Sergei Prokofiev News

BWW Review: L.A. Ballet Gloriously Celebrates BALANCHINE: MASTER OF THE DANCEBWW Review: L.A. Ballet Gloriously Celebrates BALANCHINE: MASTER OF THE DANCE
by Shari Barrett - Mar 19, 2017

Balanchine choreographed 425 works over the course of 60-plus years, and his works are considered masterpieces and performed by ballet companies all over the world. So you can image how thrilled I was to find out Los Angeles Ballet was going to present BALANCHINE: MASTER OF THE DANCE as their final selection of their 2016/2017 season. In it, three of his most outstanding ballet choreographies are presented: Divertimento No. 15 featuring music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Prodigal Son with music by Sergei Prokofiev; and Who Cares? with music by George Gershwin, adapted and orchestrated by Hershy Kay. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: PETER AND THE WOLF at Adelaide Festival TheatreBWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2017: PETER AND THE WOLF at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Mar 12, 2017

Who could resist the chance to hear Miriam Margolyes narrating Peter and the Wolf? (more...)

Pushcart Players presents PETER AND THE WOLF at Premiere StagesPushcart Players presents PETER AND THE WOLF at Premiere Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, "Peter and the Wolf" at various locations this month throughout New Jersey as part of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance's 20th Annual Stages Festival. Every March, The Stages Festival offers free and discounted performances, workshops, play readings, and behind-the-scenes events for all ages. Events are presented by professional Equity theatres; some take place at their theatres, and some take place in libraries, community centers, performing arts houses, senior centers and more. (more...)

Russian National Ballet To Perform CINDERELLA At Quick Center, 3/29Russian National Ballet To Perform CINDERELLA At Quick Center, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Russian National Ballet Theatre returns to the Quick Center stage onWednesday, March 29, 2017 at 8 p.m. to perform fairytale favorite, Cinderella.  The lavish costumes, lush scenery and Prokofiev's jubilant score make the presentation of this masterpiece a must-see for any fan of the ballet. (more...)

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonBirmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet announce an exciting and diverse season for 2017/2018 Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to announce its 2017-18 season - 12 months of world-class dance and music in productions that range from traditional classical ballet, to works that celebrate some of the best choreographers of the 20th century, and to new ballets created for the Company. (more...)

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Comes Harris Center, 3/19National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Comes Harris Center, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Considered to be one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (NSOU) was entrusted with the premier performances of works by Prokofiev and Shostakovich, and joined by soloists like Artur Rubinstein, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern, and many more. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Riccardo Muti Returns For February ConcertsChicago Symphony Orchestra's Riccardo Muti Returns For February Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

After leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on a critically acclaimed seven-city, 11-concert European tour in January 2017, Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in February for two weeks of concerts and activities, February 13-25. (more...)

New Production of CINDERELLA Brings Together Talent From Across GenerationsNew Production of CINDERELLA Brings Together Talent From Across Generations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet has searched across the Midlands to find the perfect fit for Cinderella's jewelled slipper, in a production that brings to life the big ballet aspirations of young and old alike. (more...)

CAMERATA Comes to the Concert Hall at QPAC 3/3CAMERATA Comes to the Concert Hall at QPAC 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Music lovers are urged not to miss the gala season opener for the magnificent Camerata in the Concert Hall at QPAC on Friday 3rd March. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces 2017-2018 SeasonBoston Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the programming for the 2017-2018 season at the Boston Opera House, to begin in November. The 54th season will open with the North American premiere of Wayne McGregor's "forcefully resonant" Obsidian Tear (Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times), a co-production with The Royal Ballet. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonColorado Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2017-2018 season, which will feature technically-challenging classical ballets, innovative contemporary works and the 57th annual production of The Nutcracker. (more...)

CCBC's Baltimore Symphonic Band Presents 'Romeo and Juliet: In Concert'CCBC's Baltimore Symphonic Band Presents 'Romeo and Juliet: In Concert'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

'A Year of Shakespeare,' the Community College of Baltimore County Performing Arts' yearlong celebration of the Bard of Avon, continues with 'Romeo and Juliet: In Concert.' The 55-member Baltimore Symphonic Band with Maestro Christopher Wolfe conducting, will present two matinee concerts in February as CCBC's gift to the community. (more...)

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE, 2/19Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) will embark on a thrilling musical journey with Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, February 19, 2017, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine to Perform at Mayo Center This FebruaryNational Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine to Perform at Mayo Center This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Announces Visual Art LISTEN UP! Exhibit, 1/30Princeton Symphony Orchestra Announces Visual Art LISTEN UP! Exhibit, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On Monday, January 30 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra's PSO BRAVO! Listen Up! Exhibition at the Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) opens to feature student artwork and writing created in response to Sergei Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26. (more...)

4000 Horses Pull CINDERELLA'S Magical Coach To Five Venues This Winter4000 Horses Pull CINDERELLA'S Magical Coach To Five Venues This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

A fleet of articulated lorries, harnessing the equivalent power of 4000 horses, is set to roll out of Birmingham this month as Birmingham Royal Ballet begins its UK tour of Cinderella on a scale comparable to any major rock band's road trip. (more...)

Award-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New YorkAward-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Award-winning Bulgarian-American Pianist ANI GOGOVA will be bringing her program "Fantasies, Fairytales & Nightmares" - music by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Medtner, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Ligeti and Kostov to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8pm.  Ms. Gogova, acclaimed for her innovative approach to classical music has been hailed for her "dazzling artistic presence" and "masterful poetic expression."    (more...)

Pushcart Players Awarded Whitehill Foundation GrantPushcart Players Awarded Whitehill Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences, has received a generous grant from The Whitehill Foundation (Montclair) to support performances of their latest productions and in-school theater education programs. (more...)

Montclair Foundation Awards Grant to Pushcart PlayersMontclair Foundation Awards Grant to Pushcart Players
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences, has received a generous grant from The Montclair Foundation to support performances of their latest productions and in-school theater education programs in and around Montclair. (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC ReturnThe Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)

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