YO-YO MA


BIO: Yo-Yo Ma’s multi-faceted career is testament to his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences, and to his personal desire for artistic growth and renewal. Whether performing new or f... (read more...)

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Zakir Hussain Joins Forces with Dave Holland to Explore Jazz & Indian Music's Intersections at Chan CentreZakir Hussain Joins Forces with Dave Holland to Explore Jazz & Indian Music's Intersections at Chan Centre
September 21, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Crosscurrents, a collaboration by virtuoso musicians Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland on October 28 at 8pm in... (more...)


National Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded OpeningNational Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded Opening
September 21, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians. The concert on Saturday, Oct... (more...)


Grammy Winner Lady Rizo to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This FallGrammy Winner Lady Rizo to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Fall
September 21, 2017

Following a sold-out engagement in 2014, Grammy Award-winning artist Lady Rizo returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Thursday, November 9 (7 p.m.) for one performance only. (more...)


'Sincerely, L. Cohen': A Live Celebration of Leonard Cohen' Out Today'Sincerely, L. Cohen': A Live Celebration of Leonard Cohen' Out Today
September 21, 2017

SINCERELY, L. COHEN: A LIVE CELEBRATION OF LEONARD COHEN is out today -- what would have been Leonard Cohen's 83rd birthday. The live album is available for streaming and download via the Royal Potato... (more...)


LiveConnections Announces 2017-18 Season of Community CollaborationLiveConnections Announces 2017-18 Season of Community Collaboration
September 20, 2017

Music nonprofit LiveConnections' 2017-18 concert series, which features collaborative concerts especially for adventurous music-lovers, dares to ask a bold question: Can music build community? (more...)


National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
September 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, whic... (more...)


American Symphony Orchestra Opens Season at Carnegie Hall with Focus on Music and Politics: Sessions, Copland, BernsteinAmerican Symphony Orchestra Opens Season at Carnegie Hall with Focus on Music and Politics: Sessions, Copland, Bernstein
September 19, 2017

The American Symphony Orchestra will open the 57th season of its Vanguard series at Carnegie Hall with a program titled The Sounds of Democracy on Wednesday, October 11 at 8 pm. All performances in t... (more...)


Jane Birkin to Perform Symphonic Tribute to Serge Gainsbourg at Carnegie HallJane Birkin to Perform Symphonic Tribute to Serge Gainsbourg at Carnegie Hall
September 19, 2017

Actress, singer, songwriter and fashion icon Jane Birkin will perform Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le symphonique her tribute to late husband Serge Gainsbourg with a symphonic orchestra at Carnegie Hall on Febr... (more...)


OBERON presents LIVE @ OBERON Music SeriesOBERON presents LIVE @ OBERON Music Series
September 18, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue, will present Live @ OBERON, a new concert series that brings together an eclectic array of musical artists for ex... (more...)


ACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C MinorACO presents Premiere of Mozart's Mass in C Minor
September 18, 2017

The American Classical Orchestra, the nation's premier orchestra dedicated to period instrument performance (Vulture), presents its first performance of Mozart's choral masterpiece, Mass in C Minor ... (more...)


Lumineers Cover Bob Dylan Classic for Project in Conjunction with Burns/Novick's 'The Vietnam War'Lumineers Cover Bob Dylan Classic for Project in Conjunction with Burns/Novick's 'The Vietnam War'
September 15, 2017

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick scheduled to premiere on PBS on September 17, 2017, has inspired a new platform for leading artists to share their renditions of iconic songs f... (more...)


Photo Flash: Inside HK Phil's 2017-18 Season OpeningPhoto Flash: Inside HK Phil's 2017-18 Season Opening
September 13, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) has concluded its busy season opening in which Music DirectorJaap van Zweden and Yuja Wang performed five stunning concerts in two weeks. (more...)


L.A. Children's Chorus Names Next Artistic DirectorL.A. Children's Chorus Names Next Artistic Director
September 12, 2017

Noted Conductor, Clinician and Educator who Assumes Post on August 1, 2018, Served as Music Director of American Boychoir from 2004-2017 His Tenure Was Highlighted by 200 Performances and up to Fiv... (more...)


LINES Ballet presents THE PROPELLED HEART with Lisa FischerLINES Ballet presents THE PROPELLED HEART with Lisa Fischer
September 12, 2017

Alonzo King LINES Ballet is pleased to announce the return of The Propelled Heart, Alonzo King's critically acclaimed collaboration with vocalist Lisa Fischer that pays tribute to the power of song. (more...)


Santino Fontana, Norm Lewis, Beth Malone, Laura Osnes and More to Lead BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY at the Kennedy CenterSantino Fontana, Norm Lewis, Beth Malone, Laura Osnes and More to Lead BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY at the Kennedy Center
September 12, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts launches the year-long international centennial celebration of Leonard Bernstein with the opening weekend of Leonard Bernstein at 100. (more...)


National Philharmonic Kicks Off 2017-18 SeasonNational Philharmonic Kicks Off 2017-18 Season
September 12, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians. (more...)


Columbus Symphony's BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY to Feature Guest Violinist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Caroline ShawColumbus Symphony's BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY to Feature Guest Violinist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw
September 11, 2017

Even though they are two centuries apart, composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Pulitzer Prize-winning Caroline Shaw both speak with a provocative voice that is raw, earthy, and dug deep from the soul. C... (more...)


Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTYWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY
September 10, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written wo... (more...)


Abraham Inc. and Friends Set for Concert to Benefit the ACLU at Symphony SpaceAbraham Inc. and Friends Set for Concert to Benefit the ACLU at Symphony Space
September 08, 2017

Table Pounding Music will present a benefit concert for the New York Civil Liberties Union/American Civil Liberties Union, produced by Grammy-nominated clarinetist David Krakauer, pianist-composer Kat... (more...)


John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the GuggenheimJohn Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the Guggenheim
September 08, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written wo... (more...)


Irish Supergroup The Gloaming Returns with Haunting New Works at Chan CentreIrish Supergroup The Gloaming Returns with Haunting New Works at Chan Centre
September 07, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the anticipated return of The Gloaming, Ireland's acclaimed folk supergroup, October 15 at 7pm in the Chan... (more...)


Lin-Manuel Miranda & More to Participate in Live Telecast to Benefit American High SchoolsLin-Manuel Miranda & More to Participate in Live Telecast to Benefit American High Schools
September 07, 2017

The live special will also include musical performances by Kelly Clarkson, Jordan Fisher and Hunter Hayes. Dance star and social media influencer Dytto, and actor Jorge Diaz will host a pre-show that ... (more...)


Chopin Society Opens 20th Season with Renowned Folk Music Master Maria PomianowskaChopin Society Opens 20th Season with Renowned Folk Music Master Maria Pomianowska
September 06, 2017

The Vancouver Chopin Society (Chopin Society) proudly opens its milestone 20th anniversary season with Maria Pomianowska and her Folk Band in A Journey into Chopin's musical inspiration, October 14, 3... (more...)


Bernstein's Philharmonic Celebrates Centennial Festival, 10/25–11/14Bernstein's Philharmonic Celebrates Centennial Festival, 10/25–11/14
September 06, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, October 25-November 14, 2017,celebrating the former Philharmonic Music Director and Laureate Conductor on the ce... (more...)


Swarthmore College presents Mandolin Virtuoso Chris ThileSwarthmore College presents Mandolin Virtuoso Chris Thile
September 06, 2017

The Department of Music and Dance at Swarthmore College presents a solo performance by multi-Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile, a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. The perfo... (more...)







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