acting Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, Don Hall, Industry Veteran andformer Governor of the Oscars, President of OCA, Executive Director of Asia Society and Asian Pacific American Bar Association. (more...)

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