Houston Symphony Will Participate in EarShot Composers ResidencyHouston Symphony Will Participate in EarShot Composers Residency
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

At the invitation of the American Composers Orchestra, the Houston Symphony is taking part in an EarShot Composers Residency in May 2020. EarShot is a project designed to support new and emerging orchestral composers from underrepresented demographics in today's classical music scene. (more...)

Paul Jacobs To Perform Horatio Parker's Organ Concerto With Nashville Symphony & Giancarlo GuerreroPaul Jacobs To Perform Horatio Parker's Organ Concerto With Nashville Symphony & Giancarlo Guerrero
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Grammy-award winning American organist Paul Jacobs appears as soloist in Horatio Parker's renowned Organ Concerto with the Nashville Symphony and conductor Giancarlo Guerrero (more...)

Organist Paul Jacobs To Give Solo Recital At San Francisco's Davies Symphony HallOrganist Paul Jacobs To Give Solo Recital At San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Grammy-award winning American organist Paul Jacobs will return to San Francisco Symphony's Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102) to open the organization's Organ Recital Series, Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2019, at 3 pm. His program will include an array of organ showpieces, from the intricate beauty of J.S. Bach's Passacaglia, Mozart's delightful Fantasia for clockwork organ, to Vierne's grandly scaled Organ Symphony. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Michael Feinstein Salute to Sinatra and More Next WeekFeinstein's/54 Below Presents Michael Feinstein Salute to Sinatra and More Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Shoshana Bean, Alice Ripley, And More Take On 54 Below This MonthShoshana Bean, Alice Ripley, And More Take On 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Mandy Barnett Sings The Nashville Songbook at Feinstein's/54 Below August 13Mandy Barnett Sings The Nashville Songbook at Feinstein's/54 Below August 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Mandy Barnett: The Nashville Songbook on August 13, 2019. Original star of the musical Always… Patsy Cline at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium, Barnett makes her Feinstein's/54 Below debut performing tunes that made Nashville famous, along with other personal favorites from the Great American Songbook and more. (more...)

Paul Jacobs to Undertake Recital Series of French Organ Music at Three Important NYC VenuesPaul Jacobs to Undertake Recital Series of French Organ Music at Three Important NYC Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Grammy Award-winning American organist Paul Jacobs-deemed 'a grand New York institution' by James R. Oestreich of The New York Times (February 18, 2018)- will launch the fall season by highlighting the organ on the New York concert scene, performing in a three-recital series for solo organ in September 2019. Although months in the planning, these French programs assumed new meaning the night of April 15 to 16, 2019, when the Grand Organ of Notre-Dame Cathedral survived the devastating inferno in Paris. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Oh, What A Night!' With UNDER THE STREETLAMP and the Nashville SymphonyBWW Review: 'Oh, What A Night!' With UNDER THE STREETLAMP and the Nashville Symphony
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 20, 2019

No matter how you describe them - although granted, 'handsome, charming, engaging and amazingly talented' comes readily to mind - nor how many times you've seen them (whether it's your first or twenty-first time), there's one thing you cannot help but think about Under the Streetlamp: These four guys really know how to put on a show! (more...)

BWW Review: Renee Elise Goldsberry Revives the Spirit in Concerts with The Nashville SymphonyBWW Review: Renee Elise Goldsberry Revives the Spirit in Concerts with The Nashville Symphony
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 19, 2019

Last week, while talking with Tony Award-winning actress/singer/songwriter Renee Elise Goldsberry - during which we discussed her upcoming series of concerts with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra - she responded to my query about how much of 'Renee' is in each of the myriad characters by which she's come to be known and loved by her legions of fans. (more...)

Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry Performs With The Nashville Symphony This WeekendTony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry Performs With The Nashville Symphony This Weekend
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 17, 2019

No matter the role for which you may best remember Renee Elise Goldsberry - whether it's her Tony Award winning turn as Hamilton's Angelica Schuyler, The Good Wife's assistant state's attorney Geneva Pine, One Life to Live's Evangeline Williamson, Altered Carbon's Quellcrist Falconer on Netflix, or the title character in HBO's acclaimed film adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - you may be certain they all come from within the heart and soul of the multi-talented actress/singer/songwriter who makes her first appearance with the Grammy Award-winning Nashville Symphony Orchestra, beginning tonight for a three-performance run through Saturday, January 19 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. (more...)

