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New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The final recording and complete box set of The Nielsen Project - the New York Philharmonic's acclaimed multi-season survey of the six symphonies and three concertos by Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) - will be released June 9, 2015, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. The final recording features Nielsen's complete concertos: the Flute Concerto with Principal Flute Robert Langevin, Clarinet Concerto with Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill, and Violin Concerto with Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider. (more...)

The Music of Led Zeppelin and More Set for Summer 2015 with the BSOThe Music of Led Zeppelin and More Set for Summer 2015 with the BSO
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced an addition to its 2015 summer programs. The Music of Led Zeppelin combines the power of a full rock band with the Baltimore Symphony on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28Pacific Symphony to Celebrate André Previn as Part of 15th American Composers Festival, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—May 11, 2015—One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, André Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began his remarkable career as a Hollywood “wunderkind” and a best-selling jazz pianist. Now 86, Previn has received four Academy Awards for his work in film, 10 Grammy Awards for his recordings (plus one more for his Lifetime Achievement), and he is also an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He's held a series of major conducting posts, including the L.A. Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra, but now exclusively composes. The concert is led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, whose great admiration for the legend shaped this year's ACF to reveal the scope of Previn's prowess as a composer.  (more...)

Matthew Zelle Names EVP at Park Avenue ArtistsMatthew Zelle Names EVP at Park Avenue Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Matthew Zelle has joined the executive team at Park Avenue Artists, the distinctive artist-management company. Zelle will hold the title of Executive Vice President at Park Avenue Artists (PAA), co-founded in 2011 by David Lai and Ross Michaels, who share the title of President. (more...)

Mercury to Close Out 14th Season with All-Beethoven EveningMercury to Close Out 14th Season with All-Beethoven Evening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Mercury closes out the 2014-15 season with an all-Beethoven concert led by Artistic Director Antoine Plante featuring the composer's beloved Eighth Symphony and Triple Concerto on Friday, May 16 at 8 PM at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater.  The rarely heard Triple Concerto will feature Mercury concertmaster Jonathan Godfrey, principal cellist Kevin Downs and guest pianist, Wendy Chen, playing on an 1832 Bosendorfer 80-key fortepiano, on loan from the Moores School of Music.  The Eighth Symphony is the penultimate performance in Mercury's cycle of Beethoven symphonies, which started in 2009 and will conclude next May in Mercury's 15th Anniversary Season finale with Symphony No. 9, "Choral".  This concert is sponsored in part by Haynes and Boone with underwriting support from Hans and Lili Kirchner, Vey and Brigid Spin, and Stephen and Kristine Wallace.  Tickets start at $18, to purchase or for more information visit www.mercuryhouston.org or call 713.533.0080.   (more...)

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...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5Yo-Yo Ma to Perform DVORAK with Pacific Symphony Orchestra, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 14, 2015—Widely considered the greatest cellist alive today, Yo-Yo Ma makes a special Orange County appearance to honor Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary season with Pacific Symphony. One of classical music's true superstars and an ambassador for the art form, Ma performs the passionate and ground-breaking Cello Concerto by Antonin Dvo?ák. Filled with dramatic flair and romantic singing lines, the concerto captures the human quality of the solo instrument like none before it. Led by St.Clair, the Symphony shines with another virtuosic masterpiece as Modest Mussorgsky's “Pictures at an Exhibition” opens the concert. Arranged for orchestra by Maurice Ravel, the original 15-part piano work was written both to create a musical evocation of a series of paintings and to memorialize the artist who painted them, Viktor Hartmann. This special concert takes place on Tuesday, May 5, at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. A limited number of tickets are available starting at $200. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (714) 755-5799 or visit PacificSymphony.org. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Perform Dvorak with the Pacific Symphony, 5/5Yo-Yo Ma to Perform Dvorak with the Pacific Symphony, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Widely considered the greatest cellist alive today, Yo-Yo Ma makes a special Orange County appearance to honor Music Director Carl St. Clair's 25th anniversary season with Pacific Symphony. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015, Running 7/25-8/22Lincoln Center Announces MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL 2015, Running 7/25-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Jane Moss, Lincoln Center's Ehrenkranz Artistic Director, today announced details of the 49th season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's annual summer celebration of the genius of Mozart and his enduring impact, with vibrant performances running from July 25-August 22, 2015. (more...)

Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28Itzhak Perlman to Perform with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 04/07/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents An Evening with Itzhak Perlman on April 28, 2015at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Associate Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the orchestra in Brahms's Symphony No. 2, and Itzhak Perlman plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sanford Weill & Jordan Roth Honored at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene GalaPhoto Coverage: Sanford Weill & Jordan Roth Honored at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 1, 2015

World-renowned maestro and violinist Itzhak Perlman just headlined a concert and gala celebrating National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's 100th anniversary and honoring legendary financier and philanthropist Sanford I. Weill and Broadway impresario Jordan Roth last night, at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. NYTF is the longest consecutively-producing Jewish Arts company in the world. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This MonthTHIRTEEN's American Masters to Present Premiere of JASCHA HEIFETZ: GOD'S FIDDLER This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters series. (more...)

National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene Celebrates 100th Anniversary Tonight With Itzhak Perlman, Jordan Roth and MoreNational Yiddish Theater Folksbiene Celebrates 100th Anniversary Tonight With Itzhak Perlman, Jordan Roth and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

World-renowned maestro and violinist Itzhak Perlman will headline a concert and gala celebrating National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's 100th anniversary and honoring legendary financier and philanthropist Sanford I. Weill and Broadway impresario Jordan Roth tonight, March 31, 2015, at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. NYTF is the longest consecutively-producing Jewish Arts company in the world. (more...)

Ron Rifkin Joins The Collegiate Chorale's THE ROAD OF PROMISE This MayRon Rifkin Joins The Collegiate Chorale's THE ROAD OF PROMISE This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale announces that Ron Rifkin will join the cast of the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise on May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. (more...)

Milwaukee Symphony Presents CASABLANCA: FILM WITH ORCHESTRA, 4/17Milwaukee Symphony Presents CASABLANCA: FILM WITH ORCHESTRA, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Casablanca: Film with Orchestra on April 17-18, 2015 at the Riverside Theater. Led by Associate Conductor Francesco (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Jascha Heifetz: GOD'S FIDDLER on PBS, 4/16AMERICAN MASTERS to Premiere Jascha Heifetz: GOD'S FIDDLER on PBS, 4/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

?Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen (American Masters - Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes, The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge) uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso, for THIRTEEN's American Masters series. (more...)

ITZHAK PERLMAN to Perform in Concert at Times-Union CenterITZHAK PERLMAN to Perform in Concert at Times-Union Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2015

Itzhak Perlman will perform at Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater on Tuesday, March 24 , 2015 at 7:30PM for one night only featuring pianist Rohan De Silva. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA Concert at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully HallPhoto Coverage: AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA Concert at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 13, 2015

On Thursday, March 12 at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Thomas Crawford, presented Schubert's Symphony No. 9 'Great', Mozart's Mass in C 'Coronation', featuring world-renowned soloists Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Sarah Craft, alto; Marc Molomot, tenor and Michael Kelly, baritone with the American Classical Orchestra Chorus and Beethoven's Egmont Overture and 'Christ on the Mount of Olives' (excerpt). Maestro Thomas Crawford gave a Pre-Concert Lecture at 7:00PM. (more...)

6-Disc Collector's Set THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW Coming to DVD 5/126-Disc Collector's Set THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW Coming to DVD 5/12
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

This May, StarVista Entertainment/Time Life will bring home audiences front row seats for THE BEST OF THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (more...)

Anne-Sophie Mutter to Round Out Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 4/14 & 28Anne-Sophie Mutter to Round Out Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 4/14 & 28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Celebrated violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter concludes her residency as one of this season's Carnegie Hall Perspectives artists with two April concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. She is joined by pianist Yefim Bronfman and cellist Lynn Harrell for a chamber program featuring Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97, 'Archduke' and Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50 on Tuesday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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