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Isaac Stern News

Date Of Birth:
July 21, 1920
Date Of Death:
September 22, 2001 (81)
Birth Place:
Kremenets, RUSSIA
Gender:
Male
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Baryshnikov Arts Center to Continue Anniversary Season with Three ConcertsBaryshnikov Arts Center to Continue Anniversary Season with Three Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

New York, NY – The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) continues its 10th anniversary celebratory season with three concerts in April, reflecting BAC's expanded series of music programming for 2015. The weeklong celebration begins Monday, April 6 at 7:30pm, with one of BAC's signature events – a BAC Salon – in the Howard Gilman Performance Space, featuring the chamber music of Berio, Cage, and Mozart in an intimate salon setting. On Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30pm, composer and jazz pianist Stephen Prutsman will perform the entirety of his album Passengers for the first time ever, in another BAC Salon in the Howard Gilman Performance Space. The final performance of the week, on Saturday, April 11 at 8pm in the Jerome Robbins Theater, features the Latvian National Choir, hailing from BAC Artistic Director Mikhail Baryshnikov's birthplace of Riga and bringing to New York a program that includes music by Arvo Pärt, Grammy nominee Ugis Praulins, and the U.S. premieres of works by acclaimed Latvian composers Jekabs Janchevskis, Gundega Smite, and Raimonds Tiguls. The Latvian National Choir last appeared in New York as part of the 2010 White Light Festival at Lincoln Center, in performances The New York Times described as “ravishing.” (more...)

Jeffrey Kahane to Lead LA Chamber Orchestra in Haydn, Prokofiev & Norman's Gran Turismo, 3/14-15Jeffrey Kahane to Lead LA Chamber Orchestra in Haydn, Prokofiev & Norman's Gran Turismo, 3/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents Prokofiev's virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring special guest violinist Joseph Swensen, and Mozart's resplendent Flute Concerto No. 1, highlighting LACO Principal Flute David Shostac, on Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8 pm, at Glendale's Alex Theatre, and Sunday, March 15, 2015, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. Kahane also conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 64 in A major, 'Times Change,' and LACO Composer-in-Residence Andrew Norman's Gran Turismo for eight solo violins, which the composer describes as a 'creative joyride' named for 'an addictive car racing video game.' (more...)

Carnegie Hall Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees; Sanford I. Weill to Serve as PresidentCarnegie Hall Elects New Chairman of Board of Trustees; Sanford I. Weill to Serve as President
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Carnegie Hall today announced that Sanford I. Weill, Chairman of Carnegie Hall's Board of Trustees since 1991, will retire from this post after 24 remarkable years of service and a total of 32 years as a Carnegie Hall trustee. Mr. Weill will continue to serve as a member of Carnegie Hall's board, transitioning to a new role as President, a title formerly held by the late violinist Isaac Stern. Mr. Weill is only the second person to hold the title of President since Carnegie Hall was established as a non-profit in 1960. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony to Present Valentine's Day Celebration with BEETHOVEN 7Pasadena Symphony to Present Valentine's Day Celebration with BEETHOVEN 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Beauty, powerful rhythmic energy and breathless joy -- all describe the program that the Pasadena Symphony has planned for a romantic Valentine's Day performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Ambassador Auditorium with both matinee and evening performances at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The work's first performance was met with "applause that rose to the point of ecstasy," according to a contemporary newspaper account. (more...)

Soprano Lisa Delan to Perform at San Francisco Conservatory, 2/11Soprano Lisa Delan to Perform at San Francisco Conservatory, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Soprano Lisa Delan (class of 1989) will perform on the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's distinguished Alumni Recital Series on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 8 p.m. Ms. Delan's program will include works by American composers John Corigliano, David Garner, Gordon Getty, Jake Heggie and Luna Pearl Woolf. She will be joined by special guests Matt Haimovitz, Christopher O'Riley and Jake Heggie. The concert, held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's Sol Joseph Recital Hall, is dedicated to the memory of pianist Kristin Pankonin (class of 1989), alumna and former staff pianist of the Conservatory. (more...)

BWW Interviews: VIOLINIST SARAH CHANG at NJ PACBWW Interviews: VIOLINIST SARAH CHANG at NJ PAC
by Peter Danish - Jan 12, 2015

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Inbal Segev to Play BACH CELLO SUITES Album Wrap Party at Lincoln Center, 2/25Inbal Segev to Play BACH CELLO SUITES Album Wrap Party at Lincoln Center, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7pm, cellist Inbal Segev, known for her "warm, pure and beautiful tone" (Strings Magazine) will celebrate completing her recording of J.S. Bach's monumental Cello Suites with an Album Wrap Party & Concert at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center (Samuel B. & David Rose Building, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 165 W. 65th St.). (more...)

Violinist Amadéus Leopold to Make Houston Debut, 1/23Violinist Amadéus Leopold to Make Houston Debut, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Violinist Amadeus Leopold will make his Houston debut Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Violinist Amadeus Leopold Comes to Houston This MonthViolinist Amadeus Leopold Comes to Houston This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Violinist Amadeus Leopold will make his Houston debut Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Industry Insiders Set for SFCM's GAME ON! TonightIndustry Insiders Set for SFCM's GAME ON! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Musicians considering a career in the flourishing field of video game and film music will get a primer from industry insiders at Game On!, a free event hosted by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music tonight, November 25 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The NY Pops Open Working Rehearsal for AN EVENING WITH THE ORCHESTRAPhoto Coverage: The NY Pops Open Working Rehearsal for AN EVENING WITH THE ORCHESTRA
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 15, 2014

The New York Pops' 32nd season continued on Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30PM at Carnegie Hall, with By Special Request: An Evening with the Orchestra, starring the musicians of The New York Pops led by Steven Reineke. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the event below! (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents TENOR MATTHEW POLENZANI, 1/11The Dallas Opera Presents TENOR MATTHEW POLENZANI, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The Dallas Opera, in the latest installment of The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series, will present the phenomenal American tenor,Matthew Polenzani, in an exclusive, one-time-only recital on the afternoon of Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Southern Methodist University's popular Caruth Auditorium (an intimate 490-seat venue located in the Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop, Dallas, TX 75205). The two o'clock recital will also feature the exciting and accomplished playing of Mr. Polenzani's frequent recording partner, pianistJulius Drake. (more...)

