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Miller Theatre Opens Composer Portraits with Austria's Georg Friedrich Haas TonightMiller Theatre Opens Composer Portraits with Austria's Georg Friedrich Haas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens its 2013-14 season of Composer Portraits with the work of Austrian composer and newly appointed Columbia University faculty member GEORG FRIEDRICH HAAS on October 10, 2013. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens Season with COMPOSER PORTRAITS, TodayMiller Theatre Opens Season with COMPOSER PORTRAITS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

The music of Georg Friedrich Haas possesses “an otherworldly beauty,” writes The New Yorker. His compositional toolbox includes exotic scales and alternative tunings. He often draws on centuries past for inspiration, as in this program, which includes homages to the music of Desprez and the poetry of Sappho. Newly appointed to the Columbia University faculty, Haas will participate in an onstage discussion about his music during the performance. After his first Composer Portrait in 2009, The New York Times wrote: “One of the pleasures of frequent concertgoing is discovering an exciting new or little-known work. The American premiere of 'In Vain,' a kaleidoscopic masterpiece by Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, proved an exhilarating experience.” (more...)

The Met Announces Speakers, Performers for TEDxMet Event, 10/19The Met Announces Speakers, Performers for TEDxMet Event, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the list of speakers and performers who will participate in the all-day TEDxMet event scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. in the Museum's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. The theme of the program is Icons. The Metropolitan Museum is the first art museum to receive a TEDx license to hold a conference in the style of the globally known TED talks. (more...)

Michael Keegan-Dolan's RIAN, Joanna Haigood's PASEO and More Top 2012-13 Bessies; Winners Announced!Michael Keegan-Dolan's RIAN, Joanna Haigood's PASEO and More Top 2012-13 Bessies; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced tonight the complete list of winners for the 2012-13 season. The Bessies, produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, were held at the legendary Apollo Theater at 8:00 p.m., following red carpet interviews and photographs with the nominees in attendance. Former Cunningham dancer Gus Solomons jr. and former American Ballet Theatre principal Martine Van Hamel co-hosted the evening and also performed Paul Taylor's rarely seen 1957 Duet as part of the evening's performances. (more...)

Luigi Receives 2013 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance TodayLuigi Receives 2013 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announces dance innovator Eugene Louis Faccuito, known as 'Luigi,' as the recipient of the 2013 NY Dance and Performance Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance. The award will be presented at the 29th Annual Bessie Awards ceremony at the legendary Apollo Theater today, October 7th. (more...)

ITSNOTYOUITSME+THE KNELLS Release New Ep's Together on 11/19ITSNOTYOUITSME+THE KNELLS Release New Ep's Together on 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

The self-titled debut from The Knells (a new ensemble formed by composer/guitarist Andrew McKenna Lee) features Mivos String Quartet and more. (more...)

The National's Bryce Dessner and Kronos Quartet Premiere New TrackThe National's Bryce Dessner and Kronos Quartet Premiere New Track
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

NPR Music is premiering the title track and video from Aheym, the upcoming collaboration between critically acclaimed guitarist from The National and composer Bryce Dessner and Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet. (more...)

Conrad Tao to Play Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, 10/24Conrad Tao to Play Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Pianist Conrad Tao, the only classical musician on Forbes' 2011 '30 Under 30' list of people changing the world, will be presented in concert by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Met Museum Announces 10/19 TEDxMet Speakers and Live StreamMet Museum Announces 10/19 TEDxMet Speakers and Live Stream
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the list of speakers and performers who will participate in the all-day TEDxMet event scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Museum's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. The theme of the program is Icons. The Metropolitan Museum is the first art museum to receive a TEDx license to hold a conference in the style of the globally known TED talks. (more...)

