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NJPAC to Welcome Bela Fleck, Christian McBride & Brooklyn Rider, 11/22NJPAC to Welcome Bela Fleck, Christian McBride & Brooklyn Rider, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Premier banjo player Béla Fleck & Brooklyn Rider join bassist Christian McBride for All Strings Attached, an eclectic array of musical stylings, from bluegrass and classical crossover to jazz and world beat presented by New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8:00 PM in the Victoria Theater. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

Violinist Joshua Bell Coming to Jones Hall, 11/5Violinist Joshua Bell Coming to Jones Hall, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell returns to Houston for a recital performance on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. Joining Bell on stage will be pianist Alessio Bax. (more...)

UW World Series Presents Mark O'Connor & Friends: An Appalachian Christmas at Meany Hall 12/21UW World Series Presents Mark O'Connor & Friends: An Appalachian Christmas at Meany Hall 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Multiple Grammy Award-winning violinist Mark O'Connor returns to his hometown of Seattle for an evening of music from his album, An Appalachian Christmas, Dec. 21. In describing this program of music, O'Connor says: 'Appalachia is the original melting pot of our country featuring more diverse styles of American music than just about anywhere. Growing up in the O'Connor musical household, Christmas time was a wondrous mixture of Christmas carols, fiddling, bluegrass and other traditional American music. And that is the spirit of An Appalachian Christmas.' (more...)

Noam Pikelny to Play CAPA, 11/8Noam Pikelny to Play CAPA, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Arguably two of the most celebrated roots musicians of their generation, Aoife O'Donovan (Crooked Still) and Noam Pikelny (Punch Brothers) have been crossing paths at venues and festivals for the last decade. (more...)

Amphion String Quartet to Open The New School's Schneider Concerts Series, 10/12Amphion String Quartet to Open The New School's Schneider Concerts Series, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The engaging young Amphion String Quartet, winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, will open The New School of Music's Schneider Concerts Series on Sunday afternoon, October 12th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at The New School's Auditorium, 66 W 12th St., New York, NY. The concert will include works by Barber, Carter, and Dvorak. (more...)

Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer to Cross Music Boundaries 9/27 at Bass Concert HallChris Thile and Edgar Meyer to Cross Music Boundaries 9/27 at Bass Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, and bassist/composer Edgar Meyer team up to perform a program of largely original music that crosses traditional boundaries (more...)

The University Musical Society Presents Its October Events, Featuring KISS & CRY and MoreThe University Musical Society Presents Its October Events, Featuring KISS & CRY and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The University Musical Society (UMS) continues its 2014-2015 season in October with six must-see performances. The month opens with Kiss & Cry, a stage work by Belgian dance company Charleroi Danses, in the Power Center Friday-Sunday, October 10-12. Two sets of hands serve as the main characters of this narrative, colliding and intertwining in a series of “nano-dances” amidst a delicate, miniature set. The action is filmed live and projected onto a large cinema screen to tell a touching story of love and loss. (more...)

Aoife O'Donovan & Noam Pikelny to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 11/3Aoife O'Donovan & Noam Pikelny to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

KUNC and Z2 Entertainment are proud to present Aoife O'Donovan & Noam Pikelny at the Fox Theatre on Monday, November 3rd, 2014. (more...)

Musical Duo Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer to Open Chan Centre Season, 9/16Musical Duo Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer to Open Chan Centre Season, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is thrilled to open its 2014/15 Chan Centre Presents series with renowned musician/composers Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The award-winning MacArthur “Genius” Fellows and longtime collaborators will present a high-flying, fast-picking evening of largely original music that blurs boundaries between bluegrass, classical, and pop lyricism. (more...)

MacArthur Fellows Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer to Play Meany Hall this FallMacArthur Fellows Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer to Play Meany Hall this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, and bassist/composer Edgar Meyer will team up again in Fall 2014. These two MacArthur Fellows will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. The duo has collaborated on several critically acclaimed projects, including the Grammy-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions, a 2008 recording of original compositions (Nonesuch Records) and, most recently, Chris Thile's 2013 solo recording, Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1, produced by Meyer. Their new album, Bass & Mandolin, will be released by Nonesuch on September 9, just prior to the launch of the duo's North American tour. (more...)

