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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
Alan Gilbert to Lead NY Phil in Brahms's Symphony No. 3 and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5; Facebook Live Broadcast 1/14Alan Gilbert to Lead NY Phil in Brahms's Symphony No. 3 and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5; Facebook Live Broadcast 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in Brahms's Symphony No. 3 and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor, with Stephen Hough as soloist, Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 13 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, January 14 at 8:00 p.m. The January 14 performance will be broadcast on Facebook Live, the Philharmonic's second live concert broadcast on Facebook, following the 2016-17 season Opening Gala Concert. Hosted by WQXR's Terrance McKnight and directed by Habib Azar, the live, online broadcast - available at facebook.com/nyphilharmonic - will also feature live interviews with the evening's artists. The concert will be available for on-demand viewing on the Philharmonic's website, YouTube, and Facebook through August 31, 2017. (more...)

PhilSonia Presents 'The Composer as Rebel'PhilSonia Presents 'The Composer as Rebel'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

'The Composer as Rebel' is the second of four concerts of PhilSonia's inaugural season 'Revelations'. (more...)

Hoff Barthelson Music School Presents Chi-Chi Lin Bestmann and The Solace Ensemble, 12/11Hoff Barthelson Music School Presents Chi-Chi Lin Bestmann and The Solace Ensemble, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Violist Chi-Chi Lin Bestmann and The Solace Ensemble are the featured artists at Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at 5:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. The Solace Ensemble, comprised of Bestmann and fellow HBMS faculty members April Johnson, violin; Peter Seidenberg, cello; and Tomoko Uchino, piano, will perform Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Op. 16 and Antonin Dvo?ak's expressive Piano Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 23. Program subject to change. (more...)

Vangeline Theater's New York Premiere of BUTOH BEETHOVEN Begins TonightVangeline Theater's New York Premiere of BUTOH BEETHOVEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

After a triumphant international tour, Vangeline Theater presents the New York Premiere of BUTOH BEETHOVEN: ECLIPSE (Admiring Tatsumi Hijikata), tonight, October 26, through October 31, 2016 at 8pm at The Producer's Club, Royal Theater, 358 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036. (more...)

Verona Quartet Opens 2016-2017 Recital Series at Center for the ArtsVerona Quartet Opens 2016-2017 Recital Series at Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

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Iconic Choreographer Twyla Tharp Brings 50th Anniversary  Tour to FolsomIconic Choreographer Twyla Tharp Brings 50th Anniversary Tour to Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The word "legend" is almost too modest a word in describing Twyla Tharp. Over her storied career, Twyla Tharp has created over 160 dances across genres, choreographed for film (from Miloš Forman to James Brooks) and Broadway (with music ranging from Billy Joel to Bob Dylan). She's received a Tony Award, 19 honorary doctorates, a MacArthur Fellowship, among other honors (see below). (more...)

Columbus Symphony Announces Ticket Deals for Beethoven MarathonColumbus Symphony Announces Ticket Deals for Beethoven Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Conducted by CSO Associate Conductor Peter Stafford Wilson, this all-Beethoven evening offers not only an orchestral concert bookended by two exciting symphonies, but also three additional events to enrich the audience's experience-chamber music performances before and after the concert as well as an illuminating, pre-concert lecture. The chamber recitals and the ingenious "Triple" concerto will showcase the talent of the CSO's own-Alicia Hui, violin; Luis Biava, cello; and Caroline Hong, piano.  (more...)

Itzhak Perlman To Conduct And Perform With New York Philharmonic, 11/15Itzhak Perlman To Conduct And Perform With New York Philharmonic, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Itzhak Perlman will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct and perform Beethoven's Romances Nos. 1 and 2 for Violin and Orchestra, and to conduct Brahms's Symphony No. 4 and Academic Festival Overture, Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Principal Trumpeter Christopher Martin to Make Solo Debut with the New York PhilharmonicPrincipal Trumpeter Christopher Martin to Make Solo Debut with the New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Symphony No. 5; Bartok's Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta; and Ligeti's Mysteries of the Macabre, for Trumpet and Orchestra, featuring Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin in his Philharmonic solo debut, Today, October 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Series at Carnegie Hall on October 13Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Series at Carnegie Hall on October 13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents Orchestra of St. Luke's in three concerts this season in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, beginning on Thursday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. The series kicks off with the orchestra's long-time friend and collaborator David Robertson leading a program that includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92; and selections from Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn featuring celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson. Also on the program is Brett Dean's Testament, a moving tribute to Beethoven's life and music inspired by his 1802 "Heiligenstadt Testament," the autobiographical manifesto in which the composer came to terms with the loss of his hearing early in his career. (more...)

