Isaac Stern News

Date Of Birth:
July 21, 1920
Date Of Death:
September 22, 2001 (81)
Birth Place:
Kremenets, RUSSIA
Gender:
Male
The Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season today, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital. In total, the 2014-2015 season will include 46 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2014-15 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

Chamber Trio David Finckel, Wu Han, and Phil Setzer To Perform at Meany Hall, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Violinist Philip Setzer joins David Finckel and Wu Han, co-artistic directors of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, to form a dynamic chamber music trio. Finckel and Han, Musical America's 2012 Musicians of the Year, and Setzer rank among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. Setzer is a current and founding member of the Emerson String Quartet and performed with Finckel for 34 years in that ensemble. (more...)

Two Leading, West Coast Music Schools Appear at Inaugural Asia-Pacific Music Summit in Sydney, Australia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Two of the leading music schools from the West Coast, the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, represented the United States last week at the inaugural Asia-Pacific Music Summit. The four-day event took place April 2-5 in Sydney, Australia, and included leading music schools from Asia and the Pacific. To create closer ties between the institutions and build the region as a driving force of music education and culture, summit representatives established a new Pacific Alliance of Music Schools (PAMS). (more...)

Concert Artists Guild to Welcome Pianist Michael Brown to The DiMenna Center, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Concert Artists Guild presents the versatile pianist and composer Michael Brown, First Prize Winner of the 2010 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Concerts in New York series on Wednesday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Cary Hall at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents THE ASSAD FAMILY- A BRAZILIAN SONGBOOK, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present the eclectic Brazilian sounds of The Assad Family today, April 5, 2014 at 8:00pm at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA. Sponsored by The D.L. Saunders Real Estate Corporation and The Boston Park Plaza Hotel LLC. (more...)

Meshell Ndegeocello Added to Lineup of Celebrity Series of Boston's Jason Moran in Fats Waller Dance Party, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present jazz pianist Jason Moran in Fats Waller Dance Party today, April 4, 2014 at 8:00pm at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. Tickets start at $44, and are available online at www.celebrityseries.org, by calling CelebrityCharge at (617) 482-6661 Monday-Today 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., or at the Berklee Performance Center Box Office, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. Sponsored by Donna and Mike Egan. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, WHAT THE %@&*! HAPPENED TO COMICS? and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater May 1-4 Thursday | 7:30pm Friday | 8pm Saturday | 2pm & 8pm Sunday | 3pm Citi Wang Theatre: 270 Tremont St., Boston, MA Tickets: $35 and up Phone: 866-348-9738 MBTA: Green line to Boylston (more...)

Meshell Ndegeocello Added to Lineup of Celebrity Series of Boston's Jason Moran in Fats Waller Dance Party, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present jazz pianist Jason Moran in Fats Waller Dance Party on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 8:00pm at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. Tickets start at $44, and are available online at www.celebrityseries.org, by calling CelebrityCharge at (617) 482-6661 Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., or at the Berklee Performance Center Box Office, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. Sponsored by Donna and Mike Egan. (more...)

The Celebrity Series of Boston Present the Maria Schneider Orchestra, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present the Maria Schneider Orchestra on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 8pm at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. Sponsored by Donna and Mike Egan. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman With the New York Philharmonic Rescheduled for 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman, originally scheduled for March 30, has been postponed to Friday, May 23, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y at Mr. Bronfman's request, due to an unforeseen scheduling issue. Tickets originally issued for March 30 will be honored on May 23. (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago to Honor Andre Previn at Annual Gala, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Music Institute of Chicago, now in its 84th year, hosts its annual gala Monday, May 12 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 conductor, composer, and pianist Andre Previn. (more...)

Violinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, violinist Philippe Quint was awarded the Ambassador of Arts Award at the 16th Anniversary Gala Banquet of the Gateways Organization celebrating The Brownstone Experience. The banquet, held in the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations, was attended by distinguished elected officials, world business leaders, dignitaries and over 400 prominent guests, also honoring fashion designer Valentin Yudashkin and Virginie and Mark Cohen, CEOs of Stonehouse Capital Management. Unfortunately, Quint was not able to be present at the Award ceremony. On the way to the United Nations, Quint's taxi was hit by another vehicle running a red light and Quint had to be hospitalized. Fortunately there were no serious injuries and he is scheduled to appear next week with the Rhode Island Philharmonic. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents POEMJAZZ with Vijay Iyer Trio and Robert Pinsky Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present a duet performance of poetry and jazz by the Vijay Iyer Trio and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky in POEMJAZZ tonight, March 14, 2014, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA. Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman Set for Chamber Music Concert with New York Philharmonic Musicians, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Yefim Bronfman, the New York Philharmonic's 2013-14 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, will be spotlighted in a chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y. Mr. Bronfman will be joined by Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow; Associate Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio, replacing Principal Clarinet Stephen Williamson; Associate Principal, Second Violin Group, Lisa Kim; Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young; and cellist Maria Kitsopoulos for the program, featuring Schubert's Sonatina in A minor; Bartok's Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano; and Brahms's Piano Quintet, Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents THE ASSAD FAMILY- A BRAZILIAN SONGBOOK, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present the eclectic Brazilian sounds of The Assad Family on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8:00pm at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA. Sponsored by The D.L. Saunders Real Estate Corporation and The Boston Park Plaza Hotel LLC. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents THE SPRING QUARTET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present jazz ensemble The Spring Quartet tonight, March 6, 2014, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA. This performance is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger and Tufts Health Plan. (more...)

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Jones Hall, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Bringing its historic message of peace through music, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), joined by Principal Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda, will return to Houston for the first time in 20 years on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 8 p.m. at Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. Houston is one of 14 cities on the Orchestra's U.S. Tour - and the only Texas stop. (more...)

Little Orchestra Society Invites NYC to Craft Its New Name; Ideas Accepted thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

The Little Orchestra Society is reaching out to fellow New Yorkers to help craft its new name. Long time fans of the Orchestra and new enthusiasts alike will have the opportunity to submit their favorite names for an institution beloved by generations of concert-goers. Today through March 9th, music lovers are invited to visit the Orchestra's website: littleorchestra.org, and recommend a new name for an Orchestra known for its audience engagement, inclusive educational mission and commitment to innovative music and multi-disciplinary performances. The Orchestra's new name will be announced later this year. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman Set for Chamber Music Concert with NY Philharmonic Musicians, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Yefim Bronfman, the New York Philharmonic's 2013-14 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, will be spotlighted in a chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y. Mr. Bronfman will be joined by Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow; Principal Clarinet Stephen Williamson; Associate Principal, Second Violin Group, Lisa Kim; Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young; and cellist Maria Kitsopoulos for the program, featuring Schubert's Sonatina in A minor; Bartok's Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano; and Brahms's Piano Quintet, Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents POEMJAZZ with Vijay Iyer Trio and Robert Pinsky, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present a duet performance of poetry and jazz by the Vijay Iyer Trio and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky in POEMJAZZ on Friday, March 14, 2014, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA. Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

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