Richard Strauss News

 

Richard Strauss News

Date of Birth: June 11, 1864
Date of Death: September 08, 1949 (85)
Birth Place: Munich, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Joan Beber's IN BED WITH ROY COHN to Premiere in NYC This AugustJoan Beber's IN BED WITH ROY COHN to Premiere in NYC This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

This August, one of America's most controversial men takes center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called In Bed With Roy Cohn. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, In Bed With Roy Cohn will begin performances on August 25th and open on September 2nd and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

Opera Star Deborah Voigt to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/2Opera Star Deborah Voigt to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

 The Art House in Provincetown, MA, headed by Mark Cortale, will present Metropolitan Opera Star Deborah Voigt in "Voigt Lessons" created by Terrence McNally, Francesca Zambello and Deborah Voigt, for one night only on August 2 at 6:30 PM. Music Direction is by Kevin Stites, and the production is Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. "Voigt Lessons" was originally created by the Glimmerglass Opera in 2011. This performance will mark Ms. Voigt's Provincetown debut as part of the critically acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House concert series. For tickets and information visit www.ptownarthouse.com  or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

NY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical SeasonNY Phil, Kronos Quartet, 125th Anniversary & More Set for Carnegie Hall's 2015-16 Classical Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary season is fast approaching, and we are looking forward to an exciting variety of new projects and exceptional programming! Listed below are classical music highlights at Carnegie Hall for the 2015-2016 season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The July-September broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - will feature diverse programming, including Music Director Alan Gilbert leading Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, in A Concert for New York on the 10th anniversary of 9/11; Bramwell Tovey conducing works including the World Premiere of a work he himself composed, featuring Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi as soloist; and special compilations celebrating former Philharmonic Music Directors Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez, and Kurt Masur. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Ten premieres, including six new productions and one world premiere for young audiences, await opera fans at the “Deutsche Oper am Rhein,” Düsseldorf's Opera House and one of the premier venues in Germany. (more...)

NCTC to Stage World Premiere of SALOME, DANCE FOR MENCTC to Stage World Premiere of SALOME, DANCE FOR ME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Heads will roll this summer when New Conservatory Theatre Center proudly presents the world premiere of Salome, Dance for Me, a savagely beautiful new glam rock re-imagining of the infamous Biblical tale, starring San Francisco's most erotically-charged and campily hilarious rock chanteuse, trixxie carr. (more...)

North/South Chamber Orchestra to Close 35th Season, 6/16North/South Chamber Orchestra to Close 35th Season, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

On Tuesday evening June 16, the North/South Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Max Lifchitz welcomes the summer season when it concludes its 35th season performing a concert featuring four new works by composers hailing from Puerto Rico and the US. (more...)

Carrie Furnace to Host Opera Theater Summerfest Eco-opera Workshop, 6/27Carrie Furnace to Host Opera Theater Summerfest Eco-opera Workshop, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

 Music and theater lovers can step out at the Carrie Furnace on Sat., June 27 and into the creative process during a festive evening centered around a free workshop of Opera Theater's commissioned Eco-Opera, A NEW KIND OF FALLOUT, with music by composer Gilda Lyons and libretto by Tammy Ryan. The free event begins at 6 pm when audience members can bring chairs and blankets--or reserve a chair at the site for $10. (more...)

Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 SeasonPark Avenue Chamber Symphony Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

After completing a 15th anniversary season which featured a critically heralded performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, David Bernard, Music Director of the award-winning Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, has announced the ensemble's 2015-16 season of concerts.  Highlights include a roster of superb soloists (pianist Jeffrey Biegel, jazz pianist  Ted Rosenthal, and cellist Inbal Segev,) insightful programs spanning music from Beethoven through Bartók, and a new concert format where the audience sits among the players of the orchestra for a performance of Beethoven's  Fifth Symphony. (more...)

