'InsideOut' Concerts to Return with Park Avenue Chamber Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The new initiative's record-breaking debut last season points a way forward for Music Director David Bernard; February 4th concert will also premiere new edition of Stravinsky's 'The Firebird'. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony to Release New Recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will release a live recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring Emanuel Ax and Mass in C major on the Orchestra's Grammy Award-winning SFS Media Label today, November 13, 2015. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony to Release New Recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will release a live recording of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring Emanuel Ax and Mass in C major on the Orchestra's Grammy Award-winning SFS Media Label on Friday, November 13, 2015. (more...)

Handel and Haydn Society to Celebrate 200th Anniversary in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

For two centuries, the Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) has made an enduring cultural impact on the City of Boston. At long last, H+H will observe in March the 200th anniversary of H+H's founding. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has officially declared Tuesday, March 24 Handel and Haydn Society Day. A citywide celebration on that day includes the opening of a Bicentennial exhibition, which will be on view through September 5 at the Boston Public Library, Central Library at Copley Square. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PILOBOLUS - Dance Cleveland's Gift to Area's Aficionados
by Roy Berko - Feb 2, 2015

PILOBOLUS is noted for adding both physical and theatrical elements to dance presentations. They have been credited, in their 44 years of performances, to have added a new way for audiences to look at dance. (more...)

Handel and Haydn Society to Celebrate Holidays with Bach Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

The Handel and Haydn Society (H&H) continues its celebration of the holidays with A Bach Christmas, an intimate Baroque program of vocal and instrumental works. In what has become an H&H tradition, this year's Bach Christmas showcases J.S. Bach's stirring Advent cantata Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 62), alongside unfamiliar musical gems by Bach's lesser known cousins, Johann Christoph Bach, Johann Ludwig Bach, and Johann Bernard Bach. Earlier 17th-century Christmas music by Samuel Scheidt and Praetorius completes this joyous, all-German program. (more...)

Verb Ballets Presents New Works at Cain Park Summer Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2013

Verb Ballets returns to the Cain Park Evans Amphitheater tonight, August 3, 2013, at 8pm. The 2013-14 season will fuse the elements of culture, dance and music for an exciting season of premieres. This show at Cain Park will highlight the next generation of emerging choreographers, Daryl Gray, Tommie-Waheed Evans and Antonio Brown while honoring late choreographer, Heinz Poll, who forged the path for new ideas in dance. 'Verb Ballets thrives on performing repertory by notable choreographers as well as collaborating with artists to create new work. We are excited to be opening our season, FUSE, at Cain Park,' said director of Verb Ballets, Dr. Margaret Carlson. (more...)

Verb Ballets to Present New Works at Cain Park Summer Series, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Verb Ballets returns to the Cain Park Evans Amphitheater on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 8pm. The 2013-14 season will fuse the elements of culture, dance and music for an exciting season of premieres. This show at Cain Park will highlight the next generation of emerging choreographers, Daryl Gray, Tommie-Waheed Evans and Antonio Brown while honoring late choreographer, Heinz Poll, who forged the path for new ideas in dance. 'Verb Ballets thrives on performing repertory by notable choreographers as well as collaborating with artists to create new work. We are excited to be opening our season, FUSE, at Cain Park,' said director of Verb Ballets, Dr. Margaret Carlson. (more...)

Verb Ballets to Perform at Cleveland Public Theatre's DanceWorks '13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013

Verb Ballets returns to Cleveland Public Theatre as part of the DanceWorks '13 Series with two different programs. Verb Ballets is pleased to announce they will kick off the series with an additional program added to the season: Verb Goes Electric with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, running March 21- 23, 2013. The company will close out the contemporary dance showcase with a modern rendition of The Rite of Spring running April 18-20, 2013. 'Verb harnesses the opportunity to create work at CPT that is adventurous and can push the boundaries of creativity. The two shows will examine the close relationship dance has to music contrasting how it has changed over the past 100 years within the development of style and its impact on contemporary dance,' said Director, Dr. Margaret Carlson. (more...)

