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Hong Kong Philharmonic Presents JAAP!: JAAP Mozart Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Presents JAAP!: JAAP Mozart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and Music Director Jaap van Zweden introduce a spectacular 5-week classical extravaganza. At the forefront is a magical evening of an all-Mozart programme featuring the orchestra's Principal Horn Lin Jiang as soloist on the coming Friday and Saturday, 19 & 20 April, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. This tribute to Mozart opens with his Symphony no. 1, and continues with Horn Concerto no. 4 and one of his final masterpieces, Symphony no. 40.

Jaap van Zweden To Conduct 28th Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, May 27 Photo Jaap van Zweden To Conduct 28th Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 at the 28th Annual Free Memorial Day Concert, Monday, May 27, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the performance; ticket distribution will begin at 5:00 p.m. The audio of the performance will be broadcast onto the adjacent Pulpit Green, weather permitting. The program will be presented without intermission.

Peter W. May And Oscar L. Tang Elected Co-Chairs Of The NY Philharmonic Board Of Dire Photo Peter W. May And Oscar L. Tang Elected Co-Chairs Of The NY Philharmonic Board Of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Yuja Wang To Replace Maurizio Pollini in One-Night-Only Performance of Schumann's Pia Photo Yuja Wang To Replace Maurizio Pollini in One-Night-Only Performance of Schumann's Piano Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Yuja Wang will replace Maurizio Pollini, who has cancelled in order to fully recover from a brief illness, in the one-night-only performance of Schumann's Piano Concerto with the New York Philharmonic led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. The program will also include Johan Wagenaar's Cyrano de Bergerac Overture and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

VIDEO: Matthias Goerne's Enters Final Week as 2018-19 Mary and James G. Wallach Artis Photo VIDEO: Matthias Goerne's Enters Final Week as 2018-19 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2019

This week baritone Matthias Goerne wraps up his tenure as the 2018–19 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, performing John Adams's The Wound-Dresserled by Jaap van Zweden, March 21, 23, and 26.

PHIL THE HALL $5 Tickets Are Now On Sale Photo PHIL THE HALL $5 Tickets Are Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Five-dollar tickets are now on sale for Phil the Hall, April 4–6, 2019. New York's first responders, volunteers, and service professionals are invited to experience the New York Philharmonic, led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, performing music connected to New York and its Orchestra — by Beethoven, Bernstein, students in the Philharmonic's Very Young Composers program, and more — live at its Lincoln Center home.

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season Photo The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-M st announced details of their 2019-2020 season which encompasses 76 concerts over 26 weeks. One significant highlight includes a festival designed to explore music and art that was banned, marginalized, and destroyed during the Nazi's Degenerate Art movement, and the continuing impact of censorship on creative expression in society today. The festival will center on Alban Berg's Lulu, one of the 20th century's most influential operas, and includes partner programming with the area's notable arts institutions.

League And ACO Announce Three New Women Composers Commissions Photo League And ACO Announce Three New Women Composers Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Composers Courtney Bryan, Cindy Cox, and Fang Man will each receive orchestral commissions of $15,000 as part of the 2018 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.

Jaap Van Zweden To Conduct Mahler's Symphony No. 6, Apr 11��"13 Photo Jaap Van Zweden To Conduct Mahler's Symphony No. 6, Apr 11��"13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Mahler's Symphony No. 6, Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 12 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m.

Matthias Goerne's Final Performances as Artist-in-Residence at the New York Philharmo Photo Matthias Goerne's Final Performances as Artist-in-Residence at the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in John Adams's The Wound-Dresser, featuring baritone Matthias Goerne in his final appearance as The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence; Ives's Central Park in the Dark; and Brahms's Symphony No. 1, Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Bravo! Vail Announces 2019 Season Photo Bravo! Vail Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

The Bravo! Vail Music Festival announces its 2019 season, a star-studded celebration of innovations, premieres, and world-class artistry. The Festival opens on June 20 and includes more than 80 concerts and community engagement events in venues throughout the Vail Valley.

