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Lincoln Center Announces 2020/21 Great Performers Season Photo Lincoln Center Announces 2020/21 Great Performers Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2020

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced details of its 2020/21 Great Performers series. Now in its 55th year, the series is dedicated to presenting outstanding renowned and emerging artists from across the globe in the concert halls and theaters across the institution's iconic campus. The season features an array of the world's most accomplished and inventive orchestras, conductors, recitalists, and chamber ensembles, performing classical and bold, cutting-edge repertoire.

The Annenberg Center Will Present the Philadelphia Debut of the Dunedin Consort Photo The Annenberg Center Will Present the Philadelphia Debut of the Dunedin Consort
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2020

The Annenberg Center presents the long-anticipated Philadelphia debut of the Dunedin Consort, Scotland's Gramophone Award-winning baroque ensemble, Wednesday, January 29, at 7:00 PM at St. Mary's Church, Hamilton Village at 3916 Locust Walk on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Visit AnnenbergCenter.org for ticket information.

Carnegie Hall Announces February 2020 Calendar Photo Carnegie Hall Announces February 2020 Calendar
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2020

Carnegie Hall has announced its February 2020 calendar. See full details below:

Sir John Eliot Gardiner Curates Five-Concert Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series Photo Sir John Eliot Gardiner Curates Five-Concert Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020

This February, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Artistic Director and Conductor of the internationally acclaimed period instrument ensemble Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (ORR), curates a five-concert Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall, featuring a complete Beethoven symphony cycle performed as part of Carnegie Hall's season-long celebration of the 250th anniversary year of Beethoven's birth.

Carnegie Hall Unveils 70+ Events for Beethoven Celebration Photo Carnegie Hall Unveils 70+ Events for Beethoven Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

As the 250th anniversary year of Beethoven's birth approaches, Carnegie Hall announces a wider schedule of partner events by leading cultural institutions, complementing the Hall's programming as part of its Beethoven Celebration which includes an unprecedented range of performances by renowned artists exploring the composer's works and his transformative impact on music. The Beethoven Celebration presents one of the largest explorations of the great master's music in our time and marks the largest-ever exploration of one composer by Carnegie Hall, with 86 works of music performed by more than 58 artists and ensembles in New York City and beyond from January through June 2020.

The Academy of Ancient Music to Perform Holiday Concert in Berkeley Photo The Academy of Ancient Music to Perform Holiday Concert in Berkeley
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

The San Francisco Early Music Society is pleased to present a special one-night-only engagement of the Academy of Ancient Music. The renowned orchestra, founded in Cambridge, England, in 1973, will perform a program of joyful music for the season with works by Bach, Handel, Corelli and more on December 13, 2019 at 8 p.m. at First Congregational Church in Berkeley. Individual tickets, $15 to $65, are available for purchase online at sfems.org.

Mezzo-Soprano Joyce DiDonato Curates Six-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall Photo Mezzo-Soprano Joyce DiDonato Curates Six-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2019

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall for a series of Perspectives concerts throughout the 2019-2020 season, highlighting her full range of vocal artistry as well as her work as an educator.

John Eliot Gardiner's ORR Turns 30 This Season Photo John Eliot Gardiner's ORR Turns 30 This Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2019

This season marks not only the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, but also 30 years since the founding of the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (ORR), one of the three ensembles that make up the trailblazing Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras (MCO). As MCO founder and artistic director John Eliot Gardiner recalls, he and the period-instrument orchestra made it their mission to a?oerecover the world of Beethoven's sounda?? from the outset.

Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin Curates Nine-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Photo Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin Curates Nine-Concert Perspectives Series At Carnegie Hall
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Heartbeat Opera Premieres HOT MAMA, A Mixed Media Halloween Drag Show About Saving Mo Photo Heartbeat Opera Premieres HOT MAMA, A Mixed Media Halloween Drag Show About Saving Mother Earth
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2019

Heartbeat Opera announces its 6th Annual Halloween Drag Extravaganza: HOT MAMA Singing Gays Saving Gaia.

John Eliot Gardiner and Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras Celebrate 'Beethoven 250' Photo John Eliot Gardiner and Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras Celebrate 'Beethoven 250'
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2019

The award-winning Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras (MCO) look forward to launching another ambitious season, this time featuring four major international tours and two new recordings on their SDG label.

Celebrate Bach's Concertos At Two Performances By Bach Akademie Australia Photo Celebrate Bach's Concertos At Two Performances By Bach Akademie Australia
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2019

Internationally acclaimed Australian violinist, director and concertmaster Madeleine Easton, founded Bach Akademie Australia, an Australian ensemble to rival any period instrument ensembles around the world bringing the great musical tradition of Europe to Australia.

