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Date Of Birth:
June 11, 1864
Date Of Death:
September 08, 1949 (85)
Birth Place:
Munich, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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Richard Strauss News

Date of Birth: June 11, 1864
Date of Death: September 08, 1949 (85)
Birth Place: Munich, GERMANY
Gender: Male
San Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced plans for the 2017-18 repertory season. The Company's 95th season will open Friday, September 8 with a gala performance of Giacomo Puccini'sTurandot led by Maestro Luisotti and an international cast starring Martina Serafin, Maria Agresta and Brian Jagde. (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...)

Canadian Opera Company Unveils 2017-2018 SeasonCanadian Opera Company Unveils 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company presents a 2017/2018 season that defies conventions on what opera can be and cements the art form's enduring relevance as a reflection of timeless human relations and universal themes. (more...)

LA Opera and GRoW @ Annenberg Announce Winners of Student Art Contest for SALOMELA Opera and GRoW @ Annenberg Announce Winners of Student Art Contest for SALOME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Three Southern California college students were selected as the winners of LA Opera's Salome art contest. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. HGO will present its first performances in a quarter century of two iconic works: Richard Strauss's revenge-filled Elektra with virtuoso sopranoChristine Goerke in the tempestuous title role and 2016 Richard Tucker Award-winner and HGO Studio alumna Tamara Wilson in her role debut as Chrysothemis, under the baton of HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers; and Bellini's grand-scale tragedy Norma showcasing the debut of stellar dramatic soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska in the notoriously difficult title role, with 2015 Tucker winner and HGO Studio alumna Jamie Barton as Adalgisa. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2017-18 SeasonHouston Grand Opera Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek 's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. (more...)

Berkshire Opera Festival Announces Second Season, Featuring ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 8/26, 29, 9/1Berkshire Opera Festival Announces Second Season, Featuring ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 8/26, 29, 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) proudly announces its second season, featuring a new production of Richard Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos. Performances will be Saturday, August 26; Tuesday, August 29; and Friday, September 1 at 7:30PM at the historic Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield. (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...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) embark on their sixth trip to Europe together in January 2017, marking the Orchestra's 33rd tour to Europe and the 60th international tour in its distinguished history. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases 2017 New Year's Concert with Vienna Philharmonic & Gustavo DudamelSony Classical Releases 2017 New Year's Concert with Vienna Philharmonic & Gustavo Dudamel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the recording of one of the world's most famous classical music events: the 2017 New Year's Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of renowned Venezuelan-born conductor Gustavo Dudamel. (more...)

Grant Park Music Festival Announces 2017 SeasonGrant Park Music Festival Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chicago's Grant Park Music Festival Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar today announced a rich array of programming for the Festival's 2017 season, including a world premiere commission by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Aaron Jay Kernis. (more...)

Robyn Driedger-Klassen & Terence Dawson Perform House Concert 1/18Robyn Driedger-Klassen & Terence Dawson Perform House Concert 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Pianist Terence Dawson and soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen are two of Vancouver's most respected musicians. They first performed together in 2007 as founding faculty of the Vancouver International Song Institute.  (more...)

Conductor Mark Wigglesworth To Lead Utah Symphony In MOZART'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 27Conductor Mark Wigglesworth To Lead Utah Symphony In MOZART'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

On January 13 and 14 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Mark Wigglesworth returns to the Abravanel Hall stage to lead the Utah Symphony in a repertoire of classical favorites. Internationally-acclaimed guest pianist Francesco Piemontesi makes his Utah Symphony debut performing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27. Maestro Wigglesworth will also conduct a symphonic suite from Henk de Vlieger's orchestral compilation of music from Wagner's Tristan and Isolde. (more...)

Young Pianist Behzod Abduraimov to Make Houston Symphony Debut, 1/12Young Pianist Behzod Abduraimov to Make Houston Symphony Debut, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Young piano virtuoso Behzod Abduraimov will make his Houston Symphony debut in a performance of Beethoven's Emperor Concerto at 8 p.m. Jan. 12 and 14 and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at Jones Hall. Guest conductor James Gaffigan, who is Chief Conductor of the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, will lead the program. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS, 1/14Pacific Symphony Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Start the New Year off on a note of happily-ever-after with Pacific Symphony's abridged version of one of the best-known and most-loved fairy-tales-turned-opera, "Hansel and Gretel, Opera for Kids!" (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Present HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS!Pacific Symphony to Present HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Start the New Year off on a note of happily-ever-after with Pacific Symphony's abridged version of one of the best-known and most-loved fairy-tales-turned-opera, "Hansel and Gretel, Opera for Kids!" (more...)

BWW Review: Joyce DiDonato Brings WAR & PEACE, Baroque-Style, to Carnegie HallBWW Review: Joyce DiDonato Brings WAR & PEACE, Baroque-Style, to Carnegie Hall
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 21, 2016

At IN WAR & PEACE, HARMONY THROUGH MUSIC, her Carnegie Hall concert the other night with the Baroque ensemble, Il Pomo d'Oro, mezzo Joyce DiDonato was in fine voice, if not in high spirits—and who could blame her? The state of the world is about as bad as it has been for a long time, with death and taxes far from the only certainties, starting in our own backyard. (more...)

New Philharmonic to Put on Three New Year's Eve Concerts at the MACNew Philharmonic to Put on Three New Year's Eve Concerts at the MAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

New Philharmonic, under the direction of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, performs three 'New Year's Eve with an International Twist' concerts at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Saturday, Dec. 31 at 2, 5:30 and 9 p.m. (more...)

McDaniel College Announces Spring 2017 Theatre PerformancesMcDaniel College Announces Spring 2017 Theatre Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

McDaniel College offers a variety of art, music, theatre, literary, film and other events during the spring of 2017.  (more...)

South Florida Symphony Launches Their 2017 Masterwork Series, 1/25South Florida Symphony Launches Their 2017 Masterwork Series, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Don't miss out - Get 10% discount off South Florida Symphony Orchestra's performance at the Arsht on January 25th. (more...)

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