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Atlantic Theater Company Slates 2016-17 Amplified Reading Series; Names Commissioned Writer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the 2016-2017 selections for its annual Amplified Reading Series. (more...)

Live Music, Latin Food & 'Best of' Showcase Set for CELEBRANDO THREE YEARS at CPT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan has announced the launch of CPT'S 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of the latest original work by the Teatro Publico de Cleveland ensemble, ¡Celebrando Three Years!, to run October 6-8, 2016 in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre. (more...)

In Session: 20 New Schools Join See The Change USA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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Halloween-Themed 'Haunted Hearts' Features Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 & More Alongside Bone-Chilling Narration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, the Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-17 season dedicated to love continues October 30 with Haunted Hearts, conjuring up bittersweet past loves, nightmarish scenes, and the bug that got away. C.P.E. Bach's Symphony No. 5, a devilishly difficult showpiece, sets the tone with its careening runs and shocking use of harmony. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE OTHER MOZART - 'a world of outsized beauty and delight'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Based on the life of Mozart's genius -- and forgotten -- sister, The Other Mozart is a multi-sensory experience that transports audiences to a world of outsized beauty and delight. (more...)

Jody Christopherson Joins THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway This Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Other Mozart (Drama Desk and Off Broadway Alliance award-nominated and New York Innovative Theatre award-winning) returns to Off Broadway this season. (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

BookExpo America in Chicago Launches Featuring Poland
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

CRACOW, Poland, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Audiciones para JESUCRISTO SUPERSTAR en concierto
by Felipe Velasco - May 4, 2016

CREAVI MUSIC va a presentar una nueva version de JESUCRISTO SUPERSTAR, dirigida por Nacho Artime, en version concierto. (more...)

Three Exhibitions to Open at the Lowe Art Museum Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Lowe Art Museum unveils three new exhibitions this fall in time for the Art Basel season. The exhibitions feature an engaging installation by New York-based Titus Kaphar; the large-scale iconic paintings of Donald Sultan; and a collection of works by the foremost Cuban female artists from the Rubin collection. Details follow. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Announces Full Schedule for 2016 Summer Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. (May 2, 2016) – The Richmond Symphony (RSO) is happy to announce 'Rachmaninoff & the Russians' as the theme of its third annual 2016 Summer Series of recitals. These weekly concerts continue in association with the University of Richmond Department of Music and VCU | School of the Arts | Department of Music. This year, the series is made up of six casual, one-hour evening concerts featuring the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and works by other Russian composers. Performances take place in Dominion Arts Center's Libby S. Gottwald Playhouse on Thursdays, July 7 – August 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

LAS GARCIA to Premiere at 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Actor, Writer, and Spoken Word Poet Gabriela Ortega returns to the Hollywood Fringe festival with the debut of her solo performance Las Garcia, a poignantly funny piece about two women of the same bloodline, fighting to find themselves through love, war, and their innermost desires. Directed by Alex Alpharaoh, Ortega explores what it means to be an independent woman in a dependent world, where conflict is always looming around the corner. Las Garcia begins its run on Sunday, June 5th - June 25th at Asylum @ Studio C Artists. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com for 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016
by BWW - May 15, 2016

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Royal Swedish Ballet to Bring JULIET AND ROMEO to The Kennedy Center, 6/1-4
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the Royal Swedish Ballet for five performances of renowned choreographer Mats Ek's Juliet and Romeo in the Kennedy Center Opera House, June 1-4, 2016.  Having last graced the Kennedy Center stage more than 15 years ago, the Royal Swedish Ballet returns with the North American premiere of Mats Ek's visionary take on Shakespeare's immortal tragedy-a work brimming with modern twists and winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production. Casting includes the extraordinary Ana Laguna, Mats Ek's wife and muse. The Thursday, June 2 performance is followed by a free Explore the Arts post-performance discussion with Mats Ek. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany all performances. (more...)

