BWW Review: COME THROUGH at the Kennedy Center is a Contemporary TriumphBWW Review: COME THROUGH at the Kennedy Center is a Contemporary Triumph
by Sam Abney - Mar 30, 2019

Monday night's production of Bon Iver and TU Dance's Come Through at the Kennedy Center is one of the most quintessentially contemporary performances on record. Filled with emotional dancing, strobing projections, and barely discernible and highly auto-tuned vocals, the night was a celebration of all things modern. On first thought, such a performance seems out of place in the Center's Concert Hall, arguably the most classical space they possess. Surprisingly, the evening works as a solid addition to the Center's programming. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE Is Presented In A Brilliant Staged Concert By Sydney Philharmonia Choirs at Sydney Opera House.BWW REVIEW: Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE Is Presented In A Brilliant Staged Concert By Sydney Philharmonia Choirs at Sydney Opera House.
by Jade Kops - Oct 6, 2018

The Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Sydney Youth Orchestra and a stellar cast of performers join to present a wonderful expression of Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE under the baton of Sydney Philharmonia Choirs' Artistic and Music Director Brett Weymark and theatrical direction by Mitchell Butel.  (more...)

WYNWOOD FEAR FACTORY Returns To Miami Halloween Weekend with Galantis, RL Grime and MoreWYNWOOD FEAR FACTORY Returns To Miami Halloween Weekend with Galantis, RL Grime and More
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

The largest music and Halloween-themed experience in the Southeast region returns to Miami for its third turn in 2018. Presented by Diskolab, WYNWOOD FEAR FACTORY is set for Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. The two-day event takes place at Miami's premier event venue, Mana Wynwood Warehouse. At its new indoor location, the experience is suited to host the best production for the A-list lineup, including, Galantis, RL Grime, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Duke Dumont, Deorro, Fisher, Getter, Keys N Krates (Live), Tritonal, Brohug, Blackgummy, Alexander Lewis and more. Check out the full confirmed lineup below. (more...)

League Announces Essentials Of Orchestra Management ParticipantsLeague Announces Essentials Of Orchestra Management Participants
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Thirty-four orchestra executives, administrators, musicians, students, and career changers from across the country will participate in the League of American Orchestras' Essentials of Orchestra Management program in Los Angeles, July 16-26. The ten-day immersive seminar, taking place on the campus of the University of Southern California (USC), develops the careers of orchestra managers, providing an in-depth overview of orchestra administration and offering participants the unique opportunity to learn from a faculty of orchestra executives, musicians, and leadership experts. (more...)

Alexander Lewis and MadeinTYO Link Up For WASSUP featuring S'natraAlexander Lewis and MadeinTYO Link Up For WASSUP featuring S'natra
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Following the success of his recent Nick Row featured “Clockwise,” LA-based artist, Alexander Lewis, returns with “Wassup,” an explosive MadeinTYO collaboration with a feature from Harlem native, S'natra,which is available now. As one of the most promising and multi-faceted artists and producers, Alexander is quickly becoming a household name. Kicking off with a catchy hook from MadeinTYO, he then effortlessly dives rapid-fire flow that sets the pace for “Wassup” as a hip-hop anthem. The undeniably catchy track moves onto a standout verse from S'natra who's also previously collaborated with Alexander on his own track “Who Got It” and  “Lemme Put This Cup Down” with Brasstracks. (more...)

Sydney Philharmonia Releases Casting Details for CANDIDESydney Philharmonia Releases Casting Details for CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

2018 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein. Sydney Philharmonia Choirs will acknowledge thissignificant anniversary by participating in the global celebrations to honour Bernstein's legacy, with two planned performances of the choral masterpiece, Candide (1956) on Saturday 29th September and Sunday 30th September 2018 at the Sydney Opera House. (more...)

SnowGlobe Music Festival Wraps It's 7th Annual New Year's CelebrationSnowGlobe Music Festival Wraps It's 7th Annual New Year's Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The 7th annual SnowGlobe Music Festival (SG17) returned this weekend to its gorgeous alpine home in South Lake Tahoe, California, to ring in the New Year. Taking place over three days and nights, SnowGlobe is the largest outdoor New Year's Eve music festival in the country. A truly unique and inspiring experience, fans attended SG17, enjoying over 50 diverse artists performing on three stages, late night afterparties, Big Air snowboard and ski showcases from local Sierra at Tahoe pro-athletes, nightly firework displays and more. (more...)

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Announces 2018 SeasonSydney Philharmonia Choirs Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs has this morning announced its 2018 Season comprising seven stunning productions, from the cornerstones of classical music to the best of Australian and international contemporary, and a centenary production of Bernstein's Broadway hit, Candide. (more...)

