Philip Smith News

The New York Philharmonic Presents A CELEBRATION OF PHIL SMITH, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will salute departing Principal Trumpet Philip Smith - who will step down from his position at the end of the 2013-14 season following 36 seasons of service - in A Celebration of Phil Smith, a concert featuring the New York Philharmonic Brass and Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Mr. Smith and Bramwell Tovey, July 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. The program will also include works that showcase brass: an arrangement of Rimsky-Korsakov's Procession of the Nobles; a Horn Quartet by Gershwin; Tomasi's Liturgical Fanfares; an arrangement of The Great Gate of Kiev from Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition; and Pollack's That's a Plenty, which the New York Philharmonic Principal Brass Quintet, of which Mr. Smith was a founding member, has frequently performed as an encore on the Orchestra's tours. Philharmonic musicians will introduce the works and speak about Mr. Smith. (more...)

SFCM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Sonoma State's Green Music Center Launch THE NATIONAL BRASS ENSEMBLE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Sonoma State University's Green Music Center today announced The National Brass Ensemble Project, a partnership formed to present a newly created group, the National Brass Ensemble, in a week-long residency taking place June 9 - 14, 2014 in Rohnert Park and San Rafael, California. The Ensemble, a singular collection of musicians from across the United States, features 24 leading brass players and two percussionists from the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland, Detroit Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia and San Francisco Symphony orchestras. (more...)

Bookworks to Participate in WORLD BOOK NIGHT 2014, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Local independent bookstore, Bookworks, is proud to be one of 2,300 bookstores and libraries across America supporting World Book Night 2014. (more...)

Bookworks to Participate in WORLD BOOK NIGHT 2014, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Local independent bookstore, Bookworks, is proud to be one of 2,300 bookstores and libraries across America supporting World Book Night 2014. (more...)

Philip Smith Set for UNTITLED Miami's 'Drawing on Habit: An Ambition', Now thru 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

As part of UNTITLED Miami, Drawing on Habit: An Ambition, features the work of Philip Smith, along with four generations of works by artists predominantly connected to New York City and Miami. (more...)

Philip Smith Set for UNTITLED Miami's 'Drawing on Habit: An Ambition', 12/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

As part of UNTITLED Miami, Drawing on Habit: An Ambition, features the work of Philip Smith, along with four generations of works by artists predominantly connected to New York City and Miami. (more...)

The Jason McCoy Gallery Opens PHILIP SMITH: SIGN LANGUAGE Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Opening TODAY, November 7, Jason McCoy Gallery presents Philip Smith: SIGN LANGUAGE, the artist's latest body of work of psychologically-charged images, drawn from found imagery in 1950s Cold War spy manuals, lingerie ads, books on mysticism and numerology, lost magic manuals and early genetic diagrams. (more...)

Bernard Labadie Conducts NY Phil in Mozart's Requiem, Works by J.S. Bach and Handel, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Bernard Labadie will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Requiem; J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!; and Handel's 'Let the Bright Seraphim' from Samson. The program's soloists will include soprano Miah Persson, mezzo- soprano Stephanie Blythe, tenor Frederic Antoun in his Philharmonic debut, bass Andrew Foster- Williams, Philharmonic Principal Trumpet Philip Smith, and the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt. The concerts will take place tonight, November 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Jason McCoy Gallery Opens PHILIP SMITH: SIGN LANGUAGE Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

Jason McCoy Gallery presents Philip Smith: Sign Language, the artist's latest body of work of psychologically-charged images, drawn from found imagery in 1950s Cold War spy manuals, lingerie ads, books on mysticism and numerology, lost magic manuals and early genetic diagrams. Philip Smith's pictographic work was first seen in the seminal Pictures exhibition. Curated by Douglas Crimp at Artists Space, the show also included Robert Longo, Sherrie Levine, Troy Brauntuch and Jack Goldstein. These five artists established the movement that has become known as The Pictures Generation that now includes Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Laurie Simmons and others. (more...)

The Jason McCoy Gallery presents PHILIP SMITH: SIGN LANGUAGE, Opening 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

New York, NY — Opening Thursday, November 7, Jason McCoy Gallery presents Philip Smith: SIGN LANGUAGE, the artist's latest body of work of psychologically-charged images, drawn from found imagery in 1950s Cold War spy manuals, lingerie ads, books on mysticism and numerology, lost magic manuals and early genetic diagrams. (more...)

