John Adams News

Centenary Stage Company Announces the Cast of THE LEARNED LADIESCentenary Stage Company Announces the Cast of THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Centenary Stage Company announces cast for upcoming production of Freyda Thomas' hilarious contemporary re-imagining of Moliere's penultimate play The Learned Ladies. Presented in the Lackland Performing Arts Center the production will run from October 6 through October 22 in the over 500 seat state of the art Sitnik Theatre. (more...)

4th Annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and Michael Campayno4th Annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and Michael Campayno
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present the fourth annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards on October 16th at 8pm at Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street. (more...)

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Returns Home from Fifth Tour of ChinaThe Sydney Symphony Orchestra Returns Home from Fifth Tour of China
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Ninety-seven musicians of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra arrive home this morning after performing to a full house on Saturday night with Chief Conductor and Artistic Director David Robertson at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden WestWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22Works & Process presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West, 9/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents San Francisco Opera: Girls of the Golden West on Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tero Saarinen Company to Present NY Premiere of MORPHED at The JoyceTero Saarinen Company to Present NY Premiere of MORPHED at The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, is thrilled to welcome Nordic contemporary dance troupe Tero Saarinen Company back onto its Chelsea stage with the New York premiere of Mr. Saarinen's Morphed, from October 18 22. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Partners with Cultural Institutions for an Array of Events and ExhibitionsSan Francisco Opera Partners with Cultural Institutions for an Array of Events and Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

San Francisco Opera announces educational events in connection with John Adams' Girls of the Golden West, which receives its world premiere at the War Memorial Opera House on November 21. With a libretto drawn from historical sources by director Peter Sellars, this new work from the composer of Nixon in China and Doctor Atomic explores the true and often brutal stories of pioneers on California's Gold Rush frontier. (more...)

U.S. Marine Band Announces 2017 Concert Tour to the NortheastU.S. Marine Band Announces 2017 Concert Tour to the Northeast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

'The President's Own' United States Marine Band will departWashington, D.C.,Monday, Oct. 1, 2017, for its annual fall concert tour, performing 28 concerts in 30 days throughout the Northeast. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Launches 95th Season with Opening Weekend CelebrationsSan Francisco Opera Launches 95th Season with Opening Weekend Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera inaugurated its 95th season with a weekend of celebrations and performances beginning on Friday, September 8 with two galas Opera Ball 2017 at The Imperial Palace and the BRAVO! CLUB Opening Night Gala and a performance of Giacomo Puccini's Turandot in artist David Hockney's colorful production. At the opera's conclusion, San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti, who conducted the performance, was awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Choral music that explores the dual themes of death and celebration comprise a spirited program for the Los Angeles Master Chorale's first-ever D a de los Muertos concert on Sunday, October 29 at 7 PM in Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tickets start at $29 and are available online from lamasterchorale.org, by calling the Box Office at 213-972-7282, or in person from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion box office, Monday Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTYWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Presents THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. Following the world premiere at Jacob's Pillow and before the New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dance Heginbotham and members of The Knights orchestra will perform highlights set to a score composed, curated, and arranged by the orchestra's artistic director Colin Jacobsen. (more...)

John Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the GuggenheimJohn Heginbotham and Maira Kalman to Talk THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Choreographer John Heginbotham and author/illustrator Maira Kalmandiscuss their newest collaboration featuring imaginative production design and whimsical dance theater inspired by Kalman's written work and visual art. (more...)

New England Philharmonic Announces First Half of 20th Season LineupNew England Philharmonic Announces First Half of 20th Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The New England Philharmonic, under the direction of Richard Pittman, will step up their commitment to commission and perform new works by regionally based composers during the 2017-18 season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, October 25-November 14, 2017,celebrating the former Philharmonic Music Director and Laureate Conductor on the centennial of his birth. The festival - which is part of the worldwide salute to the legacy of the renowned composer, conductor, pianist, and educator - will center on Bernstein's symphonic cycle, conducted by Alan Gilbert and Leonard Slatkin, complemented by other Bernstein works as well as by music by composers he admired and championed. In addition, the Philharmonic will present a Young People's Concert - the series that Bernstein famously brought to national attention through the television broadcasts - titled Inspirations and Tributes: "Celebrating Leonard Bernstein," conducted by Leonard Slatkin and featuring pianist Makoto Ozone on November 11. A number of other events - ranging from a marathon of Bernstein's Mahler recordings to a partnership with Harvard and University of Michigan to explore Bernstein as an educator and conductor - complement the concerts throughout the centennial season. Bernstein served as the Philharmonic's Music Director from 1958 to 1969, when he was named Laureate Conductor, a title he held until his death in 1990. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Launches 2017-18 Season with 16 Fall PerformancesOrchestra of St. Luke's Launches 2017-18 Season with 16 Fall Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's returns to Carnegie Hall for three concerts in the fall including its annual subscription series presented by Carnegie Hall, opening on October 12 with Conductor Laureate Pablo Heras-Casado on the podium. He leads Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21, and Mozart's Mass in C Minor, K. 427 ('Great'), featuring the Westminster Symphonic Choir, and guest vocalists sopranos Camilla Tilling and Susanna Phillips, tenor Thomas Cooley, and bass-baritone Michael Sumuel. (more...)

Cast Complete for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Stage Adaptation at Seattle RepCast Complete for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Stage Adaptation at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced the full ensemble cast of its highly anticipated West Coast premiere of Kate Hamill's (Bedlam's Sense & Sensibility) playful stage adaptation of arguably the most popular of Jane Austen's novels, Pride and Prejudice. (more...)

PBS to Livestream from 2017 National Book FestivalPBS to Livestream from 2017 National Book Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

PBS Book View Now continues its mission to connect books and authors with people who love to read. (more...)

HAMILTON Inspires Library of Congress to Digitize Historical DocumentsHAMILTON Inspires Library of Congress to Digitize Historical Documents
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Following the enormous popularity of the Tony Award winning musical HAMILTON, The Library of Congress has now digitized a collection of historical documents written by the Founding Father. The collection, consisting of approximately 12,000 items dating from 1708 to 1917, are now available online (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 SeasonCarnegie Hall Announces Additions and Changes to 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Below, note the following updates to Carnegie Hall's 2017-18 schedule, reflecting changes made since the season was originally announced in January 2017.  (more...)

2017-2018 Season Highlights Announced for Boosey & Hawkes Composers2017-2018 Season Highlights Announced for Boosey & Hawkes Composers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

This season ushers in a host of premieres by Boosey & Hawkes composers, including John Adams's new opera Girls of the Golden West in San Francisco, Sebastian Currier's RE-FORMATION in Minneapolis, Christopher Rouse's Berceuse Infinie in Baltimore, and a new orchestral work by Sean Shepherd in Boston. (more...)

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