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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Event Date: April 29, 2017

Kente Arts Alliance Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with Terell Stafford, Pittsburgh

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8:00 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford Quintet with saxophonist Tim Warfield, at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. This is Kente Arts Alliance’s 10th year anniversary. Terell Stafford, acclaimed trumpet player based in New York, has been hailed as “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player” by piano legend McCoy Tyner ...

 

California, Francisco, Event Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017

New York Lyric Opera Theatre Competition, Summer Program & Season Auditions in San Francisco

The New York Lyric Opera Theatre will be holding auditions for its 2017 National Vocal Competition (Western Division), Summer Music Program and Season Auditions. Sunday, March 12, 2017 at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Osher Salon, 50 Oak Street, San Francisco, California 94102.   Competition Auditions (3-5:30PM) Season & Summer Program Auditions (5:30-7:00PM)   Admission: Competition Audition Fee: $50.00; Summer Program & Season Fee: $35.00 ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017

Chicago's Protégé Philharmonic to Feature 2017 Concerto Competition Winner

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago has announced its third concert of the 2016-17 Season, Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed in the Auditorium of the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center at Northeastern Illinois University and is conveniently located at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL. There is free parking in Parking Lot F.  Music Director and founder of the orchestra, Joseph Glymph, has programmed Offenbach's Orpheus in the ...

 

Connecticut, West Hartford, Event Date: February 24 to 25, 2017

American Roots Festival at the University of Saint Joseph Presents Point of Interest, Hip-Hop Dance Retrospective of 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, Raphael Xavier

As part of The American Roots Festival at the University of Saint Joseph, the Autorino Center for the Arts presents award-winning Point of Interest by Guggenheim, PEW Fellow and USA Artist Fellow Raphael Xavier, with support from the New England Foundation for the Arts. The performance will be in the Hoffman Auditorium, located on the University’s main campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT, at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, February ...

 

North Carolina, Charlotte, Event Date: February 24, 2017

Bodiography's Southern Tour Presents Premiere, Charlotte, NC

Following an amazing 15th Anniversary Red Carpet Roll Out Celebration in Pittsburgh, PA, Bodiography's Southern Tour Presents Premiere, to be held at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center's Booth Playhouse (130 North Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202), on February 24, 2017 at 8pm. This is the newest branch of Bodiography Contemporary Ballet in Charlotte, NC and its expanded performance efforts and programming in the south during this milestone ...

 

Florida, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Event Date: Jan. 28 to Feb. 11, 2017

Florida Grand Opera presents Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Miami, FL, Jan. 28

From January 28 through February 4, 2017, Florida Grand Opera presents, Tchaikovsky's best loved opera, Eugene Onegin, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. This run is followed by performances on February 9 and 11 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale. This production marks the first time Eugene Onegin has been staged at Florida Grand Opera in ...

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: March 10, 2017 and April 29, 2017

Kente Arts Alliance Presents its Spring Jazz Concert Series, Pittsburgh

On Friday, March 10, 2017, at 7:30 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the Whitfield Family Band at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Opening for the Whitfield Family Band will be the Mark Strickland Quartet. On Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8:00 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the Terell Stafford Quintet at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. General ...

 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: April 13, 14 and 15, 2017

Houston's Dance Salad Festival 2017 presents acclaimed contemporary dance performances from France, Belgium, Finland, Norway & USA

The Dance Salad Festival 2017 will be held April 13 to 15, 7:30 PM at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 501 Texas Ave. Houston, TX, 77002.  Tickets are $25-$58. Now celebrating the 22nd anniversary in Houston and the 25th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance Salad Festival promises another gathering of world-class performers. Famous in their own countries, classical, modern and contemporary dance ...

 

California, San Jose, Event Date: January 8, 2017

The Delphi Trio and San José Chamber Orchestra Present the California Premiere William Bolcom’s only Piano Trio

A dazzling and enchanting evening of music awaits on January 8, 2017 as the Delphi Trio and San José Chamber Orchestra present the California premiere of William Bolcom’s only Piano Trio. The concert is at the Trianon Theatre, 72 N. 5th St., San Jose, CA 95112. SJCO and Maestra Barbara Day Turner are proud to present international guest artists The Delphi Trio, featuring their own Associate Concertmaster Liana Bérubé and Principal Cellist Michelle

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Protege Philharmonic Annual Christmas Concert, Chicago, December 18th

The Protégé Philharmonic will perform its wildly popular annual Christmas Concert featuring music of Brahms, Dvorak, and Gershwin, with favorite holiday seasonal works by Leroy Anderson and an audience participation Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long. The event will take place on Sunday, December 18 at 3pm at the auditorium at the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL. Admission is $15.00.

 

New York, NY, Event Date: December 23, 2016

Masterwork Chorus Brings the Drama of Messiah to Life, Carnegie Hall, December 23, 2016

The Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Christopher Shepard, perform their electrifying interpretation of Handel’s Messiah on December 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm in the legendary acoustics of Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019. It is the perfect evening to experience Messiah, as Christmas truly begins.   Maestro Shepard is joined by soloists, soprano Esther Heideman, winner of ...

 

Virginia, Norfolk, Event Date: December 2 and 3, 2016

Old Dominion University Presents the 42nd Annual Madrigal Banquets – Music and Food of Italy, Norfolk, VA

The Old Dominion University Department of Music invites the community to its annual Madrigal Banquets on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center on 49th Street. Tickets are available until noon on December 1 at www.ODUArtsTix.com and (757) ­683-­5305.   The ODU Madrigal Singers, Collegium Musicum, and Sacbut Ensemble will entertain diners with music from the ...

