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Stephen Sondheim, Renée Fleming, David Foster, Josh Groban & More to Take Part in NY Photo Stephen Sondheim, Renée Fleming, David Foster, Josh Groban & More to Take Part in NY Philharmonic Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020

The New York Philharmonic will present its first-ever virtual gala, NY Phil NYC, celebrating New York City, on November 19 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Featured guests include Emanuel Ax, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Katie Couric, Renée Fleming, David Foster, Josh Groban, John Lithgow, Stephen Sondheim, Emma Thompson, John Williams, and Jaap van Zweden.

New York Philharmonic Continues PROJECT 19 Photo New York Philharmonic Continues PROJECT 19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

The New York Philharmonic will continue the initiative commemorating the centennial of the 19th Amendment with commissions of new works by 19 women composers. Project 19 launched in February 2020 with live performances of six World Premieres (three for full orchestra, three for smaller ensembles).

HK Phil Musicians and Staff Members All Tested Negative For COVID-19 Photo HK Phil Musicians and Staff Members All Tested Negative For COVID-19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) has been informed by the Centre of Health Protection (CHP) that its orchestral and staff members have all tested negative for COVID-19, and there are no new cases identified.

All New York Philharmonic Concerts Cancelled Through June 13, 2021 Photo All New York Philharmonic Concerts Cancelled Through June 13, 2021
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

The New York Philharmonic has cancelled all previously scheduled concerts from January 6, 2021, through June 13, 2021, due to COVID-19. In compliance with New York State health regulations and on the advice of health officials, the Orchestra regrets being unable to resume concerts during the 2020-21 season.

HK Phil Announces Beethoven Festival Photo HK Phil Announces Beethoven Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

After these challenging months, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) welcomes audience back to  the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall - with its Beethoven Festival.

Dresden Music Festival Announces 2021 Program Photo Dresden Music Festival Announces 2021 Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

The Dresden Music Festival announced its 2021 season with optimism today. Jan Vogler, Director of the Dresden Music Festival, has designated the 44th edition of the Festival, which will take place from May 14 to June 12, 2021, with the theme 'DIALOGUES.'

HK Phil Music Director Jaap Van Zweden Awarded The Silver Bauhinia Star Of The HKSAR Photo HK Phil Music Director Jaap Van Zweden Awarded The Silver Bauhinia Star Of The HKSAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

The Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil), Jaap van Zweden, has been awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in recognition of his significant contribution to the development of the HK Phil and classical music in Hong Kong.

Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson Joins Nickelodeon as Vice President of News Programming Photo Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson Joins Nickelodeon as Vice President of News Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Nickelodeon has named CBS News' 60 Minutes veteran producer and Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson as Vice President of News Programming for the leading kids' network, as well as Executive Producer of the recently rebooted Nick News series.

Beijing Music Festival Presents Over 240 Hours Of Online Streaming and 20 Diverse Per Photo Beijing Music Festival Presents Over 240 Hours Of Online Streaming and 20 Diverse Performances On Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

The 23rd Beijing Music Festival (BMF), held annually each October, promises to be the most special and unusual one yet.

New York Philharmonic To Partner with SWITCHED ON POP for THE 5TH Podcast Miniseries Photo New York Philharmonic To Partner with SWITCHED ON POP for THE 5TH Podcast Miniseries
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

The New York Philharmonic is featured in 'The 5th,' a four-movement podcast miniseries exploring the music, context, and legacy of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Then titled Grand Symphony in C minor, the work was the very first that the Philharmonic performed, in 1842, marking the symphony's US Premiere.

Tenor Nicholas Phan Explores More Than Four Centuries of Music by Women Composers in  Photo Tenor Nicholas Phan Explores More Than Four Centuries of Music by Women Composers in Free Streamed Recitals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

Despite the current hiatus in live performance, tenor Nicholas Phan is keeping his momentum going with online performances and educational events throughout the fall, as well as with his continuing work as Artistic Director of the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago (CAIC).

HK Phil Concerts Change Amid Pandemic Uncertainties Photo HK Phil Concerts Change Amid Pandemic Uncertainties
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

In view of the latest COVID-19 situation, and uncertainties relating to such matters as global travel and in-bound quarantine measures, along with discussions with our guest artists and related partners, the HK Phil has to make certain changes to concerts held between October and early December 2020.

New York Philharmonic Announces Updated Fall 2020 Activities Photo New York Philharmonic Announces Updated Fall 2020 Activities
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

The New York Philharmonic has announced an updated slate of activities for the Fall of 2020, to replace the previously announced cancelled live performances through January 5, 2021.

VIDEO: Yefim Bronfman Performs  Debussy's “Claire de lune” from Live with Carnegi Photo VIDEO: Yefim Bronfman Performs Debussy's “Claire de lune” from Live with Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Yefim Bronfman performs Debussy’s “Claire de lune” during Live with Carnegie Hall on April 23, 2020. 

Perspectives Ensemble Presents Cellist Wendy Sutter Performing The Six Bach Solo Cell Photo Perspectives Ensemble Presents Cellist Wendy Sutter Performing The Six Bach Solo Cello Suites
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

Perspectives Ensemble, in cooperation with the Judson Memorial Church, presents The Six Bach Solo Cello Suites performed by Wendy Sutter, cellist, on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Suites 1-3 will be performed at 3pm EDT and Suites 4-6 will be performed at 6pm EDT.

Perspectives Ensemble Presents Wendy Sutter, Cellist, Performing The Six Bach Solo Ce Photo Perspectives Ensemble Presents Wendy Sutter, Cellist, Performing The Six Bach Solo Cello Suites
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

Perspectives Ensemble, in cooperation with the Judson Memorial Church, presents The Six Bach Solo Cello Suites performed by Wendy Sutter, cellist, on Sunday, August 23, 2020.

Women Composers Commissions Announced Photo Women Composers Commissions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

Composers Niloufar Iravani, Leanna Primiani, and Hilary Purrington will each receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 as part of the Women Composers Readings and Commissions program, an initiative of the League of American Orchestras, in partnership with American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

HK Phil Returns to the Stage To Preview Its 2020/21 Season Photo HK Phil Returns to the Stage To Preview Its 2020/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) made its joyous return to the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on 4 July after five months of venue closure.

David Lang's PRISONER OF THE STATE Released on Decca Gold Today Photo David Lang's PRISONER OF THE STATE Released on Decca Gold Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020

The New York Philharmonic and Music Director Jaap van Zweden's World Premiere performance of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang's prisoner of the state is available today, June 26, 2020, on Decca Gold, Universal Music Group's US classical music label.

NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks @ Home Photo NY Philharmonic Presents Concerts in the Parks @ Home
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

Today the New York Philharmonic launched Concerts in the Parks @ Home, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, four days celebrating the free annual summer series, culminating in a broadcast on Thursday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. EDT on Facebook and YouTube.

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