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Date Of Birth:
December 16, 1770
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March 26, 1827 (56)
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Date of Birth: December 16, 1770
Date of Death: March 26, 1827 (56)
Birth Place: Bonn, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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...)

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...)

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