MOMENTA FESTIVAL II to Feature Indonesian Opera and More This FallMOMENTA FESTIVAL II to Feature Indonesian Opera and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Momenta Quartet, the 'outstanding' (George Grella) and 'enterprising' (Russell Platt) string quartet based in New York City, happily announces Momenta Festival II, following the success of the inaugural Momenta Festival in 2015. (more...)

Australian World Orchestra Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at Sydney Opera HouseAustralian World Orchestra Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) has announced its five-year anniversary celebrations in 2016, performing two stellar concerts co-presented by the Sydney Opera House today 28 and Thursday 29 September. (more...)

Iconic Choreographer Twyla Tharp Brings 50th Anniversary  Tour to FolsomIconic Choreographer Twyla Tharp Brings 50th Anniversary Tour to Folsom
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The word "legend" is almost too modest a word in describing Twyla Tharp. Over her storied career, Twyla Tharp has created over 160 dances across genres, choreographed for film (from Miloš Forman to James Brooks) and Broadway (with music ranging from Billy Joel to Bob Dylan). She's received a Tony Award, 19 honorary doctorates, a MacArthur Fellowship, among other honors (see below). (more...)

BWW Review: TWISTED 2 a Celebration of all Things ColumbusBWW Review: TWISTED 2 a Celebration of all Things Columbus
by Amanda Etchison - Sep 23, 2016

Columbus performing arts organizations proved that collaboration is the key to creativity with the debut of 'Twisted 2.' (more...)

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Heads To AustriaPacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Heads To Austria
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) is in the business of making not only music but also dreams come true, as the group enters its 10th anniversary season in 2016-17-culminating in a nine-day international tour next summer! Regarded as one of the few premier youth wind symphonies in the nation, PSYWE, an 81-piece band made up of woodwind, brass and percussion students in grades 8-12, flies off on July 4-12, 2017. (more...)

Verona Quartet Opens 2016-2017 Recital Series at Center for the ArtsVerona Quartet Opens 2016-2017 Recital Series at Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Series at Carnegie Hall on October 13Orchestra of St. Luke's Kicks Off Three-Concert Series at Carnegie Hall on October 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Carnegie Hall presents Orchestra of St. Luke's in three concerts this season in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, beginning on Thursday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. The series kicks off with the orchestra's long-time friend and collaborator David Robertson leading a program that includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92; and selections from Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn featuring celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson. Also on the program is Brett Dean's Testament, a moving tribute to Beethoven's life and music inspired by his 1802 "Heiligenstadt Testament," the autobiographical manifesto in which the composer came to terms with the loss of his hearing early in his career. (more...)

Violinist Midori Joins Annapolis Symphony OrchestraViolinist Midori Joins Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Superstar violinist Midori joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2016-2017 season,September 30 and October 1.  Entitled "Lovers and Dreamers," Music Director Jose-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra's first performance of the season at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  (more...)

Garrick Ohlsson Joins Rhode Island Philharmonic For Opening ConcertGarrick Ohlsson Joins Rhode Island Philharmonic For Opening Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes celebrated pianist Garrick Ohlsson to begin this season, Music Director Larry Rachleff's last leading the Orchestra. Ohlsson will play Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.5, Emperor, with the Orchestra. The program also features Smetana's The Bartered Bride Overture and Lutoslawski's Concerto for Orchestra. The TACO Classical concert isSaturday, September 17 at 8:00pm, with the AMICA Rush Hour concert on Friday, September 16 at 6:30pm. (more...)

Joshua Nakazawa Recital Performance Will Be Fundraiser to Benefit El Sistema Hawaii KalikolehuaJoshua Nakazawa Recital Performance Will Be Fundraiser to Benefit El Sistema Hawaii Kalikolehua
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

 Joshua Nakazawa, a cellist in the Hawaii Symphony, has announced a recital performance as a benefit fundraiser for El Sistema Hawaii Kalikolehua on September 23, 2016. The public is invited to be leaders in their community by attending this inspirational concert, preserving and raising cultural standards through music and education. (more...)

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