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Ludwig van Beethoven News

Date Of Birth:
December 16, 1770
Date Of Death:
March 26, 1827 (56)
Birth Place:
Bonn, GERMANY
Gender:
Male
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Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11Calder Quartet to Perform World Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Southern California's esteemed Calder Quartet, hailed as 'outstanding' and 'superb' by The New York Times, returns to Segerstrom Center on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Samueli Theater. For their return visit to the Center, violinists Benjamin Jacobson and Andrew Bulbrook, violist Jonathan Moerschel and cellist Eric Byers will premiere a new work by Andrew Norman that was co-commissioned by long-time supporters of the Center's Chamber Series Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting and Segerstrom Center to honor the 25th anniversary of the series. Their program will also include works by Benjamin Britten and Ludwig van Beethoven. (more...)

Photo Flash: Gingold Theatrical Group's SHAW CONCERT Visits The PlayersPhoto Flash: Gingold Theatrical Group's SHAW CONCERT Visits The Players
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

?Gingold Theatrical Group continued its SHAW NEW YORK 2014 festival on Monday Dec 15th with its sold out Shaw Concert featuring The Tesla Quartet as a candle-lit soiree at The Players club on Gramercy Park South in Manhattan. The Tesla Quartet consists of violinists Michelle Lie, Edwin Kaplan and Ross Snyder, with Serafim Smigelskiy on cello. (more...)

Utah Symphony & Utah Opera to Host Annual Cultural Festival Highlighting 'The Romantics'Utah Symphony & Utah Opera to Host Annual Cultural Festival Highlighting 'The Romantics'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

During the 2014-15 season, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera celebrates the 19th century with community partners by exploring art, dance, food, film, and music created under the Romantic influence. For a complete listing of events and online learning materials for The Romantics Cultural Festival, please visit, www.usuo.org/festival. (more...)

Fred Gaertner Releases Third NovelFred Gaertner Releases Third Novel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

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The Most Extraordinary Collection Of Musical Manuscripts, Leaflets, Signed Letters And Prints Amassed By One Private Collector Are To Be Offered At Profiles In History'sThe Most Extraordinary Collection Of Musical Manuscripts, Leaflets, Signed Letters And Prints Amassed By One Private Collector Are To Be Offered At Profiles In History's
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Amassed over a thirty-year period by one single collector, Profiles in History's The Celebration of Music: Property of a Private Collector auction taking place on December 17, 2014 is a rare compilation of the finest musical pieces, prints, letters, manuscripts and leaflets written by some of the world's most celebrated and glorious composers. Lots from Bellini, Bizet, Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms, Gershwin, Ponchielli, Mozart, Schubert, Strauss, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Verdi and so many more are just a few of the highly anticipated offerings available to ardent music collectors. (more...)

'BLACKEST SHORE', 'UNIVERSITY OF TAMARIE' Premieres and More Set for Catastrophic's 2015 Season'BLACKEST SHORE', 'UNIVERSITY OF TAMARIE' Premieres and More Set for Catastrophic's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Catastrophic is pleased to once again introduce Houston audiences to a fresh voice in American theatre. As it did with Mickle Maher (The Strangerer and Spirits to Enforce) and Miki Johnson (American Falls and Fleaven), Catastrophic will produce 2 plays by Mark Schultz in a single season, beginning with the world premiere of The Blackest Shore and ending with Everything Will Be Different. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Finding Oneself in FIDELIOBWW Reviews: Finding Oneself in FIDELIO
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - Nov 24, 2014

As one can imagine, an opera created by Ludwig van Beethoven is likely driven by intricate musicality. That assumption would be completely accurate as the plot is fairly simple and the characters are of common theatrical stock. Though these observations are true, Madison Opera's recent production of Fidelio - translated as the favorite child - is far from ordinary. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVENFEST: THE REVOLUTIONARY, 12/5-7The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVENFEST: THE REVOLUTIONARY, 12/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The music of Ludwig Van Beethoven is so universally beloved today that it's hard to imagine that when it was written, his revolutionary approach agitated and excited those who heard his music. He changed the music world forever. In the first of three weekends devoted to Beethoven's life and works, Maestro Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrate his revolutionary effect on music during "BeethovenFest: The Revolutionary" on December 5-7. (more...)

Alison Fraser, Theatre Critics & More Set for Gingold's SHAW NEW YORK 2014 EventsAlison Fraser, Theatre Critics & More Set for Gingold's SHAW NEW YORK 2014 Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, will present Shaw New York 2014, the annual Shaw-based festival in New York City, with events throughout December at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) and Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). GTG is the company behind the popular monthly series, PROJECT SHAW. (more...)

