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Round Hill Music Signs Bronze Radio Return
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Round Hill Music Is excited to announce that the American indie roots rock band Bronze Radio Return will be joining its roster of talent. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: WORDS AND MUSIC is Viscerally Sultry
by David Clarke - Apr 9, 2014

When it comes to Southern playwrights, Tennessee Williams remains the quintessential example, and Music Is an inextricable element of both his cherished classics and lesser-known works. In a recent 90-minute concert, David Kaplan crafted a show that explores and celebrates the songbook of Tennessee Williams. Now, Ghostlight Records has released TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: WORDS AND MUSIC, a CD that preserves the atmosphere and idea of the concert and features Alison Fraser's soulful and gravely alto. (more...)

Music At First Presents THE MUSIC OF JEROME KITZKE, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Music at First presents the music of American composer/storyteller Jerome Kitzke in a concert celebrating his upcoming album The Paha Sapa Give-Back (Innova - tbr 7/29/14) and the New York City premiere of an excerpt from Buffalo Nation (Bison bison) (2012), a theatrical musical historical survey of the bison in North America. Known for creating works inspired by American life, politics and literature, the program also includes The Character of American Sunlight (1996) featuring Kitzke's ensemble The Mad Coyote, and Winter Count (2008) performed by premier string quartet, ETHEL, and actor Jennifer Kathryn Marshall. (See below for program details.) (more...)

Two Leading, West Coast Music Schools Appear at Inaugural Asia-Pacific Music Summit in Sydney, Australia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Two of the leading music schools from the West Coast, the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, represented the United States last week at the inaugural Asia-Pacific Music Summit. The four-day event took place April 2-5 in Sydney, Australia, and included leading music schools from Asia and the Pacific. To create closer ties between the institutions and build the region as a driving force of music education and culture, summit representatives established a new Pacific Alliance of Music Schools (PAMS). (more...)

Daniel Bjarnason and Nadia Sirota Set for SPCO's Liquid Music Series, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

On Tuesday, May 6th, at Amsterdam Bar & Hall, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series presents Icelandic composer Daníel Bjarnason and violist and new music champion Nadia Sirota, featuring concert centerpiece Sleep Variations by Bjarnason for Sirota and chamber ensemble. They will be joined by the Minneapolis Music Company in their debut performance. (more...)

ANDY GRAMMER Releases New Single 'Back Home', Announces Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Acclaimed platinum-selling singer, songwriter, musician ANDY GRAMMER--who recently premiered his much-anticipated new single “Back Home” on RyanSeacrest.com--has announced he is hitting the road this summer on a national headlining tour. (more...)

Spectrum to Present Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival Continues for 14th Year with FROM SCREEN TO SCORE, 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Pacific Symphony's critically-acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF) continues for the 14th year with "From Screen to Score: New Concert Music by Famous Film Composers"-who happen to be four of today's biggest Hollywood heavy-hitters: John Williams ("Star Wars," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "E.T., the Extra Terrestrial"), Howard Shore ("Lord of the Rings," "The Hobbit," "Hugo"), James Horner ("Titanic," "Star Trek," "Apollo 13") and Elliot Goldenthal ("Alien 3," "Batman Forever" and "Batman and Robin"). Together, these iconic composers boast 11 Oscars and countless billions of box office dollars. They also hold the ironic position of simultaneously being the most-heard orchestral composers ever (the soundtrack for "Titanic" sold 30 million copies), yet their Music Is the least performed. (more...)

Entertainment One Music Signs Celebrated Artist Todd Dulaney
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Entertainment One Music has signed celebrated artist, songwriter and worshipper Todd Dulaney to its award-winning Gospel roster. (more...)

Spirit Voyage Releases New Album 'Kirtan Aid' to Benefit Orphans of Rishikesk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Kirtan Aid, an initiative started by the team at Spirit Voyage and the Sat Nam Foundation, announces the release of new album 'Kirtan Aid - Orphans of Rishikesh,' available everywhere April 8th. (more...)

