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Columbus Symphony's KLEZMER SHOWCASE to Offer Diverse Works That Share RootsColumbus Symphony's KLEZMER SHOWCASE to Offer Diverse Works That Share Roots
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Led by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and featuring guest clarinetist David Krakauer, this intriguing, genre-bending program celebrates the origins and influences of klezmer music, the lively and soulful dance tunes played by Jewish folk musicians as they traveled throughout eastern Europe during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Program selections range from folk-flavored classical pieces by Liszt and Johann Strauss to recent works with similarly mixed roots. (more...)

Jeremy Schonfeld's IRON & COAL Gets U.S. Premiere at National SawdustJeremy Schonfeld's IRON & COAL Gets U.S. Premiere at National Sawdust
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

For one night only, singer/songwriter Jeremy Schonfeld's Iron & Coal will make its U.S. debut at Brooklyn's National Sawdust. The original concept album will be presented in concert with vibrant multimedia content on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at National Sawdust (80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249). (more...)

Concert Artists Guild to Celebrate 65 Years with Alumni Concert at Carnegie HallConcert Artists Guild to Celebrate 65 Years with Alumni Concert at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Concert Artists Guild is celebrating 65 years in 2016-17. In honor of this birthday, CAG Presents a special Alumni Concert at Carnegie Hall's Weill Hall on Tuesday, November 29 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29American Classical Orchestra Presents Bach Concert, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00PM at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Ave. at 87th St, American Classical Orchestra presents a program of J.S Bach's cantatas; Es wartet alles auf dich, opening chorus BWV 187; Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, opening chorus BWV 62; Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4;  Cantata: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, BWV 131;  Cantata: Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich BWV 150 ,  Meine  Seel erhebt den Herren, opening chorus BWV 10 and  Sinfonia from Cantata: Ich habe meine Zuversicht, BWV 188. Cantatas were the daily work of the master composer. A selection of Bach's most uplifting cantatas will be sung by the acclaimed American Classical Orchestra Chorus with selected soloists in the ideal acoustic hall of St. Ignatius of Antioch Church. This concert is conducted by Thomas Crawford. (more...)

Variation String Trio To Make New York Debut at The 92nd Street Y On Wednesday 11/30Variation String Trio To Make New York Debut at The 92nd Street Y On Wednesday 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Variation String Trio, comprising violinist Jennifer Koh, violist Hsin-Yun Huang, and cellist Wilhelmina Smith, makes its New York City debut performing works by living composers including Kaija Saariaho's Cloud Trio, selections from Gyorgy Kurtag's Signs, Games and Messages, and Andrew Norman's The Companion Guide to Rome. The concert opens the 92nd Street Y's Soundspace series this season in Buttenwieser Hall on Wednesday, November 30 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets, priced at $25, are available at 92Y.org/concerts or by calling (212) 415-5500. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Presents Vivaldi's Four Seasons & Works by Albicastro, Handel & GeminianiAmerican Classical Orchestra Presents Vivaldi's Four Seasons & Works by Albicastro, Handel & Geminiani
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

On Today, October 25 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, The American Classical Orchestra, comprised of some of the world's leading period violinists, will present Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Violinists Judson Griffin, Lisa Rautenberg, Cynthia Roberts and Jorg-Michael Schwarz will perform on 1610 and 1615 Giovanni Maginni and 1668 and 1671 Jacob Stainer masterpiece violins. Also featured on the program are Handel's Concerto Grosso Opus 3, No. 2, Geminiani's "La Follia' Concerto and Albicastro's Concerto a Quattro Opus 7 excerpts. This concert will be conducted by Thomas Crawford.  Maestro Thomas Crawford will present a Pre-Concert Lecture at 7:00PM on October 25. (more...)

MasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City CenterMasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, beginning with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's 27, specially adapted for MasterVoices, on October 20 and 21, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

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The Royal Conservatory Announces 2016-17 Rebanks FellowsThe Royal Conservatory Announces 2016-17 Rebanks Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Today The Royal Conservatory announced the seven extraordinary concert artists from around the world accepted into its prestigious Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Presents VIVALDI'S FOUR SEASONS, 10/25American Classical Orchestra Presents VIVALDI'S FOUR SEASONS, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On Tuesday, October 25 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, The American Classical Orchestra, comprised of some of the world's leading period violinists, will present Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Violinists Judson Griffin, Lisa Rautenberg, Cynthia Roberts and Jorg-Michael Schwarz will perform on 1610 and 1615 Giovanni Maginni and 1668 and 1671 Jacob Stainer masterpiece violins. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Presents Vivaldi's Four Seasons & Works by Albicastro, Handel & GeminianiAmerican Classical Orchestra Presents Vivaldi's Four Seasons & Works by Albicastro, Handel & Geminiani
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On Tuesday, October 25 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, The American Classical Orchestra, comprised of some of the world's leading period violinists, will present Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Violinists Judson Griffin, Lisa Rautenberg, Cynthia Roberts and Jorg-Michael Schwarz will perform on 1610 and 1615 Giovanni Maginni and 1668 and 1671 Jacob Stainer masterpiece violins. Also featured on the program are Handel's Concerto Grosso Opus 3, No. 2, Geminiani's "La Follia' Concerto and Albicastro's Concerto a Quattro Opus 7 excerpts. This concert will be conducted by Thomas Crawford.  Maestro Thomas Crawford will present a Pre-Concert Lecture at 7:00PM on October 25. (more...)

MasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City CenterMasterVoices to Present New York Premiere of 27 at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale) will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, beginning with the New York premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's 27, specially adapted for MasterVoices, on October 20 and 21, 2016 at 8pm at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA Opens With Mendelssohn, Berlioz and More, 9/22; Full Season Announced!AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA Opens With Mendelssohn, Berlioz and More, 9/22; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Today, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program will include Mendelssohn's 'Scottish' Symphony, Berlioz's Les nuits d'ete, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. In Mendelssohn's stormy Scottish Symphony, period instruments enliven the thrilling orchestration and memorable tunes for which the composer is so beloved. In Berlioz's evocative Les nuits d'ete, the ACO proudly introduces the extraordinary young American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. A rarely heard Symphony No. 10 by British composer Cipriani Potter completes a concert that takes the audience back into the luxurious sonorities of the Romantic Era. (more...)

Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, TodayThomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

On Today, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra devoted to preserving and performing the repertoire of 17th, 18th and 19th century composers, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program, which will be conducted by Thomas Crawford, will include Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3  'Scottish', Berlioz's Les nuits d'été with mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. Artistic Director and Founder Thomas Crawford says of this program, 'In Mendelssohn's stormy Scottish Symphony, period instruments enliven the thrilling orchestration and memorable tunes for which the composer is so beloved. In Berlioz's evocative Les nuits d'été, the ACO proudly introduces the extraordinary young American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. A rarely heard symphony by British composer Cipriani Potter completes a concert that takes the audience back into the luxurious sonorities of the Romantic Era.' (more...)

Sir Simon Rattle to Conclude 'Perspectives' Series at Carnegie Hall This FallSir Simon Rattle to Conclude 'Perspectives' Series at Carnegie Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Esteemed conductor Sir Simon Rattle concludes his two-season Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall this fall, leading four concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Ensemble Connect, and the Berliner Philharmoniker. Maestro Rattle launched his Perspectives series last November, leading the Berliner Philharmoniker in a Beethoven symphony cycle over five consecutive days. (more...)

MUSIC MOUNTAIN presents The Shanghai String QuartetMUSIC MOUNTAIN presents The Shanghai String Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its blockbuster 87th Anniversary Season with the brilliant Shanghai String Quartet presenting two unique programs on Saturday, September 3(6:30PM) and Sunday, September 4 (3PM). Guest artist Gilbert Kalish, Piano joins the quartet for the Labor Day Benefit Concert & Reception on September 4! The Music Mountain summer is coming to a close with final concerts scheduled for September 11. Don't miss out on "The Summer Shrine of the String Quartet" (The New Yorker)! (more...)

Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, 9/22Thomas Crawford to Conduct American Classical Orchestra in Concert, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra devoted to preserving and performing the repertoire of 17th, 18th and 19th century composers, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program, which will be conducted by Thomas Crawford, will include Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3  'Scottish', Berlioz's Les nuits d'été with mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. Artistic Director and Founder Thomas Crawford says of this program, 'In Mendelssohn's stormy Scottish Symphony, period instruments enliven the thrilling orchestration and memorable tunes for which the composer is so beloved. In Berlioz's evocative Les nuits d'été, the ACO proudly introduces the extraordinary young American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. A rarely heard symphony by British composer Cipriani Potter completes a concert that takes the audience back into the luxurious sonorities of the Romantic Era.' (more...)

Music Mountain Presents THE SHANGHAI STRING QUARTET This FallMusic Mountain Presents THE SHANGHAI STRING QUARTET This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, continues its blockbuster 87th Anniversary Season with the brilliant Shanghai String Quartet presenting two unique programs on Saturday, September 3 (6:30PM) and Sunday, September 4 (3PM). Guest artist Gilbert Kalish, Piano joins the quartet for the Labor Day Benefit Concert & Reception on September 4! The Music Mountain summer is coming to a close with final concerts scheduled for September 11. Don't miss out on "The Summer Shrine of the String Quartet" (The New Yorker)! (more...)

American Classical Orchestra with Thomas Crawford Opening in SeptemberAmerican Classical Orchestra with Thomas Crawford Opening in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra devoted to preserving and performing the repertoire of 17th, 18th and 19th century composers, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program, which will be conducted by Thomas Crawford, will include Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3  'Scottish', Berlioz's Les nuits d'ete with mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. (more...)

AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA Opens With Mendelssohn, Berlioz and More, 9/22; Full Season Announced!AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA Opens With Mendelssohn, Berlioz and More, 9/22; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, a 50-piece period instrument orchestra, presents its opening night concert of its 32nd Season. The program will include Mendelssohn's 'Scottish' Symphony, Berlioz's Les nuits d'ete, and Cipriani Potter's Symphony No. 10. In Mendelssohn's stormy Scottish Symphony, period instruments enliven the thrilling orchestration and memorable tunes for which the composer is so beloved. In Berlioz's evocative Les nuits d'ete, the ACO proudly introduces the extraordinary young American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau. A rarely heard Symphony No. 10 by British composer Cipriani Potter completes a concert that takes the audience back into the luxurious sonorities of the Romantic Era. (more...)

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