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Donaueschinger Musiktage 2020 with Marko Nikodijevic
Donaueschinger Musiktage 2020 with Marko Nikodijevic
Marko Nikodijevics k-hole / black horizon. Drone (with song) will be given on 18 October 2020 in the digital and pre-produced final concert of the Donaueschinger Musiktage 2020.
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Theatre director Evgeny Titov stages Shostakovichs Lady Macbeth of Mzensk in Wiesbaden
Theatre director Evgeny Titov stages Shostakovichs Lady Macbeth of Mzensk in Wiesbaden
On 2 October 2020, Dmitri Shostakovich's opera Lady Macbeth of Mzensk is to have its premiere at the Hessian State Theatre in Wiesbaden.
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Article on the New piano works by Dmitri Shostakovich in Piano News 5 2020
Article on the New piano works by Dmitri Shostakovich in Piano News 5 2020
The author Marco Frei has published a highly readable article in the current issue of the trade journal Piano News (5 2020).
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Classics orchestral suites by Prokofiev and Khachaturian under Dmitri Kitajenkos baton at OehmsClassics
Classics orchestral suites by Prokofiev and Khachaturian under Dmitri Kitajenkos baton at OehmsClassics
On a double CD the Munich label OehmsClassics has released recordings of Sergei Prokofievs Summer Night op. 123 and the Scythian Suite op. 20 as well as Aram Khachaturians Masquerade or...
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Jri Reinveres Saxophone Quartet A-O to be premiered at the Estonian Music Days 2020
Jri Reinveres Saxophone Quartet A-O to be premiered at the Estonian Music Days 2020
The world premiere of Jri Reinveres new saxophone quartet A-O was postponed from spring to autumn due to the coronavirus crisis and is now scheduled for 17 September 2020 as part...
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The Cracow Singers perform the Polish premiere of Lera Auerbachs Goetia. 72 - In umbra lucis
The Cracow Singers perform the Polish premiere of Lera Auerbachs Goetia. 72 - In umbra lucis
Now the frequently-performed work Goetia. 72 - In umbra lucis for choir and string quartet by Lera Auerbach, which has been premiered in many countries, is to be given its premiere in ...
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The press on the Munich premiere of the opera 7 Deaths of Maria Callas by Marko Nikodijevic
The press on the Munich premiere of the opera 7 Deaths of Maria Callas by Marko Nikodijevic
Callas is indeed arisen reads the Sddeutsche Zeitung's headline for its review of the premiere of the eagerly awaited opera project "7 Deaths of Maria Callas" ...
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A new work for children by Johannes X. Schachtner: A new arrangement of Carl Reineckes Childrens Symphony
A new work for children by Johannes X. Schachtner: A new arrangement of Carl Reineckes Childrens Symphony
Johannes X. Schachtner is not only active as a conductor and composer, but also as director of the youth ensemble for New Music Bavaria. Together with the world-famous violinist Julia Fischer and...
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The Slovenian premiere of the Four Song Melodies  (... without words) for solo guitar by Johannes X. Schachtner
The Slovenian premiere of the Four Song Melodies (... without words) for solo guitar by Johannes X. Schachtner
Johannes X. Schachtner wrote the solo guitar piece Three Song Melodies in 2018 and later added a fourth movement (Pietoso) to the work at the request of the Augsburg guitarist Stefan...
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Shostakovichs 7th symphony Leningrader will be performed with a full orchestra in Brandenburg
Shostakovichs 7th symphony Leningrader will be performed with a full orchestra in Brandenburg
The Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt will play Symphony No. 7 Leningrader op. 60 by Dmitri Shostakovich on September 19, 2020 in Frankfurt/Oder and on September 25, 2020 in Seelow.
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100th Birthday of Alexander Lokshin
100th Birthday of Alexander Lokshin
Alexander Lokshin was born on 19 September 1920 in Biysk on the northern edge of the Central Asian Altai Mountains.
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The great Estonian composer Arvo Prt turns 85
The great Estonian composer Arvo Prt turns 85
On 11 September 2020, the Estonian composer Arvo Prt will celebrate his 85th birthday.
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World premiere recording of the German version of Weinberg's opera Wir gratulieren! (We congratulate!) by Oehms classics
World premiere recording of the German version of Weinberg's opera Wir gratulieren! (We congratulate!) by Oehms classics
The enigmatic and cheerful two-act opera Wir gratulieren! (We congratulate!) by Mieczysław Weinberg, based on the play Mazl tov" by Scholem Alejchem, was composed between 1975 and 1982.
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Experience Marko Nikodijevics 7 Deaths of Maria Callas as a live stream
Experience Marko Nikodijevics 7 Deaths of Maria Callas as a live stream
The spectacular work will be available on September 5 at 6:30 pm as a free live stream.
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75th birthday of Anatolijus Senderovas
On 25 March 2019, the Lithuanian composer Anatolijus Senderovas died of cancer at the age of 73. We are commemorating his 75th birthday on 21 August 2020.
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Susanne Kessel presents the new piano composition MADEAM by Johannes X. Schachtner in Bonn for the world premiere
Susanne Kessel presents the new piano composition MADEAM by Johannes X. Schachtner in Bonn for the world premiere
The new piano work MADEAM is dedicated to the Bonn pianist Susanne Kessel, who commissioned the work for her project 250 Piano Pieces for Beethoven.
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German premiere of the revised version of Gubaidulina's piano concerto Introitus in Leipzig
German premiere of the revised version of Gubaidulina's piano concerto Introitus in Leipzig
The Gewandhaus Orchestra and soloist Alice Di Piazza will be giving the German premiere of this version under the baton of Michael Sanderling in Leipzig on 23 September 2020.