BWW Review: After 10 Years, Nashville Ballet's NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Dazzles and DelightsBWW Review: After 10 Years, Nashville Ballet's NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER Dazzles and Delights
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 4, 2018

As difficult as it may be to comprehend, Nashville's Nutcracker - Paul Vasterling's beautiful and evocative holiday gift to his adopted hometown - first debuted in 2008 and its return in 2018 only enhances the already stellar reputation of Nashville Ballet as the city's leading arts entity and adds more luster to the glittering resume of its artistic director, who this season celebrates his 20th anniversary leading the company. (more...)

The TSO Welcomes Six New MusiciansThe TSO Welcomes Six New Musicians
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The launch of a new season at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is always cause for celebration. Adding to the joy of returning to Roy Thomson Hall for the inaugural concert of the 2018/19 season on September 20, Interim Artistic Director Sir Andrew Davis and the Orchestra extend a warm welcome to Eric Abramovitz (Associate Principal Clarinet), Darren Hicks (Associate Principal Bassoon), Dasol Jeong (violin), Joseph Kelly (Assistant Timpani/Section Percussion), Hugo Lee (oboe), and Ashley Vandiver (viola), who are joining the TSO family. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville SymphonyKristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2018

There's just something about Kristin Chenoweth. It's almost undefinable, perhaps even undescribable, yet as with any writer's efforts to put into words how remarkable the woman behind the image is, I'll give it my best shot, attempting to encapsulate the wonder that is Kristin Chenoweth in 2,000 words or less (but if I go over, don't judge too harshly - I'm simply stating the facts that prove the folly of my initial hypothesis). (more...)

Thursday 5(+1): Six Gentlemen From the Nashville Premiere of THE BOYS IN THE BANDThursday 5(+1): Six Gentlemen From the Nashville Premiere of THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2018

It's the day of the show, y'all: The Nashville premiere of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band is tonight - at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue in The Nations - and six of the actors portraying Crowley's now-iconic characters took time from tech week to answer questions about their processes and to offer their reasons for why you should come see the show. (more...)

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Set for 6 Performance Run at Barbershop Theatre 9/27-10/1THE BOYS IN THE BAND Set for 6 Performance Run at Barbershop Theatre 9/27-10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Nine Nashville area actors have been cast in the upcoming production of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, which will play six performances at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue, in a production helmed by veteran director Jeffrey Ellis, who is known throughout Tennessee as a leading theater journalist and critic. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville SymphonyKristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville Symphony
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2018

There's just something about Kristin Chenoweth. It's almost undefinable, perhaps even undescribable, yet as with any writer's efforts to put into words how remarkable the woman behind the image is, I'll give it my best shot, attempting to encapsulate the wonder that is Kristin Chenoweth in 2,000 words or less (but if I go over, don't judge too harshly - I'm simply stating the facts that prove the folly of my initial hypothesis). (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville SymphonyKristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville Symphony
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 14, 2018

There's just something about Kristin Chenoweth. It's almost undefinable, perhaps even undescribable, yet as with any writer's efforts to put into words how remarkable the woman behind the image is, I'll give it my best shot, attempting to encapsulate the wonder that is Kristin Chenoweth in 2,000 words or less (but if I go over, don't judge too harshly - I'm simply stating the facts that prove the folly of my initial hypothesis). (more...)

Music City Confidential: Why BOYS IN THE BAND Still ResonatesMusic City Confidential: Why BOYS IN THE BAND Still Resonates
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 6, 2018

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THE BOYS IN THE BAND Set for 6 Performance Run at Barbershop Theatre 9/27-10/1THE BOYS IN THE BAND Set for 6 Performance Run at Barbershop Theatre 9/27-10/1
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 22, 2018

Nine Nashville area actors have been cast in the upcoming production of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, which will play six performances at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue, in a production helmed by veteran director Jeffrey Ellis, who is known throughout Tennessee as a leading theater journalist and critic. (more...)

League Announces National Conductor Preview LineupLeague Announces National Conductor Preview Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Six highly-skilled and dynamic conductors have been selected to participate in the League of American Orchestras Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview, April 3-4, 2018 at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The League's two-day showcase is one of the field's most prestigious pathways for orchestra search committees to encounter new talent as they meet the conductors, observe them in rehearsal settings, and experience their high-caliber artistry in person. (more...)

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