Gustav Mahler News

Date Of Birth:
July 07, 1860
Date Of Death:
May 18, 1911 (50)
Birth Place:
Kaliste, Bohemia, AUSTRIAN EMPIRE
Gender:
Male
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make Debut at the Tanglewood Music Center, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

On July 25 and 26, at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Mahler. The weekend marks Honeck's debut at the prestigious summer home of the Boston Symphony. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces New Conducting Appointments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is pleased to announce several conducting appointments: Markus Stenz as principal guest conductor, Ken Lam as associate conductor for education, Nicholas Hersh as assistant conductor and Michael Repper as the 2014-2015 season BSO-Peabody conducting fellow. (more...)

Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Release DVORAK/JENUFA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Today, Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra released "Dvo?ak/ Jana?ek," an SACD featuring Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 8 and the symphonic suite from Jen?fa by Jana?ek. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TITAN Brings Together Two Fine Orchestras
by Barry Lenny - Jun 23, 2014

The joint forces of the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and the Adelaide Youth Orchestra combined for the Elder Hall Titan performances. (more...)

Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton Present Premiere of THE LUMINOUS EDGE, 9/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Award-winning choreographers Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton will present the premiere of The Luminous Edge, a new evening-length dance theater work that explores themes of transcendence, hope and rebirth. The deeply expressive and theatrical work will feature six Garrett + Moulton dance soloists and an ensemble of 18 additional dancers who will serve as a "movement choir"-a theatrical form used by Garrett and Moulton in their 2009 and 2011 productions, The Illustrated Book of Invisible Stories and The Experience of Flight in Dreams. Performances of The Luminous Edge will be given Thursday-Saturday, September 18-20, at 8 PM and Sunday, September 21, at 3 PM and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater is located at 701 Mission Street. For more information, visit http://garrettmoulton.org/. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Announces Lineup of Emerging Composers as Part of NY Phil Biennial
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

The New York Philharmonic and American Composers Orchestra (ACO), in collaboration with ACO's EarShot: the National Orchestra Composition Discovery Network, announce the selection of three works by emerging composers to receive premieres this week by the New York Philharmonic as part of the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL. Julia Adolphe's Dark Sand, Sifting Light will receive its World Premiere June 5, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert; Andrew McManus's Strobe will receive its World Premiere June 6, conducted by Matthias Pintscher; and Max Grafe's Bismuth: Variations for Orchestra will receive its World Premiere June 7, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert. (more...)

The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Closes with STRAUSS' 150TH BIRTHDAY, 6/13-15
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series will close out the season on the weekend of June 13-15 with a birthday bash for Richard Strauss! (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents a BNY Mellon Grand Classics Split Program Featuring Manfred Honeck, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series penultimate weekend on June 6-8 brings Music Director Manfred Honeck back to Heinz Hall to conduct a split weekend of programming featuring Mahler's monumental Ninth Symphony, solos by Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and the Pittsburgh premiere of contemporary composer James MacMillan's "Woman of the Apocalypse," and much more! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series penultimate weekend on June 6-8 brings Music Director Manfred Honeck back to Heinz Hall to conduct a split weekend of programming featuring Mahler's monumental Ninth Symphony, solos by Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and the Pittsburgh premiere of contemporary composer James MacMillan's “Woman of the Apocalypse,” and much more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: NY Theatre Ballet Antony Tudor Celebration
by Holly Kerr - May 19, 2014

BWW reviews: NY Theatre Ballet: A. Tudor Celebration May 2014 (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents SEASON FINALE: BEETHOVEN WITH ALON GOLDSTEIN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and music director LARRY RACHLEFF celebrate the finale of the Philharmonic's 69th season tonight, May 10. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Appear in Carnegie Hall's SPRING FOR MUSIC Festival, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

One of America's finest orchestra's will take the stage in one of its most fabled and historic halls when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs the final concert of the 2014 Spring for Music Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York today, May 10, 2014. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Celebrates 35 Years with LEGENDS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet celebrates 35 years with LEGENDS at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC. LEGENDS, the second of two programs in the series LEGENDS AND VISIONARIES, performs tonight, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7pm. (more...)

Houston Symphony's Centennial Finale Features 400 Performers for MAHLER'S SYMPHONY NO. 8 This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Former Music Director Christoph Eschenbach returns for one of the largest choral-symphonic works ever written, Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony, tonight and tomorrow, May 9 and 10 at 7:30 pm. Nicknamed the Symphony of a Thousand, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 will be performed by more than 400 musicians, chorus members and soloists together onstage at Jones Hall for an event seen only once before in the Houston Symphony's 100-year history. (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents SYMPHONY OF A THOUSAND with Christoph Eschenbach This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Former Music Director Christoph Eschenbach returns for one of the largest choral-symphonic works ever written, Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony, tonight and tomorrow, May 9 and 10 at 7:30 pm. Nicknamed theSymphony of a Thousand, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 will be performed by more than 400 musicians, chorus members and soloists together onstage at Jones Hall for an event seen only once before in the Houston Symphony's 100-year history. (more...)

Bernard Haitink Conducts Two Programs With NY Phil to Celebrate 60th Conducting Season & 85th Birthday, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Bernard Haitink will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct two weeks of performances highlighting works by Austrian composers - Berg, Webern, and Mahler - and Beethoven, who spent much of his career in Austria. In the first program, Mr. Haitink will conduct Webern's Im Sommerwind, Berg's Violin Concerto with Leonidas Kavakos, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica, tonight, May 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 10 at 8:00 p.m. Bernard Haitink's appearances are part of an international, season-wide celebration of the 60th anniversary of his conducting debut with the Netherlands Radio Union Orchestra (now the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra) and his 85th birthday. (more...)

The Side Project Theatre to Present WHAT TO LISTEN FOR & HELLO FAILURE, 5/31-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Kathleen Tolan ("Memory House") has granted the side project the world premiere rights to her exploration of memory, history and music, What to Listen For, opening June 3, 2014. The company will also present the Midwest premiere of Washington State-based playwright/performer Kristen Kosmas' Hello Failure, commencing June 15, as it continues its 2013-14 season of repertory plays. Overall, the June Rep, featuring two of America's most fascinating female playwrights, will explore themes of loss and the search for lasting connections. (more...)

Ballet Preljocaj's SNOW WHITE Makes Chicago Debut at Harris Theater This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

France's leading contemporary dance ensemble, Ballet Preljocaj, based in Aix-en-Provence, will perform the Chicago debut of the company's mercurial Snow White, a modern take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, choreographed by company Artistic Director and Bessie Award-winner Angelin Preljocaj with costumes by legendary Haute Couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Performance dates for this limited engagement are tonight, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 7:30PM and Sunday, May 4 at 2PM at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents SYMPHONY OF A THOUSAND with Christoph Eschenbach, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Former Music Director Christoph Eschenbach returns for one of the largest choral-symphonic works ever written, Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony, on May 9 and 10 at 7:30 pm. Nicknamed theSymphony of a Thousand, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 will be performed by more than 400 musicians, chorus members and soloists together onstage at Jones Hall for an event seen only once before in the Houston Symphony's 100-year history. (more...)

Houston Symphony's Centennial Finale to Feature 400 Performers for MAHLER'S SYMPHONY NO. 8, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Former Music Director Christoph Eschenbach returns for one of the largest choral-symphonic works ever written, Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony, on May 9 and 10 at 7:30 pm. Nicknamed the Symphony of a Thousand, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 will be performed by more than 400 musicians, chorus members and soloists together onstage at Jones Hall for an event seen only once before in the Houston Symphony's 100-year history. (more...)

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