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Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Pianist Jeremy Denk, 10/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Esa-Pekka Salonen will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Beethoven's King Stephen Overture; Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with pianist Jeremy Denk in his Philharmonic debut; and Stravinsky's The Firebird (complete), Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Deborah Voigt, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for WQXR & Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 CARNEGIE HALL LIVE Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

This fall, WQXR, New York City's classical music station and CARNEGIE HALL will once again bring concerts from the renowned concert hall to national and international audiences through live and recorded broadcasts and webcasts of 12 concerts from the 2014-15 season. (more...)

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter to Launch Six-Event Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter--widely recognized as a champion of new music as well as for her commitment to artistic excellence, dedication to the growth of classical music, and for her support of young artists--presents a six-concert Carnegie Hall Perspectives series throughout the 2014-2015 season, demonstrating all of her core artistic interests. Ms. Mutter champions 20th- and 21st-century violin repertoire throughout her series, including contemporary works written for her by Sebastian Currier, Norbert Moret, and Andre Previn. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Introduces Three New Dancers to Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

CHICAGO (September 3, 2014) – Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, is pleased to announce the addition of three dancers to the Joffrey's international roster for the 2014-2015 season: Artur Babajanyan (Armenia), Edson Barbosa (Brazil) and Brooke Linford, a former Joffrey Academy of Dance Trainee (Alpine, Utah). The three new dancers officially began rehearsing with the company July 21. (more...)

Hunter Valentine Announce The LadyKillers Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The Ladykillers Tour is back by popular demand! Hunter Valentine and Sick of Sarah are daring you to join them again for a night of power rock music and fiercely intoxicating live performances (more...)

Pennsylvania Philharmonic to Peform Disney's FANTASIA, 1/4/2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Pennsylvania Philharmonic will perform Disney's Fantasia Live in Concert in a series of three concerts during the holiday season, including a stop at the State Theatre in Easton on January 4th. (more...)

Cephasonics Expands Lineup of cQuest Research Systems with New Firebird and Griffin Higher Channel-Count Models for Medical and Industrial Research
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cephasonics, a technology-innovation leader with a game-changing embedded-ultrasound platform, today announced the expansion of its cQuestresearch systems with the addition of new higher channel-count cQuest Firebird and cQuest Griffinconfigurations. Cephasonics displayed its advanced technology for medical and industrial research at the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium technical exhibition held at the Hilton Hotel Chicago last week. (more...)

Renowned Piano Soloist Yefim Bronfman Joins The Utah Symphony for a Performance of Brahms' PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2, 9/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Utah Symphony and Music Director Thierry Fischer are joined by renowned piano soloist Yefim Bronfman at Abravanel Hall on September 19 and 20 at 8 PM. Mr. Bronfman, a regular soloist with orchestras all around the world, will play Johannes Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2. (more...)

Riccardo Muti Returns to Chicago for His 5th Season as as Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in September for the start of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 2014/15 concert season-his fifth season as music director. Muti's three-week residency begins with performances of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Center in downtown Chicago. (more...)

MAN WITH A MISSION Set To Release 'When My Devil Rises' 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Spirited wolf men Man With A Mission will release their second EP, When My Devil Rises, on June 10, 2014 via SONY/RED and the band has confirmed additional dates for their upcoming summer U.S. tour. (more...)

World Premieres by Ratmansky & Peck, Festival of Balanchine Black and White Ballets, & More Set for NYC Ballet's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

New York City Ballet will open its 2014-15 season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, which will continue through Sunday, June 7 with three repertory seasons - Fall (September 23 through October 19); Winter (January 20 through March 1); and Spring (April 28 through June 7); as well as the Company's annual holiday performances of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, which will be performed from Friday, November 28, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015. (more...)

New York City Ballet Announces 2014-2015 Season - 5 World Premiere Ballets, LA SYLPHIDE, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

New York City Ballet will open its 2014-15 season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, which will continue through Sunday, June 7 with three repertory seasons – Fall (September 23 through October 19); Winter (January 20 through March 1); and Spring (April 28 through June 7); as well as the Company's annual holiday performances of George Balanchine's The NutcrackerTM, which will be performed from Friday, November 28, 2014 through Saturday, January 3, 2015. (more...)

Brevard Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014-15 Season - 'Journey'
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Following the monumental 60th anniversary season of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, music director and principal conductor Christopher Confessore has announced concerts and events for the 2014-2015 season, Journey. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday to Feature Avan Lava and The Shondes and More, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

On June 7, Target First Saturday kicks off Brooklyn Pride week with an evening of exciting programming. Highlights include live music by Avan Lava and The Shondes, a drag showcase hosted by Miss New York Continental Elite Tyler Alyxander, a performance and workshop by Benny Ninja Training Academy, a ballet performance by Katy Pyle and Ballez, and much more. (more...)

