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Jean-Michel Jarre Reveals Full Details of New Album 'Electronica 1: The Time Machine'Jean-Michel Jarre Reveals Full Details of New Album 'Electronica 1: The Time Machine'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Jean-Michel Jarre is one of electronic music's most important and influential figures, and Electronica Part 1: The Time Machine, is his most ambitious project to date. (more...)

Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the Great Auditorium.  Showtime is 8 pm.  Tickets are $25 reserved, $20 general admission.  Order online at www.oceangrove.org or call 800-590-4064.  The Great Auditorium is located at Pilgrim and Ocean Pathways in Ocean Grove, NJ.  All facilities are handicapped-accessible. (more...)

SSO, MasterVoices and More Set for UN General Assembly ConcertSSO, MasterVoices and More Set for UN General Assembly Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

In one of the largest concerts ever held at the General Assembly of the United Nations, August 28 will see Maestro Long Yu assemble his Shanghai Symphony Orchestra to represent China in a musical celebration to mark 70 years since both the ending of World War Two and the establishment of the UN itself. (more...)

Tickets to 2015-16 Season in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on Sale NowTickets to 2015-16 Season in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Single (non-subscription) tickets for the 2015–16 Season in Weill Hall at Sonoma State University's Green Music Center go on sale today, Monday, August 24, 2015 to MasterCard cardholders and Monday, August 31, 2015 to the general public. The 2015–16 MasterCard Performance Series in Weill Hall features 39 performances by world-class musicians spanning the genres of classical, chamber, vocal, keyboard, jazz and world music. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra Welcomes Executive DirectorLA Chamber Orchestra Welcomes Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Accomplished arts executive Scott Harrison has been appointed Executive Director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), announces LACO Board President Dana Newman. Harrison, who assumes his post on October 6, 2015, handles responsibility for providing the vision, strategic direction and oversight of the organization.  Led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, LACO is considered one of the world's premier chamber orchestras.  Harrison comes to LACO from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) where he served as Vice President for Advancement and External Relations.  Having joined DSO in 2010 as Senior Director of Patron Engagement and Loyalty Programs, he was promoted to Executive Director of Board Engagement and Strategy in 2013 and to the Vice President role in 2014.  Harrison's extensive background with major orchestras also includes work with the symphony orchestras of Indianapolis, New Jersey, Dallas and Boston.  A bassoonist earlier in his career, Harrison performed with the Indianapolis Symphony, Shreveport Symphony and Dallas Wind Symphony, among others, in addition to performing on tour in the United Kingdom, Europe and Latin America.   He has taught bassoon in the US, Haiti, Honduras and the Dominican Republic. (more...)

51st Chicago International Film Festival to Honor Howard Shore51st Chicago International Film Festival to Honor Howard Shore
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The 51st Chicago International Film Festival, presented by Cinema/Chicago, will honor acclaimed composer and orchestrator Howard Shore in recognition of his contributions to film and television with a tribute and award ceremony on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Howard Shore is one of the most versatile, talented, and respected composers and music conductors working today. He has collaborated with such prominent directors as Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, Tim Burton, David Fincher, Arnaud Desplechin, and David Cronenberg, among numerous others. Shore's work on Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy was recognized with three Academy Awards, two Golden Globes and many other honors. (more...)

Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk RoadLong Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

From Athens to Tehran, the China Philharmonic 'builds a cultural bridge' across six countries that recreates the famous Silk Road trade route from China - and plays Dvorak's New World Symphony in Tehran. (more...)

Alan Gilbert & New York Philharmonic Launch 174th SeasoAlan Gilbert & New York Philharmonic Launch 174th Seaso
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert opens the New York Philharmonic's 2015-16 season with two programs marking major moments for the Orchestra. Mr. Gilbert will conduct the Philharmonic's inaugural performance in its home under its new name, David Geffen Hall, with an Opening Gala Concert featuring Grieg's Piano Concerto, with Lang Lang as soloist, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, Wednesday, September 24, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be nationally telecast that night on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS stations at 8:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) and broadcast live on WQXR, New York's classical station, at 105.9 FM and wqxr.org at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Wharton Center's 2015-16 SeasonTickets on Sale Today for Wharton Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Individual tickets to many of Wharton Center's 2015-2016 season shows are on sale to the general public as of today, August 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Tickets on Sale 8/17 for Wharton Center's 2015-16 Season, Feat. Kristin Chenoweth, Riverdance & MoreTickets on Sale 8/17 for Wharton Center's 2015-16 Season, Feat. Kristin Chenoweth, Riverdance & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Individual tickets to many of Wharton Center's 2015-2016 season shows go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Joyce Theater Opens Its Ballet Festival with Joshua BeamishBWW Reviews: The Joyce Theater Opens Its Ballet Festival with Joshua Beamish
by Rose Marija - Aug 11, 2015

