Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra to Open 2019/2020 Season on Sunday, December 15 Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra to Open 2019/2020 Season on Sunday, December 15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra will open their 2019/2020 season on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Perelman Theater at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Maestra Rosalind Erwin, PYAO conductor, will lead this talented young orchestra in a program of music taken from the Romantic period lexicon of orchestral music. (more...)

Warm Music From The Cold North! Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel Strikes A Romantic Chord At The McCallum Warm Music From The Cold North! Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel Strikes A Romantic Chord At The McCallum
by David Green - Nov 18, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel on Monday, December 9, at 7:00pm. This performance, a?oeWarm, Romantic Music From the Cold, Far North,a?? will feature a smorgasbord of musical delights. The show kicks off with a?oeFestive Prelude,a?? a?oeThe Dream of Merry Christmasa?? and a?oeThe Spinning Topa?? by Carl Nielsen. After a?oeFantasy, Op. 11, No. 1a?? from Wilhelm Stenhammar, two Jean Sibelius works will be featured: a?oeThe Snapdragon, Op. 85, No. 4a?? and a?oeSpruce, Op. 75, No. 5.a?? Those will be followed by three works by Edvard Grieg: a?oeNorwegian Dance, Op. 47, No. 4,a?? a?oeShepherd's Boy, Op. 54, No. 1a?? and a?oeThe March of the Dwarfs, Op. 54, No. 3.a?? The first portion of the show will conclude with Christian Sinding's a?oeRustles of Spring, Op. 32, No. 3.a?? (more...)

Frank Almond To Celebrate Final Season With The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra After 25 Years As Concertmaster Frank Almond To Celebrate Final Season With The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra After 25 Years As Concertmaster
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) announced today that Frank Almond will conclude his tenure as concertmaster at the end of the 2019-20 season. Appointed by Zdenek Mácal during his final season as music director, Mr. Almond served as concertmaster for 25 seasons under Andreas Delfs, Edo de Waart, and now Ken-David Masur. Following the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, Mr. Almond will remain with the orchestra as an Artistic Advisor, working closely with Maestro Masur and others to contribute to the MSO's continued artistic excellence. (more...)

BWW Review: LE QUARTIER KABARETT NO. 1 at Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre BWW Review: LE QUARTIER KABARETT NO. 1 at Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre
by Barry Lenny - Sep 8, 2019

There are other Velvet Chase works coming up that you really should attend. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of the National's PEER GYNT? Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of the National's PEER GYNT?
by Review Roundups - Jul 10, 2019

Ibsen's classic is reinvented as a riotous adventure for the 21st century. Let's see what the critics had to say. (more...)

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra's 2nd Annual Summer Celebration Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra's 2nd Annual Summer Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra (CCCO), the region's newest professional orchestra, presents its second annual Summer Celebration:  America and the Nords, an afternoon of music fit for a Cape Cod summer, on Sunday, July 28, 3 pm, at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 533 Main Street, Rt. 28, Harwich Port.  The orchestra is conducted by Music Director Matthew Scinto, featuring clarinetist David Dziardziel.  A pre-concert talk featuring Conductor Scinto will be held at 2:15 pm. (more...)

Dance Currents Inc. and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston Present 'Our Children's Legacy, Music and Dances of Loss and Hope' Dance Currents Inc. and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston Present 'Our Children's Legacy, Music and Dances of Loss and Hope'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Dance Currents Inc. and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston are presenting a concert of dance and music, "Our Children's Legacy, Music and Dances of Loss and Hope". Three or four musical pieces will be played live by Pro Arte, Franz Schubert's "Gretchen am Spinnrade", "Six Lyric Pieces by Edvard Grieg", "Piano Quintet in F# minor" by Amy Beach, and, on June 9th, "Vanishing Act for Narrator, Cello and Piano", by Judith Lynn Stillman. The performers for Pro Arte are Liana Zaretsky and Colin Davis, violins, Jean Haig, viola, Steven Laven, cello and Judith Lynn Stillman, piano. The narrator is Genie Ware. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents Annual PSO BRAVO! School Day Concerts Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents Annual PSO BRAVO! School Day Concerts
by Sarah Hookey - May 22, 2019

The smiles kept coming at Princeton Symphony Orchestra's (PSO) recent PSO BRAVO! School Day Concerts featuring harpist Jacqueline Kerrod and Flamenco dancer Griset Damas-Roche, held in Princeton's Richardson Auditorium on May 14. (more...)

Dance Currents Inc. And Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra Collaborate As Part Of The Newton Festival Of The Arts Dance Currents Inc. And Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra Collaborate As Part Of The Newton Festival Of The Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Dance Currents Inc. and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra collaborate as part of the Newton Festival of the Arts. (more...)

FOR THE CHILDREN Comes to The Scandinavian Cultural Center FOR THE CHILDREN Comes to The Scandinavian Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Dance Currents Inc. and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston are presenting a concert of dance and music as part of Pro Arte's Salon Series, June 9th, 2019. Dance Currents will be premiering a new piece entitled, "For the Children" at this performance and three others, two in Newton and two in Boston. The work is based on the separation of families, as immigrants try to cross the border into the United States. It has six sections: Loss, Love, Shadows, At Your Feet, Phantoms and March. The dancers are Kirsten Glaser, Avery Saulnier De Reyes, Alex Jimenez, and Taryn Scott-Kolbe. These dances are set to six of Edvard Grieg's "Lyric Pieces", and will be played live by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra in the June 9thand June 14thperformances. At these performances we will also present "Limon Etude", danced by Li-Ann Lim and sung by soprano, Maire Clement , to Schubert's "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel". (more...)

