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New Concerts Announced From National Sawdust's DIGITAL DISCOVERY FESTIVAL Photo New Concerts Announced From National Sawdust's DIGITAL DISCOVERY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

National Sawdust's physical doors are still closed but, thanks to a generous grant from the Alphadyne Foundation, the mission of providing artists the resources and support they need to create and present new work continues with the Digital Discovery Festival, featuring over 100 artists from May through August. All past and present Digital Discovery Festival events are accessible on the newly-constructed Live@NationalSawdust website, as well as on Facebook Live, entirely free of charge.

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.

The Santa Fe Opera Celebrates The 2020 Season With SONGS FROM THE SANTA FE OPERA Photo The Santa Fe Opera Celebrates The 2020 Season With SONGS FROM THE SANTA FE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020

The Santa Fe Opera announces Songs from the Santa Fe Opera, a digital performance series celebrating the opening nights of the five originally-scheduled operas that were to comprise the 2020 Summer Festival Season.

Pride at National Sawdust Presents Jamie Barton, Adam Tendler and More Photo Pride at National Sawdust Presents Jamie Barton, Adam Tendler and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

Though much of the celebration and NYC's annual parade has been postponed by the ongoing pandemic, National Sawdust is proud to support Pride in June by commemorating the history and future of our city's vibrant community and by celebrating artists who are creating music and theater with an explicitly LGBT+ perspective.

The New York Philharmonic Will Present GET YOUR PHIL: NEW MUSIC FEST Photo The New York Philharmonic Will Present GET YOUR PHIL: NEW MUSIC FEST
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

The New York Philharmonic will present Get Your Phil: New Music Fest, June 9a?"18, 2020. The festival will include five video broadcasts as Facebook and YouTube Premieres, including World Premiere performances and a Young People's Concert; Living Music: Get Your Phil Edition, 

Volume 5 of National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Features New Concerts From  Photo Volume 5 of National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Features New Concerts From Amir ElSaffar and More
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

National Sawdust's physical doors are still closed but, thanks to a generous grant from the Alphadyne Foundation, the mission of providing artists the resources and support they need to create and present new work continues with the Digital Discovery Festival, featuring over 100 artists from May through August.

Emily Wells, Ashley Bathgate and More Featured This Week in National Sawdust's Digita Photo Emily Wells, Ashley Bathgate and More Featured This Week in National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

National Sawdust's physical doors are still closed but, thanks to a generous grant, the mission of providing artists the resources and support they need to create and present new work continues with the Digital Discovery Festival, featuring over 100 artists from May through the end of July.

The Santa Fe Opera Cancels 2020 Season Photo The Santa Fe Opera Cancels 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

General Director Robert K. Meya today announced the cancellation of the Santa Fe Opera's 2020 Season scheduled to open on July 3 and run through August 29. The cancellation is a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closure of nonessential businesses, constraints on public gatherings and restriction of both domestic and international travel. These precautions, taken to protect public health and safety, have impacted the opera's ability to fully prepare and safely gather for its 64th Festival Season. 

American Composers Orchestra Announces Two Commissions from the 2020 Underwood New Mu Photo American Composers Orchestra Announces Two Commissions from the 2020 Underwood New Music Readings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announced two commission awards for emerging composers Paul Novak and Dai Wei. They were chosen from six participants in ACO's 29th Underwood New Music Readings, one of the most coveted opportunities for emerging composers in the United States.

Boston Pops Spring 2020 Season Canceled Photo Boston Pops Spring 2020 Season Canceled
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

The 2020 Boston Pops spring season, which was to take place May 16-June 13, has been canceled due to ongoing concerns over the spread of COVID-19. The 2020 Boston Pops season was designed as a celebration of Keith Lockhart's 25th anniversary season.

Boston Symphony Orchestra to Present CONCERT FOR OUR CITY:  NOW STREAMING FOR ALL Photo Boston Symphony Orchestra to Present CONCERT FOR OUR CITY: NOW STREAMING FOR ALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

The Boston Symphony Orchestra will present a special video stream of Concert for Our City: Now Streaming For All, a 70-minute performance available to a worldwide audience via YouTube at www.bso.org/athome, for 45 days, beginning at 3 p.m., ET, on Sunday, April 5.

The Broad Stage Announces Classical Hour On Facebook Photo The Broad Stage Announces Classical Hour On Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2020

The Broad Stage announces The Broad Stage Classical Hour, a new, recurring program featuring live classical performances from intimate rooms. The Broad Stage Classical Hour is part of The Broad Stage at Home, a destination offering new, livestreamed content from artistic partners and archival concert footage.

Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIA Photo Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIATIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

At its fourth annual a?oeCulture in a Changing Americaa?? symposium on Saturday, Park Avenue Armory, together with lead partner National Black Theatre and nine additional   New York City-based cultural institutions, announced the lead group of artists they commissioned as part of the 100 Years | 100 Women initiative. In addition to the Armory and National Black Theatre, the commissioning institutions are : Apollo Theater; The Julliard School; La MaMa Experimental Theatre Company; The Laundromat Project; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of the Moving Image; National Sawdust; New York University (Department of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts; Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation; and Institute of African American Affairs & Center for Black Visual Culture); and Urban Bush Women.

BSO Announces Free February 16 Symphony Hall Concert And BSO In The Neighborhood Pop- Photo BSO Announces Free February 16 Symphony Hall Concert And BSO In The Neighborhood Pop-Ups
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

In response to the Boston Symphony Orchestra's cancellation of its four-city tour to East Asia (Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong, and Shanghai), which was to have taken place February 6a?"16, the management of the orchestra has added to its performance schedule a series of free musical offerings that will culminate in a Boston Symphony Orchestra community concert, under the direction of Thomas Wilkins, BSO Youth and Family Conductor, on Sunday, February 16, at 3 p.m., at Symphony Hall in Boston.

Asia Society Announces Artist List For Inaugural Asia Society Triennial Photo Asia Society Announces Artist List For Inaugural Asia Society Triennial
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

First citywide festival celebrating contemporary art from Asia will unfold at venues across New York City including Asia Society Museum, Governors Island, the New-York Historical Society, David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, Times Square Arts, and other locations

Miller Theatre's Early Music Series Continues With New York Baroque Incorporated Photo Miller Theatre's Early Music Series Continues With New York Baroque Incorporated
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

The talented New York Baroque Incorporated, makes its Miller debut with a program reflecting the life of Jean-Baptiste Lully, the godfather of French opera. NYBI explores works shaped by the style, structure, and spectacle of his music as well as his multicultural upbringing, with music by Mondonville, Telemann, Muffat, and Handel.

Jeffrey Palmer & Irena Portenko Will Perform at Weill Recital Hall Photo Jeffrey Palmer & Irena Portenko Will Perform at Weill Recital Hall
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

M Productions presents HYGGE featuring countertenor Jeffrey Palmer and pianist Irena Portenko on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:30pm at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Together they will explore the concept of 'hygge' โ€“ a Nordic word for 'cozy' โ€“ through music. This eclectic program features a selection of arias and art songs by Handel, Debussy, Schubert, and more. The evening's program also includes new settings of traditional Irish and Icelandic melodies, an original a cappella arrangement of a piece by Huang Ruo, the New York premiere of a solo piano work by 17-year-old composer Benjamin Araujo, and piano duo works by Piazzolla, Chaminade, and Rachmaninoff featuring special guest artist Zachary Hoffman. This concert will mark the Carnegie Hall debut of Jeffrey Palmer. Generously supported by the Inez S. Bull Foundation.

Baruch Performing Arts Center Presents The New York Premiere Of The Chamber Opera DWB Photo Baruch Performing Arts Center Presents The New York Premiere Of The Chamber Opera DWB (DRIVING WHILE BLACK)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents the New York premiere of dwb (driving while black) from March 19-21, 2020 at 7:30 pm at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $16-$36 and can be purchased online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/1091/production/1014628.

Baruch Performing Arts Center Presents New York Premiere Of The Chamber Opera DWB (DR Photo Baruch Performing Arts Center Presents New York Premiere Of The Chamber Opera DWB (DRIVING WHILE BLACK)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents the New York premiere of dwb (driving while black) from March 19-21, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $16-$36 and can be purchased online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/1091/production/1014628.

Photo Flash: Asia Society And The Santa Fe Opera Present David Henry Hwang And Huang  Photo Photo Flash: Asia Society And The Santa Fe Opera Present David Henry Hwang And Huang Ruo's M. BUTTERFLY Opera Working Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Asia Society's inaugural Contemporary Art Triennial of Asia, in partnership with the Santa Fe Opera, kicked off its pre-opening programming on Nov 20, 2019 with a sold-out exclusive world preview of the much anticipated new opera M. Butterfly.

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