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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...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2016, ROBYN ARCHER - DANCING ON THE VOLCANO Goes To The Heart Of CabaretBWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2016, ROBYN ARCHER - DANCING ON THE VOLCANO Goes To The Heart Of Cabaret
by Barry Lenny - Jun 12, 2016

Once again, Archer played to a full house of very enthusiastic and appreciative cabaret lovers. (more...)

Broadway 'Motel' Austin Pendleton to Helm FIDDLER for New Rep's 2016-17 SeasonBroadway 'Motel' Austin Pendleton to Helm FIDDLER for New Rep's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Featuring seven productions, New Rep's 2016-2017 season includes Regular Singing, the fourth and final play in Richard Nelson's Apple Family series, presented in collaboration with Stoneham Theatre; Good, CP Taylor's historical, political drama; Fiddler on the Roof, a revival of the Tony award- winning musical, featuring Jeremiah Kissel as Tevye and directed by original Broadway cast member Austin Pendleton; Thurgood, a one-man play featuring Johnny Lee Davenport as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; Brecht on Brecht, a play with music based on the collective works of Bertolt Brecht; Golda's Balcony, a one-woman play featuring Bobbie Steinbach as Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir; and The Gift Horse, a sharp comedy by nationally-acclaimed local playwright Lydia R. Diamond in a Boston-area premiere. (more...)

A HANNS EISLER CABARET Comes to Neue Galerie This MarchA HANNS EISLER CABARET Comes to Neue Galerie This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Royal Road Productionshasannounced the new cabaret show 'A Hanns Eisler Cabaret' of 'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Song Book,' a stunning collection of rarely performed songs by Austro-German composer Hanns Eisler on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 9 pm at the Cabaret at Cafe Sabarsky in the Neue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Avenue, New York. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Return to Bravo! Vail for 14th Annual Summer ResidencyNew York Philharmonic to Return to Bravo! Vail for 14th Annual Summer Residency
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado for the Orchestra's 14th- annual summer residency there, featuring six concerts July 22-29, 2016. (more...)

Kushner, Pendleton & More to Celebrate Eric Bentley at Centennial Concert at The Town Hall, 12/7Kushner, Pendleton & More to Celebrate Eric Bentley at Centennial Concert at The Town Hall, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

This year,legendary playwright, singer, editor and translator and Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Eric Bentley turned 99 years old. In celebration of this milestone and a century of his contributions to the international theatre world, a special one night-only birthday celebration has been announced: 'Happy Birthday, Eric Bentley! A Centennial Tribute Concert' will take place on December 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

FSLC Announces Imitations of Life: The Films of Douglas SirkFSLC Announces Imitations of Life: The Films of Douglas Sirk
by Movies News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Imitations of Life: The Films of Douglas Sirk, December 23 - January 6. (more...)

Karyn Levitt Releases ERIC BENTLEY'S BREECHT-EISLER SONGBOOK Recording TodayKaryn Levitt Releases ERIC BENTLEY'S BREECHT-EISLER SONGBOOK Recording Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook,' the debut CD from soprano actress Karyn Levitt, will be available from Roven Records today, October 30. (more...)

Tony Kushner, Austin Pendleton and More Set for HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ERIC BENTLEY! Centennial Tribute This WinterTony Kushner, Austin Pendleton and More Set for HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ERIC BENTLEY! Centennial Tribute This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

This month, legendary playwright, singer, editor and translator and Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Eric Bentley turned 99 years old. In celebration of this milestone and a century of his contributions to the international theatre world, a special one night-only birthday celebration has been announced: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ERIC BENTLEY! A CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE CONCERT will take place on December 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Soprano Olga Peretyatko Releases New Album "Rossini!" Available Now On Sony ClassicalSoprano Olga Peretyatko Releases New Album "Rossini!" Available Now On Sony Classical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

The remarkable young soprano Olga Peretyatko returns with the release of her third album Rossini! (Sony Classical). Available now, the recording is entirely dedicated to arias by the composer. (more...)

Karyn Levitt to Release ERIC BENTLEY'S BREECHT-EISLER SONGBOOK Recording in OctoberKaryn Levitt to Release ERIC BENTLEY'S BREECHT-EISLER SONGBOOK Recording in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook,' the debut CD from soprano actress Karyn Levitt, will be available from Roven Records on October 30. (more...)

Karyn Levitt's 'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook' Set for Release in OctoberKaryn Levitt's 'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook' Set for Release in October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook,' the debut CD from soprano actress Karyn Levitt, will be available from Roven Records on October 30. From her rich collaboration with world-renowned Brecht translator Eric Bentley, Levitt sings over 20 Brecht-Eisler songs in English translation, all rarely-heard and many never-before recorded until now. Bentley adapted the song texts (poems and theater ballads by Brecht) from their original German into English, unlocking Eisler's starkly beautiful songs for English-speaking audiences. 'Eric Bentley's Brecht-Eisler Songbook' is produced by four-time Emmy award winner Glen Roven. (more...)

EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings This WeekEarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Tonight, February 10, through February 12, 2015, EarShot (the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network) and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), JoAnn Falletta, Music Director, will present the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra New Music Readings at Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo). (more...)

EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11EarShot & BPO Select Composers for Buffalo Philharmonic New Music Readings, 2/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

From February 10-12, 2015, EarShot (the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network) and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO), JoAnn Falletta, Music Director, will present the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra New Music Readings at Kleinhans Music Hall (3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo). On Wednesday, February 11 at 7pm at Kleinhans Hall, the public will have the opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at the process of bringing brand new orchestral works to life, as music by the four selected composers is read by the BPO under the baton of associate conductor, Stefan Sanders. The composers Cody Forrest, Jay Hurst, Yuan-Chen Li, and Scott Ordway were selected through a national call for scores, and during the Readings will receive feedback from BPO Musicians, Sanders, and mentor composers Robert Beaser of The Juilliard School and artistic director laureate of American Composers Orchestra, Rob Deemer from SUNY Fredonia, and Pulitzer Prize winner Melinda Wagner. Afterwards, the audience is invited to be a part of a discussion Q&A with the young composers, the conductor, and mentor composers. (more...)

Thomas Hampson Coming to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Wolfram RiegerThomas Hampson Coming to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Wolfram Rieger
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

On Monday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall presents celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson in recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger in a program that features the world premiere of Civil Words by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by Carnegie Hall. The program also includes works by Strauss, Hindemith, Vaughan Williams, Ives, and more. Please see below for full program details. Mr. Hampson, considered one of the most important interpreters of German Romantic song, has become known as the "Ambassador of American song" after his collaborative project with the Library of Congress called Song of America. Comprising more than 150 albums, Mr. Hampson's discography includes winners of a Grammy Award, five Edison Awards, and the Grand Prix du Disque. He was most recently featured on the album Christmas at Downton Abbey, released by Warner Bros. in November. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Tributes Charlie Chaplin as Part of 'THE ART OF THE SCORE', Now thru 9/20New York Philharmonic Tributes Charlie Chaplin as Part of 'THE ART OF THE SCORE', Now thru 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will pay tribute to the 125th anniversary of the birth of film legend and auteur Charlie Chaplin, as well as to the 100th birthday of his most famous character, The Little Tramp, in 'Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times: The Tramp at 100,' September 19-20, 2014, conducted by Timothy Brock in his Philharmonic debut. The program is part of the second season of THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic, which opens with the previously announced La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema, led by Music Director Alan Gilbert (today and tomorrow, September 16-17). (more...)

THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic to Run 9/16-20THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic to Run 9/16-20
by Movies News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will present the second season of THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic September 16-20, 2014, offering two concert programs of film music - La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema and Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times: The Tramp at 100 - that highlight some of the genre's most distinctive uses of music. Music Director Alan Gilbert opens the New York Philharmonic's 2014-15 season on September 16 with the Opening Gala Concert, La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian Cinema, with special guest Martin Scorsese, Oscar-winning director and film preservation proponent, who will deliver welcoming and introductory remarks. Award-winning actor, Philharmonic Board Member, and Philharmonic Radio Host Alec Baldwin returns as Artistic Advisor of THE ART OF THE SCORE. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Tribute Charlie Chaplin as Part of 'THE ART OF THE SCORE', 9/16-20New York Philharmonic to Tribute Charlie Chaplin as Part of 'THE ART OF THE SCORE', 9/16-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will pay tribute to the 125th anniversary of the birth of film legend and auteur Charlie Chaplin, as well as to the 100th birthday of his most famous character, The Little Tramp, in 'Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times: The Tramp at 100,' September 19-20, 2014, conducted by Timothy Brock in his Philharmonic debut. (more...)

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity Presents Live Music & Silent Films TonightZurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity Presents Live Music & Silent Films Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Zurich Meets New York: A Festival of Swiss Ingenuity presents Collegium Novum Zurich: Live Music & Silent Films tonight, May 16, 7 p.m. at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. Featuring music by Carola Baukholt, Hanns Eisler, Erik Satie, and Iris ter Schiphorst. (more...)

Sphinx Theatre Brings A BERLIN KABARET to Brighton Fringe, Now thru May 16Sphinx Theatre Brings A BERLIN KABARET to Brighton Fringe, Now thru May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Lady Gaga meets Brecht in Sphinx Theatre's A Berlin Kabaret at the Warren today, 13th and 14th & 16th May, a must-see at this year's Brighton Fringe. This walk on the wild side of the twentieth century avant-garde is a vibrant presentation of lyrical anti-war songs. Rediscover long lost gay rights anthems and American propaganda songs in a fun and interactive night out for audiences. (more...)

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