February

Sofia Gubaidulina Receives ‘Frontiers of Knowledge Award’
Sofia Gubaidulina Receives ‘Frontiers of Knowledge Award’
The BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria) Foundation has just announced at a press conference that the composer Sofia Gubaidulina will be awarded the ‘Frontiers of Knowledge Award’ ...
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The Boston Symphony Orchestra has won a 2017 Grammy for a Shostakovich Album
The Boston Symphony Orchestra has won a 2017 Grammy for a Shostakovich Album
The 59th Grammy Awards were presented in the night from 12 to 13 February 2017 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Grammy Award is considered the world’s most important music prize. As in ...
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World Premieres of Schachtner Works in Münster and Munich
World Premieres of Schachtner Works in Münster and Munich
The ‘Junge Ensemble für Neue Musik’ from Dortmund and Münster under the direction of Achim Fiedler will present the world premiere of the new etudes for small ensemble entitled ...
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Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s “The Idiot” at the Bolshoi Theatre
Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s “The Idiot” at the Bolshoi Theatre
The original version of the meanwhile frequently performed and newly produced opera “The Idiot” by Mieczysław Weinberg, based on a subject by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, will be given its ...
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World Premiere: Triple Concerto by Sofia Gubaidulina in Boston
World Premiere: Triple Concerto by Sofia Gubaidulina in Boston
The Latvian violinist Baiba Skride, the Dutch cellist Harriet Krijgh and the Swiss bayanist Elsbeth Moser, together with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of its principal ...
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Osmo Tapio Räihälä: “Soliloque 3: Avant-midi d’un satyre” Receives American Premiere
Osmo Tapio Räihälä: “Soliloque 3: Avant-midi d’un satyre” Receives American Premiere
The electronic work “Soliloque” by the Finnish composer Osmo Tapio Räihälä, completed in 2013, consists of six individual tracks which can also be performed individually ...
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Four more European Premieres of Nikodijevic’s “tiefenrausch”
Four more European Premieres of Nikodijevic’s “tiefenrausch”
The Armida Quartet is continuing its tour with Marko Nikodijevic’s string quartet “tiefenrausch” through European concert halls; the Quartet will be performing in four European ...
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French Premiere: “AULODIE” by Peter Ruzicka in Marseille
French Premiere: “AULODIE” by Peter Ruzicka in Marseille
The Frenchman Armel Descotte, solo oboist of the Marseille Philharmonic Orchestra since 2006, will present Peter Ruzicka’s work “AULODIE” for oboe and chamber orchestra, accompanied ...
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