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LA LA LAND, FINDING DORY, Among Big Winners at Cinema Audio Society AwardsLA LA LAND, FINDING DORY, Among Big Winners at Cinema Audio Society Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture - Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team of Steven Morrow, CAS, Andy Nelson, CAS, Ai Ling Lee, Nicholai Baxter, David Betancourt, and James Ashwill for “La La Land”. Director Damien Chazelle was on hand to support his winning sound mixing team! (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Aoife O'Donovan to Close 2016-17 'Women in Song Series' at The Plaza LiveSinger-Songwriter Aoife O'Donovan to Close 2016-17 'Women in Song Series' at The Plaza Live
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The third concert in the Women in Song Series featuring folk singer-songwriter Aoife O'Donovan takes place on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at The Plaza Live at 425 N. Bumby Ave., Orlando. The concert begins at 8 p.m. (more...)

Rising Star Winners to Compete for 'All-Star' Title at the 20th Annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard CountyRising Star Winners to Compete for 'All-Star' Title at the 20th Annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Howard County Arts Council has announced the 20th Annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County on Saturday, March 25 2017 at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College (HCC), Columbia, MD. (more...)

Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents East of the River on 3/16Five Boroughs Music Festival Presents East of the River on 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Five Boroughs Music Festival (5BMF) presents the adventurous world-music ensemble East of the River in their new program, SULTANA: Music of the Sephardic Diaspora, on Thursday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park https://us.vocuspr.com/Publish/3318684/vcsPRAsset_3318684_88987_0d249e23-ca40-4948-bb45-e6b83ee4ecb9_0.jpegSlope, Brooklyn.  (more...)

HBO to Debut Yo Yo Ma Documentary THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS, 3/6HBO to Debut Yo Yo Ma Documentary THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS, 3/6
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Over the past 17 years, an extraordinary group of artists from around the world has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Riccardo Muti Returns For February ConcertsChicago Symphony Orchestra's Riccardo Muti Returns For February Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

After leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) on a critically acclaimed seven-city, 11-concert European tour in January 2017, Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in February for two weeks of concerts and activities, February 13-25. (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th SeasonLos Angeles Master Chorale Announces 54th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

New works, multimedia presentations, performances of choral masterworks, and an expansive state-wide community singing project that will have global reach comprise the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 54th season announced today by Artistic Director Grant Gershon and President and CEO Jean Davidson. (more...)

Allegro Guitar Series Presents Brazilian Duo: The Assad BrothersAllegro Guitar Series Presents Brazilian Duo: The Assad Brothers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Assad Brothers Duo is the World's premier guitar duo having established their place in the broader classical world through performances with Yo Yo Ma, Nadja Solerno-Sonnenberg, Gidon Kremer, Dawn Upshaw, and many others. (more...)

RPO 95th Season Opens with Itzhak PerlmanRPO 95th Season Opens with Itzhak Perlman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announced its 2017/18 season to a packed house in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre earlier this evening. The Orchestra's third annual, free Season Preview Concert once again featured the entire orchestra onstage performing selected excerpts, with emcee Music Director Ward Stare joined for the first time by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik. The two co-hosted the informal and lively evening from a living room-type setting on stage, and took turns conducting highlights from the upcoming Philharmonics and Pops Series. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma Performs With the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra in MiamiYo-Yo Ma Performs With the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Cleveland Symphony Orchestra featured legendary cellist, Yo-Yo Ma in Dvorak's Cello Concerto, Friday, February 3rd in Miami, Florida at the Arsht Center with Franz Welser-Most conducting.  (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts MedalStage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts Medal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ('67 ArD '05) is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

The Chan Centre presents Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA, A Fierce Union of Flamenco and Greek TragedyThe Chan Centre presents Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA, A Fierce Union of Flamenco and Greek Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Noche Flamenca'sAntigona, their critically-acclaimed work fusing flamenco and Greek tragedy, March 12 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Adapted from Sophocles' Antigone, and starring Bessie-award winner Soledad Barrio as the lead, Antigona looks at repression, heroism and loss in a fiery, multi-media spectacle. (more...)

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Come to Webster Hall 3/17Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Come to Webster Hall 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

'If you really love fiddle music, there are performances here that are nothing short of jaw dropping ... performances that will raise you up and performances that will leave you misty eyed, 'The Guardian, UK (more...)

The Chieftans Bring 55th Anniversary Tour to NJPACThe Chieftans Bring 55th Anniversary Tour to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

"55 years, wow, where have they gone as we're still going strong", says Paddy Moloney, leader of the six-time Grammy Award winners, The Chieftains.  The Chieftains have been highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and International scale.  The Chieftains were formed in Ireland in 1962 by Paddy Moloney, one of the top traditional folk musicians in Ireland and around the world. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music has notably hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Leads NY Philharmonic In ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, With YoYo Ma As Soloist, 3/15-18Alan Gilbert Leads NY Philharmonic In ESA-PEKKA SALONEN, With YoYo Ma As Soloist, 3/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the New York Premiere of The Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen's Cello Concerto - a New York Philharmonic co-commission with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Barbican Centre, and Elbphilharmonie Hamburg - with Yo-Yo Ma as soloist. (more...)

Kansas City Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Star Studded SeasonKansas City Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Star Studded Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

From iconic stars to timeless music, there's never been a better time to be a subscriber to the Kansas City Symphony 2017-18 season. (more...)

Larry Marshall Performs A Lincoln Portrait with Downtown Music Productions 2/12Larry Marshall Performs A Lincoln Portrait with Downtown Music Productions 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Downtown Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Mimi Stern-Wolfe, presents, on the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, a performance of Aaron Copland's A Lincoln Portrait, with Broadway's Larry Marshall as narrator; Creation du Monde by Darius Milhaud, and Flower of the Mountain by Pulitzer-prize winning composer Stephen Albert, inspired by the writings of James Joyce, with Alissa Grimaldi, soprano.    Sunday February 12, 3:30 PM at St. Mark's in the Bowery, 131 West 10th Street (Second Avenue). (more...)

BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, TFANA Launch Fellowship to Build Diversity in Arts ManagementBRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, TFANA Launch Fellowship to Build Diversity in Arts Management
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) and Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) are pleased to announce the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship, a new pilot program whose aim is to build long-term equity and diversity in the field of arts management. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Leads New York Philharmonic Europe Spring 2017 TourAlan Gilbert Leads New York Philharmonic Europe Spring 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic on the EUROPE / SPRING 2017 tour, March 23-April 7, 2017. The two-week tour - Alan Gilbert's ninth and final international tour as Music Director, the seventh with him to Europe - will feature fourteen concerts in seven countries. (more...)

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