Calder Quartet to Perform at Hartt, 11/20Calder Quartet to Perform at Hartt, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The University of Hartford's Hartt School presents the Calder Quartet, performing the second concert of the 2014-2015 Richard P. Garmany Chamber Music Series, at 7:30 p.m., in Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. (more...)

Niki Vasilakis to Play Cocktail Concerts at Adelaide Festival Center, 11/20Niki Vasilakis to Play Cocktail Concerts at Adelaide Festival Center, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

One of South Australia's most talented and loved musicians Niki Vasilakis will again engage audiences in the next installment of the Cocktail Concerts series on November 20 in Lyrics. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Park Square Theatre's 33 VARIATIONS Combines Fascinating Music History with Poignant Family DramaBWW Reviews: Park Square Theatre's 33 VARIATIONS Combines Fascinating Music History with Poignant Family Drama
by Jill Schafer - Oct 31, 2014

33 VARIATIONS is part fascinating music history, part poignant family drama, and part classical music concert, which adds up to an entertaining evening of theater. Park Square's production of the Moises Kaufman play satisfies on several levels - intellectual, emotional, musical - and features a great seven-person cast (plus one talented pianist) who bring the past and present together in an intriguing way. This is just one of two shows currently playing at Park Square; St. Paul is the place to be for quality theater. (more...)

Kimberly Valerio to Perform with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in BEETHOVEN EROICA, 11/14-15Kimberly Valerio to Perform with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in BEETHOVEN EROICA, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Kimberly Valerio will perform as flute soloist with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) on November 14 and 15 in a program titled Beethoven “Eroica.” Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra in these Lexus Classic Series concerts beginning at 8:00pm in the newly renovated auditorium of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Well-Strung's POPSSICAL is Astoundingly VibrantBWW Reviews: Well-Strung's POPSSICAL is Astoundingly Vibrant
by David Clarke - Oct 29, 2014

Well-Strung is impressing audiences with their brilliant mash-ups of classical hits and modern pop standards. Touring their latest show POPSSICAL, Well-Strung visited New York City's 54 BELOW last night and left the assembled audience both awestruck and invigorated. Their pulled from the pages of a magazine looks, winning personalities, wonderful voices, and incredible instrumental skills easily dazzle and delight for their entire set. (more...)

ALL SIMPLE THINGS BUT TIME is ReleasedALL SIMPLE THINGS BUT TIME is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

COLTS NECK, New Jersey (more...)

The CSO to Perform BEETHOVEN & DON QUIXOTE, 11/21-22The CSO to Perform BEETHOVEN & DON QUIXOTE, 11/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Beethoven's most engaging symphony shares a program with Strauss' wise, compelling tone poem tracing the whimsical adventures of an aging, chivalrous Spanish knight, and sensuous, rollicking selections from Falla's ballet The Three-Cornered Hat. Led by guest conductor Andrew Grams, the program will feature the CSO's principal cello Luis Biava and principal viola Karl Pedersen. (more...)

Canton Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate Life of Beethoven; André Watts to PerformCanton Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate Life of Beethoven; André Watts to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

(CANTON, OH) October 15, 2014 - This Spring, the Canton Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the music and life of Ludwig Van Beethoven with a two month festival. Throughout March and April 2015 the legendary composer will be the focus throughout Canton with four orchestra concerts in Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, a chamber concert performed by the Canton Symphony String Trio, two ConverZations programs at the Zimmermann Symphony Center and several films showing at the historic Canton Palace Theatre. (more...)

Jaap van Zweden to Lead NY Philharmonic in Two Programs, 11/20-22 & 11/26-29Jaap van Zweden to Lead NY Philharmonic in Two Programs, 11/20-22 & 11/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Jaap van Zweden - music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Philharmonic as well as former concertmaster of Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - will return to the New York Philharmonic for the first time since his debut in April 2012 to conduct two weeks of concerts. In the first program, Mr. van Zweden will conduct Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola, featuring Acting Concertmaster Sheryl Staples and Principal Viola Cynthia Phelps, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8, Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Superb Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Excites Audience at E.J. Thomas HallBWW Reviews: Superb Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Excites Audience at E.J. Thomas Hall
by Roy Berko - Oct 10, 2014

Dance Cleveland opened its 59th season in spectacular style with a performance of the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet at E. J. Thomas Hall, on the University of Akron Campus. The company, which was founded in 1996, has two official schools, one in Aspen, one in Santa Fe, and a year-round Mexican outreach program. (more...)

February at Carnegie Hall Includes The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein, and MoreFebruary at Carnegie Hall Includes The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Below are all the events at Carnegie Hall in February 2015. (more...)

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