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Igor Stravinsky News

Date of Birth: June 17, 1882
Date of Death: April 06, 1971 (88)
Birth Place: Orianienbaum, RUSSIA
Gender: Male
Ben Davis, Lesli Margherita and More to Sing '40s Tunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town HallBen Davis, Lesli Margherita and More to Sing '40s Tunes in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Tony Award Honoree Ben Davis (Violet, A Little Night Music, La Boheme), Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea), Kendrick Jones (Shuffle Along, The Scottsboro Boys) & Drama Desk Award-nominee Daniel Reichard (Original Cast of Jersey Boys) will join previously announced Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway, Curtains, Contact), multi-award winning Nightclub star Klea Blackhurst & Steve 'The Whistler' Herbst at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, March 27 at 8pm, 'The Broadway Musicals of the 1940s,' which will highlight the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kurt Weill & Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRAEsa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct Davies's FOREST, Stravinsky's FUNERAL SONG & Strauss's ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies's Forest, the New York Premiere of Stravinsky's recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss's Also sprach Zarathustra.  (more...)

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents ROMANCE and RE/ACTIONPennsylvania Ballet Presents ROMANCE and RE/ACTION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella will finish the 2016/2017 season with two mixed bill programs: Romance in April, featuring the World Premiere of Nicolo Fonte's Ghost Stories; and the final program, Re/Action, in May which includes a World Premiere by Choreographer in Residence, Matthew Neenan. Romance, supported by ALGER, will run April 6-9 at The Merriam Theater, and Re/Action will run May 11-14 at The Academy of Music. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Klea Blackhurst and More to Bring the '40s to Town Hall for 'Broadway by the Year'Karen Ziemba, Klea Blackhurst and More to Bring the '40s to Town Hall for 'Broadway by the Year'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway, Curtains, Contact), multi-award winning Nightclub star Klea Blackhurst and Steve 'The Whistler' Herbst are set to star in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, March 27 at 8pm, 'The Broadway Musicals of the 1940s,' which will highlight the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kurt Weill & Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

SF Opera Lab Presents Soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMAINESF Opera Lab Presents Soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMAINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents three performances of Francis Poulenc's 1958 monodrama La Voix humaine (The Human Voice) starring internationally acclaimed sopranoAnna Caterina Antonacci with pianist Donald Sulzen on March 11, 14 and 17, 2017. In these rare appearances outside of Europe, Antonacci will perform "Elle," the distraught character at the heart of the opera and one of the soprano's most celebrated portrayals, along with a program of French art songs in the intimate, 299-seat Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Announces Special Events In Conjunction With TOPDOG/UNDERDOGHuntington Theatre Co Announces Special Events In Conjunction With TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Topdog/Underdog the Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Topdog/Underdog, available at huntingtontheatre.org/topdog by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts/BU Theatre. (more...)

Marcelo Gomes Joins The Sarasota Ballet for A TRIBUTE TO ASHTONMarcelo Gomes Joins The Sarasota Ballet for A TRIBUTE TO ASHTON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet is pleased to annouce that star of American Ballet Theatre (ABT), Marcelo Gomes, will be joing the Company as a guest artist for this production. Mr. Gomes will be performing the role of the Young Man in Ashton's The Two Pigeons for the Friday and Saturday evening performances. He is considered one of classical ballet's most sought-after male dancers, and has performed all over the world as a Principal dancer with ABT and as a guest dancer with companies such as the Bolshoi Ballet, the Mariinsky Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Dutch National Ballet and Matthew Bourne's New Adventures. He has been described by Alastair Macauley in The New York Times as 'Ballet Theater's central artist, the most natural dance-actor, the greatest of all partners,' and by Pia Catton in The Wall Street Journal  as a dancer whose 'jump explodes up with the boom of a bass drum-yet floats down with the grace of a violin note.' (more...)

