CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


Andrea Bocelli to Perform at The Hollywood Bowl Andrea Bocelli to Perform at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

World-renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli will be returning to the historic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on June 20th, 2018. This special performance will feature Andrea Bocelli's unmatched repertoire of famed Arias, love songs, and beloved crossover hits.... (more...)
New World Symphony Welcomes Carnegie Hall's NYO2 To Miami For First Residency New World Symphony Welcomes Carnegie Hall's NYO2 To Miami For First Residency
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2018

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), is excited to welcome Carnegie Hall's NYO2 for their first-ever residency in Miami, July 16-21, 2018. NYO2 is an intensive summer orchestral training program that features some of the finest young instrumentalists from across the U.S. (ages... (more...)
Jaap Van Zweden Leads The HK Phil To Celebrate Father's Day Jaap Van Zweden Leads The HK Phil To Celebrate Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2018

To celebrate Father's Day, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil)'s Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducted an amazing free Father's Day concert at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on 17 June (Sunday). With a programme comprising all-time favourite classics, we invited the Hong Ko... (more...)
Grammy-Winning Choir The Crossing Announces 2018-2019 Season: Aniara Grammy-Winning Choir The Crossing Announces 2018-2019 Season: Aniara
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2018

Winner of the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance, The Crossing, with conductor Donald Nally, today announces its 2018-19 season, titled Aniara. The season—which is centered around exploring mankind's place in the universe, the relationships between humans, navigating through space and lif... (more...)
Utah Symphony Performs 'Jurassic Park' In Concert Live At USANA Amphitheatre Utah Symphony Performs 'Jurassic Park' In Concert Live At USANA Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2018

Relive the magic of “Jurassic Park” on the big screen accompanied by a thrilling, live performance of the Utah Symphony. Coming to West Valley City's USANA Amphitheatre on September 8, 2018. Tickets are priced $25 to $85, and a family four pack is $100, and go on sale June 22 at http://smithstix.com... (more...)
Peace Center Adds Three Music Events To The Schedule; Announces On Sale Date For Peace Chamber Concerts Peace Center Adds Three Music Events To The Schedule; Announces On Sale Date For Peace Chamber Concerts
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2018

The Peace Center has added three new concerts to the schedule... (more...)
ORFEO & EURIDICE at OTSL Dazzles ORFEO & EURIDICE at OTSL Dazzles
by Steve Callahan - June 15, 2018

Orpheus could charm the very stones with his lyre and his singing. Just such magic can be seen on the stage of Opera Theatre St. Louis when Jennifer Johnson Cano portrays the mythical superstar in the company's current production. She gives an utterly stunning performance.... (more...)
City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2018 season of SummerStage, New York City's largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 17 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. This year's festival, presented by Capital One, wil... (more...)
BroadwayWorld Seeks Opera/Classical Music Contributors BroadwayWorld Seeks Opera/Classical Music Contributors
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2018

BroadwayWorld is looking for Clasiscal Music and Opera loving contributors to join our team to cover New York Cities thriving classical arts scene!... (more...)
PBS Great Performances to Air ELLIS ISLAND: THE DREAM OF AMERICA WITH PACIFIC SYMPHONY PBS Great Performances to Air ELLIS ISLAND: THE DREAM OF AMERICA WITH PACIFIC SYMPHONY
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2018

???????Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by music director Carl St.Clair, pay tribute to America's history with a performance of composer Peter Boyer's Grammy-nominated contemporary classical work "Ellis Island: The Dream of America," at a free, public screening in Orange County, June 29,... (more...)
BWW Review: MAINLY MOZART at The Balboa Theater BWW Review: MAINLY MOZART at The Balboa Theater
by Ron Bierman - June 13, 2018

Every year since 1989 Mainly Mozart has been bringing many of the best orchestra musicians in the country to San Diego to perform a month-long series of concerts ranging from solo recitals to orchestral. When Michael Francis succeeded founding music director and conductor David Atherton in 2015 he r... (more...)
Anne Tomlinson Wraps L.A. Children's Chorus Tenure With Free Local Concert & Nordic Tour Anne Tomlinson Wraps L.A. Children's Chorus Tenure With Free Local Concert & Nordic Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2018

Beloved Los Angeles Children's Chorus Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson,  Who Steps Down July 31 After Highly Successful 22-year Tenure, Makes Final Southern California Conducting Appearance With Chorus To Lead Free  Send-off Concert For Concert Choir's 11-day Tour To Iceland And Norway Thursday, Jun... (more...)
BWW Book Review: 'Famous Father Girl': Window into a Legend BWW Book Review: 'Famous Father Girl': Window into a Legend
by Erica Miner - June 13, 2018

