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BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 1/2-4BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 1/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Maestro Nicholas McGegan and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will ring in the New Year with a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on Friday, January 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 4 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, January 3 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. McGegan will lead the Orchestra in Beethoven's final symphony with the well-known "Ode to Joy," along with Beethoven's rarely performed Opferlied, his King Stephen Overture and Haydn's The Storm. Please see below for complete details. (more...)

Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program. Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic. He has since enjoyed a celebrated 50 year career that has taken him across the globe to concertize with major orchestras and perform in the world's musical capitals. Watts has played before European royalty and international heads of government and has received the Avery Fisher Prize, the National Medal of Arts, and was the youngest person ever to receive an Honorary Doctorate from Yale University. André Watts will perform Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto with Maestra Falletta and the Brevard Music Center Orchestra on a program to include Leonore Overture No. 3 and the Seventh Symphony. The season concludes on Sunday, August 2, as Maestro Lockhart and the BMCO perform Mahler's powerful Symphony No. 1 – “The Titan.” (more...)

JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy TonightJACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

The Italian Academy hosts the inaugural concert of *The Stefan Wolpe Fund featuring world premieres and works by Charles Wuorinen, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum and William Anderson tonight, October 30th at 8pm. Also on the program, a New York premiere for string sextet by Charles Wuorinen. Featured artists: JACK Quartet, pianist Steven Beck, Vox n Plux, violist Miranda Cuckson and cellist Jay Campbell. This concert was produced by Zaidee Parkinson and Alanna Maharajh Stone with generous support from *The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. (more...)

JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More to Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy, 10/30JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More to Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Italian Academy hosts the inaugural concert of *The Stefan Wolpe Fund featuring world premieres and works by Charles Wuorinen, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum and William Anderson on Thursday, October 30th at 8pm. Also on the program, a New York premiere for string sextet by Charles Wuorinen. Featured artists: JACK Quartet, pianist Steven Beck, Vox n Plux, violist Miranda Cuckson and cellist Jay Campbell. This concert was produced by Zaidee Parkinson and Alanna Maharajh Stone with generous support from *The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. (more...)

Houston Chamber Choir to Make Miller Outdoor Theatre Debut 10/5 in 'LOVE ME DO!'Houston Chamber Choir to Make Miller Outdoor Theatre Debut 10/5 in 'LOVE ME DO!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Houston Chamber Choir will present its debut performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre of Love Me Do! Love Songs of the '60s on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Houston Chamber Choir Sings LOVE ME DO! LOVE SONGS OF THE '60sHouston Chamber Choir Sings LOVE ME DO! LOVE SONGS OF THE '60s
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Houston Chamber Choir will present its debut performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre of Love Me Do! Love Songs of the '60s on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Peter Schickele Performs '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre TonightPeter Schickele Performs '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Musical Humorist Peter Schickele will perform 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence at The Colonial Theatre tonight, July 26 at 8pm. It's been 50 years since Professor Peter Schickele released P.D.Q. Bach on an unsuspecting musical public. And it's been 80 years since the professor's mother released the professor on an society ill-prepared for such singular genius. And now, because everyone loves a birthday, Professor Schickele has reached back across the decades to explore the damp vaults and dusty attics of Leipzig to once again celebrate the twenty-first child (out of twenty) of the great J.S. Bach. This special, once in a half-century, musical extravaganza will feature the creme de la creme of history's most justifiably neglected composer. (more...)

Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Musical Humorist Peter Schickele will perform 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence at The Colonial Theatre on July 26 at 8pm. It's been 50 years since Professor Peter Schickele released P.D.Q. Bach on an unsuspecting musical public. And it's been 80 years since the professor's mother released the professor on an society ill-prepared for such singular genius. And now, because everyone loves a birthday, Professor Schickele has reached back across the decades to explore the damp vaults and dusty attics of Leipzig to once again celebrate the twenty-first child (out of twenty) of the great J.S. Bach. This special, once in a half-century, musical extravaganza will feature the creme de la creme of history's most justifiably neglected composer. (more...)

Michael Levesque's JULES to Open 6/18 at Teatro LATEAMichael Levesque's JULES to Open 6/18 at Teatro LATEA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2014

Third Eye Theatre Company & Teatro LATEA present JULES, written by MICHAEL LEVESQUE, from June 18-28, 2014, at Teatro LATEA, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. Directed by ANDREW GLANT-LINDEN with Musical Direction by TIM DI PASQUA, JULES has music by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin & Julian Eltinge. Set Design is by Zachary Serafin, Lighting design by Alex Moore, Costumes & Wigs by Marla Speer, Assistant Costumes & Wigs by Jamie Metzger & Stage Management by Abby Judd. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Special Performances and SponsorshipsBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Special Performances and Sponsorships
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce a Preview Performance Sponsorship with Lindt Chocolate Shops, Lee Premium Outlets, a special Veterans' Discount for A Hatful of Rain and two new ticket programs: BTG Community Partnerships and BTGy. (more...)

