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Starry WAR PAINT Becomes Most Successful Musical in Goodman's HistoryStarry WAR PAINT Becomes Most Successful Musical in Goodman's History
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

War Paint has become the most successful musical in Goodman Theatre's history, extended (for a second and final time) through August 21. (more...)

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic: 175th Season Begins in SeptemberAlan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic: 175th Season Begins in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert opens the New York Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season, which also marks his farewell season as Music Director, with three programs featuring Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 9, From the New World - the Philharmonic's first World Premiere of a work written in New York that would become part of the standard repertoire - alongside a New York Premiere, a Philharmonic debut, and other works and soloists closely tied to the Orchestra. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

For its 39th season, le Festival de Lanaudiere invited music lovers to discover some of the works that its founder, Father Fernand Lindsay, liked to hear and teach. Between July 9 and August 7, 2016, fourteen concerts were presented at the Amphitheatre Fernand-Lindsay, eight in churches throughout the region, and two at the Musee d'art de Joliette. In addition, there were four cinema evenings and five morning yoga sessions held outdoors. Nearly 53,000 people attended Festival events - a significant increase over the figure for 2015. (more...)

Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 SeasonHawai'i Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

What's in store for the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra's 2016-2017 Halekulani Masterworks season? Music lovers can anticipate a season filled with color, drama and brilliance featuring superstar performers such as Andre Watts and William Wolfram, and the return of fan favorites Gerard Schwarz, JoAnn Falletta, and Naoto Otomo all showcasing beloved repertoire and masterworks by Bernstein, Gershwin, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and much more. Masterworks subscriptions are on sale now at hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org or by calling 94-MUSIC (946-8742). Single ticket sales begin August 1. (more...)

New CD OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS Out This FallNew CD OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS Out This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

A century's worth of treasures emerge from the shadows of both memory and history in this new CD, OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS, out on digital Sept. 2 and physical CD on Sept. 9, 2016. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

 Schirmer Theatrical is proud to announce the world premiere of Francois Girard's acclaimed film, The Red Violin, screened with live orchestra, featuring John Corigliano's Oscar-winning score. Internationally acclaimed violinist Lara St. John will appear as soloist with Dina Gilbert, Assistant Conductor of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, at the Festival de Lanaudiere in Montreal on July 23rd, 2016. (more...)

John Luther Adams, Carrie Brownstein, Bela Fleck, Steve Reich and More Set for Symphony Space in 2016-17John Luther Adams, Carrie Brownstein, Bela Fleck, Steve Reich and More Set for Symphony Space in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Symphony Space, New York's "cultural town square" on the Upper West Side, is proud to announce its 38th season of innovative programming, running from September 2016 to June 2017. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Le Festival de Lanaudiere regrets to announce that, for reasons of health, soprano Karina Gauvin will be unable to perform as scheduled on Friday, July 22 at 8 p.m. In her place, pianist Tony Yike Yang will play Chopin's Concerto No. 1 in E minor, accompanied by the Orchestre Metropolitain and conductor Mathieu Lussier. (more...)

2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL Concludes This Weekend2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL Concludes This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The 2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL concludes this weekend, wrapping up three weeks of cutting-edge new music by 100+ composers throughout the city. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12.  (more...)

Composer Wlad Marhulets Wins Inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish MusicComposer Wlad Marhulets Wins Inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

The Azrieli Music Project (AMP) is proud to announce that composer Wlad Marhulets is the winner of the inaugural Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music for his Klezmer Clarinet Concerto. Marhulets, who submitted a completed orchestral work on a Jewish theme or subject – along with applicants from around the world – has been granted the second of two $50,000 prizes, which were offered for the first time by the Azrieli Foundation.  (more...)

Jazz Pianist Aaron Diehl to Join Alan Gilbert and the NY Phil for Opening Gala Concert, 9/21Jazz Pianist Aaron Diehl to Join Alan Gilbert and the NY Phil for Opening Gala Concert, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Jazz pianist Aaron Diehl will join Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic for the 2016-17 season Opening Gala Concert, performing Gershwin's Concerto in F in his New York Philharmonic debut, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. The concert launches the New York Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season and Music Director Alan Gilbert's farewell season with a program honoring the Philharmonic's legacy of premiering important works, particularly music connected to New York City. As previously announced, the concert will also feature the New York Premiere of John Corigliano's Stomp for Orchestra and Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 9, From the New World. (more...)

CPR Classical Launches New Contemporary Classical Music ProgramCPR Classical Launches New Contemporary Classical Music Program
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Colorado Public Radio's classical service (CPR Classical) is launching a new weekly program to make contemporary music more accessible and demystify important pieces of the past century. Hosted by CPR Classical's Matt Weesner, “Music Forward” debuts on June 4 and will air Saturdays from 7 to 9 p.m. (more...)

The 2016 MAY FESTIVAL to Conclude This Weekend at Music HallThe 2016 MAY FESTIVAL to Conclude This Weekend at Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The 2016 May Festival, which celebrates and concludes Music Director James Conlon's 37-year tenure, ends Friday and Saturday, May 27-28 with grand scale performances at Music Hall. These will be the final performances at Music Hall prior to its closing for renovation. On Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m., Mr. Conlon leads Dvo?ak's deeply personal cantata, Stabat Mater, a work was written during a time of deep grief for the composer following the death of his children. This rarely-performed work is full of symbolism, following a journey of mourning to hope of Paradise. At the invitation of James Levine, Mr. Conlon made his May Festival debut in 1978 conducting Stabat Mater (the following year he began his storied tenure as Music Director). Joining the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus will be soloists Julianna DiGiacomo (soprano), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor) and Kristinn Sigmundsson (baritone). (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL Announces Webcasts, Broadcasts, and Recordings2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL Announces Webcasts, Broadcasts, and Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

A range of performances and events from the 2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL will be made available through live video webcasts, live audio streams, and on-demand video and audio, several in partnership with WQXR's Q2 Music, which will also feature a 24-hour biennial marathon on May 24. Biennial highlights will later be featured on a radio broadcast on WFMT's Relevant Tones with Seth Boustead, and on a release of biennial highlights on the Philharmonic's digital recording series Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic: 2015-16 Season. (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...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman TheatreJohn Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

NY Philharmonic & Harmony Program Partnering with Second All Stars InitiativeNY Philharmonic & Harmony Program Partnering with Second All Stars Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The New York Philharmonic and Harmony Program, a non-profit organization that provides free instruments and daily classical music instruction to children in economically challenged communities across New York City, will collaborate again in the annual Harmony Program All Stars Ensemble. Nine All Stars - New York City middle- and high-school students from low- income neighborhoods - have been selected by audition for a month-long mentorship with New York Philharmonic musicians. The All Stars will attend a Philharmonic concert, experience an intensive day of coaching and rehearsal with Philharmonic musicians, and perform with their Philharmonic mentors during a free public concert in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. The concert will feature the World Premiere of Lucy's Aria, a string quartet by American composer John Corigliano, which will be premiered as part of a partnership between classical music publisher G. Schirmer and the Harmony Program. (more...)

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by BWW - Apr 10, 2016

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