Franz Schubert News

 
Date Of Birth:
January 31, 1797
Date Of Death:
November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place:
Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: January 31, 1797
Date of Death: November 19, 1828 (31)
Birth Place: Lichtental, AUSTRIA
Gender: Male

by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Cafe Ludwig, Pacific Symphony's perennially popular chamber music series, launches its 2017-18 season by asking the question: was Schubert Beethoven's biggest fan? The incomparable pianist and host Orli Shaham-whose playing the London Guardian has called "perfection"-enters her 10th season of performing and curating the series with a tantalizing program that explores the relationship between the two musical giants, Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert. (more...)

Omega Ensemble Announces 2018 Concert SeasonOmega Ensemble Announces 2018 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Maria Raspopova and David Rowden announced the Omega Ensemble 2018 Season at a post-concert event on Thursday 7 September - just minutes after they played a breathtaking program of Borodin, Brahms and Schumann at City Recital Hall, Sydney. (more...)

Two September 'Musical Salon' Performances Come to Center Stage OperaTwo September 'Musical Salon' Performances Come to Center Stage Opera
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

September Musical Salons will feature outstanding “musical salon” performances on September 9th and September 17th. (more...)

Lawrence Opera Theater Announces Season 2017 ProgramsLawrence Opera Theater Announces Season 2017 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Season 2017 programs This summer 's fully-staged opera production is W. A. Mozart's well-known Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), a story of love and dedication overcoming trials and separation. The music will be sung in German, but director Grant Preisser has created new English dialogue to fit in with his avant-garde concept of the opera. Preisser's career has started to take off, and he has spent the last two summers working at Music Academy of the West, where he was Assistant Director for two productions in 2017. He has also done scenic and costume design for Opera Orlando. (more...)

Lawrence Opera Theatre Presents 2017 Season 'Faces of Love'Lawrence Opera Theatre Presents 2017 Season 'Faces of Love'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Lawrence Opera Theatre (LOT) explores Faces of Love in its 8th summer season. From mother-love to puppy love, from unrequited love to love of country, love's many facets are celebrated. (more...)

Chamber Project St. Louis Announces 2017-18 SeasonChamber Project St. Louis Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Through seven concert sets, FAITH, BLUEPRINT, VOYAGER, ORIGINS, OPPOSITION, ECO, and CHOICE, Chamber Project St. Louis (CPSTL) will celebrate St. Louis and its place in the world in their 2017-18 season beginning on September 8, 2017. (more...)

BWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World PremiereBWW Previews : Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik World Premiere
by Laura A. Hobson - Aug 9, 2017

Music director Eckart Preu is leading the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra's SUMMERMUSIK Festival. Read more about upcoming August concerts, including premieres. (more...)

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Announces 2017 North American Tour DatesIsrael Philharmonic Orchestra Announces 2017 North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The full schedule of concert dates and programming for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's 2017 North American Tour were officially announced today by the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with the opening night set for Oct. 25 at Carnegie Hall in New York. (more...)

BWW Review: Amy Seiwert's WANDERING at the Joyce Theater, July 27, 2017BWW Review: Amy Seiwert's WANDERING at the Joyce Theater, July 27, 2017
by Barnett Serchuk - Jul 30, 2017

Franz Schubert's Winterreise is one of music's supreme compositions of all time. A desolate song cycle depicting a traveler on a savage winter journey through a fierce snowy environment and an anguished mental state, it has long been a favored recital offering by both men, and sometimes women, singers. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening LineupLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2017 Announces Opening Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 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...)

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 20, 2017

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

The Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVALThe Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Casting updates have been announced for The Joyce Theater Foundation's upcoming Ballet Festival, a two-week festival of ballet showcasing some of America's most exciting contemporary companies and choreographers with Joyce commissions on each program. Co-curated by Curatorial Associate John Selya, the Festival -- July 19-29 -- is designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting and, in many.  (more...)

BWW Interview: There's No Place Like Home - Da Camera's Sarah Rothenberg Talks 30th Anniversary SeasonBWW Interview: There's No Place Like Home - Da Camera's Sarah Rothenberg Talks 30th Anniversary Season
by Natalie de la Garza - Jul 16, 2017

Da Camera's 30th anniversary season, 'No Place Like Home,' highlights the complexity that surrounds such a seemingly simple concept. (more...)

Ying Quartet Debuts in Concerts, Residency at Cape Cod Chamber Music FestivalYing Quartet Debuts in Concerts, Residency at Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Celebrity chamber music ensemble Ying Quartet stays in residency on Cape Cod in August, making its debut appearance during Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's (CCCMF) 38th season with three diverse concert programs.  The final two performances feature the Festival's two artistic directors as instrumental guests.  The Ying Quartet performs on Monday, August 21 at 7:30 pm at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 204 Monument Road, Orleans.  The Art of Song is held on Wednesday, August 23, 7:30 pm is held at Chatham Congregational Church, 650 Main Street.  The season comes to a brilliant close with The Brahms Quintets on Friday, August 25, 7:30 pm at Wellfleet Congregational Church, 200 Main Street. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVALThe Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Casting updates have been announced for The Joyce Theater Foundation's upcoming Ballet Festival, a two-week festival of ballet showcasing some of America's most exciting contemporary companies and choreographers with Joyce commissions on each program. Co-curated by Curatorial Associate John Selya, the Festival -- July 19-29 -- is designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting and, in many.  (more...)

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...)

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