Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, August 22 at 9 p.m. on PBS
The concert soloist will be the internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso Lang Lang who plays Strauss' "Burleske." As it happens, Eschenbach (a former star pianist himself) was one of the conductors who recognized and encouraged Lang Lang's talent very early, initiating a long-standing artistic friendship. ...
Legendary Pianist Byron Janis Remembers the Life of Long-time Friend & Conductor, Lorin Maazel
Legendary pianist Byron Janis remembers long-time friend and musician Lorin Maazel, who passed away at the age of 84, on July 13th, 2014 at his home in Castleton, Virginia. Maazel, a former child prodigy who went on to become the music director of the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, ...
Saxophone Quartet Art&Sax Release New EP 'Gare Saint Lazare'
The international saxophone quartet known as Art&Sax have released their new EP record, "Gare Saint Lazare." The EP is composed of six tracks for an approximate total listening time of half an hour, making for a round introduction to one of the world's most eclectic and ingenious groups of classical ...
The Recording Academy Statement Re: Lorin Maazel
Four-time GRAMMY®-winning conductor, musician and composer Lorin Maazel devoted his life to music. A child prodigy who made his conducting debut at age eight, he has conducted nearly all of the world's leading orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Boston ...
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Several New Conducting Appointments
I loved the musicians' sophisticated and joyous approach to music making and look forward to experiencing a wide variety of repertoire with the orchestra. -Markus Stenz
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is pleased to announce several conducting appointments: Markus Stenz as principal guest ...
Susan Boyle Shines On Trinity Broadcasting Network - See The Entire Interview And A Beautiful Performance!
British singing sensation Susan Boyle appeared Sunday night, June 22nd, on a special edition of Trinity Broadcasting Network's Praise the Lord music and talk show.
By now it's well known that the unassuming woman who took Simon Cowell and Britain's Got Talent by storm in 2009 has gone from living ...
Legendary Composer And Conductor John Williams Pays A Star Spangled Tribute To The 200th Anniversary Of Our 'National Anthem' On PBS' A Capitol Fourth, Live From The U.S. Capitol Friday, July 4
This Independence Day, PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, the all-star salute broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, will celebrate the 200th anniversary of our National Anthem. Legendary five-time Academy Award-winning and twenty-one-time Grammy Award-winning film composer John Williamswill conduct ...
Star Violinist Miky Anton's Single "Morningstar" A Global Hit
Website:http://miky-anton.com/Miky Anton- pure passion in tone, sound and melody. Just one of the recent acclamations to violinist, Miky of Germany. The resounding acclaims have been pouring in since his release to worldwide campaign with Musik Radio Promotions.
Euranet, the European Radio Network, ...
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Several New Orchestra Appointments
Following national auditions, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the appointments of Principal Trombone Aaron LaVere and Assistant Principal Oboe Melissa Hooper; additionally, Principal Cello Dariusz Skoracezwski, who has served in this role since 2011, was granted tenure. The new ...
Mario Frangoulis Is Joined By Maestro & Pianist Eugene Kohn For The World Premiere Of A Unique Piano-Voice Recital At The Foot Of The Acropolis!
This diverse and inspirational program promises to be a unique and rich musical experience, honoring the rich European musical tradition.
MARIO FRANGOULIS, the beloved international Greek tenor returns to his homeland for a very special piano~voice recital in honor of the opening of an international ...
Emmy Award Winning Violinist Damien Escobar's Inaugural Solo Single "Freedom" Debuts At #15 On iTunes Charts
Since re-launching his career, Escobar boasts over 200K downloads from his first R&B mixtape, Sensual Melodies; and has more than a few notable solo headliner performances under his belt including: CBS Upfront Presentation, Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chef Awards, Indy Car Championship Awards, Major ...
Louis Andriessen's "La Commedia," Film Opera Collaboration With Director Hal Hartley, Out Now In CD/DVD Set On Nonesuch Records
Louis Andriessen's Grawemeyer Award-winning La Commedia is out now on Nonesuch Records, as a set with two CDs and a DVD. The film opera, a collaboration with director Hal Hartley, is based on Dante's Divine Comedy, with additional texts from the 16th-century German theologian Sebastian Brant, the 17th-century ...
Jackie Evancho Releases Unique Cover Of "The Rains Of Castamere" From Hit HBO Series Game Of Thrones
Jackie Evancho releases a unique cover of the haunting folk song "The Rains of Castamere" from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. It was debuted on Yahoo.com and is now available via all digital service providers including iTunes, Amazon MP3 and Spotify. The track will also be available on Jackie's ...
Opera Circle Presents "Die Tote Stadt" By Erich Korngold On June 14, 2014 In Cleveland
Opera Circle presents "Die tote Stadt" (The Dead City) by Erich Korngold on June 14th, 2014 at 7:30 in the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare, 1511 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115. This production will be fully staged, with soloists, chorus, orchestra, costumes, staging, sets, and supertitles to translate ...
New York Beauty And Acclaimed Singer, Sasha Lazard Releases Her New Album 'Lumiere'
Soprano vocalist Sasha Lazard has lived a glamorous and artistically adventurous life as an innovator in the classical crossover realm, and an icon of hip, modern elegance. After a time of profound introspection, she's emerged with her most courageous album yet. Her fifth album, "Lumiere", melds singer-songwriter ...