 

South Carolina, Charleston, Event Date: December 8 & 9

Charleston Ballet Center for Dance and Coastal Ballet USA present The Nutcracker, Charleston, SC

Lowcountry audiences will once again be treated to the most famous holiday ballet adventure the world over when Charleston Ballet Center for Dance Education’s production of The Nutcracker takes the stage for one evening and one matinee performance.  The 2016 Nutcracker performances take place on Thursday December 8 at 11:00 AM, and 7:00 PM; Friday December 9 at 10:00 AM, and 7:00 PM, at the Sottile Theatre at the College of ..

 

Arkansas, Farmington, Event Date: December 18, 2016

Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band Presents Krampus and Carols, Farmington, Arkansas

The Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band will present their annual Christmas concert on Sunday, December 18. The concert will be held at the Farmington Performing Arts Center, Arkansas 170 & Blue Sky Road, Farmington, Arkansas, at 3pm. The concert band has 86 members and is comprised of volunteer musicians from the Northwest Arkansas community. It is under the direction of Michael Ferguson. The Winds are proud to partner with the ...

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance presents award winning Reggae Band, Third World, Pittsburgh, PA

On Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the THIRD WORLD at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Celebrating over 42 years, the ‘Reggae Ambassadors’, THIRD WORLD is one of the longest lived Reggae bands of all time, and one of Jamaica's most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. Mixing in elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock ...

 

Illinois, Chicgo, Event Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Chicago's Protégé Philharmonic to Present Fall Showcase Concert, November 13

The Protégé Philharmonic invites the public to their Fall Showcase Concert, the first concert of the orchestra's 2016-2017 season, on Sunday, November 13, 2016 in the Salme Harju Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are General Admission: $15; Seniors/Students: $10; Children, 12 & under: $5. Free parking in Parking Lot F.   Brahms's favorite ...

 

California, San Francisco, Event Date: Nov 5 and 6, 2016

West Bay Opera Presents Dracula in Spanish. A gothic opera from Mexico, San Francisco

West Bay Opera will present Dracula in Spanish. A gothic opera from Mexico, on Novemver 5 and 6, 2016 at Z-Space, 450 Florida St., San Francisco. West Bay Opera's kickoff offering in its New Opera Works (NOW) series, devoted to showcasing operas by Latin American composers: a co-production with Escenia Ensemble of Mexico City, the most dynamic small opera company in Mexico's vibrant opera scene. Based directly on Bram Stoker's Dracula

 

California, Valencia, Event Date: October 29, 2016

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror - Live Orchestra & Undead Classic, Santa Clarita, CA

Join the Valencia Symphony Orchestra for their debut performance in a live-to-picture screening of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. This silent-era masterpiece is the oldest existing vampire movie and one of the most influential horror films of all time. This performance features the West Coast Premiere of the full-length orchestral score written by the composers of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra, under the direction of Professor of Film Scoring, Sheldon Mirowitz ...

 

Colorado, Denver, Event Date: November 17, 2016

Eric Roberts & Sergio Augusto Brazilian Guitar Duo In Concert, Denver, CO

Eric Roberts & Sergio Augusto Brazilian Guitar Duo will perform in concert on November 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Roxy Theatre, 2549 Welton Street, Denver, CO 80205. Eric Roberts is an accomplished guitarist and bassist as well as composer, and has been playing professionally since the age of 16. He has enjoyed a successful career playing in Broadway shows, backing up name entertainers such as Chuck Berry, The Fifth Dimension, The Drifters, Bob Hope...

 

New York, NY, Event Date: first performance date. Sunday, October 30, 2016 6:30 p.m.

Gateway Orchestra features Dvorak New World Symphony in regional New World Initiative concerts, New York, NY

The Gateway Classical Music Society will present the Gateway Orchestra in several concerts in the Tri-State Area: on October 30 in New York City, November 13 in Greenwich, CT and March 2017 in New York City and Ridgewood, NJ. For information about performances, tickets and updates, please visit the Gateway website at www.gatewayclassical.org or make inquiries by email at GCMS@optonline.net. The performance on Sunday, October ...

Gateway Orchestra New World Initiative Concert offered free to the public in New York City

The Gateway Orchestra will perform Dvorak’s New World Symphony on October 30, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at St. Philip’s Church of Harlem 204 West 134th Street in New York City. This performance is being offered free to the public as part of Gateway Classical Music Society’s Ambassadors for Masterworks outreach to diverse and under-served neighborhoods.   Information and tickets to other Gateway Orchestra performances may be obtained via website at ...

 

Connecticut, Greenwich, Event Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016

Gateway Orchestra New World Initiative Concert in Greenwich, Connecticut

The Gateway Orchestra (of Gateway Classical Music Society) will perform Sunday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 139 East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich, CT. Gateway is a participant in the New York Philharmonic’s New World Initiative in celebration of the Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary. In recognition of the New York Philharmonic’s contribution to the world for having commissioned and premiered the symphony during

 

Connecticut, Norwalk, Event Date: Sunday, November 6, 2016

Crystal Theatre kicks off its season with Gala concert featuring Hungarian opera star, Yvette Hintalan-Mondok, South Norwalk, CT

The Crystal Theatre kicks off its new season with a gala concert featuring guest star, Hungarian opera singer Yvette Hintalan-Mondok on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 4PM. The concert takes place at the Crystal Theatre at Ben Franklin Center, 66 Bayview Avenue, South Norwalk, CT 06850. For concert information, visit www.crystaltheatre.org or call 203-847-4850. Tickets are $15 and the handicap-accessible theater is located at 66 Bayview Avenue in South Norwalk, CT. Refreshments will be available as part of the fundraiser, with a bake sale that ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Saturday, September 3rd and Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Are you going to China with Chicago's Protégé Philharmonic

Auditions for The Protégé Philharmonic 2016-17 Season and its concert tour to China will take place September 3 to 4, 2016 at Classical Symphony Hall, 218 South Wabash Ave., Suite 260, Chicago, IL. This will be the 10th international concert tour by The Protégé Philharmonic and the 5th tour to China. Past concert tours have traveled to Taiwan, Japan, Ukraine, Poland, Brazil, Argentina, and China.