Update: Bernard Labadie To Conduct Mozart's Requiem and Works by J.S. Bach and Handel; Matthew Muckey Subs for Philip Smith
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Bernard Labadie will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Requiem; J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!; and Handel's “Let the Bright Seraphim” from Samson. The program's soloists will include soprano Miah Persson, mezzo- soprano Stephanie Blythe, tenor Fre?de?ric Antoun in his Philharmonic debut, bass Andrew Foster- Williams, and the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt. Associate Principal Trumpet Matthew Muckey, replacing Principal Trumpet Philip Smith, who is on temporary leave from the Orchestra, will make his Philharmonic solo debut in these performances. The concerts will take place Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Broadway's Plays in Repertory- What They Mean for the 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW Features - Oct 11, 2013

With several plays in repertory opening on Broadway this year, theatre fans are already wondering what this will mean for the 2014 Tony Awards. Both NO MAN'S LAND/WAITING FOR GODOT and TWELFTH NIGHT/RICHARD III will take Broadway bows this fall, featuring such stage heavyweights as Mark Rylance, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and more- but will they be eligible for both of their performances? (more...)

Jason McCoy Gallery to Present Philip Smith's SIGN LANGUAGE, 11/7-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

Jason McCoy Gallery presents Philip Smith: Sign Language, the artist's latest body of work of psychologically-charged images, drawn from found imagery in 1950s Cold War spy manuals, lingerie ads, books on mysticism and numerology, lost magic manuals and early genetic diagrams. Philip Smith's pictographic work was first seen in the seminal Pictures exhibition. Curated by Douglas Crimp at Artists Space, the show also included Robert Longo, Sherrie Levine, Troy Brauntuch and Jack Goldstein. These five artists established the movement that has become known as The Pictures Generation that now includes Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Laurie Simmons and others. (more...)

Jason McCoy Gallery Presents PHILIP SMITH: SIGN LANGUAGE, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

Jason McCoy Gallery presents Philip Smith: Sign Language, the artist's latest body of work of psychologically-charged images, drawn from found imagery in 1950s Cold War spy manuals, lingerie ads, books on mysticism and numerology, lost magic manuals and early genetic diagrams. Philip Smith's pictographic work was first seen in the seminal Pictures exhibition. Curated by Douglas Crimp at Artists Space, the show also included Robert Longo, Sherrie Levine, Troy Brauntuch and Jack Goldstein. These five artists established the movement that has become known as The Pictures Generation that now includes Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Laurie Simmons and others. (more...)

Bernard Labadie to Conduct NY Phil in Mozart's Requiem, Works by J.S. Bach and Handel, 11/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Bernard Labadie will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mozart's Requiem; J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!; and Handel's 'Let the Bright Seraphim' from Samson. The program's soloists will include soprano Miah Persson, mezzo- soprano Stephanie Blythe, tenor Frédéric Antoun in his Philharmonic debut, bass Andrew Foster- Williams, Philharmonic Principal Trumpet Philip Smith, and the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt. The concerts will take place Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

NY Phil Presents SUMMERTIME CLASSICS Conducted by Bramwell Tovey, Now thru 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2013

The New York Philharmonic will present its tenth season of Summertime Classics, today, July 3-7, 2013, featuring five themed concerts with Bramwell Tovey, who has been the host and conductor of the series since its founding in 2004. (more...)

RISING DAMP to Play Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, June 24-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

The brand new stage production of ITV's top comedy of all time, Rising Damp, visits the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 24 - Today 29 June, directed by the show's original star, Don Warrington. (more...)

RISING DAMP Plays Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, Now thru June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

The brand new stage production of ITV's top comedy of all time, Rising Damp, visits the Lyceum Theatre from today, 24 - Saturday 29 June, directed by the show's original star, Don Warrington. (more...)

RISING DAMP to Play Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, June 24-29
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

The brand new stage production of ITV's top comedy of all time, Rising Damp, visits the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 24 - Saturday 29 June, directed by the show's original star, Don Warrington. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Narrates Pit Stop Players' THE RITE STUFF Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2013

The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will conclude their fourth season with special guest Cynthia Nixon narrating a new work, plus a newly commissioned chamber arrangement of Igor Stravinsky's towering masterpiece, 'The Rite of Spring.' The concert will take place tonight, May 6, 2013 at 8:00 pm at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York City. (more...)

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