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Music Director Carl St.Clair Asks Board To Begin Succession Planning Photo Music Director Carl St.Clair Asks Board To Begin Succession Planning
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Pacific Symphony announces that Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony's Board of Directors have come to agreement on a two-year extension of his contract for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 seasons, with an option for additional extensions.

The Philly POPS Returns To Independence Mall On July 3 With POPS ON INDEPENDENCE Photo The Philly POPS Returns To Independence Mall On July 3 With POPS ON INDEPENDENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

The Philly POPS continues its 44-year Independence Week tradition with POPS on Independence at Independence Mall on July 3, 2022, at 7 p.m.

The Aznavoorian Duo Releases Debut Album, "Gems From Armenia"
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Today, celebrated Armenian American sisters Ani (cello) and Marta (piano) Aznavoorian release their debut duo album, Gems from Armenia, on Cedille Records. The Chicago-based Aznavoorian Duo celebrates the sounds of their ancestral homeland through a panoramic survey of Armenian classical music, including works by composers Komitas Vartabed, Aram Khachaturian, Arno Babajanian, and Avet Terterian; contemporary Armenian composers Serouj Kradjian, Alexander Arutiunian, and Vache Sharafyan; and the world premiere recording of a new piece by Peter Boyer. The duo will perform a recital featuring works from the album on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:00pm at Nichols Hall at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston.

Music Institute Of Chicago to Present The Aznavoorian Duo In GEMS FROM ARMENIA Photo Music Institute Of Chicago to Present The Aznavoorian Duo In GEMS FROM ARMENIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

On Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:00pm CT, the Music Institute of Chicago will present The Aznavoorian Duo (Marta Aznavoorian, piano and Ani Aznavoorian, cello) in concert at Nichols Concert Hall.

BWW Review: MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Provokes and Delights at Washington Stage Guild Photo BWW Review: MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Provokes and Delights at Washington Stage Guild
by Morgan Musselman - Mar 7, 2022

Appearing at the Washington Stage Guild again, thirty-one years after the company first produced it, MRS. WARRENS PROFESSION is a witty, biting, and poignant story that remains as relevant today as when it was first penned by George Bernard Shaw in 1893.

The Aznavoorian Duo to Release GEMS FROM ARMENIA On Cedille Records Photo The Aznavoorian Duo to Release GEMS FROM ARMENIA On Cedille Records
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022

On Friday, April 8, 2022, celebrated Armenian American sisters Ani (cello) and Marta (piano) Aznavoorian will release their debut duo album, Gems from Armenia, on Cedille Records. The Chicago-based Aznavoorian Duo celebrates the sounds of their ancestral homeland through a panoramic survey of Armenian classical music.

BWW Previews: A MUSICAL SALUTE TO JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBERG at Morton H. Meyerson S Photo BWW Previews: A MUSICAL SALUTE TO JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBERG at Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center In Dallas
by Peter Danish - Oct 4, 2021

World-renowned pianist and composer Jeffrey Biegel to premiere of a brand-new work by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich honoring the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be performed by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas

ODC/Dance Presents Fall For Art At McEvoy Ranch This Month Photo ODC/Dance Presents Fall For Art At McEvoy Ranch This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

ODC/Dance will return back to live performance with Fall for Art, September 26, 2021, at the beautiful McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma. ODC’s biggest and most important fundraiser, this year’s Fall for Art also kicks off the company's highly anticipated 50th Anniversary Season.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director Louis Langree to Depart Following 2023-2 Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director Louis Langree to Depart Following 2023-24 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2021

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has announced that Louis Langrée will  not seek to renew his contract beyond the conclusion of the 2023-24 season, his eleventh as the Orchestra's Music Director.

National Symphony Orchestra Announces Classical Programming for 2021-2022 Season Photo National Symphony Orchestra Announces Classical Programming for 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021

The National Symphony Orchestra has announced¬†classical programming for the 2021‚Äď2022 season, its fifth season under the artistic leadership of Gianandrea Noseda. NSO Classical subscriptions for the 2021‚Äď2022 season are now available¬†here¬†or by calling (202) 416-8500.

Kennedy Center Unveils 50th Anniversary Season Including a Fall Reopening Photo Kennedy Center Unveils 50th Anniversary Season Including a Fall Reopening
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced plans for its 50th Anniversary season, slated to begin in September 2021 with a grand reopening of its stages and campus and culminate in September 2022 with a fresh interpretation of the seminal work that opened the Center in 1971, Leonard Bernstein’s MASS.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Announce Additional Composers for T Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Announce Additional Composers for THE FANFARE PROJECT
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2020

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops today announced seven additional composers for their ongoing commissioning initiative, The Fanfare Project, bringing the total number of commissions thus far to 20.

Kennedy Center Announces Revised 2021 Season Programming Featuring the D.C Premiere o Photo Kennedy Center Announces Revised 2021 Season Programming Featuring the D.C Premiere of BLUE and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020

In anticipation of reopening its doors and resuming mainstage performances, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the updated 2021 seasons of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Washington National Opera (WNO) along with the new seasons of theater, ballet and dance, and Performances for Young Audiences.

Pacific Symphony Presents Virtual July 4th Spectacular Photo Pacific Symphony Presents Virtual July 4th Spectacular
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2020

PBS' Great Performances to Present Peter Boyer's 'Ellis Island: The Dream Of America  Photo PBS' Great Performances to Present Peter Boyer's 'Ellis Island: The Dream Of America With Pacific Symphony'
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2020

PBS's Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, pay tribute to America's history and celebrate the historic American immigrant experience with a special Independence Day weekend program of composer Peter Boyer's Grammy-nominated contemporary classical work a?oeEllis Island: The Dream of America,a?? broadcast nationally on PBS on Friday, July 3 at 9 p.m. (PDT).

Keith Lockhart and Boston Pops Perform 'Pomp and Circumstance' Tonight in Massachuset Photo Keith Lockhart and Boston Pops Perform 'Pomp and Circumstance' Tonight in Massachusetts Commencement 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

In honor of this year's graduating seniors from the 668 public and private schools across the Commonwealth, members of the Pops' brass and percussion sections participate in Massachusetts Commencement 2020

BOSTON POPS AT HOME to Present Conversation with Keith Lockhart, Heroic Performances  Photo BOSTON POPS AT HOME to Present Conversation with Keith Lockhart, Heroic Performances & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2020

Boston Pops has released information about their upcoming schedule!

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Collaborate with Composers on The F Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Collaborate with Composers on The Fanfare Project
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 14, 2020

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops are asking more than a dozen composers (so far) to write short, one-minute 'fanfares' for their new Fanfare Project, according to City Beat.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Launch THE FANFARE PROJECT Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Launch THE FANFARE PROJECT
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2020

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Cincinnati Pops today announced a new initiative, The Fanfare Project, borne of the Orchestra's heritage as a champion of the music of its time and of the role of music to unite us in uncertain times. The inspiration for the initiative is Aaron Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, commissioned by CSO Music Director Eugene Goossens in 1942 in support of Allied efforts and as a testament to the American spirit during World War II. The Orchestra gave the world premiere on March 12, 1943. 

BWW Review: THE HAVEL PROJECT: VANńöK UNLEASHED & PROTEST at Alliance For New Music-T Photo BWW Review: THE HAVEL PROJECT: VANńöK UNLEASHED & PROTEST at Alliance For New Music-Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Nov 12, 2019

Before he became the last president of Czechoslovakia - and the first president of the Czech Republic -- the famous Eastern European freedom fighter V√°clav Havel was a playwright. His works before the revolution spoke to issues arising from Soviet rule, as did the plays that followed it.

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