PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA


BIO: The Philadelphia Orchestra is a symphony orchestra based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, it was founded in 1900. The orchestra's home is... (read more...)

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Amadou & Mariam's 'La Confusion' Out Today via Because Music Amadou & Mariam's 'La Confusion' Out Today via Because Music
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2017

La Confusion, the highly anticipated ninth full-length LP from Malian musical duo and Grammy-award nominees Amadou & Mariam, is out today on Because Music.... (more...)
Nashville Symphony Chooses Four Emerging Composers for Composer Lab and Workshop Nashville Symphony Chooses Four Emerging Composers for Composer Lab and Workshop
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2017

Following a nationwide call for submissions, the Nashville Symphony has selected four promising young composers to participate in the second edition of its Composer Lab and Workshop, an initiative designed to cultivate the next generation of great American composers.... (more...)
Big/Brave Stream Genre-Defying 40 Minute LP 'Ardor' Big/Brave Stream Genre-Defying 40 Minute LP 'Ardor'
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2017

Montreal three-piece BIG BRAVE will release their sophomore LP this Friday on Southern Lord. With just three songs that clock in for a 40-minute-long LP, BIG BRAVE have adopted a nearly unbearable level of urgency and intensity that weaves throughout Ardor.... (more...)
Keyboard Conversations Opens with FESTIVE FRENCH FARE Keyboard Conversations Opens with FESTIVE FRENCH FARE
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2017

Keyboard Conversations, featuring concert pianist Jeffrey Siegel opens the 2017-2018 Season presented in part through the generosity of Dr. John F. Dixon with Festive French Fare in the Bank of America Theatre at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas Monday, October 9, 201... (more...)
John McLaughlin's 'Live at Ronnie Scott's' Out 9/15 John McLaughlin's 'Live at Ronnie Scott's' Out 9/15
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2017

“Ronnie Scott's…” mused the boundary-shattering guitarist John McLaughlin, “…where would I be without them?” The venerable London jazz club and its charismatic namesake gave so much to McLaughlin's career, the roots of which extend as far back as McLaughlin's stint as a member of the club's house ba... (more...)
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Opens Season with Beethoven's 9th Princeton Symphony Orchestra Opens Season with Beethoven's 9th
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2017

On Saturday, September 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, September 17 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) opens its six-concert Classical Series with two iconic works in the orchestral repertoire - Beethoven'sSymphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. The Beethoven... (more...)
Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Progressive Rock Festival PROGSTOCK 2017 Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Progressive Rock Festival PROGSTOCK 2017
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

PROGSTOCK 2017, "North America's Newest International Progressive Rock Festival," lands on the East Coast this fall amid encouraging signs of renewed appetite for a musical movement that continues to celebrate the technical wizardry of musicians over the studio prowess of producers.... (more...)
Andrew Heller Goes 'All The Way' With New CD Release Andrew Heller Goes 'All The Way' With New CD Release
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2017

On his compelling, critically acclaimed tribute to the Chairman of the Board in honor of his 100th birthday, renowned performer and independent recording artist Andrew Heller achieves something powerful and musically transformational that most vocalists miss when paying homage to Frank. Instead of i... (more...)
McGill/McHale Trio Makes Recording Debut With 'Portraits' on Cedille Records McGill/McHale Trio Makes Recording Debut With 'Portraits' on Cedille Records
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

The McGill/McHale Trio, whose members are Demarre McGill, principal flute of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra; his brother Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic; and Irish pianist Michael McHale, makes its recording debut with 'Portraits - Works for Flute, Clarinet & Piano' o... (more...)
Carmina Burana to Open LA Master Chorale's New Season 9/23 & 9/24 Carmina Burana to Open LA Master Chorale's New Season 9/23 & 9/24
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Performances of Carl Orff's perennially popular choral showpiece Carmina Burana and Leonard Bernstein's hope-filled plea for brotherhood, Chichester Psalms, will open the Los Angeles Master Chorale's 54th concert season on Saturday, September 23 at 2 PM and Sunday, September 24 at 7 PM in Walt Disne... (more...)
New York Pops Announces Board Expansion & Contract Extensions New York Pops Announces Board Expansion & Contract Extensions
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

The New York Pops is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin S. Gore, John M. Littzi, and Karen van Bergen to the Board of Directors. In addition, the Board of The New York Pops is proud to announce the extension of Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke's contract through 2022.... (more...)
Brian Setzer Announces 14th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Presented by SiriusXM Brian Setzer Announces 14th Annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour' Presented by SiriusXM
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA have announced their 14th annual 'Christmas Rocks! Tour,'... (more...)
New Album from John McLaughlin Due Out This September New Album from John McLaughlin Due Out This September
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

On September 15, Abstract Logix issues Live @ Ronnie Scott's – a souvenir of a sold-out, two-night stand at the beloved venue by John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension, recorded in March of 2017.... (more...)
Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux to Perform at Caramoor as Artist-in-Residence Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux to Perform at Caramoor as Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2017

Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux is currently Caramoor's Artist-in-Residence, and will be performing two more concerts in July at the popular bucolic musical destination. On Sunday, July 16 at 4pm, he joins the Orchestra of St. Luke's to perform iconic tango composer Astor Piazzolla's... (more...)
Jamie Barton to Sing National Anthem for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular Jamie Barton to Sing National Anthem for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

Celebrated in The New York Times as “a leader of a new generation of opera stars,” mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton will share her rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the star-studded 41st Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks.... (more...)
Opera, Time For Three, Voxare String Quartet & More Join Crested Butte in Colorado Opera, Time For Three, Voxare String Quartet & More Join Crested Butte in Colorado
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2017

???????The picturesque Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) in the mountains of Colorado offers an unspoiled summer destination for bluegrass, opera, classical music, children's programs, and more. CBMF's 21st Season, entitled "Identity Unmasked," will explore identity and its revelation or masking. ... (more...)
Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer Gabrielle Stravelli to Play Two New York Engagements This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter - will perform two special New York engagements this summer, riding a wave of rave reviews for her latest album Dream Ago. ... (more...)
HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE In Concert at Bass Concert Hall - 2nd Show Added! HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE In Concert at Bass Concert Hall - 2nd Show Added!
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Texas Performing Arts announced today that the Austin Symphony Orchestra will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert on September 23, 2017 at 7:30 PM and September 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the live symphony orches... (more...)
World Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION World Premiere of Dirk Brosse's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) is excited to announce its season finale concert featuring Brosse's Pictures at an Exhibition. Inspired by seven iconic works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Music Director and ... (more...)
May Entertainment Announced at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room May Entertainment Announced at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

April showers bring May flowers, but Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room brings outstanding entertainment to the stage all month long in May! First, Michael Richard Kelly honors pays tribute to an icon with "Songs of Judy Garland" on May 5 and 6.... (more...)
Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season Multimedia Show Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Highlights Apollo Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national,... (more...)
THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced THE 5 BROWNS Free Community Event Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

The 5 Browns are delivering on their dream to wake up classical music by introducing it to the widest, largest and most excited audience they can find. Whether performing individually or together in various combinations from duo to complex five-piano arrangements, The 5 Browns reveal a deep connecti... (more...)
LA Opera's Elizabeth Zharoff and Award-Winning Double Bassist Xavier Foley Team Up To Premiere Video Game Music At LiveConnections LA Opera's Elizabeth Zharoff and Award-Winning Double Bassist Xavier Foley Team Up To Premiere Video Game Music At LiveConnections
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Soprano Elizabeth Zharoff and double bassist Xavier Foley both have serious classical chops: Zharoff's recent appearances include Leïla in Les Pêcheurs de Perles with Seattle Opera and Violetta in La Traviata on an international simulcast with English National Opera.... (more...)
MCCC's WWFM Radio Showcases Young Area Musicians MCCC's WWFM Radio Showcases Young Area Musicians
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC), will highlight the talents of select young musicians from three area youth orchestras during an upcoming performance and live broadcast from Princeton High School, featuring acclaimed conductor, composer, au... (more...)
Amadou & Mariam's Share  New Single 'Bofou Safou'; Set North American Tour Amadou & Mariam's Share New Single 'Bofou Safou'; Set North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Malian music duo and Grammy-award nominees Amadou & Mariam's new single “Bofou Safou” is now available.... (more...)






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