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Franz Schubert News

Date of Birth: January 31, 1797
Date of Death: November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place: Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender: Male
Solo Pianist Gleb Ivanov to Perform in Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars' SeriesSolo Pianist Gleb Ivanov to Perform in Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Associations' 'Summer Stars' classical music series continues with solo pianist GLEB IVANOV, on Thursday July 20 (7:30 PM) at the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, NJ. (more...)

Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert HighlightsKirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

92Y's 17-18 season opens on October 5 with internationally renowned cellist Mischa Maisky joining the “amazing precision” (Huffington Post) of the notably conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which returns to 92Y for the first time in 15 years, to celebrate the cellist's 70th birthday season. Together, they open 92Y's illustrious concert season with Schubert's beloved “Arpeggione” Sonata, arranged for cello and string orchestra by Dobrinka Tabakova, as well as Arensky's Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky, and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings.  Acclaimed for the sheer intensity and vigor of his performances, Maisky has the distinct honor of being the only cellist in the world to have studied under both Gregor Piatigorsky and Mlatislav Rostrapovich.  The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is renowned as one of the foremost chamber orchestras in the world, with more than 70 albums in its sprawling discography since its founding in 1972. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival , one of New York's premier summer performance series, kicks off its 51st season on July 25. Among the highlights in the first two weeks are a special opening concert led by Louis Langrée, Renée and Robert Belfer Music Director, featuring traditional and indigenous songs from Mozart's time; a choral presentation by Les Arts Florissants; and guest conductors Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda; festival debuts by more than 10 artists, including Kit Armstrong, Janai Brugger, Jennifer Johnson Cano, S? Percussion, Beatrice Rana, Ksenija Sidorova, and the Young People's Chorus of New York City; and the New York premiere of David Lang's concerto for percussion, man made. A complete listing of events from July 25 through August 6 follows. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

The Joyce Presents the Return of the Biennial BALLET FESTIVALThe Joyce Presents the Return of the Biennial BALLET FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Following successful, sold-out ballet festivals in 2013 and 2015, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to once again present a two-week festival of ballet showcasing some of America's most exciting contemporary companies and choreographers with Joyce commissions on each program. The remarkable Ballet Festival, co-curated by Curatorial Associate John Selya, is designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting - and, in many cases, forming their own companies - will take place from July 18 - 29 at The Joyce Theater. (more...)

Omega Ensemble to Present THE TROUT and OCTET IN F MAJOR at City Recital HallOmega Ensemble to Present THE TROUT and OCTET IN F MAJOR at City Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

The Trout Quintet is said to evoke the splash of darting fish in the Austrian alpine stream, where Schubert was inspired to compose in the summer of 1819, drawing from his earlier adaptation of a poem. (more...)

Flinders Quartet to Make North Sydney Debut Next MonthFlinders Quartet to Make North Sydney Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Flinders Quartet, Melbourne's premier string quartet, makes its debut appearance at North Sydney's spectacular Independent Theatre this June 18 - with special guest cellist, Timo-Veikko Valve - in a mouth-watering program of chamber pieces for strings by Schubert, Boccherini and Sculthorpe. (more...)

Musica Viva NY Announces 40th Anniversary SeasonMusica Viva NY Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Musica Viva NY-a chamber choir under the artistic direction of Dr. Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez-celebrates its 40th anniversary throughout the 2017-18 season, continuing its commitment to performing beloved as well as rarely heard works from various periods of musical history and from diverse cultures worldwide together with the Aeolus Quartet, quartet in residence. Highlights of the season include Orff's Carmina Burana, a concert featuring pianist and composer Seymour Bernstein, an appearance by Musica Viva NY's founder Walter Klauss, a performance commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Alice Parker; and the world premiere of a work by Elena Ruehr, commissioned by Musica Viva NY. All performances take place at All Souls Church (80th Street and Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Company present PLAY AND PLAY at UC San DiegoBill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Company present PLAY AND PLAY at UC San Diego
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Two-time Tony Award-winning choreographer and National Medal of Arts winner Bill T. Jones brings his innovative contemporary company to UC San Diego's ArtPower for Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music for one performance only, Thursday, May 25, 8 pm. Accompanied by a live score, Jones' extraordinary choreography highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together. The New York Times has raved about Jones' work, 'rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation.' For tickets and information, visit: UC San Diego. (more...)

