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Lord Patten Of Barnes Announces Praemium Imperiale 2021 Laureates Photo Lord Patten Of Barnes Announces Praemium Imperiale 2021 Laureates
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

The Japan Art Association and Lord Patten of Barnes, Praemium Imperiale's International Advisor in the UK, have today announced the recipients of the 2021 Praemium Imperiale Awards.

Ramin Karimloo and co-composer Nadim Naaman to Lead RUMI: THE MUSIC at the London Col Photo Ramin Karimloo and co-composer Nadim Naaman to Lead RUMI: THE MUSIC at the London Coliseum
by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2021

Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East‚Äôs leading contemporary composers, and West End star Nadim Naaman today announce that their second major stage musical, ‚ÄėRumi: The Musical‚Äô will get its world premiere at the London Coliseum in ¬†November 2021.

Ukulele Virtuosi Jake Shimabukuro Announced At The Center For The Arts Photo Ukulele Virtuosi Jake Shimabukuro Announced At The Center For The Arts
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 3, 2021

Ukulele superstar Jake Shimabukuro, one of the most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument, brings his virtuosic playing to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu to kick off the 2021‚Äď2022 season at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 8 p.m.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Announces Fall 2021 Schedule of Live Performances Photo San Francisco Conservatory of Music Announces Fall 2021 Schedule of Live Performances
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

In November, the Conservatory will play host to its annual gala to support scholarships at the new¬†Ute and William K. Bowes, Jr. Center for Performing Arts¬†designed by¬†Mark Cavagnero Associates¬†(MCA) as a ‚Äúvertical campus‚ÄĚ where students can create, learn, and share music.

Elton John to Release All-Star Collaborations Album Photo Elton John to Release All-Star Collaborations Album
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2021

The new album will include collaborations with Miley Cyrus, Lil Was X, Stevie Wonder, Dua Lipa, Nicki Minaj, & more. The album includes several re-imagined covers, as well as 10 brand-new songs.

World Premiere Of John Clayton's THE HILL WE CLIMB Featured In New Film By Amit Peled Photo World Premiere Of John Clayton's THE HILL WE CLIMB Featured In New Film By Amit Peled And The Mount Vernon Virtuosi
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

Amit Peled and the Mount Vernon Virtuosi today release a new performance film set to the world premiere of composer John Clayton's The Hill We Climb. The piece is inspired by and is set to the poem of the same name by American poet and activist Amanda Gorman, which she powerfully recited at the presidential inauguration in January 2021.

Five Boroughs Music Festival to Open 15th Anniversary Season With Kinan Azmeh's CityB Photo Five Boroughs Music Festival to Open 15th Anniversary Season With Kinan Azmeh's CityBand
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

The season opens with a special concert and celebration featuring Kinan Azmeh's CityBand in performance at Five Boroughs Brewing Co. in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:30pm.

Summer Music in The Garden Welcomes Curator Gregory Oh Photo Summer Music in The Garden Welcomes Curator Gregory Oh
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021

The award-winning pianist, Dora-nominated music director and conductor takes the helm of this landmark summer event beginning September 2021. 

Gino Sitson to Bring BEAUTIFUL VIBRATION To Flushing Town Hall Photo Gino Sitson to Bring BEAUTIFUL VIBRATION To Flushing Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021

On Friday, August 20 at 7:00 PM (ET), The Gino Sitson Trio brings 'Beautiful Vibration' - Colors of African Music to Flushing Town Hall with a live, hybrid performance for both in-person and at-home audiences.

Joe's Pub Returns in October and Announces Fall Programming with Sandra Bernhard, Bri Photo Joe's Pub Returns in October and Announces Fall Programming with Sandra Bernhard, Bridget Everett & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Joe's Pub will reopen this fall ushering in the best in live music and performance to New York City with tickets on sale today at 4pm ET - view full programming.

Interlochen Arts Camp Will Celebrate the Conclusion of its 94th Season With Livestrea Photo Interlochen Arts Camp Will Celebrate the Conclusion of its 94th Season With Livestreamed LES PRELUDES
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2021

The final Arts Camp concert, which will also feature works by Anna Clyne, Huang Ruo, and Igor Stravinsky, will be livestreamed and broadcast live on Interlochen Public Radio at 7:30 p.m. ET

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' Summer @ The Wallis Presents QUATTRO Photo Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' Summer @ The Wallis Presents QUATTROSOUND
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 29, 2021

Innovative acoustic Quattrosound shakes up Summer @ The Wallis with an engaging blend of jazz, rock and classical music on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at 8 pm, on the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' outdoor stage.

Washington Performing Arts Announces 2021/22 Season Photo Washington Performing Arts Announces 2021/22 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021

Season subscriptions will go on sale on Tuesday, August 31 at 9:30am, with single tickets becoming available on Wednesday, September 15 at 9:30am. Learn more about the full lineup here!

Audible & Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Forge Multi-Project Development Deal Photo Audible & Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Forge Multi-Project Development Deal
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2021

This deal follows Audible’s recently announced production and development deals with top industry creatives such as Team Coco.

Adrienne Warren to Play Bryant Park Picnic Performance 7/30 Photo Adrienne Warren to Play Bryant Park Picnic Performance 7/30
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Bryant Park Picnic Performances' season of free, live performances continues on Friday, July 30 at 7pm with Broadway rising star Adrienne Warren. This performance is part of this season's Carnegie Hall Citywide Series. Entry to this event is now open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis for all audience members. 

DREAMSTAGE Announces MUSIC FROM SAXONY Livestream Series Photo DREAMSTAGE Announces MUSIC FROM SAXONY Livestream Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 7, 2021

DREAMSTAGE, the pioneering HD live streaming platform, is excited to announce Music From Saxony, a month-long livestream music series uniting more than 60 artists of various genres, from across the German Free State of Saxony.

Bryant Park Picnic Performances Continues This Month With A Performance From The Knig Photo Bryant Park Picnic Performances Continues This Month With A Performance From The Knights
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Entry to this event is now open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis for all audience members. Advance ticket registration is no longer required.

Quincy Jones' Qwest TV and Plex Bring High-Caliber Music Channels to Every Device for Photo Quincy Jones' Qwest TV and Plex Bring High-Caliber Music Channels to Every Device for Free
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 30, 2021

Qwest TV’s linear channels show how artistry, not genres or geography, can guide music enjoyment. They regularly present incandescent concerts by popular artists, back to back with groundbreaking moments in musical history.

Biden Announces Kamilah Forbes, Jake Shimabukuro & More as Nominees for National Coun Photo Biden Announces Kamilah Forbes, Jake Shimabukuro & More as Nominees for National Council on the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve as members of the National Council on the Arts: Kamilah Forbes, Christopher Morgan, Ismael Ahmed, Kinan Azmeh, Huascar Medina, Jake Shimabukuro, Constance Williams, and Fiona Whelan Prine. 

This Week at SummerStage: Performances from George Clinton, Falu and Screening Of MON Photo This Week at SummerStage: Performances from George Clinton, Falu and Screening Of MONSOON WEDDING
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 23, 2021

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage will present performances this week from George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic in partnership with Blue Note Jazz Festival and Falu along with a screening of Monsoon Wedding in partnership with Rooftop Films.

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