Seattle Symphony Announces Major Program Change fo June Performances

(Credit: Grant Leighton) The Seattle Symphony has announced a program change for its June 15 and 17 concerts. The company announced that its originally intended “Bernstein’s Songfest” would no longer take place and would instead be replaced with “Star-crossd’ at the Symphony.” As a result, the program will now feature Bernstein’s “Symphonic Dances,” Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet,” and Prokofiev’s “Suite {…}

Yannick Nézet-Séguin & Marin Alsop Leads Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s 2020 Season

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center has announced its 2020 Classical Season. While there will be a number of chamber concerts and movie screenings, for the purposes of this article we will only announce the vocal performances. Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct the Philadelphia Orchestra, Albany Pro Musica and the Pro Musica International Festival Chorus in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. The concert {…}

Diana Damrau, Renée Fleming & Nina Stemme Headline Musikverein Wien’s 2019-20 Season

Musikverein Wien has announced its 2019-20 season. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on vocal performances. Martin Haselböck will lead the Orchester Wiener Akademie in a performance of various works by Franz Schubert as well as Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 4 in D Minor. Baritone Thomas Hampson will be featured. Performance Date: Oct. 13, 2019 Bass Günther Groissböck and {…}