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New England Conservatory Celebrates Spring With Concerts & Small Ensembles Fest
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2024


Celebrate spring at New England Conservatory with a full day of music, food and dance during the Contemporary Musical Arts department's Small Ensembles Festival on Sunday, May 5. The department will also celebrate its small ensembles on Wednesday and Thursday, May 1 and 2.  

Musician-Led Ensemble Palaver Strings Drops Album Featuring Female Composers
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 16, 2022


Musician-led ensemble Palaver Strings today releases its new album of music by diverse female composers, Ready or Not, on Azica Records. Works on the album include Grażyna Bacewicz’s Concerto for String Orchestra; Non può il mio cuore by Venetian singer, lutenist, and composer Maddalena Casulana; composer Barbara Strozzi’s madrigal Lagrime mie featuring a performance by mezzo-soprano Sophie Michaux; Chicago-based multi-genre composer, vocalist, pianist, and producer Akenya Seymour’s Fear the Lamb; and a set of fiddle tunes by two Portland-based fiddlers, Liz Knowles and Palaver’s own Elizabeth Moore. 

NEC's Winter-Spring 2022 Master Classes And Residencies Feature Musical Trailblazers
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022


New England Conservatory announces the winter-spring 2022 series of master classes and residencies by world-class artists.

New England Conservatory Announces Winter-Spring 2022 Master Classes And Residencies
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022


New England Conservatory has announced the winter-spring 2022 series of master classes and residencies by world-class artists.

Palaver Strings to Release READY OR NOT, A Collection Of Diverse Works By Female Composers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022


On Friday, April 15, 2022, musician-led ensemble Palaver Strings will release its new album of music by diverse female composers, Ready or Not, on Azica Records.

New England Conservatory Announces Spring Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022


New England Conservatory has announced their spring 2022 Season. Highlights include NEC Wind Ensemble and Choirs offer a 50th anniversary celebration of the Wind Ensemble by presenting Igor Stravinsky's 'Symphony of Psalms,' and the world premiere commission of Chris Brubeck's first wind ensemble piece, 'Fifty'.

New England Conservatory's Pioneering Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments Present Fall 2021 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2021


New England Conservatory's internationally renowned Jazz Studies and Contemporary Improvisation Departments announce their 2021 fall season with an array of concerts featuring NEC students performing with faculty and guest artists.

The Martin Hayes Quartet Release Debut Album THE BLUE ROOM
by Tori Hartshorn - Sep 11, 2018


The Martin Hayes Quartet, a new ensemble from one of Ireland's foremost musicians, will release its debut CD The Blue Room in conjunction with their first American tour in October 2018. Kicking off October 11 at New York City's Highline Ballroom, the tour will visit Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music, San Francisco'sFreight And Salvage and other notable U.S. venues along the way. (See below for full tour dates)

Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Music Programming
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2018


Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, presents an exhilarating array of musical programs this spring.

Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Highlights Irish Arts Center's Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017


Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, announces its Spring 2018 lineup, featuring a characteristically wide range of theatrical, musical, dance, literary, podcast, interdisciplinary and educational events.

Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Season
by Tori Hartshorn - Dec 14, 2017


Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Season

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill to Play Irish Arts Center This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016


Fiddler Martin Hayes and guitarist Dennis Cahill, one of the world's great musical duos, return to Irish Arts Center for a two-week residency with a wide range of special guests, October 20-29.

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill to Play Irish Arts Center This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016


Fiddler Martin Hayes and guitarist Dennis Cahill, one of the world's great musical duos, return to Irish Arts Center for a two-week residency with a wide range of special guests, October 20-29.

Art Institute of Chicago Extends IRELAND: CROSSROADS OF ART AND DESIGN thru June 21
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015


The Art Institute of Chicago has decided to extend the exhibition of Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, for another two weeks, through June 21, 2015.

Art Institute Presents IRELAND: CROSSROADS OF ART AND DESIGN, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015


Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, will open at the Art Institute of Chicago on St. Patrick's Day, today, March 17, 2015, with a special ribbon-cutting featuring bagpipes and local dignitaries. It will be the first major exhibition to showcase the decorative and fine arts of 18th century Ireland, bringing together more than 300 objects – many never before seen in public – lent by public and private collectors across North America. The exhibition, which continues through June 7, 2015, will provide an extraordinarily rich overview of Ireland's creative legacy. To add to the Gaelic atmosphere of the show, a temporary Irish pub will be created in the museum's Café Moderno where guests can hoist a beer after they visit the exhibition.

Art Institute to Present IRELAND: CROSSROADS OF ART AND DESIGN, Opening 3/17
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 20, 2015


Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, will open at the Art Institute of Chicago on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2015, with a special ribbon-cutting featuring bagpipes and local dignitaries. It will be the first major exhibition to showcase the decorative and fine arts of 18th century Ireland, bringing together more than 300 objects – many never before seen in public – lent by public and private collectors across North America. The exhibition, which continues through June 7, 2015, will provide an extraordinarily rich overview of Ireland's creative legacy. To add to the Gaelic atmosphere of the show, a temporary Irish pub will be created in the museum's Café Moderno where guests can hoist a beer after they visit the exhibition.

Photo Coverage: The NY Pop's AN EVENING OF CELTIC MUSIC Presented at Carnegie Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 14, 2010


On Friday, March 12, Music Director Steven Reineke led The New York Pops in a festive celebration of St. Patrick's Day with renowned Irish vocalists Ronan Tynan and Méav. BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from the event.

New York Pops Present AN EVENING OF CELTIC MUSIC at Carnegie Hall, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010


On Friday, March 12, 2010 at 8:00PM, Music Director Steven Reineke will lead The New York Pops in a festive celebration of St. Patrick's Day with renowned Irish vocalists Ronan Tynan and Meav. The beloved Irish tenor and the former star of Celtic Woman will headline this memorable night of Celtic music at Carnegie Hall alongside celebrated fiddler Liz Knowles and Uilleann piper Kieran O'Hare.

New York Pops Present AN EVENING OF CELTIC MUSIC at Carnegie Hall, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010


On Friday, March 12, 2010 at 8:00PM, Music Director Steven Reineke will lead The New York Pops in a festive celebration of St. Patrick's Day with renowned Irish vocalists Ronan Tynan and Meav. The beloved Irish tenor and the former star of Celtic Woman will headline this memorable night of Celtic music at Carnegie Hall alongside celebrated fiddler Liz Knowles and Uilleann piper Kieran O'Hare.

NY Pops 27th Season To Feature Wayne Brady, Music Of Mercer, Lerner & Loewe And More
by Charlie Piane - Aug 21, 2009


Conductor Steven Reineke begins his tenure as Music Director of The New York Pops when the orchestra starts its 27th season at Carnegie Hall this coming fall. The New York Pops five-concert subscription series opens on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 8:00PM in Stern Auditorium.

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