GENET PORNO Begins Tonight at HEREGENET PORNO Begins Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

HERE begins its 2015-2016 Producing Season with Genet Porno, by HERE Resident Artist Yvan Greenberg / Laboratory Theater.  This production, developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), marks a premiere.  Genet Porno plays a limited engagement September 9 - 26 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Release Fifth Recording with Riccardo Muti, 9/11Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Release Fifth Recording with Riccardo Muti, 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

CHICAGO—The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) fifth recording with Music Director Riccardo Muti on its own CSO Resound label, Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique and Lélio, will be released internationally via retail and download outlets on Friday, September 11, 2015. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 125th Season With Music Director Riccardo Muti, 9/17Chicago Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 125th Season With Music Director Riccardo Muti, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Riccardo Muti's sixth season as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) begins with a multi-faceted celebration as the CSO kicks off its 125th anniversary season in 2015/16. (more...)

Joey Arias and Julie Atlas Muz Star in Basil Twist's SISTERS' FOLLIES: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS This OctJoey Arias and Julie Atlas Muz Star in Basil Twist's SISTERS' FOLLIES: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS This Oct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Commissioned for the 100th Anniversary of the Abrons' Playhouse, SISTERS' FOLLIES: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS is a spooktacular musical extravaganza direct from the unlimited imagination of Basil Twist and stars the legendary Downtown icons Joey Arias (Arias With A Twist, Lincoln Center's AmericanSongbook) and Julie Atlas Muz (Beauty and the Beast). (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 125th Season With Music Director Riccardo Muti TonightChicago Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 125th Season With Music Director Riccardo Muti Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Riccardo Muti's sixth season as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) begins with a multi-faceted celebration as the CSO kicks off its 125th anniversary season in 2015/16. (more...)

CHANG(E) to Run 11/4-22 at HERECHANG(E) to Run 11/4-22 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE proudly presents Chang(e), a HERE Resident Artist production devised by Soomi Kim and director Suzi Takahashi.  A limited engagement plays November 4 - 22 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street).  This new work, developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), marks the culmination of a residency for Soomi Kim with HARP. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Fifth Recording with Riccardo Muti TodayChicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Fifth Recording with Riccardo Muti Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) fifth recording with Music Director Riccardo Muti on its own CSO Resound label, Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique and Lelio, will be released internationally via retail and download outlets today, September 11, 2015. (more...)

Cast Announced for 2016 PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now Festival This JanuaryCast Announced for 2016 PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now Festival This January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) and HERE are pleased to announce full casting for the fourth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, running January 6-17, 2016, in New York City. Deemed "suddenly indispensable" (New Yorker), this 'bracingly innovative' Festival, founded, directed, and curated by Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of BMP), and Kim Whitener (of HERE), has quickly become 'a point of reference" in the field (The New York Times) over three astoundingly successful seasons. (more...)

SISTER'S FOLLIES Extends at Abrons Arts CenterSISTER'S FOLLIES Extends at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Abrons Arts Center is pleased to announce the extension of 2015 MacArthur Fellow Basil Twist's Sisters' Follies: Between Two Worlds. (more...)

Joey Arias and Julie Atlas Muz Star in Basil Twist's SISTERS' FOLLIES: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, Beginning TonightJoey Arias and Julie Atlas Muz Star in Basil Twist's SISTERS' FOLLIES: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Commissioned for the 100th Anniversary of the Abrons' Playhouse, SISTERS' FOLLIES: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS is a spooktacular musical extravaganza direct from the unlimited imagination of Basil Twist and stars the legendary Downtown icons Joey Arias (Arias With A Twist, Lincoln Center's AmericanSongbook) and Julie Atlas Muz (Beauty and the Beast). (more...)

CHANG(E) Begins Tonight at HERECHANG(E) Begins Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE presents Chang(e), a HERE Resident Artist production devised by Soomi Kim and director Suzi Takahashi. (more...)

CHANG(E) Starts Tonight at HERE Arts CenterCHANG(E) Starts Tonight at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE proudly presents Chang(e), a HERE Resident Artist production devised by Soomi Kim and director Suzi Takahashi. A limited engagement plays tonight, November 4 - 22 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). This new work, developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), marks the culmination of a residency for Soomi Kim with HARP. (more...)

Riccardo Muti to Return to Chicago Symphony Orchestra for December Concerts, 12/3Riccardo Muti to Return to Chicago Symphony Orchestra for December Concerts, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

CHICAGO—The CSO's Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago for a week of subscription concerts, December 3–5, leading a varied program of music by Beethoven, Prokofiev and Scriabin with the Chicago Symphony Chorus and pianist Kirill Gerstein as soloist as the CSO continues its 125th anniversary season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for Madison (more...)