Poland is Featured at BookExpo America 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

KRAKW, Poland, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

National Portrait Gallery to Display IDENTIFY Exhibit, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

María Magdalena Campos-Pons works with her husband, saxophonist and composer Neil Leonard, to reinsert the black body into historical narratives. Under the name FEFA, they use personal stories, music and procession to evoke both protest and devotion. Their performance will begin in the Kogod Courtyard and move through the museum.  (more...)

Over 50 Performances Set for Lincoln Center's 50th MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Lincoln Center and Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss announced today the 50th Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world's major music festivals and a beloved summer New York tradition, with events taking place across Lincoln Center July 22-August 27, 2016. (more...)

MY MANANA COMES to Run 4/16-6/26 at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Just beyond the elegant dining room of an Upper East Side restaurant, service workers angle for shifts, pray for tips and cling to dreams of life beyond their daily back-of-house grind. Armando Molina directs the Los Angeles premiere of My Mañana Comes by Elizabeth Irwin, opening April 16 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas to Conduct San Francisco Symphony at Carnegie Hall, 4/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The San Francisco Symphony returns to Carnegie Hall with Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas for two concerts on Wednesday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. For the first performance, Mr. Tilson Thomas - widely considered the world's premier interpreter of the works of Aaron Copland - conducts music by the American master, including his Orchestral Variations and Inscape. The dynamic pianist Inon Barnatan joins the orchestra for a performance of Copland's Piano Concerto. The program concludes with Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61. This season, Mr. Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are performing and recording the complete Schumann symphonies for future release on SFS Media. (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Announces April-July 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Wilton's Music Hall, today announces its exciting new season reflecting its music hall tradition with an imaginative and diverse programme of music, theatre, opera, literature and dance. (more...)

New 'Monkees' Album 'Good Times!' Tops Adele & Ariana Grande on Charts!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Hey hey they're The Monkees and they're doing just fine after 50 years in the business! (more...)

PENTATONE Oxingale Series Releases Schubert Remasters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Two of Schubert's great masterpieces – as well as two of cellist Matt Haimovitz's most personally significant recordings – are now remastered and rereleased in SACD surround sound on the PENTATONE Oxingale series – the fifth release since PENTATONE and Oxingale Records joined forces at the beginning of 2015. (more...)

EMV to Present First-Ever Vancouver Bach Festival in the Heart of the City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents its first-ever Vancouver Bach Festival, August 2 -12, 2016, at Christ Church Cathedral and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

EMV to Host First-Ever Vancouver Bach Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents its first-ever Vancouver Bach Festival, August 2 -12, 2016, at Christ Church Cathedral and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Audiences have the opportunity to experience some of J.S. Bach's best known works on period instruments, played by international stars in the warmth and acoustic splendor of two of Vancouver's most cherished venues. Concerts include intimate chamber music like the Cello Suites, the Goldberg Variations, The Musical Offering and The Art of the Fugue, as well as larger scale orchestral and choral works such as the Orchestral Suites, and the monumental Mass in B Minor. (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces Artists for 2016 Institute for Women Conductors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the second annual session of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place November 26 - December 11, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dancer JEANNINE JACKSON Talks About Thrilling Dance Show on June 25
by Don Grigware - Jun 20, 2016

Dancer Jeannine Jackson is performing with Gloria Angeles and four other ladies in The Marge Patka Summer Spectacular 2016 on Saturday June 25 at 2 pm at Reseda High School. In our chat, she talks about the show, her past career achievements, her plans for the future and her overall joy of being in show business. (more...)

'Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room' Residency & Exhibition to Open This Month at New Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

In her work, Simone Leigh (b. 1968, Chicago, IL) demands that the concerns, roles, and rights of women of color be recognized as central, rather than pushed to the margins. Taking into account a history of social inequality that has necessitated community-organized care, traditionally provided by women, “Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room” considers the possibilities of disobedience, desire, and self-determination as they manifest in resistance to an imposed state of deferral and debasement. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Winner of Emerging Stars Competition: Baritone Lucas Meachem
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

San Francisco Opera announces the winner of the inaugural 'Emerging Star of the Year' competition. Lucas Meachem, the American baritone who performed the role of Figaro inThe Barber of Seville (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) in Fall 2015, was named '2016 Emerging Star of the Year' based on a popular vote conducted online and through social media. (more...)

