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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...)
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...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 'Summer With the Symphony' Pittsburgh Symphony Announces 'Summer With the Symphony'
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Summer with the Symphony returns for its third season in June, offering a diverse selection of concerts — from classics to hip-hop and everything in between. There are so many ways to add the perfect musical spark to summer in Pittsburgh!... (more...)
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Returns to Conduct The MET Orchestra, 5/31 Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Returns to Conduct The MET Orchestra, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage after nearly 20 years to conduct The MET Orchestra in three concerts this May and June. The first concert in the series, on Wednesday, May 31, at 8:00 p.m., features an all-Mahler program with mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and ten... (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...)
Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus Celebrates 50 Years Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus Celebrates 50 Years
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus (COCC) is celebrating 50 years of music- making in the 2016-17 season. All alumni of the Cleveland Orchestra Children's Chorus are invited to participate in a special COCC Alumni Choir, assembled just for this occasion. This SATB ensemble will perform at the... (more...)
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

What is the importance of classical music in today's world? This is a concern of Kent Nagano's, in his 12th year at the helm of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. And that question is at the source of the programming offered by the OSM for its 2017-2018 season, with the 375th anniversary of the ... (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...)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

PITTSBURGH – A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. ... (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...)
San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4 San Francisco Symphony to Launch SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY Series, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 – The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Summer with the Symphony series, which runs July 4-29 at Davies Symphony Hall and at other outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area. Led by Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater, Summer with the Symphony features a festi... (more...)
MusicWorks Announces Upcoming Concert Schedule MusicWorks Announces Upcoming Concert Schedule
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

(Delray Beach, FL – July 22, 2015) MusicWorks today announced four upcoming concerts at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre, where the concert promotion company staged successful shows last spring with Livingston Taylor and John Sebastian. The Crest Theatre is located at 51 North Sw... (more...)
Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season Buffalo Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

BUFFALO, NY - The BPO is planning a summer season that sees them travel to 12 Western New York venues and perform 14 concerts in a month's time.... (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...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of 2015-2016 Pops Season Pacific Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of 2015-2016 Pops Season
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—April 28, 2015—A gala season awaits as great stars in entertainment lead the way to celebrate Richard Kaufman's 25-year legacy as principal pops conductor of Pacific Symphony. While last season marked the occasion of Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary, 2015-16 puts... (more...)
Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events Lukas Ligeti to Celebrate 50th Birthday with Host of Musical Events
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday Composer Lukas Ligeti Announces Schedule of Events in Honor of 50th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

New York City, NY (For Release 2.24.15) — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world's most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres at ... (more...)
Melbourne Municipal Band to Perform Free Concert at the King Center in February Melbourne Municipal Band to Perform Free Concert at the King Center in February
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

A voyage that celebrates American music “From Sea to Shining Sea” is on tap as the Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB) presents its first concert ever to be held at the King Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, beginning at 2 p.m. There is no charge for the concert, but tickets are required and... (more...)
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Celebrates its 50th Anniversary During Its 2014-2015 Concert Season The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Celebrates its 50th Anniversary During Its 2014-2015 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is thrilled to present its 50th Anniversary Concert Season. With classical masterpieces and an extraordinary roster of artists, the Chamber Orchestra showcases excellent musicianship and p... (more...)
Fremont Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate 50 Years with Concert, 3/30 Fremont Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate 50 Years with Concert, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2014

The exciting 50th Season continues! The October Unity Concert kicked off the themes of diversity and unity, and now the orchestra concentrates on A Celebration of Fremont, which will be presented by the Fremont Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, March 30, at 7 pm at Smith Center, Ohlone College, 43600 Mi... (more...)
Meredith Monk Announces National and International Performances, Releases, Residencies Meredith Monk Announces National and International Performances, Releases, Residencies
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Five decades later and still blazing new trails, Meredith Monk began preparation for her Fiftieth Year celebration with the January 29 announcement of her appointment as the 2014/15 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall. Her spring calendar, a prelude to her 50th anniversary eve... (more...)