The Piano Guys Release New Album Of Holiday Classics
With the success of The Piano Guys' first two major label releases, The Piano Guys and The Piano Guys 2, Portrait/Sony Masterworks will release the Utah -based classical-pop group's new holiday album, A Family Christmas on October 22. Just in time for the holiday season, A Family Christmas will also ...
Sony Classical Celebrates The 85th Birthday Of Gary Graffman With Release Of The Complete Album Collection
Sony Classical celebrates the 85 th birthday of Gary Graffman - American pianist, music administrator and piano teacher - with the first ever release of Mr. Graffman's complete recordings in a limited original jacket collection available September 24, 2013 . Gary Graffman - The Complete Album Collection ...
Richard Wagner's Masterpiece Opera "Parsifal" Finally Explained
"Parsifal," the epic, final opera by Richard Wagner, stunned audiences and set the stage for the arrival of the First World War.
"The year 1914 will always be a memorable date among the remarkable dates of this humanity, because of the explosion of the First World War and the simultaneous debut ...
Jessye Norman To Be Special Guest Host On WBGO Tuesday, 9/10, Noon
Jessye Norman is known the world over as one of the most celebrated opera singers of all time, but that doesn't stop her from being a devoted jazz fan. Ms. Norman will participate in the ultimate jazz lover's experience when she hosts an hour of her favorite music on Mid-Day Jazz with Announcer Rhonda ...
Il Divo Releases "A Musical Affair," Their First Album Of Broadway Songs, On November 5, 2013
Il Divo, the record-breaking classical crossover group who has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide, is set to release their 6 th studio album A Musical Affair, on Syco/Columbia Records on November 5 th . The album release will raise the curtains on a limited run of live Broadway performances ...
Conductor Gerard Schwarz And His All-Star Orchestra Of Top Musicians From Across The Country Star In An Unprecedented Eight-Part Musical Series Premiering In September Nationwide On Public Television
Renowned conductor Gerard Schwarz and his hand-picked team of "all-star" classical musicians from across the United States come together to form a new made-for-television concert series. All-Star Orchestra premieres nationwide in September on public television (check local listings), and airs in New ...
Aida Garifullina Won The Hearts Of The Jury In One Of The Most Prestigious Opera Contests On The Planet
Annual worldwide opera contest "Operalia" ended last week in Verona, Italy . Of the thousands of young singers who applied for the competition, only twelve most talented performed in the finals. The voice of Aida Garifullina of Kazan was recognized as the best soprano.
"Operalia" is the brainchild ...
Richard Lennox Unveils Classical Solo Album
Virtuoso pianist Richard Lennox has announced that his new self-titled album, a collection of 10 classic piano pieces, will be released on 21st October.
The classical pianist has been a fast emerging artist within the classical and crossover scenes. Hailed for both his incredible talents and his ...
Sony Masterworks Joins With Turner Classic Movies (TCM) To Present New Mario Lanza Collection The Toast Of Hollywood
2-CD Set Compiles The Legendary Tenor's Movie Hits, Opera Arias and More, Including Six Previously Unreleased Tracks available August 27, 2013.
TCM to Celebrate with All-Night Marathon of Lanza Classics on September 18
In conjunction with Turner Classic Movies (TCM), Sony Masterworks is proud ...
Asu's Bass Virtuoso, Catalin Rotaru, Joins Arizona Pro Arte August 24 At Tempe Center For The Arts
Arizona Pro Arte's Cool Classics series was an experiment, admits Artistic Director and Conductor Timothy Verville, noting that most performing arts groups go dark in June, July and August. "We wanted to know if we kept playing during the summer months, would the audiences would keep coming," Verville ...
Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan Returns To The Hanover Theatre On October 27
The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts and Spectacle Management proudly present Irish Tenor, RONAN TYNAN live in concert on Sunday, October 27 at 2pm. Tickets are currently on sale to members of The Hanover Theatre before going on sale to the public this Friday, August 16 at 10am.
Placido Domingo Celebrates Verdi's 200th Birthday With His First Recording Of Baritone Arias
Since the beginning of Placido Domingo 's career, which now spans 52 years, Giuseppe Verdi has been one of the most important composers for him. Following countless performances as a tenor, Domingo has now recorded an album of Verdi's baritone arias. Available August 27 th , the new recording entitled ...
Piano Phenoms "The 5 Browns" To Release New Live Album "The Rite Of Spring" On October 29, 2013
A revolutionary force in classical music and an ongoing global phenomenon since the release of their self-titled debut album, The 5 Browns will realize a lifelong dream this year with the release of their new live album on October 29 titled The Rite of Spring - The 5 Browns: Live at Arthur Zankel Music ...
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013, Led By Lorin Maazel, Premieres On Thirteen's Great Performances On August 2, 2013
Distinguished conductor Lorin Maazel leads the fifth annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2013 concert to be telecast on Great Performances, Friday, August 2 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This year's gala concert revolves around the works of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, both ...
Maria Stuarda Starring Joyce Didonato As Mary, Queen Of Scots Premieres On Thirteen's Great Performances On August 18, 2013
Riccardo Zandonai's masterpiece Francesca da Rimini , staged by the Met for the first time in more than a quarter of a century, airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, August 18 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings) . (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera at 12:30 p.m. )
First-Ever 'Rowdy Classical Guitar Album' Hits No 8 On Billboard's Top Classical Albums Chart - Annalisa Ewald
Guitarist Annalisa Ewald has earned her first-ever Billboard Charting album, with her spirited 'Live at the Factory Underground' - likely the first 'rowdy Classical guitar album' to ever hit the Top Ten of Billboard's Top Classical Album Chart! Ewald is gaining popularity, bringing classical guitar ...
