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Deutschlandfunk broadcast featuring four works by Xiaoyong Chen
Deutschlandfunk broadcast featuring four works by Xiaoyong Chen
On Deutschlandfunk, Chen's ensemble works “Qian & Yan” for mixed ensemble, “Speechlessness, Clearness and Ease” ...
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Gerald Resch’s 3rd string quartet “attacca” released on CD
Gerald Resch’s 3rd string quartet “attacca” released on CD
The Aris Quartet has released the world premiere recording of Gerald Resch’s string quartet No. 3 “attacca” ...
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Former Sikorski publishing director Jürgen Köchel has passed away
Former Sikorski publishing director Jürgen Köchel has passed away
On 4 May 2021, former Sikorski publishing director Jürgen Köchel passed away at the age of 95 in his adopted home of Bochum.
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100th birthday of Edvard Mirzoyan
Born in Gori on 12 May 1921, Edvard Mirzoyan was stylistically inspired by the great Russian composers Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich but combined this with the influences of his Armenian...
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50th anniversary of the death of Hans Carste
50th anniversary of the death of Hans Carste
Born on 5 September 1909 in Lower Austria, Hans Carste had initially begun studying political science and economics in Vienna in 1927, but quickly realised his musical talent was pushing him in a...
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Augsburg Live Streaming of Gubaidulina’s “Reflections on the Theme B-A-C-H” on 8 May 2021
Augsburg Live Streaming of Gubaidulina’s “Reflections on the Theme B-A-C-H” on 8 May 2021
The Augsburg State Theatre presents contemporary music of the past three decades in the impressive ambience of the Augsburg State Textile and Industrial Museum (tim).
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Saarbrücken “Mouvements” Matinee with Peter Ruzicka’s MNEMOSYNE and AULODIE
Saarbrücken “Mouvements” Matinee with Peter Ruzicka’s MNEMOSYNE and AULODIE
The 6th Saarbrücken Matinée of the “Mouvements” series with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie on 9 May 2021 at 11 a.m. is dedicated to two works by Peter Ruzicka and Arnold Schönberg’s work...
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75th birthday of Drafi Deutscher
Berlin-born Drafi Deutscher wrote pop history. His songs “Milk and Sugar”, “Pierre der Clochard” or “Marmor, Stein und Eisen bricht” (Marble, Stone and Iron Break) however, have written music...
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Grigori Frid’s “The Diary of Anne Frank” as a film premiere at the Badischen Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Grigori Frid’s “The Diary of Anne Frank” as a film premiere at the Badischen Staatstheater Karlsruhe
“Actually, youth is much, much lonelier than old age. The old have their opinions and don’t need to waver, because they know where things are going in life. (...)
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Salzburg: The ballet “Anna Karenina” with music by Lera Auerbach, Alfred Schnittke and Dmitri Shostakovich
Salzburg: The ballet “Anna Karenina” with music by Lera Auerbach, Alfred Schnittke and Dmitri Shostakovich
After the dark, drama of jealousy “Othello” and the celebrated interpretation of the young lovers’ tragedy “Romeo and Juliet”, ...
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For Sergei Prokofiev’s 130th birthday on 23 April 2021
For Sergei Prokofiev’s 130th birthday on 23 April 2021
The music of Sergei Prokofiev is world repertoire. Whether it is the great ballet music for “Romeo and Juliet” or ...
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Gennady Rozhdestvensky’s 90th Birthday and his arrangements of works by Schnittke, Prokofiev and Shostakovich
Gennady Rozhdestvensky’s 90th Birthday and his arrangements of works by Schnittke, Prokofiev and Shostakovich
On 16 June 2018, Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky died in Moscow at the age of 87. We are commemorating his 90th birthday on 4 May 2021.
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Pietari Inkinen’s brilliant recording of Prokofiev’s Symphonies No. 3 and 6 with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie
Pietari Inkinen’s brilliant recording of Prokofiev’s Symphonies No. 3 and 6 with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie
he recordings of Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphonies No. 3 and No. 6 by the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie under the baton of its principal conductor ...
