Tan Dun News

Cellist Jay Campbell to Perform at Columbia University's Italian Academy, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Columbia University's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies presents the adventurous young cellist Jay Campbell, First Prize Winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild (CAG) Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Spring 2014 concert series Wednesday evening, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Teatro of the Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY. Mr. Campbell is joined by soprano Sharon Harms, pianist Stephen Gosling, and flutist Eric Lamb for an all-contemporary program of works by Salvatore Sciarrino, Jason Eckhardt, and a world premiere by American composer Jonathan Dawe. The complete program follows: (more...)

Joshua Bell to Join Jacques Lacombe and the NJSO for One Night Only, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) present Bell & Lacombe, a one-performance-only program on Friday, May 9, at 8 pm in NJPAC's Prudential Hall. The Grammy Award-winning violinist performs Sibelius' Violin Concerto and Ravel's Tzigane on a program that includes Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture and Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1. NJSO Music Director Jacques Lacombe conducts. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces 2014 National Music Theater Conference Selections
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today its two new musicals selected for development at the 36th National Music Theater Conference: The War Dept. and The White City. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center to Include THE WAR DEPT., THE WHITE CITY in Summer 2014 Season
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2014

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today its two new musicals selected for development at the 36th National Music Theater Conference: THE WAR DEPT., and THE WHITE CITY. (more...)

NJSO to Host 'Saturday Night Out' LGBT Event 5/3 Featuring Brahms and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Saturday Night Out-an LGBT event-on Saturday, May 3, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. The NJSO will host a post-concert champagne and dessert reception for ticketholders who are LGBT community members and friends. The event follows the success of the Orchestra's Friday Night Out LGBT event at NJPAC in April 2013. (more...)

Four Vocal Soloists and Montclair State University Chorale Join NJ Symphony for Verdi's REQUIEM, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Verdi's mammoth Requiem today, April 3-6 in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown with soprano Marianne Fiset, mezzo-soprano Janara Kellerman, tenor Russell Thomas, bass Peter Volpe and the Montclair State University Chorale. Thomas returns to NJSO stages after his performance of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with the Orchestra in January. The April 5 performance at the State Theatre in New Brunswick is the NJSO's third College Night event of the season. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony to Present BRAHMS' FIRST SYMPHONY, 5/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Brahms' First Symphony in concerts May 1-4 in Englewood, Princeton and Newark. Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill joins the Orchestra for Richard Danielpour's Clarinet Concerto, an NJSO co-commission written for McGill. On Saturday, May 3, the NJSO hosts Saturday Night Out-a post-concert champagne and dessert reception for ticketholders who are LGBT community members and friends-at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark. (more...)

Jennifer Koh with the New York Choral Society and Orchestra Performs the Premiere of THE SINGING ROOMS, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Violinist Jennifer Koh, known for her commanding, laser-focused performances and commitment to new repertoire, plays the New York premiere of Jennifer Higdon's The Singing Rooms, a large scale work for violin, chorus and orchestra with the New York Choral Society and Orchestra conducted by David Hayes at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Tan Dun's THE MAP Set for NYU Skirball Center, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Tan Dun's The Map will be performed by the NYU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Cyr and featuring cellist Wendy Sutter on Monday, May 12 to close the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. This year's Visions + Voices focuses on China; it began in February and runs through May 12. (more...)

NJ Symphony Orchestra Launches NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra announces the NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, a multi-faceted program that promotes new music and emerging composers, presented in collaboration with the Princeton University Department of Music and generously funded in part by the Edward T. Cone Foundation. The Institute will select up to four composers to participate in five days of intense compositional evaluations and consultations July 15-19 on the Princeton University campus; the program will culminate in a live concert performance of the participants' works by the NJSO and Music Director Jacques Lacombe on July 19 at the Richardson Auditorium. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces Cast and Creative for RICH GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

When sheltered Claudine meets starving artist Henry, she falls head over heels. But her mother, a tough-talking celebrity financial guru, has her doubts: Is Henry everything her daughter deserves or is he only after her money? Rich Girl, a modern day take on the classic play and film The Heiress, is a clever new comedy about women, men, mothers, and money – but not necessarily in that order. (more...)

Four Vocal Soloists and Montclair State University Chorale Join NJ Symphony for Verdi's REQUIEM, 4/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Verdi's mammoth Requiem April 3-6 in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown with soprano Marianne Fiset, mezzo-soprano Janara Kellerman, tenor Russell Thomas, bass Peter Volpe and the Montclair State University Chorale. Thomas returns to NJSO stages after his performance of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with the Orchestra in January. The April 5 performance at the State Theatre in New Brunswick is the NJSO's third College Night event of the season. (more...)

THE ENCHANTED ISLAND Returns to the Met Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, a hit when it premiered at the Met in 2011, returns for its first revival tonight, February 26. (more...)

NYU Skirball Center Welcomes Hangzhou Yue Opera Company Tonight, Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The all-female ensemble Hangzhou Yue Opera Company transforms two classic Ibsen plays into lyrical adventures with Hedda tonight, February 25 and tomorrow, Wednesday, The Lady from the Sea (February 26) at the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. This year's Visions + Voices will focus on China and will run from February 20-May 12, 2014. (more...)

All-Female Hangzhou Yue Opera Company Comes to NYU's Skirball Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The all-female ensemble Hangzhou Yue Opera Company transforms two classic Ibsen plays into lyrical adventures with Hedda (tonight, February 25) and The Lady from the Sea (February 26) at the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. This year's Visions + Voices will focus on China and will run from February 20-May 12, 2014. (more...)

Sharon Isbin Performs at Bankhead Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin unites her classical technique and stylish approach to jazz in “Guitar Passions,” an evening of exhilarating Latin music at the Bankhead Theater at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Feb. 25. Three guitar virtuosos will join together in an exquisite evening of Latin-inspired jazz. (more...)

Sharon Isbin to Perform at Bankhead Theater 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin unites her classical technique and stylish approach to jazz in “Guitar Passions,” an evening of exhilarating Latin music at the Bankhead Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25. Three guitar virtuosos will join together in an exquisite evening of Latin-inspired jazz. (more...)

TAO Dance Theater's 4 and U.S. Premiere of 5 Open at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

TAO Dance Theater's 4 and the U.S. Premiere of 5 will open tonight, Thursday, February 20 at 8PM at the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. TAO Dance Theater runs from Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23. This year's Visions + Voices focuses on China and will run from February 20–May 12, 2014. (more...)

TAO Dance Theater Begins Performances Tonight at NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

TAO Dance Theater's 4 and the U.S. Premiere of 5 will open tonight, Thursday, February 20 at 8PM at the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. TAO Dance Theater runs from Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23. This year's Visions + Voices focuses on China and will run from February 20-May 12, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at VISIONS + VOICES: CHINA, Begin. Tonight at NYU Skirball Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2014

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series which will focus this spring on China. Visions + Voices: China will be running February 20-May 12, 2014. Check out a sneak peek at the performances below! (more...)

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