Frank Gehry News

Dance at the Music Center Sets 2014-15 Season: BalletNOWTM Premiere, Australian Ballet & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

The wide variety of American and international dance and ballet - which has been the hallmark of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series over its eleven season history -- is highlighted in a diverse season of offerings for the 2014-2015 season, which takes place at three of the four major Music Center venues - the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theatre and Walt Disney Concert Hall. (more...)

Signature's 2014-15 Season to Feature Works by A.R. Gurney, Naomi Wallace, U.S. Premiere of Sam Shepard's A PARTICLE OF DREAD & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced eight productions for the 2014-15 Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). All subscriber tickets for the 2014-15 Season are $25 each as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. Subscription packages start at just $125. (more...)

Bora Yoon Releases New Album SUNKEN CATHEDRAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Sunken Cathedral, the new multimedia album from 2014 TED Fellow/Korean-American composer and performer Bora Yoon, introduces a contemporary sonic journey through the chambers of subconscious. By blending digital devices, found objects, and instruments from a variety of cultures and centuries with her own voice, Yoon creates a series of surreal soundscapes that range from choral, electronic, ambient, industrial, spoken-word, symphonic, and early music, to express the cyclical and transcendental nature of music. (more...)

Signature Theatre and The Negro Ensemble Company to Honor Late Playwright Leslie Lee, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

On Monday, March 24, 2014, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (Charles Weldon, Artistic Director; Karen Brown, Executive Director) and Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) will unite in a day-long celebration of the life and works of Tony Award-nominated playwright Leslie Lee. Lee passed away in New York City on January 20, 2014. (more...)

Signature Theatre's Annual Gala to Honor Michael R. Bloomberg & Ruben Santiago-Hudson, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced that the Signature Theatre Annual Gala celebration will take place on Monday, April 7, 2014 and will honor 108th New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and actor/playwright/director Ruben Santiago-Hudson. (more...)

YoungArts Salon with Robert Redford and Sibylle Szaggars Redford Set for Miami, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation's (YoungArts) second of six YoungArts Salons will feature award winning actor, film director, and producer Robert Redford and environmental artist Sibylle Szaggars Redford on Wednesday, March 12 at 6:00pm at the YoungArts Campus in Miami. The discussion on art and activism will be moderated by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Vice President/Arts, Dennis Scholl. (more...)

The 2013/14 Organ Recital Series at Walt Disney Concert Hall Presents Ann Elise Smoot, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Ann Elise Smoot continues the 2013/14 Organ Recital Series at Walt Disney Concert Hall onSunday, March 9, 2014, at 7:30 PM with a program featuring works by Bach, Schmidt, Reger, Alain, Langlais, Sowerby, Simonds, Whitlock, and Elgar, as well as the U.S. premiere of Marsh's Solomon's Demons. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Present Zoe Caldwell with Lifetime Achievement Award at LPTW's 2014 Awards Celebration, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

On Monday, March 10, 2014, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Zoe Caldwell, Judith Dolan, Joanna Sherman, Sondra Gorney, Meiyin Wang and Katherine Kovner. The awards will be presented at the League's 2014 Awards Celebration & Big Mingle Reception to be held at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 10 at The Irene Diamond Stage (The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street) featuring emcee Tamara Tunie. (more...)

LA Phil Announces 2014-15 Season at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and President and CEO Deborah Borda today announced the 2014/15 season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. This new season, the orchestra's 96th, is devoted to moving music forward by presenting an ever-evolving vision through a series of programs that demonstrate the artistry of the Los Angeles Philharmonic as a leading orchestra of the 21st century, under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel. (more...)

Bard SummerScape 2014 Features 25th Anniversary of Bard Music Festival, 6/27-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

The roots of Austro-German Romanticism will be explored at the 2014 annual Bard SummerScape festival, which once again offers a sensational summer of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret, keyed to the theme of the 25th anniversary season of the world-renowned Bard Music Festival, Schubert and His World. (more...)

Adam Bernstein Named The New Group's Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Scott Elliott, Founding Artistic Director of The New Group and Serge Nivelle, Chairman of its Board of Directors, have announced that Adam Bernstein has been named Executive Director of the company. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at PBS's TV Broadcast Premiere of JAZZ AND THE PHILHARMONIC; Airs 2/28
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Coming up on Friday, February 28 at 9:00PM EST, PBS will present the national, TV broadcast premiere of Jazz and the Philharmonic, a co-production by the National YoungArts Foundation-a national organization that identifies and supports the next generation of artists-the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, and JAZZ ROOTS Producer Larry Rosen. Jazz and the Philharmonic was presented and filmed at the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center on January 11, 2013 and is a unique and wholly American concert experience which highlights two of the greatest musical art forms, classical and jazz. Scroll down to see a trailer for the broadcast! (more...)

