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New York Composers Circle Presents MUSIC FOR CLARINET, PIANO AND ELECTRONICS Tonight
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VIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna Clyne
VIA Records to Release Albums by Paola Prestini, Jeffrey Zeigler and Anna Clyne
Music, Theatre, Dance and Magic Comes to Symphony Space's 2014-15 'Just Kidding' Series
Music, Theatre, Dance and Magic Comes to Symphony Space's 2014-15 'Just Kidding' Series
Neighborhood Classics to Present Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 11/18; 'Violin Invasion' Set for 11/17
Neighborhood Classics to Present Violinist Rachel Barton Pine, 11/18; 'Violin Invasion' Set for 11/17
Las Vegas Philharmonic to Present GREAT EUROPEAN MASTERY Concert, 11/22
Las Vegas Philharmonic to Present GREAT EUROPEAN MASTERY Concert, 11/22
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2014–15 New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts Begin 11/30-12/12014–15 New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts Begin 11/30-12/1
October 24, 2014

The New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts (VYPCs), for children ages 3 to 6, will begin its tenth season Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 12:30 and 3:00 p.m. and Monday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street. (more...)


Japan Society Presents A SALUTE TO TRADITIONJapan Society Presents A SALUTE TO TRADITION
October 24, 2014

As the third performance in The Shamisen Sessions, a multi-month celebration of the music and history of the distinctively Japanese instrument, Japan Society presents A Salute to Tradition on November 20th. This single-evening showcase features spectacular examples of three of Japan's major classical shamisen performance styles: nagauta (performed predominantly in connection with kabuki), gidayu-bushi (associated with bunraku puppet theater) and jiuta (the style of music developed for tatami salon concerts) as executed by the crème de la crème of Japan's preeminent shamisen players and chanters, including a Living National Treasure (the highest national honor designated by the government of Japan for an artist) and a traditional nihon buyo dancer. (more...)


Pianist Carlo Grante Set for 'Masters of High Romanticism' Series 10/31 at Lincoln CenterPianist Carlo Grante Set for 'Masters of High Romanticism' Series 10/31 at Lincoln Center
October 24, 2014

The first in a three-concert series, 'Masters of High Romanticism,' with each program devoted to a single Romantic-era composer. In this concert, Carlo Grante focuses on 'the narrative, dancing, dreaming sound-world of Chopin, who virtually invented the Ballade as a musical genre and emancipated the Scherzo from its origins in dance.' Later concerts will feature the complete piano sonatas of Schumann (Monday, December 15, 2014) and the complete solo piano variations of Brahms (Tuesday, February 10, 2015). (more...)


Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra to Launch US Tour with Concert Marking Fall of the Berlin Wall, 11/3Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra to Launch US Tour with Concert Marking Fall of the Berlin Wall, 11/3
October 23, 2014

On Monday, November 3, at 7:30pm, the world-renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra will kick-off a concert tour of the United States in Houston, which is an official sister city of Leipzig, Germany. The concert marks the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. (more...)


ECCE to Kick Off 7th Season with 'EVOLUTIONS' at NYC's DiMenna Center, 11/20ECCE to Kick Off 7th Season with 'EVOLUTIONS' at NYC's DiMenna Center, 11/20
October 23, 2014

ECCE kicks of its 7th season with a concert encompassing works by seven noted contemporary composers at New York City's The DiMenna Center on Thursday, November 20, 2014. (more...)


The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Presents a Concert that Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall, 11/3The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Presents a Concert that Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall, 11/3
October 23, 2014

On Monday, November 3, at 7:30pm, the world-renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra will kick-off a concert tour of the United States in Houston, which is an official sister city of Leipzig, Germany. The concert marks the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung will be in attendance, as well as Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker,German Consul General Ricarda Redeker, and the Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association. The performance will include the works of Felix Mendelssohn, one of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra's most celebrated music directors. There will also be 600 area students in attendance, including German and orchestral program students underwritten by a generous donor. (more...)


