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Harmonie Ensemble/New York, Maestro Richman Release 'Toscanini 150th Anniversary Tribute' Harmonie Ensemble/New York, Maestro Richman Release 'Toscanini 150th Anniversary Tribute'
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2017

The October 27, 2017 release of the 'Toscanini 150th Anniversary Tribute' CD, which Steven Richman recorded using one of Toscanini's own batons, is the Harmonie Ensemble / New York's 14th recording.... (more...)
Great Music Returns to St. Bart's for the 2017-18 Season Great Music Returns to St. Bart's for the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

Great Music at St. Bart's, the concert series produced by the Mid-Manhattan Performing Arts Foundation (MMPAF), for the past seven years has presented music in St. Bartholomew's Church, a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of New York located in the heart of midtown Manhattan. The magnificent 1918 Rom... (more...)
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Artistic Achievements of 2016-17 Season St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Artistic Achievements of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

Today, at its Annual Meeting, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra celebrated the significant artistic achievements and community impact of its 2016/2017 season.... (more...)
Edo de Waart Replaces Christoph von Dohnanyi for New York Philharmonic Concert Edo de Waart Replaces Christoph von Dohnanyi for New York Philharmonic Concert
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

Edo de Waart will replace Christoph von Dohn nyi in concerts featuring the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic commission of Bent S rensen's Evening Land; Emanuel Ax as soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 (replacing the previously announced Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27); and Brahms's Symphony... (more...)
LA Opera Off Grand to Present LA BELLE ET LA BETE with Live Performance of Philip Glass Score LA Opera Off Grand to Present LA BELLE ET LA BETE with Live Performance of Philip Glass Score
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

From October 28 through 31, LA Opera presents a special Halloween treat for cinephiles and opera lovers alike: a screening of Jean Cocteau's ravishingly beautiful 1946 cinematic masterpiece La Belle et la B te ('Beauty and the Beast'), with an enchanting Philip Glass score performed live by the Phil... (more...)
Review Roundup: Leif Ove Andsnes Performs with The New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall Review Roundup: Leif Ove Andsnes Performs with The New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

Leif Ove Andsnes continues with his final performance on October 17, and the critics are weighing in!... (more...)
Swire SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS Shines the Spotlight on Young Musical Prodigies Swire SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS Shines the Spotlight on Young Musical Prodigies
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

Swire Symphony Under The Stars, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's free annual outdoor mega-concert, is just around the corner. This year, the HK Phil has invited two young Hong Kong musical prodigies, pianist Johnson Li and violinist Paloma So, to perform against the backdrop of the city's spec... (more...)
Semyon Bychkov Named Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Czech Philharmonic Starting in 2018-19 Season Semyon Bychkov Named Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Czech Philharmonic Starting in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017

The Czech Philharmonic today announced the appointment of Semyon Bychkov as Chief Conductor and Music Director starting in the 2018-19 season. Mr. Bychkov has been a frequent guest conductor of the Czech Philharmonic since first appearing with the Orchestra in 2013, and he is also currently the Arti... (more...)
National Philharmonic Kicks Off 2017-18 Season National Philharmonic Kicks Off 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2017-2018 season at The Music Center at Strathmore commences with star-studded performances by some of today's most famous classical musicians.... (more...)
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Returns to Carnegie Hall Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Returns to Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2017

The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall today, October 14 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. Its all-original music draws inspiration from China's 5,000 years of civilization, with its rich array of dynasties and peoples, and breathes new life into themes and musical styl... (more...)
Peter Oundjian to Guest Conduct LACO in Concert with Violinist Jennifer Koh Peter Oundjian to Guest Conduct LACO in Concert with Violinist Jennifer Koh
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, guest conducted by Peter Oundjian, presents violinist Jennifer Koh, recognized for her commanding performances and technical virtuosity, on Lutoslawski's expressive Chain 2, today, October 14, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre, Glendale, and Sunday, October 15, 2017, 7 pm, at ... (more...)
The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces New Lineup for Miles Electric Band Concert The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces New Lineup for Miles Electric Band Concert
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2017

The Royal Conservatory of Music has announced that there have been some updates to the line-up of the musicians slated to perform in the upcoming Miles Electric Band concert on October 14.... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic's Oct. 14 Concert to Honor Grieving Community Las Vegas Philharmonic's Oct. 14 Concert to Honor Grieving Community
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic has altered the music selections for their October 14 performance at The Smith Center in light of the city's October 1 tragedy.... (more...)
Orlando Philharmonic to Kick Off Pops Series with 'CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR' Beatles Tribute Orlando Philharmonic to Kick Off Pops Series with 'CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR' Beatles Tribute
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2017

