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Pittsburgh Opera Presents Handel's 'Richard the Lionheart'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with the Pennsylvania premiere of Handel's Richard the Lionheart, at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater January 21st-29th.  (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces December Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MetLiveArts announces its December Performance Schedule. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The 12th annual performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah take place at the Auditorium Theatre on January 14 and 15, the weekend before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Renowned soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson join legendary pianist Alvin Waddles in the celebratory production, which features a choir of over 100 choir members and musicians. Too Hot to Handel is based on George Frideric Handel's Messiah, and pairs Handel's traditional classical score with jazz, gospel, and blues. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL With An Expanded Cast Of Community And Professional Actors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, in association with Gettysburg Community Theatre, will premiere its original adaptation of the family holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 2016 holiday season at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg December 8-18. (more...)

Naperville Announces GLORIA Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

One of the most noticeable spiritual institutions in Naperville, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, is happy to announce its upcoming Christmas concert called 'Gloria' that will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 16. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Presents HIGHMARK HOLIDAY POPS, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's annual Highmark Holiday Pops December 9 through 11 and December 17 and 18 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Brighton Trio GANG Share New Music Video for 'Enough Nothing'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Following the sinister tale told in GANG's new video for 'Dead', the Brighton via Margate three-piece today reveal part two of their grave tale in a new video for 'Enough Nothing', the flip-side to their AA-side 7” single (more...)

Fifth Annual Messiah Sing-Along on 12/4 in Briarcliff Manor
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

(NewWSO) presents its Fifth Annual Messiah Sing-Along at The Briarcliff Congregational Church in Briarcliff Manor, NY. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present West Coast Premiere of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera will present the West Coast premiere of It's a Wonderful Life, a new opera by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, during the 2018-19 Season at the War Memorial Opera House. An opera in two acts, It's a Wonderful Life is a co-commission and co-production with Houston Grand Opera and Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music and is based on Frank Capra's beloved 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life, by permission of Paramount Licensing, Inc., and 'The Greatest Gift,' a short story by Philip Van Doren Stern. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents HIGHMARK HOLIDAY POPS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's annual Highmark Holiday Pops December 9 through 11 and December 17 and 18 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Hudson Stage Company Announces Stage Reading of EXQUISITE POTENTIAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Join us FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16th at 7:30 PM at WHIPPOORWILL THEATRE, North Castle Public Library, Kent Place, Armonk, NY for a stage reading of a delightful and thought-provoking new play, EXQUISITE POTENTIAL by Stephen Kaplan, directed by Stephen Nachamie. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to present IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE in Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera will present the West Coast premiere of It's a Wonderful Life, a new opera by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, during the 2018-19 Season at the War Memorial Opera House. An opera in two acts, It's a Wonderful Life is a co-commission and co-production with Houston Grand Opera and Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music and is based on Frank Capra's beloved 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life, by permission of Paramount Licensing, Inc., and "The Greatest Gift," a short story by Philip Van Doren Stern. (more...)

Corinthian Singers of Adelaide Present 2016 Christmas Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Corinthian Singers of Adelaide present 2016 Christmas Season with the Corinthians at St John's Church, Halifax Street, Adelaide. (more...)

Sue Jean Kim, Omar Metwally, Stephen O'Reilly Perform Plays by Hell's Kitchen 9 and 10-Year-Olds
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The 52nd Street Project makes a difference in the lives of countless Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. Perhaps the most poignant presentations made by The 52nd Street Project are those in its semi-annual Playmaking series, which features the Project's youngest Hell's Kitchen mentees-nine- and ten-year-olds who have just begun their theatrical education-writing for accomplished professional actors and revealing their work to a public audience for the first time. Accomplished professional actors including Sue Jean Kim (theater: Aubergine; film: Maggie's Plan, Bachelorette), Omar Metwally (film: Twilight: Breaking Dawn II, Rendition; TV: "The Affair," "Mr. Robot"), Stephen O'Reilly ("Inside Amy Schumer," "Orange is the New Black," "Girls"), Annie Purcell (The Coast of Utopia, Awake & Sing) and others will perform in Infinity and Beyond: The Ultimate Plays, the Project's Fall 2016 Playmaking show. (more...)

The Goldman Sonnenfeldt Auditorium to Present PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

'PREformances with Allison Charney" December 5th Concert to feature violinist Laura Goldberg, composer Moshe Knoll, soprano, Indira Mahajan, mezzo-soprano Sara Murphy and Russian-born American pianist Julia Zilberquit. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ted Sperling on Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert at SF Symphony
by Harmony Wheeler - Nov 25, 2016

BroadwayWorld spoke with conductor Ted Sperling about his upcoming concert with Laura Osnes and the San Francisco Symphony. They will be performing selections from Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals. (more...)