The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Present Their Fall Concert, 11/10The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras Present Their Fall Concert, 11/10
October 23, 2014

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras (CSOYO) open their 2014-2015 season on November 10 at 7:30pm at Ringgold High School with a concert performed by the Symphony Orchestra with Gary Wilkes conducting. Also featured in the program is the 2nd place winner of the 2014 Concerto Competition, Nacor Lantigua. The final selections on the program are the last two movements of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. (more...)


The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHEHERAZADE, 11/14-15The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents SCHEHERAZADE, 11/14-15
October 23, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs Scheherazade on November 14-15, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger, the performances feature Stravinsky's Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra, Saint-Saëns's Piano Concerto No. 2 featuring Sean Chen, and Rimsky-Korsakov's iconic Scheherazade. (more...)


Ryan Truesdell to Bring Gil Evans Project to Zankel Hall, 11/14Ryan Truesdell to Bring Gil Evans Project to Zankel Hall, 11/14
October 23, 2014

On Friday, November 14 at 10:00 p.m., composer and producer Ryan Truesdell brings his acclaimed Gil Evans Project to Zankel Hall in a performance for large ensemble that features previously unrecorded works and authentic renderings of classics by the pioneering jazz composer and arranger Gil Evans. (more...)


Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead San Francisco Symphony at Carnegie Hall, 11/19-20Michael Tilson Thomas to Lead San Francisco Symphony at Carnegie Hall, 11/19-20
October 23, 2014

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony (SFS)-currently celebrating their 20th season together-in two concerts at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The programs feature specialties of the orchestra and conductor and include Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E Minor on November 19 and the New York premiere of American composer Samuel Adams's Drift and Providence; Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63 with soloist Gil Shaham; and Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloe on November 20. The concerts are part of a seven-city US tour from November 12-22 that follows the release of their new recording, Masterpieces in Miniature, out on November 11 on SFS Media. The orchestra's recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 7 led by Mr. Tilson Thomas as part of their Mahler recording project won two Grammy Awards in 2007. (more...)


Orchestra of St. Luke's Pablo Heras-Casado to Conduct First Concert of Season at Carnegie HallOrchestra of St. Luke's Pablo Heras-Casado to Conduct First Concert of Season at Carnegie Hall
October 23, 2014

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) principal conductor, Pablo Heras-Casado, conducts the first concert of the orchestra's 40th anniversary season in a program of seemingly disparate works that Heras-Casado explains are connected by their fantastical inspirations and evocative atmospheres. This varied program reflects OSL's trademark versatility, a quality that St. Luke's has prided itself on since its inception. (more...)


Apollo Chorus to Perform Free Concert at St. John Cantius Church, 11/2Apollo Chorus to Perform Free Concert at St. John Cantius Church, 11/2
October 23, 2014

The Apollo Chorus will begin its 2014-2015 year with its 16th Annual free 'Music in the Neighborhood' concert on Sunday, November 2 at 3:30 p.m. at St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter St. The concert will be an electrifying preview of the upcoming season, showcasing beautiful works by composers including Handel, Schubert and Lauridsen. (more...)


Roulette Presents INTERPRETATIONS, Featuring John King's FREE PALESTINE and More, TonightRoulette Presents INTERPRETATIONS, Featuring John King's FREE PALESTINE and More, Tonight
October 23, 2014

Roulette presents Interpretations featuring selections from John King's Free Palestine, with A Secret Quartet (Cornelius Dufallo, Jennifer Choi, violins; Lev Zhurbin, viola; Yves Dharamraj, cello). Using materials derived from the Arabic systems of pitch and rhythm, maqam'at and iqa'at, each particular composition uses indeterminacy and improvisation to organize sound and time, thereby providing energetic and visceral motifs encompassing the full range of expression possible from a string quartet. (more...)


The Orion Ensemble Expands 'Janet's Stage' at Fox Valley SchoolsThe Orion Ensemble Expands 'Janet's Stage' at Fox Valley Schools
October 22, 2014

Following a successful debut year, The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, is expanding its commitment to making chamber music more accessible through 'Janet's Stage,' adding Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn to its existing partnerships with high schools in Batavia and Geneva. (more...)


