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Hierarchy for 2 ensembles by Moritz Eggert in Erfurt
Hierarchy for 2 ensembles by Moritz Eggert in Erfurt
New, imaginative pieces by the Heidelberg-born composer and pianist Moritz Eggert bring the music scene again and again in tense anticipation. Only at the beginning of May was his new opera ...
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World Premiere: “Goetia. 72 – In umbra Lucis“ by Lera Auerbach at Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin
World Premiere: “Goetia. 72 – In umbra Lucis“ by Lera Auerbach at Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin
On 24 May 2019, the RIAS Chamber Choir will perform Lera Auerbach’s “Goetia. 72 - In umbra lucis” at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal, conducted by Kaspars Putnins. The piece was ...
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Xiaoyong Chens Imaginative Reflections will be performed at the Beijing Concert Hall
Xiaoyong Chens Imaginative Reflections will be performed at the Beijing Concert Hall
On May 22, 2019, Xiaoyong Chens composition Imaginative Reflections for clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano will be performed at the Beijing Concert Hall on the occasion of a concert of the...
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World premiere of a Theremin work by Lera Auerbach
World premiere of a Theremin work by Lera Auerbach
For the rarely heard electronic instrument Theremin and piano, the composer Lera Auerbach has written 10 preludes, which will be premiered on 11 May 2019 at the Ravinia Festival by Thorwald ...
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World premiere in Vienna of Gerald Reschs Con moto for ensemble
World premiere in Vienna of Gerald Reschs Con moto for ensemble
On 8th May 2019, the Ensemble Wiener Collage premieres the new ensemble piece "Con moto" for clarinet, alto saxophone, trombone, accordion, piano, violin and double bass by the Austrian...
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Ustvolskaya Festival St. Petersburg (16.-19.5.2019)
Ustvolskaya Festival St. Petersburg (16.-19.5.2019)
From 16 to 19 May 2019, a festival will be held in St. Petersburg to commemorate the 100th birthday of composer Galina Ustvolskaya, which will take place on 17 June this year. As part of this...
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Leras Auerbachs The Little Mermaid is back in San Francisco
Leras Auerbachs The Little Mermaid is back in San Francisco
Lera Auerbachs and John Neumeier\'s world-renowned ballet "The Little Mermaid" is back in the program of the San Francisco ballet. The first performance will take place on April 19, 2019...
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Moritz Eggert Hunts For A Murderer
Moritz Eggert Hunts For A Murderer
Featuring a world-class cast, Fritz Lang’s famed crime thriller „M – A City Searches For A Murderer“ was to write cinematic history. Released in 1931, „M – A City...
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Frangis Ali-Sade awarded the Aga Khan Music Award 2019
Frangis Ali-Sade awarded the Aga Khan Music Award 2019
The Azerbaijani composer Frangis Ali-Sade was awarded the Aga Khan Music Award 2019 on March 29, 2019. As part of the ceremony in Lisbon, with the presence of Her Majesty Aga Khan, the President of...
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Italian premiere of Osmo Tapio Räihäläs work Soliloque 1: Étoffé for clarinet solo in Rome
Italian premiere of Osmo Tapio Räihäläs work Soliloque 1: Étoffé for clarinet solo in Rome
On April 12, 2019, clarinetist Alice Cortegiani will perform the Italian premiere of "Soliloque 1: Étoffé" for clarinet solo by Finnish composer Osmo Tapio ...
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Sergei Prokofiev’s “Betrothal in a Monastery” to be staged in Berlin
Sergei Prokofiev’s “Betrothal in a Monastery” to be staged in Berlin
“Betrothal in a Monastery”, a lyrical comedic opera in four acts (nine scenes), was written by Sergey Prokofiev during the War in 1940. Working at the peak of his fame, Prokofiev based ...
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Lera Auerbachs choral opera The Blind premieres at the New Orleans Opera
Lera Auerbachs choral opera The Blind premieres at the New Orleans Opera
The fascinating choral opera "The Blind" by the Russian-American composer Lera Auerbach celebrates its premiere on 4 April 2019 at the New Orleans Opera.The special feature of this work ...
