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The Czech Philharmonic and Semyon Bychkov celebrate the Year of Czech Music in 2024

The Czech Philharmonic, under Chief Conductor and Music Director Semyon Bychkov, commemorates the centennial of the Year of Czech Music in 2024 with a variety of programs around the world, with performances at major world concert halls featuring renowned guest soloists.
Review: 4 MUSICAL TENORS Make Heavenly Harmonizing at Carnegie Hall

The Czech-Slovak vocalists who compose the 4 Musical Tenors - Michael Bragagnolo, Janm Kriz, Pavel Vitek, and Marian Vojtko - each hails from an extensive background in musical theater or opera productions performed throughout Europe. This reviewer was completely overwhelmed by the powerful and intense vocals of these talented artists.
4 Musical Tenors Will Make Their Carnegie Hall Debut

On the 23 May at 7:30pm, Zankel Hall, a venue of the legendary Carnegie Hall, will be hosting the 4 Musical Tenors, which is a quartet of musical singers. It will be their first time in the USA. The award-winning singers, who have won two Gold and two Platinum Records, will be performing a programme of masterpieces From Broadway to Hollywood.
PUCCINI, BUSONI, OFFENBACH and ROSSINI Announced Among the Attractions of Theatro Sao Pedro's 2024 Season

The lyrical season will feature 12 titles, such as Turandot, by Busoni, Gianni Schicchi, by Puccini, Le Comte Ory, by Rossini, among others. The program also includes ballets, cinema and music, and concerts in a year in which São Pedro establishes partnerships with the Cinemateca, the São Paulo Companhia de Dança and guest orchestras.
Long Beach Symphony to Open the 2023-2024 Season with Andreas Boyde and a Celebration of Nature and 'Home'

On Saturday, October 21, under the direction of Maestro Eckart Preu, Long Beach Symphony will launch the 2023-2024 season with a rainbow palette of 19th century musical colors.
Park International Center For Music Announces 2023-2024 Season

Park University International Center for Music (Park ICM), under the direction of founder, Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Stanislav Ioudenitch, has for the last 20 years taken magnificent young instrumentalists, already identified as superior performers, and molded them into international virtuosos. Based upon the European master/apprentice relationship, this rare combination of time, talent, attention, location, and commitment has made Park ICM triumphant in a very short time, demanding the attention of the international music community. Having just completed the celebration of the Center's 20th Anniversary, the next season brings virtuoso friends old and new, and continues to showcase ICM's own award-winning faculty and students, resulting in a season packed with musicianship of the highest order.
Beth Jucovy's DANCE VISIONS NY Comes to TADA This Weekend

Beth Jucovy's 'Morning Afternoon Evening,' a holistic artwork encompassing dance, theater and music and background film, brings to life the imagery and ideas expressed in a lyrical and symbolic poem written by the creator's daughter Kyra Jucovy.  Part of the Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series at the TADA Theater, 15 West 28th Street, NYC. 
THE BARTERED BRIDE Will Be Performed at the Czech Museum Center Houston

The Czech Center Museum of Houston has announced the performance of Bedrich Smetana's opera, 'The Bartered Bride'.
BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens

From now to November 29, 2020, Los Angeles Opera is featuring The Anonymous Lover Composed by a Black man, Joseph Bologne, also known as the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The cast, made up of members of LAO's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program, is conducted by Music Director James Conlon. https://www.laopera.org/performances/updated-2021-season/the-anonymous-lover/
Choreographer Beth Jucovy Presents Multi-Disciplinary Art Film EVENING

Originally intended to be a poetry/dance work performed in nature, 'Evening' has instead been created as a multi-disciplinary art film, encompassing poetry, dance, art, and nature.
BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA AND SONG MAY 15-22 on Home Computer Screens

Los Angeles Opera always has interesting items online that help opera lovers keep up with their favorite art. Since the cancellation of Claude Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande, Music Director James Conlon has written a blog telling readers why it needs to be played and heard by audiences everywhere. The blog also gives us a clip from David McVicar's production at Scottish Opera. Theirs is the production that was to come to us in LA. 
Leonia Chamber Musicians Society's Fall Concert Features Works By Mozart With The Spice Of Ginastera

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc. (LCMS), a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization based in the borough of Leonia, New Jersey, announces the launch of its 2019-2020 season.
Meganne George, Beloved Theatre Production Designer, Passes At 52

Meganne George, Indiana-born beloved New York City theatre production designer, passed away on July 30th in her home on City Island. She was 52.
Fascinatin' Rhythms!!! Jeffrey Siegel Continues His KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS At The McCallum

Through the generosity of Donna MacMillan, the McCallum Theatre presents Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel on Monday, March 25, at 7:00pm. This evening's program, "Rags to Riches" features "Rialto Ripples," "Fascinatin' Rhythms," and "I Got Rhythm" (George Gershwin); "Wall Street Rag" (Scott Joplin); "Invitation to the Dance, Op. 65" (Carol Maria von Weber); "Polka in G Minor" (Bedrich Smetana); "Polka from The Age of Gold" (Dmitri Shostakovich); "Finale of Piano Sonata No. 1" (Alberto Ginastera); "Circus Polka" (Igor Stravinsky); "Evening in Granada" (Claude Debussy); and "Stars and Stripes Forever" (John Philip Sousa).
Czech Marionettes Highlight Centennial Heritage Festival With New Works

From October 6 to 27 at the Upper East Side's Bohemian National Hall and Jan Hus Church, GOH Productions will present a Centennial Heritage Festival, featuring mainstage marionette theater productions for adults and kids and musical concerts for audiences of all ages. The festival celebrates two auspicious anniversaries: the Centennial Anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia (1918) and the Millennial Anniversary of the unification of the Lands of the Czech Crown, under Duke Oldrich (1018).
BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's THE HARPIST with Xavier de Maistre Is An Exquisite Night Of Exceptional Music

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's (ABO) latest concert, THE HARPIST, pairs the wonderful orchestra with the amazing talents of the acclaimed harpist Xavier de Maistre. 
BWW Review: PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY at Lincoln Center is Thrilling

'Let's Dance,' the 2018 Season at Lincoln Center for the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Company is here for the month of March. Those of us that are ardent fans will not be disappointed. For people that are new to the company's extraordinary talents, you're in for a real treat.
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra Comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center, 2/15

Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Sweden's most distinguished symphony, performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $39-$69.
Mayo Performing Arts Center Announces Program Listings for January - February 2018

Mayo Performing Arts Center has announced listings for its upcoming January/February programming. See the full lineup below!
BWW Review: ASU Lyric Opera Presents THE BARTERED BRIDE

ASU Lyric Opera is fulfilling Bed ich Smetana's vision in a production that is resplendent with vocal excellence (Emily Botts, Justin Carpenter), spirited choreography (by the terrific Molly LaJoie), the vibrant colors of Alfredo Escarcega's set and Sharon Jones's costumes, the brilliant instincts of Director Dale Dreyfoos, and a highly gifted ensemble. The show runs through October 1st at ASU's Evelyn Smith Music Theatre.

Bedrich Smetana FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Bedrich Smetana written?

Bedrich Smetana has written 1 shows including The Bartered Bride (Composer).

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