Spectrum Presents Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet tonight, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Spectrum to Present Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tower, Leon, Oppens and Cassatt Set for UNCOMMON WOMEN at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Tonight, February 7 (7:30 pm), Symphony Space pays tribute to 'the women warriors of new music' with a concert marking a quartet of anniversaries: composer Joan Tower's 75th birthday (Sept. 6, 2013), composer Tania Leon's 70th birthday (May 14, 2013), pianist Ursula Oppens's 70th (Feb. 2, 2014), and the 30th anniversary season of the Cassatt String Quartet. (more...)

San Francisco Girls Chorus Are In Demand This Spring, Presenting NOYE'S FLUDDE and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

The five-time Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus—Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director, and Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Music Director and Principal Conductor—are in demand as one of the Bay Area's top vocal ensembles with upcoming guest performances this spring with the San Francisco Symphony, award-winning visual arts organization Creativity Explored, Stephen Petronio Dance Company presented by San Francisco Performances and in Opera Parallèle's productions of Poulenc's Les Mamelles de Tiresias and Weill's Mahagonny. In addition, the Girls Chorus will stage Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde, based on the biblical deluge story, with décor and set pieces by artists from Creativity Explored on Saturday, March 29. A complete list of Spring performances is listed below. For more information, visit www.sfgirlschorus.org . (more...)

Tower, Leon, Oppens and Cassatt Set for UNCOMMON WOMEN at Symphony Space, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

On Friday, February 7 (7:30 pm), Symphony Space pays tribute to "the women warriors of new music" with a concert marking a quartet of anniversaries: composer Joan Tower's 75th birthday (Sept. 6, 2013), composer Tania Leon's 70th birthday (May 14, 2013), pianist Ursula Oppens's 70th (Feb. 2, 2014), and the 30th anniversary season of the Cassatt String Quartet. (more...)

Judith Clurman's 'Composer Speaks' Series Features Sheldon Harnick and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Judith Clurman conducts The Composer Speaks: Reason To Be Thankful at the DiMenna Space for Classical Music, 450. 37th St (between 9th and 10th Avenues), New York City, at 8:00 PM tonight, December 10, 2013. (more...)

Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

Two distinguished American pianists-Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin-will team up to perform selections of piano works by the celebrated British-American composer Bernard Rands this evening, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY. (more...)

Judith Clurman's Composer Speaks Series to Feature Sheldon Harnick and More, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Judith Clurman conducts The Composer Speaks: Reason To Be Thankful at the DiMenns Space for Classical Music, 450. 37th St (between 9th and 10th Avenues), New York City, at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. This event is being performed under the auspices of The Composer Speaks series, which is sponsored by Clurman's Essential Voices USA. The Composer Speaks workshops involve a presentation of musical selections followed by a discussion between the composers, librettists, conductor Judith Clurman, and audience members about musical choices and compositional techniques. (more...)

Robert Paterson's WINTER SONGS out 12/3 on American Modern Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

American Modern Recordings, American Modern Ensemble (AME)'s lively outpost for superbly produced studio albums, issues Robert Paterson's finely crafted and expertly performed Winter Songs and other vocal works on Tuesday, December 3. To fete the occasion, AME presents an evening of selected winter songs from Paterson and others at the Dimenna Center's Cary Hall (450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018) on December 3 at 8PM. (more...)

Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin to Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Two distinguished American pianists-Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin-will team up to perform selections of piano works by the celebrated British-American composer Bernard Rands on Thursday evening, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY. (more...)

Symphony Space to Welcome Marcus Samuelsson, Philip Glass & More for Artful Dining Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Symphony Space has announced the fourth annual Artful Dining series. These unique fundraising events welcome guests into private homes for intimate performances and interviews over dinner, cocktails, or brunch. Artful Dining is designed to further the dialogue between the world-class artists and patrons who call Symphony Space an artistic home. This year's events feature a diverse array of artists including: Leon Botstein, Nicholas Canellakis, Lenore Fishman Davis, Emilie-Anne Gendron, Philip Glass, Daniel Gortler, Laura Kaminsky, Tania Leon, Idith Meshulam, Denis O'Hare, and Marcus Samuelsson. (more...)

