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Date of Birth: December 21, 1944 (72)
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival , one of New York's premier summer performance series, kicks off its 51st season on July 25. Among the highlights in the first two weeks are a special opening concert led by Louis Langrée, Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director, featuring traditional and indigenous songs from Mozart's time; a choral presentation by Les Arts Florissants; and guest conductors Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda; festival debuts by more than 10 artists, including Kit Armstrong, Janai Brugger, Jennifer Johnson Cano, S? Percussion, Beatrice Rana, Ksenija Sidorova, and the Young People's Chorus of New York City; and the New York premiere of David Lang's concerto for percussion, man made. A complete listing of events from July 25 through August 6 follows. (more...)

NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO-China Perform at Carnegie Hall on 7/20NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO-China Perform at Carnegie Hall on 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

This July, three Carnegie Hall concerts showcase some of the finest young teen musicians from across the United States and abroad in performances presented over three consecutive nights in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical CollectionSony Classical Releases Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Sony Classical announces the release of Joshua Bell - The Classical Collection, a 14-CD set of albums of classical repertoire that the internationally acclaimed, Grammy® Award winning violinist has recorded for the label over the past twenty years. The collection is available worldwide on August 18th, 2017. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Brings Together Brightest Young Musicians this JulyCarnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute Brings Together Brightest Young Musicians this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

This July, Carnegie Hall brings together close to 200 of the best teen musicians from across the country for a month of exceptional music making as part of two exciting ensembles. The critically-acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), now entering its fifth year, is comprised of 116 musicians, ages 16-19. NYO2, a new group launched in summer 2016 for younger players, ages 14-17, was created with a particular focus of attracting talented students from communities traditionally underserved or underrepresented in the classical music field. In total, the musicians of NYO-USA and NYO2 come from 40 US states, plus Puerto Rico. Both programs are free, ensuring that all promising young players can have the opportunity to take part in this unique community of musicians-learning from a world-class faculty, playing alongside talented peers, and performing with leading artists on the stages of some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, including Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Jeffrey Siegel Comes to Harris Center in Concert With Commentary 6/25Jeffrey Siegel Comes to Harris Center in Concert With Commentary 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

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Joshua Gersen to Lead the Adelphi Orchestra in NYC Benefit Concert 6/11Joshua Gersen to Lead the Adelphi Orchestra in NYC Benefit Concert 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Joshua Gersen, New York Philharmonic Assistant Conductor will guest conduct the Adelphi Orchestra in a sumptuous concert of French masterworks on June 11th at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center in New York City.  Adelphi Orchestra's benefit concert for the orchestra's Young Artist Program "Une Fete en France" will showcase a former Adelphi Orchestra Young Artist Competition winner as guest soloist and will recognize the former winners and current finalists of the Adelphi Orchestra's Young Artist Program.  The concert's goal is to generate funds to support future outstanding young musicians through the Young Artist Program's endeavors. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTIONPittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection," as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4. (more...)

Joshua Gersen Conducts His Final Concert with NYYSJoshua Gersen Conducts His Final Concert with NYYS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Conductor Joshua Gersen will lead the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) orchestra for the last time as Music Director for its 54th season finale on Sunday, May 28th at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

New York Virtuoso Singers to Present ASCAP Young Composer Awards ConcertNew York Virtuoso Singers to Present ASCAP Young Composer Awards Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director, will present ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards Concert, the second event of their 2016-17 concert season on Saturday, May 20 @ 8:00 PM at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 552 West End Avenue, New York, NY. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present The Revolution of Steve Jobs Scheduled for 2019 SeasonSan Francisco Opera to Present The Revolution of Steve Jobs Scheduled for 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

San Francisco Opera today announced its participation as a co-commissioner of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs—the first full-length opera written by Bay Area composer Mason Bates and set to a libretto by Mark Campbell—joining Santa Fe Opera and Seattle Opera, with support from Cal Performances. The new work is a co-production with Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music and will have its world premiere beginning July 22, 2017 at Santa Fe Opera. San Francisco Opera will present the Bay Area premiere of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs during the Company's 2019–20 repertory season at the War Memorial Opera House. Bates' electro-acoustic opera is composed in one act and is comprised of a prologue and 19 scenes. (more...)

SONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD BoxSONY Pays Tribute to Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with 40-CD Box
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

SONY pays tribute to the legacy of 'pied piper' clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with a fascinating 40-CD box set that illustrates the impact this 'magical' artist has had on the world of music. (more...)

SFCM to Present Soprano Patricia Racette with Honorary Doctorate at 2017 CommencementSFCM to Present Soprano Patricia Racette with Honorary Doctorate at 2017 Commencement
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) will present internationally renowned soprano Patricia Racette with an honorary doctorate at the institution's annual commencement ceremony on May 19, 2017. Racette, highly sought after for her dramatic interpretations of roles both iconic and new, is known the world over for her lyrical expressivity and dynamism. She has performed on the stages of La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, and the Royal Opera House, among many others. She is also the recipient of the prized Richard Tucker Award and the Opera News Award. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. In presenting these "concerts with lively commentary" Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work was composed and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), baritone Christopher Purves as Alberich (debut), tenor Russell Thomas as Loge, mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor as Erda, bass Morris Robinson as Fasolt (debut), bass Stephen Milling as Fafner (debut), soprano Rachel Willis-Sorensen as Freia (debut), tenor Brian Jagde as Froh (debut), bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as Donner (debut), tenor Peter Bronder as Mime (debut), soprano Jennifer Zetlan as Woglinde, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano as Wellgunde, and mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford as Flosshilde. The enhanced concert production will be directed by Louisa Muller with costume design - featuring character-based treatment of modern concert attire - by David C. Woolard. The performances will take place Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Ian Maskin To Perform at Le Poisson Rouge To Celebrate ZARIA, 5/7Ian Maskin To Perform at Le Poisson Rouge To Celebrate ZARIA, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Ian Maksin, cellist, composer and vocalist, celebrates the release of his most recent CD, "Zaria" - Where the Earth Ends and Music Begins.  Maksin, internationally renowned for his unique ability to blend different and unusual genres and styles, takes this concept to yet another orbit with the release of "Zaria".  (more...)

Joshua Morgan and Friends Come to 54 BelowJoshua Morgan and Friends Come to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Starring Joshua Morgan with performances by Nick Blaemire, Brennyn Lark, Chris Dwan, Ryann Redmond and more! (more...)

New World Symphony Presents 6th Annual New Work Program, 4/29New World Symphony Presents 6th Annual New Work Program, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), will perform its sixth annual New Work program—dedicated to commissioning and premiering new pieces from high-profile and developing artists across a range of genres, intersecting music with theater, dance, poetry, video, lighting, and other art forms—on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the New World Center. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kevin Langan on Operatic Idols and Vocal LongevityBWW Interview: Kevin Langan on Operatic Idols and Vocal Longevity
by Erica Miner - Apr 13, 2017

Langan has performed with such opera luminaries as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Marilyn Horne (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Merola Opera Program launches its 60th Anniversary season on Sunday, June 11 with a Benefit Gala at City Hall and a concert immediately following at Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, featuring some of the acclaimed Merola program's most illustrious participants. The 60th Anniversary concert will feature performances by Merola alumni from the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and current and recent participants, including: soprano Deborah Voigt (1985); mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick (1983); Mark Morash, pianist and Merola Opera Program Music Director (1987); and soprano Tracy Dahl (1985); soprano Kristin Clayton (1993), mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook (1990), Bojan Knezevic, bass-baritone (1992, 1993, 1994), and John Churchwell, pianist (1996); baritone Quinn Kelsey (2002); 2013 Merola graduates mezzo-soprano Zanda Šv?de and tenors Pene Pati and Issachah Savage; soprano Julie Adams, and bass Anthony Reed,  all from 2014; Amina Edris and Toni Marie Palmertree, sopranos; and Brad Walker, bass-baritone, both from 2015; and 2016 artists Sarah Cambidge, soprano; Amitai Pati and Kyle van Schoonhoven, tenors; Andrew G. Manea, baritone; John Elam and Jennifer Szeto, pianists; and director Aria Umezawa. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 3, 2017BWW's On This Day - April 3, 2017
by - Apr 3, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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