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2011-04-08 14:11:00

Violinist Gil Shaham, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianist Emanuel Ax, and Tony winner Audra McDonald top the bill NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 5, 2011, Carnegie Hall will commemorate its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic and special guests pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Gil Shaham, and the four-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald. Carnegie Hall 120th...

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...

2010-11-18 06:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The legacy of Leonard Bernstein - as a conductor, composer, and music advocate - in the history of twentieth-century American music can hardly be overstated. In this anniversary year, Sony Classical presents Leonard Bernstein: the Symphony Edition - specially created to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, available November 22, 2010. "My brother, sister and I grew up surrounded by the sounds of the music our father performed and...

2010-03-23 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Maestro Ronald Zollman will lead the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic in concert at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 8 in New York City's Carnegie Hall. The event, which serves as the capstone of a College of Fine Arts weekend in New York City, will feature rising Metropolitan Opera star and School of Music alumnus Liam Bonner in Mahler's "Lieder eines Farhrende Gesellen." The concert also will include a New York premiere performance of Jacob Druckman's "Demos"...

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...

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:...

2009-04-24 09:05:00

Remixed and Remastered From the Original Tapes for the First Time Featuring The Long-Unavailable Audio Documentary 'Gustav Mahler Remembered' as a Special Bonus To Coincide With Carnegie Hall's Presentation of 'Mahler: The Symphonies In Sequence' From May 6 to 17 '... Leonard Bernstein's role in propelling Mahler's music from cult status into the mainstream can never be underestimated... These original Bernstein Mahler disks were landmarks in the history of recorded sound...' -The New...

2009-01-15 14:20:00

Event Features Famous Conductor Keith Lockhart and Violinist Andres Cardenes PITTSBURGH, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic, the flagship performing ensemble of Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious School of Music, presents a program of epic proportions at its concert Jan. 30 in New York City's Carnegie Hall. Led by celebrated conductor and School of Music alumnus Keith Lockhart, the performance will feature Gabriela Lena Frank's "Three Latin-American Dances for...


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