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Franz Lehár

 
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Date of Birth: April 30, 1870
Date of Death: October 24, 1948 (78)

Birth Place: Komárom, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
 

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Franz Lehár News

Palm Beach Opera Closes The 60th Anniversary Season With Art Deco-Inspired Production Photo Palm Beach Opera Closes The 60th Anniversary Season With Art Deco-Inspired Production Of THE MERRY WIDOW
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022

Palm Beach Opera presents Franz Lehár’s charming “The Merry Widow” at the Kravis Center on March 25-27, featuring international artists, glamorous sets, and a glittering score.

Opera Idaho to Present THE MERRY WIDOW at the Morrison Center This Month Photo Opera Idaho to Present THE MERRY WIDOW at the Morrison Center This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2021

Opera Idaho will bring Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow to the Morrison Center. The Merry Widow stars Soprano Cecilia Violetta as Hanna Glawari, Grammy Award winning baritone Gabriel Preisser as Danilo and more.

 Photo New Philharmonic Expands Its Opera Programming With Three Performances Of Franz Lehár's THE MERRY WIDOW
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2020

New Philharmonic, under the musical direction of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, opens 2020 with Franz Lehár's popular operetta a?oeThe Merry Widow,a?? featuring a libretto by Viktor Leon and Leo Stein, at the McAninch Arts Center. Due to the growing popularity of New Philharmonic's winter operas, a performance on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. has been added to the regular two performance run. Other performances are Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. This operetta, staged by Michael La Tour, will be sung in English. A free MAC Chat will take place one hour prior to each performance.

Updated Casting For New Philharmonic's Production Of THE MERRY WIDOW Photo Updated Casting For New Philharmonic's Production Of THE MERRY WIDOW
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020

New Philharmonic, under the musical direction of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, opens 2020 with Franz Lehár's popular operetta a?oeThe Merry Widow,a?? featuring a libretto by Viktor Leon and Leo Stein, at the McAninch Arts Center. Due to the growing popularity of New Philharmonic's winter operas, a performance on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. has been added to the regular two performance run. Other performances are Saturday, Jan.

New Philharmonic Expands Opera Programming with Three Performances of THE MERRY WIDOW Photo New Philharmonic Expands Opera Programming with Three Performances of THE MERRY WIDOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

New Philharmonic, under the direction of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, opens 2020 with Franz Lehár's popular operetta 'The Merry Widow,' featuring a libretto by Viktor Leon and Leo Stein, at the McAninch Arts Center. Due to the growing popularity of new Philharmonic's winter operas, New Philharmonic has added a 7:30 p.m. performance on Friday, Jan. 24 to the regular two performance run. Other performances are Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. Thisoperetta, staged by Michael La Tour, will be sung in English. A free MAC Chat will take place one hour prior to each performance.

Uncover A Witty Romantic Comedy As Houston Ballet Brings Back THE MERRY WIDOW Photo Uncover A Witty Romantic Comedy As Houston Ballet Brings Back THE MERRY WIDOW
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2019

With only two more ballets left in its 2018/19 season, Houston Ballet brings back Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow. This full-length story ballet is a romantic comedy Houston hasn't seen since 2013, when Principal Mireille Hassenboehler took her final bows with Houston Ballet.

Peter Serkin Replaces Murray Perahia During The Royal Conservatory Of Music's Season  Photo Peter Serkin Replaces Murray Perahia During The Royal Conservatory Of Music's Season Finale Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2019

The Royal Conservatory regrets to announce that American pianist Murray Perahia has had to cancel what would have been his Koerner Hall debut on May 1, during Koerner Hall's 10th anniversary season finale festival. A statement from his management reads, It is with great regret that Mr. Perahia has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming solo recitals in North America as a sudden medical setback has prevented him from performing publicly. Besides his date in Koerner Hall, Perahia has withdrawn from concerts at Carnegie Hall and Chicago's Symphony Center.

Transgressive Theatre-Opera Presents the Leider, Chanson, and Hungarian Songs of Fran Photo Transgressive Theatre-Opera Presents the Leider, Chanson, and Hungarian Songs of Franz Lehár
by Julie Musbach - Feb 20, 2018

Transgressive Theatre-Opera announces the Finale to its 2017/2018 season, The School for Lovers!

Susan Graham to Star in THE MERRY WIDOW, Helmed by Susan Stroman, at The Met Opera Photo Susan Graham to Star in THE MERRY WIDOW, Helmed by Susan Stroman, at The Met Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Tony Award winner Susan Stroman's staging of Franz Leh r's The Merry Widow, which premiered in the Met's 2014-15 season, has its first revival beginning December 14, with nine performances through to January 11.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/9/2017
by - Dec 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/9/2017.


Franz Lehár Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Franz Lehár written?
Franz Lehár has written 13 shows including The Count of Luxembourg (Composer), The Merry Widow (Composer), The Merry Widow Burlesque (Composer), Gypsy Love (Composer), The Count of Luxembourg (Composer), Eva (Composer), The Man With Three Wives (Composer), Maids of Athens (Composer), Alone at Last (Composer), The Star Gazer (Composer), Charlot Revue (Composer), Frederika (Composer), Yours is My Heart (Composer).