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2013-08-26 12:24:22

September 10th Concert Featuring Young Musicians from Around the World Will Demonstrate the Unifying Power of Music NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Peace Orchestra (WPO) (www.peaceorchestra.org/concert/) is bringing together more than 130 students from over 50 countries across the globe to perform in an inaugural classical music concert on September 10, 2013 at the Lincoln Center. The only truly global youth orchestra that combines both classical and ethnic...

2012-07-30 02:24:25

NEW YORK, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records will celebrate its 125(th) anniversary with the release of a book titled 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story on the great American record label and its role in initiating recorded music, cultivating great artists, and igniting cultural change. Written by Pulitzer Prize-and GRAMMY nominated author and historian Sean Wilentz, the book provides a journey through Columbia Records' storied past and its contributions to entertainment from...

2012-07-17 06:26:07

James Taylor, Yo-Yo Ma, John Williams, Keith Lockhart among artists featured in historic concert NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tanglewood 75(th) Anniversary Celebration, featuring many of the iconic artists identified with the fete, will air on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances Friday, August 10 at 9 p.m. ET as part of the PBS Arts Summer Festival (check local listings). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/MM83011LOGO) Located in the beautiful Berkshire...

2012-04-06 10:20:26

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nationally celebrated arts organization, Children's Musical Theater San Jose, has announced the California premiere of the Broadway hit show 9 To 5: The Musical. The colorful production is presented through Marquee Productions, which stages CMT's annual benefit show with adult actors from throughout the South Bay who donate their time to the organization. The musical runs April 13 through 22 at downtown San Jose's historic Montgomery...

2011-12-01 14:28:00

The Vienna Philharmonic and The Vienna Boys' Choir return for the beloved annual tradition against the joyful backdrop of the picturesque city NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the third time to host the merry annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Mariss Jansons from Vienna's Musikverein. This is Jansons' second time at the podium of this much cherished event. The famed Vienna...

2011-08-15 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SYCO/Columbia Records is proud to announce the upcoming release of Dream With Me In Concert, a live performance DVD from Jackie Evancho, the brilliant 11-year-old soprano who captivated the country with her breakout performances last summer on "America's Got Talent." The concert includes the songs from Jackie's chart-topping first full-length studio album Dream With Me, produced by the legendary David Foster, plus two bonus tracks that were...

2011-05-11 09:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this summer, passionately innovative conductor Rachael Worby will be enriching the Los Angeles arts scene, and creating a new audience for orchestral music, with the eclectic and ground-breaking offerings of a new orchestra, MUSE/IQUE. The showcase event will feature legendary American soprano Ms. Jessye Norman on Saturday, July 30th, 2011 at 7:30pm at Caltech's Beckman Mall, outdoors among the olive trees. The program will...

2011-05-10 22:50:00

DAYTON, Ohio, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- No one should ever accuse Dayton's performing arts community of not thinking big. Performances of Bernstein's eclectic stage production MASS are almost unheard-of, even in major metropolitan markets. But now this groundbreaking stage work, in its full glory, comes to vivid life in the Mead Theatre at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, Ohio in two landmark performances at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 13...

2011-03-03 06:50:00

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Morris Russell, one of North America's most celebrated orchestral conductors, has agreed to take up the baton as "Principal Guest Conductor" for the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra (HHSO, http://www.hhso.org/) for the 2011-2012 season, underway in October. "We're thrilled for this opportunity to have a major international talent like Maestro Russell come to our community," said Edward Parrish, orchestra board chairman. "When we...

2010-11-22 06:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the 90th Anniversary of Isaac Stern's birth, Sony Masterworks releases Carnegie Hall Presents Isaac Stern: Keeping the Doors Open - available November 30, 2010 - focusing on the violinist as the primary catalyst fifty years ago in the movement to save Carnegie Hall from demolition. Stern's Citizens Committee to Save Carnegie Hall paved the way for the beloved venue to survive at a time when its future seemed bleak. One hundred and...