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February 2018

Star-Studded Street Scene in Madrid -- HK Gruber Elected Honorary Trustee -- 2018 Grant Recipients -- -- "Eternal Kurt Weill" Seminar -- Upcoming Performances

January 2018

Judges for 20th Anniversary Lenya Competition -- Weill/Blitzstein/Bernstein Connection -- Featured work: Symphony No. 2 -- Upcoming Performances

December 2017

German Stage Premiere of Love Life -- Lotte Lenya Competition at 20 -- Kurt Weill Newsletter now available -- Upcoming Performances

November 2017

Sensational Discovery of Unknown Weill Song in Berlin -- November Performances -- Lotte Lenya Competition Deadline Reminder

October 2017

October Performances -- New Approach to Die sieben Todsünden in Atlanta -- 2017 Kurt Weill Prizes -- Grant Application Deadline Reminder

September 2017

Fall Performance Preview -- Lotte Lenya Competition 20th Anniversary -- Grant Program -- Upcoming Performances

Summer 2017

Cradle Will Rock at Opera Saratoga -- Summer Performances -- Mid-Year Grants -- Johnny Johnson in Chicago -- Upcoming Performances

June 2017

Brevard "Festival within a Festival" -- Blitzstein Historical Marker -- Opera Saratoga Stages The Cradle Will Rock -- Spring Kurt Weill Newsletter Available -- Upcoming Performances

May 2017

Lenya Competition Winners Announced -- 2017 Kurt Weill/Lotte Lenya Young Artist Sponsorships -- Upcoming Performances

April 2017 Special Announcement

Lenya Competition Finalists Streamed Live -- Teresa Stratas Will Be Guest of Honor

April 2017

Lenya Competition Finalists Announced -- Weill Featured in the New York Times -- April Performances

March 2017

Lenya Competition Semifinalists Announced -- Past Prizewinners' Accomplishments -- March Performances -- Reminder: Kurt Weill Prize Deadline

February 2017

"Lift Every Voice" Festival Triumphs -- Judges for Lenya Competition Announced -- 2017 Sponsorships and Grants -- Upcoming Performances

January 2017

Winter Performance Preview -- Manuscript of Blitzsein's Cain Discovered -- Lotte Lenya Competition Deadline Reminder -- Upcoming Performances

December 2016

December Performances -- Fall Newsletter Available -- Lotte Lenya Competition Deadline Reminder

November 2016

November Performances -- Premiere Recording of The Road of Promise -- Seeking Kurt Weill Prize Nominations

October 2016 Special Report

Lauren Michelle to Appear on Fox's Empire!

October 2016

October Performances -- Blitzstein Radio Documentary -- Grant Application Deadline Reminder -- 20th Annual Lenya Competition Now Open

September 2016

Fall Performance Preview -- 2016-17 Julius Rudel/Kurt Weill Conducting Fellowship -- Announcing 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition -- 2017-18 Grants Cycle Now Open

Summer 2016

Mid-Year Grant Recipients -- Critical Edition of Mahagonny Songspiel Published -- Upcoming Performances

June 2016

Reviews of Threepenny Opera in London -- All-Weill Evening at Feinstein's/54 Below -- Weill at Summer Festivals -- Upcoming Performances

May 2016

Lenya Competition Winners -- Threepenny Opera in London -- Blitzstein's Airborne in San Francisco -- College and University Grant Deadline -- Upcoming Performances

April 2016

Grants and Sponsorships at Work -- Lenya Competition Finalists -- Symphony No. 2 in Philadelphia -- Regina at Maryland Opera Studio -- Upcoming Performances

March 2016

Official Marc Blitzstein Website -- Lenya Competition Semifinalists -- Threepenny Opera at the National -- Upcoming Performances

February 2016 Special Report

Critical Acclaim for Lost in the Stars at Washington National Opera -- Special Ticket Offer

February 2016

2016 Grant Recipients Announced -- 2016 Foundation Sponsorships -- Lost in the Stars Ticket Offer -- Upcoming Performances

January 2016

Lotte Lenya Competition Judges Announced -- Winter Performance Preview -- Blitzstein Performances in 2016

December 2015

Fall Newsletter Available -- Lotte Lenya Competition Tips -- Year in Review

November 2015

Weill Performances Around the World -- Kurt Weill Prizes Awarded -- Lenya Competition Winners on Stage

October 2015

Busy Season Ahead in Washington, DC Area -- First Rudel Conducting Fellow Named -- Now Accepting Applications for Lenya Competition and Grant Program -- Upcoming Performances

August 2015

KWF Grant Program and Lotte Lenya Competition Accepting Applications -- Salzburg Festival Wrap-Up -- Fall and Winter Performance Highlights

June 2015

Lauren Michelle Reaches Finals of Singer of the World Contest -- "Swept Away" Festival -- Performance Highlights

May 2015

"Swept Away" Festival -- Threepenny in St. Louis -- Performance Highlights

April 2015

Lotte Lenya Competition Winners Announced -- Weill Honored at Obie Awards -- Performance Highlights: Lady in the Dark and The Road of Promise

March 2015

The Road of Promise U.S. Premiere -- Lotte Lenya Competition Finalists and Judges Announced -- Upcoming Performances

February 2015

Mahagonny at Covent Garden -- Lotte Lenya Competition Semi-Finalists Announced -- Kurt Weill Book and Article Prize: Call for Nominations -- Upcoming Performances

