CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


Join The Worldwide #BernsteinAt100 Celebrations With The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Join The Worldwide #BernsteinAt100 Celebrations With The Sydney Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

???????The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will join arts organisations around the world to salute the legacy of cultural giant Leonard Bernstein as part of the #BernsteinAt100 celebrations.  Legendary British conductor John Wilson, Australian soprano Lorina Gore, and Broadway stars Kim Criswell and Julia... (more...)
Greatest Showman Singer Loren Allred Comes to PSO Gala 2018 Greatest Showman Singer Loren Allred Comes to PSO Gala 2018
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

???????Loren Allred, the singing voice behind Rebecca Ferguson's portrayal of the legendary Jenny Lind in the hit movie The Greatest Showman, lent a taste of Hollywood and impressive vocals to the Princeton Symphony Orchestra's "Puttin' on the Glitz" Red Carpet Gala held Saturday at Jasna Polana. Ne... (more...)
2018 Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebrates 100 Years Of Community Support For The Cleveland Orchestra 2018 Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebrates 100 Years Of Community Support For The Cleveland Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

???????Today, The Cleveland Orchestra announced program details for the 29th annual, free community concert in downtown Cleveland, which will take place rain or shine on Friday, July 6 at 9:00 p.m. This year's Star-Spangled Spectacular brought to you by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and sponsored by KeyBa... (more...)
CREAM CLASSICAL - The Birthday Returns To Liverpool Cathedral This October CREAM CLASSICAL - The Birthday Returns To Liverpool Cathedral This October
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

???????Following the enormous success of Cream's Classical shows across the UK over the last few years, we're excited to announce its return to the iconic Liverpool Cathedral this October to celebrate the clubbing behemoths birthday in style.... (more...)
Colorado Public Radio Expands Broadcast Reach Of CPR Classical On The Front Range Colorado Public Radio Expands Broadcast Reach Of CPR Classical On The Front Range
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

???????Colorado Public Radio (CPR) today announced it has increased the service area of its classical music station (CPR Classical) along the Front Range, broadening the reach of 88.1 FM to extend further into northern Colorado. The change is part of efforts to increase accessibility and reliability... (more...)
Les Bostonades Announce Concert Les Bostonades Announce Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Les Bostonades welcomes its artistic advisor, internationally acclaimed harpsichordist Hank Knox, to join the ensemble for its season finale on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Gordon Chapel, Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., Boston, MA. The program features Knox as concerto soloist and conduc... (more...)
Sonoran Desert Chorale to Hold Auditions Sonoran Desert Chorale to Hold Auditions
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Have you thought about becoming a member of the Sonoran Desert Chorale? Now is your opportunity to audition for this East Valley group. There are multiple openings for tenors, but all voice parts are welcome. ... (more...)
Celebrate With The Orchestra Now At Carnegie Hall Celebrate With The Orchestra Now At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

The Orchestra Now (TON) concludes its third season at Carnegie Hall under the baton of music director Leon Botstein on May 3 with music by Bela Bartok and two other composers with whom he collaborated on research of native folk music. Featured soloists are Grammy award-winning American pianist Peter... (more...)
Central Florida Community Arts Presents ICONS: A Salute To The Kings & Queens Of Music, May 10 & 11 Central Florida Community Arts Presents ICONS: A Salute To The Kings & Queens Of Music, May 10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Central Florida Community Arts is proud to present Icons: A Salute to the Kings and Queens of Music, a celebration of some of the most iconic names in music history. More than 300 singers, musicians, and dancers will take the stage to perform the music of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Elton John and man... (more...)
Handel + Hayden Society To Honor Deborah Borda At The Society Ball Gala On April 28 Handel + Hayden Society To Honor Deborah Borda At The Society Ball Gala On April 28
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2018

The Handel and Haydn Society will honor Deborah Borda, president and CEO of the New York Philharmonic, for her extraordinary contributions to the field of classical music at the 2018 Society Ball, “A Celebration of Heroes and Heroines.”... (more...)
Celebrity Series Of Boston Requests Concept Proposals For Public Performance Projects Celebrity Series Of Boston Requests Concept Proposals For Public Performance Projects
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2018

Celebrity Series of Boston, one of New England's most respected performing arts presenters, has announced a national request for proposals for a new short-term public performance project. Projects submitted through the RFP should conceive the entire city as a canvas for participatory arts activities... (more...)
Grammy Award-Winning Violinist Augustin Hadelich Returns To Jones Hall For Brahms' Violin Concerto Grammy Award-Winning Violinist Augustin Hadelich Returns To Jones Hall For Brahms' Violin Concerto
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2018

???????The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada welcome back violin virtuoso Augustin Hadelich May 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. and May 13 at 2:30 p.m. at Jones Hall. Hadelich will be featured in the program Brahms and Sibelius; the orchestra's penultimate classical subscription concert ... (more...)
Debra Nagy Appointed Principal Oboe Of The Handel And Haydn Society Orchestra Debra Nagy Appointed Principal Oboe Of The Handel And Haydn Society Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

