CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Surveys The Original Swing Band Hits Of The '30s & '40s As Well As The Jump-Jive Swing Revival Of The 1990s The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Surveys The Original Swing Band Hits Of The '30s & '40s As Well As The Jump-Jive Swing Revival Of The 1990s
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra (KSO) Lindy hops back to two Swing Eras for it's November 18th show at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. Experience true blasts from the past as the KSO's 18-piece swing band provides a history lesson with the authentic sounds of the original Swing Era (1931-19... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Cellist Sumire Kudo To Perform With Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra New York Philharmonic Cellist Sumire Kudo To Perform With Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Op. 101 and Wagner's Siegfried Idyl can all be heard at Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra's Winter Concert. The concert, under the direction of Jun Nakabayashi, takes place Today, December 9, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., ... (more...)
The Falmouth Chorale to Present CAROLS & LULLABIES Holiday Concert The Falmouth Chorale to Present CAROLS & LULLABIES Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

The Falmouth Chorale, led by Artistic Director John Yankee, presents a holiday concert, Carols & Lullabies today, December 9 at 4 pm and Sunday, December 10 at 3 pm.... (more...)
Brandenburg Concertos to Be Performed by Los Angeles Chamber Opera Brandenburg Concertos to Be Performed by Los Angeles Chamber Opera
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra performs the complete cycle of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos led from the first chair by LACO Concertmaster Margaret Batjer and featuring harpsichord superstar (The Times) Mahan Esfahani, today, December 9, 8 pm, at Beckman Auditorium, Caltech, Pasadena, and Sunday, De... (more...)
The Cecilia Chorus of New York to Present Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO at Carnegie Hall The Cecilia Chorus of New York to Present Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio today, December 9, at 8:00 PM at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th St. and 7th Ave in Manhattan.... (more...)
Palisades Virtuosi to Present Holiday Gala Concert at Unitarian Society of Ridgewood Palisades Virtuosi to Present Holiday Gala Concert at Unitarian Society of Ridgewood
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

The Palisades Virtuosi flute, clarinet and piano trio presents their annual Holiday Gala Concert today, December 9 at 7:30 PM at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood, NJ.... (more...)
Chamber Orchestra of New York's 10th Anniversary Season to Continue with Strauss and More Chamber Orchestra of New York's 10th Anniversary Season to Continue with Strauss and More
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert today, December 9 at 8:00 PM, performing Strauss, Thomas Tallis Fantasia, and Grieg's Holberg Suite, the second concert of its 10th Anniversary 2017-2018 Masterworks series at Weill Hall at Car... (more...)
Jason Tramm to Lead Morris Choral Society in HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR XV: RESOUNDING JOY Jason Tramm to Lead Morris Choral Society in HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR XV: RESOUNDING JOY
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

The Morris Choral Society, now in its 45th Anniversary Season, heralds the Holidays with an annual Morristown concert tradition in two performances, Today, December 9th, at 8PM and Sunday, December 10th, at 3PM at the historic Bickford Theater at the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey.... (more...)
Soloists to Make Carnegie Hall Debuts in Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with The Cecilia Chorus of New York Soloists to Make Carnegie Hall Debuts in Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with The Cecilia Chorus of New York
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2017

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, has announced an international cast of vocal soloists for J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio today, December 9 at 8:00 PM at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th St. and 7th Ave in Manhattan. Maestro Shapiro will conduct the ... (more...)
Conductor James Levine Will Not Face Criminal Charges in Illinois Conductor James Levine Will Not Face Criminal Charges in Illinois
by Alexa Criscitiello - December 08, 2017

Illinois law enforcement officials announced Friday that there will be no criminal charges brought against conductor James Levine. Levine's accuser had been sixteen at the time of the incident, which was then the age of consent according to Illinois state law.... (more...)
Handel's MESSIAH to Return to Bronx Community College This Weekend Handel's MESSIAH to Return to Bronx Community College This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

BCC's fifth annual performance of Handel's Messiah is set for Sunday, December 10th, 2017, 3:00 p.m. at The Hall of Fame Playhouse, Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York.... (more...)
BWW Review: Deck the Halls with Handel's MESSIAH at Saint Thomas's in New York BWW Review: Deck the Halls with Handel's MESSIAH at Saint Thomas's in New York
by Richard Sasanow - December 08, 2017

Nothing says Christmas in New York like a performance of Handel's great sacred oratorio MESSIAH--okay, for some it's the windows at one of the big department stores--with some outings decidedly religious, like this week's pair of wonderful performances at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue. Featurin... (more...)
BWW Review: DAVID DANZMAYR CONDUCTS THE SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY at Jacobs Music Center BWW Review: DAVID DANZMAYR CONDUCTS THE SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY at Jacobs Music Center
by Ron Bierman - December 08, 2017

Conductor David Danzmayr opened his guest appearance with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra with Mid-20th century Polish composer Gra?yna Bacewicz's Overture of 1943. It was a intelligent choice; her music deserves to be programmed more often. Although she received many awards and commissions during ... (more...)
Riverside Symphony to Open 37th Season with ANTECEDENTS at Alice Tully Hall Riverside Symphony to Open 37th Season with ANTECEDENTS at Alice Tully Hall
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

Riverside Symphony will open its 37th season on Saturday evening, January 20th at Alice Tully Hall in a program entitled 'Antecedents.'... (more...)
LEONARD BERNSTEIN AT 100 Exhibition to Showcase WEST SIDE STORY and More at NY Public Library for the Performing Arts LEONARD BERNSTEIN AT 100 Exhibition to Showcase WEST SIDE STORY and More at NY Public Library for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

To celebrate the centennial of America's greatest classical composer and conductor, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is partnering with the GRAMMY Museum on a new, exciting exhibition opening December 9th.... (more...)
New Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara Longstreth New Amsterdam Singers to Celebrate 50 Years Under Music Director Clara Longstreth
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

The New Amsterdam Singers will celebrate 50 years of leadership under its Music Director Clara Longstreth in the 2017 18 season, with three sets of concerts and three world-premiere commissioned works.... (more...)
New Amsterdam Singers to Launch 2017-18 Season with SING, SING YE MUSES New Amsterdam Singers to Launch 2017-18 Season with SING, SING YE MUSES
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

The New Amsterdam Singers (NAS) celebrating 50 years of leadership under Music Director Clara Longstreth, launches its 2017-18 season with a program titled Sing, Sing Ye Muses, featuring a world premiere-NAS commission by Carol Barnett.... (more...)
Adelphi Orchestra to Accompany JulieDance's 20th Annual THE NUTCRACKER BALLET Adelphi Orchestra to Accompany JulieDance's 20th Annual THE NUTCRACKER BALLET
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

The Adelphi Orchestra will join the members of the internationally renowned Donetsk Ballet, one of Eastern Europe's foremost dance companies, and students of the Midland Park, NJ-based Miss Patti's School of Dance in the 19th Annual production of Tchaikovsky's universally timeless masterwork, The Nu... (more...)
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music presents THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA, 12/8 & 10 The San Francisco Conservatory of Music presents THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA, 12/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music's Opera and Musical Theatre department presents two performances of Benjamin Britten's opera The Rape of Lucretia Today, December 8 and Sunday, December 10.... (more...)
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL in Concert The Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL in Concert
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

The bright lights of Broadway will shine on the Sydney Opera House next July as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the hit Broadway musical Funny Girl in Concert.... (more...)
David Henry Hwang Explores THE SOUND OF M. BUTTERFLY Today at Rubin Museum David Henry Hwang Explores THE SOUND OF M. BUTTERFLY Today at Rubin Museum
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

Sound permeates our daily lives and shapes our existence. From 'ear yoga' to Buddhist-inspired opera, talks and programs this fall build on themes in Rubin Museum's newest exhibition, The World Is Sound. For more about the exhibition, visit RubinMuseum.org/Wavelength, and scroll down for related tal... (more...)
Highest Music Honor To Be Presented To Composer Philip Glass In New York Highest Music Honor To Be Presented To Composer Philip Glass In New York
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2017

Iconic film composer Philip Glass will receive The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) highest honor, The SCL Lifetime Achievement Award, Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at the SCL NY Chapter Holiday Dinner and concerto at the MIST HARLEM - 46 W 116TH St. Harlem, NY. Dinner at 7pm; Concerto at 8:30p... (more...)
A Rare Baroque Double Bill Announced VENUS & ADONIS and DIDO & AENEAS A Rare Baroque Double Bill Announced VENUS & ADONIS and DIDO & AENEAS
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2017

Myths come alive in a pair of English one-act operas, Venus & Adonis and Dido & Aeneas, blending perfectly into one evening of great opera.... (more...)
Columbus Symphony Receives $8 Million Gift Columbus Symphony Receives $8 Million Gift
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2017

The Columbus Symphony today announced the single largest gift in the organization's history an $8 million legacy gift from the estate of Anne Melvin, long-time friend, board member, and passionate champion of the Columbus Symphony.... (more...)
Digital Archives And Historic Broadcasts Released to Celebrate New York Philharmonic's 175th Birthday Digital Archives And Historic Broadcasts Released to Celebrate New York Philharmonic's 175th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2017

In celebration of its 175th birthday today, the New York Philharmonic is releasing all of its 19th-century archival material through the New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives, available free at archives.nyphil.org. Highlights include 5,500 pages of handwritten minutes; nearly 800 scores a... (more...)