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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...)
American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPES American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPES
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces its complete 2017-2018 season, Dreamscapes, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, featuring ten world, U.S., and New York premieres by a diverse set of composers. ACO continues its... (more...)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales Presents Relaxed Performances in Cardiff and at the BBC Proms BBC National Orchestra of Wales Presents Relaxed Performances in Cardiff and at the BBC Proms
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

Building on its extensive work with Special Educational Needs Schools, BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW) presents two relaxed performances in Cardiff and London. Led by conductor Grant Llewellyn and musician Andy Pidcock the Orchestra performs a Relaxed Concert at St David's Hall, Cardiff on... (more...)
WQXR Young Artists Showcase Features Brevard Music Center WQXR Young Artists Showcase Features Brevard Music Center
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2017

At 9:00 PM tonight, Wednesday, July 5, Brevard Music Center (BMC) begins a new collaboration with New York City's WQXR and its longstanding and distinguished Young Artists Showcase—a WQXR weekly radio show that since 1978 has sought out and displayed the talents of young emerging artists. WQXR is Ne... (more...)
Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

92Y's 17-18 season opens on October 5 with internationally renowned cellist Mischa Maisky joining the “amazing precision” (Huffington Post) of the notably conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which returns to 92Y for the first time in 15 years, to celebrate the cellist's 70th birthday season. To... (more...)
More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $10,000 Awarded to Brevard Music Center More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $10,000 Awarded to Brevard Music Center
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to Brevard Music Center (BMC) to supp... (more...)
Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack Brevard Music Festival 2017 Season Opening Weekend Features Lee Ann Womack
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

The Brevard Music Center's 81st anniversary season offers an extraordinary and diverse schedule of musical performances and exciting guest performers. The BMC Presents series, which brings big-name musicians from outside of the classical music tradition to Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, will welcome ... (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...)
Rave Music Playing Orchestra Wins Top Classical Award Rave Music Playing Orchestra Wins Top Classical Award
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The BBC reports that The Manchester Camerata was named best ensemble at the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards. The BBC notes that they won, in part, because of events where the orchestra covers 'house' music.... (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...)
Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11 Concerts At St. Thomas Presents St. Thomas Choir Of Men And Boys, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys in their final concert of the season featuring a rare performance of George Shearing's Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare.... (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...)
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...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents Chiara String Quartet, 5/11 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents Chiara String Quartet, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the Chiara String Quartet in an encore performance on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7pm in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium (1000 Fifth Ave) following their lauded 2015-2016 season MetLiveArts residency. The concert will include the New York premiere of Rome Pri... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents THE MAGIC OF CHOPIN With Pianist Louie Lortie, 4/27-29 Pacific Symphony Presents THE MAGIC OF CHOPIN With Pianist Louie Lortie, 4/27-29
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Viva la France! For Pacific Symphony's upcoming concert, two of the brightest French-Canadian classical music stars—celebrated pianist Louis Lortie and acclaimed guest conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni—perform a program inspired by the spirit of France with music by Mozart, Chopin, Debussy and Ravel.... (more...)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9 THE CHORAL, 4/22 Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY NO. 9 THE CHORAL, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, “The Choral” with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and guest soloists Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Suzanna Guzman, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; and Justin Hopkins, bass, on Saturday, Apr... (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...)
The New York Choral Society Presents ST. LUKE PASSION, 4/8 The New York Choral Society Presents ST. LUKE PASSION, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The New York Choral Society (NYCHORAL) under the direction of its Music Director David Hayes will give the New York Premiere of celebrated Scottish composer James MacMillan's St. Luke Passion. NYCHORAL will be joined by organist Jason Roberts as well as the remarkable Brooklyn Youth Chorus under Art... (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...)
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Students To Participate in 2017 NYO-USA at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Each summer, the country's most gifted young musicians are chosen by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States (NYO-USA) of America. This year, seven Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) students have been selected to participate in the prestigious... (more...)



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