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WQXR Young Artists Showcase Features Brevard Music Center WQXR Young Artists Showcase Features Brevard Music Center
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2017

At 9:00 PM tonight, Wednesday, July 5, Brevard Music Center (BMC) begins a new collaboration with New York City's WQXR and its longstanding and distinguished Young Artists Showcase—a WQXR weekly radio show that since 1978 has sought out and displayed the talents of young emerging artists. WQXR is Ne... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Cuts Ribbon on New Offices in Irvine Pacific Symphony Cuts Ribbon on New Offices in Irvine
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Trumpets played, flags were raised and a giant ribbon was cut to unveil the new Pacific Symphony administrative headquarters in the City of Irvine yesterday. Symphony President John Forsyte revealed the Board of Directors' support in naming the building the Charlie and Ling Zhang Musical Arts & Educ... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Presents 'The Haydn Effect' Pacific Symphony Presents 'The Haydn Effect'
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

Feel the presence of the masters as Pacific Symphony's final concert of the 2016-17 Café Ludwig series explores why the world owes a huge debt of gratitude to “Papa Haydn”—who was so instrumental in the development of chamber music he became known as the father of the string quartet. For most of his... (more...)
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Canada's Honens International Piano Competition is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director. Mr. Parker assumes his new role in January 2018.... (more...)
Pacific Symphony to Close Out Café Concertos at Café Ludwig, 5/8 Pacific Symphony to Close Out Café Concertos at Café Ludwig, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—April 18, 2016—So civilized! Sip coffee or tea and sample sweet treats in a coffeehouse-style setting, while enjoying the aural beauty composed by four masters of classical music—Vivaldi, Bach, Holst and Mozart—during Pacific Symphony's final Café Ludwig chamber concert of the ... (more...)
Brevard Music Center Stages 'Music Rivalry' for Super Bowl 50 Brevard Music Center Stages 'Music Rivalry' for Super Bowl 50
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Brevard, NC and Aspen, Colo.—Lady Gaga won't be the only one in the musical spotlight at Super Bowl 50. This Sunday, Brevard Music Center and Aspen Music Festival -- two of the country's most prestigious music institutions and summer festivals -- are putting their batons down, and fists up, to defen... (more...)
Pacific Symphony's Café Ludwig Series to Present DANCING WITH THE STARS Event, 2/28 Pacific Symphony's Café Ludwig Series to Present DANCING WITH THE STARS Event, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 3, 2016—Pacific Symphony's chamber music series, Café Ludwig, takes its audience on a foray into music inspired by dance for “Dancing with the Stars,” a program of exuberant works by star composers showcasing lively dance rhythms. The program brilliantly reveals connection... (more...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE Today Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE Today
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Hans Graf, presents two performances of Tchaikovsky's passionate Symphony No. 6 'Pathètique' today January 30 at 8:00 p.m. and tomorrow January 31 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Tchaikovsky's symphony will be paired... (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...)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE, 1/30 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Present Performances of Tchaikovsky's PATHETIQUE, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/13/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Hans Graf, presents two performances of Tchaikovsky's passionate Symphony No. 6 “Pathètique” on January 30 at 8:00 p.m. and January 31 at 2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Tchaikovsky's symphon... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Launches Café Ludwig Chamber Series Pacific Symphony Launches Café Ludwig Chamber Series
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2015

Pacific Symphony musicians shine in this intimate musical foray into the minds of some of the world's best composers during the 2015-16 Café Ludwig chamber series led by pianist and host Orli Shaham—kicking off with “Schubert's 'Trout' and More.” An afternoon of music inspired by literature, the pro... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS AND SCHUBERT, 5/10 The Pacific Symphony Presents BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS AND SCHUBERT, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2015

After journeying through the early and middle periods of the great composers, Pacific Symphony's Café Ludwig series concludes the 2014-15 season by exploring chamber music from the late periods of “Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert.” With full lives of experience and writing music behind them, composer... (more...)
Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