Stamford's Palace Theatre Honors Local Students With Scholarships; Anna Black Wins Grand Prize
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Stamford's Palace Theatre has awarded the 2014 Emerging Young Artist scholarships to deserving Fairfield County high school students. And for the first time, The Palace has given four awards: a $2,000 Grand Prize, a $500 Second Prize, a $250 Third Prize, and a new $150 Promising Young Artist award. This year's Grand Prize winner is Greenwich High School's Anna Black, the Second Prize winner is Darien High School's Alison Lui, the Third Prize winner is Fairfield Warde High School's Connor Levinson, and the Promising Young Artist is Ethan Riordan of Stamford. (more...)

Birthdays are Adorable to the Max with New Hyper Cutes'' from American Greetings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

CLEVELAND, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Nothing says 'you're special' like a singing pig! Part of making your loved ones feel extra special on their birthday is finding that perfect card to inspire smiles, laughter and love, and American Greetings continues to fill the card aisle with innovative new greeting cards that inspire extraordinary memories. This new line of festive cards brings lovable and cuddly characters to life with catchy songs, bright artwork and delightful birthday wishes. Celebrations just got more aww-some with Hyper Cutes! (more...)

THE ALBUM PROJECT: + with Lindsay Pearce Adds 4/26 Performance at Rockwell: Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

After a brilliant sold-out world premiere, Producers are thrilled to announce that due to popular demand, The Album Project: + has added another performance of this music-driven series on April 26th, 2014 at 8PM at Rockwell: Table & Stage, one of Los Angeles' premiere live music and performance venues. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents Its American Composers Festival: FROM SCREEN TO SCORE, 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Pacific Symphony's critically-acclaimed American Composers Festival (ACF) continues for the 14th year with “From Screen to Score: New Concert Music by Famous Film Composers”—who happen to be four of today's biggest Hollywood heavy-hitters: John Williams (“Star Wars,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “E.T., the Extra Terrestrial”), Howard Shore (“Lord of the Rings,” “The Hobbit,” “Hugo”), James Horner (“Titanic,” “Star Trek,” “Apollo 13”) and Elliot Goldenthal (“Alien 3,” “Batman Forever” and “Batman and Robin”). Together, these iconic composers boast 11 Oscars and countless billions of box office dollars. They also hold the ironic position of simultaneously being the most-heard orchestral composers ever (the soundtrack for “Titanic” sold 30 million copies), yet their Music Is the least performed. (more...)

Mark Arends & Michael Marcus to Lead RSC's THE TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA, Opens 22 July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Casting is announced for Simon Godwin's production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona which opens in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon this July with a press night on Tuesday 22 July, before being broadcast live into cinemas worldwide, streamed into schools and transferring to Newcastle Theatre Royal. (more...)

THE LAST CONFESSION, Starring David Suchet, Richard O'Callaghan, Kicks Off World Tour April 19 in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The Last Confession, the acclaimed mystery thriller by Roger Crane set in the Vatican, begins its world tour in Toronto on April 19, 2014 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, before touring to Los Angeles, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. (more...)

Original Play PRESSURE by David Haig Set to Premiere on 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Pressure is a new play by David Haig, who also features in the cast as Dr James Stagg. Pressure tells the little-known but true story of Dr James Stagg, a Scottish meteorologist summoned to the Allied Headquarters in Portsmouth to advise General Eisenhower. It will be staged less than 20 miles away at Chichester during the 70th anniversary month of the D-Day landings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GIGLI CONCERT Makes Sweet Music in Toronto
by Catherine Kustanczy - Apr 7, 2014

'The singer is the voice of the subconscious self.' So utters the main character in Tom Murphy's famous play, The Gigli Concert, now on at Toronto's Young Centre for the Performing Arts through May 14th. Produced by Soulpepper Theatre Company, the line is key to understanding this epic yet intimate play. Though occasionally challenging, Nancy Palk's production is an ultimately rewarding evening of theater for what it reveals of the human capacities for healing and connection. (more...)

