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A supporter of contemporary music he has presented compositions by Arvo Part, Carlos Surinach, Anne Clyne, Clint Needham, Avner Dorman, Pierre Jalbert and others. In his 2013-14 season he will conduct works by no less than 13 living composers.

Sometimes a player will double on these extra instruments, for example: one of the flute players may also play the piccolo in the same piece. It depends on the piece of music. Obviously a player cannot play the flute and piccolo at the same time. If the two instruments do play at the same time an extra player will be needed for the piccolo.

Denis Matsuev has enjoyed a stellar career since his triumphant victory in the 11th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and is now one of the most sought-after musicians of his generation. He appears regularly with world-famous orchestras such as the Chicago, Pittsburgh, London, and BBC symphony orchestras; New York and Los Angeles philharmonics; The Philadelphia Orchestra; Royal Concertgebouw, Leipzig Gewandhaus, and Mariinsky orchestras; Berliner Philharmoniker; and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Of particular note, he has performed as soloist with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra since 1995.

Since 2004, Mr. Matsuev has organized the Stars on the Baikal festival in Irkutsk. The following year, he became artistic director of the Crescendo music festival, and in 2010, he was named artistic director of the Annecy Music Festival. He also serves as artistic director of the Astana Piano Passion Festival and the Moscow Grand Piano Competition, and is the president of the charitable Russian foundation New Names, which supports music education programs for children. Mr. Matsuev has collaborated with the Sergei Rachmaninoff Foundation, performing and recording unknown pieces by Rachmaninoff on the composer's own piano at his house in Lucerne, known as Villa Senar.

Mr. Matsuev is the recipient of awards that include the prestigious Shostakovich Prize and the State Prize of the Russian Federation in Literature and Arts. He also has been named a People's Artist of Russia and an honorary professor of Moscow State University. He is a member of the Presidential Council for Culture and Art (Russia) and an Honored Artist of Russia, and he recently became the head of the Public Council under the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

In April 2014, Mr. Matsuev was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador; two years later, he was announced as a FIFA World Cup Russia Ambassador. In 2017, he was awarded the Order of Honour as well as the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation for his Stars on the Baikal festival.

International favourites, North American tunes, Broadway hits, Celtic music, Pops, light classics - the Mandolin Orchestra of Niagara (MOON) does it all! Under the direction of Sylvia Hlywka Brabson, this group of musicians presents a wide range of music sure to delight any audience.

The Mandolin Orchestra of Niagara, winners of the Niagara Music Awards World Group of the Year in 2011, is a modern ensemble capable of providing music to suit any mood or occasion. Rehearsals are held Monday evenings at Casa Dante Hall in Welland. Although the mandolin and mandolin family instruments are the backbone of the group, an eclectic mixture of other instruments is utilized to compliment the mood and enhance the performances. The orchestra is frequently accompanied by talented guest artists.

The members of the MOON were proud to be selected for the Welland Arts and Culture Award for 2012. This is a great honour for the orchestra.

The orchestra has entertained audiences on both sides of the border. Past highlights include a Beatles Concert at Lancaster Opera House in Lancaster, New York; a guest performance with the Niagara Symphony; a Ukrainian Show at the Niagara Concert Series in Niagara Falls, Ontario; and combined concerts with the Niagara Regional Police Men's Choir, Sweet Harmony, and BroadBand.

For a sample of a MOON performance, check out "Colours" concert

Step back in time with Johnny, and enjoy a night unlike any other to be found in the Southland – or anywhere in the nation, for that matter!  Johnny returned to the stage again several years ago with his own live show and has performed in several venues in Los Angeles, serving as host to his many musical friends.

Through concerts, tours, residencies, presentations, and recordings, the Orchestra is a global ambassador for Philadelphia and for the United States. Outside Philadelphia, the Orchestra performs annually at Carnegie Hall and enjoys a three-week summer residency at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in New York—a venue that was built for the Orchestra—as well as a strong partnership with the Bravo! Vail Music Festival, which brings the world’s finest orchestras to Colorado each summer.

The Mariinsky Orchestra enjoys a long and distinguished history as one of the oldest musical institutions in Russia. Its history dates back to the first orchestra of ...

The Orchestra presents an unbeatable live concert at theatres across Europe (see tour dates) presenting the songs of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and orchestrations from Duke Ellington, Ray Noble, Fletcher show also includes Songs that were sung by Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby and Al Bowlly, all served up with a liberal dash of ‘British humour’ as one critic put it

Join us for Philadelphia’s most fabulous party of the year—a spectacular white-tie ball with star-studded performances, dining, and dancing, all supporting an iconic historic landmark.

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