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LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER to Take Show On The Road This SeptemberLIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER to Take Show On The Road This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

For the first time in its series history LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER takes its show on the road presenting The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in a broadcast from Kentucky's Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. (more...)

Fire Island Dance Festival Shatters Fundraising Record with $560,133Fire Island Dance Festival Shatters Fundraising Record with $560,133
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

On a picturesque waterfront stage overlooking the Great South Bay, this year's Fire Island Dance Festival welcomed ballet, modern and contemporary dance powerhouses on July 15-17, 2016.  (more...)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and More Set for American Repertory Ballet's 2016-17 SeasonPRIDE AND PREJUDICE and More Set for American Repertory Ballet's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 performance season. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 7/3/2016 - 7/10/2016. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Perform Beethoven's NINTH SYMPHONY, 7/23Pacific Symphony to Perform Beethoven's NINTH SYMPHONY, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Perhaps the most epic choral work ever composed, Beethoven's monumental Ninth Symphony, which includes the famous last movement, “Ode to Joy,” has filled concert venues around the world for close to two centuries, yet has never lost its ability to thrill. A musical wonder considered by many to be Beethoven's greatest work, his massive and majestic Ninth fills Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre with pure radiance during Pacific Symphony's second concert of Summer Festival 2016. Led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, this crown jewel of the season boasts a huge orchestra, full chorus and a spine-tingling vocal quartet. The heart-welling program also includes a number of other beloved and moving pieces including Aaron Copland's “Fanfare for the Common Man,” Samuel Barber's “Adagio for Strings,” John Williams' “Liberty Fanfare” and his “Hymn to the Fallen” from the film “Saving Private Ryan.” (more...)

Composer Kenneth Fuchs to Celebrate 60th BirthdayComposer Kenneth Fuchs to Celebrate 60th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The American composer Kenneth Fuchs celebrates his 60th birthday tomorrow, July 1. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Sets 2016-17 SeasonMartha Graham Dance Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The Martha Graham Dance Company is pleased to announce its 2016–17 season. The Company's tour kicks off in August and includes performances in 12 cities across the U.S., a performance residency in Madrid, and a weeklong engagement in Cuba, where the Company will perform as part of the renowned Havana International Ballet Festival. The Company's New York season will take place at the Joyce Theater in February 2017. The season also includes six events as part of the Company's popular Graham Studio Series, which offers audiences a behind-the-scenes look at the Company at work in the intimate setting of the Martha Graham Studio Theater. (more...)

The Puzzle Theatre Festival Announces 2016 LineupThe Puzzle Theatre Festival Announces 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The 6th Annual The Puzzle, a theatre festival at the historic Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, has announced its 2016 line-up which begins Monday, June 20th and runs until Saturday, June 25th.  (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Sets 76th Annual Festival ConcertPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Sets 76th Annual Festival Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

After a truly inspiring year of music education and performance, the curtain will soon rise on the final concert of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's 2015-16 season, marking the organization's 76th Anniversary. The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra 76th Annual Festival Concert will feature performances by PYO's students, ages 14-21, and special guest performances by Philadelphia's foremost organist Peter Richard Conte and Bravo Brass Alum and Euphonium soloist Joel Collier. The concert will take place on Sunday, June 5, at 4:00 p.m., in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Richmond Symphony to Close Season with DAPHNIS ET CHLOE, 5/14Richmond Symphony to Close Season with DAPHNIS ET CHLOE, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

May 3, 2016 – Richmond Virginia The Richmond Symphony will close the 2015-16 Season with Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé on Saturday, May 14 at 8pm and Sunday, May 15 at 3pm. The music, composed for a three-part ballet, is based on the mythological Greek love story of Daphnis and Chloé and is considered some of the most beautiful and evocative of the twentieth century. Joining the Symphony will be the Richmond Symphony Chorus under the direction of Erin R. Freeman. The Altria Masterworks concerts will be led by Music Director Steven Smith and held at the Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Arts Center. (more...)

Sony Classical Celebrates Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary with 43-CD Box SetSony Classical Celebrates Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary with 43-CD Box Set
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Since its first Opening Night on May 5, 1891, Carnegie Hall has been the aspirational destination for the world's finest artists. In celebration of the Hall's 125th anniversary, Sony Classical in partnership with Carnegie Hall has released Great Moments at Carnegie Hall, an extraordinary 43-CD box set of treasures from the RCA and Columbia archives featuring live recordings capturing an array of unforgettable classical music performances spanning 1933 through 2007. (more...)

