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News Archive, May-August 2012

Pablo Heras-Casado

Gala Concert in Dortmund

Weill songs featured in season opener at Konzerthaus Dortmund with Christiane Oelze and Pablo Heras-Casado . . .


Angelika Kirchschlager

Die sieben Todsünden Takes Berlin by Storm

Angelika Kirchschlager, Ensemble Amarcord, the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchester, and conductor Steven Sloane offer a star-studded concert rendition . . .


HK Gruber

Die sieben Todsünden at Bregenz

Weill returns to the Bregenz Festival with a concert performance of Die sieben Todsünden on 6 August . . .


Lost in the Stars

Lost in the Stars in France

New production of Lost in the Stars by Opéra éclaté livens up summer festivals in France . . .


James Conlon

Zaubernacht Celebrates U.S. Premiere

Maestro James Conlon leads the first U.S. performance of the reconstructed score of Zaubernacht (1922) . . .


Bebe Neuwirth

Bebe Neuwirth Hits the Hamptons

Star of Broadway and TV performs "Stories with Piano" at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center . . .


Ian Bostridge

Walt Whitman Songs in Berlin

Acclaimed tenor Ian Bostridge performs Weill's Walt Whitman Songs in recital at the Berliner Staatsoper . . .


Eric Owens

Lost in the Stars at Glimmerglass

Director Tazewell Thompson brings a Cape Town Opera co-production to the bucolic summer festival in Cooperstown, NY . . .


Johnny Johnson

Johnny Johnson in New Performing Edition

The latest volume of the authoritative Kurt Weill Edition, Johnny Johnson (1936), Weill's first Broadway show, is out . . .


Patti LuPone

The Great Patti LuPone

Brand-new Manhattan club 54 Below hosts Patti LuPone in a brand-new cabaret evening, "Far Away Places" . . .


Corea CD cover

Pop Plethora

An unusually rich and diverse group of recordings featuring Weill songs have appeared in the realms of pop, jazz, and cabaret in the first half of 2012 . . .


Jimmy Mahoney

Mahagonny Revived in Berlin

Andreas Homoki's 2006 production returns for five performances at the Komische Oper in June . . .


Horst Koegler, 2012

Esteemed Critic Horst Koegler Dies

Renowned dance and opera critic--and Weill champion--Horst Koegler passed away on 11 May in Germany . . .


Street Scene

Street Scene Returns to Semperoper

Dresden Staatsoper remounts its successful 2011 production of Street Scene for two performances on May 30 and June 3 . . .


Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett Sings Lost in the Stars at the UN

The culmination of International Jazz Day was a concert at the United Nations, featuring Tony Bennett . . .


News Archive, January-April 2012