Sharon Isbin Tours Guitar Passions To 18 Cities
Grammy-winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin is teaming up with jazz guitar greats Stanley Jordan and Brazil's Romero Lubambo for an 18-city GUITAR PASSIONS tour, which kicks off Jan. 30 at the Center for the Arts in Buffalo, N.Y., and runs through Feb. 27, at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing ...
2CELLOS To Be Featured In Upcoming Wedding Of Sean Lowe And Catherine Giudici On "The Bachelor: Sean And Catherine's Wedding," Airing Live On Sunday, January 26, On ABC
2CELLOS will be seen during the wedding special as former Bachelor Sean Lowe and fiancee Catherine Giudici celebrate their union with a spectacular live event, airing Sunday, January 26, at 8/7c on ABC. This will mark the first time ever a "Bachelor" wedding has been telecast live.
Lang Lang Celebrates The Chinese New Year With Three-Track Digital EP: "Happy Chinese New Year"
Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the digital EP Happy Chinese New Year from Lang Lang. With beautiful piano arrangements of three Chinese songs Lang Lang celebrates the arrival of The Year of the Horse which falls on January 31st.
The digital EP contains a transcription of the ...
Classical Music Website PlayClassics Offers Free Music
A new website called PlayClassics has gone live and hosts many hours of classical music, free to stream directly from the site for listening anywhere in the world. The site currently showcases their first four LP record albums, available for private purchase online beginning in February. These include ...
World-Class Concert Pianist Story Is Being Documented By Big Fat Monster Films
Billed as "The greatest concert Pianist that you have probably never heard of", a feature length documentary about the life of William DeVan is being made by filmmaker, Michael Gordon. The feature length documentary titled, " Nothing To Fall Back Upon ", is a real life story about music, passion, dreams ...
Cellist Gavriel Lipkind Performs The Last Three Bach Suites (4,5,6) In The Tonhalle Zurich On February 1, 2014!
Gavriel Lipkind is known for his radical musical thought, exceptional virtuosity, and unique lyricism. His Bach recording has been re-released in four different exclusive editions over the past 10 years and received more than 1000 press reviews from all around the world. It became a celebrated jewel ...
Renee Fleming To Sing The National Anthem At Super Bowl XLVIII On FOX
World-renowned soprano RENÉE FLEMING will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, February 2 , the NFL and FOX announced today. The performance will be televised live on FOX prior to kickoff.
More than 164 million ...
WCPE FM Offers Birthday Tribute to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
William Woltz, music director for WCPE, TheClassicalStation.org, announces today that in recognition of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Birthday, WCPE celebrates the wunderkind from Salzburg for three days, January 25 through his birthday on January 27, 2014.
"A child prodigy, Mozart had extraordinary ...
The Recording Academy Statement Re: Claudio Abbado
Two-time GRAMMY winner and current GRAMMY nominee Claudio Abbado was an influential and distinguished conductor. His unique and highly regarded talents earned him directorships of some of the worlds most respected musical institutions including La Scala, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Vienna ...
Kronos Quartet, Continuing Its 40th Anniversary Celebration, Performs Two Nights At The Power Center In Ann Arbor, Michigan
This Martin Luther King, Jr., weekend, Kronos Quartet, continuing its 40th anniversary celebration through the 2013-14 concert season, performs two nights at the Power Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, tonight and on Saturday, as part of the University of Michigan's Renegade Series. Tonight's performance ...
Classic Crossover Singer Melissa L. Granato Launches "Angels Fly" At Sundance With Cellist James Shimanek
Classical crossover singer Melissa L. Granato launches "Angels Fly" at Sundance with Cellist James Shimanek. The song's operatic majesty projects a musical bouquet belonging on the big screen.
The song "Angels Fly" is a two cello soprano piece. "When co-creating "Angels Fly" with my composer, the ...
Yo-Yo Ma Applauds Oscar Nomination of Morgan Neville's Documentary "20 Feet from Stardom"
Delighted to hear of the Oscar nomination of Morgan Neville's documentary 20 Feet from Stardom , world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma said: "What I love most about 20 Feet from Stardom is how deeply Morgan Neville examined the preconditions of creativity. He showed us how the giants stand on the shoulders ...
Sony Classical Announces Three New Mozart Opera Recordings By Conductor Teodor Currentzis With His Orchestra And Choir MusicAeterna
- Conductor Teodor Currentzis, with his orchestra & choir MusicAeterna, has made a no-compromise studio recording cycle of Mozart's three Da Ponte operas.
- Committed to avoiding "the factory approach to the production of mainstream classical music," Currentzis demanded specific and ideal recording ...
S&R Foundation Presents the Third Annual Overtures Spring Concert Series
The S&R Foundation is pleased to announce the critically acclaimed 2014 Overtures Spring Concert Series. Guests will enjoy nine intimate performances by international musicians, complimentary on-site valet parking and refreshments at the historic Evermay estate.
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120702/DC33628LOGO-a ...
George Takei Returns To Baltimore Symphony Orchestra For Sci-Fi Spectacular!, Feb. 20-23
Hosted by George Takei and led by Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents Sci-Fi Spectacular!, Thursday, February 20 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 at 8p.m. and Sunday, February 23 at 3p.m. ...