THE ART OF MUSIC Set for NOCCA's Freda Lupin Memorial Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

On Thursday, August 29, some of New Orleans' most acclaimed artists will join forces to explore the watery, mysterious boundary that both separates and joins music and the visual arts. This one-night-only concert event, THE ART OF MUSIC, features performances by the magnificent Faubourg Quartet, presenting works by Wynton Marsalis, Philip Glass, Debussy, and Tania Leon. (more...)

Pianist Ursula Oppens Plays Music Mountain Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2013

The distinguished American pianist Ursula Oppens will perform Faure's Piano Quintet No. 1 in D Minor with the Cassatt Quartet at Music Mountain this afternoon, August 25th, at 3:00 p.m. at Gordon Hall, 225 Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT. The program will also include works by Shostakovich and Beethoven. (more...)

Pianist Ursula Oppens to Play Music Mountain, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The distinguished American pianist Ursula Oppens will perform Faure's Piano Quintet No. 1 in D Minor with the Cassatt Quartet at Music Mountain on Sunday afternoon, August 25th, at 3:00 p.m. at Gordon Hall, 225 Music Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT. The program will also include works by Shostakovich and Beethoven. (more...)

Anthony de Mare's “LIAISONS Project” Continues Nationwide Tour in Chicago on April 7th
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 15, 2013

A special tribute concert to Stephen Sondheim, including 17 premieres of commissioned works inspired by his songs, will be taking place at "Music in the Loft" in Chicago's historic Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 801, on April 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm. Pianist Anthony de Mare will be premiering/performing some of the 36-piece "LIAISONS Project" featuring Sondheim-inspired pieces by composers ranging from Nico Muhly and Steve Reich to Duncan Sheik and Jason Robert Brown. (more...)

Julia Wolfe, Tania Leon, et al. in the Flea's MUSIC WITH A VIEW Tonight, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

Tonight, May 14th, The Flea Theater will once again open its doors to the most skilled and inventive composers from around the world. For two weeks, 27 of these maestros will unite in welcoming you to their playground to experience first-hand new and experimental contemporary alternative classical music performances that take place at The Flea's FREE spring festival: Music With A View 2012. (more...)

Julia Wolfe, Tania Leon, et al. in the Flea's MUSIC WITH A VIEW, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2012

On May 14th, The Flea Theater will once again open its doors to the most skilled and inventive composers from around the world. For two weeks, 27 of these maestros will unite in welcoming you to their playground to experience first-hand new and experimental contemporary alternative classical music performances that take place at The Flea's FREE spring festival: Music With A View 2012. (more...)

Park Ave Armory Begins 2012 Season With Tune In Music Fest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012

Dedicated to presenting works that cannot be realized in traditional institutions, Park Avenue Armory's season includes commissions of monumental, immersive installations by visual artists Tom Sachs, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, and Ann Hamilton; epic music experiences, including the second annual Tune-In Music Festival, celebrating the 75th birthday of the iconic Philip Glass, as well as the New York Philharmonic in a program exploring the sonic qualities of the Armory's cathedral-like acoustics; the legendary Trisha Brown Dance Company bringing a restaging Astral Converted; and, "Under Construction," a salon series featuring Armory Artists-in-Residence and friends. (more...)

Park Ave Armory Announces 2012 Season, Begins With Tune In Music Fest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2012

Park Avenue Armory announced today its second full season of cultural programming, comprising productions of visual art, dance, and music that are conceived and performed "outside the box" of conventional theaters and museums. (more...)

Anthony de Mare Salutes Stephen Sondheim in LIAISONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2012

Internationally renowned contemporary pianist Anthony de Mare presents LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano - an intrepid program featuring 36 short solo piano pieces based on the music of the legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

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