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Date Of Birth:
July 07, 1860
Date Of Death:
May 18, 1911 (50)
Birth Place:
Kaliste, Bohemia, AUSTRIAN EMPIRE
Gender: Male
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Gustav Mahler News

Date of Birth: July 07, 1860
Date of Death: May 18, 1911 (50)
Birth Place: Kaliste, Bohemia, AUSTRIAN EMPIRE
Gender: Male
The 2016 MAY FESTIVAL to Conclude This Weekend at Music HallThe 2016 MAY FESTIVAL to Conclude This Weekend at Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The 2016 May Festival, which celebrates and concludes Music Director James Conlon's 37-year tenure, ends Friday and Saturday, May 27-28 with grand scale performances at Music Hall. These will be the final performances at Music Hall prior to its closing for renovation. On Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m., Mr. Conlon leads Dvo?ak's deeply personal cantata, Stabat Mater, a work was written during a time of deep grief for the composer following the death of his children. This rarely-performed work is full of symbolism, following a journey of mourning to hope of Paradise. At the invitation of James Levine, Mr. Conlon made his May Festival debut in 1978 conducting Stabat Mater (the following year he began his storied tenure as Music Director). Joining the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival Chorus will be soloists Julianna DiGiacomo (soprano), Elizabeth DeShong (mezzo-soprano), Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor) and Kristinn Sigmundsson (baritone). (more...)

QPAC to Launch The Student Movement InitiativeQPAC to Launch The Student Movement Initiative
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) today unveiled The Student Movement, an initiative aimed at ensuring students* from across Australia have access to the world class performance of Ballet Preljocaj's Snow White exclusive to QPAC this September. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra to Present WAGNER MASTERWORKS This Sunday at the DiMenna CenterAdelphi Orchestra to Present WAGNER MASTERWORKS This Sunday at the DiMenna Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Adelphi Orchestra presents 'Wagner Masterworks: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod and Die Walkure : Act 1' on Sunday May 15 at 7:30 PM at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in New York City in collaboration with the Wagner Society of New York. (more...)

Michelle DeYoung to Replace Eric Owens with the New York PhilharmonicMichelle DeYoung to Replace Eric Owens with the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung will replace The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Eric Owens, who has withdrawn due to illness, on advisement from his doctor, in selections from Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn, led by John Storga?rds in his Philharmonic debut, Thursday, May 12, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 13 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

The Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' ConcertThe Mariinsky Orchestra Performs 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

On May 5, at 17:00 Moscow time [14:00 GMT], the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Russia Valery Gergiev, held the 'Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins' concert on the stage of Palmyra's world-famous amphitheater. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces New Partnership with William ForsytheBoston Ballet Announces New Partnership with William Forsythe
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

May 4, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen is honored to announce a five-year partnership with internationally-renowned choreographer William Forsythe. The Company will add one new William Forsythe work to its repertoire each year, in addition to also presenting reprised works from the Company's current repertoire. Nissinen and Forsythe will work together to select the programming for Boston Ballet, and the legendary choreographer and his assistants and stagers will work directly with the Company. This partnership will result in Boston Ballet having the richest collection of William Forsythe ballets in the United States. (more...)

Boston Ballet to Stage OBSIDIAN TEAR in London, May 28Boston Ballet to Stage OBSIDIAN TEAR in London, May 28
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Choreographer Wayne McGregor. Obsidian Tear, inspired by renowned Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen's orchestral work Nyx, features an all-male cast. Salonen, who was recently named Composer in Residence with the New York Philharmonic, will make his Royal Ballet debut conducting the world premiere. The work will see its world premiere in London May 28, 2016, and its U.S. premiere in Boston Ballet's 2017–2018 season in Boston. In addition to the groundbreaking work Chroma—performed by Boston Ballet in 2013 and 2015 to critical acclaim with repeated standing ovations—Obsidian Tearwill be the second work of McGregor's in Boston Ballet's repertoire. After Boston Ballet's debut performance in Chroma, Thea Singer of the Boston Globe stated: “The Boston Ballet dancers astonish with their master of the choreography, contorting this way and that with remarkable intensity.” McGregor will reveal additional plans for the world premiere and co-production at The Royal Opera House's Insights event on May 11, 2016, 2:15 pm EDT / 7:15 pm BST. The event will be live-streamed for viewers around the world to enjoy on The Royal Opera House YouTube Channel. (more...)

Adelphi Orchestra Presents WAGNER MASTERWORKS: A GRAND MOTHER'S DAY PERFORMANCE on 5/8Adelphi Orchestra Presents WAGNER MASTERWORKS: A GRAND MOTHER'S DAY PERFORMANCE on 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The Adelphi Orchestra, celebrating its 62nd season of 'Music for All'  presents a Grand Mother's Day concert Sunday May 8th in New Jersey. 'Wagner Masterworks: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod and Die Walkure : Act 1.' The Wagner Masterworks Mother's Day concert will be the first of two performances, held on consecutive weekends, the second performance to take place in NYC at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music.  The Adelphi Orchestra's special  Mother's Day performance of Wagner Masterworks is free and open to the public -  the first 50 individuals to reserve their seats through Eventbrite will receive a complimentary long stem rose at the concert for their Mother. (more...)

