John Adams News

Esa Pekka Salonen Leads Two Weeks Of Concerts At Chicago SymphonyEsa Pekka Salonen Leads Two Weeks Of Concerts At Chicago Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in two subscription concert programs (March 2-11), recognizing Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams on the occasion of his 70th Birthday this year. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony To Celebrate MOZART IN PRAGUE, 3/10 & 12Pittsburgh Symphony To Celebrate MOZART IN PRAGUE, 3/10 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Prague is the city that cherished Mozart, inspired Smetana and Jana?ek, and launched Dvo?ak. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates the city's unique place in musical history during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, "Mozart in Prague," on March 10 & 12 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28New York Philharmonic To Return To BRAVO! Vail, 7/21-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado, celebrating its 30th season, for the Orchestra's 15th annual summer residency, July 21-28, 2017. The residency will include six orchestral concerts that honor the Philharmonic's legacy on the occasion of its 175th anniversary season and the conclusion of Alan Gilbert's tenure as Music Director. (more...)

George London Foundation to Welcome Paul Appleby & Sarah Mesko in RecitalGeorge London Foundation to Welcome Paul Appleby & Sarah Mesko in Recital
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Tenor Paul Appleby, the 2011 George London Award winner who, it was recently announced, will be in the cast of the world premiere of John Adams's Girls of the Golden West with San Francisco Opera next season, teams up with mezzo-soprano and 2015 George London Award winner Sarah Mesko and pianist Ken Noda for the season's second event in the George London Foundation Recital Series at The Morgan Library & Museum on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 4:00 pm. (more...)

David Robertson To Lead The St. Louis Symphony Honoring John Adam's 70th Birthday, 3/31David Robertson To Lead The St. Louis Symphony Honoring John Adam's 70th Birthday, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Music Director David Robertson conducts the St. Louis Symphony in a concert performance of John Adams's critically acclaimed oratorio,The Gospel According to the Other Mary, on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Alexander Hamilton Documents Will Be on View at New York Antiquarian Book FairAlexander Hamilton Documents Will Be on View at New York Antiquarian Book Fair
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

A unique collection of original letters, documents and imprints relating to the life and times of Alexander Hamilton-the orphan immigrant founding father who fought for independence, founded our financial system, and fostered a government capable of surviving internal factions and foreign foes-will be unveiled at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, March 9-12, at the Park Avenue Armory, booths E 33-35. (more...)

Get Ready for 54 Below's All-Female 1776 with an Instagram Preview from Carolee CarmelloGet Ready for 54 Below's All-Female 1776 with an Instagram Preview from Carolee Carmello
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

This Monday, February 20th, President's Day, an all-female cast will present the musical 1776 in concert at Feinstein's/54 Below. Star Carolee Carmello recently posted an Instagram video previewing the exciting evening. (more...)

Cast Complete for A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Will Cobbs and Dawn Ursula, at Arena StageCast Complete for A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Will Cobbs and Dawn Ursula, at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The 'play that changed American theater forever' (New York Times) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater for the first time ever this spring. (more...)

Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-SeptemberManford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra return to Europe to perform at prominent music festivals from August 25 to September 9, 2017. (more...)

Vocal Arts Ensemble To Perform CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPARD, 3/4-5Vocal Arts Ensemble To Perform CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPARD, 3/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble (VAE), the city's premier professional choral ensemble, will perform the regional premiere of the nationally acclaimed concert-length oratorio Considering Matthew Shepard under the direction of Grammy Award-winning Music Director Craig Hella Johnson, who composed the work. (more...)

Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke to Make Sydney Symphony Orchestra DebutAustralian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke to Make Sydney Symphony Orchestra Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Australian music sensation Kate Miller-Heidke will bring her inimitable vocal ability to the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall next month in her debut collaboration with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. The virtuosic singer-songwriter will perform a selection of her most popular hits with the orchestra, including Last Day on Earth, O Vertigo! and Sarah, as well as highlights from her award-winning opera The Rabbits. (more...)

Houston Native Timothy McCallister Joins Houston Symphony For John Adams CelebrationHouston Native Timothy McCallister Joins Houston Symphony For John Adams Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Houston Symphony joins musicians and orchestras around the world in the continued celebration of American composer John Adams' 70th birthday with a performance of Adams' Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra featuring world-renowned saxophonist Timothy McAllister at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 and 25 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Jones Hall. (more...)

92Y Announces 2017/18 Classical Concerts92Y Announces 2017/18 Classical Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

92nd Street Y (92Y) and Tisch Center for the Arts Director Hanna Arie-Gaifman today announced concert programming for the 2017/18 season, which brings both the world's rising talent and most renowned artists to 92Y's intimate and acoustically rich Kaufmann Concert Hall. (more...)

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Celebrates John Adams 70th Birthday With THE WOUND-DRESSER, 2/25-26Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Celebrates John Adams 70th Birthday With THE WOUND-DRESSER, 2/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) takes part in the world-wide celebration honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Adams on the occasion of his 70th birthday when guest conductor Carlos Kalmar leads a performance of Adams' The Wound-Dresser on Saturday, February 25, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, February 26, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall.  (more...)

Carolee Carmello to Lead All-Female 1776 at Feinstein's/54 Below on President's DayCarolee Carmello to Lead All-Female 1776 at Feinstein's/54 Below on President's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

On February 20th, President's Day, an all-female cast will present the musical 1776 in concert at Feinstein's/54 Below.  (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates BIG APPLE, 2/24-26Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates BIG APPLE, 2/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lahav Shani, in his Pittsburgh debut, perform landmark works honoring the city of New York by some of America's most celebrated composers during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, "Rhapsody in Blue," on February 24-26 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th SeasonLos Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New works, multimedia presentations, performances of choral masterworks, and an expansive state-wide community singing project that will have global reach comprise the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 54th season announced today by Artistic Director Grant Gershon and President and CEO Jean Davidson. (more...)

Stage and Screen Vet William Daniels Sets Spring Release for 'THERE I GO AGAIN' MemoirStage and Screen Vet William Daniels Sets Spring Release for 'THERE I GO AGAIN' Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

William Daniels's new memoir, THERE I GO AGAIN: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, KITT, and Many Others, will be hitting bookshelves on March 1, 2017. It is already available on Kindle. The book will span his decades-long acting career and the roles his fans have come to know and love. (more...)

VIDEO: Paul Giamatti Compares Donald Trump to President John AdamsVIDEO: Paul Giamatti Compares Donald Trump to President John Adams
by - Feb 7, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Paul Giamatti, star of 'Billions' may have played a wine snob in the movies but in real life he's disappointed by many sommeliers. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts MedalStage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts Medal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ('67 ArD '05) is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

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