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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
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Festival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & MoreFestival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The 67th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera The Monster in the Maze led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra; and a revival of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Festival's major vocal presentations this season will also include Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s unconventional one-act a capella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill presenting Persephone,Stravinsky's melodrama for tenor, female narrator, choir, children's choir, dancers and orchestra, with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock RoyaltyFLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock Royalty
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 12, 2014

Today we are heralding the long-awaited Broadway return of international rock icon Sting with a salute to his theatrical work. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Cartier WilliamsBWW Interviews: Cartier Williams
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 2, 2014

Cartier Williams is a hoofer, choreographer, filmmaker and performer hailing from Washington, D.C. He began his tap dancing career at the age of four and has been active in the tap dance community ever since. Throughout his career, Cartier has had the opportunity to dance with a multitude of tap pioneers and masters, including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Peg Leg Bates and the Nicholas Brothers. He has appeared on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' 'The Tonight Show,' 'Good Morning America' and CNN. Cartier has performed for President Clinton, co-starring with Bebe Neuwirth in the PBS special 'In Performance at The White House.' He also performed for President George W. Bush at the 2006 Congressional Picnic at the White House. Cartier is currently continuing to develop multiple musical productions and workshops. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Center Presents THE FUTURE IS NOW: ADLER FELLOWS GALA CONCERT, 12/04San Francisco Opera Center Presents THE FUTURE IS NOW: ADLER FELLOWS GALA CONCERT, 12/04
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

San Francisco Opera Center presents the culminating concert of the 2014 Adler Fellowship season, The Future is Now: Adler Fellows Gala Concert, on Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in San Francisco. (more...)

Brevard Symphony Orchestra to Perform at King Center for the Performing Arts, 11/22Brevard Symphony Orchestra to Perform at King Center for the Performing Arts, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

The Brevard Symphony Orchestra takes flight with two colorful Russian ballet scores when the Orchestra presents its second subscription concert of the season at the King Center for the Performing Arts on November 22, 2014. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Free Concert, 11/11Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra to Perform Free Concert, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

October 28, 2014 Richmond, Virginia Concerts presented by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (YOP) highlight some of the region's top young musicians. Students from grades 2 to 12 make up four ensembles, ranging from beginner to advanced. These FREE educational concerts are great for music-lovers of all ages. (more...)

Mimesis Ensemble to Play Carnegie Hall, 10/27Mimesis Ensemble to Play Carnegie Hall, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The Mimesis Ensemble presents 'Beyond Boundaries,' a program featuring vocal works with a social commentary. The concert will explore songs from the 20th and 21st centuries which examine topics ranging from the ancient story of Gilgamesh, the Americanization of Japan in the 1850's to the Great Depression and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra to Welcome Pianist Natasha Paremski, 11/2Princeton Symphony Orchestra to Welcome Pianist Natasha Paremski, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

A prime example of Russian Romanticism, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's popular Piano Concerto No. 1 is characterized by novel structural elements and complex figurations for the piano soloist. Guest pianist Natasha Paremski, herself Russian, is known for her striking and dynamic performances. She handles 'explosive passagework with the confidence of a true master' (San Francisco Chronicle). (more...)

Case Scaglione to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, 11/12-18Case Scaglione to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Violinist Joshua Bell, 11/12-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

New York Philharmonic Associate Conductor Case Scaglione will conduct the Orchestra in Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Glazunov's Violin Concerto, with Joshua Bell as soloist; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's to Return to Carnegie Hall for 40th Anniversary Season, Beginning 11/6Orchestra of St. Luke's to Return to Carnegie Hall for 40th Anniversary Season, Beginning 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Principal Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Carnegie Hall on Thursday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, leading Orchestra of St. Luke's in the first of three Carnegie Hall concerts this season as part of the orchestra's 40th anniversary celebration. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALL BALANCHINE, Honoring an Internationalist GeniusBWW Reviews: ALL BALANCHINE, Honoring an Internationalist Genius
by Wesley Doucette - Sep 30, 2014

With influences of Italian divertissements to the Russian avant-garde, the New York City Ballet's All Balanchine program presents the pancultural genius of their founding artist. (more...)

