Sergei Prokofiev News

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...)

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...)

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