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
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, 5/2
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...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Presents MOZART: THE LAST THREE SYMPHONIES, 4/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are giving audiences the unique opportunity to “choose their Mozart” during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics “Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies” concerts on April 21-23 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Leonia Chamber Musicians Society To Perform BY POPULAR REQUEST Concert, 4/23Leonia Chamber Musicians Society To Perform BY POPULAR REQUEST Concert, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Leonia Chamber Musicians Society, Inc., a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, will perform the final concert of their three concert series on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., at All Saints Episcopal Church, located at 150 Park Avenue in Leonia. (more...)

Dave Malloy, Rick Burkhardt and Alec Duffy's Annual SCHUBERTIAD Coming to JACK This AprilDave Malloy, Rick Burkhardt and Alec Duffy's Annual SCHUBERTIAD Coming to JACK This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Join the creators of the OBIE-winning play Three Pianos for their now-annual boozy Schubertiad with special guests, in a benefit to support JACK's artistic and community efforts, at JACK on April 3, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Pennsylvania Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season, Including THE NUTCRACKER And SWAN LAKEPennsylvania Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season, Including THE NUTCRACKER And SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Ballet's Artistic Director Angel Corella has announced the programming for the 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Maestro Valery Gergiev to Lead Munich Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

This April, Principal Conductor Valery Gergievconducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestrain two concerts at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. On Monday, April 3 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra performs Ravel'sLa valse and Piano Concerto in G Major withPierre-Laurent Aimard, alongside Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55, 'Eroica." This concert is being broadcast live on Classical 105.9 FM WQXR, and streamed onwqxr.org and carnegiehall.org/wqxr as part of the Carnegie Hall Live series. It will be heard later this year on radio stations across the country through the WFMT Radio Network. (more...)

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