André Previn News

Date of Birth: April 06, 1929 (88)
Birth Place: Berlin, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Tennessee Williams Festival Adds Jazz Brunch, New Performances for 2017Tennessee Williams Festival Adds Jazz Brunch, New Performances for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The 2nd Annual Tennessee Williams Festival-St. Louis has added two new performances, a jazz brunch, and extended runs to their previously announced lineup, making the city's celebration of world-renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams a truly one-of-a-kind event for the Midwest. (more...)

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano CompetitionPianist Jon Kimura Parker Becomes Artistic Director of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Canada's Honens International Piano Competition is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director. Mr. Parker assumes his new role in January 2018. (more...)

British Actress Liz Robertson Brings LERNER WITHOUT LOEWE To Don't Tell MamaBritish Actress Liz Robertson Brings LERNER WITHOUT LOEWE To Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

British Actress Liz Robertson returns to New York to perform her new show 'LERNER WITHOUT LOEWE' at Don't Tell Mama, on Thursday, April 6th at 7:30pm. Her musical director is multi MAC Award winning Mark Janas. (more...)

Sold Out Crowds Cheer for Charles Busch in THAT GIRL/THAT BOYSold Out Crowds Cheer for Charles Busch in THAT GIRL/THAT BOY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Just as death knells and obituaries are beginning to appear in the press for cabaret in Los Angeles (usually by inexperienced journalists in their 20s who seem to think that entertainment is restricted to their computers, IPads and IPhones), proof to the contrary arrives in the form of one Charles Busch in "THAT GIRL/ THAT BOY" at Rockwell stage and table on March 13th and 14th . With sold out and standing room only crowds, not to mention multiple standing ovations, clearly cabaret's heart was beating strong and proud. (more...)

First New Production of MY FAIR LADY in 25 Years to 'Dance All Night' on Broadway Next SpringFirst New Production of MY FAIR LADY in 25 Years to 'Dance All Night' on Broadway Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Next spring, Lincoln Center Theater, in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc., will mount a new production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, the first Broadway production of the classic musical in 25 years. MY FAIR LADY, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, March 22, 2018 and open on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Liza Minnelli, Alan Cumming, Jessie Mueller and More to Join Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS This SummerLiza Minnelli, Alan Cumming, Jessie Mueller and More to Join Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Principal Conductor Michael Feinstein leads the Pasadena POPS for its star-studded 2017 Summer Concert Series at the Los Angeles Arboretum with extraordinary multiple award winning guests artists Liza Minnelli, Alan Cumming, Joel Gray, Hair Spray Live's Madelyn Baillio, Beautiful's Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector, Grey Garden's Rachel York, Phantom of the Opera's Jordan Donica, the Midtown Men and Michael Feinstein in concert. (more...)

Isn't It Romantic? Michael Feinstein to Return to The McCallum for Sold-Out EngagementIsn't It Romantic? Michael Feinstein to Return to The McCallum for Sold-Out Engagement
by David Green - Feb 13, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Michael Feinstein and 'Isn't It Romantic' on Saturday, February 25, at 8:00pm. Michael returns with an evening of America's most romantic music from The Great American Songbook, reprised from his sold out Broadway run. Almost a million copies have been sold of his Isn't It Romantic album. Michael will be accompanied by a 17-piece band that will contrast with the beautiful piano solos for which he is known. Michael Feinstein has built a dazzling career over three decades bringing the Great American Songbook music to the world. From 5 Grammy nominated albums to Emmy nominated PBS specials, acclaimed NPR series, and concerts at The White House, Buckingham Palace, Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House, his work as an educator and archivist define Michael as a force in American music.  (more...)

BWW Review: Will Friedwald Pays Tribute to Harold Arlen in New CLIP JOINT at 92YBWW Review: Will Friedwald Pays Tribute to Harold Arlen in New CLIP JOINT at 92Y
by Alix Cohen - Jan 26, 2017

On January 24, Will Friedwald, producer, feature writer for The Wall Street Journal, author of nine books on popular music, countless articles, and liner notes, moved his nostalgic CLIP JOINT series to Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street Y. For the uninitiated, CLIP JOINT offers curated video clips---many not seen in decades---from a huge vintage collection of quality sources, DVD and 16mm (not downloaded from YouTube). Each themed program features writers, musicians, and/or vocalists associated with our American Songbook. Friedwald's economic commentary, encyclopedic knowledge, and openness to questions is a unique resource for fans and professionals alike. (more...)

