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[Regional (US), 2005]
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Ravinia Festival News

New York Festival Of Song Presents A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! At Kaufman Music Cente Photo New York Festival Of Song Presents A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! At Kaufman Music Center On December 14
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2022

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS), led by Artistic Director Steven Blier, presents its annual holiday show, A Goyishe Christmas to You! on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 7:00pm at Merkin Hall's Upper Lobby at the Kaufman Music Center.

HEARTACHE TONIGHT: A TRIBUTE TO THE EAGLES Returns To Raue Center  Photo HEARTACHE TONIGHT: A TRIBUTE TO THE EAGLES Returns To Raue Center 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2022

Raue Center For The Arts has announced the midwest's favorite Eagle tribute band, Heartache Tonight will be rocking the Raue in 2022!

Lyric Fest to Present ODE TO THE LOST SONG, a Collection Of Songs From Norwegian Comp Photo Lyric Fest to Present ODE TO THE LOST SONG, a Collection Of Songs From Norwegian Composer Arne Dørumsgaard
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022

Lyric Fest will continue its 20th anniversary season with Ode to the Lost Song, a collection of songs by Norwegian composer Arne Dørumsgaard, on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 7:00pm at the Moorestown Community House in Moorestown, NJ, and Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 7:00pm at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, PA.

Composers Inspirations In Performers Interpretations Opens 10th Season Of INTERHARMON Photo Composers Inspirations In Performers Interpretations Opens 10th Season Of INTERHARMONY Carnegie Hall Series, November 5
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2022

InterHarmony International Music Festival is gearing towards a long-awaited autumn concert at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Nov 5 at 8PM. InterHarmony Concert Series'

WQXR Presents Artist Propulsion Lab Fellows, Aizuri Quartet, In Concert At The Greene Photo WQXR Presents Artist Propulsion Lab Fellows, Aizuri Quartet, In Concert At The Greene Space, November 18
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2022

The GRAMMY-nominated Aizuri Quartet, “a quartet of expert collaborators” (The New York Times), performs their innovative Song Emerging program at The Greene Space as part of the WQXR Artist Propulsion Lab Concert Series on Friday, November 18 at 7:00pm ET. A livestream is also available.

Aizuri Quartet to Perform SONG EMERGING at The Greene Space in November Photo Aizuri Quartet to Perform SONG EMERGING at The Greene Space in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

The GRAMMY-nominated Aizuri Quartet will perform their innovative Song Emerging program at The Greene Space as part of the WQXR Artist Propulsion Lab Concert Series on Friday, November 18 at 7:00pm ET. A livestream is also available.

The Crossing Performs World Premiere Of Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA Th Photo The Crossing Performs World Premiere Of Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA This November
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2022

Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing gives the world premiere performance of Michael Gordon's Travel Guide to Nicaragua at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 7:00pm and the NYC premiere performance at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:30pm. Avante-garde cellist Maya Beiser joins The Crossing for the long-awaited premieres, which were postponed due to the pandemic.

Music Institute To Present Maestra Marin Alsop With Dushkin Award At Annual Gala Bene Photo Music Institute To Present Maestra Marin Alsop With Dushkin Award At Annual Gala Benefit May 15, 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2022

The Music Institute of Chicago, which has been dedicated to advancing innovation, access, and excellence in music education for more than 90 years, announces that Maestra Marin Alsop will receive the prestigious Dushkin Award at its Annual Gala Benefit, scheduled May 15, 2023.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Perform in Koerner Hall in February Photo Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Perform in Koerner Hall in February
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 6, 2022

The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) will launch its new International Orchestra Series in the winter of 2023, presenting internationally renowned orchestras annually in the intimacy and perfect acoustics of Koerner Hall. This historic initiative will be a highlight of Toronto's concert calendar as it inspires and enriches the cultural landscape of our city.

The Aizuri Quartet, Winners Of The 2022 Cleveland Quartet Award, Announce 2022-2023 S Photo The Aizuri Quartet, Winners Of The 2022 Cleveland Quartet Award, Announce 2022-2023 Season Of Debuts
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2022

The GRAMMY-nominated Aizuri Quartet, continues its innovative approach to programming and performance in the 2022-23 season.

