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New York Youth Symphony Launches Fellowship ProgramNew York Youth Symphony Launches Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

New York Youth Symphony (NYYS), under the guidance of a new three-year strategic plan, is launching a new fellowship program to identify, train, and mentor students from underrepresented communities who wish to prepare for and attend college. Students in their sophomore and junior years of high school accepted into the NYYS orchestra, chamber music, jazz, conducting, and composition programs are eligible to apply for the fellowships which will last one or two years. Awarded fellows will participate in the NYYS program of their choice, including performances, rehearsals, sectionals, master classes and workshops, and receive a $5,000 stipend to offset costs of NYYS fees, private lessons, travel, and instrument maintenance. (more...)

FIAF Presents Annie Dorsen's THE GREAT OUTDOORS at 2017 Crossing the Line FestivalFIAF Presents Annie Dorsen's THE GREAT OUTDOORS at 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

As part of the 2017 edition of its celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is pleased to present the US Premiere of Annie Dorsen's The Great Outdoors, Thursday, September 21, through Saturday, September 23, at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. (more...)

Gustavo Ramirez World Premiere, New Works by Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's 2017 New York City Center SeasonGustavo Ramirez World Premiere, New Works by Twyla Tharp and More Set for Alvin Ailey's 2017 New York City Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage from November 29th - December 31st, 2017. (more...)

ACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 LineupACQUANETTA, FELLOW TRAVELERS, THE ECHO DRIFT and More Among PROTOTYPE Festival's 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now invigorates New York City January 7-20, 2018, with the sixth annual showcase of progressive opera and music-theatre, curated by co-founding directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth Morrison Projects) and Kim Whitener (of HERE), along with newly appointed co-director Jecca Barry (of Beth Morrison Projects). Since its launch in 2013, the Prototype Festival has presented a phenomenal 32 new works across five seasons, propelling the industry forward as a first-rate presenter and influencer. (more...)

Doug Varone & Dancers to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at Jacob's Pillow This AugustDoug Varone & Dancers to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at Jacob's Pillow This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

As Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival rings in 85 seasons, Doug Varone & Dancers celebrates its 30th anniversary as a company with a program in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 2-6. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Today for Miami City Ballet's 2017-18 SeasonSingle Tickets on Sale Today for Miami City Ballet's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Single tickets for Miami City Ballet's 2017-2018 season will go on sale on July 10 for all of the company's Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach performances. (more...)

Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum Present KAKI KINGBang on a Can and The Jewish Museum Present KAKI KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum's 2017-18 concert season, which will focus on pioneering female artists, begins on July 20 with a performance featuring the distinctive and exceptional indie-guitarist Kaki King. (more...)

BWW Opera Preview, Part I: Hot Time, Summer in the City and NorthBWW Opera Preview, Part I: Hot Time, Summer in the City and North
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 29, 2017

Classic and contemporary, opera and orchestral, the music doesn't stop when the temperatures climb in New York, whether you're in New York City, or ready to travel to one of the festivals that dot the landscape of the Northeast. Musical life doesn't stop when the Met closes its doors: Here's a look “from here to eternity”…in the first part of our series on summertime's opera/vocal venues, covering New York City and Westchester. (more...)

MTT and the New World Symphony's 2017-18 Season Celebrates 30 Years of Training the Next Generation of Classical MusiciansMTT and the New World Symphony's 2017-18 Season Celebrates 30 Years of Training the Next Generation of Classical Musicians
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

With the launch of its 2017-18 season this fall, the New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy (NWS), led by Co-Founder and Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), celebrates 30 years as the nation's most innovative training ground for the next generation of classical musicians, preparing its resident Fellows for professional careers through an experiential curriculum of hands-on training, live performance, and audience interaction. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers TheatreTREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

The SPCO's Liquid Music Series Announces 2017-18 SeasonThe SPCO's Liquid Music Series Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's pioneering Liquid Music Series announces today the full schedule of events for its 2017.18 season. (more...)

YPC Summer Events to Include International Tours, 92nd Street Y Concerts, and Mostly Mozart DebutYPC Summer Events to Include International Tours, 92nd Street Y Concerts, and Mostly Mozart Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The award-winning Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) and Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez, launch their summer season on Tuesday, June 6 with a tour to Finland, the first of two European tours this summer. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and MoreBang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA - plus a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

The Crossing presents World Premiere of Michael Gordon's Major New Choral Memoir ANONYMOUS MANThe Crossing presents World Premiere of Michael Gordon's Major New Choral Memoir ANONYMOUS MAN
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Anonymous Man is Michael Gordon's first concert-length solo choral work. It was commissioned by The Crossing and written for the choir's 24 voices. Gordon merges subtle rhythmic invention with incredible power in his music, embodying, in the words of The New Yorker's Alex Ross, 'the fury of punk rock, the nervous brilliance of free jazz and the intransigence of classical modernism.' (more...)

Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave FestivalIvo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), today announced programming for the 2017 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 14 through December 16 and comprises 31 dance, music, opera, theater, physical theater, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

Five Orchestra Musicians to Receive Ford Musician Awards from LeagueFive Orchestra Musicians to Receive Ford Musician Awards from League
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Five orchestra musicians will receive Ford Musician Awards for Excellence in Community Service from the League of American Orchestras for their important work in hospitals, correctional facilities, schools, museums, and more. The League program, made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, celebrates orchestra musicians and the inspirational work they do in their communities. (more...)

Nashville's OZ Arts Center Reveals 2017-18 SeasonNashville's OZ Arts Center Reveals 2017-18 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 15, 2017

OZ Arts Nashville, Music City's critically acclaimed and pioneering contemporary arts center, Monday announced its 2017-18 season, programmed by artistic director Lauren Snelling to include works that are described, by turns, as viscerally beautiful, death-defying, innovative and topical. Headlining the range of offerings is the December 1 appearance of the legendary American soprano Renee Fleming who will be starring in the 2018 Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. (more...)

Ford Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & MoreFord Theatres Sets 2017 Summer Season with Inaugural IGNITE @ THE FORD! Series & More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Ford Theatres today announced a spectacular season for Summer 2017 at the fully transformed John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The 2017 season will open on Saturday, July 15 with a performance by famed tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and runs through Monday, October 16. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Present Two-Day Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg at MoMABang on a Can to Present Two-Day Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg at MoMA
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

In conjunction with The Museum of Modern Art's exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends (May 21-September 17, 2017), Pulitzer prize-winning composer David Lang and the music collective Bang on a Can will present a pair of concerts on Tuesday, May 23 and Wednesday, May 24 at 7pm at the museum's T1 (Titus 1) Theater (11 W 53rd St.), featuring commentary exploring these artistic exchanges and their legacy for contemporary music. (more...)

Dance Center's 17-18 Season Features Cloud Gate's ReturnDance Center's 17-18 Season Features Cloud Gate's Return
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces its 44th season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance. (more...)

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