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BWW Interview: Broadway Songstress N'Kenge Joins Houston Symphony's R&B MIXTAPEBWW Interview: Broadway Songstress N'Kenge Joins Houston Symphony's R&B MIXTAPE
by Natalie de la Garza - Feb 16, 2017

This weekend N'Kenge will join Grammy-nominated singer Ryan Shaw, Steven Reineke and the Houston Symphony for R&B MIXTAPE, a concert spanning decades of R&B hits from the U.S. to the U.K., including numbers from Stevie, Michael and Whitney, all the way to Amy, Adele and Beyonce. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

???????On Monday, May 1, 2017, The New York Pops will celebrate its 34th birthday with a grand gala evening honoring Tony Award winners Kelli O'Hara and Bartlett Sher, whose collaborations over the last decade have won universal acclaim and whose individual careers represent pinnacles of achievement in the world of theatre. (more...)

Toronto Symphony Presents 13th Annual NEW CREATIONS FESTIVAL, March 4-11Toronto Symphony Presents 13th Annual NEW CREATIONS FESTIVAL, March 4-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) proudly presents its 13th annual New Creations Festival, March 4-11, 2017. Bold, experimental, and cutting edge, this year's Festival is curated by Polaris Music Prize-winner Owen Pallett, a renowned Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist. The 2017 New Creations Festival fuses the pop- and classical-music worlds, with a touch of electronic music, a little dose of improvisation, and a blend of Aboriginal and folk sounds. To further enhance the Festival, concertgoers can enjoy an array of ancillary events-curated by Canadian composer Abigail Richardson-Schulte-including pre-concert performances, intermission chats, and post-concert parties (all included with concert tickets). The Festival also features two more free events: Composers in Conversation, a forum presented in collaboration with the Canadian Music Centre on March 7, and a noon-hour concert at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, presented in collaboration with the Canadian Opera Company on March 9. All New Creations Festival performances are part of Canada Mosaic-a Signature Project of Canada 150. (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Houston Symphony will celebrate more than 50 years of soul influence Feb. 17-19 with a brand-new show featuring the best of Motown legends as well as today's hottest R&B entertainers. (more...)

Common Joins National Symphony Orchestra for Special One Night Only ConcertCommon Joins National Symphony Orchestra for Special One Night Only Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Grammy®, Oscar®, and Golden Globe®-winning Chicago rapper, actor, film producer, activist, and poet Common joins the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke for a one-night-only concert of music from his latest album, Black America Again, as well as some of his biggest hits. Black America Again is his most political album to date, a call to action inspired by the works of filmmaker Ava DuVernay, social critic Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the Black Lives Matter movement, among other 21st century cultural touchstones.  (more...)

The New York Pops Presents LIFE IS A CABARET: THE SONGS OF KANDER AND EBB Featuring Caissie Levy and Tony YazbeckThe New York Pops Presents LIFE IS A CABARET: THE SONGS OF KANDER AND EBB Featuring Caissie Levy and Tony Yazbeck
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

On March 10, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, by bringing to life the iconic partnership of Fred Ebb and John Kander, who celebrates his 90th birthday this year. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2017-2018 SeasonCarnegie Hall Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season consisting of more than 170 concerts as well as a wide range of education and social impact programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Megan Hilty, James Monroe Iglehart, Betsy Wolfe, Capathia Jenkins and More Will Take the Stage for New York Pops' 35th SeasonMatt Doyle, Megan Hilty, James Monroe Iglehart, Betsy Wolfe, Capathia Jenkins and More Will Take the Stage for New York Pops' 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

On October 27, 2017, The New York Pops - a symphonic orchestra known for presenting popular programs of exceptional quality - will launch its 35th season at Carnegie Hall celebrating the diversity of some of popular music's greatest icons. (more...)

