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Free Bach@Noon Concerts to Return to Point Loma This FallFree Bach@Noon Concerts to Return to Point Loma This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Bach Collegium San Diego, the city's acclaimed early music and Baroque performance ensemble, has announced the return of its popular free Bach@Noon concerts for the 15th anniversary season. (more...)

EMV presents Monteverdi's ORFEO History's First Operatic MasterpieceEMV presents Monteverdi's ORFEO History's First Operatic Masterpiece
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents the first unqualified masterpiece in operatic history, Monteverdi's Orfeo, on October 29, 2017 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Often described as a game changer in the history of music, the work marks the end of the Renaissance and the beginning of the Baroque. This classic myth of love and loss will come to life under GRAMMY award-winner and Monteverdi specialist, Stephen Stubbs, leading the singers and musicians of Seattle's Pacific MusicWorks. This production will star Vancouver's own internationally celebrated tenor Colin Balzer in the title role, and will also include San Francisco's Dark Horse Consort, North America's most respected 17th century wind ensemble. (more...)

Pianist Luca BurattoComes to Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, 10/11Pianist Luca BurattoComes to Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Italian pianist Luca Buratto, the Honens International Piano Competition's 2015 Prize Laureate, will make his New York debut at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. His program features works by Ad s, Jan ?ek, Ligeti, Prokofiev and Schumann. The concert is presented by the Honens International Piano Competition. (more...)

Sphinx Celebrates 20th Anniversary Season With Two Performances at Carnegie HallSphinx Celebrates 20th Anniversary Season With Two Performances at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Sphinx Organization, a Detroit-based organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts, celebrates its 20th anniversary with two exciting programs at Carnegie Hall. The first is an appearance by the Sphinx Virtuosi, a chamber orchestra comprised of alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition, on Friday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m. Titled Concerti per Venti, the program features string works from the Baroque era through present day. Presented in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, this wide-spanning program includes the New York premiere of Guardian of the Horizon: Concerto Grosso for Violin, Cello, and Strings, by award-winning composer Jimmy L pez. This work was co-commissioned by the Sphinx Organization, with the support of Linda and Stuart Nelson, Carnegie Hall, and New World Symphony in honor of Sphinx's 20th Anniversary Celebration. The concert will also include works by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Nathan Milstein, and Michael Abels. (more...)

Omega Ensemble Welcomes Soprano Lee AbrahmsenOmega Ensemble Welcomes Soprano Lee Abrahmsen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Maria Raspopova and David Rowden announced the Omega Ensemble 2018 Season at a post-concert event on Thursday 7 September - just minutes after they played a breathtaking program of Borodin, Brahms and Schumann at City Recital Hall, Sydney. (more...)

Andras Schiff to Return to New York Philharmonic as Conductor, PerformerAndras Schiff to Return to New York Philharmonic as Conductor, Performer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Andr s Schiff will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct and perform J.S. Bach's Piano Concerto in A major, BWV 1055, and Schumann's Piano Concerto; he also conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 80 and Bart k's Divertimento for String Orchestra. (more...)

Orion's LET'S TANGO Features Bernstein, Schumann, von Dohnanyi, HornOrion's LET'S TANGO Features Bernstein, Schumann, von Dohnanyi, Horn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, continues its 25th anniversary season with 'Let's Tango,' featuring guest violist Stephen Boe. Performances take place November 5 at First Baptist Church of Geneva-Chapelstreet Church; November 8 at the PianoForte Studios in downtown Chicago; and November 12 at the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston.   (more...)

Artistic Curator Andre de Ridder Announces Visionary Programme for Spitalfields Music Festival 2017Artistic Curator Andre de Ridder Announces Visionary Programme for Spitalfields Music Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Andre de Ridder, one of the most influential and daring conductors working across genre boundaries in music today, guest curates Spitalfields Music Festival this December. (more...)

Omega Ensemble Announces 2018 Concert SeasonOmega Ensemble Announces 2018 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Maria Raspopova and David Rowden announced the Omega Ensemble 2018 Season at a post-concert event on Thursday 7 September - just minutes after they played a breathtaking program of Borodin, Brahms and Schumann at City Recital Hall, Sydney. (more...)

Two September 'Musical Salon' Performances Come to Center Stage OperaTwo September 'Musical Salon' Performances Come to Center Stage Opera
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

September Musical Salons will feature outstanding “musical salon” performances on September 9th and September 17th. (more...)

Omega Ensemble to Perform Special Concert A BRAHMS AFFAIROmega Ensemble to Perform Special Concert A BRAHMS AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Friends Johannes Brahms and  Robert Schumann, were both enamored with Robert's wife Clara Schumann, a virtuoso pianist and a composer.  Clara, the muse, is evident in all of Schumann's music and his Fantasiestucke expresses the passion found in the free imagination of the composer. (more...)

