Argue, Morgenstern, Mackrel Set To Judge BMI Jazz Showcase Concert 6/26Argue, Morgenstern, Mackrel Set To Judge BMI Jazz Showcase Concert 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2009

The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a noted creative forum for musical exploration and development, will highlight the best new jazz compositions created during the last year at its 21st Annual Showcase Concert. The evening will feature a competition to choose the winner of the BMI Foundation's tenth annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize, which will be given to the writer of the best new work composed in the Workshop. (more...)

Allen Toussaint Set For Lincoln Center Out Of Doors 8/22, More Acts AnnouncedAllen Toussaint Set For Lincoln Center Out Of Doors 8/22, More Acts Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2009

Celebrated pianist, songwriter, arranger, producer, Crescent City's own Allen Toussaint will be the headliner for Lincoln Center Out of Doors' 'Roots of American Music' concert in Damrosch Park on Saturday, August 22. (more...)

Lincoln Center Launches 50th Anniversary Celebration At The Starr Theater 5/11Lincoln Center Launches 50th Anniversary Celebration At The Starr Theater 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2009

Today, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts officially launches a yearlong celebration of its 50th Anniversary with a commemorative ceremony in the Starr Theater at Alice Tully Hall. Hosted by renowned journalist and author Tom Brokaw, the program pays tribute to the many achievements and contributions of Lincoln Center, from the milestones of its past half century to the transformation of its campus. (more...)

Lincoln Center Begins A Year-Long Celebration Of Its 50th Anniversary On May 11Lincoln Center Begins A Year-Long Celebration Of Its 50th Anniversary On May 11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2009

On the morning of May 11, 2009, 50 years after that momentous occasion, Lincoln Center will begin a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary with a special ceremony in the newly-transformed Alice Tully Hall. New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert, acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman with alumni from The Perlman Music Program, Tony Award-winning opera star Paulo Szot, jazz icon Wynton Marsalis with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and The Juilliard Orchestra are among those scheduled to perform in a program that celebrates the past 50 years and looks to the next generation of Lincoln Center's artists and audiences. In the audience of this private event will be elected officials, performing artists, civic and community representatives, and leaders from all 12 Lincoln Center resident organizations. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces Their Out Of Doors '09 Season Performances, Runs 8/5-23Lincoln Center Announces Their Out Of Doors '09 Season Performances, Runs 8/5-23
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2009

LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS 09 - AUGUST 5 - 23 39th Season of FREE Performances Announced! Opening Night Features Debut of BANG ON A CAN's Asphalt Orchestra with Works Commissioned for Lincoln Center's 50th Anniversary and concert FEATURING The Dave Brubeck Quartet with Guest Simon Shaheen and the NY Debut of amir Elsaffar's two rivers large ensemble. (more...)

JAZZ WITH JIM Informal Jazz Concert Held At Carrollwood Cultural Center 5/8JAZZ WITH JIM Informal Jazz Concert Held At Carrollwood Cultural Center 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2009

The Carrollwood Cultural Center presents JAZZ WITH JIM: An informal jazz concert, with noted Tampa jazz musician Jim Burge and the Jazz Directions. An exploration through the jazz idiom of Dave Brubeck and original compositions from several Jazz Directions composers. (more...)

Lincoln Center Begins A Year-Long Celebration Of Its 50th Anniversary On May 11Lincoln Center Begins A Year-Long Celebration Of Its 50th Anniversary On May 11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2009

On the morning of May 11, 2009, 50 years after that momentous occasion, Lincoln Center will begin a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary with a special ceremony in the newly-transformed Alice Tully Hall. New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert, acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman with alumni from The Perlman Music Program, Tony Award-winning opera star Paulo Szot, jazz icon Wynton Marsalis with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and The Juilliard Orchestra are among those scheduled to perform in a program that celebrates the past 50 years and looks to the next generation of Lincoln Center's artists and audiences. In the audience of this private event will be elected officials, performing artists, civic and community representatives, and leaders from all 12 Lincoln Center resident organizations. (more...)

Aesop Fables Get Brought To Life This Spring At NorthwesternAesop Fables Get Brought To Life This Spring At Northwestern
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2009

Four of the best-loved classic fables attributed to Aesop will be brought to life this spring during the Theatre and Interpretation Center of Northwestern University's stage production of an all-ages musical created by two Northwestern University alumni. The production is presented in partnership with the Chicago Humanities Festival. (more...)

