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Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert Noted Pianist Michael Fennelly to Perform in Morris Choral Society's 5/20 Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Jason Tramm and the Morris Choral Society welcome acclaimed pianist Michael Fennelly who will perform Beethoven's exquisite 'Choral Fantasy, Op. 80' this Saturday May 20th at the Dorothy Young Concert Hall at Drew University. Mr. Fennelly will perform the famed concerto which Beethoven himself premi... (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...)
Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12 Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Since first achieving fame as a teen pop sensation in the 1950s, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing for six decades. He brings the timeless hits of his storied career to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the PNC Pops weekend May 12-14.... (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...)
Orchestra Of St. Luke's To Honor Pablo Heras-Casado And David Bury At GIFT OF MUSIC GALA, 4/12 Orchestra Of St. Luke's To Honor Pablo Heras-Casado And David Bury At GIFT OF MUSIC GALA, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel.... (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...)
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Stefan Jackiw Performing Prokofiev Second Violin Concerto, 4/27-30 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Stefan Jackiw Performing Prokofiev Second Violin Concerto, 4/27-30
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents a trio of works including Dvo?ak's Eighth Symphony, April 27-30 in Englewood and Newark. Violinist Stefan Jackiw, who earned critical acclaim for his 2015 NJSO debut, performs Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto.... (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson's Spring Benefit to Feature World-renowned fFutist Carol Wincenc, 4/23 Hoff-Barthelson's Spring Benefit to Feature World-renowned fFutist Carol Wincenc, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Annual Benefit Recital and Reception, the School's largest fundraising event of the year, takes place on Sunday, April 23, 2017, and features a recital by Carol Wincenc, one of today's greatest flutists, accompanied by the brilliant, young pianist Bryan Wagorn. Wincenc... (more...)
Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12 Orchestra of St. Luke's to Honor Pablo Heras-Casado and David Bury 4/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) will honor its Principal Conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, and the Chairman of The Bay & Paul Foundations, David Bury, at its annual Gift of Music Gala on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel. The event will feature a special performance by 2016 Grammy Award-wi... (more...)
Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9 Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9
by Molly Tracy - March 20, 2017

The final concert in Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season explores the infinite diversity of love in all its forms. With guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Paths of Passion features the technical and lyrical mastery of Robert Hanford in both Frank Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Dvorak's Romance in... (more...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018 Pittsburgh Symphony Announces Classical Pops Programming For 2017-2018
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra's 122nd year ... (more...)
Ben Gernon Named Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, Fall 2017 Ben Gernon Named Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, Fall 2017
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

Ben Gernon will take up the position of Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic in autumn 2017, one of the youngest conductors to have held a titled position with a BBC orchestra.... (more...)
Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September Manford Honeck and the PSO Return to Europe for Music Festivals, August-September
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra return to Europe to perform at prominent music festivals from August 25 to September 9, 2017.... (more...)
Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003 Music Director Leonard Slatkin Conducts Orchestre National de Lyon First American Tour Since 2003
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beginning February 18, the Orchestre National de Lyon, “probably the most refined ensemble of the world” (The Guardian),  tours the United States for the first time since 2003, playing concerts with music director Leonard Slatkin on a six-city tour.  The Orchestra performs in renowned venues such as... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27 Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) embark on their sixth trip to Europe together in January 2017, marking the Orchestra's 33rd tour to Europe and the 60th international tour in its distinguished history.... (more...)
Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony, Featuring Soloist Veronica Iovan, Dec. 21-23 Jason C. Tramm To Conduct Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony, Featuring Soloist Veronica Iovan, Dec. 21-23
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2016

Jason C. Tramm will guest conduct “Concert extraordinary de Cr?ciun” with the Oltenia Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and Academic Choir with featured soloist, Romanian- American soprano Veronica Iovan, December 21st through 23rd in Craiova, Romania.... (more...)
Students From Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music School to Perform with THE PIANO GUYS 12/1 Students From Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Music School to Perform with THE PIANO GUYS 12/1
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2016

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra (RIPO) Music School are pleased to announce that five violin students will perform with social media sensations THE PIANO GUYS on Thursday, December 1 at 7:30P at PPAC. This concert will be THE PIANO GUYS' only ... (more...)
New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16 New Jersey Symphony Presents HANDEL'S MESSIAH, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2016

Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra perform Handel's Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 16 and 18 in Princeton and Newark, respectively. George Manahan, the NJSO's interim Music Director from 1983–85, returns to conduct Handel's mast... (more...)
Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18 Simon Rattle to Conduct St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys in Concert, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2016

New York, NY - Sir Simon Rattle will conduct The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys and Orchestra of St. Luke's in a special benefit concert to include Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughn Williams and Edward Elgar's Serenade for Strings on Sunday, September 18 at 7:00pm. The ... (more...)
Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Announce Audition Schedules Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras Announce Audition Schedules
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2016

YOUTH ORCHESTRAS:                                                     The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) will hold auditions on August 30 and 31, or by appointment, for the Symphony Orchestra, Repertory Orchestra, String Orchestra, Intermediate String Ensemble and String Ensem... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Announces Complete Summer Schedule for Youth Orchestra Workshops RI Philharmonic Announces Complete Summer Schedule for Youth Orchestra Workshops
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

YOUTH ORCHESTRAS:                                                  The Rhode Island Philharmonic YOUTH ORCHESTRAS (RIPYO) will hold auditions by appointment on June 1, 2, 3 and 4 for the Symphony Orchestra, Repertory Orchestra, String Orchestra, Intermediate String Ensemble and String Ensembl... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Announces Full Schedule of Youth Orchestra Concerts RI Philharmonic Announces Full Schedule of Youth Orchestra Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

            The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) will present their final concert of the season on Saturday, May 7 at 3:00pm at Roberts Hall, Rhode Island College. The concert will feature the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repertory Orche... (more...)
American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award American Composers Forum Announces Recipients of Champion of New Music Award
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2016

The American Composers Forum (ACF) Board of Directors has voted to present its 2016 “Champion of New Music” award to four outstanding recipients: Pianist and Contemporary Chamber Ensemble founding member Gilbert Kalish; Opera Parallèle's artistic director, conductor, and founder Nicole Paiement; new... (more...)
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10 The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2016

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts concludes its 2015-2016 Recital Series with a special performance by the internationally award-winning cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. ... (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Perform SIDE-BY-SIDE Concert, 2/28 Chattanooga Symphony & Opera to Perform SIDE-BY-SIDE Concert, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2016

Chattanooga, TN – The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO) and the CSO Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) present a unique event, featuring not only two of the youth orchestras in concert (Symphony and Philharmonic), but also the CSO Orchestra and the CSOYO Symphony combined. Giving students the chance to play ... (more...)



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