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UMD Symphony Orchestra and UMD Concert Choir to PResent Brahms' German Requiem, 11/14UMD Symphony Orchestra and UMD Concert Choir to PResent Brahms' German Requiem, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The UMD Symphony Orchestra and UMD Concert Choir, under the direction of Edward Maclary, explore the meaning of life and loss in Brahms' German Requiem Friday, November 14 at 8pm in The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center's Dekelboum Concert Hall. (more...)

Russell Janzen Upped to Soloist at New York City BalletRussell Janzen Upped to Soloist at New York City Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that Russell Janzen has been promoted to Soloist, effective immediately. Peter Martins, NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief, made the promotion on Friday, October 17 following a performance of George Balanchine's Chaconne, during which Janzen performed the leading male role alongside NYCB Principal Dancer Sara Mearns. Janzen made his debut in the role, which Balanchine created for Martins in 1976, at the matinee performance on Saturday, October 11. (more...)

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents OPENING NIGHT FIREWORKS with Angela Cheng, 10/17-18The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents OPENING NIGHT FIREWORKS with Angela Cheng, 10/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The pyrotechnics will be strictly musical when Canadian pianist Angela Cheng joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2014-15 season entitled “Opening Night Fireworks.” On October 17 and 18, Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra's first performances in the newly renovated auditorium at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. (more...)

February at Carnegie Hall Includes The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein, and MoreFebruary at Carnegie Hall Includes The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Below are all the events at Carnegie Hall in February 2015. (more...)

Sony Masterworks Announces New US Classical ReleasesSony Masterworks Announces New US Classical Releases
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Last Symphonies: Mozart's Instrumental Oratorium Nikolaus Harnoncourt 2-CD Set Now Available Preview: https://soundcloud.com/nikolaus-harnoncourt/sets/nikolaus-harnoncourt-mozart On The Last Symphonies, Nikolaus Harnoncourt explores his fascinating new interpretation of the composer's last three symphonies; that they are one whole work which he calls Mozart's “Instrumental Oratorium.” Harnoncourt argues that, in terms of structure, the first movement of Symphony No. 39 is the Prelude of the “Instrumental Oratorium,” while the last movement of Symphony No. 41 is the Finale. (more...)

Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Available 9/30Joshua Bell Presents BACH, Available 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition to wider audiences. Over the past three decades he has recorded more than 40 albums including most of the great violin repertoire. Now, Sony Classical is excited to announce that Bell has for the first time recorded the masterpieces of J.S. Bach with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. In his third season now as their music director, Bell performs Bach's sublime Violin Concertos No. 1 and No. 2, along with a never-done-before 'violin and orchestra' arrangement of the famous Chaconne from the Partita No. 2 (adapted from Mendelssohn's piano accompaniment), the Gavotte en Rondeau from Partita No. 3 for solo violin (using Schumann's accompaniment), and the universally beloved 'Air on the G string'. The new album, Bach, is available September 30. On September 22 through September 28 U.S fans can enter for the chance to meet Joshua Bell on one of his 2014 U.S tour dates by entering here. (more...)

Yale in New York to Open 2014-15 Season at Avery Fisher Hall, 10/19Yale in New York to Open 2014-15 Season at Avery Fisher Hall, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Yale in New York opens its 2014-15 season with John Adams conducting the Yale Philharmonia and the Brentano Quartet in concert at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Sunday October 19, 2014 at 5 p.m. (more...)

Yale in New York Opens the 2014-2015 Season with JOHN ADAMS YALE PHILHARMONIA BRENTANO QUARTET, 10/19Yale in New York Opens the 2014-2015 Season with JOHN ADAMS YALE PHILHARMONIA BRENTANO QUARTET, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Sunday, October 19 at 5:00 p.m. at Avery Fisher Hall, the Yale School of Music's eighth season of the Yale in New York series opens with John Adams conducting theYale Philharmonia. (more...)

Paul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITALPaul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joseph Kaiser will no longer be participating in the Sunday, September 21st performance of Voce: Rising Opera Stars in Recital. Paul Appleby (tenor) and Andrew Garland (baritone) will be joining Julia Bullock (soprano) and pianist, Steven Blier for the afternoon featuring French and American repertories. (more...)