14th Annual Ford Honors To Honor Royal Shakespeare Company14th Annual Ford Honors To Honor Royal Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2009

The 14th Annual Ford Honors will be held on January 24th at 6pm in Rackham Auditorium, 915 East Washington Street in Ann Arbor. The event will honor the Royal Shakespeare Company and its artistic director Michael Boyd, as well as the retiring U-M Professor of English Ralph Williams. The Ford Honors Program is a benefit that supports UMS's nationally-acclaimed arts education program. It is sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services. The Ford Honors Program celebrates the partnership between the University Musical Society, University of Michigan and the Royal Shakespeare Company. The evening will pay tribute to Boyd and Williams and will include a performance by members of the RSC. Following the performance there will be a benefit dinner held at the Michigan League Ballroom. There will be a presentation of the UMS School and Educator of the Year Awards. The gala dinner includes the presentation of the UMS School and Educator of the Year Awards, sponsored by DTE Energy Foundation. Tickets may be purchased for the concert only, or for the gala dinner (which includes concert tickets). (more...)

Marin Alsop To Lead Philharmonic in Four Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2008

Marin Alsop will lead the New York Philharmonic in four concerts, each featuring Dvořák's Symphony No. 9, From the New World, October 7, 10, and 11, 2008. The programs on October 7 at 7:30 p.m. and October 11 at 8:00 p.m. will comprise Bartók's The Wooden Prince Suite; Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, with Rafał Blechacz making his New York Philharmonic debut; and the Dvořák symphony. (more...)

Marin Alsop To Lead Philharmonic in Four Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2008

Marin Alsop will lead the New York Philharmonic in four concerts, each featuring Dvořák's Symphony No. 9, From the New World, October 7, 10, and 11, 2008. The programs on October 7 at 7:30 p.m. and October 11 at 8:00 p.m. will comprise Bartók's The Wooden Prince Suite; Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, with Rafał Blechacz making his New York Philharmonic debut; and the Dvořák symphony. (more...)

Ravinia Festival's Box Office To Open 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2008

Ravinia Festival's Box Office officially opens for walk-up sales on Saturday, May 17 during a day filled with discounts, the chance to purchase pavilion seating to some sold-out concerts and promotions and samples from some of Ravinia's sponsors. (more...)

Village Theatre Announces AIDA Cast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2008

Village Theatre announces the cast for AIDA, the exhilarating pop-rock powerhouse by Elton John and Tim Rice, on stage May 14 - July 6, 2008 in Issaquah and July 11 - 27, 2008 in Everett. (more...)

Callaway to Sing 'Blues in the Night' at the Blue Note
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2007

Ann Hampton Callaway, the multiplatinum-selling songwriter and singer, will perform selections from her latest CD 'Blues In The Night' at the famous Blue Note Jazz Club (more...)

Marilyn Maye: Sublimely SophisticatedMarilyn Maye: Sublimely Sophisticated
by Michael Dale - Mar 25, 2007

At 70-something years of age, Marilyn Maye's pipes are still golden and her engagement at The Metropolitan Room is about the closest you'll get to an evening composed entirely of showstoppers. (more...)

Kimmel Center Announces 2007-08 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2007

Kimmel Center Chairman William P. Hankowsky, Acting President and COO Natalye Paquin, and Vice President of Programming and Education Mervon Mehta, today announced the 2007-08 season of Kimmel Center Presents concerts, recitals and dance presentations. The Kimmel Center opened its doors in December 2001, and has notably and positively transformed the Philadelphia-region performing arts scene. Encompassing classical, jazz, world, pop, educational, and dance presentations, the Kimmel Center continues its tradition of presenting a musically and culturally diverse line-up of performing artists to the Philadelphia-region community, September 16, 2007 - May 10, 2008. (more...)

2006 Tanglewood Jazz Festival has many Broadway Ties2006 Tanglewood Jazz Festival has many Broadway Ties
by Randy Rice - Sep 1, 2006

The Boston Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day Weekend Tanglewood Jazz Festival September 1-3 at the Orchestra's summer home in the Berkshire Mountains in Lenox, Massachusetts. (more...)

Review: Savion Glover at the JVC Jazz Festival - NewportReview: Savion Glover at the JVC Jazz Festival - Newport
by Randy Rice - Aug 16, 2006

Savion Glover expands the limits of what an audience can expect at a jazz festival as he brings his athletic style of tap to Newport (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway joins 2006 Tanglewood Jazz FestivalAnn Hampton Callaway joins 2006 Tanglewood Jazz Festival
by Randy Rice - Jun 20, 2006

Ann Hampton Callaway and Irma Thomas will join Elvis Costello, Dr. John, Wynton Marsalis and the Dave Brubeck Quartet at the 2006 Tanglewood Jazz Festival (more...)

Savion Glover Tapped to play JVC Newport Jazz Festival
by Randy Rice - May 12, 2006

Broadway Veteran and Tap Sensation Savion Glover will perform at the 2006 JVC Newport Jazz Festival on August 13, 2006 (more...)

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