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Vasily Petrenko Will Step In For Mariss Jansons With Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestr Photo Vasily Petrenko Will Step In For Mariss Jansons With Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2019

Carnegie Hall today announced that Chief Conductor Mariss Jansons has fallen ill and regrettably must withdraw from tonight's concert with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, scheduled for Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra are grateful to conductor Vasily Petrenko, who has agreed to lead the orchestra in his place. The program remains unchanged, including Rudolf Buchbinder's performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23.

Boston Symphony Releases New CD Of Recent Commissions On Friday Photo Boston Symphony Releases New CD Of Recent Commissions On Friday
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2019

Fresh from its two Grammy Award wins last February, the Boston Symphony Orchestra has added another CD to its extensive discography: recent Boston Symphony Orchestra commissions of works by American composers Timo Andres, Eric Nathan, Sean Shepherd, and George Tsontakis. BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in recordings made live at Symphony Hall from February 2016 through February 2018.

The University of Texas At Austin Presents New Choreography in FALL FOR DANCE Photo The University of Texas At Austin Presents New Choreography in FALL FOR DANCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2019

Under the artistic direction of Dorothy O'Shea Overbey and Gesel Mason, Dance Repertory Theatre returns to the stage in Fall For Dance, presenting new work of striking choreography from professional and student choreographers.

Juan Felipe Molano ConductsFirst Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert At Benaroy Photo Juan Felipe Molano ConductsFirst Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert At Benaroya 11/17
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019

New music director, Juan Felipe Molano will conduct the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra (SYSO) on November 17, 2019 at 3pm in Benaroya Hall's large Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Molano chose pieces by the Russian masters for his inaugural concert and reports that, a?oerehearsals have gone extraordinarily well. These young musicians have a mastery and commitment that exceeds my expectations. They have risen to every challenge I toss their way and I cannot wait to share the experience with you.a??

Munich Philharmonic And Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Both Return To Carnegie Hal Photo Munich Philharmonic And Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Both Return To Carnegie Hall In Fall 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2019

Carnegie Hall welcomes back two orchestras from the culturally rich city of Munich, Germany: Munich Philharmonic and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (BRSO) this fall. On Friday, October 25 at 8:00 p.m., Music Director Valery Gergiev leads the Munich Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1. with Behzod Abduraimov and Bruckner's Symphony No. 7. The following evening, Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. they return with Leonidas Kavakos playing Brahms's Violin Concerto. Also on the program is Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 and Jörg Widmann's Con brio.

The Soraya Will Welcome Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio Photo The Soraya Will Welcome Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2019

After four decades of world-wide success, including many award-winning recordings and newly commissioned works, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio continues to dazzle audiences and critics alike with its performances. Now, America's premier trio will celebrate Beethoven's 250th anniversary with two nights at The Soraya performing several of the composer's most beloved work as part of the intimate Onstage Sessions Chamber music series.  

Jörg Widmann Kicks Off Carnegie Hall Residency With The Cleveland Orchestra, October Photo Jörg Widmann Kicks Off Carnegie Hall Residency With The Cleveland Orchestra, October 4
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2019

This fall, composer, conductor, and clarinetist Jörg Widmann begins his season-long residency as holder of the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair, which showcases his musical versatility and imaginative vision. The residency kicks off on Friday, October 4 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with Franz Welser-Möst leading The Cleveland Orchestra, joined by pianist Yefim Bronfman as soloist, in a program that features Widmann's Trauermarsch.

The 22nd Beijing Music Festival Presents Unique Music Experiences Photo The 22nd Beijing Music Festival Presents Unique Music Experiences
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2019

Celebrating its twenty-second year, the 2019 Beijing Music Festival (BMF) presents an art feast for audiences during Beijing's golden autumn. Over the past two decades, world-renowned conductor Long Yu established a rich artistic foundation for the Beijing Music Festival. And beginning in 2018, the new artistic director Shuang Zou, with the support of Maestro Long Yu, the BMF Artistic Committee, and supporting staff, has succeeded in incorporating more inclusive and avant-garde artistic elements to the festival, which are sure to surprise and impress audiences.

El pianista Manuel Gonz√°lez y el violonchelista David Maldonado dar√°n un concierto  Photo El pianista Manuel Gonz√°lez y el violonchelista David Maldonado dar√°n un concierto en la Sala Manuel M. Ponce
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2019

El violonchelista David Maldonado y el pianista Manuel Gonz√°lez dar√°n dos recitales con obras de Schumann, Brahms y Shostakovich, en el marco del ciclo M√ļsica de C√°mara, de la Coordinaci√≥n Nacional de M√ļsica y √ďpera del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL), el viernes 21 de junio a las 18:00 horas en la sala Manuel M. Ponce del Palacio de Bellas Artes y el s√°bado 29 a las 11:30 en el Museo Nacional de Arte.

History Becomes HERstory As Stanton Welch's Marie Closes Houston Ballet's 2018/19 Sea Photo History Becomes HERstory As Stanton Welch's Marie Closes Houston Ballet's 2018/19 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2019

In this dramatic retelling of France's infamous young monarchs, history becomes HERstory as Stanton Welch's Marie returns to the Wortham Theater Center to close Houston Ballet's 2018/19 season.

The Chelsea Symphony's May 18 & 19 Concerts Feature Courtney Bryan's SANCTUM Photo The Chelsea Symphony's May 18 & 19 Concerts Feature Courtney Bryan's SANCTUM
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2019

The Chelsea Symphony's (TCS) May 18 &19 concerts, Rebirth, of their 2018-2019 season Resolution which reflects on social action, features the great controversial work, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, called by the composer 'a Soviet artist's creative response to just criticism.'

