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VIDEO: Laura Linney Reveals She Saw a Ghost at Broadway's Belasco Theater!VIDEO: Laura Linney Reveals She Saw a Ghost at Broadway's Belasco Theater!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James asked guest Laura Linney about performing at Broadway's Belasco Theater, notorious for rumors of being haunted, and learns she went in a skeptic and came out a believer. (more...)

Colburn School Announces 2017-2018 SeasonColburn School Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Colburn School Announces 2017–2018 Concerts and Events. Highlights include: (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale August 1st for Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2017-18 SeasonSingle Tickets on Sale August 1st for Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic will start selling single tickets on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to its 13 performances from September 2017 - May 2018 through The Smith Center Box Office.  This will be the orchestra's 19th concert season and Donato Cabrera's 4th season as Music Director for the Las Vegas Philharmonic.  (more...)

Josh Young, Kirsten Scott, Jamie Laverdiere, Darnell Abraham and More to Lead RAGTIME at Ogunquit PlayhouseJosh Young, Kirsten Scott, Jamie Laverdiere, Darnell Abraham and More to Lead RAGTIME at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse has created an all new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, on stage from August 2 to August 26. This sweeping musical is complete with a cast and creative team of Broadway veterans including Kirsten Scott, Jamie LaVerdiere, Darnell Abraham, Lindsay Roberts, Tony-Award nominee Josh Young, Director Seth Sklar-Heyn and Set and Projection Designer Tim Mackabee. The Ogunquit production will also feature the original Tony-nominated costumes by Santo Loquasto. (more...)

Andres Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong Promoted to Associate Conductors with Pittsburgh SymphonyAndres Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong Promoted to Associate Conductors with Pittsburgh Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Andres Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong, who have served as assistant conductors with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since September 2015, will be renewing their contracts and also be promoted to associate conductors. (more...)

NYO-USA to Make Inaugural Tour to Latin America This SummerNYO-USA to Make Inaugural Tour to Latin America This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

This summer, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, featuring 115 outstanding young musicians from across the country, comes together for its fifth year of extraordinary music making, culminating in the orchestra's first-ever tour of Latin America. NYO-USA's 2017 Latin America tour takes place from July 26 through August 4 with orchestra performances in Guadalajara, Mexico; Quito, Ecuador; and Bogota, Colombia, including side-by-side musical collaborations with fellow young musicians in all three tour countries. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Invites Public To Free Tour Send-Off ConcertPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Invites Public To Free Tour Send-Off Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck invite the public to a free concert at Heinz Hall on August 19 at 8 p.m. The program will include highlights from the tour repertoire. The Pittsburgh Symphony's newest disc from Reference Recordings, Shostakovich 5, will be available for the first time at this concert. (more...)

Jonathan Bailey Holland's World Premiere Opens Cincinnati Symphony's Renovated Music HallJonathan Bailey Holland's World Premiere Opens Cincinnati Symphony's Renovated Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland has been commissioned by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and conductor Louis Langrée to write a world premiere for the re-opening of the Music Hall as part of their Grand Opening festivities, October 6-7, 2017. Holland has composed Stories of Home with the idea that over the decades, the Music Hall has served as a “home” for people from a variety of walks of life. (more...)

Marin Alsop Leads NYO-USA and Music Educators in a Free Pop-Up Concert in Times SquareMarin Alsop Leads NYO-USA and Music Educators in a Free Pop-Up Concert in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

This Saturday, July 22 at 1:00 p.m., conductor Marin Alsop will lead an orchestra and chorus of more than 165 people, including members of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) and music teachers from around the country, in a free pop-up performance in Times Square as part of Carnegie Hall's Summer Music Educators Workshop. The program will include John Adams's Short Ride in a Fast Machine and Bernstein's "Somewhere" from West Side Story (with an orchestra and a chorus made up of music educators). Ronnie Oliver, Jr. will also lead the choir of music educators in David Lang's make peace and Ernani Aguiar's Salmo 150, and Nicole Mitchell will lead a creative ensemble in improvised works. (more...)

