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Date Of Birth:
October 18, 1898
Date Of Death:
November 27, 1981 (83)
Birth Place:
Penzing, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
 
Date of Birth: October 18, 1898
Date of Death: November 27, 1981 (83)

Birth Place: Penzing, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
The Down Town Glee Club's Annual Spring Concert Salutes Hal Prince  Photo The Down Town Glee Club's Annual Spring Concert Salutes Hal Prince 
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The prestigious all-male singing group, The Down Town Glee Club, under the baton of Grant Mech, tips its collective hat to legendary Broadway producer Hal Prince in its annual Spring Concert, entitled Prince of the City, also featuring special guest, mezzo soprano, Amy Maude Helfer on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM at The Baruch Performing Arts Center

Winners Announced for The 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition Photo Winners Announced for The 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music awarded a record $99,000 at the 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition, which took place at Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY on April 14, 2018. This year's competition brought the total distributed to young singers to more than $1 million in awards, prizes, and grants in the twenty-year history of the contest.

American Lyric Theater Presents INSIGHTALT: Opera In Eden Featuring Three New One-Act Photo American Lyric Theater Presents INSIGHTALT: Opera In Eden Featuring Three New One-Act Operas In Concert, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

 American Lyric Theater concludes the 10th Anniversary of its nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program this season with InsightALT: Opera in Eden, a one-night-only concert featuring three new one-act operas written by ALT Resident Artists, hosted by composer/librettist Mark Adamo and producing artistic director Lawrence Edelson.

Finalists Announced For The 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition Photo Finalists Announced For The 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Kim H. Kowalke, President of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the finalists for the 2018 annual Lotte Lenya Competition, its twentieth anniversary year. Fifteen performers from Canada, Germany, Israel, Italy, and the United States will compete for top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000.

Famed Opera Soprano Marta Eggerth's MY LIFE MY SONG Now Available On YouTube Photo Famed Opera Soprano Marta Eggerth's MY LIFE MY SONG Now Available On YouTube
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Patria Productions is proud to announce that the critically acclaimed dual CD album from 2005, Marta Eggerth, My Life My Song, is now NEW TO YOUTUBE. Each song clip is accompanied by historical photos, many never seen before. With this CD, Marta Eggerth's (1912-2013) recorded legacy as one of the world's leading sopranos showcases an international singing career spanning more than 70 years in operetta, film, lieder and opera. It will now be available on YouTube for generations of opera aficionados, singers, film buffs, and others to learn from and enjoy.

LA Chamber Orchestra to Premiere Newly-Discovered Setting of Pergolesi's SALVE REGINA Photo LA Chamber Orchestra to Premiere Newly-Discovered Setting of Pergolesi's SALVE REGINA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Baroque Conversations series features the highly anticipated US premiere of a newly-discovered setting of Pergolesi's Salve Regina, led by guest conductor Riccardo Minasi, hailed as “an outstanding musician” (Guardian), on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles.  The program also includes Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, a setting of a 13th-century meditation considered among the composer's most notable sacred works, with rising artists soprano Elizabeth Sutphen and mezzo-soprano Sofia Selowsky.  The all-string program includes 16 members of LACO's critically acclaimed string section headed by Tereza Stanislav as acting concertmaster.  A complimentary wine reception for all ticket holders begins at 6 pm. 

Semifinalists Announced For The 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition Photo Semifinalists Announced For The 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Kim H. Kowalke, President of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the semifinalists for the 2018 annual Lotte Lenya Competition, its twentieth anniversary year. The Foundation received 235 audition videos, from singer/actors ages 19-32, hailing from thirty-one US states and Puerto Rico, and sixteen countries on five continents. From that pool, fourteen men and fourteen women from the US, Canada, Austria, Germany, Israel, Italy, and Slovenia have been selected to perform at the semifinals at the Manhattan School of Music on 8 and 9 March.

Opera Grand Rapids Announces STABAT MATER and FOUR SACRED SONGS Photo Opera Grand Rapids Announces STABAT MATER and FOUR SACRED SONGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2018

Opera Grand Rapids announces upcoming performances of STABAT MATER by Gioachino Rossini and FOUR SACRED SONGS by Giuseppe Verdi on Saturday, March 24 - 3:00 PM at Christ Memorial Church, Holland and Sunday, March 25 - 7:30 PM at First Park Congregational Church, Grand Rapids.

Houston Grand Opera Presents WEST SIDE STORY, NORMA, and More This Spring Photo Houston Grand Opera Presents WEST SIDE STORY, NORMA, and More This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Houston Grand Opera presents Bernstein's West Side Story (April 20 - May 6), Bellini's Norma (April 27 - May 11), and return of Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (May 17, 19, 20) at HGO Resilience Theater World's first mariachi opera returns after New York triumph Houston, January 29, 2018 - Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present the first major American opera house production of Leonard Bernstein ' s landmark musical West Side Story, April 20 - May 6, and Bellini's vocal powerhouse Norma, April 27 - May 11, in the HGO Resil i ence Theater at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Zachary James to Perform Live at Noce, Des Moines Photo Zachary James to Perform Live at Noce, Des Moines
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Broadway's Zachary James (The Addams Family, South Pacific, Coram Boy) plays Noce Jazz Club in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, February 3 at 10:30pm as part of the club's late night Broadway series. James is joined by pianist, Kyle Naig. The cabaret will feature highlights from James' career on the musical theatre and operatic stage as well as standards from the American musical theatre repertoire. 

