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Date Of Birth:
January 31, 1937 (77)
Birth Place:
Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender:
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CCM Ballet Ensemble to Perform in Concert, 12/5-7CCM Ballet Ensemble to Perform in Concert, 12/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's (CCM) Department of Dance concludes its yearlong 50th anniversary celebration with a demanding and impressive Fall Dance Concert, running Dec. 5-7 in UC's Patricia Corbett Theater. The concert program features ballets by guest choreographers Michael Bearden and Tong Wang, as well as works by CCM Dance faculty members. Department Chair Jiang Qi and Associate Professor of Dance Deirdre Carberry direct. (more...)

Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

San Francisco, November 24, 2014 – Acclaimed contemporary opera company Opera Parallèle will open its 2015 season with the premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's landmark work Dead Man Walking—marking the 15th anniversary of one of the most widely performed operas of the 21st century—in three performances Friday and Saturday, February 20 and 21, 2015 at 8 pm and Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 2 pm at YBCA Theater in San Francisco. Based on Sister Helen Prejean's memoir and passionate statement against capital punishment of the same title, Dead Man Walking plumbs the depths of human emotion, resilience, fortitude, hope, and redemption, making it an ideal subject for the operatic stage and for Opera Parallèle's brand of story-telling, exploring the human experience in provocative and intense stagings. The premiere will be followed by the Company taking to the road for the first time to present a concert version of Dead Man Walking at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, CA, March 7 and 8, 2015. (more...)

The Old Globe to Host 2nd Annual New Voices Festival, 12/12-14The Old Globe to Host 2nd Annual New Voices Festival, 12/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Second Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, December 12 - 14, 2014. (more...)

FirstWorks' Artistic Icons Series to Present MUMMENSCHANZ in 2015FirstWorks' Artistic Icons Series to Present MUMMENSCHANZ in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

FirstWorks announces the kickoff of their 2015 'Artistic Icons' Series with MUMMENSCHANZ, a Swiss mask troupe who revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment. For over four decades, MUMMENSCHANZ has broken new ground with experimental works using highly visual, sculptural forms in fun and comical performances that entertain audience members across generations. The illustrious MUMMENSCHANZ will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). Tickets start at $28 and are available at first-works.org or 401-421-ARTS. The FirstWorks 2015 'Artistic Icons' Series presents three performances with artists whose work has dramatically influenced fields of music, dance, and theater. (more...)

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Winter Concert to Showcase American Composers in DecemberLos Angeles Children's Chorus Winter Concert to Showcase American Composers in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) - acclaimed for its pure, agile, bel canto sound that has made it one of the most in-demand children's choirs in the county - presents its popular annual Winter Concert, celebrating American song, on two consecutive Sundays, December 7 and 14, 2014, 7:30 pm and 7:00 pm, respectively, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. (more...)

Philip Glass Returning to ASU Gammage in 2015Philip Glass Returning to ASU Gammage in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

In celebration of ASU Gammage's 50th Anniversary, Philip Glass, one of the world's most influential composers whose works are included in major motion pictures, opera, theater and dance and are routinely performed around the globe, will return to ASU Gammage on Saturday, February 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $35 (students $10) at asugammage.com and the ASU Gammage Box Office. (more...)

La MaMa to Honor Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala This WeekLa MaMa to Honor Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

La MaMa will honor award-winning Olympia Dukakis for her creative achievement in the arts and her work as an activist for social change; and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner Dan Kurtz for his steadfast advocacy on behalf of nonprofit organizations at the La MaMa Earth Gala on Thursday, November 13th. Guests Include Austin Pendleton (who will toast Olympia), John Patrick Shanley, Matt Dillon, among others. (more...)

Italian Composer Ludovico Einaudi to Play QPACItalian Composer Ludovico Einaudi to Play QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Ludovico Einaudi, the chart-topping Italian composer behind music for Golden Globe nominated box-office record breaker The Intouchables and Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar, will perform one concert only at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) on Wednesday 11 February 2015. (more...)

Kelly Britt, Sara Duchovnay & Paige Mayes Join ACT MFAs for Big Thunder's #YesAllWomen ConcertKelly Britt, Sara Duchovnay & Paige Mayes Join ACT MFAs for Big Thunder's #YesAllWomen Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

New York City's Big Thunder Productions' #YesAllWomen Raise Your Voice will be presented at The Costume Shop at American Conservatory Theatre, on Sunday, November 9 at 7P.M., in a joint venture with San Francisco Conservatory of Music alums and ACT MFA students. Emcee Dana Aber will lead the concert, which hopes to connect performing arts communities around the country and give voice to the immediate social issue of gender equality. (more...)

