Franz Schubert News

Date Of Birth:
January 31, 1797
Date Of Death:
November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place:
Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender:
Male
Jose Mateo's UNBRIDLED Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre continues the Company's remarkable 28th Season with a concert of stunning original ballets by New England's celebrated dance-maker, Jose Mateo. Unbridled (today, Feb.14-March 2) warms up winter's cold with three of Mateo's most popular ballets that explore the passion and complexities of human relationships. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, One of Russia's Leading Ensembles, Returns to Harris Center, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin has earned national and international recognition as one of Russia's leading ensembles. After a successful appearance in our 2011-2012 season, Harris Center for the Arts is especially pleased to welcome their return. (more...)

The Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2014-2015 Season Includes JEWELS, DON QUIXOTE and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced to subscribers the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2014-2015 season. Highlights include a program devoted to the work of acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe; the return of popular works by George Balanchine, Alexei Ratmansky, David Dawson, and Nacho Duato; a world premiere by New York City Ballet's Justin Peck, a PNB premiere by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa; and a fond farewell to the Northwest's favorite holiday tradition, Kent Stowell and Maurice Sendak's Nutcracker. (PNB will unveil a new production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker with sets and costumes by Ian Falconer in 2015.) (more...)

Bard SummerScape 2014 Features 25th Anniversary of Bard Music Festival, 6/27-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

The roots of Austro-German Romanticism will be explored at the 2014 annual Bard SummerScape festival, which once again offers a sensational summer of music, opera, theater, dance, film, and cabaret, keyed to the theme of the 25th anniversary season of the world-renowned Bard Music Festival, Schubert and His World. (more...)

Franz Welser-Most to Conduct Wozzeck at Carnegie Hall, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Carnegie Hall today announced that conductor Franz Welser-Most has graciously agreed to step in for Daniele Gatti in the concert performance of Alban Berg's opera Wozzeck on Friday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The concert by the Vienna State Opera and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is part of Carnegie Hall's three-week, citywide festival Vienna: City of Dreams. Due to a tendinopathy (acute inflammation of the tendon) of both shoulders, Maestro Daniele Gatti-on the advice of his doctors-with deep regret cancels all his professional engagements for the next two months, including his two Vienna: City of Dreams programs, scheduled for February 28 and March 15 at Carnegie Hall. A new conductor for the March 15 concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is to be announced. (more...)

James Feddeck and Augustin Hadelich Join Atlanta Symphony Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Guest conductor James Feddeck will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in Schubert's Third Symphony tonight, February 6, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. and February 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center. Mr. Feddeck will also lead the ASO in Elgar's captivating musical portrait of his closest friends, Enigma Variations. (more...)

Bang on a Can All-Stars, VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Carnegie Hall has announced its February 2014 calendar. Details below! (more...)

Ira Glass, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston has announced its upcoming performances for March 2014. Check them out below! (more...)

Jose Mateo's UNBRIDLED to Open 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre continues the Company's remarkable 28th Season with a concert of stunning original ballets by New England's celebrated dance-maker, Jose Mateo. Unbridled (Feb.14-March 2) warms up winter's cold with three of Mateo's most popular ballets that explore the passion and complexities of human relationships. Unbridled is the second of a four-concert repertory series at the glorious Sanctuary Theatre, 400 Harvard St, Harvard Square, Cambridge. UNBRIDLED (February 14-March 2, 2014) Press Night: Fri, Feb. 21 Great musical works from the Classical, Romantic and Modern styles are the forces behind this program of three Mateo favorites that will escort you to varied personal realms of love, courtship and sensuality. Take a journey through dance's vast range of dramatic expression from the emotionally restrained to the passionately unbridled. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio Welcomes Four New Performers for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, Canada's premier training program for young opera professionals, welcomes four talented new Canadian artists for the 2014/2015 season. Soprano Karine Boucher, tenor Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure and bass-baritone Iain MacNeil were among the nine finalists featured in the third annual Ensemble Studio Competition in November 2013. Boucher, Fortier-Lazure andMacNeil were top prize winners at the competitive vocal showcase which was the feature event of the COC's inaugural Ensemble Studio Competition Gala, Centre Stage, an evening dedicated to the discovery and celebration of the next generation of opera stars. In addition to the three opera singers, the 14/15 Ensemble Studio welcomes pianist Jennifer Szeto. (more...)