BWW CLOSE UP: Harold Prince Photo BWW CLOSE UP: Harold Prince
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 30, 2018

Tal dia como hoy hace 90 anyos nacia Harold (Hal) Prince, uno de los productores y directores mas prolificos e importantes de todo el siglo XX, y con el una nueva manera de entender el musical.

Judges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition Announced Photo Judges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Kim H. Kowalke, President and CEO of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the judges for the 20th Anniversary Lotte Lenya Competition. A distinguished panel will preside over the finals on 14 April in Rochester, NY: Tony Award-winning actress and singer Victoria Clark, renowned opera and musical theater conductor James Holmes, and Jack Viertel, Broadway producer, author, and Artistic Director of New York City Center Encores!

Echo Prize-Winning Singer Lucia Cadotsch Plays Sound It Out at Greenwich House Photo Echo Prize-Winning Singer Lucia Cadotsch Plays Sound It Out at Greenwich House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Echo Prize-Winning Jazz Singer Lucia Cadotsch Makes Her U.S. Debut in January 2018 with Her Berlin-Based Speak Low Trio Featuring Saxophonist Otis Sandsj and Bassist Petter Eldh. Lucia appears with her Speak Low trio in New York City on January 13 as part of a Sound It Out series double-bill at Greenwich House. Lucia, Otis & Petter will be performing music from their debut album, Speak Low, which earned five-star raves in both DownBeat and The Guardian along with glowing reviews for its companion remix album, Speak Low Renditions.

Broadway Vet Lisa Vroman to Join Pasadena Symphony for 'HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT' Concert Photo Broadway Vet Lisa Vroman to Join Pasadena Symphony for 'HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Pasadena Symphony's annual Holiday Candlelight concert returns to All Saints Church today, December 16, 2017. Having sold out for the past six years, the symphony will offer two performances to meet community demand at 4:00pm & 7:00pm.

Palm Springs Opera Guild's Annual Competition Features Eight Singers Vying For $40K I Photo Palm Springs Opera Guild's Annual Competition Features Eight Singers Vying For $40K In Prize Money
by David Green - Nov 28, 2017

Palm Springs Opera Guild, one of the longest-standing cultural institutions in the Coachella Valley, has selected eight emerging opera stars to compete at the upcoming 34th Annual Dorothy Nocita Memorial Palm Springs Vocal Competition on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 3 5:30 PM. This annual free event provides an opportunity for eight emerging young opera singers to compete for nearly $40,000 in prizes, earn community recognition for their achievements, and advance their careers. The event will take place at the Helene Galen Performing Arts Center, located at 31001 Rattler Road in Rancho Mirage.

Broadway Vet Lisa Vroman to Join Pasadena Symphony for 'HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT' Concert Photo Broadway Vet Lisa Vroman to Join Pasadena Symphony for 'HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Pasadena Symphony's annual Holiday Candlelight concert returns to All Saints Church on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Having sold out for the past six years, the symphony will offer two performances to meet community demand at 4:00pm & 7:00pm.

A Philly POPS Christmas Runs December 1-19 Photo A Philly POPS Christmas Runs December 1-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Philly's favorite holiday tradition KeyBank presents A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season returns to the Kimmel Center stage with eleven performances December 1-19. POPS Music Director Michael Krajewski will conduct an all-new, festive musical program, featuring the 65-piece POPS orchestra, Philly's own guest vocalist Justin Hopkins, Macy's organist Peter Richard Conte, the Philly POPS Festival Chorus, the Philadelphia Boys Choir and the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir. Santa is also expected to arrive with gifts and song.

Benjamin Eakeley to Bring BROADWAY SWINGER, VOL. 2 to Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Benjamin Eakeley to Bring BROADWAY SWINGER, VOL. 2 to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below - Broadway's Supper Club - will present the return of Benjamin Eakeley and his acclaimed solo concert series, 'BROADWAY SWINGER,' today, November 15 at 7:00 PM.

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy, Part Photo Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy, Part 2!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny.

Previously Unknown Kurt Weill Song Discovered in Berlin Archive Photo Previously Unknown Kurt Weill Song Discovered in Berlin Archive
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

In a remarkable find, a previously unknown composition by Kurt Weill was recently discovered in a Berlin archive. The three-page manuscript in the composer's hand bears the peculiar title 'Lied vom wei en K se' ('Song of the White Cheese,' lyric by G nther Weisenborn).

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