Andrea Bocelli's Transcendent Tenor To Be Celebrated In Style With The Classical Collection
Sugar/Decca/UMe is set to fete the internationally renowned operatic tenor Andrea Bocelli with the seven-disc The Classical Collection, which includes six discs of Bocelli's greatest studio classical albums plus a new collection of rarities and heretofore unreleased outtakes. The Classical Collection ...
Esteemed Classical Violinist Xia Xia Zhang Celebrates First Commercially Released Single
Xia Xia Zhang, recipient of the Global Music; Gold Medal "Emerging Artist" Award, as well as numerous other worldwide accolades, has commercially released her rendition of Cesar Franck's Violin Sonata in A Minor: II Allegro.
Her seven minute, forty-two second long single can be purchased and downloaded ...
Disney Concerts' Star Wars Film Concert Series To Feature Iconic Scores Performed Live To Film
The Los Angeles Philharmonic will present screenings of the complete films in HD on the Hollywood Bowl's big screen "A New Hope" and "The Empire Strikes Back" with Oscar -winning composer John Williams' score performed live to the film. The concerts will be conducted by David Newman.
Newman is ...
Alice Sara Ott Releases "Nightfall" On August 24, 2018
On her new album Nightfall, set for release on August 24 via Deutsche Grammophon, Alice Sara Ott takes a very personal look at the magical moment in time and space between day and night, light and darkness, basing her explorations on works by Debussy, Satie and Ravel. The German-Japanese pianist decided ...
Icelandic Pianist Vikingur Olafsson Announces New Johann Sebastian Bach Album
Víkingur Ólafsson is a musical free spirit with a mission. He first made the classical world sit up and listen in early 2017 with his recording of solo piano works by Philip Glass - a fascinating journey through the time and space of their minimalist structures. Glass is now followed by Bach. Set ...
Suzhou Chinese Orchestra Charms Portland With Folk Music
The Suzhou Chinese Orchestra drew hundreds of Chinese folk music-lovers to the Lincoln Performance Hall at Portland State University on Friday with a "Charm of Chinese Music Concert".
The audience was deeply impressed with the young orchestra's great vigor and dedication. After the performance, the ...
Karen Olson Celebrates Debut Appearance On Billboard New Age Album Chart At #3 And Simultaneously On Billboard Classical Album Chart At #9 For New Album Entitled Songpath
Renowned virtuoso musician and music visionary, Karen Olson, celebrates her debut appearance on Billboard's New Age Album Chart with a Highest Ranking Debut in at #3 while simultaneously entering Billboard's Classical Album Chart in at #9 (for the week of July 28th, 2018) with SongPath, a collection ...
Helene Grimaud Releases "Memory" Set For September 28, 2018
Music has been described as a means of rescuing that which is lost - a simple yet persuasive idea and one which informs Hélène Grimaud's working definition of the art form. The French pianist's latest recording addresses music's unique ability to bring images of the past back to life in the present ...
Classical Masters To Present A Benefit Concert Starring "The Four Phantoms" From Broadway's Iconic "The Phantom Of The Opera"
Classical Masters, a nonprofit organization providing music scholarships within the Sacramento region, announced today their Gala Concert programming. This year, the Classical Masters Gala Concert will feature "The Four Phantoms," a quartet including four of Broadway's leading men from The Phantom of ...
Sergei Babayan Signs Exclusive Contract With Deutsche Grammophon
Sergei Babayan, hailed for his charismatic and emotionally charged artistry, has signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon. The new relationship was announced today at the Verbier Festival.
Last March saw the release on the yellow label of Prokofiev for Two, an album of Babayan's ...
String Quartet Well-Strung To Release Third Album This Fall Featuring Pop/Classical Mash-Ups
Well-Strung, the innovative and eclectic New York City-based string quartet that derives their unique blend of vocals and strings by fusing classical music with the pop music of today, has announced that their latest album, Under the Covers will be released September 14, 2018. Their third album, Under ...
Anne Akiko Meyers To Perform Tribute To John Williams At 2018 Grammy Salute To Music Legends
The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the "GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends," an awards ceremony and live tribute concert celebrating the 2018 Special Merit Awards honorees on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Added to the lineup are four-time GRAMMY winner Yolanda ...
Dutch Pianist Joep Beving's New Single "Sleeping Lotus - Tom Trago" Out Now
Dutch pianist Joep Beving's new single "Sleeping Lotus-Tom Trago's Sixtine Remix'" is out now. The track is the second from Beving's upcoming album Conatus, which is set for release September 7 via Deutsche Grammophon. Joep Beving released his first single "Hanging D-Cello Octet Amsterdam" last week.
National Geographic: Symphony For Our World To Kick Off North American Leg Of World Tour In LA On October 27, 2018
National Geographic and Jason Michael Paul Entertainment, Inc. are presenting the all-new and dazzling National Geographic: Symphony for Our World, which thrilled audiences with a special sold-out preview in San Francisco on Earth Day, April 22. The North American leg of the worldwide tour kicks off ...
Andre Rieu: Amore, My Tribute To Love In Select Theaters For One Night Only 8/28
One of the most popular live acts in theworld, Dutch violinist and concert leader,AndréRieu, has announced that the filmof his 2018 Maastricht concertwill premiereinU.S.theaters nationwide for one night only on Tuesday, August 28 as he performs his hometown Maastrichtconcertwith a celebration of love.
