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MACE to Perform at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, 5/11MACE to Perform at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The New School's Mannes School of Music is pleased to announce that the Mannes American Composers Ensemble (MACE) will perform on Wednesday, May 11, at The New School's Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall (55 West 13th Street, New York, New York). Conducted by Alan Pierson, the program will feature selections by Steve Reich, Thomas Weaver, and Caleb Burhans. True to the mission of MACE, the program exemplifies the ensemble's commitment to the work of living American composers. The concert will begin at 7:30pm. Admission is free. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Presents Emanuel Ax, 4/26Carnegie Hall Presents Emanuel Ax, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents Emanuel Ax, Wednesday, April 26, 2016 at 8pm. (more...)

Rooftop Films Sets Opening Weekend Lineup for 20th Annual Summer SeriesRooftop Films Sets Opening Weekend Lineup for 20th Annual Summer Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Rooftop Films is proud and excited to announce the Opening Weekend lineup and the first batch of our feature film slate for the 20th Annual Summer Series. (more...)

Richard Gere to Host Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary Gala; Michael Feinstein, Renee Fleming & More to PerformRichard Gere to Host Carnegie Hall's 125th Anniversary Gala; Michael Feinstein, Renee Fleming & More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that actor Richard Gere is set to host its 125th anniversary gala benefit concert on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Tickets to 2016 Blossom Music Festival and Summers@Severance on Sale 5/9Tickets to 2016 Blossom Music Festival and Summers@Severance on Sale 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Individual tickets for The Cleveland Orchestra's 2016 Blossom Music Festival and for the Summers@Severance series go on sale Monday, May 9, online at clevelandorchestra.com, by telephone (216-231-1111), and in person at the Severance Hall Ticket Office.  (more...)

BWW Feature: Louisville Orchestra 2016-17 SeasonBWW Feature: Louisville Orchestra 2016-17 Season
by Keith Waits - Apr 25, 2016

Louisville Orchestra Announces 2016-17 Season And Teddy Abrams Is An Unstoppable Force (more...)

Kennedy Center Sets 2016 Citizen Artist FellowsKennedy Center Sets 2016 Citizen Artist Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the first class of its new Citizen Artist Fellows program, which recognizes artists across the country who utilize their art form for positive impact on communities small and large. These Citizen Artist Fellows will be a signature component of the annual Kennedy Center Arts Summit, to be held on Monday, April 25, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Theater Lab. (more...)

Ukulele Icon Jake Shimabukuro to Play the Blue Note HawaiiUkulele Icon Jake Shimabukuro to Play the Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, announces local ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro in a return engagement June 29 - July 1, 2016. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 – The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4-29 at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festive lineup of concerts and events for all ages, beginning with the SFS's annual Fourth of July concert and fireworks spectacular at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. On July 7, Outwater leads the SFS in The Music of John Williams—From Star Wars to Harry Potter!, which will include Williams's iconic music from such films as Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, Jaws, and others.  (more...)

Olympic Games Documentary A FIGHTING CHANCE Premieres at Tribeca Film FestivalOlympic Games Documentary A FIGHTING CHANCE Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (“20 Feet From Stardom,” “Best of Enemies,”) today celebrated the official premiere of “A Fighting Chance” (more...)

Chris Botti to Return to Pacific Symphony, 5/13Chris Botti to Return to Pacific Symphony, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 19, 2016—The world's most popular trumpeter— Chris Botti—returns to Pacific Symphony for a concert overflowing with his astute mastery, as he effortlessly crosses the boundaries of jazz, classical, rock and pop. With polished charm and mesmerizing trumpeting skills, the talented musician/composer takes well-known pop ballads and transforms them into a soulful mix of grace, warmth and beautiful tones. Returning by popular demand for an all-new show, Botti makes his fourth Pacific Symphony appearance for a night of heart-melting, expressive music, backed by the lush sounds of the orchestra. Officially the best-selling instrumental artist in America, Botti performs worldwide, has received multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards and sold more than four million copies of his albums, including his latest Grammy-winning “Impressions.” (more...)

