BWW Review: LA JOLLA SUMMERFEST Explores Love and Loss at Conrad Prebys Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: LA JOLLA SUMMERFEST Explores Love and Loss at Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
by Erica Miner - Aug 24, 2019

The La Jolla Music Society's Summerfest presented their penultimate program of their first season at the brand-new Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas And New World Symphony Present VIOLA VISIONS Festival, October 15-19Michael Tilson Thomas And New World Symphony Present VIOLA VISIONS Festival, October 15-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

The New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), led by Co-Founder and Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), explores the past, present, and potential future of the viola over five days this fall as NWS inaugurates a new annual summit that immerses participants in the world of a different orchestral instrument each year. The upcoming festival, titled Viola Visions, brings today's leading violists together with young artists at the New World Center and online participants around the world for a series of master classes, seminars, and performances. These events take place Tuesday, October 15 to Saturday, October 19, and all are live-streamed in partnership with Medici.TV and The Violin Channel. For further details and announcements, visit nws.edu/viola. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena's 2019 Emerging Artists SeriesBoston Court Pasadena's 2019 Emerging Artists Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Boston Court Pasadena continues its mission of fostering new musical talent with the 3rd Annual Emerging Artists Series, May 30 June 9, 2019. The series will feature up-and-coming pianists, as well as vocalists who have been through a rigorous mentoring curriculum with some of Los Angeles' most prominent musicians and coaches including Mark Robson, Gloria Cheng, Lisa Sylvester, Vicki Ray, Brent McMunn and Paul Floyd. (more...)

Music Academy of the West Announces 72nd Summer SeasonMusic Academy of the West Announces 72nd Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

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Da Camera Presents The New York Philharmonic String Quartet On March 29Da Camera Presents The New York Philharmonic String Quartet On March 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Da Camera of Houston's 2018-19 chamber music series continues with a performance by the New York Philharmonic String Quartet at Zilkha Hall, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, on Friday, March 29, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. This concert marks the ensemble's long-awaited Houston debut. (more...)

League And ACO Announce Three New Women Composers CommissionsLeague And ACO Announce Three New Women Composers Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Composers Courtney Bryan, Cindy Cox, and Fang Man will each receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 as part of the 2018 Women Composers Readings and Commissions program, an initiative of the League of American Orchestras, in partnership with American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. (more...)

Matthias Goerne's Final Performances as Artist-in-Residence at the New York PhilharmonicMatthias Goerne's Final Performances as Artist-in-Residence at the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in John Adams's The Wound-Dresser, featuring baritone Matthias Goerne in his final appearance as The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence; Ives's Central Park in the Dark; and Brahms's Symphony No. 1, Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center Announces 2019-20 Season And 50th AnniversaryChamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center Announces 2019-20 Season And 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) has announced the details of its 2019-20 season. Titled Milestones, this celebration of CMS's 50thanniversary will feature the most expansive presentation of chamber music in its history - from its beginnings up to today - through worldwide performances, numerous educational initiatives, and a multi-media exhibition at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. CMS will continue to expand its already extensive free digital offerings, releasing a 50-episode podcast series highlighting some of the best performances from the last five decades. (more...)

Internationally Renowned Artists To Perform With Leonia Chamber Musicians Society and Students In Benefit ConcertInternationally Renowned Artists To Perform With Leonia Chamber Musicians Society and Students In Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization based in Leonia, New Jersey, presents 'Our Hearts in Music', a benefit concert, on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Leonia High School's Little Theater, located at 100 Christie Heights in Leonia, New Jersey. (more...)

Jaap van Zweden To Conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Piano ConcertoJaap van Zweden To Conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Piano Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2, with Yefim Bronfman as soloist, and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2, Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 18 at 11:00 a.m.; Saturday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, January 22 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Emmanuelle Haim To Make Her NY Philharmonic DebutEmmanuelle Haim To Make Her NY Philharmonic Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

French keyboardist and conductor Emmanuelle Haim will make her New York Philharmonic debut conducting and leading from the harpsichord in Handel's Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1, and Water Music Suites Nos. 3 and 1, and selections from Rameau's Dardanus, Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Kicks Off New Season With HUNGARIAN GOULASHLeonia Chamber Musicians Society Kicks Off New Season With HUNGARIAN GOULASH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization based in the borough of Leonia, New Jersey, announces the launch of their 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Shai Wosner Collaborates With Friends In Chamber Music Performances Across New York CityShai Wosner Collaborates With Friends In Chamber Music Performances Across New York City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Returning to New York after his recital series of Schubert sonatas last spring, pianist Shai Wosner takes the stage with friends and colleagues in four chamber performances across the city-one each month from October to January. Throughout his career, he has embraced chamber music as an essential aspect of his artistry, to be pursued alongside performance as a soloist in recital or with orchestra. Now, this season, New Yorkers have the opportunity to experience his passion for chamber music over several different programs, all within a short window of time this fall and winter. The music of Gabriel Faure (1845-1924) is featured most prominently, including works written for duo, trio, quartet, and quintet ensembles. Additional composers on the programs are Cecile Chaminade, Schumann, Mozart, and contemporary American composer William Bolcom, who this year celebrates his 80th birthday. (more...)