Boston Ballet to Close 2015-16 Season with MIRRORSBoston Ballet to Close 2015-16 Season with MIRRORS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Boston Ballet presents Mirrors: a diverse selection of thought-provoking works that reflect the many facets of contemporary ballet, featuring two eagerly anticipated world premieres by Karole Armitage and Yury Yanowsky. (more...)

Boston Ballet to Launch Spring Season with SWAN LAKEBoston Ballet to Launch Spring Season with SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Boston Ballet's spring season kicks off with Mikko Nissinen's Swan Lake, back by popular demand after a record-breaking world premiere in October 2014. (more...)

Brevard Symphony's Season Finale Set for 4/9Brevard Symphony's Season Finale Set for 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

On April 9th, an orchestra more than 80 musicians strong takes the stage for the Brevard Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 season finale.  Music Director and Principal Conductor Christopher Confessore leads the BSO for the sixth subscription of the season.  (more...)

Marin Alsop to Lead Baltimore Symphony in Mahler and Puts at Carnegie HallMarin Alsop to Lead Baltimore Symphony in Mahler and Puts at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) -- currently celebrating its centennial season -- in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct New York Philharmonic in Mahler and Sibelius This AprilAlan Gilbert to Conduct New York Philharmonic in Mahler and Sibelius This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, featuring baritone Thomas Hampson and tenor Stefan Vinke, in his Philharmonic debut, and Sibelius's Symphony No. 7, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.; and Friday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m. (more...)

Midori Joins Pacific Symphony for Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto, 4/28Midori Joins Pacific Symphony for Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Mesmerizing virtuoso, former child prodigy and so famous she goes by one name—Midori—joins Pacific Symphony to perform Erich Korngold's achingly beautiful Violin Concerto, which the composer reimagined from four of his acclaimed film scores. The exquisite program is led by Grammy and Juno award-winning music director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey, of whom Musical America has called: “One of the most versatile and charismatic musicians in the world.” Tovey also leads the orchestra in grand and thrilling music inspired by the galaxy—Gustav Holst's dramatic interpretation of the cosmos, “The Planets,” enhanced by the voices of the women of Pacific Chorale (John Alexander, artistic director); plus, Debussy's luminous piano piece, “Clair de Lune,” orchestrated by the legendary Leopold Stokowski.  (more...)

Bernard Haitink to Conduct NY Phil in Mahler's Symphony No. 9Bernard Haitink to Conduct NY Phil in Mahler's Symphony No. 9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Bernard Haitink will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mahler's Symphony No. 9, Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Utah Symphony and Music Director Thierry Fischer Release New Album DAWN TO DUSTUtah Symphony and Music Director Thierry Fischer Release New Album DAWN TO DUST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

As part of its 75th-anniversary celebrations, the Utah Symphony releases Dawn to Dust, a new recording featuring live performances of orchestral works commissioned from three leading American composers: Augusta Read Thomas, Nico Muhly, and Andrew Norman. (more...)

Kent Tritle to Lead World Premiere of Organ Transcription of Mahler's Symphony No. 8, 4/7Kent Tritle to Lead World Premiere of Organ Transcription of Mahler's Symphony No. 8, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

?The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, in collaboration with the Manhattan School of Music and Oratorio Society of New York, presents the world premiere of a transcription for organ, vocal soloists, and choruses, of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8, on Thursday, April 7th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan. This event follows the two performances of the symphony in its original orchestration at the Cathedral on February 24th and 25th. (more...)

Boston Ballet to Present KALEIDOSCOPE, 3/17Boston Ballet to Present KALEIDOSCOPE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

March 4, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Boston Ballet's 52nd season continues with Kaleidoscope, a vibrant fusion of works by the most influential choreographic voices of the 20th century. The first of four works presented in this dynamic program is George Balanchine's Kammermusik No. 2, a “fascinating” and “unremitting” ballet, followed by the dazzling and technically demanding The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by William Forsythe that returns to Boston Ballet after a critically acclaimed Company premiere last season (Brian Seibert, The New York Times). Adding to the evening's exceptional program is the graceful Pas de Quatre by unsung choreographer Leonid Yakobson, a classically romantic work noted for its “distinctive movement sensibility” (Roslyn Sulcas,The New York Times). Concluding the program is Léonide Massine's colorful Gaîté Parisienne, an effervescent ballet that evokes Moulin Rouge and Paris in the early 1900s, and ends with an unforgettable can-can.  Kaleidoscope will run March 17–26, 2016 at the Boston Opera House.  (more...)

Manfred Honeck to Conduct NY Philharmonic, Featuring Principal Oboe Liang Wang as SoloistManfred Honeck to Conduct NY Philharmonic, Featuring Principal Oboe Liang Wang as Soloist
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Manfred Honeck will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Richard Strauss's Oboe Concerto, with Principal Oboe Liang Wang as soloist; Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, Pastoral; and Suppe?'s Poet and Peasant Overture, Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

2015 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy Recipient Coming to University of San Diego2015 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Arts and Philosophy Recipient Coming to University of San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The University of San Diego will host John Neumeier, the 2015 recipient of the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy for the annual Kyoto Prize Symposium, Thursday, March 17, 10:30 a.m. in Shiley Theatre. Mr. Neumeier is the preeminent artistic director and choreographer of Germany's Hamburg Ballet. He will share his choreographic approach with the San Diego community while leading four of the Hamburg Ballet's principal dancers through a demonstration of his unique artistic talents. (more...)

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