Council for Canadian American Relations to Honor Jacqueline Desmarais and Frank Gehry at 40th Anniversary Gala, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

On April 30, 2014, Jacqueline Desmarais, patron of the musical arts and benefactor of young musicians, and Frank Gehry, iconoclastic architect and design visionary, will be honored by the Council for Canadian American Relations (CCAR) at its 40th anniversary Gala dinner in New York City at the Metropolitan Club. The Honorary Gala Chairmen are The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney and Mrs. Mila Mulroney, and The Honorable Hilary M. Weston and W. Galen Weston. Audrey and David Mirvish with Lauren and John J. Veronis are the Gala Co-Chairs. The gala will host prominent dignitaries as well as leaders in business, the arts, and public life from both countries. (more...)

Great Freedom Adventures Announces New 2014 Bike Tours, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

Bike tour operator, Great Freedom Adventures announces two new 2014 US bike tours that will include music festival revelry in the itinerary. Guests on the July 27 departure of a new four-day Rhode Island tour will attend the famed Newport Folk Festival, while guests on a new summer departure of the six-day Hudson Valley New York tour will experience the Hudson Music Fest on August 8th and 9th. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Announces171 Finalists Will Participate in YoungArts Week in Miami from January 6 to 12, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

Lance Oppenheim, A Pinecrest School senior, has been selected as National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in the Cinematic Arts, the first in that school's history. Out of approximately 11,000 applications from students in ten disciplines across the literary, performing, visual and design arts fields, Mr. Oppenheim has been recognized for his outstanding work and accomplishments. Oppenheim directs, produces and edits award-winning short films. His works have been screened at 38 international film festivals and have won awards at 15 festivals. Of 687 Winners from 46 states, 171 Finalists from across the nation will come together for the 33rd annual YoungArts Week in Miami from January 6 to 12, 2014. Seven students were selected in the field of Cinematic Arts. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Announces 2014 Winners in Literary, Performing, Visual and Design Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

The National YoungArts Foundation today announced its 2014 YoungArts Winners. Out of approximately 11,000 applications, 687 young artists from 46 states have been recognized for their outstanding work and accomplishments in one of ten disciplines across the literary, performing, visual and design arts fields. A complete list of the Winners is available online at this link. (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas to Replace Yannick Nezet-Seguin with Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Carnegie Hall today announced that conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has graciously agreed to step in for Yannick Nezet-Seguin, leading The Philadelphia Orchestra's performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage this Friday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Nezet-Seguin has cancelled this appearance as well as concerts this week in Philadelphia on medical advice that he not travel for the next few weeks due to sinus-related problems. Pianist Helene Grimaud is soloist for this performance; Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 will replace the previously-announced Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 at her request. The second half of the program, featuring Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, remains as announced. (more...)

The CSO, Led by Michael Tilson Thomas, Performs Mahler's NINTH SYMPHONY, Now thru 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas returns to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) stage to lead the CSO in a program of music by Stravinsky and Mahler. These performances will take place on tonight, November 21 and Saturday, November 23, both at 8 p.m.; Friday November 22 at 1:30 p.m.; and Sunday, November 24 at 3 p.m. (more...)

La MaMa's Gala Honors Michael Feingold, Patsy Tarr Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Since its founding in 1961, La MaMa Experimental Arts Club has been a hub for risk-taking theater artists from around the globe. La MaMa will celebrate their 2013 season of performances with a gala honoring two pillars of arts journalism: former Village Voice critic Michael Feingold, and publisher Patsy Tarr of 2wice. Throughout their long careers, these two individuals have carved out a voice for the arts, championing countless artists working across platforms. (more...)

La MaMa's Nov 21st Gala to Honor Michael Feingold, Patsy Tarr
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Since its founding in 1961, La MaMa Experimental Arts Club has been a hub for risk-taking theater artists from around the globe. La MaMa will celebrate their 2013 season of performances with a gala honoring two pillars of arts journalism: former Village Voice critic Michael Feingold, and publisher Patsy Tarr of 2wice. Throughout their long careers, these two individuals have carved out a voice for the arts, championing countless artists working across platforms. (more...)

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