Boston Philharmonic Performs All-Beethoven Concert Continuing Maestro Zander's LegacyBoston Philharmonic Performs All-Beethoven Concert Continuing Maestro Zander's Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), led by founder and conductor Benjamin Zander, presents an all-Beethoven program with three performances today, February 14, 2019 at 7:00pm and Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, and on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm at Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, as part of the orchestra's 40th anniversary season and in honor of Mr. Zander's 80th birthday year. (more...)

Boston Philharmonic Performs All-Beethoven Concert Continuing Maestro Zander's LegacyBoston Philharmonic Performs All-Beethoven Concert Continuing Maestro Zander's Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), led by founder and conductor Benjamin Zander, presents an all-Beethoven program with three performances on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 7:00pm and Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, and on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm at Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, as part of the orchestra's 40th anniversary season and in honor of Mr. Zander's 80th birthday year. (more...)

NJSO Performs Works By Beethoven And Mendelssohn, 4/20-22NJSO Performs Works By Beethoven And Mendelssohn, 4/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Handel, April 20-22 in Newark and New Brunswick. British conductor and Baroque specialist Nicholas McGegan leads Suite No. 2 in D Major from Handel's Water Music, Mendelssohn's Fifth ("Reformation") Symphony and Beethoven's First Piano Concerto. Pianist Robert Levin joins the Orchestra for Beethoven's concerto; he also performs his own improvisations created from themes submitted by audience members. (more...)

Ensemble Pi Dedicates Its Next Concert To 18th-century Woman Composer Marianna MartinesEnsemble Pi Dedicates Its Next Concert To 18th-century Woman Composer Marianna Martines
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

For its 2017 fall season, the socially conscious new-music collective, Ensemble Pi, turns its focus on the life and compositional oeuvre of one of the most accomplished, prolific and intriguing composers of the late eighteenth-century Vienna, Marianna Martines (1744-1812). (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Presents Free OpenICE Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) continues its commitment to opening the doors on its process of creating innovative musical experiences with its next installment of free OpenICE events at the Abron Arts Center's Underground Theater from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 5. (more...)

Peter Serkin Steps in with Solo Recital
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

On December 10, 2016, Peter Serkin offers an exciting mix of composers in works that together provide a rich tapestry of works centuries apart.  (more...)

MOMENTA FESTIVAL II to Feature Indonesian Opera and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Momenta Quartet, the 'outstanding' (George Grella) and 'enterprising' (Russell Platt) string quartet based in New York City, happily announces Momenta Festival II, following the success of the inaugural Momenta Festival in 2015. (more...)

Program of Musical Contrasts Opens LA Chamber Orchestra's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation's premier orchestras and a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, presents a program of musical contrasts to open its 2016-17 season, its final under the leadership of esteemed Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, who steps down at the end of the season.  (more...)

MOMENTA FESTIVAL II to Feature Indonesian Opera and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Momenta Quartet, the 'outstanding' (George Grella) and 'enterprising' (Russell Platt) string quartet based in New York City, happily announces Momenta Festival II, following the success of the inaugural Momenta Festival in 2015. (more...)

JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

The Italian Academy hosts the inaugural concert of *The Stefan Wolpe Fund featuring world premieres and works by Charles Wuorinen, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum and William Anderson tonight, October 30th at 8pm. Also on the program, a New York premiere for string sextet by Charles Wuorinen. Featured artists: JACK Quartet, pianist Steven Beck, Vox n Plux, violist Miranda Cuckson and cellist Jay Campbell. This concert was produced by Zaidee Parkinson and Alanna Maharajh Stone with generous support from *The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 10/5/2014 - 10/12/2014
by BWW - Oct 12, 2014

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 10/5/2014 - 10/12/2014. (more...)

JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More to Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Italian Academy hosts the inaugural concert of *The Stefan Wolpe Fund featuring world premieres and works by Charles Wuorinen, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum and William Anderson on Thursday, October 30th at 8pm. Also on the program, a New York premiere for string sextet by Charles Wuorinen. Featured artists: JACK Quartet, pianist Steven Beck, Vox n Plux, violist Miranda Cuckson and cellist Jay Campbell. This concert was produced by Zaidee Parkinson and Alanna Maharajh Stone with generous support from *The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. (more...)

Spectrum Presents Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet tonight, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Spectrum to Present Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet on Saturday, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 92Y Tributes Mike Stoller for 80th Birthday
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 10, 2013

Last night, 92Y celebrated songwriting legend Mike Stoller on the occasion of his 80th year with An 80th Birthday Celebration, a one-night-only Lyrics & Lyricists Special Event hosted by Paul Shaffer and directed and written by Randy Johnson (director/writer of A Night withJanis Joplin). Performers included: legendary vocal group The Coasters, along with artists Karen Akers,Mary Bridget Davies, Corky Hale, Maria Elena Infantino,Sally Kellerman, Bettye Lavette, Melissa Manchester, Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and Steve Tyrell. Backed by Tyrell's band, the artists performed some of the greatest songs written by Stoller with his longtime lyricist partner Jerry Leiber and others. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Pianist Aleck Karis Presents One-Night Only Concert Dedicated to Late Works of Morton Feldman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2013

NEW YORK (For Release 10/24/13) —Pianist Aleck Karis presents a one-night only concert dedicated to late works of the iconoclastic composer Morton Feldman. As an extension of Karis's latest album Wolpe, Feldman & Webern (Bridge Records), this performance casts the composer in a fresh light by showcasing music written by Feldman's teacher, Stefan Wolpe, as well as Wolpe's teacher, Anton Webern. Program opens with solo piano works including Feldman's Piano and Palais de Mari juxtaposed with Wolpe's Form, Form IV and Webern's Piano Variations, culminating with Feldman's Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello featuring special guest artists Curt Macomber (violin), Danielle Farina (viola) and Chris Finckel (cello). (more...)

Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Two distinguished American pianists-Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin-will team up to perform selections of piano works by the celebrated British-American composer Bernard Rands this evening, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY. (more...)

Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin to Perform the Music of Bernard Rands at Symphony Space, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Two distinguished American pianists-Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin-will team up to perform selections of piano works by the celebrated British-American composer Bernard Rands on Thursday evening, December 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY. (more...)

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