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Staatskapelle Dresden Elects Daniele Gatti As Future Chief Conductor Photo Staatskapelle Dresden Elects Daniele Gatti As Future Chief Conductor
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

Following yesterday¬īs orchestra assembly, the S√§chsische Staatskapelle Dresden entrusted its orchestra board and the Saxon Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, Barbara Klepsch, to enter into negotiations with Daniele Gatti for the position of the future Chief conductor of the Staatskapelle.

Isabel Leonard and Pablo S√°inz-Villegas to Perform at The Baker-Baum Concert Hall Photo Isabel Leonard and Pablo S√°inz-Villegas to Perform at The Baker-Baum Concert Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

 San Diego Opera and La Jolla Music Society have announced the co-presentation of mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard and guitarist Pablo Sáinz-Villegas in concert on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 7:30 PM at the Baker-Baum Concert Hall at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center...

ITZHAK PERLMAN AND FRIENDS to be Presented at Roy Thomson Hall Photo ITZHAK PERLMAN AND FRIENDS to be Presented at Roy Thomson Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

Roy Thomson Hall will present Itzhak Perlman and Friends, a very special evening that will mark a once-in-a-lifetime presentation featuring some of the brightest classical music stars: Itzhak Perlman, Emanuel Ax, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Juilliard String Quartet.

Chetham's Symphony Orchestra and Chorus  Will Perform at Bridgewater Hall Next Month Photo Chetham's Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Will Perform at Bridgewater Hall Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022

Chetham‚Äôs Symphony Orchestra¬†and Chorus ‚Äďmade up of more than 200 of the UK‚Äôs most talented young musicians on the cusp of careers in the music industry and beyond ‚Äď will perform at¬†The Bridgewater Hall¬†for one night only on¬†Friday 8¬†July.

Sony Classical to Release Mao Fujita's New Recording of Mozart's Complete Piano Sonat Photo Sony Classical to Release Mao Fujita's New Recording of Mozart's Complete Piano Sonatas
by Michael Major - May 27, 2022

Sony Classical is delighted to release an advance preview track from the eagerly anticipated debut album by the extraordinarily gifted young Japanese pianist, Mao Fujita. Mao Fujita has chosen to share his sparkling and captivating reading of Mozart‚Äôs much-loved Piano Sonata No. 16 in C Major, K. 545 ‚ÄėSonata facile‚Äô/II.

Juilliard String Quartet Welcomes Violist Molly Carr, Who Succeeds The Late Roger Tap Photo Juilliard String Quartet Welcomes Violist Molly Carr, Who Succeeds The Late Roger Tapping
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

The venerable Juilliard String Quartet, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this season, has named violist Molly Carr to its ensemble, filling the void left by the passing earlier this season of the quartet's much-loved former violist Roger Tapping. Carr (BM '09, MM '11) is on the Pre-College faculty at the school, and with this appointment, joins the Juilliard college faculty. She also serves on the faculties of the Manhattan School of Music and Bard College Conservatory.

Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making Of The Orchestra Will Be Released in May Photo Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making Of The Orchestra Will Be Released in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

The magical intersection between music and technology has been a central tenet of composer Mason Bates' career: from his Grammy-winning opera The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs to his work as a DJ and curator for series including San Francisco's Mercury Soul, and KC Jukebox at the Kennedy Center. Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra is no exception.

Famed Violinist Midori Makes Detroit Recital Appearance in May Photo Famed Violinist Midori Makes Detroit Recital Appearance in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

Midori, one of the most renowned violinists of our time, will make a rare metro Detroit recital appearance on the Chamber Music Detroit series at Seligman Performing Arts Center Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 8:00 PM. 

Palm Beach Symphony Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres Photo Palm Beach Symphony Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Palm Beach Symphony has announced¬†its 2022-2023 Masterworks Season featuring an expanded schedule of six concerts that will feature legendary guest artists drawn from the world‚Äôs great stages ‚Äď violinists Joshua Bell and Sarah Chang, pianists Garrick Ohlsson, Misha Dichter and Maria Jo√£o Pires and mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, and more.