Streep, Redford & More to Narrate PBS Earth Day Special A FIERCE GREEN FIRE
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement in A Fierce Green Fire, premiering nationally Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (more...)

Dan Wilson Set to Release Latest LP, Tour Begins 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Dan Wilson is set to release his new album Love Without Fear on April 15, and the U.K.'s Clash Music Is currently premiering the brand new video to the track “A Song Can Be About Anything”—featuring artwork by Wilson—at http://bit.ly/1m8cS0E. (more...)

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season - EMPEROR CONCERTO, MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 5 and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Ann Arbor Symphony announces an exhilarating year of classic concertos, symphonies, expressive aria, and contemporary works. Join in and celebrate this season of great music, great experience and unique warmth. From André Watts, who teams with our resident, professional orchestra in the revered Hill Auditorium for an uplifting performance of Beethoven'sEmperor Concerto, to the resounding chords of the magnificent Mahler Symphony No. 5 with the hauntingly beautiful adagietto, this season has it all for you. Classical, Family, and Chamber recital season subscriptions are now available to hear outstanding performances by Michigan's premier regional orchestra and renowned guest soloists. Single tickets go on sale July 21, 2014 (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces Mighty 5 Open-Air Concert Tour, 8/11-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Utah Symphony led by Music Director Thierry Fischer will tour Utah's red rock country, home to the state's five iconic national parks, in August 2014 with free outdoor performances surrounded by the landscape of Capitol Reef, Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. Presented by the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, The Mighty 5® Tour represents a collaboration between two of Utah's great treasures, the state's leading arts organization, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, and the unparalleled natural beauty of Utah's red rock country preserved within the five national parks, collectively known as "The Mighty 5." (more...)

Tickets to 50th Annual ACM Awards Sell Out in 18 Minutes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Music fans turned out in droves today when tickets became available for the largest celebration in country music history, selling out 70,000 tickets IN 18 MINUTES for BOTH the 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music's Party of the Year on April 19, 2015 from AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, AND for ACM Party for a Cause: 50 Years of Music & Memories on April 17-18, 2015 at Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, Texas. The events were the biggest—and fastest—selling in the Academy's history. (more...)

The Arvo Part Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary to Present Carnegie Hall Concert, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Arvo Part Project at St. Vladimir's Seminary presents a concert in Carnegie Hall devoted to the music of Estonian composer Arvo Part. The concert will take place on Saturday, May 31 at 8:00 p.m. in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, and will feature performers closely associated with Mr. Part's music. An additional performance of Kanon Pokajanen will be performed in The Temple of Dendur at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, June 2, and a lecture based on Mr. Part and his music will be held in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Wednesday, June 11. Traveling from Estonia for these events are the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra with their conductor Tõnu Kaljuste. (more...)

YO-YO MA to Join the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in a Grand Gala Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

World-renowned cellist YO-YO MA will join Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in a grand gala concert to launch the Philharmonic's 70th anniversary season. Mr. Ma will play Elgar's Cello Concerto with the orchestra. The orchestra will also perform Stravinsky's Firebird Suiteand Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict Overture. The concert takes place Sunday June 1 at 7:00pm at The Vets in Providence, presented by Nortek and sponsored by Taco/The White Family Foundation, the Carter Family Charitable Trust, AmicaInsurance, Capital Properties and Roger Williams University. Media sponsors are the Providence Journal, NBC 10, News Talk 630 and 99.7FM WPRO, Lite Rock 105, and Full Channel. Ticket reservations are available by phone at 401.248.7000 and in person at the RIPO box office, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence, Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Billy Porter's BILLY'S BACK ON BROADWAY is Smooth and Relaxing
by David Clarke - Apr 15, 2014

Despite an extensive and impressive career, Billy Porter recently became a household name when he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. The incandescent star released a solo album of Broadway standards, titled BILLY'S BACK ON BROADWAY. He applies a big band swing, jazz, and contemporary R&B soundscape to these hit songs, giving listeners a unique perspective on these songs. (more...)

Ten New Voices Selected on Telemundo's LA VOZ KIDS
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Coaches Prince Royce, Roberto Tapia and Natalia Jimenez wrangled with passion to win the new voices for their teams. (more...)