Michael Cerveris, David Greenspan, Daphne Gaines and More Set for HERE's FutureCity Gala, June 1Michael Cerveris, David Greenspan, Daphne Gaines and More Set for HERE's FutureCity Gala, June 1
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

On Monday, June 1, HERE honors Mary McCormick, President of the Fund for the City of New York, and Donn Russell, Director of The Peg Santvoord Foundation, at its annual gala.  The gala, entitled FutureCity, begins at 6:00pm with the Taste of Tomorrow Dinner at City Winery (155 Varick Street) featuring VIP Cocktail Reception, dinner, performances and live & silent auctions, and continues with The HEREafter Party, beginning at 8:30pm at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue), with cocktails, hors d'Oeuvres, silent auction, performances and dancing.   (more...)

2015 National Youth Orchestra of the USA to Perform Nine Concerts in New York & China, 7/10-262015 National Youth Orchestra of the USA to Perform Nine Concerts in New York & China, 7/10-26
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

This summer, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), featuring 114 outstanding young musicians from across the country, will come together for a third annual year of extraordinary music-making. (more...)

The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

 The Britt Classical Festival, led by Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams, has announced a wide-ranging, adventurous series of concerts of contemporary and new music paired with core classical repertoire for its three-week 2015 season, beginning July 31. The programs include the world premiere of a folk song cycle written and performed by vocalist and songwriter Aoife O'Donovan and fiddler Jeremy Kittel alongside work by Charles Ives, George Antheil and Copland; performances of John Adams' Absolute Jest string quartet showcase with the Dover Quartet and Samuel Adams' recent work Radial Play; orchestral showpieces including Brahms' Symphony No. 2 and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring; Teddy Abrams performing on piano and clarinet with his own Sixth Floor Trio, playing music from a variety of genres in a program alongside music by Samuel Barber and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique; and composer Mason Bates on electronica in his popular work Mothership with the Britt Orchestra, on a program that features James Ehnes in Barber's Violin Concerto. The festival takes place in the Britt Pavilion, an intimate, beautiful outdoor 2,200-capacity amphitheater in the historic Gold Rush town of Jacksonville, Oregon, 17 miles from Ashland. This is Teddy Abrams' second season as the Britt Classical Festival's music director. (more...)

HERE Kicks Off CULTUREMART 2015 TonightHERE Kicks Off CULTUREMART 2015 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2015, taking place tonight, March 4, through March 14. (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic to Perform BOLERO in Concert, 4/11Rhode Island Philharmonic to Perform BOLERO in Concert, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, April 11, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will pull out all the stops with Ravel's popular Boléro. Cellist ALBAN GERHARDT returns to perform Saint- Sa?ns' Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor. The program also features the “Queen Mab” Scherzo from Berlioz' Romeo & Juliet and Ravel's Mother Goose Suite. Robert and Lynn Manning and Taco/The White Family Foundation are Concert Sponsors, and Mr. Gerhardt's appearance is sponsored by Barbara J. Dreyer. Tickets (starting at $15) are available at tickets.riphil.org, and the RIPO box office at 401.248.7000. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for 2015 National Youth Orchestra of the USACarnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for 2015 National Youth Orchestra of the USA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 114 outstanding young musicians from across America who have been selected to come together this summer as the third annual National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). (more...)

SHORT STORIES Set for HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program, 4/21-25SHORT STORIES Set for HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program, 4/21-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program presents Short Stories. This production from the internationally acclaimed Teatro Hugo & Ines plays 6 performances from Tuesday, April 21 - Saturday, April 25 in the Dorothy B. Williams Theatre at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents SINGIN' IN THE RAIN This WeekendThe Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents SINGIN' IN THE RAIN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

For more than 60 years, audiences have fallen in love with 'Singin' in the Rain' and its award-winning on-screen performances by Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds. This weekend, March 13-15, audiences can experience the film in a new way with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as part of the PNC Pops series. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 98th SeasonThe Cleveland Orchestra Announces 98th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2015

The Cleveland Orchestra and Franz Welser-Most have announced details of the Orchestra's 2015-16 season. The year marks the Orchestra's 98th season and the 14th season with Franz Welser-Most as Music Director. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney Tunes in Concert, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The wonderful world of Disney joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with high-resolution film clips and  beloved music and songs for PNC Pops: Disney in Concert Tale as Old as Time, June 19-21 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Rock Out With 'A Night of Symphonic Rock', 7/25Pittsburgh Symphony to Rock Out With 'A Night of Symphonic Rock', 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Heinz Hall will "rock 'n' roll" when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents "A Night of Symphonic Rock" on July 25 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

CSO to Present 2015 'Masters and Dreamers' LUMENOCITY Festival This AugustCSO to Present 2015 'Masters and Dreamers' LUMENOCITY Festival This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the musical program for its wildly popular concert and community festival, LUMENOCITY, set to return for the third year in a row, August 5-9, 2015 at Washington Park in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. (more...)

Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23Grammy Winner Diana Krall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Johnny Mathis to Perform With the Pittsburgh Symphony, 7/16Johnny Mathis to Perform With the Pittsburgh Symphony, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Johnny Mathis, one of the most versatile and multi-dimensional pop artists of modern time, takes the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for its Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 16 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs Disney Tunes in Concert This WeekendPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs Disney Tunes in Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The wonderful world of Disney joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with high-resolution film clips and  beloved music and songs for PNC Pops: Disney in Concert Tale as Old as Time, this weekend, June 19-21 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

2015 National Youth Orchestra of the USA to Perform Nine Concerts in New York & China, 7/10-262015 National Youth Orchestra of the USA to Perform Nine Concerts in New York & China, 7/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

This summer, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), featuring 114 outstanding young musicians from across the country, will come together for a third annual year of extraordinary music-making. (more...)

The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

 The Britt Classical Festival, led by Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams, has announced a wide-ranging, adventurous series of concerts of contemporary and new music paired with core classical repertoire for its three-week 2015 season, beginning July 31. The programs include the world premiere of a folk song cycle written and performed by vocalist and songwriter Aoife O'Donovan and fiddler Jeremy Kittel alongside work by Charles Ives, George Antheil and Copland; performances of John Adams' Absolute Jest string quartet showcase with the Dover Quartet and Samuel Adams' recent work Radial Play; orchestral showpieces including Brahms' Symphony No. 2 and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring; Teddy Abrams performing on piano and clarinet with his own Sixth Floor Trio, playing music from a variety of genres in a program alongside music by Samuel Barber and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique; and composer Mason Bates on electronica in his popular work Mothership with the Britt Orchestra, on a program that features James Ehnes in Barber's Violin Concerto. The festival takes place in the Britt Pavilion, an intimate, beautiful outdoor 2,200-capacity amphitheater in the historic Gold Rush town of Jacksonville, Oregon, 17 miles from Ashland. This is Teddy Abrams' second season as the Britt Classical Festival's music director. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Rocks Out With 'A Night of Symphonic Rock' TonightPittsburgh Symphony Rocks Out With 'A Night of Symphonic Rock' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Heinz Hall will 'rock 'n' roll' when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents 'A Night of Symphonic Rock' tonight, July 25 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

Grammy Winner Diana Krall Performs with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra TonightGrammy Winner Diana Krall Performs with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Today Night Icons at Heinz Hall tonight, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Johnny Mathis Performs With the Pittsburgh Symphony TonightJohnny Mathis Performs With the Pittsburgh Symphony Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

Johnny Mathis, one of the most versatile and multi-dimensional pop artists of modern time, takes the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for its Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series tonight, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps InJames Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying. (more...)

National Youth Orchestra of the USA Kicks Off 2015 China Tour TodayNational Youth Orchestra of the USA Kicks Off 2015 China Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Carnegie Hall launches an extensive tour to China by the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) this month. (more...)

PNC Pops Presents THE ULTIMATE OSCARS at Heinz Hall, 2/5PNC Pops Presents THE ULTIMATE OSCARS at Heinz Hall, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The Oscar celebration starts early this year with PNC Pops: The Ultimate Oscars at Heinz Hall on February 5-7. (more...)

Yannick Nezet-Seguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Set 2016-17 SeasonYannick Nezet-Seguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra Set 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today announce The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2016-17 season. The season underscores the incredible versatility and depth of the ensemble under Nezet-Seguin's leadership, as he embarks on his fifth season and continues shaping a modern definition of the Orchestra's legendary Philadelphia Sound. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI This WeekendThe Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents CHRIS BOTTI This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Love is in the air this February as trumpet phenomenon and one of the bestselling jazz instrumental artists in the United States today, Chris Botti, shares his love for romantic melodies at Heinz Hall this weekend, February 6-8. With a Grammy victory for 'Best Pop Instrumental Album' and four #1 albums on Billboard's Jazz Albums listings, Botti joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for this PNC Pops performance under the direction of Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, 3/13-15The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, 3/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

For more than 60 years, audiences have fallen in love with "Singin' in the Rain" and its award-winning on-screen performances by Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds. On March 13-15, audiences can experience the film in a new way with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as part of the PNC Pops series. (more...)