Six Women Selected to Participate in the Inaugural Season of The Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas OperaSix Women Selected to Participate in the Inaugural Season of The Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

 The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the inaugural session of the Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera: (more...)

BWW Interviews: New York City Ballet's Raymonda Variations, Morgen, and New York Export: Opus JazzBWW Interviews: New York City Ballet's Raymonda Variations, Morgen, and New York Export: Opus Jazz
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 2, 2015

On Sunday, June 31, 2015, New York City Ballet offered the sweet, the mundane, and the historical. If I were a lyricist I could write a song about this, but since my iambic pentameter is almost non-existent, and my Stephen Sondheim thesaurus nowhere to be found, I guess I'll have to push forward in everyday prose. (more...)

Summer Stages: Summertime and the Opera is Easy in the NortheastSummer Stages: Summertime and the Opera is Easy in the Northeast
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 1, 2015

The new opera season doesn't start till September at the earliest. What's an opera fan to do until the Met's curtain goes up on September 21? Well, with a little bit of effort, opera in New York and the surrounding states during the summer months can offer quite a bit. (more...)

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Expands Family ProgramsLincoln Center for the Performing Arts Expands Family Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts held a highly successful Spring Fling on May 9, with approximately 7,500 people enjoying free performances, craft projects, and fun and games as the 'opening day' for the expanded family offerings on the Lincoln Center campus. It also launched the enhanced LC Kids program, which includes more membership options, new family programming, and special events designed for kids. (more...)

David Robertson to Conduct Wagner's TRISTAN UND ISOLDE at Sydney Opera HouseDavid Robertson to Conduct Wagner's TRISTAN UND ISOLDE at Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Canadian heldentenor Lance Ryan will sing Tristan with Christine Brewer as Isolde, heading an incredible cast also including Katarina Karne?us, Boaz Daniel, Stephen Milling and the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. Visual artist S. Katy Tucker, who brought the sea into the Concert Hall for The Flying Dutchman in 2013, returns to transform the Concert Hall with her inspired and fluid illusions, providing a stunning visual interpretation of this powerful drama, opening June 20. (more...)

The Utopia Opera Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 6/5-13The Utopia Opera Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 6/5-13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

On June 5, 6, 12, & 13 at 7:30pm, Utopia Opera presents Richard Strauss' ground-breaking and thrilling Ariadne auf Naxos in a staged production performed with an 18-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). Utopia founder and artistic director,William Remmers, conducts while the acclaimed Benjamin Spierman (Indianapolis Opera, Dayton Opera, St. Petersburg Opera, Bronx Opera) directs; costume stylings are by Eric Lamp. 18-piece orchestral reduction by Christopher Fecteau. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young ArtistsFlorida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2015-16 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The final recording and complete box set of The Nielsen Project - the New York Philharmonic's acclaimed multi-season survey of the six symphonies and three concertos by Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) - will be released June 9, 2015, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. The final recording features Nielsen's complete concertos: the Flute Concerto with Principal Flute Robert Langevin, Clarinet Concerto with Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill, and Violin Concerto with Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider. (more...)

Utah Symphony to Close 2014-15 season with Mahler's Symphony No.4, 5/22-23Utah Symphony to Close 2014-15 season with Mahler's Symphony No.4, 5/22-23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Maestro Thierry Fischer and the Utah Symphony conclude their season hitting the midway point in their two-year Mahler Symphony Cycle performing Mahler's Symphony No. 4 with Artist in Residence, Celena Shafer. Also on the program is Shostakovich's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra performed by Veronika Eberle in her Utah Symphony debut. Performances run May 22 - 23 at Abravanel Hall. Tickets, priced from $18 to $69 ($10 for students), are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beautiful Soup's DER KANARIENVOGEL (THE CANARY)Photo Flash: First Look at Beautiful Soup's DER KANARIENVOGEL (THE CANARY)
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

DER KANARIENVOGEL (THE CANARY), a new play by Steven Carl McCasland, is running this month at New York City's Clarion Theatre. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

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