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World Premiere Recordings Released Of Thomas Adès' Acclaimed Concerto For Piano And  Photo World Premiere Recordings Released Of Thomas Adès' Acclaimed Concerto For Piano And Orchestra And 'Totentanz'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has added another CD to its extensive and prestigious discography: world-premiere recordings made live at Symphony Hall of Thomas Adès' Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (performed in 2019) and Totentanz (2016), featuring pianist Kirill Gerstein, mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn, baritone Mark Stone, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the composer's direction. They are part of a new album from Deutsche Grammophon, set for international release on February 28, 2020.

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Spring 2020 Series Features Alan Alda, the Verona Quartet Photo Bridgehampton Chamber Music Spring 2020 Series Features Alan Alda, the Verona Quartet, and 'Colorful Winds'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival has a - slightly - new name: Bridgehampton Chamber Music. Long Island's longest-running classical music festival is streamlining its name to include all its activities: the summer festival, the spring series, and the recording label.

Telegraph Quartet Performs Composer Robert Sirota's 'Wave Upon Wave' At The Morris Mu Photo Telegraph Quartet Performs Composer Robert Sirota's 'Wave Upon Wave' At The Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

On Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 2pm, the San Francisco-based Telegraph Quartet, winner of the 2016 Naumburg Chamber Music Award, joins forces with composer Robert Sirota for a performance presented by the Live Arts Series at the Morris Museum (6 Normandy Heights Road) in Bickford Theatre. This concert is part of Sirota @ 70, a celebration throughout the 2019-2020 concert season featuring residencies, performances, and premieres in honor of the composer's 70th birthday.

The Boston Modern Orchestra Project And Record Label BMOP/sound, Launch Online Radio  Photo The Boston Modern Orchestra Project And Record Label BMOP/sound, Launch Online Radio Station
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Known as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to 20th and 21st century music, BMOP/sound today announced the debut of BMOP Radio, its own commercial-free, 24/7 online streaming radio station broadcasting the label's entire catalog of 75+ recordings. 

Leon Fleisher Announces Updated Program For 90th Birthday Celebration At Carnegie Hal Photo Leon Fleisher Announces Updated Program For 90th Birthday Celebration At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Renowned pianist and pedagogue Leon Fleisher has updated the program for his celebratory 90th birthday recital at Carnegie Hall today, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall to include works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Mozart, along with two selections by Leon Kirchner. Joining Mr. Fleisher on stage are notable friends and colleagues, Jonathan Biss and Yefim Bronfman, whom Mr. Fleisher has mentored throughout his illustrious career. Mr. Fleisher will also be joined by special guests the Dover Quartet and Rachel Calin on bass. The evening's revised program reflects the repertoire that Mr. Fleisher wished to put forth for this celebratory occasion. Full program information is listed below.

ASPECT Foundation Presents Classical Vienna Feat. The Orion String Quartet With Clari Photo ASPECT Foundation Presents Classical Vienna Feat. The Orion String Quartet With Clarinetist Alexander Bedenko
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

The ASPECT Foundation for Music & Arts continues its third New York City season of illuminating performances today, January 23, 2019 at 7:30pm with Classical Vienna at Bohemian National Hall. The program features the acclaimed Orion String Quartet in Haydn's String Quartet Op. 50 No. 2 and Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A major, K.581 performed with clarinetist Alexander Bedenko.

Leon Fleisher Announces Updated Program For 90th Birthday Celebration At Carnegie Hal Photo Leon Fleisher Announces Updated Program For 90th Birthday Celebration At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Renowned pianist and pedagogue Leon Fleisher has updated the program for his celebratory 90th birthday recital at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall to include works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Mozart, along with two selections by Leon Kirchner. Joining Mr. Fleisher on stage are notable friends and colleagues, Jonathan Biss and Yefim Bronfman, whom Mr. Fleisher has mentored throughout his illustrious career. Mr. Fleisher will also be joined by special guests the Dover Quartet and Rachel Calin on bass. The evening's revised program reflects the repertoire that Mr. Fleisher wished to put forth for this celebratory occasion. Full program information is listed below.

ASPECT Foundation Presents Classical Vienna Feat. The Orion String Quartet With Clari Photo ASPECT Foundation Presents Classical Vienna Feat. The Orion String Quartet With Clarinetist Alexander Bedenko
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The ASPECT Foundation for Music & Arts continues its third New York City season of illuminating performances on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7:30pm with Classical Vienna at Bohemian National Hall. The program features the acclaimed Orion String Quartet in Haydn's String Quartet Op. 50 No. 2 and Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A major, K.581 performed with clarinetist Alexander Bedenko.

BMOP/sound, Celebrates 60th Album Release, 'Leon Kirchner: Music for Orchestra' Photo BMOP/sound, Celebrates 60th Album Release, 'Leon Kirchner: Music for Orchestra'
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Known as the nation's foremost label launched by an orchestra and devoted exclusively to new music, BMOP/sound today announced the release of its landmark 60th album, Leon Kirchner: Music for Orchestra. Showcasing a broad range of the great, late American composer's career, the album marks the only recording of Kirchner's complete orchestral music. Led by conductor Gil Rose and performed by the intrepid musicians of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the recording spans over 50 years of Kirchner's life, offering superb insights into the composer and his art.

