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Pianist Deanna Witkowski Presents Trio Arrangements of 14 Hymns on 'Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns' Pianist Deanna Witkowski Presents Trio Arrangements of 14 Hymns on 'Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns'
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2017

Grace, serenity, and rhapsody are on abundant display throughout the 14 songs pianist Deanna Witkowski performs with her trio on 'Makes the Heart to Sing: Jazz Hymns,' set for release November 3 on Tilapia Records.... (more...)
National Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded Opening National Philharmonic Kicks Off the 2017-2018 Season with Star-Studded Opening
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 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. The concert on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., will feature the famous former child prodigy Sarah Chang (violin) and Grammy winnin... (more...)
NYC-ARTS Spotlights 2017 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award-Winning Violinst Chad Hoopes NYC-ARTS Spotlights 2017 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award-Winning Violinst Chad Hoopes
by TV News Desk - September 14, 2017

NYC-ARTS, Thirteen's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of the greater New York City region. Each year, the world-renowned Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts administers The Avery Fisher... (more...)
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...)
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...)
Hoff Barthelson Contemporary Festival To Feature Two World Premieres Hoff Barthelson Contemporary Festival To Feature Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's 28th Annual Festival of Contemporary Music, held Monday, May 15, 2017, through Sunday, May 21, 2017 will include two world premieres commissioned by the School.... (more...)
Los Angeles Children's Chorus To Hold Auditions, 6/1-4 Los Angeles Children's Chorus To Hold Auditions, 6/1-4
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), one of the nation's leading children's choirs, is holding annual auditions for boys and girls ages 8 (by September 1, 2017) to 12 on June 1-4, 2017 (times vary), at Pasadena Presbyterian Church in  Pasadena. ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents Santiago Strings Season Finale, 5/20 Pacific Symphony Presents Santiago Strings Season Finale, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

On Monday, May 20th at 7 PM,  Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS), instrumentalists in grades 6-9, led by Music Director Irene Kroesen under the artistic advisement of Music Director Carl St.Clair.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Concludes 10th Anniversary With TRADITIONS Concert Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Concludes 10th Anniversary With TRADITIONS Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Before Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) leaves on its first international tour in July, the talented young musicians conclude their milestone 10th anniversary season by paying homage to the band tradition, as well as the ensemble's history in the Pacific Symphony family. The concert, “Tr... (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...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 2017-18 American Greetings Family Concert series, for children ages 7 and older, and PNC Musical Rainbow series, for children ages 3 to 6.  Both concert series are designed to introduce young people to classical music, and feature performances by Cleveland Orche... (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...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces PRYSM Festival Concert, 5/13 Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Announces PRYSM Festival Concert, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's PRYSM (Philadelphia Region Youth String Music) and PRYSM-YA (PRYSM Young Artists) ensembles will showcase their talents at the 10th Annual PRYSM Festival Concert on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. It will be held in Centennial Hall at the Haverford School, located... (more...)
Portland Youth Philharmonic To Premiere Debra Kaye's IKARUS AMONG THE STARS, 5/7 Portland Youth Philharmonic To Premiere Debra Kaye's IKARUS AMONG THE STARS, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Composer Debra Kaye's Ikarus Among the Stars will premiere with the Portland Youth Philharmonic at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 7 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR. ... (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...)
Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25 Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival Announces 51st Season, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, one of New York's premier summer performance series, was announced today by Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss and Renée and Robert Belfer Music DirectorLouis Langrée. Building on last year's 50th anniversary season, this year's festival features appearan... (more...)
Los Robles Master Chorale Concludes Season With LAURIDSEN & CO, 5/20 Los Robles Master Chorale Concludes Season With LAURIDSEN & CO, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The 105-voice Los Robles Master Chorale (LRMC), led by Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, concludes its 29th season with back-to-back matinee and evening performances of “Lauridsen & Co,” an inspirational program of choral music by living composers.... (more...)
BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus.... (more...)
American Composers Orchestra Continues 40th Anniversary Season with ACO Parables at Symphony Space, 5/23 American Composers Orchestra Continues 40th Anniversary Season with ACO Parables at Symphony Space, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8pmwith ACO Parables at Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The concert inaugurates a new partnership ... (more...)
New World Symphony Presents 6th Annual New Work Program, 4/29 New World Symphony Presents 6th Annual New Work Program, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), will perform its sixth annual New Work program—dedicated to commissioning and premiering new pieces from high-profile and developing artists across a range of genres, intersecting music with theater, dance, poetry, video, lighting, and othe... (more...)
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents VERDI: VIVA L'ITALIA, 5/7 Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents VERDI: VIVA L'ITALIA, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi: Viva L'Italia, the final main stage concert of the year, on Sunday, May 7th at 4:00pm at the Hill Auditorium. Joining the orchestra for a riveting rendition of Verdi's opera choruses are special guests, Measure for Measure, Livingston County Women's C... (more...)
Dessoff Choirs Completes 92nd Season Featuring International Guest Artists, 5/21 Dessoff Choirs Completes 92nd Season Featuring International Guest Artists, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

Hailed as “one of the great amateur choruses of our time (New York Today) for its “full-bodied sound and suppleness (The New York Times),” The Dessoff Choirs completes its 92nd season with an unforgettable concert dedicated to utopian visions.... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Announces 2017 Summer Series, THE FLOWERS OF ENGLAND Richmond Symphony Announces 2017 Summer Series, THE FLOWERS OF ENGLAND
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

The Richmond Symphony is pleased to announce the lineup of its annual Summer Series recital concerts set to begin on July 13. Presented in association with the University of Richmond Department of Music and VCU | School of the Arts | Department of Music, this year's theme is titled The Flower of Eng... (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...)