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The Columbus Symphony's 2017-18 Masterworks Season to Engage Themes of Nature and Creative WomenThe Columbus Symphony's 2017-18 Masterworks Season to Engage Themes of Nature and Creative Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Columbus Symphony today announced its 2017-18 Masterworks lineup, the third full season under the baton of Maestro Rossen Milanov. (more...)

Bill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie HallBill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A new collaboration between actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler comes to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8pm, presented by Dorn Music. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of New York's premier summer performance series, was announced today by Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss and Renée and Robert Belfer Music DirectorLouis Langrée. Building on last year's 50th anniversary season, this year's festival features appearances by world-renowned musicians, exciting new voices, memorable performances by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, and innovative theatrical presentations from July 25 to August 20. (more...)

Alessio Bax to Perform Schumann Piano Concerto with the Santa Barbara Chamber OrchestraAlessio Bax to Perform Schumann Piano Concerto with the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Dazzling Italian pianist Alessio Bax will join the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra for a season-ending performance of Robert Schumann's intensely expressive Piano Concerto in A Minor at the Lobero Theatre on Tuesday, May 16. (more...)

MasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLANDMasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). The production will be conducted and directed by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature Kelli O'Hara (Contrary Mary), Bill Irwin (Master Toymaker), Christopher Fitzgerald (Alan), Lauren Worsham (Jane), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Tom Tom), Jonathan Freeman (Uncle Barnaby), Chris Sullivan (Gonzorgo), Jeffrey Schecter (Roderigo), Michael Kostroff (Chief Inspector Marmaduke), and Blair Brown (The Narrator), with the 130 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Musical Staging by Andrew Palermo, Costume Consulting by Tracy Christensen, and Concert Adaptation by Joe Keenan and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Columbus Symphony Concludes 2016-17 Season with One-Night-Only Performance of Mahler's ThirdColumbus Symphony Concludes 2016-17 Season with One-Night-Only Performance of Mahler's Third
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Columbus Symphony's 2016-17 season concludes with a one-night-only performance of Gustav Mahler's most all-embracing composition-his Symphony No. 3. (more...)

Lillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPACLillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The fourth season of the award-winning music series, AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, hosted for the first time by multi-platinum-selling entertainer Michael Feinstein, will make its New York Metro-area premiere on Sunday, April 9th on at 12:30 p.m. THIRTEEN (more...)

Orchestra Of St. Luke's To Honor Pablo Heras-Casado And David Bury At GIFT OF MUSIC GALA, 4/12Orchestra Of St. Luke's To Honor Pablo Heras-Casado And David Bury At GIFT OF MUSIC GALA, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel. (more...)

The Columbus Symphony to Meld Musical Cultures in the EAST MEETS WEST FESTIVALThe Columbus Symphony to Meld Musical Cultures in the EAST MEETS WEST FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Conducted by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, this exotic, multi-media program presents a sensuous mix of eastern and middle-eastern colors. (more...)

Van Wezel Announces Broadway, Classical & Dance Subscriptions for 2017-18Van Wezel Announces Broadway, Classical & Dance Subscriptions for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

As our remarkable '16-'17 season draws to an end, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is elated to announce its upcoming 2017-2018 Broadway, Dance and Classical series! (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel. The event will feature a special performance by 2016 Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard with Pablo Heras-Casado and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, and will be hosted by mezzo-soprano and OSL board member Susan Graham. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie HallPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Each summer, the country's most gifted young musicians are chosen by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States (NYO-USA) of America. This year, seven Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) students have been selected to participate in the prestigious 2017 NYO-USA. The PYO students who have been chosen from PA are: Fiyi Adebekun, violin, of Lansdale, Allyson Cohen, violin, of Narberth, Isabella Egawa, violin, of Bala Cynwyd, Johnny May, violin, of Penn Valley and Joy Zhao, cello, of Chalfont. The student from DE is Conor McAvinue, violin, of Wilmington, and the student from NJ is Daniel Kim, clarinet, of Skillman. (more...)

Stage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLANDStage & Screen Stars Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan and Jeffrey Schecter Join MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The production will be conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature previously announced stars Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, Christopher Fitzgerald - with Jonathan Freeman, Chris Sullivan, and Jeffrey Schecter just joining the lineup - alongside 130 singers of MasterVoices, with Orchestra of St. Luke's. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy CenterMichelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Ravina Announces 2017 Summer SeasonRavina Announces 2017 Summer Season
by Kevin Pollack - Mar 15, 2017

James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel, Susanna Malkki, Kent Nagano, a "virtual" Esa-Pekka Salonen, and three conductors making Chicago Symphony Orchestra debuts take the podium.  (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Launches 2017 ProgrammeEdinburgh International Festival Launches 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

???????Edinburgh International Festival today unveiled its 2017 programme which marks the event's 70th anniversary. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 4 to Monday 28 August, welcoming 2,020 artists from 40 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city. (more...)

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Unveils 2017-18 SeasonFox Cities Performing Arts Center Unveils 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has unveiled the 2017-18 Season featuring a lineup of 10 titles as part of the Boldt Arts Alive! Series, four titles in the Spotlight Series and eight Broadway titles in the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series. (more...)

The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band Presents NY Premiere of UNITED, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Temple University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Band, under the baton of its recently appointed  (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis ArmstrongNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Duets and Solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents famous duets and solos of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, including "Love is Here to Stay," "Just One of Those Things" and highlights from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, April 21-23 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Vocalist Marva Hicks and trumpeter Byron Stripling bring Armstrong and Fitzgerald's legendary partnership to life; Lee Musiker conducts. (more...)

World Music Virtuoso Anoushka Shankar Comes To FolsomWorld Music Virtuoso Anoushka Shankar Comes To Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Harris Center proudly presents a singular figure renowned in both classical Indian and world music. Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar has garnered five Grammy Award-nominations and the title 'Asian Hero' by Time magazine. She studied sitar under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, making her professional classical debut at the age of 13. With 11 recordings to her credit (including Traces of You, which features Anoushka's half-sister Norah Jones, and Home, from which her Folsom program will be culled), 'her exquisite sitar playing...lives up to the virtuosity that made her the youngest woman ever nominated for a World Music Grammy' (Harper's Bazaar). (more...)

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