Composer Robert Sirota's BIRDS OF PARADISE To Be Performed at Manhattan School of Mus Photo Composer Robert Sirota's BIRDS OF PARADISE To Be Performed at Manhattan School of Music on Faculty Recital
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

On Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:30pm, composer Robert Sirota's Birds of Paradise – performed by flutist Linda Chesis, clarinetist David Valbuena, and pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine – will be presented on flutist Linda Chesis' Manhattan School of Music Faculty Recital, For the Birds, in the School's Greenfield Hall (120 Claremont Avenue). Birds of Paradise was commissioned and premiered by the Webster Trio in 2008 at the National Flute Association annual convention in Kansas City, MO. This performance will include commissioned videography by Jim Berman. Sirota explains, “In 2014, Linda Chesis programmed Birds of Paradise on the Cooperstown Music Festival. Having discovered the absolutely fantastic video footage of actual birds of paradise taken in New Guinea by the Cornell Birds of Paradise lab, she commissioned a video from Jim Berman to be performed with my piece.”

Telegraph Quartet + Philip Glass Ensemble Join San Francisco Conservatory Of Music St Photo Telegraph Quartet + Philip Glass Ensemble Join San Francisco Conservatory Of Music Students and Alumni At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) will be represented by faculty and student musicians in two uniquely compelling concerts at Carnegie Hall this February. Founded in November 1917, SFCM marks its centennial this season as the oldest and most prestigious stand-alone conservatory in the American West.

Naumburg Winners Telegraph Quartet Premiere Robert Sirota's Wave Upon Wave at Carnegi Photo Naumburg Winners Telegraph Quartet Premiere Robert Sirota's Wave Upon Wave at Carnegie Hall 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:30pm, the Telegraph Quartet, winners of the 2016 Naumburg Competition, will perform the world premiere of composer Robert Sirota's third string quartet, Wave Upon Wave, at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall (57th Street and Seventh Avenue), presented by The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation. Sirota's new work was commissioned by The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for the competition winners. The concert will also include Kirchner's String Quartet No. 1 and Schoenberg's String Quartet No. 1 in N*E*R*D Minor, Op. 7.

Neave Trio Performs Bernstein& More in All-American Program at DiMenna Center Photo Neave Trio Performs Bernstein& More in All-American Program at DiMenna Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

On Friday, January 5, 2018 at 8pm the Neave Trio (Anna Williams, violin; Mikhail Veselov, cello; Eri Nakamura, piano) will present a program entitled Three Piano Trios from America to the Moon at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music's Cary Hall

Open Source Music Festival to Launch Next Month at Abrons Arts Center Photo Open Source Music Festival to Launch Next Month at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The Open Source Music Festival, November 16-18, 2017 at the Abrons Arts Center, takes its inspiration from the collaborations and connections between artists. The groundbreaking event explores the phenomenon of Open Source through a musical lens.

Open Source Music Festival to Launch Next Month at Abrons Arts Center Photo Open Source Music Festival to Launch Next Month at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

The Open Source Music Festival, November 16-18, 2017 at the Abrons Arts Center, takes its inspiration from the collaborations and connections between artists. The groundbreaking event explores the phenomenon of Open Source through a musical lens.

PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY to Feature Joel Fan, Julia Zilberquit, and More at  Photo PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY to Feature Joel Fan, Julia Zilberquit, and More at Kaufman Music Center Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center's famed acoustics will be put to the test when PREformances with Allison Charney fills the celebrated New York City concert hall with the sound of music on October 16 at 1PM.

Music In The Air! Renowned Cellist YO-YO Ma Returns To The McCallum Theatre Accompani Photo Music In The Air! Renowned Cellist YO-YO Ma Returns To The McCallum Theatre Accompanied By Kathryn Stott
by David Green - Sep 26, 2017

Through the generosity of Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer, the McCallum Theatre presents renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, with Kathryn Stott accompanying on piano, on Thursday, November 9, at 8:00pm. Recognized for his artistic mastery and inspirational career, cellist Yo-Yo Ma returns to the McCallum Theatre for a captivating recital with long-time collaborator Kathryn Stott, one of Britain's most versatile and imaginative pianists. Yo-Yo Ma's multi-faceted career is testament to his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences, and his personal desire for artistic growth and renewal. Whether performing new or familiar works from the cello repertoire, coming together with colleagues for chamber music, or exploring cultures and musical forms outside the Western classical tradition, Mr. Ma strives to find connections that stimulate the imagination.

Robert Sirota's American Pilgrimage Presented by Concerts on the Slope Set for Brookl Photo Robert Sirota's American Pilgrimage Presented by Concerts on the Slope Set for Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

On Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3pm, Concerts on the Slope presents composer Robert Sirota's second string quartet, American Pilgrimage, at St. John's Episcopal Church (139 St. John's Place).

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Appoints Telegraph Quartet to Quartet-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the appointment of the Telegraph Quartet as the institution's next quartet-in-residence. The position, which the Quartet will hold from the 2017-18 season through the 2019-20 season, will showcase the ensemble through public performances at SFCM.

Alan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A second performance of 'Brahms and the Schumanns,' narrated by Alan Alda, has been added to the schedule of the 2017 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This program, which opens the festival, will now be performed on July 30 and 31.

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