CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Announces 2018-2019 Season The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Maestro Dirk Brosse announce 2018-2019 Season - Migrations. All concerts to pair western classical music with musical traditions all over the world.... (more...)
Les Arts Florissants Begins 2018 with Official Launch Of Fondation Les Arts Florissants-William Christie Les Arts Florissants Begins 2018 with Official Launch Of Fondation Les Arts Florissants-William Christie
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

With its 2018-2019, 40th-anniversary season on the horizon, Les Arts Florissants begins 2018 celebrating signal achievements for the organization and founder-conductor William Christie. On January 29, 2018, the new Fondation Les Arts Florissants-William Christie held its first board meeting, marking... (more...)
Mitsuko Uchida Kicks Off Two-Year Survey of Schubert Piano Sonatas at Carnegie Hall Mitsuko Uchida Kicks Off Two-Year Survey of Schubert Piano Sonatas at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

Renowned pianist Mitsuko Uchida—deemed one of the great Schubert interpreters of our time—begins a two-year survey of Schubert piano sonatas at Carnegie Hall with a solo recital in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage onMonday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m. The all-Schubert program includes his piano sonata... (more...)
Piffaro Announces March Concert Piffaro Announces March Concert
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

???????Piffaro, The Renaissance Band, will present Back Before Bach, a concert examining the musical DNA of Johann Sebastian Bach, on March 9-11 in Philadelphia and Wilmington.  Tickets are $29-$49 (full-time students free with ID), and are available at www.piffaro.org or by calling 215-235-8469.... (more...)
The Columbus Symphony To Perform Brahms' Requiem The Columbus Symphony To Perform Brahms' Requiem
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

Brahms' A German Requiem is a work that surpasses religious context to convey peace and hope through the power of music. Conducted by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and featuring guest vocalists Abigail Rethwisch and Jarrett Ott, as well as the Columbus Symphony Chorus, this program pairs the mus... (more...)
Arts Centre Melbourne and Australian Art Orchestra present FROM THE AIR Arts Centre Melbourne and Australian Art Orchestra present FROM THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

An eclectic line-up of international and Australian musicians will present electrifying collaborations in Arts Centre Melbourne and Australian Art Orchestra's 2018 Meeting Points series. The intimate concerts in the Hamer Hall Stalls Foyer features an incredible line-up of guest artists from around ... (more...)
Laura Osnes To Stand In For Sierra Boggess at BEST OF BROADWAY with the Sarasota Orchestra Laura Osnes To Stand In For Sierra Boggess at BEST OF BROADWAY with the Sarasota Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

Broadway star Laura Osnes will replace Sierra Boggess as guest artist for Best of Broadway. The concert program will remain the same.... (more...)
Enjoy Free Family Fun With Fort Worth Youth Orchestra In March Enjoy Free Family Fun With Fort Worth Youth Orchestra In March
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

The ensembles of the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra (FWYO) will usher in the Spring with two exciting concerts featuring a brilliant combination of recognizable audience favorites and thrilling new works. The Philharmonic, String, and Junior String Orchestras will take to the stage on Sunday, March 4, 2... (more...)
Hanover Wind Symphony Comes to The Bickford Theatre, 3/11 Hanover Wind Symphony Comes to The Bickford Theatre, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

???????The Hanover Wind Symphony brings their show entitled Brass in the Bickford to the Morris Museum on Sunday, March 11 at 2:00PM.  ... (more...)
Pasadena Symphony Announces 2018/19 Symphony Classics Season Pasadena Symphony Announces 2018/19 Symphony Classics Season
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

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Cary Hoffman and Conductor Albert George Schram Join The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Tribute To Frank Sinatra Cary Hoffman and Conductor Albert George Schram Join The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Tribute To Frank Sinatra
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

Swoon to Ol' Blue Eyes with Sinatra songs and more as the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra presents My Sinatra starring Cary Hoffman, on Saturday, March 10 with performances at 2 & 8 p.m. at the Bob Carr Theater, located at 401 West Livingston Street, Orlando, FL. 32801.... (more...)
Primary Stage Announces Post- Show Events for SATURDAY NIGHT STRINGS Primary Stage Announces Post- Show Events for SATURDAY NIGHT STRINGS
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today Saturday Night Strings, a special post-show concert series following select Saturday night performances of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ, written by James Inverne and directed by A... (more...)
Conroe High School Choir Joins The Houston Symphony In Educational Family-Friendly Concert Conroe High School Choir Joins The Houston Symphony In Educational Family-Friendly Concert
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