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, the Joyce Theater opened its Ballet Festival with MOVE: the company. Joshua Beamish , Choreographer and Artistic Director, has been touring extensively with his company since its founding in 2005; and has been collaborating with notable companies, schools, and principal dancers ever since. This performance was especially inviting, as many of his dancers perform with American Ballet Theatre and other top companies. It was fun to see soloists and corps de ballet members having the opportunity to shine, dancing contemporary ballet works using their technical prowess and, in some cases, expressiveness. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015
by BWW - Aug 9, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015. (more...)

Lang Lang, Messiaen's FROM THE CANYONS TO THE STARS and More Set for Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 2016 SeasonLang Lang, Messiaen's FROM THE CANYONS TO THE STARS and More Set for Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor and Artistic Director David Robertson are today proud to announce the 2016 season, offering something for every concert-goer -- from the seasoned music-lover to those just beginning their orchestral journey. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic to Release Tickets for Upcoming Season, 8/8Buffalo Philharmonic to Release Tickets for Upcoming Season, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

BUFFALO, NY -- Saturday, August 8 marks the first opportunity for non-subscribers to obtain tickets to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2015-16 season, with performances by Lang Lang and Celtic Woman, a spectacular Holiday Pops show with the debut of Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, and tributes to Journey and to the music of the 'Mad Men' era. Tickets range from $29-$83 and are available by visiting bpo.org, calling (716) 885-5000, or visiting the BPO Box Office at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo. (more...)

Transport Theatre to Launch UK Tour of THE EDGETransport Theatre to Launch UK Tour of THE EDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

From 8 October to 14 November, Transport, the critically acclaimed Folkstone-based theatre company behind Invisible, 1001 Nights and Elegy will present a brand new devised production, The Edge, with original music composed by award-winning Raymond Yiu. Inspired by real life narratives taken from the south coast of England and the Sundabans in India and developed in collaboration with leading lecturer in coastal oceanography Dr Ivan Haigh, The Edge is an extensive exploration of climate change and migration. Based on an encounter between two people from different cultures that encompasses myths from the sea, the history of human migration, the formation of rivers and seas, the piece will be devised and directed by Douglas Rintoul and the creative team behind Elegy. (more...)

Transport Theatre Company to Launch UK Tour of THE EDGETransport Theatre Company to Launch UK Tour of THE EDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

From 8 October to 14 November, Transport, the critically acclaimed Folkstone-based theatre company behind Invisible, 1001 Nights and Elegy will present a brand new devised production, The Edge, with original music composed by award-winning Raymond Yiu. Inspired by real life narratives taken from the south coast of England and the Sundabans in India and developed in collaboration with leading lecturer in coastal oceanography Dr Ivan Haigh, The Edge is an extensive exploration of climate change and migration. Based on an encounter between two people from different cultures that encompasses myths from the sea, the history of human migration, the formation of rivers and seas, the piece will be devised and directed by Douglas Rintoul and the creative team behind Elegy. (more...)

Classical Pianist Lang Lang Coming to NJPAC, 9/26Classical Pianist Lang Lang Coming to NJPAC, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with an exuberant citizen of the entire world. A classical artist of the first order. Who else but pianist Lang Lang? Catch him in a solo recital in Prudential Hall - a night you'll never forget. Saturday, September 26, 2015 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) Not just anyone in classical music could perform before a worldwide audience of possibly billions at the 2014 World Cup in Rio (with Placido Domingo) and, a few months later, release an elegant, fluent, to-the-manner-born CD of Mozart piano concertos with Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the Vienna Philharmonic. Who else but Lang Lang? (more...)

Lang Lang, Chucho Valdes to Join Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Cuba in Concert, Oct 9Lang Lang, Chucho Valdes to Join Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Cuba in Concert, Oct 9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

In a concert to celebrate the City of Havana on the eve of its 500th anniversary, Marin Alsop will conduct the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba, with pianists Lang Lang and Chucho Valdés as soloists.  (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2015-16 Jazz, World & Pop Music SeasonCarnegie Hall Announces 2015-16 Jazz, World & Pop Music Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to a variety of exciting new projects and exceptional programming. Listed below are jazz, pop, and world music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

NY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical SeasonNY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to an exciting variety of new projects and exceptional programming! Listed below are classical music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

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