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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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N.C. Symphony Announces 2015/16 SeasonN.C. Symphony Announces 2015/16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn and Sandi Macdonald, President and CEO of the North Carolina Symphony today announced programming for its 2015/16 season, the orchestra's 83rd season and Llewellyn's 12th season as Music Director. (more...)

Cellist Michael Samis and Pianist Amy Dorfman to Perform at Blair School of Music's Turner Hall, 2/12Cellist Michael Samis and Pianist Amy Dorfman to Perform at Blair School of Music's Turner Hall, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Pianist Amy Dorfman and cellist Michael Samis will perform a recital at the Blair School of Music's Turner Hall, Thursday, February 12, at 8 pm. Aptly scheduled on Abraham Lincoln's birthday, the performance explores music by composers who had a voice in human rights, standing for equality in their daily lives and through their music. (more...)

The Orion Ensemble's JUBILATION Program to Showcase Stacy Garrop This SpringThe Orion Ensemble's JUBILATION Program to Showcase Stacy Garrop This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, continues its 22nd season A Taste of Chicago, A World of Romance with 'Jubilation,' featuring Chicago composer Stacy Garrop's work of the same name. Performances take place at the First Baptist Church of Geneva March 8; the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston March 15; and the PianoForte Studios in Chicago March 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents 'Scenic Rhythms' Featuring Robert Belinic, 1/18Photo Flash: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents 'Scenic Rhythms' Featuring Robert Belinic, 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

On Sunday, January 18, at 4 pm at Richardson Auditorium, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents Scenic Rhythms, a concert featuring guitar soloist Robert Belini? performing Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez. Daniel Boico will guest conduct the program which also includes Ottorino Respighi's Trittico Botticelliano and Ludwig van Beethoven'sSymphony No. 7 in A Major. (more...)

Fred Gaertner Releases Third Novel, BEETHOVEN, THEN AND NOWFred Gaertner Releases Third Novel, BEETHOVEN, THEN AND NOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

MCMURRAY, Pa. (more...)

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

MCMURRAY, Pa. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVENFEST: THE REVOLUTIONARY This WeekendThe Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents BEETHOVENFEST: THE REVOLUTIONARY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 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' this weekend, December 5-7. (more...)

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...)

Jaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic This WeekJaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

This week, Mr. van Zweden will lead the Orchestra in Korngold's Violin Concerto, with Hilary Hahn as soloist; Beethoven's Symphony No. 7; and J. Wagenaar's Cyrano de Bergerac Overture, marking the Philharmonic's first time performing the work, tonight, November 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 28 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 29 at 8:00 p.m. (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 CSO Performs BEETHOVEN & DON QUIXOTE This WeekendThe CSO Performs BEETHOVEN & DON QUIXOTE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 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...)

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...)

Calder Quartet Performs Tonight at HarttCalder Quartet Performs Tonight at Hartt
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 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...)

Jaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic TonightJaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 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, tonight, 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...)

Niki Vasilakis Plays Cocktail Concert at Adelaide Festival Center TonightNiki Vasilakis Plays Cocktail Concert at Adelaide Festival Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 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 tonight, November 20 in Lyrics. (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...)

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