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PYO Music Institute High School Senior Selected For National Youth Orchestra Photo PYO Music Institute High School Senior Selected For National Youth Orchestra
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

Myles Bell, a high school senior who lives in West Chester, PA, is a violinist with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, the most advanced ensemble of the PYO Music Institute.
Perspectives Ensemble Presents Wendy Sutter, Cellist, Performing The Six Bach So Photo Perspectives Ensemble Presents Wendy Sutter, Cellist, Performing The Six Bach Solo Cello Suites
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

Perspectives Ensemble, in cooperation with the Judson Memorial Church, presents The Six Bach Solo Cello Suites performed by Wendy Sutter, cellist, on Sunday, August 23, 2020.
WQXR And Lincoln Center Announce MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL Radio Season Photo WQXR And Lincoln Center Announce MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL Radio Season
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

WQXR, New York City's classical music station, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced a partnership to bring the annual Mostly Mozart Festival to the New York City radio airwaves Monday, August 10 through Sunday, August 16. 
CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores the Music of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' Wi Photo CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JAZZ Explores the Music of Iconic Album 'The Young Lions' With Wycliffe Gordon and More
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

Hammonds House Digital is inviting you to join them for Conversations about Jazz & Other Distractions hosted by former jazz radio host and founder of Notorious Jazz, Carl Anthony. Every other Thursday, Carl takes audiences on a unique journey through the world of jazz music with artist talks, workshops, and listening sessions.
The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents Mark Shapiro Leading An Italian Staycati Photo The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents Mark Shapiro Leading An Italian Staycation, Featuring Vivaldi and More
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

In the fifth episode of their free, online series, The Cecilia Chorus of New York presents their Music Director Mark Shapiro leading a Zoom Italian Staycation, August 10 @ 7:00 PM EDT.
TANGLEWOOD 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL Announces Danish String Quartet, Daniil Trifonov Photo TANGLEWOOD 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL Announces Danish String Quartet, Daniil Trifonov and More for Week 6
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

The Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival is being offered in response to continuing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 and official crowd restriction policies that have necessitated the cancellation of the festival's live performance series.
Wet Ink Ensemble Releases Third Edition of Monthly Journal, Wet Ink Archive:03 F Photo Wet Ink Ensemble Releases Third Edition of Monthly Journal, Wet Ink Archive:03 FUTURE VISIONS
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

On Saturday, August 1, 2020 the Wet Ink Ensemble released the third issue of its new, monthly online journal of adventurous music and conversation, the Wet Ink Archive.
WQXR and Lincoln Center Announce MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL ON WQXR Photo WQXR and Lincoln Center Announce MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL ON WQXR
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

WQXR, New York City's classical music station, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced a partnership to bring the annual Mostly Mozart Festival to the New York City radio airwaves Monday, August 10 through Sunday, August 16.
VIDEO: Benjamin Scott, Lauren Scott, and Abigail Leidy Perform as Part of NSO @ Photo VIDEO: Benjamin Scott, Lauren Scott, and Abigail Leidy Perform as Part of NSO @ Home LIVE
by Stage Tube on August 03, 2020 in Classical Music

This week's performance features NSO Violinist Benjamin Scott, Violinist Lauren Scott and and NSO Youth Fellowship Cellist Abigail Leidy. Featuring works by Prokofiev, Britten, Rossini and more! Hosted by Marissa Regni, NSO Principal Second Violin. The musicians of the National Symphony dedicate this performance to the memory of Irene Pollin.
Ramsey Lewis Presents An Exclusive Digital Concert Experience Photo Ramsey Lewis Presents An Exclusive Digital Concert Experience
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Classical Music

Ramsey Lewis is revisiting his classic record 'The 'In' Crowd' with a very special Saturday Salon - Ramsey Lewis Plays Songs From The In Crowd!
Harold Rosenbaum Presents Choral Conducting Workshop on Zoom Photo Harold Rosenbaum Presents Choral Conducting Workshop on Zoom
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Classical Music

Dr. Harold Rosenbaum, conductor of The New York Virtuoso Singers and The Canticum Novum Singers, and author of A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting, is hosting a Zoom choral conducting workshop on Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11 from 10 AM to 4 PM each day, with a lunch break both days.
Honens Facilitates Commission Of Piano Concerto By Composer Kati Agócs For Nicol Photo Honens Facilitates Commission Of Piano Concerto By Composer Kati Agócs For Nicolas Namoradze
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Classical Music

