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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 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...)

The Firm 2014 Concert Series in Elder Hall Opens Monday, July 21The Firm 2014 Concert Series in Elder Hall Opens Monday, July 21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

For its 2014 season of five concerts, Adelaide composer-driven chamber music promoters, The Firm, will feature its first Posthumous-Form-in-Residence: The Waltz. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Led for the first time by a guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for their 11th open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schnbrunn Palace (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Performances for July 14-20, Includes Sara Bareilles, Huey Lewis, and MoreWolf Trap Announces Performances for July 14-20, Includes Sara Bareilles, Huey Lewis, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Wolf Trap Presents Sara Bareilles with Special Guests Lucius and Emily King; The Fray with Barcelona and Oh Honey; Straight No Chaser; Tchaikovsky, Ravel & Rossini; 2001: A Space Odyssey; and Huey Lewis & the News with Special Guest Marc Broussard (more...)

Sara Bareilles & More Among Wolf Trap's Upcoming Performance Line-UpSara Bareilles & More Among Wolf Trap's Upcoming Performance Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

All Shows at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182 (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Joaquim Pinto Film SeriesFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces Joaquim Pinto Film Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for the upcoming series A Life Less Ordinary: The Films of Joaquim Pinto (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Presents Its 2nd Annual Residency in Lakewood, 5/17-24The Cleveland Orchestra Presents Its 2nd Annual Residency in Lakewood, 5/17-24
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra presents its second annual Northeast Ohio neighborhood residency from May 17 through 24, 2014, in Lakewood, Ohio. During the residency, the Orchestra will offer musical performances and events throughout the community. These events include performances by Cleveland Orchestra musicians, ensembles from the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus, a Cleveland Orchestra concert preview, extensive educational programs for local students all culminating with a free concert by The Cleveland Orchestra at Lakewood Civic Auditorium. All of the events are free and open to the public. A complete listing of dates and times are listed below or can be found online at www.clevelandorchestra.com/Lakewood. (more...)

Houston Chamber Choir Presents LOVE ME DO! LOVE SONGS OF THE '60s This WeekendHouston Chamber Choir Presents LOVE ME DO! LOVE SONGS OF THE '60s This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Houston Chamber Choir presents three performances in and around the Houston area of Love Me Do! Love Songs of the '60s, - the 1860s & 1960s, that is! The Houston Chamber Choir's 18th season comes to a classic close with Brahms's popular Liebeslieder Waltzes and The Beatles's chart-toppers in brilliant settings by famed arranger Yumiko Matsuoka. Leonard Bernstein quipped, 'Three bars of 'A day in the life' still sustain me, rejuvenate me and inflame my senses and sensibilities.' (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Presents Its 2nd Annual Residency in Lakewood, 5/17-24The Cleveland Orchestra Presents Its 2nd Annual Residency in Lakewood, 5/17-24
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra presents its second annual Northeast Ohio neighborhood residency from May 17 through 24, 2014, in Lakewood, Ohio. During the residency, the Orchestra will offer musical performances and events throughout the community. These events include performances by Cleveland Orchestra musicians, ensembles from the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and Youth Chorus, a Cleveland Orchestra concert preview, extensive educational programs for local students all culminating with a free concert by The Cleveland Orchestra at Lakewood Civic Auditorium. All of the events are free and open to the public. A complete listing of dates and times are listed below or can be found online at www.clevelandorchestra.com/Lakewood. (more...)

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