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BWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World PremiereBWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World Premiere
by Laura A. Hobson - Aug 9, 2017

Music director Eckart Preu is leading the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra's SUMMERMUSIK Festival. Read more about upcoming August concerts, including premieres. (more...)

The 23rd Annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music presents Mendelssohn's Die Deutsche LiturgieThe 23rd Annual Summer Festival of Sacred Music presents Mendelssohn's Die Deutsche Liturgie
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Summer Festival of Sacred Music at St. Bart's continues on Sunday, August 6, at 11 am with a service offering the choral music of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) and recognizing the profound influence his works had on choral music for over a century after his death. (more...)


by Roy Berko - Jul 21, 2017

A massive Blossom crowd, a nearly full amphitheater and a lawn in which not a blade of grass was not the covered with blankets, table cloths, lawn chairs and people, came out to hear the 'Best of Broadway,' a series of groovy music, jive, jazz, tin pan alley and ballads from the golden years of musicals performed on the Great White Way. (more...)

Ying Quartet Debuts in Concerts, Residency at Cape Cod Chamber Music FestivalYing Quartet Debuts in Concerts, Residency at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Celebrity chamber music ensemble Ying Quartet stays in residency on Cape Cod in August, making its debut appearance during Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's (CCCMF) 38th season with three diverse concert programs.  The final two performances feature the Festival's two artistic directors as instrumental guests.  The Ying Quartet performs on Monday, August 21 at 7:30 pm at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans.  The Art of Song is held on Wednesday, August 23, 7:30 pm is held at Chatham Congregational Church, 650 Main Street.  The season comes to a brilliant close with The Brahms Quintets on Friday, August 25, 7:30 pm at Wellfleet Congregational Church, 200 Main Street. (more...)

Ocean Grove's 63rd Annual Choir Festival Coming Up This WeekendOcean Grove's 63rd Annual Choir Festival Coming Up This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

One of Ocean Grove's most steadfast and beloved traditions, the Annual Choir Festival, now in its 63rd season, returns on Sunday July 9 at 7:00 p.m. in The Great Auditorium This year's theme is 'In The Footsteps of Our Savior.' (more...)

Programme Announced For Ocean Grove's 63rd Annual Choir FestivalProgramme Announced For Ocean Grove's 63rd Annual Choir Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

One of Ocean Grove's most steadfast and beloved traditions, the Annual Choir Festival, now in its 63rd season, returns on Sunday July 9 at 7:00 p.m. in The Great Auditorium. This year's theme is “In The Footsteps of Our Savior.”  (more...)

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival to Present THE POWER OF WINDCape Cod Chamber Music Festival to Present THE POWER OF WIND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Power of Wind, on Friday, August 4, 7:30 pm at First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet. (more...)

Lydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music FestivalLydian String Quartet Performs Festival Debut at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Virtuosic Quartet performed by Lydian String Quartet on Wednesday, August 2, 7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans.  (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

St. Bart's Summer Festival Continues with SINCERE IN MEMORIAM, Opt. 187St. Bart's Summer Festival Continues with SINCERE IN MEMORIAM, Opt. 187
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The 23rd annual Summer Festival continues on Sunday, July 9, at 11 am with a performance of Josef Gabriel Rheinberger's Missa Sincere in Memoriam, Op. 187 for women's choir and organ.  (more...)

Dance with Kegelstatt Ensemble Next MonthDance with Kegelstatt Ensemble Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Kegelstatt musicians Steph Wake-Dyster, clarinet; Esther Toh, double bass; Renae Stavely, oboe; and Anna Webb, viola, together with Alexandra Castle, flute and Emma Perkins, violin, will guide the audience through 'Dance' with live spoken interludes, emphasizing the connection and dialogue between the performers, the music and the audience. (more...)

Great Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' SymphonyGreat Conductor Jaap van Zweden Conducts Schubert's 'Great' Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Robert Schumann said he was “in seventh heaven” after hearing Schubert's Ninth Symphony. From its majestic opening horn call to the finale that salutes Beethoven's “Ode to Joy”, the subtitle “Great” is entirely suited to this marvellous musical feast. (more...)

2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, today announced the names of the recipients of the 2017 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Awards, bringing the number of such grants given by the Foundation to 55, and the amount awarded to young conductors since 2004 to $500,000, a major milestone in the organization's history. This year's recipients hold positions throughout the United States, Canada and Brazil with posts in California, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin, Hamilton, Ontario, and Rio de Janiero. (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season Under the Baton of Thomas CrawfordAmerican Classical Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Season Under the Baton of Thomas Crawford
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The 50-piece period instrument American Classical Orchestra opens its 33rd season with Berwald's Symphony Singulaire, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 ('Italian'), and Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto in G minor, featuring as soloist 12-year-old piano prodigy Adrian Romoff. (more...)

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra Concludes Season with Copland Tender Land SuiteBainbridge Symphony Orchestra Concludes Season with Copland Tender Land Suite
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

A common but lamentable occurrence in classical music is the disappearance or mishandling of certain composers and works. For example, Johann Sebastian Bach's music was not in circulation at his death in 1750, and his local legacy was headed toward obscurity. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Dayton (more...)

BWW Review:  Douglas Martins PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by ARB is StunningBWW Review: Douglas Martins PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by ARB is Stunning
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 27, 2017

The stunning World Premiere of Douglas Martin's Pride and Prejudice by the American Repertory Ballet (ARB) was performed at Princeton's McCarter Theater on Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd. Martin, the company's Artistic Director, has created a fabulous production that brings Jane Austen's beloved 1813 classic novel to the stage. (more...)

Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIERWashington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. (more...)

Chelsea Symphony Continues its Eleventh Season FLIGHT PATHSChelsea Symphony Continues its Eleventh Season FLIGHT PATHS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Chelsea Symphony continues its eleventh season, Flight Paths, on Friday, April 21, at 8:30 PM and Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 PM at St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, 315 West 22nd Street. (more...)

Imagine Ballet Theater Presents Raymond Van Mason's FAIRYOPOLIS, 4/28-29Imagine Ballet Theater Presents Raymond Van Mason's FAIRYOPOLIS, 4/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Imagine Ballet Theatre, an Ogden-based ballet company, is bringing spring to the stage of Peery's Egyptian Theatre, with their whimsical new production of Fairyopolis on April 28 and 29, 2017. (more...)

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