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Edinburgh International Festival Launches 2017 ProgrammeEdinburgh International Festival Launches 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

???????Edinburgh International Festival today unveiled its 2017 programme which marks the event's 70th anniversary. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 4 to Monday 28 August, welcoming 2,020 artists from 40 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city. (more...)

Dallas Opera Invites Applicants for Institute for Women ConductorsDallas Opera Invites Applicants for Institute for Women Conductors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Striving to address a long-standing career imbalance in the opera world, The Dallas Opera is delighted to announce that applications are now being accepted for a unique residential program designed to provide training and career support for distinctively talented women conductors: The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera (IWC). This year's program represents the third residency of a twenty-year commitment made by the company. (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm LargeLA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents the US premiere of Kurt Weill's Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra, arranged by Paul Bateman, and the West Coast Premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto 'I Will Not Remain Silent,' which is dedicated to Rabbi Joachim Prinz and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., today, January 21, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm LargeLA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents the US premiere of Kurt Weill's Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra, arranged by Paul Bateman, and the West Coast Premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto 'I Will Not Remain Silent,' which is dedicated to Rabbi Joachim Prinz and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Saturday, January 21, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

Opera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', TodayOpera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallele (OP) will present the world premiere of Xochitl and the Flowers, by OP composer-in-residence Christopher Pratorius. Based on the children's book of the same name by Jorge Argueta and with a libretto by Opera Parallele's Roma Olvera, three free performances will be presented November 17 and 19 at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco. The fully staged and costumed production will be developed during an innovative eight-week residency with third grade students of the Alvarado Elementary School Spanish Immersion Program in San Francisco, assisted by the Opera Parallele creative team and professional singers. Performances will be given Today, November 17, at 6 pm and Saturday, November 19, at 11 am and 1 pm at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street in San Francisco. Admission is free, but past Hands-on-Opera performances have filled up quickly, so audience members are encouraged to arrive early. For more information, visitwww.operaparallele.org . (more...)

World Premiere Of Children's Opera XOCHITL AND THE FLOWERS, TodayWorld Premiere Of Children's Opera XOCHITL AND THE FLOWERS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallele (OP) will present the world premiere of Xochitl and the Flowers, by OP composer-in-residence Christopher Pratorius. Based on the children's book of the same name by Jorge Argueta and with a libretto by Opera Parallele's Roma Olvera, three free performances will be presented November 17 and 19 at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco. (more...)

World Premiere Of Children's Opera XOCHITL AND THE FLOWERS, 11/17World Premiere Of Children's Opera XOCHITL AND THE FLOWERS, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallele (OP) will present the world premiere of Xochitl and the Flowers, by OP composer-in-residence Christopher Pratorius. Based on the children's book of the same name by Jorge Argueta and with a libretto by Opera Parallele's Roma Olvera, three free performances will be presented November 17 and 19 at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco. (more...)

Helios Collective Presents DIDO AND...at King's College LondonHelios Collective Presents DIDO AND...at King's College London
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

To bring fresh new meaning to a play is a virtue, to do it to a musical score is sacrilege.  But why? Why shouldn't musicians be as creative as actors?  As part of PLAY, the 2016 Arts & Humanities Festival at King's College London, Helios Collective present a reimagined reading of Purcell's Dido & Aeneas as Dido & …. (more...)

Opera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', 11/17Opera Parallele Announces New Children's Opera 'Xochitl and the Flowers', 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

As part of its unique annual Hands-on-Opera education and youth performance program, Opera Parallele (OP) will present the world premiere of Xochitl and the Flowers, by OP composer-in-residence Christopher Pratorius. Based on the children's book of the same name by Jorge Argueta and with a libretto by Opera Parallele's Roma Olvera, three free performances will be presented November 17 and 19 at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco. The fully staged and costumed production will be developed during an innovative eight-week residency with third grade students of the Alvarado Elementary School Spanish Immersion Program in San Francisco, assisted by the Opera Parallele creative team and professional singers. Performances will be given Thursday, November 17, at 6 pm and Saturday, November 19, at 11 am and 1 pm at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street in San Francisco. Admission is free, but past Hands-on-Opera performances have filled up quickly, so audience members are encouraged to arrive early. For more information, visitwww.operaparallele.org . (more...)