CHRISTMAS AT DOWNTON ABBEY Two-CD Set Out Nov 17CHRISTMAS AT DOWNTON ABBEY Two-CD Set Out Nov 17
October 22, 2014

Carnival Films, producers of Downton Abbey, together with Warner Bros. Records today confirm the release of Christmas at Downton Abbey, an official collection of festive hymns and classic carols evoking a simpler time, from the much loved, award-winning television series. (more...)


The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Presents Baroque MastersThe Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Presents Baroque Masters
October 22, 2014

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. launches its 2014-2015 season performing three special concerts from November, 2014 to April, 2015 in Leonia, New Jersey. The new concert series opens on November 9 featuring different sonorities of the Baroque masters Johann Sebastian Bach and Georg Philipp Telemann, as well as music by classical composers George Frideric Handel and Joseph Haydn. The concert will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, located at 150 Park Avenue in Leonia, New Jersey, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents CHAMBER CONCERTS- MUSIC WITH FRIENDS, 10/24The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents CHAMBER CONCERTS- MUSIC WITH FRIENDS, 10/24
October 22, 2014

The finest chamber recital music is played by A2SO musicians and guests. These hour-long concerts are open to listeners of all ages. Wind, string and brass soloists and ensembles combine programs to include freshly minted pieces along with time-honored classics. All concerts are preceded by dessert and coffee at 1:00 p.m. and concerts begin at 1:30 p.m. (more...)


Trist Curless Set for Manhattan Transfer Christmas Show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 12/16Trist Curless Set for Manhattan Transfer Christmas Show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 12/16
October 22, 2014

Trist Curless will perform in place of the late Tim Hauser, the founder of The Manhattan Transfer, at The Manhattan Transfer Christmas Show at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday, December 16 at 8 PM. (more...)


New York Philharmonic to Begin New Season of Young People's Concerts, 11/15New York Philharmonic to Begin New Season of Young People's Concerts, 11/15
October 22, 2014

The 92nd season of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (YPCs) will begin on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with the program 'Melody Transformed,' the first in this season's series, SUPER SONIC MUSIC BOX, exploring the variety of symphonic music and its interpretation. (more...)


Leonia Chamber Musicians Society to Present Baroque Masters, 11/9Leonia Chamber Musicians Society to Present Baroque Masters, 11/9
October 22, 2014

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. launches its 2014-2015 season performing three special concerts from November, 2014 to April, 2015 in Leonia, New Jersey. The new concert series opens on November 9 featuring different sonorities of the Baroque masters Johann Sebastian Bach and Georg Philipp Telemann, as well as music by classical composers George Frideric Handel and Joseph Haydn. The concert will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, located at 150 Park Avenue in Leonia, New Jersey, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


Dueling Organists to Play Millersville University, 11/2 & 11/9Dueling Organists to Play Millersville University, 11/2 & 11/9
October 22, 2014

Professors Ross Ellison and Shawn Gingrich will present an interesting and engaging program of organ music, at Millersville University's Biemesderfer Concert Hall in the Winter Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 2 at 2:30 p.m., and again at Messiah College's Parmer Concert Hall in the High Center for Performing Arts on Sunday, November 9 at 3:00 p.m. The Winter Center is located at 60 W. Cottage Ave, Millersville. (more...)


LA Master Chorale to Perform Renaissance Choral Gems, 11/16LA Master Chorale to Perform Renaissance Choral Gems, 11/16
October 22, 2014

The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC), led by Artistic Director Grant Gershon, presents an all-a cappella program of soaring Renaissance choral gems that promises to resonate in the sparkling acoustics of Disney Hall on Sunday, November 16, 2014, 7 pm. The Chorale, which is particularly adept at performing this musical style with crisp, clear intonation, performs William Byrd's Sing Joyfully, Josquin des Prez's Ave nobilissima creatura, John Taverner's Western Wind Mass, Thomas Tallis's If Ye Love Me and Orlando di Lasso's O Crux Splendidior, among other 16th and 17th century works. (more...)