Molly Ringwald to Perform at ZACH Theatre, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

ZACH Theatre announces the next performance in the TOP Concert Series - MOLLY RINGWALD, the critically acclaimed actress, author and singer, live in concert on the Kleberg Stage for two performances only at 7:30pm and 9:30pm on April 26th, 2014. Molly Ringwald will be performing songs from her recent album, "Except…Sometimes," an homage to the Great American Songbook featuring a carefully chosen selection of nine standards which Ringwald caps off with her take on The Breakfast Club classic, "Don't You (Forget About Me)." (more...)

Spanish Gold to Release Debut Album SOUTH OF NOWHERE, 5/27; North American Tour to Kick Off 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Spanish Gold will embark on an extensive North American tour this spring and summer. See below for complete tour details. The shows are in support of the trio's debut album, South of Nowhere, which will be released May 27 on BMG/Del Mar Records. Already receiving critical acclaim, Rolling Stone recently premiered the first single, “Out On The Street.” The single is now available on iTunes. (more...)

Coeurage Theatre Partners with Hemophilia Foundation, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation to Raise Funds, 4/18 & 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Coeurage Theatre Company (Jeremy Lelliott, Artistic Director; Nicole Monet, Managing Director), LA's 'Pay What You Want' Company, has announced it will share a portion of box office proceeds from their production of The Yellow Boat with the Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Coeurage will also host a Hemophilia Day Carnival on May 17 prior to that evening's performance. (More details on the Carnival will be announced at a later date.) Written by David Saar and directed by Joseph V. Calarco, The Yellow Boat will play one preview performance on Friday, April 18 at 8pm and opens on Saturday, April 19 at 8pm at GTC Burbank. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Lena Hall Talks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Plus KINKY BOOTS, CATS, Upcoming The Deafening Gigs & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 14, 2014

Today we are talking to a Broadway leading lady making a major mark in the gender-bending role of Yitzhak in the new Broadway production of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's masterful rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH starring Neil Patrick Harris, the affable and idiosyncratically alluring Lena Hall. Discussing sharing the stage with NPH in the raucous and wild rock showpiece, Hall offers a vivid view of her participation in the Broadway iteration of the cult hit - ranging from polishing her vocals for a cover of Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" to donning a prosthetic penis and much more. Additionally, Hall opens up about the larger themes of the prescient and timely musical, as well as shares her affection for the rock, pop and punk sound the score so evocatively emulates and recreates. On that note, Hall also sheds some light on her other ongoing endeavor, as lead singer of the band The Deafening, and shares some of her favorite songs to sing at gigs around town - including an upcoming show at Arlene's Grocery later this week. As if that were not enough, Hall also looks back on some of her most fondly remembered roles to date, reflecting on her time spent in the corps of CATS and the lace-ups of KINKY BOOTS through to a new jukebox musical project featuring the music of iconic rock songwriter Holly Knight. All of that, throwback tales involving NPH and much, much more in this wide-ranging conversation with one of the most uniquely compelling Broadway stars of the new season. (more...)

Tickets to Kenny Loggins, ASIA and Late Nite Catechism 3 Shows at bergenPAC on Sale 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey announces exciting new shows for everyone! See Kenny Loggins Thursday, August 7th at 8PM or ASIA on Saturday, September 7th at 8PM or laugh your sins off with Late Nite Catechism by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 3PM- (more...)

Choreographers Pat Birch & Luigi to be Honored at 2014 Astaire Awards, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

On Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards will honor 5-time Tony Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award-winning veteran choreographer Pat Birch with its Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award and legendary dancer and dance instructor Luigi with the Outstanding Achievement in the Preservation of Musical Theatre Award. The Astaire Awards is the only awards show to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film and were first started in 1982 by the late Fred Astaire and the late Douglas Watt (a critic and writer for the NY Daily News and The New Yorker, his 100th birthday would be this year). (more...)

