Sergei Prokofiev News

Cincinnati Ballet to Present ROMEO & JULIET at Music HallCincinnati Ballet to Present ROMEO & JULIET at Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Cincinnati Ballet returns to the newly renovated Cincinnati Music Hall with six performances of Victoria Morgan's passionate Romeo & Juliet, October 26 through 29. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Residency at Carnegie Hall on 10/12Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Residency at Carnegie Hall on 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's continues its annual residency at Carnegie Hall this season with a wide variety of concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage celebrating historic milestones, collaborating with notable guest soloists, presenting major masterworks of the classical orchestral repertoire, and premiering new works commissioned by Carnegie Hall. The Orchestra kicks off its residency on Thursday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m. with OSL's first Conductor Laureate Pablo Heras-Casado, who concludes his six-year tenure as Principal Conductor. For this special event, the orchestra performs Mozart's "Great" Mass, featuring sopranos Camilla Tilling and Susanna Phillips, tenor Thomas Cooley, bass-baritone Michael Sumuel, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir, led by Joe Miller. The program also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21. (more...)

Music Sales Corporation, Inc. Acquires Worldwide Publishing Rights to Vernon DukeMusic Sales Corporation, Inc. Acquires Worldwide Publishing Rights to Vernon Duke
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Music Sales Corporation, Inc. announces it has acquired the worldwide publishing rights to Vernon Duke's catalog, including the Great American Songbook gems “April in Paris”, “Autumn In New York”, and “Taking a Chance on Love” - the latter from the Broadway musical Cabin in the Sky (1940). (more...)

Carnegie Hall Family Concert: PETER AND THE WOLF and Other Stories this OctoberCarnegie Hall Family Concert: PETER AND THE WOLF and Other Stories this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

On Saturday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m.,Orchestra of St. Luke's returns to Carnegie Hall as three fantastic family-friendly stories are brought to life through music. Prokofiev's classic Peter and the Wolf is performed alongside two new compositions: Caroline Shaw's adaptation of The Mountain That Loved a Bird byAlice McLerran, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, and Robert Xavier Rodriguez's take on a favorite children's book, The Dot and the Line by Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollbooth, with the author in attendance for the performance. Edwin Outwater conducts, and renowned actor John Lithgow narrates this special Family Concert in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre To Present THE BEST OF KHACHATURIAN at the Alex TheatrePacific Ballet Dance Theatre To Present THE BEST OF KHACHATURIAN at the Alex Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre (PBDT), Natasha Middleton, Artistic Director, will present "THE BEST OF KHACHATURIAN," an evening of ballet and instrumental music written by iconic Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian. (more...)

Camerata Pacifica to Open 28th Season with John Harbison's String Trio and MoreCamerata Pacifica to Open 28th Season with John Harbison's String Trio and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Critically acclaimed chamber music ensemble Camerata Pacifica will open its 28th season with a program that combines Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Harbison's String Trio with a pair of mid-20th century Russian gems - Sergei Prokofiev's striking Sonata for Flute and Piano in D Major and Dmitri Shostakovich's elegiac Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor. Performances will take place at 3 pm on September 10 (Ventura), 7:30 pm on September 12 (San Marino), 8 pm on September 14 (Los Angeles), and 7:30 pm on September 15 (Santa Barbara). (more...)

Chamber Project St. Louis Announces 2017-18 SeasonChamber Project St. Louis Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Through seven concert sets, FAITH, BLUEPRINT, VOYAGER, ORIGINS, OPPOSITION, ECO, and CHOICE, Chamber Project St. Louis (CPSTL) will celebrate St. Louis and its place in the world in their 2017-18 season beginning on September 8, 2017. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Fall 2017 SeasonWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has just announced its fall 2017 season and opens the season with a commissioned performance made in and for the museum rotunda. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Gets Preview as Part of Works & Process Series at the Guggenheim This Fall; Lineup Announced!Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Gets Preview as Part of Works & Process Series at the Guggenheim This Fall; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced its fall 2017 season and opens the season with a commissioned performance made in and for the museum rotunda. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Fall 2017 SeasonWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2017 season and opens the season with a commissioned performance made in and for the museum rotunda. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. (more...)

BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance FavoritesBALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As The Music Center wraps up its 14th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Angelenos have the opportunity to see some of the world's finest dancers perform a mix of iconic ballets and new pieces in The Music Center's BalletNOW.  Following the popularity of the first BalletNOW in 2015, The Music Center commissioned this highly innovative three-performance program, featuring international ballet sensation and New York City Ballet Principal Tiler Peck as curator.  Peck created a mixed repertory to highlight the versatility and athleticism of today's ballet dancers including pieces that pair classical dancers with their contemporaries in other dance genres.  (more...)

Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in CharlestonNigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

After nearly 20 years leading the internationally focused Lincoln Center Festival, Director Nigel Redden announced today that the 2017 Festival will be his last. He will step down in September to concentrate on the artistic expansion of the annual Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, where he serves as general director, as well as other global artistic projects. (more...)

Dance with Kegelstatt Ensemble Next MonthDance with Kegelstatt Ensemble Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Kegelstatt musicians Steph Wake-Dyster, clarinet; Esther Toh, double bass; Renae Stavely, oboe; and Anna Webb, viola, together with Alexandra Castle, flute and Emma Perkins, violin, will guide the audience through 'Dance' with live spoken interludes, emphasizing the connection and dialogue between the performers, the music and the audience. (more...)

Camerata Pacifica Unveils New SeasonCamerata Pacifica Unveils New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Acclaimed chamber music ensemble Camerata Pacifica will open its 28th season in September with a remarkable trio of works by Pulitzer Prize winner John Harbison and Russian composing titans Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich. (more...)

BWW Review: The National Ballet of Canada's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is Breathtaking From Start to FinishBWW Review: The National Ballet of Canada's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is Breathtaking From Start to Finish
by Taylor Long - Jun 5, 2017

No one yells 'Stella!' at the ballet - because they don't have to. John Neumeier's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, inspired by the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Tennessee Williams, had its National Ballet of Canada premiere on June 3, 2017. The ballet dives deeper into Blanche DuBois' psyche, examining the motivation for her psychological instability. Featuring music by Sergei Prokofiev and Alfred Schnittke, Mr. Neumeier's choreography exposes more vulnerability, fragility and desire than could ever be communicated by words alone. Neumeier's visionary production expands on the context referenced in Williams' play - by showing us more, we feel more. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents THE WOLF AND PETERArts Centre Melbourne Presents THE WOLF AND PETER
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Ireland's CoisCeim Dance Theatre will present an energetic interpretation of Sergei Prokofiev's timeless story of courage and imagination, Peter and the Wolf, at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio on 1 and 2 July. (more...)

Royal Opera House Muscat Announces its 2017/2018 SeasonRoyal Opera House Muscat Announces its 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) is pleased to announce the forthcoming season, 2017-2018: A Legendary Season. After marking its Sixth Anniversary on the 12th of October 2017, the Royal Opera House Muscat will commence its seventh season with a wide range of top quality productions in many different genres - opera, concerts, ballet & dance, Arab performances, jazz, world music, family & education, musicals & shows and special events. This rich diversity of top-notch programs has become a hallmark of the Royal Opera House Muscat that is recognised all over the world. (more...)

Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner to Make New York Debut at Carnegie HallCleveland International Piano Competition Winner to Make New York Debut at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Nikita Mndoyants, the electrifying first prize winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC) will make his New York debut at Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 8:00 pm. He will perform one of his own compositions, plus works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Prokofiev. (more...)

Wheatland Dance Theater presents CINDERELLA 5/21Wheatland Dance Theater presents CINDERELLA 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Audiences of all ages will be dazzled by the classical fairy tale Cinderella presented by the Wheatland Dance Theater at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The performance, which features young dancers from the Plainfield Dance Academy and special guest dancers, tells the story of a young girl who discovers her prince with a little help from her fairy godmother. The full-length ballet will be held at West Aurora High School Auditorium, 1201 W. New York Street, Aurora, IL. Tickets are available online at wheatlanddancetheater.com, by phone by calling 855-222-2TIX (2849) or at the door the day of performance. Ticket prices are $20-$24 and $30 at the door. (more...)

BWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence's Magical CINDERELLA Casts a Spell at The VetsBWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence's Magical CINDERELLA Casts a Spell at The Vets
by Veronica Bruscini - May 14, 2017

Festival Ballet Providence creates pure magic with its luminous production of Sergei Prokofiev's CINDERELLA. Winthrop Corey choreographed this piece to perfection, melding intricate, classical dancing with wonderful whimsy and humor. (more...)

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