Bravo! Vail Sets 2015 Season, Featuring NY Phil & More!Bravo! Vail Sets 2015 Season, Featuring NY Phil & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Bravo! Vail has announced its 28th Season will take place from July 1st to August 6th, 2015. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail, and will collaborate with some of the world's most sought-after soloists. Additionally, the season will feature chamber artists in concert throughout the Vail Valley. (more...)

NJSO to Present 2016 Winter Festival: Sounds of Shakespeare This JanuaryNJSO to Present 2016 Winter Festival: Sounds of Shakespeare This January
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

he New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present the 2016 Winter Festival: Sounds of Shakespeare-the second year of a two-season Winter Festival cycle celebrating music inspired by the Bard. (more...)

Toronto Symphony to Ring in the New Year with the Mozart@260 FestivalToronto Symphony to Ring in the New Year with the Mozart@260 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) rings in the new year in style, celebrating one of the most prolific and beloved composers ever with its annual Mozart Festival. The Mozart@260 Festival -- curated by Quebec-based conductor Bernard Labadie -- includes the famous Symphony No. 40 as part of the popular What Makes It Great? series, a splendid program featuring the Jupiter Symphony and more, and a gripping semi-staged production of the Requiem. The TSO then presents Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz, and welcomes back Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan for a second time this season. (more...)

NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Presents Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique This JanuaryNEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA to Presents Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe open the 2016 Winter Festival, Sounds of Shakespeare, with a program pairing Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique (more...)

CSO Presents 2015 'Masters and Dreamers' LUMENOCITY Festival This WeekendCSO Presents 2015 'Masters and Dreamers' LUMENOCITY Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the musical program for its wildly popular concert and community festival, LUMENOCITY, set to return for the third year in a row, this weekend, August 5-9, 2015 at Washington Park in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events each day through Friday, September 4. All details about Neighborhood Week, including locations and ticket information, can be found at pittsburghsymphony.org/neighborhood. (more...)

The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

 The Britt Classical Festival, led by Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams, has announced a wide-ranging, adventurous series of concerts of contemporary and new music paired with core classical repertoire for its three-week 2015 season, beginning July 31. The programs include the world premiere of a folk song cycle written and performed by vocalist and songwriter Aoife O'Donovan and fiddler Jeremy Kittel alongside work by Charles Ives, George Antheil and Copland; performances of John Adams' Absolute Jest string quartet showcase with the Dover Quartet and Samuel Adams' recent work Radial Play; orchestral showpieces including Brahms' Symphony No. 2 and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring; Teddy Abrams performing on piano and clarinet with his own Sixth Floor Trio, playing music from a variety of genres in a program alongside music by Samuel Barber and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique; and composer Mason Bates on electronica in his popular work Mothership with the Britt Orchestra, on a program that features James Ehnes in Barber's Violin Concerto. The festival takes place in the Britt Pavilion, an intimate, beautiful outdoor 2,200-capacity amphitheater in the historic Gold Rush town of Jacksonville, Oregon, 17 miles from Ashland. This is Teddy Abrams' second season as the Britt Classical Festival's music director. (more...)

GENET PORNO to Open HERE's 2015-16 SeasonGENET PORNO to Open HERE's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

HERE begins its 2015-2016 Producing Season with Genet Porno, by HERE Resident Artist Yvan Greenberg / Laboratory Theater.  This production, developed through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP), marks a premiere.  Genet Porno plays a limited engagement September 9 - 26 at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, just below Spring Street). (more...)

SHORT STORIES Set for HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program This WeekSHORT STORIES Set for HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program presents Short Stories. This production from the internationally acclaimed Teatro Hugo & Ines plays 6 performances from today, April 21 - Saturday, April 25 in the Dorothy B. Williams Theatre at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Performs BOLERO in Concert TonightRhode Island Philharmonic Performs BOLERO in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

East Providence, RI - Tonight, April 11, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will pull out all the stops with Ravel's popular Boléro. Cellist ALBAN GERHARDT returns to perform Saint- Sa?ns' Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor. The program also features the “Queen Mab” Scherzo from Berlioz' Romeo & Juliet and Ravel's Mother Goose Suite. Robert and Lynn Manning and Taco/The White Family Foundation are Concert Sponsors, and Mr. Gerhardt's appearance is sponsored by Barbara J. Dreyer. Tickets (starting at $15) are available at tickets.riphil.org, and the RIPO box office at 401.248.7000. (more...)

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