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Date Of Birth:
December 16, 1770
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Birth Place:
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Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: December 16, 1770
Date of Death: March 26, 1827 (56)
Birth Place: Bonn, GERMANY
Gender: Male
STAGE TUBE: Young Musicians Foundation Orchestra Performs Mashup of Kanye West and BeethovenSTAGE TUBE: Young Musicians Foundation Orchestra Performs Mashup of Kanye West and Beethoven
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2016

The Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra performed YEETHOVEN,  a mashup of Kanye West and Beethoven.  Check out their performance below! (more...)

Pianist Yuja Wang's Carnegie Hall Concert to be Broadcast Online, 5/14Pianist Yuja Wang's Carnegie Hall Concert to be Broadcast Online, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang, whose annual Carnegie Hall recital has quickly become one of the premier events of the New York concert season, performs on Saturday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. for an audience in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, plus many more people around the world through a simultaneous live radio broadcast on WQXR 105.9 FM and online at wqxr.org, and webcast on medici.tv. (more...)

The Music Center Sets 2016-17 Dance SeasonThe Music Center Sets 2016-17 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Reinforcing the role of The Music Center as a major hub for dance in Los Angeles, The Music Center's powerful new dance season will engage both dance lovers and those new to the art form by challenging preconceived notions of classical ballet and exploring the realm of contemporary expression. The 2016-2017 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center) will provide the platform for some of the finest U.S. dance companies and artists along with internationally renowned companies who are among the most requested by Music Center audiences. This coming season opens with Celebrate Forsythe (October 21-23, 2016) as three American ballet companies - San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Houston Ballet - perform in one program in a never-before-seen approach to salute one of America's top choreographers, William Forsythe. The season continues with the distinctive contemporary work of Jessica Lang Dance (February 17-19, 2017); the return of the much-in-demand Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (March 8-12, 2017); the west coast premiere of Scottish Ballet's A Streetcar Named Desire (May 19-21, 2017); Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's exploration of the passions of Tchaikovsky (June 23-25, 2017); and an original program curated by New York City principal ballerina Tiler Peck with the return of The Music Center's BalletNow (July 28-30, 2017). A number of the engagements will be integrated with arts education programs including high school performances and teacher workshops. Center Dance Arts is the founding supporter of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 SeasonChicago Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2016-17 season: Love. Throughout five concerts, the season explores orchestral favorites and lesser known offerings representing varying expressions of love. Guest performers include conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Visceral Dance Chicago, and a range of renowned vocalists and instrumental soloists. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his fourth season as artistic director. (more...)

BWW Preview: Choreographer Mary Barton and Beethoven Triumph in ARB's MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC!BWW Preview: Choreographer Mary Barton and Beethoven Triumph in ARB's MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC!
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Apr 5, 2016

ARB presents world premier of Mary Barton's work in MASTERS OF DANCE AND MUSIC! (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to Release Historic Robert Shaw RecordingAtlanta Symphony Orchestra to Release Historic Robert Shaw Recording
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

In celebration of the Robert Shaw centenary, the GRAMMY Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is issuing its historic live recording of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, recorded in a single concert with Shaw and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. (more...)

YMF Debut Orchestra to Present Beethoven/Kanye West Pairing YEETHOVENYMF Debut Orchestra to Present Beethoven/Kanye West Pairing YEETHOVEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The Young Musicians Foundation (YMF) Debut Orchestra, under the direction of Yuga Cohler, presents YEETHOVEN, the premiere concert of an innovative programming concept entitled The Great Music Series. Mr. Cohler created the Series in order to "demonstrate the ways in which modern popular music can be fundamentally similar to classical music by highlighting the musical and cultural elements characteristic of all great music." For this, its first installment, the Series will consider the music of Kanye West and Ludwig van Beethoven. (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston Sets 2016-17 SeasonArs Lyrica Houston Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Ars Lyrica Houston, the Grammy nominated early music ensemble, announces a 2016/17 season that mixes beloved masterworks of the Baroque with rare gems from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Fables & Follies opens on September 9 with an encore visit to the world of King Louis XIV, with Marc­Antoine Charpentier's comic chamber opera Les Plaisirs de Versailles. Handel's late masterpiece Jephtha will be offered twice, on October 15 and 16, and will feature a stellar cast of soloists plus the award-­winning Moores School Concert Chorale from the University of Houston. On December 31 a festive program rings in the New Year with cantatas J.S. Bach wrote specifically for this holiday. Bachanalia also includes Ars Lyrica's annual holiday gala and silent auction following the program. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Perform at McCarter Theatre, 4/8American Repertory Ballet to Perform at McCarter Theatre, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

