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Handel and Haydn Society Will Perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 'Ode To Joy' in Fre Photo Handel and Haydn Society Will Perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 'Ode To Joy' in Free Concert at the DCR Hatch Shell
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Continuing to bring live performances to iconic venues in its 2021-22 season, the Handel and Haydn Orchestra and Chorus will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, renowned for its famed ‚ÄúOde to Joy‚ÄĚ finale.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jul 3, 2021

In the video, Gallup/Na'nízhoozhí, Anthony Roth Costanzo and Davone Tines sing music by Matthew Aucoin written to poetry by Jake Skeets. Lowe and Skeets are both Navajo artists. Skeets, who grew up in Gallup, gives his hometown a leading role in his poetry. Lowe's film is an unflinching yet tender portrait of the city in 2021.

San Francisco Opera Announces July 2021 Schedule Of Free Opera Streams Photo San Francisco Opera Announces July 2021 Schedule Of Free Opera Streams
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2021

San Francisco Opera's weekly, free opera streams continue in July with Jan√°ńćek's intense family drama JenŇĮfa (July 10‚Äď11), Berlioz's massive epic Les Troyens (The Trojans) (July 17‚Äď18), Strauss' emotional thriller Elektra (July 24‚Äď25) and Verdi's Tyrolean tragedy Luisa Miller (July 31‚ÄďAugust 1).

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - May 22, 2021

Our Magic Opera Flying Carpet Virtual Tour begins in Los Angeles with the Signature Recital by tenor Russell Thomas and pianist Kyung-Mi Kim. A native of  Miami, Florida, Thomas debuted as Pollione in LA Opera’s Norma. He sang Cavaradossi in Tosca and Titus in The Clemency of Titus . Next year, he will be Radames in Aida. Currently, he is the company's Artist in Residence.

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Full 2021 ‚Ä" 2022 Season Photo Sarasota Orchestra Announces Full 2021 ‚Ä" 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2021

Sarasota Orchestra has announced the 2021 ‚Äď 2022 season, featuring a return to full orchestra performances. With the safety of concert attendees a top priority, Sarasota Orchestra is looking forward to returning to the concert hall this fall.

BWW Feature: Opera Streaming Online No. 49 For The Week of 3/19 Photo BWW Feature: Opera Streaming Online No. 49 For The Week of 3/19
by Maria Nockin - Mar 19, 2021

Wagner’s Siegfried is online from San Francisco Opera on March 20 and 21, 2021. Siegfried, a warrior without fear comes of age and prepares for battle in the third opera of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Tenor Daniel Brenna stars as the Siegfried, the son of Siegmund and Sieglinde who was born to retrieve the almighty ring of power from the dragon.

Music Academy Of The West Announces Appointment Of Tracy K. Smith To National Advisor Photo Music Academy Of The West Announces Appointment Of Tracy K. Smith To National Advisory Council
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021

Music Academy of the West has announced the appointment of Tracy K. Smith to its National Advisory Council. A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, educator, and former two-term U.S. Poet Laureate, Tracy joins current advisors Marcy Carsey, Jeremy Geffen, Gregg Gleasner, Ara Guzelimian, Mark Newbanks, and Chad Smith.

Landestheater Establishes Streaming Offer and Puts Premieres Online Photo Landestheater Establishes Streaming Offer and Puts Premieres Online
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2021

Due to the measures announced by the government, the Salzburger Landestheater is moving its performance operations to the network and starting a digital streaming offer.

Deutsches Theater to Stream MARY STUART Photo Deutsches Theater to Stream MARY STUART
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2020

Mary Stuart, the Catholic Queen of Scotland, has fled from her people, who accuse her of murdering her husband. In England, she hopes to obtain political asylum from her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth.

VIDEO: Musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra Create BEETHOVEN 9 PROJECT Photo VIDEO: Musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra Create BEETHOVEN 9 PROJECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2020

More than 100 musicians of The Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Orchestra Chorus performed Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy' from his Ninth Symphony in 16 iconic public spaces across Greater Cleveland this summer.

BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR AUGUST 22-29 Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR AUGUST 22-29
by Maria Nockin - Aug 21, 2020

In a new a?oeLiving Room Recitala?? on LA Operaa??s website, bass-baritone Philip Cokorinos and pianist David Holkeboer perform songs by Schubert, Brahms and Cole Porter. Mezzo-soprano Gabriela Flores, accompanied by Head Coach of LA Operaa??s Young Artist Program Nino Sanikidze, gives a recital of songs from Spain, Cuba, Argentina, and Mexico.

Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival Enters Final Week Photo Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival Enters Final Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2020

The Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival is a groundbreaking digital series of audio and video streams featuring newly created content being recorded at Tanglewood's Linde Center in July alongside previously recorded material from Tanglewood being released for the first time.

Carnegie Hall's Beethoven Celebration Continues This Spring Photo Carnegie Hall's Beethoven Celebration Continues This Spring
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

This spring, Carnegie Hall's season-long Beethoven celebration continues with a vibrant series of events featuring the complete Beethoven symphony cycle with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra, the complete piano sonatas by nine leading artists, and the complete string quartets by Quatuor Ebène, as well as workshops, lectures, and more. Beyond Carnegie Hall, public programming and events, including music, dance, exhibitions, and lectures at prestigious partner organizations across New York City highlight the many dimensions of the great music master. Together, the Beethoven celebration features more than 70 programs, creating an extraordinary view of this revolutionary composer.

New Yorkers Come Together For 'All Together: Songs For Joy' in Zankel Hall Photo New Yorkers Come Together For 'All Together: Songs For Joy' in Zankel Hall
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2020

On Sunday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m., New Yorkers of all ages will take the Zankel Hall stage for All Together: Songs for Joy, a special evening of new and original songs inspired by a new adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's poem a?oeOde to Joya?? by former US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith who has reimagined the original poem as a contemporary meditation on community, politics, and spirit.

La MaMa Will Present the US Premiere of THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER Photo La MaMa Will Present the US Premiere of THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

La MaMa in association with Concrete Temple Theatre and Playfactory Mabangzen will present the U.S. premiere of THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER, written by Renee Philippi and directed by Ms. Philippi and Eric Nightengale, with an original score by Lewis Flinn. THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER begins performances on Thursday, April 9 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 26. Press Opening is Sunday, April 12 at 3:00 pm. Performances are at the Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa (66 East 4th Street, between Bowery and 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor). The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:00 pm; Sunday at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $25 ($20 for Students/Seniors). To purchase tickets, visit http://lamama.org/waitress-robber/

BWW Review: MARY STUART at Pioneer Theatre Company is Thought-Provoking Photo BWW Review: MARY STUART at Pioneer Theatre Company is Thought-Provoking
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 11, 2020

MARY STUART at Pioneer Theatre Company is a well-acted and thought-provoking look at two of the most powerful women in history.

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents Its First Production Of The New Year, MARY STUART Photo Pioneer Theatre Company Presents Its First Production Of The New Year, MARY STUART
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2019

Mary Stuart, the drama depicting the intertwined lives of England's Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots opens at PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY (PTC) on JANUARY 10, 2020 and runs through JANUARY 25, 2020. Tickets for this production can be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or visiting pioneertheatre.org.

Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020 Photo Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

In a working partnership approaching three decades, composer Stewart Copeland and librettist Jonathan Moore bring their latest opera 'Electric Saint' to Kunstfest Weimar in September of 2020. The project is a co-commission of the innovative Kunstfest alongside Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar (DNT). The world premiere performance will take place at Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar on September 6, 2020, with seven subsequent performances in Weimar.

En Skruvad Komedi Om Identitet Och K√∂nsroller ‚Ä" Nordenpremi√§r F√∂r Vem √§r Schmit Photo En Skruvad Komedi Om Identitet Och K√∂nsroller ‚Ä" Nordenpremi√§r F√∂r Vem √§r Schmitz?
by Marianka Swain - Nov 28, 2019

Vad är manligt och vad är kvinnligt? Hur identifierar vi en person i den roll hen spelar? Det handlar om fördomar, förväntningar, illusioner och missuppfattningar. a?" Vem är Schmitz? är en skruvad komedi, lite som en sitcom faktiskt. Men med ett tragiskt slut, säger regissören Ildikó Gáspár. Pjäsen är skriven av den schweiziska dramatikern Lukas Bärfuss. Nordenpremiär 6 december på Studion.

Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture Will Hold Celebration For Beethoven's Photo Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture Will Hold Celebration For Beethoven's 250th
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2019

Ludwig von Beethoven transcends all boundaries. More than any other musician, and perhaps because of his collaboration with Friedrich Schiller, Beethoven has been call the 'Musician of Freedom'. Throughout the world, everyone considers it an honor to cloth themselves in the spirit of Beethoven. Thirty years ago, on November 9, 1989, Leonard Bernstein famously conducted the Beethoven Ninth Symphony after the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the days right after the fall of the wall, groups of people spontaneously gathered and sang the words of the ninth symphony.

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