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The great music publisher Prof. Dr. Hans W. Sikorski dies

He has died in Hamburg on 22 January 2021 at the age of 94. »…

Estonian composer Raimo Kangro died 20 years ago

The Estonian composer Raimo Kangro wrote lively, even impulsive music. »…

A stream of Grigori Frids The Diary of Anne Frank on German Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

The production can be streamed as a free online event on the theatres website. »…

Remembering Ulrich Leyendecker on his 75th birthday

On 29 January this year, composer Ulrich Leyendecker, who died in Bonn on 29 November 2018, would have turned 75. »…

Gidon Kremer releases live recording of Mieczysław Weinbergs Violin Concerto on CD

Mieczysław Weinbergs Violin Concerto op. 67 is already more than sixty years old, but only over recent years has it attracted the more intense, indeed enthusiastic, attention it merits. »…

Marius Felix Lange's opera Snow Queen receives its premiere in Japan

On 17 January 2021 the Japanese premiere is about to take place at the Sakaiminato Symphony Garden. »…

Herbert Baumanns ballet Alice in Wonderland in Brisbane, Australia

A Wonderland that gives us hope and pleasure, but above all an Alice who pushes through small and larger miracles against all odds, is certainly something we could all use in these difficult times. »…

Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Hilversum releases CD of Lera Auerbachs Eva's Lament

On the occasion of its 75th anniversary in October 2020, the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Hilversum released an anniversary CD. »…

World premiere in China: Ban Zhu (Gui No. 2) for bamboo flute orchestra by Xiaoyong Chen

While concert life has come to a virtual standstill in Europe and many other parts of the world, in the meantime it has been able to stabilise again in China. »…

World premiere concert of Jan Mller-Wielands Gottesspur (Divine Trace) online

NDR Hannover has released a link for this remarkable concert. »…

SWR publishes Marko Nikodijevic's stream of Cvetić, kućica ... / la lugubre gondola

Now the stream has been published under the following link. »…

25th anniversary of the death of Alexi Matchavariani

On New Year's Eve 25 years ago, 31 December 1995, the composer Alexi Matchavariani died. »…

In honour of the great Beethoven - composers who dedicate works to the jubilarian

Works with reference to Beethoven from the Sikorski catalogues, some of which have not yet been premiered. »…

The music of Galina Ustvolskayas impressive 5th symphony Amen conquers the USA

Together with members of his university orchestra, Christopher Russell, conductor and professor at Azusa Pacific University, intends to perform the 5th symphony Amen. »…

Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic enthral with Myaskovsky and Prokofiev Symphonies

Myaskovsky (1881-1950) had met Prokofiev during their joint years of study. »…

Shanna Pranaitis makes world premiere recordings of Claus-Steffen Mahnkopfs flute works for NEOS

Like the oboe, the flute plays a prominent role in Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf's work. »…

New Harmonia Mundi CD with Dmitri Shostakovichs Piano Quintet op. 57 and the Seven Romances op. 127

The new album of the Trio Wanderer »…

Veit Hertenstein has recorded Shostakovichs Viola Sonata op. 147 and the Cello Sonata op. 40 in his own arrangement for viola

From the young viola player Veit Hertenstein came the saying, Violin is good, viola is better! »…

Alfred Schnittkes Cello Concerto No. 1 with Eckart Runge in the Bestenliste 4/2020 of the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 4/2020

The recording has been ranked in the category Orchestral Music and Concerts. »…

Part 4 of the complete edition of all Weinberg string quartets released by Accord

The fourth part of the complete edition of Mieczyslaw Weinbergs string quartets featuring the Silesian Quartet has been released on CD by the ACCORD label. »…

Sikorski Magazine 3/2020

The few world premieres that did not have to be canceled in this time of crisis include "7 Deaths of Maria Callas" by Marina Abramovic and Marko Nikodijevic and the brilliant "Carmen" adaptation by... »…

The Grzenich Orchestra Cologne with Sergei Taneyevs John of Damascus op. 1 at Oehms classics

On 19 June 2020 we commemorated the 105th anniversary of the death of Sergei Taneyev. »…

Works for solo instruments and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble

Here you will also find works for unusual solo instruments such as oud, zheng and sheng, electric guitar or jazz trio and small orchestras or ensembles. »…

Works for voice and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble

Texts from all over the world, from Shakespeare, Poe, Petrarca to Rilke, Willemsen or ancient Chinese poems, have inspired our composers. »…

Works for Ensemble

The variety of instrumental timbres in the ensemble music of our composers from all over the world is unlimited. »…

Works for chamber orchestra

Almost all works for chamber orchestras from our catalogs have an extra-musical title. »…

Composers on the Coronavirus Crisis

The consequences of the coronavirus crisis move us all. We have asked our composers how these months and weeks affect their artistic work. What they answer will be published progressively in this... »…

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25th anniversary of the death of Boris Tchaikovsky

On 7 February 2021, we commemorate the 25th anniversary of Boris Tchaikovskys death. »…

100th Anniversary of the birth of Arno Babajanian

Armenian composer Arno Babajanian may not have achieved the international fame of his compatriot Aram Khachaturian, but many of his works are more than worthy of rediscovery and performance. »…

Lera Auerbachs string symphony Memoria de la luz as video streamed from Erie (Pennsylvania)

On 22 and 24 January 2021 as part of the concert From Russia With Love ... »…

The death of Estonian composer Jaan Rts on 25 December 2020

Estonian composer Jaan Rts passed away on 25 December 2020 at the age of 88. »…

Tenth anniversary of Eino Tambergs death

Eino Tamberg was born on 27 May 1930, he died ten years ago on Christmas Eve 2010. »…

Simon Hfeles excellent recording of Alexander Arutiunians trumpet concerto in A flat major

Alexander Arutiunian's trumpet concerto dates from 1950 and was written in Moscow for the virtuoso Timofei Dokschitzer. »…

Moritz Eggert ist new head of German Composers Association

The composer Moritz Eggert, best known as the blogger Bad Boy of Music, has been elected president of the German Composers Association (DKV). He replaces Enjott Schneider. »…

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