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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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Manfred Honeck Will Conduct NY Philharmonic with Soloist Augustin Hadelich, 5/28–30Manfred Honeck Will Conduct NY Philharmonic with Soloist Augustin Hadelich, 5/28–30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Manfred Honeck will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus Overture; Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish, with Augustin Hadelich as soloist; and Brahms's Symphony No. 4. The program of works by Austrian and German composers, featuring an Austrian conductor and German violinist, takes place Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 29 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 30 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents Harlequinade and Cavalry HaltBWW Reviews: Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents Harlequinade and Cavalry Halt
by Rose Marija - Mar 31, 2015

On March 27 & 28, 2015, Co-Artistic Directors, Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov presented, at Peter Norton Symphony Space, a double bill of Marius Petipa's ballets of another era, well chosen for their young company, a large number of whom are students at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet. Harlequinade, choreographed in 1900, to the music of Riccardo Drigo, is a classic comedy based on the characters of Commedia Dell'Arte. Cavalry Halt, created in 1896, to the music of Johann Armsheimer and Johann Strauss, is rarely performed today. I had never seen it. (more...)

Nashville Opera Sets 2015-16 Season: DIE FLEDERMAUS, HYDROGEN JUKEBOX & MoreNashville Opera Sets 2015-16 Season: DIE FLEDERMAUS, HYDROGEN JUKEBOX & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Nashville Opera's 2015-16 season will showcase four extraordinary opera productions, Giacomo Puccini's Turandot, Philip Glass' Hydrogen Jukebox, W.A. Mozart's Cosě fan tutte and Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus. 3 and 4-show, 2-show, and FLEX voucher season ticket orders are available immediately online at www.nashvilleopera.org, or directly from the Nashville Opera's Box Office by calling (615) 832-5242. (more...)

Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo to Headline Met's MANON, 3/9Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo to Headline Met's MANON, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

New York, NY (March 4, 2015) – Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo will sing their first Met performances of the title character in Massenet's Manon and her devoted lover, the Chevalier des Grieux. Emmanuel Villaume will conduct the first revival of Laurent Pelly's 2012 Met staging, also starring Russell Braun as Manon's cousin, Lescaut, and Nicolas Testé as the Chevalier's father, the Comte des Grieux. The opera opens March 9 and plays six performances through March 28. (more...)

Adelaide Youth Orchestras Launches 2015 Season TodayAdelaide Youth Orchestras Launches 2015 Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

South Australia's best and brightest young musicians will bring poetry, passion and power to the fore in Adelaide Youth Orchestras' bold new 2015 season program, officially launched today (Wednesday, February 25). (more...)

Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 SeasonRichmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

February 19, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2015-16 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features new series, a change of location, world-renowned guest artists and concerts designed to appeal to diverse audiences throughout the Richmond region. The season will again be led by the artistic team of Steven Smith, Lewis T. Booker Music Director Chair, Keitaro Harada, Associate Conductor and Dr. Erin R. Freeman, Director of the Richmond Symphony Chorus and James Erb Choral Chair. (more...)

The Met Sets 2015-16 Season: 25 Operas, 6 Premieres & MoreThe Met Sets 2015-16 Season: 25 Operas, 6 Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera's 2015-16 season will present 227 opera performances in a varied repertory, ranging from rarely performed masterpieces to perennial audience favorites. The season features six new productions and 18 revivals, starring the world's greatest singers and conductors, many of them in repertory they have not previously performed with the company. (more...)

Vancouver Opera to Present DIE FLEDERMAUS, 2/28Vancouver Opera to Present DIE FLEDERMAUS, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Vancouver, BC ~ Are you ready to waltz? Rehearsals are underway for VO's rollicking production of Die Fledermaus, onstage for four performances only at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Vancouverites are in for a treat as the all-Canadian cast gets ready to make audiences laugh with mistaken identities, hypnosis by pocket watch, plenty of bubbly, and of course, the delightful music of Johann Strauss Jr. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest 2015 Invites Public to Orchestra Dress Rehearsals This MonthArizona Musicfest 2015 Invites Public to Orchestra Dress Rehearsals This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

