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Time for Three Trio to Celebrate Community Music School's 90th Anniversary, 3/31Time for Three Trio to Celebrate Community Music School's 90th Anniversary, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

 Nationally acclaimed trio Time For Three (Tf3) will help the Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) celebrate 90 years of music education with a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31st. This will be the first time the group will perform in St. Louis. (more...)

Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara to Make Solo Carnegie Hall Debut During 2016-17 Season; Full Lineup Set!Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara to Make Solo Carnegie Hall Debut During 2016-17 Season; Full Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Carnegie Hall today unveiled its 2016-2017 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, including Tony winner Kelli O'Hara making her solo headlining debut at the renowned venue on Oct. 29, as well as ensembles representing classical, pop, jazz, and world music, with events presented on Carnegie Hall's three stages, in the Hall's Resnick Education Wing, and throughout New York City. (more...)

Rosanne Cash to Conclude Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 2/20Rosanne Cash to Conclude Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash concludes her Carnegie Hall Perspectives series with a performance on Saturday, February 20 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, featuring songs from her Grammy-Awarding winning album The River & The Thread. The record, a collaboration with her partner, producer, and co-writer John Leventhal, musically, narratively, spiritually, and geographically explores the American South. For the second half of the program, Cash is joined by acclaimed musician Jeff Tweedy--founding member and leader of the American rock band Wilco--to perform songs from her storied musical catalogue with an emphasis on songs from her critically acclaimed 2009 album The List. (more...)

Cellist Lynn Harrell to Join Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for Concert Series, 3/4Cellist Lynn Harrell to Join Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for Concert Series, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD – World renowned cellist, Lynn Harrell, joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in the next set of Lexus Classic Series concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Harrell in Dmitri Shostakovich's Concerto for Violoncello No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107.  The concert will also feature Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D Major, “Titan.”     (more...)

Daniel Harding Leads Emanuel Ax and the LA Phil in Three Performances at Walt Disney Concert HallDaniel Harding Leads Emanuel Ax and the LA Phil in Three Performances at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

Pianist Emanuel Ax joins the LA Phil in three performances led by conductor Daniel Harding at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Friday and Saturday, January 8 and 9, at 8 pm, and Sunday, January 10, at 2 pm. The concerts mark Ax's 40th anniversary performing with the LA Phil, making him one of the longest-term collaborators with the orchestra. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Returns to Carnegie Hall for Concerts in January & FebruaryThe Cleveland Orchestra Returns to Carnegie Hall for Concerts in January & February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall for the first time since 2012 with two concerts this winter. On Sunday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m., Music Director Franz Welser-Most leads the orchestra and soprano Barbara Hannigan in the New York premiere of Hans Abrahamsen's let me tell you. The work, recently awarded the 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, features texts from writer and critic Paul Griffiths's novella of the same name, in which the character of Ophelia delivers a first-person account of her life using only the words Shakespeare wrote for her in Hamlet. Also on the program is Shostakovich's monumental Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 43. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato & Mitsuko Uchida to Lead Young Musician Programs in Early 2016Joyce DiDonato & Mitsuko Uchida to Lead Young Musician Programs in Early 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

  Following last season's acclaimed series of master classes, open to the public and reaching viewers around the world online at medici.tv, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall's Resnick Education Wing for three additional master classes focusing on opera arias on January 8-10, 2016. Four young professional singers-soprano Amalia Avilan Castillo, mezzo-soprano Miya Higashiyama, countertenor Daniel Moody, and bass Anthony Robin Schneider-have been selected to participate, along with pianists Justina Lee and Adam Nielsen. In addition to being open to the public (see ticket information below), the master classes will be available for free on medici.tv, where they will be streamed live and will remain available on-demand for one year following the classes. Additional private sessions on breathing, movement, and career development complete the program. (more...)

The Australian World Orchestra to Celebrate Five-Year Anniversary in 2016The Australian World Orchestra to Celebrate Five-Year Anniversary in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) is thrilled to announce its five-year anniversary celebrations in 2016, performing two stellar concerts co-presented by the Sydney Opera House in September. (more...)

