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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
VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Goes Classical With Schubert's 'Ave Maria'VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Goes Classical With Schubert's 'Ave Maria'
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2016

'My learning never stops,' THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Ervio tells her Facebook followers. So even with all the awards and accolades, the West End and Broadway star takes her voice lessons every Friday. (more...)

 Princeton Symphony Orchestra  Launches a Season of Chamber Concerts with The Schubert Octet Princeton Symphony Orchestra Launches a Season of Chamber Concerts with The Schubert Octet
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) launches its chamber season on Thursday, September 22, at 7:30 pm with The Schubert Octet. The concert spotlights Franz Schubert's robust, beloved Octet in F Major, D. 803 and will feature the artistry of guest violinist Daniel Rowland and principal musicians of the PSO. The concert is the first of four presented in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study and will take place in Wolfensohn Hall. Additional chamber concerts will take place at the Princeton University Art Museum, marking a fresh collaboration of the PSO and the Museum. (more...)

WQXR to Kick Off 'Midday Masterpieces' Series with The Juilliard SchoolWQXR to Kick Off 'Midday Masterpieces' Series with The Juilliard School
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Take a respite from the busy workday with the glories of classical music. (more...)

Five Houston Arts Organizations Take Part in CIRCLE OF FIFTHS Concert SeriesFive Houston Arts Organizations Take Part in CIRCLE OF FIFTHS Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Ars Lyrica Houston, Da Camera, Houston Chamber Choir, Mercury, and River Oaks Chamber Orchestra collaborate in a five-concert subscription series designed to attract young professionals. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Launches Explorations, New Performance SeriesLyric Opera of Kansas City Launches Explorations, New Performance Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the Explorations Series, a new initiative of Lyric Opera of Kansas City. (more...)

PSO Expands Classical Subscription Series to Include THE SEASONSPSO Expands Classical Subscription Series to Include THE SEASONS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is offering a sixth concert addition to its Classical Series at Richardson Auditorium with a special prelude-The Seasons on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 8 pm. (more...)

Brooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This OctoberBrooklyn Art Song Society's 2016-17 Season to Launch This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) is proud to announce its seventh season, beginning in October of 2017. (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago to Present 28th Annual Chicago Duo Piano FestivalMusic Institute of Chicago to Present 28th Annual Chicago Duo Piano Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Following the debut of its Chicago International Duo Piano Competition June 8-11, the Music Institute of Chicago presents its 28th annual Chicago Duo Piano Festival July 8-17. In addition to offering students coaching, lectures, master classes, and recitals, the Festival includes five public events at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, in Evanston, featuring guest duo Anne Louise-Turgeon and Edward Turgeon, Festival Founders/Directors Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem, and Music Institute piano faculty, all performing duo piano repertoire. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Announces Resonance Chamber Music FestivalOrchestra of St. Luke's Announces Resonance Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Beginning in the 2016/2017 season, Orchestra of St. Luke's transforms its previous season-long three-concert chamber music series into an immersive, three-week chamber music festival. The Resonance Chamber Music Festival will include three concerts by St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, presented at both the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, as well as ancillary talks that reveal the history and social context of the music; museum tours and displays of music manuscripts; receptions with the artists; and more. (more...)

Kennedy Center to Present Paul Taylor Dance Company, 5/25-28Kennedy Center to Present Paul Taylor Dance Company, 5/25-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Paul Taylor Dance Company under the artistic direction of Paul Taylor, May 25-28, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. (more...)

Seerene Wins automotiveIT Startup Factory Challenge at Hanover Fair 2016 Seerene Wins automotiveIT Startup Factory Challenge at Hanover Fair 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

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Ballet Academy East's Pre-Professional Division to Present World Premieres, RevivalsBallet Academy East's Pre-Professional Division to Present World Premieres, Revivals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

In an annual rite of passage, the talented students of Ballet Academy East's Pre-Professional Division delight audiences with both new works and beloved ballets in four performances May 20-22. The production features five works by three choreographers presented at Gerald W. Lynch Theater: Coppélia Act III, de l'innocence, Sans Nuages, TO BE CONTINUED…, and Gossec's Gavotte. (more...)