Electric First Season for Andres Orozco-Estrada And Houston Symphony Unveiled In Multi-Media Blitz
While still in the midst of a record-breaking Centennial Season, the Houston Symphony announced its 101 st season of concerts, the first under new music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, in an unprecedented multi-media event tonight. A live television broadcast and streaming webcast were produced in ...
World Renowned Pianist Lang Lang Will Perform With Metallica At The 2014 Grammy Awards Telecast
World renowned classical pianist Lang Lang is set to perform with heavy metal's iconic band Metallica on the 2014 Grammy Awards telecast on Sunday, January 26, 2014.
Lang Lang and Metallica will perform "One" which appears on the Metallica's Grammy- nominated album Metallica Through the Never (Music ...
Nocturnes By Dan Chadburn
Pianist Dan Chadburn has created a recording that is a "journey through the night." Appropriately titled Nocturnes, the CD explores the dreams, fears, mysteries and quiet serenity that can appear after dark, with the music featuring Chadburn's piano entwined with other musicians playing English horn, ...
The Saint Paul Conservatory Of Music Announces January Coffee Concert
The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music's January Coffee Concert will be held at University Club/St. Paul Athletic Club Hotel 340, beginning at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
The concert will be "New-String Fling: Adventurous Works for Violin and Cello/Bass," featuring Wendy Tangen-Foster on violin and ...
Sony Classical Releases The 2014 New Year's Concert With The Vienna Philharmonic & Daniel Barenboim
Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the recording of one of the world's most famous classical music events: the 2014 New Year's Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic. One of the most distinguished conductors of our time, Daniel Barenboim, returns to direct the 2014 concert, having already ...
Sharon Isbin Celebrates Legendary Season & Dec 14 Concert
On Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 8PM, multiple GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin returns to New York's 92nd St Y for a solo recital at Kaufmann Concert Hall. The concert celebrates the 35th anniversary of her New York Debut (at Alice Tully Hall in 1979), the 25th anniversary of The Juilliard ...
Julie Andrews Returns As Host Of From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2014, This Year Conducted By Daniel Barenboim, On Thirteen's Great Performances Wednesday, January 1 At 2:30 And 8 P.M. ET On PBS
Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the fifth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Daniel Barenboim from Vienna's Musikverein.
From Vienna : The New Year's Celebration 2014 , featuring the infectious melodies of ...
Award Winning Dadgad Fingerstyle Guitarist Pierre Bensusan Celebrates His 40th Anniversary With The Release Of A Triple Live CD Titled "Encore"
Living up to a reputation as the " Mozart of Guitar" has taken award winning French-Algerian musician Pierre Bensusan ( http://www.pierrebensusan.com ) on an uncompromising journey across the globe. Performing upwards of 3,000 concerts over a 40 year career , Pierre is recognized universally as the ...
Renowned French Tenor Roberto Alagna Pays Homage To Italian-Americans In Little Italy Coming To Theaters January 2014
SpectiCast Presents The New Cinematic Release From Renowned French Tenor Roberto Alagna Who Pays Homage To Italian-American Singers In LITTLE ITALY
Exclusive Screenings Begin On January 8, 2014
"Alagna, more heroic than lyrical, is in splendid voice and fearlessly attacks his top note"
Zivkovic Wins Grawemeyer Music Prize
"On the Guarding of the Heart," a piece for chamber orchestra by Serbian-born composer Djuro Zivkovic (joo-ROH' zhiv-KOH'-veetz), has won the 2014 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
The 20-minute work "makes a huge emotional journey in a relatively short period of ...
The High Priest Of The Harpsichord Releases Life Work
This year continues to be a big one for modern classical composer and baroque virtuoso keyboardist, Anthony Newman . Earlier this year, 903 Records released Newman's Complete Collected Organ Works of JS Bach , a 9-CD set and Complete Collected Harpsichord Works of JS Bach , a 10-CD set, both available ...
Handel's Messiah Returns To The Peristyle For Sunday Matinee On Dec. 8
On December 8th at 2pm, the Toledo Symphony along with the Toledo Choral Society and the choruses of BGSU will bring to life a beloved holiday tradition--Handel's Messiah. Favorite musical pieces like the "Great Amen" and the popular and thrilling "Hallelujah" chorus are sure to inspire.
The traditional ...
Tenor Anthony Kearns To Perform During The 94th Annual 6ABC Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade On November 28, 2013
World-renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns will be a guest performer in the star-studded 94th Annual 6ABC Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, PA on November 28, 2013.
Mr. Kearns will sing during the LIVE televised broadcast of the parade - the oldest of its kind in the nation - at ...
Boston Early Music Festival Presents A Gala Concert Of Chamber Opera Highlights
The Boston Early Music Festival celebrates five seasons of the BEMF Chamber Opera Series with a Gala Concert performance of highlights on Thanksgiving weekend, Sunday, December 1 at 3pm at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall (30 Gainsborough Street in Boston, MA). Hailed by The Boston Globe for "vivid ...
My Music: Classical Rewind Premieres Nationwide On PBS Stations Beginning November 30 (Check Local Listings)
CLASSICAL REWIND takes viewers on a wondrous journey of the music of the masters. This visual and auditory joyride offers a fanciful look at the classical masterpieces, providing spectacular images of dancers, phantoms and fireworks to accompany each composition. Host Martin Goldsmith from Sirius XM ...