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The Verdi Chorus to Perform LOVE'S PASSIONS AND POTIONS This FallThe Verdi Chorus to Perform LOVE'S PASSIONS AND POTIONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Verdi Chorus will present its Fall 2017 concert 'Love's Passions and Potions' for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on November 18th and 19th led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum. (more...)

Hard Rock International And Sony Music Entertainment Turn Up The Music With New, Reimagined Rock Star SuitesHard Rock International And Sony Music Entertainment Turn Up The Music With New, Reimagined Rock Star Suites
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In support of Hard Rock International's continued global expansion, the two powerhouses known for their deep-rooted music heritage are uniting to put a radical new spin on the traditional presidential suite by integrating vibrant life-sized content, mixed media and memorabilia featuring the world's most iconic music artists. Sony will also bring their unique musical aesthetic to various facets of properties worldwide, ranging from design elements and original content creation to experiential events and innovative music integration into Hard Rock Hotel & Casino properties. (more...)

Star Soprano Pretty Yende to Release New Album 'Dreams' on Sony ClassicalStar Soprano Pretty Yende to Release New Album 'Dreams' on Sony Classical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

From rural South Africa to operatic stardom, soprano Pretty Yende continues her meteoric rise through the world of opera with the release of her second album, Dreams, on Sony Classical, available October 27, 2017. (more...)

TechCrunch Premieres Nigel Stanford's Next Mini-Movie 'Automatica - Robots vs. Music'TechCrunch Premieres Nigel Stanford's Next Mini-Movie 'Automatica - Robots vs. Music'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Automatica is the title-track from Stanford's forthcoming Sony Music Masterworks debut album. 'Automatica - Robots vs. Music' is a follow up to 2015's viral video, 'Cymatics - Science vs. Music' which visualized a brand-new synthesis of music, art and physics. Stanford's latest brainchild raises the question, just how close are we to fully AI robots performing instruments and blending in with normal, every-day human activity? Watch his latest creation today on TechCrunch. (more...)

Leif Ove Andsnes Releases New Album 'Sibelius' on Sony Classical, 10/6Leif Ove Andsnes Releases New Album 'Sibelius' on Sony Classical, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Sibelius's solo piano music too long in the shadow of his symphonic writings is the focus of Leif Ove Andsnes' new Sony Classical recording, his first since the award-winning Beethoven Journey series. (more...)

Orpheus Opens Season with Andre Watts Tour and Vijay Iyer PremieresOrpheus Opens Season with Andre Watts Tour and Vijay Iyer Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra opens its 2017-2018 season on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m, presenting a performance in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. The orchestra is joined by virtuoso pianist Andr Watts for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9, K. 271 Jeunehomme. The program also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, and the New York premiere of Vijay Iyer's Asunder. (more...)

Bill Murray And Jan Vogler Bring NEW WORLDS To The McCallum TheatreBill Murray And Jan Vogler Bring NEW WORLDS To The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Sep 12, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends in New Worlds on Saturday, October 7, at 8:00pm. Bill Murray became friends with cellist Jan Vogler in New York. Curious about each other's artistic world and interests, they decided to work together on New Worlds, a project that showcases the core of American values in literature and music. Along with Mira Wang (violin) and Vanessa Perez (piano), Bill Murray and virtuoso cellist Jan Vogler perform a program that celebrates Bill's love for classical music and the strong artistic voices that have influenced generations of artists. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater to Release New Album MEMPHIS... YES, I'M READY This MonthDee Dee Bridgewater to Release New Album MEMPHIS... YES, I'M READY This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently.  The story of Dee Dee Bridgewater's stunning new album, Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready, begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital, located not far from where the album was recorded at Producer Willie Mitchell's historic Royal Studios.  (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater Releases New Album 'Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready,' 9/15Dee Dee Bridgewater Releases New Album 'Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready,' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Every picture tells a story; every journey begins differently. The story of Dee Dee Bridgewater's stunning new album, Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready, begins in that city, where she was born at Collins Chapel Hospital (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, October 25-November 14, 2017,celebrating the former Philharmonic Music Director and Laureate Conductor on the centennial of his birth. The festival - which is part of the worldwide salute to the legacy of the renowned composer, conductor, pianist, and educator - will center on Bernstein's symphonic cycle, conducted by Alan Gilbert and Leonard Slatkin, complemented by other Bernstein works as well as by music by composers he admired and championed. In addition, the Philharmonic will present a Young People's Concert - the series that Bernstein famously brought to national attention through the television broadcasts - titled Inspirations and Tributes: "Celebrating Leonard Bernstein," conducted by Leonard Slatkin and featuring pianist Makoto Ozone on November 11. A number of other events - ranging from a marathon of Bernstein's Mahler recordings to a partnership with Harvard and University of Michigan to explore Bernstein as an educator and conductor - complement the concerts throughout the centennial season. Bernstein served as the Philharmonic's Music Director from 1958 to 1969, when he was named Laureate Conductor, a title he held until his death in 1990. (more...)