THE DAVID DANCE Feature Film to Premiere at Newport Beach Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

THE DAVID DANCE, a feature film directed by Aprill Winney, will have its Southern California premiere at THE NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL on Tuesday, April 29th at 5:45pm at Triangle Square Cinemas. (more...)

BWW Reviews: McDonald Mesmerizes in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by Michael Dale - Apr 13, 2014

There's a lady on stage, and not only is she an entrancing singer, but she's one hell of an actor. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY is Coming to Concord for One Night Only, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY is coming to Concord, NH. WEST SIDE STORY appears for one night only at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 27, at 7:30pm. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents' Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz, The Life). (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 4/16/2014 - 4/18/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 4/16/2014 - 4/18/2014! (more...)

Glen Street Theatre Presents GO YOUR OWN WAY, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

On the eve of their long-awaited comeback tour, Fleetwood Mac's most famous songwriter decided she would not give in to the pleas for her to rejoin the band. Instead, Christine McVie tweeted "Sorry folks. No tour." Always an intriguing figure, McVie's uniquely independent attitude to global fame, ridiculous wealth, love and loss, personal privacy, song writing and music, is at the heart of her story. (more...)

16 Year Old Singer-Songwriter Hannah Gill Comes to Rockwood Music Hall, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Stunning new voices. The type that make you stop, that force you to listen, then listen again. They can come from anywhere and everywhere. Young or old, that natural quality is a rare and wonderful thing. And sometimes they've just been hiding in plain sight, like Hannah Gill, whose debut EP launches a remarkable, mature talent. (released on Greene Street Music, March 4th, 2014) (more...)

Raymond Weil Keeps It in the Family and Passes the Reigns to Grandson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Elie Bernheim, grandson of the eponymous founder of the independent watch brand, RAYMOND WEIL, has taken over the reins from his father Olivier Bernheim, and lead the family company. This act sets the stamp of the third generation at the head of the Swiss watch company. Elie Bernheim was named as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 8 April, 2014. Elie Bernheim joined the company in 2006 after graduating from the prestigious Hospitality Management School of Lausanne. Representing the third generation of the family company, Elie Bernheim - grandson of Mr Raymond Weil - has been the guarantor of continuity of the Brand's heritage, founded on the watchmaking know-how and unflinching adherence to its values. With expertise in watchmaking, marketing and company management, Elie Bernheim was in charge of the development and optimization of the global strategy for RAYMOND WEIL during recent years. It was in the context of a continuing respect for this heritage firmly entrusted to him, which has constituted the cornerstone of the remarkable success of this watchmaking Brand over the years, that Elie Bernheim embarked on his career in the company. In parallel with his in-depth product knowledge and expertise, Elie Bernheim will remain the head of RAYMOND WEIL's marketing department. Respecting the founding values remains essential to his vision for the future. This is what will seal the success of all the dynamism, ambition and energy that he hopes to harness for the benefit the family company. While analytical and pragmatic, Elie Bernheim is nonetheless passionate about life, the Arts and music. Essentially inherited from his mother, who is a professional pianist, the passion for Music Is today breathing a new lease of life, animating each new product development or marketing positioning. Elie Bernheim succeeds his father Olivier Bernheim, who proudly passes on the baton. Olivier Bernheim joined the family company in 1982. He became the Chief Executive Officer of RAYMOND WEIL in 1996 and will remain President of the Board of Directors and company consultant. RAYMOND WEIL Founded in 1976, RAYMOND WEIL is one of the last independent, Swiss family watchmaking companies. Based in Geneva, cradle of the most prestigious names in Swiss watchmaking and of the most esteemed experts in the area of components and the provision of materials, the Brand occupies a prominent place in the exclusive world of luxury watchmaking, thanks to its collection of refined timekeepers, which combine elegance with contemporary elements, arousing the emotions of both clients and partners. Music has always been at the heart of RAYMOND WEIL's universe, as can be seen with the names of the different Brand collections, taken from famous operas, such as nabucco and parsifal, or the musical connotations, maestro and jasmine, as well as the numerous musical partnerships that RAYMOND WEIL has had, particularly with iconic concert halls, prestigious prize awards, online music platforms and charitable activities linked to the music world. Emotions, precision and performance: these are the values common to both music and watchmaking that RAYMOND WEIL aspires to share with its clients. (more...)

