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"Sunday Morning" Matinee: Itzhak Perlman & the Juilliard Orchestra

Students recorded in more than 35 international locations join together virtually for a performance of Elgar's "Enigma Variations.".....»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzMay 17th, 2020

Hungarian piano virtuoso Zoltan Kocsis dies aged 64

Virtuoso Hungarian pianist and conductor Zoltan Kocsis, celebrated for his versatile technique, died on Sunday at the age of 64, his orchestra, the National Philharmonic, said. "The (orchestra) informs with deep sorrow that Zoltan Kocsis after a long.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 9th, 2016

"Sunday Morning" Matinee: Bach, by Lang Lang and Lil Buck

Piano virtuoso Lang Lang's performance of Bach's Minuet in G Minor (as featured on his most recent album, "Piano Book - Encore Edition") is complemented by the remarkable interpretive choreography of dancer Lil Buck......»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzJun 14th, 2020

"Sunday Morning" Matinee: "Dream For You," from "Sing Street"

Brenock O'Connor performs a song from the stage adaptation of the film about Irish youth putting together a band.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzApr 26th, 2020

"Sunday Morning" Matinee: "A Chorus Line in Quarantine"

44 cast members from the 2006 Broadway revival of "A Chorus Line" – each living in lockdown – perform the show's opening dance, cut together into "one singular sensation".....»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzApr 19th, 2020

Broadway Casting: `Curious Dog’ Bets On Juilliard Grad To Carry Olivier Best Play Winner

Casting was announced this morning for the fall 2014 Broadway premiere of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, the Olivier Award-winning Best New Play from the U.K.’s National Theatre. The Simon Stephens drama, adapted from Mark Haddon.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 20th, 2019

‘Hamilton’ star’s secret cancer struggle

It’s the rare star who covers for his own understudy. But Lin-Manuel Miranda did just that when Javier Muñoz, his alternate in “Hamilton,” missed a Sunday matinee. Considering Sunday matinees are the only shows Muñoz plays, you may wonder what.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostMar 20th, 2016

Maestro Teddy Abrams, the Louisville Orchestra"s rock star

At 32, Teddy Abrams is the youngest conductor of a major orchestra in the United States, and he's done what most orchestras are desperate to do: increased the audience, young and old. Martha Teichner reports......»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsMay 26th, 2019

Teddy Abrams, the Louisville Orchestra"s rock star

At 32 he is the youngest conductor of a major orchestra in the United States, and he's done what most orchestras are desperate to do: increased the audience, young and old.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsMay 26th, 2019

Boy battling leukaemia conducts orchestra

A seven-year-old boy with leukaemia has a wish come true conducting the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukDec 22nd, 2016

Ulster Orchestra future "more secure"

The outgoing chair of the Ulster Orchestra, Sir George Bain, says the organisation's future is more secure than it has been for a very long time......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukDec 12th, 2016

Principal cellist of Boston Symphony Orchestra dies at 85

BOSTON (AP) — Jules Eskin, the principal cellist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for more than half a century, has died after a long struggle with cancer. He was 85......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooNov 17th, 2016

New York Met cancels opera after suspected cremated ashes sprinkled in orchestra pit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's Metropolitan Opera canceled its Saturday afternoon performance of "Guillaume Tell" after an audience member sprinkled an unidentified powder, which police believe was cremated ashes, into the orchestra pit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 30th, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra musicians reach agreement, end strike

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Orchestra musicians and its leadership have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract that includes salary increases each year......»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 3rd, 2016

Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strike

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in deb.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 1st, 2016

Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Orchestra has gone on strike, canceling an opening night performance that about 1,000 people had come to hear......»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 1st, 2016

Rio orchestra"s Olympic struggle

American Lee Mills talks about the lure of Rio and the challenges of conducting the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJan 12th, 2017

New record for world"s largest orchestra

More than 7,500 musicians gather at the local Frankfurt soccer stadium and set a new record for assembling the world's largest orchestra. Sharon Reich reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 15th, 2016

World"s biggest orchestra performs in German stadium

More than 7,500 classical musicians performed in a German football stadium at the weekend to set the world record for the biggest-ever orchestra. Amateur groups and full orchestras from Germany as well as Austria and the Netherlands took part in the mega-.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJul 14th, 2016

Detroit Symphony Orchestra holding David Bowie tribute

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is holding a tribute to David Bowie that's billed as a symphonic odyssey exploring the legendary musician's works......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJul 13th, 2016

Tale of Brazil slum orchestra has audiences in tears

A classical violinist wracked with self-doubt takes a job teaching children in one of Brazil's most crime-ridden favelas, and ends up creating an orchestra with young delinquents and teenage mothers. Except the story behind "The Violin Teacher&q.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJul 6th, 2016