Keith Lockhart Talks about TV Special and Holiday Pops
by Joseph F. Panarello - Nov 25, 2016

The Maestro talks about the upcoming Holiday Pops concerts as well as the new Christmas Special for PBS (more...)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Christmas Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The month of December casts a magic spell on the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), as the films with live orchestra series continues, followed by a Tchaikovsky extravaganza. The TSO then welcomes the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal as a guest before launching into the sparkling, uplifting Christmas season. (more...)

Voices in Harmony Choir Presents Sing-Along Messiah
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Raue Center For The Arts is excited to welcome the Voices in Harmony choir for a beautiful holiday tradition at 4 p.m. on December 11, 2016. The choir and the community will join their voices together in harmony for a sing-along performance of Handel's "Messiah." (more...)

See What's Going on at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

See What's Going on at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater this December (more...)

New Jersey Performing Arts Center to Present HANDEL'S MESSIAH at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Handel's Messiah. This iconic, centuries-old oratorio has come to be known as Handel's masterpiece. (more...)

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Releases New Recording, Featuring Kleinhan Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and music is a major part of the celebration. (more...)

Hershey Symphony Presents Holiday Concert, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The Hershey Symphony Orchestra will present two performances of its annual holiday concert, Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2 p.m and 7 p.m. at the Hershey Theatre. (more...)

National Chorale to Present 49th HANDEL'S MESSIAH SING-IN This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, continues its 2016-2017 Season at Lincoln Center with the 49th presentation of Handel's Messiah Sing-In on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. The performance features Eric Brenner, Roderick George, Kevin Maynor and Jessica Sandidge. (more...)

Rediscovered Tony Harrison Play Opens 2017 at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the rediscovery of Tony Harrison's The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus in its first London production for nearly 30 years opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season. (more...)

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Handel's MESSIAH with Providence Singers, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes the Providence Singers to the stage for their tenth joint performance of Handel's Messiah. Providence Singers Artistic Director Christine Noel takes the podium as guest conductor for this perennial favorite holiday concert. The performance features a family-friendly start time of 7:00pm on Saturday, December 10 at The VETS in Providence.  Soloists include soprano Margot Rood, mezzo-soprano Christina English, tenor Marcio de Oliveira and bass Nicholas Laroche. (more...)

TSO Recording of Handel's MESSIAH Released by Chandos
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Just in time for the Christmas season, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) launches its latest recording, Messiah. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Present Holiday Organ Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Revel in the joy and splendor of the holidays with the resounding voice of the William J. Gillespie Concert Organ-the visual focal point of the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall-during Pacific Symphony's annual "Holiday Organ Spectacular." (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Presents 2016-2017 METLIVEARTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Throughout the 2016-17 season, the sound artist and master storyteller Nate DiMeo-whose popular podcast, The Memory Palace, a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Awards, paints vivid, poetic pictures of episodes in American history-will animate The Met by interrogating the collection to draw out the revealing secrets and stories of the art. (more...)

Trinity Church Celebrates Christmas With MESSIAH Performance And Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Trinity Church Wall Street's annual performances of Handel's Messiah at Trinity Church have long been a holiday staple in New York City. Five years ago, Trinity branched out to include an annual Messiah performance uptown at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, establishing another holiday tradition. This year, for the first time, the Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, and Director of Music Julian Wachner take their critically acclaimed, historically informed, period-instrument rendition of Handel's most beloved oratorio on the road, first to the State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey (Nov 30) and then to three California cities (Dec 7-10). (more...)

Protein Dance's MAY CONTAIN FOOD Embarks on Final Leg of UK Tour This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

After a UK tour that started at the Lowry before a three week run at The Place in the Spring and has spanned the country, May Contain Food is embarking on the final leg of its tour with a date in Stockton on the 24th November, and two London dates: artsdepot on the 26th, and then finishes at Shoreditch Town Hall on the 6th as part of Spitalfields Music Festival. (more...)

Harris Center Presents A World-Class Performance Of Handel's Messiah
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Trinity Baroque Orchestra are widely regarded as some of the greatest interpreters of Handel's Messiah, with their New York performances topping critics' picks every year. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Launches ADMIT ONE Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre launches ADMIT ONE, a new initiative that provides community groups with the opportunity to experience music and dance at the National Historic Landmark. The ADMIT ONE program covers tickets, as well as transportation costs to and from the theatre, to underserved Chicagoland after-school and neighborhood groups and social service agencies. In addition, some groups will experience pre-show engagements and in-community residencies organized by the Auditorium Theatre's Creative Engagement Department. (more...)

