Dmitri Shostakovich News

Chicago Philharmonic Presents SOUND OF CHANGE, 2/19Chicago Philharmonic Presents SOUND OF CHANGE, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Relive the music of a generation when the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2 ) present "Sounds of Change," a celebration of music from the 60s and 70s at City Winery Chicago. From Hendrix to Shostakovich, the transforming world spread its message though the music of the times. (more...)

Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble Presents All String Quartet Program, 2/11Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble Presents All String Quartet Program, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble, Inc. (MCCE) continues its 13th Season, Revolution #13, with an All String Quartet Program on Saturday, February 11th at 8pm at the Staten Island Museum. (more...)

 Experience the Music of Change and Rebellion with the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Experience the Music of Change and Rebellion with the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Relive the music of a generation when the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) present 'Sounds of Change,' a celebration of music from the 60s and 70s, at City Winery Chicago. From Hendrix to Shostakovich, the transforming world spread its message though the music of the times. As some artists protested against war and tyranny, others broke the molds of established forms. The Chamber Players perform an uplifting, entertaining ode to this rebellious era. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season, Names Jimmy Lopez Composer-In-ResidenceHouston Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season, Names Jimmy Lopez Composer-In-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada announced today details of the 2017-18 season, which marks Orozco-Estrada's fourth year as music director. Highlights of the season include the appointment of Peruvian-born composer Jimmy Lopez as the Houston Symphony's new Composer-in-Residence and the introduction of Ars Electronica Futurelab's musical visualization of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, an immersive concert experience directed by acclaimed choreographer Klaus Obermaier (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic And Visceral Dance Chicago Present Dostoyevsky's THE DREAM, 3/5Chicago Philharmonic And Visceral Dance Chicago Present Dostoyevsky's THE DREAM, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Chicago Philharmonic, Visceral Dance Chicago, and awardwinning choreographer Nick Pupillo will unite on March 5, 2017, at Harris Theater to tell the story of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's 'The Dream of a Ridiculous Man.' (more...)

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine to Perform at Mayo Center This FebruaryNational Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine to Perform at Mayo Center This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Award-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New YorkAward-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Award-winning Bulgarian-American Pianist ANI GOGOVA will be bringing her program "Fantasies, Fairytales & Nightmares" - music by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Medtner, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Ligeti and Kostov to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8pm.  Ms. Gogova, acclaimed for her innovative approach to classical music has been hailed for her "dazzling artistic presence" and "masterful poetic expression."    (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

On Wednesday, January 18 at 7 pm, in partnership with the Princeton Public Library, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents a Soundtracks talk by Princeton University Professor Simon Morrison on Music & Cultural Identity. Professor Morrison will examine markers of identity in compositions by Dmitri Shostakovich, including Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a, originally the composer's Eighth String Quartet. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra To Present Un/Restrained Concert Series, 1/29Princeton Symphony Orchestra To Present Un/Restrained Concert Series, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

On Sunday, January 29 at 4 pm, virtuoso clarinetist David Krakauer and the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) explore expressions of personal and cultural identity in performances of Wlad Marhulets' award-winning Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet and Osvaldo Golijov's intimate K'vakarat. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Un/Restrained Concert Features Klezmer Clarinetist David KrakauerPrinceton Symphony Orchestra Un/Restrained Concert Features Klezmer Clarinetist David Krakauer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

On Sunday, January 29 at 4 pm, virtuoso clarinetist David Krakauer and the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) explore expressions of personal and cultural identity in performances of Wlad Marhulets' award-winning Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet and Osvaldo Golijov's intimate K'vakarat. Also featured on the Un/Restrained program are guest composer Saad Haddad's captivating fanfare Manarah and Dmitri Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a. Conducted by Music Director Rossen Milanov at Richardson Auditorium on Princeton University campus. (more...)

Chamber Music Society of Detroit Will Welcome Pacifica Quartet, Christopher O'RileyChamber Music Society of Detroit Will Welcome Pacifica Quartet, Christopher O'Riley
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will feature the Pacifica Quartet and pianist Christopher O'Riley, artists known for their exuberant performance style and bold, wide-ranging repertoire, in three concerts in different combinations over a single weekend.  (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 18 Musical Events in January and February 2017Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 18 Musical Events in January and February 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 18 musical performances during January and February 2017. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Recital by Pianist Daniil Trifonov to Be Broadcast Live on medici.tvCarnegie Hall Recital by Pianist Daniil Trifonov to Be Broadcast Live on medici.tv
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that the recital by pianist Daniil Trifonov on Wednesday, December 7 at 8:00 p.m. EST in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, will be webcast free of charge to a worldwide audience, thanks to the Hall's continued collaboration with medici.tv. (more...)

Center City Holiday Concert Presents Bravo Brass's RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS, 12/17Center City Holiday Concert Presents Bravo Brass's RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra presents a "Russian Christmas" with the student brass players of the BRAVO BRASS ensemble. This annual holiday concert takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Trinity located at 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Conducted by Paul Bryan, the Director of Bravo Brass who is the Dean of Faculty and Students of the Curtis Institute of Music, Bravo Brass is the all-brass ensemble of the highly regarded Philadelphia Youth Orchestra-one of the few ensembles of its type in the country. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents RUSSIAN CHRISTMASPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Presents RUSSIAN CHRISTMAS
by Molly Tracy - Nov 17, 2016

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra presents a "Russian Christmas" with the student brass players of the BRAVO BRASS ensemble. This annual holiday concert takes place on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Trinity located at 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. (more...)

Perth International Arts Festival Launches 2017 ProgramPerth International Arts Festival Launches 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Perth International Arts Festival Artistic Director Wendy Martin has unveiled a world-class program of art without borders, inviting us to travel to extraordinary places with the most brilliant artists as our guides. (more...)

Lynn University Hosts Musical EventsLynn University Hosts Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 18 musical performances during December 2016 and January 2017. (more...)

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Presents an Evening with London Symphony OrchestraNew Jersey Performing Arts Center Presents an Evening with London Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with London Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Gianandrea Noseda, one of today's most acclaimed conductors, with pianist Yuja Wang as the soloist for Ravel's Piano Concerto in G. London Symphony Orchestra performs Shostakovich's rebellious Fifth Symphony. (more...)

Cincinnati Ballet Kicks Off with Victoria Morgan's 20th SeasonCincinnati Ballet Kicks Off with Victoria Morgan's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Director's Cut, Cincinnati Ballet's first series of the 2016-2017 Season, takes the stage Friday, September 16 at 8 pm and Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm and 8 pm at the Aronoff Center. The star-studded program, curated by Artistic Director & CEO Victoria Morgan, includes six short and diverse works ranging from classical to contemporary, including the world premiere of Morgan's latest ballet, Patriotic Pas, world famous New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Justin Peck's Capricious Maneuvers, a farewell performance of Raymonda from retiring dancers Sarah Hairston and Zack Grubbs, with students from the Otto M. Budig Academy, and a world premiere from esteemed choreographer Ma Cong. (more...)

London Symphony Orchestra Featuring Gianandrea Noseda and Yuja Wang to Perform at NJPAC This FallLondon Symphony Orchestra Featuring Gianandrea Noseda and Yuja Wang to Perform at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich. His defiant music was silenced by Soviet authority. His response could have cost him his life. But it proved to be his greatest triumph. London Symphony Orchestra performs Shostakovich's rebellious Fifth Symphony. (more...)

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