Matthew Aucoin's Opera CROSSING, Helmed by Diane Paulus, Makes New York Premiere Tonight at BAMMatthew Aucoin's Opera CROSSING, Helmed by Diane Paulus, Makes New York Premiere Tonight at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

BAM presents The New York premiere of Matthew Aucoin's acclaimed opera Crossing, an American Repertory Theater production directed by Diane Paulus, running tonight, October 3, through October 8, 2017 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave). (more...)

Matthew Aucoin's Opera CROSSING, Helmed by Diane Paulus, to Make New York Premiere at BAMMatthew Aucoin's Opera CROSSING, Helmed by Diane Paulus, to Make New York Premiere at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

BAM presents the New York premiere of Matthew Aucoin's acclaimed opera Crossing, an American Repertory Theater production directed by Diane Paulus, running October 3-8, 2017 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House (30 Lafayette Ave). (more...)

Cincinnati May Festival's THE ORDERING OF MOSES Recording Now Available
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Cincinnati May Festival is proud to announce the release of a new recording on Bridge Records. Under the leadership of Music Director James Conlon, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus (Robert Porco, director) recorded R. Nathaniel Dett's oratorio, The Ordering of Moses, live at Carnegie Hall in May 2014 during the beloved invitational Spring for Music Festival. (more...)

Casting Confirmed for New Opera CROSSING at A.R.T., Directed by Diane Paulus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, announces the casting of the world premiere of Crossing, an opera by Matthew Aucoin, directed by Diane Paulus, featuring the chamber orchestra A Far Cry, produced in association with Music-Theatre Group. (more...)

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Receives a $2 Million Dollar Pledge from Randy and Melvin Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Jay Henderson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announced today that CSOA Trustee Randy Berlin and her husband, Melvin, have pledged $2 million to the CSOA to create the Randy and Melvin Berlin Family Fund for the Canon. This gift provides support for artistic excellence in the programming of core orchestral repertoire by German and Austro-Hungarian composers—such as Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Schubert and Schumann—for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO). (more...)

QPAC Sets Chamber Music for Each Sunday this Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

How would you like to spend your Sunday afternoons inspired by the words of Shakespeare, uplifted by the music of the great composers and entertained by Australian and internationally acclaimed soloists? (more...)

The Met: Live in HD's 2013-14 Season Features 10 Live Transmissions, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to movie theaters, will feature 10 productions in the 2013-14 season, offering a significant portion of the Met season to opera lovers around the world. (more...)

James Levine Returns to the Met to Conduct Three Operas; Full Season Announced Including Nico Muhly, Craig Lucas, Bartlett Sher & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met podium for the first time in two years, conducting three operas with which he has long been associated: a new production of Verdi's final masterpiece Falstaff, Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Berg's Wozzeck. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi will be conducting two operas in the 2013-14 season, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera 2013/2014 Season to Feature FALSTAFF, DIE FLEDERMAUS, PRINCE IGOR and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met podium for the first time in two years, conducting three operas with which he has long been associated: a new production of Verdi's final masterpiece Falstaff, Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Berg's Wozzeck. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi will be conducting two operas in the 2013-14 season, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (more...)

The Met: Live in HD's 2013-14 Season to Feature 10 Live Transmissions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to movie theaters, will feature 10 productions in the 2013-14 season, offering a significant portion of the Met season to opera lovers around the world. (more...)

The Met's 2013-14 Season to Feature 26 Operas, With 6 New Productions, Including a U.S. Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's 2013-14 season will feature many of the world's greatest singers, conductors, and theater artists in 26 operas, including six new productions, of a varied repertory that ranges from the Baroque era to the 21st century. Met Music Director James Levine will return to the Met podium for the first time in two years, conducting three operas with which he has long been associated: a new production of Verdi's final masterpiece Falstaff, Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, and Berg's Wozzeck. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi will be conducting two operas in the 2013-14 season, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (more...)

Eric Owens to Receive Opera Index Distinguished Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

Opera Index presents its 34th Distinguished Achievement Award to the powerful and charismatic bass-baritone Eric Owens at its annual black-tie winter gala on Sunday, January 13. The gala, held in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House at 160 Central Park South, begins at 6 p.m. with a reception in the Petit Salon. Presenting the award to Mr. Owens is a longtime champion of his career, Janet Stovin, the vice president of Opera Index. Last year's Distinguished Achievement Award was presented to opera pioneer and founder of Opera Orchestra of New York, Eve Queler. (more...)

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