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Date Of Birth:
July 21, 1920
Date Of Death:
September 22, 2001 (81)
Birth Place:
Kremenets, RUSSIA
Gender:
Male
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Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 SeasonCelebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

?The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2015-2016 season today, marking 77 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with author and speaker David Sedaris. In total, the 2015-2016 season will include 48 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2015-16 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 SeasonChicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as artistic director. “With a beloved masterwork, a virtuoso soloist, and a 21st century composer represented on every concert, the Chicago Philharmonic continues its adventures in direct, urgent, truly relevant music-making,” said Speck. (more...)

Australian Conductor to Lead Stellar ASO Leadership TeamAustralian Conductor to Lead Stellar ASO Leadership Team
by Barry Lenny - Apr 17, 2015

For the first time in almost 30 years, an Australian conductor is to lead a major Australian symphony orchestra. (more...)

Sanford I. Weill to Receive Carnegie Hall Medal of ExcellenceSanford I. Weill to Receive Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Carnegie Hall announced today that Sanford I. Weill will receive the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence at a gala benefit on Thursday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Carnegie Hall's Weill Terrace and Terrace Room. (more...)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano QuartetsChamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Members to Perform Romantic Piano Quartets
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit presents an all-star cast of four distinguished musicians – violinist Daniel Hope, violist Paul Newbauer, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han – coming together for an evening of piano quartets Saturday, April 11 at 8 PM. The concert is part of a twelve-concert U.S. tour featuring artist members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and includes quartets by three Romantic masters, Gustav Mahler, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. The evening also includes a pre-concert recital by duo pianists Yuki and Tomoko Mack beginning at 6:45 PM which is open to ticket-holders free of charge. The Mack sisters will perform music of Dvo?ák, Liszt, Piazzolla, Smetana and Gravilin. (more...)

Cooperstown Festival to Host 'Three Faces of Romanticism' Concert, 4/26Cooperstown Festival to Host 'Three Faces of Romanticism' Concert, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, presents Three Faces of Romanticism on Sunday, April 26 at 4 pm at the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown. The concert features Ms. Chesis, Nicholas Canellakis, cello; and Roman Rabinovich, piano, performing works by Beethoven, Reinecke and Rachmaninoff. (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago to Celebrate 85 Years at Annual Gala in MayMusic Institute of Chicago to Celebrate 85 Years at Annual Gala in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

?Music Institute of Chicago, now in its 85th year, hosts its annual gala Monday, May 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place. The oldest community music school in Illinois and one of the three largest community music schools in the nation, the Music Institute is planning a celebratory evening highlighted by the presentation of the Dushkin Award to John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts President and former Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association President Deborah F. Rutter. (more...)

LA Philharmonic's Tom Hooten to Join Faculty at San Francisco Conservatory of MusicLA Philharmonic's Tom Hooten to Join Faculty at San Francisco Conservatory of Music
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

San Francisco, CA. - The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Hooten, principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to its collegiate faculty. The former principal trumpet of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and an experienced teacher, Hooten joins a distinguished faculty of brass instructors, many of whom hold principal positions with the San Francisco Symphony, Ballet and Opera orchestras. Hooten will assume his appointment in the fall of 2015, maintaining an active teaching studio in San Francisco while retaining his position with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (more...)

Vadim Gluzman to Perform Violin Concerto No. 2, 3/27Vadim Gluzman to Perform Violin Concerto No. 2, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Vadim Gluzman will perform Violin Concerto No. 2 by Sergei Prokofiev in concerts with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8pm. Music Director José-Luis Novo will also conduct the orchestra in The Sanguine Fan by Sir Edward Elgar and Symphony No. 9 by Dmitri Shostakovich. (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center to Continue Anniversary Season with Three ConcertsBaryshnikov Arts Center to Continue Anniversary Season with Three Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

New York, NY – The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) continues its 10th anniversary celebratory season with three concerts in April, reflecting BAC's expanded series of music programming for 2015. The weeklong celebration begins Monday, April 6 at 7:30pm, with one of BAC's signature events – a BAC Salon – in the Howard Gilman Performance Space, featuring the chamber music of Berio, Cage, and Mozart in an intimate salon setting. On Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30pm, composer and jazz pianist Stephen Prutsman will perform the entirety of his album Passengers for the first time ever, in another BAC Salon in the Howard Gilman Performance Space. The final performance of the week, on Saturday, April 11 at 8pm in the Jerome Robbins Theater, features the Latvian National Choir, hailing from BAC Artistic Director Mikhail Baryshnikov's birthplace of Riga and bringing to New York a program that includes music by Arvo Pärt, Grammy nominee Ugis Praulins, and the U.S. premieres of works by acclaimed Latvian composers Jekabs Janchevskis, Gundega Smite, and Raimonds Tiguls. The Latvian National Choir last appeared in New York as part of the 2010 White Light Festival at Lincoln Center, in performances The New York Times described as “ravishing.” (more...)