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance presents the Sun Ra Arkestra, Pittsburgh, PA

On Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 7 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the SUN RA ARKESTRA at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. In addition to the Sun Ra Arkestra, Charlotte Ka, popular Pittsburgh artist, will exhibit an art installation that will pay tribute to the music of Sun Ra. Sun Ra was one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz—unparalleled for his purposeful outlandishness ...

 

California, Folsom, Event Date: Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Mehmet Polat Trio, a spiritual and adventurous meeting of three virtuosos uniting World, Folk, Jazz & Spiritual Music to perform in Folsom, CA

The Mehmet Polat Trio is a spiritual yet adventurous meeting of three virtuosos of magical instruments: Ney, Kora and Oud. With roots in the Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan and West African music traditions, the trio welcomes listeners with its musical authenticity. The original compositions are colored by daring improvisations and grooves, presented in an atmosphere of chamber music. The Mehmet Polat Trio invites its audiences on a sincere ...

 

California, Rocklin, Event Date: Friday September 2nd, 2016 7:00pm

Mehmet Polat Trio, a spiritual and adventurous meeting of three virtuosos uniting World, Folk, Jazz & Spiritual Music to perform in Santa Cruz

The Mehmet Polat Trio is a spiritual yet adventurous meeting of three virtuosos of magical instruments: Ney, Kora and Oud. With roots in the Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan and West African music traditions, the trio welcomes listeners with its musical authenticity. The original compositions are colored by daring improvisations and grooves, presented in an atmosphere of chamber music. The Mehmet Polat Trio invites its audiences on a sincere ...

 

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: October 28 and October 30, 2016

Harriett Tubman Opera Midwest Premiere Comes to Chicago's South Side

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago’s 8th Annual Fall event presents Chicago’s most exciting cultural social event of the year with Nkeiru Okoye’s opera, Harriet Tubman: When I Cross That Line to Freedom. Headlining this event as Honorary Chair is first Lady of Chicago, Amy Rule, and introducing composer and librettist, Dr. Nkeiru Okoye. Hailed as “achingly beautiful,” by the Baltimore Sun, compositions by composer Nkeiru Okoye have been performed by ...

 

Massachusetts, Framingham, Event Date: September 6 to 13, 2016

From Tsars to Toreadors - Sing in Heritage Chorale's Opera Concert, Framingham, MAHeritage Chorale is inviting area singers to join for its new season of concerts, with scholarship memberships available to high school and college singers, based on auditions and proper balance of voice parts. The Chorale will celebrate its 80th Anniversary Season with three ambitious concerts, “Great Opera Choruses”, Mendelssohn’s exciting oratorio telling the story of the prophet “Elijah”, with full orchestra and professional soloists

 

California, San Francisco, Event Date: October 21-30, 2016

Company C Contemporary Ballet presents Arcane: A Tale of All Hallows' Eve, San Francisco

Company C Contemporary Ballet will present Arcane: A Tale of All Hollows’ Eve on Oct. 21-30 at the Cowell Theater, 2 Marina Blvd., Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA. The ballet tells the story of Arcane, the celestial star who sits at the hip of the harvest moon. Each Halloween, when the veil between life and death is at its thinnest, Arcane descends to Earth. She brings with her the “Voice of the Voiceless,” and with this voice animates those caught in the netherworld – those who have left something undone or unsaid ...

 

Missouri, St. Louis, Event Date: July 29, 30 and August 27, 2016

Doubt Makes St. Louis Premiere at Union Avenue Opera, St. Louis, MO

Critics and audiences agree that Union Avenue Opera’s Twenty Second Festival Season opener The Mikado was a “sparkling production” with a “refreshing and humorous presentation” where “excellence pervades all aspects of the show.” Amidst the rave reviews, the cast of Puccini’s dramatic Tosca, is hard at work bringing the tragic tale to life. Tosca will be performed at Union Avenue Opera July 29, 30 and August 5, 6 at 8:00pm., at the Union Avenue ...

 

California, Walnut Creek, Event Date: August 12-13, 26-27, 2016

Goat Hall Productions Presents Two New Chamber Operas, Walnut Creek, CA

Hearts and minds cannot be trusted. Madness seems to be the method in Mark Alburger's "Alma Maria Schindler Mahler Gropius Werfel" and the John G..Bilotta/Jostein Stalheim "Rosetta's Stone" -- both new-music dramas receiving their world premieres (8:15pm, Fridays-Saturdays, August 12-13 and 26-27) at Lesher Center for the Arts ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016

Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago Announces its Second Concert of the 2016 Summer Season

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago has announced its second concert of the 2016 Summer Season, Sunday, July 31, 2016, 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed in the Auditorium of the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center at Northeastern Illinois University and is conveniently located at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., with free parking in Parking Lot F. Music Director and founder of the orchestra, Joseph Glymph, has programmed Brahms's ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: July 10, 2016

Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago Announces its First Concert of the 2016 Summer Season, July 10

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago has announced its first concert of the 2016 Summer Season, Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed in the Auditorium of the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center at Northeastern Illinois University, located at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL. There is free parking in Parking Lot F. Ticket prices are $10, general admission. The Protégé Philharmonic, along with its parent ...

 

Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Event Date: June 18 2016

Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre presents Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual - A One Night Only Concert Performance in Oklahoma City

CityRep, Oklahoma's award-winning professional theatre, is proud to present a spectacular, one-night only Broadway Concert event with Mandy Patinkin in his first appearance in Oklahoma City. Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual will be presented at the Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater on the campus of Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 South May Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73159 for one night only, Saturday June 18th at ...