Palm Beach Opera to Present MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Kravis CenterPalm Beach Opera to Present MADAMA BUTTERFLY at the Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Palm Beach Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly for one weekend only, January 27-29, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. One of the most popular operas in the repertoire, Madama Butterfly is filled with recognizable melodies and passionate drama. (more...)

New Pittsburgh Symphony Recording Of STRAUSS OPERA SUITESNew Pittsburgh Symphony Recording Of STRAUSS OPERA SUITES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

This new recording presents orchestral suites based on two of the most significant operas in history. Der Rosenkavalier found its place in the concert hall from the beginning, first with two waltz sequences and later with the famous 1944 suite. But Elektra remained purely on the opera stage until now. (more...)

Tribute to Prince and More Among Pittsburgh Symphony's 2016-17 Specials LineupTribute to Prince and More Among Pittsburgh Symphony's 2016-17 Specials Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Today, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced its first four pops specials for the 2016-2017 season. They include tributes to Prince, the Beatles and Neil Diamond, and the return of Pittsburgh favorite Celtic Woman. (more...)

The New School's College of Performing Arts Presents UNSILENT FILM NIGHT: SAFETY LAST!The New School's College of Performing Arts Presents UNSILENT FILM NIGHT: SAFETY LAST!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The New School's College of Performing Arts welcomes the public to the fourth edition of (Un)Silent Film Night, a performance series in which The College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra performs live music to classic silent films. Previous events in the series have drawn capacity crowds to the 400-seat Tishman Auditorium at The New School. (more...)

DCINY Presents Soprano Melissa Wimbish in Her Carnegie Hall DebutDCINY Presents Soprano Melissa Wimbish in Her Carnegie Hall Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

On October 10, Soprano Melissa Wimbish makes her DCINY Artist Series solo debut recital at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, in a performance featuring the American contemporary vocal music of Jake Heggie, Andre Previn, Jessica Meyer, Tom Cipullo, and Gregory Spears. The concert highlights new contemporary vocal works including the world premiere of Meyers' Space In Chains. (more...)

Oakland Symphony to Present LOST ROMANTIC SYMPHONIES with Kelly Hall-TompkinsOakland Symphony to Present LOST ROMANTIC SYMPHONIES with Kelly Hall-Tompkins
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Oakland Symphony, Michael Morgan Music Director and conductor, will be joined by guest violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins - currently on Broadway was as the Fiddler in Fiddler on the Roof -- and members of its acclaimed Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra for Lost Romantic Symphonies Friday, November 18, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Musicians Reject Proposal from PSI Management, Initiate StrikePittsburgh Symphony Musicians Reject Proposal from PSI Management, Initiate Strike
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Today, the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471 negotiating committee representing musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), rejected the last, best and final offer from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (PSI) for a three-year contract. (more...)

DCINY Presents Soprano Melissa Wimbish in Her Carnegie Hall DebutDCINY Presents Soprano Melissa Wimbish in Her Carnegie Hall Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

On October 10, Soprano Melissa Wimbish makes her DCINY Artist Series solo debut recital at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, in a performance featuring the American contemporary vocal music of Jake Heggie, Andre Previn, Jessica Meyer, Tom Cipullo, and Gregory Spears. The concert highlights new contemporary vocal works including the world premiere of Meyers' Space In Chains. (more...)

New Hearing Loop System Iinstalled in Heinz HallNew Hearing Loop System Iinstalled in Heinz Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Patrons who use hearing aids or cochlear implants will have an improved listening experience at Heinz Hall concerts and events. The facility has become the first theater in western Pennsylvania to install an electromagnetic hearing loop in its auditorium. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Adds New Hearing Loop In Heinz HallPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Adds New Hearing Loop In Heinz Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Patrons who use hearing aids or cochlear implants will have an improved listening experience at Heinz Hall concerts and events. The facility has become the first theater in western Pennsylvania to install an electromagnetic hearing loop in its auditorium. (more...)

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Begins Season With Special Guest, TodayAnn Arbor Symphony Orchestra Begins Season With Special Guest, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra opens the 2016-17 season with an exciting performance by special guest pianist, Jon Kimura Parker. On Today, September 10th at 8:00pm in Hill Auditorium, the orchestra will dazzle patrons with selected works of Shostakovich, Brahms, and Strauss. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ludovic Morlot: the Importance of Individuality and the HeartBWW Interview: Ludovic Morlot: the Importance of Individuality and the Heart
by Erica Miner - Aug 26, 2016

Grammy award winning CD project to record Dutilleux's most important symphonic works with Seattle Symphony (more...)

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