Esperanza Spalding News

Pioneer Works Presents VIRGIN WRITESPioneer Works Presents VIRGIN WRITES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Pioneer Works is pleased to present 'Virgin Writes,' an exclusive evening of lyrical Butoh staging of the ancient Greek mythological story of Iphigenia. "Virgin Writes" is a unique and fearless first-time collaboration between three radical women artists. (more...)

SHE ROCKS AWARDS Celebrate 5 Years with Shirley Manson, Lita Ford, and MoreSHE ROCKS AWARDS Celebrate 5 Years with Shirley Manson, Lita Ford, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

The She Rocks Awards delivered another stellar event on January 20th at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel during the NAMM Show, shining a spotlight on female role models in the industry and celebrating noted women from all walks of the industry. The stellar evening was live streamed on Parade magazine. (more...)

LiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative PartnershipsLiveConnections Celebrates Black History Month With Innovative Partnerships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

LiveConnections, Philadelphia's collaborative music-making nonprofit in residence at World Cafe Live, is hosting a series of unique and innovative programs throughout the month of February that celebrate Black History Month through education programs, live performance, and more. (more...)

Esperanza Spalding, Yuka Honda and Vangeline Set for VIRGIN WRITES at Pioneer WorksEsperanza Spalding, Yuka Honda and Vangeline Set for VIRGIN WRITES at Pioneer Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Pioneer Works will present 'Virgin Writes,' an exclusive evening of lyrical Butoh staging of the ancient Greek mythological story of Iphigenia. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This WeekendGabrielle Stravelli to Sing Johnny Mercer at Kitano Jazz This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal and 'hotter than the equator' by The Village Voice - will return with her concert celebrating the legendary songwriters Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael at Kitano Jazz (66 Park Avenue at 38th Street) on Saturday, January 7 with sets at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. (more...)

Vangeline Theater Presents WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEEVangeline Theater Presents WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Triskelion Arts, in association with Vangeline Theater, presents Wake Up and Smell the Coffee - Butoh for Waste Prevention: Reducing Coffee Trash in New York at Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222) from April 20-22, 2017 at 8pm. Tickets are $16 and are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/triskelion-arts-presents-vangeline-theater-tickets-30044256179. (more...)

Vangeline Theater to Stage Environmental Butoh 'WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE' in BrooklynVangeline Theater to Stage Environmental Butoh 'WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE' in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Triskelion Arts, in association with Vangeline Theater, presents Wake Up and Smell the Coffee - Butoh for Waste Prevention: Reducing Coffee Trash in New York at Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222) from April 20-22, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CDGabrielle Stravelli Welcomes Vocal Trio Duchess as Special Guest to Launch New CD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will launch her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (more...)

Alaska's The Modern Savage Announce LPAlaska's The Modern Savage Announce LP
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Anchorage, AK quintet The Modern Savage have announced the release of their sophomore LP, Unwilling Participants, out January 27. (more...)

13 Year Old Country Prodigy Tegan Marie Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'Just Another Night'13 Year Old Country Prodigy Tegan Marie Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'Just Another Night'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

13 year old country prodigy Tegan Marie has been everywhere lately and is spreading holiday cheer with her latest for video for 'Just Another Night' which premiered on People. This country cutie is taking off in a very big way and we are LOVING watch her take the industry by storm. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This DecemberGabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New CD DREAM AGO at SubCulture This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will celebrate her new album Dream Ago at Subculture (45 Bleecker Street in New York) on Tuesday, December 13 at 8:30 PM. (more...)

Merengue and More: Dominican Republic's Music Scene Attracts Best of National, International TalentMerengue and More: Dominican Republic's Music Scene Attracts Best of National, International Talent
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

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Smokey Robinson Honored as King of Song at Star-Studded Gershwin Prize TributeSmokey Robinson Honored as King of Song at Star-Studded Gershwin Prize Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The two-day celebration of Smokey Robinson's 50-year career—and his selection as the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song—began in the nation's capital with a touching trip down the keyboard of George Gershwin's piano and ended with a rollicking concert of his greatest hits. (more...)

An Evening with Tom Rush and Matt Nakoa, with Special Guest Seth GlierAn Evening with Tom Rush and Matt Nakoa, with Special Guest Seth Glier
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Tom Rush's impact on the American music scene has been profound. Tom helped shape the folk revival in the '60s, starting with the now legendary Club 47, and helped spur on the folk renaissance of the '80s and '90s. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Talent Headlines 20th Annual Dominican Republic Jazz FestivalGrammy-Winning Talent Headlines 20th Annual Dominican Republic Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Four-time Grammy Award winner Esperanza Spalding will be among the outstanding performers as the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with five nights of free concerts Nov. 3-12. (more...)

Lisa Bauer's MOON SONG at Alexander Upstairs TheatreLisa Bauer's MOON SONG at Alexander Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Vocalist Lisa Bauer will bring her new project MOON SONG to the Alexander Theatre for one night only in November. Inspired by her connection to the moon cycles, the divine feminine, new life and the power of vocalisation, the performance will feature her composition 'Moon Suite'. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Two BAC Salon Concerts in NovemberBaryshnikov Arts Center Presents Two BAC Salon Concerts in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Baryshnikov Arts Center will present two BAC Salon concerts in November, both in the intimate Howard Gilman Performance Space. On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:30pm, BAC and Composers Now co-present Dialogues with Margaret Brouwer, Esperanza Spalding, and Du Yun and performances by Amy Schwartz Moretti, Blair McMillen, Michael Lipsey, Du Yun,and String Noise, moderated by Composers Now founder, artistic director, and composer Tania Leon. (more...)

Jazz Icon Esperanza Spalding Comes to the Mayo Center This FallJazz Icon Esperanza Spalding Comes to the Mayo Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Jazz icon Esperanza Spalding comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center as she presents Emily's D+Evolution today, October 8, 2016 at 8 pm. (more...)

The Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Two BAC Salon Concerts this NovemberThe Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Two BAC Salon Concerts this November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Baryshnikov Arts Center will present two BAC Salon concerts in November, both in the intimate Howard Gilman Performance Space. On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:30pm, BAC and Composers Now co-present Dialogues with Margaret Brouwer, Esperanza Spalding, and Du Yun and performances by Amy Schwartz Moretti, Blair McMillen, Michael Lipsey, Du Yun, and String Noise, moderated by Composers Now founder and composer Tania Leon. On Friday, November 4, 2016 at 7:30pm, BAC presents theremin virtuoso and composer Carolina Eyck with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), in the world premiere of Eyck's Fantasias for theremin and string quartet. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to unveil major renovations to Florence Gould Hall this Wednesday, September 28 with the opening performance of pioneering British theatre company Forced Entertainment's premiere of Tomorrow's Parties.  (more...)

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