Riding The "Momentum" Of A Global Guitar Excursion "Full Circle"
Prodigious guitarist Lawson Rollins' "Full Circle," a riveting 12-song aural adventure crammed with culture and masterful musicianship that was released today by Infinita Records, is like traversing the world without the hassles of modern travel. Rollins' fourth album, which he produced with multi-platinum ...
Sony Classical Celebrates The 85th Birthday Of Gary Graffman With Release Of The Complete Album Collection
Sony Classical celebrates the 85th birthday of Gary Graffman - American pianist, music administrator and piano teacher - with the first ever release of Mr. Graffman's complete recordings in a limited original jacket collection available September 24, 2013. Gary Graffman - The Complete Album Collection, ...
Sony Classical Announces The Release Of Leon Fleisher: The Complete Album Collection
On July 16, Sony Classical will release Leon Fleisher: The Complete Album Collection—a 23-CD deluxe box set spanning the legendary pianist's fifty-five years recording for the Columbia/Epic and Sony Classical labels from 1954-2009, yielding some of classical music's definitive recordings. The release ...
Orvieto, Italy Becomes First Non US City To Officially Mark And Embrace July 4th
The Orchestra Italiana del Cinema performed last night with Shawn Mims at Orvieto 4Ever, the innovative multimedia event presented by EMG Dream Loudand the city of Orvieto. O4E will also be developing other events andcontent year round with select brand ...
Marco Bosco, CEO of EMG Dream Loud, yesterday ...
Jonas Kaufmann Sings The Title Role In New Production Of Parsifal, Conducted By Daniele Gatti And Directed By Francois Girard On Thirteen's Great Performances At The Met On July 28, 2013
Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role in a new production of Wagner's final masterpiece Parsifal, staged by acclaimed French Canadian director Francois Girard in his Met debut, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 28 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN ...
World Class Soprano Performs At Buckinghamshire Conference Centre
Well known soprano Charlotte de Rothschild has returned to Lane End Conference Centre to perform in a special concert titled Music For A Summer Day.
Charlotte performed for a select group of Japanese visitors, local business people, staff and friends of the Buckinghamshire-based Conference Centre.
Danny Wright Releases Introspective Solo Piano Album 'Reflections,' Celebrating Over 30 Years In Music
Danny Wright's gift for capturing a life or love story in music has become one of his many recognized talents over the years. Today, the popular composer, pianist and producer releases a double album that includes his latest original music as well as a dedicated cover of "Moonlight in Vermont." The ...
A Rare Production Of Berlioz's Epic Les Troyens Premieres On Thirteen's Great Performances At The Met On June 30, 2013
Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a rare revival of Berlioz's epic Les Troyens, based on Virgil's Aeneid on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 30 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will broadcast the opera at 12:30 p.m.
Bryan Hymel stars as Aeneas, the ...
Sandra Plamenats To Shead New Light On 'O Sole Mio'
Beginning singing at the tender age of two, Sandra was then handpicked from two hundred children for one of just twenty places in the most prestigious musical school in the country - Moscow State Conservatory, P.I Tchaikovsky - in order to perfect her vocal talent. Building on this solid foundation, ...
Tenor Anthony Kearns To Perform At The 50th Anniversary Of President Kennedy's Visit To Ireland On June 18, 2013
Tenor Anthony Kearns will be a special guest singer at the official U.S. ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy's historic visit to Ireland at Arlington National Cemetery on Tues., June 18, 2013.
His Excellency Ambassador Michael Collins will host the lighting ...
Duke Ellington School Of The Arts Ensembles Perform Community Concert At Church Of The Intercession, Harlem
The award-winning Duke Ellington School of the Arts String Orchestra and Guitar Ensemble have performed with world famous artist such as Earth, Wind and Fire and Pattie LaBelle; they have made music at iconic venues such as the White House, the Vice President's residence, and the Kennedy Center; but ...
Album Release: Great Voices Sing John Denver
Legendary music producer, Milt Okun along with composer Lee Holdridge are bringing some of the most famous names in opera to John Denver's famous hit songs on the new album "Great Voices Sing John Denver". In stores today, the album features: Placido Domingo, Placido Domingo Jr., Rod Gilfry, Daniel ...
Eastern Opera Of New Jersey Is Proud To Present Giuseppe Verdi's Masterwork Opera: Otello
Eastern Opera of NJ continues its premier season with a production of Giuseppe Verdi's powerful drama, Otello, based on the great Shakespeare tragedy, Othello.
Set in the late 15th-century during the wars between Venice and Turkey, Verdi's classic has it all: vengeance, war, jealousy, and passion, ...
Jobless Greeks Get Free Opera Of Richard Wagner's 'The Flying Dutchman'
The ancient Atticus Theatre opened its doors to 1,500 unemployed Greek citizens this week, for a one-off free performance of Richard Wagner's 'The Flying Dutchman'.
As the drama of Greece's bailout row continued offstage, Myron Michaildis, the National Opera's Artistic Director, explained how the ...