Paul Anka to Perform at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

One of America's favorites is back on stage! The singer and songwriter performs his greatest hit spanning more than five decades, from 'Diana'and 'Put Your Head on My Shoulder ' to 'Having My Baby' and 'This is It.' (more...)

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra to Bring Cheer with Three Holiday Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) celebrates the holidays in big ways-this year performing three different concerts within one week. Music plays a large part in making the season special, and that means it's the busiest time of year for musicians. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER at NJPAC 12/17 with Special Guest Kurtis Blow
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 7, 2016

'The Hip Hop Nutcracker,' a contemporary dance spectacle will be on the NJPAC stage on Saturday, December 17th at 3:00. (more...)

Jason Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society In 'Candles And Carrols'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will conduct the Morris Choral Society as it opens its 2016-17 season with a holiday themed concert at the Bickford Theater, Morristown, New Jersey on December 10 and 11.th Candles and Carrols will feature works by Caldwell and Ivory, Leavitt, Praetorius, Respighi and Whitacre celebrating over three centuries of inspiring and beloved holiday choral music, essentially chronicling the existence of the Morristown settlement dating back to 1715. (more...)

MasterVoices Presents ST. JOHN PASSION At Carnegie Hall, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston to Ring in the New Year with BACHANALIA Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy-nominated early music ensemble, celebrates the New Year with a glittering evening filled with gorgeous music and flowing glasses of champagne, on Saturday, December 31, at the Hobby Center For The Performing Arts. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Morris Choral Society CHORUS AND CARROLS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Morris Choral Society "Candles And Carrols" with special guests soprano Andrea DelGiudice, Japanese soprano, Mizuho Takeshita and tenor Theodore Chletsos in Ottorino Respighi's "Lauda Per La Nativita Del Signore' December 10 -11th At The Bickford Theatre (more...)

BWW Interview: Husband-Wife Vocalists Jessica and Santino Fontana Talk Houston Symphony's VERY MERRY POPS
by Katricia Lang - Dec 2, 2016

For the Houston Symphony holiday concert VERY MERRY POPS, not only does Santa Claus come to town but so do the sweeter-than-honey honeys, Jessica and Santino Fontana. In the interview, the Fontanas talk to Broadway World about VERY MERRY POPS and the joys and challenges of being a show business married couple, all while being as cute as a basket of puppies. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Totem Pole Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, in association with Gettysburg Community Theatre, will premiere its original adaptation of the family holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 2016 holiday season at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg December 8-18. The annual production will boast a large cast of 53 local professional and community actors. (more...)

Handel's Masterpiece Returns to Bronx Community College with Complete Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

This seasonal favorite, famous for its dazzling solos, pyrotechnical instrumental passages and the beloved "Hallelujah chorus," will be conducted by Michael Spierman and feature four soloists, The Bronx Opera Chorus, The Orchestra of the Bronx and such friends and citizens of the Bronx as New York City Councilman Andrew Cohen, New York State Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, New York State Senator Jose M. Serrano, U.S. Congressman Jose E. Serrano, BCC President Thomas Isekenegbe, City Island Historical Society founder Virginia M. Gallagher and Adriana Prela, a high school honors student from the Academy of Mount St, Ursula, who will recite the biblical passages that inspired the music. (more...)

Mercury Celebrates the Season With VIVALDI'S GLORIA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury bring VIVALDI'S GLORIA to the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater on December 10 at 8 p.m. in a festive Baroque program. (more...)


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Mercury to Celebrate the Season with VIVALDI'S GLORIA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury bring Vivaldi's Gloria to the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater on December 10 at 8 p.m. in a festive Baroque program. (more...)

Grammy Winner to Lead Houston Symphony in Handel's MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Houston Symphony will celebrate Christmas with Houston's premier performances of Handel's English-language oratorio 'Messiah.' Grammy-winning conductor Stephen Stubbs will make his Houston Symphony debut leading the concert from the harpsicord. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turingon on January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Presents Handel's RICHARD THE LIONHEART, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera continues its 78th season with the Pennsylvania premiere of Handel's Richard the Lionheart, at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater January 21st-29th.  (more...)

Grammy Winning Conductor Stephen Stubbs Leads the Houston Symphony in Handel's MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Houston Symphony will celebrate Christmas with Houston's premier performances of Handel's English-language oratorio “Messiah” at 8 p.m. Dec. 16-17 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Grammy-winning conductor Stephen Stubbs will make his Houston Symphony debut leading the concert from the harpsicord. (more...)

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