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Manual Cinema To Premiere MANUAL CINEMA'S CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Manual Cinema To Premiere MANUAL CINEMA'S CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Manual Cinema, the Chicago-based interdisciplinary performance collective, will take on the most famous holiday tale of all time with Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol, a world premiere, live streaming adaption of Charles Dickens's holiday classic created specifically for the 2020 holiday season.

Lucy Dhegrae, Brooklyn Rider, Helga Davis and More Announced for Volume 16 Of Nationa Photo Lucy Dhegrae, Brooklyn Rider, Helga Davis and More Announced for Volume 16 Of National Sawdust's Streaming Digital Discovery Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

It takes a special artist to push past the boundaries of their chosen genre and expand their mastery of craft and concept in unique directions. Volume 16 of National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival is devoted to these Trailblazers, performers and composers who force us to rethink our assumptions about what music can or should be, creating a new way forward for artists and audiences alike.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Announce Additional Composers for T Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Announce Additional Composers for THE FANFARE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops today announced seven additional composers for their ongoing commissioning initiative, The Fanfare Project, bringing the total number of commissions thus far to 20.

The Accidentals Release 'Sneak Peek' First Song From Musikfest 2020 Performances Photo The Accidentals Release 'Sneak Peek' First Song From Musikfest 2020 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

As Musikfest (July 31-Aug. 9) gets set to kick off tonight at 7 p.m. EST, Michigan-based indie-folk trio The Accidentals have shared the first song from the 90-plus performances scheduled for this year's festival. The band will 'perform' tonight, July 31, 8 p.m., as part of a lineup that also features Andrew Leahey & The Homestead, Shamarr Allen and Reverend Horton Heat.  

National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Presents Meredith Monk, Robert Wilson,  Photo National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Presents Meredith Monk, Robert Wilson, Tyondai Braxton and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

With over sixty total events featuring more than 100 artists over a four month span, National Sawdust's ongoing Digital Discovery Festival is the rarest sort of story in NYC's post-COVID live music world: an unalloyed success.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Launch THE FANFARE PROJECT Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Launch THE FANFARE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Cincinnati Pops today announced a new initiative, The Fanfare Project, borne of the Orchestra's heritage as a champion of the music of its time and of the role of music to unite us in uncertain times. The inspiration for the initiative is Aaron Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, commissioned by CSO Music Director Eugene Goossens in 1942 in support of Allied efforts and as a testament to the American spirit during World War II. The Orchestra gave the world premiere on March 12, 1943. 

The Crossing Releases CARTHAGE, Featuring Six Works By James Primosch, On Navona Reco Photo The Crossing Releases CARTHAGE, Featuring Six Works By James Primosch, On Navona Records
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020

On Friday, May 22, 2020, GRAMMY-winning choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, releases CARTHAGE, an album featuring six striking pieces by composer James Primosch, on Navona Records. Internationally recognized and prolific, Primosch is the 2020 winner of The Virgil Thomson Award for Vocal Music from The American Academy of Arts and Letters.

New York Festival of Song and Caramoor Present Live Stream of THE ART OF PLEASURE Photo New York Festival of Song and Caramoor Present Live Stream of THE ART OF PLEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

NYFOS and its Emerging Artists bring the eclectic and uplifting program THE ART OF PLEASURE to the world today and tomorrow.

The Crossing to Premiere Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA Photo The Crossing to Premiere Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Grammya"?-winning new-music choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, gives the world premiere performances of Michael Gordon's Travel Guide to Nicaragua with cellist Maya Beiser in presentations by co-commissioners, the Annenberg Center on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 7:00pm in Philadelphia and Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 7:30pm in New York City. Before the Carnegie Hall performance on March 25, Donald Nally and Michael Gordon will have a 6:30pm pre-concert conversation with John Schaefer, host of WNYC's New Sounds and Soundcheck.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Unveils 2020-21 Season Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Unveils 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Music Director Louis Langrée have unveiled details of the Orchestra's 2020-21 season, encompassing a wide range of artistic experiences and a diverse roster of artists.

