Ludwig van Beethoven News

 

Ludwig van Beethoven News

Date of Birth: December 16, 1770
Date of Death: March 26, 1827 (56)
Birth Place: Bonn, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!Philadelphia Orchestra and Director Yannick Announce 2017-18 Season - Tosca, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore today released The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2017-18 season. Nezet-Seguin begins his sixth season in Philadelphia with a commitment to lead the world-renowned ensemble through at least 2025-26, continuing a relationship between music director and musicians that has garnered praise around the globe. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Herbert Blomstedt Conducting NY Phil in Beethoven's 7th and 8thSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Herbert Blomstedt Conducting NY Phil in Beethoven's 7th and 8th
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2017

Herbert Blomstedt will return to the New York Philharmonic to lead the Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8, Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 24 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Cellist Peter Seidenburg To Perform On Hoff-Barthelson Recital Series, 3/5Cellist Peter Seidenburg To Perform On Hoff-Barthelson Recital Series, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Cellist Peter Seidenberg performs a program of Beethoven, Tuur and Rachmaninoff with pianist Helene Jeanney on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 5:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. (more...)

Rhode Island Philharmonic Presents Beethoven's EROICA, 2/18Rhode Island Philharmonic Presents Beethoven's EROICA, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director Larry Rachleff welcome acclaimed pianist Robert Levin for a return engagement at The VETS. Levin is joined by his wife, renowned pianist Ya-Fei Chuang, and the Orchestra for Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra To Celebrate 175th Anniversary At Carnegie Hall, 2/24-26Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra To Celebrate 175th Anniversary At Carnegie Hall, 2/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, celebrating its 175th anniversary this season, returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage for three concerts, each featuring a work by Schubert, conducted by Franz Welser-Most February 24-26.  (more...)

Jessica Lang To Perform at The Music Center, 2/17-19Jessica Lang To Perform at The Music Center, 2/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The Music Center continues its 2016-2017 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center with performances by Jessica Lang Dance (February 17-19, 2017) at The Music Center's Ahmanson Theatre, including the West Coast premiere of Tesseracts of Time, created in collaboration with world renowned architect Steven Holl. The three-day engagement also includes Thousand Yard Stare, a new work created by choreographer Jessica Lang in 2015, audience favorite, Droplet, and Lang's iconic gem, The Calling. The program highlights Lang's keen ability to create emotionally accessible work using modern themes. From incorporating architecture, shapes and patterns into her work, to developing pieces based on veterans' battle experiences, Lang offers a fresh perspective on contemporary dance for the 21st century. (more...)

92Y Announces 2017 Harkness Dance Festival92Y Announces 2017 Harkness Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival enters its 23rd season presenting five artists over five weeks, from February 24 through March 25, 2017. Centered around the theme of Then, Now + Next, the 2017 Festival features world premieres from two companies and showcases a varied spectrum of work, from revivals of classic works to cutting-edge pieces by emerging talent. (more...)

Pioneer Works Presents VIRGIN WRITESPioneer Works Presents VIRGIN WRITES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Pioneer Works is pleased to present 'Virgin Writes,' an exclusive evening of lyrical Butoh staging of the ancient Greek mythological story of Iphigenia. "Virgin Writes" is a unique and fearless first-time collaboration between three radical women artists. (more...)

The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28The National Philharmonic Features Chinese Gold Medal Pianist Haochen Zhang, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The National Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season at The Music Center at Strathmore continues on the Chinese New Year with Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Chinese gold medal pianist Haochen Zhang and Antonín Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 8 in G Major. Both will be led by Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski. Zhang and Gajewski are both former child prodigies. Since his gold medal win at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the 26-year-old pianist has captivated audiences in the United States, Europe and Asia, with a unique combination of deep musical sensitivity, fearless imagination and spectacular virtuosity. The double performance will be held Saturday, January 28 at 8 pm. and Sunday, January 29 at 3 pm in the Concert Hall. There will be an audience question and answer session with Zhang and Gajewski after each performance. Ticket prices are $23-$78 and are free for children age 7-17. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. For more informationor to purchase tickets, visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.760.4403. (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Returns to Carnegie Hall, 2/24Vienna Philharmonic Returns to Carnegie Hall, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Carnegie Hall this February for three concerts on consecutive evenings in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, conducted by Franz Welser-Most. During each of the three concerts, the orchestra highlights the music of Franz Schubert, beginning with the overture to Die Zauberharfe on its opening program on Friday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m., which is heard alongside Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 and the United States premiere of Rene Staar'sTime Recycling. Alongside his work as a composer, Mr. Staar is a longtime violinist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. (more...)

Award-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New YorkAward-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Award-winning Bulgarian-American Pianist ANI GOGOVA will be bringing her program "Fantasies, Fairytales & Nightmares" - music by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Medtner, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Ligeti and Kostov to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8pm.  Ms. Gogova, acclaimed for her innovative approach to classical music has been hailed for her "dazzling artistic presence" and "masterful poetic expression."    (more...)

Manfred Honeck Returns To New York Philharmonic Featuring Inon Barnatan as Soloist, 2/15-18Manfred Honeck Returns To New York Philharmonic Featuring Inon Barnatan as Soloist, 2/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Manfred Honeck will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mahler's Symphony No. 1 and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, with Artist-in-Association Inon Barnatan as soloist in his final Philharmonic appearance in that role, Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; (more...)

Esperanza Spalding, Yuka Honda and Vangeline Set for VIRGIN WRITES at Pioneer WorksEsperanza Spalding, Yuka Honda and Vangeline Set for VIRGIN WRITES at Pioneer Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Pioneer Works will present 'Virgin Writes,' an exclusive evening of lyrical Butoh staging of the ancient Greek mythological story of Iphigenia. (more...)

Chinese Opera Star to Lead One-Man I, HAMLET at Asia SocietyChinese Opera Star to Lead One-Man I, HAMLET at Asia Society
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Asia Society and China Shanghai International Arts Festival present I, HAMLET, a one-man re-imagining of the Shakespeare play, featuring Chinese opera star Zhang Jun, on Monday, January 9, at 8:30 pm at Asia Society New York, 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street). (more...)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces March EventsScottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces March Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has announced its lineup for March events. See the full schedule below! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Welcomes Jukka-Pekka Saraste to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert, 1/13, 1/15Pittsburgh Symphony Welcomes Jukka-Pekka Saraste to Conduct BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert, 1/13, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 1999 to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's Seventh and Sibelius' Fifth symphonies during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on January 13 and 15. (more...)

CSO to Integrate and Explore BRAHMS V. RADIOHEAD in JanuaryCSO to Integrate and Explore BRAHMS V. RADIOHEAD in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Conductor, composer, arranger, producer, and songwriter Steve Hackman conducts his Brahms V. Radio creation that synthesizes all four movements of Brahms' First Symphony (1882) with eight songs from the Radiohead album OK Computer (1997) including "Paranoid Android," "Karma Police," "No Surprises," and "Let Down." (more...)

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...)

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