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La Monnaie Presents Its 2019/20 SeasonLa Monnaie Presents Its 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

This first season of Peter de Caluwe's third mandate in Brussels is, in a certain sense, also a blueprint for the coming years, during which the usual seasonal themes will step aside for a new 'seasonal architecture', allowing an even stronger focus on creation and experimentation. In total, the audience of La Monnaie can look forward to a record number of eleven operas in 2019-20.. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) and new Music Director Jaime Martin announce sweeping programming for the 2019-20 Season that builds upon the Orchestra's illustrious legacy while blazing a path to its future. (more...)

Darrah Carr Dance Comes to Irish Arts CenterDarrah Carr Dance Comes to Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Bessie-award nominated Darrah Carr Dance returns to Irish Arts Center with the premiere of Dancing the Great Arc, a groundbreaking collaboration with trad music duo Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna.  Performances run from Fri, Oct 26 - Sat, Oct 27 at 8pm, with a matinee on Sat, Oct 27 at 2pm.  Tickets are $30 General; $24 for IAC members; and $15 for children 14 and under for the matinee.  To purchase, call 866-811-4111 or visit www.irishartscenter.org (more...)

Black Mountain College Museum Presents Brooklyn Rider In Premiere Of New Program, Healing ModesBlack Mountain College Museum Presents Brooklyn Rider In Premiere Of New Program, Healing Modes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7pm, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) and UNC Asheville present the Asheville debut performance of eclectic string quartet Brooklyn Rider in the premiere of their new project Healing Modes. (more...)

Darrah Carr Dance Presents DANCING THE GREAT ARCDarrah Carr Dance Presents DANCING THE GREAT ARC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The Bessie-award nominated Darrah Carr Dance returns to Irish Arts Center with the premiere of Dancing the Great Arc, a groundbreaking collaboration with trad music duo Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna.  Performances run from Fri, Oct 26 - Sat, Oct 27 at 8pm, with a matinee on Sat, Oct 27 at 2pm.  Tickets are $30 General; $24 for IAC members; and $15 for children 14 and under for the matinee.  To purchase, call 866-811-4111 or visit www.irishartscenter.org (more...)

Maya Beiser and Evan Ziporyn Embark on a U.S. Tour with Ziporyn's Ambient Orchestra Performing Bowie Symphonic: BlackstarMaya Beiser and Evan Ziporyn Embark on a U.S. Tour with Ziporyn's Ambient Orchestra Performing Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

This fall, cello soloist Maya Beiser and composer/conductor Evan Ziporyn embark on a U.S. tour with Ziporyn's Ambient Orchestra, bringing Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar to the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA (Friday, October 12); the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, VT (Saturday, October 13), Bass Concert Hall presented by Texas Performing Arts in Austin, TX (Thursday, November 1), and Bing Concert Hall presented by Stanford Live in Stanford, CA (Wednesday, November 7). Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar is a startling and soaring new version of David Bowie's entire last album Blackstar for solo cello and orchestra. Arranged for Beiser by Ziporyn, who will also conduct Ambient Orchestra, Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar has been performed to capacity audiences in Boston, Barcelona, and New York City's Central Park SummerStage. For the fall tour, Ambient Orchestra is joined by musicians from Boston Conservatory at Berklee.  (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka SalonenVIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces Foreign Bodies, a one-night-only multidisciplinary event conducted and hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, concluding his tenure as The Marie-Jos e Kravis Composer-in-Residence. The concert, Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., will feature Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies, accompanied by the World Premiere of a live video installation by Tal Rosner; Dan el Bjarnason's Violin Concerto, with Pekka Kuusisto in his New York Philharmonic debut; and Obsidian Tear, a dance work choreographed by Wayne McGregor performed by members of the Boston Ballet (Philharmonic debut) and set to Mr. Salonen's Nyx and Lachen verlernt. Foreign Bodies will be casual and multi-sensory; drinks and conversation will flow as attendees mingle with the performers, who will give additional impromptu performances throughout the event. (more...)

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Announces Stuart Skelton to Replace Anne Sofie von Otter in Select PerformancesSydney Symphony Orchestra Announces Stuart Skelton to Replace Anne Sofie von Otter in Select Performances
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 18, 2018

Australia's greatest living tenor, Stuart Skelton, will travel to Sydney to perform with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) this week after the untimely passing of mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter's husband, Benny Fredriksson, in Sydney at the weekend. Ms von Otter has withdrawn from her SSO appearances scheduled for 22, 23 and 24 March, 2018 and returned to Sweden. (more...)

2018 Adelaide Festival Announces Biggest Box Office Takings In Its History2018 Adelaide Festival Announces Biggest Box Office Takings In Its History
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

The 2018 Adelaide Festival curated by Joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy still has two days to go but has already set a new record, with the biggest box office takings in the event's 58-year history, so far achieving a total box office income in excess of $4.5 million*. (more...)

