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NHTP to Launch 28th Season with Steven Hancoff in 'FROM TRAGEDY TO TRANSCENDENCE'NHTP to Launch 28th Season with Steven Hancoff in 'FROM TRAGEDY TO TRANSCENDENCE'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

New Hampshire Theatre Project kicks off their 28th season with guest artist Steven Hancoff in the extraordinary multi-media performance From Tragedy to Transcendence: Bach, Casals & the Six Suites for Cello Solo.  (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conclude 10th Anniversary Season with Mendelssohn's ELIJAHJason C. Tramm to Conclude 10th Anniversary Season with Mendelssohn's ELIJAH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Jason C. Tramm's 10th Anniversary Season with the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association at the Great Auditorium comes to a close with the highly anticipated Sacred Masterworks Concert, Sunday August 28 at 7:00PM. (more...)

OGCMA Presents Mendelssohn's ELIJAHOGCMA Presents Mendelssohn's ELIJAH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2016

THE OCEAN GROVE CAMP MEETING ASSOCIATION (OGCMA) will present its annual Sacred Masterwork concert on Sunday, August 28th at 7:00pm at The Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. This year's free concert is Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah." OCGMA's Director of Music Ministries, Jason C. Tramm, will conduct the Great Auditorium Choir and guest soloists Monica Ziglar (soprano), Martha Bartz (Mezzo-Soprano), Ronald Naldi (tenor) and Justin Beck (Bass-Baritone), accompanied by the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra and OGCMA's Gordon Turk, Organist-in-Residence. The Great Auditorium is located at 54 Pilgrim Pathway in Ocean Grove, NJ, and is handicapped-accessible.  (more...)

Guitarist Steven Hancoff to Launch New Hampshire Theatre Project's 28th SeasonGuitarist Steven Hancoff to Launch New Hampshire Theatre Project's 28th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

New Hampshire Theatre Project kicks off their 28th season with guest artist Steven Hancoff in the extraordinary multi-media performance From Tragedy to Transcendence: Bach, Casals & the Six Suites for Cello Solo. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2016-17 Classical SeasonLynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2016-17 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2016-2017 concert season. (more...)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and More Set for American Repertory Ballet's 2016-17 SeasonPRIDE AND PREJUDICE and More Set for American Repertory Ballet's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 performance season. (more...)

BWW Review: 15-Year-Old Stuns as Cinderella at PASABWW Review: 15-Year-Old Stuns as Cinderella at PASA
by Backstage Bunny - Jun 11, 2016

PASA proves to be a crucible for emerging young talent with stunning performances in Cinderella's Makeover (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Artistic Director John Alexander and the 140-voice Pacific Chorale will be transforming the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall into a resounding cathedral with a concert of music for choir and organ on June 12, in anticipation of their summer 2016 tour to Budapest and Vienna. The brilliant young Hungarian organist Andras Gabor Viragh, Titular Organist of St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, joins Pacific Chorale from the console of the William J. Gillespie Concert Organ, in a program that interweaves European and American works, including some of his own compositions. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM a Beautiful Beginning to the Summer MonthsBWW Dance Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM a Beautiful Beginning to the Summer Months
by Marsha Volgyi - Jun 6, 2016

The afternoon performance on Saturday May 28, 2016 of the New York City Ballet (NYCB) was bubbling with children and balletomanes in anticipation of A Midsummer Night's Dream. This playful ballet, which was based upon the Shakespearean play, was delightfully displayed with the combination of music by Felix Mendelssohn and choreography by the company's co-founder, George Balanchine. (more...)

BWW Preview: CINDERELLA'S MAKEOVER - Classical Music Seeks a Wider Audience in New ShowBWW Preview: CINDERELLA'S MAKEOVER - Classical Music Seeks a Wider Audience in New Show
by Backstage Bunny - May 31, 2016

Music from a range of popular classics has been adapted for a show (Cinderella's Makeover) that aims to introduce classical music to people who might not generally come into contact with such music.The show opens at PASA on June 10 (more...)

BWW Preview: Shrek Meets Fantasia in New Take on CINDERELLA at PASABWW Preview: Shrek Meets Fantasia in New Take on CINDERELLA at PASA
by Backstage Bunny - May 24, 2016

Cinderella's Makeover, which has its world premiere at Performing Arts San Antonio (PASA) opening June 10, presents a Shrek-like version of the Cinderella story with music from some of the world's greatest classical composers. (more...)

Koerner Quartet to Welcome Rolston Quartet to VAM's Koerner Recital HallKoerner Quartet to Welcome Rolston Quartet to VAM's Koerner Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Koerner Quartet closes its 2015/16 season with up-and-coming Houston-based ensemble, The Rolston String Quartet, June 5, 7:30pm at the Vancouver Academy of Music's (VAM) Koerner Recital Hall. (more...)

Kansas City Ballet to Conclude Season with RITE OF SPRING, 5/6Kansas City Ballet to Conclude Season with RITE OF SPRING, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 15, 2016) — The 58th season of Kansas City Ballet closes with a mixed–repertory program of four bold and electrifying works in one performance: Viktor Plotnikov's WORLD PREMIERE, Vesna, featuring the music of Antonín Dvorák, Yuri Possokhov's Diving into the Lilacs including music by Boris Tchaikovsky, Helen Pickett's Petal with music of Thomas Newman and Philip Glass and closing the program with Adam Hougland's Rite of Spring with the brilliant masterpiece score by Igor Stravinsky. The production will be accompanied by Kansas City Symphony conducted by Kansas City Ballet Music Director Ramona Pansegrau and runs May 6 through 15 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 SeasonChicago Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2016-17 season: Love. Throughout five concerts, the season explores orchestral favorites and lesser known offerings representing varying expressions of love. Guest performers include conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Visceral Dance Chicago, and a range of renowned vocalists and instrumental soloists. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his fourth season as artistic director. (more...)

Max Reger Anniversary 2016 in LeipzigMax Reger Anniversary 2016 in Leipzig
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

LEIPZIG, Germany, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

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by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

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Photo Flash: MCB's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Features Michele Oka Doner's Ocean-Inspired CostumesPhoto Flash: MCB's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Features Michele Oka Doner's Ocean-Inspired Costumes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Miami City Ballet's landmark 30th Anniversary Season culminates with an unprecedented reimagining of George Balanchine's magical full-evening ballet, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Balanchine's classic choreography is the vehicle for Shakespeare's timeless tale of love, magic and illusion, with ravishing music by Felix Mendelssohn (including the famous 'Wedding March'). This reimagining includes all-new sets and costumes by artist Michele Oka Doner, and dramatic direction by playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. BroadwayWorld has photos of Doner's stunning costumes in action below! (more...)

Ignat Solzhenitsyn to Conduct Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, 4/3-4Ignat Solzhenitsyn to Conduct Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, 4/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

 April 3 & 4, Ignat Solzhenitsyn will conduct The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia in two works: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste(1936) by Bela Bartok and Symphony No. 3 in A minor ('Scottish') (1842) by Felix Mendelssohn. (more...)

Phillipa Soo & Bradley Whitford Set for Juilliard Gala A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhillipa Soo & Bradley Whitford Set for Juilliard Gala A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

On Monday, April 25, 2016, faculty member and alumnus Alan Gilbert (Juilliard Pre-College '85, MM '94) conducts the Juilliard Orchestra in an evening weaving together the words of William Shakespeare with the music of Felix Mendelssohn in A Midsummer Night's Dream featuring actors Phillipa Soo (Hamilton on Broadway) and Bradley Whitford (The West Wing and Amazon's Transparent). Joining them will be current students and distinguished alumni. (more...)

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by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

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