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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...)

WordStage Literary Concerts to Present GOREY STORIES and POE AND FIENDS for HalloweenWordStage Literary Concerts to Present GOREY STORIES and POE AND FIENDS for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Wordstage Literary Concerts presents two different performances in two different venues to celebrate the Halloween season. (more...)

Verona Quartet Opens 2016-2017 Recital Series at Center for the ArtsVerona Quartet Opens 2016-2017 Recital Series at Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

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WordStage Literary Concerts to Present GOREY STORIES and POE AND FIENDS for HalloweenWordStage Literary Concerts to Present GOREY STORIES and POE AND FIENDS for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Wordstage Literary Concerts presents two different performances in two different venues to celebrate the Halloween season. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music to Offer 15 Events This FallLynn University's Conservatory of Music to Offer 15 Events This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 15 musical performances during October and November 2016. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at State TheatreAmerican Repertory Ballet Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

American Repertory Ballet is pleased to announce A Midsummer Night's Dream at the State Theatre on Thursday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. The performance is part of its 2016 fall series. Led by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB will once again present the finest ballet available to the residents of New Jersey and beyond. Tickets are currently available and start at $27. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 13 Musical Events in November and DecemberLynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 13 Musical Events in November and December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 13 musical performances during November and December 2016. (more...)

Mendelssohn, Smetana & Kattenburg Slated for Cooperstown Festival's 2016 Season FinaleMendelssohn, Smetana & Kattenburg Slated for Cooperstown Festival's 2016 Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Fall is here but the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival is presenting one more concert. (more...)

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