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Announces 31st Season, Running 7/30-8/24Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Announces 31st Season, Running 7/30-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

This summer, the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival marks its 31st season in the beautiful seaside setting of Long Island's East End. The Island's longest-running classical music festival this year features 12 concerts from July 30 to August 24, featuring the signature mix of renowned and up-and-coming artists and classic and new music that has made it one of the most noteworthy summer music festivals in the country. (more...)

Joshua Bell to Open Hollywood Bowl's 2014 Classical Season with Glenn Close, Frankie Moreno & More, 7/8Joshua Bell to Open Hollywood Bowl's 2014 Classical Season with Glenn Close, Frankie Moreno & More, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

This year's Los Angeles Philharmonic classical season at the Hollywood Bowl opens with famed violinist and Bowl favorite Joshua Bell performing with close friends and special guests Glenn Close, Frankie Moreno, Philippe Quint and Time for Three in a concert led by another Bowl favorite, Bramwell Tovey, Tuesday, July 8, at 8 pm. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman With the New York Philharmonic Set for TonightYefim Bronfman With the New York Philharmonic Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman, originally scheduled for March 30, will now be performed tonight, May 23, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. Tickets originally issued for March 30 will be honored on May 23. (more...)

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts Announces 2014-15 Concert SeasonChan Centre for the Performing Arts Announces 2014-15 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its extraordinary 2014/15 concert series, showcasing the largest ever roster of international icons, returning favourites, legendary titans, and feast-for-the-senses performances on stage in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Harris Theater Sets 2014-15 Dance SeasonHarris Theater Sets 2014-15 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance today unveiled the world-class dance performances of its 2014-2015 season-a sublime lineup of Chicago debuts and Harris Theater premieres from four national and international sensations, all presented as part of the acclaimed Harris Theater Presents series. (more...)

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Announces 2014 Program, 7/30-8/24Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Announces 2014 Program, 7/30-8/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

This summer, the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival marks its 31st season in the beautiful seaside setting of Long Island's East End. The Island's longest-running classical music festival this year features 12 concerts from July 30 to August 24, featuring the signature mix of renowned and up-and-coming artists and classic and new music that has made it one of the most noteworthy summer music festivals in the country. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING, EVITA and More Make Up Texas Performing Arts' 2014-15 SeasonDIRTY DANCING, EVITA and More Make Up Texas Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to the University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2014-2015 season. This season highlights talent from around the world in a diverse mix of music, theatre, dance, and conversation. (more...)

The Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 SeasonThe Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season today, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital. In total, the 2014-2015 season will include 46 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2014-15 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

YO-YO MA to Join the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in a Grand Gala Concert, 6/1YO-YO MA to Join the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in a Grand Gala Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

World-renowned cellist YO-YO MA will join Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in a grand gala concert to launch the Philharmonic's 70th anniversary season. Mr. Ma will play Elgar's Cello Concerto with the orchestra. The orchestra will also perform Stravinsky's Firebird Suiteand Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict Overture. The concert takes place Sunday June 1 at 7:00pm at The Vets in Providence, presented by Nortek and sponsored by Taco/The White Family Foundation, the Carter Family Charitable Trust, AmicaInsurance, Capital Properties and Roger Williams University. Media sponsors are the Providence Journal, NBC 10, News Talk 630 and 99.7FM WPRO, Lite Rock 105, and Full Channel. Ticket reservations are available by phone at 401.248.7000 and in person at the RIPO box office, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence, Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm. (more...)

The Lone Bellow and Guest Aoife O'Donovan Perform at the Capitol Theatre TonightThe Lone Bellow and Guest Aoife O'Donovan Perform at the Capitol Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

CapLive and the historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in downtown York welcome The Lone Bellow, with Special Guest Aoife O'Donovan, to the Capitol Theatre tonight, April 3, at 8:00 p.m. The Lone Bellow is the newest addition to CapLive's eclectic 2013-14 season lineup of nationally-known acts and up-and-coming performers. Tickets go on sale to the general public today, Feb. 18 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

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