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Pittance Chamber Music Announces 2016/17 Season with Three Unique Concerts featuring Members of Los Angeles Opera Orchestra?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Pittance Chamber Music announces 2016/17 season with three unique concerts featuring members of the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Opera Orchestra: October 9, 2016, 3pm at the Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion; February 3, 2017, 8pm at Zipper Hall, The Colburn School; and March 26, 2017, 3pm, returning to the Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall. Special guests include Domingo Colburn Stein Young Artists Summer Hassan, soprano and Theo Hoffman, baritone, and Los Angeles Opera Richard Seaver Music Director, conductor James Conlon. (more...)

Spiritual Rez Releases New Studio LP 'Setting in the West,' Produced by Kenny Carkeet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Nationally-touring reggae-fusion band Spiritual Rez releases their fourth studio album entitled 'Setting in the West' today. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BWW Introduces Daniel Binelli, one of the Musicians at the Heart of MARIA DE BUENOS AIRES
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2016

This is Daniel Binelli, who plays the bandonen - an accordion-like instrument at the heart of Argentine tango music. Opera Grand Rapids is pleased to feature Binelli, an internationally renowned master of the bandoneon and foremost torchbearer of the music of Ástor Piazzolla, for Maria de Buenos Aires.  (more...)

Works & Process at The Guggenheim Announces Carnegie Hall Concert STEVE REICH 80TH BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

On Sunday, October 9, 2016, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a preview of Carnegie Hall: Steve Reich 80th Birthday and Three Tales by Beryl Korot & Steve Reich at 7:30pm. (more...)

New World Symphony to Present 'TAKING THE PRIZE' Pulitzer Centennial with Works by Copland & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), commemorates 100 years of the Pulitzer Prize with Taking the Prize: A Pulitzer Centennial Celebration, featuring performances of Prize-winning works by Aaron Copland, Paul Moravec, and Steve Reich on Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m. at the New World Center. (more...)

Black Violin to Bring 'Classical Boom' to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2016-17 season today, October 29, 2016 at 8pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Black Violin: The UNITY Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2016-17 season today, October 29, 2016 at 8pm with the return of three-time Amateur Night at the Apollo winners Black Violin. (more...)

Composer & Bang on a Can All-Stars Member Ken Thomson to Release RESTLESS Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Composer and Bang on a Can All-Stars member Ken Thomson releases his next album Restless distributed by Cantaloupe Music/Naxos on October 28, 2016. (more...)

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Opens 2016-17 Season on Today at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra launches its 44th season with a concert at Carnegie Hall in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage today, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. Orpheus is joined by award-winning pianist Christian Zacharias-widely known for his interpretations and recordings of Beethoven's works-for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Essential Series Presents LOVE AND DUTY: A CELEBRATION OF THE CHAMBER MUSIC OF BRAHMS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Love and Duty marks the launch of a semester-long celebration of the music of Johannes Brahms, curated by Miro Quartet. In addition to the programs in McCullough Theatre, the project features additional chamber music concerts by Butler School of Music faculty and students, plus a major string quartet seminar. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer Trio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts opens the 2016-17 Jazz series with the Vijay Iyer Trio, featuring Vijay Iyer, piano, Stephan Crump, bass, and Tyshawn Sorey, drums, on Today, October 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

Ben Vereen & Charl Brown at 'AFTER HOURS' and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for October 24-30, featuring Kurt Elling, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella with Special Guests Ben Vereen and Charl Brown, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, and more! (more...)

Composer & Bang on a Can All-Stars Member Ken Thomson to Release RESTLESS Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Composer and Bang on a Can All-Stars member Ken Thomson releases his next album Restless distributed by Cantaloupe Music/Naxos on October 28, 2016. (more...)

Verve Celebrates Christmas with Two Releases: Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 1: The Vocalists & Joyful Jazz! Christmas with Verve, Vol. 2: The Instrumentals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

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Eighth Blackbird Announces Launch of BLACKBIRD CREATIVE LAB
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Eighth Blackbird today has been named Ensemble of the Year by Musical America, adding to the shower of accolades the group has enjoyed throughout its 20th anniversary (2016). Earlier this month, Eighth Blackbird was named recipient of Chamber Music America's first-ever Visionary Award, and last February the group picked up its fourth Grammy Award along with a prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Ever in creative motion, Eighth Blackbird propels itself forward from this 20th anniversary milestone by investing its vision, talent, and experience in an ambitious new initiative for the next generation: The Blackbird Creative Lab. (more...)

