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Boston Philharmonic Presents Liza Ferschtman In Her Boston Debut Photo Boston Philharmonic Presents Liza Ferschtman In Her Boston Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Maestro Benjamin Zander, continues its 41st season with Nielsen, Beethoven, and Rachmaninoff on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in Sanders Theatre at Harvard University; Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in Jordan Hall at the New England Conservatory; and Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in Sanders Theatre.

Photo Flash: BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE / ERWARTUNG at the New York Philharmonic Photo Photo Flash: BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE / ERWARTUNG at the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Check out photos from the September 26th performance of Jaap van Zweden conducting the New York Philharmonic premiere of Bengt Gomér's production of Erwartung and Bluebeard's Castle!

Fall 2019 Education Events Announced at the New York Philharmonic Photo Fall 2019 Education Events Announced at the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

The New York Philharmonic announces its fall 2019 education activities, including the beginning of the 97th season of Young People's Concerts, interactive performances introducing children ages 6a?"12 to the orchestra; ninth season of Insights at the Atrium, free events at Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium tied to the season's themes, programming, and artists; and New York Philharmonic Teaching Artists performing a free concert for individuals with dementia and their caregivers as part of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts's Lincoln Center Moments.

Philharmonic Free Fridays Returns For 2019��"20 Season Photo Philharmonic Free Fridays Returns For 2019��"20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Philharmonic Free Fridays returns tonight for the sixth season, offering an allotment of free tickets to young people ages 13–26 for Friday subscription concerts.

Halena Kays Teams Up With Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler To Premiere The Multi-Story, One-W Photo Halena Kays Teams Up With Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler To Premiere The Multi-Story, One-Woman Filibuster, COMFORTABLE SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler teams up with veteran Chicago director and Neo-Futurist Artistic Associate Halena Kays to present the company's next world premiere: An evening's amusement for yourself and friends, consisting of one thousand and one locutions by a young virtuous maiden whose penchant for potboilers and mastery of chicaneries shall teach us all a lesson in the never-ending wiles of women and the astonishing virtue of the gregarious!!!!!! OR: COMFORTABLE SHOES. Cuttler's premiere Prime Time show was part of the Neo-Lab developmental program during the 18/19 season and will see the full production open at The Neo-Futurist Theater on October 7th, 2019. 

HK Phil & Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long Appear In Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 Photo HK Phil & Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long Appear In Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

After two weeks with Music Director Jaap van Zweden, Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long takes up the baton and leads the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) in Shostakovich's Symphony no. 5. Cellist Li-Wei Qin teams up with the orchestra in Chen Qigang's folk-song inspired cello concerto - Reflet d'un temps disparu for cello and orchestra. Two performances on 19 & 20 September (Thursday & Friday) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.

NY Philharmonic Announces Details For 2019 OSU Residency Photo NY Philharmonic Announces Details For 2019 OSU Residency
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

The New York Philharmonic will be in residence at Oklahoma State University (OSU), October 11a?"14, 2019, performing the inaugural concerts of The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts and engaging with OSU students through educational activities. Music Director Jaap van Zweden will lead the Philharmonic in three programs at The McKnight Center, two featuring Tony Awarda?"winning Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara and one featuring Philharmonic Concertmaster Frank Huang. All three concerts will be shared with the Stillwater community through free simulcasts on the venue's outdoor LED wall. The residency marks the New York Philharmonic's debut in Stillwater and first return to Oklahoma after more than 30 years. The partnership is made possible in part by a $25 million programming gift to OSU's McKnight Center by alumni Ross and Billie McKnight; Mr. McKnight is also a New York Philharmonic Board Member.

HK Phil Announces Beethoven 250th Series Photo HK Phil Announces Beethoven 250th Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth. To celebrate this momentous year, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) launches a special a?oeBeethoven 250tha?? series with complete cycles of the composer's symphonies and concertos all conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden across two concert seasons from 2019/20. Five programmes will be first presented in the 2019/20 season, featuring great pianists Lang Lang, Rudolf Buchbinder, Rachel Cheung, Víkingur ?"lafsson and Nobuyuki Tsujii. Tickets for these five programmes are available at URTIX from today. BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Jaap Van Zweden and The HK Phil Open The 2019/20 Season With Major Romantic Works By  Photo Jaap Van Zweden and The HK Phil Open The 2019/20 Season With Major Romantic Works By Rachmaninov, Mahler And More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil)'s new season gets underway with a powerful pair of concerts led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden. Each concert features the type of full-bodied Romantic works that have led this orchestra, under Jaap's baton, to international recognition. Joining hands with the orchestra for this two-week gala are First Prize winner of the Chopin International Competition, Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho; and Gramophone Classical Music Award's Solo Vocal award winner, German baritone Stephen Genz.

