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DPAC Presenting Series Concert to Honor Steve Reich's 80th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Third Coast Percussion, a vibrant, virtuosic ensemble devoted to exploring and expanding the sonic possibilities of the percussion repertoire, marks the 80th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning contemporary American composer Steve Reich, a founding father of musical minimalism. (more...)

New York City Celebrates Israel's Philharmonic 80th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Rochelle and David A. Hirsch, Linda and Michael G. Jesselson, andRuth and Theodore N. Mirvis, along with host Paula Zahn, are proud to announce this year's Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) New York Gala will be held on Tuesday, November 15 at the The Plaza Hotel- in celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Offers a Bouquet of Musical Delights at Washington National Opera
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 28, 2016

Legend has it there were five encores at the triumphant Viennese premiere of Mozart and da Ponte's Le Nozze di Figaro on May 1, 1786. By the same token, Washington National Opera's new production of the effervescent comic opera deserved just as many ovations. Now playing through Sunday, October 2 in the Kennedy Center Opera House, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO with Mozart's bubbly score and de Ponte's delicious libretto sparkles as bright as ever. The cast of first class singing-actors and the prime conducting skills of James Gaffigan are reason enough to take a seat for this masterpiece. (more...)

Miller Theatre presents the premiere-filled NY solo debut of flutist TIM MUNRO, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts presents the New York solo debut of flutist Tim Munro in Recounting, featuring Kate Soper, soprano and Mary Ellen Stebbins, lighting design. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Black Violin: The UNITY Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

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

The Town Hall to Open New Season with Mariza, Diego El Cigala and Tomatito
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 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...)

Nancy Karp and Dancers Premiere MEMORY PLACE This February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Next year Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison's almost 30-year-old Grand Duo for piano and violin. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open Jazz Series with Vijay Iyer Trio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 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 Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m. at Miller Theatre (2960 Broadway at 116th Street). (more...)

DPAC Presenting Series Concert to Honor Steve Reich's 80th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Third Coast Percussion, a vibrant, virtuosic ensemble devoted to exploring and expanding the sonic possibilities of the percussion repertoire, marks the 80th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning contemporary American composer Steve Reich, a founding father of musical minimalism. (more...)

Miller Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season of New Music, Early Music and Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced its 2016-17 Season (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with Steve Reich Variations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Steve Reich turns 80 this fall, and Miller Theatre joins with concert halls around the world to celebrate this iconic American composer on Today, September 15, 2016, 8:00 p.m. (more...)


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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 - Sep 14, 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...)

Bryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2016 schedule, featuring Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Ron Carter Big Band, Eliane Elias, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Natalie Douglas, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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...)

Announcing the 2016 Book Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Literary Excellence Incorporated introduces the Book Excellence Awards, an international book awards competition dedicated to providing authors from all genres and backgrounds the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. The Book Excellence Awards had a very successful inaugural year with hundreds of entrants from around the world. The award-winning titles were chosen based on their design and layout, writing quality and overall market appeal with respect to the category the book was entered in. The following is a list of the 2016 award-winners that have been listed with their respective category, book title and author name. (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...)

Bryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2016 schedule, featuring Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Ron Carter Big Band, Eliane Elias, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Natalie Douglas, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (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...)

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...)

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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