Grammy Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to Perform at Chan Centre on 5/1Grammy Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to Perform at Chan Centre on 5/1
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the return of singular jazz sensation, Ce?cile McLorin Salvant on May 1 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hot off her 2016 GRAMMY win for Best Vocal Jazz Album, Salvant shares bold new works from the record For One to Love - a heartfelt collection of songs, many of which are written by Salvant herself, that reveal new dimensions of this young vocalist's artistry. (more...)

Soprano Jessye Norman Withdraws from Carnegie Hall 125th Anniversary ConcertSoprano Jessye Norman Withdraws from Carnegie Hall 125th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano Jessye Norman is unable to participate in Carnegie Hall's 125th gala concert on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman TheatreJohn Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Lincoln Center's Spring Gala, Hosted by Christian Borle!Photo Flash: Go Inside Lincoln Center's Spring Gala, Hosted by Christian Borle!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 13, 2016

Lincoln Center's Spring Gala took place on Monday, April 11, at Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Steven A. Kandarian and MetLife were honored. There were 470 guests and nearly $3 million was raised. Since 1997, MetLife's sponsorship of Live From Lincoln Center has been instrumental to the series' success, and has enabled Lincoln Center to bring this program to hundreds of millions of people across the nation, building new audiences for the arts. (more...)

JCC Manhattan's PREformances with Allison Charney Concludes Tomorrow, 4/11JCC Manhattan's PREformances with Allison Charney Concludes Tomorrow, 4/11
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

JCC Manhattan proudly presents PREformances with Allison Charney featuring violinists Laura Jean Goldberg, Ani Bukujian and Alexandros Martino Petrin, violist Lisa Heffter, cellist Roberta Cooper, pianists Alexei Tartakovsky and Moshe Knoll as well as actor, Jordan Charney, on Monday, April 11th at 12:30pm. The program will feature world premieres by American composers Kim D. Sherman and Moshe S. Knoll, along with Debussy's beautiful 'Arpeggio Etude' and Liszt's thrilling 'Chasse Neige' for virtuoso piano. (more...)

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall in October 2016Indianapolis Symphonic Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall in October 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir will make its return to New York City's Carnegie Hall in October 2016 for the first time since 1978. Tickets will go on sale in August and will be available for purchase at www.indychoir.org or through the Carnegie Hall website. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Celebrate 125th Birthday with All-Star Gala ConcertCarnegie Hall to Celebrate 125th Birthday with All-Star Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Carnegie Hall's season-long 125th anniversary celebration reaches its pinnacle on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m.- exactly 125 years to the day that the Hall first opened its doors in 1891-when many of the world's most beloved musicians take to the Hall's legendary stage for an all-star gala benefit concert. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Welcomes New Board Chair & MembersIndependent Shakespeare Co. Welcomes New Board Chair & Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), announced today that EDUARDO A. BRANIFF has been unanimously elected as the new chairman of the board of INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. Eduardo has over 15 years experience in creating brands and brand experiences for corporate and cultural enterprises. As CEO and Creative Director of Imagination, he stewarded brands such as Ford, Claire's, SAP, Patron and Coca-Cola. More recently, as Partner of IDEAB he's focused on coaching leaders of creative enterprises in defining more effective growth strategies, leading more engaged teams and creating more compelling company cultures. In addition to serving on the board of Independent Shakespeare Co., he's a board director of Silkroad, Yo-Yo Ma's music and culture foundation. He is a graduate of Yale University. (more...)

Itzhak Perlman with Rohan de Silva Set for MPAC, 5/7Itzhak Perlman with Rohan de Silva Set for MPAC, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Itzhak Perlman, the reigning virtuoso of the violin, performs in conjunction with pianist Rohan de Silva at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $79 - $129. (more...)

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