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Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTEPacific Northwest Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season, Which Features EMERGENCE, ROMEO ET JULIETTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced to subscribers the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2015-2016 season. Highlights include a program devoted to the work of American master choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp; the return of popular works by Balanchine (The Prodigal Son), Robbins (The Concert), Christopher Wheeldon (Tide Harmonic), and Crystal Pite (Emergence); two story ballets (Romeo et Juliette and Coppelia), PNB premieres by Justin Peck, Jessica Lang, and Alejandro Cerrudo; a newly reconstructed Le Corsaire: A Pirate's Tale for matinee fanily audiences; and the unveiling of Balanchine's The Nutcrackerwith brand-new sets and costumes by Ian Falconer. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Internationally Acclaimed Designer Roberta Guidi di Bagno Talks Houston Ballet's ROMEO AND JULIETBWW Interviews: Internationally Acclaimed Designer Roberta Guidi di Bagno Talks Houston Ballet's ROMEO AND JULIET
by Katricia Lang - Feb 23, 2015

Houston Ballet continues its Shakespeare series with Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch's premiere of his interpretation of ROMEO AND JULIET, Shakespeare's ever relevant treatise on the perils of vengeance and love, on February 26. The ballet will be set to Sergei Prokofiev's masterful score and will feature sets and costumes by acclaimed Italian designer, Roberta Guidi di Bagno. (more...)

Joe Iconis' DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical & More Will Premiere at Minneapolis' Children's Theatre CompanyJoe Iconis' DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical & More Will Premiere at Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) celebrates 50 years as the flagship theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America with a mix of celebratory events and a continued commitment to creating new work for young audiences with a theatrical season that includes five premieres. Hailed by Time Magazine as the number one theatre for families in the nation, CTC celebrates 50 years of creating exciting new works for young audiences that have been in Beijing, Moscow, Tokyo, Canada, Scotland, most of the United States and Broadway; of being the largest and most honored theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America; and the being only theatre for young audiences to receive a Tony Award for sustained excellence. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet's 2015-16 Season to Feature Final 'NUTCRACKER,' World Premieres & MoreJoffrey Ballet's 2015-16 Season to Feature Final 'NUTCRACKER,' World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, announces an epic 60th Anniversary Season of Celebration in 2015-16 including three World Premieres, the North American Premiere of Sylvia by John Neumeier, the Joffrey Premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's Fool's Paradise, and the return of Frederick Ashton's lavish Cinderella. Notably, 2015 will mark the farewell season of Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker. The Joffrey has commissioned Christopher Wheeldon, whose An American in Paris is Broadway-bound this spring, to re-envision a major new Nutcracker to receive its World Premiere here in December 2016. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Closes 2014-2015 Season with PETER AND THE WOLF, 3/27-29Colorado Ballet Closes 2014-2015 Season with PETER AND THE WOLF, 3/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Colorado Ballet will close its 2014-2015 season with the children's classic, Peter and the Wolf, March 27-29, 2015 at the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. The production will open with a special performance of Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1. (more...)

CTC's 50th Anniversary Season to Include DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, THE JUNGLE BOOK & MoreCTC's 50th Anniversary Season to Include DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, THE JUNGLE BOOK & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) celebrates 50 years as the flagship theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America with a mix of celebratory events and a continued commitment to creating new work for young audiences with a theatrical season that includes five premieres. Hailed by Time Magazine as the number one theatre for families in the nation, CTC celebrates 50 years of creating exciting new works for young audiences that have been in Beijing, Moscow, Tokyo, Canada, Scotland, most of the United States and Broadway; of being the largest and most honored theatre for multigenerational audiences in North America; and the being only theatre for young audiences to receive a Tony Award for sustained excellence. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LOVE LIES BLEEDING Flies High as a Kite, Never Comes Down To EarthBWW Reviews: LOVE LIES BLEEDING Flies High as a Kite, Never Comes Down To Earth
by Katricia Lang - Feb 9, 2015

At one point, I think someone threw underwear on the stage, but I can't verify this, because I'm lying. At any rate, there were more whistles and cheers than applause. That's not customary for a ballet. (more...)