The Town Hall to Open New Season with Mariza, Diego El Cigala and Tomatito
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Portuguese fado singer Mariza, flamenco/jazz singer Diego El Cigala and flamenco guitarist Tomatito headline a unique series of shows at The Town Hall this October. (more...)

bergenPAC Presents The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 -Today, October 13, 2016 at 8PM. (more...)

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts Continues Jazz Series with the Alicia Olatuja Sextet 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its Jazz series with the Alicia Olatuja Sextet. Featuring: Alicia Olatuja, vocals; Rasul A-Salaam, vocals; Jon Cowherd, piano; David Rosenthal, guitar; Eric Wheeler, bass; John Davis, drums on Saturday, November 12, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). Tickets: $20-$35 • Students with valid ID: $7-$21 www.millertheatre.com/events/alicia-olatuja-Sextet (more...)

Los Angeles International Flamenco Festival Presents World Renowned Flamenco Guitarist and Five-Time GRAMMY Winner Tomatito
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Jose Fernandez Torres, better known as Tomatito, is a living legend and one of today's most-admired flamenco guitarists. Known for his mastery of traditional rhythms, his classic work with singer Camaron del la Isla, and his pioneering efforts in establishing Nuevo flamenco by augmenting traditional flamenco with music influenced by classical, jazz, blues, rock, pop, bossa-nova, tango, and fado, makes his first City of Los Angeles appearance with his Sextet on Friday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Unique, Well-Acted LANFORD WILSON: TAKE 5 at Cesear's Forum
by Roy Berko - Oct 11, 2016

Caffe Cino, which was founded in 1958, is noted as the site that gave birth to off-off Broadway theatre. It was the invention of retired dancer Joe Cino, who offered a place to do inexpensive creative works in New York City and not have to conform to Equity rules. Cino bankrolled the adventure. The shows were staged on a make-shift small platform. (more...)

Ben Folds to Perform One-Night-Only Concert with Houston Symphony Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Multiplatinum-selling singer, songwriter and producer Ben Folds will join the Houston Symphony in a one-night-only performance of his acclaimed Concerto for Piano and Orchestra and alternative-pop hits on March 16, 2017. (more...)

Spiritual Rez Releases New Studio LP 'Setting in the West,' Produced by Kenny Carkeet
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Nationally-touring reggae-fusion band Spiritual Rez releases their fourth studio album entitled 'Setting in the West' today. (more...)

Folk-Rock Sextet Delta Rae Brings Winter Acoustic Tour to SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Delta Rae, the North Carolina Folk-Rock Sextet is bringing their big vocals and percussion to South Orange Performing Arts Center on December 15 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Western Wind Vocal Sextet Presents HOLIDAY LIGHT – Joyous Music for Chanukkah and Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Western Wind vocal Sextet will present Holiday Light - Joyous Music for Chanukkah and Christmas on Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 PM in Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium, 417 East 61st Street in Manhattan. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS in a Cosmopolitan Spirit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Acclaimed American singer Deborah J. Carter and Mamelo Gaitanopoulos Sextet will perform special arrangements by Mamelo to the great hits of the first jazz opera 'Porgy and Bess' in the 'Hot Jazz' series this upcoming December. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present TONY DANZE: STANDARDS AND STORIES 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3pm with the beloved star of stage and screen turned song-and-dance man Tony Danza performing his new hit show, Standards & Stories. Accompanied by his talented four-piece band, Brooklyn-born Danza will perform a selection of his favorite standards from the Great American Songbook, along with selections from the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas (in which Danza starred), while interweaving stories about his life and personal connection to the music. Tickets are $36-$55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Perth International Arts Festival Launches 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Perth International Arts Festival Artistic Director Wendy Martin has unveiled a world-class program of art without borders, inviting us to travel to extraordinary places with the most brilliant artists as our guides. (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...)

The Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio to Perform at Brooklyn College
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 Jazz series on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8pm with 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith. (more...)

BWW Preview: Choreographer Pat Birch is Candid on New CANDIDE at City Opera, Opening January 6 at the Rose Theatre
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 4, 2017

Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE has had more lives than that proverbial cat--the latest being New York City Opera's new take on it, opening on January 6 for a ten-performance run at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theatre. It is, once again, helmed by director Hal Prince and choreographer Pat Birch, who were responsible--with librettist Hugh Wheeler and conductor John Mauceri--for the resuscitation and renovation of the once-considered unproducible work, more than 40 years ago. (more...)