 

California, San Francisco, Event Date: June 5, 2016

Melody of China Welcomes Gene Coleman, San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2016

Melody of China will be expanding its boundaries and horizons in June. The world premiere of "Horizon" for mixed ensemble, video and pre-recorded sound will be featured on June 5th at the Center for New Music. "Horizon" is a fascinating new multi-media work by composer Gene Coleman that explores the architectural wonders and landscapes of Hong Kong via a captivating journey through video, sound and live performance. "Horizon" will enjoy its first performance by Melody of China and several guest artists including the composer himself on Sunday, June 5 at 4 P.M.

 

Georgia, Atlanta, Event Date: March 11 to 12, 2016

Full Radius Dance in Concert Presents Breakaway, Atlanta

Full Radius Dance will present Breakaway on March 11 to 12, 2016 at the 7 Stages Mainstage Theatre, 1105 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. Times: 3/11 at 8PM, 3/12 at 2PM and 8PM. Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors/children and $12.00 for groups of 10 or more and are available for purchase at www.fullradiusdance.org. Klupchak’s documentary of Full Radius Dance, A Work in Progress ...

 


Texas, Houston, Event Date: March 24, 25 & 26, 2016

Major international contemporary ballet and dance festival set for Houston this March: Dance Salad Festival

The Houston International Dance Coalition will present Dance Salad Festival (www.dancesalad.org) on March 24, 25 and 26 at 7:30pm at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002. Admission is $25 - $58. For updates, photos and to buy tickets, go to: www.dancesalad.org. Now celebrating the 21st anniversary in Houston and the 24th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance  ...

 


Florida, Miami Beach, Event Date: February 19/February 21

South Beach Chamber Ensemble will present 19th Century Genius, Coral Gables, FL and at the MB Botanical Garden, Miami

The South Beach Chamber Ensemble will present 19th Century Genius, on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 8:00pm at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 and Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 6:00pm at the MB Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. The event will feature two magnificent string sextets by master composers of the 19th century. The String ...

 


New Jersey, Summit, Event Date: February 20, 2016

Masterwork Chorus Presents Forest and Vale: Settings of Beloved Poems to Warm Your Heart

Enjoy an evening with The Masterwork Chorus as they explore themes of nature in Forest and Vale on February 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm at Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ Music Director Chris Shepard leads the 100-voice chorus with noted accompanist Carol Walker at the piano. In Blakesongs, Richard Charlton sets five of William Blake’s much-loved poems including “The Tyger” and “To See the ...

 


 

Florida, Palm City, Event Date: February 12th, 2016

Hits from Lloyd Webber's Top Ten Shows Sung By Internationally Acclaimed Performers, Lake Worth, FL

Artists For a Cause will present the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber concert on February 12th at 8pm at the Duncan Theater, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth, FL 33461. The concert will include hit songs from his most popular 10 shows , including Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Starlight Express, Requiem and more. International vocalist, Terry Barber is joined by Carbonel Award-winning actress, Shelley Keelor, a young soprano prodigy, and a chamber orchestra of world-class ...

 



Texas, Dallas & Fort Worth, Event Dates: February 11 and 12, 2016

Allegro Guitar Series Presents Chet Atkins Tribute Featuring Guitarists John Knowles & Martin Taylor to Be Held in Dallas & Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society will present the Allegro Guitar Series Chet Atkins Tribute featuring guitarists John Knowles & Martin Taylor to be held in Dallas & Fort Worth on February 11 at 7:30PM and February 12 at 8:00PM. Very few guitarists have touched as many lives as the great American guitarist Chet Atkins. In the later part of his career he chose a handful of his favorite artists to receive his “CGP” (Certified Guitar ...

 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Classical Symphony Orchestra Presents Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Chicago

The Classical Symphony Orchestra will be giving the second concert of the 2015-16 Season, Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 3pm. The concert will be performed in the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center Auditorium at Northeastern Illinois University, located at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago. Free parking is located in Parking Lot F next to the Fine Arts Center. Ticket prices are $10.00 general ...

 



Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: February 27, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance Welcomes Home Jeff “Tain” Watts, Pittsburgh, PA

On Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance welcomes home jazz drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts to the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. General Admission: $30 - $40. Tickets are available online:  www.showclix.com, By phone: 888.71.TICKETS or 888-718-4253. Or at these locations: Dorsey’s Records (Homewood), Stedeford’s Record Shop (Northside), Jamil’s Global Village, East Liberty ...

 


 

California, Sacramento, Event Date: January 31, 2016

Davis Children's Chorale & Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra to Perform in Sacramento

The Sacramento Community Concert Association will present the Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra and The Davis Children's Chorale on January 31 at 3pr at the Westminister Presbyterian Church, 1300 N. St., Sacramento, CA. Admission is: Single ticket $25, Student Single $12; Subscribers for season: $95 and $45. Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra is a group that has surprised and excited  ...

 


California, Palo Alto, Event Date: February 19 through 28, 2016

West Bay Opera tackles Tchaikovsky's Masterpiece Opera Eugene Onegin

The West Bay Opera will present Tchaikovsky's Masterpiece Opera Eugene Onegin February 19 through 28 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA. Admission is $45 - $83. In 19th century Russia, a young aristocrat rejects the love of a simply country girl. Returning years later to find her married to a high ranking member of the nobility, he realizes that she has been his only true love all along. She loves him too, but knows that ...

