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Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Oklahoma (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Thousand Oaks (more...)

Spain Leading Pianist Joaquín Achúcarro Joins Pacific Symphony, Orchestra Performs Stravinsky's FIREBIRD And PEER GYNT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert presents Spain's pre-eminent pianist Joaquin Achucarro, performing Grieg's sweepingly dramatic Piano Concerto. Sir Simon Rattle said: "There is something special with Joaquin Achucarro. Very few musicians can extract this kind of sound from the piano," while Zubin Mehta remarked, "I have only heard this sound from Rubinstein." This not-to-be-missed Symphony debut by one of today's most talented pianists is part of a program that includes selections from Grieg's ever-popular "Peer Gynt," fairy-tale music from Stravinsky's iconic "Firebird" ballet, and a magical, mystical concerto by Rautavaara infused with bird songs. On the podium is the highly acclaimed, dynamic young Norwegian guest conductor, Rune Bergmann. (more...)

GK Arts Center Presents Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

GK Arts Center is proud to host Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's perennial holiday classic, The Nutcracker. This is the fourth year this production of The Nutcracker will be performed over the course of a special two-week engagement, running December 8-18 at the GK Arts Center (29 Jay Street, formerly St. Ann's Warehouse in Dumbo, Brooklyn, N.Y.).  The 18-member company is under the artistic direction of Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov. (more...)

Spain's Leading Pianist Joaquín Achúcarro Joins Pacific Symphony for Grieg's Lush Piano Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert presents Spain's pre-eminent pianist Joaquin Achucarro, performing Grieg's sweepingly dramatic Piano Concerto. Sir Simon Rattle said: "There is something special with Joaquin Achucarro. Very few musicians can extract this kind of sound from the piano," while Zubin Mehta remarked, "I have only heard this sound from Rubinstein." This not-to-be-missed Symphony debut by one of today's most talented pianists is part of a program that includes selections from Grieg's ever-popular "Peer Gynt," fairy-tale music from Stravinsky's iconic "Firebird" ballet, and a magical, mystical concerto by Rautavaara infused with bird songs. On the podium is the highly acclaimed, dynamic young Norwegian guest conductor, Rune Bergmann. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Oklahoma (more...)

Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Following its rediscovery last year and performance in St. Petersburg in December, Stravinsky's Funeral Song receives premieres in 15 countries around the world, programmed by leading orchestras and conductors. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces December Lineup, Featuring AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in December with nearly two-dozen amazing productions from Broadway Tony winners to classical music superstars, from holiday-themed productions to Catskill comedians. (more...)

The CSO Collaborates with BalletMet to Present the RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVAL 1/6- 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

In this first installment of the CSO's Russian Winter Festival, Music Director Rossen Milanov will conduct this exciting collaboration featuring the musicians of the CSO and principal dancers of BalletMet in unparalleled performances of Stravinsky's fascinating Petrouchka and selections from Prokofiev's romantic Romeo and Juliet. BBC New Generation Artist Elena Urioste will also perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, providing a perfect complement to this not-to-be-missed evening of Russian music. The Russian Winter Festival will be enhanced by educational and interactive offerings throughout the week prior to the concerts. (more...)

Stravinsky's Long-Lost Funeral Song to be Broadcast Live on medici.tv and Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

On Friday, December 2, 2016 medici.tv will broadcast what is being billed as the world premiere of Funeral Song, Igor Stravinsky's recently rediscovered work for orchestra, live from the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg with Maestro Valery Gergiev leading the Mariinsky Orchestra. The program will also include Stravinsky's The Firebird and Rimsky-Korsakov's Suite from The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya. (more...)

The CSO's Access Series to Explore Stravinsky's PETROUCHKA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Led by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, this Access Series concert is devoted to the inimitable world of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky and his groundbreaking ballet, Petrouchka. (more...)

Igor Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG Brought To Life In St. Petersburg
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

An orchestral work by the young Igor Stravinsky, assumed lost for over a century, receives its first performance in modern times in St Petersburg on 2 December. Funeral Song (Pogrebal'naya Pesnya) was composed by the 26-year-old composer as a memorial tribute to his beloved teacher Rimsky-Korsakov and, as his op.5, is the missing link between his early Fireworks and Scherzo Fantastique and his ballet The Firebird, written for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, which launched Stravinsky's international career. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE JOHN LAMB Restaurant and Bar Now Open on the LES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Visit The John Lamb, a New American restaurant and bar, now open in The Sago, a boutique hotel on the Lower East Side of New York City. (more...)

AN AFTERNOON OF BALLET Presented By Canton Youth Symphonies, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

"In the United States, it is rare for professional orchestras and ballet companies to have the chance to perform with each other. For a youth orchestra to get to do so is almost unheard of."  These are the words of Rachel Waddell, Associate Conductor of the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Canton Youth Symphonies as she prepares her youth ensembles for their first concert of the 2016-17 season on November 20 at 4:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall.  The Canton Youth Symphony and Canton Youth Symphony Advanced Orchestra will welcome members of Ballet Le Reve of Canal Fulton to perform with them. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Presents Ballet MasterWorks, 2/17-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Colorado Ballet will present a collection of three master ballet works to live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra in Ballet MasterWorks, February 17-26, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. (more...)

