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Pianist 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 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 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 2014-15
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 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 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 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 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 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 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 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala Features Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Peter Martins, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Richard Tanner, and Christopher Wheeldon - as well the world premiere of a piece d'occasion by the artist JR, which will debut on opening night. (more...)

The Richmond Symphony Presents SUMMER AT CENTERSTAGE, 7/10-8/28
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The Richmond Symphony is proud to announce a new summer concert series starting in July, 2014 entitled Summer at CenterStage. In its inaugural season, the eight one-hour long recital style concerts will feature the complete sonatas of Johannes Brahms as well as other works for piano and solo instrument. Summer at CenterStage is perfect for those new to the classical music experience, as well as for the most die-hard listeners and offers fantastic music in a relaxed environment. (more...)

Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents the Sight of Sound SEASON FINALE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Enjoy a spectacular season finale with Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, Creatures of Prometheus Overture, and this year's Sight of Sound Film Competition Finalists! (more...)

BWW Reviews: LeSaar The Company
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 21, 2014

According to Ohad Naharin's biography on the Batsheva Dance Company's web site, his invention of the dance style GAGA is an 'experience of freedom and pleasure. The work improves instinctive movement and connects conscious and unconscious movement, and it allows for an experience of freedom and pleasure in a simple way, in a pleasant space, in comfortable clothes, accompanied by music, each person with himself and others.' (more...)

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Peter Martins, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Richard Tanner, and Christopher Wheeldon - as well the world premiere of a piece d'occasion by the artist JR, which will debut on opening night. (more...)

Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents the Sight of Sound SEASON FINALE, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Enjoy a spectacular season finale with Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, Creatures of Prometheus Overture, and this year's Sight of Sound Film Competition Finalists! (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, tonight, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg 2014: Besetzungsänderung Cast Change
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Da zwischen dem voraussichtlichen Geburtstermin ihres zweiten Kindes und ihrem Liederabend bei der Schubertiade Schwarzenberg am 22. Juni 2014 nur wenige Wochen liegen, hat sich Annette Dasch zu ihrem großen Bedauern entschließen mussen, das Konzert abzusagen. Wir freuen uns, daß der Tenor Piotr Beczala zugesagt hat, zusammen mit Kristin Okerlund am Klavier den Termin mit folgendem Programm zu ubernehmen und damit sein vorgezogenes Schubertiade-Debut zu geben: (more...)

Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn to Return to Chamber Orchestra for SCHUMANN | HAYDN, 4/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

An always anticipated occasion for audience and orchestra alike, Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn returns to the Chamber Orchestra podium for a play/conduct program that will undoubtedly brim with the passion, panache and vivacity his concerts unfailingly deliver. The program features Haydn's famous 'Surprise' Symphony and two highly expressive works by Schumann and Britten. (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, 4/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

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