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WAKE UP with BWW 2/10/2016 - CABIN IN THE SKY, AN ACT OF GOD & More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/10/2016 - CABIN IN THE SKY, AN ACT OF GOD & More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 10, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CABIN IN THE SKY begins, and Sean Hayes wields heavenly power in AN ACT OF GOD! (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording to Feature Bonus Track From Violinist Itzhak PerlmanFIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording to Feature Bonus Track From Violinist Itzhak Perlman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

  The producers of the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof announce that ITZHAK PERLMAN, the reigning virtuoso of the violin, has recorded a special bonus track for the upcoming New Broadway Cast Album of Fiddler on the Roof.  PERLMAN has recorded 'Excerpts from Fiddler on the Roof' arranged by John Williams. (more...)

Renee Fleming Returning to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Olga Kern, 3/9Renee Fleming Returning to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Olga Kern, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Acclaimed American soprano Renee Fleming performs in recital with pianist Olga Kern on Wednesday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes Robert Schumann's Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42, Debussy's Ariettes oubliees, and a selection of songs by Rachmaninoff. Ms. Fleming and Ms. Kern close their program with five songs by jazz musician and composer Patricia Barber. (more...)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Unveils 95th Performance SeasonToronto Symphony Orchestra Unveils 95th Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Today, at Roy Thomson Hall, Music Director Peter Oundjian unveiled the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's 95th performance season. (more...)

Yannick Nezet-Seguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Set 2016-17 SeasonYannick Nezet-Seguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Set 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today announce The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2016-17 season. The season underscores the incredible versatility and depth of the ensemble under Nezet-Seguin's leadership, as he embarks on his fifth season and continues shaping a modern definition of the Orchestra's legendary Philadelphia Sound. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY, Rob Ashford-Helmed CARMEN & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2016-17 SeasonMY FAIR LADY, Rob Ashford-Helmed CARMEN & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago's general director Anthony Freud and music director Sir Andrew Davis confirmed today the repertoire and casting for the company's 2016/17 season - the second season that they have fully planned together.   (more...)

Cellist Lynn Harrell to Join Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for Concert Series, 3/4Cellist Lynn Harrell to Join Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for Concert Series, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD – World renowned cellist, Lynn Harrell, joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in the next set of Lexus Classic Series concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Harrell in Dmitri Shostakovich's Concerto for Violoncello No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107.  The concert will also feature Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D Major, “Titan.”     (more...)

Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman to Perform at the Grand, 2/27Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman to Perform at the Grand, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Itzhak Perlman, Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8 pm. (more...)

Daniel Harding Leads Emanuel Ax and the LA Phil in Three Performances at Walt Disney Concert HallDaniel Harding Leads Emanuel Ax and the LA Phil in Three Performances at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

Pianist Emanuel Ax joins the LA Phil in three performances led by conductor Daniel Harding at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Friday and Saturday, January 8 and 9, at 8 pm, and Sunday, January 10, at 2 pm. The concerts mark Ax's 40th anniversary performing with the LA Phil, making him one of the longest-term collaborators with the orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at Everyman Theatre is a Holiday TreatBWW Review: OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at Everyman Theatre is a Holiday Treat
by Charles Shubow - Dec 24, 2015

Donald Hicken directs the delightful romantic comedy written by John Patrick Shanley is a regional premiere. (more...)

Music Academy of the West Fellows to Kick Off Immersion with NY Philharmonic Next MonthMusic Academy of the West Fellows to Kick Off Immersion with NY Philharmonic Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

In the second year of a four-year partnership between Music Academy of the West and the New York Philharmonic, ten Academy musicians will travel to New York in January 2016 to participate in the New York Philharmonic Global Academy Fellowship Program (Jan 2-12), developing their career skills through what President and CEO of the Music Academy of the West Scott Reed called "an extraordinary opportunity to gain valuable experience alongside the musicians of one of the world's greatest orchestras." (more...)

Alex de Grassi to Join Quartet San Francisco at Symphony Space, 1/9Alex de Grassi to Join Quartet San Francisco at Symphony Space, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Four-time Grammy nominee Quartet San Francisco will be joined by Grammy-nominated acoustic guitarist Alex de Grassi in a concert featuring the East Coast premiere of Three Themes for Guitar and Strings on Saturday, January 9 at Symphony Space in New York. (more...)

CBS Reveals Full List of Tribute Presenters & Performers for KENNEDY CENTER HONORSCBS Reveals Full List of Tribute Presenters & Performers for KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

CBS has announced the presenter and performers for THE 38TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, an entertainment special to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 29 on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Chilina Kennedy, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Viola Davis & More Pay Tribute to KENNEDY CENTER HonoreesChilina Kennedy, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Viola Davis & More Pay Tribute to KENNEDY CENTER Honorees
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Seiji Ozawa, Tony Award winner Rita Moreno (WEST SIDE STORY) ,Carole King, George Lucas and Tony Award winner Cicely Tyson (THE GIN GAME, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL) were saluted by great performers from Hollywood and the arts capitals of the world on THE 38TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS. (more...)

Pianist Daniil Trifonov Elected to New York Philharmonic Board of DirectorsPianist Daniil Trifonov Elected to New York Philharmonic Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Pianist Daniil Trifonov, the 24-year-old Russian pianist who is beginning his final week as the spotlighted soloist in the three-week Rachmaninoff: A Philharmonic Festival, has joined the Board of Directors of the New York Philharmonic, elected on November 13, 2015. (more...)

Itzhak Perlman to Conduct Juilliard Orchestra at Harris Theater for Music and DanceItzhak Perlman to Conduct Juilliard Orchestra at Harris Theater for Music and Dance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

On January 6, 2016, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance will present Grammy and Emmy award-winner Itzhak Perlman conducting the Juilliard Orchestra in their first Chicago appearance in 10 years. Treasured by audiences throughout the world for his remarkable artistry, Mr. Perlman, who contracted polio at age four, is also one of the most important and committed advocates for accessibility, and a source of inspiration for young musicians with and without disabilities. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim, Barbra Streisand, Gloria Estefan and More Honored with 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom; Ceremony Set for Next Week!Stephen Sondheim, Barbra Streisand, Gloria Estefan and More Honored with 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom; Ceremony Set for Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that among the 17 recipients of the 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom are Broadway legends Stephen Sondheim and Barbra Streisand, as well as pop star and ON YOUR FEET! creator Gloria Estefan. President Barack Obama named this year's honoreees today, and the awards will be presented at the White House on November 24th. (more...)

Netanel Draiblate to Perform Concerto with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, TodayNetanel Draiblate to Perform Concerto with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, MD – ASO Concertmaster, Netanel Draiblate will perform Antonín Dvo?ák's Concerto for Violin in the next set of Lexus Classic Series concerts with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Today, November 13 and Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will also conduct the orchestra in the Petite Suite originally composed by Claude Debussy and orchestrated by Henri Büsser, and Symphony No. 3 by Johannes Brahms. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Receives Major Naming GiftOrchestra of St. Luke's Receives Major Naming Gift
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

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Harlem Quartet Makes VPAC Debut TonightHarlem Quartet Makes VPAC Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The HARLEM QUARTET, praised for its 'panache' by The New York Times, is 'bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent,' says the Cincinnati Enquirer. This unique Salon experience will be found on the VPAC stage tonight, November 5, as the ensemble invites 200 audience members to join them onstage for a rare, intimate performance of their classical and jazz program. (more...)

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