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Conductors Announced for 2017 Hart Institute at The Dallas OperaConductors Announced for 2017 Hart Institute at The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the third annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place November 5 - 19, 2017 in Dallas, Texas: (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival , one of New York's premier summer performance series, kicks off its 51st season on July 25. Among the highlights in the first two weeks are a special opening concert led by Louis Langrée, Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director, featuring traditional and indigenous songs from Mozart's time; a choral presentation by Les Arts Florissants; and guest conductors Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda; festival debuts by more than 10 artists, including Kit Armstrong, Janai Brugger, Jennifer Johnson Cano, S? Percussion, Beatrice Rana, Ksenija Sidorova, and the Young People's Chorus of New York City; and the New York premiere of David Lang's concerto for percussion, man made. A complete listing of events from July 25 through August 6 follows. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

MCANA's Inaugural Best New Award Goes to BREAKING THE WAVESMCANA's Inaugural Best New Award Goes to BREAKING THE WAVES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Music Critics Association of North America (MCANA) is pleased to announce that its inaugural Award for Best New Opera has been given to composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek for Breaking the Waves, which received its premiere on September 22, 2016 by Opera Philadelphia in conjunction with Beth Morrison Projects. The award was created to honor musical and theatrical excellence in a fully-staged opera that received its world premiere in North America during the preceding calendar year. (more...)

The SPCO's Liquid Music Series Announces 2017-18 SeasonThe SPCO's Liquid Music Series Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's pioneering Liquid Music Series announces today the full schedule of events for its 2017.18 season. (more...)

Violinist Jennifer Koh's SHARED MADNESS Web Series LaunchesViolinist Jennifer Koh's SHARED MADNESS Web Series Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Through short works for solo violin, which are heard in the final segment of each brief episode,SHARED MADNESS explores the relationship of composer to performer and performer to instrument as it stands today. (more...)

The Dessoff Choirs Announces 2017-18 SeasonThe Dessoff Choirs Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs today announced its 2017-18 season. (more...)

Rockdale Musical Society Presents RENTRockdale Musical Society Presents RENT
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer-prize winning Broadway musical, RENT, details one year in the life of seven modern day artists & musicians, living in New York's run down 'Alphabet City' in the late 1980s. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and MoreBang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA - plus a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave FestivalIvo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), today announced programming for the 2017 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 14 through December 16 and comprises 31 dance, music, opera, theater, physical theater, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

The Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 SeasonThe Hypocrites' Immersive PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 season will feature over 45 unique presentations by some of the world's leading provocateurs, artists and activists, performing unconventional and often controversial works in varied spaces throughout the Skirball Center - turning the lobby, dressing rooms, hallways and backstage areas into centers of creativity. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals TourCincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced the details of an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe led by Music Director Louis Langree over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

Ford Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & MoreFord Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Ford Theatres today announced a spectacular season for Summer 2017 at the fully transformed John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The 2017 season will open on Saturday, July 15 with a performance by famed tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and runs through Monday, October 16. (more...)

Armitage, Buglisi, Monte, and Muller Join Forces for Shared Program PerformancesArmitage, Buglisi, Monte, and Muller Join Forces for Shared Program Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Elisa Monte Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 6  Pieces –  3 Premieres – and 35 Dancers. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Present Two-Day Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg at MoMABang on a Can to Present Two-Day Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg at MoMA
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

In conjunction with The Museum of Modern Art's exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends (May 21-September 17, 2017), Pulitzer prize-winning composer David Lang and the music collective Bang on a Can will present a pair of concerts on Tuesday, May 23 and Wednesday, May 24 at 7pm at the museum's T1 (Titus 1) Theater (11 W 53rd St.), featuring commentary exploring these artistic exchanges and their legacy for contemporary music. (more...)

American Debut of David Lang's CROWD OUT Headed to ChicagoAmerican Debut of David Lang's CROWD OUT Headed to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

This October, the Chicago Humanities Festival and Illinois Humanities will partner and present the American debut of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang's crowd out. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife PerformancesMetropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work. (more...)

Infinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine TheaterInfinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Infinite Variety Productions will present a special Memorial Day performance of Beyond the Etchings, directed by Jessica Schechter, on Monday, May 29 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) at 8pm. (more...)

Miller Theatre and Opera Omaha Join Forces to Present PROVING UPMiller Theatre and Opera Omaha Join Forces to Present PROVING UP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Launching Miller Theatre's new Chamber Opera Commissioning Initiative  Miller Theatre at Columbia University and Nebraska's Opera Omaha announced today their plans for the New York premiere of Proving Up, a new opera from the Brooklyn-based creative team of composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, two of the most important new talents in American music. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of New York's premier summer performance series, was announced today by Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss and Renée and Robert Belfer Music DirectorLouis Langrée. Building on last year's 50th anniversary season, this year's festival features appearances by world-renowned musicians, exciting new voices, memorable performances by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, and innovative theatrical presentations from July 25 to August 20. (more...)

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