Sandra Plamenats To Shead New Light On 'O Sole Mio'
Beginning singing at the tender age of two, Sandra was then handpicked from two hundred children for one of just twenty places in the most prestigious musical school in the country - Moscow State Conservatory, P.I Tchaikovsky - in order to perfect her vocal talent. Building on this solid foundation, ...
Tenor Anthony Kearns To Perform At The 50th Anniversary Of President Kennedy's Visit To Ireland On June 18, 2013
Tenor Anthony Kearns will be a special guest singer at the official U.S. ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy's historic visit to Ireland at Arlington National Cemetery on Tues., June 18, 2013.
His Excellency Ambassador Michael Collins will host the lighting ...
Duke Ellington School Of The Arts Ensembles Perform Community Concert At Church Of The Intercession, Harlem
The award-winning Duke Ellington School of the Arts String Orchestra and Guitar Ensemble have performed with world famous artist such as Earth, Wind and Fire and Pattie LaBelle; they have made music at iconic venues such as the White House, the Vice President's residence, and the Kennedy Center; but ...
Album Release: Great Voices Sing John Denver
Legendary music producer, Milt Okun along with composer Lee Holdridge are bringing some of the most famous names in opera to John Denver's famous hit songs on the new album "Great Voices Sing John Denver". In stores today, the album features: Placido Domingo, Placido Domingo Jr., Rod Gilfry, Daniel ...
Eastern Opera Of New Jersey Is Proud To Present Giuseppe Verdi's Masterwork Opera: Otello
Eastern Opera of NJ continues its premier season with a production of Giuseppe Verdi's powerful drama, Otello, based on the great Shakespeare tragedy, Othello.
Set in the late 15th-century during the wars between Venice and Turkey, Verdi's classic has it all: vengeance, war, jealousy, and passion, ...
Jobless Greeks Get Free Opera Of Richard Wagner's 'The Flying Dutchman'
The ancient Atticus Theatre opened its doors to 1,500 unemployed Greek citizens this week, for a one-off free performance of Richard Wagner's 'The Flying Dutchman'.
As the drama of Greece's bailout row continued offstage, Myron Michaildis, the National Opera's Artistic Director, explained how the ...
Sharon Isbin Receives Concert Artists Guild Virtuoso Award
Concert Artists Guild honors Sharon Isbin with their prestigious Virtuoso Award on June 11 gala event. Past Winners include Ned Rorem, Paquito D'Rivera, and Eugenia Zuckerman.
On June 25, a one-hour documentary on Sharon Isbin produced by Susan Dangel will receive its world premiere at the Guitar ...
'The Orchestra Unleashed' Unveils Storms In The Desert, A New Recording Project with Metropolitan Opera Star Philip Webb
An award-winning composer has created a modern orchestral project that marries new music with the ancient story of Jacob and his twelve sons. The Orchestra Unleashed (TOU), renowned for its accomplishments in bringing living composers and their work to modern audiences is teaming up with Metropolitan ...
UK's Violin Virtuoso Charlie Siem to Make His Debut In Taiwan
"Music is such a visceral expression of something beyond thought. That's why I love it," claimed the British violinist Charlie Siem sharing his tremendous passion for classical music in a recent press conference held at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan.
"I'm going to play ...
Tenor Anthony Kearns To Open The 2013 National Memorial Day Parade Program In Washington, D.C. On May 27, 2013
Famed Tenor Anthony Kearns will open the 2013 National Memorial Day Parade Program in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 27th at 2pm, it was announced.
Mr. Kearns will sing "America the Beautiful," with a 260-member chorus from across the country at the top of the televised program. This year marks ...
Fabio Luisi Conducts His First Met Performances Of Aida, With Liudmyla Monastyrska In The Title Role On Thirteen's Great Performances At The Met On June 9, 2013 On PBS
One of the most popular and beloved operas of all time, Aida, in a spectacular staging that captures the grandeur of Ancient Egypt, comes to Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 9 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will broadcast the opera on Friday, June 21 at 9 p.m., ...
Marin Alsop Leads BSO In Live Performance Of Film Score From Bernstein's West Side Story, June 13-16
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Music Director Marin Alsop leads the BSO in a performance of the film score from Bernstein's legendary West Side Story on Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 16 at 3 p.m. at ...
Globetrotting Guitarist Lawson Rollins Comes "Full Circle"
Having traversed the world in search of intriguing sounds from virtually every corner of the globe with his beloved Spanish guitar en tow, Lawson Rollins has come full circle on his aptly titled fourth solo album, "Full Circle," which will be released July 16th by his Infinita Records. Adopting a "less ...
Chicago's Premiere Flamenco Group Joins Forces With Internationally Acclaimed Cellist For A Unique Collaboration
After individual sold-out debuts at Chicago's hottest new live music venue, cellist Ian Maksin and Las Guitarras de Espana will be returning to City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., on Friday, June 21st with a brand new collaborative project. Showtime is 8PM; doors open at 6PM; tickets are $20.
"Tango Piano", Album Of Sheet Music Arranged By Juan Maria Solare, Published By Ricordi Munich
Tango Piano (sheet music) 10 famous tangos for piano solo arranged by Juan María Solare. Tango must sound this way! In the first decades of the history of this music genre, some of its most beautiful and well-known pieces were created. With the arrangements of the tango pianist & composer Juan Maria ...