Members of the Conroe High School Choir will join the Houston Symphony at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3 in Be Our Guest, a family-friendly concert about adventure and fairytale fantasy.... (more...)
BWW Feature: This Weekend In Classical Music 2/22 - 2/25 BWW Feature: This Weekend In Classical Music 2/22 - 2/25
by Cole Grissom - February 21, 2018

Get yourself to a classical music performance! Check out what's happening this weekend in New York City...... (more...)
Phila. Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass Ensemble Presents BACH ON BRASS Phila. Youth Orchestra's Bravo Brass Ensemble Presents BACH ON BRASS
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2018

???????The talented members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Bravo Bass ensemble will present a concert titled "Bach on Brass" on Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Church in Center City Philadelphia. St. Mark's is located at 1625 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA.... (more...)
Pre-Concert Lecture Announced for LA FRANCE V: LES SIX Pre-Concert Lecture Announced for LA FRANCE V: LES SIX
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Sylvia Kahan is Professor of Music at the Graduate Center and College of Staten Island, CUNY, where she is a member of both the Piano and Musicology faculties.  As a pianist, Dr. Kahan has performed as concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician in all of New York's major halls and in concert... (more...)
MOODS AND MODES Comes to Dunbar Ryerson United Church MOODS AND MODES Comes to Dunbar Ryerson United Church
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Choral programmes are often organized by similarities of the composers included or the texts being sung or chronologically by the eras they represent. But for this concert we're experimenting with affective elements of music, grouping pieces together by the emotions they evoke.... (more...)
MacArthur Genius Basil Twist's SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Opens 3/29 MacArthur Genius Basil Twist's SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Opens 3/29
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Symphonie Fantastique - the singular creation by designer, director, master puppeteer, and MacArthur "Genius" Basil Twist - returns to its original home at HERE in a 20th anniversary production for 12 weeks only, March 29-June 17. Set to Hector Berlioz's revolutionary 1830 score, Symphonie Fantastiq... (more...)
Mabou Mines presents 6 Days of Performances with SUITE/Space Artists Mabou Mines presents 6 Days of Performances with SUITE/Space Artists
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

From March 27-April 1, Mabou Mines is proud to present the work of its 2018 SUITE/Space artists in a festival-like setting-two performances each night for 6 nights in a row-in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art Mabou Mines Theater. The inaugural SUITE/Space artists, Tariq Al-Sabir, Tamar-kali, Da... (more...)
Chambersburg Community Theatre Sets Sail with Fred Carmichael's Luxury Cruise Chambersburg Community Theatre Sets Sail with Fred Carmichael's Luxury Cruise
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

With the cold winds of winter, comes the desire to get away from the dreariness of central Pennsylvania, and explore parts of the world where the sun is shining and the air is steamy. While it may not be a voyage in the literal sense, Chambersburg Community Theatre tries its best to bring the warmth... (more...)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents  GRAND BAND The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents GRAND BAND
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Grand Band, a New York-based "supergroup" (New York Times) formed by pianists Erika Dohi, David Friend, Paul Kerekes, Blair McMillen, Lisa Moore and Isabelle O'Connell, makes its Midwest debut at the Ordway Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 16. Their performance features the world premiere of Degenerat... (more...)
CelloPointe Returns to Manhattan Music and Arts Center for New Concert CelloPointe Returns to Manhattan Music and Arts Center for New Concert
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Dance and music ensemble, CelloPointe, is returning to Manhattan Music and Arts Center with a wonderful concert of contemporary ballet and world-class chamber music on March 25 at 3:00 pm. With its unique style of programming, CelloPointe balances the virtuosity of chamber musicians and dancers.... (more...)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series Presents Brian Harnetty: Shawnee, Ohio The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series Presents Brian Harnetty: Shawnee, Ohio
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Macalester College, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents Brian Harnetty's Shawnee, Ohio.... (more...)
Musica Viva NY Presents 'Infinite Hope' on Sunday, April 8 Musica Viva NY Presents 'Infinite Hope' on Sunday, April 8
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

 Musica Viva NY presents Infinite Hope, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s untimely death and celebrating his life and legacy, on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.... (more...)
Violinist Lisa Batiashvili Performs Prokofiev With Orpheus Chamber Orchestra At Carnegie Hall Violinist Lisa Batiashvili Performs Prokofiev With Orpheus Chamber Orchestra At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra presents The Courage to Create on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7pm in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, featuring internationally-acclaimed Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili in her Orpheus debut. Batiashvili is highlighted in Prokofiev's elegant Second Viol... (more...)