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Franz Schubert News

Date of Birth: January 31, 1797
Date of Death: November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place: Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender: Male
Spoleto Festival USA Announces 2013 Chamber Music ProgramSpoleto Festival USA Announces 2013 Chamber Music Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Geoff Nuttall, now approaching his fourth season as Spoleto Festival USA's Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe Director for Chamber Music, has announced the complete 2013 chamber music program for the Charleston, South Carolina based performing arts festival. The 33-concert Bank of America Chamber Music Series comprises 11 programs, each repeated three times throughout the Festival at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm daily. Highlights of the 2013 season include a world premiere by composer-in-residence Samuel Carl Adams and the Festival debuts of the Brentano String Quartet, young Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov, and percussionist Steven Schick. Returning to the series in 2013 are bassist Anthony Manzo, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, pianist Pedja Muzijevic, violinist Livia Sohn, flutist Tara Helen O'Connor, clarinetist Todd Palmer, oboist James Austin Smith, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet. (more...)

Ensemble ACJW to Continue 2012-13 Season with Spring Concerts in NYC, Beg. 3/19Ensemble ACJW to Continue 2012-13 Season with Spring Concerts in NYC, Beg. 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Ensemble ACJW-featuring musicians of The Academy-continues its 2012-2013 season with exciting programs of classical and contemporary music at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall as well as a variety of venues throughout New York City. (more...)

THE DECLASSIFIED, THE ITTY BIDDIES, Community Sing and More Set for Carnegie Hall's Family Programs, March-April 2013THE DECLASSIFIED, THE ITTY BIDDIES, Community Sing and More Set for Carnegie Hall's Family Programs, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013

This spring, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) continues to bring outstanding live performances to community venues throughout the five boroughs of New York City with its free Neighborhood Concerts. For 37 years, the Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concerts have featured performances by top artists across multiple genres of music, including classical, jazz, and world music. (more...)

Steve Martin, Mandy Patinkin, Indigo Girls and More Set for 2013 Deer Valley Music Festival, 6/29-8/10Steve Martin, Mandy Patinkin, Indigo Girls and More Set for 2013 Deer Valley Music Festival, 6/29-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera Vice President of Symphony Artistic Planning Toby Tolokan yesterday announced the concert lineup for the organization's Tenth Anniversary Deer Valley Music Festival, featuring Utah Symphony performances with high-profile artists such as actor and banjo player Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers and vocalist Edie Brickell, screen actor and Broadway star Mandy Patinkin, folk rock music duo Indigo Girls and jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval. (more...)

Orion String Quartet to Join Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company at The Joyce, 3/26-4/7Orion String Quartet to Join Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company at The Joyce, 3/26-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Celebrating their 25th Anniversary season, the Orion String Quartet joins the Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Dance Company for a highly anticipated two-week engagement at The Joyce Theater from March 26th-April 7th. (more...)

Anne-Sophie Mutter Announces North American Recital TourAnne-Sophie Mutter Announces North American Recital Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis give 10 performances across the U.S. in March of 2013. (more...)

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Announces 2013 SeasonNorfolk Chamber Music Festival Announces 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

The Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, presented by the Yale School of Music, celebrates its 72nd season this year with performances and residencies by six internationally esteemed string quartets alongside students and young professionals from around the world. From June 22 to August 17 Norfolk will host a roster of string quartets including: the Artis Quartet, the Brentano Quartet, the Emerson String Quartet, the Jasper String Quartet, the Keller Quartet, and the Tokyo String Quartet. The Tokyo String Quartet, which is retiring this year, will play its last concert on July 6 at the festival. And on August 3 the Emerson String Quartet will perform its New York area debut concert with the group's new cellist, Paul Watkins. (more...)

THE DECLASSIFIED, THE ITTY BIDDIES, Community Sing and More Set for Carnegie Hall's Family Programs, March-April 2013THE DECLASSIFIED, THE ITTY BIDDIES, Community Sing and More Set for Carnegie Hall's Family Programs, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

This spring, Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) continues to bring outstanding live performances to community venues throughout the five boroughs of New York City with its free Neighborhood Concerts. For 37 years, the Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concerts have featured performances by top artists across multiple genres of music, including classical, jazz, and world music. (more...)

BARBRA STREISAND: CLASSICAL BARBRA Set for Remastered Release with Two Bonus Tracks TodayBARBRA STREISAND: CLASSICAL BARBRA Set for Remastered Release with Two Bonus Tracks Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013

Thirteen-time Grammy -winning producer Steven Epstein has remastered the original recording of Barbra Streisand's 1973 record CLASSICAL BARBRA, for this reissue, the first since its original CD release in 1987. Most importantly, it contains the first ever release of two additional tracks recorded during the original sessions but never available until now - two of Franz Schubert's best-known songs, 'An Sylvia' and 'Auf dem Wasser zu singen.' (more...)

