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Wu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in FebruaryWu Man to Perfrom at Asia Society, with the Silk Road Ensemble & NY Phil in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Grammy Award-nominated pipa player Wu Man, named Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year in 2013, joins the foremost ambassadors of music and instrumental traditions from across the world to perform in two major anniversary celebrations, one for Music From Japan and the other with Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble. (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra Announces New Season - James Levine, John Williams, Yo Yo Ma, and More!Philadelphia Orchestra Announces New Season - James Levine, John Williams, Yo Yo Ma, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

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Alan Gilbert to Return to the Met Opera Next Week to Lead DON GIOVANNIAlan Gilbert to Return to the Met Opera Next Week to Lead DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Following the final performances in his celebrated Nielsen Project and his triumphant Verdi Requiem with the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert returns to the Metropolitan Opera for the first time in seven years to conduct ten performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni, from February 4 to March 6, leading Mozart's retelling of the Don Juan legend in Michael Grandage's production. (more...)

Rosanne Cash Will Be Carnegie Hall's 'Perspectives' Artist in 2015-16Rosanne Cash Will Be Carnegie Hall's 'Perspectives' Artist in 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

As part of its 2015-2016 season announcement, Carnegie Hall today shared that singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash will curate a four-concert Perspectives series at the Hall beginning in October 2015. (more...)

AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA to Present 'As the Masters Heard It,' 3/12AMERICAN CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA to Present 'As the Masters Heard It,' 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

?On Thursday, March 12 at 8:00PM at Alice Tully Hall, the American Classical Orchestra, conducted byMaestro Thomas Crawford, presents Schubert's Symphony No. 9 'Great', Mozart's Mass in C 'Coronation' (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop & More During 2015-16 SeasonCarnegie Hall to Welcome Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop & More During 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2015-2016 season consisting of more than 170 concerts as well as wide-ranging education and community programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. The upcoming season includes performances by many of the world's greatest artists and ensembles representing classical, pop, jazz, and world music, with events presented on Carnegie Hall's three stages, in the Hall's new Resnick Education Wing, and throughout New York City. (more...)

Billy Porter Will Play Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series TonightBilly Porter Will Play Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

For four decades, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER has presented the world's greatest performing artists. Yo-Yo Ma, Renee Fleming, Josh Groban, Audra McDonald, and dozens more have graced Lincoln Center's hallowed stages for concerts broadcast across the country. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the pioneering series has collected 13 Emmy Awards and been seen by hundreds of millions of viewers. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega and Camille Zamora to Team with Sonnambula 2/5 at Hispanic SocietyDaphne Rubin-Vega and Camille Zamora to Team with Sonnambula 2/5 at Hispanic Society
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega and acclaimed soprano Camille Zamora join forces with Sonnambula as the concert series at The Hispanic Society of America continues in 2015 with Zarzuela: Musica de Teatro from the Siglo de Oro (Zarzuela: Theatrical Music from the Spanish Golden Age). (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 SeasonChicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

CHICAGO (January 26, 2015)— Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce the programming for the CSO and Symphony Center Presents (SCP) 2015/16 season—the Orchestra's 125th season and Muti's sixth as music director. (more...)

Pianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at BargemusicPianist Inna Faliks to Perform World Premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai; Brahms Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3; at Bargemusic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

On Friday, March 20, 2015, 8 pm, BARGEMUSIC presents celebrated Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks in a recital featuring the world premiere of Clarice Assad's Godai, five movements for speaking pianist with poetry by Steven Schroeder, paired with two monumental works by Johannes Brahms, rarely heard together on one program: Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp minor, Op. 2 and Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5. Also featured on the program is Clara Schumann's Romance, Op. 21/#1, “To my friend Brahms.” (more...)