???????The Handel and Haydn Society has announced that Debra Nagy has won its Principal Oboe position, effective July 1, 2018. Nagy was selected by a committee following a series of auditions. ... (more...)
BWW Review: THE SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY CONDUCTED BY JAHJA LING at The Jacobs Music Center BWW Review: THE SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY CONDUCTED BY JAHJA LING at The Jacobs Music Center
by Ron Bierman - April 23, 2018

It was good to see Maestro Jahja Ling return to San Diego as Conductor Laureate while we await the arrival next year of his replacement as Music Director Rafael Payare. Nor did Ling disappoint. He seemed totally absorbed in the music produced by the orchestra he was largely responsible for rebuildin... (more...)
Two-time Ima Hogg Semifinalist And Texas Residents Among This Year's Contestants Two-time Ima Hogg Semifinalist And Texas Residents Among This Year's Contestants
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

???????The Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony League announced today the 10 semifinalists of the 43rd annual Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, one of the few nationwide competitions open to all standard orchestral instruments and piano. The semifinalists will compete for the $25,000 Grace Wo... (more...)
Oratorio Society Of New York Presents Two World Premieres, 5/7 Oratorio Society Of New York Presents Two World Premieres, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

???????World premieres of an oratorio about the Underground Railroad that sets narratives of slaves running for freedom and their lives, and a work that sets poems calling for peace in Farsi, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, and English: Sanctuary Road, music by Paul Moravec and text by Mark Campbell based ... (more...)
Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2018 Programming Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2018 Programming
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

???????Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)-one of North America's premiere summer training programs for young musicians-announces its 2018 programs and events today. The 2018 BUTI summer season, which will take place at Tanglewood and on the BUTI campus in Lenox, MA, June 17-August 11, fea... (more...)
Jewish Museum's May 24 Piano Recital Honors John Corigliano's 80th Birthday Jewish Museum's May 24 Piano Recital Honors John Corigliano's 80th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

The Jewish Museum will present Israeli-American pianist Daniel Gortler performing Theme and Variations, a concert honoring American composer John Corigliano's 80th birthday, on Thursday, May 24 at 7:30pm. This is Mr. Gortler's fourth recital at the Jewish Museum.... (more...)
BWW Review: The Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall BWW Review: The Los Angeles Philharmonic at Disney Hall
by Maria Nockin - April 23, 2018

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra gave a matinee performance of Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms together with Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D Minor.... (more...)
Two Compositions to Receive World Premieres at Hoff-Barthelson's Contemporary Music Festival Two Compositions to Receive World Premieres at Hoff-Barthelson's Contemporary Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's 29th Annual Festival of Contemporary Music, The Music of Our Time, will be held Monday, May 14, 2018, through Sunday, May 20, 2018, and will include two world premieres commissioned by the School. The world premiere of Lansing McLoskey's "MÜHLFELDTÄNZE" for Clarinet Qu... (more...)
The Macallan Bravo Series Presents Chopin & Brahms The Macallan Bravo Series Presents Chopin & Brahms
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

On 18 & 19 May in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is presenting a programme featuring Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva, First Prize winner of the Chopin Competition 2010. Under the baton of Hans Graf, one of the most respected Maestros on th... (more...)
BWW Review: BASIL TWIST'S SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE at HERE - What Can Classical Music Learn From Twist? BWW Review: BASIL TWIST'S SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE at HERE - What Can Classical Music Learn From Twist?
by Cole Grissom - April 21, 2018

I recently attended a production of Twist's Symphonie Fantastique, an interesting feast of visual delight choreographed to Liszt's piano transcription of Berlioz's masterpiece – it was Fantasia for adults.... (more...)
Christopher Johnson Comes to The Morris Museum, 5/6 Christopher Johnson Comes to The Morris Museum, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

The critically-acclaimed concert pianist Christopher Johnson will make a rare New Jersey appearance when he performs at the Bickford Theatre on Sunday, May 6, with a program which features the New Jersey premiere of his new composition "Rhapsody on America the Beautiful." The program also includes w... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Performs Season Finale 5/19 Las Vegas Philharmonic Performs Season Finale 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

???????The Las Vegas Philharmonic performs its Season Finale concert on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The program will feature the Philharmonic's American German Cultural Exchange Fellowship recipient, German pianist Danae Dorken perf... (more...)
BWW Review: B MINOR MASS BY JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH at Church Of The Holy Trinity BWW Review: B MINOR MASS BY JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH at Church Of The Holy Trinity
by Joanna Barouch - April 20, 2018

A work rarely heard in its entirety, the complete Mass in B Minor by J.S. Bach was performed at the Church of the Holy Trinity, the 'Bach' church on the Upper West Side.... (more...)