Pianist Carolyn Enger Sets Upcoming ShowsPianist Carolyn Enger Sets Upcoming Shows
October 22, 2014

American pianist Carolyn Enger will perform concerts on two prestigious series: The Kosciuszko Foundation, Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7 p.m. and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. The Kosciuszko Foundation concert includes a tribute to American composer Ned Rorem for his 91st birthday, and the National Gallery program features music by mid-20th-century American composers. (more...)


Ariana Restaurant in SoHo Begins Classical Music and Five-Course Dinner Series TonightAriana Restaurant in SoHo Begins Classical Music and Five-Course Dinner Series Tonight
October 22, 2014

This month, Ariana Restaurant (138-140 W. Houston St.), the stunning one-of-a-kind modern Russian establishment in SoHo, will begin a special live music and gourmet five-course dinner pairing experience, the Classical Music/Contemporary Cuisine Series ($85/pp, includes two cocktails). (more...)


LA Phil to Kick Off 10th Anniversary Celebration of Walt Disney Concert Hall's Famous Pipe Organ, 10/24-26LA Phil to Kick Off 10th Anniversary Celebration of Walt Disney Concert Hall's Famous Pipe Organ, 10/24-26
October 21, 2014

LA Phil Conductor Laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall to lead the orchestra in the first program celebrating the 10th anniversary of the venue's famous pipe organ, Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25, at 8 pm, and Sunday, October 26, at 2 pm. The dramatic concert includes a performance from world-renowned French organist Olivier Latry (pictured, left) in the U.S. premiere of Kajia Saariaho's Maan varjot (Earth's Shadow). (more...)


World Music Institute and Met Museum to Welcome Indian Vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty, 11/14World Music Institute and Met Museum to Welcome Indian Vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty, 11/14
October 21, 2014

World Music Institute, in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents Kaushiki Chakraborty on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Met's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. (more...)


Houston Symphony to Kick Off Family Series with AFRICAN SAFARI Concert, Featuring Music from THE LION KING, 11/1Houston Symphony to Kick Off Family Series with AFRICAN SAFARI Concert, Featuring Music from THE LION KING, 11/1
October 21, 2014

On November 1, embark on the first concert of the Houston Symphony's Family Concert Series as Associate Conductor and audience favorite Robert Franz leads the orchestra in a program entitled African Safari with Music from The Lion King. (more...)


Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Irish Classical Theatre Company and LehrerDance Present LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME, 11/1-2Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Irish Classical Theatre Company and LehrerDance Present LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME, 11/1-2
October 21, 2014

Western New York's leading cultural institutions are joining forces to make you laugh. (more...)


Pianist Alexander Beridze to Perform at Weill Recital Hall, 11/12Pianist Alexander Beridze to Perform at Weill Recital Hall, 11/12
October 21, 2014

Pianist Alexander Beridze will perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8 PM. The program, which includes Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101, Brahms' Two Rhapsodies, Op. 79 and Schumann's Kreisleriana, Op. 16, is also featured on his soon to be released debut solo recording. (more...)


American Composers Orchestra to Open Carnegie Hall Season, 11/21American Composers Orchestra to Open Carnegie Hall Season, 11/21
October 21, 2014

Under the leadership of Music Director George Manahan, American Composers Orchestra (ACO) returns to Carnegie Hall for the 11th season of its Orchestra Underground series, which explores the orchestra as an elastic ensemble that can respond to composers' unhindered creativity. ACO's first performance this season, titled Orchestra Underground: Monk's Sphere, on Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall is part of Meredith Monk's season-long residency as holder of Carnegie Hall's Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair. The program will include a performance of Monk's Night as well as world premieres of Clear Image by experimental rock-guitarist Ian Williams, Motormouth by A.J. McCaffrey, and My Brightest Garment by Theo Bleckmann (commissioned by Carnegie Hall). The concert will also include the New York premiere of Stalks, Hounds by Loren Loiacono. Theo Bleckmann and Ian Williams will join members of Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble as special guests for this exhilarating concert. (more...)


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