The Jewish Museum And Bang On A Can Present Young People's Chorus Of New York City The Jewish Museum And Bang On A Can Present Young People's Chorus Of New York City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum's 2019-2020 concert season, pairing innovative music with the Museum's exhibitions, begins on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7:30pm. The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC), founded and directed by Francisco J. Nuñez, perform a concert that will include songs and poems by Leonard Cohen and others, coinciding with the Jewish Museum's exhibition, Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything. Recognized throughout New York City and internationally as one of the leading and most diverse children's choirs, YPC is a longtime and frequent collaborator with Bang on a Can. The chorus has forged a unique presence in the city's music community both as a champion commissioner and performer of new works by today's leading composers and for its innovative vocal arrangements that consistently cross all musical borders. (more...)

The Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary Recipients The Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) will award the 25th Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid-career artists at a celebration hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in New York City on Monday, May 13. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers Returns to BAM with New York Premiere of IN THE SHELTER OF THE FOLD/EPILOGUE Doug Varone and Dancers Returns to BAM with New York Premiere of IN THE SHELTER OF THE FOLD/EPILOGUE
by Sarah Hookey - May 9, 2019

 Doug Varone and Dancers returns to BAM with the New York premiere of in the shelter of the fold / epilogue, an evening-length work of seven interconnected vignettes that considers and questions faith. (more...)

Rite Of Summer Music Festival 2019 Season Announced! Rite Of Summer Music Festival 2019 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the 9th season of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2019 on Governors Island, New York City. Rite of Summer will present free outdoor concerts from June through September.  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...)

Rite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2019 Season Rite of Summer Music Festival Announces 2019 Season
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2019

Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the 9th season of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2019 on Governors Island, New York City. Rite of Summer will present free outdoor concerts from June through September.  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...)

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces Inaugural Women In Classical Music Symposium The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces Inaugural Women In Classical Music Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced today the programming and guests for the inaugural Women in Classical Music Symposium. This intensive and comprehensive symposium, sponsored by J.P. Morgan, held November 6-9, 2019, in Dallas, Texas, will feature talks, a public keynote presentation and panel discussions on topics relevant to women in the classical music industry and their unique struggles and triumphs. The event will also include important networking opportunities and performances and will appeal to individuals in all roles of classical music - orchestra members, soloists, composers, conductors and administrators - with pathways for conversation and discussion. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center Announces Luna Composition Lab Showcase Kaufman Music Center Announces Luna Composition Lab Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8 (7 pm), the five 2019 Fellows in Kaufman Music Center's Luna Composition Lab mentorship program for young, female-identifying, non-binary and gender non-conforming composers will premiere their commissions at Merkin Hall. As part of Kaufman Music Center's multi-year Solar Flare series, the program also includes Shelley Washington's A Kind of Lung, Mary Halvorson's Spirit Splitter and music by Alex Temple. Tickets are $15, available at kaufmanmusiccenter.org. The concert will also be live-streamed via Kaufman Music Center's Facebook page. (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas To Bring New World Symphony To Carnegie Hall Michael Tilson Thomas To Bring New World Symphony To Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Next month, 2018-19 Carnegie Hall Perspectives Artist Michael Tilson Thomas brings to New York the postgraduate Fellows of his Miami-based New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy, which he co-founded more than 30 years ago as the nation's most innovative training ground for the next generation of classical musicians. As Artistic Director, he works with Fellows at the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center to further their artistic and professional development-guiding them according to NWS's experiential curriculum of live performance, hands-on training, and community engagement. (more...)

Programs Announced For Kaufman Music Center's Luna Composition Lab Showcase Programs Announced For Kaufman Music Center's Luna Composition Lab Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8 (7 pm), the five 2019 Fellows in Kaufman Music Center's Luna Composition Lab mentorship program for young, female-identifying, non-binary and gender non-conforming composers will premiere their commissions at Merkin Hall. As part of Kaufman Music Center's multi-year Solar Flare series, the program also includes Shelley Washington's A Kind of Lung, Mary Halvorson's Spirit Splitter and music by Alex Temple. Tickets are $15, available at kaufmanmusiccenter.org. The concert will also be live-streamed via Kaufman Music Center's Facebook page. (more...)

Cantaloupe Music, innova Recordings to Release Jeffrey Brooks' 'The Passion' Cantaloupe Music, innova Recordings to Release Jeffrey Brooks' 'The Passion'
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

innova Recordings and Cantaloupe Music announce the May 10, 2019 joint release of The Passion, a new album featuring the music of composer Jeffrey Brooks, recorded by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and Contemporaneous, and conducted by David Bloom. The Passion includes the world premiere recordings of After the Treewatcher, Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother, and The Passion. The album was produced and recorded by Damian leGassick and recorded at the Power Station at BerkleeNYC in May 2018, and is the first joint release between Cantaloupe Music and innova Recordings. (more...)

The Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary Panelists The Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary Panelists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

May 13 marks the 25th year the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA) will be presented to five risk-taking, mid-career artists - experimenters - who are challenging and transforming art, their respective disciplines, and society. Founded and conceived by legendary musician, philanthropist and artist Herb Alpert, and his Grammy-winning vocalist wife, Lani Hall in conjunction with the California Institute of the Arts, the HAAIA has been awarded to 125 artists in the five disciplines of dance, film/video, music, theatre and visual arts. Each artist receives a $75,000 unrestricted prize and a one-week residency at CalArts which administers the prize on behalf of the Herb Alpert Foundation. (more...)

