The Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Mozart & Mahler This November The Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Mozart & Mahler This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

The Santa Barbara Symphony's 2019/20 Season continues with Mozart & Mahler, Saturday, November 16 at 8:00PM and Sunday, November 17 at 3:00PM, 2019, the second of nine exciting and versatile programs. (more...)

Violinist Gil Shaham To Perform With CSO Violinist Gil Shaham To Perform With CSO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

International violinist sensation, Gil Shaham, will perform at Music Hall November 8 and 9 with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) under Music Director Louis Langrée in Petrouchka + Tchaikovsky. The Saturday evening concert (Nov 9 at 8 pm) is SOLD OUT, but good seats are still available for the Friday night performance (Nov 8 at 8 pm).  (more...)

Quartet 131 To Make New York Debut At Kaufman Center Quartet 131 To Make New York Debut At Kaufman Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

The Quartet brings together Lilit Gampel, Violin, Laura Jean Goldberg, Violin, Andy Lin, Viola, and Robert La Rue, Violoncello. These well-established musicians have come together as a string quartet to explore the richness of the chamber repertoire. Their interpretations demonstrate a depth of emotion while illuminating subtleties within technically demanding masterworks. (more...)

Peak Performances Presents Lena Herzog's Immersive Oratorio And Adjacent Panels On Endangered Languages Peak Performances Presents Lena Herzog's Immersive Oratorio And Adjacent Panels On Endangered Languages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Peak Performances presents Lena Herzog's Last Whispers, an immersive AV experience dedicated to vanishing languages, accompanied by panel discussions on select days, October 16-20 at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Trained in linguistics and philosophy, Herzog, also as an acclaimed photographer, has taken an ongoing interest in indigenous languages, which are disappearing at an astonishing rate. By 2050, half of roughly 7,000 languages spoken around the world will fall silent. Herzog's a?oehaunting and singulara?? (The New Yorker critic Alex Ross) immersive oratorioa?"situated at the intersection of installation art, music, and filma?"features spoken and sung recordings of more than 40 endangered or lost languages. www.lastwhispers.org (more...)

Quartet 131 To Play Works by Schubert & Bloch At Merkin Hall Quartet 131 To Play Works by Schubert & Bloch At Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Quartet 131 to play works by Schubert, Bloch, Dutilleux, and Beethoven on Thursday, October 3, 7:30 pm.MERKIN HALL, Kaufman Music Center. 129 West 67 Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam). (more...)

The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of Gavin Bryars' A NATIVE HILL The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of Gavin Bryars' A NATIVE HILL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Grammy-winning new-music choir The Crossing presents the world premiere of English composer Gavin Bryars' substantial new evening-length a cappella work, A Native Hill, on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 5pm at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia.  (more...)

The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of ​​​​​​​A NATIVE HILL The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of ​​​​​​​A NATIVE HILL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Grammy-winning new-music choir The Crossing presents the world premiere of English composer Gavin Bryars'substantial new evening-length a cappella work, A Native Hill, on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 5pm at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Names Kyle Mustain As Principal English Horn Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Names Kyle Mustain As Principal English Horn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are pleased to announce the appointment of Kyle Mustain to the position of Principal English Horn. Mustain will assume the post in early September for the start of the 2019/2020 season. He comes to Pittsburgh from the Oregon Symphony where he has served in the same position since 2010. (more...)

The Crossing Features On Recording Of Julia Wolfe's FIRE IN MY MOUTH Out Now The Crossing Features On Recording Of Julia Wolfe's FIRE IN MY MOUTH Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

Grammy winning new-music choir, The Crossing, is featured on the New York Philharmonic's new recording of its world premiere performance of Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth out digitally today, August 30, 2019, and in physical format on October 4, 2019 on Decca Gold, Universal Music Group's newly established US classical music label. (more...)

Julia Wolfe's “Fire In My Mouth” Now Available For Pre-Order On Decca Gold Julia Wolfe's “Fire In My Mouth” Now Available For Pre-Order On Decca Gold
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

The New York Philharmonic and Music Director Jaap van Zweden's World Premiere performances of Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth will be released in digital formats on August 30, 2019, and in physical format on October 4, 2019, on Decca Gold, Universal Music Group's newly established US classical music label. It is now available for preorder at https://DeccaGold.lnk.to/Fireinmymouth. The release will mark Decca Gold's fifth New York Philharmonic album. (more...)