Sir Simon Rattle to Launch Two-Year Perspectives Series at Carnegie HallSir Simon Rattle to Launch Two-Year Perspectives Series at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Esteemed conductor Sir Simon Rattle, who has appeared at Carnegie Hall nearly 40 times since his debut in 1976, launches his two-year Perspectives series at the Hall this November. Presenting what he calls an 'extraordinary journey,' this season Sir Simon leads the Berliner Philharmoniker in all nine Beethoven symphonies in five concerts over five consecutive days from November 17-21, all at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Sol Gabetta to Perform with the Basel Chamber Orchestra in NovemberSol Gabetta to Perform with the Basel Chamber Orchestra in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

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Carnegie Hall to Welcome Lang Lang, TodayCarnegie Hall to Welcome Lang Lang, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Grammy Award-nominated concert pianist Lang Lang makes his first of three appearances at Carnegie Hall this season with a solo recital today, October 23 at 8:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The concert features Bach's Italian Concerto, BWV 971-a complex and pioneering work inspired by Vivaldi-along with Tchaikovsky's The Seasons, Op. 37b and Chopin's four scherzos. By the time he was 22 years old, the acclaimed pianist had already performed twice at Carnegie Hall -with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yuri Temirkanov in 2001 and with the New York String Orchestra under Jaime Laredo in 2002-before making his sold-out solo recital debut in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on November 7, 2003, which was recorded live by Deutsche Grammophon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/11/2015Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/11/2015
by BWW - Oct 11, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/11/2015 for Philadelphia (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Evgeny Kissin as 2015-16 Perspectives ArtistCarnegie Hall to Welcome Evgeny Kissin as 2015-16 Perspectives Artist
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Celebrating 25 years since his Carnegie Hall debut, pianist Evgeny Kissin shares his extraordinary musicality with New York audiences over a series of six concerts as a 2015-2016 Perspectives artist. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Present Yefim Bronfman in Three Concerts This SeasonCarnegie Hall to Present Yefim Bronfman in Three Concerts This Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Acclaimed pianist Yefim Bronfman returns to Carnegie Hall this season to perform Prokofiev's complete piano sonatas. The nine sonatas will be divided over three concerts with numbers 1-4 presented during the first performance on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. Spanning the composer's early years, the first four sonatas reflect Prokofiev's coming of age as he began to cultivate and define his own musical language. For the second concert, on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, violinist Guy Braunstein joins Mr. Bronfman for a performance of Prokofiev's Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2, two pieces of very contrasting character. Mr. Bronfman completes the program with Piano Sonatas Nos. 5 and 9. Mr. Bronfman returns for his final all-Prokofiev concert of the season on Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. He concludes the cycle with sonatas 6-8, often referred to as the "War Sonatas" because of their reflection of the composer's reaction to World War II. (more...)

N.C. Symphony to Perform Program of Beethoven & Mozart; Pianist Alessio Bax GuestsN.C. Symphony to Perform Program of Beethoven & Mozart; Pianist Alessio Bax Guests
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony's Classical Season continues Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, as Music Director Grant Llewellyn and the North Carolina Symphony perform a program of Beethoven and Mozart in Meymandi Concert Hall. (more...)

Rosanne Cash to Curate Music Series as Part of 2015-16 Carnegie Hall SeasonRosanne Cash to Curate Music Series as Part of 2015-16 Carnegie Hall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Beginning this fall, singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash will curate a four-concert Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall—a residency that offers a glimpse of the rich and disparate elements of American southern roots music, from traditional bluegrass to country and soul music, and from Western swing to hardscrabble, virtuosic folk music. Featuring some of the greatest artists working in these fields, the concerts are a celebration of a soulful and quintessentially American cultural form. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Lang Lang, 10/23Carnegie Hall to Welcome Lang Lang, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Grammy Award-nominated concert pianist Lang Lang makes his first of three appearances at Carnegie Hall this season with a solo recital on Friday, October 23 at 8:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The concert features Bach's Italian Concerto, BWV 971-a complex and pioneering work inspired by Vivaldi-along with Tchaikovsky's The Seasons, Op. 37b and Chopin's four scherzos. By the time he was 22 years old, the acclaimed pianist had already performed twice at Carnegie Hall -with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yuri Temirkanov in 2001 and with the New York String Orchestra under Jaime Laredo in 2002-before making his sold-out solo recital debut in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on November 7, 2003, which was recorded live by Deutsche Grammophon. (more...)

Free Gile Series at Capitol Center for the Arts to Welcome Symphony, 11/2Free Gile Series at Capitol Center for the Arts to Welcome Symphony, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Symphony New Hampshire will perform Picture This as part of the Free William H. Gile Series at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Monday, November 2nd. (more...)

Brooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural SeasonBrooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Composer Paola Prestini, the Creative and Executive Director of National Sawdust (NS), today announced programming for the non-profit's inaugural fall season in its new home-a $16 million, 13,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art chamber hall in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The performance and recording venue, designed by Brooklyn-based architecture firm Bureau V in the shell of century-old former sawdust factory, will provide composers and musicians a setting in which they can flourish, and a place where they are given commissioning support, mentoring and other critical resources essential to create, and then share, their work. For audiences-serious fans and casual listeners alike-the venue will be a place to discover genre-spanning music at accessible ticket prices. (more...)

Lynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 SeasonLynn University Conservatory of Music Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the Conservatory's ambitious 2015-2016 season. (more...)

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