VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal's For IN THE NAME OF THE EARTH, Part Of Mostly Mozart At Lincoln Center!VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal's For IN THE NAME OF THE EARTH, Part Of Mostly Mozart At Lincoln Center!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

A chorus of some 800 experienced and amateur singers will premiere John Luther Adams's In the Name of the Earth in Central Park's Harlem Meer. The performance builds on two highly acclaimed outdoor world premieres commissioned previously for the Mostly Mozart Festival: 2014's Sila: The Breath of the World, also by John Luther Adams, and David Lang's the public domain, which marked the 50th anniversary of the Mostly Mozart Festival in 2016. Simon Halsey, who led the performance of the public domain, returns to the festival to conduct In the Name of the Earth. (more...)

Orchestra Of St. Luke's Presents FACETS OF BRAHMS The 2nd Edition Of Its Chamber Music FestivalOrchestra Of St. Luke's Presents FACETS OF BRAHMS The 2nd Edition Of Its Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

From June 5-24, 2018, Orchestra of St. Luke's will present Facets of Brahms, the second iteration of the Ensemble's chamber music festival. The three programs, featuring the Orchestra's core 23-member St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, are curated to highlight different perspectives on the musical life of the composer and include Seasons of Brahms, June 5, 6, and 10; Brahms & The Schumanns, with pianist Pedja Muzijevic, June 12, 13, and 17; and Brahms & the Search for a Symphony, June 19, 20, and 24. Discussions led by noted scholars, and musicians will take place prior to each Brahms program.  (more...)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Announces Four Musicians Selected For Resident Fellows ProgramLos Angeles Philharmonic Association Announces Four Musicians Selected For Resident Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced today the four musicians selected for the LA Phil Resident Fellows program. The program, announced in November 2017, launched this year as a centerpiece initiative of the LA Phil's Centennial with the purpose of creating a pathway towards a more diverse and inclusive orchestra of tomorrow.   (more...)

NJPAC Announces New SeasonNJPAC Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the country's most diverse arts presenter, announced a sensational opening lineup for the 2018-2019 season, an adventurous range of more than 150 attractions - Bollywood to ballet, hip-hop to K-pop - for every kind of audience. (more...)

CLASSICAL BRIDGE, Inaugural Music Festival, Academy & Conference in NYC This AugustCLASSICAL BRIDGE, Inaugural Music Festival, Academy & Conference in NYC This August
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

This August, New York City will host the first ever Classical Bridge, an international music festival, academy and conference designed to build bridges through the music. Presented by New York Concert Artists & Associates (NYCA), the inaugural event runs August 4 - 11 at Merkin Concert Hall atKaufman Music Center (129 West 67th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave), Symphony Space (2537 Broadway, at 96th Street), and Steinway Hall (1133 Avenue of the Americas at 44th Street). For tickets. reservations and more information visit www.ClassicalBridge.org. (more...)

Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2018/19 SeasonYounes & Soraya Nazarian Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Continuing the momentum created with the current season launch of its Music Knows No Borders series, Executive Director Thor Steingraber unveils the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts' 2018-19 Season, which features four world premieres, two American premieres, several of the world's greatest orchestras, innovative jazz programs, two tributes to Hollywood legends, Broadway classics plus artists from 18 different nations who will appear on stage at The Soraya next season.  New Subscription Series tickets will go on sale May 1, 2018. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Shines The Spotlight On The Moulton Theatre's Big 50th At GalaLaguna Playhouse Shines The Spotlight On The Moulton Theatre's Big 50th At Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The spotlight will shine bright at the Laguna Playhouse' annual gala, May 12, with special performances by 'Phantom of the Opera Star' Davis Gaines, a tribute to the Moulton Theatre's 50th anniversary, and a host of highlights celebrated throughout the much-anticipated, elegant affair. (more...)

3rd Annual YoungArts Foundation Gala Raises More Than 700k For Emerging Artists3rd Annual YoungArts Foundation Gala Raises More Than 700k For Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), along with honorary co-chairs Agnes Gund, Naeem Khan and Anna Deavere Smith, and gala co-chairs Sarah Arison, Diana DiMenna and Sandra Tamer, welcomed more than 220 of New York's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the third annual YoungArts New York Gala. (more...)

Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2018 ProgrammingBoston University Tanglewood Institute Announces Summer 2018 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

???????Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)-one of North America's premiere summer training programs for young musicians-announces its 2018 programs and events today. The 2018 BUTI summer season, which will take place at Tanglewood and on the BUTI campus in Lenox, MA, June 17-August 11, features concert and recital programming throughout the Berkshires; workshops led by distinguished performers and teachers from Boston University College of Fine Arts and the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO); Visiting Artists conductor Teddy Abrams (BUTI '03) and bassist Joseph Conyers (BUTI '98); Artist-in-Residence Nico Muhly (BUTI '96, '97); and rich programs of learning and performance for students ages 10-20. Led by Executive Director Hilary Field Respass, BUTI is the only program of its kind associated with one of the world's great symphony orchestras, the Boston Symphony Orchestra. BUTI's 2018 Summer Concert Series is generously sponsored by M&T Bank. (more...)