Pennsylvania Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season, Including THE NUTCRACKER And SWAN LAKEPennsylvania Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season, Including THE NUTCRACKER And SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Ballet's Artistic Director Angel Corella has announced the programming for the 2017-2018 Season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Canadian history comes to life on the stage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts this spring when Harry Somers' Louis Riel returns to the Canadian Opera Company. A new production of this uniquely Canadian contribution to the opera world is being conceived by one of Canadian theatre's most acclaimed and inventive directors, Peter Hinton, with the COC's celebrated music director, Johannes Debus, conducting. This production of Louis Riel is proudly presented by the COC and its co-producer, National Arts Centre (NAC), in anticipation of Canada's sesquicentennial and the 50th anniversary of the opera's premiere. Louis Riel is sung in English, French, Michif and Cree with English, French, Michif and Cree SURTITLESTM, and runs for seven performances by the COC on April 20, 23, 26, 29, May 2, 5, 13, 2017 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. It will premiere in Ottawa by the NAC on June 15 and 17, 2017. (more...)

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonBirmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet announce an exciting and diverse season for 2017/2018 Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to announce its 2017-18 season - 12 months of world-class dance and music in productions that range from traditional classical ballet, to works that celebrate some of the best choreographers of the 20th century, and to new ballets created for the Company. (more...)

Grammy Winning Violinist, James Ehnes to Perform with the Annapolis Symphony in Masterworks Concert, 3/24-25Grammy Winning Violinist, James Ehnes to Perform with the Annapolis Symphony in Masterworks Concert, 3/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Grammy Award winning violinist James Ehnes joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for their Masterworks concert, "A Symphony of Colors," at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8pm.  Music Director Jose-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Ehnes in Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto.  The concert will also feature Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio Overture, Richard Wagner's Prelude and Lovedeath from Tristan and Isolde, and Igor Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet IntensiveAdditional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

Colorado Ballet Invites Refugees to BALLET MASTERWORKSColorado Ballet Invites Refugees to BALLET MASTERWORKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Colorado Ballet invited approximately 45 to 50 refugee families from five different countries, including Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Syria and  the Republic of the Congo, to experience the production of BALLET MASTERWORKS, despite President Trump's executive orders on immigration. (more...)

Nouveau Musee National de Monaco Releases DESIGNING DREAMS: A CELEBRATION OF LEON BAKST BookNouveau Musee National de Monaco Releases DESIGNING DREAMS: A CELEBRATION OF LEON BAKST Book
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Published to accompany the exhibition Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst at the Nouveau Musee National de Monaco, this volume, which gathers scientific contributions from leading researchers and art historians alongside in situ installation views, pays tribute to Leon Bakst, the greatest set designer of the modern era. (more...)

Boston Lyric Opera's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS Brings Stravinsky Back to BostonBoston Lyric Opera's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS Brings Stravinsky Back to Boston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Boston Lyric Opera's (BLO) production of The Rake's Progress, which opens March 12 for a four-performance run at Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre, brings to life the traditional story of a young man seduced by monetary and carnal pleasures at the hand of a devilish valet.  The work hasn't been presented in a fully staged professional production since BLO produced it in 1987.  A professional concert version and several conservatories have been staged, but productions in Boston are infrequent. (more...)

CAMERATA Comes to the Concert Hall at QPAC 3/3CAMERATA Comes to the Concert Hall at QPAC 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Music lovers are urged not to miss the gala season opener for the magnificent Camerata in the Concert Hall at QPAC on Friday 3rd March. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces 2017-2018 SeasonBoston Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the programming for the 2017-2018 season at the Boston Opera House, to begin in November. The 54th season will open with the North American premiere of Wayne McGregor's "forcefully resonant" Obsidian Tear (Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times), a co-production with The Royal Ballet. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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San Francisco Opera Presents Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMANIESan Francisco Opera Presents Anna Caterina Antonacci In Poulenc's LA VOIX HUMANIE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents three performances of Francis Poulenc's 1958 monodrama La Voix humaine (The Human Voice) starring internationally acclaimed soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci with pianist Donald Sulzen on March 11, 14 and 17, 2017. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

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