CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


String Quartet ETHEL Celebrates The Circus At BAM 11/14-17 String Quartet ETHEL Celebrates The Circus At BAM 11/14-17
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

As part of the string quartet's 20th anniversary season, ETHEL returns to BAM with Circus: Wandering City, a multimedia musical journey into the history of the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that explores and honors the complex relationship between circus troupes, their performers,... (more...)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Four Baroque Conversations Programs Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents Four Baroque Conversations Programs
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, one of the nation's premier music ensembles and a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire, offers four Baroque Conversations programs curated and led by internationally acclaimed artists during the 2018-19 season at venues ranging from downtown LA's Zipper Hall an... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Casts An Exciting Spell With THE WIZARD'S SPELLBOOK Pacific Symphony Casts An Exciting Spell With THE WIZARD'S SPELLBOOK
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

Come learn all about the musical instruments that make up an orchestra with Pacific Symphony's "The Wizard's Spellbook" concert this Halloween season! The Symphony takes the stage Oct. 27 at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, led by Assistant Conductor and Musi... (more...)
Poland's Musical Innovation And Heritage Comes to Carnegie Hall, 11/14 Poland's Musical Innovation And Heritage Comes to Carnegie Hall, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

The Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera presents the North American premiere of its heralded Voices of the Mountains program at Carnegie Hall in New York in a one-night-only performance on November 14, 2018. Voices of the Mountains is a multimedia concert inspired by the music of the Polish Highlan... (more...)
NY Philharmonic's New Season of Young People's Concerts Begin November 17 NY Philharmonic's New Season of Young People's Concerts Begin November 17
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

The 96th season of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (YPCs) will begin on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with “Dancing Across the Universe — The Waltz,” the first program in this season's series of YPCs, Music Across Borders, exploring how composers influence and pay tribu... (more...)
Fifth Graders to Perform Songs They Wrote Themselves as Part of the Los Angeles Master Chorale's Voices Within Program Fifth Graders to Perform Songs They Wrote Themselves as Part of the Los Angeles Master Chorale's Voices Within Program
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

"Be Brave!" and "Just Say Yes!" are two of the rules of collaboration fifth grade students follow when they take part in the Los Angeles Master Chorale's Voices Within program. The Fall series of Voices Within concerts featuring students performing songs they have written will take place on Wednesda... (more...)
Morris Choral Society Announces its 2018/2019 Concert Season Morris Choral Society Announces its 2018/2019 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

The Morris Choral Society (MCS) one of Northern New Jersey's most dynamic choral ensembles led by Music Director, Jason C. Tramm, continues its 45th Anniversary year with the announcement of its 2018 and 2019 season concerts.... (more...)
Cellist Oliver Herbert Joins Opus 3 Roster Cellist Oliver Herbert Joins Opus 3 Roster
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

Opus 3 is pleased to welcome cellist Oliver Herbert, a San Francisco native who is quickly building a reputation as an artist with a distinct voice and individual style. Performing a wide range of repertoire, Oliver's recent solo and recital appearances include debuts with the San Francisco Symphony... (more...)
An Die Musik Returns For Annual New York Concert An Die Musik Returns For Annual New York Concert
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

This season's eagerly awaited only New York appearance of An die Musik (oboe, string trio, and piano), co-founded in 1976 by pianist Constance Emmerich, will take place on Sunday afternoon, November 4, 2018, 4 pm at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY. It is... (more...)
PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY To Launch Tenth Anniversary Season On Monday October 22 PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY To Launch Tenth Anniversary Season On Monday October 22
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

On Monday October 22 at New York City's acoustically renown Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufmann Music Center acclaimed opera singer, curator and host Allison Charney will welcome audiences to "PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY" Tenth Anniversary Season.... (more...)
Carlos Miguel Prieto Is Musical America's 2019 Conductor Of The Year Carlos Miguel Prieto Is Musical America's 2019 Conductor Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

Musical America today announced Carlos Miguel Prieto as 2019 Conductor of the Year. Prieto, 52, a native of Mexico and one of that nation's most important cultural ambassadors, has been praised for his charismatic conducting and colorful and dynamic interpretations. He is a frequent guest of some of... (more...)
ASPECT Foundation For Music & Arts Presents Zemlinsky Quartet ASPECT Foundation For Music & Arts Presents Zemlinsky Quartet
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

The ASPECT Foundation for Music & Arts opens its third New York City season of illuminating performances with Zemlinsky, Janacek, Dvorak and Their Muses today, October 16, 2018 at 7:30pm at Bohemian National Hall. The concert features the acclaimed Zemlinsky String Quartet in an exploration of the c... (more...)
NY Philharmonic Presents THE RED VIOLIN with Joshua Bell NY Philharmonic Presents THE RED VIOLIN with Joshua Bell
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

