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San Jose Stage Presents World Premiere of THE MEMORY STICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

San Jose Stage Company, in collaboration with Dublin City Arts Office, present the World Premiere of acclaimed Irish playwright Donal O'Kelly's The Memory Stick as the fourth production of its culturally diverse 34th season.    (more...)

San Jose Stage Company presents THE MEMORY STICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

San Jose Stage Company, in collaboration with Dublin City Arts Office, present the World Premiere of acclaimed Irish playwright Donal O'Kelly's The Memory Stick as the fourth production of its culturally diverse 34th season.    (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Announce 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) today announced plans for the 2017-18 season, comprising more than 200 concerts in eleven months presented at Davies Symphony Hall. The Orchestra's 106th season is highlighted by musical touchstones that are trademarks of MTT's artistic vision for the Orchestra. (more...)

LONDON-PARIS-ROAM! Comes to Alexander Upstairs Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

An 80-minute musical theatre experience will play the Alexander Upstairs when LONDON-PARIS-ROAM arrives at Cape Town's most intimate theatre space later this month. (more...)

Broadway's Leslie Odom, Jr., Audra McDonald, Ashley Brown and More to Headline Milwaukee Symphony Pops' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announced plans today for the 2017.18 Pops Season. The season includes six subscription concerts: Under the Streetlamp with the cast of Chicago's Jersey Boys; Holiday Pops with Andreas Delfs; a semi-staged production of the beloved musical My Fair Lady; Great Balls of Fire! with pianist Tony DeSare; Patriotic Pops with Stuart Chafetz and Broadway star Capathia Jenkins; and Great American Songbook with Jeff Tyzik and vocalist Ashley Brown. (more...)

Tony Kushner's HOMEBODY to Play Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Underground Railway Theater will present Tony Kushner's Homebody from April 20 - May 7, 2017. Homebody is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Saturday, April 22 at 8PM. (more...)

Burt Reynolds to Appear with Hawaiian Tropic Tribute Car from CANNONBALL RUN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Hollywood Legend, Oscar Nominee, two-time Golden Globe winner and top box office draw, Burt Reynolds will attend the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach on April 7th. (more...)

spit&vigor to Stage Workshop Production of NEC SPE / NEC METU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

spit&vigor has announced the workshop performance of NEC SPE / NEC METU, written by Sara Fellini (winner - 2014 Planet Connnections Award for Outstanding New Script, nominated - 2015 NYIT Award for Outstanding Full Length Script) and directed by Pat Diamond (Yale School of Drama, Manhattan School of Music). (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet To Play At Edgecombe Community College Performing Arts Series, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet, the foremost chamber ballet company in the United States, will return to Tarboro, North Carolina on March 30, 2017 at 7:30pm to perform in the Edgecombe Community College Performing Arts Series, bringing a program of mixed repertoire. NYTB has performed in the series annually for the past four years. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra.  (more...)

Chicago And New York Lead Historic First Performances Of STRAVINSKY's Long Lost Work
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Stravinsky's early orchestral work Funeral Song—rediscovered in November 2015 after having been lost for 107 years—is celebrating its rebirth into the world with a packed debut tour, which so far includes more than 70 planned performances across the globe this season and next.  (more...)

BWW Review: HUNTED by Meagan Spooner
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 17, 2017

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Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 2017-18 Classics and Pops Series - Lang Lang, Yo-Yo Ma, European Tour and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra's 122nd year since its founding. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra's 122nd year since its founding. (more...)

Photo Coverage: IN THE STEPS OF THE BALLETS RUSSES Gala Returns for One Night Only
by Roy Tan - Mar 14, 2017

London's annual 'Russian Ballet Icons' Gala, first held in 2006, is now firmly established as a highlight of the international ballet calendar. Every year a dazzling programme pays tribute to the wonderful traditions of the Russian ballet school and its legendary soloists who have been inspiring dancers and ballet lovers since the early nineteenth century. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: 2017 RUSSIAN BALLET ICONS Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

London's annual 'Russian Ballet Icons' Gala, first held in 2006, is now firmly established as a highlight of the international ballet calendar. BWW got an exclusive look! (more...)

Tchaikovsky Meets Drake At FUSE@PSO, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

 FUSE@PSO, the genre-defying concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns to Heinz Hall on Wednesday, March 22 with "Tchaikovsky + Drake." (more...)