Puccini's Classic Love Story La Boheme On Great Performances At The Met On June 27, 2014
Franco Zeffirelli's lavish production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history, starring Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the poet Rodolfo and Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais as the fragile seamstress Mimì, airs on Great Performances at the Met on Friday, June 27 at 9 p.m. Opolais made ...
Borodin's Historic Russian Epic Prince Igor, Performed By The Met For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years, Comes To Great Performances At The Met On June 22, 2014
Borodin's operatic masterpiece Prince Igor, which had its first Met performances since 1917 earlier this year, will be broadcast on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 22 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m.)
The acclaimed new ...
American Baritone Mark Walters Featured Tonight In El Nino By John Adams At The Spoleto Festival USA
Renowned for its passion of contemporary innovation and an enthusiasm for providing unusual performances, the Spoleto Festival USA opens its season tonight with the first fully staged production of John Adams' El Nino.
Hailed as "a Messiah for the modern age" (Los Angeles Times), John Adams' El ...
Mark O'Connor And Young Violin Stars Celebrate American Music On New Album, Out June 10, 2014
On June 10th, Grammy-winning violinist, composer, educator and former child prodigy Mark O'Connor will release his album 'MOC4,' continuing his mission of bringing American music back to the forefront of string-playing. Now in his 40th year as a recording artist, O'Connor has collaborated with six acclaimed ...
The Piano Guys Release New Music Video "The Story Of My Life"
Utah's favorite dads, The Piano Guys, release their latest self-made music video, "The Story of My Life."
The audio version is also available for purchase at all digital service providers.
For their latest video, The Piano Guys were inspired do something they had never done before - film a short ...
Musicians Of The San Francisco Symphony Hold Concert In Partnership With Congregation Sherith Israel To Benefit The SF-Marin Food Bank
The Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony will present a Benefit Concert in support of the SF-Marin Food Bank on Sunday, June 8 at 7:30 pm at Congregation Sherith Israel on California Street.
"The Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony are delighted that we are able to partner with Sherith Israel ...
Superstar Vocalist Jackie Evancho To Perform At The 2014 National Memorial Day Concert Sunday, May 25th On PBS
Superstar vocalist Jackie Evancho will perform at The 2014 National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday, May 25th. The concert will air live on PBS at 8pm EST from the West Lawn of the US Capitol. An American tradition honoring our service members, the 25th anniversary show will also feature performances ...
World Premiere Of New Musical, The Weaver Of Raveloe
The Weaver of Raveloe, a new musical based on Silas Marner, the classic novel by George Eliot, will have its world premiere at OBERON in Cambridge on May 29 and 30, 2014.
Composer, lyricist, and book co-writer, , who has degrees in music composition from ASU and Longy Conservatory and is currently ...
Magic Of Crowd Sourcing Brings Lost Cello Concerto To Life
Sometimes, great music is forgotten and overlooked. Like a precious gem or piece of gold buried in the dirt - with the passage of time people fail to remember. The forgotten Cello Concerto, composed by the gifted and prolific Carl Reinecke is one of those lost gems that deserve a dusting off and a return ...
"The Met: Live In HD" Summer Encore Series Hits U.S. Cinemas Again This June And July
Beginning Wednesday, June 18, the Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events will once again present Summer HD Encores, a series of choice encore performances from the groundbreaking Live in HD series of cinema presentations, in more than 400 U.S. cinemas nationwide through Fathom's Digital Broadcast Network. ...
Tickets Are On Sale For Eastern Opera's Double Bill: "Mark Twain And The General" By Robert Butts And "I Pagliacci" By Ruggero Leoncavallo
Eastern Opera of New Jersey will present a double bill of Mark Twain and The General, composed by Robert Butts and written by Jewel Seehaus-Fisher; and I Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo.
Mark Twain and The General is based on President Ulysses S. Grant. Towards the end of his life, General Grant ...
The West Ocean String Quartet Choose DPA Microphones
The West Ocean String Quartet, winner of The Irish Times/The Ticket's Trad CD of the Year 2013 for their album An Indigo Sky, are now using DPA d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones to capture their unique sound.
The microphones, which were supplied by DPA's Irish Distributor Big Bear Sound, were ...
Tenor Anthony Kearns To Perform In 25th Annual National Memorial Day Concert In Washington, DC On May 25, 2014
Popular tenor Anthony Kearns will be a guest performer in PBS's National Memorial Day Concert, which has become a national tradition over the past 25 years. This year's program will be a tribute to America's men and women in uniform, their families, and all those who have given their lives for our country. ...
Sony Music Masterworks Signs Vocal Superstar Jackie Evancho To Worldwide Recording Agreement On Portrait Records
Sony Music Masterworks announces a worldwide recording agreement with platinum selling classical-crossover artist Jackie Evancho. Her new album, Awakening will be released on the Portrait Records imprint on September 30, 2014 coinciding with an International tour.
At 10 years old Jackie gained ...
Vienna State Opera Streams Uses Elemental Video Processing To Stream The World's First Live 4k Broadcast Over The Internet
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced that the Vienna State Opera, one of the world's most famous performance institutions, will use Elemental video processing solutions to stream the world's first live production ...