Johann Strauss News

Date of Birth: October 25, 1825
Date of Death: June 03, 1899 (73)
Birth Place: Vienna, AUSTRIA
Gender: Male
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 Comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBSVienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 Comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Led by guest conductor Semyon Bychkov for the very first time, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonicreturns for its 13th open-air concert, with a program of French orchestral classics, in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 9/30'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 9/30
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (more...)

Light Opera Works Announces Fall SeasonLight Opera Works Announces Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Light Opera Works' 2016 season continues with MAME (August 20-28), LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU: JULE STYNE'S GREATEST HITS Songs from GYPSY, FUNNY GIRL and more, (October 7-16), and DIE FLEDERMAUS (December 26-January 1, 2017). (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic to Release SUMMER NIGHT Concert on CD, DVD & More, 9/30Vienna Philharmonic to Release SUMMER NIGHT Concert on CD, DVD & More, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (July 25, 2016)—Conducted by Semyon Bychkov in May 2016, the 13th annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital platforms by Sony Classical on August 12 and broadcast on PBS's Great Performances on Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. (check local listings.). The Summer Night Concerts are presented free each year in the gardens of Vienna's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace, and Mr. Bychkov—conducting the event for the first time—led the Vienna Philharmonic in front of its largest Summer Night Concert audience ever (102,000 spectators). The performance reached an additional 585,000 people through TV and radio, having been broadcast by 83 stations on five continents. (more...)

Andre Rieu Maastricht Announces Christmas Cinema EventAndre Rieu Maastricht Announces Christmas Cinema Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

'The King of Waltz' has done it again. Breaking his own box office record from last year, Andre Rieu's 2016 Maastricht Concert in Cinemas took more than £1.4 million at the UK box office on the weekend to become the Highest Grossing Music Concert of all time. (more...)

International Superstar Andr Rieu To Release New Album 'Waltzing Forever' 10/14International Superstar Andr Rieu To Release New Album 'Waltzing Forever' 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

International superstar AndrRieu will release his brand new album 'Waltzing Forever' on October 14 via Universal Music Group's UMe label. (more...)

BWW Review: DIE FLEDERMAUS Captures QualityBWW Review: DIE FLEDERMAUS Captures Quality
by Marietta Lunceford - Jun 11, 2016

If laughter is the best medicine, then I will not be sick for the rest of the year. Between the hilarious plays I have seen recently and last night's DIE FLEDERMAUS (The Bat), I have certainly had a couple of weeks full of chuckles. Birmingham is certainly the place to be if you need a laugh this weekend.So go to www.BhamMusicClub.org or call 205-253-1313 for more information about DIE FLEDERMAUS. Or better yet, just head on down to ASFA tonight or tomorrow afternoon and get a ticket at the door. But hurry- this delight will only be presented this weekend, June 10-12. (more...)

Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Chorus to Present BraVO! Concert, 6/2Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Chorus to Present BraVO! Concert, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Vancouver, BC ~ On June 2, four of Canada's most talented singers will join forces with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Vancouver Opera Chorus for a celebratory concert featuring timeless opera favourites. BraVO!, a rare treat for music lovers, will be conducted by VO Music Director Jonathan Darlington and will recognize the retirement of VO's General Director James W. Wright, after 17 years at the head of the company. (more...)

BWW Review: Soloists Shine, but Ambitious SHADES OF LOVE is Undercut by Whitewashing and Poor DesignBWW Review: Soloists Shine, but Ambitious SHADES OF LOVE is Undercut by Whitewashing and Poor Design
by David Fick - May 13, 2016

Cape Town City Ballet is nothing if not ambitious. SHADES OF LOVE sees the company's featured artists dancing superbly, but the production never coheres into a fully-realised evening of ballet. (more...)

