Hottest Articles on BWWClassical from 12/29/2013 - 1/5/2014

Below are BWWClassical's most popular articles from 12/29/2013 - 1/5/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) STAGE TUBE: 9-Year-Old Amira Willighagen Wins Holland's Got Talent
by Stage Tube - December 30, 2013

Amira Willighagen is the winner of Holland's got talent 2013. Check out her performance of Nessun Dorma below! (more...)

2) Alan Gilbert Conducts New Year's Eve Concert with Igudesman & Joo and Joshua Bell Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 31, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, this year featuring musical humorists Igudesman & Joo in their Philharmonic debut and a special guest appearance by violinist Joshua Bell, Today, December 31, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

3) SALUTE TO VIENNA New Year's Concert Returns to Lincoln Center Today
by BWW News Desk - January 01, 2014

Salute to Vienna returns to Lincoln Center today, January 1, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Salute to Vienna celebrates 19 years of New Year's tradition, rounding off the holiday season with its famous simultaneous concert series. Modeled after Vienna's Neujahrskonzert tradition, Salute to Vienna answers the question of 'what should we do at New Year's' for over 40,000 people across North America every year. (more...)

4) 'The NY Philharmonic This Week' Radio Broadcast to Kick Off 2014 with Soloist Thomas Hampson
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2013

The January broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - begin with an all-American New Year's Eve Concert conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert with Thomas Hampson as soloist. The program, recorded on New Year's Eve in 2009, includes Copland's Suite from Appalachian Spring and Old American Songs (selections), in addition to selections from Broadway musicals and Gershwin's An American in Paris. The following week, composer-conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the New York Concert Premiere of his Violin Concerto, featuring Leila Josefowicz as soloist, as well as Ravel's Mother Goose Suite, and Sibelius's Symphony No. 5. (more...)

5) Utah Symphony Presents PIXAR IN CONCERT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

In a world where race cars talk, robots fall in love, rats aspire to be star chefs, and toys come to life, Pixar has created some of the greatest stories in movie history through the magic of computer animation, compelling stories and of course, music. (more...)

6) ON GRACE, Savion Glover and More Set for Harris Theater's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2013

In the midst of its milestone 10th season, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance heads into the new year with can't-miss performances as part of the Harris Theater Presents series, including a special addition to the 2013-2014 season: the Chicago debut of On Grace, a work-in-progress performance on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, from Drama Desk Award-winner Anna Deavere Smith and cellist Joshua Roman. (more...)

7) Alan Gilbert Conducts NY Phil in Reprise of Lindberg's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yefim Bronfman, Now thru 1/7
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in a program that, for the first time, unites the Philharmonic's Artist-in-Residence and former and current Composers-in- Residence, two posts Alan Gilbert introduced at the beginning of his tenure. The program features The Marie-Jose Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Rapture; former Composer-in-Residence Magnus Lindberg's Piano Concerto No. 2, with The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman as soloist; and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, tonight, January 2, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 3 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, January 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

8) STAGE TUBE: Osvaldo Golijov on BSO's 'La Pasion Segun San Marcos'
by Stage Tube - December 31, 2013

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra music director Robert Spano, whose ties to the BSO go back two decades, returns to lead a work given its United States premiere by the BSO under his direction in 2001-Osvaldo Golijov's La Pasion segun San Marcos ('The Passion According to St. Mark'). The Jewish, Latin American-raised Golijov was one of four composers from different religious and musical traditions asked to compose a Passion setting to mark the 250th anniversary of Bach's death and the end of the second millennium. Golijov's vibrant, immediate, pan-Latin American approach draws on multiple musical and Christian traditions in presenting this universal narrative. The BSO is joined by a cast of stylistically diverse performers central to the original creation of this remarkable piece. (more...)

9) The Richmond Symphony Presents THE MUSIC OF THE ROLLING STONES, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2014

Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony presents The Music of The Rolling Stones on Saturday April 12, 2014, 8 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. (more...)

10) Cleveland POPS Orchestra Welcomes 2014 with 18th Annual New Year's Eve Concert and Dance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 31, 2013

Cleveland, Ohio, December 12, 2013 --The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with Carl Topilow will welcome 2014 with their 18th annual concert and dance at Severance Hall. The two-hour concert starts at 9:00 p.m. and consists of an exciting and wildly popular evening of Broadway favorites performed this year by identical twins and fresh, up-and-coming musical theater headliners Will and Anthony Nunziata. The knockout singers and Hollywood-handsome duo are bringing their show titled "Broadway Nites Revue" to Cleveland POPS' New Year's Eve audience. (more...)

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