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Munich Flute Ensemble to Perform the Polish Premiere of Johannes X. Schachtners Stundande Natten II
The Munich Flute Ensemble will perform Johannes X. Schachtner’s “Stundande Natten II” for seven flutes on 7 April 2019 in Poznań, the work’s first performance in ...
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Bavarian Academy of the Fine Arts: Concert with works by Johannes X. Schachtner
On 18 April 2019, the Bavarian Academy of the Fine Arts is to host a concert conducted by Johannes X. Schachtner entitled “Passions”. The concert will feature performances of “Via ...
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European premiere of Alexander Raskatovs violin concerto In excelsis in Amsterdam
European premiere of Alexander Raskatovs violin concerto In excelsis in Amsterdam
Maria Milstein is the soloist in the European premiere of Alexander Raskatov\'s violin concerto "In excelsis" on March 30, 2019 in Amsterdam as part of the concert series Zaterdag ...
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World Premiere of Lera Auerbach’s Arctica
World Premiere of Lera Auerbach’s Arctica
From 2019, Lera Auerbach’s “Arctica” for orchestra, choir and piano will successively be performed in the following countries located on or near the ...
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World Premiere of Peter Ruzickas BENJAMIN SYMPHONY in Frankfurt Main
World Premiere of Peter Ruzickas BENJAMIN SYMPHONY in Frankfurt Main
On 29 March 2019, Ruzicka’s“Benjamin Symphony” will receive its premiere in Frankfurt am Main played by the hr Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer ...
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Marius Felix Lange: New Production of Snow White at the Leipzig Opera House
Marius Felix Lange: New Production of Snow White at the Leipzig Opera House
First performed on 21 April 2011 in Cologne, Marius Felix Lange’s “Snow White” features a libretto by the composer that retells the famous story in a delightfully imaginative way ...
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Andris Nelsons wins 10th International Shostakovitch Prize in Gohrisch
The tenth International Shostakovitch Prize is to be awarded to the conductor Andris Nelsons at the International Shostakovitch Festival held in the German town of Gohrisch. The prize, which does...
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Sikorski at the Leipzig Book Fair 2019
Sikorski at the Leipzig Book Fair 2019
Sikorski Music Publishing is once again exhibiting at the Leipzig Book Fair from 21 to 24 March 2019 ...
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Samuel Penderbayne to receive Hamburgs 2019 Bach Scholarship Award
Samuel Penderbayne to receive Hamburgs 2019 Bach Scholarship Award
After announcing Korean composer Unsuk Chin as the winner of this year’s Bach Prize, the city of Hamburg also revealed the name of this year’s Bach Scholar. The 2019 edition of the Bach...
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Special concert in Hamburg to feature composer Sofia Gubaidulina
Special concert in Hamburg to feature composer Sofia Gubaidulina
We’re excited to announce thatthe 87-year-old composer Sofia Gubaidulina will perform at a special concert in Hamburg’s Church of St Johannis, located in the Harvesterhude area of the ...
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Two Grammy's 2019 for the recording of symphonies by Dmitri Shostakovich
Two Grammy's 2019 for the recording of symphonies by Dmitri Shostakovich
For the release of Symphonies No. 4 and No. 11 by Dmitri Shostakovich with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of music director Andris Nelsons, the label Deutsche Grammophon won ...
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Trout Quintet for piano by multiple Sikorski composers now on CD
Trout Quintet for piano by multiple Sikorski composers now on CD
Last year, pianist Silke Avenhaus suggested to contemporary composers Ferran Cruixent, Dejan Lazić, Osmo Tapio Räihälä, Gerald Resch and Johannes X. Schachtner that they revisit ...
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World premiere of Werner Heiders Stations for oboe and orchestra in Erlangen
World premiere of Werner Heiders Stations for oboe and orchestra in Erlangen
The pianist, conductor and composer Werner Heider (born 1930) has already written twelve instrumental concertos. However, the new work "Stations" for oboe and orchestra, which will be ...
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Russian composer Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov is dead
On February 4, 2019, Russian composer Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, born on May 29, 1936, died at the age of 82. Ovchinnikov was best known for his 1956 completed Symphony No. 1 and various film scores ...
