Itzhak Perlman News

Trudy Carmichael's IMPROVISED ONE-WOMAN SHOW to Play The DuplexTrudy Carmichael's IMPROVISED ONE-WOMAN SHOW to Play The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Trudy Carmichael Presents' The Improvised One-Woman Show! on April 29th, 2017 at 7:00pm at The Duplex Cabaret Theater. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel. The event will feature a special performance by 2016 Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard with Pablo Heras-Casado and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, and will be hosted by mezzo-soprano and OSL board member Susan Graham. (more...)

Jose Ramon Mendez Up Next for 6 @ 6 Series at Yamaha Artists Piano SalonJose Ramon Mendez Up Next for 6 @ 6 Series at Yamaha Artists Piano Salon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

6@6 at Yamaha Solo Piano Series presents Jose Ramon Mendez in concert on Tuesday, March 28 @ 6:00 PM, as the second program of their 2017 performance series, curated by Mirian Conti, at Yamaha Artists Piano Salon, 689 Fifth Avenue (entrance on 54th street), 3rd floor in Manhattan. (more...)

Stage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLANDStage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The production will be conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature previously announced stars Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, Christopher Fitzgerald - with Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan, and Jeffrey Schecter just joining the lineup - alongside 130 singers of MasterVoices, with Orchestra of St. Luke's. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents ITZHAK PERLMAN IN RECITAL, 4/23Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents ITZHAK PERLMAN IN RECITAL, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman in a program of masterpieces by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Schumann, and Ravel. Perlman will be accompanied by pianist Rohan De Silva on Sunday, April 23 at Lyric's Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. (more...)

Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Peak Performances will present the All Terrain String Festival: Bolcom 4x4, a three-day festival in which four of the world's foremost string quartets will perform the work of prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer William Bolcom, along with music by a wide variety of other composers, from Mozart to Dizzy Gillespie. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9. Conducted by Thomas CrawfordAmerican Classical Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9. Conducted by Thomas Crawford
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

On Tuesday, April 11 at 8:00PM at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, the American Classical Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, the composer's towering final achievement. Unique among the seasons' 9th performances, this concert will be performed on period instruments, using the tempos and performance techniques of its premiere nearly 200 years ago. The thrilling textures and nuanced blend of period instruments with the voices of the highly acclaimed ACO Chorus will transport listeners back to the sound world of the early 19th century, while bringing them closer to the composer's intentions and original markings. The result is a deeper, more fulfilling musical experience of this great work. To provide greater understanding, Maestro Thomas Crawford will deliver an introduction, with orchestra and chorus onstage to perform excerpts, before conducting the 70-minute Symphony. This combination of pre-symphony talk and period instrument performance offers rare and meaningful immersion into this much-loved symphony. Soloists are Sherezade Panthaki, Michael Sumuel, Helen Karloski and Kang Wang. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 4/11American Classical Orchestra Performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

On Tuesday, April 11 at 8:00PM at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, the American Classical Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, the composer's towering final achievement. Unique among the seasons' 9th performances, this concert will be performed on period instruments, using the tempos and performance techniques of its premiere nearly 200 years ago. The thrilling textures and nuanced blend of period instruments with the voices of the highly acclaimed ACO Chorus will transport listeners back to the sound world of the early 19th century, while bringing them closer to the composer's intentions and original markings.  The result is a deeper, more fulfilling musical experience of this great work. To provide greater understanding, Maestro Thomas Crawford will deliver an introduction, with orchestra and chorus onstage to perform excerpts, before conducting the 70-minute Symphony. This combination of pre-symphony talk and period instrument performance offers rare and meaningful immersion into this much-loved symphony. Soloists are Sherezade Panthaki, Michael Sumuel, Helen Karloski and Kang Wang. (more...)

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Presents GIL SHAHAM Next MonthThe Columbus Symphony Orchestra Presents GIL SHAHAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????Music Director Rossen Milanov and the CSO welcome world-class American violinist and Grammy winner Gil Shaham as he channels the warmth and humor of Prokofiev's Concerto No. 2 in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra. (more...)