Utah Symphony to Perform New Commission by Augusta Read Thomas, 2/20-21Utah Symphony to Perform New Commission by Augusta Read Thomas, 2/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Maestro Thierry Fischer and the Utah Symphony welcome Augusta Read Thomas to Abravanel Hall as they perform the world premiere of EOS (Goddess of the Dawn), a ballet for orchestra commissioned by the Utah Symphony. Also on the program is Sergei Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1 and Resident Artist Baiba Skride playing Beethoven's Violin Concerto. February 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. There will also be a special concert at the Browning Fine Arts Center in Ogden on Thursday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, priced from $18 to $69 ($10 for students), are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)

New World School of the Arts Presents Glenn Dicterow, Former Concertmaster of the New York PhilharmonicNew World School of the Arts Presents Glenn Dicterow, Former Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

New World School of the Arts' Make Art Work (MAW) series will continue its dialogue series with the distinguished violinist Glenn Dicterow, former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic. The illustrious musician will follow the conversation, directed at the music students of New World School of the Arts, with a Master Class. A Q&A?session will follow the presentation. (more...)

Music Educators from 15 Countries Names Computerized Piano Curriculum 'Great Discovery of the 21st Century'Music Educators from 15 Countries Names Computerized Piano Curriculum 'Great Discovery of the 21st Century'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SOFT WAY TO MOZART or SOFT MOZART is a patented computerized piano curriculum, examined at 13thInternational Academic Conference held by Peter Tchaikovsky's music school. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock RoyaltyFLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock Royalty
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 12, 2014

Today we are heralding the long-awaited Broadway return of international rock icon Sting with a salute to his theatrical work. (more...)

Cape Town City Ballet to Present CINDERELLA, from 19 DecCape Town City Ballet to Present CINDERELLA, from 19 Dec
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

This festive season, Cape Town City Ballet ends its 80th anniversary celebrations on a high note, with a magical production of the ballet, Cinderella. Filled with lots of fun and laughter for the whole family, Cinderella will be presented at Artscape in Cape Town from 19 December to 10 January. The matinee performance on 24 December will include the very popular annual Fairy Parade. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NEW WORLD SYMPHONY Caps a Program of Virtuoso PerformancesBWW Reviews: NEW WORLD SYMPHONY Caps a Program of Virtuoso Performances
by Herbert Paine - Dec 2, 2014

JoAnn Falletta guest conducts the Phoenix Symphony with authority, conviction, and intensity. Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, From the New World., is in the best of hands. Chloe Hanslip delivers a virtuoso performance of Prokofiev's Concerto No. 1 in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 19. (more...)

Case Scaglione Conducts NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, Now thru 11/18Case Scaglione Conducts NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, Now thru 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

New York Philharmonic Associate Conductor Case Scaglione will conduct the Orchestra in Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Glazunov's Violin Concerto, with Joshua Bell as soloist; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, tonight, November 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Violinist Joshua Bell Comes to Jones Hall TonightViolinist Joshua Bell Comes to Jones Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell returns to Houston for a recital performance tonight, Nov. 5, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. Joining Bell on stage will be pianist Alessio Bax. (more...)

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the MetTHE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Violinist Joshua Bell Coming to Jones Hall, 11/5Violinist Joshua Bell Coming to Jones Hall, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Violinist Joshua Bell returns to Houston for a recital performance on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. Joining Bell on stage will be pianist Alessio Bax. (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...)

Case Scaglione to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, 11/12-18Case Scaglione to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, 11/12-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

New York Philharmonic Associate Conductor Case Scaglione will conduct the Orchestra in Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Glazunov's Violin Concerto, with Joshua Bell as soloist; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE RING CYCLE at Birmingham Hippodrome This AutumnCast Announced for THE RING CYCLE at Birmingham Hippodrome This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

During the first week of November, the Mariinsky Theatre returns to the UK for an operatic showcase of Wagner's Ring in Birmingham at the historic Hippodrome and three operas originally written for the Mariinsky including the most recent Levsha (The Left-hander) by Rodion Shchedrin. With a 300-strong troop of musicians, soloists and chorus starting the tour in Cardiff with Prokofiev's Betrothal in a Monastery, Valery Gergiev proceeds to London to present Russia's national epic Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov followed by the UK premiere of The Lefthander, both in concert versions at the Barbican. (more...)

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