New O'Connor Composition Sets Classical Record
"Combining innovation and originality in a violin concerto with the challenge of improvisation has never been accomplished before Mark O'Connor's 'The Improvised Violin Concerto.'" - Peter M. Thall Author of What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business
On June 11, Mark O'Connor will release ...
The Recording Academy Statement On Janos Starker
"GRAMMY winner Janos Starker was a masterful cellist known for playing with technical perfection and creating an impeccable sound. With a career that spanned more than half a century, Starker performed countless concerts with numerous orchestras and symphonies around the world, — and was one of the ...
New Production Of Verdi's Rigoletto, Set In Las Vegas & Directed By Tony Winner Michael Mayer Premieres On Thirteen's Great Performances At The Met On May 17, 2013
Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening) makes his Met debut with a new production of Verdi's Rigoletto. The new staging moves the opera's tragic events from a decadent 16th-century Italian court to the glitzy, depraved setting of the Las Vegas strip circa 1960, and airs on Great ...
Boston Ballet Presents Chroma At The Boston Opera House May 2-12
On May 2, 2013, Boston Ballet presents two stunning Balanchine classics, and a provocative Company premiere by The Royal Ballet's Resident Choreographer, Wayne McGregor. The program features McGregor's Chroma and two of George Balanchine's monumental works, Serenade and Symphony in C. Performances run ...
Marin Alsop Leads Time For Three In Jennifer Higdon's Concerto 4-3, May 2 & 4
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Music Director Marin Alsop leads the BSO and the string ensemble Time for Three in Jennifer Higdon's Concerto 4-3 on Thursday, May 2nd at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore and Saturday, May 4th at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The performance ...
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performs Musical Score To Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times, May 10-12
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Music Director Marin Alsop leads the BSO in a performance of Charlie Chaplin's cinematic masterpiece Modern Times on Friday, May 10 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 12 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, and Saturday, May 11 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore. ...
WCPE Goes Back to Baroque Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org announces today a "Back to Baroque" Weekend, April 20-21, 2013. Music Director William Woltz programs a weekend which highlights the language of music that came to be defined as the music we know today.
"There will be glorious music of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Buxtehude, Purcell ...
The Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestras Will Present Their Fourth Concert On Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestra, currently in its 63rd year, will perform its fourth concert Sunday, April 21 at 3:30PM at Start High School. This unique concert will feature the Concert and Philharmonic Orchestras under the direction of Wasim Hawary and Bob Mirakian.
Also featured will be ...
The Greater Cleveland Flute Society Presents The Cleveland Composer's Connection Concert On April 21, 2013
The Greater Cleveland Flute Society (GCFS) will present its final program of the 2012-2013 season this Sunday, April 21, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. This free program will be held at the First Unitarian Church of Cleveland, 21600 Shaker Boulevard, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.
The concert honors living composers ...
RCA Red Seal Celebrates The 85th Birthday Of The Legendary Pianist Byron Janis
RCA Red Seal celebrates the legendary pianist Byron Janis ' 85th Birthday with the release of The Complete RCA Collection available on April 16th, 2013. The box set brings together his entire discography on RCA for the first time with no fewer than seven "first on CD" releases. Newly remastered from ...
The Recording Academy Statement On Sir Colin Davis
"Ten-time GRAMMY winner Sir Colin Davis was a brilliant musician who conducted orchestras around the world including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Munich's Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic.
Serving as the longest principal conductor for the London Symphony Orchestra, ...
Nicola Benedetti's Latest Album Takes Her From The Concert Hall To The Silver Screen Chart Topping And Critically Lauded New Release
Fresh from exploring the music of her ancestral homeland in her 2011 Decca CD Italia, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti now pulls focus on the music of the silver screen in her new album The Silver Violin, to be released in the US on February 19, 2013. Inspired by her passion for the soaringly romantic ...
"Striking" And "Infectious" (BBC) Nicola Benedetti Wields Her 'Silver Violin'
Violinist Nicola Benedetti continues her streak of high-profile performances and international accolades in 2013, with her new Decca album 'The Silver Violin' out now in the United States. 'The Silver Violin' - which features the Korngold Violin Concerto as its centerpiece and celebrates violin music ...
Internationally Acclaimed Classical Crossover Artist Mario Frangoulis Brings "Beautiful Things" To The US And Canada This Spring
Pasa Concert-goers are in for a rare treat as this world renowned who started his career as Marius in "Les Miserables" in London's West End, Tony in "West Side Story" at La Scala in Milan, and was personally chosen by Andrew Lloyd Webber to play Raoul in "Phantom of the Opera," returns to electrify ...
The Metropolitan Opera's New Production Of Un Ballo In Maschera Conducted By Fabio Luisi And Directed By David Alden Premieres On THIRTEEN's Great Performances On May 5 At 12 Noon On PBS
The Met's new production of Un Ballo in Maschera, Verdi's classic drama of political intrigue and thwarted romance, staged by acclaimed opera director David Alden and led by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi , airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, May 5 at 12 noon on PBS (check local ...