The New York Philharmonic will present a complete screening of The Red Violin with John Corigliano's Academy Award-winning score performed live, featuring violinist Joshua Bell - the soundtrack's original soloist - and conducted by Michael Stern. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the film's US... (more...)
Guelph Chamber Choir's HAVEN To Be Guest Conducted By Patrick Murray Guelph Chamber Choir's HAVEN To Be Guest Conducted By Patrick Murray
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

The Guelph Chamber Choir seeks a new permanent Conductor and Artistic Director. Founding Conductor, Gerald Neufeld helms several concerts in this transition year and two guest conductors, selected through an extensive search process, will each rehearse and present a full concert of music they have s... (more...)
The Adrienne Arsht Center Launches 2018-19 JAZZ ROOTS Season with LEONARD BERNSTEIN 100 AND BEYOND The Adrienne Arsht Center Launches 2018-19 JAZZ ROOTS Season with LEONARD BERNSTEIN 100 AND BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

The Adrienne The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) proudly launches the 11th season of its internationally acclaimed JAZZ ROOTS series with LEONARD BERNSTEIN 100 AND BEYOND, a centennial celebration of one of America's greatest and best-loved music sup... (more...)
Daniel Barenboim Conducts The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra At Carnegie Hall 11/8 Daniel Barenboim Conducts The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra At Carnegie Hall 11/8
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

On Thursday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m. Music Director Daniel Barenboim leads the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra-the lauded ensemble of young musicians from Israel, Palestine, and other Arab countries that Mr. Barenboim co-founded in 1999 with his late friend, the Palestinian literary scholar Edward W. S... (more...)
George Winston Comes to Emelin Theater 11/9 George Winston Comes to Emelin Theater 11/9
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Celebrated American pianist George Winston recently released a cancer research benefit album, Spring Carousel, on RCA Records on March 31, 2017 that debuted at #1 on Billboard's Jazz Chart. Spring Carousel features a collection of 15 solo piano compositions written by Winston while in recovery from... (more...)
OU, CMS Detroit Partner To Bring Cellist Antonio Meneses, Guitarist Paul Galbraith To Campus OU, CMS Detroit Partner To Bring Cellist Antonio Meneses, Guitarist Paul Galbraith To Campus
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

The inaugural tour of a new collaboration between Brazilian cellist Antonio Meneses and Scottish guitarist Paul Galbraith is coming to Oakland University on Sunday, Oct. 28 as part of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's new Regional Partner series.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Edward Guo Honored by Associated Chamber Music Players Photo Flash: Edward Guo Honored by Associated Chamber Music Players
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP) presented the Helen Rice Award to Edward Guo, Founder of the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) on September 24, 2018.... (more...)
Sondra Radvanovsky Announces Toronto Recital Program Sondra Radvanovsky Announces Toronto Recital Program
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Fresh from new operatic triumphs in Paris and San Francisco, where she once again astounded audiences with her magnificent portrayals of opera's great dramatic heroines, soprano Sondra Radvanovsky returns to her hometown of Toronto for a rare and intimate recital with her long time pianist Anthony M... (more...)
Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Deal With Musicians Union Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Deal With Musicians Union
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

It was previously reported that the Lyric Opera of Chicago had reached deals with four unions following ongoing negotiations with many of the opera's stakeholders. The opera had reached agreements with Stagehands Local 2, Wardrobe Local 769, Hair and Make-Up Local 476 and Treasurers and Ticket Selle... (more...)
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective Presents PREMIERES C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective Presents PREMIERES
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2018

C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective will present Premieres: Two Choral Composition Workshop Concerts, as part of its 2018-19 season. The first Premieres concert will take place on October 13 at 8 PM at the Church of St. Luke in the Fields at 487 Hudson Street (south of Christopher Street), ... (more...)
Chicago Sinfonietta Presents SEA OF LIGHT: REFLECTIONS ON DIWALI Chicago Sinfonietta Presents SEA OF LIGHT: REFLECTIONS ON DIWALI
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Light over dark. Good over evil. Explore these ever-relevant motifs with one of the most diverse classical music organizations in the nation, Chicago Sinfonietta, as it presents its newest concert, Sea of Light: Reflections on Diwali, which honors the rich heritage and cornerstones of this autumn ho... (more...)
VIDEO: Kravis Prize Winner Unsuk Chin's Clarinet Concerto VIDEO: Kravis Prize Winner Unsuk Chin's Clarinet Concerto
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

On October 11, 2018, The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic was awarded to South Korean composer Unsuk Chin. The Prize consists of $200,000 and a commission for the New York Philharmonic. Listen to her clarinet concerto in the video below!... (more...)
VIDEO: Elina Garanca Talks Performing At Carnegie Hall VIDEO: Elina Garanca Talks Performing At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

At the age of 17, mezzo soprano El?na Garan?a decided to dedicate her life to music. Watch her sing at Carnegie Hall October 23, 2018 with accompanist Malcolm Martineau.... (more...)