Sebastian Bach News

James Barbour to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the Tony award-winning, LES MISERABLES, music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, with musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

World Premiere of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, BILLY ELLIOT and More Make Up La Mirada Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce their most "practically perfect" 2014- 2015 season of shows! Beginning with David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony Award-winning Good People; followed by our favorite Sister returning in Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls The Dice; then three extraordinary musical experiences beginning with the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot; the World Premiere engagement of Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice: A Musical; and finally the high-flying, Tony Award-Winning, Mary Poppins! This extraordinary season also includes the bonus options of its third "Onstage Series" production of a "brand new" Los Angeles premiere production of Carrie The Musical; also six-time Grammy award-winning superstar Amy Grant and the powerhouse dancing of Ballroom With A Twist - add it all up, and it's La Mirada Theatre/McCoy Rigby's, without a doubt, must-see, most exciting season of shows ever! (more...)

Pace University to Present TAYLOR 2, 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Pace Presents is proud to bring Taylor 2 as a part of their exciting season of dance this spring to the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University. Called 'a kind of miracle...' by the New York Times, Paul Taylor's renowned Taylor 2 Company, composed of six professionals with a particular gift for his style will perform at the Schimmel CenterThursday, April 24 through Saturday, April 26 at 7:30PM. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Their 2014 Summer Season, Which Includes CASABLANCA, STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR and More
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 11, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced its Summer 2014 concert season. Programs include a presentation of Michael Curtiz's classic film Casablanca (June 12-14), the annual Star-Spangled Spectacular at Oregon Ridge Park (July 3 & 4), All-Baroque (July 10 & 11) and All-Beethoven (July 24 & 25) celebrations at the Meyerhoff and Strathmore, and Video Games Live (July 26), an immersive concert event featuring music from an array of classic and contemporary video games at the Meyerhoff. Calendar and concert information is below. For more info please visit (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced its Summer 2014 concert season. (more...)

Soli Deo Gloria to Celebrate 20th Anniversary Season in New York, 5/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The esteemed classical sacred music foundation Soli Deo Gloria-'to God alone be the Glory'-named for the Latin inscription frequently used by Johann Sebastian Bach on his manuscripts, has chosen to celebrate its 20th anniversary in early May in New York City with major performances of two significant commissions. (more...)

Pianist Ramin Bahrami Performs A TRIP TO ITALY, Featuring Bach and Scarlatti, at the Wallis Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents acclaimed classical pianist Ramin Bahrami in a program entitled 'A Trip to Italy,' a recital of Bach and Scarlatti, tonight, April 9 at 8pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

ABC to Premiere New Summer Series SING YOUR FACE OFF, 5/31
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

ABC announced the premiere of new summer series “Sing Your Face Off,” on Saturday, May 31 from 9:00-11:00 p.m. (more...)

Pamela Frank, Nobuko Imai, and Clemens Hagen Perform Bach's GOLDBERG VARIATIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Tonight, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall, violinist Pamela Frank, violist Nobuko Imai, and cellist Clemens Hagen perform Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, arranged for strings by Dmitry Sitkovetsky. Originally composed for harpsichord Bach's work takes listeners on an aural journey through 30 variations of a single aria in an array of styles and forms. Named after harpsichordist, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, the probable first performer, this work remains a monument of virtuosity, now given a refreshing update in this singular arrangement for strings. (more...)

Opera Lafayette Presents CELEBRATING RAMEAU PART ONE: THE SALON, 4/30 and 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

On Wednesday, April 30 at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, and Friday May 2at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Opera Lafayette begins its commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Jean-Philippe Rameau's death with Celebrating Rameau Part One: The Salon, a program devoted to the great composer's vocal and instrumental chamber works. French harpsichordist Olivier Baumont, professor at the Paris Conservatoire, is featured in a solo suite, joins violinist and artistic director Ryan Brown and viola da gambist Kenneth Slowik in one of the composer's Pièces de clavecin en concert, and performs transcriptions from Les Indes Galantes with harpsichordist Andrew Appel. Sopranos Gaële Le Roi and Kelly Ballou, and baritone David Newman, join to perform the lively Canons and Airs published in the composer's historic Treatise on Harmony. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, Munich Philharmonic, Michael Feinstein and More Set for Carnegie Hall, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Carnegie Hall has announced its April 2014 calendar. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 NYC Season to Celebrate 45 Years, 4/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

In celebration of its 45th anniversary, Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 New York City season at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall was announced today by executive director Laveen Naidu and artistic director Virginia Johnson. There will be six performances from April 23 through April 27. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York Coming to Carnegie Hall, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion was written to be performed at Good Friday services at Leipzig's St. Thomas Church around 1727-29. 'The work transferred from church to concert hall by way of Felix Mendelssohn, who virtually broke the piece out of its grave,' said OSNY Music Director Kent Tritle. 'From then on, the incredible and expansive emotional appeal of Bach's writing carried the work from choral society to choral society, and today it is a concert touchstone that we cannot do without.' (more...)

Pianist Ramin Bahrami to Perform A TRIP TO ITALY, Featuring Bach and Scarlatti, at the Wallis, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents acclaimed classical pianist Ramin Bahrami in a program entitled 'A Trip to Italy,' a recital of Bach and Scarlatti, on Wednesday, April 9 at 8pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

KINGS OF THE DANCE Makes UK Debut at London Coliseum, Now thru March 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The critically-acclaimed KINGS OF THE DANCE makes its UK debut at the London Coliseum, today 19th - Saturday 22nd March 2014, showcasing the phenomenal artistry, style and power of its celebrated male dancers. (more...)

Skip the KISS Controversy!!!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Skip the controversy between KISS and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and come play alongside Gene Simmons and Tommy Thayer at Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp! Come celebrate with Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in a once in a lifetime opportunity! (more...)

Gloriæ Dei Cantores Presents the Lenten Concerts This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Gloriæ Dei Cantores, the internationally acclaimed choir from Orleans, Massachusetts that celebrated its 25thanniversary in 2013, embarks on its 2014 concert series at the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans with Lenten Concerts today and Saturday, March 7 and 8 at 7:30pm. The repertoire features two Baroque choral masterpieces, with orchestra: Jesu, der du meine Seele by J.S. Bach and Membra Jesu nostri by Dieterich Buxtehude. (more...)

The Flying Steps to Bring RED BULL FLYING BACH to Civic Opera House for Exclusive U.S. Engagement, 6/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

For the first time in the United States after three seasons of sold out performances around the world, the celebrated and distinguished dance crew The Flying Steps will bring Red Bull Flying Bach to Chicago, making its debut in an exclusive U.S. engagement for six performances only downtown at the historic Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, June 20 - 29, 2014. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Presents Verdi's REQUIEM This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes back revered conductor, and former CSO Creative Director, Rafael Fru?hbeck de Burgos for his second engagement of the 2013- 14 season. Tonight, February 28 and March 1 at historic Music Hall, Maestro Fru?hbeck de Burgos will conduct one of the most epic works in orchestral and choral repertoire-Verdi's Requiem. The piece pulls together massive forces of orchestra, chorus and soloists for an impassioned and dramatic blockbuster of human emotion. Perhaps best known for the famous 'Dies irae' movement, prevalent in pop culture in movies, advertisements and television, Verdi's masterpiece depicts a journey from terror and darkness to joy and light. (more...)

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