Michael Levesque's JULES Opens Tonight at Teatro LATEAMichael Levesque's JULES Opens Tonight at Teatro LATEA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Third Eye Theatre Company & Teatro LATEA present JULES, written by MICHAEL LEVESQUE, from today, June 18-28, 2014, at Teatro LATEA, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. Directed by ANDREW GLANT-LINDEN with Musical Direction by TIM DI PASQUA, JULES has music by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin & Julian Eltinge. Set Design is by Zachary Serafin, Lighting design by Alex Moore, Costumes & Wigs by Marla Speer, Assistant Costumes & Wigs by Jamie Metzger & Stage Management by Abby Judd. (more...)

Michael Levesque's JULES to Open 6/18 at Teatro LATEAMichael Levesque's JULES to Open 6/18 at Teatro LATEA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Third Eye Theatre Company & Teatro LATEA present JULES, written by MICHAEL LEVESQUE, from June 18-28, 2014, at Teatro LATEA, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. Directed by ANDREW GLANT-LINDEN with Musical Direction by TIM DI PASQUA, JULES has music by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin & Julian Eltinge. Set Design is by Zachary Serafin, Lighting design by Alex Moore, Costumes & Wigs by Marla Speer, Assistant Costumes & Wigs by Jamie Metzger & Stage Management by Abby Judd. (more...)

MPAC Announces 2014-15 Schedule, Tickets Go On Sale MondayMPAC Announces 2014-15 Schedule, Tickets Go On Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Mayo Performing Arts Center features over 100 events, concerts and performances in its 2014-2015 season. Tickets for events go on sale Monday, June 16 at 9 am online and 10 am in person and by phone (973-539-8008). (more...)

Peter Schickele, Irish Rovers & More Added to Berkshire Theatre Group's Summer LineupPeter Schickele, Irish Rovers & More Added to Berkshire Theatre Group's Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced Peter Schickele, Irish Rovers, and Classic Albums Live Performs Abbey Road to the summer season line up at the Colonial Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Musicians to Bring DATE NIGHT Concert to Symphony Space, 3/24Broadway Musicians to Bring DATE NIGHT Concert to Symphony Space, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present an unusual concert entitled 'Date Night,' featuring group members and their spouses performing together. The event will take place Monday, March 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. (more...)

TSO Announces 2014-15 SeasonTSO Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Earlier today, TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian announced the 2014/2015 season of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), the Orchestra's 93rd season. The 2014/2015 season also marks the beginning of the Maestro's second decade on the podium with the TSO. (more...)

Hsin-Yun Huang & More Honored with Classical Recording Foundation AwardsHsin-Yun Huang & More Honored with Classical Recording Foundation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

The Classical Recording Foundation (CRF) is pleased to announce the 2013 winners of its twelfth annual Classical Recording Foundation Awards. Four prizes will be presented at the Foundation's Annual Awards Concert and Benefit at 7:30pm on Monday, November 25, 2013 at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. The event will feature CRF Young Artist of the Year pianist Roman Rabinovich performing selections from his CD Ballets Russes (Orchid; March 2013), pianist Laura Leon performing works by CRF Composer of the Year Peter Schickele's album The Music of Peter Schickele, Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artists Award winners Hsin-Yun Huang and Sarah Rothenberg in selections from their recording Viola Viola (Bridge; November 2012); andClassical Recording Foundation Award winner, cellist Sophie Shao, performing selections from her upcoming double-CD set of J.S. Bach's Cello Suites. The proceeds from the 2013 Classical Recording Foundation Award Ceremony and Benefit will go toward the 2014 Awards. (more...)

Cassatt String Quartet to Play Symphony Space, 11/22Cassatt String Quartet to Play Symphony Space, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

As part of its In the Salon series, Symphony Space presents the acclaimed Cassatt String Quartet in a program of American-themed pieces, Friday, November 22 at 7:30 pm in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. The concert, which marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, is a musical exploration of the evolving notion of 'the American Dream,' with Antonin Dvorak's String Quartet No. 12, 'American' (1893) the oldest work on the program. (more...)

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA TonightMilwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Concertos for Orchestra tonight and tomorrow, October 4-5, 2013 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Guest conductor Asher Fisch leads Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra, the overture to Wagner's The Flying Dutchman, and Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A major featuring Principal Clarinet Todd Levy. (more...)

Symphony Space Shines a Light on Musical Legends and Salon PerformersSymphony Space Shines a Light on Musical Legends and Salon Performers
by Naomi Serviss - Oct 3, 2013

Krzysztof Penderecki, acclaimed as Poland's greatest living composers, headlines what promises to be an exciting season at Symphony Space. (more...)

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