Outstanding Teen Musicians Selected For NYO2 In Summer 2019Outstanding Teen Musicians Selected For NYO2 In Summer 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 80 young musicians selected from across the country for NYO2, a three-week, intensive summer orchestral training program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14-17. The members of NYO2 2019-coming from 30 US states plus Puerto Rico-have been recognized by Carnegie Hall as exceptionally talented musicians who not only embody a very high level of artistry, but who also come from a wide range of backgrounds, representing a future for American orchestral music that includes communities which have often been underserved by and underrepresented in the field. 20 musicians are returning to NYO2 from previous seasons. In addition, 22 musicians who previously took part in NYO2 have been accepted to the 2019 edition of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA; ages 16-19) this summer. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected For The 2019 National Youth Orchestra Of The USACarnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected For The 2019 National Youth Orchestra Of The USA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

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BWW Review: Cherokee Anguish Upstages SLEEPING BEAUTY in Symphony ConcertBWW Review: Cherokee Anguish Upstages SLEEPING BEAUTY in Symphony Concert
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 24, 2019

Although Tchaikovsky's SLEEPING BEAUTY suite was the headliner, Charlotte Symphony and guest conductor Joseph Young were far more convincing in American fare by Aaron Copland and Michael Daugherty. (more...)

The Country Music Association Announces 'Introducing Nashville' ShowsThe Country Music Association Announces 'Introducing Nashville' Shows
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

The Country Music Association, which recently announced its new international artist-focused touring series, Introducing Nashville, has added back-to-back performances at Blue Note Tokyo in Japan on Saturday, March 30 featuring Brandy Clark, Devin Dawson and Lindsay Ell. Prior to Japan, Introducing Nashville will visit multiple cities in Australia and New Zealand with Clark, Dawson, Ell and Tenille Townes (Australia only). Tickets for Introducing Nashville's Japan performances are on sale here.   (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces Complete Lineup for DIRECT CURRENTKennedy Center Announces Complete Lineup for DIRECT CURRENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center announces the full lineup for DIRECT CURRENT, its two-week celebration of contemporary culture, which returns for a second season this spring (March 24-April 7). (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces 2019 DIRECT CURRENT ProgramsKennedy Center Announces 2019 DIRECT CURRENT Programs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

DIRECT CURRENT, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts's two-week celebration of contemporary culture, returns for a second season. Training its focus on new works, interdisciplinary creations in which artistic worlds collide, and creative responses to topical concerns, the 2019 spring immersion showcases some of the most provocative, original, and pioneering voices in the arts today. DIRECT CURRENT takes place on March 25-April 7 at the Kennedy Center and beyond, extending throughout the District of Columbia through collaborations with a number of alternative venues, to expand the growing audience for contemporary culture in the nation's capital. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Brings Together America's Finest Young Musicians For NYO-USA, NYO2, And NYO JazzCarnegie Hall Brings Together America's Finest Young Musicians For NYO-USA, NYO2, And NYO Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

This July, Carnegie Hall will bring together more than 200 of the finest young musicians from across the country to take part in its acclaimed trio of national youth ensembles: the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2, and NYO Jazz, a new group that makes its debut this summer, celebrating this uniquely American musical art form. All three ensembles will take part in an intensive training residency at Purchase College, State University of New York before performing at Carnegie Hall and embarking on tours across the country and around the world, serving as America's dynamic musical ambassadors. In total, the musicians of NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO Jazz represent 36 US states plus Puerto Rico, reflecting both the highest level of musical talent as well as exceptional diversity found across the country. All three programs are free for all participants, ensuring that all aspiring young players who are accepted have the opportunity to take part. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Brings Together America's Finest Young Musicians For NYO-USA, NYO2, And NYO JazzCarnegie Hall Brings Together America's Finest Young Musicians For NYO-USA, NYO2, And NYO Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

