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Massive Mid-Century Masterpieces Link Two Modern Composers in Jacaranda Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Jacaranda's 10th anniversary season continues tonight, February 22, 2014 with a dinner break - a break that separates the performances of two 20-movement mid-twentieth-century masterworks by John Cage and Olivier Messiaen. Each cycle is played by an American pianist with whom the music has become synonymous: Adam Tendler and Christopher Taylor, respectively. The consecutive concerts (Tendler at 5:00 p.m. and Taylor at 7:30 p.m.) will take place at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401. (more...)

Utah Symphony's Valentine's Day Concert Features Tchaikovsky, Mahler, and More This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Flowers, hearts and marriage are showcased in the sounds of love and affection in the Utah Symphony's Valentine's Day performance this weekend, Feb. 14 - 15 at Abravanel Hall. (more...)

Kronos Quartet and Friends to Perform in 40th Anniversary Celebration at Carnegie Hall, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Carnegie Hall celebrates the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking contemporary music ensemble Kronos Quartet with a one-night-only concert in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage featuring collaborations with some of the group's close colleagues and longtime artistic partners on Friday, March 28 at 8:00 p.m. The program includes the world premiere of Terry Riley's The Serquent Risadome, commissioned by Carnegie Hall and written for the anniversary, which marks the 27th new work for Kronos by the acclaimed California maverick composer. (more...)

The Wild Project Announces POETIC LICENSE 2014: SHADES OF LOVE and 2014 Avant Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Wild Project has announced some new and exciting events as part of their calender, including Poetic License 2014: Shades of Love and the 2014 Avant Music Festival. (more...)

Meredith Monk Announces National and International Performances, Releases, Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Five decades later and still blazing new trails, Meredith Monk began preparation for her Fiftieth Year celebration with the January 29 announcement of her appointment as the 2014/15 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall. Her spring calendar, a prelude to her 50th anniversary events, is crammed with New York, national and international performances, record and CD releases, workshops and residencies designed to showcase Monk's groundbreaking work past and present. (more...)

LA Philharmonic, Norm Lewis, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, Emerson String Quartet and More Set for Lincoln Center, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

This March, Lincoln Center presents American Songbook with 'Jim Caruso's Cast Party Goes to the Movies!', Great Performers concerts by pianist Murray Perahia, the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by Gustavo Dudamel, and the Emerson String Quartet, plus Target Free Thursdays and Meet the Artist Saturdays. Details below! (more...)

Utah Symphony's Valentine's Day Concert to Feature Tchaikovsky, Mahler, and More, 2/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Flowers, hearts and marriage are showcased in the sounds of love and affection in the Utah Symphony's Valentine's Day performance on Feb. 14 - 15 at Abravanel Hall. Fall in love with Maestro Thierry Fischer as he leads guest Violinist Itamar Zorman through Tchaikovsky's "Violin Concerto in D Major." Composed in 1878, this concerto is one of the best known and is considered to be one of the most technically difficult. (more...)

Massive Mid-Century Masterpieces to Link Two Modern Composers in Jacaranda Concert, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Jacaranda's 10th anniversary season continues on Saturday, February 22, 2014 with a dinner break - a break that separates the performances of two 20-movement mid-twentieth-century masterworks by John Cage and Olivier Messiaen. Each cycle is played by an American pianist with whom the music has become synonymous: Adam Tendler and Christopher Taylor, respectively. The consecutive concerts (Tendler at 5:00 p.m. and Taylor at 7:30 p.m.) will take place at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University Presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

On Today, January 30 and Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 8:00pm, Miller Theatre at Columbia University presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, a two-night percussion extravaganza that will encompass the world of solo percussion composition from its beginnings in the 1950's avant-garde, to the current day. (more...)

