John Adams's "City Noir" Album Features "Superb" Performances, Says St. Louis Post-Dispatch
John Adams's new album, City Noir, released this past spring on Nonesuch Records, comprises the title track from 2009 and the debut recording of his 2012 Saxophone Concerto. Both are performed on the album by the St. Louis Symphony led by David Robertson, featuring saxophonist Timothy McAllister, recorded ...
Marin Alsop And The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Usher In 2014-2015 Season With Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) kick off the 2014-2015 concert season with Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Mahler's Fourth Symphony on Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 ...
Charlotte Jaconelli Releases Her Solo Debut Album 'Solitaire'
At just 18 years old, classical crossover sensation Charlotte Jaconelli has sold over 200K albums worldwide and debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Classical Crossover chart as part of the best-selling duo Jonathan & Charlotte. They rose to fame when 14.5 million people watched their stunning performance ...
The Peking Opera Comes To New York: In Honor Of The 120th Anniversary Of Acclaimed Performer Mei Lanfang
In recognition of the 120th anniversary of the most famous Peking Opera performer of all time Mei Lanfang, Wu Promotion presents Mei Baojiu, son of Mei Lanfang, together with the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing, Mei Lanfang Jingju Troupe in performances of "Classic Plays of the Mei School" and "Lady ...
YouTube Phenomenon From Classical To Pop And Rock 2CELLOS Coming To DPAC On May 6, 2015
'This duo is going to blow you away! It's rare to have the opportunity to experience a YouTube sensation like 2CELLOS live; guests will be amazed by the talent and virtuosity of these artists,' said Emily McLoughlin, DPAC Marketing Director for Concerts.
Young Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan ...
Percussionist Jacob Nissly Of The San Francisco Symphony Joins The Yamaha Artist Family
Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis announced that Jacob Nissly, principal percussionist of the San Francisco Symphony, has joined the Yamaha Percussion Artist family.
Nissly earned a Bachelor of Music and Jazz Studies degree from Northwestern University, where he studied with Michael Burritt, ...
James Levine Leads A Youthful Cast In Mozart's Joyful And Heart-Rending Masterpiece Cosi Fan Tutte On Great Performances At The Met Sunday, August 24
Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart's barbed romance Così fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancées' fidelity.
Lesley Koenig's sleek production features a cast filled with rising Met stars, including ...
Jackie Evancho Releases New Album Awakening On September 23, 2014
Platinum-selling, 14-year-old vocal sensation Jackie Evancho will release her third studio album, Awakening, on September 23 coinciding with an international tour. Produced by Nick Patrick, Awakening is Evancho's first album under her recent worldwide recording agreement with Sony Music Masterworks ...
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 ...