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NY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical SeasonNY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to an exciting variety of new projects and exceptional programming! Listed below are classical music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/27/2015
by - Jun 27, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/27/2015. (more...)

Houston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, TodayHouston Symphony to Present Symphony Nights Summer Series, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

HOUSTON (June 18, 2015) – The Houston Symphony ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series will continue at 8:30 p.m. on June 20, featuring the Houston Symphony debuts of guest conductor Karina Canellakis and guest artist Charlie Albright. (more...)

Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13Karina Canellakis to Lead Russian Festival at N.C. Symphony Summerfest, 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony, led by guest conductor Karina Canellakis, will perform a two-night Russian Festival that features two different programs of some of classical music's greatest works at the 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series on Friday, June 12 and Saturday June 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Cary's Booth Amphitheatre. Gates open for the concert series at 5:30 p.m. Children 12 and under are free on the lawn. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.”  (more...)

Lang Lang to Close Out Houston Symphony's 2014-15 Classical Season, 5/12Lang Lang to Close Out Houston Symphony's 2014-15 Classical Season, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Superstar Chinese pianist Lang Lang returns to Jones Hall on Tuesday, May 12, to perform with the Houston Symphony for one night only under the baton of Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada. (more...)

Tony Winner Audra McDonald Performs Tonight at Carnegie HallTony Winner Audra McDonald Performs Tonight at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Audra McDonald performs tonight, April 29, 2015 in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. She will be joined by music director and pianist Andy Einhorn, bassist Mark Vanderpoel, and drummer Gene Lewin. (more...)

Pianist Stephen Hough to Return to Carnegie Hall with Works by Debussy, Chopin, 5/9Pianist Stephen Hough to Return to Carnegie Hall with Works by Debussy, Chopin, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Pianist Stephen Hough makes his second appearance this season in Carnegie Hall as part of the Keyboard Virtuoso Series in a solo recital pairing two French masters of the piano: Debussy and Chopin. (more...)

Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida to Perform Love Songs by Schumann & Berg at Carnegie Hall, 4/22Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida to Perform Love Songs by Schumann & Berg at Carnegie Hall, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The all-star duo of soprano Dorothea Röschmann and pianist Mitsuko Uchida collaborate on a recital program of love songs by Schumann and Berg at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Wednesday, April 22 at 8:00 p.m. Ms. Röschmann and Ms. Uchida will perform Schumann's Liederkreis, Op. 39 -- the composer's passionate ode to his beloved wife Clara -- and his Frauenliebe und -- leben, Op. 42, a celebration of a woman's devotion to her husband, pairing those song cycles with Berg's fevered view of love in his Seven Early Songs. (more...)

Lang Lang to Play in Recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/22Lang Lang to Play in Recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Superstar pianist Lang Lang makes a welcome return to Walt Disney Concert Hall in recital, Sunday, March 22, at 7:30 pm. The performance is part of the LA Phil's 2014/15 Colburn Celebrity Recitals series. (more...)

Anne-Sophie Mutter to Round Out Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 4/14 & 28Anne-Sophie Mutter to Round Out Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 4/14 & 28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Celebrated violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter concludes her residency as one of this season's Carnegie Hall Perspectives artists with two April concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. She is joined by pianist Yefim Bronfman and cellist Lynn Harrell for a chamber program featuring Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97, 'Archduke' and Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50 on Tuesday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

The Houston Grand Opera Presents 60th Anniversary Gala Concert With Joyce DiDonato, 3/19The Houston Grand Opera Presents 60th Anniversary Gala Concert With Joyce DiDonato, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) invites patrons to celebrate 60 years of producing and performing world-class opera in Houston at a gala anniversary concert featuring renowned mezzo-soprano and HGO Studio alumna Joyce DiDonato at the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater on Thursday, March 19. Tickets to the anniversary concert start at $40, on sale now at HGO.org. (more...)

Sir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle Named Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director. (more...)

London Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music DirectorLondon Symphony Orchestra Announces Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The London Symphony Orchestra announced today the appointment of Sir Simon Rattle as its Music Director. (more...)

Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves and Peter Sellars to Receive Honorary Doctorates from Juilliard, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates on five remarkable artists during its 110th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). Suzanne Farrell, Nicholas Hytner, Murray Perahia, Dianne Reeves, and Peter Sellars will be honored at Juilliard's May 2015 Commencement Ceremony. (more...)

Pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich to Perform at Zankel Hall, 3/16Pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich to Perform at Zankel Hall, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

On Monday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall presents pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich performing Pierre Boulez's works for piano in celebration of the composer's 90th birthday, which falls ten days later on March 26. The program will range from Boulez's early post-war serial works Douze notations (1945) and Piano Sonata No. 1 (1946), to Piano Sonata No. 2 (1948) and Constellation-Miroir and Trope from Piano Sonata No. 3 (1957, rev. 1963), to the late works Incises (1994) and une page d'ephemeride (2005), before concluding with a performance of 1961's Structures, livre II for two pianos by both Mr. Aimard and Ms. Stefanovich. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato to Close Out Carnegie Hall's Perspectives Series with Philadelphia Orchestra, 3/18Joyce DiDonato to Close Out Carnegie Hall's Perspectives Series with Philadelphia Orchestra, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato concludes her season-long Carnegie Hall Perspectives series on Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, joining The Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Maurizio Benini for a program of bel canto arias, ensembles, and orchestral selections with special guests and close colleagues soprano Nicole Cabell and tenor Lawrence Brownlee. Music from Donizetti's Maria di Rohan and L'elisir d'amore, Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi, and Rossini's Zelmira will be performed, along with other pieces. (more...)

Festival D'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2015 Season, Running July 2-21Festival D'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2015 Season, Running July 2-21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2015, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the return of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream; and the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera, The Monster in the Maze, led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra. Major vocal presentations in 2015 will also include a new production of Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s uncommonly original one-act a cappella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill of Persephone-Stravinsky's hybrid musical work for speaker, singers, dancers, and orchestra-with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Continue BeethovenFest, 2/20Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Continue BeethovenFest, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BeethovenFest triumphantly returns on February 20 & 22 with its second weekend, “BeethovenFest: The Hero.” Part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics, Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the orchestra and guest pianist Lars Vogt in a diverse program of works by the great composer. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop & More During 2015-16 SeasonCarnegie Hall to Welcome Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop & More During 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2015-2016 season consisting of more than 170 concerts as well as wide-ranging education and community programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. The upcoming season includes performances by many of the world's greatest artists and ensembles representing classical, pop, jazz, and world music, with events presented on Carnegie Hall's three stages, in the Hall's new Resnick Education Wing, and throughout New York City. (more...)

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