GREAT MOMENTS AT CARNEGIE HALL Album Out 4/29GREAT MOMENTS AT CARNEGIE HALL Album Out 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Ever since its opening night in May 1891, Carnegie Hall has held sway as the undisputed shrine of classical music in America. It was and remains the essential venue for all great artists. To celebrate Carnegie Hall's 125(th) anniversary, Sony Classical in partnership with Carnegie Hall is proud to present an extraordinary new 43-CD box set of treasures from the RCA and Columbia archives featuring live recordings from many of the world's greatest musicians. Available April 29, this unique deluxe edition contains a complete previously unreleased piano recital by Sviatoslav Richter and is accompanied by a 104-page coffee table book, which includes notes by Director of Carnegie Hall's Archives Gino Francesconi as well as many facsimile documents and photographs. (more...)

JCC Manhattan's PREformances with Allison Charney Concludes Tomorrow, 4/11JCC Manhattan's PREformances with Allison Charney Concludes Tomorrow, 4/11
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

JCC Manhattan proudly presents PREformances with Allison Charney featuring violinists Laura Jean Goldberg, Ani Bukujian and Alexandros Martino Petrin, violist Lisa Heffter, cellist Roberta Cooper, pianists Alexei Tartakovsky and Moshe Knoll as well as actor, Jordan Charney, on Monday, April 11th at 12:30pm. The program will feature world premieres by American composers Kim D. Sherman and Moshe S. Knoll, along with Debussy's beautiful 'Arpeggio Etude' and Liszt's thrilling 'Chasse Neige' for virtuoso piano. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016
by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016. (more...)

Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20Oakland Symphony to Conclude Season with Tracy Silverman & More, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Oakland, March 23, 2016 – The Oakland Symphony, Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan, the Oakland Symphony Chorus and guest artists Tracy Silverman, electric violin, and soprano Nicole Joseph will conclude the Symphony's 2015-2016 season with a concert of music by John Adams, Stravinsky, Barber and RavelFriday, May 20, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre. Mr. Silverman will perform John Adams' The Dharma at Big Sur for orchestra and electric violin and Ms. Joseph, who was the winner of the 2015 Toland Vocal Arts Competition, will sing Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915. Completing the evening will be Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms with the Oakland Symphony Chorus, Lynne Morrow, Director; and Ravel's La Valse. Pre-concert drinks, lobby entertainment and a talk begin at 7 pm and the concert is sponsored by Bell Investment Advisors.Tickets are priced $20-$75 and may be purchased at www.oaklandsymphony.org . (more...)

ARB to Present SPRING INTO DANCE at UCPACARB to Present SPRING INTO DANCE at UCPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

American Repertory Ballet is pleased to announce Spring Into Dance, part of its 2016 spring series, at Union County Performing Arts Center's Hamilton Stage on Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. Led by Artistic Director Douglas Martin, ARB will once again present the finest ballet available to the residents of New Jersey and beyond. Tickets are currently available. (more...)

Phoenix Chorale to Close Season with BIG BLUE MARBLE on Earth DayPhoenix Chorale to Close Season with BIG BLUE MARBLE on Earth Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The Phoenix Chorale concludes its record-breaking, GRAMMY winning season with a smash finale, Big Blue Marble, a concert celebrating our Earth.  (more...)

Public Booking for 65th Wexford Festival Opera 2016 Opens This WeekendPublic Booking for 65th Wexford Festival Opera 2016 Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2016-17 Season to Continue Celebration of Centennial YearBaltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2016-17 Season to Continue Celebration of Centennial Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) have announced the Orchestra's 2016-2017 season, its tenth season under the direction of Maestra Alsop. (more...)

Mountain View High School Chorale and Orchestras to Perform Free Concert at Carnegie Hall, 2/24Mountain View High School Chorale and Orchestras to Perform Free Concert at Carnegie Hall, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL CHORALE AND ORCHESTRAS are nationally recognized ensembles enjoying their debut concert performing works by Samuel Barber, Ernest Bloch, P. I. Tchaikovsky, Antonio Vivaldi, and more on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 7:00pm at Carnegie Hall (881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).   (more...)

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