Julie Andrews Returns As Host Of From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2014, This Year Conducted By Daniel Barenboim, On Thirteen's Great Performances Wednesday, January 1 At 2:30 And 8 P.M. ET On PBS
Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the fifth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Daniel Barenboim from Vienna's Musikverein.
From Vienna : The New Year's Celebration 2014 , featuring the infectious melodies of ...
Award Winning Dadgad Fingerstyle Guitarist Pierre Bensusan Celebrates His 40th Anniversary With The Release Of A Triple Live CD Titled "Encore"
Living up to a reputation as the " Mozart of Guitar" has taken award winning French-Algerian musician Pierre Bensusan ( http://www.pierrebensusan.com ) on an uncompromising journey across the globe. Performing upwards of 3,000 concerts over a 40 year career , Pierre is recognized universally as the ...
Renowned French Tenor Roberto Alagna Pays Homage To Italian-Americans In Little Italy Coming To Theaters January 2014
SpectiCast Presents The New Cinematic Release From Renowned French Tenor Roberto Alagna Who Pays Homage To Italian-American Singers In LITTLE ITALY
Exclusive Screenings Begin On January 8, 2014
"Alagna, more heroic than lyrical, is in splendid voice and fearlessly attacks his top note"
Zivkovic Wins Grawemeyer Music Prize
"On the Guarding of the Heart," a piece for chamber orchestra by Serbian-born composer Djuro Zivkovic (joo-ROH' zhiv-KOH'-veetz), has won the 2014 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
The 20-minute work "makes a huge emotional journey in a relatively short period of ...
The High Priest Of The Harpsichord Releases Life Work
This year continues to be a big one for modern classical composer and baroque virtuoso keyboardist, Anthony Newman . Earlier this year, 903 Records released Newman's Complete Collected Organ Works of JS Bach , a 9-CD set and Complete Collected Harpsichord Works of JS Bach , a 10-CD set, both available ...
Handel's Messiah Returns To The Peristyle For Sunday Matinee On Dec. 8
On December 8th at 2pm, the Toledo Symphony along with the Toledo Choral Society and the choruses of BGSU will bring to life a beloved holiday tradition--Handel's Messiah. Favorite musical pieces like the "Great Amen" and the popular and thrilling "Hallelujah" chorus are sure to inspire.
The traditional ...
Tenor Anthony Kearns To Perform During The 94th Annual 6ABC Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade On November 28, 2013
World-renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns will be a guest performer in the star-studded 94th Annual 6ABC Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, PA on November 28, 2013.
Mr. Kearns will sing during the LIVE televised broadcast of the parade - the oldest of its kind in the nation - at ...
Boston Early Music Festival Presents A Gala Concert Of Chamber Opera Highlights
The Boston Early Music Festival celebrates five seasons of the BEMF Chamber Opera Series with a Gala Concert performance of highlights on Thanksgiving weekend, Sunday, December 1 at 3pm at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall (30 Gainsborough Street in Boston, MA). Hailed by The Boston Globe for "vivid ...
My Music: Classical Rewind Premieres Nationwide On PBS Stations Beginning November 30 (Check Local Listings)
CLASSICAL REWIND takes viewers on a wondrous journey of the music of the masters. This visual and auditory joyride offers a fanciful look at the classical masterpieces, providing spectacular images of dancers, phantoms and fireworks to accompany each composition. Host Martin Goldsmith from Sirius XM ...
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Fifth Annual Bso Academy Week In June 2014
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is pleased to announce the launch of its fifth annual BSO Academy Week as well as a new Academy program specifically designed for aspiring and experienced music educators, the BSO Music Educators Academy. From Saturday, June 14 through Saturday, June 21, 2014 instrumentalists ...
The Toledo Symphony Introduces A New Holiday Concert For Families
A new, family-friendly matinee performance comes to the Peristyle at the Toledo Museum of Art this holiday season. The Toledo Symphony presents Christmas at the Peristyle on December 7th at 3pm. The concert will feature a wide variety of holiday favorites, as well as sung carols by the Toledo Opera ...
Composer/Pianist Alejandro Santoyo Releases Mesmerizing Album "New World"
"New World" http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alejandrosantoyo1 combines classical orchestra, choir, solo piano, electronic sounds, acoustic guitar, solo female vocals, and ethnic sounds from around the globe.
The album is inspired by the idea of a "New World", which entails a new way of perceiving, thinking, ...
Sierra Boggess At 54 Below On Broadway Records
Sierra Boggess' "Awakening: Live At 54 BELOW" will be released digitally on December 6th and on CD on December 10th, 2013. The CD is now available for pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00GNKOYCG. The iTunes and CD editions of the album will include liner notes essays from Broadway legends Hal Prince and ...
Beloved Singing Group Rockapella Comes To Toledo In Special Symphony Performance At The Stranahan
With a signature vocal sound that has charmed for decades, Rockapella is the original acappella phenomenon, and they will be performing in Toledo on November 30th.
In a special symphony performance on the Toledo Symphony's Keybank Pops Series, the guys will perform a variety of holiday hits, designed ...
American Soprano Lisa Vroman Joins The National Children's Chorus Honorary Board Of Directors
America's leading youth choral institution, the National Children's Chorus (NCC) has appointed American soprano Lisa Vroman to its honorary board of directors. She joins fellow NCC board members Mark Thallander (president), Grant Gershon, Paul Salamunovich, Morten Lauridsen, and Frederick Swann as part ...
