Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk Collaborate for Carnegie Hall's Isaac Stern Memorial ConcertJoshua Bell and Jeremy Denk Collaborate for Carnegie Hall's Isaac Stern Memorial Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell and MacArthur 'Genius' winning pianist Jeremy Denk return to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Wednesday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. for Carnegie Hall's annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert, playing music by Mozart, Schubert, Jan cek, and Richard Strauss. Longtime collaborators, the duo last performed together in recital in 2010, which The New York Times described as a passionate performance. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Performs World Premiere By Bryce Dessner at Carnegie HallOrchestra of St. Luke's Performs World Premiere By Bryce Dessner at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The closing concert of Orchestra of St. Luke's 2017-2018 Carnegie Hall Series will take place on Thursday, February 15 at 8 PM at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. Robert Spano leads the Ensemble in a program highlighted by two works considered signal achievements of their respective forms: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, 'Emperor,' with guest artist Jeremy Denk. The world premiere of Bryce Dessner's Voy a dormir features mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor making her Orchestra of St. Luke's debut, in a work Dessner created for her. (more...)

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble Performs VIVALDI: CHURCH AND STAGESt. Luke's Chamber Ensemble Performs VIVALDI: CHURCH AND STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Orchestra of St. Luke's opens its 2018 Chamber Music Season with the first of two Baroque Music programs: Vivaldi: Church & Stage, in two concerts: January 28 at Brooklyn Museum, and January 29, at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields. Vivaldi's sacred and secular music is the focus of this lyrical showcase featuring the psalm setting Nisi Dominus, instrumental works, and arias from his rarely performed operas sung by rising American mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau, making her OSL debut. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony To Perform Alongside Film ScreeningsSanta Barbara Symphony To Perform Alongside Film Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor Carolyn Kuan, will perform John Corigliano's Academy Award-winning score for The Red Violin, accompanied by Fran ois Girard's engrossing film in its entirety, at the Granada Theatre on Saturday, January 20, and Sunday, January 21. Featuring Canadian violinist Lara St. John as soloist, the concerts will take place at 8 pm on January 20 and at 3 pm on January 21. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222. (more...)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music and Walker Art Center Present Anna Meredith VARMINTSThe Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music and Walker Art Center Present Anna Meredith VARMINTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Aria in Minneapolis, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series and Walker Art Center present Anna Meredith performing Varmints. (more...)

Nashville Symphony Leads Initiative to Bring Violins of Hope to NashvilleNashville Symphony Leads Initiative to Bring Violins of Hope to Nashville
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Nashville Symphony is leading a landmark community-wide partnership to bring the Violins of Hope to Nashville in one of the most wide-ranging and comprehensive collections of events ever compiled around this rare collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during The Holocaust. (more...)

The SPCO Liquid Music Series Presents Brian HarnettyThe SPCO Liquid Music Series Presents Brian Harnetty
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Macalester College, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents Brian Harnetty's Shawnee, Ohio. (more...)

Antonio Pappano to Conduct the New York PhilharmonicAntonio Pappano to Conduct the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Antonio Pappano will return to the Philharmonic to conduct Britten's Piano Concerto (1945 version), with The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Leif Ove Andsnes as soloist; Saint-Sa ns's Symphony No. 3, Organ, with Philharmonic organist Kent Tritle; and Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 9 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review Exclusive: Jason Robert Brown and Kelli O'Hara Doubly Delightful in BYU Bravo! ConcertBWW Review Exclusive: Jason Robert Brown and Kelli O'Hara Doubly Delightful in BYU Bravo! Concert
by Blair Howell - Dec 24, 2017

Presumed to be a first: Jason Robert Brown and Kelli O'Hara performing together in concert. Undoubtedly a first in Utah: two Tony winners performing together in concert. Definitely: a Tony-deserving concert. In a major coup, the BYU Bravo! performing arts series assembled the vanguard composer and the luminous muse for his last Broadway musical -- for what appears to have been their first performance together in concert. And they decisively demonstrated how divinely delightful a concert can be. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces Full Lineup of January And February 2018 EventsCarnegie Hall Announces Full Lineup of January And February 2018 Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

See the full schedule of January and February events at Carnegie Hall below! (more...)