Alexei Ratmansky's THE FAIRY'S KISS, Headed to Miami City Ballet, Set for Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm and Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and excerpts of his ballet The Fairy's Kiss set to premiere at Miami City Ballet this winter. (more...)

David Hallberg Returns to the American Ballet Theater After a Two and a Half Year Injury
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

American Ballet Theater Principal Dancer, David Hallberg, will be returning to the company to perform after taking a hiatus for a two and a half years due to an injury.  He will begin rehearsals for the spring repertory at the Metropolitan Opera House. (more...)

Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chicago's Grant Park Music Festival Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar today announced a rich array of programming for the Festival's 2017 season, including a world premiere commission by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Aaron Jay Kernis. (more...)

Xian Zhang Leads New Jersey Symphony in 2017-18 Season - Jason Alexander, Pianist Jeremy Denk and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Xian Zhang announce the Orchestra's classical, pops and family programs for the 2017-18 season, Zhang's second as the Orchestra's critically acclaimed artistic leader. The NJSO brings a diverse range of compelling programs to six venues across the Garden State, with highlights including classical masterworks, a Winter Festival celebrating foreign artists and composers who found creative inspiration on America's welcoming shores, film-with-orchestra presentations of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and music- and comedy-filled performances with Tony Award-winning star Jason Alexander. (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of ABT's WHIPPED CREAM at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present the World Premiere of American Ballet Theatre's new production of Whipped Cream, choreographed by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky, with sets and costumes by pop-surrealist Mark Ryden. ABT will give seven performances of the full-length work March 15-19, 2017 in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Performs at Kimmel Center, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The talented members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) will perform on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3 p.m. Conducted by Maestro Louis Scaglione, President and Music Director of the PYO organization, it will take place in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street in Philadelphia. The most advanced ensemble of the organization, musicians of PYO, ages 14-21, will perform Shostakovich's Symphony No. I; Prokofiev's Second Suite from Romeo and Juliet, and Stravinsky's Suite from The Firebird. (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents SIDE BY SIDE CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Students at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor have been working with Conductor Arie Lipsky and members of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra to prepare for a shared concert experience on Tuesday, January 31st at 7:30 pm. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Winners Announced - ZACH Theatre Wins Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Austin winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 2017-2018 Season, Names Jimmy Lopez Composer-In-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada announced today details of the 2017-18 season, which marks Orozco-Estrada's fourth year as music director. Highlights of the season include the appointment of Peruvian-born composer Jimmy Lopez as the Houston Symphony's new Composer-in-Residence and the introduction of Ars Electronica Futurelab's musical visualization of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, an immersive concert experience directed by acclaimed choreographer Klaus Obermaier (more...)

Seoul Philharmonic To Perform Its Asian Premiere Of Rediscovered Work By Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) presented the program of its subscription concerts on January 20-21, featuring the recently rediscovered work by Igor Stravinsky(1882-1971). (more...)

Seoul Philharmonic to Perform Asian Premiere of Rediscovered Work by Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) presented the program of its subscription concerts on January 20-21, featuring the recently rediscovered work by Igor Stravinsky(1882-1971). (more...)

Colorado Ballet Sells Out Performances of THE LITTLE MERMAID, 3/31-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Colorado Ballet has sold out all five performances of the 2016-2017 season closer The Little Mermaid.  The production will run March 31-April 2, 2017 at the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts and will open with a special performance of Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1. (more...)

The Shacks Announce Spring Tour; Eponymous EP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Equal parts Max Shrager and Shannon Wise, The Shacks have a unique sound that is both vaguely familiar and completely fresh. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony To Perform Disney's FANTASIA, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor David Lockington, will provide stirring orchestral accompaniment to screened excerpts from Disney's beloved Fantasia films at the Granada Theatre on January 28 and 29. (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Symphony To Perform With RI Philharmonic Orchestra At THE VETS, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra (RIPYO) performs on stage with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in their annual Side-by-Side concert on Friday, February 17 at 6:30pm at The VETS in Providence, as part of the evening's AMICA Rush Hour program. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017 BLOSSOM MUSIC FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Franz Welser-Most to conduct three concerts, featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, an evening of opera favorites, and more. Blossom Summer Season includes 21 concerts of family-friendly programming on weekends from Fourth-of-July through Labor Day Weekend (more...)

Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Invites Refugees to BALLET MASTERWORKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Colorado Ballet invited approximately 45 to 50 refugee families from five different countries, including Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Syria and  the Republic of the Congo, to experience the production of BALLET MASTERWORKS, despite President Trump's executive orders on immigration. (more...)