Grammy Winning Violinist, James Ehnes to Perform with the Annapolis Symphony in Masterworks Concert, 3/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Grammy Award winning violinist James Ehnes joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for their Masterworks concert, "A Symphony of Colors," at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8pm.  Music Director Jose-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Ehnes in Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto.  The concert will also feature Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio Overture, Richard Wagner's Prelude and Lovedeath from Tristan and Isolde, and Igor Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. (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...)

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...)

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...)

City Arts Office Dublin Ireland & Irish Theatre Institute present THE MEMORY STICK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

San Jose Stage Company, in collaboration with Dublin City Arts Office, present the World Premiere of acclaimed Irish playwright Donal O'Kelly's The Memory Stick as the fourth production of its culturally diverse 34th season.    (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 78 Young Musicians for NYO2 Summer Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 78 young musicians selected from across the country for the second season of NYO2, a three-week, intensive summer program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14–17. Launched in summer 2016 as an extension of Carnegie Hall's acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2 aims to expand the pool of young musicians across the country equipped with the tools to succeed at the highest level, with a particular focus on attracting talented students from communities underserved by and underrepresented in the classical orchestral field. Both NYO-USA and NYO2 are free to all participants and offer the promising, young musicians the unique opportunity to play alongside talented peers, learn from a world-class faculty, and perform with special guest artists on the stages of some of the world's most prestigious concert halls. (more...)

Meany Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Meany Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Washington announces its 2017-2018 Season, presenting 25 international artists and ensembles representing 14 countries and cultures, including Mali, Cuba, Macedonia, Iran, Armenia, Israel, Great Britain, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Taiwan, Hungary, Spain and the USA. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre and St. Louis Symphony Collaborate for FIREBIRD Performance With Misty Copeland and Isabella Boylston
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

One of the world's greatest dance companies, American Ballet Theatre (Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director), will unite with the seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning musicians of the St. Louis Symphony in February 2018, at the University of Nebraska's Lied Center for Performing Arts. The collaboration was announced this morning at New York City's Lincoln Center and features a once-in-a-lifetime performance of Igor Stravinsky's masterwork:Firebird with Principal Dancers Misty Copeland (Friday, Feb. 16, 2018) and Isabella Boylston (Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018) illuminating the iconic Firebird role. (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures... (more...)

Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students Selected for NYO2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Two Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization musicians have been selected for the three-week summer program known as NYO2, an extension of Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra (NYO) of the USA. (more...)

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures featuring Marius Petipa's hilarious one-act comedy Cavalry Halt, as well as pieces by Leonid Yakobson, Leonid Lavrovsky, and Kasyan Goleizovsky. (more...)

VIDEO: Austin Mahone Turns Up the Heat in Visual for 'Lady' ft. Pitbull
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

International superstar Austin Mahone is turning up the heat in his new visual for 'Lady' featuring Pitbill, the lead single off surprise mixtape ForMe+You. (more...)

NYC and Austin Theatre Companies Join Forces to Present BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

AZTEC ECONOMY in association with THEATRE SYNESTHESIA is pleased to announce the Austin premiere of BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME by Casey Wimpee, directed by Leah Bonvissuto. (more...)

Ian Maskin To Perform at Le Poisson Rouge To Celebrate ZARIA, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Ian Maksin, cellist, composer and vocalist, celebrates the release of his most recent CD, "Zaria" - Where the Earth Ends and Music Begins.  Maksin, internationally renowned for his unique ability to blend different and unusual genres and styles, takes this concept to yet another orbit with the release of "Zaria".  (more...)

The Bridge Company Returns with LANDMINES at Brighton Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Drawing from two events that occurred within 48 hours of each other last June - Michael Sandford's attempt to assassinate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Las Vegas and the tragic murder of the politician Jo Cox - The Bridge Company's new commission highlights the exasperation and rage caused by an era of misinformation overload and the peddling of hate. Following last year's premiere of Leo Butler's DECADES, Phil Davies' new play follows the success of his Hampstead Theatre production Firebird, which transferred to the West End. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Finds Inspiration in GLORIOUS EARTH for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Chicago Philharmonic presents a unique and diverse offering of symphonic concerts across the Chicago area in its new season, Glorious Earth. (more...)

Rising Sun's CHILD'S PLAY to Make NYC Premiere at the Kraine This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Rising Sun Performance Company and Founding Artistic Director Akia present Child's Play by Kevin D. Ferguson, directed by Brock H. Hill. Child's Play opens April 13th for a strictly limited run, with only 9 performances at the storied Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street NYC). (more...)

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