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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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Isaac Stern News

Date of Birth: July 21, 1920
Date of Death: September 22, 2001 (81)
Birth Place: Kremenets, RUSSIA
Gender: Male
Pacific Symphony to Pay Tribute to John WilliamsPacific Symphony to Pay Tribute to John Williams
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

It took just two notes-found in the theme to Steven Spielberg's movie "Jaws," (dun-DUN...dun-DUN)-to make a major, permanent impression on the minds of moviegoers for generations to come. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Launches Curated Channel on Apple MusicSan Francisco Conservatory of Music Launches Curated Channel on Apple Music
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the launch of a new channel on Apple Music, curated by SFCM. The Conservatory will begin to publish playlists on a weekly basis, highlighting the commercial recordings of SFCM's guest artists, faculty members, and other musicians within the SFCM community. (more...)

SFCM to Present Soprano Patricia Racette with Honorary Doctorate at 2017 CommencementSFCM to Present Soprano Patricia Racette with Honorary Doctorate at 2017 Commencement
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) will present internationally renowned soprano Patricia Racette with an honorary doctorate at the institution's annual commencement ceremony on May 19, 2017. Racette, highly sought after for her dramatic interpretations of roles both iconic and new, is known the world over for her lyrical expressivity and dynamism. She has performed on the stages of La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, and the Royal Opera House, among many others. She is also the recipient of the prized Richard Tucker Award and the Opera News Award. (more...)

SFCM Orchestra Performs Works by Crawford Seeger, Barber, and Stravinsky 5/6SFCM Orchestra Performs Works by Crawford Seeger, Barber, and Stravinsky 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Conservatory Orchestra closes out the year with a program of 20th-century masterpieces, highlighting SFCM's spring focus on folk influences. Ruth Crawford Seeger's Rissolty, Rossolty explores heavy use of folk tunes, and the score to the iconic ballet, Petrushka, is ripe with Russian songs, expressed in a way that can only be termed 'Stravinskian.' Graduating voice student and concerto competition winner Natalie Image '17 joins the orchestra mid-concert for Samuel Barber's luscious Knoxville: Summer of 1915. (more...)

Violinists Cordula Merks and Chen Zhao Join Faculty of San Francisco Conservatory of MusicViolinists Cordula Merks and Chen Zhao Join Faculty of San Francisco Conservatory of Music
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of Cordula Merks, concertmaster of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and Chen Zhao, a member of the San Francisco Symphony and SFCM graduate, to its violin faculty. (more...)

THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event AnnouncedTHE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. Whether performing individually or together in various combinations from duo to complex five-piano arrangements, The 5 Browns reveal a deep connection to the intent of their material while bringing a fresh energy and dynamic character to the color and tonal spectrum of their sound. (more...)

The New School's Mannes School of Music to Celebrate Centennial at Carnegie HallThe New School's Mannes School of Music to Celebrate Centennial at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The New School's Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history on Tuesday, April 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. (more...)

SFCM Opera Presents Double BillSFCM Opera Presents Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The short, one-act opera, Mavra, highlights Igor Stravinsky's early flirtations with neoclassicism, a period which saw the composer produce other popular works such as Pulcinella and Symphony of Psalms. As Mavra looks to the past in both music and narrative, Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas  does the same. A Russian iconoclast reflects on his heritage and an English master takes on Greco-Roman mythology. (more...)

SFCM New Music Ensemble Celebrates Lou HarrisonSFCM New Music Ensemble Celebrates Lou Harrison
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) joins the Bay Area's celebration of Lou Harrison's centennial with a birthday concert presented by the SFCM New Music Ensemble, conducted by Nicole Paiement. This performance features important works by Harrison, whose style is known for incorporating non-Western traditions, relating to his activism, and showcasing a world of non-traditional techniques and sounds.  (more...)

Cellist Inbal Segev to Perform TANGLE EYE Concerto, 5/7Cellist Inbal Segev to Perform TANGLE EYE Concerto, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4pm, Israeli-American cellist Inbal Segev, known for her “warm, pure and beautiful tone” (Strings Magazine), will give the world premiere of Tangle Eye, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, by California Symphony Young American Composer-in-Residence Dan Visconti, with the California Symphony at Lesher Center for the Arts, in a concert led by Music Director Donato Cabrera. The concert will also include Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Bruckner's Symphony No. 6. A free pre-concert talk with Cabrera will begin at 3pm. (more...)

SFCM Opera Double Bill Features Works by Massenet & PucciniSFCM Opera Double Bill Features Works by Massenet & Puccini
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

SFCM presents a double bill of two one-act operas by romantic-era masters, Massenet's Le portrait de Manon and Puccini's Suor Angelica -- one, a story of love and determination, and the other, a tale of secrets from within a Florentine convent. (more...)

Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25Mannes School To Celebrate Centennial At Carnegie Hall, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Mannes School of Music will celebrate its centennial with a concert at Carnegie Hall honoring the school's rich history and its vision for the future. The concert will feature live performances by esteemed alumni, past and present faculty, and students. (more...)

California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. The Israeli-American cellist, now based in New York, is a champion of contemporary music, and performs as a soloist with a Bay Area orchestra for the first time in the Orchestra's May 7 season finale. This is Visconti's final work as a Young American Composer-in-Residence with the Orchestra; his residency ends this year. The California Symphony also performs Bruckner's Symphony No. 6 for the first time in its 30-year history, and the program opens with Beethoven's Coriolan Overture. (more...)

Violin and Cello Greats Inspire Collection of Romantic, Playful Virtuoso Miniatures in Bion Tsang: The Blue Rock SessionsViolin and Cello Greats Inspire Collection of Romantic, Playful Virtuoso Miniatures in Bion Tsang: The Blue Rock Sessions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Inspired by vintage recordings of strings giants Pablo Casals, Jascha Heifetz, Isaac Stern and more, Grammy-nominated cellist Bion Tsang presents eighteen virtuoso miniatures for cello and piano on Bion Tsang: The Blue Rock Sessions, now available oniTunes and Amazon.com, a culmination of Tsang's lifelong fascination with the violin repertoire and the musicality and intimacy of miniature compositions such as Tchaikovsky's “Melodié in E Flat” and Giovanni Sgambati's “Serenata Napoletana.” (more...)

Violin And Cello Greats Play BION TSANG: THE BLUE ROCK SESSIONS One Night Only, 3/30Violin And Cello Greats Play BION TSANG: THE BLUE ROCK SESSIONS One Night Only, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Inspired by vintage recordings of strings giants Pablo Casals, Jascha Heifetz, Isaac Stern and more, Grammy-nominated cellist Bion Tsang presents eighteen virtuoso miniatures for cello and piano on Bion Tsang: The Blue Rock Sessions, now available on iTunes and Amazon.com. (more...)

Boston Lyric Opera Announces 2017/18 Season - Elena Stikhina in TOSCA, World Premiere of THE NEFARIOUS and More!Boston Lyric Opera Announces 2017/18 Season - Elena Stikhina in TOSCA, World Premiere of THE NEFARIOUS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Boston Lyric Opera's Stanford Calderwood General & Artistic Director Esther Nelson announced today an eclectic 2017/18 Season designed to please die-hard opera fans as well as newcomers to the art form.  Each of the Company's productions will be presented on a different area stage, starting October 13-22, 2017 with a new production of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca featuring the American debut of award-winning rising global star Elena Stikhina in the title role. The World Premiere of The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare (a.k.a. Burke & Hare) by composer Julian Grant and librettist Mark Campbell follows November 8-12, 2017.  From March 16-25, 2018, BLO presents Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's pivotal early-20th century work The Threepenny Opera.  BLO closes its Season in May with Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, paired with his Arias and Barcarolles, to mark the Lawrence, Mass.-born composer's centennial. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of NY Returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie HallChamber Orchestra of NY Returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert today, March 9 at 7:30 pm, performing Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Dvorak's Serenade, Bach, and Vivaldi's Seasons with Oliveira International Violin Competition-winning violinist Sirena Huang, the second concert of their 2016-2017 Masterworks series at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Kay Stern To FacultySan Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Kay Stern To Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of violinist Kay Stern to its faculty. Stern is currently the concertmaster of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, a position she has held since 1994. She will begin her own studio at SFCM in Fall 2017, in addition to continuing her role at San Francisco Opera. (more...)

Cellist Inbal Sege Opens First Night of Roulette's String Theory
Festival, March 29Cellist Inbal Sege Opens First Night of Roulette's String Theory Festival, March 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Israeli-American cellist Inbal Segev, known for her "warm, pure and beautiful tone" (Strings Magazine), will open The Music of Anna Clyne, a concert marking the first night of Roulette's (509 Atlantic Ave) third annual String Theory Festival. Segev will perform Grammy-nominated composer Anna Clyne's Rest These Hands for solo cello. The concert also includes performances of Clyne's music by The String Orchestra of Brooklyn and Mivos Quartet. (more...)

DRUMLINE LIVE Parades into the Capitol Center for the Arts TodayDRUMLINE LIVE Parades into the Capitol Center for the Arts Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

DRUMLine Live, the show-stopping attraction created by the musical team behind 20th Century Fox's hit movies "Drumline" and "Drumline: A New Beat," parades onto the Capitol Center for the Arts mainstage on Today, March 7 at 7:30PM. This show is one of several William H. Giles Series performances during the CCA's 2016-17 season. (more...)

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