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Pair of CAG Winners Awarded Avery Fisher Grants
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 23, 2016

Two Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition winners have been awarded Avery Fisher career grants, a cash prize given to young artists on the verge of major careers. This year grants of $25,000 are presented to violinists Alexi Kenney, Tessa Lark, and Sean Lee, cellist Jay Campbell, and pianist George Li.

Ocean Grove Presents Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, tonight, September 12, 2015 at the Great Auditorium.

Ocean Grove to Present Orchestra of St Peter by the Sea, 9/12
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 27, 2015

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association will present its 2015 season finale concert by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the Great Auditorium.  Showtime is 8 pm.  Tickets are $25 reserved, $20 general admission.  Order online at www.oceangrove.org or call 800-590-4064.  The Great Auditorium is located at Pilgrim and Ocean Pathways in Ocean Grove, NJ.  All facilities are handicapped-accessible.

New York Philharmonic Kicks Off 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the Parks Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

As part of the New York Philharmonic's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of its historic Concerts in the Parks, the Philharmonic will present Share the Stage in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, inviting local musicians to perform on the stage in their home boroughs before the Orchestra's performances.

New York Philharmonic Announces 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

As part of the New York Philharmonic's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of its historic Concerts in the Parks, the Philharmonic will present Share the Stage in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, inviting local musicians to perform on the stage in their home boroughs before the Orchestra's performances.

Chicago Philharmonic Releases Schedule of Upcoming 2015-16 Season
by Matt Smith - Apr 19, 2015

Chicago, IL – (April 16, 2015) The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2015-16 season, Chasing the Sun: Transitions and Transformations. The season explores works written by composers at moments of significant change in their lives or careers. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his third season as artistic director. “With a beloved masterwork, a virtuoso soloist, and a 21st century composer represented on every concert, the Chicago Philharmonic continues its adventures in direct, urgent, truly relevant music-making,” said Speck.

New Jersey Symphony Presents Grieg's Piano Concerto with Xiaohui Yang, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Grieg's Piano Concerto on a program that also features Dvor?a?k's Eighth Symphony and Sibelius' Spring Song today, February 27-March 2 in Englewood, Red Bank and Newark. Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali, a 26-year-old prote?ge? of Gustavo Dudamel whom Gramophone has called a 'dynamic young Finn' whose 'career is developing at a rapid pace,' makes his NJSO debut. The March 2 performance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark is the NJSO's second College Night event of the season.

New Jersey Symphony to Present Grieg's Piano Concerto with Xiaohui Yang, 2/27-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Grieg's Piano Concerto on a program that also features Dvor?a?k's Eighth Symphony and Sibelius' Spring Song February 27-March 2 in Englewood, Red Bank and Newark. Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali, a 26-year-old prote?ge? of Gustavo Dudamel whom Gramophone has called a "dynamic young Finn" whose "career is developing at a rapid pace," makes his NJSO debut. The March 2 performance at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark is the NJSO's second College Night event of the season.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Pianist Yula Wang Debuting in Boston Recital Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Celebrity Series of Boston will present pianist Yuja Wang tonight, October 18, 2013, at 8pm at NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston. This performance is an AaRon Richmond Recital, endowed by Nancy Richmond Winsten and the late Dr. Joseph Winsten in memory of AaRon Richmond, who founded Celebrity Series in 1938. Media Partner is 99.5 Classical New England. Check out the photos below!

NY Philharmonic To Celebrate the Year of the Horse with Chinese New Year Concert and Gala, February 1
by Robert Diamond - Oct 8, 2013

The New York Philharmonic in collaboration with CAMI Music will celebrate the Chinese New Year for the third consecutive year, welcoming the Year of the Horse with a concert featuring major works of both the Chinese and Western canon on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. The event celebrates the cultural heritage of China and America and honors the Chinese- American community. Long Yu — artistic director and chief conductor of the China Philharmonic, music director of the Shanghai and Guanzhou Symphony Orchestras, and artistic director of the Beijing Music Festival — will return to the Philharmonic to conduct the concert.

Sony Releases Gary Grafman's Complete Album Collection Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Sony Classical celebrates the 85th birthday of Gary Graffman – American pianist, music administrator and piano teacher – with the first ever release of Mr. Graffman's complete recordings in a limited original jacket collection available today, September 24, 2013.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Pianist Yula Wang Debuting in Boston Recital, 10/18
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 19, 2013

Celebrity Series of Boston will present pianist Yuja Wang on Friday, October 18, 2013, at 8pm at NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston. This performance is an Aaron Richmond Recital, endowed by Nancy Richmond Winsten and the late Dr. Joseph Winsten in memory of Aaron Richmond, who founded Celebrity Series in 1938. Media Partner is 99.5 Classical New England. Check out the photos below!