Jim James and NSO Pops Set Live Performance Of Upcoming Album Jim James and NSO Pops Set Live Performance Of Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Jim James, founder and frontman of indie-rock band My Morning Jacket, joins the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Pops for a live performance of his upcoming new album. Led by Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra Teddy Abrams, the concert takes place on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at 8 p.m.in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2019"2020 Classical Highlights Carnegie Hall Announces 2019"2020 Classical Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

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

Single Tickets Now On Sale For CSO 2019-20 Season Single Tickets Now On Sale For CSO 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO), under the direction of Music Director Louis Langrée, and the Cincinnati Pops, under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell, are preparing for the 2019-20 season with sales of single tickets to all upcoming performances. Previously only available in subscription bundles, tickets are now being released for single purchase, group sales, and more.  (more...)

American Composers Forum Partners With Roomful Of Teeth In World Premieres At MASS MoCA American Composers Forum Partners With Roomful Of Teeth In World Premieres At MASS MoCA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

On Friday, August 23, 2019 at 8pm, the American Composers Forum partners with GRAMMY-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth in world premieres by Mingjia Chen, Mary Kouyoumdjian, and Peter S. Shin atMASS MoCA. (more...)

ACQUANETTA And GRACE AND MERCY Announced At Bard SummerScape ACQUANETTA And GRACE AND MERCY Announced At Bard SummerScape
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

The 2019 Bard SummerScape festival presents a pair of important new dance and theater works next month. On July 5-7, Evidence, A Dance Company and its founder and artistic director, Ronald K. Brown, make their festival debut with the world premiere of Grace and Mercy. A new SummerScape commission, this two-part program pairs Grace (live), a 20th-anniversary version of Brown's soulful masterpiece Grace, now danced entirely to live music performed by Peven Everett, Gordon Chambers, and others, with the world premiere of Mercy, Brown's new companion piece, which is set to a brand-new score written and performed live by ten-time Grammy-nominee Meshell Ndegeocello. (more...)

Peak Performances Announces 2019-2020 Season And WNET/ALL ARTS Partnership Peak Performances Announces 2019-2020 Season And WNET/ALL ARTS Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Peak Performances announces its 2019-2020 season, considering the vocabularies of the body, genre and form, artistic practices and legacies, cultures, and language itself-how they persevere, disappear, or shift over time with new influences and perspectives. This season, Peak Performances offers its state-of-the-art platform to artists who work with-and sometimes against-these established vocabularies in the creation of exhilarating new performance works and the reinvigoration of preexisting texts, compositions, and choreographies. All performances take place at the Alexander Kasser Theater (1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043). (more...)

Young People's Chorus of New York City Announces Two July Concerts Young People's Chorus of New York City Announces Two July Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

The summer season of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, under Artistic DirectorFounder Francisco J. Nuñez, opens with two New York City concerts before they move on to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic; Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee; and the Tennessee American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) in Murfreesboro, outside of Nashville. (more...)

Rite Of Summer Music Festival Presents Sandbox Percussion, 7/7 Rite Of Summer Music Festival Presents Sandbox Percussion, 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Rite of Summer Music Festival continues its ninth stellar season with Sandbox Percussion performing two free shows on Saturday, July 6th at 1pm and 3pm. The program will feature works by Andy Akiho, Julia Wolfe, Victor Caccese, Elliot Cole, Jonny Allen, Steve Reich and a world premiere by Brendon Randall-Myers. Taking place at Nolan Park on Governors Island, Rite of Summer presents free outdoor concerts through September curated by Co-Artistic Directors Pam Goldberg and Blair McMillen. In a locale The New York Times has called a "Playground for the Arts," the aim of the Festival is simple: to present the highest quality live performances, and to bring free contemporary classical music to as many people as possible in a relaxed, fun, outdoor setting.  (more...)

Houston Chamber Choir Announces 2019-2020 Season Houston Chamber Choir Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Houston Chamber Choir announces its 24th season, Illuminations, with a diverse and enthralling repertoire featuring world renowned special guests and guest artists, new partnerships and a world premiere. Some of the works explore deeper, existential matters, while other performances will lean toward lighter fare and tradition. (more...)

BWW Review: DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS IN THE SHELTER OF THE FOLD / EPILOGUE is Transcendent and Transfixing BWW Review: DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS IN THE SHELTER OF THE FOLD / EPILOGUE is Transcendent and Transfixing
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jun 11, 2019

Doug Varone and Dancers in the shelter of the fold / epilogue is a transcendent and transfixing inquiry into public and private relationships to faith through seven vignettes that intermingled fluidly at BAM's Fisher from June 5-8th. The thirteen bodies in nearly continuous motion -- choreographed by Varone -- were so mesmerizing that the captivated viewers were on the edge of their seats during the entire performance. The evening was as sonically spellbinding as it was visually enchanting thanks to the complex, varied and at times otherworldly or ethereal sounds provided a diverse array of multiple compositions played by Bang on a Can All-Stars with PUBLIQuartet and Lesley Flanigan. (more...)

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