Layale Chaker Announces New Album 'Inner Rhyme' And Pre-Release Concert
London-based composer and violinist Layale Chaker has already enjoyed an international career, despite her young age, sharing aspects of her Lebanese heritage with others through performances of her own works at prestigious venues including Wigmore Hall and the Southbank Centre in London.
As a ...
Peter Gregson Signs Exclusive Contract With Deutsche Grammophon And Takes "Recomposed" Series Forward
Cellist, composer and electro-acoustic alchemist Peter Gregson is a man obsessed with music and sound. "The job of the musician is to be creating stuff that's relevant to his time," he says. "You can get it wrong if all you do is stubbornly stick to your guns. I want to be able to adapt to changing ...
Great Performances Season 12 Continues Sunday, July 8 On PBS With Rossini's Semiramide
Season 12 of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET continues Sunday, July 8 on PBS (check local listings) with a rare Met performance of Rossini's masterpiece Semiramide, starring Angela Meade as the titular Queen of BABYLON and Elizabeth DeShong as the warrior Arsace. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov and ...
New Album, Hilary Hahn Plays Bach - Sonatas 1 & 2, Partita 1, Out October 5
Three-time Grammy Award-winner Hilary Hahn releases Hilary Hahn Plays Bach - Sonatas 1 & 2, Partita 1 via Decca/Universal Music.
When Hahn's Plays Bach came out on Sony in 1997, critics were astounded that a performer would choose solo Bach for her debut album; they were further confounded by her ...
Musicians Of The San Francisco Opera Orchestra Present Jazz Composer Valerie Capers "Wagner Takes The A Train"
The Musicians of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra present a companion piece to Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung cycle in partnership with jazz composer and pianist Valerie Capers and her musical collaborator, bassist John Robinson III. Wagner Takes the "A" Train is a meeting of musical styles ...
Yo-Yo Ma - Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites
"Almost no one made a sound. Almost no one moved. When a large audience is listening intently, it creates an atmosphere that cannot be measured or recorded, only remembered. Here, it was as if music had stilled the world ... he was following his natural musical rhythms, to the point that it felt less ...
The Metropolitan Opera Guild Announces Anna Netrebko As Honoree Of 84th Annual Luncheon
The Metropolitan Opera Guild today announced that the honoree of the 84th Annual Guild Luncheon will be legendary soprano Anna Netrebko. The celebration will take place on Friday, October 26th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.
"The Guild is proud to honor the artistry and accomplishments of ...
Andris Nelsons & The Boston Symphony Orchestra Continue Shostakovich Symphony Cycle With Two Compelling Works Written In Turbulent Times
For the latest instalment in their Grammy Award-winning cycle of Shostakovich's symphonies set for international release on July 6 via Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Music, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Andris Nelsons turn to two works that highlight the composer's life-threatening ...
Andrea Bocelli To Release "Si," First Album Of All-New Material In 14 Years, Out October 26
Fresh from winning his Classic BRIT 'Icon' Award and making a surprise appearance alongside Ed Sheeran at London's Wembley Stadium, global superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli announces his brand new album 'Sì' - his first recording of all-new material in 14 years, to be released on Decca/Sugar on October ...
Leonard Bernstein: The Pianist 11-CD Box Set Now Available From Sony Classical
Sony Classical celebrates the 2018 centenary of Leonard Bernstein - one of the 20th century's most celebrated, multi-faceted and influential musicians - with a box set devoted to his complete RCA Victor and Columbia Masterworks recordings as pianist in a limited original jacket collection. Leonard Bernstein ...
An Unexpected Approach: Modern Composer Conveys Classical Music Through Accessible, Immersive Experiences
Accomplished composer and showman Gustav Hoyer, an active contributor to the live music and events scene in Colorado, is announcing the launch of a new concert series, new album and brand that will bring an unexpected approach to experiencing classical music. By focusing on creating dynamic, memorable ...
Daniel Lozakovich Releases Debut Album, Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Partita No. 2, Out Today
Daniel Lozakovich, the 17-year-old violinist, amazes audiences and critics alike with his mature, carefully considered playing. His debut album, Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Partita No. 2 is out now via Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company. ...
Conductor Long Yu And Shanghai Symphony To Join Deutsche Grammophon's Family Of Artists
Long Yu, China's pre-eminent conductor on the international scene, and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) have signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon. The new partnership is set to build on Long Yu's critically acclaimed work as Music Director of the SSO and help promote the orchestra's ...
Renee Fleming Announces New Broadway Album Featuring Dear Evan Hansen, Leslie Odom Jr., And More
Jumping genres with ease, Renee Fleming can currently be seen as Nettie Fowler in CAROUSEL, a role that has earned her a Tony nomination. The opera superstar now says she has an album in the works that will exclusively feature Broadway tunes.
With numbers from shows such as SOUTH PACIFIC, VIOLET, ...
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Announces New Principal Conductor As Maxim Emelyanychev
Scotland's internationally acclaimed orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra today reveals the dynamic young conductor Maxim Emelyanychev as its next Principal Conductor.
Maxim Emelyanychev takes up the post in September 2019. His first season will be announced in March 2019.
In March this ...