Shanghai Orchestra Academy Students To Perform With The New York PhilharmonicShanghai Orchestra Academy Students To Perform With The New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Five students from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) have been selected to participate in the New York Philharmonic Global Academy Fellowship Program, a week-long immersion in the life of an orchestral musician, June 9-16, 2018. The students, who are known as Zarin Mehta Fellows, will take lessons with Philharmonic musicians and train and play alongside the Orchestra, led by James Gaffigan, at the Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer. The students are Renchao Yu, violin; Kuan Liu, viola; Fangyu Huang, flute; Yanru Chiu, clarinet; and Sihong Zhao, bassoon. Auditions were held at the Shanghai Orchestra Academy in March 2018 by a panel of New York Philharmonic musicians. (more...)

League Announces Women Composers Grant RecipientsLeague Announces Women Composers Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Composers Stacy Garrop, Robin Holcomb, and Andrea Reinkemeyer will each receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 as part of the League of American Orchestras' 2017 Women Composers Readings and Commissions program, which is administered by American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Returns to Bravo! Vail Featuring Laura Osnes and MoreNew York Philharmonic Returns to Bravo! Vail Featuring Laura Osnes and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado for the Orchestra's 16th annual summer residency there, performing six orchestral concerts July 20-27, 2018. (more...)

92nd Street Y Announces 2018-19 Classical Concert Season92nd Street Y Announces 2018-19 Classical Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

92nd Street Y inaugurates three engaging new series - Chamber Orchestras, a Vocal Series, and Garrick Ohlsson: Brahms Exploration - ushering in a host of original concepts, artists, compositions, and collaborations, in keeping with 92Y's enduring traditions of cultural discovery, intellectual curiosity, and artistic experimentation.  Additionally, 92Y commences Inflection, its first interdisciplinary festival, a six-concert exploration of music in relation to other art forms, including spoken word, photography, sculpture, and dance.  This season also features the World Premieres of Phyllis's Portrait by Sergio Assad and Jonathan Berger's new opera Leonardo, the US premiere of a symphony by Hans Rott, the New York premieres of Wynton Marsalis's new work for solo violin, a new string quartet by Martin Bresnick, and Andreia Pinto Correia's String Quartet No. 1 "Unvanquished Space"; five major international artists making their 92Y performance debuts: Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov, German cellist Alban Gerhardt, Bulgarian violinist Gergana Gergova, the Danish String Quartet, and the Artemis String Quartet; several young musicians also give their 92Y debut performances in the pristine acoustics of Buttenwieser Hall for the Soundspace Series: Jessica Xylina Osborne, Einav Yarden, Conrad Tao (with violinist Stefan Jackiw), the Horszowski Trio, Juho Pohjonen, and Orion Weiss. (more...)

New York Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts to Continue with 'INSPIRATIONS AND TRIBUTES'New York Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts to Continue with 'INSPIRATIONS AND TRIBUTES'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

The 95th season of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (YPCs) will continue today, January 6, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with 'Classical Echoes,' the second program in this season's series, Inspirations and Tributes - each program exploring how composers influence and pay tribute to each other. (more...)

Joshua Weilerstein to Conduct the New York Phil in Program Spotlighting RavelJoshua Weilerstein to Conduct the New York Phil in Program Spotlighting Ravel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Joshua Weilerstein will conduct the New York Philharmonic in a French program spotlighting Ravel. The program he will lead, in which he is replacing Charles Dutoit (who withdrew from the performances), remains unchanged: the Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, with Jean-Yves Thibaudet as soloist; Le Tombeau de Couperin; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Bol ro; and Ravel's orchestration of Debussy's Sarabande et Danse, Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

New York Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts to Continue with 'INSPIRATIONS AND TRIBUTES'New York Philharmonic's Young People's Concerts to Continue with 'INSPIRATIONS AND TRIBUTES'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The 95th season of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (YPCs) will continue on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. with 'Classical Echoes,' the second program in this season's series, Inspirations and Tributes - each program exploring how composers influence and pay tribute to each other. (more...)

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