Scott Wheeler Premieres Two Operas, Including Newest NAGA, TodayScott Wheeler Premieres Two Operas, Including Newest NAGA, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

On the heels of releasing his latest album Portraits & Tributes, award-winning composer/conductor/teacher Scott Wheeler celebrates two new major works to be performed in fall 2016: Naga, his fourth opera, set to a libretto by Cerise Jacobs, premiering September 10-17 in Boston; and Songs To Fill The Void, a three-song cycle set to poetry by Robert Barefield, premiering October 2 in New York City at Weill Recital Hall. In addition, the New Juilliard Ensemble conducted by Joel Sachs will present his chamber symphony City of Shadows on October 1. (more...)

Scott Wheeler Premieres Two Operas, Including Newest NAGA, 9/10Scott Wheeler Premieres Two Operas, Including Newest NAGA, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

On the heels of releasing his latest album Portraits & Tributes, award-winning composer/conductor/teacher Scott Wheeler celebrates two new major works to be performed in fall 2016: Naga, his fourth opera, set to a libretto by Cerise Jacobs, premiering September 10-17 in Boston; and Songs To Fill The Void, a three-song cycle set to poetry by Robert Barefield, premiering October 2 in New York City at Weill Recital Hall. In addition, the New Juilliard Ensemble conducted by Joel Sachs will present his chamber symphony City of Shadows on October 1. (more...)

BWW Review: freeFall Theatre's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Is Out of This World FunBWW Review: freeFall Theatre's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Is Out of This World Fun
by Peter Nason - Aug 15, 2016

Gilbert and Sullivan meets 80's synth-pop and 'Star Wars' in this brilliant adaptation by Eric Davis and Michael Raabe. (more...)

Jacksonville Art Auction Will Feature a Large Selection of Artworks by Surrealist Salvador DaliJacksonville Art Auction Will Feature a Large Selection of Artworks by Surrealist Salvador Dali
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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Jacksonville Art Auction Offers A Unique Date Night ExperienceJacksonville Art Auction Offers A Unique Date Night Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Woodstock Film Festival to Reveal 2016 Poster by Mary FrankWoodstock Film Festival to Reveal 2016 Poster by Mary Frank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

The WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL and the ELENA ZANG GALLERY would like to cordially invite you to a special presentation and reveal of the artwork for its official 2016 poster by renowned artist Mary Frank, today July 16 at 3pm, at the Elena Zang Gallery, 3671 NY-212, in Shady, NY. (more...)

Woodstock Film Festival to Reveal 2016 Poster by Mary FrankWoodstock Film Festival to Reveal 2016 Poster by Mary Frank
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

The WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL and the ELENA ZANG GALLERY would like to cordially invite you to a special presentation and reveal of the artwork for its official 2016 poster by renowned artist Mary Frank, on Saturday July 16 at 3pm, at the Elena Zang Gallery, 3671 NY-212, in Shady, NY. (more...)

John W. Engeman Theater Presents $45,000 Check to Huntington Lighthouse Preservation SocietyJohn W. Engeman Theater Presents $45,000 Check to Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

On Friday, June 10, co-owners of the John W. Engeman Theater, Richard T. Dolce and Kevin J. O'Neill, presented a check for $45,000 to President Pamela Setchell and Board member Valerie Whyte of the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society (HLPS). (more...)

London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle to Present World Premiere Children's Opera THE HOGBOON at The Barbican CentreLondon Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle to Present World Premiere Children's Opera THE HOGBOON at The Barbican Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle perform the world premiere of The Hogboon, a children's opera by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, on 26 June at The Barbican Centre in London. It is the second in a series of LSO commissioned mixed-ability operas, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, and featuring musicians from the local community and the Guildhall School, performing with the LSO. (more...)

Baterbys Hosts Art Gallery Event Featuring Live Art AuctionBaterbys Hosts Art Gallery Event Featuring Live Art Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

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