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GRAND HOTEL 35TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION, Alysha Umphress, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. Learn more about the performances here!

Riverside Choral Society Presents Scott Ordway's THE END OF RAIN At Alice Tully Hall This April

The New York City-based Riverside Choral Society, led by director Patrick Gardner, will present the New York premiere of Scott Ordway's The End of Rain on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 8:00 pm at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall.

Tenor Mark Padmore & Pianist Mitsuko Uchida Perform Schubert At Shriver Hall, March 10

​​​​​​​Shriver Hall Concert Series (SHCS) — Baltimore's premier presenter of chamber music ensembles and solo recitalists — welcomes the acclaimed tenor Mark Padmore and pianist Mitsuko Uchida to Shriver Hall on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 5:30pm in their inaugural performance in the city of Baltimore.

See Clarinetist Charles Neidich In Recital At Morse Recital Hall At The Juilliard School

Join clarinetist Charles Neidich and pianist Robert Levin for an evening of extraordinary music at Morse Recital Hall, featuring the world premiere of Neidich's 'Lament' and the U.S. premiere of Denisov's 'Landscape by the Light of the Moon.'

Dmitry Sitkovetsky Named Patron Of UK's The Purcell School For Young Musicians

​​​​​​​Celebrated violinist, recording artist, conductor, creator, and transcriber Dmitry Sitkovetsky has been named the newest Patron of The Purcell School.

HK Phil to Host Closing Concert of 2024 Youth Music Culture the Greater Bay Area

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will prsent the Closing Concert of the 2024 Youth Music Culture The Greater Bay Area.

Carnegie Hall to Present 100+ Events as Part of Weimar Festival

Carnegie Hall has revealed a schedule of 100+ events for the Weimar Festival, January-May 2024.

Alysha Umphress to Make Her 54 Below Solo Debut in March

Broadway star Alysha Umphress, known for her role in 'On The Town,' will be making her solo debut at 54 Below. Don't miss her two performances on March 2 and 3 at 7pm.

The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Five Concerts In The 2023-24 Season

Don't miss the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra and Daniel Stewart as they take the stage for five incredible concerts in the 2023-24 season. Find out when and where you can catch these talented performers in action.

Review: PROM 56 �" RATTLE CONDUCTS MAHLER'S NINTH, Royal Albert Hall

Last night’s performance consisted of a rendition of Francis Poulenc’s Figure humaine by the BBC Singers, as well as the London Symphony Orchestra tackling Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 9. A fitting pairing for something of a bittersweet evening, as it brings together words from the French Resistance and a tragic farewell from one of the foremost Romantic composers - Sir Simon Rattle conducted both pieces with aplomb.

Hannah Waddingham to Present FANTASY, MYTHS AND LEGENDS PROM at the Royal Albert Hall

Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Hannah Waddingham will present an evening of orchestral works from film, television and gaming, from titles including Harry Potter, Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones and World of Warcraft. The BBC Concert Orchestra led by their new Chief Conductor, Anna-Maria Helsing, will be joined by Mezzo Soprano Felicity Buckland and The Huddersfield Choral Society.

Review: BBC PROM 49: SCHUMANN'S DAS PARADIES UND DIE PERI, Royal Albert Hall

This is a piece of folk storytelling at its best. Das Paradies und die Peri is an exciting piece of music which has everything you might want in an evening: moments of battle evoked by complex orchestrations; true love brought to life by the emotional power of song; and eventual redemption.

FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES, Yo-Yo Ma & More Set for Washington Performing Arts 2023/24 Season

Washington Performing Arts has announce its 2023/24 Season with the theme of Together in Art and Community, running from September 2023 through June 2024 in nine venues across the Washington, D.C., region.

QPAC Presents a Screening of London Symphony Orchestra's MAHLER'S SYMPHONY NO. 7

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will present a free community event screening of the acclaimed London Symphony Orchestra’s (LSO) performance of Mahler’s Symphony No.7 in the Roma Bungil Cultural Centre on Friday 16 June 2023. 

92NY Presents Stefan Jackiw, Alisa Weilerstei, and Daniil Trifonov Playing Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and More

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY), one of New York's leading cultural venues, presents, Stefan Jackiw, violin; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; and Daniil Trifonov, piano, play Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and more on May 20, 2023 at 7:30pm ET in the Kaufmann Concert Hall.

Sir Antonio Pappano: Conducting the King's Coronation is a 'Daunting Job'

Sir Antonio Pappano has said that conducting King Charles III's coronation service at Westminster Abbey, is 'going to be an absolutely daunting job.'

Sir Simon Rattle Attacks 'Political Ignorance' of Arts Cuts

Sir Simon Rattle has attacked the 'political ignorance' of current arts' funding cuts in a speech given at the London Symphony Orchestra concert at the Barbican Centre on Sunday 23 April 2023.

Edinburgh International Festival Reveals 2023 Programme

The global celebration of performing arts, Edinburgh International Festival, today unveils an expansive programme of world-class music, opera, dance and theatre to take place from 4 – 27 August 2023. This year marks the first Festival under the direction of new Festival Director, Nicola Benedetti, one of today's most influential classical music artists.  

Sir Simon Rattle: 'The Cuts Will All Be Back as Soon as The Proms Are Over'

Sir Simon Rattle has expressed his despair about the future of classical music in Britain in an interview with The Times.

Music Academy's 2023 Summer Season Presents Eight Weeks of Live Events in Santa Barbara

The Music Academy, formerly known as the Music Academy of the West, and now in its 76th season, celebrates the “Summer of the Artist” with eight weeks of live events at its picturesque Miraflores campus and throughout scenic Santa Barbara, California (June 12–Aug 5). Learn more about the lineup here!

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