Sony Classical Releases 'Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra by Mas Photo Sony Classical Releases 'Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra by Mason Bates with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra'
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of the Orchestra,¬†the¬†most ambitious project to date from Grammy Award-winning¬†composer, DJ, and curator¬†MASON BATES,¬†positions the modern orchestra as the perfect synthesis of art and technology. Co-commissioned by six of America‚Äôs top orchestras ‚Äď Chicago Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the American Youth Symphony ‚Äď it is a 23-minute concerto accompanied by a film that combines live-action and animation.

Sony Classical Videos

VIDEO: NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert VideoVIDEO: NY City Opera To Present Soprano Aprile Millo In Concert
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will present, in a rare New York appearance, beloved soprano Aprile Millo in concert Wednesday, January 30 at 7:30pm at Zankel Hall (881 Seventh Avenue, at 56th Street). 

VIDEO: Ramin Karimloo Has an Anthem in His Heart - Listen to His Cover of 'From Now O VideoVIDEO: Ramin Karimloo Has an Anthem in His Heart - Listen to His Cover of 'From Now On' from GREATEST SHOWMAN
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2018

Tony Award-nominee - Ramin Karimloo - releases new track 'From Now On,' his version of the powerful song from the Oscar-nominated film The Greatest Showman. Written by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning songwriting duo, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, 'From Now On' is available now for streaming and download HERE via all digital service providers. The music video is also out now - check it out below.

BWW TV: Save on Tickets to See Acclaimed Crossover Tenor Mario Frangoulis in LA on 11 VideoBWW TV: Save on Tickets to See Acclaimed Crossover Tenor Mario Frangoulis in LA on 11/11
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2017

Mario Frangoulis, the acclaimed international Crossover Tenor returns to the US for a limited set of engagements in New York, Montreal and Los Angeles from November 6-11, 2017.

AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter releases his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway today - available on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. The new album features fan favorites 'Edelweiss', 'Carefully Taught', 'My Funny Valentine' and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Morning'. Get Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers HERE, and listen to two tunes from the album below! Already landing on the charts, the album is ranked #2 on the iTunes R&B chart and is ranked #40 overall.

VIDEO: Peter & Evynne Hollens Sing A Capella THE LAST FIVE YEARS Montage
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2015

One man a cappella vocalist Peter Hollens teams up with his wife Evynne Hollens and Jason Robert Brown himself in a new music video for THE LAST FIVE YEARS in honor of the recent release of the film. Below, check out the montage, featuring completely a capella music!

VIDEO: Peter Hollens' Video for 'Black is The Color of My True Love's Hair' ft. Pentatonix's Avi Kaplan
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 19, 2014

A cappella vocalist Peter Hollens has released new music for 'Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair,' which features Avi Kaplan of Pentatonix.

STAGE TUBE: The Piano Guys Release 'Ants Marching' & 'Ode to Joy' Mashup!
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2014

Musical YouTube sensation, The Piano Guys, have released a brand new music video from their newest studio album, Wonders; an instrumental mash-up of Dave Matthews Band's 'Ants Marching' and Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy.' The video can be seen below.

STAGE TUBE: James Barbour Sings 'Bring Him Home' from La Mirada's LES MISERABLES
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2014

LES MISERABLES will star James Barbour as Jean Valjean and 'American Idol' Season Four Finalist Anthony Fedorov as Enjolras. LES MISERABLES will preview on Friday, May 30, 2014 (with a press opening on Saturday, May 31) and run through Sunday, June 22, 2014 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. In the video below, Barbour sings 'Bring Him Home' from the musical. Click below to listen to the full song!

BWW TV: THE SWEETEST SOUNDS - The ALLEGRO Podcast
by Eddie Varley - Feb 3, 2009

THE SWEETEST SOUNDS -- ALLEGRO Written in 1947, ALLEGRO was preceded in the R&H canon by OKLAHOMA! and CAROUSEL, and followed directly by SOUTH PACIFIC and THE KING AND I. In this podcast, hosted by Jeff Lunden, the bold innovations and experimental aspects of ALLEGRO are explored in the context of the first complete recording of its score, released by Sony Masterworks Broadway today, February 3, 2009. The CD is produced by David Lai, Bruce Pomahac and Ted Chapin.