 American Repertory Ballet will present Masters of Dance & Music on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 8 p.m. at McCarter Theatre in downtown Princeton, N.J. The program will feature the world premiere of Mary Barton's A Shepherd Singing (And I Still Heard Nothing), modern dance pioneer Jose Limon's There is a Time and Kirk Peterson's Glazunov Variations. Music for Mary Barton's world premiere - Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - will be performed live by the Princeton University Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Michael Pratt. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 3/13/2016 - 3/20/2016Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 3/13/2016 - 3/20/2016
by BWW - Mar 20, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 3/13/2016 - 3/20/2016. (more...)

Pianist Michael Roll to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, 4/1Pianist Michael Roll to Perform with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

ANNAPOLIS, MD – British pianist Michael Roll returns to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra after his 2012 debut, in the next set of Lexus Classic Series concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Roll in Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A Minor.  The concert will also feature Ludwig van Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Charles Ives' The Unanswered Question and Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major.     (more...)

Lincoln Trio to Perform Beethoven's Triple Concerto at Pick-Staiger Hall, 4/3Lincoln Trio to Perform Beethoven's Triple Concerto at Pick-Staiger Hall, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic continues its series exploring turning points in the lives of composers with Triumph and Transendence, taking place April 3, 7:00 P.M. at Pick-Staiger Hall. The program will include performances of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4, Ludwig van Beethoven's Triple Concerto for solo violin, cello, and piano, and John David Earnest Chasing the Sun. (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...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2016-17 Season to Continue Celebration of Centennial YearBaltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2016-17 Season to Continue Celebration of Centennial Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) have announced the Orchestra's 2016-2017 season, its tenth season under the direction of Maestra Alsop. (more...)

Boston Ballet Announces New Season - North American Premiere, World Premiere, and More!Boston Ballet Announces New Season - North American Premiere, World Premiere, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the programming for the 2016-2017 season at the Boston Opera House, to begin in October. The 53rd season will launch with Le Corsaire, a historically significant work in the world of ballet that originally premiered in Paris in 1856, followed by Mikko Nissinen's "dazzling, dreamy" The Nutcracker (Karen Campbell, The Boston Globe). The season continues with the North American Company premiere of William Forsythe's ARTIFACT, "a work that definitely shows this choreographer as the most influential practitioner of the art form since Balanchine" (Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times). In April 2017, Marius Petipa's quintessential The Sleeping Beauty will return with soaring music by Tchaikovsky. The season will also include two mixed repertory programs with works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Ji?i Kylian, and Alexander Ekman, as well as a world premiere by Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo. Additionally, Le Corsaire, The Nutcracker, and The Sleeping Beauty will offer Boston Ballet School students the unique opportunity to appear in Company productions. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

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Czech National Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney's FANTASIA at Van WezelCzech National Symphony Orchestra to Perform Disney's FANTASIA at Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

? Witness the legendary music and imagery from the animated films, Fantasia and Fantasia 2000, with Disney Fantasia Live in Concert, performed by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, March 9th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Sydney Opera House to Kick Off Second Culture Club Arts Talks SeriesSydney Opera House to Kick Off Second Culture Club Arts Talks Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Do women still face an obstacle race in the arts? What would Shakespeare choose to immortalise if he were writing now? If everyone can 'dance', what is dance and who do we want to see on stage? Find out when Sydney Opera House's newest talks program, Culture Club, returns in 2016 for a second series of compelling conversations with contemporary cultural thinkers about the forces shaping the art of today. (more...)

TheatreWorks' 47th Season to Feature American, World PremieresTheatreWorks' 47th Season to Feature American, World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the line-up for the company's 47th season. (more...)

Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Music Hall, 2/25Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform at Music Hall, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

?Music Hall is proud to bring the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra to Detroit for the first time on Thursday, February 25th at 8 PM. (more...)

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