Link Up to Conclude School Year with Interactive Concerts for Students, 5/20-22
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

This spring, Link Up-Carnegie Hall's music education program for grades 3 to 5-concludes its 29th school year with thrilling interactive children's concerts in communities across the United States and abroad, including six performances in New York City over three days, May 20-22, in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. More than 15,000 students and teachers from the New York City area will attend and participate in an hour-long performance featuring the Orchestra of St. Luke's, conductor Rossen Milanov, and composer and host Thomas Cabaniss. The program and concerts are presented by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. (more...)

Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev to Return to Segerstrom Center 7/25-27
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the return of dance superstars Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in just four performances from July 25 - 27. The program, titled Solo for Two, includes a world premiere commissioned for them by the Center and two works new to their repertoires and never seen before in the United States. Osipova and Vasiliev have enthralled audiences with their incomparable talent and irresistible personalities, capturing the admiration and imaginations of dance audiences around the world. At the Center, they have appeared in Don Quixote with the Bolshoi Ballet in 2010, in the 2009 Tour de Force dance gala and Reflections in 2011. In 2012, Osipova returned to the Center, starring in the world premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's production of Firebird for American Ballet Theatre. In 2011, Vasiliev danced in the second Kings of the Dance. (more...)

FIRST Students Invited to 2014 White House Science Fair
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

This is the fourth time that FIRST students have been asked to participate in the White House Science Fair since the President began the tradition in 2009, and this year President Obama will also announce new steps as part of his Educate to Innovate campaign, an effort to get more girls and boys motivated to succeed in STEM fields. Additionally, this year's Fair will include a specific focus on girls and women who are excelling in STEM and inspiring the next generation with their work. (more...)

FIRST Students Invited to 2014 White House Science Fair
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

This is the fourth time that FIRST students have been asked to participate in the White House Science Fair since the President began the tradition in 2009, and this year President Obama will also announce new steps as part of his Educate to Innovate campaign, an effort to get more girls and boys motivated to succeed in STEM fields. Additionally, this year's Fair will include a specific focus on girls and women who are excelling in STEM and inspiring the next generation with their work. (more...)

Link Up Concludes School Year with Interactive Concerts for Students, Now thru 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

This spring, Link Up-Carnegie Hall's music education program for grades 3 to 5-concludes its 29th school year with thrilling interactive children's concerts in communities across the United States and abroad, including six performances in New York City over three days, today, May 20-22, in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Sasha De Sola & Tiit Helimets Set for SLEEPING BEAUTY at Allen Civic Ballet Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

SASHA DE SOLA, soloist of the San Francisco Ballet, and TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancer of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear as guest artists in a collaborative performance co-presented by the Allen Civic Ballet and the Allen Philharmonic. Ms. De Sola and Mr. Helimets will dance the Grand Pas de Deux in The Sleeping Beauty Act III in collaboration with the Allen Civic Ballet and the performance will be accompanied by the Allen Philharmonic at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas on May 17, 2014. (more...)

Meadow Brook Music Festival 50th Anniversary Concert Set for 7/24
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Oakland University, Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra are looking forward with anticipation to this summer's 50th anniversary of Meadow Brook Music Festival. (more...)

Loudwire Premieres 'When My Devil Rises' EP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Loudwire has partnered up with the spirited wolf men, Man With A Mission to premiere their second EP, When My Devil Rises. (more...)

New Promotions Announced at American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Isabella Boylston has been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Joseph Gorak, Christine Shevchenko, Devon Teuscher and Roman Zhurbin have been promoted to Soloists. The promotions, which become effective August 1, were announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FANTASIA at SF Symphony
by Harmony Wheeler - Jun 3, 2014

Classical music and drawn animation might be considered things of the past, but they had glorious relevance at the Davies Symphony Hall this past weekend. The Disney cartoons of 1940's revolutionary Fantasia played in brilliant, restored, high-definition color alongside clips from Fantasia 2000 with musical accompaniment by the San Francisco Symphony. (more...)

