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Haochen Zhang Steps in for Lang Lang with China NCPA Orchestra at Carnegie HallHaochen Zhang Steps in for Lang Lang with China NCPA Orchestra at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that pianist Lang Lang must regrettably withdraw from his concert with conductor L Jia and the China NCPA Orchestra on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. as he continues to recover from an inflammation in his left arm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, October 25-November 14, 2017,celebrating the former Philharmonic Music Director and Laureate Conductor on the centennial of his birth. The festival - which is part of the worldwide salute to the legacy of the renowned composer, conductor, pianist, and educator - will center on Bernstein's symphonic cycle, conducted by Alan Gilbert and Leonard Slatkin, complemented by other Bernstein works as well as by music by composers he admired and championed. In addition, the Philharmonic will present a Young People's Concert - the series that Bernstein famously brought to national attention through the television broadcasts - titled Inspirations and Tributes: "Celebrating Leonard Bernstein," conducted by Leonard Slatkin and featuring pianist Makoto Ozone on November 11. A number of other events - ranging from a marathon of Bernstein's Mahler recordings to a partnership with Harvard and University of Michigan to explore Bernstein as an educator and conductor - complement the concerts throughout the centennial season. Bernstein served as the Philharmonic's Music Director from 1958 to 1969, when he was named Laureate Conductor, a title he held until his death in 1990. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival ProgramTHE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Lyric Opera Announces its 2017-18 Resident ArtistsLyric Opera Announces its 2017-18 Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler has announced the selection of the artists for the Resident Artists Program for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Jeffrey Siegel to Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday with KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS at Harris CenterJeffrey Siegel to Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday with KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS at Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel brings power and passion to his celebrated Keyboard Conversations-returning to Folsom for his seventh season. Mr. Siegel will celebrate the maestro's 100th birthday on August 26. (more...)

NY Philharmonic and Bravo! Vail Extend Residency Through Summer 2022NY Philharmonic and Bravo! Vail Extend Residency Through Summer 2022
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Bravo! Vail and the New York Philharmonic have announced a five-year extension of the Orchestra's annual summer residency through the summer of 2022. The Philharmonic has been performing at Bravo! Vail since 2003. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 to be Released by Sony ClassicalVienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 to be Released by Sony Classical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

In May 2017, the Vienna Philharmonic's annual Summer Night Concert was held for the first time directly in front of Vienna's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. This 14th annual concert-conducted by Christoph Eschenbach and featuring soprano Renee Fleming-will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital platforms by Sony Classical on Friday, August 11 and broadcast on PBS's Great Performances on Friday, August 18 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). (more...)

James Reston Jr.'s Famous Historical Play GALILEO'S TORCH Comes to CastletonJames Reston Jr.'s Famous Historical Play GALILEO'S TORCH Comes to Castleton
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

For three nights in July, internationally renowned author James Reston Jr.'s famous biography, Galileo: A Life, will be transformed for stage in Galileo's Torch, and featured at Castleton. (more...)

Piano Superstar Yuja Wang and Maestro Jaap van Zweden Open the HK Phil 2017-18 SeasonPiano Superstar Yuja Wang and Maestro Jaap van Zweden Open the HK Phil 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) kicks off its 2017/18 Season with its Music Director Jaap van Zweden teaming up with Yuja Wang who returns to perform Tchaikovsky's popular First Piano Concerto (1 & 2 September 2017), and the poetic Piano Concerto no. 2 by Beethoven (8 & 9 September 2017). (more...)

Andres Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong Promoted to Associate Conductors with Pittsburgh SymphonyAndres Franco, Francesco Lecce-Chong Promoted to Associate Conductors with Pittsburgh Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Andres Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong, who have served as assistant conductors with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since September 2015, will be renewing their contracts and also be promoted to associate conductors. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Invites Public To Free Tour Send-Off ConcertPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Invites Public To Free Tour Send-Off Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck invite the public to a free concert at Heinz Hall on August 19 at 8 p.m. The program will include highlights from the tour repertoire. The Pittsburgh Symphony's newest disc from Reference Recordings, Shostakovich 5, will be available for the first time at this concert. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 Comes to THIRTEEN's Great PerformancesVienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 Comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Led for the second time by German pianist and conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for its 14th open-air concert, with a program inspired by fairy tales and myths, in Austria's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace Gardens. The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances (more...)

Five Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development ProgramFive Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Beginning in the 2017-18 season, the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artists Development Program welcomes five new young artists into the acclaimed program established by Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine in 1980. Along with the returning nine participants, the program will train a new generation of artists, including opera singers, coaches, and pianists. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 to Close with Budapest Festival Orchestra's DON GIOVANNILincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 to Close with Budapest Festival Orchestra's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival concludes its 51st season with a revival of the acclaimed Budapest Festival Orchestra production of Don Giovanni, directed and conducted by Ivan Fischer, with a cast led by baritone Christopher Maltman; Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director Louis Langree leading two Festival Orchestra programs featuring pianist Kirill Gerstein in his Mostly Mozart debut and violinist Gil Shaham; a special appearance by Langree on piano in a pre-concert recital with Susanna Phillips; and Mostly Mozart artists-in-residence International Contemporary Ensemble performing a nature-inspired program by three pioneering female composers and featuring Wu Wei in his festival debut. (more...)

DRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom CenterDRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Segerstrom Center for the Arts will co-present Tod Browning's 1931 film classic DRACULA starring Bela Lugosi with original music by Philip Glass performed live by the legendary composer at the piano, the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet, with Michael Riesman directing from the keyboard. (more...)

Common to Join Pittsburgh Symphony for A NIGHT OF SYMPHONIC HIP-HOPCommon to Join Pittsburgh Symphony for A NIGHT OF SYMPHONIC HIP-HOP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

A Night of Symphonic Hip-Hop returns to Heinz Hall on Thursday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony and Classical Mystery Tour to Bring the Beatles to Heinz HallPittsburgh Symphony and Classical Mystery Tour to Bring the Beatles to Heinz Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Celebrate 50 years of the groundbreaking Beatles album, “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band,” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Classical Mystery Tour on Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Johnny Mathis to Join Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz HallJohnny Mathis to Join Pittsburgh Symphony at Heinz Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Celebrating his 61st year in the music industry, legendary singer Johnny Mathis returns to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Imperial Brass to Launch Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars Classical Series'Imperial Brass to Launch Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars Classical Series'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Ocean Grove's ever-popular 'Summer Stars Classical Series' kicks off on today, July 6, 2017 with the renowned IMPERIAL BRASS, the NJ-based, 28-piece brass ensemble founded in 1991 by Rutgers University alumni. (more...)

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