Grammy-Winner Alex Klein Plays Sonatas That 'Define The Modern Oboe' On New Cedille AlbumGrammy-Winner Alex Klein Plays Sonatas That 'Define The Modern Oboe' On New Cedille Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2019

Grammy-winner Alex Klein, former principal oboe of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, plays works that he says 'define the modern oboe,' plus some other personal favorites, on Twentieth Century Oboe Sonatas, released April 12, 2019, on Cedille Records. (more...)

Life Begins at 40; Theatre Royal Winchester Celebrates Forty yearsLife Begins at 40; Theatre Royal Winchester Celebrates Forty years
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

On Thursday 1st November Theatre Royal Winchester - part of Live Theatre Winchester Trust - celebrated four decades since it was saved from demolition and reopened as a performance venue. (more...)

Philip Glass Set for Days And Nights Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

The acclaimed Days and Nights Festival, founded and curated by Philip Glass, returns for its fifth edition this weekend, September 24-27, with four days of performances in Big|Brave Sur and Monterey, CA. (more...)

Philip Glass Set for Days And Nights Festival, 9/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

The acclaimed Days and Nights Festival, founded and curated by Philip Glass, returns for its fifth edition September 24-27 with four days of performances in Big|Brave Sur and Monterey, CA. Highlights of the long weekend include the first screening/performance of Godfrey Reggio and Glass's collaboration Naqoyqatsi in over a decade, with live score performed by the Philip Glass Ensemble and Matt Haimovitz on cello; Glass's Complete Piano Etudes performed by Glass himself along with pianists Timo Andres and Maki Namekawa, preceded by a locally sourced picnic lunch underneath the redwoods of Big|Brave Sur; the return of the popular 'Philip & Friends' program of music and spoken word withJerry Quickley and Mike Garry, Dutch harpist Lavinia Meijer, kora player and Mandingo griot Foday Musa Susa, cellistJeffrey Zeigler, David Harding on viola and Glass on piano; plus free film screenings and talks in conjunction withSundance Film Festival Best Shorts 2015 and the Ambulante California Documentary Film Festival (screening details to come). Information on ticketed events is below-tickets on sale at philipglasscenter.org on July 28. (more...)

Tickets to First Annual Aspen Theatre Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Theatre Aspen announced that tickets are on sale for the first annual Aspen Theatre Festival, held at the Hurst Theatre during the final week of the summer, on August 25th and 28th. The Agent and Finn the Fearless are the two new works being developed as part of the organization's new festival. Tickets range from $20-30 and can be purchased at www.theatreaspen.org. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present NEIGHBORHOOD WEEK, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Neighborhood Week,” an entire week of classical orchestral and chamber music in some of Pittsburgh's most beloved locales. Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Pittsburgh Symphony will be bringing music to the community with different events each day through Friday, September 4. All details about Neighborhood Week, including locations and ticket information, can be found at pittsburghsymphony.org/neighborhood. (more...)

Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell Conducts BNY Mellon Grand Classics Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts today, March 20 and Sunday, March 22. (more...)

Harpschordist & Conductor Jeanette Sorrell to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Jeanette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach's Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22. (more...)

Principal Flute of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs DIVINE TRAVEL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Principal Flute Lorna McGhee headlines 'Divine Travel,' part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics series, this weekend, October 24 and 26 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Principal Flute of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DIVINE TRAVEL, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Principal Flute Lorna McGhee headlines “Divine Travel,“ part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics series, on October 24 and 26 at Heinz Hall. Guest conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in excerpts from Grieg's “Peer Gynt,” written for Henrik Ibsen's 1867 play of the same name. It recounts the downfall and subsequent redemption of a Norwegian peasant anti-hero. McGhee will shine in Nielsen's Flute Concerto, which was last heard by Pittsburgh Symphony audiences in 1987. Sibelius' romantic Symphony No. 5, which was the composer's response to popular musical modernism of the time, closes the program. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum Announces June Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

Shen Wei Dance Arts' New Site-Specific Work for the American Wing, U.S. Premiere of Philip Glass's String Quartet No. 5, William Bolcom, Joan Morris, Robert White, and Memories of World War II, and Steve Miller's Encore Evening of Jazz (more...)

Metropolitan Museum Announces June Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Shen Wei Dance Arts' New Site-Specific Work for the American Wing, U.S. Premiere of Philip Glass's String Quartet No. 5, William Bolcom, Joan Morris, Robert White, and Memories of World War II, and Steve Miller's Encore Evening of Jazz (more...)