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2013-09-17 12:28:01

Julie Andrews, Patti Austin, Michael Buble, Elina Garanca, Josh Groban, Don Henley, Audra McDonald, Peter Martins, Itzhak Perlman, and David Hyde Pierce pay tribute to television's longest-running performing arts showcase NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout its 40 year history on public television, Great Performances has provided viewers nationwide with an unparalleled showcase of the best in all genres of the performing arts. (Logo:...

2012-03-27 10:21:24

NEW YORK, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David Garrett comes full circle with his new classical recording of Beethoven and Kreisler, Legacy, to be released June 5th on Decca, along with stand-alone concert DVD Legacy Live. Both represent David's successful dual career, bridging his crossover repertoire with his classical career that began at age 9 when played his first symphony concerts, to later signing a deal with the prestigious Deutsche Grammophon label at 14. Landing at #1 on the top...

2011-04-04 10:14:00

DETROIT, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The Harlem music teacher whose real life story inspired the Academy Award-nominated film Music of the Heart starring Meryl Streep, will visit to Detroit to share her expertise with local music students and their teachers. The public is invited to attend this free event titled "A Roberta Guaspari Masterclass" on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 at Cornerstone Schools. A renowned ambassador of music education, Guaspari was also the subject of the...

2011-03-04 09:57:00

Violin virtuoso who survived polio as a child will perform in special benefit concert to fight the disease EVANSTON, Ill., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International, violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and guest conductor James DePreist join members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to present the Concert to End Polio to benefit the global effort to eradicate this disabling childhood disease. WHEN: The Concert to End Polio will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 7....

2011-01-19 12:49:00

Virtuoso violinist who survived polio as a child will perform in special benefit concert to protect the world's children CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International joins violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and members of the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor James DePreist, to present the Concert to End Polio, a benefit performance supporting the global effort to eradicate this disabling childhood disease. The Concert to End Polio will take...

2010-10-05 06:30:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight months after massive flooding caused nearly $40 million in damages to Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the Nashville Symphony's concert hall will reopen to the public with a New Year's Eve concert featuring violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and the Nashville Symphony. Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero will lead the orchestra. The concert will begin at 9 p.m. Schermerhorn Symphony Center has been closed for repairs since widespread flooding...

2009-10-08 10:59:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Commit Media, the New York-based cause entertainment agency founded by former Jive Records executive and co producer of Billboard No:1 soundtrack album "Twilight," Paul Katz, is harnessing the power of the entertainment industry to advance the missions, causes, and programs of non-profits nationwide. The latest fruit of the agency's labor comes with the announcement of the December 2nd "Concert to End Polio," presented by the New York Philharmonic and...

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2009-09-02 22:09:27

Rotary International says it is joining violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and the New York Philharmonic to present the Concert to End Polio. The benefit performance will support the global effort to eradicate the disabling childhood disease. The concert is to take place Dec. 2 in Avery Fisher Hall at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. We are honored that an artist of Mr. Perlman's stature and a cultural institution as revered as the New York Philharmonic are supporting Rotary in...

2009-09-02 09:00:00

Virtuoso Violinist Who Survived Polio As a Child Will Perform in Special Benefit to Protect the World's Children NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary International is joining violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman and the world-renowned New York Philharmonic, led by Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Daniel Boico, to present the Concert to End Polio, a benefit performance supporting the global effort to eradicate this disabling childhood disease. (Photo:...

2009-09-01 06:14:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Comprising ninety discs, Yo-Yo Ma: 30 Years Outside the Box is a salute to Yo-Yo Ma's monumental musical achievements and to his 30-year legacy with Sony Masterworks. On September 1, the first 200 Yo-Yo Ma fans who pre-order the box set on www.Yo-YoMa.com will receive a personalized letter of appreciation, an autographed Michael O'Neill print, and one of the first numbered box sets. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090807/NY58497 )...