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Welcomes Jesse Blumberg, Martin KatzThe University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Welcomes Jesse Blumberg, Martin Katz
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) welcomes alumnus Jesse Blumberg, baritone (MM, '03), and renowned collaborative pianist Martin Katz for free performances of Franz Schubert's two great Lieder cycles this February. (more...)

Sony Masterworks Reissues CLASSIC BARBRA; Will Be Available 2/5Sony Masterworks Reissues CLASSIC BARBRA; Will Be Available 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Though best known as one of the preeminent pop singers of our time, Barbra Streisand made a powerful statement in the classical music realm when she recorded Classical Barbra in 1973. Originally released in 1976, the album gained Streisand a raft of admirers in the classical music world. Glenn Gould called her voice 'one of the natural wonders of the age, an instrument of infinite diversity and timbral resource.' Classical Barbra was one of the first and is still one of the greatest records in the category we know today as 'classical crossover' and is available February 5(th), 2013 from Sony Masterworks. (more...)

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of New Orleans in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

Vienna Boys Choir Debuts CHRISTMAS IN VIENNA at Queens College TonightVienna Boys Choir Debuts CHRISTMAS IN VIENNA at Queens College Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2012

The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College presents the Vienna Boys Choir exclusive holiday show Christmas in Vienna for one night only tonight, December 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm at the Colden Auditorium at Queens College. (more...)

BARBRA STREISAND: CLASSICAL BARBRA Set for Remastered Release with Two Bonus Tracks, Feb 5BARBRA STREISAND: CLASSICAL BARBRA Set for Remastered Release with Two Bonus Tracks, Feb 5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

Thirteen-time Grammy -winning producer Steven Epstein has remastered the original recording of Barbra Streisand's 1973 record CLASSICAL BARBRA, for this reissue, the first since its original CD release in 1987. Most importantly, it contains the first ever release of two additional tracks recorded during the original sessions but never available until now - two of Franz Schubert's best-known songs, "An Sylvia" and "Auf dem Wasser zu singen." (more...)

Vienna Boys Choir Debuts CHRISTMAS IN VIENNA at Queens College, 12/15Vienna Boys Choir Debuts CHRISTMAS IN VIENNA at Queens College, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2012

The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College presents the Vienna Boys Choir exclusive holiday show Christmas in Vienna for one night only on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm at the Colden Auditorium at Queens College. (more...)

GHOSTS OF THE BALLET to Haunt Centenary Stage Tonight, 10/27GHOSTS OF THE BALLET to Haunt Centenary Stage Tonight, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Set the tone for a frightfully good Halloween weekend with New Jersey Ballet's newest edition of "Ghosts of the Ballet" which contains a variety of spooky classical and contemporary pieces. Tonight, October 27th at 8 pm, The Centenary Stage Company will host the New Jersey Ballet at the David and Carol Lackland Center's Sitnik Theatre. The state's premiere dance company will fill the theatre with sprits, souls and saints on this late October evening. (more...)

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Free Concert Series and More Set for Canadian Opera Company, Feb 2013TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Free Concert Series and More Set for Canadian Opera Company, Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

Canadian Opera Company has announced its upcoming productions in February 2013. Full details below! (more...)

GHOSTS OF THE BALLET to Haunt Centenary Stage, Oct 27GHOSTS OF THE BALLET to Haunt Centenary Stage, Oct 27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

Set the tone for a frightfully good Halloween weekend with New Jersey Ballet's newest edition of "Ghosts of the Ballet" which contains a variety of spooky classical and contemporary pieces. On Saturday, October 27th at 8 pm, The Centenary Stage Company will host the New Jersey Ballet at the David and Carol Lackland Center's Sitnik Theatre. The state's premiere dance company will fill the theatre with sprits, souls and saints on this late October evening. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jonas Kaufmann und Daniel Barenboim in der Berliner PhilharmoniePhoto Coverage: Jonas Kaufmann und Daniel Barenboim in der Berliner Philharmonie
by Marcel Konrath - Oct 8, 2012

Jonas Kaufmann und Daniel Barenboim begeistern mit Schubert's 'Die schöne Müllerin' zur morgendlichen Stunde in der Berliner Philharmonie (more...)

Beethoven, Copland, Bernstein, World Premieres and More Set for Atlanta Symphony's 2012-13 SeasonBeethoven, Copland, Bernstein, World Premieres and More Set for Atlanta Symphony's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President Stanley E. Romanstein, Ph.D., Music Director Robert Spano, and Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles have announced the 2012-13 season of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra - the Orchestra's 68th season and Mr. Spano's and Mr. Runnicles's 12th season as artistic partners. (more...)

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