The Met Announces Speakers, Performers for TEDxMet Event, 10/19The Met Announces Speakers, Performers for TEDxMet Event, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the list of speakers and performers who will participate in the all-day TEDxMet event scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. in the Museum's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. The theme of the program is Icons. The Metropolitan Museum is the first art museum to receive a TEDx license to hold a conference in the style of the globally known TED talks. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC to Broadcast RADIO RADIANCE on WWFM, TodayYoung People's Chorus of NYC to Broadcast RADIO RADIANCE on WWFM, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2013

On Monday, September 9, at 8 p.m. the Young People's Chorus of New York City conducted by its Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez will give the broadcast premiere of the four newest compositions in Radio Radiance, its ground-breaking commissioning series for young voices. (more...)

Young People's Chorus of NYC to Broadcast RADIO RADIANCE on WWFM, 9/8Young People's Chorus of NYC to Broadcast RADIO RADIANCE on WWFM, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

On Monday, September 9, at 8 p.m. the Young People's Chorus of New York City conducted by its Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez will give the broadcast premiere of the four newest compositions in Radio Radiance, its ground-breaking commissioning series for young voices. (more...)

Nancy Reynolds Awarded 2013 Bessies Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of DanceNancy Reynolds Awarded 2013 Bessies Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premiere dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announces legendary dance historian Nancy Reynolds as the recipient of the 2013 NY Dance and Performance Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance Award. The award will be presented at the 29thAnnual Bessie Awards ceremony at the legendary Apollo Theater on Monday, October 7th. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open Composer Portraits with Austria's Georg Friedrich Haas, 10/10Miller Theatre to Open Composer Portraits with Austria's Georg Friedrich Haas, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens its 2013-14 season of Composer Portraits with the work of Austrian composer and newly appointed Columbia University faculty member GEORG FRIEDRICH HAAS on October 10, 2013. (more...)

Luigi to Receive 2013 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in DanceLuigi to Receive 2013 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announces dance innovator Eugene Louis Faccuito, known as 'Luigi,' as the recipient of the 2013 NY Dance and Performance Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance. The award will be presented at the 29th Annual Bessie Awards ceremony at the legendary Apollo Theater on Monday, October 7th. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens Season with COMPOSER PORTRAITS, 10/10Miller Theatre Opens Season with COMPOSER PORTRAITS, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

The music of Georg Friedrich Haas possesses “an otherworldly beauty,” writes The New Yorker. His compositional toolbox includes exotic scales and alternative tunings. He often draws on centuries past for inspiration, as in this program, which includes homages to the music of Desprez and the poetry of Sappho. Newly appointed to the Columbia University faculty, Haas will participate in an onstage discussion about his music during the performance. After his first Composer Portrait in 2009, The New York Times wrote: “One of the pleasures of frequent concertgoing is discovering an exciting new or little-known work. The American premiere of 'In Vain,' a kaleidoscopic masterpiece by Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, proved an exhilarating experience.” (more...)

EINSTEIN Ends Off-Broadway Run TodayEINSTEIN Ends Off-Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2013

EINSTEIN, a new play by Jay Prasad, will end its limited engagement today (Sunday) at 3 PM. Performances began on August 2ndat Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) (more...)

EINSTEIN to Conclude Off-Broadway Run this SundayEINSTEIN to Conclude Off-Broadway Run this Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

EINSTEIN, a new play by Jay Prasad, will end its limited engagement this Sunday, August 25th. Performances began on August 2ndat Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) (more...)

Bryce Dessner to Collaborate with Kronos Quartet on AHEYM, Out 11/5Bryce Dessner to Collaborate with Kronos Quartet on AHEYM, Out 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Bryce Dessner, the critically acclaimed guitarist from The National and Clogs who has collaborated with Steve Reich, Philip Glass, David Lang, Sufjan Stevens and many others, is set to make his recorded debut as composer with Aheym, outNovember 5 on Anti- Records. The album finds Dessner collaborating with Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet, who are currently celebrating their 40th anniversary season. (more...)

EINSTEIN Opens Off-Broadway at Theatre at St. Clement's TodayEINSTEIN Opens Off-Broadway at Theatre at St. Clement's Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2013

EINSTEIN, a new play by Jay Prasad, is set to open today (Sunday) at 3 PM. Performances began August 2nd at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) (more...)

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