January

GEMA Bestsellers 2006: Sikorski Wins Six out of Ten Places
The documentation of GEMA Bestsellers in the November issue of the GEMA News is anxiously awaited each year. Evaluations for nationwide supra-regional performances, as well as broadcasts,...
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Lera Auerbach: World Premiere of “Ludwig’s Nightmare” in Bonn
Lera Auerbach’s piano work “Ludwig’s Nightmare” received its world premiere on 11 December 2007 in the auditorium of the Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelm University in Bonn.
This work, commissioned by...
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Da capo for Krzysztof Meyer’s “Musique scintillante” in Düsseldorf
The performance of Krzysztof Meyer’s new ensemble work “Musique scintillante” in the Düsseldorf Tonhalle on 30 November 2007 stood under a particularly lucky star. It was most unusual that the...
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Gubaidulina Biography in the English Language
The English-language edition of the Gubaidulina biography by Michael Kurtz was issued just a few days ago by the Indiana University Press in Bloomington. This biography, edited by Malcolm Hamrick...
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New Oboe Works at Sikorski
Manuel Munzlinger, born in Berlin and studied oboe at the University of the Arts there with Hansjörg Schellenberger. Alongside his activity as a soloist, Munzlinger is a highly successful composer...
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Mieczylaw Weinberg Society Founded in Moscow
A Mieczylaw Weinberg Society has been founded in Moscow thanks to the efforts of the musicologist Manashir Yakubov, editor of the new Shostakovich Complete Edition and close friend of the Weinberg...
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“Galina Ustvolskaya – Hidden Genius” – Portrait Concert in New York
On 16 February, the Ensemble Continuum under the direction of Joel Sachs will present a concert entitled “Galina Ustvolskaya – Hidden Genius – A Memorial Tribute,” dedicated to the composer who died...
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