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Date Of Birth:
December 22, 1639
Date Of Death:
April 21, 1699 (59)
 
Jean Racine Headshot
Date of Birth: December 22, 1639
Date of Death: April 21, 1699 (59)
Alejo Pérez Conducts Festive Reunion of Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Symphony Orchestra a Photo Alejo Pérez Conducts Festive Reunion of Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

For the first time since March 2020, the internationally acclaimed Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Symphony Orchestra and the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Chorus will once again perform together for a festive concert. They will offer an evening dedicated to liberation and to chasing away the darkness.

VIDEO: Andrea Bocelli Releases New Album BELIEVE and New Music Video For 'Amazing Gra Photo VIDEO: Andrea Bocelli Releases New Album BELIEVE and New Music Video For 'Amazing Grace' With Alison Krauss
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

Today, world-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has released his uplifting new album, Believe - a poignant and personal collection of songs, celebrating the power of music to soothe the soul. He is joined on the record by Alison Krauss, the most awarded singer in Grammy history, for a powerful rendition of 'Amazing Grace'.

The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents Their Music Director Mark Shapiro Leading FRE Photo The Cecilia Chorus Of New York Presents Their Music Director Mark Shapiro Leading FRENCH STAYCATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020

In the seventh episode of their free, online series, The Cecilia Chorus of New York presents their Music Director Mark Shapiro, an internationally recognized teacher, leading a Zoom French Staycation, a Singposium on November 23 @ 7:30 PM EDT. The event is open to everyone.

Andrea Bocelli Releases New Album 'Believe' November 13 Photo Andrea Bocelli Releases New Album 'Believe' November 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is set to release his new album, Believe, via Sugar/Decca Records on 13th November, celebrating the power of music to soothe the soul. He is joined on the record by Alison Krauss, the most awarded singer in Grammy history, for a powerful and emotional rendition of 'Amazing Grace'.

The Sonoran Desert Chorale Will Perform the Third Concert of Their 26th Season Featur Photo The Sonoran Desert Chorale Will Perform the Third Concert of Their 26th Season Featuring Works by Gabriel Fauré
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Under the direction of Artistic Director, Dr. Carric Smolnik, the Sonoran Desert Chorale performs the third concerts of their 26th season featuring works by Gabriel Fauré, who delighted in infusing traditional forms of music with a mélange of harmonic daring and a freshness of invention. One of the most striking features of Fauré's style was his fondness for daring harmonic progressions and sudden modulations, invariably carried out with supreme elegance and a deceptive air of simplicity.

Theater Resources Unlimited Offers Latest Writer-Producer Speed Date Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Offers Latest Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited presents the Writer-Producer Speed Date, a unique opportunity to pitch a project to a roomful of New York producers and artistic directors on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 4:30pm to 8:30pm at the newly opened 797 Studios, 797 Eighth Avenue (betw. 48th and 49th), 3rd floor, NYC.

EMV's Vancouver Bach Festival Celebrates EMV's 50th Anniversary Photo EMV's Vancouver Bach Festival Celebrates EMV's 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

 Early Music Vancouver presents the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival, July 30 - August 9, 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. This year's festival celebrates EMV's 50th anniversary with performances by many of the top West Coast artists specializing in period performance, as well as gifted artists from across Europe and North America. EMV is particularly delighted to welcome Montreal's internationally acclaimed Ensemble Les Boreades to participate in their second annual ensemble-in-residence program, which will see members of the ensemble perform in multiple concerts throughout the festival.

EMV's Vancouver Bach Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Stellar Line-up Photo EMV's Vancouver Bach Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Stellar Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival, July 30 - August 9, 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. This year's festival celebrates EMV's 50th anniversary with performances by many of the top West Coast artists, and gifted artists from across Europe and North America and is guaranteed to delight Vancouver Audiences this summer!

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces Lineup Photo Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

The 14th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce the details of its full 2019 program in September, titled Tennessee Williams and Yukio Mishima.

Guelph Chamber Choir to Welcome Guest Conductor Charlene Pauls for GLORY Photo Guelph Chamber Choir to Welcome Guest Conductor Charlene Pauls for GLORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The Guelph Chamber Choir is part-way through a search process for a new permanent Conductor and Artistic Director.  Two guest conductors will each have selected, rehearsed and presented a full concert with the choir before a final decision is made. Last fall, Patrick Murray conducted a concert entitled Haven: music of protection and peace.  Coming up this month, conductor Charlene Pauls presents Glory: music of light and joy on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm at St. George's Anglican Church.

