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Date Of Birth:
December 21, 1944 (71)
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Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: December 21, 1944 (71)
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Oshman Family JCC Presents the West Coast Premiere of THE DYBBUKOshman Family JCC Presents the West Coast Premiere of THE DYBBUK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The Oshman Family JCC will present the West Coast premiere of an acclaimed new production of The Dybbuk, featuring an all-star cast, 8pm Saturday, September 24, and 5pm Sunday, September 25 at the OFJCC's Schultz Cultural Arts Hall. The Dybbuk is a multimedia chamber opera composed by Ofer Ben-Amots, inspired by S. Ansky's timeless Yiddish play, and directed by Thomas Lindblade. (more...)

Michael Cerveris, Laura Osnes, Isaac Oliver and More Coming Up at Joe's PubMichael Cerveris, Laura Osnes, Isaac Oliver and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly shows, running August 17-28. Scroll down for details! (more...)

California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 9, 2016) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera open the Orchestra's 30th season on Sunday, September 18 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, with an early work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts, written when he was a Young American Composer-in-Residence there, a performance of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2, and flutist Annie Wu, an East Bay native and SF Symphony Youth Orchestra alumna, as soloist in Mozart's Flute Concerto in G.  (more...)

Peter Pastreich Named Interim Executive Director at American Conservatory TheaterPeter Pastreich Named Interim Executive Director at American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

American Conservatory Theater Board of Trustees-led by Chair Nancy Livingston-announced today the appointment of Peter Pastreich as interim executive director of American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.). (more...)

21C Media Group Previews 2016-17 of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music21C Media Group Previews 2016-17 of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

21C MEDIA GROUP just released its season preview of opera, vocal and choral music for 2016-17. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Study of New World Symphony WALLCAST Concerts Reveals Younger, Ethnically Diverse AudienceStudy of New World Symphony WALLCAST Concerts Reveals Younger, Ethnically Diverse Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The WALLCAST Concert Experience, a yearlong independent study about the New World Symphony's WALLCAST concerts, is now available to the public. The study reveals that audiences for the format are far more diverse than audiences for traditional classical music concerts. This diversity is reflected across multiple indicators-primarily the age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic backgrounds of attendees. (more...)

SEVEN RESPONSES & More Set for Week Four of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016SEVEN RESPONSES & More Set for Week Four of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The fourth and penultimate week of the 50th anniversary season of Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival presents nine performances featuring the best of Mozart's operatic and choral repertoire as well as a highly-anticipated New York premiere. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony to Celebrate Steve Reich's 80th Birthday with Week of ConcertsSan Francisco Symphony to Celebrate Steve Reich's 80th Birthday with Week of Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) celebrate the 80th birthday of Steve Reich with a diverse week of concerts highlighting the seminal composer's works September 7-11, 2016 at Davies Symphony Hall. (more...)

Daniela Mack Replaces Sasha Cooke in Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 OpenerDaniela Mack Replaces Sasha Cooke in Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Opener
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Lincoln Center announces an artist update for the 50th season's opening program on July 25 and 26. Due to pregnancy, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke has withdrawn from these performances and will be replaced by Daniela Mack, who makes her New York and Mostly Mozart Festival debuts. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Sets Week Two LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Sets Week Two Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, celebrates its milestone 50th anniversary season with eight performances and a variety of superb musicians, including artist debuts, late-night recitals, premieres, and the return of favorite artists during the festival's second week. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Opens Next MonthLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2016 Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, opens its milestone 50th anniversary season with a series of events, including concerts featuring some of the world's greatest artists. (more...)

Lincoln Center Sets 2016 White Light Festival LineupLincoln Center Sets 2016 White Light Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced the schedule for Lincoln Center's seventh White Light Festival, running from October 16 through November 16, 2016. The international multidisciplinary festival, which takes its name from a quotation by the Estonian composer Arvo Part, is an annual exploration of the power of art to illuminate our interior and communal lives. 'I could compare my music to white light which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.' - Arvo Part (more...)