Berliner Philharmoniker to Release Recording of Bach's ST JOHN PASSION on DVD and Blu-ray, 9/19Berliner Philharmoniker to Release Recording of Bach's ST JOHN PASSION on DVD and Blu-ray, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Berliner Philharmoniker releases its live recording of Bach's spiritual and dramatic St John Passion, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and staged by Peter Sellars, in a box set comprising both DVD and Blu-Ray, on Friday, September 19. The linen-bound hardcover edition from the orchestra's new in-house label, Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings, features St John Passion in the best possible picture and sound quality with extensive bonus material, including an interview with Sir Simon Rattle and Peter Sellars, an introduction to the work by Chorus Master Simon Halsey, and a comprehensive booklet with photos. The set is available from www.berliner-philharmoniker-recordings.com and Arkiv Music. (more...)

James Levine Leads the MET Orchestra in Five Carnegie Hall Performances, Beg. 10/12James Levine Leads the MET Orchestra in Five Carnegie Hall Performances, Beg. 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

In the upcoming season, James Levine leads musicians from The MET Orchestra in five programs at Carnegie Hall with a wide array of acclaimed soloists as guest artists. The series begins with The MET Orchestra on Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, performing Mahler's Symphony No. 9 as well as Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 with soloist Maurizio Pollini (more...)

Pianist Carlo Grante to Play Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, 10/31Pianist Carlo Grante to Play Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Italian pianist Carlo Grante will launch his three-concert series, “Masters of High Romanticism,” on Friday, October 31, 2014 at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City. He will devote the first concert to the Ballades and Scherzos of Frédéric Chopin. Future programs will feature music by Robert Schumann (Monday, December 15, 2014) and Johannes Brahms (Tuesday, February 10, 2015). (more...)

Broadway's Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori, Davd Yazbeck and More Set for Library of Congress's 2014-15 Concert SeasonBroadway's Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori, Davd Yazbeck and More Set for Library of Congress's 2014-15 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

The 2014-2015 season of 'Concerts from the Library of Congress' brings a stellar roster of performers, ensembles and scholars from around the world in commemoration of the 150th birthday of founding patron Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. The concerts are complemented by guest speakers, curators, panels, film screenings and displays of rarely seen manuscripts, letters and memorabilia from the Library's holdings. Concerts kick off Saturday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. with a performance by gospel and soul music legend Mavis Staples. (more...)

Pianist Carlo Grante to Perform Three-Concert Series at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in 2014-15Pianist Carlo Grante to Perform Three-Concert Series at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Esteemed Italian pianist Carlo Grante will present a three-concert series entitled 'Masters of High Romanticism' at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City during the 2014-2015 concert season. Each program will be devoted to a single Romantic-era composer: Frederic Chopin (Friday, October 31, 2014), Robert Schumann (Monday, December 15, 2014) and Johannes Brahms (Tuesday, February 10, 2015). (more...)

IMAGINING O, TATTOOED IN SNOW, APROPOS, ROCCO and More Set for Peak Performances' 2014-15 SeasonIMAGINING O, TATTOOED IN SNOW, APROPOS, ROCCO and More Set for Peak Performances' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Despite the welcoming size of its stage and its top technical offerings, nothing about the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University has been considered sacred since its opening ten years ago. Peak artists have moved inside, outside and about the theater with the greatest of ease, with only a single directive issued by Peak's Artistic Director Jedediah Wheeler: Challenge the minds and imaginations of audiences in unexpected ways. (more...)

Kawai Piano Series at QPAC Presents FOUR HANDS, Aug 3Kawai Piano Series at QPAC Presents FOUR HANDS, Aug 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

The second of two stunning concerts in the Kawai Piano Series at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) proves that anything two can do, four can do better, as a pair of revered pianists reunites to delight audiences in Four Hands. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ballet Academy East Delivers an Impressive Spring PerformanceBWW Reviews: Ballet Academy East Delivers an Impressive Spring Performance
by Marjorie Liebert - May 27, 2014

On Friday, May 16th, I was privileged to be in attendance of the opening night of Ballet Academy East's 2014 Spring Performance. These young dancers displayed good training and a delight to be performing in eight varied works. Having seen a number of school performances this year, the school shows itself to be a cut above. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Reveres Its Great MastersBWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Reveres Its Great Masters
by Jessica Abejar - May 22, 2014

Halfway through celebrating its 50th year at the David H. Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center, the New York City Ballet showcased three diverse pieces influenced by the Company's greatest artists - Jerome Robbins, Peter Martins, and of course, George Balanchine. (more...)

Pianist Carlo Grante Makes D.C. Debut Tonight at the Kennedy CenterPianist Carlo Grante Makes D.C. Debut Tonight at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The spirit of Johann Sebastian Bach will suffuse the Terrace Theater of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts tonight, May 14, 2014, as Italian pianist Carlo Grante makes his first concert appearance in the nation's capital, in a program containing not a single note of Bach's music. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Boise (more...)

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