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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...)
Updates to the New York Philharmonic's 2017–18 Season Updates to the New York Philharmonic's 2017–18 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2017

The New York Philharmonic has announced updates to its 2017-18 season.... (more...)
Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6 Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6
by Molly Tracy - April 25, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself “an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape” (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonín Dvo?ák's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this ... (more...)
Marc-Andre Hamelin Releases New Recordings Marc-Andre Hamelin Releases New Recordings
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

MARC-ANDRE HAMELIN has just released a recording of Medtner's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 on Hyperion with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski. ... (more...)
Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra. ... (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...)
The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

On May 5, at 17:00 Moscow time [14:00 GMT], the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Russia Valery Gergiev, held the 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' concert on the stage of Palmyra's world-famous amphitheater.... (more...)
Leonard Slatkin Becomes Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, September 2017 Leonard Slatkin Becomes Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, September 2017
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

On September 1, 2017, Leonard Slatkin will become Directeur Musical Honoraire of the Orchestre national de Lyon (ONL). The recruitment process for a new music director has been launched.... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Mozart Concerts, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/08/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announces two concerts performed on back to back weekends at the Pabst Theater highlighting the works of Mozart. Mozart + More features guest conductor Ben Gernon and cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan on March 31, April 1, and 2. Mozart's “Jupite... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More! Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert H... (more...)
Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2015

Oakland, October 13, 2015 - Winners of the Young Composer Competition and the Concerto Competition will be featured as part of the three-concert 2015-2016 season of the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra, Music Director Michael Morgan and Principal Conductor Omid Zoufonoun have announced. The home sea... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight RI Philharmonic Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2015

Tonight, September 26, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome LILYA ZILBERSTEIN to The VETS for a performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The concert program also features Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Moskva River and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring,... (more...)
RI Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein, 9/26 RI Philharmonic Orchestra to Kick Off Season with Lilya Zilberstein, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - September 09, 2015

September 8. 2015 – East Providence, RI ? On Saturday, September 26, Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcome LILYA ZILBERSTEIN to The VETS for a performance of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. The concert program also features Mussorgsky's Dawn on the Mos... (more...)
James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying.... (more...)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra David Bernard to Conduct Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

 Noted American conductor David Bernard will lead the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra in two concerts; one, a free outdoor Summer concert “Opera Goes Pop” at Newburgh's historic Downing Park on Saturday afternoon, July 25, 2015,  a program featuring operatic selections including favorites by Biz... (more...)
The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15 The Britt Classical Festival Pairs Contemporary and New Music with Core Classical Repertoire in 2015 Summer Season, 7/31-8/15
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

 The Britt Classical Festival, led by Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams, has announced a wide-ranging, adventurous series of concerts of contemporary and new music paired with core classical repertoire for its three-week 2015 season, beginning July 31. The programs include the world premiere... (more...)
Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16 Richard Symphony to Present BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia Join everyone's favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and his friends Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety, Sylvester and more on Saturday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Altria Theater. Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II celebrates the world's favorite cla... (more...)
David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21 David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2015

The noted American conductor David Bernard will lead an exciting program of Weber, Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius with the Massapequa Philharmonic on Saturday evening, March 21, 2014, 8 pm at the Berner Auditorium, 50 Carman Mill Road, Massapequa, NY 11758. The following is the complete program:... (more...)
Stewart Copeland & Jon Kimura Parker in OFF THE SCORE at Bass Concert Hall on 3/6 Stewart Copeland & Jon Kimura Parker in OFF THE SCORE at Bass Concert Hall on 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

Texas Performing Arts presents an evening of chamber music for a new generation! Stewart Copeland, the artist who innovated the world of rock drumming with The Police, joins forces with internationally renowned pianist Jon Kimura Parker in a new cutting edge chamber music project that features Copel... (more...)
CCM to Open Spring Choral Series, 2/8 CCM to Open Spring Choral Series, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2015

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's (CCM) Department of Choral Studies presents a strikingly diverse and unique series of concerts this spring.... (more...)