Entre notas de suites y vals, la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional dedicó su programa infantil a Hans Christian Andersen Entre notas de suites y vals, la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional dedicó su programa infantil a Hans Christian Andersen
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Newton's New Philharmonia Presents Quintessentially American Newton's New Philharmonia Presents Quintessentially American
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Newton's New Philharmonia Orchestra, led by Associate Conductor Jorge Soto, will present Quintessentially American, its second family concert of the 2018 19 season. A program inspired by Leonard Bernstein's Young Person's Concert, the concert will take place Sunday, April 28th at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street in Newton Centre. Tickets are $18 for adults, $10 students, and may be purchased online at www.newphil.org. (more...)

Violinist Eldbjorg Hemsing and Pianist Nargiz Aliyarova Come to Bruno Walter Auditorium Violinist Eldbjorg Hemsing and Pianist Nargiz Aliyarova Come to Bruno Walter Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The National Music & Global Culture Society will present the rising Norwegian star, violinist Eldbørg Hemsing and internationally noted Azerbaijani pianist Nargiz Aliyarova in recital at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center (111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023) on Wednesday evening, April 24, 2019 at 7 pm. The program-entitled 'From East to West'-will focus on solo and chamber works from both Norway and Azerbaijan. (more...)

ASPECT Foundation Presents WHEN TCHAIKOVSKY MET BRAHMS Feat. Duo Sitkovetsky ASPECT Foundation Presents WHEN TCHAIKOVSKY MET BRAHMS Feat. Duo Sitkovetsky
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The ASPECT Foundation for Music & Arts continues its third New York City season of illuminating performances today, March 6, 2019 at 7:30pm with When Tchaikovsky Met Brahms at the Italian Academy at Columbia University. The program features the acclaimed Duo Sitkovetsky (Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Wu Qian, piano) in Tchaikovsky's Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42; Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100; and Grieg's Sonata No. 3 in C minor. (more...)

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra Presents FOLK AND GOREY Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra Presents FOLK AND GOREY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra (CCCO), the region's newest professional orchestra, presents its debut season finale concert Folk and Gorey, on Sunday, April 14, 3 pm, at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 533 Main Street, Rt. 28, Harwich Port. The orchestra is conducted by Music Director Matthew Scinto. A reception follows the concert with an opportunity to meet the musicians. Conductor Scinto, Edward Gorey House Curator Gregory Hischak and Composer-in-Residence Francis Snyder offer a pre-concert discussion at 2:15 pm. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Presents The Tak Cs Quartet Segerstrom Center Presents The Tak Cs Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

The Tak cs Quartet returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on February 28, 2019 at 8:00pm. The ensemble, considered to be one of the world's greatest string quartets, welcomed second violinist Harumi Rhodes earlier this year following the retirement of founding member K roly Schranz. Quartet members include Edward Dusinberre and Harumi Rhodes, violins; Geraldine Walther, viola; and Andr s Fej r, cello. (more...)

Santiago Piñeirúa y Mauricio Náder demostrarán su virtuosismo en un concierto de piano a cuatro manos Santiago Piñeirúa y Mauricio Náder demostrarán su virtuosismo en un concierto de piano a cuatro manos
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Cuando un pianista toca en un solo instrumento, tiene acceso a todo el registro, por lo que al tocar en dos pianos, se pueden duplicar las mismas notas y la sonoridad es diferente; pero al estar dos personas en un mismo instrumento, la textura de la música es muy densa al estar cuatro manos en un mismo teclado. (more...)

Alistair McGowan is Back with Classical Piano, Gags, and Impressions Alistair McGowan is Back with Classical Piano, Gags, and Impressions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Following his Classical Chart-topping album ('Alistair McGowan: The Piano Album') and his very popular tour, the multi-award-winning impressionist will be returning to the stage to mix classical piano music, historical anecdotes and celebrity voices in Introductions to Classical Piano from 3rd April to 14th July 2019. (more...)

ASPECT Foundation Presents WHEN TCHAIKOVSKY MET BRAHMS Feat. Duo Sitkovetsky ASPECT Foundation Presents WHEN TCHAIKOVSKY MET BRAHMS Feat. Duo Sitkovetsky
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

The ASPECT Foundation for Music & Arts continues its third New York City season of illuminating performances on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 7:30pm with When Tchaikovsky Met Brahms at the Italian Academy at Columbia University. The program features the acclaimed Duo Sitkovetsky (Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Wu Qian, piano) in Tchaikovsky's Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42; Brahms's Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100; and Grieg's Sonata No. 3 in C minor. (more...)

Herbert Blomstedt To Return To The NY Philharmonic This February Herbert Blomstedt To Return To The NY Philharmonic This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Herbert Blomstedt will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Grieg's Piano Concerto with Jean-Yves Thibaudet as soloist; Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1; and Dvo k's Symphony No. 8, Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, March 1 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, March 2 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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