Franz Schubert News

 
Date of Birth: January 31, 1797
Date of Death: November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place: Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender: Male
Latest News on Franz Schubert
Soprano Nadine Sierra to Perform Recital at The Dallas Opera This WinterSoprano Nadine Sierra to Perform Recital at The Dallas Opera This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Robert E. and Jean Ann Titus Art Song Recital Series will feature American soprano, Nadine Sierra, winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker Award and the 2009 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Finals, in an exclusive recital produced by The Dallas Opera. (more...)

Soloists to Make Carnegie Hall Debuts in Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with The Cecilia Chorus of New YorkSoloists to Make Carnegie Hall Debuts in Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with The Cecilia Chorus of New York
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, has announced an international cast of vocal soloists for J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio on Saturday, December 9 at 8:00 PM at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, 57th St. and 7th Ave in Manhattan. Maestro Shapiro will conduct the soloists, chorus and orchestra. (more...)

February Concerts Announced at The Royal Conservatory Of MusicFebruary Concerts Announced at The Royal Conservatory Of Music
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The popular concert series continues with a journey into the blues with Gerald Clayton, Ren Marie, and Friends on February 3. Clayton, whose music is steeped in the blues from the Carolinas, made his Koerner Hall debut on December 11, 2015, in the special Oscar @ 90 concert, which celebrated the 90th birthday of the legendary Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson (the entire concert is available on the Live at Koerner Hall page: https://www.rcmusic.ca/livestream). (more...)

The ARK Trio to Return to 'PREformances With Allison Charney' Merkin Concert HallThe ARK Trio to Return to 'PREformances With Allison Charney' Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

The ARK trio return to 'PREformances with Allison Charney' Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center on November 27 in NYC. (more...)

Stearns Matthews Releases First Male Recording of Maury Yeston's DECEMBER SONGSStearns Matthews Releases First Male Recording of Maury Yeston's DECEMBER SONGS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

MAC and Bistro Award-winning vocalist Stearns Matthews performs the newest recording of Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Maury Yeston's (Nine, Grand Hotel, Titanic) song cycle, December Songs. This marks the first time the song cycle has been recorded by a man. (more...)

Juilliard Opera to Open 2017-18 Season with Mozart's LA FINTA GIARDINIERAJuilliard Opera to Open 2017-18 Season with Mozart's LA FINTA GIARDINIERA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Juilliard Opera's season opens with W.A. Mozart's romantic comedy La finta giardiniera on November 15, 17, and 19, 2017, led by distinguished Metropolitan Opera conductor Joseph Colaneri, who makes his Juilliard Orchestra debut, and directed by faculty member Mary Birnbaum. (more...)

Schubert's WINTERREISE Gets World Premiere in Los AngelesSchubert's WINTERREISE Gets World Premiere in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Luminario Ballet is having a World Premiere in Los Angeles. Friday, December 15th, 2017 6-10 PMA Viennese Winter GalaWhere: The California Club, 538 S. Flower St, LA CA 90071Tix: $300+ purchase online at www.luminarioballet.org. (more...)

Daniil Trifonov to Offer Seven-Concert Perspectives Series at Carnegie HallDaniil Trifonov to Offer Seven-Concert Perspectives Series at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

Mr. Trifonov has already developed an international career as a solo artist, a champion of the concerto repertoire, a collaborator at the keyboard in chamber music and song, and as a composer artistic facets that will all be showcased in his seven-concert Perspectives series this season, beginning with a solo recital in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage today, October 28. At 26 years of age, Mr. Trifonov is the youngest artist ever to curate a Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Cellist Amit Peled to Release Peabody Cello Gang Album TodayCellist Amit Peled to Release Peabody Cello Gang Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

On Today, October 27, 2017, CTM Classics releases The Amit Peled Peabody Cello Gang, an album of cello ensemble works produced by acclaimed Israeli cellist and sought-after pedagogue, Amit Peled, a professor at Baltimore's Peabody Institute. The recording features a world premiere arrangement of Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor, D. 821 for four cellos by Tom Zebovitz; Popper's Requiem, Op.66; and Handel's Sonata for Two Cellos in G Minor, Op.2 No.8. Peled performs on the 1733 Pablo Casals Goffriller cello. (more...)

