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BWW Interview: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL with Allison SemmesBWW Interview: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL with Allison Semmes
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jan 19, 2016

Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross. All are Motown artists that we will get to meet when the national tour of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL hits New Orleans tonight! (more...)

Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Come to NJPAC TonightDianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Come to NJPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a superb evening of jazz , funk and soul is in store for music lovers when Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and bassist Christian McBride, host and special guest, perform in Prudential Hall. Tonight, November 14, 2015 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Holiday Schedule - Handel's MESSIAH, CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and More!Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Holiday Schedule - Handel's MESSIAH, CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) celebrates the 2015 holiday season with a wide variety of concert programming, from the traditional annual performances of Handel's Messiah with the Concert Artists of Baltimore to a one-of-a-kind experience that pairs world-class acrobats and gymnasts with music by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, in an exciting program titled Cirque de la Symphonie. (more...)

Christian McBride and Bruce Hornsby Lead ONE ON ONE at NJPACChristian McBride and Bruce Hornsby Lead ONE ON ONE at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Multi-Grammy-nominated singer and pianist Bruce Hornsby ("The Way It Is," "Mandolin Rain") appears in concert and conversation with Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride. (more...)

Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Coming to NJPAC, 11/14Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Coming to NJPAC, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a superb evening of jazz , funk and soul is in store for music lovers when Dianne Reeves, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and bassist Christian McBride, host and special guest, perform in Prudential Hall. Saturday, November 14, 2015 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) (more...)

Christian McBride & Pat Metheny Come to NJPAC TonightChristian McBride & Pat Metheny Come to NJPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a must-see event for music fans! Twenty-time Grammy winner Pat Metheny (“Last Train Home”) appears in concert and conversation with Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride. Today, September 17, 2015 7:30 PM at Victoria Theater. (more...)

Turtle Island String Quartet with Special Guest Cyrus Chestnut Set for McCullough Theatre, 9/27Turtle Island String Quartet with Special Guest Cyrus Chestnut Set for McCullough Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet are joined by jazz pianist extraordinaire Cyrus Chestnut for this brand new program that embraces a range of composers­—from Jelly Roll Morton to Thelonious Monk. Displaying their formidable collective virtuosity, the quintet makes soulful and sweet connections that delve deeply into the jazz and classical traditions. (more...)

NJPAC & Concord Music Group Accepting Entries for 4th Annual Sarah Vaughan Competition Through 9/14NJPAC & Concord Music Group Accepting Entries for 4th Annual Sarah Vaughan Competition Through 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition is the world's most visible jazz vocal competition of its kind and provides a platform for one outstanding female singer to launch a career in the music industry. The competition started in 2012 and was co-produced by NJPAC and JAZZ ROOTS, a Larry Rosen Production. Jazz fans are invited to review and vote for entries online; then five finalists are selected for a live performance at NJPAC as part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival, where a panel of expert judges decides the recipient of the SASSY Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Phylicia Rashad, Andre De Shields & More Original Cast Members from THE WIZ Reunite in Central Park!Photo Flash: Phylicia Rashad, Andre De Shields & More Original Cast Members from THE WIZ Reunite in Central Park!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Several original cast members from the iconic Broadway premiere production of THE WIZ convened last night in honor of the show's 40th anniversary in a series of special performances. Phylicia Rashad, Andre De Shields, Dee Dee Bridgewater and more will joined to celebrate the musical in Central Park and Marcus Garvey Park with a series of special outdoor celebrations featuring song, story and dance titled THE WIZ: A CELEBRATION IN DANCE & MUSIC. Check out photos below! (more...)

The Frick Collection Sets 2015-16 Concert SeriesThe Frick Collection Sets 2015-16 Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

This fall, The Frick Collection presents its seventy-seventh season of classical music concerts. Debuting in 1938—just three years after the museum opened to the public—the concert series is one of the most celebrated in New York and over the years has delighted tens of thousands of visitors with a wide range of world-class performances by soloists, chamber music groups, and early music ensembles. Throughout its distinguished history, the concert program has been recognized for the special niche it fills in the highly competitive and rich world of music performance in New York. (more...)

Christian McBride & Pat Metheny Coming to NJPAC, 9/17Christian McBride & Pat Metheny Coming to NJPAC, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents a must-see event for music fans! Twenty-time Grammy winner Pat Metheny (“Last Train Home”) appears in concert and conversation with Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride. Thursday, September 17, 2015 7:30 PM at Victoria Theater. (more...)

2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Set for This Weekend2015 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Set for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the fifth annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) this weekend, June 19 - 21, 2015. (more...)

Parkening International Guitar Competition Hosts 4th Annual Contest This WeekendParkening International Guitar Competition Hosts 4th Annual Contest This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The world's preeminent classical guitar competition, the Parkening International Guitar Competition, has selected 15 standout competitors for its fourth triennial competition. Representing 11 countries, they will vie for the largest prize purse among guitar competitions, competing at Pepperdine University from today, May 28, through Saturday, May 30, 2015, on the University's campus in Malibu, California. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, Andre Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began his remarkable career as a Hollywood "wunderkind" and a best-selling jazz pianist. Now 86, Previn has received four Academy Awards for his work in film, 10 Grammy Awards for his recordings (plus one more for his Lifetime Achievement), and he is also an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He's held a series of major conducting posts, including the L.A. Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra, but now exclusively composes. The concert is led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, whose great admiration for the legend shaped this year's ACF to reveal the scope of Previn's prowess as a composer.  (more...)

Parkening International Guitar Competition Kicks Off May 2015 Edition TodayParkening International Guitar Competition Kicks Off May 2015 Edition Today
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The judges for the fourth triennial Parkening International Guitar Competition, to be presented by Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, from today, May 27, to Saturday, May 30, 2015, have been announced. (more...)

West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Sets Dates & TheaterWest End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Sets Dates & Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Tickets for the West End production of Motown the Musical, opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre in February 2016, are released for sale today (15 May 2015).  With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.  London previews will begin on 11 February 2016 with press night on 8 March 2016 with the show booking to 22 October 2016.  Casting and further information about Motown the Musical will be released shortly. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.-May 11, 2015-One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, Andre Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began his remarkable career as a Hollywood "wunderkind" and a best-selling jazz pianist. Now 86, Previn has received four Academy Awards for his work in film, 10 Grammy Awards for his recordings (plus one more for his Lifetime Achievement), and he is also an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He's held a series of major conducting posts, including the L.A. Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra, but now exclusively composes. The concert is led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, whose great admiration for the legend shaped this year's ACF to reveal the scope of Previn's prowess as a composer.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 3/22/2015Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 3/22/2015
by BWW - Mar 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/22/2015 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 3/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 3/15/2015
by BWW - Mar 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/15/2015 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Parkening International Guitar Competition Announces 15 Musicians for 4th Annual Contest, 5/28-30Parkening International Guitar Competition Announces 15 Musicians for 4th Annual Contest, 5/28-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

The world's preeminent classical guitar competition, the Parkening International Guitar Competition, has selected 15 standout competitors for its fourth triennial competition. Representing 11 countries, they will vie for the largest prize purse among guitar competitions, competing at Pepperdine University from Thursday, May 28, through Saturday, May 30, 2015, on the University's campus in Malibu, California. (more...)

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