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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...)

LAMC to Conclude 50th Anniversary Season with TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) concludes its year long 50th Anniversary Season celebration on Sunday, June 8, 2014, 7 pm, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, with 'Today, Tomorrow & Beyond,' a forward-looking program conducted by Music Director Grant Gershon featuring the world premieres of three works commissioned by the acclaimed choir in honor of its 50th jubilee. (more...)

Grant Gershon to Step Into Role of LA Master Chorale Artistic Director, June 1
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) has announced that eminent Music Director Grant Gershon will continue his key leadership role at the choir's helm through the 2019-2020 season, which will be his 19th season with the chorus, with the new title of Artistic Director effective July 1, 2014, according to LAMC Chair David Gindler. (more...)

Meadow Brook Music Festival 50th Anniversary Concert Set for 7/24
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Oakland University, Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra are looking forward with anticipation to this summer's 50th anniversary of Meadow Brook Music Festival. (more...)

Sony Music to Release Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2014

Sony Music announces the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of X-Men: Days of Future Past, featuring music composed by BAFTA Award winner John Ottman. The soundtrack will be available digitally on May 19 and on CD June 3. (more...)

Sony Music Releases The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Of X-Men: Days Of Future Past
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sony Music announces the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of X-Men: Days of Future Past, featuring music composed by BAFTA Award winner John Ottman. The soundtrack will be available digitally on May 19 and on CD June 3. The composer is no stranger to this epic movie series and to the superhero genre. As both composer and editor, Ottman is the musical right-hand man of Bryan Singer, with whom he collaborated on The Usual Suspects, Jack the Giant Slayer and Valkyrie, and for whom he wrote the soundtrack of X2, the second in the X-Men series. (more...)

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