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Date of Birth: July 21, 1920
Date of Death: September 22, 2001 (81)

Birth Place: Kremenets, RUSSIA
Violinist Philippe Quint Debuts With Baltimore Symphony In US Premiere Of Charlie Cha Photo Violinist Philippe Quint Debuts With Baltimore Symphony In US Premiere Of Charlie Chaplin's SMILE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

On Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00pm and Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3:00pm at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00pm at The Music Center at Strathmore, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents Charlie Chaplin's Legacy: Classical Music in Film featuring multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint in his BSO debut.

Violinist Philippe Quint to Debut With Baltimore Symphony In US Premiere Of CHARLIE C Photo Violinist Philippe Quint to Debut With Baltimore Symphony In US Premiere Of CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S SMILE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

On Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00pm and Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3:00pm at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00pm at The Music Center at Strathmore, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents Charlie Chaplin's Legacy: Classical Music in Film featuring multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint in his BSO debut.

The Wallis Presents DINNERSTEIN/HAIMOVITZ: BEETHOVEN/GLASS Photo The Wallis Presents DINNERSTEIN/HAIMOVITZ: BEETHOVEN/GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

As the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth approaches, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents Dinnerstein/Haimovitz:  Beethoven/Glass.  Esteemed pianist Simone Dinnerstein and acclaimed cellist Matt Haimovitz perform a musical celebration pairing the legendary composer's works with one of contemporary music's most influential composers a?" Philip Glass a?" on Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:30 pm, in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis. The virtuosos are presented as both collaborators and soloists in a a?oethen and nowa?? program that includes Beethoven's Cello Sonatas Op.102 No. 1 and No. 2, as well as Philip Glass' Partita No. 2 for Solo Cello and Mad Rush for Solo Piano. Dinnerstein, praised for her 'majestic originality' (The Independent) and 'unpretentious elegance' (The New Yorker), is known for her highly personal recital programs and visionary collaborations. Haimovitz, renowned as a musical pioneer, is hailed as a a?oeferociously talented cellist who brings his megawatt sound and uncommon expressive gifts to a vast variety of stylesa?? (The New York Times).

Damien Sneed's 'We Shall Overcome: A Celebration Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.' Tour Photo Damien Sneed's 'We Shall Overcome: A Celebration Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.' Tour Kicks Off In NYC At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Damien Sneed's 40+-City North American tour, 'We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.' tour kicks off at Joe's Pub in New York, NY on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 9:30 p.m. Presented by IMG Artists, today's leading global performing arts management agency, the tour will make stops at concert halls and universities in the U.S. and Canada. For a complete list of the tour dates, click HERE.

Pianist Katya Grineva Will Perform Holiday Concert At Carnegie Hall Photo Pianist Katya Grineva Will Perform Holiday Concert At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Acclaimed Russian pianist Katya Grineva returns to Carnegie Hall for her highly anticipated annual holiday concert for one night only, Friday, December 27th. Celebrating her 19th consecutive Stern appearance, Katya is the most performed solo female artist at the iconic venue. In what has become a seasonal tradition for local New York City families and tourists alike, Katya's festive concert is a highlight of the holiday season. (Program details are below.)

Boston Symphony Orchestra Announces Tanglewood 2020 Seasons Photo Boston Symphony Orchestra Announces Tanglewood 2020 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

The 2020 Tanglewood season, June 19 through August 30, will present major musical events, including an Andris Nelsons-led Act III of Tannhäuser, Paul Lewis performing all five Beethoven piano concertos, a weekend-long celebration of Isaac Stern on the 100th anniversary of his birth, a Boston Pops presentation of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back under the direction of Keith Lockhart, Film Night hosted by John Williams, Thomas Adès directing the 2020 Festival of Contemporary Music, and a Popular Artist series with Ringo Starr, Trey Anastasio, and Judy Collins and Arlo Guthrie. Alongside these programs taking place in the Koussevitzky Music Shed will be intimate chamber music and recital concerts in Ozawa Hall and engaging and thought-provoking activities in the Linde Center, which opened to great popular and critical acclaim in 2019 (see separate press release for 2020 Tanglewood Learning Institute programs here).

Violinist Philippe Quint Joins The Roster Of Columbia Artists Photo Violinist Philippe Quint Joins The Roster Of Columbia Artists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Columbia Artists welcomes multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint to the roster for worldwide general management. Quint will be managed by Senior Vice President & Artist Manager Stefana Atlas and Artist Manager Martin Wittenberg.

BWW Review: FARAH ALVIN ON VINYL Leaves The Green Room 42 Audience Screaming for More Photo BWW Review: FARAH ALVIN ON VINYL Leaves The Green Room 42 Audience Screaming for More
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 19, 2019

Taking a night off from musical theater, Broadway favorite Farah Alvin twists and shouts with a grateful audience as she rocks out to some 70's classics in FARAH ALVIN ON VINYL.

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.

The Town Hall Creates Entertainment Award Named After Cultural Icon Lena Horne Photo The Town Hall Creates Entertainment Award Named After Cultural Icon Lena Horne
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

The Town Hall today announced the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, honoring excellence at the intersection of arts and activism. The award, named after the celebrated actress, singer and activist Lena Horne, will recognize today's leading artists that are using their platform to promote awareness and create social change, and will be presented to the soon-to-be-announced recipient at an event at The Town Hall, a national historic landmark, in February 2020. The recipient of the Lena Horne Prize was selected by an advisory board that includes Lena Horne's daughter Gail Lumet Buckley, as well as an esteemed list of entertainers and philanthropists including Harry Belafonte, Billy Porter, Judy Collins, Deesha Dyer, Roxane Gay, Bob Santelli, Bruce Cohen, Jose Antonio Vargas, and more. The recipient will receive a $100,000 donation to be directed to a charity of their choice.