Verb Ballets Presents HONORING POLL at Akron Civic Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

The Akron Civic Theatre will present Verb Ballets', Honoring Poll, tonight, March 8, 2013, at 8pm with intimate cabaret seating on stage at the historic theatre. The program will highlight the late choreographer Heinz Poll and his legacy through works created for the Ohio Ballet and features a new work by former Ohio Ballet dancer and ballet master, Richard Dickinson (Ohio Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Boston Ballet). (more...)

Verb Ballets' Winter Series Features Work of Chung-Fu Chang Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

Verb Ballets returns to the Breen Center for the Performing Arts tonight, February 23, 2013, at 8pm to experience an evening of work by Chung-Fu Chang. (more...)

MorrisonDance Celebrates 15th Season, 5/4, at PlayhouseSquare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

On Saturday, May 4th at 7 pm at PlayhouseSquare's Ohio Theatre, one of Cleveland's very own dance companies will share a selection of favorites from over 50 original pieces of choreography. (more...)

Verb Ballets to Present HONORING POLL at Akron Civic Theatre, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

The Akron Civic Theatre will present Verb Ballets', Honoring Poll, on Friday, March 8, 2013, at 8pm with intimate cabaret seating on stage at the historic theatre. The program will highlight the late choreographer Heinz Poll and his legacy through works created for the Ohio Ballet and features a new work by former Ohio Ballet dancer and ballet master, Richard Dickinson (Ohio Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Boston Ballet). (more...)

Verb Ballets' Winter Series to Feature Work of Chung-Fu Chang, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Verb Ballets returns to the Breen Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 8pm to experience an evening of work by Chung-Fu Chang. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra returns to Jorgensen this season to perform the first of four in its 40th anniversary commissioned works, Earth Echoes by Pulitzer Prize nominee Augusta Read Thomas, in a Connecticut premiere that will include Metropolitan Opera stars Sasha Cooke and Nathan Gunn. The concert, fresh from its Carnegie Hall debut the night before, will be performed Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m., preceded by a concert talk by UConn music historian Glenn Stanley at 6:45 p.m. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra returns to Jorgensen this season to perform the first of four in its 40th anniversary commissioned works, Earth Echoes by Pulitzer Prize nominee Augusta Read Thomas, in a Connecticut premiere that will include Metropolitan Opera stars Sasha Cooke and Nathan Gunn. The concert, fresh from its Carnegie Hall debut the night before, will be performed Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m., preceded by a concert talk by UConn music historian Glenn Stanley at 6:45 p.m. (more...)

St. Lawrence String Quartet to Perform Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's 'Voyage' in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

In the 2011-12 season, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich premiered three new works-Shadows for piano and orchestra, Commedia dell'Arte for violin and orchestra, and a Quintet inspired by Schubert's "Trout" Quintet that was performed across the country. (more...)

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Quintet Makes New York Premiere 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2011

On Tuesday, November 29, Carnegie Hall will present the New York premiere of a new Quintet by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, a composer whose music is among the most-performed of that of any of her American colleagues, and who was the first person named to the Carnegie Hall Composer's Chair in 1995. (more...)

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's Quintet Makes New York Premiere 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

On Tuesday, November 29, Carnegie Hall will present the New York premiere of a new Quintet by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, a composer whose music is among the most-performed of that of any of her American colleagues, and who was the first person named to the Carnegie Hall Composer's Chair in 1995. (more...)

TheatreZone Announces Principal Cast For SHOW BOAT
by Beau Higgins - Oct 1, 2011

More than 60 theatre and opera hopefuls auditioned for 40 roles in the classic operetta Show Boat says TheatreZone Artistic Director Mark Danni. Based on Edna Ferber's novel, Show Boat chronicles life and loves of the three generations of show folk on the Mississippi. (more...)

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