Da Camera Announces Its 2019-20 Season; Comic Opera, Chamber Music and More Da Camera Announces Its 2019-20 Season; Comic Opera, Chamber Music and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

Da Camera of Houston announces its 2019/2020 season, which features a lineup spanning a multitude of styles and genres. (more...)

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents A Costume And Dance Commission Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents A Costume And Dance Commission
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents a Works & Process dance and costume commission by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung with new choreography by Christopher Williams and Netta Yerulshamy in collaboration with NYU's Institute for the Study of the Ancient World's exhibition, Hymn to Apollo: The Ancient World and the Ballets Russes, on Sunday and Monday, April 28 and 29, 2019 at 7:30pm (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas and Yuja Wang Collaborate with New World Symphony for Performances This May Michael Tilson Thomas and Yuja Wang Collaborate with New World Symphony for Performances This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas concludes his season-long Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall leading two performances by the New World Symphony, both featuring fellow Perspectivesartist and longtime collaborator pianist Yuja Wang. The first program on Wednesday, May 1 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage includes the New York premiere of Julia Wolfe's Fountain of Youth (co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project), Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 5, with Ms. Wang. (more...)

Yuja Wang To Replace Maurizio Pollini in One-Night-Only Performance of Schumann's Piano Concerto Yuja Wang To Replace Maurizio Pollini in One-Night-Only Performance of Schumann's Piano Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Yuja Wang will replace Maurizio Pollini, who has cancelled in order to fully recover from a brief illness, in the one-night-only performance of Schumann's Piano Concerto with the New York Philharmonic led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. The program will also include Johan Wagenaar's Cyrano de Bergerac Overture and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. (more...)

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA Announce Three-Day Music Festival 'LOUD Weekend' Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA Announce Three-Day Music Festival 'LOUD Weekend'
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA announce the launch of a new, three-day music festival called LOUD Weekend, presented for the first time from Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4, 2019, at MASS MoCA in North Adams, located in the Berkshire mountains of western Massachusetts (1040 MASS MoCA Way). Dozens of concerts will take place in the museum's vast galleries and throughout its stunning collection of indoor and outdoor performing arts venues, over the three-day period. Early Bird tickets are available now for $60 (3-Day Pass), for a limited time. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Choir The Crossing Performs Concert Honoring Choral Conductor Joseph Flummerfelt Grammy-Winning Choir The Crossing Performs Concert Honoring Choral Conductor Joseph Flummerfelt
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Grammy-winning new-music choir, The Crossing, announces a program change to its current concert season with For Joe on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8pm at The Crossing's home, The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill. For Joe honors the life of Joseph Flummerfelt, the preeminent choral conductor of our time who passed away on March 1. Flummerfelt was a former teacher of conductor Donald Nally and together they wrote the 2011 book Conversations With Joseph Flummerfelt: Thoughts on Conducting, Music, and Musicians. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Notables Presents The 15th Annual NOTABLE OCCASION Carnegie Hall Notables Presents The 15th Annual NOTABLE OCCASION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m., Nicola and Beatrice Bulgari and the Carnegie Hall Notables-a membership and ticket program for music enthusiasts in their 20s and 30s-will host the 15th Annual Notable Occasion. This private performance in Zankel Hall for Carnegie Hall Notables and special guests features Carnegie Hall Perspectives artist pianist Yuja Wang in recital with Andreas Ottensamer, principal clarinetist of the legendary Berliner Philharmoniker. After the exclusive concert, Notables gather at Brasserie 8 ½ for a cocktail reception. The 15th Annual Notable Occasion is generously underwritten by Nicola and Beatrice Bulgari. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Netta Yerushalmy's Epic Four Hour, Six Part Series New York Live Arts Presents Netta Yerushalmy's Epic Four Hour, Six Part Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

New York Live Arts (Live Arts) to present the New York premiere of Netta Yerushalmy's Paramodernities, March 14-17, 2019, having commissioned the work as part of the Live Feed Residency Program. The complete six-part encyclopedic series is a multidisciplinary work that weaves theory and performance into a four-hour-long hybrid event. Yerushalmy and a cast of 20 dancers and scholars, ranging in age from 20 to 68, perform deconstructed installments of Nijinsky's “Sacre” (1913), Graham's “Night Journey” (1947), Ailey's “Revelations” (1960), a mix of Cunningham works “Rainforest,” “Sounddance”, “Points in Space”, “Beach Birds”,  and “Ocean” (1968-1990), dance numbers from the 1969 Fosse's film “Sweet Charity”, and a response to Balanchine's “Agon” (1957) that includes none of the original choreography. (more...)

The Jewish Museum And Bang On A Can Present Julia Wolfe's String Quartets Performed By ETHEL The Jewish Museum And Bang On A Can Present Julia Wolfe's String Quartets Performed By ETHEL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum's 2018-2019 concert season, pairing innovative music with the Museum's exhibitions and showcasing leading female performers and composers, continues today, February 28, 2019 at 7:30pm. The acclaimed string quartet ETHEL performs the complete string quartets of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe: Dig Deep, Early that Summer, Four Marys, and Blue Dress. This is the first performance of all of Wolfe's string quartets at one time, on one stage. (more...)

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