Michael Gordon News

Frequency Launches Frequency Sync Direct Integration Service for Video Publishers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

“We are very excited to follow up last week's successful launch of Frequency on the Amazon Fire TV with this announcement at NAB, the premier electronic media show in the world,” said Michael Gordon, President of Frequency. “Today's general availability of Frequency Sync gives content providers instant and easy access to our entire distribution footprint across all our apps, and on all devices.” (more...)

CSO & MusicNOW Festival Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announces the subject matter of the upcoming works to receive their world premieres by the Orchestra as part of the groundbreaking artistic collaboration with the MusicNOW Festival and Artistic Director Bryce Dessner. On Today, March 21, the Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Louis Langrée, will premiere Nico Muhly's Pleasure Ground, a portrait work depicting the life of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead. On Saturday, March 22, Mr. Langrée and the CSO will premiere mountain, a new work by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang depicting the life of American composer Aaron Copland. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MANHATTAN YOUTH BALLET
by Holly Kerr - Mar 19, 2014

Manhattan Youth Ballet Annual Spring Workshop Performance (more...)

Experiments in Opera to Premiere BROTHER, BROTHER at Abrons Art Center, 5/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Experiments in Opera (www.ExperimentsInOpera.com) announces the premiere of Brother Brother, the final production of their 2013-14 Season at Abrons Arts Center, with music and libretto by Aaron Siegel. This 90-minute opera, which has been in development with Experiments in Opera for the last two seasons, explores the relationship between Orville and Wilbur Wright following their first flights in 1903. Scored for 2 vibraphones, glockenspiel, strings, flute, vocal soloists, actors and chorus, Brother Brother will be premiered on Friday May 2 and Saturday May 3, 8pm in the Playhouse at Abrons Art Center, 466 Grand Street, New York. For tickets ($20 general, $15 student), patrons should call Theatermania at 212-352-3101 or visit www.AbronsArtsCenter.org. (more...)

Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is tonight, March 13, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) and Tickets are $20-$30 and for Students with valid ID they are $12-$18. (more...)

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Selections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 58 short films, 29 of which are world premieres. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Welcomes ROGER REYNOLDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with ROGER REYNOLDS featuring Irvine Arditti on violin, Ensemble Signal and Brad Lubman, conductor tonight, February 22, 2014, 8:00 p.m at the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) (more...)

The Miller Theatre's Composer Portraits Series Presents UNSUK CHIN Featuring Ensemble Signal, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with Unsuk Chin featuring Ensemble Signal: Brad Lubman, conductor, Rachel Calloway,mezzo-soprano, Oliver Hagen, piano, Bill Solomon, percussion, and Ning Yu, piano. The show is Thursday, March 13, 2014, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) and Tickets are $20-$30 and for Students with valid ID they are $12-$18. (more...)

LA Phil Announces 2014-15 Season at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and President and CEO Deborah Borda today announced the 2014/15 season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. This new season, the orchestra's 96th, is devoted to moving music forward by presenting an ever-evolving vision through a series of programs that demonstrate the artistry of the Los Angeles Philharmonic as a leading orchestra of the 21st century, under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel. (more...)

Musica Sacra to Celebrate Women's History Month with Works by Meredith Monk, Jocelyn Hagen, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Musica Sacra, the longest continuously-performing professional chorus in New York City, will present a performance in honor of Women's History Month featuring works by acclaimed composers Meredith Monk and Jocelyn Hagen at New York's Alice Tully Hall on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

CSO & MusicNOW Festival to Present World Premieres by Nico Muhly and David Lang, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announces the subject matter of the upcoming works to receive their world premieres by the Orchestra as part of the groundbreaking artistic collaboration with the MusicNOW Festival and Artistic Director Bryce Dessner. On Friday, March 21, the Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Louis Langrée, will premiere Nico Muhly's Pleasure Ground, a portrait work depicting the life of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead. On Saturday, March 22, Mr. Langrée and the CSO will premiere mountain, a new work by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang depicting the life of American composer Aaron Copland. (more...)

AMERICAN HUSTLE, HER, BREAKING BAD & More Among Today's Writers Guild of America Nominees
by Movies News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

The winners of the Writers Guild of America awards will be revealed in dual ceremonies today, Feb. 1, in Los Angeles and New York City. Today, the nominees for television, film, video games, and more were announced. Check them out below! (more...)

Miller Theatre Welcomes Percussion Legend Steven Schick in Solo Program, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts presents a three-part special event STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, a portrait of an artist and an art form that have grown up together. Percussion legend Steven Schick celebrates with two epic solo concerts and a 'Town Hall' of percussion talk. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University Presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

On Today, January 30 and Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 8:00pm, Miller Theatre at Columbia University presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, a two-night percussion extravaganza that will encompass the world of solo percussion composition from its beginnings in the 1950's avant-garde, to the current day. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Presents STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO, 1/30, 1/31, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts presents a three-part special event STEVEN SCHICK: SOLO A portrait of an artist and an art form That have grown up together (more...)

Bang on a Can to Launch Inaugural Bang on a Can Music Institute at NCCA, 2/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The 'relentlessly inventive' (New York magazine) new music collective Bang on a Can continues its mission to create an international community dedicated to innovative music in Moscow, Russia from February 23-27, 2014, when it partners with the U.S. Embassy in Moscow for The Bang on a Can Music Institute at the National Center for Contemporary Arts (NCCA). The five-day, hands-on initiative brings together eleven Russian musicians with the renowned Bang on a Can All-Stars for an intense program dedicated entirely to the performance of adventurous contemporary music. The Institute kicks off and culminates with performances by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at Strasnoy Theater on February 23 and February 27. Additionally, the All-Stars will be performing a special, joint concert with PRO ARTE eNsemble in St. Petersburg at the Alexandrinsky Theatre on Saturday, March 1. This will be the third visit by the Bang on a Can All-Stars to Russia, where they last performed in March 2012. (more...)

The Life of Pianist, William DeVan, Set for Featured Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Billed as 'The greatest concert Pianist that you have probably never heard of', a feature length documentary about the life of William DeVan is being made by filmmaker, Michael Gordon. The feature length documentary titled, “Nothing To Fall Back Upon”, is a real life story about music, passion, dreams and striving to overcome everything in pursuit and against all odds. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Presents ROGER REYNOLDS, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with ROGER REYNOLDS featuring Irvine Arditti on violin, Ensemble Signal and Brad Lubman, conductor on Saturday, February 22, 2014, 8:00 p.m at the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street) Tickets: $20-$30 • Students with valid ID: $12-$18 (more...)

Asphalt Orchestra Joins the Pixies at Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Bang on a Can's exhilarating marching band Asphalt Orchestra has been invited to join the Pixies on their 2014 winter tour, bringing selections from the radical performance Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa (more...)

Crowdfunding Film Campaign Launches for World Renowned Concert Pianist William DeVan
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Bigfatmonster Films has launched its first crowdfunding film campaign on Indiegogo this morning. The film is a feature length documentary titled, "Nothing to Fall Back Upon" and is about the life of world-renowned concert pianist William DeVan. (more...)

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