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Date Of Birth:
June 17, 1882
Date Of Death:
April 06, 1971 (88)
Birth Place:
Orianienbaum, RUSSIA
Gender: Male
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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
Texas Music Festival Trumpets 2016 Summer Concerts with Musical FirstsTexas Music Festival Trumpets 2016 Summer Concerts with Musical Firsts
by Louisa Brady - May 22, 2016

This summer the 27th Annual Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival (TMF) will chart several musical firsts, including the TMF debut of distinguished Austrian conductor Hans Graf, who holds the distinction of having been the longest serving Music Director in Houston Symphony history. The June 3 - July 2 international music residency, based at the University of Houston (UH) Moores School of Music, attracts classical music's rising stars from top tier music conservatories worldwide to study and perform in concert with world-class soloists, conductors and faculty artists at the UH Moores Opera House and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. (more...)

Christina Bianco and More Sign on for Town Hall's BROADWAY BY THE YEAR SeriesChristina Bianco and More Sign on for Town Hall's BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Two-time Drama Desk Award-nominee & YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, two-time Nightlife Award-winner Scott Coulter (who travels around the world performing with Stephen Schwartz), Jeannette Bayardelle (original cast of The Color Purple) and Cooper Grodin (plays The Phantom in the National Tour of Phantom of the Opera), will join previously announced Tony-nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) & Drama Desk Award-nominee Kerry O'Malley (Into the Woods, Irving Berlin's White Christmas) at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, May 23 at 8pm, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF THE 1960s (this is the 16th year of the series). (more...)

Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane LettersArthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. (more...)

Merola Opera Program to Present Schwabacher Summer Concerts, 7/7Merola Opera Program to Present Schwabacher Summer Concerts, 7/7
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2016 – The acclaimed Merola Opera Program, one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the United States, opens its 2016 Summer Festival with the popular Schwabacher Summer Concerts Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, July 9 at 2 pm at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Conducted by Eric Weimer and directed by Omer Ben Seadia, the Schwabacher Summer Concert features this year's Merola Opera artists performing extended scenes from operas including Handel's Serse, Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress, R. Strauss's Arabella, Wagner's Lohengrin, Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites, and Rossini's Le Comte Ory. Tickets for the concerts at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music range from $25 to $40, with a limited number of $15 student tickets.  (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...)

STAGE TUBE: Scenes from THE RAKE'S PROGRESS at Pittsburgh OperaSTAGE TUBE: Scenes from THE RAKE'S PROGRESS at Pittsburgh Opera
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera concludes its 77th season with the Pittsburgh premiere of the David Hockney production of Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS. The production runs now through this Sunday, May 8, 2016. Click below to watch scenes from the show! (more...)

FIREBIRD: REIMAGINED, Featuring Larger-Than-Life Puppets, Comes to the MannFIREBIRD: REIMAGINED, Featuring Larger-Than-Life Puppets, Comes to the Mann
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

On July 20, in celebration of its 40th season, the Mann Center for the Performing Arts will present the North American premiere of FIREBIRD: REIMAGINED, a multidisciplinary interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's orchestral score for the 1910 ballet The Firebird. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Announces First Round of Casting for 2016 Spring Season at the MetAmerican Ballet Theatre Announces First Round of Casting for 2016 Spring Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Casting for the first two weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE RAKE'S PROGRESS at Pittsburgh OperaPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of THE RAKE'S PROGRESS at Pittsburgh Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera concludes its 77th season with the Pittsburgh premiere of the David Hockney production of Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS.  The production runs April 30 and May 3, 6 & 8, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Kansas City Ballet to Conclude Season with RITE OF SPRING, 5/6Kansas City Ballet to Conclude Season with RITE OF SPRING, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 15, 2016) — The 58th season of Kansas City Ballet closes with a mixed–repertory program of four bold and electrifying works in one performance: Viktor Plotnikov's WORLD PREMIERE, Vesna, featuring the music of Antonín Dvorák, Yuri Possokhov's Diving into the Lilacs including music by Boris Tchaikovsky, Helen Pickett's Petal with music of Thomas Newman and Philip Glass and closing the program with Adam Hougland's Rite of Spring with the brilliant masterpiece score by Igor Stravinsky. The production will be accompanied by Kansas City Symphony conducted by Kansas City Ballet Music Director Ramona Pansegrau and runs May 6 through 15 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Dallas Opera's Women Conductors Institute Deadline Coming Up Next FridayDallas Opera's Women Conductors Institute Deadline Coming Up Next Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Working to address a long-standing career issue in the opera world, The Dallas Opera is accepting applications through 11:59 p.m. Central Time on Friday, April 22, 2016 for a unique residential program designed to provide training and career support for distinctively talented women conductors: The Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera.  (more...)