Sierra Boggess At 54 Below On Broadway Records
Sierra Boggess' "Awakening: Live At 54 BELOW" will be released digitally on December 6th and on CD on December 10th, 2013. The CD is now available for pre-order at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GNKOYCG
The iTunes and CD editions of the album will include liner notes essays from Broadway legends ...
Famed Hong Kong Vocalist And Songwriter Kenny B To Perform At Wynn Las Vegas On December 28, 2013
Vocalist, musician and distinguished actor Kenny B will perform inside the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on Dec. 28 at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.
Kenny B, an accomplished singer and songwriter, made his break into the Hong Kong entertainment industry in 1973 as a member of the popular band, the Wynners, ...
Toledo Symphony Presents Tango Twist On Vivaldi's Beloved Four Seasons
The Toledo Symphony, violin soloists Kirk Toth and Merwin Siu, and celebrated Argentine Tango dancers will collaborate for a special classics concert on the 15th and 16th of November.
The concert, called "The Four Seasons with a Twist," features two compositions--the much beloved Four Seasons by ...
Eastern Opera Ushers In The Holiday Season With Johann Strauss' Most Celebrated Operetta, Die Flederma
Eastern Opera ushers in the holiday season with Johann Strauss' most celebrated operetta, Die Fledermaus. The lively chamber orchestra for this rousing evening of mistaken identities, flirtations, and light-hearted deceit will be conducted by Artistic Director, Dr. Robert Butts. Eastern Opera's General ...
Chris Thile Gives Strathmore Crowd A Thrilling Performance!
Chris Thile brings the music of his new Nonesuch album, Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1, and much more to two universities this weekend, closing out the US leg of his solo tour: the University of Florida in Gainesville tonight and a sold-out show at Emory University in Atlanta on Saturday. Thile ...
Listen: Jeremy Denk Performs On WNYC's "the Leonard Lopate Show"
Pianist Jeremy Denk was a guest on The Leonard Lopate Show on New York NPR member station WNYC yesterday. He spoke with Lopate about his latest album, a recording of J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations , which was recently released on Nonesuch Records, and performs from the piece.
"I think of Bach ...
Thirteen's American Masters Series Produce First Film Biography Of Composer/Conductor Marvin Hamlisch
Composer, conductor, genius, mensch: Marvin Hamlisch ( June 2, 1944 - Aug. 6, 2012 ) earned four Grammys, four Emmys, three Oscars, three Golden Globes, a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize before his untimely death, making him one of only two PEGOT winners ever. Hit after hit - "The Way We Were," "Nobody ...
Young Opera Singer Daniella Lugassy On How "YouTube Censors Her, Yet Allows Miley Cyrus To Swing Naked On A Wrecking Ball"
YouTube, a Google destination, has decided to remove a music video of young opera singer Daniella Lugassy , claiming the video violates its community guidelines which prohibit nudity and sexual content, even though there is absolutely no nudity in the video, which is clear to anyone watching it. The ...
Roswitha's Destiny CD Release Party At The Metropolitan Room To Benefit NYC Youth Leadership Organization Rock Ur Heart Out On November 18, 2013
Roswitha - "A Global Citizen Building Bridges to your DESTINY and shifting systems" - premiers her DESTINY album to benefit New York City youth leadership organization Rock Ur Heart Out at the renowned Metropolitan Room. "Provocative soul and burning lyrics meet sensual driving violins," the album got ...
Jeremy Denk And Chris Thile Albums "Taking Bach To The Future"
Pianist Jeremy Denk and mandolinist Chris Thile have each released recordings of music by Bach within the past few months on Nonesuch Records: Denk's recording of the Goldberg Variations , including a companion DVD with video "liner notes," and Thile's Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1 , which happen ...
The 50th Anniversary Of The Launch Of Luciano Pavarotti's Career Celebrated On "Pavarotti: A Voice For The Ages" On THIRTEEN'S "Great Performances" In December On PBS
Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his trademark rich sound as the great male operatic voice of the 20 th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations which brought him fame ...
Ron Levy At Weill Recital At Carnegie Hall
It is with great pleasure that pianist Ron Levy announces an upcoming gala celebration, Ron Levy, Piano, and Friends, at New York's Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, November 29th at 8 PM. This event celebrates, and is in appreciation of, living composers; the program consists of sixteen pieces ...
The Mill Valley Philharmonic Performs Their 2014 Opening Season Concert At No Charge In San Rafael At The Osher Marin JCC On November 17, 2013
The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts at the Osher Marin JCC is proud to present Mill Valley Philharmonic , an award-winning community orchestra providing dedicated volunteer musicians the opportunity to rehearse and perform orchestral repertoire.
Today MVP offers three pieces: Dvorak's Symphony ...
Tanenbaum Presents A Piece For Peace
Pianist Conrad Tao , the only classical musician on Forbes' 2011 "30 Under 30" list of people changing the world, will be presented in concert by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
Mr. Tao will ...
2CELLOS Makes U.S. Orchestral Debut With The Kentucky Symphony November 2, 2013
In the past seven months the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra has scored two international firsts — the U.S. orchestral premieres of classical music's comedy team of Igudesman and Joo (Big Nightmare Music) (April 6) and now 2CELLOS (Nov. 2). "Being the first orchestra in America to showcase the incredible ...