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Johann Strauss News


Date Of Birth:
October 25, 1825
Date Of Death:
June 03, 1899 (73)
Birth Place:
Vienna, AUSTRIA
Gender:
Male
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Utah Symphony to Pay Homage to Viennese New Year's Waltzes and Marches, 1/2-3Utah Symphony to Pay Homage to Viennese New Year's Waltzes and Marches, 1/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Utah Symphony rings in the new year with a musical homage to a classical tradition in Vienna, Austria. Maestro Thierry Fischer conducts a program featuring robust dance numbers and upbeat marches from Johann Strauss, Dimitri Shostakovich, Hans Christian Lumbye, and Johannes Brahms that is a rendition of the famed concert performed by the Vienna Philharmonic each New Year. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Renée Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehár's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman makes her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, in which a wealthy widow's countrymen launch a romantic plot to keep her -- and her tax dollars -- within their borders. (more...)

Julie Andrews to Host of GREAT PERFORMANCES 'Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2015'Julie Andrews to Host of GREAT PERFORMANCES 'Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2015'
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the sixth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Zubin Mehta, from Vienna's Musikverein. (more...)

Manfred Honeck to Trade Pittsburgh for Chicago, 12/11Manfred Honeck to Trade Pittsburgh for Chicago, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck returns to Chicago to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on December 11-13 and 16 in a program featuring Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 7. Honeck's last appearance with the Chicago Symphony was in 2012 in a program of Strauss, Beethoven and Dvo?ák. (more...)

'Yale in New York' Series to Present Songs from the Koch Collection with Yale Opera Singers, 12/7'Yale in New York' Series to Present Songs from the Koch Collection with Yale Opera Singers, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

? The Yale School of Music continues its acclaimed Yale in New York series when singers of Yale Opera bring manuscripts to life in a concert on Sunday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Revival of Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA Opens at the Met Opera, 11/18Revival of Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA Opens at the Met Opera, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

A revival of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia will open at the Met November 18, withLawrence Brownlee as the lovestruck Count Almaviva; Isabel Leonard as Rosina, the feisty ward who captures his heart; andChristopher Maltman in his first Met performances of Figaro, the title barber whose skills extend far beyond hair-cutting.Michele Mariotti conducts the performance, which also stars Maurizio Muraro as Dr. Bartolo and Paata Burchuladze as Don Basilio. Bartlett Sher's acclaimed staging premiered at the Met in 2006. The November 22 matinee performance will be transmitted worldwide as part of the Met's Live in HD series, which is now seen in more than 2,000 movie theaters in 69 countries around the world. (more...)

The Firm's Final 2014 Concert to Feature Langbein String Quartet, Marianna Grynchuk, 11/3The Firm's Final 2014 Concert to Feature Langbein String Quartet, Marianna Grynchuk, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Four of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra's finest string players, performing as The Langbein String Quartet, will join forces with young piano virtuoso, Marianna Grynchuk, and local accordion legend, Gareth Chin, to present the final concert in The Firm's 2014 season on November 3, 8pm, in Elder Hall. (more...)

Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next MonthGregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

?The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members on November 6 and 7. (more...)

Utah Symphony to Present HALLOWEEN HI-JINKS Concert, Costume Contest, 10/28Utah Symphony to Present HALLOWEEN HI-JINKS Concert, Costume Contest, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The Utah Symphony is dressing up for the 24th annual Halloween Hi-Jinks concert and costume contest on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at Abravanel Hall. Principal Pops Conductor Jerry Steichen, one of America's most versatile conductors, dons the baton to conduct music from "The Phantom of the Opera," "The Witches of Eastwick," "Die Walkure," "Harry Potter," and more. This spectral spectacle is sure to entrance all audiences with unique costumes and thrilling music. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Announces Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for Oct-Dec 2014NY Philharmonic Announces Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for Oct-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The October broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - begins with Jeffrey Kahane conducting the New York Philharmonic in J.S. Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe, featuring Principal Associate Concertmaster Sheryl Staples (now the Orchestra's Acting Concertmaster) and Principal Oboe Liang Wang with Mr. Kahane leading from the harpsichord; Mozart's Symphony No. 33; and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with Mr. Kahane conducting from the piano. (more...)

Mozart's DIE ZAUBERFLOTE Opens 10/6 at the MetMozart's DIE ZAUBERFLOTE Opens 10/6 at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Mozart's final opera, Die Zauberflöte, returns to the Met October 6 for its first full-length performances in German in five seasons. Julie Taymor's imaginative production will be conducted by Adam Fischer and star English tenor Toby Spence as the hero Tamino; South African soprano Pretty Yende as the princess Pamina in her first Met performances since her star-making 2013 company debut; Macedonian soprano Ana Durlovski in her Met debut as Pamina's mother, the terrifying Queen of the Night; Austrian baritone Markus Werba as Papageno, the hapless birdcatcher who is caught up in Tamino's quest; American bass-baritone Ryan McKinny as the mysterious Speaker of the Temple; and German bass René Pape as the Queen of the Night's nemesis, Sarastro. (more...)

Houston Chamber Choir to Make Miller Outdoor Theatre Debut 10/5 in 'LOVE ME DO!'Houston Chamber Choir to Make Miller Outdoor Theatre Debut 10/5 in 'LOVE ME DO!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Houston Chamber Choir will present its debut performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre of Love Me Do! Love Songs of the '60s on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Marianna Grynchuk to Perform at Elder Hall, Sept. 22Marianna Grynchuk to Perform at Elder Hall, Sept. 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Ukrainian born pianist, Marianna Grynchuk, performs a beautiful selection of pieces by Frederic Chopin and premieres new works by Australian composers for The Firm's third concert in this year's series featuring the waltz In Elder Hall. (more...)

The Met Opera to Open 2014-15 Season With New Production of Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, 9/22The Met Opera to Open 2014-15 Season With New Production of Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 130th season on Monday, September 22 with a new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine and directed by Richard Eyre. (more...)

Houston Chamber Choir Sings LOVE ME DO! LOVE SONGS OF THE '60sHouston Chamber Choir Sings LOVE ME DO! LOVE SONGS OF THE '60s
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Houston Chamber Choir will present its debut performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre of Love Me Do! Love Songs of the '60s on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm. (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...)

Opera Philadelphia Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 9/26-10/5Opera Philadelphia Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, 9/26-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Opera Philadelphia opens its 40th Anniversary Season in grand fashion this September, with a New Production of The Barber of Seville. Rossini's comic masterpiece will be presented in five performances at the Academy of Music, Sept. 26 through Oct. 5, with a FREE HD broadcast on a giant screen at Independence National Historical Park on Saturday, Sept. 27. (more...)

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Wraps Up this WeekendCooperstown Summer Music Festival Wraps Up this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival finale on Sunday, August 24 at 7:30 pm offers dance-infused chamber music by Bartok, Brown, Byrd, Schubert, Strauss, and del Aguila. Performers are the Momenta Quartet; Linda Chesis, flute; Moran Katz, clarinet; Olga Vinokur, piano. The concert will be held in the ballroom of the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown. (more...)

SHORT MOVIE MUSICAL FESTIVAL Set for 8/22-24 at Musical Theatre FactorySHORT MOVIE MUSICAL FESTIVAL Set for 8/22-24 at Musical Theatre Factory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

On Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23 at 8PM Musical Theatre Factory will be presenting seven new movie musicals in the MTF Short Movie Musical Festival. (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...)

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