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The Crossing Presents Weekly Series RISING W/ THE CROSSING: EQUINOX LOPE Photo The Crossing Presents Weekly Series RISING W/ THE CROSSING: EQUINOX LOPE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

GRAMMY-winning choir The Crossing, led by conductor Donald Nally, today is launching Series 2 of Rising w/ The Crossing: Equinox Lope, the new music ensemble's musical response to the pandemic, isolation, and quarantine.

Lorelei Ensemble Releases David Lang's 'Love Fail' With Proceeds Going To NAACP Legal Photo Lorelei Ensemble Releases David Lang's 'Love Fail' With Proceeds Going To NAACP Legal Defense Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

Nationally acclaimed, Boston-based Lorelei Ensemble today releases David Lang's love fail (2012, revised for women's vocal ensemble in 2016) on Cantaloupe Music. In observance and celebration of Juneteenth, the proceeds of all album sales today will go to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

The Show Must Go Online Announces Full Cast for RICHARD II and MUCH ADO ABOUT MEAN GI Photo The Show Must Go Online Announces Full Cast for RICHARD II and MUCH ADO ABOUT MEAN GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed readings of William Shakespeare's Richard II, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's Much Ado About Mean Girls, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.

The Crossing Releases CARTHAGE, Featuring Six Works By James Primosch, On Navona Reco Photo The Crossing Releases CARTHAGE, Featuring Six Works By James Primosch, On Navona Records
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020

On Friday, May 22, 2020, GRAMMY-winning choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, releases CARTHAGE, an album featuring six striking pieces by composer James Primosch, on Navona Records. Internationally recognized and prolific, Primosch is the 2020 winner of The Virgil Thomson Award for Vocal Music from The American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Conductor Donato Cabrera Announces Two New Online Series Photo Conductor Donato Cabrera Announces Two New Online Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

Donato Cabrera, Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic, has launched two new online projects. MusicWise - Conversations about Art and Culture with Donato Cabrera is a weekly series on Facebook Live and The Music Plays On is a daily series on Cabrera's blog, featuring commentary and analysis on his favorite performances and recordings. Both initiatives are part of the continued commitment by Cabrera, California Symphony, and Las Vegas Philharmonic to promote engagement and connection with their audiences.

Kickstarter Honoree Steve Locke Awarded 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship Photo Kickstarter Honoree Steve Locke Awarded 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

Kickstarter has announced its community that artist Steve Locke was awarded a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. His application, which included his Kickstarter-funded project Auction Block Memorial, was chosen among a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists, and writers out of a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the award's 96th year.

Reyes | Finn to Present Works by Anjuli, Nicole Cherubini, Joanne Greenbaum and Patri Photo Reyes | Finn to Present Works by Anjuli, Nicole Cherubini, Joanne Greenbaum and Patrice Renee Washington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

Reyes | Finn will present how to be a human being, a group exhibition of ceramic works by Anjuli, Nicole Cherubini, Joanne Greenbaum, and Patrice Renee Washington, curated by Sara Nishikawa. The exhibition will be on view March 28 - April 25, 2020, with an opening reception held on Saturday, March 28th from 6-8pm.

Artist Series Concerts Of Sarasota Presents Teen Violin Prodigy SooBeen Lee Photo Artist Series Concerts Of Sarasota Presents Teen Violin Prodigy SooBeen Lee
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

Artist Series Concerts presents violinist SooBeen Lee, the final artist for this season from Young Concert Artists International,

The Crossing to Premiere Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA Photo The Crossing to Premiere Michael Gordon's TRAVEL GUIDE TO NICARAGUA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Grammya"?-winning new-music choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally, gives the world premiere performances of Michael Gordon's Travel Guide to Nicaragua with cellist Maya Beiser in presentations by co-commissioners, the Annenberg Center on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 7:00pm in Philadelphia and Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 7:30pm in New York City. Before the Carnegie Hall performance on March 25, Donald Nally and Michael Gordon will have a 6:30pm pre-concert conversation with John Schaefer, host of WNYC's New Sounds and Soundcheck.

Benjamin Baker to Perform Recital at The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Photo Benjamin Baker to Perform Recital at The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

Violinist Benjamin Baker comes to Pepperdine University's Raitt Recital Hall at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2020 as the final performer of the Recital Series for the 2019-2020 season.

The Annenberg Center Will Present The Crossing In New Production Of KNEE PLAYS By Phi Photo The Annenberg Center Will Present The Crossing In New Production Of KNEE PLAYS By Philip Glass And David Byrne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

The Annenberg Center will present Grammya"?-winning new-music choir The Crossing in the premiere of a newly staged theatrical production, Knee Plays, on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8pm and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8pm at the Harold Prince Theatre. The program, part of the Center's #GLASSFEST celebration, features a rare opportunity to hear Knee Plays from Philip Glass's Einstein on the Beach and David Byrne's New Orleans-inspired contribution to Robert Wilson's large scale project, the CIVIL warS. The premiere will be narrated by popular Philadelphia actor Dito van Reigersberg.