Industry Insiders Set for SFCM's GAME ON!, 11/25Industry Insiders Set for SFCM's GAME ON!, 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Musicians considering a career in the flourishing field of video game and film music will get a primer from industry insiders at Game On!, a free event hosted by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music on Tuesday, November 25 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Russian Pianist Katya Grineva Presents a Holiday Concert, 12/27Russian Pianist Katya Grineva Presents a Holiday Concert, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Celebrating her 14th solo appearance at Carnegie Hall, Russian pianist Katya Grineva presents an evening of Holiday music and virtuoso romantic masterpieces for one night only, Saturday, December 27th. Performing works from her latest album A Classical Holiday, Katya showcases new arrangements of holiday classics including Silent Night, I'll Be Home for Christmas and My Favorite Things as well as traditional carols and pieces from The Nutcracker. Other virtuoso romantic favorites will include Chopin's Polonaise in Ab, Nocturne in Eb, the Schumann/Liszt Dedication and Beethoven's Moonlight sonata. (more...)

THE RIDE Going International? Aims for Four More U.S. Cities, Plus Hong Kong, Tokyo & DubaiTHE RIDE Going International? Aims for Four More U.S. Cities, Plus Hong Kong, Tokyo & Dubai
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

THE RIDE is on the move. As it prepares to launch its Fifth Spectacular Season with a new media-rich website (www.experiencetheride.com), THE RIDE's CEO/COO, Richard Humphrey proudly announces an important strategic addition to THE RIDE's executive suite. (more...)

Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series Presents the Szymanowski Quartet, 1/31Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series Presents the Szymanowski Quartet, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series continues on Saturday, January 31, 2015 with the acclaimed Szymanowski Quartet. For its third appearance, the Warsaw-based ensemble will perform traditional, popular and rare works by Polish composers Marcin Leopolita, Wac?aw of Szamotu?y, Krzysztof Penderecki and Graz?yna Bacewicz. Pianist Joseph Kalichstein makes his Center debut performing Chopin's Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 and Dvor?a?k's Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 8. There will be a free Preview Talk by musicologist and author Herbert Glass at 7:15 p.m. in Samueli Theater. (more...)

Szymanowski Quartet to Return to Segerstrom Center with Joseph Kalichstein in January 2015Szymanowski Quartet to Return to Segerstrom Center with Joseph Kalichstein in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Segerstrom Center's Chamber Music Series continues on Saturday, January 31, 2015 with the acclaimed Szymanowski Quartet. For its third appearance, the Warsaw-based ensemble will perform traditional, popular and rare works by Polish composers Marcin Leopolita, Wac?aw of Szamotu?y, Krzysztof Penderecki and Graz?yna Bacewicz. Pianist Joseph Kalichstein makes his Center debut performing Chopin's Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 and Dvor?a?k's Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 8. There will be a free Preview Talk by musicologist and author Herbert Glass at 7:15 p.m. in Samueli Theater. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Regina Carter's SOUTHERN COMFORT TonightCelebrity Series of Boston Presents Regina Carter's SOUTHERN COMFORT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present Regina Carter's Southern Comfort tonight, 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...)

Elizabeth Richebourg Rea Signs Long Term Commitment to Annapolis Symphony in Honor of Her FatherElizabeth Richebourg Rea Signs Long Term Commitment to Annapolis Symphony in Honor of Her Father
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Richebourg Rea has signed a long term commitment to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in honor of her father, Philip Richebourg, Co-founder and first Board President. (more...)

Carnegie Hall, with medici.tv, to Offer Free Live Webcasts of Four ConcertsCarnegie Hall, with medici.tv, to Offer Free Live Webcasts of Four Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

A new partnership between Carnegie Hall and medici.tv will make live webcasts of Carnegie Hall concert presentations available to audiences for the first time, showcasing performances by some of the world's most celebrated artists. A series of four free webcasts via medici.tv from Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage begins on Tuesday November 4 at 8 p.m. EST with a recital by mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and pianistDavid Zobel. DiDonato-one of the most beloved singers of her generation-will perform a program of Venetian and Venetian-themed songs and arias from the Baroque through the 20th century. The lineup continues on TuesdayNovember 18 at 8 p.m. with acclaimed violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter leading The Mutter Virtuosi, in a program that includes the U.S. premiere of André Previn's Violin Concerto No. 2 as well as Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. On Saturday November 22 at 8 p.m., the dream team of violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Yuja Wang perform music by Schumann, Brahms, Respighi and Stravinsky. The series of webcasts from the historic venue culminates on Tuesday December 9 at 8 p.m. with young Russian piano virtuoso Daniil Trifonov in works by Bach (arranged by Liszt), Beethoven and Liszt. Following each live webcast, free replay of these concerts will be available to online audiences on medici.tv for another 90 days, playable worldwide on all internet-enabled devices, including smart phones, tablets, Chromecast, computers and smart TVs. (more...)

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