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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...)
Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic Release MANFRED SYMPHONY, 8/25 Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic Release MANFRED SYMPHONY, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

Russian conductor Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic's recording of Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony is released on Tuesday, August 25, as Volume 2 in The Tchaikovsky Project, their recording cycle on Decca Classics that will encompass the composer's complete symphonies and piano concertos, as ... (more...)
Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony Stéphane Denève Named New Music Director of St. Louis Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced the appointment of Stéphane Denève as its next Music Director. Denève, who will serve as the St. Louis Symphony's 13th Music Director, has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003.  His initial three-year term as Music Director begins with... (more...)
Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Robert Schumann said he was “in seventh heaven” after hearing Schubert's Ninth Symphony. From its majestic opening horn call to the finale that salutes Beethoven's “Ode to Joy”, the subtitle “Great” is entirely suited to this marvellous musical feast.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION Pittsburgh Symphony to present Mahler's RESURRECTION
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler's groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection," as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4.... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1 Alan Gilbert Winds Down His Final Weeks With the NY Phil in Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD Concert, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In the third of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead an enhanced concert production of Wagner's Das Rheingold. Soloists include bass-baritone Eric Owens as Wotan, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Fricka (in her New York Philharmonic debut), ... (more...)
Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25 Jakub Hr?ša To Make New York Philharmonic Debut, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Czech conductor Jakub Hr?ša will make his New York Philharmonic debut leading an all-Czech program featuring Dvo?ák's Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; three of Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances (Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, No. 2; and Op. 72, No. 7); and Janá?ek's Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orche... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Celebrates Buchbinder's Birthday With Concert, 4/28 Pittsburgh Symphony Celebrates Buchbinder's Birthday With Concert, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are celebrating legendary pianist Rudolf Buchbinder's birthday at the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Buchbinder Birthday Concert on April 28 at Heinz Hall, as part of the two-week Spring Viennese Festival.... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14 New Jersey Symphony Presents 'Great' Symphony and Works by Sibelius and Mozart, 5/11-14
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Schubert's “Great” Symphony and works by Sibelius and Mozart, May 11–14 in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick. Violinist Jennifer Koh—Musical America's 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year—returns for Sibelius' Violin Con... (more...)
Alan Gilbert To Lead 26th Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/29 Alan Gilbert To Lead 26th Free Memorial Day Concert, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in Mahler's Symphony No. 4, with soprano Ying Fang as soloist, at the Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 29, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. This will be the 26th Annual Free Memorial Day ... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS New York Philharmonic Presents The Second Of Four Week Event, ALAN GILBERT'S FINAL WEEKS
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

In the second of Alan Gilbert's final four subscription weeks as New York Philharmonic Music Director, he will lead the Orchestra in a program that highlights important artistic relationships he has cultivated during his tenure.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23 Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are giving audiences the unique opportunity to “choose their Mozart” during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics “Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies” concerts on April 21-23 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 52nd season with four free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (June 13); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (June 14); Cunningha... (more...)
WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

In a new partnership, WWFM The Classical Network will air New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert broadcasts on Friday, March 31; Thursday, April 27; and Friday, June 2. Each broadcast airs at 8 pm on 89.1 FM and streams simultaneously online at www.wwfm.org. The programs will feature music by Tchaiko... (more...)
Hong Kong Phil to Be Joined by Jaap van Zweden and Storioni Trio for SUNNY BEETHOVEN - EPIC SHOSTAKOVICH Hong Kong Phil to Be Joined by Jaap van Zweden and Storioni Trio for SUNNY BEETHOVEN - EPIC SHOSTAKOVICH
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

The opportunity to experience Beethoven's “Triple Concerto” is very rare because it requires three equally outstanding soloists. But in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's (HK Phil) Sunny Beethoven - Epic Shostakovich concert on 26 & 27 April 2017 in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, we... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the mes... (more...)
Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra return to Europe to perform at prominent music festivals from August 25 to September 9, 2017.... (more...)
2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More! 2017 Classical Grammy Winners Announced - THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, DAUGHERTY and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2017

The 2017 Grammy Awards were announced this past Sunday in Los Angeles.  The complete list of winners and nominees of classical music is below! ... (more...)
Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003 Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as... (more...)
Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony, Featuring Soloist Veronica Iovan, Dec. 21-23 Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony, Featuring Soloist Veronica Iovan, Dec. 21-23
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will guest conduct “Concert extraordinary de Cr?ciun” with the Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and Academic Choir with featured soloist, Romanian- American soprano Veronica Iovan, December 21st through 23rd in Craiova, Romania.... (more...)
Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Performs Live to Film Scores Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Performs Live to Film Scores
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

The Minnesota Symphony is moving toward featuring live soundtracks to popular films, which has been a big draw for audiences.  This season, they are performing live to five films, among some are 'It's a Wonderful Life', 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone', 'Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille', and 'ET'.... (more...)
Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced Stravinsky Funeral Song: US Premiere and More Announced
by TV News Desk - November 30, 2016

Following its rediscovery last year and performance in St. Petersburg in December, Stravinsky's Funeral Song receives premieres in 15 countries around the world, programmed by leading orchestras and conductors.... (more...)
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra to Tour Australia Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) today announced an ambitious international tour in 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). This will be the first ever tour to Australia by the orchestra. A coup for Australia i... (more...)
Vienna Philharmonic to Release SUMMER NIGHT Concert on CD, DVD & More, 9/30 Vienna Philharmonic to Release SUMMER NIGHT Concert on CD, DVD & More, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (July 25, 2016)—Conducted by Semyon Bychkov in May 2016, the 13th annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital platforms by Sony Classical on August 12 and broadcast on PBS's Great Performances on Friday, September 30... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany.... (more...)



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