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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
San Francisco Opera Announces Details of New Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera; Opens Feb. 2016San Francisco Opera Announces Details of New Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera; Opens Feb. 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

San Francisco Opera today announced new details of its soon-to-be-completed $21 million renovation of 38,000 square feet in the Veterans Building's fourth floor and basement named the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. Adjacent to the War Memorial Opera House, the Wilsey Center for Opera is scheduled to open in late February 2016, and consolidates most of the Company's operations into a single campus in the vibrant and emerging arts district of San Francisco's Civic Center. The 1932 Beaux Arts-designed Veterans Building recently reopened in September following a 26-month, City-financed $156 million seismic retrofit and renovation of the historic Herbst Theatre, Green Room, meeting rooms, offices and corridors throughout the first three floors. (more...)

New York Pops, New York String Orchestra to Bring the Holidays to Carnegie Hall This DecemberNew York Pops, New York String Orchestra to Bring the Holidays to Carnegie Hall This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Carnegie Hall celebrates the holiday season with a variety of special programs this December. On Friday, December 18 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m., Tony Award nominees Stephanie J. Block (Wicked) and Brian d'Arcy James (Shrek The Musical and Something Rotten!) help to make the season bright with a program of holiday favorites performed by The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke with Essential Voices USA. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for Denver (more...)

Budapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This NovemberBudapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Hungarian Cultural Center New York presents the renowned classical and jazz big band Modern Art Orchestra direct from Budapest in a pair of concerts in Washington, D.C. and NYC, led by bandleader/composer/trumpeter Kornel Fekete-Kovacs. (more...)

Diana Damrau to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 12/6Diana Damrau to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

?Named "Best Female Singer" at the 2014 International Opera Awards, German soprano Diana Damrau appears in recital with pianist Craig Rutenberg at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Ms. Damrau and Mr. Rutenberg perform German lieder by Schubert and R. Strauss, French songs by Poulenc and Manuel Rosenthal, and Dvo?ak's Zigeunermelodien. (more...)

RI Philharmonic Youth Symphony to Perform Schubert, Strauss & More at Fall Concert, 11/15RI Philharmonic Youth Symphony to Perform Schubert, Strauss & More at Fall Concert, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

       The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras (RIPYO) presents their first concert of the season on Sunday November 15 at 3pm at The VETS in Providence. The concert features the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repertory Orchestra under the direction of Vincent Mattera, and String Orchestra under the direction of Irina Naryshkova. Tickets are $11 adult, $6 student and senior citizen, and are available at the door on the day of the performance. (more...)

NYFOS Premieres SCHUBERT BEATLES with Paul Appleby on Anniversary of Lennon's Death, Dec 8, Merkin HallNYFOS Premieres SCHUBERT BEATLES with Paul Appleby on Anniversary of Lennon's Death, Dec 8, Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

?New York Festival of Song premieres SCHUBERT|BEATLES on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, as part of NYFOS's classic long-running Mainstage series. (more...)

Opera Exposures to Present Holiday Festival Concert At St. Mark's ChurchOpera Exposures to Present Holiday Festival Concert At St. Mark's Church
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2015

Opera Exposures (www.operaexposures.org), a not-for-profit tax exempt 501c3 organization founded in 2004, will present a Holiday Festival performance at historic St. Mark's Church (10th Street and Second Avenue) on Sunday, November 15, at 3:30 PM, it was announced by the organization's founder/producer Edna Greenwich. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/31/2015
by - Oct 31, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/31/2015. (more...)

Brooklyn Art Song Society Presents In Memoriam: Songs of the Great WarBrooklyn Art Song Society Presents In Memoriam: Songs of the Great War
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Brooklyn Art Song Society is set to present In Memoriam: Songs of the Great War. Britannica Part II: In Memoriam: Songs of the Great War will be held Friday November 6, 2015 7:30PM at The Old Stone House (336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215). Tickets range from $10 to $20.  (more...)

Budapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This NovemberBudapest's Modern Art Orchestra to Perform in DC, NYC This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Hungarian Cultural Center New York presents the renowned classical and jazz big band Modern Art Orchestra direct from Budapest in a pair of concerts in Washington, D.C. and NYC, led by bandleader/composer/trumpeter Kornel Fekete-Kovacs. (more...)

NIGHT AND DREAMS: A SONG RECITAL Set for The New York Society Library, 11/1NIGHT AND DREAMS: A SONG RECITAL Set for The New York Society Library, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Join two gifted young musicians as they explore the influence of night and dreams on poetry and song, through the music of Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss, Hector Berlioz, and more in NIGHT AND DREAMS: A SONG RECITAL on Sunday, November 1, 2015. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases 'Four Hands' From Legendary Pianist Leon FleisherSony Classical Releases 'Four Hands' From Legendary Pianist Leon Fleisher
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Sony Classical is pleased to present a brand-new album of piano duets Four Hands featuring celebrated American pianist, Leon Fleisher together with his wife, fellow pianist Katherine Jacobson. (more...)

Lincoln Center Launches GREAT PERFORMERS 50th Season TonightLincoln Center Launches GREAT PERFORMERS 50th Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The 50th season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series runs from tonight, October 14, 2015 through June 4, 2016. (more...)

Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2015 to Kick Off TodayLincoln Center's White Light Festival 2015 to Kick Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced the schedule for Lincoln Center's sixth White Light Festival, running from October 14 through November 22, 2015. The multidisciplinary Festival, which takes its name from a quotation by the Estonian composer Arvo Part, is focused on the remarkable power of art to reveal the many dimensions of our interior lives. Spanning numerous musical traditions, genres, and disciplines, the Festival will offer 26 performances and events, featuring one world and five U.S. premieres and debuts by artists and companies from the United States, the U.K., Croatia, Belgium, France, and Ireland. Other Festival components include pre- and post-performance artist discussions, a panel discussion, film, and the popular post-performance White Light Lounges, where performers and audience members can gather. (more...)

Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout Performs at the White Light Festival This WeekFortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout Performs at the White Light Festival This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout will replace pianist Paul Lewis, who was scheduled to collaborate with tenor Mark Padmore in performances of the complete song cycles of Franz Schubert that will open the White Light Festival tonight, October 14, and October 15, and 17 in Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

A2SO to Perform Concert at the JCC of Greater Ann Arbor, 10/12A2SO to Perform Concert at the JCC of Greater Ann Arbor, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Join the Ann Arbor Symphony at the JCC of Greater Ann Arbor on October 12th at 1:30 pm for our continuing chamber recital series, featuring the A2SO String Quintet. Open to listeners of all ages, this hour-long concert will feature Ralph Vaughan Williams' Piano Quintet in C minor, and Franz Schubert's famous Trout Quintet. The music will be performed by Ann Arbor Symphony violinist Dan Stachyra, violist Janine Bradbury, principal cellist Sarah Cleveland, principal bass Gregg Emerson Powell, and pianist Kathryn Goodson. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a groundbreaking season filled with original ballets by New England's celebrated dance-maker Artistic Director/Founder Jose Mateo.  Rumblings (tonight, October 9-25) opens the season with thrilling suspense and drama, perfectly suited to get you into the spirit of the Halloween season. (more...)

'Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill' Opens at the Odyssey Tonight'Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill' Opens at the Odyssey Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

 Celebrated mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes (Diva on the Verge) returns to the Odyssey Theatre with her newest show, once again directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak. Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill opens at the Odyssey tonight, October 9. (more...)

BWW Review: The Miami Symphony OrchestraBWW Review: The Miami Symphony Orchestra
by Carissa Chesanek - Oct 8, 2015

The Miami Symphony Orchestra opens for its 27th year in a row with 80 worldwide musicians playing both old and new melodies. (more...)

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