Sony Classical Celebrates The 85th Birthday Of Gary Graffman With Release Of The Complete Album Collection
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 17, 2013

Sony Classical celebrates the 85 th birthday of Gary Graffman American pianist, music administrator and piano teacher with the first ever release of Mr. Graffman's complete recordings in a limited original jacket collection available September 24, 2013. Gary Graffman The Complete Album Collection, 24 CDs in a clamshell box with booklet, will be offered at budget price. When RCA Red Seal released the first Graffman recordings in 1956 Schubert's Wanderer Fantasy and Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas Nos. 2 & 3 the pianist was 28 years old. Now, after more than 50 years this debut recording is being released for the first time on CD, together with 23 LPs-worth of music, all newly remastered from the original analogue tapes and many also debuting on CD.

Music Mountain Presents Shanghai String Quartet with Haochen Zhang Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its 84th Anniversary Season with a weekend of classical music by the Shanghai String Quartet tonight, August 31st (6:30PM) and Sunday, September 1st (3PM) featuring guest artist Haochen Zhang, piano. Music Mountain has a long-standing reputation of bringing some of the finest and most widely admired chamber musicians and guest artists to Falls Village each summer, and this weekend is no exception. Award winning talents from around the world have fillEd Gordon Hall with the sounds of exceptional music. The final concert of the season is scheduled for September 8.

Music Mountain Presents Shanghai String Quartet with Haochen Zhang, 8/31
by Ben Peltz - Aug 13, 2013

America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its 84th Anniversary Season with a weekend of classical music by the Shanghai String Quartet on Saturday, August 31st (6:30PM) and Sunday, September 1st (3PM) featuring guest artist Haochen Zhang, piano. Music Mountain has a long-standing reputation of bringing some of the finest and most widely admired chamber musicians and guest artists to Falls Village each summer, and this weekend is no exception. Award winning talents from around the world have filled Gordon Hall with the sounds of exceptional music. The final concert of the season is scheduled for September 8.

Sony Classical to Release Gary Graffman's The Complete Album Collection, 9/24
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 9, 2013

Sony Classical celebrates the 85 th birthday of Gary Graffman American pianist, music administrator and piano teacher with the first ever release of Mr. Graffman's complete recordings in a limited original jacket collection available September 24, 2013.

Sony to Release Gary Grafman's Complete Album Collection, 9/24
by Conor Sheeran - Jul 8, 2013

Sony Classical celebrates the 85th birthday of Gary Graffman – American pianist, music administrator and piano teacher – with the first ever release of Mr. Graffman's complete recordings in a limited original jacket collection available September 24, 2013.

Houston Symphony Performs ROMEO & JULIET OVERTURE at Miller Outdoor Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Tonight, June 28, the Houston Symphony will perform a free concert as part of the ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The concert will feature the famous Romeo and Juliet Overture by Tchaikovsky, followed by popular works from Mendelssohn and Schumann. Led by American conductor Case Scaglione, the concert will also feature pianist Kuok-Wai Lio. Born in Macau, Kuok-Wai has gained worldwide recognition performing with various orchestras and for multiple festivals and competitions. Kuok-Wai will be making his Houston debut performing Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto in G Minor.

Jed Distler's BROKEN RECORD World Premiere Sets Guinness Record for Largest Keyboard Ensemble Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Make Music New York presents the world premiere of Jed Distler's Broken Record, a piece composed for 175 battery-powered Yamaha keyboards and one Yamaha acoustic grand piano on Cornelia Street in the West Village today, June 21st. There will be two performances at 11am and 12 Noon in front of the Cornelia Street Cafe.

Houston Symphony to Perform ROMEO & JULIET OVERTURE at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

On June 28, the Houston Symphony will perform a free concert as part of the ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights series at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The concert will feature the famous Romeo and Juliet Overture by Tchaikovsky, followed by popular works from Mendelssohn and Schumann. Led by American conductor Case Scaglione, the concert will also feature pianist Kuok-Wai Lio. Born in Macau, Kuok-Wai has gained worldwide recognition performing with various orchestras and for multiple festivals and competitions. Kuok-Wai will be making his Houston debut performing Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto in G Minor.

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