Matthew Bourne's SWAN LAKE Extends UK Tour from September 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Broadway Entertainment Group in association with New Adventures are delighted to announce that one of the most popular dance productions ever staged, MATTHEW BOURNE'S multi award-winning hit 'SWAN LAKE', will extend its current UK tour internationally from September 2014. The show will visit the Tokyo Theatre Orb, Shanghai Cultural Square, Singapore Esplanade, the Regent Theatre, Melbourne and the Theatre Royal, Sydney. Further venues will be announced shortly. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

Wray Teams with Noisey on 'Relative' & Free MP3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

What do you expect from a band that boasts its inspiration from, “Dreamlike frequencies, sonic colors, ritualism, stagnation, repetition, movement and cohesiveness.” (more...)

Cape Town City Ballet Announces Promotions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Cape Town City Ballet, currently in rehearsal for their July season at Artscape Theatre, recently announced the names of dancers promoted in the company. This exciting news was made known to the company after they returned from their autumn holidays. The dancers who have received promotions are (left to right): Elizabeth Nienaber, Bradley van Heerden, Kim Vieira, Daniel Szybkowski, Laura Bösenberg, Angela Hansford, Rosamund Ford and Thomas Thorne. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet's 2014-15 Season to Feature A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ROMEO AND JULIET & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, will perform throughout New Jersey - in Princeton, New Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Branchburg, Rahway, Manasquan, and Trenton - beginning September, 2014 through April, 2015. (more...)

Ballet Star Misty Copeland to Make 3 Guest Judge Appearances on FOX's SYTYCD
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Copeland will bring her 18 years of dance experience and her hard-won life lessons to the EMMY winning FOX show SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE as a Guest Judge on multiple episodes. (more...)

Joshua Bell to Open Hollywood Bowl's 2014 Classical Season with Glenn Close, Frankie Moreno & More, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

This year's Los Angeles Philharmonic classical season at the Hollywood Bowl opens with famed violinist and Bowl favorite Joshua Bell performing with close friends and special guests Glenn Close, Frankie Moreno, Philippe Quint and Time for Three in a concert led by another Bowl favorite, Bramwell Tovey, Tuesday, July 8, at 8 pm. (more...)

'Music at the Mansion' Monthly Concert Series to Continue 6/22 at Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansion', on Sunday, June 22, at 3pm. Performers include Eric Yves Garcia, 4th Wall Theatre and Carole J. Bufford. The featured performer in the 'Young Musician Moment' will be Samy Cordero. (more...)

WHAT'S ON YOUR IPOD? BWW Classical Talks to Park Avenue Chamber Symphony's David Bernard
by Peter Danish - Jul 18, 2014

Since its founding in 1999, the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony has built a loyal following, both in New York City and worldwide through its extensive catalog of recordings on iTunes, Naxos/ClassicsOnline, Amazon and Spotify. Its founder, conductor and musical director David Bernard recently sat down with BWW Classical to tell us what he's been listening to lately. The results were wonderfully eclectic! (more...)

Legendary Blues Musician Johnny Winter Dies at Age 70
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Legendary blues musician Johnny Winter, has died at the age of 70 (more...)

Five-Time MAC Award Winner Tom Andersen to Perform MY FAVORITE SINGS at Don't Tell Mama, Begin. 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Tom Andersen, the 5-time MAC Award winner, will return to New York cabaret with 'My Favorite Sings' on Saturdays, Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at 7 p.m. at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th St., NYC. In his first solo act in nearly a decade, he will sing tunes from Tony-winning musicals, as well as pop and country. Plus, he will introduce a couple of numbers from 'Simply Sinclair,' a new show he's written with his musical director, James Followell. It's a loving but tongue-in-cheek tribute to a fictitious chanteuse who's played everywhere from Broadway to the senior centers of Florida. Cover is $15 with a two-drink minimum. Reservations: (212) 757-0788. (more...)

The SUPERSUCKERS Announce U.S. Tour in Support of New Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The “Greatest Rock n' Roll Band in the World's” ninth studio album is a blistering return to their punk rock roots. (more...)

WRAY Makes Self-Titled Debut Today; Album Steaming on BlackBook
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Wray is David Brown, Blake Wimberly, and David Swatzell. Though the band is new to the scene, the members' involvement in the music community starts over a decade ago. The trio has been involved with bands Last Flight In, Comrade, Nightmare Waterfall, and a handful of other projects you might not have had the chance to see if “punk rock” just isn't your scene. But this project is something you don't want to miss. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

American Repertory Ballet has named Vanessa Logan as its new Executive Director. Logan joins ARB from Boston Ballet, where she most recently served as Chief of Staff. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents DISNEY 'FANTASIA': LIVE IN CONCERT, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