Vancouver Opera to Perform Concert to Honor Retiring General Director, 6/2Vancouver Opera to Perform Concert to Honor Retiring General Director, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Vancouver, BC ~ On June 2, 2016, four of Canada's pre-eminent singers will join the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Music Director Jonathan Darlington, in “BraVO! A Vancouver Opera Concert” – a celebratory concert of opera excerpts honouring VO's General Director James W. Wright, who is retiring June 30th after 17 years at the head of the company.  (more...)

Oakland University's Music Program to Open DIE FLEDERMAUS in MayOakland University's Music Program to Open DIE FLEDERMAUS in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, the music program at Oakland University will open its 2016 opera production, "Die Fledermaus," by Johann Strauss II. There will be additional performances at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5; 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. (more...)

PSO Concerts to Feature Works by Sarah Kirkland Snider in MayPSO Concerts to Feature Works by Sarah Kirkland Snider in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

On Sunday, May 15 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents its Passion & Affection concert performed in honor of Arnold H. Snider, III and featuring Sarah Kirkland Snider's Hiraeth, a multi-media work co-commissioned by the PSO with the North Carolina Symphony. (more...)

Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE Set for Joyce Theater, 6/9-12Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE Set for Joyce Theater, 6/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

KIDS DANCE is back! Ballet Tech's remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kid dancers are busting at the seams to dance for you.  Eliot Feld's A Yankee Doodle comes to town, with a feather in its cap.Dotty Polkas bounces off the walls and across the stage, and both Quickstep and UPSIDE D?N?E return to the repertory, June 9-12 at the Joyce Theater. (more...)

Anthony Kearns Stars in Donizetti's ELIXIR OF LOVE, Opening Tonight at Gulfshore OperaAnthony Kearns Stars in Donizetti's ELIXIR OF LOVE, Opening Tonight at Gulfshore Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

World renowned tenor Anthony Kearns will make his debut in the tenor role of 'Nemorino' in Gulfshore Opera's new production of Gaetano Donizetti's comic opera, L'Elisir d'amore, opening tonight. (more...)

Andre Rieu's 2016 Maastricht Concert to Screen Via Satellite in the UK, July 23Andre Rieu's 2016 Maastricht Concert to Screen Via Satellite in the UK, July 23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

One of the world's most popular music artists and known to millions as 'The King of Waltz', André Rieu's legendary annual Maastricht concert has become a firm fixture in the Event Cinema calendar. (more...)

Rita Moreno, Soprano Maria Valdes & More on Tap for Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2016-17 Concert SeasonRita Moreno, Soprano Maria Valdes & More on Tap for Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2016-17 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic's 2016 - 2017 concert season sets the course for discovery and time-honored tradition with sixteen beautifully curated performances by Music Director Donato Cabrera that will showcase the artistry of our orchestra and explore the lush depths of music shared throughout history in addition to significant works premiered today.  (more...)

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by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

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Nashville Opera Sets 100th ProductionNashville Opera Sets 100th Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Nashville Opera presents Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall located at 505 Deaderick Street in Downtown Nashville: Thursday, April 7th at 7 PM and Saturday, April 9th at 8 PM. John Hoomes, Nashville Opera's Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, directs the production with Maestro Dean Williamson conducting the Nashville Opera Orchestra. Amy Tate Williams, accompanist and chorusmaster, leads the 24-member Nashville Opera Ensemble. John Hoomes will present the popular Opera Insights discussion one-hour prior to curtain on the Orchestra Level and admission is free to all ticket holders. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with Director & Choreographer Susan Stroman!BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with Director & Choreographer Susan Stroman!
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 16, 2016

She's won multiple Tonys for big, splashy, toe-tapping musicals, but Stro's current project is a nonmusical family dramedy off-Broadway. (more...)

Manfred Honeck to Conduct NY Philharmonic, Featuring Principal Oboe Liang Wang as SoloistManfred Honeck to Conduct NY Philharmonic, Featuring Principal Oboe Liang Wang as Soloist
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Manfred Honeck will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Richard Strauss's Oboe Concerto, with Principal Oboe Liang Wang as soloist; Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, Pastoral; and Suppe?'s Poet and Peasant Overture, Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

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