'BREAKING BAD (Original Score From The Television Series) Volume 2' Double LP Out This Month'BREAKING BAD (Original Score From The Television Series) Volume 2' Double LP Out This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Following the fanfare that was bestowed upon the first installment of score music, SpaceLab9, in partnership with Madison Gate Records, is thrilled to announce the release of the "BREAKING BAD (Original Score From The Television Series) Volume 2" double LP, which will be available at fine retailers throughout North America on November 25, 2014, and in the U.K. and Europe on December 5, 2014. (more...)

IF COLORADO HAD AN OCEAN Begins 12/4 at La MaMaIF COLORADO HAD AN OCEAN Begins 12/4 at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

La MaMa presents the World Premiere of IF COLORADO HAD AN OCEAN… by Mike Gorman. Directed by David Bennett, previews begin December 4 with opening night slated for Thursday, December 11, 2014. (more...)

Ludovico Einaudi Returning to Arts Centre MelbourneLudovico Einaudi Returning to Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Ludovico Einaudi, the chart-topping composer behind music for Oscar-winning film Black Swan, Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar and box-office record breaker The Intouchables will be returning to Melbourne at Hamer Hall, on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 February 2015. The concert will feature his latest album In a Time Lapse amidst a display of piano-led ballads and euphoric film scores in a sound that envelops the audience. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Forms International Advisory BoardNew York Philharmonic Forms International Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has established an International Advisory Board (IAB) to develop relationships beyond the United States in order to support the Philharmonic's activities abroad, including regular Philharmonic residencies, educational and entrepreneurial projects, and the launch of the newly formed New York Philharmonic Global Academy. The International Advisory Board will serve as an international network of advocates and ambassadors who will connect with individuals and institutions in their home cities and countries to cultivate the Philharmonic's long-term reach and influence worldwide. IAB members will work with the Philharmonic to secure engagements, activities, and funding sources in a variety of international locations. (more...)

Judith Clurman Leads Essential Voices USA in New CD 'CHERISHED MOMENTS', Featuring Ron Raines and MoreJudith Clurman Leads Essential Voices USA in New CD 'CHERISHED MOMENTS', Featuring Ron Raines and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

HE JEWISH SPIRIT, a new cd on Sono Luminus (DSL-92182), was released today, October 28, 2014, with Essential Voices USA, conducted by Judith Clurman with soloists Ron Raines, Bruce Ruben and Michael Slattery. (more...)

VIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna ClyneVIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna Clyne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The Brooklyn-based composer Paola Prestini's work has been deemed "radiant [and] amorously evocative" by The New York Times, which has also hailed "her gift for bringing together disparate artists, technicians and other creative professionals to produce cross-disciplinary works greater than the sum of their parts." Her multimedia opera Oceanic Verses perfectly reveals her sensibility as a composer, a creator of multimedia productions, and a wholeheartedly entrepreneurially artist. She commissioned the work through her non-profit company, VisionIntoArt (VIA), whose new label, VIA Records, will release Prestini's music and collaborator Ali Hossaini's visuals as a beautifully designed CD/DVD package on November 18. (more...)

Dan Zanes and Friends to Perform at The Wallis This WeekendDan Zanes and Friends to Perform at The Wallis This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (aka 'The Wallis') is proud to present Grammy Award-winning Dan Zanes and ?Friends on Sunday, October 19 at 11am and 2pm. Dan Zanes, whose innovative, modern and multicultural music integrates the unique spirit of American, West Indian and English folk music with the inspiration of early soul and rock-and-roll, is recommended for audiences of all ages. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Spring/Summer 2015 SeasonThe Joyce Theater Announces Spring/Summer 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

The Joyce Theater (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), the nation's most prestigious theater devoted to modern dance, announced today the organization's programming for its 2015 Spring/Summer season, featuring a wide array of extraordinary companies, including return engagements of fan favorites and introductions to new companies making their Joyce debuts. (more...)

Alex Weston Debuts Pop EP 'KILL THE WEATHERMEN'Alex Weston Debuts Pop EP 'KILL THE WEATHERMEN'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

As a frequently performed composer of classical works, TV, and film scores, as well as the longtime musical assistant of famed composer Philip Glass, classical music has always been a huge part of Alex Weston's life. With the release of his debut EP, Kill the Weathermen he effortlessly combines this his experience in the classical field with his love for pop music and indie rock. Elaborate sequences and intricate orchestrations guide you through the EP, to what Pancakes & Whiskey calls a 'magical and musical landscape.' (more...)

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Reveal Full Set List for CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE! on PBSLady Gaga & Tony Bennett Reveal Full Set List for CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE! on PBS
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! - an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances - will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

LA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer SeasonLA CENERENTOLA, DIDO AND AENEAS and THE LONG WALK Set for Opera Saratoga's 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Opera Saratoga announces its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York. (more...)

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