Virginia Arts Festival Presents Itzhak Perlman With Virginia Symphony OrchestraVirginia Arts Festival Presents Itzhak Perlman With Virginia Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. In this eagerly anticipated return engagement at the Virginia Arts Festival, Mr. Perlman will perform moving and beautiful music from famous film scores with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by JoAnn Falletta, on April 13 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Announce 2017-2018 SeasonSan Francisco Symphony Announce 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) today announced plans for the 2017-18 season, comprising more than 200 concerts in eleven months presented at Davies Symphony Hall. The Orchestra's 106th season is highlighted by musical touchstones that are trademarks of MTT's artistic vision for the Orchestra. (more...)

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Comes Harris Center, 3/19National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Comes Harris Center, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Considered to be one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (NSOU) was entrusted with the premier performances of works by Prokofiev and Shostakovich, and joined by soloists like Artur Rubinstein, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern, and many more. (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 - Feb 25, 2017

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert on Thursday, 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...)

American Classical Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIC SYMPOSIUM, 3/13American Classical Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIC SYMPOSIUM, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On Monday, March 13, 2017 from 8:00-9:30pm at St. Michael's Church Sanctuary, Amsterdam Avenue between W 99th and W 100th Street. Conductor Thomas Crawford will lead The Making of the Beethoven 9th Symphony, a symphonic symposium on classical music's most iconic masterpiece,Beethoven's 9th Symphony. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH JOSHUA BELL AND THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRABWW Review: AN EVENING WITH JOSHUA BELL AND THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 15, 2017

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Artistic Director of Mesa Arts Center's Classical Music Series Zuill Bailey Wins Grammy AwardsArtistic Director of Mesa Arts Center's Classical Music Series Zuill Bailey Wins Grammy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Cellist Zuill Bailey, artistic director of Mesa Arts Center's Classical Music Inside Out Series, was recognized yesterday with Grammy awards for "Tales of Hemingway" by composer Michael Daugherty. Bailey received Grammy Awards for Best Classical Instrumental Solo, Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Best Classical Compendium. Following the event, Bailey will travel to Mesa, AZ for a week of engagements and performances at Mesa Arts Center, the Arizona Museum of Natural History, Arizona State University, Highland Elementary School and Mesa Express Library. (more...)

Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble Presents All String Quartet Program, 2/11Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble Presents All String Quartet Program, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble, Inc. (MCCE) continues its 13th Season, Revolution #13, with an All String Quartet Program on Saturday, February 11th at 8pm at the Staten Island Museum. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick, Jessica Hecht, David Hyde Pierce and More Take Part in Reading of Elie Wiesel's NIGHTPhoto Flash: Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick, Jessica Hecht, David Hyde Pierce and More Take Part in Reading of Elie Wiesel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Prominent figures from the arts, politics, human rights, social justice, the media, and academia gathered for a continuous reading of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel's seismic Holocaust memoir, 'Night,' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The all-day 'Night' event took place in front of an overflow audience at the Museum. BroadwayWorld has photos from the reading below, plus footage from the event! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Elie Wiesel's NIGHT Reading, Featuring Broadway's Jessica Hecht, Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick and MoreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Elie Wiesel's NIGHT Reading, Featuring Broadway's Jessica Hecht, Tovah Feldshuh, Sheldon Harnick and More
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

Prominent figures from the arts, politics, human rights, social justice, the media, and academia gathered for a continuous reading of Nobel Peace laureate Elie Wiesel's seismic Holocaust memoir, 'Night,' at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The all-day 'Night' event took place in front of an overflow audience at the Museum. You can watch footage of the entire event, produced by Folksbiene executive producer Christopher Massimine (edited to 4:30 hours), below! (more...)

RPO 95th Season Opens with Itzhak PerlmanRPO 95th Season Opens with Itzhak Perlman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announced its 2017/18 season to a packed house in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre earlier this evening. The Orchestra's third annual, free Season Preview Concert once again featured the entire orchestra onstage performing selected excerpts, with emcee Music Director Ward Stare joined for the first time by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik. The two co-hosted the informal and lively evening from a living room-type setting on stage, and took turns conducting highlights from the upcoming Philharmonics and Pops Series. (more...)

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