CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE


BWW Review: The San Diego Symphony's BOLERO BY THE BAY at the San Diego Embarcadero BWW Review: The San Diego Symphony's BOLERO BY THE BAY at the San Diego Embarcadero
by Ron Bierman - August 23, 2017

San Diego's waterfront on a cool summer night seems the perfect spot for exciting Latin-flavored music by Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla and Maurice Ravel. Conductor Sameer Patel opened with Four Dances from Estancia by Ginastera. After an overly careful treatment of the first dance. The slow se... (more...)
Broadway's Next H!T Musical, Dance, Magic, Festivals and More Set for The Berman's 2017-18 Season Broadway's Next H!T Musical, Dance, Magic, Festivals and More Set for The Berman's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2017

The Berman Center for the Performing Arts announces its seventh season with an exceptional series of shows, including Broadway and dance performances, music, magic, live shows, festivals, fairs, and programming for families.... (more...)
Houston Early Music to Launch 2017-18 with THE INSTRUMENT OF KINGS & THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS Houston Early Music to Launch 2017-18 with THE INSTRUMENT OF KINGS & THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2017

Houston Early Music will open its 2017-18 season with a concert of Spanish and Italian late-Renaissance and early-Baroque music for cornetto and organ at Christ the King Lutheran Church on Friday, Sept. 15.... (more...)
The Frick Collection Announces 2017-18 Classical Concerts Series The Frick Collection Announces 2017-18 Classical Concerts Series
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2017

This fall, The Frick Collection presents its 79th season of classical music concerts.... (more...)
La Monnaie to Present PINOCCHIO La Monnaie to Present PINOCCHIO
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2017

September 5th will be a milestone in the recent history of La Monnaie. On this day and in the presence of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Belgium, the theatre will be given back to the public with new machinery, new chairs and new premises.... (more...)
 Sir Simon Rattle Celebrates Debut as Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra Sir Simon Rattle Celebrates Debut as Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

The curtain is raised on Thursday 14 September on Sir Simon Rattle's debut as Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra [LSO], launching This is Rattle, 11 days of special concerts, events and installations, running at the Barbican Centre, LSO St Luke's and the Guildhall School's Milton Court ... (more...)
A Violinist Gets Unstrung at Momenta Festival III 10/1-4 A Violinist Gets Unstrung at Momenta Festival III 10/1-4
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

Four distinctively themed programs, each curated by a different member of Momenta Quartet have been announced for Momenta Festival III. ... (more...)
The Sibelius Academy and Juilliard School Team for FINLAND 100 in Helsinki, Stockholm & NYC The Sibelius Academy and Juilliard School Team for FINLAND 100 in Helsinki, Stockholm & NYC
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

One of the most high profile events in 'Finland 100,' the year-long celebration of the hundredth anniversary of Finland's independence, is a collaboration between two of the world's top performing arts universities, The Juilliard School of New York and the Sibelius Academy of the University of the A... (more...)
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Pulitzer Concert Series Tickets on Sale Now St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Pulitzer Concert Series Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, announced that tickets for St. Louis Symphony Live at the Pulitzer are on sale now.... (more...)
Antonio Pappano & Orchestra di Santa Cecilia to Embark on Fall 2017 Tour to New York, Boston, D.C. & Rochester Antonio Pappano & Orchestra di Santa Cecilia to Embark on Fall 2017 Tour to New York, Boston, D.C. & Rochester
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

Led by Music Director Sir Antonio Pappano, the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia tours to the United States this October for the first time in nearly 50 years, performing at Carnegie Hall in New York (October 20 & 21), the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washingto... (more...)
American Lyric Theater Announces 10th Anniversary CLDP Resident Artists American Lyric Theater Announces 10th Anniversary CLDP Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer L... (more...)
Chick Corea Joins Lang Lang as Featured Soloists for Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Chick Corea Joins Lang Lang as Featured Soloists for Carnegie Hall's Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that legendary jazz artist Chick Corea will join world-renowned pianist Lang Lang as featured soloists at Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala concert on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m.... (more...)
Seven Artists Selected for 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program Seven Artists Selected for 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer L... (more...)
2017-2018 Season Highlights Announced for Boosey & Hawkes Composers 2017-2018 Season Highlights Announced for Boosey & Hawkes Composers
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2017

