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CONTACT the New York Philharmonic's New-Music Series Returns this January CONTACT the New York Philharmonic's New-Music Series Returns this January
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2017

CONTACT!, the Philharmonic's new-music series, will return on Monday, January 8, 2018, with a concert at National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The program of chamber works performed by New York Philharmonic musicians will feature Ashley Fure's Therefore I Was (2012), Anna Thorvaldsdottir's Ró ... (more...)
Seven Artists Selected for 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program Seven Artists Selected for 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer L... (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...)
Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra Yolanda Kondonassis Performs Premieres of Jennifer Higdon Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis announces the premiere performance series of Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon's Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, written for and to be premiered by Kondonassis with The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Ward... (more...)
Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4 Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland Featured On BRIDGING THE GAP, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland will be featured on Robert Sirota's National Sawdust series, Bridging the Gap, on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. A season-long series, the concerts and conversations explore the student/teacher, mentor/mentee relationships between generations of composers.... (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...)
Concerts at Saint Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir Concerts at Saint Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

On Friday, April  28, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir. As one of Europe's leading choirs, this fine choir has delighted listeners since 1924 with its interpretation of the works of major composers of the renaissance and baroque eras, as well as 20t... (more...)
Concerts At St. Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir, 4/28 Concerts At St. Thomas Presents The Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

On Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm Concerts at Saint Thomas presents the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir. As one of Europe's leading choirs, this fine choir has delighted listeners since 1924 with its interpretation of the works of major composers of the renaissance and baroque eras, as well as 20th... (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...)
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...)
NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

The 2017 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 52nd season with four free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (June 13); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (June 14); Cunningha... (more...)
Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4 Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in Shostakovich's evening-long, epic Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” on Thursday, May 4 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall. The Orchestra is joined for the Berkeley Symphony's season finale performance by bass Denis Sedov and a men's chorus comprised o... (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...)
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...)
Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7 Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2016

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in April for three weeks of concerts and activities April 7-26 during the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 125th anniversary season.  Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) explore music by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and Verdi inspired by the works of Wil... (more...)
League of American Orchestras Announces Commissions for Female Composers League of American Orchestras Announces Commissions for Female Composers
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2015

Andreia Pinto-Correia and Xi Wang have been selected to receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 each as part of the League of American Orchestras' Women Composers Readings and Commissions program, administered with the American Composers Orchestra and EarShot and supported by the Virginia B. Toulm... (more...)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Lauch Eighth Tour to Far East in January 2016 Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Lauch Eighth Tour to Far East in January 2016
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2015

CHICAGO—The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Riccardo Muti take their first trip to Asia together in January 2016, marking the Orchestra's eighth trip to the Far East in its distinguished history.... (more...)
PIANIST STEVEN LIN AT ZANKEL HALL NOVEMBER 18 PIANIST STEVEN LIN AT ZANKEL HALL NOVEMBER 18
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2015

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Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road Long Yu and the China Philharmonic Travel the Silk Road
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

From Athens to Tehran, the China Philharmonic 'builds a cultural bridge' across six countries that recreates the famous Silk Road trade route from China - and plays Dvorak's New World Symphony in Tehran.... (more...)
Music Mountain Presents St. Petersburg String Quartet with Milenkovich & More This Weekend Music Mountain Presents St. Petersburg String Quartet with Milenkovich & More This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2015

America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its 86th anniversary season with a weekend of returning favorite musicians. The Galvanized Jazz Band plays the best of New Orleans jazz tonight, August 15th (6:30PM) and the St. Petersburg String Quartet with guest ... (more...)
Music Mountain to Present St. Petersburg String Quartet with Milenkovich & More, 8/15-16 Music Mountain to Present St. Petersburg String Quartet with Milenkovich & More, 8/15-16
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2015

America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its 86th anniversary season with a weekend of returning favorite musicians. The Galvanized Jazz Band plays the best of New Orleans jazz on Saturday, August 15th (6:30PM) and the St. Petersburg String Quartet with gu... (more...)
Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20' Long Yu Reveals 'Compose 20:20'
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Conductor Long Yu announces 'the creation of an entire canon of new music, one of the most important projects in my life' - Compose 20:20... (more...)
Violinist Itamar Zorman Releases Debut Album Today Violinist Itamar Zorman Releases Debut Album Today
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2015

Profil Hänssler will release violinist Itamar Zorman's debut album, Portrait, in the US today, February 10, 2015, distributed by Naxos.... (more...)
Violinist Itamar Zorman to Release Debut Album, 2/10 Violinist Itamar Zorman to Release Debut Album, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2015

Profil Hänssler will release violinist Itamar Zorman's debut album, Portrait, in the US on February 10, 2015, distributed by Naxos. This personal album, described as 'pure matter of the heart' (Concerti), captures Zorman's unique communicative power, revealing astounding artistic maturity along with... (more...)
Violinist Wanzhen Li Heads Celebration of China Concert with RSO, 2/15 Violinist Wanzhen Li Heads Celebration of China Concert with RSO, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

anuary 27, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Concerts presented by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) highlight some of the region's top young musicians. Students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginner to advanced. These FREE educational concerts are great for mus... (more...)