GVO Performs Orchestral Brilliance Feat. George Curran In Brubeck's Prague ConcertoGVO Performs Orchestral Brilliance Feat. George Curran In Brubeck's Prague Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) continues its 2018-2019 season with Orchestral Brilliance, led by Music Director Barbara Yahr, on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3:00pm at All Saints Church. The program features New York Philharmonic bass trombonist George Curran as soloist in Chris Brubeck's Prague Concerto; Richard Strauss's lush, romantic Suite from Der Rosenkavalier; and Debussy's impressionistic Nocturnes led by Assistant Conductor Eric Mahl. (more...)

Greenwich Village Orchestra Performs Eastern Romance Featuring Violinist Ming-Feng Hsin In Glazunov's Violin ConcertoGreenwich Village Orchestra Performs Eastern Romance Featuring Violinist Ming-Feng Hsin In Glazunov's Violin Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

The Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) continues its 2018-2019 season with Eastern Romance, led by Music Director Barbara Yahr, on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3:00pm at All Saints Church. The program features longtime Metropolitan Opera Orchestra violinist Ming-Feng Hsin leading the GVO in Dvo k's moving Romance and as soloist in Glazunov's elegant Violin Concerto. The concert concludes with Rachmaninoff's rhapsodic Third Symphony. (more...)

Greenwich Village Orchestra Presents Concerti Per Tutti Featuring Lysander Piano TrioGreenwich Village Orchestra Presents Concerti Per Tutti Featuring Lysander Piano Trio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) presents Concerti Per Tutti, led by Music Director Barbara Yahr, on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 3:00pm at All Saints Church. The ensemble-focused program features the award-winning Lysander Piano Trio (Itamar Zorman, Liza Stepanova, Michael Katz) in Beethoven's lyrical Triple Concerto. The orchestra itself becomes the soloist in Bartok's poignant Concerto for Orchestra. (more...)

Greenwich Village Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season ConcertsGreenwich Village Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) announces its 2018-2019 season concerts, led by Music Director Barbara Yahr. Now in its 32nd season, the GVO is committed to making music at the highest possible level and enriching the lives of both players and audience through emotionally charged, exhilarating performances. All concerts of the 2018-2019 season will take place at All Saints Church (230 East 60th Street, NYC) unless otherwise noted. (more...)

Greenwich Village Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 SeasonGreenwich Village Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) announces its 2018-2019 season concerts, led by Music Director Barbara Yahr. Now in its 32nd season, the GVO is committed to making music at the highest possible level and enriching the lives of both players and audience through emotionally charged, exhilarating performances. All concerts of the 2018-2019 season will take place at All Saints Church, 230 East 60th Street, Manhattan, unless otherwise noted. (more...)

May Festival Announced for Youth Chorus 2018-19 SeasonMay Festival Announced for Youth Chorus 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Singing auditions being held for youth in grades 8-12 to join the May Festival Youth Chorus 2018-19 Season. (more...)

GVO to Perform Verdi's Requiem with St. George's Choral SocietyGVO to Perform Verdi's Requiem with St. George's Choral Society
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 2:30pm, the Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) returns to the beautiful 19th-century Church of the Incarnation (209 Madison Ave.) for its final concert of the season, Requiem Aeternam. The GVO joins forces with St. George's Choral Society, under artistic director and conductor Matthew Lewis, for Verdi's epic Requiem. Requiem's soloists will feature soprano Rebecca Farley, mezzo-soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis, tenor Jonathan Tetelman, and bass Christian Zaremba.  (more...)

The GVO Performs Rachmaninoff, Daugherty, and Shostakovich, 12/2The GVO Performs Rachmaninoff, Daugherty, and Shostakovich, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

On Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7:30pm, The Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) performs Resistance, a thrilling concert of grand orchestral repertoire including Rachmaninoff's Vocalise featuring GVO concertmaster Andrew Pak, Michael Daugherty's Raise the Roof with principal timpanist Gerard Gordon in the athletic solo role, and Shostakovich's defiant Symphony No. 10 at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church (152 West 66th St.). The concert is part of GVO's 2017-2018 season On the Town, a celebration of its home borough of Manhattan led by Music Director Barbara Yahr. (more...)