This season ushers in a host of premieres by Boosey & Hawkes composers, including John Adams's new opera Girls of the Golden West in San Francisco, Sebastian Currier's RE-FORMATION in Minneapolis, Christopher Rouse's Berceuse Infinie in Baltimore, and a new orchestral work by Sean Shepherd in Boston... (more...)
Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos and Yo-Yo Ma Record BRAHMS: THE PIANO TRIOS Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos and Yo-Yo Ma Record BRAHMS: THE PIANO TRIOS
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2017

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his longtime collaborator, pianist Emanuel Ax, are joined by violinist Leonidas Kavakos in their first recording together for Sony Classical, of the piano trios of Johannes Brahms. Ax and Ma have collaborated in a distinguished catalog of Brahms recordings for Sony Classical, bu... (more...)
Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra to Return Following Decade Absence Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra to Return Following Decade Absence
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2017

On August 24, 2017, The Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage at The Richard Macdonald Art Gallery presented by Cirque Du Soleil, following a 13-year public absence. New owner, Shea Arender, will join the Orchestra for a performance entitled "The King Symphonic - The Music of Elvis ... (more...)
LA Children's Chorus Announces 2017-18 Season LA Children's Chorus Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2017

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), one of the world's foremost children's choirs, announces its 2017-18 season, entitled 'And This Shall be for Beauty,' featuring exquisite repertoire that illuminates LACC's signature bel canto sound honed by highly regarded and much-loved Artistic Director Anne ... (more...)
Todd Marcus Quintet and St. Petersburg Piano Quartet to Play Music Mountain This August Todd Marcus Quintet and St. Petersburg Piano Quartet to Play Music Mountain This August
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with an encore performance by the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet on Sunday, August 20 (3pm) featuring Brahms, Shostakovich, and Schumann. Jazz ensemble Todd Marcus Quintet makes its Music Mountain debut Today, ... (more...)
Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium Theatre Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
LA Phil to Present First-Ever HACK  MUSIC LA at Walt Disney Concert Hall LA Phil to Present First-Ever HACK MUSIC LA at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

Continuing its mission to inspire and strengthen communities through the power of music, the LA Phil will present the first-ever Hack Music LA, a multi-disciplinary convening of ideas exploring the intersection of music and technology October 7-8 at Walt Disney Concert Hall.... (more...)
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Sets 2017-18 Centennial Season San Francisco Conservatory of Music Sets 2017-18 Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced the details of its 2017-18 centennial season.... (more...)
GAME OF THRONES' Charles Dance to Join CSO on European Tour GAME OF THRONES' Charles Dance to Join CSO on European Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

Charles Dance, OBE, will join Louis Langree and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on their 2017 European tour. The 'Game of Thrones' actor will lend his talents to narrating Copland's extraordinary orchestral work 'Lincoln Portrait'.... (more...)
Just Kidding Performance Season Announced at Symphony Space Just Kidding Performance Season Announced at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Symphony Space announces the 2017-18 season launch of Just Kidding on Saturday, October 7  at 11 am and 2 pm with two sketch comedy performances by The Story Pirates, an uproarious experience for the whole family.  The troupe features actors who take original stories submitted by children and create... (more...)
'All Access' Student Pass Is a Bargain at $30 for 30 LA Chamber Orchestra Concerts 'All Access' Student Pass Is a Bargain at $30 for 30 LA Chamber Orchestra Concerts
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Opportunity knocks for savvy college students ages 17 to 30 who take advantage of one of the best bargains in the city, known as Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's (LACO) "Campus to Concert Hall All Access Pass," which provides admission to thirty LACO concerts during its 2017-18 season for just $30. ... (more...)
Pasadena Symphony & Pops to Present Annual MOONLIGHT SONATA Gala Pasadena Symphony & Pops to Present Annual MOONLIGHT SONATA Gala
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

The Pasadena Symphony Association will host their annual Moonlight Sonata Gala on Saturday, September 23, 2017, which promises to be an unforgettable night filled with entertainment, music and dancing held at Pasadena's historic City Hall.... (more...)