As the first two Festival Orchestra concerts of Arizona Musicfest's 2015 season have sold out well in advance of their performance dates, Arizona Musicfest has opened its dress rehearsals for the performances of Scheherazade and Mozart's Clarinet Concerto on February 24 at 10:30 am, and Beethoven, Bach and The Blue Danube on February 26 at 1:00 pm. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic to Present TASTE THE MUSIC with Visceral Dance Chicago, 2/15Chicago Philharmonic to Present TASTE THE MUSIC with Visceral Dance Chicago, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The Chicago Philharmonic continues its 25th Anniversary Season, Celebrating The Senses, with the program Taste The Music, inspired by the sense of taste, on February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Nichols Hall in Evanston. This concert is the third in the orchestra's 2014-15 subscription series dedicated to the five senses as expressed through music. (more...)

Sydney Symphony Illuminates Sails of the Sydney Opera House in VISIONS OF VIENNASydney Symphony Illuminates Sails of the Sydney Opera House in VISIONS OF VIENNA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

In a landmark cultural event, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra tonight performed to thousands of people around the Sydney Harbour foreshore and across the world when its sold-out concert Greatest Hits from Vienna inside the Sydney Opera House was projected live onto the sails of the iconic building. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces 75th Anniversary Classical SeasonUtah Symphony Announces 75th Anniversary Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Music Director Thierry Fischer and President & CEO Melia Tourangeau today announced the Utah Symphony's 2015-16 classical season programs and events celebrating the Orchestra's 75th anniversary. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE Brings Magic to Columbus StageBWW Reviews: CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE Brings Magic to Columbus Stage
by Amanda Etchison - Jan 26, 2015

The Ohio Theatre's gilded halls were transformed into a dazzling display of majesty and mystery in Columbus Symphony's performance of 'Cirque de la Symphonie' on Saturday, Jan. 24. (more...)

Sony Classical Announces Release of The 2015 New Year's Concert With The Vienna Philharmonic and Zubin MehtaSony Classical Announces Release of The 2015 New Year's Concert With The Vienna Philharmonic and Zubin Mehta
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the recording of one of the world's most famous classical music events: the 2015 New Year's Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic. One of the most distinguished conductors of our time, Zubin Mehta, returns to direct the 2015 concert, having already done so four times previously. On January 9, 2015, the live recording will be available exclusively at Amazon.com and ArkivMusic.com and as a download through all major digital service providers. The CD will be released nationwide on January 20. The DVD and Blu-ray will be available on February 3. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases  2015 New Year's Concert With Vienna Philharmonic & Zubin MehtaSony Classical Releases 2015 New Year's Concert With Vienna Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the recording of one of the world's most famous classical music events: the 2015 New Year's Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic. (more...)

The Chicago Philharmonic's 25th Anniversary Season Features 'Celebrating the Senses', 2/15The Chicago Philharmonic's 25th Anniversary Season Features 'Celebrating the Senses', 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Chicago Philharmonic continues its 25th Anniversary Season, "Celebrating The Senses," with a program inspired by the sense of taste on February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Nichols Hall in Evanston. This concert is the third in the orchestra's 2014-15 subscription series dedicated to the five senses as expressed through music. (more...)

Renee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn Lead the Met's MERRY WIDOW, Beginning TonightRenee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn Lead the Met's MERRY WIDOW, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2014

Renee Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehar'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 GREAT PERFORMANCES New Year's Eve Celebration, 1/1Julie Andrews to Host GREAT PERFORMANCES New Year's Eve Celebration, 1/1
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the sixth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmoni (more...)

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Dresden with Anna Netrebko and Juan Diego Florez; Airs 12/29 on medici.tvCelebrate New Year's Eve in Dresden with Anna Netrebko and Juan Diego Florez; Airs 12/29 on medici.tv
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

New Year's Eve will be celebrated in high style on ?medici.tv with a free webcast of superstar soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Juan Diego Flórez in Emmerich Kálmán's operetta Die Csárdásfürstin (“The Gypsy Princess”), with the Staatskapelle Dresden under Christian Thielemann. Filmed live on December 28 and then webcast by medici.tv the next day, the performance will be available for free viewing up to 90 days afterward. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash HeadlinesArizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th. (more...)

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