April

Sergei Prokofiev: 125th Birthday on 23 April 2016
Sergei Prokofiev: 125th Birthday on 23 April 2016
Sergei Prokofiev is, alongside Dmitri Shostakovich and Igor Stravinsky, one of the most important Russian composers of the 20th century. He created such works as the ballets “Cinderella” ...
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Grigori Frid’s “The Diary of Anne Frank” in Thailand
Grigori Frid’s “The Diary of Anne Frank” in Thailand
On 22 September 2015 the musical world commemorated the 100th birthday of the great Russian composer Grigori Frid, the creator of “The Diary of Anne Frank”. The work presents a shattering ...
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Sofia Gubaidulina: Double CD “Misterioso”
Sofia Gubaidulina: Double CD “Misterioso”
The double CD “Misterioso” by the Italian label Atopos with eleven works of the composer Sofia Gubaidulina is one of the more recent CD releases that have appeared shortly before her 85th ...
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Franghiz Ali-Zadeh’s Work “Schwindende Schönheit” in Austria
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh’s Work “Schwindende Schönheit” in Austria
The Austrian ‘ensemble plus’ performs in a wide variety of ensemble sizes; alongside members of the Vorarlberg Symphony Orchestra, it often invites guest musicians. Mirjam Schröder ...
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Elena Firsova: Portuguese Premieres in Porto
Elena Firsova: Portuguese Premieres in Porto
Two works by Elena Firsova will receive their Portuguese premieres at the Casa da Música in Porto on 29 April 2016. During the course of the concert “Symphony for the Revolution” ...
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New Work: “The Infant Minstrel and His Peculiar Menagerie” by Lera Auerbach in Bergen
New Work: “The Infant Minstrel and His Peculiar Menagerie” by Lera Auerbach in Bergen
The American-Russian composer Lera Auerbach has written a new work in response to a commission from the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the BBC Proms ...
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Semperoper Dresden: Peter Ruzicka’s “ELEGIE” Given World Premiere
Semperoper Dresden: Peter Ruzicka’s “ELEGIE” Given World Premiere
The conductor, music director and composer Peter Ruzicka has dedicate his new work “ELEGIE” (Erinnerung) for orchestra to Christian Thielemann. Caused by illness Thielemann has cancelled ...
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New Opera “Die Schneekönigin” by Marius Felix Lange at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein
New Opera “Die Schneekönigin” by Marius Felix Lange at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Marius Felix Lange’s children’s and family operas have enjoyed phenomenal success. After composing the opera “Das Opernschiff oder: Am Südpol, denkt man, ist ...
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Two New Works by Osmo Tapio Räihälä
Two New Works by Osmo Tapio Räihälä
The Finnish avant-gardist Osmo Tapio Räihälä composed in 2015 his new work for violin and reciter “(G)astronomia” for the “Tampere Biennale” music festival ...
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“AULODIE” by Peter Ruzicka for the First Time in Slovenia
“AULODIE” by Peter Ruzicka for the First Time in Slovenia
Under the direction of Peter Ruzicka the oboist Albrecht Mayer and the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the Slovenian premiere of Ruzicka‘s work “AULODIE” for oboe and ...
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