The Nevada Ballet Theatre Presents a One-Night Only Gala in Celebration of its Co-Founder and Board Co-Chair Nancy Houssels, 2/21The Nevada Ballet Theatre Presents a One-Night Only Gala in Celebration of its Co-Founder and Board Co-Chair Nancy Houssels, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) announces a spectacular one-night only gala and performance in celebration of its beloved Co-Founder and Board Co-Chair Nancy Houssels. Featuring a dazzling variety of works and special guest artists, this jubilant celebration of dance will be presented on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Ticket prices begin at $29 (plus fees) and may be ordered by calling The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (702) 749-2000 or by visiting www.nevadaballet.org. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series to Present ITZHAK PERLMAN IN CONCERT, 3/24FSCJ Artist Series to Present ITZHAK PERLMAN IN CONCERT, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Itzhak Perlman will perform at Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater on Tuesday, March 24 , 2015 at 7:30PM for one night only! Tickets are on sale now through the FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase, the official presenter of the Jacksonville show. (more...)

Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24Mandolinist Avi Avital to Release New Album VIVALDI on Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

On February 24, Avital will release Vivaldi, his third album on DG that returns the instrument to its origins-the Venetian Baroque and master composer Antonio Vivaldi. On this release, Avital captures the mystical spirit of Venice, shedding new light on Vivaldi's musical genius by performing his own transcriptions of the composer's works, demonstrating the rock star status that he cultivated in his own time. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Holds Tenth Anniversary Gala Concert, 2/5Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Holds Tenth Anniversary Gala Concert, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

N. Bethesda, Md. (January 23, 2015) —The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) celebrates its 10thanniversary as a founding partner and resident orchestra at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Md. with a concert and pre-concert gala event on Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10 years to the day after the venue's opening concert that featured legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma, then-Music Director Yuri Temirkanov and the BSO. The Music Center at Strathmore serves as the BSO's second home, where it hosts 46 concerts annually for more than 60,000 patrons, making the BSO the only orchestra in the nation that performs year-round in two major metropolitan markets. The inaugural gala at Strathmore will benefit the BSO's growing education and community outreach efforts in Montgomery County Public Schools. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI, 2/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Love is in the air this February as trumpet phenomenon and one of the bestselling jazz instrumental artists in the United States today, Chris Botti, shares his love for romantic melodies at Heinz Hall February 6-8. With a Grammy victory for "Best Pop Instrumental Album" and four #1 albums on Billboard's Jazz Albums listings, Botti joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for this PNC Pops performance under the direction of Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh. (more...)

BSO to Offer Family Concert Honoring African-American Innovators, 2/21BSO to Offer Family Concert Honoring African-American Innovators, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

In celebration of Black History Month, Associate Conductor for Education and Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras Artistic Director Ken Lam leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in a Family Concert Series program celebrating African-American Innovators, Saturday, February 21 at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Featuring the music of Duke Ellington and Heitor Villa-Lobos, the Baltimore City College Choir led by Director Marcus Smith, lends their voices for a collection of African-American spirituals, honoring the impact of innovation on our collective history. Entertainer Shannan E. Johnson narrates. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

PBS Announces Premiere Dates for Billy Porter, Norm Lewis LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER ConcertsPBS Announces Premiere Dates for Billy Porter, Norm Lewis LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER Concerts
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Today, PBS announced two upcoming broadcasts, featuring Broadway's Billy Porter and Norm Lewis. (more...)

John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2015 schedule, featuring John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Sarah Gazarek, Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, The 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Details below! (more...)

CSO Receives 2 Million Dollar Gift from the Clinton FamilyCSO Receives 2 Million Dollar Gift from the Clinton Family
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

CHICAGO—Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announced today that CSOA Trustee Bruce Clinton and his wife, Martha, along with members of The Clinton Family Fund, pledged $2 million to the CSOA to endow the Principal Timpani position in the Orchestra. The position, held since 2013 by David Herbert, will be known as The Clinton Family Fund Principal Timpani Chair of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Patti LuPone & More Set for New BRETT GELMAN Special on Adult Swim, 2/13Patti LuPone & More Set for New BRETT GELMAN Special on Adult Swim, 2/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Join Brett Gelman (Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends) for his new special Dinner With Family With Brett Gelman And Brett Gelman's Family. (more...)

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