Trap Door Presents THE OLD WOMAN BROODS Photo Trap Door Presents THE OLD WOMAN BROODS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Trap Door Theatre presents The Old Woman Broods written by Tadeusz Rozewicz

Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join SURFER GIRL Photo Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join SURFER GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), are thrilled to welcome Sarah Utterback of ABC's hit primetime TV drama Grey's Anatomy and Jessica Pimentel of Netflix's Orange Is the New Black to the New York premiere of Surfer Girl, part of Leslye Headland's Sin Cycle Plays. Presented at The Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street, between Grand and Hester) on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at7:00pm (doors open 7:00pm, performance begins 7:30pm), the New York premiere of Surfer Girlruns through May 30, 2018.

Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join The New York Premiere Of SURFER GIRL Photo Sarah Utterback and Jessica Pimentel Join The New York Premiere Of SURFER GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), are thrilled to welcome Sarah Utterback of ABC's hit primetime TV drama 'Grey's Anatomy' and Jessica Pimentel of Netflix's 'Orange Is the New Black' to the New York premiere of Surfer Girl, part of Leslye Headland's 'Sin Cycle Plays.' Presented at The Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street, between Grand and Hester) on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 7:00pm (doors open 7:00pm, performance begins 7:30pm), the New York premiere of Surfer Girl runs through May 30, 2018.

Trap Door Theatre Announces New Show MONSIEUR D'EON IS A WOMAN Photo Trap Door Theatre Announces New Show MONSIEUR D'EON IS A WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

"Monsieur D'eon is a Woman" is a madcap romp following the extraordinary life and adventures of the Chevailere D'eon, an eighteenth century French diplomat, soldier, spy and a celebrated figure for Transgender and Women's rights.

Theater For The New City Presents Xoregos Performing Co.'s Production of Racine's BRI Photo Theater For The New City Presents Xoregos Performing Co.'s Production of Racine's BRITANNICUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Theater for the New City and The Xoregos Performing Company are presenting Jean Racine's Britannicus, a classic French play with contemporary echoes related to politics and power, in May.

Striking And Political Baroque Opera To Be Performed In Australia For The First Time Photo Striking And Political Baroque Opera To Be Performed In Australia For The First Time
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Australia's only Baroque opera company, the acclaimed Pinchgut Opera, will present a striking new production of Handel's Athalia at City Recital Hall Sydney, with four performances from 21 until 26 June 2018.

Theater For The New City Presents Racine's BRITANNICUS Photo Theater For The New City Presents Racine's BRITANNICUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Theater for the New City and The Xoregos Performing Company are presenting Jean Racine's Britannicus, a classic French play with contemporary echoes related to politics and power, in May.

Handel Fan Celebrates 40th Year Attending The Royal Choral Society's Good Friday Mess Photo Handel Fan Celebrates 40th Year Attending The Royal Choral Society's Good Friday Messiah At The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

For many, Good Friday is a day to kick back, enjoy a hot cross bun or two and contemplate a relaxing holiday weekend. For John Yates and his mother Dee, Good Friday means an annual pilgrimage to hear Handel's glorious oratorio Messiah at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall, performed by the Royal Choral Society - the choir has performed it at the RAH every Good Friday since 1876. This year John and Dee are celebrating an incredible 40 years of attending this annual Easter event.

The Cecilia Chorus Of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, Presents Three Centurie Photo The Cecilia Chorus Of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, Presents Three Centuries Of French Sacred Music For Chorus And Organ, Featuring U.S. Premiere Of Thierry Esc
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The Cecilia Chorus of New York, Mark Shapiro, Music Director, will present the U.S. Premiere of Thierry Escaich's Messe Romane plus works by Fauré, Gounod and Messiaen on Sunday, March 4 @ 3:30 PM at Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 E. 88th St. The concert, directed by Shapiro, will be performed by (double) chorus and organist Bàlint Karosi.

Keitaro Harada To Make Debut With Berkeley Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Fort Worth Photo Keitaro Harada To Make Debut With Berkeley Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony, and Memphis Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2018

The next three months hold debut performances for Keitaro Harada with four symphonies. February 1 and 2, Harada will step in for Berkeley Symphony's Music Director Joanna Carneiro as she awaits the birth of her fourth child. The program includes Faur 's Cantique de Jean Racine, Gordon Getty's Joan and the Bells and Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique. He, then, heads to Memphis Symphony to conduct E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Live in Concert followed by a quick trip to Japan for a return to Suntory Hall to conduct The Music of John Williams: Star Wars and Beyond with Tokyo Philharmonic. March holds his debuts with Fort Worth Symphony leading Disney's Fantasia: Live in Concert as well as with Louisville Orchestra leading Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. He returns to Fort Worth in May for Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert.

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