This July, Carnegie Hall will bring together more than 200 of the finest young musicians from across the country to take part in its acclaimed trio of national youth ensembles: the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2, and NYO Jazz, a new group that makes its debut this summer, celebrating this uniquely American musical art form. All three ensembles will take part in an intensive training residency at Purchase College, State University of New York before performing at Carnegie Hall and embarking on tours across the country and around the world, serving as America's dynamic musical ambassadors. In total, the musicians of NYO-USA, NYO2, and NYO Jazz represent 36 US states plus Puerto Rico, reflecting both the highest level of musical talent as well as exceptional diversity found across the country. All three programs are free for all participants, ensuring that all aspiring young players who are accepted have the opportunity to take part. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected For NYO2 2018Carnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected For NYO2 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2018

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 79 young musicians selected from across the country for NYO2, a three-week, intensive summer orchestral training program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14-17. The members of NYO2 2018-coming from 24 US states plus Puerto Rico-have been recognized by Carnegie Hall as exceptionally talented musicians who not only embody a very high level of artistry, but who also come from a wide range of backgrounds, representing a future for American orchestral music that includes communities which have often been underserved by and underrepresented in the field. Twenty-two musicians will be returning to NYO2 from previous seasons. In addition, 18 musicians who previously took part in NYO2 have been accepted to the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) in summer 2018. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected for NYO2 2018Carnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected for NYO2 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 79 young musicians selected from across the country for NYO2, a three-week, intensive summer orchestral training program for outstanding American instrumentalists ages 14-17. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected For The 2018 National Youth Orchestra Of The USACarnegie Hall Announces Teen Musicians Selected For The 2018 National Youth Orchestra Of The USA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 106 outstanding young musicians selected from across the country for the sixth annual National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). The members of the 2018 orchestra-ages 16-19, hailing from 28 US states plus Puerto Rico-have been recognized by Carnegie Hall as being among the finest players in the country following a comprehensive and highly competitive audition process. This summer's orchestra will feature 36 musicians who previously played with NYO-USA, as well as 18 musicians who gained experience through NYO2, a program for younger players ages 14-17, with a particular focus on attracting talented students from communities underserved by, and underrepresented in, the classical orchestral field. NYO-USA and NYO2 are both free for all participants, ensuring that all invited musicians have the opportunity to take part in these prestigious national programs. (more...)

The Atlanta Symphony to Play Piedmont Park on June 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will return to Piedmont Park for a Performance in the Park, presented by Bank of America in partnership with The City of Atlanta Parks and Recreation Department, on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Sets June Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The month of June is filled with a wide variety of performances from the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, beginning with Philip Glass' Violin Concerto No. 2, 'The American Four Seasons,' composed for and played by Robert McDuffie on June 2 and 4, at Atlanta Symphony Hall. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Sets May Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra begins the month of May with a performance featuring Schumann's Piano Concerto played by Javier Perianes, and led by guest conductor Lothar Zagrosek on May 5 and 7. The performances will also include Mendelssohn's Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture and Brahms' Symphony No. 1 (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to Perform Pair of Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra today announced two summer concerts. On Thursday, June 16, 8:00 p.m., the Orchestra will perform Great American Music at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, and on Saturday, June 25, 8:00 p.m.,The Music of The Eagles: A Tribute to Glenn Frey, at Chastain Park Amphitheatre. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces March Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

March with the GRAMMY Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will begin with conductor Marc Piollet leading the Orchestra in Brahms' Symphony No. 4 and Sibelius' Violin Concerto performed by violin virtuoso Augustin Hadelich on March 3 and 5, 2016, 8:00 p.m., Atlanta Symphony Hall.   (more...)

Celebrate the Holidays, from Traditional to Acrobatic, with the Atlanta Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will ring in the holiday season offering something for everyone, from traditional annual performances to a one-of-a-kind experience that pairs world-class acrobats and gymnasts with music by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, in Cirque de la Symphonie. (more...)

Celebrate the Holidays, from Traditional to Acrobatic, with the Atlanta Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will ring in the holiday season offering something for everyone, from traditional annual performances to a one-of-a-kind experience that pairs world-class acrobats and gymnasts with music by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, in Cirque de la Symphonie. (more...)

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