Ravinia Festival News

Opera Saratoga Announces 2018 Festival ProgramOpera Saratoga Announces 2018 Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival ProgramTHE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Premiere STAR WARS Film Concert Series This FallNew York Philharmonic to Premiere STAR WARS Film Concert Series This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present the World Premiere of Star Wars Film Concert Series, September 15-October 7, 2017, featuring screenings of four complete films from the saga - A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens - with Oscar-winning composer John Williams's musical scores performed live to film. The concerts will be led by acclaimed conductor David Newman. (more...)

Court Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOECourt Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen J. Albert, Executive Director, opens its 2017-2018 season with Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson, Music Director Abdul Hamid Royal and Associate Director Felicia P. Fields. Five Guys Named Moe, which features Louis Jordan's greatest hits, runs September 7 - October 8, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is September 16, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Opera Star Marisol Montalvo to Debut MAD SCENE at Provincetown Art HouseOpera Star Marisol Montalvo to Debut MAD SCENE at Provincetown Art House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, has announced that internationally acclaimed opera star Marisol Montalvo will perform the world premiere of her new show Mad Scene, directed by Jeffery Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman, on August 27 for one performance only.  (more...)

Lifehouse to Appear on 'Fox & Friends,' SiriusXM's The Pulse, EXTRA, Billboard.com and MoreLifehouse to Appear on 'Fox & Friends,' SiriusXM's The Pulse, EXTRA, Billboard.com and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Multi-platinum award-winning rock band Lifehouse will be all over television, radio and online media when they perform and appear on “Fox & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series,” SiriusXM's The Pulse, EXTRA, Billboard.com and MORE to celebrate their first hits compilation, Lifehouse: Greatest Hits! They're also crisscrossing North America during their 'Looking For Summer' Tour with Switchfoot (CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS). (more...)

The Washington Ballet and The Principles of Uncertainty Close Jacob's Pillow 85th Anniversary SeasonThe Washington Ballet and The Principles of Uncertainty Close Jacob's Pillow 85th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient John Heginbotham and acclaimed illustrator and author Maira Kalman join forces in the world premiere of The Principles of Uncertainty, closing the Festival in the Doris Duke Theatre, August 23-27. Co-commissioned by the Pillow and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and developed during multiple Pillow Creative Development Residencies, The Principles of Uncertainty is an evening-length dance theatre work choreographed and directed by Heginbotham, designed by Kalman and inspired by her written and visual art, and set to a score composed, arranged, and curated by Brooklyn Rider and Silk Road Ensemble's Colin Jacobsen. Members of The Knights, Jacobsen's innovative chamber orchestra, will perform live, and Maira Kalman herself is also featured in the performance. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Presents Phantoms, Fiends and Fairytales this FallChicago Philharmonic Presents Phantoms, Fiends and Fairytales this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Two holiday-themed programs and a radio drama are among the treats for audiences when the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players return to City Winery Chicago to present the Fall Chamber Concert Series. With a wide variety of concerts, presented in the uniquely casual brunch setting of this West Loop winery and restaurant, this season's lineup promises a fun and entertaining series of classical music. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Presents Final Side by Side Concert of 2017Chicago Philharmonic Presents Final Side by Side Concert of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

After a season of record participation, Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic travels to the South Shore Cultural Center for its fourth and final concert of summer 2017. The annual program, presented as part of the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative, invites students and community musicians to play alongside professional Chicago Philharmonic musicians in a series of free concerts in stunning outdoor locations. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Ballet Hispanico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, announces that registration is now available for classes during the 2017-18 school year. Celebrating over 45 years of dance and culture, the Ballet Hispanico School of Dance is a leading center of excellence in dance education located at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC. (more...)

WE THREE: Meghan Murphy, Danni Smith, and Cassie Slater Unite in ConcertWE THREE: Meghan Murphy, Danni Smith, and Cassie Slater Unite in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

After wowing audiences as 'Donna and the Dynamos' in the Marriott Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Mamma Mia, Meghan Murphy, (more...)

9 TO 5 Comes to The Encore Musical Theatre9 TO 5 Comes to The Encore Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents 9 to 5 The Musical, running August 3rd - August 27.  (more...)

Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour' Comes to Ravinia 9/4Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's 'Greatest Hits Solo Tour' Comes to Ravinia 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

By popular demand, bestselling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner will return to the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park, IL with her Greatest Hits Solo Tour at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 4, 2017. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic and Community Musicians Come Together for Free ConcertChicago Philharmonic and Community Musicians Come Together for Free Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

After a record number of participants and patrons attended the second concert in Chinatown in July, the Chicago Philharmonic travels to Humboldt Park for the third Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic. The annual program, presented as part of the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative, invites student and community musicians to play alongside the professional musicians of the Chicago Philharmonic in a series of four free concerts in stunning outdoor locations. (more...)

Honda Civic Tour with OneRepublic Hits the Road for 2017Honda Civic Tour with OneRepublic Hits the Road for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Fans and foodies rejoice! One of summer's most anticipated concert tours, the Honda Civic Tour (HondaCivicTour.com), is in full swing with multi-platinum-band OneRepublic featuring special guests Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur and is all set to add the new Civic Tour City Flavor pop-up food & music experience at select Civic Tour concert venues. (more...)

'Lifehouse: Greatest Hits' Album Available Today'Lifehouse: Greatest Hits' Album Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Multi-platinum award-winning rock band Lifehouse released their first hits compilation, Lifehouse: Greatest Hits, on CD and all digital retailers today (July 14). The 18-track selection includes a multitude of their chart-topping hits, including “You and Me,” “First Time”, “Halfway Gone,” “Hurricane” and 'Hanging by a Moment,' which was the most played radio track of 2001. C (more...)

Garbage Releases New Single 'No Horses'Garbage Releases New Single 'No Horses'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

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Five Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development ProgramFive Talents Join Metropolitan Opera's Young Artists Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Beginning in the 2017-18 season, the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artists Development Program welcomes five new young artists into the acclaimed program established by Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine in 1980. Along with the returning nine participants, the program will train a new generation of artists, including opera singers, coaches, and pianists. (more...)

Linda Eder to Return to Provincetown's Crown & Anchor This MonthLinda Eder to Return to Provincetown's Crown & Anchor This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Producer Rick Murray's Crown & Anchor Cabaret Series continues its 2017 season at the Paramount Cabaret in Provincetown, MA when Broadway veteran Linda Eder return to Provincetown for two performances only, Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25 at 8:00 p.m.  (more...)

Grant Gershon Renews Contract as L.A. Opera's Resident ConductorGrant Gershon Renews Contract as L.A. Opera's Resident Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Placido Domingo announced today that Grant Gershon has renewed his contract as Resident Conductor of LA Opera through the end of the 2019/20 season.  (more...)

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