Sony Classical to Release Simone Dinnerstein's MOZART IN HAVANA, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Sony Classical will release acclaimed pianist Simone Dinnerstein's new album, Mozart in Havana, on April 21. The new album, recorded in Cuba, may be her most ambitious to date and is a testament to music's ability to cross all cultural and language barriers. For it, Dinnerstein has collaborated with the virtuosic Havana Lyceum Orchestra to perform Mozart's Piano Concerto Nos. 21 and 23. In June, the Orchestra will also make their American debut in a series of concerts, the first time an orchestra of this size has traveled to the U.S. from Cuba since the revolution. (more...)

University of North Texas to Show Innovative Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Texas ¾ Dancers at the University of North Texas will show off innovative choreography from guest artist William "Bill" Evans and their teachers at the Faculty Dance Concert. (more...)

Naughty Professor Featuring Chali 2na Release Single 'Darker Daze'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Today, iconoclastic New Orleans-based jazz-funk Sextet Naughty Professor release their politically charged song “Darker Daze.” (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Yoshiki With the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Yoshiki, songwriter, drummer/percussionist, classically-trained pianist and the creative force of the rock group X JAPAN, performed 'Yoshiki Classical Special featuring Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra' on January 12 and 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium.  Check out a first look at the event below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Yoshiki With the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 16, 2017

Yoshiki, songwriter, drummer/percussionist, classically-trained pianist and the creative force of the rock group X JAPAN, performed 'Yoshiki Classical Special featuring Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra' on January 12 and 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

The Sheen Center Sets Spring 2017 Classical Music Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The NoHo/East Village based Sheen Center for Thought and Culture has announced its 2017 spring classical series made up of three unique concerts curated by Marc Kaplan of SubCulture, exploring the gamut of chamber music from the classical to the contemporary eras. (more...)

Brooklyn Center to Welcome Haitian Singer-Songwriter Emeline Michel This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8pm with Haitian singer-songwriter and Red Cross Ambassador Emeline Michel. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston's Theater Under the Stars Ventures INTO THE WOODS
by Gary Laird - Dec 9, 2016

TUTS has done the seemingly impossible. They've made Sondheim cute. (more...)

Rave Reviews for Ken Thomson's Restless with Ashley Bathgate & Karl Larson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Composer and Bang on a Can All-Stars member Ken Thomson released his latest album Restless (Cantaloupe Music/Naxos) on October 28, 2016. (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...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome GRAMMY Winner Chaka Khan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2016-17 season with internationally-acclaimed music icon Chaka Khan on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:30pm in a Gala fundraising concert. (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...)

New York Philharmonic And Interlochen Academy Launch Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Interlochen Arts Academy and New York Philharmonic are pleased to announce a partnership that will launch in January. Four New York Philharmonic musicians, all Interlochen alumni, will travel to the school's Michigan campus for two intensive weeks of educational activities, and select students will travel to New York to attend a Philharmonic rehearsal and concert, and give a chamber concert at Lincoln Center's Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse (January 28, 2017). (more...)

BWW Review: PORGY AND BESS CONCERT at Hot Jazz Series
by Ronit Suzan - Dec 19, 2016

Once a month a new jazz concert is presented in various venues around the country for one week as part of the very popular Hot Jazz series, produced by Shamayim productions. In this month's event singer Deborah J. Carter and the Mamelo Gaitanopoulos Sextet brought the greatest hits from the jazz opera Porgy and Bess. Following their week of performances in Jerusalem, Herzliya, Modiin and Tel Aviv, the group reached Haifa with an extraordinary final show. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Presents Listings For January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

COC presents their listings for the month of January, including the Magic Flute, and concert series. (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...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome The Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 Jazz series on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8pm with 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith. (more...)

BWW Review: CALENDAR GIRLS at Santa Paula Theater Center
by Cary Ginell - Dec 13, 2016

???????Calendar Girls, a 2009 play based on a hit 2003 film, is Tim Firth and Juliette Towhidi's true-to-life comedy about six middle-aged women from a village in Yorkshire, England who raise money by posing nude for a calendar, in the process becoming a worldwide sensation. The women's goal was to honor one of their members' husbands, who had died from leukemia, by raising money to purchase a settee to be dedicated to his memory. The 2003 motion picture starred Helen Mirren and became a major success, grossing nearly $100 million and garnering Golden Globe nominations for Mirren and co-star Julie Walters. The play is being presented at the Santa Paula Theater Center through December 18. (more...)

Yoshiki to Appear in Concert with Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Yoshiki, songwriter, drummer/percussionist, classically-trained pianist and the creative force of the rock group X JAPAN, announced a special concert event: "Yoshiki Classical Special featuring Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra." The classical concerts will take place on January 12 and 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium  (more...)

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