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The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel Release DVD of Verdi's REQUIEM Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Grammy-winners Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic will release their DVD and Blu-ray of Verdi's Requiem on C Major Entertainment, distributed in the USA by Naxos of America, today, November 19, 2013. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth, the DVD was recorded live at the Hollywood Bowl on August 13 & 15, 2013, and features the Los Angeles Master Chorale, directed by Grant Gershon, and four world-class soloists. Theinternational release date is November 17, 2013. This is the first release from Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil recorded at the Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

Collegiate Chorale's Annual Fall Gala Raises Over $200,000
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale raised more than $200,000 at its 2013 Annual Fall Gala on November 6, 2013 at Carnegie Hall. The festive Gala evening welcomed 125 guests, and honored Directors Emeriti Anna M. and William H. Mann for more than ten years of dedicated and inspired Board service. The cocktail reception and seated dinner was followed by a much anticipated concert performance of Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele and a dessert buffet during intermission. The thrilling musical fireworks and the glorious choral music provided a spectacular evening of heavenly music and devilish good fun. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Collegiate Chorale's MEFISTOFELE Makes a Deal with the Devil at Carnegie Hall
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 11, 2013

It's easy to see why the Collegiate Chorale chose Arrigo Boito's MEFISTOFELE for its season opener at Carnegie Hall last Wednesday. The opera, which is the only one completed by the librettist of Verdi's OTELLO and FALSTAFF, can't be mistaken for any other. Besides providing a rich score and marvelous roles for three soloists--the title character (a bass-baritone), a dramatic soprano and tenor--the choral writing is gorgeous. (more...)

Collegiate Chorale Presents MEFISTOFELE at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale presents its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito tonight, November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (more...)

MEFISTOFELE, BATTLE HYMNS and More Set for The Collegiate Chorale's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announces its 2013-14 season of three important works: Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele at Carnegie Hall, followed by with Max Bruch's Moses at Carnegie Hall, and David Lang's battle hymns at Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (more...)

The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel to Release DVD of Verdi's REQUIEM, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Los Angeles, CA (November 5, 2013) - Grammy-winners Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic will release their DVD and Blu-ray of Verdi's Requiem on C Major Entertainment, distributed in the USA by Naxos of America, on November 19, 2013. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth, the DVD was recorded live at the Hollywood Bowl on August 13 & 15, 2013, and features the Los Angeles Master Chorale, directed by Grant Gershon, and four world-class soloists. Theinternational release date is November 17, 2013. This is the first release from Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil recorded at the Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

Collegiate Chorale to Present Fall Gala Concert MEFISTOFELE, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announces its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito on November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. Tickets are available at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Single tickets for this concert start at $15. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (more...)

Collegiate Chorale to Host Annual Gala at Carnegie Hall, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

The devil is coming to Carnegie Hall and he has a heavenly voice! Eric Owens will star in the title role of Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele on the occasion of The Collegiate Chorale's 2013Annual Fall Gala on November 6, 2013 at 6pm at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street, NYC. The festive Gala evening will honor Directors Emeriti Anna M. and William H. Mann for over ten years of dedicated and inspired Board service. (more...)

MEFISTOFELE, BATTLE HYMNS and More Set for The Collegiate Chorale's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announces its 2013-14 season of three important works: Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele at Carnegie Hall, followed by with Max Bruch's Moses at Carnegie Hall, and David Lang's battle hymns at Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Directs NY Phil in U.S. Premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage's FRIEZE, Now thru 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and the U.S. Premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Frieze - written in response to Beethoven's Ninth and co-commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society, New York Philharmonic, and BBC Radio 3 - tonight, October 3, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 4 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m.; Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. Part of the Royal Philharmonic Society's 2013 bicentennial, this program reflects the New York Philharmonic's historic link to the Ninth Symphony: the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) commissioned the work in 1817, and the New York Philharmonic gave its U.S. Premiere in 1846, for which it commissioned the first English translation of 'Ode to Joy.' (more...)