The Emerson Quartet Performs Complete Beethoven Cycle Photo The Emerson Quartet Performs Complete Beethoven Cycle
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2019

As the classical community begins to celebrate Beethoven's 250th anniversary in the 2019-2020 season, the world-renowned Emerson String Quartet kicks off the opening of The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 with an unforgettable journey of the complete Beethoven Cycle. Presenting Six concerts in one week, the Cycle 'provides a musical biography of Beethoven's life, highlighting milestones in his musical development,' notes the Emerson's violinist, Eugene Drucker. The nine-time GRAMMY Award-winning Quartet has firmly established its authority in interpreting Beethoven's string quartets since its first Beethoven Cycle performed in 1980 through its complete recording of his quartets on Deutsche Grammophon which won a 1998 GRAMMY Award. Praised by NPR, their 7-CD boxset of Beethoven: The String Quartets 'highlights their brilliance and sheer ability,' and The Gramophone opines, 'They continually offer new insights into some endlessly enthralling music. Do hear them.'

BWW Review: EMPTY ROOM, Camden People's Theatre Photo BWW Review: EMPTY ROOM, Camden People's Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Apr 30, 2019

Miriam Gould's portrait of herself and her parents is as personal as one would expect, but its also beautifully judged and accessible, weaving music in and out of its narrative to great effect.

BWW Review: SIMON SINGS PORGY AND BESS at Des Moines Symphony: A Jubilant Evening of  Photo BWW Review: SIMON SINGS PORGY AND BESS at Des Moines Symphony: A Jubilant Evening of Beautiful Music
by DC Felton - Apr 28, 2019

It is always a jubilant evening when I get to see the Des Moines Symphony, and their most recent concert was no different. I had the pleasure of attending the Saturday evening performance of 'Simon Sings Porgy and Bess' and was treated to an evening of stunning music. One thing I appreciate about the Des Moines Symphony is the balance of repertoire with both familiar and new music, and this performance was no exception.

Ratmansky's Shostakovich Trilogy Closes SF Ballet's 2019 Repertory Season Photo Ratmansky's Shostakovich Trilogy Closes SF Ballet's 2019 Repertory Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2019

Alexei Ratmansky's Shostakovich Trilogy returns to San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) May 7-12, closing the Company's 2019 Repertory Season at the War Memorial Opera House. Called a "fascinating, thrilling, bewilderingly ambiguous evocation of life in Shostakovich's Russia" (The New York Times), and simply, "a masterpiece" (San Francisco Chronicle), Shostakovich Trilogy is Ratmansky's homage to the composer, using three of his full-length works: the Symphony No. 9, Chamber Symphony, and Piano Concerto No. 1.

DMITRI IN THE DARK Comes to Boston University Dance Theater Photo DMITRI IN THE DARK Comes to Boston University Dance Theater
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2019

Dmitri in the Dark is a performance experience that combines a live string quartet playing Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 6 alongside contemporary circus artists. Listen once to Shostakovich's quartet performed in almost complete darkness to form your own imaginings about the beautiful yet scathing piece. Rejoin us after an intermission with Russian treats to hear the quartet played again, this time with the lights up and accompanied by physical theater actors, acrobats, and contortionists who will help create a visual version of the story Shostakovich tells us in his music.

Entre notas de suites y vals, la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional dedicó su programa inf Photo Entre notas de suites y vals, la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional dedicó su programa infantil a Hans Christian Andersen
by Julie Musbach - Apr 15, 2019

Las dos funciones que la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (OSN) ofreció este domingo de El patito feo y otras fantasías, primer programa familiar de su temporada 2019 en la Sala Principal del Palacio de Bellas Artes, cerraron el 35 Festival del Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México.

Bolshoi Ballet's THE GOLDEN AGE Comes to Ridgefield Photo Bolshoi Ballet's THE GOLDEN AGE Comes to Ridgefield
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2019

The Bolshoi Ballet's production of The Golden Age will delight audiences with a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20's, with a jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and a music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos. See The Golden Age on the big screen in HD on Sunday, April 14 at 2pm at The Ridgefield Playhouse. This encore screening is part of Atria Senior Living Classical Series with support from Whistle Stop Bakery, underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin.

Emerson String Quartet Returns To Segerstrom Center With New Multi-Media Stage Work,  Photo Emerson String Quartet Returns To Segerstrom Center With New Multi-Media Stage Work, 5/14
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 2, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the annual return of acclaimed ensemble, the Emerson String Quartet on May 14, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in a program that will feature the first West Coast performance of Shostakovich and the Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy. Co-created by writer-director, James Glossman and Emerson violinist Philip Setzer, this new multi-media work features seven actors in addition to the quartet and depicts the trials and challenges of composer Dmitri Shostakovich and his unwavering quest to write an opera based on Chekhov's mystical tale The Black Monk. Emerson String Quartet members include Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violins; Lawrence Dutton, viola and Paul Watkins, cello.

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents Its Season Finale Beethoven 9 With A2SO And UMS Photo Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents Its Season Finale Beethoven 9 With A2SO And UMS Choral Union
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019

Join the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and the University of Michigan's University Musical Society Choral Union on April 27th at 8:00 PM in Ann Arbor's Hill Auditorium for a season finale performance of Beethoven's monumental Symphony No. 9.

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