American Youth Symphony Launches Star-Studded 50th Anniversary Season
The American Youth Symphony (AYS), named "The finest youth symphony on earth," by KUCS's Jim Svejda, launches its star-studded 50th Anniversary Season on October 12, 2014. As one of the nation's leading pre-professional orchestras, the mission of AYS is to inspire the future of a timeless art form by ...
Clayton Piano Festival To Capture The Magic Of Classical Music
The 4th Annual Clayton Piano Festival is scheduled for September 29 - October 10 at The Clayton Center Auditorium in Historic Downtown Clayton. This year's festival will kick-off with a collaboration with the Ava Gardner Festival featuring iconic classical music from the movies including a segment on ...
Andrea Morricone Premieres Breaking Boundaries Concert On November 8, 2014
Acclaimed Conductor And Composer Andrea Morricone Premieres Breaking Boundaries Concert On Saturday, November 8, At Warner Grand Theater In San Pedro.
Special Guest Performance by Grammy Award-Winning Violinist Miri Ben-Ari
Los Angeles, CA: Acclaimed Italian composer and conductor Andrea Morricone ...
Leif Ove Andsnes & The Mahler Chamber Orchestra Complete The Beethoven Journey With The Release Of Their Third Recording
Four years in the making, the celebrated Beethoven Journey has now reached its crowning season. An intense collaborative project between Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the heart of the journey has been the recording of all five of Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerti ...
The Toledo Symphony Returns To The Peristyle This Weekend For Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1
At the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition, Jiayan Sun electrified audiences with his performance of Tchaikovsky's beloved piano concerto under the baton of Stefan Sanderling, ultimately garnering the Audience Choice prize. This weekend they reprise their collaboration in this romantic season ...
World Renowned Tenor Jonas Kaufmann Releases New Album Of Melodies From Germany's Golden Era
"I love the tenor hits from the age of the talkies," says Jonas Kaufmann. "My grandfather was studying in Berlin at that time, and he used to whistle these songs in the street. Besides that, I've always been fascinated by this 'legendary era' in Germany's cultural history. It was a time of incredible ...
The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Opens Its 23rd Season, Offering A Five-Program Series Of Films, Symphonic Works And Popular Hits From The 20th Century
True to KSO form, program variety is again the element that makes this regional symphony and its thematic offerings appealing to numerous audiences. From silent movies to ballet scores or 4 minutes, 33 seconds of silence, from a wildly talented beat-box flutist to an accompanied NASA voyage and a retrospective ...
Beth Donnelly And Doug Feller Share Romantic Songs On Their Latest Full-Length Album 'My Heart Is For You'
Celebrating a dynamic 37 years of marriage marked by passion, entrepreneurial courage and magical musical collaborations, Beth Donnelly and Doug Feller are interested in much more than simply beautifying the world with their soulful and romantic baritone/soprano power.
Through their multi-faceted ...
Toledo Symphony Begins Season With Toledo Premiere Of Four Sacred Places
The Toledo Symphony will begin its season at 7:30 p.m. this Sunday evening, September 14, in the Centennial Room at the Toledo Club. This Chamber Series concert will feature the Toledo premiere of Evan Chamber's new work Four Sacred Places commissioned by the Toledo Symphony with funding support from ...
PENTATONE's Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas
The waiting has finally paid off: Mari Kodama's complete Beethoven piano sonata cycle has finally arrived. Although not the first with this achievement, the very idea that an artist can play this music and still introduce a new perspective, as Kodama so often proves with her performances, is astonishing.
Dr. Carter Dewberry Launches The Cello Challenge With The OC Cello Choir On September 21, 2014
Dr. Carter Dewberry's OC Cello Choir will return to the Gaslamp Restaurant in Long Beach, CA on Sunday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. in a performance to celebrate the launch of The Cello Challenge™, a 4-month 'training program' for cellists throughout Southern California to improve their technical skill, ...
Successful European Relaxation Music "A Baby's Lullaby" Coming To America
Chantal Hartmann's three-volume new age music series, built around a 64-BPM heartbeat pulse to promote relaxation for mothers and children, is set for U.S. release.
"A Baby's Lullaby" is a three-volume new age music series created by German composer Chantal Hartmann that serves as a natural sleep ...
"The Met: Live In HD" 2014-15 Season Premieres With Verdi's "Macbeth" in US Cinemas On October 11
The Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events present the ninth season of the Emmy and Peabody award-winning "The Met: Live in HD" series in cinemas beginning Oct. 11 with Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth" at 12:55 p.m. ET/ 11:55 a.m. CT/ 10:55 a.m. MT/ 9:55 a.m. PT. "The Met: Live in HD" 2014-2015 series will ...
Rossini's Cinderella Story, La Cenerentola, Returns To Great Performances At The Met With Bel Canto Stars Joyce Didonato And Juan Diego Florez On September 7, 2014
Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto masterJuan Diego Flórez as her dashing prince. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that also includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dandini, Alessandro Corbelli as Cenerentola's ...
Rejoice With Itzhak Perlman And Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot, Airs On THIRTEEN's Great Performances On August 28, 2014
The music of Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot showcases the confluence between the violinist's famed classical technique and Helfgot's magnificent voice, and is the result of a mutual admiration society. "It was a dream to someday sing with him," remarks Helfgot. "And now ...
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 ...