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra Bring Romance and Grandeur in May ConcertsAustralian Romantic & Classical Orchestra Bring Romance and Grandeur in May Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra follows up its stunning March 2017 season opener with a gorgeous program of Romantic music, performed for the first time ever in Australia on authentic period instruments, in Historically Informed Performance (HIP) style. (more...)

Alan Alda, Elizabeth Brown, 'Bach & Django' & More Among Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's 2017 LineupAlan Alda, Elizabeth Brown, 'Bach & Django' & More Among Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

At first it was unconscious, then by design: the 34th season of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Long Island's longest-running classical music festival, has something of a water theme. (more...)

BWW CD Review: Beth Levin Romances the KeysBWW CD Review: Beth Levin Romances the Keys
by Erica Miner - May 5, 2017

Known for embracing both the traditional and contemporary repertoire (more...)

SCHANDE! | SKANDE! | SHAME! | IHLAZO! Brings the Songs of Schubert to the Nassau Centre in Cape TownSCHANDE! | SKANDE! | SHAME! | IHLAZO! Brings the Songs of Schubert to the Nassau Centre in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Award-winning director Kobie van Rensburg returns to Cape Town to stage SCHANDE! | SKANDE! | SHAME! | IHLAZO!, a contemporary production created from the songs of Franz Schubert. (more...)

The Wallis Announces 2017-18 Season; L.A. Dance Project Becomes Company-In-ResidenceThe Wallis Announces 2017-18 Season; L.A. Dance Project Becomes Company-In-Residence
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) announced today the 2017/18 season, which features 250 performances delivering groundbreaking produced and presented works in dance, music and theater from locally, nationally and internationally renowned artists and companies. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet's Director Iain Webb announces the Company's 2017 - 2018 Season, with seven programs, including 12 ballets by some of the most celebrated and prestigious choreographers and composers of the ballet world. (more...)

BWW Review:  Douglas Martins PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by ARB is StunningBWW Review: Douglas Martins PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by ARB is Stunning
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 27, 2017

The stunning World Premiere of Douglas Martin's Pride and Prejudice by the American Repertory Ballet (ARB) was performed at Princeton's McCarter Theater on Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd. Martin, the company's Artistic Director, has created a fabulous production that brings Jane Austen's beloved 1813 classic novel to the stage. (more...)

MCCC's WWFM Radio Showcases Young Area MusiciansMCCC's WWFM Radio Showcases Young Area Musicians
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College (MCCC), will highlight the talents of select young musicians from three area youth orchestras during an upcoming performance and live broadcast from Princeton High School, featuring acclaimed conductor, composer, author and commentator Rob Kapilow. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, is being presented at Severance Hall May 2, 4, and 6, 2017.  The creative team for this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production is being led by Director Yuval Sharon working with Set Designer Mimi Lien, Lighting and Projection Designer Jason Thompson, Choreographer Danielle Agami, and Costume Designer Ann Closs-Farley. (more...)

Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Soprano Jenny HaydenHoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series Presents Soprano Jenny Hayden
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Jenny Hayden performs a program of German lieder, French chansons and operatic arias on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Ms. Hayden is fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty member, pianist Helene Jeanney. (more...)

Daniel Hsu, Winner of 2015 Concert Artist Guild Presents New York Debut At Carnegie Hall, 4/18Daniel Hsu, Winner of 2015 Concert Artist Guild Presents New York Debut At Carnegie Hall, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

19-year-old pianist Daniel Hsu, First Prize Winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, will present his New York Debut recital in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:30pm under the auspices of Concert Artists Guild. (more...)

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