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CINCINNATI MAY FESTIVAL CHORUS Album Re-Released for the HolidaysCHRISTMAS WITH THE CINCINNATI MAY FESTIVAL CHORUS Album Re-Released for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Cincinnati May Festival Chorus announces the re-release of its popular holiday recording, Christmas with the Cincinnati May Festival Chorus. This album, recorded and produced under the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's Fanfare Cincinnati label, is a full repertoire of a capella pieces that bring forth the true spirit of the holidays. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced the details of an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe led by Music Director Louis Langree over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

Broadway's Grasan Kingsberry and Betsy Struxness to Join Greenwich Village Orchestra for Spring Pops Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On May 7, 2017, at 3:00PM, the Greenwich Village Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor Barbara Yahr, will close its 30th anniversary season at Washington Irving Campus Auditorium (at 17th St. and Irving Place) with a pops concert, Broadway Downtown, featuring performances by guest artists and Broadway stars Grasan Kingsberry (The Color Purple, Motown The Musical, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Aida) and Betsy Struxness (Hamilton, Matilda, Memphis, Wicked). (more...)

Cincinnati May Festival Announces Acclaimed Artist Juanjo Mena will Serve Principal Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Following an extensive, global search, the Cincinnati May Festival announced Juanjo Mena as the Principal Conductor for three years starting in the 2017-18 season. He will lead two performances at the 2018 May Festival and begins duties as the Principal Conductor Designate immediately. (more...)

Cincinnati May Festival Names New Principal Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Following an extensive, global search, the Cincinnati May Festival announced Juanjo Mena as the Principal Conductor for three years starting in the 2017-18 season. He will lead two performances at the 2018 May Festival and begins duties as the Principal Conductor Designate immediately. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Announce Two World Tours In 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Cincinnati Pops announced highly-anticipated international tours to Asia in March of 2017 with six performances in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan, as well as the CSO undertaking an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe over three weeks in August and September. The Orchestra will be on tour for five total weeks in 2017, performing in 12 cities across seven different countries. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony & Pops to Embark on Two International Tours in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Cincinnati Pops announced highly-anticipated international tours to Asia in March of 2017 with six performances in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan, as well as the CSO undertaking an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

The 2016 MAY FESTIVAL to Conclude This Weekend at Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The 2016 May Festival, which celebrates and concludes Music Director James Conlon's 37-year tenure, ends Friday and Saturday, May 27-28 with grand scale performances at Music Hall. These will be the final performances at Music Hall prior to its closing for renovation. On Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m., Mr. Conlon leads Dvo?ak's deeply personal cantata, Stabat Mater, a work was written during a time of deep grief for the composer following the death of his children. This rarely-performed work is full of symbolism, following a journey of mourning to hope of Paradise. At the invitation of James Levine, Mr. Conlon made his May Festival debut in 1978 conducting Stabat Mater (the following year he began his storied tenure as Music Director). Joining the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus will be soloists Julianna DiGiacomo (soprano), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor) and Kristinn Sigmundsson (baritone). (more...)

Violinist Midori Joins IRIS Orchestra This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC tonight, January 23, and at the new Sunday matinee tomorrow, January 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites with Michael Stern and IRIS to perform Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. IRIS will also be performing Georges Bizet's Symphony in C and American composer, Elliot Carter's Symphony No. 1. (more...)

Violinist Midori to Join IRIS Orchestra, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Beloved and brilliant violinist Midori will be joining IRIS Orchestra, under the baton of Michael Stern, on stage at GPAC January 23 and at the new Sunday matinee onJanuary 24, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners. A violin powerhouse since her teenage years, Midori reunites with Michael Stern and IRIS to perform Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. IRIS will also be performing Georges Bizet's Symphony in C and American composer, Elliot Carter's Symphony No. 1. (more...)

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Postpones European Tour Due to Safety Concerns
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Due to the recent attacks in Paris and San Bernadino, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra said that it was postponing its tour of Europe this April. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Performs Tonight at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra (CSYO) will present a concert program at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City tonight, June 13 at 8 p.m. The CSYO, which is comprised of high school student musicians representing high schools from across the Tri- State, will experience a tour that most musicians only dream about culminating in the performance in the famous venue. The students will perform an unusual lineup of repertoire with CSYO Conductor (and CSO Assistant Conductor) William White. (more...)

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