The TSO Unveils 2017/18 Programming And Celebrates Peter Oundjian's Final SeasonThe TSO Unveils 2017/18 Programming And Celebrates Peter Oundjian's Final Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Today, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) proudly unveils its 96th performance season. From awe-inspiring music by legendary composers to dance-all-night Pops, and bold and experimental works to educational concerts and Hollywood films with live orchestra, the TSO has something for everyone. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season, Names Jimmy Lopez Composer-In-ResidenceHouston Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season, Names Jimmy Lopez Composer-In-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada announced today details of the 2017-18 season, which marks Orozco-Estrada's fourth year as music director. Highlights of the season include the appointment of Peruvian-born composer Jimmy Lopez as the Houston Symphony's new Composer-in-Residence and the introduction of Ars Electronica Futurelab's musical visualization of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, an immersive concert experience directed by acclaimed choreographer Klaus Obermaier (more...)

Christiane Noll and David Harris to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at TheatreWorksChristiane Noll and David Harris to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced exciting casting news today for the theater's upcoming production of NEXT TO NORMAL. Tony nominated Christiane Noll will play Diana and David Harris will play Dan in the Pulitzer Prize winning drama (Music by Tom Kitt / Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey). Rob Ruggiero will direct. (more...)

Kennedy Center to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial with Series of EventsKennedy Center to Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial with Series of Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the Ella Fitzgerald centennial. The program pays tribute to the artist's legendary music through performances featuring Regina Carter, NSO Pops, and Jane Monheit. (more...)

Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' ConcertFran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: John Bolton, Allison Blackwell and New York Theatre Ballet Join the New York Pops for Family Holiday ConcertPhoto Flash: John Bolton, Allison Blackwell and New York Theatre Ballet Join the New York Pops for Family Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The New York Pops & New York Theatre Ballet performed along with John Bolton who has returned again this year as performer and narrator, special guest Allison Blackwell, and the 'Essential Voices USA' led by Judith Clurman at the the Carnegie Hall Family Holiday Concert: The New York Pops 'Twas the Night before Christmas on December 18, 2016 at 3pm at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/17-12/18/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/17-12/18/2016
by - Dec 18, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 18, 2016 - Sunday, December 18, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of The New York Pops Christmas Concert CelebratePhoto Coverage: The Cast of The New York Pops Christmas Concert Celebrate
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 18, 2016

On December 16 and 17, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, presented an evening full of holiday cheer at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. The orchestra was joined by four guest artists, sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway and brothers Anthony and Will Nunziata, for a holiday affair filled with family fun. Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA helped ring in the holiday season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NY Pops Christmas Concert Featuring Liz CallawayPhoto Coverage: NY Pops Christmas Concert Featuring Liz Callaway
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 18, 2016

On December 16 and 17, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, presented an evening full of holiday cheer at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. The orchestra was joined by four guest artists, sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway and brothers Anthony and Will Nunziata, for a holiday affair filled with family fun. Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA helped ring in the holiday season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside The New York Pops After Party With Maestro Steven Reineke & GuestsPhoto Coverage: Inside The New York Pops After Party With Maestro Steven Reineke & Guests
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 17, 2016

It was cold in NYC last night but the warmth of the music created by The New York Pops and guest artists, sisters Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway ,and brothers Will and Anthony Nunziata carried over to the after party across the street from Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Open Rehearsal for Make The Season Bright ConcertPhoto Coverage: The New York Pops Open Rehearsal for Make The Season Bright Concert
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 16, 2016

Music director Steven Reineke will lead the orchestra tonight and tomorrow night at the sold-out holiday concerts of The New York Pops featuring Liz Callaway, Ann Hampton Callaway, Will Nunziata and Anthony Nunziata. Judith Clubman will also be conducting Essential Voices USA. BroadwayWorld was at this afternoon's open rehearsal. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster Talks 42ND STREET-esque Beginnings on CBS' SUNDAY MORNINGSTAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster Talks 42ND STREET-esque Beginnings on CBS' SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2016

Sutton Foster's start on Broadway is the real-life version of the stuff movie musicals are made of; one week before the opening of Throughly Modern Millie on Broadway, Foster received a call from director Michael Mayer, bumping her up from understudy to the star of the show—and the rest is musical theatre history. This morning, Foster sat down with CBS' Mo Rocca to chat about her journey as a Broadway actress, and her current starring roles in TV Land's Younger and The New Group's Sweet Charity. When speaking about the latter, in reference to recovering from her divorce several years ago, Foster said, “What's interesting is that I know [Charity], because I think I have been her, but luckily, I don't feel like I'm her now.”  (more...)

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