Dallas Opera Launches New Art Song Series Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

The Dallas Opera has announced that, through the generosity of The Titus Family, a brand-new recital series has been created to showcase well-established singers in programs dedicated to preserving the fine art of “art song.” The series launch will take place tonight, January 4, 2014 in Dallas City Performance Hall (2520 Flora Street, Dallas) at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Paula Cole, Johnny Winter, HAIR and More Set for SOPAC's 2014 Performance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2014

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) today announced the ambitious performance schedule for January - May 2014. From Grammy Award- winners such as Paula Cole to guitar legends including Johnny Winter to a night of comedy with Jay Mohr, SOPAC's 2014 season sates every artistic appetite. With a nod to sounds of Americana, SOPAC serves a heaping of national folk treasures in a robust singer/songwriter concert series. As always, SOPAC welcomes its ongoing Juilliard @ SOPAC classical concert series as well as the Jazz in the LOFT and the Blues in the LOFT series. (more...)

James Feddeck and Augustin Hadelich to Join Atlanta Symphony on Feb 6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

Guest conductor James Feddeck will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in Schubert's Third Symphony February 6, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. and February 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center. Mr. Feddeck will also lead the ASO in Elgar's captivating musical portrait of his closest friends, Enigma Variations. (more...)

Announcing CCM's Spring 2014 Performance Schedule - Nearly 150 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is delighted to announce its spring schedule of major events. The largest single source of performing arts events in the state of Ohio, CCM presents nearly 150 major public performances from Jan. 12 through May 18, ranging from faculty and guest artist concerts to fully supported opera, musical theatre, drama and dance productions. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2014 Season Highlights, July 2-23, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The 66th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Rossini, a multi-media version of Schubert's Winterreise with video by the award-winning South African artist William Kentridge, as well as Trauernacht, a unique staging of Bach's sacred cantatas by British director Katie Mitchell. Also on the roster is a new Festival production of Die Zauberflote, directed by Complicite's Artistic Director Simon McBurney. In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death, a concert version of the composer's Les Boreades, featuring young singers selected by the Academie Europeenne de Musique, will round out the Festival's major vocal presentations. (more...)

Austrian Guest Conductor Hans Graf Leads Utah Symphony in 19th Century Masters Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Romantic and dreamy music takes center stage at Abravanel Hall on December 6 and 7 as highly-acclaimed Austrian guest conductor Hans Graf leads Utah Symphony in pieces by two 19th Century masters. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS Festival Lineup, 2/21-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

From February 21 to March 16, 2014, Carnegie Hall presents Vienna: City of Dreams, a three-week citywide festival featuring more than 90 events, all inviting audiences to discover the extraordinary artistic legacy of Vienna. The festival features symphonic and operatic masterpieces, chamber music, and lieder, as well as new sounds emerging from this historic cultural capital. In addition to music, Vienna: City of Dreams shines a spotlight on Vienna's visual art, film, architecture, politics, science, and history, creating an extensive look at a city that for centuries has drawn artists, dreamers, and innovators from all corners of the world to its dazzling intellectual and artistic life. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents JUDAS MACCABAEUS Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 01, 2013

Emotional arias and powerful choruses have the audience rejoicing in the victory of 'Judas Maccabaeus,' as Pacific Symphony opens the holiday season with the rare opportunity to hear Handel's jubilant oratorio. With all of the drama and flair of his operas, the Baroque composer masterfully tells of the Israelites' rich journey from hardship to triumph. One of peace, harmony and faith, the story of Judas Maccabees forms the basis for the Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, and is often defined as history's first war for religious freedom. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Opens Its Holiday Season With JUDAS MACCABAEUS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Orange County, Calif.—Nov. 21, 2013—Emotional arias and powerful choruses have the audience rejoicing in the victory of “Judas Maccabaeus,” as Pacific Symphony opens the holiday season with the rare opportunity to hear Handel's jubilant oratorio. With all of the drama and flair of his operas, the Baroque composer masterfully tells of the Israelites' rich journey from hardship to triumph. One of peace, harmony and faith, the story of Judas Maccabees forms the basis for the Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, and is often defined as history's first war for religious freedom. For this performance, Pacific Chorale's Artistic Director John Alexander leads the orchestra, chorale and esteemed vocal soloists Lauren Snouffer, soprano; Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano; I-Chin Feinblatt, alto; Thomas Cooley, tenor; William Berger, baritone; and The All American Boys Chorus for an inspiring and rousing musical experience. (more...)

Austrian Guest Conductor Hans Graf Leads Utah Symphony in 19th Century Masters Concert, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Romantic and dreamy music takes center stage at Abravanel Hall on December 6 and 7 as highly-acclaimed Austrian guest conductor Hans Graf leads Utah Symphony in pieces by two 19th Century masters. (more...)

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