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Ludwig van Beethoven News

Date of Birth: December 16, 1770
Date of Death: March 26, 1827 (56)
Birth Place: Bonn, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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...)

Jason Tramm to Make Conducting Debut at the 2017 Narnia Festival in ItalyJason Tramm to Make Conducting Debut at the 2017 Narnia Festival in Italy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Noted American conductor Jason Tramm makes his Italian 2017 Narnia Festival conducting debut with several scheduled performances -  including two new, fully staged productions of "Gianni Schicchi" and "Suor Angelica" from Puccini's celebrated and enigmatic ensemble of one act operas, "IL TRITICO." Directing the productions Tramm will be working with Maria Rosaria Omaggi,  the accomplished Italian actress and writer. (more...)

Hershey Felder Brings Stories of Irving Berlin and Maestro Leonard Bernstein to Life At The Other PalaceHershey Felder Brings Stories of Irving Berlin and Maestro Leonard Bernstein to Life At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder brings to life on stage the music and personal stories of Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein in two musical-plays, which will alternate at London's The Other Palace this autumn. (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...)

Anjali Dance Company presents GENIUS - a double bill of new work by Lea Anderson and Gary ClarkeAnjali Dance Company presents GENIUS - a double bill of new work by Lea Anderson and Gary Clarke
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Anjali Dance Company announces Genius, a double bill of world premieres by award-winning choreographers Gary Clarke and Lea Anderson. Ahead of performances in Mexico and Spain, Genius will tour across England from Saturday 23 September to Thursday 9 November 2017. (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...)

HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN Shatters Records at TheatreWorksHERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN Shatters Records at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced today that its acclaimed current production, Hershey Felder, Beethoven, has established a new all-time box office record for the 48 year-old Bay Area theatre company - and it is not even halfway through its scheduled run. (more...)

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival to Present THE POWER OF WINDCape Cod Chamber Music Festival to Present THE POWER OF WIND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents The Power of Wind, on Friday, August 4, 7:30 pm at First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet. (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...)

Piano Trio Inspires Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's Season OpenerPiano Trio Inspires Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival's Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF) opens its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music with a program showcasing the excitement of  piano trios across three centuries.   Brahms in the Café offers one performance featuring celebrated works performed by Mile-End Trio on Tuesday, August 1, 7:30 pm at Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Cotuit.  (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Close 2016-17 'Grand Classics' Season with Beethoven & MahlerPittsburgh Symphony to Close 2016-17 'Grand Classics' Season with Beethoven & Mahler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck close the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season in joyous style with Ludwig van Beethoven's beloved 'Pastoral' Symphony and Mahler's Seven Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn on June 23-25 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents JESSICA LANG DANCE and FAYE DRISCOLLJacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents JESSICA LANG DANCE and FAYE DRISCOLL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

“A prolific choreographer of skillfully constructed dances that respectfully mesh with music and striking visual design” (The New Yorker), Jessica Lang and her company return to Jacob's Pillow for the ensemble's first Ted Shawn Theatre engagement, July 5-9. In addition to a Pillow-commissioned world premiere work, the program includes Lang's Thousand Yard Stare, a dance embodying the incredible pride and honor as well as the searing loss experienced by military veterans. The program will also include the East Coast and company premiere of Lang's Lyric Pieces as well as Solo Bach, Sweet Silent Thought, and The Calling. This season, the Pillow has formed a partnership with the Tanglewood Music Center, whereby Tanglewood Fellows and alumni will be providing the music accompaniment for this engagement. (more...)

PICNIC WITH THE POPS Shakes It Up with Two Very Different Takes on the Mighty Beethoven 6/23 & 24PICNIC WITH THE POPS Shakes It Up with Two Very Different Takes on the Mighty Beethoven 6/23 & 24
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Whether you like your Beethoven straight up or with a twist, the Columbus Symphony has you covered with back-to-back Picnic with the Pops concerts featuring works from one of the most famous and beloved composers of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven. (more...)

Cleveland International Piano Competition Winner to Make New York Debut at Carnegie HallCleveland International Piano Competition Winner to Make New York Debut at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Nikita Mndoyants, the electrifying first prize winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC) will make his New York debut at Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 8:00 pm. He will perform one of his own compositions, plus works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Prokofiev. (more...)

The 13th Season of Princeton Festival Kicks Off Next MonthThe 13th Season of Princeton Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for all 22 performances in the 13th season of The Princeton Festival (www.princetonfestival.org), which runs June 3-25. (more...)

TheatreWorks Adds Another Week of HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVENTheatreWorks Adds Another Week of HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will extend its run of Hershey Felder, Beethoven through July 9, adding a week of performances. This regional premiere of a newly revised work by acclaimed performer and playwright Hershey Felder will complete TheatreWorks' 2016/2017 season. Following his triumph as Irving Berlin at TheatreWorks, the brilliant Hershey Felder will bring Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro's side in Hershey Felder, Beethoven. (more...)

Streeton Trio Comes to Sydney Opera HouseStreeton Trio Comes to Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Streeton Trio, one Australia's finest classical music ensembles, returns to the Independent Theatre on Saturday afternoon 20 May with a new Viennese treat - as sweet as any sacher torte! (more...)

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer ConcertsBoston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2017 Free Summer Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer,  announces its 2017 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. Concerts will be held every Wednesday evening (7 p.m.) from July 19 through August 23, 2017. For more information visit landmarksorchestra.org. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm Leads the Morris Choral Society in the New Jersey premiere of Karl Jenkins' THE PEACEMAKERSJason C. Tramm Leads the Morris Choral Society in the New Jersey premiere of Karl Jenkins' THE PEACEMAKERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Jason C. Tramm leads the Morris Choral Society in the New Jersey premiere of Karl Jenkins' “The Peacemakers' May 20th at the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, Drew University (more...)

Hershey Felder Returns to TheatreWorks with HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVENHershey Felder Returns to TheatreWorks with HERSHEY FELDER, BEETHOVEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley completes its 2016/2017 season with the regional premiere of a newly revised work by acclaimed performer and playwright Hershey Felder. Following his triumph as Irving Berlin at TheatreWorks, the brilliant Hershey Felder will bring Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro's side in Hershey Felder, Beethoven. The Chicago Sun Times called the world premiere of this compelling portrait "a hypnotic production…a chamber music piece of exquisite beauty." Directed by Joel Zwick, Hershey Felder, Beethoven will be presented June 7 - July 2, 2017 (press opening: June 10) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. For tickets ($45-$105) and information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

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