Ravinia Festival Videos

VIDEO: 30 Days of TONY, Day 22: Everything's Coming Up Patti!
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2017

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown: 30 Days of TONY, a loving look at some of the most memorable moments from Tony's history featuring today's nominees!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from GODSPELL at The Marriott Theatre, Opening Tonight!
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2014

The Marriott Theatre presents the Chicagoland premiere of the Broadway Revival of GODSPELL, opening tonight, June 11 and running through August 10 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL. GODSPELL was originally conceived and directed by John-Michael Tebelak, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wickedand Pippin. Director and Choreographer Matt Raftery delivers a fresh, organic, intimate production, literally 'illustrating' the parables of the New Testament and bringing its lessons to life on the Marriott stage. The brilliant recent Broadway arrangements and orchestrations will be delivered under the Musical Direction of Ryan T. Nelson. Watch highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Dr. Frankenstein and The Monster Sing FROZEN's 'Let It Go' at Drury Lane
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2014

Although Drury Lane Theatre's Young Frankenstein closed yesterday, Dr. Frankenstein (Devin DeSantis) and The Monster (Travis Taylor) are still going strong with their own rendition of the ridiculously popular Let It Go from Disney's Frozen. Scroll down to listen!

BWW TV: First Look at Devin DeSantis, Jeff Dumas and More in Highlights of Drury Lane's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2014

Drury Lane Theatre presents the Mel Brooks Broadway hit YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. The show opened January 23, and runs through March 16, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights below!

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone in Never-Before Aired PBS Soap Operetta
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2014

Below, watch Broadway star Patti LuPone like you've never seen her before as we present: 'Love Cycle: A Soap Operetta', a 'mini'musical' made for PBS in 1984 which was never broadcast.

VIDEO: First Look - GOO GOO DOLLS Premiere 'Rebel Beat' Video
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 9, 2013

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls premiered the video for their new song 'Rebel Beat' today on VH1.com. The P.R. Brown-directed video will premiere on the VH1 Top 20 Countdown April 13th. Check out the new video below!

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night Interviews at Mercury Theater's A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2013

The Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport, begins its highly anticipated 2013 season with the exhilarating Broadway musical revue A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING, now through March 10, 2013. The Tony Award-nominated musical showcases Richard Rodgers' timeless music and the incomparable lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein. A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING is directed and choreographed by multiple Jeff Award winner Kevin Bellie, who previously served as Artistic Director at Circle Theatre. Click below to watch interviews with the cast and creative team on opening night!

STAGE TUBE: Patti LuPone, Ann Hampton Callaway, and More Salute Ravinia Women's Board
by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2012

The 2012 Ravinia Festival season was a major milestone for the wonderful ladies of our Women's Board. This marked their 50th Anniversary, and numerous Ravinia artists from Patti LuPone to Jim Belushi showed their support. In the video below, Patti LuPone, Ann Hampton Callaway, and more chat about the board!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Carolee Carmello & George Hearn Talk Returning to Broadway in SCANDALOUS, Career-Changing Roles, and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 29, 2012

Featuring book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman, SCANDALOUS begins performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd St.) on Saturday, October 13, 2012. SCANDALOUS is led by two-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello (Sister Act, Mamma Mia, Parade) as Aimee Semple McPherson, two-time Tony Award winner George Hearn (Sunset Blvd., La Cage aux Folles, Sweeney Todd) as James Kennedy and Brother Bob. In this edition, Richard chats with the Broadway-bound duo about bringing the story to Broadway, some of their favorite past roles, and so much more! Click below to watch the full interview.

STAGE TUBE: MARY POPPINS' Ashley Brown Performs on Windy City Live
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2012

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's July 4th performance as part of the Ravinia Festival will feature vocalist Ashley Brown, who won rave reviews in the title role of Mary Poppins on Broadway and recently made her Lyric Opera debut in an acclaimed production of Show Boat. Brown appeared on Windy City Live for a preview of her Ravinia debut. Watch the interview and her performance in the video below!