Chorale to Present Fall Gala Concert MEFISTOFELE - 11/6 at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announced its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito on November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. Tickets are available at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Single tickets for this concert start at $15. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (For more information or tickets to the Gala, please contact Mariane Lemieux at mlemieux@collegiatechorale.org or 646-435-9052.) (more...)

Tickets to Collegiate Chorale's MEFISTOFELE at Carnegie Hall Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announces its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito on November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. Tickets are available at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Single tickets for this concert start at $15. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (For more information or tickets to the Gala, please contact Mariane Lemieux at mlemieux@collegiatechorale.org or 646-435-9052.) (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Direct NY Phil in U.S. Premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage's FRIEZE, 10/3-9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and the U.S. Premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Frieze - written in response to Beethoven's Ninth and co-commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society, New York Philharmonic, and BBC Radio 3 - on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 4 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m.; Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. Part of the Royal Philharmonic Society's 2013 bicentennial, this program reflects the New York Philharmonic's historic link to the Ninth Symphony: the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) commissioned the work in 1817, and the New York Philharmonic gave its U.S. Premiere in 1846, for which it commissioned the first English translation of "Ode to Joy." (more...)

Collegiate Chorale to Present MEFISTOFELE at Carnegie Hall, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

The Collegiate Chorale announces its first concert of the season, Mefistofele, by Arrigo Boito on November 6, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, NYC. Tickets will be available for sale on September 16 at www.carnegiehall.org or by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Single tickets for this concert start at $15. The Collegiate Chorale will hold its Annual Fall Gala immediately following the concert. (For more information or tickets to the Gala, please contact Mariane Lemieux at mlemieux@collegiatechorale.org or 646-435-9052.) (more...)

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts AIDA at the Hollywood Bowl Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2013

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, in his fourth summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth with a concert performance of Aida on tonight, August 11, at 7:30 p.m. and performances of the Requiem on Tuesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 15, both at 8 p.m. (more...)

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts AIDA at the Hollywood Bowl, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel, in his fourth summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth with a concert performance of Aida on Sunday, August 11, at 7:30 p.m. and performances of the Requiem on Tuesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 15, both at 8 p.m. (more...)

Hollywood Bowl Announces Classical Musical Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announced the Hollywood Bowl summer 2013 subscription series and single events for its 92nd season at the historic venue. The Hollywood Bowl is one of the most renowned summer cultural venues in the world and has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1922. (more...)

Gustavo Dudamel, LA Phil, Simon Bolivar Symphony of Venezuela Release MAHLER 8 SYMPHONY OF A THOUSAND Today, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Today, September 25, 2012, Deutsche Grammophon releases Mahler 8 Symphony of a Thousand featuring Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. Available for purchase on standard DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as on iTunes, the video features the culminating concert of The Mahler Project, Mahler's Eighth Symphony, "Symphony of a Thousand" recorded live at the Teatro Teresa Carreņo in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 18, 2012. (more...)

Gustavo Dudamel, LA Phil, Simon Bolivar Symphony of Venezuela Release MAHLER 8 SYMPHONY OF A THOUSAND, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2012

vOn September 25, 2012, Deutsche Grammophon releases Mahler 8 Symphony of a Thousand featuring Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. Available for purchase on standard DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as on iTunes, the video features the culminating concert of The Mahler Project, Mahler's Eighth Symphony, "Symphony of a Thousand" recorded live at the Teatro Teresa Carreņo in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 18, 2012. (more...)

PHILHARMONIC 360 Streamed Live on Medici.TV, Beg. Tonight, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2012

Philharmonic 360, the New York Philharmonic and Park Avenue Armory's presentation of spatial music conceived by Music Director Alan Gilbert - featuring Karlheinz Stockhausen's epic composition Gruppen - will be Webcast for free by medici.tv (www.medici.TV) beginning tonight, July 6. (more...)

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