April

Shostakovich's “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” at Covent Garden
Shostakovich’s opera “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” is being produced at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London. Opening night will be 1 April 2004 (additional performances are planned for 5.4.,...
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Milko Kelemens
Milko Kelemen has written a piece for chamber orchestra titled ‚Intonazioni Poetiche’ which will premiere 1 April 2004 in Luxemburg. The Croatian Chamber Orchestra, which also commissioned the...
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Revised version of Jan Müller-Wieland’s “Eidola” at the music triennale in Cologne
On 25 April 2004 the revised version of “Eidola” for piano and CD by Jan Müller-Wieland opens for the first time at the music triennale in Cologne. It will be preformed in the broadcasting studios...
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Lera Auerbach in Boston
On 26 October 2003, the world premiere of Auerbach\'s "Last Letter" for soprano, violoncello and piano took place in the Berkshires (near Boston), a work commissioned by the concert organisers...
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Terterjans 8th Symphony in Hannover
The Niedersächsische Staatstheater Hannover is going to perform the 8th symphony of the Armenian composer Awet Terterjan (1929-1994) on 25th April 2004. The conductor is Johannes Harneit....
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Xiaoyong Chen: complex novelties out of the traditional
The first opening of the Chinese composer Xiaoyong Chen’s new work ‘Speechlessness, Clearness, and Ease’ at the March Festival in Berlin on 28th March 2004 was celebrated with ardour. The second...
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Lera Auerbach Composer in residence in Japan
Lera Auerbach has been invited to be Composer in residence at the Japanese orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, from April 2004 til March 2005. This particular orchestra has ordered and will premiere her...
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The „Maximum“ Vengerov
„Maximum“, the new musical piece by Benjamin Yusupov, will premiere on 13/14 Mai 2004 in Haifa and Rishon-Lezion (Israel). Maxim Vengerov will conduct the piece for violin, viola, flute, harp and...
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New Music From The Former Soviet Union
The Centre for Russian Music in London (268, New Cross Rd, opposite rail/tube New Cross Gate station) is giving a concert with “New Music From The Former Soviet Union” on 4 Mai 2004 at which the...
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Auerbach’s chamber music for violin in several first openings
On 18 June 2004 Lera Auerbach’s suite for violin and piano op. 46a first opens in Keshet Eilon (Israel). It will be performed by Vadim Gluzman and Angela Yoffe.
The very musicians will also first...
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„The word ‚new’ has become old“ – Sofia Gubaidulina in St. Gallen
The club “Kontrapunkt St. Gallen”, forming also the Swiss section of the IGNM (International Society for New Music), gives a series of concerts with contemporary music each year. This year selected...
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Works by Alfred Schnittke in Patras (Greece)
In April/Mai 2004 the Conservatory of the Grecian town Days of Contemporary Music, this year dedicated to the 100th anniversary of composer Nikos Skalkotas. Within the scope of this New Music...
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