 


North Carolina, Charlotte, Event Date: March 18, 2016

Charlotte Dance Festival Presents Maria Caruso's Bodiography Contemporary Ballet

The Charlotte Dance Festival Invests in Contemporary Ballet With an Evening of Work by Maria Caruso and Bodiography on March 18, 2016, at 8pm at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center's Booth Playhouse, 130 North Tryon St. Charlotte, NC. Admission is $18-$35. The show will open with all of Caruso’s regional works, performed by all of the local artists and students, and Bodiography will travel from Pittsburgh to showcase their successful rock ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: January 15 to 16, 2016

Bodiography Presents Maria Caruso's Unseen, Pittsburgh, January 15-16

Bodiography Contemporary Ballet will present Maria Caruso’s Unseen, with an array of concert length works and guest artists on January 15-16, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA.  Admission is $26.75-100.75. For Caruso to have all of her passions under one roof in her city and in her favorite theater was the beginning of  a new artistic chapter in her life and one in which she can continue annually as she brings some of the best company in the world to perform her work in Pittsburgh ...

 


California, Santa Rosa, Event Date: January 23 & 24, 2016

Sonoma County Philharmonic to perform Brahms Symphony No. 4

Bay Area trombone virtuoso Bruce Chrisp will perform with the Sonoma County Philharmonic on January 23 and 24, playing the rarely-heard Concertino for Trombone Op. 4 by German composer Ferdinand David. The concert will also include Brahms’ majestic Symphony No. 4 and Weber’s spirited Oberon Overture. The upcoming concerts will be held on January 23 at 7:30 pm and January 24 at 2:00 pm at the  ...

 


California, Glendale & Pacific Palisades, Event Date: December 18 and 19, 2015

Salastina Music Society Presents Chamber Music Messiah and Sing Along, South Pasadena & Pacific Palisades, CA

On December 18 and 19, Salastina Music Society invites audiences to come to a deeper understanding of what makes Handel’s Messiah so enduring. Featuring selections from the Messiah, this Masterpiece Discovery with Brian Lauritzen, explores the narrative of the oratorio. It illuminates specific ...

 


California, Los Angeles, Event Date: December 18th & 19th, 2015

City Ballet of Los Angeles Presents The Nutcracker Swings Set in 1942

The City Ballet of Los Angeles (CBLA) continues its mission to reflect the diversity of its city and bringing ballet to new audiences with its winter program, The Nutcracker Swings, a twist on the holiday favorite set in 1942 Los Angeles during WWII to be presented on Friday evening December 18th at 8:00pm and Saturday, December 19th at 8:00 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Hancock Park, Los Angeles. Tickets to the Nutcracker ...

 


Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015

Protege Philharmonic Annual Christmas Concert, Chicago, December 20th

The Protégé Philharmonic will perform its wildly popular annual Christmas Concert featuring music of Wagner, Mussorgsky, Liszt, and Tchaikovsky, with favorite holiday seasonal works by Leroy Anderson and an audience participation Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long. The event will take place at 3pm at the auditorium at the Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, at 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL ...

 


New York, New York, Event Date: December 23, 2015

Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra Perform Handel's Messiah at Carnegie Hall

Under the baton of new music director Christopher Shepard, The Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra performs its electrifying interpretation of Handel’s Messiah on December 23, 2015 at 7:30 pm in the legendary acoustics of Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at 7th Ave., NYC. Messiah is a part of the fabric of the Masterwork Chorus; the ensemble has performed this oratorio 253 times, with 117 occurring in Carnegie Hall. It is a great work, and under ...

 



Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015

Kente Arts Alliance Presents the Billy Harper Sextet, Pittsburgh

On Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8 pm, the Kente Arts Alliance will present Billy Harper Sextet at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. “On stage, Billy Harper puts his lips to the tenor saxophone, stands relatively erect and sings through his horn; a strong, angular, muscular sound. There’s little physical gesticulation, belying the effort it takes to express feelings and ...

 


Connecticut, Norwalk, Event Date: November 22, 2015

Norwalk Youth Symphony Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Fall Concert

The Norwalk Youth Symphony (NYS) will celebrate their 6oth Anniversary at their Annual Fall Concert on November 22, 2015 at 3:00PM at the Norwalk Concert Hall located at 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut. The upcoming concert will feature performances by six tiered NYS orchestras: Jr. Strings and Prelude Orchestra, conducted by Susan Jimenez; Philharmonia Orchestral Winds under the baton of Mary Gardner ...

 


South Carolina, Charleston, Event Date: December 11to 13, 2015

Charleston Ballet Theatre Center for Dance Education and Coastal Ballet USA to Perform the Original Nutcracker, Charleston, SC

Lowcountry audiences will once again be treated to the most famous holiday ballet adventure when Charleston Ballet Theatre Education’s production of The Nutcracker takes the stage for one evening and one matinee performance. The 2015 Nutcracker performances take place on Friday, December 11 at 10:00 AM, and Saturday, December 12 at 7:00 PM, Sunday December 13 at 3:00 PM at the Sottile Theatre at the College of Charleston Center located at 44 ...


Illinois, Chicago, Event November 22, 2015

Chicago's Classical Symphony Orchestra and The Protégé Philharmonic Perform 2015 Fall Showcase Joint Concert

The Classical Symphony Orchestra and The Protégé Philharmonic invite the public to their Fall Showcase Joint Concert, the first concert of the orchestras' 2015-2016 season, on Sunday, November 22, 2015 in the Salme Harju Fine Arts Center, Northeastern Illinois University, 3701 West Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are General Admission: $15; Seniors/Students: $10; Children, 12 ...

 


Texas, Conroe, Event Date: November 7, 2015

Texas Favorite Steve Lippia Stars in Sinatra Centennial in Conroe, TX

Steve Lippia will star in Sinatra Centennial on November 7th at the Crighton Theatre, 234 N Main St, Conroe, TX 77301 at 7:30 pm. Individual ticket prices are $43.00 (all seats). Steve Lippia is a singer’s singer. He has quickly become one of this country’s most prominent vocalists and interpreters of Classic pop music. His shows are a rich, powerful celebration of some of the greatest music this country has known – The Great American Song Book ...