Sasha Cooke to Replace Susan Graham in San Francisco Opera's David Gockley Gala Concert TomorrowSasha Cooke to Replace Susan Graham in San Francisco Opera's David Gockley Gala Concert Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

?San Francisco Opera today announced that it has amended the list of international singers performing at the David Gockley Gala Concert on Thursday, June 16 to now include Sasha Cooke in lieu of Susan Graham, who has withdrawn due to illness. Cooke will sing in the Act III trio “Hab' mir's gelobt” from Der Rosenkavalier and Didon's aria “Ah! Je vais mourir…adieu, fière cité” from Les Troyens. (more...)

Britt Orchestra to Premiere Michael Gordon Work, 7/29Britt Orchestra to Premiere Michael Gordon Work, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

(UPDATED June 8, 2016) — On July 29-30, members of the Britt Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams will celebrate the unique majesty of Oregon's Crater Lake with six performances at the national park of a world premiere by New York-based composer Michael Gordon, commissioned by Britt Music & Arts Festival and inspired by Crater Lake. Abrams will lead approximately 40 Britt Orchestra musicians in the performances, with the dramatic panorama of the lake as the setting. Joining the Britt Orchestra musicians are 15 members of Steiger Butte Drum, a drum troupe composed of members of the local Klamath Tribes; 30 brass and percussion musicians from Southern Oregon University; and a 50-member chorus. The performances are free, and are being presented as part of the centennial celebration of the U.S. National Park Service.  (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert SeriesSan Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festive lineup of concerts and events for all ages. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Accompany CITY LIGHTS and FANTASIA Screenings This SpringNew York Philharmonic to Accompany CITY LIGHTS and FANTASIA Screenings This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The New York Philharmonic will present two programs of film music in May 2016: a complete screening of Charlie Chaplin's CITY LIGHTS, May 19, 2016 - with the Orchestra performing Chaplin's score live, conducted by Timothy Brock, who restored the score for live performance - and Disney's FANTASIA, May 20-21, 2016 - in which selections from Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 will be screened as the Orchestra performs the music live, led by Assistant Conductor Joshua Gersen, in honor of Fantasia's 75th anniversary. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mason Bates Seeks Adventure in MusicBWW Interview: Mason Bates Seeks Adventure in Music
by Erica Miner - May 17, 2016

21st century Renaissance man Mason Bates continues his series of high-powered classical/electronica hybrid music events (more...)

Rite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup on Governors IslandRite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup on Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the sixth season of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2016 on Governors Island, New York City. Rite of Summer will present free outdoor concerts Memorial Day weekend through late August. (more...)

Cincinnati World Piano Competition to Present 60th Anniversary Concert at UC-CCMCincinnati World Piano Competition to Present 60th Anniversary Concert at UC-CCM
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Cincinnati World Piano Competition (CWPC) Board of Directors and Artistic Director Awadagin Pratt announced details today for the 60th Anniversary Concert at 7:30 PM on Saturday, July 30 at Corbett Auditorium, located at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). (more...)

BWW Opera Review: SF vs. NY, Tilson Thomas vs. Gilbert, Mezzo vs. Baritone, But Audiences Take the LIEDBWW Opera Review: SF vs. NY, Tilson Thomas vs. Gilbert, Mezzo vs. Baritone, But Audiences Take the LIED
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 25, 2016

Earth Day has come and gone in 2016, but symphonic orchestra audiences in New York have lots to remember from this year's celebration, with performances of Mahler's DAS LIED VON DER ERDE (SONG OF THE EARTH). In less than a week, we had two different versions of the piece, with differing pluses and minuses: First, the San Francisco Symphony, under its music director, Michael Tilson Thomas performed the work at Carnegie Hall, then Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic had the home court advantage at Lincoln Center's Geffen Hall. (more...)

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