Giancarlo Guerrero Brings The NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Across The US In 2020 Giancarlo Guerrero Brings The NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Across The US In 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

This winter, the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic embarks on a twelve-city US tour with conductor Giancarlo Guerrero, Music Director of the Polish orchestra since 2017. This tour is the first time the orchestra has toured the United States since 2012. Throughout the tour, the orchestra will perform works of Polish composers from across generations, including Frederic Chopin, Karol Szymanowski and Witold Lutosławski, an original patron of the National Forum of Music (NFM) in Wrocław. Johannes Brahms, a composer with close ties to Wrocław will also be represented on tour along with other Central European composers Antonin Dvořák and Béla Bartók. (more...)

Idina Menzel Will Headline the Kennedy Center Gala Idina Menzel Will Headline the Kennedy Center Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Arts patrons will come together on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 for The Kennedy Center Gala Celebrating the Human Spirit, honoring philanthropists Patrick G. Ryan and Shirley W. Ryan of Chicago, and actor, producer, and humanitarian Forest Whitaker, the recipients of the 2019 Kennedy Center Award for the Human Spirit. The evening features an intimate dinner and awards presentation, a Gala Performance by Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel, and an after-party. Carol Melton and Jodie W. McLean are the co-chairs of the 2019 Kennedy Center Gala. Sponsorship and package options vary and concert-only tickets may be available; attire for the evening is cocktail; please see below for more information. (more...)

Diana Krall's New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet' Makes Impressive Debut on Multiple Billboard Charts
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall debuted at #1 on Billboard's Traditional Jazz Charts, #1 on the current Jazz Albums charts, #1 on iTunes Jazz Charts, #7 on Billboard's Top Current Album Chart. (more...)

Diana Krall's 'Turn Up The Quiet' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall joins LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN today to perform the song 'L-O-V-E' from her charming new album 'Turn Up The Quiet,' out today. (more...)

Diana Krall Announces 2017-18 World Tour In Support Of Highly Anticipated New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall, announced the first round of dates for her upcoming 2017-2018 World Tour today in support of the highly anticipated new album 'Turn Up The Quiet,' (more...)

Diana Krall Announces World Tour And New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall, announced the first round of dates for her upcoming 2017-2018 World Tour today in support of the highly anticipated new album 'Turn Up The Quiet,' coming out on Verve Records May 5th with pre-order available now at Amazon. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sanford Weill & Jordan Roth Honored at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 1, 2015

World-renowned maestro and violinist Itzhak Perlman just headlined a concert and gala celebrating National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's 100th anniversary and honoring legendary financier and philanthropist Sanford I. Weill and Broadway impresario Jordan Roth last night, at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. NYTF is the longest consecutively-producing Jewish Arts company in the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 2014 AILEY SPIRIT GALA PERFORMANCE AND PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater kicked off in an exceptional way on Wednesday, June 11th with Revelations Celebration on the Plaza - a free grand dance workshop, where hundreds of people learned excerpts of Alvin Ailey's signature American masterpiece Revelations; followed by The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party with Honorary Chair Vanessa Williams and sponsored by FedEx Corporation. The event's Co-Chairs were Gina F. Adams, Lynne & Anthony M. Carvette, Almaz & Marc Strachan, Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman & Rossie E. Turman III, and Pamela D. Zilly & John H. Schaefer. Gala Vice Chairs wereMichele & Timothy Barakett, Natasha Leibel Levine, M.D. & Harlan Levine, M.D., Leslie & Tom Maheras, and Celia & Henry McGee. The evening helped raise over $1 million for Alvin Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents REVELATIONS CELEBRATION ON THE PLAZA WORKSHOP Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Revelations Celebration on the Plaza Workshop: Participants of all ages will be given a rare opportunity to take part in a grand dance workshop celebrating Alvin Ailey's signature American masterpiece,Revelations. Ailey master teacher and former Company member Nasha Thomas-Schmitt will teach movements from three distinctive sections of Revelations: “I've Been 'Buked,” “Wade in the Water,” and “Rocka My Soul.” Live music with a drummer and singers will be featured at the event. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents REVELATIONS CELEBRATION ON THE PLAZA WORKSHOP, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Revelations Celebration on the Plaza Workshop: Participants of all ages will be given a rare opportunity to take part in a grand dance workshop celebrating Alvin Ailey's signature American masterpiece,Revelations. Ailey master teacher and former Company member Nasha Thomas-Schmitt will teach movements from three distinctive sections of Revelations: “I've Been 'Buked,” “Wade in the Water,” and “Rocka My Soul.” Live music with a drummer and singers will be featured at the event. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alvin Ailey Dance Theater's Opening Night Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey's 2013-14 Season at New York City Center kicked off December 4th with an Opening Night Gala Benefit hosted by Honorary Co-Chair Gabrielle Union. The event's co-chairs were Simin Allison & in memory, Herb Allison, Kathryn & Kenneth Chenault, Daria L. Foster & Erich J. Wallach, Agnes & Gerald Hassell, Debra L. Lee, and Joan & Sandy Weill. The evening helped raise over $2.4 million for the creation of new works and Alvin Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. Check out the pics below! (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Opening Night Gala Honors Joan Weill 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2010

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center season celebrating 50 years of the timeless masterpiece Revelations, will launch on Wednesday, December 1st with an Opening Night Gala Benefit honoring Joan H. Weill on her 10th anniversary as Chairman of Ailey's Board of Trustees. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Opening Night Gala Honors Joan Weill 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center season celebrating 50 years of the timeless masterpiece Revelations, will launch on Wednesday, December 1st with an Opening Night Gala Benefit honoring Joan H. Weill on her 10th anniversary as Chairman of Ailey's Board of Trustees. (more...)