Mark Volpe To Retire As Boston Symphony President And CEO After 23-Year Career With O Photo Mark Volpe To Retire As Boston Symphony President And CEO After 23-Year Career With Organization
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

The Boston Symphony Orchestra today announced that its highly respected and long-serving President and CEO, Mark Volpe, will retire at the end of February 2021. At the time of his retirement, Volpe, considered one of the most esteemed orchestra managers in the world, will have guided the storied institution for 23 years.

Mark Volpe to Retire as Boston Symphony President and CEO Photo Mark Volpe to Retire as Boston Symphony President and CEO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

The Boston Symphony Orchestra today announced that its highly respected and long-serving President and CEO, Mark Volpe, will retire at the end of February 2021. At the time of his retirement, Volpe, considered one of the most esteemed orchestra managers in the world, will have guided the storied institution for 23 years.

Soka Performing Arts Center Presents Violinist Alexi Kenney And Pianist Renana Gutman Photo Soka Performing Arts Center Presents Violinist Alexi Kenney And Pianist Renana Gutman
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Soka Performing Arts Center presents violinist Alexi Kenney and pianist Renana Gutman on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8pm. The program includes Mozart's Sonata No. 21 in E minor; Messiaen's Louange à l'Immortalité de Jésus (Praise to the Immortality of Jesus) from Quartet for the End of Time; Schubert's Variations on “Trockne Blumen” in E minor; Stravinsky's Airs du Rossignol (Nightingale Air); Enescu's Sonata No. 3 in A minor.

The Crossing Receives $200,000 Gift From Thomas Kasdorf Photo The Crossing Receives $200,000 Gift From Thomas Kasdorf
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

The Crossing has received an extremely generous $200,000 gift from long-time friend, advocate, and supporter Thomas Kasdorf of Kalamazoo, Michigan. The extraordinary unrestricted funding will support The Crossing's 2019-2020 season, with commissions of Edie Hill, Tawnie Olsen, Gavin Bryars, Daniel Felsenfeld, Aaron Helgeson, Gabriel Jackson, and Michael Gordon at venues such as Crane Arts Icebox, the Met Cloisters, the Hal Prince Theater and Zellerbach Theaters at the Annenberg Center, Holy Trinity Rittenhouse Square, Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, and at The Crossing's home, the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill.

Room&Board Produces Jonathan Bailey Holland Opera Photo Room&Board Produces Jonathan Bailey Holland Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

This November 7th at 7:30 pm at the Room&Board showroom on Newbury St in Boston, Boston Opera Collaborative will produce a??Room&Board&Opera a?" a??a presentation of three one-act operas by local composer Jonathan Bailey Holland.

Tesla Quartet and Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein Release Joy & Desolation On Orchid Photo Tesla Quartet and Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein Release Joy & Desolation On Orchid Classics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

On Friday, October 18, 2019, the award-winning Tesla Quartet (Ross Snyder & Michelle Lie, violins; Edwin Kaplan, viola; Serafim Smigelskiy, cello) releases its second album, Joy & Desolation, on Orchid Classics. The record features performances of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K581; Gerald Finzi's Five Bagatelles arranged by Christian Alexander; John Corigliano's Soliloquy (1995); and Carolina Heredia's Ius in Bello (2014) with acclaimed clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein. The program on Joy & Desolation is all about contrasts: the duality of light and darkness, joy and despair, isolation and inclusion. Recorded at idyllic Wyastone, a retired concert hall nestled along the River Wye in England, the Tesla Quartet and Alexander Fiterstein used this recording as an opportunity to dive deeper into their art and to explore how they make music together.

The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of Gavin Bryars' A NATIVE HILL Photo The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of Gavin Bryars' A NATIVE HILL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Grammy-winning new-music choir The Crossing presents the world premiere of English composer Gavin Bryars' substantial new evening-length a cappella work, A Native Hill, on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 5pm at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia. 

The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of ​​​​​​​A NATIVE HILL Photo The Crossing Presents The World Premiere Of ​​​​​​​A NATIVE HILL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Grammy-winning new-music choir The Crossing presents the world premiere of English composer Gavin Bryars'substantial new evening-length a cappella work, A Native Hill, on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 5pm at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia.

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Celebrates Leonard Bernstein's 100th in Concert Photo Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Celebrates Leonard Bernstein's 100th in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF) celebrating its 40th anniversary season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music, presents the centenary celebration concertLeonard Bernstein at 100, honoring the composer and conductor's prolific life and career, on Friday, August 16, 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet.

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