Rachel Rosenthal Company's INSTANT FAIR TALES Adds 2/8-9 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Rachel Rosenthal Company (RRC) presents Instant Fairy Tales, a brand new series of original fairy tales for the 21st century at Espace DbD in Los Angeles. Instant Fairy Tales: The Longest Winter, the series' inaugural offering, which features an allegorical tale about learning to care for the environment, will be held on Saturdays, January 25 and February 8, as well as Sundays, January 26 and February 9, 2014. The performances, by Rachel Rosenthal Company's TOHUBOHU! Extreme Theatre Ensemble, begin at 4:00pm and 7:00pm on Saturdays, as well as at 2:00pm and 5:00pm on Sundays. Instant Fairy Tales are particularly well suited for children and families. Seating in the intimate performance space is limited to 35 patrons per show. Tickets cost $5. Reservations are necessary to insure seats and can be made online via Brown Paper Tickets at instantfairytales.brownpapertickets.com. The Rachel Rosenthal Company's venue, Espace DbD, is located at 2847 South Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034 (310-839-0661). Street parking is available. For more information, please see www.rachelrosenthal.org. (more...)

Roulette to Present Neil Rolnick's DYNAMIC RAM & CONCERT GRAND, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Roulette presents the world premiere of Neil Rolnick's Dynamic RAM & Concert Grand, commissioned by the Fromm Foundation for Bang On A Can All-Stars pianist Vicky Chow. (more...)

INSTANT FAIRY TALES: THE LONGEST WINTER Debuts This Weekend at Espace DbD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

The Rachel Rosenthal Company (RRC) presents Instant Fairy Tales, a brand new quarterly series of original fairy tales for the 21st century at Espace DbD in Los Angeles. Instant Fairy Tales: The Longest Winter, the series' inaugural offering, which features an allegorical tale about learning to care for the environment, will be held today, January 25 and Sunday, January 26, 2014. (more...)

Jacaranda Welcomes Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis in HALLUCINATION Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Jacaranda, the series of intimate concert adventures into the realm of new and rarely heard classical music presents 'Hallucination,' featuring the music of avant-garde composers Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis tonight, January 25, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 2nd Street, Santa Monica, 90401. (more...)

John Kelly Brings THE ESCAPE ARTIST to Bryn Mawr College Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The 2013-14 season of the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series continues in the New Year with The Escape Artist from Bessie and Obie Award-winning performance artist, musician and actor John Kelly. The New York Times said of the piece: 'You realize what you're watching isn't so much an artist inventing himself as inevitably discovering the true self within.' The performance takes place tonight, January 24, 2014 at Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Presents Four Works by Jirí Kylián This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic leadership of Glenn Edgerton, will present its first-ever mixed repertory program devoted to the work of a single choreographer during the Spring Series, March 13-16, 2014. This engagement's four works by Sarabande (1990), for an all-male ensemble and set to Bach's second partita for solo violin with electronically manipulated live vocals; and Falling Angels (1989), for a cast of eight women and set to part one of Steve Reich's phased-percussion composition, Drumming, to be performed live by Third Coast Percussion, Ensemble- in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BAC Announces Cage Cunningham Campaign to Support Artist Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the launch of a two-year, $1 million campaign to establish the Cage Cunningham Fund for artist fellowships, named after legendary artistic partners John Cage and Merce Cunningham. (more...)

Museum of Modern Art Opens US Premiere of DANCE FOR NOTHING Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art presents the US Premiere of DANCE FOR NOTHING, today and tomorrow, January 15 and 16, 2014. (more...)

Beth Morrison Projects and HERE Kick Off PROTOTYPE: OPERA/THEATRE/NOW, Now thru Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Beth MorrisON PROJECTS and HERE have announced the full lineup for the second annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now, running today, January 8-19, 2014 at five venues across New York City: Baruch Performing Arts Center, HERE, Joe's Pub, Roulette, and Trinity Wall Street. (more...)

The Museum of Modern Art Presents US Premiere of DANCE FOR NOTHING, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art presents the US Premiere of DANCE FOR NOTHING, January 15 and 16, 2014. Run time: 80 minutes (including a discussion with the audience) at the Museum of Modern Art, Werner and Elaine Danheisser Gallery, fourth floor, 11 West 53 Street* / tickets $12. (more...)

Jacaranda to Welcome Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis in HALLUCINATION, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

Jacaranda, the series of intimate concert adventures into the realm of new and rarely heard classical music presents "Hallucination," featuring the music of avant-garde composers Karlheinz Stockhausen and Iannis Xenakis on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 2nd Street, Santa Monica, 90401. (more...)

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