Robert Schumann News

BWW Reviews: LeSaar The Company
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 21, 2014

According to Ohad Naharin's biography on the Batsheva Dance Company's web site, his invention of the dance style GAGA is an 'experience of freedom and pleasure. The work improves instinctive movement and connects conscious and unconscious movement, and it allows for an experience of freedom and pleasure in a simple way, in a pleasant space, in comfortable clothes, accompanied by music, each person with himself and others.' (more...)

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Peter Martins, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Richard Tanner, and Christopher Wheeldon - as well the world premiere of a piece d'occasion by the artist JR, which will debut on opening night. (more...)

Dallas Chamber Symphony Presents the Sight of Sound SEASON FINALE, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Enjoy a spectacular season finale with Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, Creatures of Prometheus Overture, and this year's Sight of Sound Film Competition Finalists! (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, tonight, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg 2014: Besetzungsänderung Cast Change
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Da zwischen dem voraussichtlichen Geburtstermin ihres zweiten Kindes und ihrem Liederabend bei der Schubertiade Schwarzenberg am 22. Juni 2014 nur wenige Wochen liegen, hat sich Annette Dasch zu ihrem großen Bedauern entschließen mussen, das Konzert abzusagen. Wir freuen uns, daß der Tenor Piotr Beczala zugesagt hat, zusammen mit Kristin Okerlund am Klavier den Termin mit folgendem Programm zu ubernehmen und damit sein vorgezogenes Schubertiade-Debut zu geben: (more...)

Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn to Return to Chamber Orchestra for SCHUMANN | HAYDN, 4/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

An always anticipated occasion for audience and orchestra alike, Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn returns to the Chamber Orchestra podium for a play/conduct program that will undoubtedly brim with the passion, panache and vivacity his concerts unfailingly deliver. The program features Haydn's famous 'Surprise' Symphony and two highly expressive works by Schumann and Britten. (more...)

Christoph Von Dohnanyi Returns and Paul Lewis Makes Debut With BRAHM'S PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 at the New York Philharmonic, 4/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Christoph von Dohnanyi will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Paul Lewis in his Philharmonic debut, and Schumann's Symphony No. 2, Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Grieg's Piano Concerto & U.S. Premiere Inspired by Tim Burton, Now thru 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Guest conductor Mark Wigglesworth returns to lead Utah Symphony tonight, Feb. 28 and March 1 at 8pm at Abravanel Hall for a special performance of Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto. (more...)

Conductor Gianandrea Noseda Returns to The BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program with Casella, Prokofiev and Schumann This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda join with multi-award winning pianist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, for a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program infused with the power of hope, comedy and tragedy. The program runs tonight, Feb. 21 and Feb. 23 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Utah Symphony to Present Grieg's Piano Concerto & U.S. Premiere Inspired by Tim Burton, 2/28-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Guest conductor Mark Wigglesworth returns to lead Utah Symphony on Feb. 28 and March 1 at 8pm at Abravanel Hall for a special performance of Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto. (more...)

Pianist Carlo Grante to Make D.C. Debut 5/14 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The spirit of Johann Sebastian Bach will suffuse the Terrace Theater of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, as Italian pianist Carlo Grante makes his first concert appearance in the nation's capital, in a program containing not a single note of Bach's music. (more...)

Conductor Gianandrea Noseda Returns to The BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program with Casella, Prokofiev and Schumann, 2/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda join with multi-award winning pianist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, for a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program infused with the power of hope, comedy and tragedy. The program runs Feb. 21 and Feb. 23 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Maestro Gianandrea Noseda to Retrun to BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 2/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda join with multi-award winning pianist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, for a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program infused with the power of hope, comedy and tragedy. The program runs Feb. 21 and Feb. 23 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Ohio State School of Music to Welcome Tenor C. Andrew Blosser and Pianists Jiung Yoon and I-Chen Yeh, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

The School of Music presents faculty artist C. Andrew Blosser, tenor, in concert Monday, February 3, at 8 pm in Weigel Hall Auditorium, 1866 College Rd. Alumnus Jiung Yoon, (DMA), and I-Chen Yeh, piano faculty, Bowling Green State University and Oakland University, Michigan, will perform a concert Today, February 5, at 6 pm in Weigel Hall Auditorium, 1866 College Rd. (more...)

British Trumpeter Alison Balsom Makes H&H Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Under the baton of guest conductor Richard Egarr, the Handel and Haydn Society (H&H) continues its survey of the nine symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven with Beethoven No. 4. For this lively concert presenting two witty giants of Classical music, Beethoven and his teacher Joseph Haydn, the Period Instrument Orchestra will also perform Haydn's valedictory 'London' symphony and groundbreaking Trumpet Concerto with superstar trumpeter Alison Balsom as soloist. (more...)

Ohio State School of Music to Welcome Tenor C. Andrew Blosser and Pianists Jiung Yoon and I-Chen Yeh, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The School of Music presents faculty artist C. Andrew Blosser, tenor, in concert Monday, February 3, at 8 pm in Weigel Hall Auditorium, 1866 College Rd. Alumnus Jiung Yoon, (DMA), and I-Chen Yeh, piano faculty, Bowling Green State University and Oakland University, Michigan, will perform a concert Wednesday, February 5, at 6 pm in Weigel Hall Auditorium, 1866 College Rd. (more...)

Crowdfunding Film Campaign Launches for World Renowned Concert Pianist William DeVan
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Bigfatmonster Films has launched its first crowdfunding film campaign on Indiegogo this morning. The film is a feature length documentary titled, "Nothing to Fall Back Upon" and is about the life of world-renowned concert pianist William DeVan. (more...)

Mark Morris Dance Group Returns to Houston Jan. 31 and Feb. 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

Mark Morris Dance Group returns to Houston for two nights, Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Broadway Impact Benefit Concert ALL LOVE IS EQUAL to Play Kaufman Center, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Performers from the Musical Theatre and Classical communities will gather to raise funds and awareness for Broadway Impact (www.broadwayimpact.org), the organization of theatre artists and fans mobilized in support of marriage equality. (more...)

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