An insider's view of what it was like to grow up as the eldest daughter of the most influential American musician of the 20th century... (more...)
French Media Platform France Musique Launches Its Own English-Language Site French Media Platform France Musique Launches Its Own English-Language Site
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2018

In recent years, France Musique has established itself as the premier Francophone media outlet dedicated primarily to classical music, offering seven online radio stations, a phone app, and, since December 2017, a catalogue of more than 1,600 audio and visual concerts available to stream worldwide.... (more...)
Federico Colli's Chandos Debut Album Reveals Fresh Insights Into Domenico Scarlatti's Keyboard Sonatas Federico Colli's Chandos Debut Album Reveals Fresh Insights Into Domenico Scarlatti's Keyboard Sonatas
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2018

Federico Colli's Chandos debut album digs deep into Domenico Scarlatti to reveal fresh insights into sixteen of the Italian composer's finest keyboard sonatas.... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Celebrates The Heroes And Legends Of Classical Music In A Thrilling 2018-2019 Season Chicago Philharmonic Celebrates The Heroes And Legends Of Classical Music In A Thrilling 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2018

Fresh from an exciting year, including being named 2018 Professional Orchestra of the Year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras and completing their first Music and Culture Exchange with a tour to Poland, partially supported by an International Connections Fund from the John D. and Catherine T. Mac... (more...)
Houston Symphony Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith Releases Castelnuovo-Tedesco Recording Houston Symphony Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith Releases Castelnuovo-Tedesco Recording
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

???????The Houston Symphony announced today the international release of the first professional recording of Castelnuovo-Tedesco's Cello Concerto in more than 80 years featuring Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith and the Houston Symphony. Digital downloads are available through Amazon and iTunes.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith Releases Castelnuovo-Tedesco Recording Houston Symphony Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith Releases Castelnuovo-Tedesco Recording
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

???????The Houston Symphony announced today the international release of the first professional recording of Castelnuovo-Tedesco's Cello Concerto in more than 80 years featuring Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith and the Houston Symphony. Digital downloads are available through Amazon and iTunes.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jamie Bernstein Part 2: Reminding the World Who Leonard Bernstein Was BWW Interview: Jamie Bernstein Part 2: Reminding the World Who Leonard Bernstein Was
by Erica Miner - June 12, 2018

Everywhere my brother, sister and I go, people come up to us and have that same thing to say... (more...)
NJSO Performs Free Summer Concert At Ocean County College On June 26 NJSO Performs Free Summer Concert At Ocean County College On June 26
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2018

???????The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs a free outdoor concert of Broadway songs, opera overtures and more at Ocean County College in Toms River on Tuesday, June 26, at 8 pm. This event is sponsored by JCP&L/FirstEnergy Foundation and PNC Bank and presented in partnership with Ocean County... (more...)
LV Philharmonic 2017-18 Season Performances To Air On Nevada Public Radio LV Philharmonic 2017-18 Season Performances To Air On Nevada Public Radio
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2018

???????The Las Vegas Philharmonic has partnered with  Nevada Public Radio for the third year to broadcast performances from its just concluded 2017-18 season on Classical 89.7 FM Sundays at 2pm, starting July 1. Each broadcast will be 90 minutes to two hours in length and will include conversation w... (more...)
Creativity Foundation Legacy Prize Winner To Perform In Jaffrey Creativity Foundation Legacy Prize Winner To Perform In Jaffrey
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2018

New Hampshire can proudly claim bragging rights to one of its own with a Creativity Foundation Legacy Prize winner in 2017, master cellist Andrew Koutroubas. The Monadnock Region will be able to experience Andrew's artistry with an upcoming concert. He will perform at The Park Theatre's River Street... (more...)
Jon Kimura Parker Steps in for Jean-Yves Thibaudet at TSO Jon Kimura Parker Steps in for Jean-Yves Thibaudet at TSO
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2018

It is with great regret that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Jean-Yves Thibaudet has cancelled his appearances with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) this week. He wishes his friends and colleagues the very best for the end of their season, with congratulations to Peter Oundjian for a remarkabl... (more...)
BWW Interview Part 1: Jamie Bernstein Celebrates Remarkable Centennial BWW Interview Part 1: Jamie Bernstein Celebrates Remarkable Centennial
by Erica Miner - June 11, 2018

Leonard Bernstein was an American Classic. No one would question that he occupied the top echelon of every musical field he chose to pursue... (more...)
BWW Preview: Summertime and the Music is Easy, in the Northeast BWW Preview: Summertime and the Music is Easy, in the Northeast
by Richard Sasanow - June 11, 2018

If you can't get enough of operas, symphonic concerts and a few musical theatre pieces thrown in for good measure, have I got a summer for you! Start in New York City and head north--almost around the corner, or a weekend (or more) away--and you'll find more than enough to keep you happy during the ... (more...)