Rising Sun Performance Company to Stage NYC Premiere of CHILD'S PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Founding Artistic Director, Akia, announced today that Rising Sun Performance Company will be presenting the NYC premiere of 'Child's Play' By Kevin D. Ferguson, opening April 13th, 2017 and running for nine performances through April 23rd at the storied Kraine Theatre. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Music Director Thierry Fischer and President & CEO Paul Meecham today announced the Utah Symphony's 2017-18 season, which includes a Saint-Saens symphony cycle recorded live for the Hyperion label, marking the first recording of the composer's complete symphonies by an American orchestra. (more...)

IN THE STEPS OF THE BALLETS RUSSES Gala Set for London Coliseum This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2017 'In the Steps of the Ballets Russes' will be held on Sunday 12 March, 2017 at London Coliseum to celebrate the glittering legacy of the legendary Ballets Russes. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces American Ballet Theatre's WHIPPED CREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

On Sunday and Monday, April 30 and May 1, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents performance highlights and discussion on American Ballet Theatre's newest production, Whipped Cream by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky in collaboration with pop surrealist Mark Ryden.  Ratmansky and moderator John Meehan will discuss the new work and ABT dancers will perform excerpts prior to the New York premiere. (more...)

Kansas 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...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Presents Beethoven's EROICA, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director Larry Rachleff welcome acclaimed pianist Robert Levin for a return engagement at The VETS. Levin is joined by his wife, renowned pianist Ya-Fei Chuang, and the Orchestra for Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos. (more...)

Yo-Yo Ma to Promote Artistic Development at Youth Music Culture Guangdong
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

January 7, 2017 will mark the much-anticipated opening of Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG), a new 2-week-long, annual cultural event bringing together young musicians for musical training, artistic appreciation, and cultural exchange. (more...)

The Joyce Presents The Joffrey Ballet in Long-Awaited NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director), will present the long-awaited NYC return of one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its critically acclaimed production of Krzysztof Pastor's majestic Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater from March 29 - April 2. (more...)


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Jukka-Pekka Saraste Joins Pittsburgh Symphony For First BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concerts Of New Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 1999 to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Seventh and Sibelius' Fifth symphonies during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on January 13 and 15. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Welcomes Jukka-Pekka Saraste to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert, 1/13, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 1999 to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Seventh and Sibelius' Fifth symphonies during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on January 13 and 15. (more...)

2016 Year in Review: Gary Naylor's Best and Worst of Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Dec 19, 2016

Gary Naylor looks back on 148 shows reviewed in 2016 and picks his Christmas turkeys and Christmas crackers. (more...)

'InsideOut' Concerts to Return with Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The new initiative's record-breaking debut last season points a way forward for Music Director David Bernard; February 4th concert will also premiere new edition of Stravinsky's 'The Firebird'. (more...)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents Mariinsky Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

For its 15th consecutive season at the Kennedy Center, Russia's legendary Mariinsky Ballet returns with Alexei Ratmansky's contemporary retelling of the charming Russian fairy tale, The Little Humpbacked Horse, in a D.C. premiere for seven performances, January 31-February 5 in the Opera House. Ratmansky's command of comedy shines through this delightful ballet as it follows the classic children's folk tale of a simple young boy, Ivan the Fool, and his fantastical adventures with his friend, the Little Humpbacked Horse.After Ivan's two majestic stallions are stolen by his brothers to be sold, the magical Humpbacked Horse and a Firebird feather lead him from a pastoral life at his father's farm into the service of the Tsar. The latter sends Ivan on a series of missions, almost impossible tasks, but with the assistance of his faithful companion, the valiant Ivan ends up winning the Tsar Maiden's hand and taking the throne. Principal casting will be announced at a later date. All performances will be accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. (more...)

85th Hollywood Christmas Parade to Air on The CW & Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The 85 th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade featuring Grand Marshal Olivia Newton-John, will premiere as a two-hour primetime special on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (7:00 p.m. CT) on The CW Network repeating on Wednesday, December 21, 2106 at 3:00 p.m. ET/PT (2:00 p.m. CT) on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel (more...)

Chrysalis release horror and revenge themed video for 'My Eternity'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

California Metal band Chrysalis has released a horror and revenge themed video for 'My Eternity' ahead of upcoming tour dates throughout the Midwest and Southwest US. The single and video are the first off upcoming new album 'Reminder', slated for release on January 13th, 2017. (more...)

Rediscovered Stravinsky FUNERAL SONG To Be Featured In Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) announces a program change for its subscription concerts on April 6-11, 2017.  Igor Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song (Pogrebal'naya Pesnya), replaces Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila in these concerts. Conductor Charles Dutoit leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in the U.S. premiere of the Stravinsky work on Thursday, April 6 at 8 p.m. Dvo?ak's Cello Concerto with Truls Mork as soloist and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5 remain on the program, as previously announced. (more...)

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