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Date Of Birth:
January 31, 1797
Date Of Death:
November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place:
Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender:
Male
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Spoleto Festival USA Announces 2014 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Programs; Festival Runs 5/23-6/8Spoleto Festival USA Announces 2014 Bank of America Chamber Music Series Programs; Festival Runs 5/23-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Geoff Nuttall, now in his fifth year as Spoleto Festival USA's Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe Director for Chamber Music, today announced details of the Bank of America Chamber Music series comprising 11 programs, each performed three times at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina from Friday, May 23 through Sunday, June 8. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman With the New York Philharmonic Rescheduled for 5/23Yefim Bronfman With the New York Philharmonic Rescheduled for 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Yefim Bronfman, originally scheduled for March 30, has been postponed to Friday, May 23, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y at Mr. Bronfman's request, due to an unforeseen scheduling issue. Tickets originally issued for March 30 will be honored on May 23. (more...)

Liederkranz of the City of New York to Present Franz Schubert's WINTERREISE, 4/11 & 13Liederkranz of the City of New York to Present Franz Schubert's WINTERREISE, 4/11 & 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The German Society of the City of New York presents two multimedia concert performances of Franz Schubert's song cycle 'Winterreise', the first on Friday, April 11th at 7:30 pm, and the second on Sunday, April 13th at 3:00 pm at the Liederkranz of New York, 6 East 87th Street, New York. Admission is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served following the performances. (more...)

Newnan's Masterworks Chorale to Play 10th Anniversary Concert, 3/30Newnan's Masterworks Chorale to Play 10th Anniversary Concert, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

On March 30, at 3:00 pm, Newnan's Masterworks Chorale marks ten years of excellence with "A Celebration of Music and Community" at the Centre for the Performing and Visual Arts. The highlight of the concert will be a classical work, Franz Schubert's "Mass in G." Guest artists Emily Budd and Greg Hucks will sing the soprano and baritone solos while Masterworks' own L.C. Lane will perform the tenor solos. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman Set for Chamber Music Concert with New York Philharmonic Musicians, 3/30Yefim Bronfman Set for Chamber Music Concert with New York Philharmonic Musicians, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Yefim Bronfman, the New York Philharmonic's 2013-14 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, will be spotlighted in a chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y. Mr. Bronfman will be joined by Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow; Associate Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio, replacing Principal Clarinet Stephen Williamson; Associate Principal, Second Violin Group, Lisa Kim; Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young; and cellist Maria Kitsopoulos for the program, featuring Schubert's Sonatina in A minor; Bartok's Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano; and Brahms's Piano Quintet, Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 3/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Anchorage (more...)

Spire Center for Performing Arts Announces Gala Grand Opening Events SeriesSpire Center for Performing Arts Announces Gala Grand Opening Events Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

After nearly 3 years of planning and renovations, the Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center, Inc. (GPPAC), a non-profit organization supporting the region's performing arts community, announces the long awaited Gala Grand Opening Events Series of The Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ˝ Court Street, Plymouth. A 2-month long celebration kicks off with a Community Open House on Saturday, April 5; a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Gala Variety Show and reception on Friday, April 11; folk-pop duo The Sea The Sea on Saturday, April 12; local singer-songwriter Hayley Sabella CD release concert on Friday, April 18; a Celebrity Benefit Concert featuring nationally renowned baritone Andrew Garland and pianist Warren Jones on Friday, May 16; children's singer/songwriter The Stacey Peasley Band on Sunday, May 18; wrapping up with the premiere of Plymouth's first ever Jazz Festival on Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25. (more...)

Spire Center for Performing Arts Announces Gala Grand Opening Events SeriesSpire Center for Performing Arts Announces Gala Grand Opening Events Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