Carnegie Hall Announces 2019‚Ä"2020 Classical Highlights Photo Carnegie Hall Announces 2019‚Ä"2020 Classical Highlights
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 6, 2019

With Carnegie Hall's Opening Night less than two months away, we are eagerly anticipating the 2019a?"2020 season.

Harris Theater Announces Single Tickets On-Sale Now for 19-20 Season Photo Harris Theater Announces Single Tickets On-Sale Now for 19-20 Season
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 6, 2019

Single tickets are now available for the Harris Theater's 2019-20 presenting season, featuring exclusive projects, Chicago debuts, and emerging artists from around the world.

John Eliot Gardiner & MCO's Apprentices Program Welcomes Young String Players Photo John Eliot Gardiner & MCO's Apprentices Program Welcomes Young String Players
by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2019

The Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras (MCO)'s innovative Monteverdi Apprentices Programme offers emergent young string players the opportunity to perform, tour, and train with the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique (ORR) and John Eliot Gardiner next season. Up to eight successful applicants will be fully integrated into the period-instrument orchestra's 2019-20 schedule, performing alongside the ORR in concerts at home and on tour in a wide range of repertoire, as well as receiving dedicated coaching, workshops, and mentorship. As a primary focus of the yearlong program, the young apprentices will perform complete Beethoven symphonic cycles with Gardiner and the orchestra at prominent destinations, including London's Barbican Hall and Barcelona's Palau de la Musica. After completing the program, the apprentices will be considered for further professional engagements with the ORR. The orchestra is accepting applications until July 29; click here for more information.

Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Returns To The Royal Opera Photo Mozart's THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Returns To The Royal Opera
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019

David McVicar's acclaimed production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro returns to The Royal Opera for its sixth revival since its 2006 premiere. Renowned English conductor John Eliot Gardiner leads a stellar cast, including German baritone Christian Gerhaher as Figaro, American soprano Joelle Harvey as his beloved Susanna, German soprano Julia Kleiter in her Royal Opera debut as Countess Almaviva and British baritone Simon Keenlyside as her philandering husband Count Almaviva.

This Summer, John Eliot Gardiner & MCO Tour CELLINI To London Proms And More Photo This Summer, John Eliot Gardiner & MCO Tour CELLINI To London Proms And More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2019

MCO's Berlioz Series 2018 at the Ope ra Royal, Versailles Each summer since 2015, the Orchestre R volutionnaire et Romantique (ORR) and John Eliot Gardiner have featured the music of Hector Berlioz in their annual appearances at London's famed BBC Proms festival. This year marks both the orchestra's 30th anniversary and the 150th anniversary of the French composer's death. To honor these twin milestones, Gardiner and the ORR return to the Royal Albert Hall to conclude their five-year commitment to Berlioz's music with a staged account of his first opera, Benvenuto Cellini, on September 2. Anchored by the Monteverdi Choir, with Michael Spyres in the title role, the Proms performance announced just today crowns the ensembles' high-profile European tour of the opera this summer. Also taking in the annual Festival Berlioz in the composer's birthplace, La C te-Saint-Andr (Aug 29), the Berliner Festspiele (Aug 31), and the Palace of Versailles (Sep 8), the tour represents the work's first modern performances on period instruments and provides a fitting sequel to the ensembles' transatlantic Berlioz Series 2018 tour, which after the London Proms performance prompted the Financial Times to marvel: Berlioz has no idea what he missed.

Joyce DiDonato Leads Master Classes for Young Singers Photo Joyce DiDonato Leads Master Classes for Young Singers
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall's Resnick Education Wing for her annual much-anticipated series of master classes for young professional opera singers from Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14, 2019

Programme Announced for 2019 Edinburgh Festival Photo Programme Announced for 2019 Edinburgh Festival
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2019

Edinburgh International Festival returns for its 73rd year on 2 - 26 August 2019, bringing the best of theatre, music and dance from across the world to Scotland's capital.

Boston Philharmonic Performs All-Beethoven Concert Continuing Maestro Zander's Legacy Photo Boston Philharmonic Performs All-Beethoven Concert Continuing Maestro Zander's Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), led by founder and conductor Benjamin Zander, presents an all-Beethoven program with three performances today, February 14, 2019 at 7:00pm and Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, and on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm at Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, as part of the orchestra's 40th anniversary season and in honor of Mr. Zander's 80th birthday year.

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