 


California, Sacramento, Event Date: November 15, 2015

Sacramento Community Concert Association Announces 2015-2016 Season

The Sacramento Community Concert Association (SCCA) and newly elected President, J. Scott Miller, has announced its 63rd Season, 2015-2016, with five live musical performances. The season opens with international performer and published songwriter, Virginia Ayers-Dawson on November 15, 3:00pm, at The Center, 2300 Sierra Blvd. in Sacramento. Her repertoire includes jazz, classic standards and ...

 


California, Sacramento, Event Date: November 15, 2015

Celebrate an Afternoon of Jazzy Delight: Sacramento Community Concert Association Presents Virginia Ayers-Dawson

International performer and published songwriter, Virginia Ayers-Dawson will be performing November 15, 2015, 3:00pm at The Center, 2300 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento.   Sponsored by the Sacramento Community Concert Association, Virginia Ayers-Dawson interprets the lyrics of each song with transparent passion and draws her audience into the journey. To see and hear her is to experience the sheer joy of music ...

 


Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: November 12 and November 14, 2015

Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform Feed Your Soul

Performed in conjunction with the Worcester Historical Museums exhibit “Take A Bite Out of History,” November 5-March 12, the Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform Feed Your Soul at the Grafton Congregational Church, Grafton MA and Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, Worcester.    Guest contralto and rising star Emily Marvosh joins WCMS for “Three Irish Folksong Settings” by John Corigliano, and Boston Chamber Music Society ..

 


California, Los Angeles, Event Date: November 12 to 19, 2015

Pacific Opera Project presents Donizetti's rarely heard Viva la mamma!, Los Angeles, CA

Pacific Opera Project continues its successful run of presenting fun and exciting operas with a modern twist with Gaetano Donizetti’s two-act farce Viva la mamma! This will be the seventh POP-Up production at the Ebell Club of Highland Park, offering table seating with food and wine in a party-like atmosphere for a moderate price. Viva la mamma! will be performed with a small orchestra and projected English supertitles. Performances re November ...

 


Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: October 25, 2015

Composers Unmasked- A South Shore Opera's Annual Fall Event, Chicago, IL

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago presents its Annual Fall Event on Sunday, October 25th at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, with a preview of arias and duets from operas by three Black composers: L’amant Anonyme and Ernestine by Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges (18th century); Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman (20th century); and Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom by Nkeiru Okoye (contemporary).

 


California, Glendale, Event Date: Sept. 12, 13 and Sept. 19, 20, 2015

Pacific Opera Project takes on Shakespeare and Verdi in a Cemetery with Falstaff

This September, Pacific Opera Project (POP) continues its successful run of presenting engaging productions in unique venues across Los Angeles with Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff, presented outdoors at the top of Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Museum Plaza) in Glendale. Admission is $25 general admission. 2 person table $65-80 or 4 person table $120-150. With seating at tables including food and wine, a top-notch cast and orchestra all under a starry sky, POP will present ...

 


 

Arkansas, El Dorado, Event Date: May 9, 2015

Stephanie Chase Performs Brahms’ Violin Concerto with Kermit Poling and the South Arkansas Symphony

In classical music the “three Bs” forming a strong foundation are Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. This concert will have two of the three great composers performed in the monumental Beethoven Symphony No. 5 and the beautiful Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77. Both works are South Arkansas premieres. Violinist Stephanie Chase will perform the Brahms Violin Concerto in concert with the South Arkansas Symphony led by Music Director Kermit Poling, May 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm in ...

 


 

California, Palo Alto, Event Date: May 22 to 31, 2015

West Bay Opera Presents Faust by Charles Gounod, Palo Alto, CA

The West Bay Opera will present Faust by Charles Gounod, May 22 to 31, at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, CA. Faust is West Bay Opera's newest production of the ultimate French grand opera. When Faust sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for the chance to be young again, is he condemned to repeat his youthful mistakes? It’s a universal and timeless subject. This production, directed by up-and-coming Mexican stage director Ragnar Conde, is set in a dystopian future ...

 


 

California, Santa Monica, Event Date: April 26, 2015

Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra Returns to the Moss Theater in Santa Monica, April 26th

The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra returns to the Ann and Jerry Moss Theater with an exciting program entitled "The Four B's," featuring the brilliant technique and sensitive musicality of pianist Hye-Won Choi. The concert is Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3 PM. The program includes the Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op 62,  Bruckner: March in D minor WAB 96, J.S. Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 (introducing a world premiere arrangement by Karim Elmahmoudi), and the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. ...

 


 

California, San Francisco, Event Date: June 6, 2015

Melody of China Welcomes Pianist Shih-Yang Lee at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco

Artists from across the Pacific and around the World will meet in San Francisco for the annual San Francisco International Arts Festival, May 21st thru June 7th. Among the many attractions featured will be the dazzling Melody of China, San Francisco's premiere Chinese chamber ensemble. Joining the group will be the dynamic pianist from Taiwan, Shih-Yang Lee, on Saturday, June 6th at 5 P.M. for a special performance. The concert, taking place at Fort Mason Center in San ...

 


 

Colorado, Central City, Event Date: July 11- August 10, 2015

Central City Opera’s 2015 Festival Features Four Extraordinary Stories, Central City, CO

Central City Opera’s 2015 Festival offers a wide range of offerings from standard popular operatic repertoire to beloved musical theater and contemporary opera performed and delivered in non-traditional ways. Opening the Festival on July 11 and running through August 8 at the Central City Opera House is Giuseppe Verdi’s popular opera of tragic love, La Traviata; followed by Mitch Leigh’s Tony award-winning musical, Man of La Mancha, running July 18 to ...

