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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...)

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...)

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...)

The Little Opera Theatre Of NY Presents Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS, 2/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will produce the New York Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues from February 23-26, 2017.  (more...)

San Francisco Symphony To Celebrate Composer John Adam's Birthday With Three Weekend Celebration, 2/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) honors John Adams's 70th birthday in a special three-weekend celebration of his music, February 10-25. (more...)

Gracias Choir To Bring Back Christmas In January, 1/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

International Youth Fellowship (IYF) today announced they have partnered with Gracias Choir to offer Gracias Christmas Cantata free to the general public. Gracias Choir, an international award-winning choral and orchestral group, will perform their signature Gracias Christmas Cantata, a three-stage musical Christmas concert at the United Palace Theater on Broadway between 176th and 175th streets for 2 days, on January 6th and January 7th 2017 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Salon Sanctuary Concerts Presents FROM GHETTO TO CAPELLA, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts is honored to partner with Carnegie Hall's La Serenissima Festival, the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, and NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo in presenting the third annual New York performance of From Ghetto to Cappella, conceived to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Venetian Ghetto. This will take place at The Chapel of Emanu-el, Thursday, February 16. (more...)

Baroque Orchestra Opens 2017 Season with HANDEL'S MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

"Handel was the greatest composer that ever lived. I would uncover my head, and kneel before his tomb." That's what Beethoven said about Handel, the great master of the baroque and composer of what must surely be the world's most performed concert work, the oratorio, Messiah. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Direct VISIONARY VOICES at American Bard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

American Bard Theater Company presents Visionary Voices, three poignant, tantalizing plays by two pioneering women playwrights, exploring gender roles, race, and death in America's early twentieth century. (more...)

BROADWAY NOIRE: MAKE THEM HEAR YOU Celebrates African American Musical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You is a celebration of African American Musical Theater.  Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You will take you on a journey with music from the 1920's through the present! (more...)

The Dessoff Choirs Performs All-French Program 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Hailed as "one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its "full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times)," The Dessoff Choirs turns the church into a petit Paris with an all-French program that puts the spotlight on the brilliant French Impressionists of music: Marcel Dupre, Claude Debussy, Lili Boulanger, Reynaldo Hahn, Jean Langlais, and Francis Poulenc. Joined by accompanist Steven Ryan (celebrating his 20th anniversary season with Dessoff) and Dr. Raymond Nagem, Associate Organist at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, Dessoff presents a magnifique tribute to French composers and to the majeste of the organ.  (more...)

Music for Life International to Present MAHLER FOR VISION at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Music For Life International continues its decade-long tradition of global humanitarian concerts at Carnegie Hall by presenting Mahler For Vision, a benefit concert of Gustav Mahler's monumental Second Symphony "Resurrection" on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

ADVENTURES OF THE LITTLE WARRIORS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Dr. Chad Costantino's new book, Adventures of the Little Warriors: A Series of Adventures ($23.99, paperback, 9781498474696; $9.99, eBook, 9781498474702) was written to help each child realize their kingdom identity through Yeshua (Jesus) and the supernatural power they have been given through the Power of the Holy Spirit. Costantino hopes that as they become adults, they will raise righteous generations in the name of Yeshua for thousands of generations to come. (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...)

Gracias Choir Brings Back Christmas to New York in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

International Youth Fellowship (IYF) today announced they have partnered with Gracias Choir to offer Gracias Christmas Cantata free to the general public. Gracias Choir, an international award-winning choral and orchestral group, will perform their signature Gracias Christmas Cantata, a three-stage musical Christmas concert at the United Palace Theater on Broadway between 176th and 175th streets for 2 days, on January 6th and January 7th 2017 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY Rocks the Kweskin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Kweskin Theatre will be rocking when The Who's Tommy begins a three-week run on February 2. (more...)

Gaston Vilaire Releases THE MESSIAH PROMISOR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Gaston Vilaire, a Haitian, retired researcher, historian, educator, poet, father, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Messiah Promisor': a gripping and potent journey of intrigue, history, mystery and ancestry. (more...)

little OPERA theatre of ny to Present Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will produce the New York Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues from February 23-26, 2017. (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...)

Gabriel Ebert and Christopher Sears Join Harvey Fierstein in GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere of GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, written by Martin Sherman. Directed by Sean Mathias, the show begins previews on Tuesday, March 14 and has been extended one week through Sunday, April 23, with an official press opening on Wednesday, April 5. (more...)

American Lyric Theater in Partnership with MasterVoices Presents InsightALT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

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

NYC-Arts Top Five Picks this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Your cheat sheet to what's happening this week in New York City and beyond! (more...)

American Jazz Singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award Nominee B. Slade Joins THE SORTING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

American Soul/R&B singer Freda Payne and Grammy Award nominee B. Slade, who brought down the house during the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' co-production of For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem, bring their signature vocal styles to The Wallis for special one-night-only concerts in The Sorting Room on January 7 and 8, respectively. The Sorting Room, an exciting new intimate space for live performance, temporarily transforms The Wallis' Lovelace Studio Theater into a 150-seat nightclub that offers Los Angeles audiences the opportunity to see some of the best established and upcoming talent in cabaret, comedy, live contemporary music, dance performance and more, now through January 14. (more...)

Tunes from Highline Ballroom Concert Featured on LaChanze's FEELING GOOD EP
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

LaCHANZE - the Tony Award-winning actress and concert star of The Color Purple, If/Then, Once on This Island and more - has announced plans to record a special EP "Feeling Good" to feature musical highlights of her electric new concert of the same name at The Highline Ballroom. (more...)

BWW Interview: Paul Anka at NJPAC on Friday December 16th
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 14, 2016

Paul Anka, one of America's favorite performers, will be onstage at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Friday, December 16th at 8:00 in the Center's Prudential Hall. (more...)

Dr. James W. Garner Releases WAKE UP CALL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Dr. James W. Garner, The Naked Prophet, has completed his new book 'Wake Up Call': a gripping and potent rumination of humanity, life on Earth, and the grand design of the Lord. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Presents BELOVED FRIEND - TCHAIKOVSKY AND HIS WORLD, 1/24-2/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The New York Philharmonic will present Beloved Friend - Tchaikovsky and His World: A Philharmonic Festival, January 24-February 11, 2017, featuring Russian-born Semyon Bychkov conducting works by Tchaikovsky as well as composers he was influenced by and whom he influenced, with piano soloists Yefim Bronfman and Kirill Gerstein. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIANO GUYS at NJPAC for Great Holiday Entertainment
by Katherine Reardon - Dec 12, 2016

The Piano Guys performed a great show at NJPAC on Friday, December 9th. (more...)

Marc Maron to Headline Boulder Theater & Paramount Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Marc Maron will be performing live at Boulder Theater on Friday, April 7th at 8:00 p.m. and at Paramount Theatre in Denver on Saturday, April 8th at 8:00 p.m. c (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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