March 2020

Belgian premiere of Marko Nikodijevic’s “From Within …” at Bozar Brussels
Belgian premiere of Marko Nikodijevic’s “From Within …” at Bozar Brussels
At the Brussels Cultural Center Palais des Beaux-Arts “Bozar”, the ensemble intercontemporain under the direction of Matthias Pintscher will bring the piece “From ...
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The Vienna premiere of Gerald Resch’s String Quartet No. 3 “attacca”
The Vienna premiere of Gerald Resch’s String Quartet No. 3 “attacca”
In the Beethoven anniversary year, Austrian composer Gerald Resch has once again turned his attention to the string quartet genre. Like many other composers of our time, in his String Quartet No. 3...
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The Sikorski music publishers are at the Leipzig Book Fair (March 12-15, 2020)
The Sikorski music publishers are at the Leipzig Book Fair (March 12-15, 2020)
The SIKORSKI music publishers present themselves at the Leipzig Book Fair (March 12 to 15, 2020) with sheet music from the field of classical music, song books, CDs and DVDs by Rolf Zuckowski as...
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World premiere 2021: Jüri Reinvere’s fourth opera “The Shadow” for Osnabrück
World premiere 2021: Jüri Reinvere’s fourth opera “The Shadow” for Osnabrück
The Estonian composer Jüri Reinvere, who has just received enthusiastic response at the Regensburg Theatre for the premiere of his opera “Minona”, which focuses on Ludwig van...
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United Nations Chamber Music Society initiates Shostakovich stream during the coronavirus pandemic
United Nations Chamber Music Society initiates Shostakovich stream during the coronavirus pandemic
The UN Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council has scheduled a streaming on March 20, 2020, "a special performance to provide solace during the coronavirus...
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Tatyana Smirnova's 80th birthday on March 30, 2020
Russian composer Tatyana Smirnova was born in St. Petersburg on March 30, 1940 and died in Moscow on June 6th, 2018 ...
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German premiere of the Adagio cantabile from Beethoven‘s “Pathétique“ orchestrated by Shostakovich
German premiere of the Adagio cantabile from Beethoven‘s “Pathétique“ orchestrated by Shostakovich
The Adagio cantabile for orchestra based on Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 8 op. 13, the famous “Pathétique“, is an early work by Dmitri Shostakovich. Shostakovich was only...
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Canceled because of the crisis: RIAS Chamber Choir and Ensemble Resonanz: world premiere of Jüri Reinveres ”The Expulsion of Ismael“
Canceled because of the crisis: RIAS Chamber Choir and Ensemble Resonanz: world premiere of Jüri Reinveres ”The Expulsion of Ismael“
Because of the coronavirus crisis, this performance was canceled:
The Estonian composer Jüri Reinvere chose a biblical theme for his latest work. On March 20, 2020, the RIAS Chamber Choir and the...
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String Quartet No. 10 “Frozen Dreams” by Lera Auerbach was premiered in Tucson (Arizona)
String Quartet No. 10 “Frozen Dreams” by Lera Auerbach was premiered in Tucson (Arizona)
The renowned Jasper String Quartet premiered Lera Auerbach's string quartet No. 10 “Frozen Dreams” on March 6, 2020 in Tucson, Arizoni, USA ...
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Norwegian premiere of Lera Auerbach’s “Arctica” in Oslo
The work "Arctica" for orchestra, choir and piano by Lera Auerbach, which premiered in Washington on March 30, 2019, was performed under the patronage of the National Geographic Society in...
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World premiere in Bonn: “Beethoven-Skizzen” by Jan Müller-Wieland
World premiere in Bonn: “Beethoven-Skizzen” by Jan Müller-Wieland
Jan Müller-Wieland wrote the piano trio “Beethoven-Skizzen” on the initiative of the violinist Daniel Hope. It is a continuation of Beethovens notes for a piano trio, which are ...
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A Beethoven and Diabelli homage of a special kind: Lera Auerbach’s “Diabellical Waltz”
A Beethoven and Diabelli homage of a special kind: Lera Auerbach’s “Diabellical Waltz”
Ludwig van Beethoven dominates this year's concert programmes, and there is a remarkable series of world premieres of new pieces by contemporary composers, which deal with his music but also with ...
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Daniel Smutny publishes essay
Daniel Smutny publishes essay
Daniel Smutny has published a “Phenomenological view of digitalized sampling from a compositional perspective”.
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New edition: “The Stone Guest“ (String Quartet No. 8) by Elena Firsova (SIK 8909)
The String Quartet No. 8 with the title “Der steinerne Gast“ (The Stone Guest) was written by the Russian composer Elena Firsova in 1995 on commission from the Nomos Quartet.
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Denis Matsuev has brilliantly performed and recorded Alfred Schnittke's and Dmitri Shostakovich's piano concertos for the DG
Denis Matsuev has brilliantly performed and recorded Alfred Schnittke's and Dmitri Shostakovich's piano concertos for the DG
The Russian pianist Denis Matsuev has recorded two of the most interesting and popular Russian piano concertos of the 20th century...
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Elizabeth Wilson in an interview with the “taz” about Dmitri Shostakovich
Elizabeth Wilson, the British cellist and student of the Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, is a passionate interpreter of works by Dmitri Shostakovich. She was to have given a lecture on ...
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Mariss Janson's recording of Dmitri Shostakowich‘s 10th symphony in the best list of the German Record Critics‘ Prize
Mariss Janson's recording of Dmitri Shostakowich‘s 10th symphony in the best list of the German Record Critics‘ Prize
In the current best list of the German Record Critics‘ Award from February 2020, the recording of Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 in E minor op. 93 with the Bavarian Radio Symphony ...
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New edition: “The Stone Guest“ (String Quartet No. 8) by Elena Firsova (SIK 8909)
The String Quartet No. 8 with the title “Der steinerne Gast“ (The Stone Guest) was written by the Russian composer Elena Firsova in 1995 on commission from the Nomos Quartet.
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