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Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIERWashington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. (more...)

Chelsea Symphony Continues its Eleventh Season FLIGHT PATHSChelsea Symphony Continues its Eleventh Season FLIGHT PATHS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Chelsea Symphony continues its eleventh season, Flight Paths, on Friday, April 21, at 8:30 PM and Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 PM at St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, 315 West 22nd Street. (more...)

Imagine Ballet Theater Presents Raymond Van Mason's FAIRYOPOLIS, 4/28-29Imagine Ballet Theater Presents Raymond Van Mason's FAIRYOPOLIS, 4/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Imagine Ballet Theatre, an Ogden-based ballet company, is bringing spring to the stage of Peery's Egyptian Theatre, with their whimsical new production of Fairyopolis on April 28 and 29, 2017. (more...)

Imagine Ballet Theatre Presents FAIRYOPOLISImagine Ballet Theatre Presents FAIRYOPOLIS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Imagine Ballet Theatre, an Ogden-based ballet company, is bringing spring to the stage of Peery's Egyptian Theatre, with their whimsical new production of Fairyopolis on April 28 and 29, 2017. (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston Announces 2017-18 'Artful Women' SeasonArs Lyrica Houston Announces 2017-18 'Artful Women' Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble, announces its 2017/18 season: Artful Women: Muse, Heroine, Musician, and Patron features a wide range of musical works by, for, and about women. (more...)

Bring the Entire Family to Enjoy A Sensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM this Sunday in RahwayBring the Entire Family to Enjoy A Sensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM this Sunday in Rahway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Bring the entire family this Sunday, April 2 at 1:00 P.M. to the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway to experience the majestic ballet performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Presented as part of Union County's Sensory Friendly Theatre series, this this abridged, one-hour sensory-friendly ballet performance by American Repertory Ballet is adapted especially for children and adults with sensory sensitivities and other special needs. (more...)

Pianist Jeffrey Biegel Stars with South Florida Symphony Orchestra This AprilPianist Jeffrey Biegel Stars with South Florida Symphony Orchestra This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Biegel is to perform for South Florida audiences as the featured soloist in 'Untamed Spirit,' the South Florida Symphony's final Masterworks concert of its 2017 season. (more...)

Sensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Play UCPACSensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Play UCPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Union County Board of Chosen Freeholder is proud to bring a sensory-friendly performance of American Repertory Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 2, at 1:00 P.M. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More!Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) announces its 2017-2018 season, the biggest yet with a six-concert classical series including Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and its life-affirming “Ode to Joy,” symphonies by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich, an entire program of Mozart, and exciting PSO co-commissions by Philip Glass and Saad Haddad. The PSO continues to attract quality solo artists with an all-star line-up of pianists Simone Dinnerstein and Shai Wosner, violinist Ilya Kaler, and cellist Joshua Roman performing his own work, Awakening. Collaborations with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and the LARK Quartet set the bar early on for quality performances throughout the season. Music Director Rossen Milanov will conduct all but the March concert, which will be led by guest conductor Teddy Abrams. (more...)

KUSC Host Alan Chapman, S.B. Chamber Orchestra Team Up for an Evening of Music and DialogueKUSC Host Alan Chapman, S.B. Chamber Orchestra Team Up for an Evening of Music and Dialogue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

Popular radio host Alan Chapman will join several members of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra for an intimate evening of chamber music and related discussion at the University Club of Santa Barbara on Tuesday, April 4. Featuring a performance of Felix Mendelssohn's exquisite String Quartet No. 3, Op. 44, the program will begin at 7:30 pm. Wine and dessert will be served. Tickets cost $64; seating is limited. (more...)

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents RIMMA PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKYOrlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents RIMMA PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents the fourth concert in the FAIRWINDS Classics Series, Rimma Plays Tchaikovsky on Saturday March 18, featuring Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois. Performance is at Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston Street, Orlando, Florida at 8 p.m. (more...)

CSO's Free Happy Hour Concert Series to Feature 14-Year-Old Granville PianistCSO's Free Happy Hour Concert Series to Feature 14-Year-Old Granville Pianist
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The CSO's Happy Hour concerts offer free, informal, after-work concerts performed preceded by complimentary appetizers, a DJ in the theatre lobby, and a cash bar. Led by CSO Associate Conductor Peter Stafford Wilson, Dance Rhythms will feature Granville-based, 14-year-old guest pianist Gavin George who will explore the music of another young talent, Felix Mendelssohn, who wrote the G Minor Piano Concerto at barely 20 years of age. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week. (more...)

BWW Interview: Grammy-Nominated Violinist Andres Cardenes Joins ROCO for Conductor-less Concert PEOPLE ARE PEOPLEBWW Interview: Grammy-Nominated Violinist Andres Cardenes Joins ROCO for Conductor-less Concert PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 23, 2017

This weekend, Grammy-nominated violinist Andres Cardenes returns to Houston for ROCO's annual conductorless concert, PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE. The program features a world premiere violin concerto from composer Ricardo Lorenz, written specifically for Cardenes, and works from Luigi Rodolfo Boccherini, Aaron Copland and Felix Mendelssohn. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony Presents Rachel Barton Pine And Nicholas McGegan In MUSICAL TOUR OF EUROPEPasadena Symphony Presents Rachel Barton Pine And Nicholas McGegan In MUSICAL TOUR OF EUROPE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Principal Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan returns to lead the Pasadena Symphony at Ambassador Auditorium on Saturday March 18th with a European tour of musical masterpieces featuring Felix Mendelssohn's Scottish Symphony. (more...)

CAMERATA Comes to the Concert Hall at QPAC 3/3CAMERATA Comes to the Concert Hall at QPAC 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Music lovers are urged not to miss the gala season opener for the magnificent Camerata in the Concert Hall at QPAC on Friday 3rd March. (more...)

Violinist And Conductor Joseph Swensen Joins Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra For MOZART VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.3Violinist And Conductor Joseph Swensen Joins Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra For MOZART VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) will welcome acclaimed violinist and conductor Joseph Swensen on February 18 and 19 in a dazzling program featuring masterworks by Schubert and Mozart. The concert titled "Schubert 'The Great'" has been updated to reflect a change in program; Maestro Swensen, who will conduct from the violin spotlight, will replace Maestro Rune Bergmann, who has withdrawn due to an illness in the family. (more...)

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Celebrates 80th Anniversary With ELIJAH Performance, 3/17Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Celebrates 80th Anniversary With ELIJAH Performance, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Often proclaimed "one of the greatest choral works ever," the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir will commemorate their 80th anniversary with a rare performance of Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah at the Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel on Friday, March 17 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Tuscon Desert Song Festival To Showcase Outstanding Vocalists, 1/18-2/5Tuscon Desert Song Festival To Showcase Outstanding Vocalists, 1/18-2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Nine of Tucson's leading arts organizations will showcase outstanding vocalists ranging from Broadway favorite Bernadette Peters to dynamic new-music advocate Tony Arnold in the fifth annual Tucson Desert Song Festival from January 18, through February 5, 2017. (more...)

Pacific Symphony To Capture Imagination With SCOTTISH FANTASY, 2/2-4Pacific Symphony To Capture Imagination With SCOTTISH FANTASY, 2/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

In a musical tribute to the United Kingdom's northern most country, former assistant conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Danzmayr, makes his Pacific Symphony debut leading three different musical perspectives evoking the wild, romantic landscapes of Scotland. (more...)

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