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Western Piedmont Symphony to Present MASTERWORKS: THE NEW COLOSSUS Next Week

Western Piedmont Symphony (WPS), the professional orchestra of the western foothills of North Carolina, will present MASTERWORKS: THE NEW COLOSSUS featuring guest artist violinist Kinga Augustyn and music composed by Nkeiru Okoye, Erich Korngold, and Peter Boyer on Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. at P.E. Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Announce 2023-2024 Season Featuring HAMLET, THE FIREBIRD & More

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops announced details for the 2023-24 season, Louis Langrée’s eleventh and final season as Music Director of the Orchestra.

Barbara Kahn's THE TIME TRAVELERS CLUB Turns Back the Clock In Greenwich Village

Walking around New York City can be a kind of time travel, as we see old buildings still standing and sometimes what appears when other old buildings are demolished. But if you could step into a time machine and travel back in time for real, to a particular place and meet particular people, where, when and who would that be?

Resonance Works Presents Aaron Copland's APPALACHIAN SPRING

Resonance Works opens the second half of its tenth anniversary season with a program that highlights the organization's dynamic history and collaborations that will drive its future. In March, To Breathe Free embodies this sense of renewal with a reprise of Aaron Copland's beloved Appalachian Spring, Lyric for Strings by George Walker, a poignant new work by Caroline Shaw, and a commission by powerhouse composer Gilda Lyons.

Review: New York Becomes HOMETOWN to Kaminsky-Reed Opera About ICE Raid on Slaughterhouse in Iowa

HOMETOWN TO THE WORLD--the 70-minute contemporary chamber opera by Laura Kaminsky and Kimberly Reed about the aftermath of a 2008 raid by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on a slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa--is about as far from the Midwest of Meredith Willson’s THE MUSIC MAN imaginable.

Town Hall Presents NY Premiere Of Laura Kaminsky And Kimberly Reed's Opera HOMETOWN TO THE WORLD

The Town Hall continues its 2022/23 concert series spotlighting women composers who have shaped American culture with the New York premiere of composer Laura Kaminsky and librettist Kimberly Reed's searing new chamber opera Hometown to the World on Saturday, November 5 (8 pm).

Resonance Works Announces Genre-Defying 10th Anniversary Season

Resonance Works will celebrate its tenth anniversary season with four powerful, intimate productions that showcase the depth and range of classical music performance, including two world premieres, orchestral favorites, awe-inspiring masterworks, and an evocative new opera. 


It was another beautiful night in Andover, Kansas. The temperature was in the mid-80’s, there was a slight breeze, and not a rain cloud in sight. Many in the crowd were purchasing snacks from the food trucks parked behind the audience. Golf carts were transporting the super annuated and folx with mobility issues from the parking areas to the audience area. The VIP area was humming, and the atmosphere was super festive.

BWW Review: FESTIVE TALES, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Broadcasted mere hours after the change in Christmas COVID restrictions in the UK, the RSC’s Festive Tales brings some much-needed escapism. We are met with an empty theatre dotted with candles in lanterns and a lone voice singing a carol. It really magnifies the emptiness of our performance spaces at the moment.

Composers Concordance Presents WE, THE WHOLE PEOPLE, A Concert Inspired By Susan B. Anthony Speech

Composers Concordance presents We, the Whole People on Saturday, November 14th at 7pm EST for a limited, in-person audience at Michiko Studios in New York City.

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lauren Patten and More Join VOICES OF HOPE for Rubicon Theatre

a??Brian Stokes Mitchell, Andréa Burns, and Lauren Patten have joined Rubicon Theatre Company's Voices of Hope, and evening of songs and stories of conflict, crisis, hope, and healing.

Bridgehampton Chamber Music's Summer Festival At Home Rolls Out Five Programs July 26

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, which for 36 years has presented summer chamber music concerts on Long Island's East End, will this year present Summer Festival at Home: five hour-long programs premiering on consecutive Sundays at 6:30 pm beginning July 26 on the BCMF YouTube channel and remaining available for one week.

Reckless Kelly Release Latest Single 'Thinkin' Bout You All Night'

Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly released “Thinkin' Bout You All Night” from their upcoming album American Jackpot (out May 22 alongside their album American Girls). The song will be available everywhere tomorrow but you can hear it now on The Boot. The band will also be sharing a weekly acoustic show with Willy Braun starting this Sunday at 7pm CDT on the band's Facebook.

Reckless Kelly Release Latest Single 'North American Jackpot'

Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly released “North American Jackpot,” the first single and title track from their upcoming album American Jackpot (out May 22 alongside their album American Girls). The song will be available everywhere tomorrow but you can hear it now on Taste of Country.

Oscar-Winner Tim Robbins To Attend THE NEW COLOSSUS Events In Folsom

In this intensely physical production, cast members from The Actor's Gang tell their ancestors' stories in twelve different eras, all woven into a single narrative about escaping an oppressive homeland and being drawn to the beacon above Ellis Island.

Resonance Chamber Orchestra and Chorus Will Return to the Concert Hall with ...OF DARK AND BRIGHT

On March 21 and 22, 2020, the Resonance Chamber Orchestra and Chorus will return to the concert hall with ... of Dark and Bright featuring one of the first US performances of Missy Mazzoli's remarkable new concerto for double bass Dark with Excessive Bright and Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw's To the Hands for chorus and strings. With further works by Ottorino Respighi, Chen Yi and Gabriela Lena Frank, the whole of this program explores modern-era works that have been inspired by music and musical traditions of the past.

BWW Review: THOMAS HAMPSON at Song Of America: Beyond Liberty

At the University of Arizona's Centennial Hall. on January 28, 2020, the Tucson Desert Song Festival presented Thomas Hampson, baritone, with Lara Downes, piano, and the Beyond Liberty Players: Stephen Buck, synthesizer; Judy Kang, violin; Jesus Morales, cello; and Alex Laing, clarinet; The show libretto was based on an original work by Royce Vavrek which first appeared in a Francesca Zambello production at the 2018 Glimmerglass Festival in upstate New York

BWW Review: THE NEW COLOSSUS Awakes Audiences to the Universal Needs and Desires of all Immigrants

With the topic of illegal immigration so prevalent in today's news, now is the perfect time to take a very personal look at the trials and tribulations of those who immigrated, both legally and illegally, to our country in THE NEW COLOSSUS, a new play co-written by The Actors' Gang ensemble and its Artistic Director Tim Robbins, who also directs the production. In it, twelve of the acting troupe's members tell their ancestors' stories, reflecting their great diversity, struggles and journeys from oppression to freedom, a real personal testament celebrating the courage and great character of the refugees who came to this country throughout the last 200 years.

Actor's Gang Presents Special Performances Of NEW COLOSSUS January 14-15

The Actors' Gang and Tim Robbins are pleased to announce 2 special performances of  THE NEW COLOSSUS at The Actors' Gang Theater, in Culver City, on January 14 and 15, at 8 pm, prior to the upcoming North American Tour. Directed and co-written by Academy Awarda?"winning Tim Robbins (Mystic River, Dead Man Walking, The Shawshank Redemption),

Bari Weiss & Susie Linfield To Appear In Conversation At AJHS

When we think of Emma Lazarus, we think immediately of immigration. But our new exhibit, Emma's Sitting Room, also shows Lazarus's awareness of rising antisemitism in the United States and Europe in the late 19th century, and her growing interest in Zionism, even before it had a name.

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