Sergei Prokofiev News

Utah Symphony To Perform All-Prokofiev Program In Concertmaster Madeline Adkins' Debut, 11/18-19Utah Symphony To Perform All-Prokofiev Program In Concertmaster Madeline Adkins' Debut, 11/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

 Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and Utah Symphony Chorus prepared by Dr. Barlow Bradford in Prokofiev's remarkable cantata, "Alexander Nevsky" with the help of Russian mezzo-soprano Alisa Kolosova and the University of Utah Choirs on November 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel Hall. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Music Director Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and Utah Symphony Chorus prepared by Dr. Barlow Bradford in Prokofiev's remarkable cantata, “Alexander Nevsky” with the help of Russian mezzo-soprano Alisa Kolosova and the University of Utah Choirs on November 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM at Abravanel Hall. The all-Prokofiev program will also feature the composer's Symphonic Suite from the film, “Lieutenant Kijé” – both the cantata and suite will be recorded live for later release. Also on the program, Utah Symphony Concertmaster Madeline Adkins will make her Utah Symphony concerto debut in a performance of Prokofiev's Concerto No. 2 for Violin. Tickets start at $21 and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET, THE LITTLE PRINCE and More Set for Festival Ballet Providence in 2016-17ROMEO AND JULIET, THE LITTLE PRINCE and More Set for Festival Ballet Providence in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Festival Ballet Providence's (FBP) 2016-2017 Season will feature reimagined adaptations and fresh perspectives including a new production of Romeo & Juliet, which fuses dance and spoken word in a multidisciplinary collaboration. (more...)

Center Dance Ensemble to Perform SNOW QUEENCenter Dance Ensemble to Perform SNOW QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Center Dance Ensemble's annual popular holiday production Snow Queen has become a 'don't miss' Valley tradition for the whole family. Set to the gorgeous music of Sergei Prokofiev, this beautiful fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen features the stunning Amber Robins as the wicked queen who casts her icy spell on the world. (more...)

Pushcart Players Joins Union County Performing Arts CenterPushcart Players Joins Union County Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Pushcart Players announces a newly-formed alliance with Union County Performing Arts Center, presenting performances throughout the season for family audiences and school groups. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony & Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts Present PETER AND THE WOLFSanta Barbara Symphony & Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts Present PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Santa Barbara Symphony, in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA), will present a special family performance of Peter and the Wolf, Sergei Prokofiev's enchanting musical tale of adventure and bravery, at 3 pm on Saturday, November 26, in the Granada Theatre. Featuring celebrated storyteller Michael Katz as narrator, the concert will be preceded by interactive musical activities in the Granada lobby organized by the Santa Barbara Zoo, the Symphony's own Music Van, the Santa Barbara Public Library, and MOXI - the Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation. Ticket prices start at $10; family 4-packs are available for $25. Premium seating costs $50. (more...)

 Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with Goh Ballet Presents the Children's Symphonic Classic PETER AND THE WOLF Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with Goh Ballet Presents the Children's Symphonic Classic PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) presents Sergei Prokofiev's timeless symphonic tale, Peter and the Wolf, November 27, 2016, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. This enchanting story of a boy outwitting a wolf will come to life with music by VAMSO's more than 100 musicians, and a splendid performance by dancers of Goh Ballet choreographed by Adonis Daukaev. Bard on the Beach Founder & famed theatre figure, Christopher Gaze, will lend his voice as narrator for this delightful family event. (more...)

Works & Process at The Guggenheim Announces PETER AND THE WOLF with Isaac MizrahiWorks & Process at The Guggenheim Announces PETER AND THE WOLF with Isaac Mizrahi
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

In what has become an annual holiday tradition, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents ten performances of Sergei Prokofiev's charming children's classic, Peter & the Wolf. Reviving the sold-out 2015 production, for the tenth year, renowned fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi will narrate the production. Brad Lubman will conduct Ensemble Signal. (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Present the San Francisco Ballet's CINDERELLAThe Kennedy Center to Present the San Francisco Ballet's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Inspired by the Brothers Grimm and Perrault fairy tales, world-renowned San Francisco Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center with the visually stunning and magical adaption of Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella©, October 26-30 for seven performances in the Opera House. Choreographed by the Tony Award® and two-time Olivier Award-winning British choreographer, Wheeldon and his acclaimed creative team bring this imaginative production to the stage featuring a powerful score by Sergei Prokofiev. Co-produced with the Dutch National Ballet, it made its world premiere in Amsterdam on December 13, 2012 and its U.S. premiere on May 3, 2013 with San Francisco Ballet. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany this production, led by conductor Martin West. (more...)