Final Performance Of CALDER QUARTET's Three-Year Residency At The Broad Stage Announced, 4/29Final Performance Of CALDER QUARTET's Three-Year Residency At The Broad Stage Announced, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the final performance in The Calder Quartet's three-year residency at The Broad Stage on Sunday, April 29 at 4:00pm.  This inventive and passionate quartet explores the profound beauty of Beethoven's String Quartets paired with classical and contemporary works. (more...)

Liquid Music Series Presents Grand Band, 5/16Liquid Music Series Presents Grand Band, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

???????Grand Band, a New York-based "supergroup" (New York Times) formed by pianists Erika Dohi, David Friend, Paul Kerekes, Blair McMillen, Lisa Moore and Isabelle O'Connell, makes its Midwest debut at the Ordway Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 16. Their performance features the world premiere of Three Fragile Systems by Missy Mazzoli alongside music by Julius Eastman, Michael Gordon, Paul Kerekes and Kate Moore. (more...)

Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces 2018-2019 SeasonCelebrity Series Of Boston Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2018-2019 season today, marking 80 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. In total, the 2018-2019 season will include 50 music, dance, and entertainment mainstage engagements, including a new artistic initiative to present three dance ensembles in their Boston debuts with live music at NEC's Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre. The season will open on September 23 with Jazz Along the Charles, A Walkable Concert along the Charles River Esplanade featuring 25 jazz ensembles along a 2-mile loop. Neighborhood Arts will feature more than 150 workshops, classes, and concerts in schools and community venues performances across Boston. (more...)

San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 SeasonSan Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season Featuring First Concerts Conducted by Rafael Payare as Music Director Designate, 14 Works New to San Diego Symphony Repertoire, (more...)

San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season Featuring First Concerts Conducted by Rafael Payare as Music DirectorSan Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season Featuring First Concerts Conducted by Rafael Payare as Music Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Rafael Payare's highly anticipated inaugural concerts as San Diego Symphony's Music Director Designate take place as part of the annual January Festival. It will mark his only Jacobs Masterworks appearance this season and will feature acclaimed cellist Alisa Weilerstein and the orchestra's first-ever performance of Benjamin Britten's Symphony for Cello and Orchestra. He will also perform in a special Discovery Night concert on January 10, with all funds from this concert going to support the San Diego Symphony's Learning and Community Engagement programs. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Orchestra of St. Luke's continues its 2018 Baroque Music Series with The Musical Offering & Frederick the Great, in two concerts: April 23 at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, and April 29 at Brooklyn Museum. Music created in collaboration and rivalry within the court of the 18th century Prussian King, Frederick the Great, makes up the program featuring the trio sonata from Bach's beloved Musical Offering. Based on a complex 21-note theme Frederick himself is thought to have written in an effort to stump the composer, the heart of Bach's masterwork is heard here alongside works by Frederick's court composers of choice: Quantz, Graun, and Bach's son, C.P.E., rumored to be the real author of the Musical Offering theme. (more...)

The McCallum Theatre Announces A Blockbuster 2018-19 Season Including RENT, JERSEY BOYS, SPAMALOT, SOMETHING ROTTEN And MoreThe McCallum Theatre Announces A Blockbuster 2018-19 Season Including RENT, JERSEY BOYS, SPAMALOT, SOMETHING ROTTEN And More
by David Green - Apr 2, 2018

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup as it begins its fourth decade of presenting world-class artists and entertainers for Coachella Valley audiences.  The new season includes McCallum debuts, iconic superstars, family-friendly entertainment, holiday sensations, with some mariachi, Bollywood, ballet, comedy and entertaining geography lessons all part of a very full and exciting season that also presents an outstanding roster of  Broadway favorites.  (more...)

Harris Theater Announces 18-19 Mix At Six, Exelon Family SeriesHarris Theater Announces 18-19 Mix At Six, Exelon Family Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

The Harris Theater announced last night the five artists and ensembles appearing in the 2018-19 Mix at Six series: British-Bahraini jazz trumpeter Yazz Ahmed, Afro-Cuban vocalist Dayme Arocena, Spanish guitarist Pablo Sainz Villegas, Quebecois circus arts ensemble Cirque Eloize, and some of the best young dancers from right here in our city - the Chicago Academy for the Arts Repertory Dance Company. (more...)

MasterVoices Presents New Production Of ORPHIC MOMENTS At JALC Rose TheaterMasterVoices Presents New Production Of ORPHIC MOMENTS At JALC Rose Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

MasterVoices - dedicated to celebrating the power of the human voice through the art of musical storytelling - presents two performances of a new production of Orphic Moments, in conjunction with producers Anthony Roth Costanzo and Cath Brittan.  (more...)

Itzhak Perlman Comes to MPAC In AprilItzhak Perlman Comes to MPAC In April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Itzhak Perlman, one of the world's great violinists, returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 21 at 8 pm. Tickets are 79-$129. (more...)

The Columbus Symphony Welcomes Classical Violin Superstar Joshua BellThe Columbus Symphony Welcomes Classical Violin Superstar Joshua Bell
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

For one night only, Joshua Bell, classical music's star violinist, returns to the Columbus Symphony for the first time since 1999, to perform the deeply romantic concerto of Max Bruch. Maestro Milanov closes the season with Margaret Brouwer's 2003 composition, Pulse, and Brahms' glowing final symphony. (more...)

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