February 19, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2015-16 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features new series, a change of location, world-renowned guest artists and concerts designed to appeal to diverse audiences t... (more...)
Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Honor Bach, Beethoven & Bartok, 3/1 Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Honor Bach, Beethoven & Bartok, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Feb. 19, 2015—Enjoy the ever-progressing capabilities of music by “Bach, Beethoven and Bart?k” in the second concert of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig chamber series, which explores music written at the early, middle and late periods of a composer's life. Led by charism... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest Kicks Off Today; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest Kicks Off Today; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off today, January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th.... (more...)
Violinist Itzhak Perlman to Emcee America-Israel Cultural Foundation's 75th Anniversary Gala, 12/14 Violinist Itzhak Perlman to Emcee America-Israel Cultural Foundation's 75th Anniversary Gala, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2014

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The America-Israel Cultural Foundation (AICF) presents its 75th Anniversary Gala Celebration, honoring Grammy Award-winning violinist and humanitarian Miri Ben-Ari. AICF has nurtured more than 17,000 Israeli artists since 1939. A highlight of New Y... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig Chamber Series Opens With BEETHOVEN, DEBUSSY AND MENDELSSOHN, 11/2 The Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig Chamber Series Opens With BEETHOVEN, DEBUSSY AND MENDELSSOHN, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

Discover the evolving genius and unique musical voices of “Beethoven, Debussy and Mendelssohn” during the first concert of Pacific Symphony's 2014-15 Café Ludwig chamber series, which this season explores music written at the early, middle and late periods of a composer's life. As an anchor, the thr... (more...)
The Florida Orchestra Names Michael Francis as Its New Music Director The Florida Orchestra Names Michael Francis as Its New Music Director
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

The Florida Orchestra (TFO) has announced the appointment of Michael Francis as its new Music Director starting with the 2015/2016 season, serving as Music Director Designate for the upcoming 2014/2015 season. Appointed as part of an initial three-year contract, his duties include being the primary ... (more...)
Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO Tonihgt Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO Tonihgt
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling. The 86thseason concert finale explodes with Tchaikovsky's dazzling Piano Concerto No. 1 and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony tonight, May 10, 2014 at Ambassador Audi... (more...)
The Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO, Featuring Shai Wosner and Guest Conductor Jahja Ling, 5/10 The Pasadena Symphony Closes Season with TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO, Featuring Shai Wosner and Guest Conductor Jahja Ling, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2014

The Pasadena Symphony celebrates the best of the best Russian music with international piano star Shai Wosner guest conductor Jahja Ling. The 86thseason concert finale explodes with Tchaikovsky's dazzling Piano Concerto No. 1 and Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony on Saturday May 10, 2014 at Ambassador A... (more...)
The Pacific Symphony Presents BRAHMS, BARTÓK AND BEYOND, 5/11 The Pacific Symphony Presents BRAHMS, BARTÓK AND BEYOND, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2014

Eastern European melodies inspire an evolution of music that ranges from the expansive Gypsy lines of Brahms to the intimate, cosmos-searching details of Ligeti in “Brahms, Bartók and Beyond,” the stirring final concert of Pacific Symphony's 2013-14 Café Ludwig series. Steeped with the charm of trad... (more...)
The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Masterworks and Pops Season Lineup The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Masterworks and Pops Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2014

The Columbus Symphony today announced its 2014-15 Masterworks and Pops seasons. Masterworks will continue to present eight concerts at the Ohio Theatre and four concerts at the Southern Theatre. All Pops concerts will remain at the Ohio Theatre.... (more...)
Polish Pianist Rafal Blechacz Receives 2014 Gilmore Artist Award Polish Pianist Rafal Blechacz Receives 2014 Gilmore Artist Award
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

Polish pianist Rafa? Blechacz (pronounced Ra-FAW BLEH-hatch) has been named the recipient of the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award, it was announced today by Daniel R. Gustin, Director of the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. One of the most prestigious honors in music, the Gilmore Artist A... (more...)