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Wichita Eagle: Joyce Yang joins Wichita Symphony for ‘Voyages at Sea’ – 4/12/2015

April 22nd, 2015

By Jeanie Hans- Wichita Eagle Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Joyce Yang returns to play with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. COURTESY PHOTO When Joyce Yang sits down at the piano, she becomes a force to be reckoned with. A bit like the classical concerto she will perform with the Wichita Symphony next weekend as part of its “Voyages …

KMUW: A ‘Feast For The Senses’ Awaits Audiences Of Bluebeard’s Castle – 3/13/2015

March 16th, 2015

By Sean Sandefur - KMUW Wichita Public Radio Friday, March 13, 2015 A series of Chihuly glass sculptures designed specifically for the opera, “Bluebeard’s Castle.” This is only the fifth time they’ve been used onstage. SEAN SANDEFUR/KMUW Wichita Public Radio This weekend, the Wichita Symphony Orchestra joins legendary bass/baritone and Kansas-native Samuel Ramey for two performances …

Wichita Business Journal: What pulling off a Chihuly exhibition at an opera performance means for the Wichita Symphony – 3/10/2015

March 16th, 2015

By Emily Behlmann- Wichita Business Journal Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Art installers from the Chihuly studio worked alongside Wichitans this week to piece together six massive Dale Chihuly sculptures that will be featured in the Wichita Symphony Orchestra’s performance of “BlueBeard’s Castle.” KELLEN JENKINS/WICHITA BUSINESS JOURNAL Crews spent all day Monday getting ready. They were unpacking …

Wichita Eagle: Samuel Ramey, Chihuly glass pairing a ‘feast for the senses’ – 3/6/2015

March 16th, 2015

By Denise Neil - Wichita Eagle Sunday, March 8, 2015 Opera star Samuel Ramey, seen here in front of the Dale Chihuly piece in the grand hall of the Wichita Art Museum, will perform “Bluebeard’s Castle” with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra next weekend. He’ll be joined on stage by 9,000 pounds of Chihuly glass. FERNANDO SALAZAR – …

Wichita Eagle Review: Haydn’s influence felt in Wichita Symphony’s inspired performance – 2/23/2015

February 23rd, 2015

By Guy Vollen - Wichita Eagle Correspondent Monday, February 23, 2015 Stephen Hough performed Beethoven Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 with the Wichita Symphony at Century II Concert Hall. Photo Credit: Douglas Hahn Review from The Wichita Eagle Although nothing by Franz Joseph Haydn was performed at Saturday night’s Wichita Symphony Orchestra concert, the composer’s …

Wichita Eagle: Pianist Stephen Hough Takes on Beethoven – 2/15/15

February 19th, 2015

By Alice Mannette - Wichita Eagle Correspondent Sunday, February 15, 2015 Stephen Hough recently performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Later this spring, he’ll be at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.ANDREW CROWLEY MOB: 07973254493 COURTESY PHOTO Article from Kansas.com In the world of classical musicians, Stephen Hough is a rock star. The English-born, Juilliard-educated …

Wichita Eagle: Wichita Symphony goes to the movies for Valentine’s Day – 2/8/15

February 16th, 2015

By Alice Mannette - Wichita Eagle Correspondent Sunday, February 8, 2015 Article from Kansas.com When Don Reinhold, executive director of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, realized Valentine’s Day fell on a Saturday this year, he knew he had to do something special for his audience. He thought of a pops concert, movies and a light-hearted approach. He …

Wichita Eagle Review: Time for Three’s technique on display with diverse program – 1/31/2015

February 2nd, 2015

By Guy Vollen - Wichita Eagle Correspondent Saturday, January 31, 2015   Photo Credit: June Trieb Review from Kansas.com The Wichita Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Daniel Hege presented its Blue Jeans concert with guest artists Time for Three on Friday night. This was the third time the string trio has performed with the WSO, and …

KMUW: Time for Three, Trio for Beyond the End of Time – 1/29/15

January 29th, 2015

By Jedd Beaudoin Thursday, January 29, 2015 Click to listen to the full story at KMUW.org Time For Three is not an act for musical purists. The group’s repertoire includes explorations of folk, Americana, bluegrass and classical music. The bandmate’s co-founder Ranaan Meyer says that he and his bandmates Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall, both …

Wichita Eagle: Time for Three mixes genres, styles – 1/25/15

January 29th, 2015

By Alice Mannette - Wichita Eagle Correspondent Sunday, January 25, 2015 Time for Three will perform three concerts with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. Article from Kansas.com The schematic of two violins and a double bass is unusual. But, the trio Time for Three thrives on originality. This dynamic, nationally recognized trio will once again play with …