Arisen from a remarkable confluence of events and people, the Esther Honens International Piano Competition Foundation (Honens) announces the commission of a piano concerto for 2018 Honens Prize Laureate Nicolas Namoradze by Canadian-American composer Kati Agócs.
VIDEO: Judy Collins Comes to LIVE FROM CARNEGIE HALL Photo VIDEO: Judy Collins Comes to LIVE FROM CARNEGIE HALL
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Classical Music

Judy Collins burst onto the music scene in the 1960s and has not stopped since. Along with Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle, and Jimmy Webb, Collins leads a candid conversation about the larger community of singer-songwriters who continue to shape the musical landscape decades into their respective careers.
Anna Netrebko in TOSCA, Caramoor's FEAST and More Upcoming Classical and Opera S Photo Anna Netrebko in TOSCA, Caramoor's FEAST and More Upcoming Classical and Opera Streams Announced
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Classical Music

Check out a list of upcoming classical and opera streams including Anna Netrebko in Tosca, Caramoor's Chamber Music 'Feast', Music Academy of the West streams and more!
Boston Symphony Orchestra Cancels Fall Period of 2020-21 Season; BSO to Create a Photo Boston Symphony Orchestra Cancels Fall Period of 2020-21 Season; BSO to Create and Distribute New Online Content
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Classical Music

For the first time in its 139-year history, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will suspend its fall season of performances at Symphony Hall, September 16-November 28.
What's Streaming: Classical / Theater Week Of August 3–9 Photo What's Streaming: Classical / Theater Week Of August 3–9
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

Monday, August 3 at 6:30 p.m. MT (one-time-only viewing)
Altius Quartet Take The PARMA Live Stage Tomorrow Photo Altius Quartet Take The PARMA Live Stage Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

PARMA Recordings presents a live streaming concert with Altius Quartet featuring works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Shostakovich, as well as contemporary works by Nora Morrow and Ben E. King, with music from the Navona Records release QUADRANTS VOL. 3.
Grand Rapids Symphony Returns To Live, Outdoor Performances In August! Photo Grand Rapids Symphony Returns To Live, Outdoor Performances In August!
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

If you love live music, you already know that enjoying an evening's entertainment means you first have to dress for the occasion and then drive to another location.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Announces CMS FRONT ROW: NATIONAL Photo Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Announces CMS FRONT ROW: NATIONAL
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center announced a new digital initiative to enable local chamber music venues to bring its outstanding series of digital chamber music concerts, CMS: FRONT ROW, to audiences around the country.
VIDEO: Learn With Carnegie Hall Presents Soul Science Lab's SOUNDTRACK '63 Photo VIDEO: Learn With Carnegie Hall Presents Soul Science Lab's SOUNDTRACK '63
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

Learn With Carnegie Hall has released its latest episode featuring 'Soundtrack'63.
Tune in to the Livestream Album Release Celebration for the Mark Harvey Group's Photo Tune in to the Livestream Album Release Celebration for the Mark Harvey Group's Recording 'A Rite for All Souls'
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

Mark Harvey and Peter H. Bloom will celebrate the release of their powerful album A Rite for All Souls with a livestream event on Sunday, August 9 at 7 p.m. EDT. Veteran jazz writer Bob Blumenthal will emcee the discussion, which features interviews with Harvey and Bloom, as well as streaming excerpts from the CD. Free and open to the public.
Bang on a Can Announces Arlen Hlusko as the New Bang on a Can All-Stars Cellist Photo Bang on a Can Announces Arlen Hlusko as the New Bang on a Can All-Stars Cellist
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

Bang on a Can has announced Canadian cellist Arlen Hlusko as the newest member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars. Hlusko has been performing with the All-Stars throughout the 2019-20 season and now joins the group as the permanent cellist.
The Charles Mingus Institute Presents: Mingus Trumpet Forum/ 'Clark in the Dark' Photo The Charles Mingus Institute Presents: Mingus Trumpet Forum/ 'Clark in the Dark'
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Classical Music

In a rare opportunity, join the trumpet section of the Grammy-winning Mingus Big Band for a night of listening and conversation.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces Live Virtual WeBop Classes Throughout August 20 Photo Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces Live Virtual WeBop Classes Throughout August 2020
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Classical Music

Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced WeBop, the award-winning early-childhood jazz education program for little ones ages eight-months to five-years old and their parents or caregivers, will be available as live virtual classes throughout August.
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces SHE'S THE FIRST Concert Celebrating the Cen Photo Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces SHE'S THE FIRST Concert Celebrating the Centennial of 19th Amendment
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Classical Music

Boston Landmarks Orchestra has announced 'She's The First,' a concert celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed and protected women's constitutional right to vote.