Ismael Cala to present his new books this Saturday in Mexico City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

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Let Warsaw Enchant You
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

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Mare Winningham & More to Star in LCT3's World Premiere HER REQUIEM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

  Peter Friedman, Keilly McQuail, Naian Gonzalez Norvind, Robbie Collier Sublett, Joyce Van Patten and Mare Winningham will be featured in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater world premiere of HER REQUIEM, by Greg Pierce, directed by Kate Whoriskey. HER REQUIEM will begin performances Saturday, February 6, open Monday, February 22, and run for six weeks only through Sunday, March 20 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Review Zusammenfassung: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR kommt nach Basel
by Iris Moebius - Jan 26, 2016

Die oft aufgeführte Rockoper ist nun am Theater Basel mit Alexander Klaws, Patrick Stanke und Andrea Sanchez del Solar in den Hauptrollen zu erleben. Regie fuhrt Tom Ryser, der dem Basler Publikum bereits bestens durch seine Musical-Inszenierungen bekannt ist. Musiziert wird in der originalen Bandbesetzung der legendären Aufnahme von 1970. Vorstellungen laufen vorerst noch bis Mitte Juni. Die Premiere fand am vergangen Samstag statt, und wir haben hier einen Überblick über die Pressestimmen: (more...)

Coeurage Theatre Company to Stage Tennessee Williams' VIEUX CARRE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's Pay What You Want Company, has announced the first production of its 2016 season, Tennessee Williams' Vieux Carré. Directed by Jeremy Lelliott, there will be one preview performance on February 12 at 8pm and opening is set for Saturday, February 13 at 8pm. Vieux Carré will play through March 12 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center.  (more...)

Haimovitz & O'Riley's SHUFFLE.PLAY.LISTEN. Gets Hi-Res Reissue on Pentatone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The new reissue of SHUFFLE.PLAY.LISTEN. -- available in full surround-sound SACD (96 kHz, 24 bit PCM recording) for the first time -- is released internationally on the PENTATONE Oxingale series this month. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Academy Announces Cast of THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO Academy is proud to announce the cast of The Little Mermaid, Jr. at The CAPA Theater on March 19 at 3:30pm & 6:00pm. This production is just one of the many ways that Pittsburgh CLO Academy provides real-world performance opportunities for its students.  (more...)

CPT and Teatro Publico to Stage Wickedly Dark UZ, EL PUEBLO This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) and Teatro Publico de Cleveland present the US premiere of UZ, EL PUEBLO by playwright Gabriel Calderon. The production is directed by Teatro Publico de Cleveland ensemble member Dante Fernando Larzabal and will be performed in Spanish by Teatro Publico ensemble members. (more...)

Mare Winningham & More Lead HER REQUIEM, Premiering at LCT3 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Peter Friedman, Keilly McQuail, Naian Gonzalez Norvind, Robbie Collier Sublett, Joyce Van Patten and Mare Winningham are featured in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater world premiere of HER REQUIEM, by Greg Pierce, directed by Kate Whoriskey. HER REQUIEM opens tonight, February 22, and runs for six weeks only through Sunday, March 20 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Cast Announced for East Coast Debut of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The new drama Sweat by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined; By The Way, Meet Vera Stark) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater following a critically-acclaimed debut at Oregon Shakespeare Festival as part of a co-commission between the two theaters. Hailed by The New York Times as an 'extraordinarily moving drama' that 'brims with the kind of ripe, richly imagined life associated with the work of the great August Wilson,' the play is directed by Nottage's longtime collaborator Kate Whoriskey and runs January 15-February 21, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato & Mitsuko Uchida to Lead Young Musician Programs in Early 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