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Premiere of a new Lady Macbeth of Mzensk in Wiesbaden
Premiere of a new Lady Macbeth of Mzensk in Wiesbaden
On 2 October 2020 Dmitri Shostakovichs opera Lady Macbeth of Mzensk will have its premiere at the Wiesbaden State Theatre.
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Discovered after Schnittke's death: First performance of Alfred Schnittke's Variations for string quartet in Bern
Discovered after Schnittke's death: First performance of Alfred Schnittke's Variations for string quartet in Bern
In 2000, the Russian cellist and friend of the Russian composer Alfred Schnittke Alexander Ivashkin, who died in Hamburg in 1998, gave the Sikorski music publisher a copy of a manuscript of...
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Alina Ibragimova and Vladimir Jurowski with  a new recording of Shostakovichs violin concertos
Alina Ibragimova and Vladimir Jurowski with a new recording of Shostakovichs violin concertos
In a television portrait on the Bavarian TV programme KlickKlack on 19 May 2020, violinist Alina Ibragimova spoke about her feelings during the new recording.
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Johannes X. Schachtner's orchestral work Intonation ... sans mesur is to be premiered in Passau
Johannes X. Schachtner's orchestral work Intonation ... sans mesur is to be premiered in Passau
This work will be premiered by the Beethoven Philharmonic Orchestra under Thomas Rsler on September 11, 2020 at the opening of the Festival.
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World Premiere of Marko Nikodijevic's 7 Deaths of Maria Callas at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich
World Premiere of Marko Nikodijevic's 7 Deaths of Maria Callas at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich
Why interpretations by probably the most legendary opera diva of the 20th century sound so uniquely stirring can hardly be described in words.
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World premiere of the Prologue by Sofia Gubaidulina postponed to June 2021
World premiere of the Prologue by Sofia Gubaidulina postponed to June 2021
The Gewandhausorchester has now postponed the premiere until 24/25/27 June 2021 in Leipzig.
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In memory of Giya Kancheli on his 85th birthday
In memory of Giya Kancheli on his 85th birthday
On 10 August 2020, the Georgian composer Giya Kancheli would have been 85. He died of heart failure in his hometown of Tbilisi on 2 October 2019.
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World premiere and German first performance of Gerald Reschs String Quartet No. 3 attacca
World premiere and German first performance of Gerald Reschs String Quartet No. 3 attacca
In the Beethoven anniversary year, Austrian composer Gerald Resch has once again turned his attention to the string quartet genre.
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70th anniversary of the death of Nikolai Myaskowsky
70th anniversary of the death of Nikolai Myaskowsky
On August 8, 2020 we are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the death of Nikolai Myaskovsky, whose fascinating music also influenced some of his famous students.
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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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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 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 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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90th birthday anniversary of the Estonian composer Veljo Tormis
90th birthday anniversary of the Estonian composer Veljo Tormis
The Estonian composer Veljo Tormis was born in Kuusalu on August 7, 1930. We commemorate his 90th birthday on August 7, 2020.
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Galina Ustvolskaya Grand Duet for double bass and piano
Galina Ustvolskaya Grand Duet for double bass and piano
The Grand Duet for Violoncello and Piano, which demonstrates the ascetic expression of Galina Ustvolskaya's musical language, was first performed in 1977.
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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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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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Daniel Smutny publishes essay
Daniel Smutny publishes essay
Daniel Smutny has published a Phenomenological view of digitalized sampling from a compositional perspective.
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New edition: The Stone Guest (String Quartet No. 8) by Elena Firsova (SIK 8909)
The String Quartet No. 8 with the title Der steinerne Gast (The Stone Guest) was written by the Russian composer Elena Firsova in 1995 on commission from the Nomos Quartet.
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Denis Matsuev has brilliantly performed and recorded Alfred Schnittke's and Dmitri Shostakovich's piano concertos for the DG
Denis Matsuev has brilliantly performed and recorded Alfred Schnittke's and Dmitri Shostakovich's piano concertos for the DG
The Russian pianist Denis Matsuev has recorded two of the most interesting and popular Russian piano concertos of the 20th century...
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The 50th anniversary of the death of Paul Celan and the setting of text to music by Ruzicka and Mller-Wieland
50 years ago, the poet Paul Celan died. He took his own life on April 20, 1970 in his adopted hometown of Paris. Celan (born, 23 November 1920) came from Bukovina, Romania where he experienced ...
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Elizabeth Wilson in an interview with the taz about Dmitri Shostakovich
Elizabeth Wilson, the British cellist and student of the Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, is a passionate interpreter of works by Dmitri Shostakovich. She was to have given a lecture on ...
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Mariss Janson's recording of Dmitri Shostakowichs 10th symphony in the best list of the German Record Critics Prize
Mariss Janson's recording of Dmitri Shostakowichs 10th symphony in the best list of the German Record Critics Prize
In the current best list of the German Record Critics Award from February 2020, the recording of Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 in E minor op. 93 with the Bavarian Radio Symphony ...
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Four operas from Sikorski Music Publishers chosen in the Best of 2019 of the opera world
In its 2019 Yearbook, the magazine Opernwelt has once again conducted a survey of critics, in which productions of works by Sikorski music publishers Lady Magnesia (Mieczysław ...
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New edition: The Stone Guest (String Quartet No. 8) by Elena Firsova (SIK 8909)
The String Quartet No. 8 with the title Der steinerne Gast (The Stone Guest) was written by the Russian composer Elena Firsova in 1995 on commission from the Nomos Quartet.
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