VIDEO: The NY Philharmonic Commissions Project 19 Photo VIDEO: The NY Philharmonic Commissions Project 19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic will mark the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting equal voting rights to women, by commissioning works by 19 women. The multi-season initiative will launch with three consecutive weeks in February 2020, each featuring a World Premiere complemented by collaborations with partners across the city.

Daniil Trifonov's Carnegie Hall Recital To Be Webcast Live On Medici.tv Photo Daniil Trifonov's Carnegie Hall Recital To Be Webcast Live On Medici.tv
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Carnegie Hall today announced that this weekend's sold out performance by acclaimed pianist Daniil Trifonov on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, will be webcast live, free of charge, to a worldwide audience on medici.tv and carnegiehall.org/medici.

“The New York Philharmonic This Week” To Air Highlights Of Jaap Van Zweden's Inau Photo “The New York Philharmonic This Week” To Air Highlights Of Jaap Van Zweden's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The New York Philharmonic announces the first broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week to feature performances from Jaap van Zweden's inaugural season as Music Director. Highlights include the World Premiere of Conrad Tao's Everything Must Go; Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, Leningrad; Beethoven's Symphony No. 7; and Brahms's Ein deutsches Requiem, featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Matthias Goerne. The broadcasts will feature conversations with Jaap van Zweden and others. Additional broadcasts featuring Jaap van Zweden's inaugural season will be announced at a later date. The award-winning national and international weekly radio series hosted by Alec Baldwin is currently in its 15th season.

The New York Philharmonic Presents PHIL THE HALL Photo The New York Philharmonic Presents PHIL THE HALL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

The New York Philharmonic will present Phil the Hall, special $5 concerts conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden for New York's first responders, volunteers, and other service professionals. Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, a soprano and composer, will host the concerts, which feature iconic music central to the history of New York and its Philharmonic as well as World Premieres of works created by New York City students participating in the Philharmonic's Very Young Composers program. The Orchestra will be joined by the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. The concerts will take place Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, April 6 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: First Look At Julia Wolfe's FIRE IN MY MOUTH Part of New York Stories: Thread Photo VIDEO: First Look At Julia Wolfe's FIRE IN MY MOUTH Part of New York Stories: Threads of Our City
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2019

Tomorrow night, Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic will premiere Pulitzer Prize-winning composerJulia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth, part of New York Stories: Threads of Our City, two weeks of concerts and events examining NYC's roots as a city of immigrants.

New Album Featuring Jaap van Zweden and the NY Philharmonic To Be Released Photo New Album Featuring Jaap van Zweden and the NY Philharmonic To Be Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

The New York Philharmonic's third album on Decca Gold, Universal Music Group's newly established US classical music label, will be released physically and digitally on February 22, 2019; the album is now available for preorder on nyphil.org

Highland Park Strings Presents BEETHOVEN SPECTACULAR Photo Highland Park Strings Presents BEETHOVEN SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Highland Park Strings, under the direction of Principal Conductor Dr. Robert G. Hasty, continues its 40th anniversary season with its annual Gala Benefit Concert BEETHOVEN SPECTACULAR on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3 pm at Ravinia's Bennett Gordon Hall, 201 St. Johns Ave in Highland Park.

BWW Overview: A Look-Back at Opera's Many-Colored Dream Coat of Performance Highs in  Photo BWW Overview: A Look-Back at Opera's Many-Colored Dream Coat of Performance Highs in 2018
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 27, 2018

Well, it's that time of the year again--time for a look-back on what was worth making note of during the calendar year that's about to come to an end. It's from a totally personal, subjective point of view, of course, but frankly that's the way opera-lovers always seem to like it, n'est-ce pas? The productions worth noting come from places big, small and in-between, from composers old as the hills to freshly minted or somewhere in between (likewise the performers), from traditional or boldly modern to simply stand up and sing.

Jaap van Zweden To Conduct Brahms's EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM Photo Jaap van Zweden To Conduct Brahms's EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct Brahms's Ein deutsches Requiem with soprano Ying Fang; baritone Matthias Goerne, The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence; and Concert Chorale of New York, directed by James Bagwell, Thursday, February 7, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 8 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m.

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