Franz Schubert News

Date Of Birth:
January 31, 1797
Date Of Death:
November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place:
Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender:
Male
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...)

Pacific Symphony to Present JUDAS MACCABAEUS, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony Opens Its Holiday Season With JUDAS MACCABAEUS, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 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...)

Portland Ovations to Welcome Richard Stoltzman, David Deveau & Sarah Shafer to Hannaford Hall, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Portland Ovations presents two-time Grammy Award winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, pianist David Deveau and soprano Sarah Shafer at Hannaford Hall, USM Portland campus for an afternoon concert Saturday, December 7th at 3pm. (more...)

Paula Cole, Johnny Winter, HAIR and More Set for SOPAC's 2014 Performance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

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...)

The OMNI Ensemble Begins its 31st Season November 7 & 9, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

The OMNI Ensemble will begin its 31st season of concerts in the recital hall at the Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard on Thursday afternoon, November 7th at 2:30 pm and at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music today evening, November 9, 2013 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Continues to Celebrate Benjamin Britten Centennial Throughout 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Throughout its 2013-2014 season, Carnegie Hall pays tribute to composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. (more...)

The OMNI Ensemble Begins 31st Season Tonght
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

The OMNI Ensemble will begin its 31st season of concerts in the recital hall at the Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard this afternoon, November 7th at 2:30 pm and at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music on Saturday evening, November 9, 2013 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Continues to Celebrate Benjamin Britten Centennial Throughout 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Throughout its 2013-2014 season, Carnegie Hall pays tribute to composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. (more...)

Dallas Opera to Launch New Art Song Recital Series in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

The Dallas Opera is thrilled and honored to announce 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." (more...)

Titus Family Gift to Dallas Opera Launches New Art Song Series, 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

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 on Saturday, January 4, 2014 in Dallas City Performance Hall (2520 Flora Street, Dallas) at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

The Firm to Present Final Concert of the Year, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

The Firm will present its final concert for the year on Monday November 4, 8pm, Elder Hall with a performance of Franz Schubert's last piano sonata D.960 together with works by Philip Glass and Adelaide composers Quentin Grant and Raymond Chapman Smith. (more...)

Konzertübertragung im Rundfunk
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013


Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & More Set for Harris Theater this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Co-Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han - Musical America's 2012 'Musicians of the Year' - present the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on December 18, 2013, part of the Harris Theater Presents series and one of the highlights of the Theater's November/December performance calendar. Additional performances include the premiere of Generations, the first of a five-year project from Deeply Rooted Dance Theater on November 1, 2013, the premiere of Pipassa - The Seventh Love from Natya Dance Theatre, the return of Alejandro Cerrudo and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's evening-length One Thousand Pieces, and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance celebrating the 15th anniversary of its annual Cuatro Festival. A complete list of performances and events for November and December can be found below. (more...)

The OMNI Ensemble Begins its 31st Season November 7 & 9, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

The OMNI Ensemble will begin its 31st season of concerts in the recital hall at the Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard on Thursday afternoon, November 7th at 2:30 pm and at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music on Saturday evening, November 9, 2013 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Leonia Chamber Musicians' 40th Season Features Guest Artists from NY Phil and More, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

The Leonia Chamber Musicians launches its 40th anniversary season performing chamber music concerts in the borough with the 2013 annual Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc.'s Gala Benefit and follows with three special concerts from November to April in Leonia, New Jersey. (more...)

Bang on a Can All-Stars, VIENNA: CITY OF DREAMS and More Set for Carnegie Hall, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

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

Leonia Chamber Musicians' 40th Season to Feature Guest Artists from NY Phil and More, Beg. 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The Leonia Chamber Musicians launches its 40th anniversary season performing chamber music concerts in the borough with the 2013 annual Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc.'s Gala Benefit and follows with three special concerts from November to April in Leonia, New Jersey. (more...)

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