Michael Stern News

Rite of Summer to Present AMERICAN AND ARGENTINE SOUNDS FROM BERNSTEIN TO PIAZZOLLA, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Pianists & Artistic Directors Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the busiest season yet of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2014 at Colonels' Row on Governors Island, New York City. (more...)

The Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Music Director Osmo Vänskä guides Orchestra's flagship classical series, September 2014 to June 2015, featuring a lineup of classical masterworks, star soloists and conductors (more...)

Russian American Foundation Presents PHILIPPE QUINT & FRIENDS Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Tonight, May 27 at 7:00pm, the Russian American Foundation (RAF) will present 'Philippe Quint & Friends,' a benefit concert hosted by the renowned Russian-American violinist at the New York Times Building's Times Center (242 West 41st Street). The evening will feature performances by special guests such as Joshua Bell, John Corigliano, Josh Ralph, Emily Bergl, Michael Bacon, William Wolfram, the Matt Herskowitz Trio, and Quint's own Argentine tango group, the Quint Quintet, featuring featuring JP Jofre, Octavio Brunetti, Oren Fader, and Pedro Giraudo. This concert will mark the opening of the 12th Annual Russian Heritage Month® and all proceeds from the evening will benefit the Russian American Foundation's Jewish Heritage Education Program (a 501(c)3 organization). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Meadow Brook Music Festival 50th Anniversary Concert Set for 7/24
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Oakland University, Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra are looking forward with anticipation to this summer's 50th anniversary of Meadow Brook Music Festival. (more...)

Russian American Foundation to Present PHILIPPE QUINT & FRIENDS Benefit Concert, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

On Tuesday, May 27 at 7:00pm, the Russian American Foundation (RAF) will present "Philippe Quint & Friends," a benefit concert hosted by the renowned Russian-American violinist at the New York Times Building's Times Center (242 West 41st Street). The evening will feature performances by special guests such as Joshua Bell, John Corigliano, Josh Ralph, Emily Bergl, Michael Bacon, William Wolfram, the Matt Herskowitz Trio, and Quint's own Argentine tango group, the Quint Quintet, featuring featuring JP Jofre, Octavio Brunetti, Oren Fader, and Pedro Giraudo. This concert will mark the opening of the 12th Annual Russian Heritage Month® and all proceeds from the evening will benefit the Russian American Foundation's Jewish Heritage Education Program (a 501(c)3 organization). (more...)

Pasadena Symphony Performs Beethoven's Fifth Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the most famous four notes in all of Classical music. Relentless, emotional, triumphant and victorious; all describe Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 which will be performed tonight, March 29, 2014 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Presents AMERICAN FANFARE, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Salute the red, white and blue with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics 'American Fanfare' weekend today, March 28-30 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Violinist Philippe Quint Receives Gateways Ambassador of Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, violinist Philippe Quint was awarded the Ambassador of Arts Award at the 16th Anniversary Gala Banquet of the Gateways Organization celebrating The Brownstone Experience. The banquet, held in the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations, was attended by distinguished elected officials, world business leaders, dignitaries and over 400 prominent guests, also honoring fashion designer Valentin Yudashkin and Virginie and Mark Cohen, CEOs of Stonehouse Capital Management. Unfortunately, Quint was not able to be present at the Award ceremony. On the way to the United Nations, Quint's taxi was hit by another vehicle running a red light and Quint had to be hospitalized. Fortunately there were no serious injuries and he is scheduled to appear next week with the Rhode Island Philharmonic. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Presents AMERICAN FANFARE, 3/28-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Salute the red, white and blue with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics “American Fanfare” weekend onMarch 28-30 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony to Perform Beethoven's Fifth, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the most famous four notes in all of Classical music. Relentless, emotional, triumphant and victorious; all describe Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 which will be performed on Saturday March 29, 2014 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Number 1 Ranked Brightway Insurance Selects AltiGen's MaxCS Private Cloud
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

SAN JOSE, CA - AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), a leading provider of premise and cloud-based IP-PBX and Contact Center solutions, today announced that Brightway Insurance has selected MaxCS Private Cloud to replace phone systems in more than 100 offices. (more...)

StonehengeNYC's Michael Stern and Imagine Gallery's Peter Ruprecht to Be Interviewed on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Stonehenge Partners (StonehengeNYC), a fully integrated real estate company that owns and manages 26 buildings comprised of over 3,100 rental apartments and 515,000 square feet of retail, office, and garage space in New York City, today announced that Creative Director Michael Stern, along with strategic marketing partner Imagine Gallery's Peter Ruprecht, will be interviewed live today by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network show. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Michael Stern to Lead CSO in ROMEO & JULIET, 2/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Guest conductor Michael Stern will lead the CSO in an outstanding program with selections from three of the finest musical settings of the story of Romeo and Juliet, each filled with the soaring emotions of young, passionate love— Berlioz's Love Scene from Romeo and Juliet, Bernstein's West Side Story Dances, and Prokofiev's ballet music from Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Performs World Premiere of Jonathan Leshnoff's Guitar Concerto Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

On the heels of Baltimore-based composer Jonathan Leshnoff's Carnegie Hall debut and five-city tour of the song cycle 'Monica Songs' in October 2013, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO), led by BSO Music Director Marin Alsop, performs the world premiere of his Guitar Concerto tonight, January 9 and January 12, 2014 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The work features acclaimed guitarist and fellow Baltimorean Manuel Barrueco. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 05, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

The Quint Quintet Plays Madison Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

Today, December 8 at 3:00pm, renowned violinist Philippe Quint's Quint Quintet will perform 'A Night of Tango' at Molloy College's Madison Theatre (1000 Hempstead Ave.) The Quint Quintet was founded by the four-time Grammy Award Nominated violinist in 2009. The ensemble is dedicated to exploring the music of Astor Piazzolla and Argentine Tango. The quintet will include bandoneonist JP Jofre, double bassist Pedro Giraudo, electric guitarist Claudio Ragazzi, and pianist Octavio Brunetti. Russian tango dancers Michael Nadtochi and Zoya Altmark will also appear. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony to Perform World Premiere of Jonathan Leshnoff's Guitar Concerto, 1/9 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

On the heels of Baltimore-based composer Jonathan Leshnoff's Carnegie Hall debut and five-city tour of the song cycle "Monica Songs" in October 2013, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO), led by BSO Music Director Marin Alsop, performs the world premiere of his Guitar Concerto on January 9 & 12, 2014 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The work features acclaimed guitarist and fellow Baltimorean Manuel Barrueco. (more...)

Pacific Symphony's 2013-14 Cafe Ludwig Series Opens With Mozart, Schubert, and More Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

Orange County, Calif.-Nov. 8, 2013-Two works by masters of chamber music instrumentation-Mozart and Schubert-surround the latest contemporary piece by Israeli composer Avner Dorman for the first concert of Pacific Symphony's 2013-14 Cafe Ludwig series, "Mozart, Schubert and More." Piano sensation and host Orli Shaham returns for the sixth season to lead principal Symphony musicians including Concertmaster Raymond Kobler on violin, Timothy Landauer on cello, Jessica Pearlman on oboe, Benjamin Lulich on clarinet, Rose Corrigan on bassoon and Keith Popejoy on horn. The program takes place in the charming Samueli Theater, where coffee, tea and desserts are enjoyed along with the intimate array of chamber works today, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $60 and $75. Three-concert chamber music subscriptions are available for $156 or $198. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (714) 755-5799 or visit www.PacificSymphony.org. (more...)

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