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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...)
Just Kidding Performance Season Announced at Symphony Space Just Kidding Performance Season Announced at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Symphony Space announces the 2017-18 season launch of Just Kidding on Saturday, October 7  at 11 am and 2 pm with two sketch comedy performances by The Story Pirates, an uproarious experience for the whole family.  The troupe features actors who take original stories submitted by children and create... (more...)
Shanghai String Quartet and Qing Jiang Set for Music Mountain's Labor Day Benefit Shanghai String Quartet and Qing Jiang Set for Music Mountain's Labor Day Benefit
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with a holiday weekend of music on September 2 & 3 by the outstanding Shanghai String Quartet!... (more...)
BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons Returns to Tanglewood, 8/19-27 to Lead Four Programs BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons Returns to Tanglewood, 8/19-27 to Lead Four Programs
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2017

One of Tanglewood's most popular summer traditions, John Williams' Film Night, takes place on Saturday, August 19. Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams shares the podium for this performance with BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, who will lead the first half of the concert, including music ... (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...)
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...)
The Next Festival of Emerging Artists Returns to NYC with Guest Jennifer Koh The Next Festival of Emerging Artists Returns to NYC with Guest Jennifer Koh
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Founded in 2013 by Artistic Director Peter Askim, TheNext Festival of Emerging Artists is an immersive residency for young (20-30 years old) professional string players focused on musical exploration, entrepreneurial thinking, and contemporary performance practice. This year's fifth anniversary fest... (more...)
Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2 Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, ... (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...)
THE TROJAN WOMEN to be Performed by String Orchestra of New York City, 4/24 THE TROJAN WOMEN to be Performed by String Orchestra of New York City, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

On Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:30pm, composer Lisa Bielawa's The Trojan Women will be performed by the conductor-less chamber orchestra String Orchestra of New York City (SONYC) as part of Victoria Bond's Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival at Symphony Space in Leonard Nimoy Thalia hall. In add... (more...)
AOP Presents COMPOSERS & THE VOICE, 3/15 AOP Presents COMPOSERS & THE VOICE, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

American Opera Projects (AOP) announces the return of its popularComposers & the Voice program for its 2017-19 seasons. Created and led by Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood, eight composers and librettists will be selected for two-year fellowships to learn the fundamentals of wri... (more...)