After nearly 3 years of planning and renovations, the Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center, Inc. (GPPAC), a non-profit organization supporting the region's performing arts community, announces the long awaited Gala Grand Opening Events Series of The Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ˝ Court Street, Plymouth. A 2-month long celebration kicks off with a Community Open House on Saturday, April 5; a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Gala Variety Show and reception on Friday, April 11; folk-pop duo The Sea The Sea on Saturday, April 12; local singer-songwriter Hayley Sabella CD release concert on Friday, April 18; a Celebrity Benefit Concert featuring nationally renowned baritone Andrew Garland and pianist Warren Jones on Friday, May 16; children's singer/songwriter The Stacey Peasley Band on Sunday, May 18; wrapping up with the premiere of Plymouth's first ever Jazz Festival on Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces 2014-15 Season - SWAN LAKE, THE NUTCRACKER and MoreBoston Ballet Announces 2014-15 Season - SWAN LAKE, THE NUTCRACKER and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen today announced the programming for the 2014-2015 season at the Boston Opera House. Boston Ballet's 51st season kicks off with the world premiere of Mikko Nissinen's Swan Lake, featuring glorious new sets and costumes by award winning designer Robert Perdziola. The season continues with the beloved new production of Nissinen's The Nutcracker and Val Caniparoli's romantic drama Lady of the Camellias. The spring season heats up with a burst of contemporary and neo-classical choreography from masters such as William Forsythe, Jerome Robbins, Helen Pickett, and Wayne McGregor, including the Company premieres of George Balanchine's Episodes and Hans van Manen's Black Cake. Adding to the excitement, Boston Ballet will present world premieres by Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo and Principal Dancer Jeffrey Cirio. (more...)

Bach Festival Society's Weilerstein/Barnatan Concert Program to Feature Debussy, Schubert, & More, 3/30Bach Festival Society's Weilerstein/Barnatan Concert Program to Feature Debussy, Schubert, & More, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park is pleased to announce the program for its March 30, 2014, concert. Included on the program are Claude Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano; Franz Schubert: Fantasia in C Major, D. 934 (Op. 159); Lera Auerbach: Selections from 24 Preludes (after Shostakovich 24 Preludes, Op. 34); and Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata in G minor, Op. 19. (more...)

Prince Music Theater Stages THE SUIT, Now thru 3/8Prince Music Theater Stages THE SUIT, Now thru 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The Prince Music Theater presents the Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning director Peter Brook's production of The Suit today, February 26-March 8. Set in South Africa, The Suit tells a tale of love, revenge and redemption. (more...)

Mexican Pianist Juan Pablo Horcasitas to Celebrate His First Recording AMONG SONGS AND DANCES, 3/9Mexican Pianist Juan Pablo Horcasitas to Celebrate His First Recording AMONG SONGS AND DANCES, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

On Sunday, March 9 at 3 pm, Mexican born pianist Juan Pablo Horcasitas will host a CD Release Party for his first solo album “Among Songs and Dances” in the Benay Benuta Hall at Lighthouse Guild, 111 East 59th Street, New York. “Among Songs and Dances” includes music from Bach to Zyman creating a beautiful journey through original and arranged songs and dances for the piano. Works include those by Samuel Zyman, Manuel M. Ponce, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Astor Piazzolla, Franz Schubert, Johann S. Bach, José Pablo Moncayo and Ricardo Castro. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Kicks Off VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS Festival TodayCarnegie Hall Kicks Off VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

From today, 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...)

Prince Music Theater to Stage THE SUIT, 2/26-3/8Prince Music Theater to Stage THE SUIT, 2/26-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Prince Music Theater presents the Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning director Peter Brook's production of The Suit February 26-March 8. Set in South Africa, The Suit tells a tale of love, revenge and redemption. Tickets are on sale now at PrinceMusicTheater.org. (more...)

Yefim Bronfman Set for Chamber Music Concert with NY Philharmonic Musicians, 3/30Yefim Bronfman Set for Chamber Music Concert with NY Philharmonic Musicians, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Yefim Bronfman, the New York Philharmonic's 2013-14 Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, will be spotlighted in a chamber music concert co-presented with 92nd Street Y. Mr. Bronfman will be joined by Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow; Principal Clarinet Stephen Williamson; Associate Principal, Second Violin Group, Lisa Kim; Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young; and cellist Maria Kitsopoulos for the program, featuring Schubert's Sonatina in A minor; Bartok's Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano; and Brahms's Piano Quintet, Sunday, March 30, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at 92nd Street Y. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces Lineup for WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014Kennedy Center Announces Lineup for WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will host 22 theatrical offerings from 20 different countries during WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014 that will run for three weeks March 10-30, 2014 throughout the Center. The international festival features contemporary theater works offering 13 fully staged productions, 4 theater-focused installations, 3 readings of new works, and 2 forums. From Olivier and Tony Award-winning puppetry to innovative perspectives on old classics, a diverse showcase of theatrical expression will be represented by countries spanning the globe including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Iceland, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Pakistan, Palestine, Scotland, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, and the United States. (more...)

Jose Mateo's UNBRIDLED Opens TodayJose 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, 3/10Chamber 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 MoreThe 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, 6/27-8/17Bard 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...)

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