Violinist Joshua Bell Makes Magnificent Music at The Grand!Violinist Joshua Bell Makes Magnificent Music at The Grand!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

On Sunday, October 22 at 3 pm, The Grand 1894 Opera House presents violinist Joshua Bell. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Sets 2017-18 Season of 'Insights at the Atrium'New York Philharmonic Sets 2017-18 Season of 'Insights at the Atrium'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The New York Philharmonic has announced the 2017-18 season's Insights at the Atrium series, free events exploring themes of the Philharmonic's concert season through multimedia lectures, conversations, and panel discussions. (more...)

NEW WORK FOR GOLDBERG VARIATIONS to Make NY/NJ Debut with Peak PerformancesNEW WORK FOR GOLDBERG VARIATIONS to Make NY/NJ Debut with Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Peak Performances presents the New York / New Jersey Premiere of New Work for Goldberg Variations, a project it co-commissioned and developed, October 19-22 at the Alexander Kasser Theater, Peak's state-of-the-art home on the Montclair State University campus. (more...)

New York Philharmonic's 2017-18 Artistic Partnerships Begin in Program Led by Paavo JarviNew York Philharmonic's 2017-18 Artistic Partnerships Begin in Program Led by Paavo Jarvi
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The New York Philharmonic's Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen and Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Leif Ove Andsnes will both launch their 2017-18 Philharmonic residencies in a Scandinavian-themed program led by Paavo Jarvi. (more...)

Boyz II Men Release New Album 'Under The Streetlight' This OctoberBoyz II Men Release New Album 'Under The Streetlight' This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2017

Celebrating over 25 years in show business, four-time GRAMMY Award-winning R&B vocal group Boyz II Men return with their latest album Under the Streetlight (Sony Masterworks) available October 20. (more...)

Sony Music Teams with Dubset to Manage Song Uses In Streaming DJ Sets & RemixesSony Music Teams with Dubset to Manage Song Uses In Streaming DJ Sets & Remixes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Dubset Media, a leading company bringing transparency, control, and royalties to rights holders through the distribution of DJ sets and song remixes, today announced that Sony Music has become the first major label to allow for the use of its masters in Dubset DJ sets and remixes available on premium music services. (more...)

Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos and Yo-Yo Ma Record BRAHMS: THE PIANO TRIOSEmanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos and Yo-Yo Ma Record BRAHMS: THE PIANO TRIOS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his longtime collaborator, pianist Emanuel Ax, are joined by violinist Leonidas Kavakos in their first recording together for Sony Classical, of the piano trios of Johannes Brahms. Ax and Ma have collaborated in a distinguished catalog of Brahms recordings for Sony Classical, but this is their first recording together of the Piano Trios – and their first collaboration with Kavakos. Sony Classical will release the recording of Brahms: The Piano Trios on September 15, 2017. (more...)

Get Ready to 'Bikini Bottom Boogie' with the SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Original Cast RecordingGet Ready to 'Bikini Bottom Boogie' with the SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Original Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Original Cast Recording of SpongeBob SquarePants - The New Musical will be released September 22 by Masterworks Broadway. Available for preorder now, the album features a score of original songs unlike anything Broadway has ever heard and is produced by Scott Riesett and Tom Kitt, with executive producers Scott Farthing, Doug Cohn and Susan Vargo. (more...)

Miller Theatre to Open 2017-18 Season with BACH + GLASS, Featuring Simone Dinnerstein & A Far CryMiller Theatre to Open 2017-18 Season with BACH + GLASS, Featuring Simone Dinnerstein & A Far Cry
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

In Miller's 2017-18 Season Opener, the acclaimed pianist and Bach specialist Simone Dinnerstein and Boston's self-conducted chamber orchestra A Far Cry (in its Miller debut) will perform the New York premiere of a new piano concerto that Glass has written especially for them. As a follow up to Bach + Glass, Simone Dinnerstein will perform a recital that pairs Glass with Schubert at Miller Theatre on January 18, 2018. (more...)

HERE Celebrates 25th Anniversary Season; 2017-2018 Lineup AnnouncedHERE Celebrates 25th Anniversary Season; 2017-2018 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

HERE proudly announces its 2017-2018 producing season, marking the 25th Anniversary of this award-winning, boundary-stretching institution.  The 2017-2018 HERE lineup features three HERE Resident Artist world premieres; the world premiere of a HERE Artistic Director production by Kristin Marting; innovative works from the Dream Music Puppetry Program including a revival of Symphonie Fantastique by Basil Twist, internationally acclaimed artist and Artistic Director of HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program; the sixth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, where HERE serves up a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).  The multidisciplinary productions in HERE's milestone 2017-2018 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program.   (more...)

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