Jeffrey Kahane to Lead LA Chamber Orchestra in Haydn, Prokofiev & Norman's Gran Turismo, 3/14-15Jeffrey Kahane to Lead LA Chamber Orchestra in Haydn, Prokofiev & Norman's Gran Turismo, 3/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents Prokofiev's virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring special guest violinist Joseph Swensen, and Mozart's resplendent Flute Concerto No. 1, highlighting LACO Principal Flute David Shostac, on Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8 pm, at Glendale's Alex Theatre, and Sunday, March 15, 2015, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. Kahane also conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 64 in A major, 'Times Change,' and LACO Composer-in-Residence Andrew Norman's Gran Turismo for eight solo violins, which the composer describes as a 'creative joyride' named for 'an addictive car racing video game.' (more...)

Carnegie Hall Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees; Sanford I. Weill to Serve as PresidentCarnegie Hall Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees; Sanford I. Weill to Serve as President
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Carnegie Hall today announced that Sanford I. Weill, Chairman of Carnegie Hall's Board of Trustees since 1991, will retire from this post after 24 remarkable years of service and a total of 32 years as a Carnegie Hall trustee. Mr. Weill will continue to serve as a member of Carnegie Hall's board, transitioning to a new role as President, a title formerly held by the late violinist Isaac Stern. Mr. Weill is only the second person to hold the title of President since Carnegie Hall was established as a non-profit in 1960. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony to Present Valentine's Day Celebration with BEETHOVEN 7Pasadena Symphony to Present Valentine's Day Celebration with BEETHOVEN 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Beauty, powerful rhythmic energy and breathless joy -- all describe the program that the Pasadena Symphony has planned for a romantic Valentine's Day performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The work's first performance was met with "applause that rose to the point of ecstasy," according to a contemporary newspaper account. (more...)

Soprano Lisa Delan to Perform at San Francisco Conservatory, 2/11Soprano Lisa Delan to Perform at San Francisco Conservatory, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Soprano Lisa Delan (class of 1989) will perform on the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's distinguished Alumni Recital Series on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 8 p.m. Ms. Delan's program will include works by American composers John Corigliano, David Garner, Gordon Getty, Jake Heggie and Luna Pearl Woolf. She will be joined by special guests Matt Haimovitz, Christopher O'Riley and Jake Heggie. The concert, held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's Sol Joseph Recital Hall, is dedicated to the memory of pianist Kristin Pankonin (class of 1989), alumna and former staff pianist of the Conservatory. (more...)

BWW Interviews: VIOLINIST SARAH CHANG at NJ PACBWW Interviews: VIOLINIST SARAH CHANG at NJ PAC
by Peter Danish - Jan 12, 2015

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Inbal Segev to Play BACH CELLO SUITES Album Wrap Party at Lincoln Center, 2/25Inbal Segev to Play BACH CELLO SUITES Album Wrap Party at Lincoln Center, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7pm, cellist Inbal Segev, known for her "warm, pure and beautiful tone" (Strings Magazine) will celebrate completing her recording of J.S. Bach's monumental Cello Suites with an Album Wrap Party & Concert at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center (Samuel B. & David Rose Building, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 165 W. 65th St.). (more...)

Violinist Amadéus Leopold to Make Houston Debut, 1/23Violinist Amadéus Leopold to Make Houston Debut, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Violinist Amadeus Leopold will make his Houston debut Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Violinist Amadeus Leopold Comes to Houston This MonthViolinist Amadeus Leopold Comes to Houston This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Violinist Amadeus Leopold will make his Houston debut Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Industry Insiders Set for SFCM's GAME ON! TonightIndustry Insiders Set for SFCM's GAME ON! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Musicians considering a career in the flourishing field of video game and film music will get a primer from industry insiders at Game On!, a free event hosted by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music tonight, November 25 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The NY Pops Open Working Rehearsal for AN EVENING WITH THE ORCHESTRAPhoto Coverage: The NY Pops Open Working Rehearsal for AN EVENING WITH THE ORCHESTRA
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 15, 2014

The New York Pops' 32nd season continued on Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30PM at Carnegie Hall, with By Special Request: An Evening with the Orchestra, starring the musicians of The New York Pops led by Steven Reineke. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the event below! (more...)

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