Brandon Ridenour to Perform at the Center For The ArtsBrandon Ridenour to Perform at the Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Trumpeter Brandon Ridenour comes to Pepperdine University's Raitt Recital Hall at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts as the first artist of the New Year in the 2017-2018 Recital Series. (more...)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Presents Nathalie Joachim: FANM D'AYITIThe Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Presents Nathalie Joachim: FANM D'AYITI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Amsterdam Bar & Hall in Saint Paul, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents Nathalie Joachim with musicians of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra performing Fanm d'Ayiti as part of their No Fiction Festival. (more...)

The Smith Center For The Performing Arts Announces Events February - March 2018The Smith Center For The Performing Arts Announces Events February - March 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The Smith Center For The Performing Arts has announced events February - March 2018. See the full lineup below! (more...)

American Classical Orchestra Performs Six Baroque Concerti With Violinist Stephanie ChaseAmerican Classical Orchestra Performs Six Baroque Concerti With Violinist Stephanie Chase
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

On Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 8pm, American Classical Orchestra, the nation's premier orchestra dedicated to period instrument performance' (Vulture), celebrates the virtuosic violin concerti of great Baroque masters at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. The program features acclaimed violinist and expert period instrumentalist, Stephanie Chase, in six concerti: Handel's Concerto Grosso in B-flat Major, Opus 6, No. 7; J.S. Bach's Concerto for Violin in A Minor, BWV 1041; Muffat's Concerto Grosso in G Major, 'Perseverantia'; Bach's Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043 with Orchestra of St. Luke's concertmaster violinist Krista Bennion Feeney; Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048; and Vivaldi's Concerto for Four Violins in B Minor, RV 580 with violinists Krista Bennion Feeney, Theresa Salomon, and Karen Dekker. (more...)

Orchestra Of St. Luke's 2018 Winter Spring Season To Offer 43 PerformancesOrchestra Of St. Luke's 2018 Winter Spring Season To Offer 43 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) 43rd season continues in 2018 with 43 performances in 10 venues throughout New York City. The winter spring calendar offers wide-ranging programs from intimate chamber music concerts devoted to Baroque, Classical, and Romantic repertoire to a world premiere at Carnegie Hall by one of today's most lauded composers. Additionally, the Orchestra will play music for a legendary dance institution's Lincoln Center season and collaborate with a renowned choral group on a program that juxtaposes an established work with a new, dramatic oratorio based on the Orpheus myth. (more...)

Columbus Symphony To Celebrate Russian Composers In The RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVALColumbus Symphony To Celebrate Russian Composers In The RUSSIAN WINTER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Guest pianist Natasha Paremski joins the Columbus Symphony and Music Director Rossen Milanov as they celebrate the passion and exoticism of the Russian masters in the first installment of the Russian Winter Festival. The full program includes Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain, Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1 ( Classical ), and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy. (more...)

Works & Process, The Performing-Arts Series At The Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 SeasonWorks & Process, The Performing-Arts Series At The Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its Spring 2018 Season. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. Programs explore the creative process through stimulating artist discussions and riveting performance highlights. Each 70-minute program takes place in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. Additional information is available at worksandprocess.org. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara-Led COSI FAN TUTTE, LaBute's REASONS TO BE PRETTY HAPPY, JERRY SPRINGER Opera Highlight 2018 Works & Process Season at The GuggenheimKelli O'Hara-Led COSI FAN TUTTE, LaBute's REASONS TO BE PRETTY HAPPY, JERRY SPRINGER Opera Highlight 2018 Works & Process Season at The Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced its spring 2018 season. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. (more...)

Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2017 Balanced BudgetMinnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2017 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2017 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra's 2016-17 season, a year in which the Orchestra launched a new Mahler recording project, toured the state of Minnesota, extended Music Director Osmo V nsk 's contract, performed with cellist Yo-Yo Ma for the first time in 15 years, piloted its first Young People's Concert webcast and achieved a balanced budget. (more...)

Chris Botti Announces Australian National TourChris Botti Announces Australian National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The world's biggest selling jazz instrumentalist, CHRIS BOTTI, returns to Australia in early 2018, playing at the nation's leading concert venues. (more...)

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