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Announcing the Winner of the 2018 Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music Announcing the Winner of the 2018 Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music
by BWW News Desk - September 05, 2017

The Azrieli Foundation is proud to announce that composer Kelly-Marie Murphy is the winner of the 2018 Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music. This is the second time that the Foundation has awarded the $50,000 CAD prize – the largest of its kind in Canada – which is granted to a Canadian composer base... (more...)
Guitarist Extraordinaire Pablo Sáinz Villegas  to Serve as the Santa Barbara Symphony's  Inaugural Artist-in-Residence Guitarist Extraordinaire Pablo Sáinz Villegas to Serve as the Santa Barbara Symphony's Inaugural Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2017

Classical guitar virtuoso Pablo Sáinz Villegas, whose charismatic stage presence and formidable technique have dazzled audiences throughout much of the world, will headline a pair of concerts at the Granada Theatre and take part in multiple community outreach events as the Santa Barbara Symphony's i... (more...)
Hannu Lintu Returns to the US to Conduct in Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Washington D.C. in 2017-18 Hannu Lintu Returns to the US to Conduct in Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Washington D.C. in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2017

Hannu Lintu's 2017-18 season comprises prestigious guest engagements and compelling concert programmes in North America, including the world premiere of Matthew Whittall's new piano concerto for Angela Hewitt and dates with the Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and National Symphony Orchestras. Lintu seize... (more...)
Jason Tramm to Conduct the Adelphi Orchestra in 2017 SACRED MASTERWORKS Concert Jason Tramm to Conduct the Adelphi Orchestra in 2017 SACRED MASTERWORKS Concert
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2017

On August 27th at 7PM noted American conductor Jason Tramm leads the award-winning Adelphi Orchestra, the 150-member Ocean Grove Choir, virtuoso organist Gordon Turk, with featured soloists soprano Monica Ziglar, soprano Claire Leyden, mezzo Soprano Cynthia Cook, Metropolitan Opera tenor Ronald Nald... (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...)
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...)
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...)
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Concerts Highlight Instruments, Voices Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Concerts Highlight Instruments, Voices
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival 37th season presents four remaining concerts through August 25 culminating in an intriguing collection of vocal and instrumental performances, featuring Chatham Chorale Chamber Singers and celebrity chamber music ensemble The Ying Quartet, amongst others.... (more...)
Composer Scott Wollschleger to Release Debut Portrait Album SOFT ABERRATION Composer Scott Wollschleger to Release Debut Portrait Album SOFT ABERRATION
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

On Friday, October 20, 2017, composer Scott Wollschleger releases his debut portrait album, Soft Aberration, on New Focus Recordings.... (more...)
L.A. Master Chorale Tickets Now On Sale; Jenny Wong Promoted to Associate Conductor L.A. Master Chorale Tickets Now On Sale; Jenny Wong Promoted to Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

Single tickets for the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 2017/18 season are now on sale. The season opens on September 23 and continues through to June 2018 in Walt Disney Concert Hall with nine concert programs presented over this time. Tickets start at $29 and are available to purchase online from lama... (more...)
Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere Alan Gilbert Leads SALONEN New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic (photo: Chris Lee) In 2009, the year Alan Gilbert took over as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Alex Ross wrote in the New Yorker: “Simply put, the orchestra is playing better than it has in the seventeen years that I've been a critic in New Yor... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer,  announces its 2017 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. Concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) from July 19 thro... (more...)
Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Adelphi Orchestra presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in concert, under the direction of Maestro Jason C. Tramm May 7th... (more...)
Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13 Mercury Presents Mozart's REQUIEM, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Mercury present Mozart's Requiem, on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater for the 2016-2017 season finale. A must-see for any music lover, Mozart's final composition is a profoundly moving work, brimming with drama, hopefulness and re... (more...)
Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4 Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland will be featured on Robert Sirota's National Sawdust series, Bridging the Gap, on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. A season-long series, the concerts and conversations explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers.... (more...)
The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Ends Season with AROUND THE WORLD!, 5/13 The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Ends Season with AROUND THE WORLD!, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series wraps up the 2017-2018 season with “Around the World!,” a celebration of the music created in different countries  on Saturday, May 13 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
SFCM Orchestra Performs Works by Crawford Seeger, Barber, and Stravinsky 5/6 SFCM Orchestra Performs Works by Crawford Seeger, Barber, and Stravinsky 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Conservatory Orchestra closes out the year with a program of 20th-century masterpieces, highlighting SFCM's spring focus on folk influences. Ruth Crawford Seeger's Rissolty, Rossolty explores heavy use of folk tunes, and the score to the iconic ballet, Petrushka, is ripe with Russian songs, expr... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season Of MetLife Performances
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Met announces the new season of MetLiveArts, the Museum's performance series that, over the past five seasons, has emerged as a vital part of the contemporary live-arts scene in New York City and a leader in genre-defying performance work.... (more...)
Orchestra of St. Luke's To Launch Annual Chamber Musical Festival With FACETS OF SCHUBERT, 6/7-25 Orchestra of St. Luke's To Launch Annual Chamber Musical Festival With FACETS OF SCHUBERT, 6/7-25
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's will debut Facets of Schubert, the first iteration of the Ensemble's new chamber music festival at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, from June 7 through 25.... (more...)
Utah Symphony Announces GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP Tour Utah Symphony Announces GREAT AMERICAN ROAD TRIP Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Led by Music Director Thierry Fischer, the Utah Symphony embarks upon a 1,200-mile tour of Utah from August 29 to September 2, 2017, connecting with rural communities through free outdoor performances and educational activities that pay homage to the state's landscape and the country's Native Americ... (more...)
All-Minority Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, to Make Snape Proms Debut, Aug. 29 All-Minority Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, to Make Snape Proms Debut, Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Chineke! Foundation is pleased to announce that the Chineke! Orchestra will make its Snape Proms debut on 29 August under the baton of Kevin John Edusei, featuring soloists Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello, and Jeanine De Bique, soprano.... (more...)
Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6 Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6
by Molly Tracy - April 25, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself “an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape” (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonín Dvo?ák's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this ... (more...)
Mary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill Health Mary Bevan To Replace Joelle Harvey In ARIODANTE Due To Ill Health
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that soprano Joélle Harvey must regrettably withdraw from her role as Dalinda in Handel's Ariodante with Harry Bicket and The English Concert scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage due to ill health.... (more...)
Houston Symphony Presents World Premiere of CONQUEST REQUIEM, 5/5 Houston Symphony Presents World Premiere of CONQUEST REQUIEM, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

The Houston Symphony will perform the world premiere of Conquest Requiem from Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena Frank at 8 p.m. May 5-6 and 2:30 p.m. May 7 at Jones Hall. Considered Frank's most ambitious project to date, the requiem is the composer's musical interpretation of the Spanish conquest... (more...)



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