Mr. Shepherd News

 
Ross Valley Players Present Jane Austen's PERSUASION, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Ross Valley Players continues the celebration of their 85th season with the North Bay premiere of Jane Austen's final and most nuanced novel, Persuasion, brought to life in a new adaptation by Marin native Jennifer LeBlanc. (more...)

Ross Valley Players to Present Jane Austen's PERSUASION, 11/13-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Ross Valley Players continues the celebration of their 85th season with the North Bay premiere of Jane Austen's final and most nuanced novel, Persuasion, brought to life in a new adaptation by Marin native Jennifer LeBlanc. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Presents THE BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTOS, Featuring Yefim Bronfman, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival will continue with Music Director Alan Gilbert conducting Beethoven's Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 3, featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman as soloist, and the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic Commission of Sean Shepherd's Songs, tonight, June 18, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, June 20 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, June 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

NY Philharmonic to Present THE BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTOS, Featuring Yefim Bronfman, 6/18-21
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival will continue with Music Director Alan Gilbert conducting Beethoven's Piano Concertos Nos. 2 and 3, featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman as soloist, and the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic Commission of Sean Shepherd's Songs, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, June 20 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, June 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Staten Island Historian to Present 'Italianate Architecture on Staten Island' at Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

On Sunday, January 19 at 2 p.m., Staten Island historian Barnett Shepherd will offer a presentation "Italianate Architecture on Staten Island." (more...)

AfroSolo Arts Festival 20 Stages CLIMBING EVERY MOUNTAIN: IN HONOR OF BLACK MEN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

AfroSolo has announced it will join others in paying tribute to the lives, spirit, accomplishments and contributions Black men make in our society. Whether in the arts, science, business, education, law, religion, politics, the arts, or any other mountain, Black men have been tried and tested, yet triumphantly kept their 'Eyes on the Prize.' (more...)

AfroSolo Arts Festival 20 to Stage CLIMBING EVERY MOUNTAIN: IN HONOR OF BLACK MEN, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

AfroSolo has announced it will join others in paying tribute to the lives, spirit, accomplishments and contributions Black men make in our society. Whether in the arts, science, business, education, law, religion, politics, the arts, or any other mountain, Black men have been tried and tested, yet triumphantly kept their 'Eyes on the Prize.' (more...)

Regional Orchestra of the Week: Reno Philharmonic, NV
by BWW Features - May 22, 2013

The Reno Philharmonic Association is the largest performing arts organization in the region, with over 60 professional musicians under the leadership of Music Director Laura Jackson. They perform in Reno, Carson Valley, and the Lake Tahoe region in various outdoor and indoor venues. Reaching over 70,000 people each year, the orchestra presents more than 25 concert performances throughout the year, some free for the community. (more...)

Sean Shepherd Previews New Composition for St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble in OSL@DMC Series Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) next free OSL@DMC event at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music will feature American composer Sean Shepherd previewing his new commission for St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble. Mr. Shepherd will share his thoughts, insights and inspirations, and members of OSL will play excerpts from his new composition. The world premiere of Mr. Shepherd's Quintet will take place at OSL's next chamber series program, entitled Spin Paris, March 3 - 8, 2013. This is his first composition for OSL. (more...)

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble Will Present SPIN PARIS, 3/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble will perform chamber works by three composers who defined French music at the turn of the 20th century, along with a world premiere from American composer Sean Shepherd. Mr. Shepherd is currently working on commissions for the Cleveland Orchestra as a Daniel R. Lewis Composer Fellow, as well as for Carnegie Hall and the New York Philharmonic. His new commission for OSL, Quintet, was inspired by a work of Sergei Prokofiev that was also composed for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and contrabass and reflects the influences of 1920s Paris in Prokofiev's writing. (more...)

Sean Shepherd to Preview New Composition for St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble in OSL@DMC Series, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) next free OSL@DMC event at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music will feature American composer Sean Shepherd previewing his new commission for St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble. Mr. Shepherd will share his thoughts, insights and inspirations, and members of OSL will play excerpts from his new composition. The world premiere of Mr. Shepherd's Quintet will take place at OSL's next chamber series program, entitled Spin Paris, March 3 - 8, 2013. This is his first composition for OSL. (more...)

Anthony Cheung, Franck Krawczyk and Peter Eotvos Share Kravis Prize for New Music at NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

Composers Anthony Cheung and Franck Krawczyk will join Peter Eotvos in sharing The Marie-Josee Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic at the request of inaugural recipient Henri Dutilleux, it was announced this evening from the stage in Avery Fisher Hall during a special concert dedicated to Dutilleux's music. (more...)

2010 Tavern Concert Series Held at Historic Richmond Town
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Sing along and slap your knee to fiddles, guitars and banjos played by some of the area's most popular acoustic musicians. (more...)

Historic Richmond Town Announces Their 2010 Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

Mystery, Murder and Mischief at Historic Richmond Town Sleepovers for Grades 3 through 6 Groups of up to 20 Children; $45 Per Child, Call (718) 351-1611, ext 281 (more...)