Ballet Kelowna to Present THE NUTCRACKER, FORWARD & More During 2014-15 SeasonBallet Kelowna to Present THE NUTCRACKER, FORWARD & More During 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna's newly appointed Artistic Director & CEO, proudly announces the Company's extraordinary 2014/15 Season in celebration of its long-awaited return to the stage. The versatile and dynamic company will perform a rich and varied programme of works with highlights including two world premieres one each by Simone Orlando and former Royal Winnipeg Ballet dancer and award-winning choreographer Shawn Hounsell an anticipated Canadian premiere, performed by New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Ashley Bouder and artists from the New York City Ballet; a Company premiere from internationally acclaimed choreographer James Kudelka; coupled with the introduction of Lee Dances a presentation of excerpts from award-winning works created for the esteemed Clifford E. Lee Choreography Award. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Regina Carter's SOUTHERN COMFORT, 10/17Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Regina Carter's SOUTHERN COMFORT, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present Regina Carter's Southern Comfort on Friday, October 17, 2014, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge. This performance is sponsored by Donna and Mike Egan. Additional support is provided by the Expeditions program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the six New England start art agencies. (more...)

Lang Lang to Perform Mozart with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic, 10/21Lang Lang to Perform Mozart with Alan Gilbert and the NY Philharmonic, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in a one-night-only all- Mozart program featuring the Piano Concertos Nos. 17 and 24, with Lang Lang as soloist, and Overture to The Magic Flute, Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Renowned Piano Soloist Yefim Bronfman Joins The Utah Symphony for a Performance of Brahms' PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2, 9/19-20Renowned Piano Soloist Yefim Bronfman Joins The Utah Symphony for a Performance of Brahms' PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2, 9/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Utah Symphony and Music Director Thierry Fischer are joined by renowned piano soloist Yefim Bronfman at Abravanel Hall on September 19 and 20 at 8 PM. Mr. Bronfman, a regular soloist with orchestras all around the world, will play Johannes Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2. (more...)

BBC America to Premiere A POET IN NEW YORK , 10/29BBC America to Premiere A POET IN NEW YORK , 10/29
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

A Poet in New York, written by acclaimed screenwriter Andrew Davies (Little Dorrit, Bridget Jones Diary, House of Cards), explores the adored poet's final days in New York City. A Poet in New York premieres Wednesday, October 29, at 8:00pm ET as part of BBC AMERICA's Dramaville. (more...)

Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Pianist Jeremy Denk, 10/16-18Esa-Pekka Salonen to Conduct NY Philharmonic with Pianist Jeremy Denk, 10/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Esa-Pekka Salonen will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Beethoven's King Stephen Overture; Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with pianist Jeremy Denk in his Philharmonic debut; and Stravinsky's The Firebird (complete), Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Bach Choir of Bethlehem Announces 2014-15 SeasonBach Choir of Bethlehem Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, one of America's most beloved and revered musical institutions, has announced plans for 2014-2015 which will culminate in the 108th Bach Choir Festival in May 2015. Artistic Director and Conductor Greg Funfgeld, now in his 32rd year at the helm of the Bach Choir, will again lead the Choir, Festival Orchestra, and illustrious soloists in numerous engaging programs throughout the season. (more...)

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter to Launch Six-Event Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 10/1Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter to Launch Six-Event Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter--widely recognized as a champion of new music as well as for her commitment to artistic excellence, dedication to the growth of classical music, and for her support of young artists--presents a six-concert Carnegie Hall Perspectives series throughout the 2014-2015 season, demonstrating all of her core artistic interests. Ms. Mutter champions 20th- and 21st-century violin repertoire throughout her series, including contemporary works written for her by Sebastian Currier, Norbert Moret, and Andre Previn. (more...)

James Levine Leads the MET Orchestra in Five Carnegie Hall Performances, Beg. 10/12James Levine Leads the MET Orchestra in Five Carnegie Hall Performances, Beg. 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

In the upcoming season, James Levine leads musicians from The MET Orchestra in five programs at Carnegie Hall with a wide array of acclaimed soloists as guest artists. The series begins with The MET Orchestra on Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, performing Mahler's Symphony No. 9 as well as Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 with soloist Maurizio Pollini (more...)

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