Musical Flavors of Argentina, Germany, Italy, England, and More Abound in Mercury's 2017-18 SeasonMusical Flavors of Argentina, Germany, Italy, England, and More Abound in Mercury's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Mercury Artistic Director Antoine Plante and Executive Director Brian Ritter announced the orchestra's seventeenth season today. Beginning August 31, 2017, and featuring a vibrant mix of composers from various countries and a diverse range of works, the 2017-18 season offers something for music lovers of all ages.  (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York's 2017-18 Season Includes Two World PremieresOratorio Society of New York's 2017-18 Season Includes Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

World premieres of works by Paul Moravec and Behzad Ranjbaran that speak to humanity's quest for freedom and peace highlight the Oratorio Society of New York's 2017-18 season, led by Music Director Kent Tritle. (more...)

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPESAmerican Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Season - DREAMSCAPES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces its complete 2017-2018 season, Dreamscapes, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel, Music Director George Manahan, and President Edward Yim, featuring ten world, U.S., and New York premieres by a diverse set of composers. ACO continues its concerts at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall (December 8, 2017 and April 6, 2018) while expanding its presence in New York to include performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center (November 7, 2017) and as part of the 2018 PROTOTYPE Festival (January 12-14, 2018). ACO continues to take its commitment to fostering new work beyond the stage in its annual Underwood New Music Readings (June 21 and 22, 2018) for emerging composers, now in its 27th year, and through EarShot, the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, which brings the Readings experience to orchestras across the country. (more...)

Piano Superstar Yuja Wang and Maestro Jaap van Zweden Open the HK Phil 2017-18 SeasonPiano Superstar Yuja Wang and Maestro Jaap van Zweden Open the HK Phil 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) kicks off its 2017/18 Season with its Music Director Jaap van Zweden teaming up with Yuja Wang who returns to perform Tchaikovsky's popular First Piano Concerto (1 & 2 September 2017), and the poetic Piano Concerto no. 2 by Beethoven (8 & 9 September 2017). (more...)

Hotchkiss Summer Piano Portals Program Celebrates Five YearsHotchkiss Summer Piano Portals Program Celebrates Five Years
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

On July 22, 2017, the talented young students of the Hotchkiss School Summer Portals Piano Program will perform a fifth-anniversary gala performance in honor of Hotchkiss School former Chairman and Board Member Frederick Frank (class of 1950) and Mary Tanner Frank.  The concert features celebrated international pianists, Hotchkiss Piano Program Director Fabio Witkowski and Resident Piano Faculty Gisele Nacif Witkowski; joining them are the Fine Arts Quartet, described as a “powerhouse of American chamber music for more than six decades,” (Washington Post) and with “tone… both beguilingly tangy and warm” (The Strad), comprised of violinists Ralph Evans and Efim Boico, violist Gil Sharon, and cellist Niklas Schmidt.  The rich program includes Haydn's The Lark String Quartet in D Major, and Robert Schumann's E-flat Major Piano Quartet and E-flat Major Piano Quintet.   (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 to Close with Budapest Festival Orchestra's DON GIOVANNILincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 to Close with Budapest Festival Orchestra's DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival concludes its 51st season with a revival of the acclaimed Budapest Festival Orchestra production of Don Giovanni, directed and conducted by Ivan Fischer, with a cast led by baritone Christopher Maltman; Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director Louis Langree leading two Festival Orchestra programs featuring pianist Kirill Gerstein in his Mostly Mozart debut and violinist Gil Shaham; a special appearance by Langree on piano in a pre-concert recital with Susanna Phillips; and Mostly Mozart artists-in-residence International Contemporary Ensemble performing a nature-inspired program by three pioneering female composers and featuring Wu Wei in his festival debut. (more...)

Alan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMFAlan Alda-Narrated BRAHMS AND THE SCHUMANNS Adds Performance at BCMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A second performance of 'Brahms and the Schumanns,' narrated by Alan Alda, has been added to the schedule of the 2017 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. This program, which opens the festival, will now be performed on July 30 and 31. (more...)

Emerson String Quartet Instrumentalists Perform With CCCMF Artistic DirectorEmerson String Quartet Instrumentalists Perform With CCCMF Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents Three Emersons and One Jon performed by members of world renowned Emerson String Quartet and CCCMF Artistic Director, pianist Jon Nakamatsu on Monday, August 7, 7:30 pm at First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet.  (more...)

OCPA Offers 4 New Plays at Newport Theatre Arts CenterOCPA Offers 4 New Plays at Newport Theatre Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

For several years, the Orange County Playwrights Alliance has presented a summer staged reading event at Newport Theatre Arts Center in Newport Beach. This year's event features four new one-act plays from local dramatists who have produced across the country - an eclectic playbill of one-acts set in America and overseas. (more...)

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