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Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic Release MANFRED SYMPHONY, 8/25 Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic Release MANFRED SYMPHONY, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

Russian conductor Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic's recording of Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony is released on Tuesday, August 25, as Volume 2 in The Tchaikovsky Project, their recording cycle on Decca Classics that will encompass the composer's complete symphonies and piano concertos, as ... (more...)
Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Robert Schumann said he was “in seventh heaven” after hearing Schubert's Ninth Symphony. From its majestic opening horn call to the finale that salutes Beethoven's “Ode to Joy”, the subtitle “Great” is entirely suited to this marvellous musical feast.... (more...)
Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer,  announces its 2017 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. Concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) from July 19 thro... (more...)
Portland Youth Philharmonic To Premiere Debra Kaye's IKARUS AMONG THE STARS, 5/7 Portland Youth Philharmonic To Premiere Debra Kaye's IKARUS AMONG THE STARS, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Composer Debra Kaye's Ikarus Among the Stars will premiere with the Portland Youth Philharmonic at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 7 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR. ... (more...)
Ravinia Creates Role Conductor Laureate For James Levine Ravinia Creates Role Conductor Laureate For James Levine
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Ravinia has created the role of Conductor Laureate—a title reserved for an exalted musician whose eminent leadership has formed and shaped an institution's artistic quality over time—for James Levine, recognizing him as one of the most significant conductors in history, announced Ravinia President a... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More! Princeton Symphony Announces 2017-18 Season - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Westminster Symphonic Choir and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) announces its 2017-2018 season, the biggest yet with a six-concert classical series including Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and its life-affirming “Ode to Joy,” symphonies by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich, an entire program of Mozart, and exciting PSO co-commission... (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...)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music, Walker Art Center and Schubert Club Mix present ROOMFUL OF TEETH The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music, Walker Art Center and Schubert Club Mix present ROOMFUL OF TEETH
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2017

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth and sonic experimentalist Nick Zammuto (The Books) assemble a custom-built evening of sound explorations in a world premiere collaboration commissioned by the SPCO's Liquid Music, Walker Art Center and Schubert Club Mix. In addition, the vocal ens... (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...)