NY Philharmonic Announces Fall Gala With Lang Lang, October 7 Photo NY Philharmonic Announces Fall Gala With Lang Lang, October 7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic Fall Gala Concert, October 7, 2019, celebrating the Philharmonic's 178th season with an all-Beethoven program featuring pianist Lang Lang as soloist. The program will feature Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Symphony No. 5.

Music Director Jaap van Zweden Conducts The NY Philharmonic In Two Upcoming Concerts Photo Music Director Jaap van Zweden Conducts The NY Philharmonic In Two Upcoming Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Music Director Jaap van Zweden will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the Sibelius Violin Concerto with Augustin Hadelich as soloist and Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 4 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m.

New York Philharmonic Presents Staged Productions Of Bartók's BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE And Photo New York Philharmonic Presents Staged Productions Of Bartók's BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE And Schoenberg's EWARTUNG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

The New York Philharmonic will present the US Stage Premiere of director / set and lighting designer Bengt Gomér's production of Schoenberg's Erwartung and Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle, conducted by Jaap van Zweden. Bluebeard's Castle will feature soprano Nina Stemme (New York Philharmonic debut), recipient of the 2018 Birgit Nilsson Prize, as Judith and baritone Johannes Martin Kränzle (debut) as Duke Bluebeard; Erwartung will feature mezzo-soprano Katarina Karnéus as A Woman (debut). The performances will take place Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 27 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 p.m.

Julia Wolfe's “Fire In My Mouth” Now Available For Pre-Order On Decca Gold Photo Julia Wolfe's “Fire In My Mouth” Now Available For Pre-Order On Decca Gold
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

The New York Philharmonic and Music Director Jaap van Zweden's World Premiere performances of Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth will be released in digital formats on August 30, 2019, and in physical format on October 4, 2019, on Decca Gold, Universal Music Group's newly established US classical music label. It is now available for preorder at https://DeccaGold.lnk.to/Fireinmymouth. The release will mark Decca Gold's fifth New York Philharmonic album.

Details Announced For GROW @ ANNENBERG SOUND ON SERIES Photo Details Announced For GROW @ ANNENBERG SOUND ON SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

The New York Philharmonic announces details for the 2019a?"20 season of the GRoW @ Annenberg Sound ON series, three evening contemporary chamber concerts at The Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center, performed by Philharmonic musicians and hosted / curated by The Marie-Josée Kravis Creative Partner Nadia Sirota. The concerts dive deeper into the season's key initiatives and explore the music of our time through the performers' lens. Sound ON was introduced in the 2018a?"19 season, Jaap van Zweden's first as Music Director.

Jaap Van Zweden To Lead NY Philharmonic Philip Glass World Premiere Photo Jaap Van Zweden To Lead NY Philharmonic Philip Glass World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

The opening subscription program of the New York Philharmonic's 2019a?"20 season a?" Jaap van Zweden's second season as Music Director a?" will feature Maestro van Zweden conducting the World Premiere of Philip Glass's King Lear Overture, the Philharmonic's first-ever commission of a work by Mr. Glass; Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, with soprano Kelli O'Hara; and selections from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet. The program will take place Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 20 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m.

Anne-Marie McDermott Renews Contract As Bravo! Vail's Artistic Director And Unveils L Photo Anne-Marie McDermott Renews Contract As Bravo! Vail's Artistic Director And Unveils Long-Range Vision
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

The Bravo! Vail Music Festival and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott announce the extension of Ms. McDermott's Artistic Director contract through the 2023 season, following an unprecedented period of programmatic growth, educational expansion, and universal audience and supporter enthusiasm.

Updates To The New York Philharmonic's 2019��"20 Season Announced Photo Updates To The New York Philharmonic's 2019��"20 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

The New York Philharmonic has announced updates to its 2019-20 season. Highlights include:

VIDEO: Highlights From The NY Philharmonic CONCERTS IN THE PARKS Series Photo VIDEO: Highlights From The NY Philharmonic CONCERTS IN THE PARKS Series
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2019

The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, returned for the 54th season of priceless music, absolutely free, in every New York City borough.

Photo Flash: The New York Philharmonic Visit NYC Parks In Summer Series! Photo Photo Flash: The New York Philharmonic Visit NYC Parks In Summer Series!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, returned for the 54th season of priceless music, absolutely free, in every New York City borough.

Opera Italiana Is In The Air Returns To Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell On July 1 Photo Opera Italiana Is In The Air Returns To Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell On July 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Opera Italiana is in the Air, the annual free, outdoor concert presenting some of the top stars in Italian opera and bringing the art form to diverse, new and younger audiences, is returning to Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park on Monday, July 1 at 7 pm, the concert's president and music director, Alvise Casellati, announced today. Thousands are expected to attend the stirring 90-minute performance, which will give people the opportunity to experience and enjoy Italian opera firsthand in a casual, family-friendly open-air environment.

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