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Grammies 2002 for Gidon Kremer
and the Exclusive Label ECM
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Sofia Gubaidulina Receives Polar Music Prize 2002
As was recently announced in Stockholm, the Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina has been awarded the Polar Music Prize 2002, which is awarded annually for outstanding musical accomplishment to...
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Sofia Gubaidulina: Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
According to St. John - World Premiere 16 March 2002
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Memorial Concert for Alfred Schnittke
A chamber music concert will take place on 27 March 2002 in Harenberg City Centre Dortmund in memory of the composer Alfred Schnittke, who died in 1998. Mark Lubotsky (violin), Irina Schnittke...
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Prolonged Due to Great Demand:
Mller-Wieland's Opera "Nathan's Death"
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Jan Mller-Wieland: The Latest News
Jan Mller-Wieland (born 1966) has been awarded the 2002 Furtherance Prize of the Ernst von Siemens Foundation. Each year the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize is awarded to a composer, interpreter or...
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Shostakovich Symphonies under Rudolf Barschai
The conductor Rudolf Barschai has completed his recordings of the complete symphonies of Dmitri Shostakovich at West German Radio. The complete recordings will shortly be available from a Dutch...
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Galina Ustvolskaya at the Krakow Festival
Curtain" 2002 and at the Lucerne Festival Easter 2002
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Schnittke's Music for the New Ballet
In October 2001 David Nixon's ballet Dracula received its premiere in Columbus, USA. It uses the following works of Alfred Schnittke: (K)ein Sommernachtstraum, Requiem, Seid nchtern und wachet...
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Sofia Gubaidulina: The Latest News
On 16 March 2002 an important concert event will take place in the Hauptkirche St. Michaelis in Hamburg, to be realised during the course of the series "das neue werk" by North German Radio. The...
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The New Homepage
Hans Sikorski Music Publishers have been presenting themselves in the form of a new internet homepage since December 2001. We should like to acquaint you with the catalogues and news centred upon...
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Concerts with Works of Peter Ruzicka
On 12 March 2002 the Irish premiere of Peter Ruzicka's work "Tallis" will take place in Dublin with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland under the direction of Andr de Ridder.

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Gidon Kremer's New Schnittke Adaptation
Following the world premiere of Alexander Asteriades's string orchestra adaptation of Alfred Schnittke's Piano Quartet on 16 August 2001 by Gidon Kremer and his Kremerata Baltica the Maestro has...
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Franghiz Ali-Zadeh
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh has received a renewal of her residence permit in Germany for an additional two years. Thus she will be able to make use of a stipend this year from March until November for a...
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A Cello Concerto by Brahms?
The pianist and conductor Cord Garben has adapted the famous Concerto for Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 102 by Johannes Brahms for violoncello and orchestra.

Brahms wrote the...
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Arvo Prt Portrait in Nordrhein-Westfalen
The Estonian composer Arvo Prt, who has lived in Berlin for the past twenty years, is the subject of an extensive series of concerts at the present time in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Divided into...
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Works of Sulchan Nassidse published by Sikorski
"If nine out of ten composers write a similar kind of music (even if it's good music!), I am more interested in the music of one who is fundamentally different from the others" (Sulchan Nassidse)....
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Giya Kancheli's
Giya Kancheli's work "Noon Prayers" for 19 instruments, boy soprano and solo clarinet was given its world premiere on 15 September 2001 at the Museum of Modern Art in Frankfurt. The performers...
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Yakov Gubanov
The composition "Night Music" (9 pieces for oboe, violoncello and piano) by Yakov Gubanov, a Ukrainian composer living in America, was been issued on CD by Kreuzberg Records last year (ordering...
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Krzysztof Meyer: Clarinet Concerto
Eduard Brunner is the soloist in Krzysztof Meyer's Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 96 scheduled to be premiered by the Duisburg Philharmonic under the direction of Antoni Witt on 5/6 June...
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New Productions and Revivals of Schnittke's Stage Works
The ballet Peer Gynt by Alfred Schnittke with the collaboration of John Neumeier will be taken up again by the Hamburg State Opera into its programme in May 2002. The opera Life with an Idiot will...
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Mark Lothar
Mark Lothar was from Berlin, where he undertook his first musical studies. He studied composition privately with Justus Hermann Wetzel, Joseph Gustav Mracek and Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari. In 1933 he was...
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Viktor Suslin's 60th Birthday on 18 June 2002
Viktor Suslin was born in 1942 in Maiss (Ural). He attended the music school in Kharkov from 1950 until 1961, studying piano, later continuing his studies at the Gnessin Institute in Moscow.

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