Classical Pianist Polina Bespalko to Perform at Xavier University, 5/1Classical Pianist Polina Bespalko to Perform at Xavier University, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Xavier University Music Series will conclude the current season with a solo performance by critically acclaimed classical pianist and X.U. music professor Polina Bespalko on Sunday, May 1, at 2:30 p.m. All proceeds from the concert will benefit the Music Series. (more...)

Performa/Dance Presents '4X3: 4 Works by 3 Choreographers'Performa/Dance Presents '4X3: 4 Works by 3 Choreographers'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Austin Critics' Award Winner Performa/Dance Presents: (more...)

The Music Center Sets 2016-17 Dance SeasonThe Music Center Sets 2016-17 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Reinforcing the role of The Music Center as a major hub for dance in Los Angeles, The Music Center's powerful new dance season will engage both dance lovers and those new to the art form by challenging preconceived notions of classical ballet and exploring the realm of contemporary expression. The 2016-2017 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center) will provide the platform for some of the finest U.S. dance companies and artists along with internationally renowned companies who are among the most requested by Music Center audiences. This coming season opens with Celebrate Forsythe (October 21-23, 2016) as three American ballet companies - San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Houston Ballet - perform in one program in a never-before-seen approach to salute one of America's top choreographers, William Forsythe. The season continues with the distinctive contemporary work of Jessica Lang Dance (February 17-19, 2017); the return of the much-in-demand Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (March 8-12, 2017); the west coast premiere of Scottish Ballet's A Streetcar Named Desire (May 19-21, 2017); Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's exploration of the passions of Tchaikovsky (June 23-25, 2017); and an original program curated by New York City principal ballerina Tiler Peck with the return of The Music Center's BalletNow (July 28-30, 2017). A number of the engagements will be integrated with arts education programs including high school performances and teacher workshops. Center Dance Arts is the founding supporter of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. (more...)

Brooklyn Art Song Society Features Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series TonightBrooklyn Art Song Society Features Scott Wheeler in IN CONTEXT Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2016

BASS continues its innovative new music series In Context at the Tenri Cultural Center tonight, April 2nd, 2016. (more...)

Pianist Michael Roll to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, TodayPianist Michael Roll to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD – British pianist Michael Roll returns to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra after his 2012 debut, in the next set of Lexus Classic Series concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts today, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Roll in Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A Minor.  The concert will also feature Ludwig van Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Charles Ives' The Unanswered Question and Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major.     (more...)

Leonia Chamber Musicians to Host Spring Celebration of Music and PoetryLeonia Chamber Musicians to Host Spring Celebration of Music and Poetry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

? In recognition of National Poetry Month, the Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. presents its annual spring concert, A Celebration of Music and Poetry, on Sunday, April 24.  The concert, featuring music from the 19th and 20th centuries inspired and structured by poetry, begins at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, located at 150 Park Avenue in Leonia, New Jersey.    (more...)

CSO to Perform Second Half of FESTIVAL: VIENNA 1900 with 'MOZART & SCHUBERT,' 4/22-23CSO to Perform Second Half of FESTIVAL: VIENNA 1900 with 'MOZART & SCHUBERT,' 4/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

In the second half of the CSO's Festival: Vienna 1900, CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov will conduct the Mozart & Schubert program featuring guest pianist Stewart Goodyear. In homage to Franz Schubert, the great pianist and composer Franz Liszt took Schubert's piano solo and transcribed it for piano and orchestra. The resulting Wanderer Fantasy is a dynamic and colorful work combining the talents of these two musical giants. Mozart's final and most masterful symphony anchors this absorbing and intriguing program. (more...)

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