Joseph Alessi News

CARMEN, Jonathan Biss, eighth blackbird, Deborah Voigt, Alan Gilbert and More Set for Music Academy of the West's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Music Academy of the West will inaugurate an unprecedented partnership with the world-renowned New York Philharmonic and present a new production of Georges Bizet's popular opera Carmen in honor of Marilyn Horne's 80th birthday as part of the Academy's 67th annual Summer Festival. The Music Academy will present some 200 events over the course of its coming season, which begins June 16 and concludes August 9. (more...)

Very Young People's Concerts to Continue with AT HOME WITH PHILHARMONIC FAMILIES: 'BRASS', 1/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

The New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts (VYPCs), for children ages 3 to 6, continue Sunday, January 5, 2014, at 12:30 and 3:00 p.m. and Monday, January 6 at 10:30 a.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street. (more...)

ArtsRock Presents The New York Philharmonic Brass Quintet, Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

ArtsRock brings The New York Philharmonic Brass Quintet back to Rockland County for a very special, joyous holiday concert. The quintet, arguably the best brass players on the planet, is comprised of Trumpet, Joseph Burgstaller, Principal Horn, Philip Myers, Principal Trombone, Joseph Alessi, Principal Tuba, Alan Baer and Trumpet, Ethan Bensdorf. Both Alessi and Baer are Hudson Valley residents. The Quintet's uncompromising standards demand an acoustic environment that assures unfaltering clarity and richness in tone. And surprising to some, it was Temple Beth Torah that satisfied their search for aural perfection in an intimate setting. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see and hear these peerless, world renowned musicians in a small venue, wonderfully convenient to all Rockland and Bergen County residents. (more...)

CD REVIEW: The Principal Brass - Debut CD 'New York'
by Peter Danish - Sep 04, 2013

Who says classical music can't be fun? (more...)

NY Phil Presents SUMMERTIME CLASSICS Conducted by Bramwell Tovey, Now thru 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2013

The New York Philharmonic will present its tenth season of Summertime Classics, today, July 3-7, 2013, featuring five themed concerts with Bramwell Tovey, who has been the host and conductor of the series since its founding in 2004. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Concludes 'Very Young People's Concerts' with BRASS, 3/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2013

The New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts, for children ages 3 to 6, will conclude today, March 17, 2013, at 12:30 and 3:00 p.m. and Monday, March 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street. The program, titled Philharmonic Families: 'Brass,' is the final installment in a season of concerts presenting an overview of the sections of the symphony orchestra. (more...)

NY Phil to Present SUMMERTIME CLASSICS Conducted by Bramwell Tovey, 7/37
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

The New York Philharmonic will present its tenth season of Summertime Classics, July 3-7, 2013, featuring five themed concerts with Bramwell Tovey, who has been the host and conductor of the series since its founding in 2004. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Conclude 'Very Young People's Concerts' with BRASS, 3/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2013

harmonic Very Young People's Concerts, for children ages 3 to 6, will conclude Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 12:30 and 3:00 p.m. and Monday, March 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street. The program, titled Philharmonic Families: 'Brass,' is the final installment in a season of concerts presenting an overview of the sections of the symphony orchestra. (more...)

Stephanie Blythe Makes Her Carnegie Hall Recital Debut, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2013

On Monday, March 11, at 8:00 p.m., the versatile and commanding mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, joined by frequent collaborator, pianist Warren Jones, makes her Carnegie Hall recital debut in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with a deeply personal program of American song. Ms. Blythe's program features Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson, a set of songs written for her by the late composer James Legg, and Samuel Barber's Three Songs, Op. 10, powerful settings of three poems by James Joyce. Also featured are songs by Tin Pan Alley songwriters Ray Henderson, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin. (more...)

Bach, Beethoven, et al. Featured at New York Philharmonic Concert, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2011

The 2010-11 season of New York Philharmonic Ensembles, which spotlights Musicians from the Orchestra, continues on Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a program that features J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen; Philharmonic bassist David J. Grossman's Mood Swings; Beethoven's Sextet in E-flat major, Op. 81b; and Brahms's String Quintet in G major. (more...)

Bach, Beethoven, et al. Featured at New York Philharmonic Concert, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

The 2010-11 season of New York Philharmonic Ensembles, which spotlights Musicians from the Orchestra, continues on Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a program that features J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen; Philharmonic bassist David J. Grossman's Mood Swings; Beethoven's Sextet in E-flat major, Op. 81b; and Brahms's String Quintet in G major. (more...)

BWW TV Closing Night Flashback: Brief Encounter
by Broadway Beat - Jan 02, 2011

In honor of the show's closing on January 2, BroadwayWorld.com brings you a look back at opening night! Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld opened the Kneehigh Theatre's production of Nol Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice on September 28, on Broadway. Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld were on hand to bring you interviews with the cast and creative - plus highlights from the show! (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's Guide to January 2011 Show Closings
by BWW - Jan 01, 2011

BroadwayWorld offers highlights of the several productions which will complete their Broadway runs in January. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Celebrate 2010 Holiday Season With Holiday Brass, Handel's Messiah, And More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2010

New_York_Philharmonic_20010101 The New York Philharmonic will celebrate the 2010 holiday season with perennial favorites: the annual Holiday Brass concerts; Handel's Messiah, led by Bernard Labadie; and a nationally telecast All-Tchaikovsky New Year's Eve Concert, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert and featuring pianist Lang Lang as soloist. (more...)

BRIEF ENCOUNTER Ends Broadway Engagement 1/2/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld say farewell to Kneehigh Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
by Walter McBride - Dec 27, 2010

2010 was quite a year for Broadway with some spectacular opening nights. We'll be sharing highlights from the year in photos, videos, interviews and more throughout this final week of the year. First off is a look at some of the star and excitement filled opening night curtain calls of 2010. Photos by Walter McBride / WM Photos / Corbis (more...)

New York Philharmonic Celebrate 2010 Holiday Season With Holiday Brass, Handel's Messiah, And More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

New_York_Philharmonic_20010101 The New York Philharmonic will celebrate the 2010 holiday season with perennial favorites: the annual Holiday Brass concerts; Handel's Messiah, led by Bernard Labadie; and a nationally telecast All-Tchaikovsky New Year's Eve Concert, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert and featuring pianist Lang Lang as soloist. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Celebrate 2010 Holiday Season With Holiday Brass, Handel's Messiah, And More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

New_York_Philharmonic_20010101 The New York Philharmonic will celebrate the 2010 holiday season with perennial favorites: the annual Holiday Brass concerts; Handel's Messiah, led by Bernard Labadie; and a nationally telecast All-Tchaikovsky New Year's Eve Concert, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert and featuring pianist Lang Lang as soloist. (more...)

BRIEF ENCOUNTER Featured on WNYC's SOUNDCHECK, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2010

The cast of Brief Encounter will be featured on WNYC's 'Soundcheck' tomorrow, Tuesday, December 7th from 2-3PM. Tune in to hear special in studio performances and interviews with the company. (more...)

Star Spotlight: Brief Encounter's Joseph Alessi
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Dec 06, 2010

Name: Joseph Alessi Show: Brief Encounter Character: Albert/Fred (more...)

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