Marcel Proust News

Date of Birth: July 10, 1871
Date of Death: November 18, 1922 (51)
Birth Place: Auteuil, FRANCE
Gender: Male
Baryshnikov Arts Center to Celebrate Misia Sert with Pair of Concerts, 12/16-17Baryshnikov Arts Center to Celebrate Misia Sert with Pair of Concerts, 12/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) continues its 10th anniversary celebratory year, presenting Celebrating Misia Sert, two BAC Salon concerts featuring baritone Michael Kelly and pianists David Fung and Roman Rabinovich in music by Satie and Ravel on Wednesday, December 16 and Thursday, December 17 at 7:30pm. This is the second in two sets of concerts in December which honor renowned arts patrons from early 20th century Paris - De Noailles' Bal Masque will be presented by BAC on Wednesday, December 2 and Friday, December 4 at 8pm, featuring baritone Tyler Duncan and a world premiere by Mark Applebaum (www.bacnyc.org/performances/performance/masked-ball). (more...)

John Oliver Delivers Epic Rage Over Paris Attacks on LAST WEEK TONIGHTJohn Oliver Delivers Epic Rage Over Paris Attacks on LAST WEEK TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

On last night's LAST WEEK'S TONIGHT which aired at 11:00p.m., ET/PT on HBO, host John Oliver had some harsh thoughts to share regarding Friday night's horrific terrorist attacks on the city of Paris. (more...)

David Serero will Perform an Open Air Concert on Times Square on the Main Stage of Best of FranceDavid Serero will Perform an Open Air Concert on Times Square on the Main Stage of Best of France
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2015

French Baritone David Serero will perform two Open Air Concert on Times Square for BEST OF FRANCE, Saturday September 26th at 6pm and Sunday September 27th at 1pm. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Look at This, It's WonderfulBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Look at This, It's Wonderful
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

I'm not big on guilt reads ('You mean you've neverread...?!'), but I do love being surprised by the occasional revelation that an extraordinary writer has been there all along and just escaped my attention. This happened recently as I was being captivated by an advance copy of the just published Latest Readings (Yale University Press) by Clive James, who is still writing brilliantly in the midst of his battle with terminal leukemia. 'If you don't know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do,' he observes.  (more...)

ERC Returns to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR TonightERC Returns to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, TodayERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art ExhibitionERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Hailed recently by The New York Times as "ingenious," New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

Festival D'Aix-en-Provence Launches 2015 Season TodayFestival D'Aix-en-Provence Launches 2015 Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2015, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the return of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream; and the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera, The Monster in the Maze, led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra. Major vocal presentations in 2015 will also include a new production of Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s uncommonly original one-act a cappella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill of Persephone-Stravinsky's hybrid musical work for speaker, singers, dancers, and orchestra-with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

David Serero Stars in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Center for Jewish History This MonthDavid Serero Stars in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Center for Jewish History This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

William Shakespeare's classic THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will be performed in New York today, June 10th at 3pm (Preview), 14th at 7pm (Opening), 22nd and 24th at 8pm 2015. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Great Music, Great Reads: A Personal GuideBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Great Music, Great Reads: A Personal Guide
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

I will never know enough about music, but I'm not inclined to read books devoted exclusively to the subject. Instead, I rely upon personal guides, writers who explore music in context with other aspects of our world like art and literature, philosophy and history.  (more...)

In Performance Video: Dael Orlandersmith Performs from Her Solo Show FOREVERIn Performance Video: Dael Orlandersmith Performs from Her Solo Show FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features a scene from Dael Orlandersmith's solo show FOREVER (more...)

PS Classics Debuts World Premiere Recording of Vernon Duke Musical MISIA on June 16PS Classics Debuts World Premiere Recording of Vernon Duke Musical MISIA on June 16
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

PS Classics is set to release the world premiere 2015 Studio Cast Recording MISIA, showcasing the tunes of Vernon Duke, on June 16, 2015. (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Opens Tonight at NYTWDael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Opens Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

The New York premiere of FOREVER, the fourth production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker), created and performed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Monster, The Gimmick) and directed by Neel Keller (The Nether), officially opens tonight, May 4, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). FOREVER runs through Sunday, May 31, 2015. (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Begins Tonight at NYTWDael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Begins Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The New York premiere of FOREVER, the fourth production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker), created and performed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Monster, The Gimmick) and directed by Neel Keller (The Nether), begins previews tonight, April 22nd and officially opens on Monday, May 4, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). (more...)

David Serero to Star in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Center for Jewish History This JuneDavid Serero to Star in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE at the Center for Jewish History This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

William Shakespeare's classic THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will be performed in New York on June 10th at 3pm (Preview), 14th at 7pm (Opening), 22nd and 24th at 8pm 2015. (more...)

Tickets to Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER at NYTW Now on SaleTickets to Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER at NYTW Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Tickets for the New York premiere of FOREVER, the fourth production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) 2014/15 Season are now on sale at www.nytw.org. Created and performed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Monster, The Gimmick) and directed by Neel Keller (The Nether), FOREVER begins previews on Wednesday, April 22nd and officially opens on Monday, May 4, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). FOREVER runs through Sunday, May 31, 2015. (more...)

PS Classics to Debut World Premiere Recording of Vernon Duke Musical MISIA This Spring; Marin Mazzie and More Lend VocalsPS Classics to Debut World Premiere Recording of Vernon Duke Musical MISIA This Spring; Marin Mazzie and More Lend Vocals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

According to a listing on their website, PS Classics is set to release the world premiere 2015 Studio Cast Recording MISIA, showcasing the tunes of Vernon Duke, on May 5, 2015. (more...)

Festival D'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2015 Season, Running July 2-21Festival D'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2015 Season, Running July 2-21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2015, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the return of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream; and the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera, The Monster in the Maze, led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra. Major vocal presentations in 2015 will also include a new production of Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s uncommonly original one-act a cappella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill of Persephone-Stravinsky's hybrid musical work for speaker, singers, dancers, and orchestra-with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

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