Vasily Petrenko Will Step In For Mariss Jansons With Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestr Photo Vasily Petrenko Will Step In For Mariss Jansons With Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2019

Carnegie Hall today announced that Chief Conductor Mariss Jansons has fallen ill and regrettably must withdraw from tonight's concert with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, scheduled for Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra are grateful to conductor Vasily Petrenko, who has agreed to lead the orchestra in his place. The program remains unchanged, including Rudolf Buchbinder's performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23.

Pianist Katya Grineva Will Present a Holiday Concert At Carnegie Photo Pianist Katya Grineva Will Present a Holiday Concert At Carnegie
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

Acclaimed Russian pianist Katya Grineva returns to Carnegie Hall for her highly anticipated annual holiday concert for one night only, Friday, December 27th. Celebrating her 19th consecutive Stern appearance, Katya is the most performed solo female artist at the iconic venue. In what has become a seasonal tradition for local New York City families and tourists alike, Katya's festive concert is a highlight of the holiday season. (Program details are below.)

Westchester Collaborative Theater WCT's Jazz Masters Series  Presents The Willie Mart Photo Westchester Collaborative Theater WCT's Jazz Masters Series Presents The Willie Martinez Latin Jazz Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

On Saturday, November 2, Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) continues its Jazz Masters music series with the Willie Martinez Latin Jazz Quartet. Martinez, an accomplished drummer, percussionist, arranger/composer and vocalist, will be joined by Nicki Denner on piano/vocals, Bernie Minoso on bass, and Anton Denner on reeds and flute. The group will perform two sets at 7:30 and 9 pm at WCT, 23 Water Street in Ossining.

The Central Conservatory Of Music Symphony Orchestra Of Beijing Performs United State Photo The Central Conservatory Of Music Symphony Orchestra Of Beijing Performs United States Debut With Conductor Feng Yu At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

The Central Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra of Beijing is proud to make its United States debut under the baton of Feng Yu at New York's iconic concert venue, Carnegie Hall's Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage, on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8 PM. The performance, presented by MidAmerica Productions (MAP), opens MAP's 37th Annual Concert Season.

Rosanne Cash And Ry Cooder Bring The Music Of Johnny Cash To Carnegie Hall On Novembe Photo Rosanne Cash And Ry Cooder Bring The Music Of Johnny Cash To Carnegie Hall On November 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

On Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 8:00 p.m., in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash joins guitar legend and song man Ry Cooder in a program called Cash and Cooder on Cash: The Music of Johnny Cash. Performed in New York City for the first time, this highly anticipated event brings the duo together for a sublime tribute to Johnny Cash, featuring heartfelt personal interpretations of beloved songs from his legendary songbook.

Singer Angélique Kidjo Curates Four-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall Photo Singer Angélique Kidjo Curates Four-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Three-time Grammy Award winner and Benin-born singer Angélique Kidjo brings her intoxicating blend of West African music, American R&B, jazz, and funk to her Perspectives series throughout Carnegie Hall's 2019a?"2020 season. The highly anticipated residency takes audiences on a journey of African music and culture throughout the world including three concerts curated by Kidjo and one spectacular program featuring her as a performer.

Violinist Philippe Quint Returns To North Carolina Symphony For Barber And Chaplin Photo Violinist Philippe Quint Returns To North Carolina Symphony For Barber And Chaplin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint returns to perform with the North Carolina Symphony in three performances on Friday, October 11, 2019 and Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 8:00pm at Meymandi Concert Hall, Woolner Stage in Raleigh and on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 3:00pm at Pinecrest High School's Lee Auditorium in Southern Pines.

Andy Karl Joins Liz Callaway, Michael Feinstein, And More For STEPHEN SONDHEIM AT 90: Photo Andy Karl Joins Liz Callaway, Michael Feinstein, And More For STEPHEN SONDHEIM AT 90: HIS WORLD AND HIS MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Olivier Award-winner and Tony nominee Andy Karl (Pretty Woman: The Musical, Groundhog Day, Rocky) joins Michael Feinstein and previously announced guest artists Liz Callaway (Merrily We Roll Along, CATS) and Lily Rasmussen (prizewinner from Feinstein's Great American Songbook Foundation) on Wednesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Celebrating Stephen Sondheim at 90: His World and Music. Michael Feinstein celebrates the legendary composer's birthday with some of Sondheim's finest songs.

Conductor Yannick NĂ©zet-SĂ©guin Curates Nine-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Photo Conductor Yannick NĂ©zet-SĂ©guin Curates Nine-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin curates a nine-concert Perspectives series during the 2019a?"2020 season, including performances with three orchestras with whom he has built his remarkable careera?"The Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, and The MET Orchestraa?"as well as a rare recital appearance with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.

Orchestra Of St. Luke's Kicks Off Annual Carnegie Hall Series, October 17 Photo Orchestra Of St. Luke's Kicks Off Annual Carnegie Hall Series, October 17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

In his second season as principal conductor, Bernard Labadie leads Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) in its 33rd concert series in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The series begins with Italian pianist Beatrice Rana joining OSL for two Bach keyboard concertos on Thursday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m. The program is bookended by two works by Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture and a?oeScottisha?? Symphony.

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