SMU Meadows Dance Ensemble to Premiere New Interpretation of Stravinsky's THE FIREBIRDSMU Meadows Dance Ensemble to Premiere New Interpretation of Stravinsky's THE FIREBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

On May 11, 2016, the Meadows Dance Ensemble will perform the world premiere of a new interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird by noted choreographers Claudia Lavista and Victor Manuel Ruiz, artistic directors of Delfos Danza Contemporanea in Mazatlan, Mexico. The newly choreographed version of Stravinsky's 1910 classic The Firebird replaces the magical and mercurial glowing bird of Russian folklore with a more contemporary version of Stravinsky's masterwork, inspired by the visual aesthetics of Hieronymus Bosch. (more...)

Cutting Edge Concerts to Present MEMORIES, MYTHS AND DREAMS, 4/11Cutting Edge Concerts to Present MEMORIES, MYTHS AND DREAMS, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

MEMORIES, MYTHS AND DREAMS Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival features Joan Tower's Dumbarton Quintet and a world premiere by Russell Platt Performers on April 11 program at Peter Norton Symphony Space include Cassatt Quartet, Ursula Oppens and Steven Beck (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at BROADWAY BY THE YEARS with Lisa Howard, Jill Paice & More!Photo Coverage: Backstage at BROADWAY BY THE YEARS with Lisa Howard, Jill Paice & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 29, 2016

Tony Award-nominee Karen Akers (Nine, Grand Hotel), Jill Paice (An American in Paris), Award-winning Nightlife Legend Marilyn Maye & two-time Drama Desk Award-nominee Josh Grisetti (It Shoulda Been You, Enter Laughing The Musical) and more just appeared in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night, March 28, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF THE 1950s. BroadwayWorld brings you photos backstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jill Paice, Josh Grisetti & More Sing the Musicals of the 1950s at BROADWAY BY THE YEARS!Photo Coverage: Jill Paice, Josh Grisetti & More Sing the Musicals of the 1950s at BROADWAY BY THE YEARS!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 29, 2016

Tony Award-nominees Karen Akers (Nine, Grand Hotel) & John Cariani (Something Rotten, Fiddler on the Roof), Jill Paice (An American in Paris), Award-winning Nightlife Legend Marilyn Maye & two-time Drama Desk Award-nominee Josh Grisetti (It Shoulda Been You, Enter Laughing The Musical) just appeared in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night, March 28, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF THE 1950s. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

NYC Ballet Announces 2016-17 Season - World Premieres by Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and More!NYC Ballet Announces 2016-17 Season - World Premieres by Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

New York City Ballet will open its 2016-17 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 20, and will continue for 21-weeks of performances, through Sunday, May 28, and feature a total of 77 ballets created by 24 different choreographers. (more...)

Boston Lyric Opera Announces 40th Anniversary SeasonBoston Lyric Opera Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Boston Lyric Opera's Stanford Calderwood General and Artistic Director Esther Nelson announced today that each of the company's 40th anniversary season productions will be presented on a different, iconic Boston stage, starting with its largest-ever undertaking—a spectacular international production of the beloved Georges Bizet opera Carmen in a provocative staging by director Calixto Bieito, co-produced with San Francisco Opera and making its American East Coast premiere at the Boston Opera House on September 23, 2016. (more...)

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Comes to The Town Hall This JuneHERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Comes to The Town Hall This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The story and music of America's Composer come to life on stage when The Town Hall presents HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN, a new play with music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (Broadway's George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein). Directed by Trevor Hay, HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN plays one night only, Monday, June 6 at 8PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Northrop at the University of Minnesota to Present Miami City Ballet, 4/27Northrop at the University of Minnesota to Present Miami City Ballet, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Northrop at the University of Minnesota presents Miami City Ballet with a full live orchestra on Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m, marking the finale to the 2015//16 season. The sizzling company returns to Northrop for the first time since 2010 with a program as vibrant and intoxicating as their namesake city featuring a Balanchine-based repertory that Le Monde says, 'gives goose bumps to fans of dance,' and Heatscape, by wunderkind choreographer Justin Peck. Northrop's 2016//17 Dance season announcement and an audience reception will follow the performance. (more...)

FirstWorks to Close Frontier Series with Aurea Ensemble's CHROMATIC FANTASYFirstWorks to Close Frontier Series with Aurea Ensemble's CHROMATIC FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

FirstWorks' 2015/16 Frontier Series concludes with the world premiere of an arresting new work by the Rhode Island-based Aurea Ensemble, a performance group with a superb string quartet at its heart. Aurea's 'CHROMATIC FANTASY: THE WORLD OF CIURLIONIS' will debut on Sunday, April 24 at 4 p.m. at the RISD Auditorium (7 Canal Walk, Providence River Greenway). Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and are available online at first-works.org and by phone at 401-421-4281. (more...)

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