BWW Preview: CINDERELLA at Academy Of MusicBWW Preview: CINDERELLA at Academy Of Music
by Scott Serio - Oct 13, 2016

Pennsylvania Ballet's Cinderella Graces Stage At Academy of Music in Philadelphia (Scott Serio 2016) (more...)

PA Ballet to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with CINDERELLA and REVOLUTIONPA Ballet to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with CINDERELLA and REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are proud to open the season on October 13 - 23 with Ben Stevenson's Cinderella sponsored by PECO. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet to Open 2016-17 Season with ROMEO & JULIETJoffrey Ballet to Open 2016-17 Season with ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The Joffrey Ballet launches its 2016-2017 season with the return of Polish National Ballet Director Krzysztof Pastor's popular Romeo & Juliet, which mesmerized audiences at its Chicago premiere in spring 2014. Romeo & Juliet is presented in 10 performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, October 13-23, 2016. (more...)

PSO to Feature Natasha Paremski and Guest Conductor Jayce OgrenPSO to Feature Natasha Paremski and Guest Conductor Jayce Ogren
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

On Sunday, November 6 at 4 pm, star pianist Natasha Paremski graces the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) stage at the Impassioned Russia concert in her highly anticipated return with Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin returns this season to Carnegie Hall to lead The Philadelphia Orchestra in three concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, beginning on Tuesday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. ViolinistBenjamin Beilman joins the orchestra for Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 19, on a program that also includes Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin and Daphnis et Chloe(complete) with the Westminster Symphonic Choir. (more...)

 The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Celebrates the Opening of Two New Exhibitions The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Celebrates the Opening of Two New Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present the grand opening of Object, Image, Text: The Bread & Puppet Press and Frank Ballard's Marionette Modernism: Peer Gynt and The Love for Three Oranges, on Saturday, October 22, 2016, with refreshments served at 4:00 p.m. and free tours of both exhibitions at 4:30 p.m. All events will take place at the Ballard Institute, located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs, Connecticut. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet to Open 2016-17 Season with ROMEO & JULIETJoffrey Ballet to Open 2016-17 Season with ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Joffrey Ballet launches its 2016-2017 season with the return of Polish National Ballet Director Krzysztof Pastor's popular Romeo & Juliet, which mesmerized audiences at its Chicago premiere in spring 2014. Romeo & Juliet is presented in 10 performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, October 13-23, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Lushly Romantic CINDERELLA Opens the New SeasonBWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Lushly Romantic CINDERELLA Opens the New Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 17, 2016

From the very first moment - when principal guest conductor Nathan Fifield raises his baton and the musicians of the Nashville Symphony play the very first notes of Prokofiev's lush score - it becomes apparent that Nashville Ballet's Cinderella is going to be something very special. And so it goes for the next two-and-one-half-hours: All the way to the final tableau in which the lovely young woman (danced with power and grace by the always-superb Kayla Rowser) finds herself upon a swing in an altogether bucolic setting, with the comforting and loving arm of her dashing prince (Judson Veach, handsome and steadfast) gently caressing her. (more...)

Puppet Arts Theatre's PETER & THE WOLF to Visit Oakland Heights ElementaryPuppet Arts Theatre's PETER & THE WOLF to Visit Oakland Heights Elementary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Oakland Heights Elementary presents a PUPPET ARTS THEATRE production of PETER & THE WOLF. (more...)

Pushcart Players Launches 2016-17 SeasonPushcart Players Launches 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Pushcart Players announces the 43rd Season of touring theater for young audiences, bringing performances to schools, theaters, production venues, and community centers throughout the United States.  In Pushcart's 5th decade of stirring up serious fun, the repertoire is an exceptional mix of musical productions exploring American history, self-discovery, classical music, teaching tolerance, and holiday celebrations. (more...)

Arts Ballet Theatre Of Florida Announces 2016-2017 SeasonArts Ballet Theatre Of Florida Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Concluding a spectacular season on June, 2016 and including the participation at The International Young Dancers Festival in Indonesia, Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida prepares its new 2016-2017 season with four programs summoning the best of international ballet works. (more...)

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