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New San Diego Symphony Festival Announced Photo New San Diego Symphony Festival Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2017

In January 2018, the San Diego Symphony will hold its third annual festival and will explore the world of rhythm, sound and place through percussion in a month-long celebration entitled "It's About Time," which is curated by percussionist, conductor, author and University of California San Diego professor Steven Schick. Working with several of San Diego's performing arts organizations, the festival is about the myriad of ways percussion music connects us to the world and to nature. Planning is underway for the festival to move beyond the concert hall including an outdoor performance at the US/Mexico border of John Luther Adams's Inuksuit.

Mark C. Hanson Named Executive Director of the San Francisco Symphony
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2017

San Francisco Symphony (SFS) President Sakurako Fisher, on behalf of the Board of Governors, and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, today announced the appointment of Mark C. Hanson as Executive Director of the San Francisco Symphony (SFS). Hanson will succeed Brent Assink, who stepped down from the position in March 2017 after 18 years as the Orchestra's chief administrator. Hanson will begin his new post September 1.

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will perform at the 17th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes today, June 27. The Duo will be joined by Rene Izquierdo and Duo Cantabile in a concert and conversation honoring Cuban guitarist and Maestro Elias Barreiro.

LA LA LAND IN CONCERT To Be Performed by the Milwaukee Symphony, 6/23-24; Tickets on Sale 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The blockbuster film La La Land comes to life in high definition on a giant screen, with The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performing the award-winning score live to film.  The performances are June 23 and 24 at 8pm.

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at 17th New York Guitar Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will perform at the 17th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes on Tuesday, June 27. The Duo will be joined by Rene Izquierdo and Duo Cantabile in a concert and conversation honoring Cuban guitarist and Maestro Elias Barreiro.

Grant Park Music Festival One Night Membership Passes Go On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Summer in Chicago begins in less than seven weeks with opening night of the Grant Park Music Festival on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

LA LA LAND IN CONCERT To Be Performed by the Milwaukee Symphony, 6/23-24; Tickets on Sale 3/1
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 27, 2017

The blockbuster film La La Land comes to life in high definition on a giant screen, with The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performing the award-winning score live to film.  The performances are June 23 and 24 at 8pm.

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at Mannes School of Music This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will appear at the Mannes School of Music on Sunday, February 19 at 4PM. In celebration of Mannes' centennial year, Michael Newman and Laura Oltman will perform works by composers associated with Mannes which include Aaron Copland, Clarice Assad, as well as current composition faculty members Paul Moravec, Lowell Liebermann, David Loeb and Robert Cuckson.

Musiqa Presents Free LOFT Concert, 'Angel Otero: Everything or Nothing', Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents a free LOFT concert, 'Angel Otero: Everything or Nothing' at the Contemporary Arts Museum on Today, February 9 at 6:30 PM. The evening's program, which was created to complement the CAMH exhibit of the name, features works by (mostly) Puerto Rico-born composers.

Musiqa Presents Free LOFT Concert, 'Angel Otero: Everything or Nothing', 2/9
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 26, 2017

Musiqa, two-time winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents a free LOFT concert, 'Angel Otero: Everything or Nothing' at the Contemporary Arts Museum on Thursday, February 9 at 6:30 PM. The evening's program, which was created to complement the CAMH exhibit of the name, features works by (mostly) Puerto Rico-born composers.

Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chicago's Grant Park Music Festival Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar today announced a rich array of programming for the Festival's 2017 season, including a world premiere commission by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Aaron Jay Kernis.

Big Carlos Vives and Shakira Among Winners of 17th LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 18, 2016

Argentine-Mexican actor Sebasti√°n Rulli joined Puerto Rican singer/songwriter and actress Roselyn S√°nchez to host the 17th Annual LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS live on the Univision Network last night from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The Crypt Sessions Presents Matt Haimovitz in Concert by Candlelight on September 23
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2016

On September 23rd, cellist Matt Haimovitz will give an intimate candlelight performance in the underground crypt beneath The Church of the Intercession in Harlem, part of Unison Media's acclaimed Crypt Sessions concert series (as featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, NPR,WQXR, The Christian Science Monitor, Agence France-Presse, and more).

Matt Haimovitz's OVERTURES TO BACH Set for Release This Month with PENTATONE Oxingale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

?Matt Haimovitz's continuously-evolving and intense engagement with the Bach Cello Suites reaches a new zenith with Overtures to Bach, six new commissions that anticipate and reflect each of the cello suites.

Composer Robert Paterson Celebrates World Premiere of THREE WAY, New Recordings and More in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The 2016-17 season is an exceptional year for Robert Paterson, the New York-based composer whose music has been praised for its elegance, wit, rhythmic vitality, and wonderful sense of color that 'often seems to shimmer.' He will have the first evening-length, fully-staged opera production of his career: Three Way, a trio of comic operas with libretto by David Cote 'about craving and connection,' co-produced by Nashville Opera and American Opera Projects, will have its world premiere in Nashville and its New York premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo and Sergio Assad to Perform at New York Guitar Seminar, 7/10
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 23, 2016

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will perform at the 16th New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes on Sunday, July 10. Brazilian composer and guitarist Sergio Assad and his daughter, pianist and vocalist Clarice Assad will join the Duo in works by the Assads, Milton Nascimento, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Celso Machado, Alfonso Montes & Irina Kircher, Carlos Lyra, and Gilberto Gil. The concert will be held at 7:30pm at Tishman Auditorium at University Center, 63 Fifth Ave., corner of 13th St.  Michael Newman and Laura Oltman are the founders and artistic directors of the seminar (www.mannesguitar.com) which takes place July 6 - July 11, 2016.  Concert tickets are $25.00; $15.00 for students/seniors.

PENTATONE Oxingale Series Releases Schubert Remasters
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 3, 2016

Two of Schubert's great masterpieces ‚Äď as well as two of cellist Matt Haimovitz's most personally significant recordings ‚Äď are now remastered and rereleased in SACD surround sound on the PENTATONE Oxingale series ‚Äď the fifth release since PENTATONE and Oxingale Records joined forces at the beginning of 2015.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present THE EARTH: AN HD ODYSSEY, 6/10
by Matt Smith - Jun 3, 2016

PITTSBURGH ‚Äď A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on¬†June 10 and 12.¬†

Canticum Novum Singers & Members of New York Virtuoso Singers Partner for World Premiere
by Tyler Peterson - May 2, 2016

The Canticum Novum Singers and members of The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director will join together for the World Premiere of Roberto Sierra's Missa Latina in its two piano, five percussionist and soloists arrangement by the composer, on Sunday, May 15 - 3:00 PM at The Kaye Playhouse @ Hunter College, 68th St. and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. This is presented in conjunction with Centro: The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College CUNY.

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Perform at Guitarfest 2016, 4/30
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 27, 2016

The celebrated Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will appear at the Guitarfest 2016 on Saturday, April 30. Michael Newman and Laura Oltman will perform the music of DuŇ°an Bogdanovi?, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Paul Moravec, Alfonzo Montes & Irina Kircher and Isaac Albeniz. The concert will be held at 8:00 at the Shea Center for the Performing Arts.

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