August 2021

Jan Müller-Wieland’s “Traumbilder leichenstill” is to receive its Italian premiere in Brixen on 6 August 2021
Jan Müller-Wieland’s “Traumbilder leichenstill” is to receive its Italian premiere in Brixen on 6 August 2021
Jan Müller-Wieland’s “Traumbilder leichenstill” (Dream Images in Corpse-like Silence) for string quartet or string orchestra was premiered in Dortmund in 2010. On 6 August 2021, we are to...
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Marcin Danilewski releases Krzysztof Meyer’s “Capriccio interrotto” and a first recording of the Six Preludes for solo violin on CD
Marcin Danilewski releases Krzysztof Meyer’s “Capriccio interrotto” and a first recording of the Six Preludes for solo violin on CD
The Polish composer Krzysztof Meyer, who now lives in Germany, once stated a few years ago that the time had come to “never discover melody”.
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100th birthday anniversary of jazz legend Günter Fuhlisch on 1 August 2021
Over the course of his lengthy career, the bandleader, jazz trombonist and composer Günter Fuhlisch has produced a large number of compositions and arrangements for Sikorski Music Publishers. Many...
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Bulgarian cellist Liliana Kehayova releases Cello Sonatas by Nikolai Myaskovsky on CD
Bulgarian cellist Liliana Kehayova releases Cello Sonatas by Nikolai Myaskovsky on CD
The Russian composer Nikolai Myaskovsky, born in 1881 and died in 1950, was a pupil of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Anatoly Lyadov. He himself taught a generation of up-and-coming composers,...
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Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando” with Lera Auerbach’s “Lonely Suite”
Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando” with Lera Auerbach’s “Lonely Suite”
Virginia Woolf’s 1928 novel “Orlando” is a blazing postulate for the acceptance of same-sex love and transsexuality. The main character, Orlando, decides to undergo a sex change from male to female...
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Charlene Farrugia has recorded piano works by Aram Khachaturian on Grand Piano
Charlene Farrugia has recorded piano works by Aram Khachaturian on Grand Piano
The Maltese pianist Charlene Farrugia dedicates herself to the piano works of the Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian in a highly listenable new recording for the Grand Piano label (distributed by...
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90th Birthday of Vladimir Tsytovich
On 6 August 2021, we are commemorating the 90th birthday of Vladimir Tsytovich. The composer had Belarusian roots. His mother and aunt laid the foundations for his musical education from his early...
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Xiaoyong Chens Liberation - A Requiem for Humanity at the Internationaal Cellofestival Zutphen
Xiaoyong Chens Liberation - A Requiem for Humanity at the Internationaal Cellofestival Zutphen
Xiaoyong Chens “Liberation - A Requiem for Humanity” for Tibetan singer, accordion, 2 percussionists, 7 cellos, double bass and mixed choir will be premiered on August 27, 2021 ...
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Loriot on the 10th anniversary of his death on 22 August 2021
Loriot on the 10th anniversary of his death on 22 August 2021
Vicco von Bülow (Loriot), one of Germany's greatest humourists, cartoonists, actors and directors, died ten years ago. His film sketches with, among others, actress Evelyn Hamann, made television...
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French premiere of Marko Nikodijevic’s opera “7 Deaths of Maria Callas”
French premiere of Marko Nikodijevic’s opera “7 Deaths of Maria Callas”
The French premiere of Marko Nikodijevic’s and Marina Abramovic’s opera “7 Deaths of Maria Callas”, which premiered in Munich in late summer 2020 and revolves around the fate and sufferings of the...
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Salzburg Exhibition “100 Female Voices” featuring Sofia Gubaidulina and Galina Ustvolskaya
Salzburg Exhibition “100 Female Voices” featuring Sofia Gubaidulina and Galina Ustvolskaya
On 21 August 2021, the audio-visual exhibition “100 Female Voices” opened in the Salzburg Kollegienkirche (www.100femalevoices.com).
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International Stiftfestival 2021 featuring 40 works by Sikorski Music Publishers
International Stiftfestival 2021 featuring 40 works by Sikorski Music Publishers
At the annual International Stiftfestival, held near the Dutch city of Oldenzaal and themed “Eastern Winds” for 2021, a total of 40 Sikorski works is to be performed between 21 and 29 August 2021
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