Marinas Menu: Discover History with MADEIRA WINESMarinas Menu: Discover History with MADEIRA WINES
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 19, 2017

Madeira Wine shares the name of Madeira, a small island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal.The slopes of the island have become the site of vineyards producing high quality grapes that yield exceptional wines. (more...)

NYO-USA Performs at Carnegie Hall This Friday, 7/21 Prior to Latin American TourNYO-USA Performs at Carnegie Hall This Friday, 7/21 Prior to Latin American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Carnegie Hall's acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) -featuring some of the finest teen musicians from across the country, ages 16-19, representing 33 U.S. states-will perform its fifth annual concert at Carnegie Hall, led by acclaimed conductor Marin Alsop, on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 p.m.  (more...)

San Francisco Opera Holds Open Audition for Adult SupernumerariesSan Francisco Opera Holds Open Audition for Adult Supernumeraries
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Have you ever dreamed of being on the War Memorial Opera House stage? San Francisco Opera is looking for adult supernumeraries (extras) to appear in the Company's upcoming Fall 2017 Season. An open audition will be held on Monday, July 31 beginning at 6 p.m. at the War Memorial Opera House. No previous experience is required and there is no fee to audition. (more...)

INK Transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre West EndINK Transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. A young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asks the impossible and launches The Sun's first editor's quest: to give the people what they want. No matter the cost. (more...)

A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Bringing Flurry of Preparations to Gaylord Opryland ResortA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Bringing Flurry of Preparations to Gaylord Opryland Resort
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The hottest days of summer always bring a flurry of Christmas preparations at Gaylord Opryland Resort, and this year is no exception as crews start hanging lights for the 34th annual A Country Christmas. (more...)

Grammy Winner Thomas Young Joins Jeff Perry in STANDUP SHAKESPEARE 7/17Grammy Winner Thomas Young Joins Jeff Perry in STANDUP SHAKESPEARE 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces a change in the casting of the LookOut Series Concert Reading of Standup Shakespeare. This event, which is a benefit concert reading for the theatre, will still feature the extraordinary talent of Steppenwolf co-founder Jeff Perry and Broadway legend Alice Ripley. Joining them will be Grammy and Clio Award-winning Opera singer Thomas Young, who was in the original Off-Broadway production directed by Mike Nichols and is featured on the Standup Shakespeare cabaret review album recorded in 1995. (more...)

Gidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music LineupGidon Kremer, Julia Wolfe, ICE and More Set for BAC's Fall 2017 Music Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center's (BAC) Fall 2017 music presentations include BAC Salon: Telemann, Farrin, Wolfe + Prokofiev featuring the New York premiere of a work by Julia Wolfe (October 5 and 6); violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer performing Mieczyslaw Weinberg's 24 Preludes, Op. 100 (October 31 and November 1); and BAC Salon: Pauline Oliveros featuring IONE and International Contemporary Ensemble (November 28). (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale 7/15 for Artist Series Concerts' 2017-2018 SeasonTickets Go On Sale 7/15 for Artist Series Concerts' 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Tickets for Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota's 22nd season will be available online beginning July 15 at www.artistseriesconcerts.org. The season, which features a dynamic line-up of established and emerging classical, cabaret, jazz and pops artists, runs September 2017 through May 2018.  The performances will be held at a variety of venues throughout Sarasota County. (more...)

BWW INTERVIEW: Shilvock, Part 2: Leadership, Creating a New Canon, and SustainabilityBWW INTERVIEW: Shilvock, Part 2: Leadership, Creating a New Canon, and Sustainability
by Erica Miner - Jul 10, 2017

The quest for power, the greed for success and frenzy of people coming together trying to find quick wealth (more...)

DRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom CenterDRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Segerstrom Center for the Arts will co-present Tod Browning's 1931 film classic DRACULA starring Bela Lugosi with original music by Philip Glass performed live by the legendary composer at the piano, the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet, with Michael Riesman directing from the keyboard. (more...)

Grant Gershon Renews Contract as L.A. Opera's Resident ConductorGrant Gershon Renews Contract as L.A. Opera's Resident Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Placido Domingo announced today that Grant Gershon has renewed his contract as Resident Conductor of LA Opera through the end of the 2019/20 season.  (more...)

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