The Annenberg Center Will Present The Crossing In New Production Of KNEE PLAYS By Phi Photo The Annenberg Center Will Present The Crossing In New Production Of KNEE PLAYS By Philip Glass And David Byrne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

The Annenberg Center will present Grammya"?-winning new-music choir The Crossing in the premiere of a newly staged theatrical production, Knee Plays, on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8pm and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8pm at the Harold Prince Theatre. The program, part of the Center's #GLASSFEST celebration, features a rare opportunity to hear Knee Plays from Philip Glass's Einstein on the Beach and David Byrne's New Orleans-inspired contribution to Robert Wilson's large scale project, the CIVIL warS. The premiere will be narrated by popular Philadelphia actor Dito van Reigersberg.

Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces New Board Members Photo Los Angeles Master Chorale Announces New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

The Los Angeles Master Chorale announced today the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Alex G. Romain, Laura Smolowe and Andrea Williams.

Early Gray Is Coming to Lincoln Center Photo Early Gray Is Coming to Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Aluminum Overcast features the music of Early Gray, a cross-genre music duo consisting of guitarist Drake Duffer and pianist Owen Dodds. They will be joined live by bassist Garrett Hilliard, and in recording by the vocals of Gabriel Kahane and Tanner Porter. An exploration of space, time, home, and loneliness, this immersive experience features film, puppetry, and animation in a multi-disciplinary debut performance. The innovative new music hails from Early Gray's upcoming record, which is currently in production.

The Crossing Receives $200,000 Gift From Thomas Kasdorf Photo The Crossing Receives $200,000 Gift From Thomas Kasdorf
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

The Crossing has received an extremely generous $200,000 gift from long-time friend, advocate, and supporter Thomas Kasdorf of Kalamazoo, Michigan. The extraordinary unrestricted funding will support The Crossing's 2019-2020 season, with commissions of Edie Hill, Tawnie Olsen, Gavin Bryars, Daniel Felsenfeld, Aaron Helgeson, Gabriel Jackson, and Michael Gordon at venues such as Crane Arts Icebox, the Met Cloisters, the Hal Prince Theater and Zellerbach Theaters at the Annenberg Center, Holy Trinity Rittenhouse Square, Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, and at The Crossing's home, the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill.

Composer and Pianist Timo Andres Launches First “CSO Proof” Performance at Music  Photo Composer and Pianist Timo Andres Launches First “CSO Proof” Performance at Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Calling all musical adventurists! The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's new CSO Proof series offers a novel way to experience performances at Music Hall. Imagine artists and audience members sharing the stage in casual, intermission-less concerts with elements of music, theater, lighting and dance. During the 2019/2020 season, three CSO Proof performances will help celebrate the Orchestra's 125th anniversary by presenting artists collaborating with different curators who craft themes connecting orchestral music to listeners in adventurous ways.

Boston Symphony Releases New CD Of Recent Commissions On Friday Photo Boston Symphony Releases New CD Of Recent Commissions On Friday
by BWW News Desk - 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.

Sufjan Stevens Shares His Take Justin Peck's Ballet 'The Decalogue' Photo Sufjan Stevens Shares His Take Justin Peck's Ballet 'The Decalogue'
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

Oscar- and Grammy-nominated composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevensreleases his acclaimed score for Justin Peck's ballet The Decalogue today via his own label, AKR.

Kelly Hall-Tompkins' Music Kitchen Makes Carnegie Hall Debut This Spring Photo Kelly Hall-Tompkins' Music Kitchen Makes Carnegie Hall Debut This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Music Kitchen, an organization founded and led by concert violinist and entrepreneur Kelly Hall-Tompkins, will make its debut at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

Sufjan Stevens Debuts 'IV' from THE DECALOGUE Photo Sufjan Stevens Debuts 'IV' from THE DECALOGUE
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Oscar- and Grammy-nominated composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens debuts pianist Timo Andres' recording of “IV” from The Decalogue today.

Los Angeles Master Chorale Receives Challenge Grant Photo Los Angeles Master Chorale Receives Challenge Grant
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

The Los Angeles Master Chorale announced today that the Abbott L. Brown Foundation (ALBF) has awarded a challenge grant to support the organization's mission and programs. The ALBF will match up to a total of $100,000 funded contributions to the newly formed Leadership Circle, founded by Abbott L. Brown and Jerrie Paula Ortega-Brown.

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