Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Upcoming Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced the schedule of summer 2016 Mad. Sq. Park Public Programs. Mad. Sq. Park's public programs connect visitors in engaging ways to the Park's art exhibitions, gardens, green spaces, pathways, sculptures, and history. Through lively art talks and horticulture walks, entertaining performances, concerts and festivals, hands-on activities, and unexpected moments, visitors may find that there is more to Mad. Sq. Park than meets the eye. (more...)

Announcing the Co-Directors of OpenICE and Launching the Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

With the launch of the second season of OpenICE, a multi-year program to engage new listeners for contemporary music through an outpouring of programming that is free and open to the public, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) announces the appointment of Ryan Muncy (ICE saxophonist) and Alice Teyssier (ICE flutist/vocalist) as the new Co-Directors of OpenICE. Muncy and Teyssier have been members of ICE since 2014 and, in addition to their musical roles, serve in the capacities of Director of Institutional Giving and Artistic Operations Associate, respectively. (more...)

Sylvia Milo's THE OTHER MOZART Extends Off-Broadway Through Jan 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Sylvia Milo's award-winning THE OTHER MOZART, directed by Isaac James Byrne, is the true, untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus -- a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. Due to popular demand, THE OTHER MOZART will continue its limited engagement, with the rotating cast of Sylvia Milo and Samantha Hoefer, at Off-Broadway's The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal Street, NYC -- Third floor - no elevator) through Monday, January 18. (more...)

Samantha Hoefer Shares Lead Role in THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway, Starting Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

Today, October 24th, Samantha Hoefer will premiere in the role of Nannerl Mozart, then continue, alternating performances with Sylva Milo. (more...)

Samantha Hoefer to Share Lead Role in THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway, Starting 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Sylvia Milo's award-winning THE OTHER MOZART, directed by Isaac James Byrne, is the true, untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus -- a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. On Saturday, October 24th, Samantha Hoefer will premiere in the role of Nannerl Mozart, then continue, alternating performances with Sylva Milo. (more...)

Sylvia Milo's THE OTHER MOZART Brings Music Prodigy Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Sylvia Milo's award-winning THE OTHER MOZART, directed by Isaac James Byrne, is the true, untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus -- a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. THE OTHER MOZART will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal Street, NYC -- Third floor - no elevator).  (more...)

2015 Innovative Theater Award Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

On Monday, September 21, 2015 The Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2015 recipients at its annual event. Celebrating eleven years and thousands of nominees, the New York Innovative Theatre awards took place at Mason Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Oscar-Winning Composer Tan Dun Makes Hollywood Bowl Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Academy and Grammy Award-winning conductor and composer Tan Dun makes his Hollywood Bowl debut leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a performance of his Martial Arts Cycle, tonight, August 13, at 8 pm. (more...)

THE OTHER MOZART Set for Run at St. James Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer in her own right, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. (more...)

Oscar-Winning Composer Tan Dun to Make Hollywood Bowl Debut, 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Academy and Grammy Award-winning conductor and composer Tan Dun makes his Hollywood Bowl debut leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a performance of his Martial Arts Cycle, on Thursday, August 13, at 8 pm. (more...)

New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces IT Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

On Monday, July 20, 2015, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2015 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party. Celebrating eleven years and thousands of nominees at DIAMOND HORSESHOE, home of Queen of the Night, 235 West 46th Street, 7pm-10pm. (more...)

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. (more...)

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with performances of Lukas' solo and small ensemble works (performers include Thomas Bergeron, Candy Chiu, Jennifer Hymer, Ben Reimer, David Cossin, and others), and premiere pieces for Lukas' new classical/indie rock band, Notebook. The festival culminates June 14th at Roulette featuring Lukas' music for chamber orchestra. Program includes several world premieres, as well as U.S. and New York City premieres, performed by the fresh, contemporary-collective Ensemble mise-en conducted by Oliver Hagen, pianist Vicky Chow, and others. See below for program details. (more...)

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with performances of Lukas' solo and small ensemble works (performers include Thomas Bergeron, Candy Chiu, Jennifer Hymer, Ben Reimer, David Cossin, and others), and premiere pieces for Lukas' new classical/indie rock band, Notebook. The festival culminates June 14th at Roulette featuring Lukas' music for chamber orchestra. Program includes several world premieres, as well as U.S. and New York City premieres, performed by the fresh, contemporary-collective Ensemble mise-en conducted by Oliver Hagen, pianist Vicky Chow, and others. See below for program details. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sylvia Milo of THE OTHER MOZART
by Adrienne Onofri - May 22, 2015

That skirt! That hair! And that forgotten genius (related to an unforgotten genius)! Milo tells us all about her acclaimed biographical solo show. (more...)

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Concerts, 6/11, 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

On the occasion of his 50th birthday (6.13.15), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert series opens June 11th at the ACFNY, with performances of Lukas' solo and small ensemble works (performers include Thomas Bergeron, Candy Chiu, Jennifer Hymer, Ben Reimer, David Cossin, and others), and premiere pieces for Lukas' new classical/indie rock band, Notebook. The festival culminates June 14th at Roulette featuring Lukas' music for chamber orchestra. Program includes several world premieres, as well as U.S. and New York City premieres, performed by the fresh, contemporary-collective Ensemble mise-en conducted by Oliver Hagen, pianist Vicky Chow, and others. See below for program details. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sylvia Milo in THE OTHER MOZART at the Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

THE OTHER MOZART - the true, little known story of Mozart's prodigy sister - returns to NYC, at the Players Theatre. The little-known story of Mozart's talented sister is brought to life in THE OTHER MOZART, a dramatic play written by Sylvia Milo, directed by Isaac Byrne. Nannerl Mozart was a child musical prodigy, a keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Phyllis Chen Premieres New Work at Baryshnikov Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents accomplished composer and musician Phyllis Chen performing a program featuring the world premiere of her composition, Lighting The Dark, tonight, December 10 at 8PM at the Baryshnikov Arts Center's Jerome Robbins Theater. The evening also includes Chen performing music by William Byrd / John Dowland, Silvia Corda, and Alvin Lucier-all composers who influenced her new work. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.bacnyc.org or 866-811-4111. (more...)

Phyllis Chen to Premiere New Work at Baryshnikov Arts Center, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents accomplished composer and musician Phyllis Chen performing a program featuring the world premiere of her composition, Lighting The Dark, on December 10, Wednesday at 8PM at the Baryshnikov Arts Center's Jerome Robbins Theater. The evening also includes Chen performing music by William Byrd / John Dowland, Silvia Corda, and Alvin Lucier-all composers who influenced her new work. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.bacnyc.org or 866-811-4111. (more...)

ILLUSIONS, CHALK AND SOOT, Phyllis Chen World Premiere and More Highlight Fall 2014 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Fall 2014 performance season, which runs September 17 to December 18. The BAC Presents series will feature the World, U.S., and New York Premieres of contemporary theater, dance, music, and multimedia works that have either been commissioned by BAC or created by artists who have been in residence at BAC. The season lineup also includes BAC Space 2014 -- a new initiative of BAC's Residency Program -- which reflects BAC's core mission to support artists at various stages of their artistic development, and expose audiences to innovative, contemporary new work. (more...)

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