  Following last season's acclaimed series of master classes, open to the public and reaching viewers around the world online at medici.tv, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall's Resnick Education Wing for three additional master classes focusing on opera arias on January 8-10, 2016. Four young professional singers-soprano Amalia Avilan Castillo, mezzo-soprano Miya Higashiyama, countertenor Daniel Moody, and bass Anthony Robin Schneider-have been selected to participate, along with pianists Justina Lee and Adam Nielsen. In addition to being open to the public (see ticket information below), the master classes will be available for free on medici.tv, where they will be streamed live and will remain available on-demand for one year following the classes. Additional private sessions on breathing, movement, and career development complete the program. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Returns to Carnegie Hall for Concerts in January & February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall for the first time since 2012 with two concerts this winter. On Sunday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m., Music Director Franz Welser-Most leads the orchestra and soprano Barbara Hannigan in the New York premiere of Hans Abrahamsen's let me tell you. The work, recently awarded the 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, features texts from writer and critic Paul Griffiths's novella of the same name, in which the character of Ophelia delivers a first-person account of her life using only the words Shakespeare wrote for her in Hamlet. Also on the program is Shostakovich's monumental Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 43. (more...)

Museum of Arts and Design Announces Fall Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

This fall, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents MAD Transformations, a series of six exhibitions showcasing artists who have transformed and continue to reshape the public perception of traditional craft mediums. Building upon the exhibition Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, which celebrates the work of an artist known for drastically changing the way clay is categorized as an art material and discipline, the series considers fiber, clay, and jewelry and metals-disciplines that have composed the bedrock of MAD's founding mission and collection, and that continue to morph in the hands of contemporary artists today. (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Adds Another Week at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that the New York Premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage has been extended one week. (more...)

Australian World Orchestra Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) has announced its five-year anniversary celebrations in 2016, performing two stellar concerts co-presented by the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September. (more...)

Magdalena Kozena to Make New York Philharmonic Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Berlioz's Les Nuits d'ete, with mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožena in her Philharmonic debut, and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, Thursday, September 29, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Australian World Orchestra Celebrates Five Year Anniversary At Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) is thrilled to announce its five-year anniversary celebrations in 2016, performing two stellar concerts co-presented by the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September. The concerts will be led by two of Australia's pre-eminent conductors - AWO Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Alexander Briger AO, and conductor of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra and violinist of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanley Dodds - and feature the premiere of the AWO's first commissioned concerto, by Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin. (more...)

Matt Haimovitz's OVERTURES TO BACH Set for Release This Month with PENTATONE Oxingale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

?Matt Haimovitz's continuously-evolving and intense engagement with the Bach Cello Suites reaches a new zenith with Overtures to Bach, six new commissions that anticipate and reflect each of the cello suites. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Announced! - Alan Cumming, Marin Alsop, Barry Humphries, John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More; Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Today Festival Director Fergus Linehan unveiled the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival programme. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August, welcoming 2,442 artists from 36 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city.  (more...)

Scandic Hotels Group AB: Changes in the Nomination Committee of Scandic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

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Early Music Vancouver Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Early Music Vancouver (EMV)  announces its Vancouver Bach Festival and 2016/17 Season, bringing a staggering list of events to venues in and around Vancouver. This year, concert-goers are invited to revel in the genius of Bach, discover a brilliant but disregarded composer who surmounted adversity (Le Mozart Noir), and enjoy an up-close-and-personal encounter with one of the world's greatest choral ensembles - Stile Antico. EMV' s programming offers an opportunity to travel back through time and hear masterpieces illuminated by an in-depth knowledge of the specific musical culture, instruments and style in which they were written. (more...)

Australian World Orchestra Announces Concert in Singapore to Celebrate 5th Anniversary, Oct. 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) is thrilled to announce its second international tour and first visit to Singapore, performing one spectacular concert on Saturday 1 October at The Esplanade Concert Hall, as part of AWO's five-year anniversary celebrations in 2016. The concert will be led by AWO Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Alexander Briger AO, and feature the international premiere of the AWO's first commissioned concerto, by acclaimed Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.  (more...)

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