January 2015

Kurt Weill Fest Dessau -- U.S. Concert Highlights -- SDC Foundation/Kurt Weill Fellowships -- Upcoming Performances

December 2014

BBC documentary and New Year's concerts -- Lotte Lenya Competition Applications Due 5 January -- Upcoming Performances

November 2014

Johnny Johnson at UNC-Chapel Hill -- Jessica Lange Sings "September Song" -- Upcoming Performances

October 2014

2015 Lotte Lenya Commpetition Now Open -- Grant Applications Due 1 November -- Gruber and Kirchschlager Tour Die sieben Todsünden -- Upcoming Performances

September 2014

Grant Applications Welcome -- Der Jasager -- Featured Recording of Walt Whitman Songs -- Upcoming Performances

August 2014

Season Preview: Fall Highlights -- Grant Program: Fall Highlights

July 2014

Kurt Weill Foundation Expands Grant and Sponsorship Programs -- Lenya Competition Featured in Opera News -- Performance Highlights

June 2014

New Recording of One Touch of Venus -- Lenya Competition News -- Upcoming Performances

April 2014

2014 Lenya Competition Prizewinners Announced -- Threepenny Opera at Signature Theatre -- Upcoming Performances

March 2014

Threepenny Opera in New York -- Lenya Competition Documentary Premieres on Public Television -- 2014 Lenya Competition Finalists Announced

February 2014

Kurt Weill Fest Dessau Highlights -- New Edition of Walt Whitman Songs -- Upcoming Performances

December 2013

New Lotte Lenya Competition Documentary -- Firebrand in Dresden -- Spring Preview

October 2013

New Venus Recording -- Kurt Weill Book Prize -- Upcoming Performances

October 2013

Special Announcement: Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program

September 2013

One Touch of Venus 70th Anniversary Celebration -- 2014 Lotte Lenya Competition -- Fall Preview

July 2013

Cradle Will Rock Rocks New York -- Historic Threepenny Opera Recording -- Upcoming Performances

June 2013

Cradle Will Rock at City Center -- Recent Recordings -- Upcoming Performances

April 2013

Lenya Competition Winners -- LoveMusik Now Available for Licensing -- Grant Program News -- Upcoming Performances

March 2013

Highlights of the Kurt Weill Fest -- Finalists Chosen for Lenya Competition -- Zaubernacht on CD -- Weill Focus in Rochester

February 2013

2013 Kurt Weill Fest -- Lenya Competition News -- Kurt Weill Book Prize -- Upcoming Performances

January 2013

Kurt Weill Week in Berlin -- Foundation Expands Grant Program -- Upcoming Performances

December 2012

New PBS Documentary -- Lenya Competition News -- Upcoming Performances

October 2012

KWF Sponsors Weill Festival at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

September 2012

Fall Preview -- 2013 Lenya Competition -- Grant Program

August 2012

Lost in the Stars Shines at Glimmerglass

July 2012

Summer Festivals and Performances: Lost in the Stars at Glimmerglass, Zaubernacht at Ravinia Festival -- Spring 2012 Newsletter on-line

June 2012

Kurt Weill Edition Releases Johnny Johnson -- Lenya Competition News -- Summer Preview

April 2012

Rising Stars Win 2012 Lotte Lenya Competition -- Weill Songs on TV -- Foundation Launches New Website -- Upcoming Performances

March 2012

2012 Lenya Competition Finalists Announced -- New Book on Weill's Work Published -- Upcoming Performances

February 2012

2012 Kurt Weill Fest: Hommage à Paris -- Upcoming Performances

January 2012

Marc Blitzstein Music Donated to KWF -- Magical Night a Holiday Hit at ROH -- Spring Preview -- 2012 Grant Recipients

December 2011

Royal Opera House presents UK premiere of Magic Night (Zaubernacht) -- New Recordings: Simon Keenlyside: Songs of War; Stage Door Canteen -- Upcoming Performances

November 2011

Lady in the Dark Dazzles in Germany -- Lost in the Stars Returns to its Roots -- Kurt Weill Reloaded: New Documentary Airs in Europe -- Kurt Weill Edition Wins Paul Revere Awards

October 2011

Revival of Award-Winning Street Scene "Irresistible" -- Teatro Real Mahagonny Now Available on DVD -- 2011 Kurt Weill Prizes Awarded to Larry Stempel and David Savran -- New Translation of Lady in the Dark to Premiere in Hannover -- Announcing the 2012 Lotte Lenya Competition -- Upcoming Performances

September 2011

2011-12 Season Preview: Fall Highlights

June 2011

First Full Recording of Knickerbocker Holiday Now Available! -- Street Scene Debuts at Dresden Semperoper -- The Seven Deadly Sins in New Stage Productions -- Upcoming Performances

April 2011

Exceptional Talents Win 2011 Lotte Lenya Competition -- Threepenny Opera Enters Repertoire of the Comédie-Française -- Upcoming Performances

March 2011

2011 Kurt Weill Fest: Critical Edition of Der Protagonist Premieres in Dessau -- Upcoming Performances

February 2011

In the Press: Knickerbocker Holiday and Lost in the Stars – "Mack the Knife" Documentary on BBC Radio 2 – Upcoming Performances

January 2011

Knickerbocker Holiday & Lost in the Stars Heat Up New York This Winter -- Kurt Weill Edition Releases "Music with Solo Violin"

July 2010

Catch Kurt Weill's "Youkali" on HBO's True Blood

June 2010

Now Playing: One Touch of Venus at the Shaw Festival -- Upcoming Perfomances -- Lenya Competition News