“Fantasia”—Disney's crown jewel that changed the course of animation forever when it was released in 1940—is brought to fresh, new life when Pacific Symphony presents the captivating blend of music and moving pictures, live and under the stars, as part of “Mercedes-Benz presents Summer Festival 2014.” A perfect evening for reliving childhood memories or introducing new ones to youngsters, “Disney 'Fantasia': Live in Concert” features stunning footage from the original version as well as “Fantasia 2000” shown on the big screen above the stage, as the orchestra performs classical masterpieces in sync with the animation. Starring the iconic Mickey Mouse in “The Sorcerer's Apprentice,” the presentation also delights with colorful and vibrant animations of dancing hippos, baby unicorns, flamingos and Disney's other favorite characters—Donald and Daisy Duck in the 2000 version of “Pomp and Circumstance.” Led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, the Symphony also performs selections from Beethoven's Fifth and Sixth symphonies, “The Nutcracker Suite,” “Carnival of the Animals,” “Firebird,” “Pines of Rome,” “Claire de Lune” and “Dance of the Hours.” (more...)

Paradise Fears Releases New Single YOU TO BELIEVE IN and Announce First Full US Headlining Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Paradise Fears is thrilled to announce their first ever North American headlining tour this summer in conjunction with signing to Nashville's DigSin and releasing a brand new single, “You To Believe In.” (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tom Andersen Sings 'Derek,' His Salute to Yankees Shortstop
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2014

Tom Andersen , the 5-time MAC Award winner, sings 'Derek,' his musical salute to legendary Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter, in'My Favorite Sings' on Saturdays, Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at 7 p.m . at Don't Tell Mama , 343 W. 46th St., NYC. In his first solo act in nearly a decade, he also will perform tunes from Tony-winning musicals and introduce a few numbers from 'Simply Sinclair,' a new show he's written with his musical director, James Followell. Cover is $15 with a two-drink minimum. Reservations: (212) 757-0788. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Launch 2014-15 Season with Opening Night Gala, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Carnegie Hall launches its 2014-2015 season on Wednesday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. with an Opening Night Gala concert featuring the Berliner Philharmoniker and Music Director Sir Simon Rattle. The program includes Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with Carnegie Hall Perspectives artist Anne-Sophie Mutter as well as Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and Stravinsky's closing scenes from The Firebird. (more...)

Shirley C. James Releases THE GUARDIANS OF EVERLYN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

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Celia Keenan-Bolger and More to Star in Lincoln Center's THE OLDEST BOY; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ernest Abuba, Joel de la Fuente, Tsering Dorjee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider, and Nami Yamamoto will comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Sarah Ruhl's new play THE OLDEST BOY. The play, to be directed by Rebecca Taichman, will begin previews Thursday, October 9 and open on Monday, November 3 in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tom Andersen Performs New Solo Show, MY FAVORITE SINGS at Don't Tell Mama
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 3, 2014

Tom Andersen, the 5-time MAC Award winner, returns to New York cabaret with 'My Favorite Sings' on Saturdays, Aug. 2, 9, and 16 at 7 p.m. at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th St., NYC. BroadwayWorld was on the scene for the show and snapped pictures of the special event. Check them out below! (more...)


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Photo Coverage: Tom Andersen Concludes Run at Don't Tell Mama
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 18, 2014

Tom Andersen, the 5-time MAC Award winner, wrapped up his sold-out run of 'My Favorite Sings' on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W. 46th St., NYC. BroadwayWorld was on the scene to photograph the many acclaimed cabaret performers who flocked to his final show, including Scott Coulter, Frank Dain, Tim DiPasqua, Julie Gold, Christine Lavin, Marcus Simeone, Steve Ross and Lennie Watts. (more...)

Har Mar Superstar to Tour North America with The Pizza Underground this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Fresh from a whirlwind European summer tour, Har Mar Superstar is set to co-headline a string of North American dates this fall with Macaulay Culkin's The Pizza Underground, a pizza-themed tribute to The Velvet Underground. Bye Bye 17, the fifth studio album from Har Mar Superstar—aka Sean Tillmann—is out now on Julian Casablancas' Cult Records. (more...)

NBC Sports Announces 30 Hours of MOTORSPORTS Coverage
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

NBC Sports Group presents more than 30 hours of motorsports coverage this weekend across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra, highlighted by the IndyCar ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the famed Milwaukee Mile on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. (more...)

WRAY Premiere Music Video for 'Apacheria'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Wondering Sound just introduced the “majestic” Wray to the masses. Teaming up with award-winning director Steve Ashlee, Wray created a visually stunning video for their stand-out track “Apacheria.” (more...)

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