Sony Classical News

Liam Bailey Visits NPR's 'Morning Edition', mtvU's 'The Freshmen'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey sings with a raw expressiveness that has drawn comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age and Cody ChesnuTT. Co-written and produced by Bailey, and Executive Produced by Flying Buddha label head and Executive VP of A&R Salaam Remi (Kendrick Lamar, French Montana, Nelly Furtado), his debut album Definitely Now is out now via Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks. (more...)

Kat Edmonson to Release Third Album 'The Big Picture' 9/30; Tour to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Kat Edmonson announces October tour dates in support of her third album, The Big Picture out September 30 via Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)

THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic to Run 9/16-20
by Movies News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will present the second season of THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic September 16-20, 2014, offering two concert programs of film music - La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema and Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times: The Tramp at 100 - that highlight some of the genre's most distinctive uses of music. Music Director Alan Gilbert opens the New York Philharmonic's 2014-15 season on September 16 with the Opening Gala Concert, La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema, with special guest Martin Scorsese, Oscar-winning director and film preservation proponent, who will deliver welcoming and introductory remarks. Award-winning actor, Philharmonic Board Member, and Philharmonic Radio Host Alec Baldwin returns as Artistic Advisor of THE ART OF THE SCORE. (more...)

Kat Edmonson Announces October Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Kat Edmonson announces October tour dates in support of her third album, The Big Picture out September 30 via Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)

Sony Music Masterworks Signs One-Man A Cappella Vocalist And YouTube Star Peter Hollens For Global Distribution
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sony Music Masterworks announces a worldwide recording agreement with YouTube star Peter Hollens. His debut album will be released on the Portrait Records imprint on October 28, 2014. (more...)

Britain's Got Talent's Charlotte Jaconelli Releases Her Solo Debut Album 'Solitaire'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

At just 18 years old, classical crossover sensation Charlotte Jaconelli has sold over 200K albums worldwide and debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Classical Crossover chart as part of the best-selling duo Jonathan & Charlotte. (more...)

Jackie Evancho Releases New Album Awakening On September 23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Platinum-selling, 14-year-old vocal sensation Jackie Evancho will release her third studio album, Awakening, on September 23 coinciding with an international tour. Produced by Nick Patrick, Awakening is Evancho's first album under her recent worldwide recording agreement with Sony Music Masterworks imprint Portrait. In August, she will film a new PBS Special which is set to air in December. (more...)

Sony Music Masterworks Teams REVOLT TV's HELLO Harlem Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Today, REVOLT TV announced an exciting new partnership with the U.S. division of Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)

WHAT'S ON YOUR IPOD? BWW Classical Talks to Park Avenue Chamber Symphony's David Bernard
by Peter Danish - Jul 18, 2014

Since its founding in 1999, the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony has built a loyal following, both in New York City and worldwide through its extensive catalog of recordings on iTunes, Naxos/ClassicsOnline, Amazon and Spotify. Its founder, conductor and musical director David Bernard recently sat down with BWW Classical to tell us what he's been listening to lately. The results were wonderfully eclectic! (more...)

Original Film Soundtrack of DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Available Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, composed by the Academy Award®-winning Michael Giacchino (more...)

Cellist Maya Beiser to Release Next Album, UNCOVERED, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser releases her next album Uncovered on August 26, 2014 on the Innova label, followed by aUS tour in September 2014 to cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more (tour schedule to be announced in early July). Uncovered is an album of startling classic rock tunes, re-imagined and re-contextualized, in stunningly moving performances by Maya Beiser. A cover tune can be an homage to the original, but these "uncovers," in new arrangements by Evan Ziporyn, attempt to do more - to evoke the unprecedented power of the music of Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Howlin' Wolf, King Crimson, Muddy Waters, and AC/DC as musical masterpieces and as totems of our collective consciousness. (more...)

Liam Bailey: Debut Album Definitely NOW Available August 19 via Salaam Remi's Flying Buddha
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Flying Buddha announces the release of Definitely NOW the debut album from UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey. The album will be available on August 19 th 2014 and supported by a U.S. tour which kicks off on August 10 th at New York's Central Park Summerstage. (more...)

Jackie Evancho Releases Cover 'The Rains Of Castamere' from HBO's GAME OF THRONES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Jackie Evancho releases a unique cover of the haunting folk song 'The Rains of Castamere' from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. (more...)

Brazilian Chantuese Bebel Gilberto to Release New Album 'Tudo,' 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

World renowned, multi-Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto will heat up the summer season with her trademark blend of warm Brazilian rhythms and ethereal vocals when her first new studio album in five years, Tudo, is released August 19 (more...)

Liam Bailey to Release Debut LP 'Definitely Now', 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Flying Buddha announces the release of Definitely NOW – the debut album from UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: James Barbour Sings 'Bring Him Home' from La Mirada's LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2014

LES MISERABLES will star James Barbour as Jean Valjean and 'American Idol' Season Four Finalist Anthony Fedorov as Enjolras. LES MISERABLES will preview on Friday, May 30, 2014 (with a press opening on Saturday, May 31) and run through Sunday, June 22, 2014 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. In the video below, Barbour sings 'Bring Him Home' from the musical. Click below to listen to the full song! (more...)

Viola Davis, Joyce DiDonato, Philip Glass and More Honored at Juilliard's 109th Commencement Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Eight remarkable artists and philanthropists will be hooded and handed their degrees in person when The Juilliard School confers honorary doctorates during its 109th Commencement Ceremony today, May 23, 2014 at 11 AM in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, NYC). (more...)

Yefim Bronfman With the New York Philharmonic Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman, originally scheduled for March 30, will now be performed tonight, May 23, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. Tickets originally issued for March 30 will be honored on May 23. (more...)

Governor & Mrs. Dannel Malloy are Honorary Chairs for Music Mountain's Gala & Concert, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Governor & Mrs. Dannel Malloy have lent their names as Honorary Chairs for Music Mountain's Gala & Concert to celebrate America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival's 85th Anniversary Season. Concert aficionados from around the country will be attending the Saturday, June 7th festivities which includes a gala reception at 5:30pm and a 6:30pm concert featuring the esteemed and nationally acclaimed Emerson String Quartet. The Emerson will perform a very special program featuring the Music Mountain premiere of Haydn: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3; Mendelssohn: Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80 - being performed for only the 4th time in Music Mountain's rich 85 year history; and Schubert: Quartet D Minor, 'Death and the Maiden.' --- one of Music Mountain's favorite, in its 29th Music Mountain performance. The extended summer season will continue each weekend with a distinguished roster of quartets, jazz musicians, country bands, and guest artists, including many returning favorites and first time guests. Concerts are scheduled throughSeptember 14. (more...)

Jackie Evancho to Perform at PBS's 2014 National Memorial Day Concert, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Superstar vocalist Jackie Evancho will perform at The 2014 National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 25 th. (more...)

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