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Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11 op. 103 with the SWR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eliahu Inbal on SWR Classic
Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11 op. 103 with the SWR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eliahu Inbal on SWR Classic
In Symphonies No. 2, No. 11 and No. 12, Dmitri Shostakovich explicitly contemplated his country’s revolutionary past.
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Quintet works by Grigori Frid released on CD by Capriccio
Quintet works by Grigori Frid released on CD by Capriccio
A CD featuring two quintet works by Grigori Frid (1919-1998) has just been released on the Capriccio label.
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Szczecin ballet premiere of Ludwig Minkus’ “Don Quixote”
Szczecin ballet premiere of Ludwig Minkus’ “Don Quixote”
Making a virtue out of necessity, the Opera in Szczecin Castle is to present its new ballet production of “Don Quixote” to the music of Ludwig Minkus and John Lanchbery, choreographed by Anna Hop,...
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KlangART Vision 2021 music festival with music by Ustvolskaya and Shostakovich
KlangART Vision 2021 music festival with music by Ustvolskaya and Shostakovich
From 10 April to 23 May 2021KlangART-Vision is presenting sensational concerts. “Making us aware of the cultural wealth of our society is an inspiring concern,” write the makers.
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Composer and pianist Dejan Lazić in an interview with FONO FORUM
Composer and pianist Dejan Lazić in an interview with FONO FORUM
On the occasion of Dejan Lazić’s new CD release of Mozart’s piano quartets and his arrangement of Mozart's Rondo concertante for piano, ...
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Frederick Ashton’s legendary choreography of Sergei Prokofiev’s “Cinderella” on DVD at Opus Arte
Frederick Ashton’s legendary choreography of Sergei Prokofiev’s “Cinderella” on DVD at Opus Arte
There are countless choreographies of Sergei Prokofiev’s legendary ballet classic “Cinderella”.
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Clare Hammond’s impressive new recording of Sofia Gubaidulina’s “Chaconne” for piano
Clare Hammond’s impressive new recording of Sofia Gubaidulina’s “Chaconne” for piano
Clare Hammond’s new piano album “Variations” deals with the most diverse forms of variations as conceived and created by 20th century composer.
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Cellist Christina Meißner with first recording of Gubaidulina’s “From the Visions of Hildegard of Bingen”
Cellist Christina Meißner with first recording of Gubaidulina’s “From the Visions of Hildegard of Bingen”
The cellist Christina Meißner has released a double album exclusively with first recordings on the label “Querstand”.
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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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Nicholas Angelich releases Prokofiev album featuring 8th piano sonata and Visions fugitives
Nicholas Angelich releases Prokofiev album featuring 8th piano sonata and Visions fugitives
The American pianist Nicholas Angelich highly praised for his “fine filigree work”, as the newspaper WELT once put it, has dedicated an album of his own to Sergei Prokofiev on the Erato label ...
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Unbridled energy and urgency in Marc Coppey’s recording of Shostakovich’s cello concertos
Unbridled energy and urgency in Marc Coppey’s recording of Shostakovich’s cello concertos
The Strasbourg-born cellist Marc Coppey was predicted a great career by Yehudi Menuhin even as a young musician ...
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Composers on the Coronavirus Crisis
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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Repertoire for small string orchestra
Repertoire for small string orchestra
Instead of a giant orchestra, as required by works of Mahler, Strauss or Wagner , there is a boom of smaller orchestral works.
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Works for Ensemble
Works for Ensemble
The variety of instrumental timbres in the ensemble music of our composers from all over the world is unlimited.
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Works for chamber orchestra
Works for chamber orchestra
Almost all works for chamber orchestras from our catalogs have an extra-musical title.
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Works for voice and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Works for voice and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
Texts from all over the world, from William Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, Francesco Petrarca to Rainer Maria Rilke, Roger Willemsen or ancient Chinese poems, have inspired our composers.
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Works for solo instruments and chamber orchestra / strings / ensemble
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.
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