Chance Theater to Present A CELTIC HOLIDAY WITH CRAIC IN THE STONE, Begin. 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Chance Theater has announced its sixth and final production for its 2014 Season - an original musical celebration for the holidays, A Celtic Holiday with Craic in the Stone. Written by resident artists Jocelyn A. Brown, David McCormick, James McHale, Jennifer Ruckman and Bill Strongin, along with Aimee Gomez, Karen O'Hanlon and Scott B. Well. A Celtic Holiday with Craic in the Stone will preview on Tue, December 9. The press performance is on December 10. Regular performances begin December 11 and continue through December 23 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS is a Dance Festival on Stage at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 11, 2014

Kerry Lambert's choreography keeps the show moving as seven badly behaved mountain men kidnap wives from the local town and hold them for the winter. (more...)

EELS' 'Mistakes of My Youth' Video Premieres at NPR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

NPR Music Is premiering the video for EELS track “Mistakes Of My Youth” from The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, out April 22 on E Works/Pias. (more...)

RSC to Broadcast HENRY IV Parts 1, 2 & THE GENTLEMEN OF VERONA as Part of Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has announced the company's Summer 2014 season in Stratford-upon-Avon with three early titles in the Company's six year journey across Shakespeare's entire First Folio of 36 plays. They are Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. They will be shot for broadcast as part of "Live from Stratford-upon-Avon," a program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. This year also marks the 450th anniversary year of Shakespeare's birth. (more...)

Cleveland Playhouse to Present Reading of Folk Musical JOE, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Cleveland Play House presents a folk musical reading of Joe. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Presents BRAHMS, BARTÓK AND BEYOND, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Eastern European melodies inspire an evolution of music that ranges from the expansive Gypsy lines of Brahms to the intimate, cosmos-searching details of Ligeti in “Brahms, Bartók and Beyond,” the stirring final concert of Pacific Symphony's 2013-14 Café Ludwig series. Steeped with the charm of traditional folk music, compositions by Bartók and Brahms—two masters of the genre—round out Ligeti's innovative and probing “Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet,” which explores the very foundations of music theory. Piano sensation Orli Shaham returns in her seventh season to host Symphony principal musicians including Benjamin Smolen on flute, Jessica Pearlman on oboe, Benjamin Lulich on clarinet, Rose Corrigan on bassoon, Keith Popejoy on horn, Raymond Kobler on violin, Robert Becker on viola and Timothy Landauer on cello, in the Samueli Theater on Sunday, May 11 (Mother's Day), at 3 p.m. (more...)

Photo Release -- Imagination's Caskeid Enriches PEAQ MUNET Multiroom Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

LONDON, April 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Imagination Technologies (LSE:IMG) reports that PEAQ, one of Media-Saturn Group's own brands, is using Imagination's Caskeid technology in a new range of PEAQ MUNET wireless audio music streaming systems, which bring next-generation audio to the mass market of European consumers. (more...)

Joshua Bell to Join Jacques Lacombe and the NJSO for One Night Only, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) present Bell & Lacombe, a one-performance-only program on Friday, May 9, at 8 pm in NJPAC's Prudential Hall. The Grammy Award-winning violinist performs Sibelius' Violin Concerto and Ravel's Tzigane on a program that includes Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture and Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1. NJSO Music Director Jacques Lacombe conducts. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Comes to The Morris Performing Arts Center, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

WEST SIDE STORY plays at The Morris Performing Arts Center May 9-10, 2014 as part of the 2013-14 Broadway in South Bend Series presented by Broadway Theatre League. Tony® Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents' Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award® nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz, The Life). (more...)

New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert Launch the Inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, 5/28-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

From May 28 to June 7, 2014, the New York Philharmonic will present the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, a kaleidoscopic exploration of today's music by a wide range of composers through (more...)

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