Grammy Award Winning Singer Returns To Sydney Symphony OrchestraGrammy Award Winning Singer Returns To Sydney Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Two-time Grammy award winning singer, Anne Sofie von Otter, will perform with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for the first time in seven years when she sings orchestral versions of the Schubert song repertoire at the Sydney Opera House (22-24 March), alongside guest conductor Donald Runnicles. (more...)

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale Announce 2018/19 SeasonPhilharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale Announce 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale announces its 2018/19 season---Transcendence. In its 38th year, PBO will continue to take its signature brand of historically-informed performance to the next level with its subscription season, alternative concert series PBO SESSIONS, Juilliard partnership and its national tour schedule. (more...)

BREAKFAST WITH PAPERS and Festival Forums To Return For Adelaide Festival 2018BREAKFAST WITH PAPERS and Festival Forums To Return For Adelaide Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Adelaide Festival welcomes the return of Breakfast with Papers and Festival Forums to the Palais in 2018. With an outstanding line-up of special events set to draw crowds to the beautiful Adelaide Riverbank, the program is proof that Adelaide is not only an arts city in March; it is also a thinking city alive with ideas and conversation. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces DEMO: NOWKennedy Center Announces DEMO: NOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Damian Woetzel continues his innovative interdisciplinary series uniting artists from across fields in a special one-night only performance, March 7 in the Terrace Theater. Part of the inaugural DIRECT CURRENT, the Kennedy Center's two-week celebration of contemporary culture, this installment of the multi-genre series will present recently commissioned works, including a world premiere, and Washington, D.C. premieres by some of today's most creative and groundbreaking voices in dance and music. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces 2018/19 Great Performers SeasonLincoln Center Announces 2018/19 Great Performers Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 53rd season of Great Performers, dedicated to presenting many of the world's most accomplished and inspirational artists in the concert halls and performance venues across the institution's storied campus. This coming season brings distinguished soloists, orchestras, chamber ensembles, and conductors from across the globe, showcasing them at the height of their artistry. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces 2018/19 Great Performers SeasonLincoln Center Announces 2018/19 Great Performers Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 53rd season of Great Performers, dedicated to presenting many of the world's most accomplished and inspirational artists in the concert halls and performance venues across the institution's storied campus. This coming season brings distinguished soloists, orchestras, chamber ensembles, and conductors from across the globe, showcasing them at the height of their artistry. (more...)

'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces Foreign Bodies, a one-night-only multidisciplinary event conducted and hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, concluding his tenure as The Marie-Jos e Kravis Composer-in-Residence. The concert, Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., will feature Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies, accompanied by the World Premiere of a live video installation by Tal Rosner; Dan el Bjarnason's Violin Concerto, with Pekka Kuusisto in his New York Philharmonic debut; and Obsidian Tear, a dance work choreographed by Wayne McGregor performed by members of the Boston Ballet (Philharmonic debut) and set to Mr. Salonen's Nyx and Lachen verlernt. Foreign Bodies will be casual and multi-sensory; drinks and conversation will flow as attendees mingle with the performers, who will give additional impromptu performances throughout the event. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Launches 2018 Program; Full Lineup AnnouncedAdelaide Festival Launches 2018 Program; Full Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The 2018 Adelaide Festival program will launch on Tuesday 24 October 2017 at the Adelaide Town Hall. It is a festival program rich with Australian and international voices, bold new visions and contemporary theatre classics, as Joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy return to the helm for their second Adelaide Festival in 2018. (more...)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner's Epic MONTEVERDI 450 Tour Concludes with Opera Trilogies in USASir John Eliot Gardiner's Epic MONTEVERDI 450 Tour Concludes with Opera Trilogies in USA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Following a string of triumphant performances in music capitals across Europe, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir, and the English Baroque Soloists take their seven-month Monteverdi 450 tour across the Atlantic for performances in Chicago's Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance (Oct 12-15) and in New York's Alice Tully Hall as part of Lincoln Center's White Light Festival (Oct 18-21), bringing their epic journey to its conclusion. (more...)

Columbus Symphony's BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY to Feature Guest Violinist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Caroline ShawColumbus Symphony's BEETHOVEN: PASTORAL SYMPHONY to Feature Guest Violinist and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Even though they are two centuries apart, composers Ludwig van Beethoven and Pulitzer Prize-winning Caroline Shaw both speak with a provocative voice that is raw, earthy, and dug deep from the soul. Conducted by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, the full program will include Haydn's Symphony No. 59 ("The Fire"), an original Caroline Shaw composition for violin and orchestra titled Lo, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 ("Pastoral"). Shaw will be the featured guest violinist in Lo. (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...)

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