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MACE to Perform at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, 5/11MACE to Perform at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The New School's Mannes School of Music is pleased to announce that the Mannes American Composers Ensemble (MACE) will perform on Wednesday, May 11, at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall (55 West 13th Street, New York, New York). Conducted by Alan Pierson, the program will feature selections by Steve Reich, Thomas Weaver, and Caleb Burhans. True to the mission of MACE, the program exemplifies the ensemble's commitment to the work of living American composers. The concert will begin at 7:30pm. Admission is free. (more...)

Vancouver Opera to Perform Concert to Honor Retiring General Director, 6/2Vancouver Opera to Perform Concert to Honor Retiring General Director, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Vancouver, BC ~ On June 2, 2016, four of Canada's pre-eminent singers will join the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Music Director Jonathan Darlington, in “BraVO! A Vancouver Opera Concert” – a celebratory concert of opera excerpts honouring VO's General Director James W. Wright, who is retiring June 30th after 17 years at the head of the company.  (more...)

Carnegie Hall Presents Emanuel Ax, 4/26Carnegie Hall Presents Emanuel Ax, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents Emanuel Ax, Wednesday, April 26, 2016 at 8pm. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Art Garfunkel & More Coming to McCarter Theatre Center in MayAlan Cumming, Art Garfunkel & More Coming to McCarter Theatre Center in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center is pleased to announce an eclectic mix of presented programming in the month of May. In addition to the previously announced concerts by Amos Lee, Dark Star Orchestra, and Todd Rundgren, McCarter Theatre Center will also be hosting performances from Alan Cumming, Art Garfunkel, the rescheduled concert by bass-baritone Eric Owens, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 24Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 24
by Audition Roundup - Apr 24, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 24, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

American Academy of Arts and Science Elects BPO's JoAnn FallettaAmerican Academy of Arts and Science Elects BPO's JoAnn Falletta
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

BUFFALO, NY -- JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The induction ceremony will take place on October 8, 2016in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician AwardPittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Penny Anderson Brill, violist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, is one of only five exemplary musicians selected by The League of American Orchestras to receive The Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service. A new program made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, the awards celebrate orchestra musicians and the essential work they do in their communities. (more...)

BWW Review: 1776 Marvels with HistoryBWW Review: 1776 Marvels with History
by Katherine Waddell - Apr 22, 2016

If you've ever dozed off in history class during the topic of the Declaration of Independence, prepare to be taught the same lesson in a much more interesting way. This past weekend at The South Bend Civic Theatre, 1776 opened. There were no limitations on how they dramatized the creation of the most influential document in the history of the United States of America. (more...)

Mozart's DIE ENTFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL to Open This Week at the MetMozart's DIE ENTFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL to Open This Week at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail, which has not been seen on the Met stage in almost a decade, opens April 22 led by James Levine, who recently announced that he would assume the new title of Music Director Emeritus at the conclusion of the Met's current season. (more...)

The Crossing Joins ICE and Quicksilver for Epic 'SEVEN RESPONSES' ProjectThe Crossing Joins ICE and Quicksilver for Epic 'SEVEN RESPONSES' Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

In its tenth anniversary season, THE CROSSING -- the extraordinary chamber choir from Philadelphia, dedicated to new music and conducted by Donald Nally -- has commissioned seven of the world's foremost composers to compose fifteen-minute musical responses to Dietrich Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri (translated as 'The Limbs of our Jesus'), a monumental seven-part cantata cycle composed in 1680 and known as the first Lutheran oratorio. (more...)

La Mama to Present COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #134 with Gabriel Berry, 4/23La Mama to Present COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #134 with Gabriel Berry, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

LA MAMA presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #134 "GABRIEL BERRY" - Saturday, APRIL 23, 2016 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm?-- Located at, La MaMa, Downstairs (66 East 4th Street, NYC). (more...)

City Circle Acting Company Presents 1776: THE MUSICALCity Circle Acting Company Presents 1776: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the musical 1776 from April 29-May 8 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are April 29, 30 and May 6, 7 at 7:30 pm and May 1, 8 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Media Theatre's '1776'Photo Flash: First Look at Media Theatre's '1776'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

'1776' is on at The Media Theatre through May 22. The Tony winning musical details--with humorous insight and energetic pacing, plus songs like 'Sit Down John', 'Mama Look Sharp' and 'Cool Cool Considerate Men' -- our founding fathers as they create the Declaration of Independence. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Reference Recordings to Release Manfred Honeck Tchaikovsky Recording, 5/13Reference Recordings to Release Manfred Honeck Tchaikovsky Recording, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

A brilliant new interpretation of Tchaikovsky's final symphony, a work of great originality and power, in superb audiophile sound! (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Provides Perfect Curtain Call for StefanoBWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Provides Perfect Curtain Call for Stefano
by Paul Batterson - Apr 9, 2016

It has been 18 years between John Stefano's performances as John Adams in 1776 and his return on April 7 as Tevye in Otterbein University's production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. The chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, who is retiring after 24 years at Otterbein, never lost a beat. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct ELEKTRA, Starring Nina Stemme, at Met OperaEsa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct ELEKTRA, Starring Nina Stemme, at Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Legendary director Patrice Chéreau's final work, an acclaimed staging of Richard Strauss's tragedy Elektra, comes to the Met April 14 with Esa-Pekka Salonen leading a cast headed by Nina Stemme in her first Met performances of the bloodthirsty princess. (more...)

California Symphony Announces 30th SeasonCalifornia Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. Throughout its 30-year history, the Orchestra has made American repertoire its special focus, nurturing and commissioning work from emerging American composers as well as performing the most revered core classical repertoire. (more...)

Leonard Slatkin Becomes Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, September 2017Leonard Slatkin Becomes Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, September 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

On September 1, 2017, Leonard Slatkin will become Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre national de Lyon (ONL). The recruitment process for a new music director has been launched. (more...)

New York Philharmonic's 'Concerts in the Parks' to Return for 51st Season This JuneNew York Philharmonic's 'Concerts in the Parks' to Return for 51st Season This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The 2016 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 51st season with five free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, on the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (June 15 and 16); Prospect Park, Brooklyn (June 17); Cunningham Park, Queens (June 20); and Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (June 21). (more...)

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