Richard Wagner News

Also Credited As: Wagner
 
Date Of Birth:
May 22, 1813
Date Of Death:
February 13, 1883 (69)
Birth Place:
Leipzig, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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Richard Wagner News

Date of Birth: May 22, 1813
Date of Death: February 13, 1883 (69)
Birth Place: Leipzig, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Seattle Opera Presents THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/6-21Seattle Opera Presents THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/6-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A menagerie of fantastical creatures, colors, and sounds awaits at Seattle Opera's The Magic Flutethis May. Prince Tamino and his comical sidekick Papageno set out to rescue The Queen of the Night's daughter. But their quest takes on unexpected turns as they soon realize not all is as it seems in this fairytale land. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY PhilharmonicAlan Gilbert Conducts Final Weeks with the NY Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Music Director Alan Gilbert begins his final weeks by leading the New York Philharmonic in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The program juxtaposes the tragedy and optimism of human experience through Schoenberg's depiction of the horror of the Holocaust and the message of hope, brotherhood, and joy in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw will feature Gabriel Ebert as narrator (in his Philharmonic debut) and the men of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. Beethoven's Ninth Symphony will feature soprano Camilla Tilling, mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack (debut), tenor Joseph Kaiser (debut), bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. The performances will take place Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. The program will be presented without intermission. (more...)

Philharmonia Orchestra of NY Presents SYMPHONIC STORYBOARDSPhilharmonia Orchestra of NY Presents SYMPHONIC STORYBOARDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY) is now the world's first orchestra to host its own film competition in search of talented filmmakers to create original films to accompany its performances. The winners' films, inspired by the music of Richard Wagner, will be screened during PONY's Symphonic Storyboards concerts at Jazz at Lincoln Center March 21-22, under the baton of principal conductor Atsushi Yamada. Hailed as “among the most progressive modern orchestras,” PONY is an ensemble of some of New York's finest musicians, dedicated to reinventing classical music performance with spectacular visuals and lighting. (more...)

Philharmonica Orchestra of New York Announces Winners Of Orchestral Film CompetitionPhilharmonica Orchestra of New York Announces Winners Of Orchestral Film Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY) is now the world's first orchestra to host its own film competition in search of talented filmmakers to create original films to accompany its performances. (more...)

V&A Museum to Explore 'Opera: Passion, Power and Politics', This FallV&A Museum to Explore 'Opera: Passion, Power and Politics', This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

This autumn the Victoria and Albert Museum, in collaboration with the Royal Opera House, will create a vivid and immersive journey through nearly 400 years of opera, exploring its passion, power and politics. (more...)


by Erica Miner - Mar 6, 2017

Dohnanyi shares details about his astonishing musical background and training, and his thoughts about Czech opera (more...)

Grammy Winning Violinist, James Ehnes to Perform with the Annapolis Symphony in Masterworks Concert, 3/24-25Grammy Winning Violinist, James Ehnes to Perform with the Annapolis Symphony in Masterworks Concert, 3/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Grammy Award winning violinist James Ehnes joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra for their Masterworks concert, "A Symphony of Colors," at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8pm.  Music Director Jose-Luis Novo will conduct the orchestra and Mr. Ehnes in Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto.  The concert will also feature Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio Overture, Richard Wagner's Prelude and Lovedeath from Tristan and Isolde, and Igor Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. (more...)

Red Rover Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of DAS ENDERed Rover Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of DAS ENDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Red Rover Theatre Company presents the world premiere of 'Das Ende' (German for 'The End'), a full-length play by Duane Kelly.  (more...)


by Guest Blogger: Ofelia Adame - Feb 15, 2017

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BWW Blog: HGO's Ofelia Adame Williams  -- A Journey to 120 VoicesBWW Blog: HGO's Ofelia Adame Williams -- A Journey to 120 Voices
by Guest Blogger: Ofelia Adame - Feb 13, 2017

Soprano Ofelia Adame Williams takes stock of her nine years as a Houston Grand Opera Chorus member. (more...)

Shalom & Moira Blumenthal Productions Proudly Present the World Premiere of YOU WILL NOT PLAY WAGNERShalom & Moira Blumenthal Productions Proudly Present the World Premiere of YOU WILL NOT PLAY WAGNER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

???????From the producers of My Name is Asher Lev and Coming to See Aunt Sophie, Director, Moira Blumenthal and producer Shalom are proud to present the World Premiere of YOU WILL NOT PLAY WAGNER at Eternity Playhouse from 4 - 28 May 2017. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 2017/18 Season - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Leonard Bernstein Tribute and More!Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 2017/18 Season - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Leonard Bernstein Tribute and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

 A season of superb music and spectacle is now on sale to Lyric subscribers - including three new mainstage opera productions, three new-to-Chicago opera productions, one new musical production, and one new-to-Chicago chamber opera production. (more...)

Opera San Jose Presents 34th SeasonOpera San Jose Presents 34th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Opera San Jose today announced the company's 2017-18 season opening September 19, 2017 with Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, conducted by Peter Grunberg and directed by Brad Dalton, followed by Puccini's La rondine, conducted by Christopher Larkin and directed by Candice Evans. (more...)

North Carolina Opera's Artistic And Music Director To Step DownNorth Carolina Opera's Artistic And Music Director To Step Down
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

North Carolina Opera's Artistic & Music Director Timothy Myers is stepping down from his post at the end of September. (more...)

Tristan und Isolde on Season Premiere of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 1/29Tristan und Isolde on Season Premiere of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 1/29
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Met's new production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in his first Met performances since his 2010 debut, opens the new season of THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES at the Met (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...)

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...)

Opera Superstar Deborah Humble Gives Concert in AdelaideOpera Superstar Deborah Humble Gives Concert in Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Deborah Humble presents the Wagner Wesendonck Lieder and the Brahms Zigeunerlieder accompanied by Sharolyn Kimmorley AM and Imants Larsens. (more...)

Voices and Guitars to Take the Stage in RESURRECTIO at Carnegie Hall This MonthVoices and Guitars to Take the Stage in RESURRECTIO at Carnegie Hall This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Voices and guitars take center stage in 'Resurrectio' - a wide-ranging program featuring world premieres by William Anderson, Jonathan Dawe and Anthony Korf, specially commissioned for the occasion. (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...)

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