Juilliard Opera to Open 2017-18 Season with Mozart's LA FINTA GIARDINIERAJuilliard Opera to Open 2017-18 Season with Mozart's LA FINTA GIARDINIERA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Juilliard Opera's season opens with W.A. Mozart's romantic comedy La finta giardiniera on November 15, 17, and 19, 2017, led by distinguished Metropolitan Opera conductor Joseph Colaneri, who makes his Juilliard Orchestra debut, and directed by faculty member Mary Birnbaum. (more...)

Da Camera Presents Schubert's WINTEREISSEDa Camera Presents Schubert's WINTEREISSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Da Camera's 30th Anniversary season, No Place Like Home, continues with A Stranger I Arrive, A Stranger I Depart, a performance of Franz Schubert's Wintereisse featuring pianist Sarah Rothenberg and Metropolitan Opera baritone Tyler Duncan in his Houston recital debut. Performances take place at the Menil Collection on Tuesday, October 23, 2017, and Wednesday, October 24, 2017, beginning at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 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...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Carnegie Hall today announced that mezzo-soprano Alice Coote must regrettably withdraw from the upcoming Thomas Ad s and Friends concert due to illness. The recital scheduled for this Sunday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall will continue with previously announced artists. (more...)

Ars Lyrica Houston Presents Second Artful Women Concert ITALIAN SIRENSArs Lyrica Houston Presents Second Artful Women Concert ITALIAN SIRENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Ars Lyrica Houston presents the second Artful Women season concert, Italian Sirens in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 6:00pm. (more...)

LEGENDS & VISIONARIES, DANCE ON A SHOESTRING and More Slated for New York Theatre Ballet's 2017-18 SeasonLEGENDS & VISIONARIES, DANCE ON A SHOESTRING and More Slated for New York Theatre Ballet's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet announces the company's 2017-18 season, which will include children's shows and repertory performances throughout the year. (more...)

Daniil Trifonov to Offer Seven-Concert Perspectives Series at Carnegie HallDaniil Trifonov to Offer Seven-Concert Perspectives Series at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Mr. Trifonov has already developed an international career as a solo artist, a champion of the concerto repertoire, a collaborator at the keyboard in chamber music and song, and as a composer artistic facets that will all be showcased in his seven-concert Perspectives series this season, beginning with a solo recital in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Saturday, October 28. At 26 years of age, Mr. Trifonov is the youngest artist ever to curate a Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonNew York Theatre Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet announces the company's 2017-18 season, which will include children's shows and repertory performances throughout the year. (more...)

Kirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert HighlightsKirshbaum Associates Announce 2017-2018 Season Concert Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 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...)

LEGENDS & VISIONARIES, DANCE ON A SHOESTRING and More Slated for New York Theatre Ballet's 2017-18 SeasonLEGENDS & VISIONARIES, DANCE ON A SHOESTRING and More Slated for New York Theatre Ballet's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet announces the company's 2017-18 season, which will include children's shows and repertory performances throughout the year. (more...)

Cellist Amit Peled to Release Peabody Cello Gang Album 10/27Cellist Amit Peled to Release Peabody Cello Gang Album 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

On Friday, October 27, 2017, CTM Classics releases The Amit Peled Peabody Cello Gang, an album of cello ensemble works produced by acclaimed Israeli cellist and sought-after pedagogue, Amit Peled, a professor at Baltimore's Peabody Institute. The recording features a world premiere arrangement of Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata in A Minor, D. 821 for four cellos by Tom Zebovitz; Popper's Requiem, Op.66; and Handel's Sonata for Two Cellos in G Minor, Op.2 No.8. Peled performs on the 1733 Pablo Casals Goffriller cello. (more...)

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