 


 

Connecticut, Norwalk, Event Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015

Discover Norwalk Youth Symphony at its Open House, April 26

All interested parents and students are invited to witness the inside world of the Norwalk Youth Symphony. During the annual Norwalk Youth Symphony Open House, conductors, student musicians and board members will be available to give guided tours and answer questions. This year the annual Open House will take place on Sunday April 26, 2015 from 1:30PM until 3:30PM at Norwalk Concert Hall located at 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT ...

 


 

Florida, Tampa, Event Date: April 18, 2015

35th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival, Tampa, FL, April 18th

Be enthralled with stories told by Youth Storytellers and local and regional professional Tellers at the 35th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival, April 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the John F. Germany Library, 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL. Admission is free. The event will feature nationally/internationally renowned storyteller and author, Heather Forest. In addition to lots of great stories to hear ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Dates: May 22 to 29, 2015

Chicago's Protégé Philharmonic offering auditions for high school and advanced junior high school musicians to experience professional level orchestra training

Auditions for the Protégé Philharmonic 2015 Summer Orchestra Camp and the 2015-16 Fall Season will take place May 22 to 29, 2015 at Classical Symphony Hall, 218 South Wabash Ave., Suite 260, Chicago, IL. The Protégé Philharmonic is offering an exciting opportunity for high school and advanced junior high school musicians to experience professional level orchestra training in an intimate, challenging and supportive learning environment. Members of The Protégé Philharmonic ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: June 23, 2015 to August 2, 2015

Announcing Auditions for Chicago's Classical Symphony Orchestra 2015 Summer Season

Want to play great music this summer and make fantastic progress? Join the acclaimed tuition-free 2015 Summer Season of The Classical Symphony Orchestra. Composed of young adult, undergraduate and graduate student musicians, this six week summer training and performance will accelerate and increase your orchestral skills. The season runs June 23, 2015 to August 2, 2015. Rehearsal location is at Classical Symphony Hall, 218 S. Wabash Ave., downtown Chicago. Rehearsal ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: July 12, 2015

Classical Symphony Orchestra of Chicago Announces its First Concert of the 2015 Summer Season, July 12

The Classical Symphony Orchestra will be giving its first concert of the 2015 Summer Season on Sunday, July 12, 2015. The concert will be performed in the Robin Bennett Theatre at Jones College Prep High School, located at 700 South State Street, Chicago (public transportation stops at the front door). Parking is located across the street from the Theatre. Ticket prices are $10.00 general admission.   The concert begins with the very boisterous potpourri of student drinking songs ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: July 19, 2015

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago Announces its First Concert of the 2015 Summer Season, July 19

The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago has announced its first concert of the 2015 Summer Season, Sunday, July 19, 2015, 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed in the newly constructed Robin Bennett Theatre at Jones College Prep High School and is conveniently located at 700 South State Street with public transportation stops at the front door. Parking is located across the street from the Theatre. Ticket prices are $10, General Admission  ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: August 2, 2015

The Classical Symphony Orchestra and The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago to Perform Their Summer Showcase Joint Concert of the Orchestras, August 2

The Classical Symphony Orchestra and The Protégé Philharmonic of Chicago invite the public to their final concert of the orchestras' 2015 Summer Season, to be held August 2, 2015 in the Robin Bennett Theatre at Jones College Prep High School at 3 p.m. General admission, $15; Students/Seniors, $10; and children under 12, $5. Doors open at 2:30. The Robin Bennett Theatre is located at 700 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois and is ...

 


 

Illinois, Chicago, Event Date: Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 3:00 p.m.

Chicago's Classical Symphony Orchestra and The Protégé Philharmonic Perform 2015 Spring Showcase Joint Concert

The Classical Symphony Orchestra and The Protégé Philharmonic invite the public to their Spring Showcase Joint Concert, the final concert of the orchestras' 2014-2015 season, on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in the Robin Bennett Theatre, William Jones College Prep High School, 700 South State Street, Chicago, IL at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are General Admission: $15; Seniors/Students: $10; Children, 12 & under: $5. Guiseppe Verdi's favorite Nabucco: Overture begins the ...

 


 

Illinois, Joliet, Event Date: May 30, 2015

Cinderella to be performed at Joliet Junior College by Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet

The delightful story of Cinderella unfolds with the hilarious antics of the stepmother and stepsisters, the frail beauty and kindness of Cinderella and the grandeur of her wedding to the Prince in Von Heidecke’s Chicago Festival Ballet’s lavish production. This production is wonderful for all ages and is pure family entertainment of the highest level. Choreographer, von Heidecke’s works are performed around the world and just this past year celebrated 25 years of producing its annual ...

 


 

Illinois, Naperville, Event Date: June 4, 2015 to August 5, 2015

Von Heidecke's Dance Center to Host Summer Intensive, Naperville, IL

Dancers of all ages and levels are invited to participate in Von Heidecke’s Dance Center’s Summer Intensive, beginning on June 4, 2015. The program culminates in the Summer Workshop performance Sunday, August 9, 2015, which is open to the public, and all parents, relatives, and friends. The Von Heidecke Dance Center is located in Naperville, Illinois where dancers begin instruction as young as three years of age. Programs are offered for students seeking recreation and fun ...

