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Zakir Hussain Joins Forces with Dave Holland to Explore Jazz & Indian Music's Intersections at Chan Centre Zakir Hussain Joins Forces with Dave Holland to Explore Jazz & Indian Music's Intersections at Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Crosscurrents, a collaboration by virtuoso musicians Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland on October 28 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hussain, the world's foremost tabla master, joins forces with Holland ... (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...)
Cantata Singers 2017-18 Season Celebrates Music Director David Hoose Cantata Singers 2017-18 Season Celebrates Music Director David Hoose
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2017

Cantata Singers is delighted to announce its 54th season, a season-long celebration honoring Music Director David Hoose's 35th anniversary with the organization.... (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...)
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...)
Jack DeJohnette Celebrates Historic 75th Birthday on 8/9 Jack DeJohnette Celebrates Historic 75th Birthday on 8/9
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2017

Celebrating his historic 75th birthday on August 9, 2017, music legend Jack DeJohnette will continue year-long birthday festivities with extensive touring, limited edition product releases, and more.  ... (more...)
Applications Now Open for BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop. Applications Now Open for BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc.  (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, is now accepting applications for its 30th annual BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. The application deadline is Tuesday, August 15th, and is now available on bmi.com. This prestigious workshop runs from September 2017 through May... (more...)
BMOP Sound Releases First-Ever Recording of Pulitzer Prize Winning Wayne Peterson Work BMOP Sound Releases First-Ever Recording of Pulitzer Prize Winning Wayne Peterson Work
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

BMOP/sound today announced its 53rd and latest album release, Wayne Peterson: Transformations: the first-ever commercial recording of Peterson's orchestral work The Face of the Night, The Heart of the Dark... (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...)
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...)
Boston Pops, Chita Rivera, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for MPAC's 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Monday! Boston Pops, Chita Rivera, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for MPAC's 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Monday!
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2017

Boston Pops, Ringo Starr, Randy Newman, Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune, Sutton Foster and A Chorus Line are just a few of the headline events coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) during its 2017-2018 season.... (more...)
Pete Townshend's Classic Quadrophenia Announces a Limited Run of U.S. Tour Stops Pete Townshend's Classic Quadrophenia Announces a Limited Run of U.S. Tour Stops
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2017

The Who's Pete Townshend is transporting Classic Quadrophenia to U.S. audiences this September for a series of four special performances featuring music legends Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, and acclaimed tenor Alfie Boe.... (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...)
Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address Stephen McKinley Henderson to Give Juilliard's 2017 Commencement Address
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates upon six luminaries during its 112th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City).... (more...)
BWW Review: SOPHISTICATED LADIES: 100 YEARS OF ELLA & COMPANY BWW Review: SOPHISTICATED LADIES: 100 YEARS OF ELLA & COMPANY
by Elliot Lanes - March 28, 2017

The National Symphony Orchestra's (NSO) Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke has always put together musical programs that are fun and classy. This Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella and Company, which played this Kennedy Center's Concert Hall this past weekend, was no exception.... (more...)
Cyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz Series Cyrus Plays Elvis Presley in the 2016-2017 Hot Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Chestnut's idea to connect between Elvis and Jazz is based on the Blues, Country and Gospel influences that are evident in Elvis's music. Presley's greatest hits receive exceptional interpretations by Chestnut who is known by his Jazz, Gospel and Bop styled improvisation skills – ones which he acqui... (more...)
The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1 The Wallis Celebrates the Musical Legacy of Henry Mancini with Star-Studded Tribute on 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the musical legacy of Henry Mancini, one of the world's greatest composers, conductors and arrangers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. From 'Moon River' to 'The Days of Wine and Roses' to the 'Peter Gunn Theme,' the music of Henry Mancini has... (more...)
Maya Beiser to Play Two Shows at Big Ears This Month Maya Beiser to Play Two Shows at Big Ears This Month
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

"Cello goddess" (The New Yorker) Maya Beiser will perform two shows at this year's Big Ears Festival. On Friday, March 24, at 10:30am she opens the day with Morning Trance, a solo show at The Mill & Mine, and on Saturday, March 25 at 6:30pm she takes the stage at the Bijou Theatre for Uncovered, cla... (more...)
THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL To Come To Heinz Hall For PNC Pops, 3/24-26 THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL To Come To Heinz Hall For PNC Pops, 3/24-26
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

The PNC Pops series gives the Grammy-Award winning music of Simon and Garfunkel the orchestral treatment during an evening of nostalgic hits with the "Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel" on March 24-26 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café Today Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café Today
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. And Jazz Café is proud to host this young phenom, for two shows at 8:00PM and 10:00 PM, today, March 10th.... (more...)
Celtic Crossings: Featuring Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney Comes to Music Hall Today
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2017

Music Hall and The Fraternal Order of United Irishmen Charities present an evening of Irish Entertainment. Celtic Crossings is a delightful concert of Celtic tranquility with the great songs of Phil Coulter sung by the magnificent voice of Andy Cooney, with special guest Geraldine Branagan, and the ... (more...)
Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Tonight Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway.... (more...)
Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Announces March Schedule Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Announces March Schedule
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2017

Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room is feeling lucky this March! Marvelous entertainers and singers will grace the stage all month long, creating an unforgettable experience. This month's performers include Mark Nadler 'Cole Porter After Dark', Gabrielle Stravelli, Kathy 'Babe' Robinson, Bob Ega... (more...)
Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café 3/10 Saxophonist, Singer, and Composer Grace Kelly Comes to Jazz Café 3/10
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. And Jazz Café is proud to host this young phenom, for two shows at 8:00PM and 10:00 PM, on Friday, March 10th.... (more...)
Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Join Forces in Four Voices at Massey Hall Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Join Forces in Four Voices at Massey Hall
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2017

Legendary artists and long-time friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers announced that they will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in June.... (more...)







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