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its Pops Series with James Owens presents Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the Beatles, Today, October 14 with two concerts at 2 & 8 p.m. at Bob Carr Theater, located at 401 W. Livingston St.... (more...)
Triumphant Flautist Returns To The Competition Arena Triumphant Flautist Returns To The Competition Arena
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2017

A former semi-finalist and category winner of the National Youth Music Competition, Myles Roberts, returns this week triumphantly to the 2017-competition as the guest artist at the finalists' gala concert. The event is today 14 October at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Parow, Cape Town.... (more...)
National Chorale Presents Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana' and Leonard Bernstein's 'Chichester Psalms' National Chorale Presents Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana' and Leonard Bernstein's 'Chichester Psalms'
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, kicks off its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with Carl Orff's Carmina Burana and Leonard Bernstein'sChichester Psalms on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at... (more...)
Alice Coote Withdraws from Thomas Adès and Friends Concert Due to Illness Alice Coote Withdraws from Thomas Adès and Friends Concert Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that mezzo-soprano Alice Coote must regrettably withdraw from the upcoming Thomas Ad s and Friends concert due to illness. The recital scheduled for this Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall will continue with previously announced artists.... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents 'Shooting for the Stars' Family Concerts New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents 'Shooting for the Stars' Family Concerts
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra takes concertgoers on an intergalactic adventure in Shooting for the Stars family concerts on Saturday, November 18, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. The program features music inspired by the far reaches of space including Holst's The Planets a... (more...)
Guitarist Andrew Leonard to Play Milford Center for the Arts Guitarist Andrew Leonard to Play Milford Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

New England Guitar Society opens its International Guest Guitarist series with Andrew Leonard on Saturday, November 11 at 8 PM at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue South, Milford.... (more...)
Warner Classics/Erato to Release Berlioz's LES TROYENS Featuring Joyce DiDonato Warner Classics/Erato to Release Berlioz's LES TROYENS Featuring Joyce DiDonato
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

The recording of the complete, uncut score of Les Troyens is drawn from two concert performances that took place over the Easter weekend in April 2017 in the city of Strasbourg in eastern France.... (more...)
The Chelsea Symphony to Present Beethoven's Sixth and a World Premiere The Chelsea Symphony to Present Beethoven's Sixth and a World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

The Chelsea Symphony, featured in the hit Amazon show Mozart in the Jungle, announces the continuation of its 2017/18 season, entitled Sea Change, with concerts on October 27 and 28.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: An Interview With Philly Pops Own “Rocky”- MAESTRO MICHAEL KRAJEWSKI at Kimmel Center BWW REVIEW: An Interview With Philly Pops Own “Rocky”- MAESTRO MICHAEL KRAJEWSKI at Kimmel Center
by Pati Buehler - October 13, 2017

With his signature Rocky entrance jog around Verizon Hall pumping up the crowd,well you know you're in for a unique musical experience.... (more...)
Documentary to Profile Detroit Symphony's SYMPHONY IN D Tonight on DPTV Documentary to Profile Detroit Symphony's SYMPHONY IN D Tonight on DPTV
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

In 2015 Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer Tod Machover and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra embarked on a unique sonic collaboration with the citizens of Detroit to create a stirring musical masterpiece, 'Symphony in D.' Tonight, October 13, DPTV will air a 60-minute, Emmy-award-winning documentary ch... (more...)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to Stage Groundbreaking Production of PELLEAS ET MELISANDE Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to Stage Groundbreaking Production of PELLEAS ET MELISANDE
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Louis Langree have announced details of the final installment of a three-year exploration of Maurice Maeterlinck's 1893 symbolist play, Pelleas et Melisande, a collaboration with director, production designer and visual artist James Darrah.... (more...)
The Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry Gala The Royal Conservatory of Music to Launch 2017-18 Season with Starry Gala
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2017

As The Royal Conservatory of Music's 2017-18 concert season is set to begin, five of the upcoming Koerner Hall concerts are already sold out, including the Season Gala concert with Hollywood star Bill Murray and his friends Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin), and Vanessa Perez (piano).... (more...)