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California Symphony Season Finale Includes Brahms, Sibelius, and A World Premiere Photo California Symphony Season Finale Includes Brahms, Sibelius, and A World Premiere
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 3, 2018

California Symphony presents season finale SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek on Sunday May 6th at 4pm. The concert sees Music Director Donato Cabrera reunite with internationally acclaimed and award-winning pianist Haochen Zhang, who performs the grand and virtuosic Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the program is Sibelius' Symphony No. 3, plus the debut of Composer-in-Residence Katherine Balch's first commission for the California Symphony, like a broken clock. This is the final concert in the Symphony's 2017-18 Larger Than Life season, which has seen the California Symphony continue to buck industry trends, expanding audiences by 16% and increasing subscription sales by 14% over last year.

Jaap van Zweden To Lead New York Philharmonic on ASIA 2018 Tour Photo Jaap van Zweden To Lead New York Philharmonic on ASIA 2018 Tour
by Julie Musbach - Feb 16, 2018

Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden will lead the New York Philharmonic on the ASIA 2018 tour, March 8‚Äď18, 2018. The ten-day tour ‚ÄĒ Jaap van Zweden's first international tour with the Orchestra ‚ÄĒ will feature eight concerts in five cities. The Orchestra will perform in Beijing, Kyoto, Tokyo, Nagoya, and Taipei. The soloists on the tour are Beijing-born pianist Yuja Wang and Japanese-American violinist Ryu Goto.

Jaap van Zweden to Lead NY Philharmonic with Yuja Wang as Soloist Photo Jaap van Zweden to Lead NY Philharmonic with Yuja Wang as Soloist
by Julie Musbach - Jan 29, 2018

Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden will return to conduct the New York Philharmonic in Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, with Yuja Wang as soloist, and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5. The performances take place Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, March 2 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m.

China NCPA Orchestra to Make Carnegie Hall Debut This Fall Photo China NCPA Orchestra to Make Carnegie Hall Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The China NCPA Orchestra - resident orchestra of the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing - makes its Carnegie Hall debut on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage as part of a six-city coast-to-coast US tour, with programs emphasizing East-West influences in classical music and cultural exchange.

China NCPA Orchestra to Make Carnegie Hall Debut This Fall Photo China NCPA Orchestra to Make Carnegie Hall Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The China NCPA Orchestra - resident orchestra of the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing - makes its Carnegie Hall debut on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage as part of a six-city coast-to-coast US tour, with programs emphasizing East-West influences in classical music and cultural exchange.

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang Photo Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert today, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Haochen Zhang Steps in for Lang Lang with China NCPA Orchestra at Carnegie Hall Photo Haochen Zhang Steps in for Lang Lang with China NCPA Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that pianist Lang Lang must regrettably withdraw from his concert with conductor L Jia and the China NCPA Orchestra on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. as he continues to recover from an inflammation in his left arm.

Wei Luo and Elliot Wuu Named 2018 Gilmore Young Artists Photo Wei Luo and Elliot Wuu Named 2018 Gilmore Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Two young America-based pianists, Wei Luo and Elliot Wuu, have been named recipients of the 2018 Gilmore Young Artist Award. The Awards were announced today by Daniel R. Gustin, Director of the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and Awards, which conducts and funds the Gilmore Artist Award program.

Chaeyoung Park and Yun-Chin Zhou Win the 2017 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition at Juil Photo Chaeyoung Park and Yun-Chin Zhou Win the 2017 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition at Juilliard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The Juilliard School announced that Chaeyoung Park and Yun-Chin Zhou are winners of the 2017 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition.

Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy to Bring International Students to Curtis Instit Photo Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy to Bring International Students to Curtis Institute of Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy (PYPA) will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in Philadelphia from August 8 through August 15, 2017.

Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy to Celebrate Fifth Year This August; Teachers Upd Photo Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy to Celebrate Fifth Year This August; Teachers Updated!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy (PYPA) will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in Philadelphia from August 8 through August 15, 2017.

Piano Superstar Yuja Wang and Maestro Jaap van Zweden Open the HK Phil 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) kicks off its 2017/18 Season with its Music Director Jaap van Zweden teaming up with Yuja Wang who returns to perform Tchaikovsky's popular First Piano Concerto (1 & 2 September 2017), and the poetic Piano Concerto no. 2 by Beethoven (8 & 9 September 2017).

Philadelphia Young Pianists Academy to Celebrate Fifth Year This August; Teachers Updated!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy (PYPA) will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in Philadelphia from August 8 through August 15, 2017.

Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy to Bring International Students to Curtis Institute of Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Philadelphia Young Pianists' Academy (PYPA) will be celebrating its fifth year as an international event when it returns to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music located at 1726 Locust St in Philadelphia from August 8 through August 15, 2017.

Tickets on Sale for Pittsburgh Symphony's RHAPSODY IN BLUE with Lang Lang
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert on Saturday, September 16 at Heinz Hall are on sale now! The concert, "Rhapsody in Blue," features pianist Lang Lang and is the kick-off of Music Director Manfred Honeck's 10th anniversary season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel Hsu, Winner of 2015 Concert Artist Guild Presents New York Debut At Carnegie Hall, 4/18
by Molly Tracy - Apr 13, 2017

19-year-old pianist Daniel Hsu, First Prize Winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, will present his New York Debut recital in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:30pm under the auspices of Concert Artists Guild.

Pianist Daniel Hsu to Perform at Center for the Arts at Pepperdine
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts continues its 2016-2017 Recital Series with a performance by the First Prize winner at the 2015 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, pianist Daniel Hsu in Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2016. 

Las Vegas Philharmonic Forms American German Cultural Exchange Fellowship
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 17, 2016

Through a generous gift by German philanthropist Dorothee Hennings-Holtmann, the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the Brandenburg State Theater Orchestra, Cottbus are pleased to announce the American German Cultural Exchange Fellowship (AGCEF). This new and unique fellowship partners the Las Vegas Philharmonic with the Cottbus State Theater Orchestra in Cottbus, Germany and will give both organizations the opportunity to exchange guest artists with their respective orchestras.

RIOULT Dance NY to Return to The Joyce Theater Featuring Kathleen Turner as Narrator
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 13, 2016

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, returns to The Joyce Theater from June 21-26, 2016 with eight performances featuring World and New York City Premieres. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at www.joyce.org.  

Pianist Yuja Wang's Carnegie Hall Concert to be Broadcast Online, 5/14
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 15, 2016

Acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang, whose annual Carnegie Hall recital has quickly become one of the premier events of the New York concert season, performs on Saturday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. for an audience in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, plus many more people around the world through a simultaneous live radio broadcast on WQXR 105.9 FM and online at wqxr.org, and webcast on medici.tv.

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