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Lera Auerbach is artist in residence of the city of New Orleans (April 5-11, 2014)
Lera Auerbach is artist in residence of the city of New Orleans (April 5-11, 2014)
From 5 February to 11 April 2019, Lera Auerbach is an artist in residence in the city of New Orleans. To make this possible, five cultural institutions of the metropolis on the Mississippi River...
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Jüri Reinvere composes opera Minona for Regensburg
Jüri Reinvere composes opera Minona for Regensburg
The Estonian composer Jüri Reinvere has received a composition commission from the Regensburg Theatre for 2020, the 250th anniversary of Beethovens birthday. Jüri Reinvere will compose an ...
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Ulenspiegel Dances to be accompanied by Prokofievs 7th Symphony
Ulenspiegel Dances to be accompanied by Prokofievs 7th Symphony
The legendary choreographer Martin Schläpfer has created a new ballet entitled, “Ulenspiegel Dances”. The piece’s premiere is scheduled for 9 February 2019 at the b.38 ballet ...
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Premiere of Johannes X. Schachtners “ConcettoZaide” with Matthias Höfs  in Augsburg
Premiere of Johannes X. Schachtners “ConcettoZaide” with Matthias Höfs in Augsburg
The Bavarian composer Johannes X. Schachtner is keenly interested in the musical literature of past epochs, as evidenced by his popular pieces derived from the works of Mendelssohn Bartholdy. But...
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Second production of Peter Ruzicka's BENJAMIN at the Theater Heidelberg
Second production of Peter Ruzicka's BENJAMIN at the Theater Heidelberg
The opera "BENJAMIN" by Peter Ruzicka, which premiered in Hamburg on 3 June 2018, will be premiered at Theater Heidelberg on 9 February 2019 in a production by Ingo Kerkhof. The Heidelberg ...
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Review of In silence for bayan, violin and cello by Guoping Jia (SIK 8835)
Our new release SIK 8835, a performance score of "In Silence" for bayan, violin and cello by Guoping Jia, was extensively presented in the Neue Musikzeitung (nmz) January 2019 (see page ...
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Marius Felix Langes opera Snow Queen in Bonn
Marius Felix Langes opera Snow Queen in Bonn
The premiere will take place on 27 January 2019 with the Beethoven-Orchester Bonn under the direction of Daniel Johannes Mayr ...
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German premiere of Reschs Bossa nova arabica at the Wiesbaden New Year's Concert 2019
German premiere of Reschs Bossa nova arabica at the Wiesbaden New Year's Concert 2019
A Latin American dance classics with arabrian touch. Gerhard Reschs Bossa nova arabica from 2013 is part of the New Year’s Concert 2019 in Wiesbaden on 1th January 2019. Patrick Lange will ...
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First recording of the clarinet sonatas No. 1 to 3 by Grigori Frid
First recording of the clarinet sonatas No. 1 to 3 by Grigori Frid
The great success of his two operas "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "Letters van Gogh" distracts the attention from the highly interesting instrumental music of the composer Grigori ...
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Jüri Reinvere was awarded the Music Prize of the Estonian Cultural Foundation
Jüri Reinvere was awarded the Music Prize of the Estonian Cultural Foundation
Jüri Reinvere has won the Music Prize of the Estonian Cultural Foundation (Eesti Kultuurkapital) for his orchestral work "And tired of happiness, they started to dance". The prize was...
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Ludwig van Beethoven - Works for the 250th anniversary of the birth of the year 2020
Ludwig van Beethoven - Works for the 250th anniversary of the birth of the year 2020
We have put together works from our catalogs that deal with the great composer in many different ways ...
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The Estonian composer Jüri Reinvere is new in our catalogues
The Estonian composer Jüri Reinvere is new in our catalogues
Born in Tallinn in 1971, Estonian composer and essayist Jüri Reinvere is the new author in our house. He was educated at the Tallinna Muusikakeskkool in the 1980s. The internationally known ...
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Gubaidulina and Shostakovich are the main composers of the first Elbphilharmonie Organ CD with Iveta Apkalna
Gubaidulina and Shostakovich are the main composers of the first Elbphilharmonie Organ CD with Iveta Apkalna
Of course, the first CD recording with solo works on the Klais organ of the Elbphilharmonie is by the titular organist of the new concert hall Iveta Apkalna. For a few nights, the native Latvian ...
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