 


 

Illinois, Aurora, Event Date: April 18-19, 2015

Fox Valley Orchestra, Chorus, and the Aurora University Chorale Combine to Perform Mozart's Requiem

The Fox Valley Orchestra and Orchestra Chorus will combine with Aurora University Chorale to present the hauntingly beautiful Mozart Requiem. Under the direction of Fox Valley Orchestra Chorus Master, Lisa Fredenburgh, these performances will be held on Saturday, April 18th at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 19th at 3:00pm. Both will be held in the beautiful Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University, Aurora, IL. Ticket information, complete 2014-2015 concert season schedule and venue details are available ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: April 12 and then June 19 to July 12

Indianapolis Early Music Festival opens with free spring concert

Music of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Medieval times, played on instruments of the period by artists using historically informed styles and techniques, will delight audiences in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, from June 19 through July 12, 2015. The finest ensembles from throughout North America and Europe will perform at this year’s festival. In addition to enjoying the concert, Festival attendees will have an opportunity to meet ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: April 12 and then June 19 to July 12

Indianapolis Early Music Festival opens with free spring concert

Music of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Medieval times, played on instruments of the period by artists using historically informed styles and techniques, will delight audiences in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, from June 19 through July 12, 2015. The finest ensembles from throughout North America and Europe will perform at this year’s festival. In addition to enjoying the concert, Festival attendees will have an opportunity to meet ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: June 19 to July 12, 2015

Indianapolis Early Music's 49th Festival Starts June 19th

Indianapolis Early Music Festival launches its 49th season in the beautiful auditorium of the Indianapolis History Center located in the heart of downtown on the canal (450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN). Matthias Maute, who holds an international reputation as conductor, composer, recorder and flute player, begins the Festival on June 19th. Weekend two of the Festival will include a June 26th performance by Nell Snaidas, who has been praised for her “beautiful soprano ...

 


 

Indiana, Indianapolis, Event Date: July 10 and 12

Indianapolis Early Music Festival expected to draw record crowds, July 10 and 12

The Indianapolis Early Music Festival will end its 49th season on July 10 and 12 with two dazzling performances. Praised by Fanfare for its “wonderful, vital and buoyant performances,” Trio Setticento’s passionate and authoritative interpretations renew the pleasures of hearing beloved music from the Age of Enlightenment while also revealing the delights of new discoveries. Imagination, vigor, technical polish and historical insight have made the Trio’s ...

 



Massachusetts, Worcester, Event Date: Thursday, April 9 and Sunday, April 12

Worcester Chamber Music Society Performs Music of Bach and Composers Influenced by Bach

The Worcester Chamber Music Society will perform Bach and Beyond on Thursday, April 9, 7:30 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 9 Ayer Rd., Harvard, MA and Sunday, April 12, 4:00 PM at Mechanics Hall/Washburn, 321 Main St., Worcester, MA. Considered by many to be the greatest composer of the entire Western classical tradition, JS Bach continues to be an inspiration ...

 


 

Missouri, Hannibal, Event Date: June 19th through July 30th, 2015

Bluff City Theater presents Tony-awarding winning play The Heiress to open Summer Season, Hannibal, MO

Based on the Henry James novel Washington Square, Ruth and Augustus Goetz’ period drama The Heiress explores timeless themes of parental autocracy, personal independence and the nature of love. The Heiress opened in NYC in 1947 and ran for 410 performances before moving to London’s West End where it ran for 600 more. Twice revived on Broadway, the 1999 production won three Tony’s including best revival of a play. In this new professional production ...

 


 

New Jersey, Morristown

Christopher Shepard Named New Music Director of The Masterwork Chorus

The Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Christopher Shepard as the new music director of Masterwork Chorus. Chosen from 42 applicants, Dr. Shepard (Chris) begins his tenure in September 2015, joining the chorus as it launches its sixtieth anniversary celebration. Chris is Music Director of two of America’s most venerable choirs—the Dessoff Choirs in New York City and the Worcester Chorus in Worcester, Massachusetts. This past February ...


 

New Jersey, Summit, Event Date: May 9, 2015

Music Director Candidate Leads Masterwork Chorus in Resounding Joy, Summit, NJ, May 9

The Masterwork Chorus continues its search for a new music director with the performance of Resounding Joy at 8:00 pm on Saturday, May 9, at the Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ. The program, under the direction of candidate conductor, Dr. Christopher Shepard, is a celebration of the joys of life, and features music ranging from the majestic sounds of Bach’s Sicut Locutus Est and Handel’s Sing unto God to the quiet reflections of Charlton’s To See a World, a moving setting of the Blake poem ...

 


 

New York, New York, Event Date: May 8th to May 9th, 2015

Light Opera of New York Presents The Only Girl By Victor Herbert, May 8th to 9th

Light Opera of New York (LOONY) presents The Only Girl, by Victor Herbert, on Friday, May 8th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, May 9 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Broadway at 95th Street, New York City. The Only Girl poses the age-old question: Can a man and woman maintain a work relationship that excludes sex or even a hint of romance? Famous librettist Alan Kimbrough and up-and-coming composer Ruth Wilson struggle to come to terms with their attraction to one another, an attraction that confuses the two of them even more than it confounds ...

 


 

Oregon, Portland, Event Date: June 20 to July 1, 2015

"Music Unleashes" - Oregon Music Festival to Celebrate Symphonic Works of Great Composers, Portland

The Oregon Music Festival (OMF) has announced its 2015 concert season titled "Music Unleashed." Portland-based and international in scope and flavor, the festival will run from June 20 to July 1, 2015 featuring significant works of three great composers: Franz Schubert, Bohuslav Martinů, and Astor Piazzolla. The principal venues will be First Baptist Church and Lincoln Hall in Portland, Oregon. Idiomatically a symphonic, composer-oriented festival, OMF 2015 will offer a full schedule ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015

Pittsburgh's Kente Arts Alliance to Present Geri Allen & TimeLine

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present Geri Allen and Timeline at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA. Geri Allen is a pianist, composer, educator, and Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. Over her expansive career, the Detroit native released nearly 20 albums as a leader, and has worked with Ornette Coleman, Betty Carter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter, Ravi Coltrane, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington ...