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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of MUSIC OF FLIGHT AND FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall!... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic 2016-17 Performances to Air on NPR Las Vegas Philharmonic 2016-17 Performances to Air on NPR
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic has partnered with  Nevada Public Radio for the second year to broadcast performances from its current 2016-17 season on Classical 89.7 FM Sundays at 2pm, starting June 4. Each broadcast will be 90 minutes to two hours in length and will include conversation with Music Dir... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Final Concert, CABRERA CONDUCTS BRUCKNER, 5/27 Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Final Concert, CABRERA CONDUCTS BRUCKNER, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents its final concert of the 2016 – 2017 concert season, Cabrera Conducts Bruckner on Saturday, May 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation at 6:30 p.m. for patrons to learn more about... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild Hosts ROMANIAN RHAPSODY GALA To Honor Lia Roberts, 6/3 Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild Hosts ROMANIAN RHAPSODY GALA To Honor Lia Roberts, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

The Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild will host a Romanian Rhapsody fundraising gala on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino.... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season California Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The California Symphony today announced its 2017-18 season, its thirty-first, and its fifth with Music Director Donato Cabrera. The season includes a world premiere and a West Coast premiere, first performances of Mozart's Requiem and Sibelius's Third Symphony, the first performances in more than 20... (more...)
California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7 California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Cr... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents THE CLASSICS This Fall Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents THE CLASSICS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents The Classics on Saturday, November 5th at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation at 6:30 p.m. for patrons to learn more about the history and meaning behind the music in the evening's pro... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents a Symphonic Spectacular Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents a Symphonic Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2016

 The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents a Symphonic Spectacular on Saturday, October 8th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 9th at 2:00 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation about the music being performed on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. a... (more...)
California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18 California Symphony to Kick Off 30th Season, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 9, 2016) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera open the Orchestra's 30th season on Sunday, September 18 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, with an early work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts, written when he was a Yo... (more...)
California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program California Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Composer-in-Residence Program
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 1, 2016) – California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera are now accepting composer applications for the orchestra's respected, intensely competitive Young American Composer-in-Residence program, for the period from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2020. The Young Ame... (more...)
San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series San Francisco Symphony Adds Updates, Guest Appearances, to Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (May 25) – The San Francisco Symphony announces new updates to its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4–29at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony fea... (more...)
California Symphony Announces 30th Season California Symphony Announces 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

The California Symphony celebrates its 30th season in 2016-17 and its fourth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera, with a year of special programming that highlights the music by a Young American Composer-in-Residence program alumnus on each of its six concerts at the Lesher Center for the Arts... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for Summer Festival 2016 Pacific Symphony Announces Complete Schedule for Summer Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—March 22, 2016—Pacific Symphony announces a blockbuster Summer Festival 2016 designed to evoke the memories of the last 30 years with exhilarating and iconic music for the final season at Irvine Meadows Ampitheatre before its scheduled closure. Warm pleasant evenings, picnic ba... (more...)
California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24 California Symphony Presents Pianist Charlie Albright in Gershwin's RHAPSODY IN BLUE and More, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (December 15, 2015) – The California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera perform a program of music inspired by American jazz of the 1920s on Sunday, January 24, with pianist Charlie Albright joining the Orchestra for the original jazz band version of Gershwin's Rhapsody in B... (more...)
The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti The Library of Congress Awards the Koussevitzky Grant to the California Symphony and Composer in Residence Dan Visconti
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

 Dan Visconti, the California Symphony's Young American Composer in Residence through 2017, has been awarded the prestigious Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundationcommission by the Library of Congress. Visconti was recognized and commissioned for his concerto for guitar and orchestra, Living Language. ... (more...)
LV Philharmonic Guild to Host Fundraising Event, 12/13 LV Philharmonic Guild to Host Fundraising Event, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2015

The Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild will host a special fundraising event in conjunction with the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts on Sunday, December 13 from 5 - 8 pm at the Thriller Villa, the home once inhabited by a high profile music legend. The event will feature a mix of ... (more...)
UNLV's Master Singers Named Chorus-In-Residence of Las Vegas Philharmonic UNLV's Master Singers Named Chorus-In-Residence of Las Vegas Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2015

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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Jerome Bettis on Heinz Field Tonight Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Jerome Bettis on Heinz Field Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Tonight, October 1, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform at a professional sporting event for the first time when they share Heinz Field with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the team takes on the Baltimore Ravens in a nationally televised game.... (more...)
California Symphony Orchestra Musicians Sign New Three-Year Contracts California Symphony Orchestra Musicians Sign New Three-Year Contracts
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2015

WALNUT CREEK, CA (September 30, 2015) - The California Symphony Orchestra and Musicians Union Local 6 of the American Federation of Musicians have announced the ratification of a new, three-year musicians' contract. California Symphony Music Director Donato Cabrera has also signed a new three-year c... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Pay Tribute to Jerome Bettis on Heinz Field, Today Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Pay Tribute to Jerome Bettis on Heinz Field, Today
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH – On today, October 1, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform at a professional sporting event for the first time when they share Heinz Field with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the team takes on the Baltimore Ravens in a nationally televised game.... (more...)
Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra Tonight Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2015

Valley Performing Arts Center is partnering with Ford Signature Series to present L'Espace du Tempsperformed by DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion, choreographed by the company under the direction of DIAVOLO Artistic Director Jacques Heim. Now in its third year, the Ford Signature Series pairs LA Coun... (more...)
LV Philharmonic to Present Cox Communications Young Artists' Concerto Competition LV Philharmonic to Present Cox Communications Young Artists' Concerto Competition
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

The Las Vegas Philharmonic will hold its annual Cox Communications Young Artists' Concerto Competition on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Horn Theater Recital Hall on the College of Southern Nevada, Cheyenne Campus. ... (more...)
California Symphony Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ with Live Orchestra Accompaniment Tonight California Symphony Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ with Live Orchestra Accompaniment Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

The California Symphony presents the beloved classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, and performs the complete, live orchestral accompaniment as the movie is shown on a giant screen at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, tonight, August 21 at 8:30 pm. Conductor Sarah Hicks leads the orchestra in some of th... (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Now Offering Flex Passport Las Vegas Philharmonic Now Offering Flex Passport
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

The Las Vegas Philharmonic is excited to announce the new  Flex Passport, a membership-based program offering customization and flexibility for patrons that want to decide which concert(s) they want to attend and with whom at a later date.  The Flex Passport offers 6 seats to *any concert (*some res... (more...)
Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra, 9/19 Valley Performing Arts Center and Ford Signature Series Present L'ESPACE DU TEMPS With Live Orchestra, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2015

Valley Performing Arts Center is partnering with Ford Signature Series to present L'Espace du Tempsperformed by DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion, choreographed by the company under the direction of DIAVOLO Artistic Director Jacques Heim. Now in its third year, the Ford Signature Series pairs LA Coun... (more...)



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