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Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival , one of New York's premier summer performance series, kicks off its 51st season on July 25. Among the highlights in the first two weeks are a special opening concert led by Louis Langrée, Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director, featuring traditional and indigenous songs from Mozart's time; a choral presentation by Les Arts Florissants; and guest conductors Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda; festival debuts by more than 10 artists, including Kit Armstrong, Janai Brugger, Jennifer Johnson Cano, S? Percussion, Beatrice Rana, Ksenija Sidorova, and the Young People's Chorus of New York City; and the New York premiere of David Lang's concerto for percussion, man made. A complete listing of events from July 25 through August 6 follows. (more...)

NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO-China Perform at Carnegie Hall on 7/20NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO-China Perform at Carnegie Hall on 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

This July, three Carnegie Hall concerts showcase some of the finest young teen musicians from across the United States and abroad in performances presented over three consecutive nights in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical CollectionSony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Sony Classical announces the release of Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection, a 14-CD set of albums of classical repertoire that the internationally acclaimed, Grammy® Award winning violinist has recorded for the label over the past twenty years. The collection is available worldwide on August 18th, 2017. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Brings Together Brightest Young Musicians this JulyCarnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Brings Together Brightest Young Musicians this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

This July, Carnegie Hall brings together close to 200 of the best teen musicians from across the country for a month of exceptional music making as part of two exciting ensembles. The critically-acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), now entering its fifth year, is comprised of 116 musicians, ages 16-19. NYO2, a new group launched in summer 2016 for younger players, ages 14-17, was created with a particular focus of attracting talented students from communities traditionally underserved or underrepresented in the classical music field. In total, the musicians of NYO-USA and NYO2 come from 40 US states, plus Puerto Rico. Both programs are free, ensuring that all promising young players can have the opportunity to take part in this unique community of musicians-learning from a world-class faculty, playing alongside talented peers, and performing with leading artists on the stages of some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, including Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Patricia Barretto Named Interim President and CEO of Harris TheaterPatricia Barretto Named Interim President and CEO of Harris Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance announced today the appointment of Patricia Barretto as Interim President and CEO, effective immediately. (more...)

NJPAC Announces New Season of Classical Performances for 2017-18NJPAC Announces New Season of Classical Performances for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Classical Shows at NJPAC. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced the appointment of Stéphane Denève as its next Music Director. Denève, who will serve as the St. Louis Symphony's 13th Music Director, has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003.  His initial three-year term as Music Director begins with the 2019-2020 season. He will serve as Music Director Designate during the 2018-2019 season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced the appointment of Stephane Deneve as its next Music Director. Deneve, who will serve as the St. Louis Symphony's 13th Music Director, has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003.  His initial three-year term as Music Director begins with the 2019-2020 season. He will serve as Music Director Designate during the 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Jacksonville Symphony and Zurich Chamber Orchestra Join Kravis Center's 2017-18 Regional Arts Series LineupJacksonville Symphony and Zurich Chamber Orchestra Join Kravis Center's 2017-18 Regional Arts Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is announcing a revised 2017/2018 Regional Arts MUSIC "At Eight" and MUSIC "At Two" Concert Series, featuring an incredible roster of world-class orchestras and performing artists. Leonard and Sophie Davis sponsor the popular series, for which subscriptions are now available for purchase. (more...)

Photo Flash: Josh Groban Joins Forces with Idina Menzel & More for Find Your Light FoundationPhoto Flash: Josh Groban Joins Forces with Idina Menzel & More for Find Your Light Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Just last night, Tony nominee Josh Groban hosted A Celebration for Arts Education, honoring the power of arts education with cocktails, dinner, auction, and performances by Groban, Idina Menzel, Joshua Bell, Brian Stokes Mitchell and the cast of Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. Richard Kind served as auctioneer for the evening. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces Jam-Packed 2017-18 Concert SeasonThe Royal Conservatory of Music Announces Jam-Packed 2017-18 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, revealed today the details of the ninth concert season since the opening of Koerner Hall in 2009. (more...)

Grammy Award Winner and Violin Virtuoso Joshua Bell Honored at Kaufman Music Center's 2017 GalaGrammy Award Winner and Violin Virtuoso Joshua Bell Honored at Kaufman Music Center's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Kaufman Music Center's 2017 Gala took place on Monday, May 22, at Guastavino's. The event, which raised nearly $800,000 in support of Kaufman's music education programs, celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Kaufman's public school for musically gifted children, Special Music School (more...)

Tina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival LineupTina Fey, Bill Nye, Ellen Burstyn and More Join 10th Anniversary World Science Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The World Science Festival has announced complete programming for the  10th anniversary Festival, which will bring science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across the five boroughs of New York City, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Reveals its 2017 International Festival Portraits SeriesEdinburgh International Festival Reveals its 2017 International Festival Portraits Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Edinburgh International Festival has today revealed its 2017 International Festival Portraits series. Intimate filmed portraits with six celebrated International Festival artists talking about the art they love, the series offers a rare glimpse into the creative thinking of some of the world's most renowned musicians, playwrights and artists. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra to Present UNE FETE EN FRANCE Benefit for Young Artist ProgramAdelphi Orchestra to Present UNE FETE EN FRANCE Benefit for Young Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

For those who question the future of classical music and young musicians rest assured, the Adelphi Orchestra will surprise and delight in a sumptuous concert of French masterworks on June 11th at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufmann Music Center in New York City. "Une Fete en France " will honor winners and finalists of the Adelphi Orchestra's Young Artist Program as well as generate funds to support future outstanding musicians. (more...)

Hawaii Symphony Announces Season Finale with Andre WattsHawaii Symphony Announces Season Finale with Andre Watts
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra (HSO) concludes its 2016-17 Halekulani Masterworks season with a stellar evening of keyboard fireworks starring world-renowned pianist Andre Watts in performance of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor on Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, June 11 at 4 pm at Honolulu's Blaisdell Concert Hall. Regarded as one of the greatest works in the piano repertoire, Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 embodies the composer's signature style with its unabashed Romanticism and the virtuosity demanded of the soloist. Watts, who chose to perform the Concerto for the New York Philharmonic's 100th anniversary, is described by The Huffington Post as having "a generosity and opulence that we associate with times of the past," and who "plays unstintingly, every little passage crafted with love and attention," will hold the audience spellbound.   (more...)

Audra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 SeasonAudra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announces its 20th anniversary 2017-18 season with the initial launch of more than 150 performances and special events, all wrapped into a festive new reimagining of the NJPAC brand identity. (more...)

World Science Festival Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Festival with TIME, CREATIVITY, AND THE COSMOS, 5/30World Science Festival Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Festival with TIME, CREATIVITY, AND THE COSMOS, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The World Science Foundation is pleased to announce that David Draiman, lead singer of iconic hard rock band Disturbed, will perform in the opening event of the 2017 World Science Festival, Time, Creativity, and the Cosmos, a multimedia work celebrating the human spirit of exploration, discovery, and creativity. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Close Laguna Playhouse's 2016-17 SeasonJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY to Close Laguna Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the sixth and final show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed by James Lecesne with music by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) and directed by Tony Speciale. (more...)

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! SeasonRenee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Celebrated musicians, innovative theater-makers and acclaimed dancers converge upon the stages of Brigham Young University's Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center in a dynamic new season of exhilarating live performances by the creme de la creme of the performing arts world as part of the 2017-18 BRAVO! season. (more...)

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